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Life, meaning and theology. How should we live in an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls. We’d like to get the next round, and discuss these themes and more... Welcome!

Life, meaning and theology. How should we live in an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls. We’d like to get the next round, and discuss these themes and more... Welcome!
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New Zealand

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Life, meaning and theology. How should we live in an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls. We’d like to get the next round, and discuss these themes and more... Welcome!

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English

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Episodes

Churches don’t hurt people, people hurt people – Ep 8

12/5/2017
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Brad interviews Blake Ramage about his experiences with Church. Blake has experienced the good, the bad and ugly, and still believes that the Church - as it's meant to be - can be the hope of the world. Blake shares personal stories of his time as an employee of the church, and we follow on from the discussion around why millennials are leaving church and faith, and how he tries to support those who are disappointed with their idea of God is, and who are wrestling with big questions of...

Duration:00:39:54

What Baby Boomers can teach us - Ep 7

8/28/2017
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I talk to Gen Xer Frank about a range of topics including: Suicide, why he thinks Millennials need to get over ourselves, why Millennials are similar to Gen X, what we can learn from older generations, how technology allows a platform for expressing existential angst. We also discuss suicide: Stats out recently in NZ show Suicide rates are continuing to rise, with 606 people killing themselves in the last year. Frank talks a bit about his own journey on this topic, and we discuss why in a...

Duration:00:43:42

Why Millennials Leave Faith pt 2 - Episode 6

7/26/2017
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This is part 2 of our conversation about - 'Why are youth leaving organised religion in such large numbers today?' We pick up where we left off, with Brad Mills interviewing Nigel Cottle and Sam Burrows at a live event in Crave Cafe Auckland.

Duration:00:40:12

Ethical Fashion - Episode 3

5/30/2017
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Brad interviews two amazing women about what it means to shop ethically and how we can do our part in helping the most vulnerable garment workers around the world. They also discuss deeper issues of why consumerism, and our culture can make us feel like we need to buy stuff to be happy. Claire Hart is the Project Manager for Ethical Fashion at Tearfund and Annie Hollister-Jones works for Ruby as the Local Production and Ethics Manager. (They're not the girls in the photo.)

Duration:00:38:02

How to read the bible - Episode 01 - Andrew Shamy

5/9/2017
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In the first episode of the ROUND, the team throw to a live interview with Theologian Andrew Shamy, where Brad ask's him about his book 'The Insect and the Buffalo - Why the Story of the Bible Changes Everything.' Andrew talks about our need for certainty and how it's easy to see the bible at literal and reduced to bullet points rather than see it as a unique collection of poems, stories, letters and history books that we're called to wrestle with, discuss and be a part of. Brad, John and...

Duration:01:00:45