New Testament professor Dr. Kara Lyons-Pardue joins us to talk about how we got this thing we call the Bible. Who got to decide what books were included (and excluded!)? What criteria matter? And how can we trust the Bible as a holy book?
We enter the book of the Covenant. What are these legal codes? Plus, how the people respond to God, why priests have to wear underwear, and a confrontation of slavery in the Scriptures.
Has our culture become too obsessed with alcohol? Might that be a sign of deeper problems? And how can historically teetoaling churches speak meaningfully to a culture fixated on self-medication?
What does it mean to covet? How is coveting tied to dissatisfaction, and why is this the capstone command? Plus: how humility and poverty are antidotes to this sin.
Kate Sanchez returns to help us investigate season 1 of THE EXORCIST TV show. How is the show as good as it is? We explore the characters, the themes and the scares.
Dr. Charles Christian joins us to discuss his new book on ethics in ministry. How can church leaders develop ethical thinking habits that aid us in those unpredictable times in ministry? Plus: a deep dive on the Billy Graham Rule