In the third and final episode in my series on the Psalms of Lament, I finish my breakdown of Psalm 14 and summarize why the Psalms of Lament are important and what they have to teach us about our relationship with God.
In this episode, I continue my series on the Psalms of Lament, reviewing their function and beginning to go through an example - Psalm 14
In this episode I begin a two-part series on the Psalms of Lament. In E21 I talk about the idea of lament, where it comes from, why we sometimes feel guilty bringing it before God, and why it's so important that we still do.
In this episode, I wrap up my series on conversion. How does the Holy Spirit call, illuminate the path for, and enable us to come into relationship with God?
In this episode, I continue my series on the process of conversion - focusing now on the role of the Holy Spirit. How does the Spirit's conviction of us help us find our way into relationship with God?
In this episode I continue my series on "conversion" and the human element involved by talking about faith - how it comes about, how it's inextricably linked with repentance, and how it plays a role in forming our relationship with God.
In this episode I begin a series on "conversion". What role do we as humans have? What role does God and the Holy Spirit have? And how does that all fit together to bring us into relationship with God? In this episode, I talk about repentance, why that word gets misunderstood and how it factors into our relationship with God.
In this episode I conclude my discussion of the "Problem of Evil" by discussing the practical implications of the things discussed in the previous two episodes - what do we "do" about what we've learned? Why is "choice" so important?
In this episode, I continue my discussion of the "Problem of Evil" by talking about free will and our limited understanding of creation.
In this episode I begin a series on The Problem of Evil. What is it? Why does it keep people from faith? And what is its fundamental flaw?
In this episode I wrap up my two-part series on Revelation by talking about “special” or “specific” revelation, why it’s important and why asking if general or specific revelation is more important is actually the wrong question.
In this episode I start a two-part series on revelation. Not the “Book Of”, but rather God’s revealing of himself to us. I begin by discussing “general” or “universal” revelation, why it’s important and what it leads us towards.
In this episode I discuss why there are so many bible translations, how to approach the various versions, and which of them tend to be the most useful.
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In this episode, I conclude the series on gender roles by discussing where I land on this subject, why I believe it's so important not to polarize an issue like this, and why our focus in the church should be on unity.
In this episode on gender roles in the church, I review the concept of Complementarianism, explain the concept of Egalitarianism, and discuss how each interacts with the other.
In this episode I introduce a series on gender roles in the church by defining and discussing what's known as
In this episode I give another answer to the question "Why?" when it comes to the "Messianic Secret" with a more spiritual idea, and finish by explaining why this idea is important to understand.
In this episode I begin to answer the question "Why?" as it pertains to the "Messianic Secret" with a practial reason.
In this episode I talk about what the "Messianic Secret" is, where you find it and give some examples.
In this episode I conclude the story of my new tattoo, what it means and how that passage impacted my relationship with God.