If we aren’t careful, we fall prey to seeing the gospel as the start of our Christian journey, but not realize that to the New Testament authors, the gospel is also the ongoing way that we learn how to live like Jesus. It is the story of what Jesus did, … Read More
What about the pagan origins of Christmas? Or Santa Claus and heavy commercialization? Drew and Elijah discuss some of these common objections, talk about their past experience with the holiday, and give some pointers on how to make Christmas a meaningful, spiritually rich holiday. Find the YouTube version here.
In this first live-audience podcast episode, Paul and Elijah consider the church’s relationship to Israel. In light of the current conflict, it is crucial to understand how we are to think about the modern Jewish state. They argue that we should not be looking to the modern geopolitical nation of … Read More
Heaven is what modern Christians tend to think about, but resurrection is what the apostles thought about. If creation was good, created by God, then the necessity of re-creation follows! Paul and Elijah do a dive into Scripture and early Christian thought to understand what the orthodox Christian hope is … Read More
Our modern Christian concept of our ultimate hope is of floating up to a disembodied sky heaven. The Christian Hope is of Jesus reigning as king on earth, and heaven reunited to earth. How did we get off-track? Paul and Elijah argue that dualism, gnostic thought, and misguided interpretation of … Read More
Ever gotten stuck on a Proverb that you didn’t understand? Or heard questionable advice on wealth-making from an obscure proverb? Or perhaps puzzled (or felt guilty) over why life doesn’t always turn out the way Proverbs seems to indicate it should? Paul and Elijah talk genre, interpretation, and application of … Read More
Drew and Elijah continue their discussion on some of the fallout with teachings from Gothard and IBLP. In this podcast, they talk about the tendency in some settings to view submission to authority as a formula for success. Godly authorities are a necessary part of every Christians life, but what … Read More
Have you ever felt guilty about enjoying an innocent activity? On the heels of Drew’s recent post on Jinger’s recent book, Becoming Free Indeed, Drew and Elijah discuss a specific example from the book about her oversensitivity as a child. Jinger often felt guilty playing broom ball with her family, because she … Read More