Serial Identity

(Don’t worry. You’re reading a spoiler-free article.) This is a Global-Tel link prepaid call from — Adnan Syed — an inmate at a Maryland Correctional facility. On October 23, 2014, the first episode of Serial was released. Buoyed by its already-successful parent (public radio juggernaut This American Life), Sarah Koenig’s strangely gripping tale of a […]

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Redeeming Culture Store!

Hey everybody! We have a store now! Come to our Redbubble store to pick up shirts, mugs, stickers, and more with some great Redeeming Culture logos and images on it. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, look at the Support page to see other ways you can help out Redeeming Culture. Either way, […]

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Redeeming Culture 101

“This major,” she said, “will ruin your life.” Our class chuckled nervously at this goofy lady at the front of the room. It was our first class in the New Media program, and this was the first time that any of our instructors had said anything so grave.  “I’m serious. New Media teaches you to […]

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What is “The Story”?

Before you can redeem culture rightly, you’ll need to know The Story that all culture echoes. And for my money, that story is best told in Colossians 1:15-23 and 3:4: He [Christ] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on […]

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2014 In Review

On September 24, Redeeming Culture officially launched to the world.  Since then, we’ve posted 25 articles on a wide range of different topics.  Let’s take a look back on our year, shall we? The Caption Awards Our First Post Iron Man: The Avengers Disassembled After reposting several film reviews from Redeeming Culture’s predecessor, Zoettrope, we […]

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A Trip to Bethlehem

Welcome to Redeeming Culture!  What follows is a dramatized account of the Magi’s trip to Bethlehem to meet Jesus after His birth.  While the story is dramatized (the Bible gives no record of their number or names, for example), I’ve attempted to show how the Wise Men of Matthew 2 were early culture redeemers, and […]

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Redeeming Santa

“All it takes is moving one letter to change Santa into Satan!” If you’ve never heard that little tidbit before…well, you haven’t been running in the same circles I have. Santa Claus has been under attack since he climbed down his first chimney, and I’m smart enough to know that trying to enter that ring […]

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121,000 Voices

When I was younger, Christmas was when my parents would buy me the latest Pokémon game, and some of my favorite December memories as a child were of playing my brand new copy of Pokémon Red or Gold in the car, riding through a snowy landscape on the way to my grandmother’s house.  Whenever the […]

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