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Meet the hosts of the your new favourite podacast; Bek, Anna and Laetitia as they share some of thier memories and thoughts on growing up with religion. 

Want him to please stop. Oul Gol is to bring you a listiccritique of Christian media and pop culture through humor, honesty andthought, provoking discussion. We have three distinct voices, ifh,unique experiences united by the creenage of Christian commodificationand the desire to Cetake, specific media and pub culture. I am going to introduce you Miss Latisha, I'm going to ask you some questions andI want you to Antsur for all the Nice people out there that are listening or our one listener, yeah R. So what is your name and who is your favorite DisneyPrincess? Okay, lit me on this. My favorite DisneyFrincess US sedn e Robu Oo, Oyeah Ris. Everyone just assumed shedoes'v Ofessionality Bo Redo, rewatch the what was it going wwa she automated disy, imm she's snogyis old, heck, Hank Wow. He she she double hockey sticks she's, not yes,she's sarcastic, she's, williant, okay! No, I believe you she is hatio. So tell me what was something you loved growing upin Christian CULCO. I really try to be cool m. The des...

Sheever Lis W did she talk. Youit was abagger than album, and even though now I have as Lod Itas a human being, Istill think to bang herof an album Um. I think I even remember making myfriend who wasn't we cudn't listen to it 'cause I li Christian Rockis, Hey, Icescify wher. You are out there kindy, I'mreally surey and what was something that you hatedgoing back into the Wiin to be cool Shova. He and IV I mind tat. I it was awfull a Darry Watton, theoldest bror and Wa Call Ha do honor, okay. So next question is: what's yourChristian passport, and by that I mean, I guess, give me your Christian resume.Well good, Litl, Christian NILL IN THE HILL! Oh is Western Australia, Um d, All e Bible Studies, all that kind of stuff,ohes Greap, souns, Perga trails off I worg yea just did everything right. Ithink, and you've been employed by a church. I my Josh and I odoyou Soish Cofor that judgeat the moment I'm doing history, Placegrodat Uni, I' love to mymosses, but we'll see the through the history, sm Don Aa Chechistri and shereally does shipe the context OL e...

...church in the towel, should they nconstral lawesometig, a o lote to range on the intirnet so which is great. I just rish thatyeah fo Tao Hey. What's I hi Latitia, Hey Su? Would you want to introduceYoul Childenin, sir? My name is Matisha Jokay Um, I'm beg or Rebecca, andthat's my name. That's Godywho, asional, favor C Fonte. So I'd have tosay it's Meg, O Mgar from Hercules, eshe's, ared Sey and she stands up to eand puts him in his place. When he's being you know a little too big for hisboots and also she's amazing. Here in great style, you knowso definitely meg,although there are others that I like to. So I guess Milan will take a closesecond D, She's, pretty bad ass as well, absolutely yeah, so that the a favoritemisney princess EEC, good, a ookay. I know you had to very interesting oreal well, so what oo Taoh so growing up h, something thatI loved, that's maybe a little problematic nowis the Bandrelonq fraking loved them. I had every album,I new ollther words socate oldcencent and every other some ca PA, there'snothing better! Oh thank you Um! I just US really love the music really spartto me and then aoder. I realized that, Ohmaybe mood rings wasn't as well as I thought it was. Maybe they were a little bitproblematic Um, but you know I still kindof live Em. I also listen to themwhen I'm feeling a bit down and they make me happy o what o shelthin thatyou just watch Joe ostine's teeth the...

...cover of every joostam book at the book,so that I wocked at Jo. I make a change so Kay. DearResearch Girl, in' got to look a O, no Ya, you will he's looked exactly thesame for the last twenty ft year, Lt in he, I think he's either blessed by Godor he's a ampile. So he is very, very rich. He's the guy that famouslywouldn't allow people to camp out in his negachurch when Hurrcin trainahappened, oand instead oo money to build a bigger ohesh, wiow yeah yeah. So yes, what is your Christian passport,a Christian hasport so or what gives me the right to even talk about this? Iguess two things when I was brought up in missions because my parents aremissionaries in Indias or I was basically born into this culture andbrought up with a lot of mission, specific eangelicals, Tbi Christian foropaganda Um and a lot of PUK culture as well or theres that and then alsor for a yeah.When I was twenty, I worked in a Christian book store that show remadenameless. I now close down in Pok, but it's still going to man. Nameless. U Sofora whole yeah! I had to look at Jolustin's teeth in. I think you knowthat. ' That's why I hate it so much 'cause. They still holt me in my dreams.T at was the tipping point: Yeah Yeah, I just I kin enjoy smile but H T!That's it! There's my Christian passport school again. That leaves? UHey, so I guess that must be your name. No!What Oh, yes! My name is Anna, so welcome to the bodcastanasame Um so whowhois your favorite Disney printer. My...

...favorite Disney princess is poker.Hunters e she's sickshe's a bit of a Vegan. Yes, a she loves the animals Umthat dive, though ntats y dive, Yeah Gos of the window. Oh Yeah, I love her.I just think she's great and I think she knows what's Upyeah Ani e e e e.have you ever heard a wolf cry to the Blue Corn Room, not personally, like maybe one day,Onder Oneday one day? Okay, so I guess the next question is growing up, as youdid um as a Christian kid. What was something that you loved or liked backin the day, I actually really loved Christian music, I'm not talking aboutthe cool Christian music, clusem nno. No, I I mean I loved DC talk and Iloved LNCLA and Jazacay all of that loved them. But what I really loved waslike worship in Church being part of the worship, team and Um. I used towrite songs and do the whole thing and I loved it. I loved that whole culture,Parr Yall, athat what I hated M or disliked. I guess it's probably abetter way to put it Um. So there was this brand called refusethe mark, and I found it really unsettling. I didn't like it B'cause.There was this whole thing about. You know um in the endtimes, everybody will receivethe mark of the beass again on the forehead and the wristen, and it wasthis huge thing in the nineties: Valnererfeimae be yeah, that's what itwas about. Um Credit cards and just made me yeah credit cad, and youknow now our phone's Gui or fonut. Just...

I found it really unsettling and Ididn't understand it and it was kind of just Tam Ungeri that that's what I do not like yeah,especially profiting off thea yeah, right, yeah, Itoll, what it is. So youknow everybody was wearing Te, refuse the mokhoodies- and you know all the other merchandise as I hearthat movement that well funded and have really cool, hoeies and sweatshirts-definitely llegitimate. Absolutely if it didn't have a Hoodie EEN, if itwasn't real, you didn't have a logo. Oh Youe, going right now, Estebran, who uping today going backwith my trying to be cool yeahyea. So what was ESTHOM friend it wasn't. It was just based on thecharacter, an the bibarm and the you know. You were made for such a time as thiswas the big yeah in like five hundred BC. Yeah Yeah Yeahmade poo actually a lot more than that, but still um cool theyr and oh yeah, Anna Sir,describe your Christian possible. What qualifies you to be here Um? So I havea degree, an ministry o God that would do it. T was a really expensive pieceof paper. Very cool, though a lot of a lot ofstudy, so you've got a heavy theological background. At least yeahyeah Um lots of time reading lots of big wods Um. I was a pasta's wife for three years. Iwas a Posa myself for you, O and yeah. I kind of grew up within the cultureyeah. I went on a mission troop when I wasnineteen Caulese. You have to right, you C ti. I did Idiyeah Russia, NiceYeah, Um Yeah. I guess that's what it...

...brings me here, yeah and what inspiseyou don't want to talk about this stuff. Exactly eacly, that's really: COOL! Okay, okay, sir. What we're going to talkabout now is just some random. It's some Christian pup culture that might be relevant to US might not beI'm just Goinna, say a wod or phrase and and get a read from you guys. Okay,Youth Group. Oh I was Adson my life Mitin. I I thoughtI loved it. I had O ce on isward. I lived for Youth Gre. That was that wash out of the week right. Absolutely, I didn't have that many friends at school,but I had older friends at East Gra Yourp. Will you populaate at UTGRP? Iwas popular YEA Iwasthe, Las Kisher, yeah op, that's cool! I was a. The rebel is Bladywo Kid I think. But what do I know, and also there was that weird phase,where you kind of transitiond from being a kid to Aey, lead ou without anyofficial Trad Yar anything you have to have a working with children's kid. Idon't know how old were you when you we e first, given the title, AllofYoulatof, I think I was about nineteen or eighteen. I think it was because Ifinished high school and I was still going and it was just accepted that youjust kept going yeah and yeah. Just my friends and I just keptgoing Ta Youth Group- and I do remember Tish. Actually you reminded me of thiswhen you mentioned that we had a website on Ol in the church on the jornwebsite, Eren F, on the Church website, there was a section 'cause. We wereleaders together for a bit theng what...

...we did Yeh and there was a sectionwhere they had. The youth team have a little description about each one ofthem and why they were doing this, and I just made up some crap, because I itwould sound good and really I just wanted to go, hang out with my friends,so so fun little ways of information. Yer later no. I was in charge ofediting and updating that particular website no way, I'm the person thatdeleted. All of that guy you doing phone much. I don't need any ofthat left on the Internet. I'm sure there were shocking photos as well, soyeah they wen't the best Thak ye boy. Yes, you Doh Yo, have la think. I firstbecame a youth leader when I was Sixteenyahm, so how Youthpasta was the only adult atthe time it was very small, youth, grate, wow and Ben yesmy husband forThos listening and I were the two eldest and he had to go out and buy thepizza one night. So he had ust left Ben and ie in charge a six chierold two.Sixteen year old, Wow Yeh, okay, I mean there was probably only twelve of US altogether, but so that was, I guess, like neath group,hey different experience for all this also very similar in some wayright sor veggie Tailesfegitacspipegi tails,frucky salary, gotto be bedge, tails, Wi, don't bump 'em the Desh Loe Shon.She ever you alar my cheese bird, my it fer Gir Oler, FO, Yooo, hloning Sho, that's rel, a series of books based onthe book of revelation very loosely and...

...extropolating wo, Slav, so muchinformation that isn't in the Bible. The anticrist is only mentioned fourtimes in the entire Bible riteand. Yet they managed to build this entire entire story and world on. What's goingto happen when the first evacuation of all the believes happens in those thatare left behind, have to fight during the tribulation time on earth and thenwait for their chance to go to heaven. The trip force, I believe, was theyouth version of those novels, tribilagaase, o the books that I read.I rent all forty of them. Oh No Anda! You can never take that BACD. Do youwant? You want to know a secret confession? What adout the lash behindHerry soin a I not a brigt fan fiction, no thougt that in so awfor what I wouldhave done M my all Kno. All the good Christianpeople would have been off in heaven during the rap job, but I secretlyreally wanted to stay behind because iohsor cool all the stup that UN happenan. I would want to be there as well. The twon man characters from the kid'sbook got married in the end liery spoiler guy. Oh my God, Leese I wasgoing to read. Tho ilest, but you know so good stuff wasstill happening, yeah yeah. So I would quite like you know what it doesn'tmatter. Goys like it's fine, if you misse the first one just stay out ofGagdress intuations. Where you might you know your pilot might disappear andyou might crash you know. That's fine! Just don't do anything W FOM, my head,overomind! I'm not sure if this is true back in the day when there were pilotson the plane, one of them had to wante them was a Christian one of them had tobe a non Christian. Ive heard that too, I have heard that yeah I do not...

...at all, but I believed it wow, so okay, so I guess the point ofthis pod cast is to talk about the impact that it' had on us and critiquethat that sort of the pop culture that we're looking at particular so that hada big impact on you guys. Well, I mean like we were brazed on the Atheyeah. OhYeah Ait was huge Anan in I fi you're scared being terrified of waking up andyour family's gone, because you forgot to confess that you lied to yourteacher all yeah I was. I was scared of hearing a trumpet H at night yeah. Icouldn't sleep at night because we were Lik trumpet an sown the Lord woillreturn yeah, but to as a legitimate drauma and the thing isn't what we grewon. My was noble yeah, so don't Wake Anna up with the sounbecause m littleand IAFRID. That's why none of my kids play trumpets, Lut and Claronet upsignificant impact that left behind an apocalyptic scripture at Hadoannorational impact. Now 'causeYeon of my children will ever play a trumpet.That's it never, my God. What has the Bible done taken from Your Life, so there G- I guess that was that waslift behind. You know, let's leave it behind. That was good. Nice transition there.So I feel, like you may have mentioned before, that you have strong feelingsabout the pollen footprints, but those of you are not familiar,although I'm sure everyone listening to this will be if the poem anage wouldyou like to describe it? Yes, Gee H, it's basically a a poem depicting astory or two set the footprints in the sand, and then there's only one set of footprintsin the sand and all the pictures I ever saw of it was that the tide had washedaway one of his setain footprints...

...anyway Um, and when the person questioned why jetus wasn't walking with themanymore. Jesus said that when there was only one set of footprints, it was thenthat carried them as yeah. We, Sir, I guess the point of the poem is Oh, no,I only saw one set of footprints. Why did you leave me Lord and then Jesussurplies, my child, he mistaken? It was then that I carried you indicating thathe had carried him and that's why there was only one sot of a prince POSSI. IOn't know so that poem was on the back of a toilet door in my childhood, but Ican't remember if it was like in my home or my Omherentor, but it wasdefinitely on the back of a toilet door 'cause. I know that poem yeah me too.It was at my school in India in the tow, a giant like a printert of it likemounted on wood, and so on one side. We had a picture of Jesus next to a ppicture of Mary 'cause. It was a Catholic school and an opposite atFootprinte. If you're waiting in reception at my school, you had to readit and you know what it doesn't even rhyme. We there you do I man. What is thepoint of a pom? Am I goinna leave our ownfootprints as we leavethis topic o? No, I talk about the movie. I woke toremember I loved Thary me. I was Lari Sid. I wasalways exercitid when there was some kind of Christian thing that made itswatrinincommansed rains, SSI, Hay and azing soundtrack. I will give it theAriay ta had this feeling of this is this is Beis what frot he's going tobecome a Christian us ot, believing because Mandie, Moore and Shanewest, oron our team and they're cool, yeah, they're, practically Christian yeah, they will be safe, yeah evationwill be this and cancer sucks don't blow in love with me...

...h. You know what, as as gross as whatof a manipulative whatever it is. That movie has stayed with me and I stilllike it. I like M Andie, more and, and the soundtrack like I said, Tish wasreally good. ICH Foot O it it had jaws of CL. I can't clean nou to fall. Tahave some bad representation of people of Color in that movie. I can't evenremember that one friend of his the guy is like H, gi. You Lot Jesus and thewhole time every line he has. He calls them it's just so sthereotypical. It's likea very white person, wrote this character and H, magined Eto Watch Boand it never met a black person in Hela Nihlas, O K yeah. But the screen playlike h come on. Who wrote whoever wrote the Scritin ill do a little betterstill has a special spot in my heart, though, and only Horp, and I believethat do Tenn nongwn it enlaid a wedding resno during the spining of the Regasi,probably wouldn't choose it as Gan Todang. If I was planning mywedding, but you W, it was not SMM sh, not yeah, but that's, okay. You know whatguys I think we should take a walk to remember over to the CCM world once again. So CESM iscontemporary Christian music, old Christian contemporay music and it wasalways did you like cesium or did you like secular, and it was very distinctwhat you could listen to and what you couldn't listen to- and one thing Iremember very specifically- was he would go to a bookstore or a music Sol.That was Christian and I would have in the CD section. Oh if you like Green Day Youan, I relyant hey, if you like, slipnot you'll, enjoy itard,...

...'cause ti both knew metal. You knowwhat both o pans are good. So I don't know all four of those mans are good,so, whatever anyways we're actually not going to talk about CC m, that'spopular. I guess we're going to talk more about Weship, music, planet,shages and Hillsong. Oh Go! Yeh! Sorry! Hillsong in the nineties it was Bigithat was all of the worship, music, Ata Bot, yeah, yeah, shoot and Um triggering. Yes, I said that word Um.It was like Um touching heaven changing ca en changing dalling check. Oh shewas everywhere.Yes, she was N. I o do shing along like Ishord Wondow, that that I feel likeyeah yeah. We od that sure ncent. Oh God I mean we can do that. We don'tlize. Tahe Shoul has a musical lebsorr t. We don't have an episode yet so lets way TI. We have an episode andthen maybe you can av. Second one who knows: okay, Tish, yeah, Um, planet, Shakers toleter. How manyfurnit shases conferences? Did you go to three two anper one, an Meldon, ohysince, that was the year they didn't do, one in Perth 'cause we dont e,commit yeah, did Te Church, great good girl, yeah and I didn't Oyeah and Ifeel, like you, regretted it at the Tim but now yeah. Well, I woulve inMelvinshill Living Com, Reggie DABS, Chris, something I can't remember hisname Cristomon. No, I o no by AL, but that Remisa I did go to a passionconference, one time in Vancouvo and...

...saw Davi crata wow, guys, I'm so cool you WIK AI c Li to say: REGRETO was eCool Christian Youyo, O o missionery tat. No, you knewall the band and stuff yeah. Oh, I ha og, my tocal Jackson, PA AJOIT was my personality, wasn't Um Jesus Lover of my soul? Oh, that wasa very provocative soul. When you are, I mean you changed it to any boy's name: Kindo works just in Hisn, never g OKevin. I will never let you go, but that's another thing: Thorgh, Hey alot of songs written by bands in Christian music that whole thing abouttrying to be relevant and cool. So is it about God or is it about a girl? Idon't now. I don't know if I can 'cause I'm Ari ae South Pock episode O that,yes, yes, we will watch it Aga, we'll talk aboutit on this Pon ca right, I'm rinting it down. So we definitely will do that. What would Jesus Dew Bracelets? I work everywhere, O except I went toCatholic school, so I had to take it off e school. I was allowed to wear across necklace,but I wasn't allowed to Weg Al The jreweery yea. What would jedust do Ihad the little racelet. I also had one of the frog ans fully rely on God and apush one pray until something happens. I feel like there was another one aswell, but I can't Yeh. We also had these things called EVANGICUBES, whichpersonally they've ruined cubes for me forever. So there were this tool thatyou could use when you were out...

...evangelizing Um and it was a cute thatYeu held in a hand kind of like a rubics ce but chunky up, and it had apicture on it. Yyeah of Um, basically y folded, itopen and it had a different picture. You folded it open again. It had adifferent picture and Ho kept doing it until you told the entire story ofbasically creation Sin Jesus, Heaven Redemption Heaven all right. Well, then,I do Mor Bible Yeah, Oh my God, the Bible. What acultureally relevant the Tan study bi the Tana, tell usabout ai o sorry, my brother had the teen Study Bible and I stole it becausehe wasn't reading it Um and then, and on Christian, when I was about twon an twelve, I asked myparents from my own copy of the team, ssona Bible and I remember in yearseven at the Christian school I went to we had to do devotions and we took itin turns and when I did devotions one day I used the team Study Bible 'cause.I was a cool Christian kare with a Colorful Bible, not just t e BlackBible wher round Bove. I would like to read little bit of an exert from it.There are these pages throughout that have m like a a dasam where somebodyhas written in to Sandam, I go aaskd Amy Yeah Right, yeah Kindo, like whenthey write into doly magazine- and you know, ask about things. Sorry. This says Dear Sam, I'm,overweight and I have a big nose. I hate the way I look, I can't loseweight and I can't afford plastic er drink. What do I do that? The onlyopshon Hank inheston, hey...

...pingwow plastic surgery, how this isthe Reslo? I'm not going to read the whole thing, but just this. This firstpart really struck me dear hank. The ten years can be unkind to a person'slook. Wow read. You are ugly SHD do y Thi. These are real letters thatabsolutely not riding one day and then I realized itsays Da Sam Inc, one hundred advice lane anywhere. USA. Oh that's!Definitely in a Droug town, any eleven year old nos I a getting od Sam letter return to O'cause. He addressed his exist like way to Comeponjotin it Shl just send it toeveanywhere e. didn't let us to Santa get taken to the Northhole, not really,but they don't go back. Yeah Yeah moryhave a little heart Sade Bible. Well, thanks for participating in thisdiscussion guys going forward where I'm going to be doing more apisodes on alot of different topics. For example, we were thinking. Maybe Yu do anexisode on purity culture. Maybe one on women in the Bible. Look at someauthors like Francine rivers, books like fipre. I'm just a bunch ofChristian pop culture and media a lot of things e gro up with. If you haveany suggestions, you can hit US UF on our facebol page or Instagram, and wewill leak them below in information, barteheany memory, cherished memory,Tho cultures up in the day yeah. I would love to hear fomtheseguys and, in the meantime, we're going to keep doing this. We Hol to Cha thanksfully SAMs.

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