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Joel Feldpausch

Joel grew up in Dewitt, Michigan, and met the Culture Project at a Theology of the Body retreat with Christopher West. He decided to join as a missionary when God dropkicked him through the Culture Project's open door. Joel rediscovered Christ's love by running as far from it as he could throughout high school and most of college, a route Joel does not recommend. Thanks to the campus ministry program at Michigan State University, he finally gave God a chance to bring him peace, and God overwhelmed him (unsurprisingly). Nowadays, Joel loves spending time with friends and family, playing sports, and watching movies. Through Theology of the Body, he rediscovered what it means to live a life of joy, and he hopes to help others discover that life as well.

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Joel Feldpausch
Scientific Proof You’re Amazing
By Joel Feldpausch  •  August 24th, 2019

I am not a fan of science. Let’s get that out there now, so that nobody thinks I’m nerding out in this blog. I am also terrible at science. Mr. Byers, Mr. Acre, and Mr. Bright can attest to that thanks to my grades in chemistry, biology, and physics. This is not a blog revealing…

By Joel Feldpausch  •  June 11th, 2019

Imagine my shock when my psychology professor referenced Nelly in our college course. Wondering if I heard him correctly, I listened a little closer. He repeated: “That’s right, Nelly was onto something when he rapped about the waist-hip ratio.” I had grown up exposed to hip-hop culture’s fascination with the measurements of women thanks to…

Counterfeit Culture
By Joel Feldpausch  •  May 10th, 2019

“The culture that sells a counterfeit version of love also has to sell the numbing agents to keep us from recognizing the pain we’re in.” Christopher West’s quote from a recent podcast hits us in the heart. The reason is we have all grown more and more aware of our restless heart. We have all…

Modesty for Men: Quit Checking Yourselves Out
By Joel Feldpausch  •  April 24th, 2019

We’ve all seen it. That bro lifting in the gym with the cut-off tank top spending quite a bit of time looking in the mirror. Even calling their article of clothing a “cut-off tank top” is generous. The shirt has been cut all the way down to their waist-line, so that the top couple inches…

Saturdays are for the (Mama’s) Boys
By Joel Feldpausch  •  March 2nd, 2019

Bromance. A word used comically all over the globe the past few years. A label which is used to categorize male friendships that contain an intimacy few other friendships have. “Saturdays are for the boys” is a mantra that has caught on in the past year thanks to a viral meme. I’ve been known on…

Reclaiming Friendship
By Joel Feldpausch  •  February 16th, 2019

“This is new to me.” One of my friends said this when I was explaining the concept of pursuing each other as friends. Her experience and the experience of millions of others regarding the other sex is simple: when you are drawn to someone, you simply decide when and how you are going to pursue…

I Don’t See Myself Changing, But…
By Joel Feldpausch  •  March 21st, 2018

“I don’t see myself changing, but how can I still get to what you guys are talking about?” This question was asked by one of the students we recently spoke to about living out sexual integrity. At first glance, the question seems to suggest the student was not particularly receptive to the virtue of chastity…


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