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S01E50 Loneliness

S01E50 Loneliness by Russ Shaw


S01E49 Just Think Positive?!

The Mosh of Life 2?! Positive thinking... is it really that simple? If we could just think more positive would the world be a better place? Or would it be like putting frosting on a turd? The MoL episodes are when the topic develops kind of on its own. Here on Punk Theology we value great questions over answers. One great question in our view is far more valuable than 10,000 answers. These are the questions that come up on this episode. PunkTheology.com


Episode 48 Faith Vs. Religion

In the immortal words of The late great George Michael “you gotta have faith”. Is there a difference between religion and faith? In context sure there is isn’t there? We get into it on episode 48 of punk theology.


S06E47 Honor and Respect

Can you honor and respect someone deeply if they are completely naked human, flaws and all in front of you? Can deep respect and authenticity really coexist? John, Derek, Chuck and Russ tackle episode.


S01E46 How We Trigger Each Other

That’s What I hate about you?! Let’s be honest in human relationships were going to get on one another’s nerves. In this episode we talk about triggers, what triggers me about you? How we trigger each other. That’s right we ask a question... This is punk theology!


S01 Episode 45 Promises

I PROMISE, honestly how did those words feel when they hit your ears? How do we keep promises why do we break promises why do we make promises? We talk about all of it here on punk theology! Punk Theology is the loud, encouragingly troublesome, rebellious, colorful artistry of what one really, actually believes. PunkTheology.com


S01E44 Mosh of Life 1 Scars and Wounds

The Mosh of Life 1?! The MoL episodes are when the topic develops kind of on its own. Here on Punk Theology we value great questions over answers. One great question in our view is far more valuable than 10,000 answers. The question that comes up in the show? Everyone experiences some form of heartbreak in this life. But how do we know the difference between what is a wound and what is a scar? Derek gets into some of his creative writing healing process, Chuck talks about new experiences...


S01E43 Talkin About Violence

"(vi·o·lence) behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something." bing,com And... the punks Talkin About Violence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46Oo28HXYzY the background punk tune in this episode


S01E42 Jeff Bettger of DRYBNZ Side B

Jeff and I sit down over beers and pizza at the Tin Dog Brewery in the South Park the neighborhood of Seattle Wa USA. We talk about 90 Pound Wuss, Suffering And The Hideous Thieves, Raft of dead Monkeys, Life, Jeff’s musical life as well as current projects, God, Philosophy and yes our old church home the now defunked Mark's Hill.


S01E41 Jeff Bettger of 90 Pound Wuss

S01E41 Jeff Bettger of 90 Pound Wuss by Russ Shaw


Episode 40 ENERGY

Because what if the energy of punk rock is working to understanding conflict? Define energy...? The capacity for vigorous activity; available power. (Dictionary.com)"All natural and technological processes Proceed in such a way that the availability Of the remaining energy decreases In all energy exchanges, if no energy Enters or leaves an isolated system The entropy of that system increases Energy continuously flows from being Concentrated to becoming dispersed Spread out, wasted and...


S06E039 Fire Side Punk Convo with Peter Rollins

Peter Rollins is a Northern Irish writer, public speaker, philosopher and theologian who has gained an international reputation for overturning traditional notions of religion. He joins 4 of the 6 punks over beers n a tavern! Moving forward in 2018 bringing you more punk provoking conversations like this one. Peter gained his higher education from Queens University, Belfast where he earned degrees (with distinction) in Scholastic Philosophy (BA Hons), Political Theory and Social Criticism...


S01E38 S.A.D. The Blues and Depression

The punks talk about S.A.D. the blues and depression. Derek shares a story about his own suffering and the season he’s working through. Russ breaks his phobia when it comes to having no faith in medicine. Chuck is missing but Steve and John pick up the slack as Arthur celebrates getting a new job and his own struggles during our season of gray and gloom.


S01E37 Unselfishly Benevolent with Kyle Reynolds

Russ meets with Kyle Reynolds of the Union Gospel Mission’s Service Seattle. The largest organization in the Seattle area taking on the homeless crisis as well as boots on the ground for the opiate epidemic in our city. We raise questions like, is a sprit of shallow, feel good agenda seeking part of the problem? Can we love people to the detriment of our brand? Is it a bit punk rock today to be a part of a charitable organization that is unselfishly benevolent? We get into it on this...


Triggered Season 1 Episode 36

The Shotgun Six talk about what gets em Triggered... nown and verb 3rd person present: triggers 1. cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist. 2. a device, as a lever, the pulling or pressing of which releases a detent or spring. 3. anything, as an act or event, that serves as a stimulus and initiates or precipitates a reaction or series of reactions. Google and dictionary.com PT Punk Theology is the loud, encouragingly troublesome, rebellious, colorful artistry of what one really,...


S01E35 Inner Freedom Unlocked with Rev Wendy Wolf

Rev Wendy Wolf and Russ Shaw. Moving forward in 2018 bringing you more punk provoking conversations like this one. We ask, are we searching for something we already possess? Is real freedom and transformation Something we must learn? Does it come from study, and filling our minds with more information or Is the hunger and thirst for those things us trying to sync up with something greater than ourselves? These questions and many more on episode 35.


S01E34 Punk Resolution 2018

2018 I time changes on the calendar and... Do we not start to realize the grind in to what we really wanna believe? Russ speakin here, Since recovering from some of my craziness the New Year for me has always been a personal hopeful holiday but... Is it as easy as this black-and-white, just stopping our old destructive patterns and starting new ones, approach? We get into New Year resolutions And what it really means to embrace change, starting on a new path and breaking old habits.


S01E33 Christmas With Some Punks of Talk!

The Punk theology 2017 Christmas episode. Due to the magic of editing all seven punks are present! Ahh, well kind of. Russ asks some funny, light and serious questions about the Christmas holiday and what that was like for the punks growing up and the traditions that carried on into present day.


S01E32 Woke as Chuck

S01E32 Woke as Chuck by Russ Shaw



Woke, consciousness, enlightenment, revival and who could forget the amplified WokeAF? What is the big idea when we are talking about consciousness? And is consciousness another way of judging others or saying, we are better or more awake than the other Person or group of people? And what about being punk? Is it a rebellion against... your kind of consciousness?


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