Episode 125 – Clearing Up Coronavirus Confusion

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In this special episode we’re tackling the coronavirus. Our guest is Dr. Gordon Lin, an ER doctor in Rockford, IL. We want to take this seriously as we love our neighbor and not hysterically as we have not been given a spirit of fear. Listen in for a serious theological and medical discussion with just a touch of humor.

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What To Do if You Are Sick by the CDC
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic by the WHO
EM:RAP Live: COVID-19 Update

Episode 124 – Unquestioned Answers, Part 1

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This week we begin a series based on the new book, Unquestioned Answers by Jeff Meyers. The book explores many of those questions Christians often ponder but never feel comfortable asking. In the next few weeks we will tackle ten different cliches that serve to suppress any thought or discussion and only provides surface level simplicity that helps no one.

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Unquestioned Answers: Rethinking Ten Christian Clichés to Rediscover Biblical Truths by Dr. Jeff Myers
Understanding the Times: A Survey of Competing Worldviews by Dr. Jeff Myers and Dr. David A. Noebel

Episode 123 – What is A Healthy Church Member?

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For this week’s podcast I blow off the dust of an interview I conducted years ago with Thabiti Anyabwile about his book What is A Healthy Church Member? While the audio quality isn’t the greatest, the content is well worth your time (and maybe your strain). We first talk about Thabiti’s salvation testimony and then get into topics such as a Biblical case for membership, church discipline, how to listen to a sermon, what part theology should play in the lives of the average person in the pew, and what the gospel really is all about. Thabiti Anyabwile is a church planter in Washington DC (has been Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Grand Cayman Islands) and a Council member with The Gospel Coalition.

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Recommended Resources:

What is A Healthy Church Member? by Thabiti Anyabwile
Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons by Thabiti Anyabwile
The Pure Church Blog
Thabiti on Twitter
Community Strong Family Conference

Episode 121 – Room for Doubt, Part 2

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Welcome to part two of our conversation with Dr. Richard Knopp and Dr. Zach Breitenbach on the campus of Lincoln Christian University. We’re chatting about their new apologetic program, Room for Doubt. The conversation was going so great we just let the recording run as we kept on going well beyond our normal episode time frame. So, sit back and enjoy this fun but meaningful conversation.

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Room For Doubt

Episode 120 – Room for Doubt, Part 1

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The Basic Bible Podcast is back after a long hiatus! This is a two-part episode as Ray Jewell and I are back on the campus of Lincoln Christian University. This time we are there to explore the Room For Doubt apologetic program. Joining us are the creators of the program, Dr. Richard Knopp and Dr. Zach Breitenbach. In this first installment we talk about doubt in general and explain how this program addresses just that.

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Room For Doubt

 

Episode 119 – Bonus Episode – Gospel Partnership

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Welcome back to the podcast! Due to some serious health issues and lots of other things, I have been unable to post a new episode in quite some time. But, here’s a quick bonus episode to let you know we’re still alive and hopefully this will help get you through while we’re on a temporary hiatus till things calm down. This is a quick interview I conducted with H.B. Charles, pastor of the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, fellow podcaster, and host of the annual Cutting it Straight Conference.

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Recommended Resources:

On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching by H.B. Charles Jr
On Preaching Podcast
Cutting it Straight Conference

Episode 115 – Perfect Justice, Shocking Mercy

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Joining Ray and I is Pastor Doug Stewart, the Assistant Pastor at Lifeway Baptist Church and the author of the new book, Amos: Perfect Justice, Shocking Mercy. You are going to want to tune in to hear about this great resource. The book is a Bible study through one of the rarely looked at Minor Prophets. You will find this to edifying and helpful in not just your youth group but you adult small group as well. I highly recommend it so listen to learn more!

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Amos: Perfect Justice, Shocking Mercy by Doug Stewart
Glow Publications

Episode 114 – Misused Bible Verses, Part 7

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In this last episode in our series on misused Bible verses, Ray Jewell and I cover subjects such as guarding your heart, lifting up the name of Jesus and what it means to have a vision.

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Recommended Resources:

The Most Misused Verses in the Bible: Surprising Ways God’s Word Is Misunderstood by Eric J. Bargerhuff
Exalting Jesus in Proverbs (Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary) by Jonathan Akin
Proverbs (Holman Old Testament Commentary) by Max Anders