PODCAST

Fantasy Christianity

If you listen to many in the church, our Christian lives should be characterized by happiness, excitement, and by overcoming difficulty. But, this life is often characterized by pain, toil, and suffering. What do we do with that? And what is it that we’re called to in the church?

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Left Behind: Have We Moved On from the Gospel?

Though we would never say it this way, it often seems that the gospel is just the starting point of the Christian life–and that once we believe, we need to move on to other things. Jon and Justin consider how this happens and what it means for people in the church.

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Did It Matter How Jesus Died?

Why is it that Jesus died on a cross–and not some other way? Does it matter? (Hint: It does.) Jon and Justin answer this question using all of Scripture from a redemptive-historical, covenantal perspective.

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Is Your Theological System Any Good?

Some people say we should read the Bible with no presuppositions–and that it isn’t good to have a theological system. Is that possible? Is that right? Jon and Justin consider these things and how we should do biblical theology.

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Our Weakness, Sex, and the Gospel

Jon and Justin have a conversation about our weakness, sex, and the gospel. (Parents: There is nothing graphic, but please be aware.) Our culture tells us all kinds of things about sex. The church hasn’t always helped. What has God said in his Word?

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How Not to Read Your Bible

Are you discouraged about reading your Bible? Maybe you feel like you don’t understand it? Maybe you read it and feel like you’ve gotten nothing from it? In this episode, the guys talk about how not to read your Bible–and then consider what Scripture says about how to interact with it.

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The Slow Death of Pietism

On today’s episode, we are able and blessed to sit around the same table to discuss and meet with our old friend pietism. The other night, we were discussing how pietism dies a very slow and painful death. We also talked about the damage it can cause to our assurance and what we see when we look at ourselves in Christ. In this podcast, we discuss the slow and painful death of pietism and how it can harm us.

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What the World Needs Now

Life is hard. Relationships are hard. In light of that, what is it that we need most? There are countless solutions offered. Jon and Justin consider what Scripture has to say.

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Does Your Job Matter to God???

In this episode, Jon and Jimmy discuss the topic of Vocation. Does the Bible lead us to believe that some jobs are more spiritual than others? Is the pastor’s job more important than the stay home mom? We also explain how God is accomplishing His mission through the ordinary every day lives of those in the church.

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