Coalesce, which means ‘to unite so as to form one mass, community, etc.,’ is a show that brings two unlikely groups together, an anarchist atheist and an evangelical Christian.  The goal is to work on uniting on issues they have in common, in hopes to overcome some of the worlds biggest issues – Human trafficking.

They will challenge each other and their world view, to find a solution that everyone can work with to help free  the 2.5 million people who are in forced labor, the sex-slave industry (including sexual exploitation), and all the other levels of human trafficking.

What happens when an evangelical Christian and an anarchist atheist get together to try and solve the world’s problems?

Tune in to find out.


Coalesce is;

 Matthew Brake

Matt is Zombie Popcorn’s token Christian, but he is JUST cynical enough to hang out with the zombie crew.

He attended Elim Bible Institute in Rochester, NY for his undergraduate work in Biblical Studies.

He came to Virginia Beach to attend Regent University’s School of Divinity where he graduated with a Master’s of Divinity in 2009 after completing his thesis Soren Kierkegaard & Pentecostalism: A Dialogue, a study of the role that religious experiences and spiritual transformation play in the writings of Kierkegaard and in Pentecostal theology.

Matt has been a youth pastor, a traveling youth minister, and a church planter.

More recently, he has worked as a writing coach, a philosophy professor, and an academic advisor.

You can read some of Matt’s personal, philosophical, and theological musings on his blog.

Jason Bayless

 Jason is the founder of Zombie Popcorn and several other related projects.

He has a long history of activist work, including but not limited to, animal rights, human rights, earth rights.

Jason is vegan and a strong supporter of anyone who is working for a better world.

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