170 episodes of New Persuasive Words since the first episode, which aired on August 7, 2015.
Episode 190: Does The Virgin Birth Make Sense, part 2
December 20th, 2017 | 31 mins 4 secs
In the last episode we wanted to talk about whether or not the Virgin Birth still makes sense for modern Christians. We initially wanted to tackle three issues: (1) the biblical witness, (2) the theological truth and (3) the existential significance. We only got to part 1 in the last episode. We hit part 2 and 3 in this one. Merry Christmas.
Episode 189: Does The Virgin Birth Make Sense, part 1
December 19th, 2017 | 44 mins 40 secs
In this episode we think about whether or not the Virgin Birth still makes sense for modern Christians. We initially wanted to tackle three issues: (1) the biblical witness, (2) the theological truth and (3) the existential significance. We only got to part 1. Our endeavor is parts 2 and 3 before Christmas Eve.
Episode 188: Reflecting on The Legacy of R.C. Sproul
December 16th, 2017 | 32 mins 1 sec
We are joined on a "Friday Night Lights" episode by Greg Strawbridge. Greg is the pastor of All Saints Church in Lancaster, PA.
Episode 187: What Does Roy Moore's Defeat Mean For America and Its Christians?
December 13th, 2017 | 49 mins 53 secs
In this episode, recorded the day after the special Senate election in Alabama to fill Jeff Sessions' seat, we talk about the signficance of Roy Moore's defeat for American public life.
Episode 186: From Ideology To Tribalism?
December 9th, 2017 | 31 mins 44 secs
In this episode we consider whether tribalism is a more decisive force in our culture than ideology.
Episode 185: Theology In Outline, Part 6: Advent and Eschatology
December 8th, 2017 | 34 mins 16 secs
We continue our revisiting of the Reformation, commemorating its 500th anniversary, through a comparison of brief works of Robert Jenson and Brian Gerrish. In this episode, recorded during the beginning of Advent, we talk about the end of all things and Christian hope.
Episode 184: Friday Night Lights...Robin Hood, Taxes, Kickers and Punters
December 2nd, 2017 | 39 mins 26 secs
In this episode, a Friday Night Lights edition, we talk about current events. We hit on taxes, field listener questions from Facebook live and even talk about football.
Episode 183: Revolution and Reform
December 2nd, 2017 | 30 mins 44 secs
In this episode we talk about the 13th century, a century G.K. Chesterton claimed was great because it was one of reform without revolution.
Episode 182: Escaping Roy Moore's Evangelicalism
November 22nd, 2017 | 38 mins 16 secs
In this episode of the podcast we discuss a recent New York Times piece by UNC historian Molly Worthen.