The StoryMen welcome the Productive Pastor, Chad Brooks, to discuss the new George Miller post-apocalyptic masterpiece, MAD MAX: Fury Road. We do so with great gusto.

Story Men - May 22, 2015

MAD MAX: Fury Road ft. Productive Pastor Chad Brooks

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In this Episode:

3:00 – Who is Chad Brooks?

5:30 – Our histories with the franchise

15:30 – Grading MAD MAX

18:31 – SPOILERS, Highs and Lows

26:00 – The Loudest Silent Film Ever

30:00 – MAD MAX and Religion

37:00 – Is MAD MAX Feminist?

46:00 – The future of the franchise

48:30 – Connect with Chad

Episode Links

Chad BrooksChad Brooks:

Twitter | Blog | Productive Pastor Podcast | Threshing Floor Podcast

Articles:

By Chad: Fury Road and Apocalyptic Anticipation

Clay’s analysis of Mad Max as a silent film

JR.’s review

Hilarious Chicago Tribune review

Men’s Rights Activist calls for Boycott

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

Matt | Clay | JR.

Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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What did you think of MAD MAX: Fury Road?

The StoryMen welcome Dr. John Walton, author of The Lost World of Adam and Eve. We discuss Genesis 2-3, and what it really means to read Genesis “literally”.

Story Men - May 15, 2015

The Lost World of Adam and Eve with Dr. John Walton

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Click to see the book on Amazon

Click to see the book on Amazon

In this Episode:

3:30 – Where has Matt been?

8:00 – New on Norville

12:00 – What is the worst movie ever?

13:00 – Dr. John Walton

14:00 – Why Genesis?

17:30 – Reading the Bible “literally”

24:30 – Adam and Eve

35:00 – What was the serpent?

41:30 – What does this mean for the Church?

53:30 – Where to find John & Giveaway

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Episode Links

John Walton’s Books:

The Lost World of Adam and Eve

The Lost World of Genesis One

The Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

John Walton’s Amazon Author Page

Articles:

What We Can Learn from VE Day 70 Years Later

Batman 40: Who Has the Last Laugh?

Daredevil: Letting the Devil Out

Ex Machina, Human Freedom and the Garden of Eden

Mad Max: Fury Road

Connect with John Walton Online:

John’s Biologos Blog

John’s Amazon Author Page

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

Matt | Clay | JR.

Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

Anthony Mako’s website Follow Anthony on Twitter

Why does the conversation about Adam and Eve matter to you?

The StoryMen welcome back author and blogger Paul Asay. Since Paul’s new book, Burning Bush 2.0, is all about how to interpret pop culture, we tackle the new MARVEL film AGE OF ULTRON.

Story Men - May 8, 2015

Age of StoryMen with Paul Asay

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In this Episode:

Burning Bush 2.0 by Paul Asay

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4:30 – Paul Asay and Burning Bush 2.0

11:30 – Daredevil

19:00 – Age of Ultron

27:30 – AOU: What worked

34:30 – AOU: What didn’t work

57:00 – AOU and Phase III

1:03:30 – GIVEAWAY and Where to Find Paul

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Episode Links

Paul AsayPaul Asay’s Books:

Burning Bush 2.0: How Pop Culture Replaced the Prophet

God on the Streets of Gotham

The Good Dad (with Jim Daly)

Articles:

JR.’s review of Age of Ultron

Paul’s review of Age of Ultron

“How Captain America is practically biblical” by Paul Asay

Connect with Paul Online:

Follow Paul on Twitter

Paul’s Blog

Plugged In (Paul’s movie reviews for Focus on the Family)

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

Matt | Clay | JR.

Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

Anthony Mako’s website Follow Anthony on Twitter

What did you think of Age of Ultron?

Story Men - May 1, 2015

Embracing the Body with Tara Owens

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The StoryMen welcome author and Spiritual Director Tara Owens to discuss what it means to have bodies. We investigate why the Church struggles to embrace embodied existence, the power of touch, and why giving up contacts for Lent is more than a First World Problem. Plus, win a copy of Tara’s excellent book!

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In this Episode:

Embracing the Body

Click to get Tara’s book on Amazon!

5:00 – Final 3 bracketology

7:00 – Welcome Tara Owens!

8:30 – Tara’s Geek Credentials

10:00 – What is a Spiritual Director?

16:30 – Embracing the Body

21:30 – Why does the church have trouble embracing body?

36:30 – The Power of Touch

41:30 – Giving up contact lenses for Lent?

47:00 – How can a church embrace the body?

50:00 – Modesty

56:00 – Giveaway

59:00 – PPOW

63:00 – Where can we find Tara on the internet?

Episode Links

Connect with Tara Owens

(Twitter)

Connect with Anam Cara

(Website | Twitter | Facebook)

Pop Culture PPOW

Clay: NPR Backstory with the American History Guys

JR.: Ex Machina

Tara: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

Matt | Clay | JR.

Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website
Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website
Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

Anthony Mako’s website
Follow Anthony on Twitter

Thinking back over your past week, what is one experience you’ve had where you could’ve met God in your body?

The StoryMen welcome “Gospel According to Breaking Bad” author Blake Atwood and Faith blogger (and Hollywood taste-maker) John Bucher to talk about AMC’s hit new Breaking Bad prequel, Better Call Saul. Just how good is the show? And do we manage to call the whole series?

Story Men - Apr 24, 2015

Better Call StoryMen

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Episode Links

The Gospel According to Breaking Bad by Blake Atwood

Better Call Saul articles:

The Ethics of Better Call Saul: Talking to Bob Odenkirk & Vince Gilligan” by John Bucher

Robbing Peter to Pay Saul” by John Bucher

Better Call Saul: Broken Legs, Hammurabi’s Code & The Ancient Art of Law” by John Bucher

Blake’s review of the Better Call Saul Pilot for NorvilleRogers.com

Connect with Blake Atwood

(Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon)

Connect with John Bucher

(Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon)

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

Matt | Clay | JR.

Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website
Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website
Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

Anthony Mako’s website
Follow Anthony on Twitter

What do you think of Better Call Saul?