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Pop Culture Pulpit - COA

Pop Culture Pulpit - COA

By The Episcopal Church of the Ascension
Discover how the golden thread of God is woven into all the world, especially Pop Culture. A podcast to explore the sacred in the secular.
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S1 E6 "The Dump"
Renewal and reincarnation are two ways in which religion understands the redemptive power of taking the old and transforming it into something new.  On this week's episode, Candice and Tiffany discuss the philosophical and theological possibilities in making all things new.  
August 07, 2022
S1 E5 "Camping"
This week Candice and Tiffany explore the theme of All Saints' and death through the lens of the Bluey episode "Camping".  They even offer some ways for parents and adults to help children delve into the mystery of death through the episode.  And yes, Candice does know that the Abrahamic Covenant was made regarding Abraham's descendants not ancestors--please forgive her error in the recording.  
November 23, 2021
S1 E4 "Octopus"
This week Candice and Tiffany talk “Octopus” and discover that our own needs for control and organization can create resistance to other people and interfere with our relationships especially with our children.  
September 21, 2021
Flat Pack
Ever wondered what Ikea and God have in common?  Join us this week as Tiffany and Candice discuss the theology of Creation and Evolution in this week's episode that takes a look at Bluey's "Flat Pack".
August 31, 2021
S1 E2 "Queens"
In the paradigm of the Kingdom of God, leadership and servanthood co-exist in one great synergy of being.  Effective leadership requires empathy and even a does of humility.  Join us as we discuss the Heeler family's different approaches to their royal power as Queen.
June 16, 2021
Season One Pilot - "The Pool"
We often confine the question, "faith vs. acts?" to one of salvation.  What if it wasn't about salvation at all but simply about the tools and resources one builds up in their faith to find fulfilment and purpose that make us human.  In the episode of Bluey entitled "The Pool" we discover just that.
June 09, 2021
In our first season of Pop Culture Puplit, Candice and Tiffany talk Bluey!  A beloved children's cartoon on Disney Junior that teaches life lesson and offers some hidden truths about God in the world.
June 08, 2021