Why did Jesus have to die?April 6, 2021
To the everyday observer, having the leader of a religious movement get killed by the government should put a stop to the spread of that movement. But it wasn’t so with Jesus. Jesus’ death on the cross paved the way for his message to spread over the entire world, and in the end, be the ultimate hope for humanity. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What’s the deal with the Holy Spirit?April 13, 2021
Jesus raises from the dead, then has to leave. And this greatly concerns the disciples, but in comes the Holy Spirit. We kick off today’s episode talking about the importance of the Holy Spirit and the significance of the event of Pentecost. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to email@example.com.
What did Paul really say about…?April 23, 2021
Paul says a lot of difficult things in his writings to the various churches. When we come across these difficult passages, it can often be easier to dismiss them altogether, but then we run the risk of dismissing the bible completely. In today’s episode we put some context behind some of these difficult passages, and offer ways of dealing with and thinking about things in the bible we don’t agree with on the surface. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Going Deeper Q&A Session 3April 23, 2021
You asked, we answered. In this third Q&A session, we answer questions about obscure passages in the Gospel accounts, the order of the Gospels, and more! Get your questions included in the next Q&A session by submitting them to email@example.com
What did Paul really say about…? (continued)April 30, 2021
We dig further into the writings of Paul and his letters to the churches. What does Paul say about things like grace, the law, and condemnation? Paul walks a fine line and at times seems to contradict himself, but when we read a little more carefully, it’s finding the balance in our faith to know where our motives are as we live out our faith. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What does it take to start a church?May 7, 2021
The bible lays out the ideas behind starting what has become the global Church. There are things that are great about what the Church has become, and things that we maybe need to remember about the original purpose behind the institution of the Church. We discuss some of these things today, and steps we can take to make the church a more vibrant community of people following Christ. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to email@example.com.
The Struggle between Faith and WorksMay 19, 2021
Theologians have, for centuries, debated the value of faith versus works. In today’s episode we spend a bit of time hashing out the balance between faith and works and how they work together as we live out a transformed life in Jesus Christ. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“…And in the end…” The book of Revelation.May 19, 2021
The book of revelation is fascinating, encouraging, and troubling all at the same time. When we allow ourselves to read the book as apocalyptic poetry, we discover that God is revealing to us the eventual outcome of his plan that he laid out for us, his creation, from the very beginning. Do you have questions for us? Send an email to email@example.com.
An introduction to the book of JamesJune 16, 2021
In this episode of Going deeper we begin our conversation on the book of James. It’s one of the most quoted books of the new testament, but it’s also one of the most confusing and controversial. Allow us to shed a little light on it, or maybe even make you more confused.
Does God give me temptations and trials?June 25, 2021
In this episode Kyle and Becky discuss the issues brought up in Chapter 1 of the book of James, specifically the concepts of trials and temptations. If you have questions about this or any other episode of the podcast, drop us a comment or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faith, Works and AbrahamJune 30, 2021
In today’s episode we talk about the differences between Paul’s writing about Abraham and Isaac’s test, and the author of the book of James’ use of the Old Testament account. Leave us a comment or send us a question to email@example.com
A (not so quick) conversation about taming your tongue.July 7, 2021
In our conversation about Chapter 3, we talk about the heavy burden of being a leader in the church, and taming our tongues. Leave a comment or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.