Derek, Alastair, and Matt catch up and talk about the miscellaneous issues they are seeing and experiencing today: Kid’s sports on Sundays, Kanye West, the problem of over-booked and busy schedules, the death of New-Atheism, and more.

 

Timestamps:

Intro [0:00 – 1:45]

Derek is shown to be an aggressive Twitter-user / Kid’s sports on Sundays / Professionalization of youth sports culture [1:45 – 12:50]

Kanye West / Overbooked and over-scheduled adult life in the 21st-Century [12:50 – 22:22]

The Death of the New Atheists? / “Wokeness” / God’s justice in scripture / Commercialized authenticity outside and within the church [22:22 – 41:50]

Matt corners Derek and brings the discussion full circle to worship on Sunday + Conclusion [41:50 – 43:49]

Resources mentioned:

Article: “Why You Never See Your Friends Anymore,” by Judith Shulevitz

Video: “Kanye West Airpool Karaoke,” with James Corden

Article: “NEW ATHEISM: THE GODLESSNESS THAT FAILED,” by Scott Alexander

 

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Posted by Caleb Wait

Caleb Wait (MATS, Westminster Seminary California) is a writer and the producer of Mere Fidelity. He and his wife Kristin have two children and live in Northern California. You can follow him on Twitter @calebwait and he invites you to email him at ciwait93@gmail.com.