Recent controversy in the Evangelical community got us thinking about how the gospel speaks to issues of social justice. In this episode, we explore how some of the ideas from James K.A. Smith's "Awaiting the King" might challenge the way Christians respond to and engage with social justice.
After our recent conversations with James K.A. Smith, we received a number of questions from listeners. We decided to take some time in this episode and discuss more ideas from his book, "Awaiting the King."
We continue our conversation with Dr. James K.A. Smith - an author and philosophy professor at Calvin College. We discuss his book, "Awaiting the King," and the question he raises at the end of the book which he calls, "the Godfather problem."
In this week's episode, we are joined by Dr. James K.A. Smith - an author and philosophy professor at Calvin College. We discuss his book, *"Awaiting the King,"* which focuses on how the church should (and shouldn't) involve itself in political and social matters.
The Christian community seems to be having a moment with the Enneagram. But what exactly is it? In this week's episode, we dive into the Enneagram and discuss some of its positive and negative qualities and why we choose to use it as a tool here at Coram Deo.
Have you ever wondered how evangelicalism has gotten to where it is today? In this episode, Bob summarizes Iain Murray's book, "Revival & Revivalism," as we discuss the history of American evangelicalism.
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As our friend and colleague, Dr. Gary Nebeker, prepares to move to Arizona, we thought it would be fun to revisit one of our favorite episodes with him. In this episode, Dr. Nebeker joins us to explain what spiritual dryness is and how Christians should engage with it.
Over the years, the term "evangelism" has grown to have some negative stereotypes . But could it be time to reclaim it? In this episode, we discuss a recent article from Tony Merida called "Don't Overcomplicate Evangelism" and explore the idea of network evangelism.
Work is worship.
Work is community.
Work is love.
In this episode, we continue our conversation on Faith & Work with Pastor Justin Curtis and spend time discussing three core principles that can ground the integration of faith and work.
If you have spent any amount of time listening to our podcast you have probably heard us say "The gospel changes everything." But how does this apply to our work? What does it mean to work to the glory of God? This week on the podcast we are joined by Pastor Justin Curtis to talk about the integration of faith and work.
And now for something a little different! In this week's episode we thought it would be fun to take a break from some of the more serious topics and instead talk about some of our favorite things. Oh yeah, and Pastor Dusty sings.
A listener recently wrote in and asked what it looks to rest well. In this week's episode, we discuss why rest from work should be a regular rhythm and how to rest well.
The upcoming Revoice Conference has sparked a lot of debate within the Christian community about the use of terms such as "gay Christian." In this week's episode, we discuss why it matters, and how language reveals our underlying theological assumptions.
What does it mean to have healthy boundaries when it comes to your relationships? How can having boundaries help you flourish as a leader? On this episode, we are joined by Denise Nebeker to talk about boundaries and why we need them.
Continuing our conversation about Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning's book "The Rise of Victimhood Culture," we discuss the term "microagression." What is it? And how does the gospel challenge us to think critically about this idea?
In the book "The Rise of Victimhood Culture" authors and sociologists Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning suggest that there has been a shift in the moral culture of America. In this episode, we discuss their ideas and the implications of this cultural change.
The concept "See One, Do One, Teach One" is most often used within the medical community. But how can it be helpful when it comes to discipleship? In this week's episode, we conclude our conversations on discipleship with special guest and Deacon of Women's Discipleship at Coram Deo, Lindsey Kaiser.
Are you tired of hearing us talk about discipleship yet? No? Great! In this week's episode, we discuss three phases of discipleship from Ronald Rolheiser's book “Sacred Fire.”
In this episode, we revisit our conversation with special guest Scotty Smith from May 2015.