The Problem: An Anemic Gospel (S|R)

Jon and Justin talk more about the sufficiency of Christ and the primacy of the gospel in the life of the church. And Jon talks about his experience at a conference he attended recently (and, of course, Justin has thoughts on that).

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The Problem: An Anemic Gospel

People make various diagnoses of what ails the church today. To some, it’s a loss of a commitment to moral and social values. To others, it’s a general lack of acceptance. To others, it’s that we don’t preach obedience and holiness enough. If we were to fix these things, would it cure what ails us? Jon and Justin consider these questions and suggest that the issue in so much of the church today is that we’re preaching an anemic gospel.

Leaving Pietism (Transcript)

At Theocast, we talk a lot about pietism. What is it? What is the difference in piety and pietism? How does pietism affect us? Is there something better? If you find yourself struggling in the Christian life, is there something wrong with you? The guys answer these questions and more.

Leaving Pietism

At Theocast, we talk a lot about pietism. What is it? What is the difference in piety and pietism? How does pietism affect us? Is there something better? If you find yourself struggling in the Christian life, is there something wrong with you? The guys answer these questions and more.

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?

Fantasy Christianity (Transcript)

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?

Left Behind: Have We Moved On from the Gospel? (Transcript)

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.

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.

How Not to Read Your Bible (Transcript)

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.

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.

MEMBERS: The Slow Death of Pietism (Transcript)

We get a little bit more punchy as we talk about the dangers of pietism as it relates to the gathered saints in the local church and the damage that it can cause. We hope this conversation is beneficial to you as it was to us. We look forward to you listening.