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The Kindlings Muse happens at Hales Ales Brewery & Pub (4301 Leary Way NW) located at the center of the universe in Seattle's Fremont District. Join us in the live audience from 7:00-8:30PM. Space is limited to 90 people per week and reservations are required.

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September 21, 2015
Corporate Culture and the Death of Sabbath

With the 24/7 work week becoming the norm with companies like Amazon.com making The New York Times for giving no space for rest and renewal, what place is there for Sabbath in corporate America?  Has Christian culture given into a relentless work pace with no space for rest? Come join us as we look at the best and worst of corporate practices and what it means to embrace Sabbath in the 21st century.

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss  and a panel that includes Seattle Pacific University Old Testament Professor Dr. Sara KoenigProfessor of Organizational/Industrial Psychology and business consultant Dr. Rob McKennaAnna Miller, and Carlo Nakar


October 12, 2015
Masks and Make-Up: How Boys and Girls Learn Identity

With changes in our culture regarding gender labeling, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a pathway for deep identity formation. What does it mean to be male or female in today's world? Join us to discuss the complexities of gender in today's media landscape!

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss and a panel that includes Seattle Pacific University Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer McKinney, Clinical Sexologist and Medical Family Therapist Dr. Tina Schermer-Sellers, Anna Miller, and Carlo Nakar.

 

November 9, 2015
Star Wars: The Force That Is Still With Us

Decades later the cultural 'force' of the Star Wars legacy continues to shape global culture. Why does the story of "A long time ago in galaxy far, far way..." still capture our imagination? What lessons might the Church consider as this next chapter of the Star Wars saga unfolds in JJ Abrams' eagerly awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss and a panel that includes author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet, The Kindlings founder Dick Staub, and Star Wars superfan Carlo Nakar.

 

December 14, 2015
Annual Christmas Show!

Christmas is a time of new birth. Whether celebrating the coming of the Christ child or planning New Year's resolutions, this season orients us toward new beginnings. What is it about 'the most wonderful time of the year' that stirs in all of us a call to renewal?

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss, special musical guest Hannalee, and a panel that includes author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet, visual artist and Director of Cascadia Worship & Arts Shannon Steed Sigler, Anna Miller, and Carlo Nakar.

 

January 11, 2016
Faith Literature After The Inklings: Marilynne Robinson and New Faith Writers

Is God a hot topic in new literature? Is Faith making a come back? Books like Marilynne Robinson's "Gilead" and "Lila" are winning international acclaim. Faith memoirs and fiction rank high on the best sellers list with God front and center. Join us as we discuss Robinson's contributions to public discourse on faith, both fictional and critical, along with other notable writers and the role literature plays in shaping belief.

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss and a panel that includes author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet, historical fiction writer Jennie Spohr, Anna Miller and Carlo Nakar.

 

February 8 , 2016
Annual Oscars Show!

Each year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote on the best films of the year - a global event known as "The Oscars". What do the choices for "best picture" have to say about what our culture values? Where are meaning and faith to be found? What role does story have in shaping our world? This is a fan favorite show that you don't want to miss!

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss and a panel that includes author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet, historical fiction writer Jennie Spohr, Anna Miller, and Carlo Nakar.

 

March 14 , 2016
2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction marks one of the most diverse nominee rosters in history - The Cars, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller Band, The Smiths, Yes, The Spinners, and Los Lobos. As rock and roll continues speaking to past generations and generations to come, what can we learn from these inductees? How does popular music continue to shape our world?

Join host Dr. Jeff Keuss and a panel that includes author and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet and Carlo Nakar.