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Connection Culture with Luke Clayton

Connection Culture with Luke Clayton

By Must Increase
In a society overrun by toxic communication, we create positive content for you and your family that increases truth and inspires hope.

This podcast provides continuous education and guidance about best practices for media consumption and showcases our original productions featuring positive values that families and people of all ages will enjoy.


Creator/Executive Producer: Luke Clayton
Produced and Edited by: Bo Snyder

A production of the Must Increase network
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It's Been More Than a Year
A conversation with Bo Snyder. Bo is a videographer and producer with over a decade of experience in his field. You can connect with Bo at http://BoJSnyder.com
23:22
April 13, 2022
Netflix and Streaming
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is the founder of Financial Pathway. Sign up for the Money Minute, subscribe to the Financial Pathway Podcast, and connect with Nate at https://NateSkelly.com
27:56
April 06, 2022
Church Giving and Charity
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is the founder of Financial Pathway. Sign up for the Money Minute, subscribe to the Financial Pathway Podcast, and connect with Nate at https://NateSkelly.com
22:41
March 30, 2022
Ukraine vs. Russia
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is the founder of Financial Pathway. Sign up for the Money Minute, subscribe to the Financial Pathway Podcast, and connect with Nate at https://NateSkelly.com
22:25
March 23, 2022
Inflation with Nate Skelly
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is the founder of Financial Pathway. Sign up for the Money Minute, subscribe to the Financial Pathway Podcast, and connect with Nate at https://NateSkelly.com
23:52
March 16, 2022
The Batman + New Apple Stuff
We take a look at the latest iPhones, iPads, and Macs from Apple. And we review The Batman movie. Subscribe to Connection Culture emails at MustIncrease.com/CC
36:44
March 09, 2022
Becoming More Than a Consumer
A conversation with Joe Henkel of Create Wonder Media. Joe is a social media expert and passionate filmmaker. You can connect with Joe on Instagram (@thejoehenkel) or at https://createwondermedia.com Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Subscribe on YouTube at https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease
16:56
February 23, 2022
Movies and Stories
A conversation with Joe Henkel of Create Wonder Media. Joe is a social media expert and passionate filmmaker. You can connect with Joe on Instagram (@thejoehenkel) or at https://createwondermedia.com Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Subscribe on YouTube at https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease
15:27
February 16, 2022
Joe Rogan's Mistake
What creators can learn from the missteps of Joe Rogan, and what we all can take away from this situation.
26:17
February 02, 2022
My Favorite Podcasts
Luke reviews some of his favorite podcasts. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Subscribe on YouTube at https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple 
24:37
January 26, 2022
Considerations for Social Media
A conversation with guest Joel Norris about stewarding your social media.
23:57
January 19, 2022
Auditing Your Social Media
A conversation with guest Joel Norris about stewarding your social media.
24:19
January 12, 2022
Stewarding Your Social Media
A conversation with guest Joel Norris about stewarding your social media.
24:08
January 05, 2022
No Way Home
Marvel’s latest movie is actually really good in more than one way. This episode reviews the film and issues a challenge unlike any others from the past. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Subscribe on YouTube at https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
22:09
December 22, 2021
Mirabel and the Metaverse
We review the latest Disney animated movie and revisit the metaverse with some thoughts about it that might surprise you. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Subscribe on YouTube – https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
24:27
December 15, 2021
Dune, Clifford, Eternals (Movie Reviews)
Which of these movies was a waste of time and which one was awesome? The answers may surprise you. Subscribe on YouTube – https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
26:44
December 08, 2021
No Time to Die (Movie Reviews)
We review the latest Bond movie and more in this episode of Connection Culture. Subscribe on YouTube – https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
19:44
December 01, 2021
Being a Responsible Digital Citizen
Is the metaverse already here? In a way it is, and for that reason, we have to be responsible digital citizens. Subscribe on YouTube – https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
23:16
November 17, 2021
Your Privacy Is Being Violated
This episode looks at smart TVs, smart speakers, and more home-based devices. And in this week’s challenge, we discuss your digital privacy. Subscribe on YouTube – https://YouTube.com/MustIncrease Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
25:40
November 10, 2021
Facebook's New Name
Facebook changes its name, and while the new name in and of itself is kind of strange, the vision and new direction for the future of the company are much more disturbing. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
39:40
November 03, 2021
Don't Get the New MacBook!
In this episode, we discuss new phones from Google and new computers from apple. And I’ve got a challenge for you that’s more of a buyer beware warning. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
29:29
October 27, 2021
Refocus with These Phone Features
Highlighting the top features of iOS/iPadOS 15 that can actually help you reduce your screen time. Watch This Episode – https://cmhq.cc/iOS15 Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
30:31
October 13, 2021
Stop Blaming Facebook
We discuss the latest debacle with Facebook and highlight how they are not the only ones to blame. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
35:09
October 06, 2021
Reclaim 40 Hours of Your Time Each Month
We talk about how you can reclaim 40 hours of your time each month and challenge you to make it happen. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
27:21
September 29, 2021
Don't Let Critics Decide What You Watch
The Emmys were a few days ago and today we talk about what it means for the future of television and why you shouldn’t care about any of it. Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple
18:10
September 22, 2021
Should You Get the New iPhone?
An unpopular opinion about Marvel’s latest movie. Apple announces new phones, iPads, and more today. And this week’s challenge is more of a challenge to me than to anyone else. Links to Resources: Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple Compare iPhones – https://cmhq.cc/CompareiPhones Buying the Right Phone or Computer – https://cmhq.cc/Phone-Computer
34:19
September 15, 2021
Pixar's First Streaming Series and VidAngel Review
In this episode, we review Pixar’s first-ever streaming series as well as the VidAngel content filtering service. We also discuss some devastating stats about kids and screens and what we can do about it in this week’s challenge.  Links to Resources:  Connection Culture Emails – https://mustincrease.com/CC Rate & Review the Show – https://cmhq.cc/CCapple VidAngel – https://cmhq.cc/vidangel Kids and Screens – https://cmhq.cc/Kids-Screen-Time Lockdown Your Kids Phone – https://cmhq.cc/lockdown
33:05
September 08, 2021
Buying the Right Phone or Computer
We review the latest kid's movie and go over some tips for making your next computer or phone purchase. And of course, I've got a new challenge for you. Subscribe to emails or to the audio podcast – https://MustIncrease.com/CC Rate and Review on Apple Podcast – https://cmhq.cc/CCApple Apple Refurbished Store – https://cmhq.cc/refurbish
38:51
September 01, 2021
Break Your Addiction
This episode is completely dedicated to our weekly challenge. And while the last challenge may have been the most controversial, this week’s will likely be the most difficult to actually implement, and to some, it may actually be more controversial than the last. Subscribe to weekly emails – https://MustIncrease.com/CC Rate and Review on Apple Podcast – https://cmhq.cc/CCApple Instagram on Desktop – https://cmhq.cc/IGdesktop
30:23
August 25, 2021
Live in the Moment
The latest movie from Disney is good, not great and violates a rule of storytelling just to make a point. I make a clarification about my comments on the last episode about Apple’s photo scanning technology designed to protect child abuse. This will lead us right into our weekly challenge which will probably be the most controversial challenge yet.
24:35
August 18, 2021
Don't Waste Your Life on a Screen
A new summer streaming movie as well as another streaming series that’s not new, but still interesting if you haven’t seen it yet. Plus, we’ll seek to answer the question, “what is a VPN?” and discuss a new technology that can be used to prevent child abuse. And of course we’ll close things out with our weekly challenge. Lockdown Your Phone – https://youtu.be/zU-O52Qgd5o Express VPN (30 days free) – https://cmhq.cc/VPN Apple's plan to scan phones for child abuse worries privacy advocates – https://cmhq.cc/CNET
42:40
August 11, 2021
Summer Movie and Streaming Suggestions
Three new movies you should watch and another that you shouldn't. Reviews of a couple new seasons now available to stream. New updates from Apple for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. And a challenge to help you take back your screen time. Visit https://mustincrease.com to access FREE resources to help you and your family discover meaningful connection.
34:02
August 04, 2021
The Dark Knight, Inception, & More | Movie Month Part 4
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease Movies often contain underlying messaging that tends to promote agendas and ideology counter to family values, but in these same movies, we also discover truths that are actually positive.  Each week of Movie Month, we discuss a new batch of popular movies and help you see the positive values and messages of these powerful stories.
34:18
July 28, 2021
The Marvel Universe Continues | Movie Month Part 3
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease Movies often contain underlying messaging that tends to promote agendas and ideology counter to family values, but in these same movies, we also discover truths that are actually positive.  Each week of Movie Month, we discuss a new batch of popular movies and help you see the positive values and messages of these powerful stories.
28:13
July 21, 2021
The Marvel Cinematic Universe | Movie Month Part 2
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease Movies often contain underlying messaging that tends to promote agendas and ideology counter to family values, but in these same movies, we also discover truths that are actually positive. Each week of Movie Month, we discuss a new batch of popular movies and help you see the positive values and messages of these powerful stories.
31:36
July 14, 2021
Let's Talk Pixar | Movie Month Part 1
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease Movies often contain underlying messaging that tends to promote agendas and ideology counter to family values, but in these same movies, we also discover truths that are actually positive.  Each week of Movie Month, we discuss a new batch of popular movies and help you see the positive values and messages of these powerful stories.
44:03
July 07, 2021
Cryptocurrency: What's All the Hype?
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is a financial planner who helps both churches and individuals in matters of finance and stewardship through his company, Financial Pathway. Connect with Nate at http://NateSkelly.com
22:05
June 30, 2021
You Need a Custom Financial Plan
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is a financial planner who helps both churches and individuals in matters of finance and stewardship through his company, Financial Pathway. Connect with Nate at http://NateSkelly.com
22:45
June 23, 2021
Intro to Financial Pathway with Nate Skelly
A conversation with Nate Skelly. Nate is a financial planner who helps both churches and individuals in matters of finance and stewardship through his company, Financial Pathway. Connect with Nate at http://NateSkelly.com
25:54
June 16, 2021
Have a Part in Creating Positive Content
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease Do you want more media to be positive and have the potential to change lives for the better? It will never happen unless you get involved! A conversation with Jeremy Lenentine who serves as an outreach pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
15:39
June 09, 2021
Teaching People How to Think Not What to Think
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease A conversation with Jeremy Lenentine who serves as an outreach pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In today's episode, we emphasize the importance of not teaching others "what to think", but "how to think". Media consumers of all ages should have the ability to think for themselves and filter content based on their personal beliefs.  
22:50
June 02, 2021
Showing the "Why" Behind the "What"
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease A conversation with Jeremy Lenentine who serves as an outreach pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 
23:52
May 26, 2021
Cancel Culture Isn't New
Get early access to new episodes by liking our Facebook page. New episodes release every Tuesday at 8:00 PM (EST) / 7:00 PM (CST). https://facebook.com/mustincrease For today's episode, we are joined by the podcast producer Bo Snyder who joins Luke for a conversation around cancel culture. If we take a step back we realize that "cancel culture" has been around a long time, and if we are not careful we can be guilty of it ourselves. 
30:14
May 19, 2021
Lockdown Your Kid’s Phone
Watch this episode at https://mustincrease.com/YouTube  Podcast producer Bo Snyder joins the show for some practical tips you can put in place on your Apple products to limit screen time and block questionable content. 
18:41
May 12, 2021
Artificial Connection
Friendships can be complicated. And social media has made the quest for friendship more confusing and misleading than ever before. This episode features my conversation with Josh Teis. Josh is a pastor in Las Vegas, Nevada and the author of The Quest for Friendship.  Get the book at https://amzn.to/3uiZRL6
25:27
May 05, 2021
Apple Products Review with Matt Turner
Matt Turner joins ChurchMediaHQ as we recap Apple's "Spring Loaded" event and discuss the new iMac, iPad Pro, and more. Matt serves as a media director in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
31:02
April 28, 2021
Reviewing "The Chosen" Streaming Series
Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube A conversation with featured guest, Jeremy Lenentine. Jeremy serves as an outreach pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
23:58
April 21, 2021
The Streaming Series You May Have Missed
Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube A conversation with featured guest, Jeremy Lenentine. Jeremy serves as an outreach pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
22:37
April 14, 2021
Just Be a Conscious Consumer
Welcome to the last episode of the Introduction to Connection Culture as Luke Clayton and Bo Snyder conclude their conversation. 
24:47
April 07, 2021
The Need to Understand Technology and Its Tools
Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube In a society overrun by toxic communication and negative messaging, Connection Culture creates positive content and provides helpful insight so that you and your family can navigate this media culture and enjoy meaningful connection. Connection Culture is a production of Must Increase, Inc. The show is produced by Bo Snyder. Show notes and content are written by Nash Meade. Executive Producer and Hosted by Luke Clayton.
29:33
March 31, 2021
Your Brain Has Been Trained
Get FREE content at http://mustincrease.com Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube Welcome back to another episode of Connection Culture with Luke Clayton! Be sure to subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts! In this episode, the host of the show, Luke Clayton, and the show's producer, Bo Snyder, discuss the importance of critical thought when it comes to news media consumption.  This content will be geared towards a much larger audience, talking media issues while also being used to develop positive content for a wider audience in a sphere dominated by material that is not always appropriate for family audiences.
30:35
March 24, 2021
The Dangers of Media Consuming YOU
Get FREE content at http://mustincrease.com Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube In this episode, the host of the show, Luke Clayton, and the show's producer, Bo Snyder, discuss the dangers of media controlling us instead of us being conscious consumers.  In a society overrun by toxic communication and negative messaging, Connection Culture creates positive content and provides helpful insight so that you and your family can navigate this media culture and enjoy meaningful connection. Connection Culture is a production of Must Increase, Inc. The show is produced by Bo Snyder. Show notes and content are written by Nash Meade. Executive Producer and Hosted by Luke Clayton.
30:03
March 19, 2021
Introducing Connection Culture - Part 2
Get FREE content at http://mustincrease.com Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube Be sure to subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts! In this episode, the host of Connection Culture, Luke Clayton, and the show's producer, Bo Snyder, tackle the now uncontroversial topic of “toxic” media. How the media can be toxic to you, why it tends to be toxic, and how to move away from toxic media, with the help of our new series, will be discussed. In a society overrun by toxic communication and negative messaging, Connection Culture creates positive content and provides helpful insight so that you and your family can navigate this media culture and enjoy meaningful connection. Connection Culture is a production of Must Increase, Inc. The show is produced by Bo Snyder. Show notes and content are written by Nash Meade. Executive Producer and Hosted by Luke Clayton.
34:13
March 19, 2021
Introducing Connection Culture - Part 1
Get FREE content at http://mustincrease.com Watch this episode at http://mustincrease.com/YouTube The first episode of an all-new podcast and content outlet from Must Increase. Be sure to subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts! In this episode, the host of the show, Luke Clayton, and the show's producer, Bo Snyder, discuss the launch of the newest podcast and content extension of Must Increase: Connection Culture. This content will be geared towards a much larger audience, talking media issues while also being used to develop positive content for a wider audience in a sphere dominated by material that is not always appropriate for family audiences. In a society overrun by toxic communication and negative messaging, Connection Culture creates positive content and provides helpful insight so that you and your family can navigate this media culture and enjoy meaningful connection. Connection Culture is a production of Must Increase, Inc. The show is produced by Bo Snyder. Show notes and content are written by Nash Meade. Executive Producer and Hosted by Luke Clayton.
35:21
March 19, 2021
Subscribe to Connection Culture
An all-new podcast and video show hosted by Luke Clayton about the power of connection and how it shapes our culture. In a society overrun by toxic communication, we create positive content for you and your family that increases truth and inspires hope. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcast and on YouTube at https://bit.ly/3sLA2lF. Created by the Must Increase network.
03:28
March 04, 2021