At the pace our world moves, it’s often difficult to live in the moment. We would rather look forward to the next meeting, next gadget, or next vacation. Is there an alternate way to live as a Christian? Can contentment become real and tangible in our lives? Pastor Scott Sauls concludes our event by admonishing us to live from a place of wholeness and trust in where God has placed us.
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Rashawn Copeland, founder of I’m So Blessed Daily and Without Walls Ministries, has spent his adult life teaching millions of people through social media and online content. Through his TikTok and social media accounts, he proclaims the gospel to people he runs across, asking them to share what Jesus has done in their life. He joins us to share his testimony and give an encouraging word on how we can partner with God in sharing the gospel and using our testimonies to bring signs of life to our communities.
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Minimalism may be something you read about in self-help books or see on TV, but Jesus himself led a minimalist lifestyle. Many modern day Westerners, fed up with the consumerism of our day have embraced tiny house living as an alternative. Matt and Elizabeth Impola own a company called Handcrafted Movement, striving to go against the grain and build beautiful, sustainable tiny houses. Both Matt and Elizabeth will share their story with us and how they’ve seen their company bring signs of new life into our culture.
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In an increasingly secular, chaotic and uncertain cultural moment, how must Christians believe, think and act? In this Q Talk, Gabe Lyons sets up the Q 2020 Virtual Summit by educating us about “the Spirit of Babylon” present in our own society.
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Is it possible that we see ourselves as more moral than we actually are? How can we remedy this gap? What can we learn from history and Scripture? Dr. Christian Miller joins Gabe Lyons to talk about his work on character and virtue formation.
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This interview was given at last year's Culture Summit. Interested in hearing more conversations like this? This year's event event is coming up quickly, April 28-29, 2022. Find out more on how you and your church can join us at qideas.org/2022
It's been almost 15 years since the book Culture Making released. In this interview with Andy Crouch and Sho Baraka, hosted by Grant Skeldon, they talk about what it looks like to create culture. Do the same rules still apply? How can we create in a way that keeps us relevant? Andy and Sho answer these questions in this week's episode.
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In a world that rejects masculinity as toxic, what does it mean to follow in the footsteps of Jesus and his version of what it means to be a man? Brant Hansen, author of The Men We Need, reminds men and women alike of man's first role, to be keepers of the garden. He proposes a renewed vision of what it means to be a man in the 21st century and petitions all men to be ambitious about the right things.
Brant's book is the latest selection in the Q Ideas Book Tour series. Have questions for Brant? Submit them at qideas.org/booktour and also find additional resources.
In many ways, the events of the last year completely disrupted and upended our lives. It can be tempting, then, to try to merely endure or ignore this disruption. But instead, Danielle Strickland challenges us to see the disruption of this moment as an invitation and an opportunity for something greater. How will you respond?
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Through a year marked by confusion, chaos, and polarization, Gabe, Rebekah and Grant talk about what the Church has to offer in this moment. They spend time talking about what it means to connect and gather together as a body of believers in the midst of this cultural confusion. They also share a first look at The Culture Summit happening this April along with some of the topics we'll be talking about. Want to see the current list of presenters or learn more on how to join us? Visit qideas.org/2022 to find out more.
The inauguration of Barack Obama led to conjecture that America was officially a post-racial society. Over the past few years, it's evident that it will take more than the election of a person of color to move our nation past the systemic racism existing in workplaces, schools, and prisons. In this talk from 2016, Adam Thomason leads a conversation on how we can dismantle unjust structures still so prevalent in society - and encourages us to think about how and what to build in their place.
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We all have felt the temperature rise over the last few years around the topic of race. As we are experiencing a once in a generation moment, how can we think well and commit to being a part of the solution that brings reconciliation and healing for all? Soledad O’Brien, an award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take on a challenging look at the issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity through personal stories.
This talk was given at the 2021 Culture Summit. If you're interested in ideas and conversations like these, join us this year, April 28-29 in downtown Nashville.
Even before the chaos of the last couple years, we were already facing many troubling statistics surrounding mental health. Now, with the added stress of a pandemic and various cultural tensions, mental health struggles have become a reality for even more people. In light of this, psychiatrist Curt Thompson shares a conversation with Q President Gabe Lyons with some practical tips for caring for our mental health.
Dr. Curt Thompson is partnering with Q Ideas to launch a new podcast entitled Neurofaith. Neurofaith is launching with the theme, "Thinking Well in the Pandemic." He will spend time interviewing experts exploring how the Christian faith informs our mental and emotional health. Available wherever podcasts are found, February 2022.
In a culture that demands our time and efficiency, how can Christians slow down? Is it possible to have emptier calendars, more rest, and still live faithful and productive lives? Kelly M. Kapic, professor of theological studies at Covenant College, explores these questions and more in his new book, You're Only Human. Listen in as he discusses some of his ideas from the book and gives wisdom on how our human limitations can glorify God.
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Leading well in our current cultural moment can feel exhausting. But in this powerful talk, pastor Jon Tyson reminds us that this is the very time and place God has called us to lead. He challenges us to consider how this truth might build our courage and help us live more faithfully—wherever we’ve been called.
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In this episode, Q Ideas president Gabe Lyons reflects on some of the most important Q Moments from 2021. As another chaotic year comes to a close, we know you’ll appreciate the chance to take a step back and reflect on some of the most important ideas of the year, so you can prepare well for what might lie ahead in 2022. Want to watch these full talks and conversations? Visit qideas.org/top10 to view any of these talks in their entirety.
In countries around the world, Christian communities are facing intense persecution. Yet at the same time, these “underground” churches are growing exponentially as the gospel spreads in some of the most unlikely places. What can we learn from our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living out their faith where it’s most difficult to do so—and how can we continue to support the spread of the gospel? Sharing his own experience with persecuted churches around the world, David Platt helps us answer this question.
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There comes small moments and decisions that end up impacting our lives for years to come. Dr. Michael Lindsay calls them "hinge moments". How do we identify these moments? As Christians, what practices can I adopt to wisely navigate them? In this interview, Dr. Lindsay discusses these questions and more from his newest book, Hinge Moments.
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Although we are more connected than ever before, loneliness seems to be plaguing our modern society more and more each passing year. Why do people, particularly young people, feel more lonely than ever? How can we as Christians respond to the problem of loneliness amongst our friends, families, and churches? Guided by current research from Barna Group, Susan Mettes explores these questions and more in her new book, The Loneliness Epidemic. Listen in to this interview to hear her tackles some of these tough questions.
The Loneliness Epidmeic is our latest selection in the Q Ideas Book Tour series. To read along with us, participate in a Live Q&A and get access to additional resources, visit qideas.org/booktour.