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Robert Jones- Contentment that Lasts

9/16/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave Jenkins and Dr. Robert Jones talk about how the sufficiency of Christ helps Christians learn contentment, how contentment helps Christians across the seasons of their lives. and how the Church can help Christians learn contentment, along with his booklet, Contentment that Lasts (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Where true contentment for the Christian life begins. How the Church can help Christians learn contentment. How Christians can...

Duration:00:30:31

Dave Jenkins– Help and Hope for Those Facing Depression

9/11/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Joey Tomlinson interviews Dave Jenkins about his background dealing with anxiety and depression, how his wife helps him deal with anxiety and depression, and healthy God-centered help for coping with anxiety and depression, along with the place of open and honest communication and friendship, and the local church for those struggling with depression. What you’ll hear in this episode A bit of Dave’s story with depression and anxiety. How Dave’s wife...

Duration:00:27:21

Patrick Schreiner- Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus

9/9/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave Jenkins and Patrick Schreiner talk about the early churches use of Matthew’s Gospel in discipleship, Jesus in the wilderness and spiritual warfare, and advice for pastors and Bible teachers teaching through Matthew, along with his book, Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus (Baker Academic, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Advice for Christians reading and studying the Gospel of Matthew Advice for Pastors...

Duration:00:43:17

Emily Jensen– Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments

9/5/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave Jenkins and Emily Jensen talk about the ministry of Risen Motherhood, helping single and married women discover and learn gospel centrality, along with her book with Laura Wifler, Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments (Harvest House, 2019) What you’ll hear in this episode The ministry of Risen Motherhood, how it began, and how women are being helped through this ministry. Some of the most significant issues facing single mothers and...

Duration:00:48:03

Michael Haykin- The Bible and Friendship in the Life of Samuel Pearce

9/2/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave Jenkins and Dr. Michael Haykin talk about the life and ministry of Samuel Pearce, how friendship affected his ministry, and how the Bible shaped him personally and his ministry, along with his book with Jerry Slate, Loving God and Neighbor with Samuel Pearce (Lexham Press, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode What the Andrew Fuller center is about and what they aim to do. A brief overview of Samuel Pearce life and ministry. What contributions Samuel...

Duration:00:33:17

John Frame: Biblical Worldview, Philosophy, and the Christian

8/26/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. John Frame have a wide-ranging conversation about why Christians should read and study philosophy, free will, the problem of evil, making good arguments, and his book, We Are All Philosophers: A Christian Introduction to Seven Fundamental Questions (Lexham Press, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Why Christians should read and study philosophy. How philosophy relates to theology. What Christian philosophers Dr. Frame has...

Duration:00:40:59

Tim Keesee– Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance

8/19/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Tim Keesee have a great conversation about the state of persecution around the world, praying for our persecuted brothers and sisters, the importance of reading Christian biographies, along with his book, A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel's Global Advance (Crossway, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Why Christians should be interested in Christian heroes from the past. The importance of reading Christian biographies...

Duration:00:21:49

Iain M. Duguid- The Gospel, Spiritual Warfare, and the Christian Life

8/12/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Ian Duguid have a wide-ranging conversation about the grace of God and spiritual warfare, the place of the Word of God in spiritual warfare, along with his book, The Whole Armor of God: How Christ's Victory Strengthens Us for Spiritual Warfare (Crossway, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode The Old Testament background for what Paul says in Ephesians 6 about spiritual warfare. The Lord as a Warrior and King who helps His people with...

Duration:00:27:45

Glenna Marshall- The Promise is His Presence: Why God Is Always Enough

8/5/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Glenna Marshall have a great conversation about the goodness of God, lament, suffering, reading and studying the Bible, church hurt, loving the Church, and her new book, The Promise is His Presence: Why God Is Always Enough (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode How learning to follow Jesus doesn’t protect Christians from suffering but leads them in the path of suffering. What it is that what we often lack becomes the object of...

Duration:00:44:25

Thomas Kidd- American History, Volume 1 and 2

7/29/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Thomas Kidd have a wide-ranging conversation about why Christians should study American history, voting and character, the founders of America, the Supreme Court, and his books, American History, Volume 1 and 2 (B&H, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Why should American Christians study American history. A significant turning point in the history of America that pointed people away from Christianity and why. What is Dr....

Duration:00:43:33

Charles Wingard- Help for New Pastors for Their First Years of Ministry

7/25/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Charles Wingard have a wide-ranging discussion about ministry leaders growing in grace themselves, serving others in their local churches, and equipping the people of God for ministry, along with his book, Help for the New Pastors: Practical Advice for Your First Year of Ministry (P&R, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode Advice to men sensing a call to ministry and who have had some confirmation of a call to ministry from their...

Duration:00:52:13

Mark Vroegop- The Place and Practice of Lament in the Christian Life

7/22/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Mark Vroegop have a wide-ranging conversation about learning to lament, the place and practice of lament in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament (Crossway, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode The importance of lament for the Christian life. What lament looks like in practice. Times to practice lament and times not to practice lament. What it looks like to...

Duration:00:30:06

Christina Fox- Sufficient Hope Gospel Meditations and Prayers for Moms

7/18/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Christina Fox discuss the sufficiency of Jesus, anxiety, and contentment in the Christian life, preaching the gospel to ourselves, supporting mothers in the local church, and her book, Sufficient Hope Gospel Meditations, and Prayers for Moms (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode How the gospel relates to all of our lives as Christians. What mommy guilt means. Advice to new mom’s as they navigate the first few years of their new...

Duration:00:21:51

Robert Cara- The Doctrine of Justification for Christian Life and Ministry

7/15/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Robert Cara have a wide-ranging discussion on justification from the Bible and church history, and how justification relates to the Christian life and ministry, along with The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands Or Falls: Justification in Biblical, Theological, Historical, and Pastoral Perspective edited by Dr. Matthew Barrett (Crossway, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode What justification is. How important it is for Christians to...

Duration:00:45:40

Darryl Dash–Gospel Habits for the Christian Life in the Local Church

7/8/2019
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On Today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Darryl Dash discuss the local church’s role in helping the people of God grow, Christian’s developing habits that will help them grow in grace, along with his book, How to Grow: Applying the Gospel to All of Your Life (Moody, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode How do Christians discover where they are at on the path to maturity in Christ. How to prepare for the worship service during the week. Some of the most common...

Duration:00:34:47

Costi Hinn- The Dangers of the Prosperity Gospel and What To Do About It

7/3/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Costi Hinn discuss his personal involvement in the prosperity gospel, the history of the prosperity gospel, and how to respond to it and warn people about it, along with his new book, God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel: How Truth Overwhelms a Life Built on Lies (Zondervan, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode What precisely the prosperity gospel is. The history of the prosperity gospel and how it came into being. Why warning...

Duration:00:27:23

Kevin Vanhoozer- Hearers and Doers: A Pastor’s Guide to Making Disciples Through Scripture and Doctrine

7/1/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Kevin Vanhoozer discuss the biblical disciplined imagination, walking in a manner worthy of the calling we’ve received, the work of pastor-theologians, along with his book, Hearers and Doers: A Pastor's Guide to Making Disciples Through Scripture and Doctrine (Lexham Press, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode What the theological interpretation of Scripture is. How biblical and theological interpretation are both similar and...

Duration:00:35:11

Zach Schlegel– Fearing Others: Putting God First

6/27/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Zach Schlegel discuss the fear of God and the fear of man, using social media, growing in grace, and the local church, along with his book, Fearing Others: Putting God First (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode What the fear of God is. What the fear of man is. How Christians begin to identify the fear of man in their own lives. How relying more on the Lord helps free Christians to work hard, do their best, and trust God with...

Duration:00:35:57

Matt Smethurst—Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures For Approach God’s Word

6/20/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Matt Smethurst discuss how Christians should approach the Word of God to stoke worship and fuel their mission, what Word-centered friendship looks like, along with his book, Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures For Approach God’s Word (10ofThose, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode In what way prayerless Christianity is powerless Christianity. What John Piper means by the I-O-U-S method and how it prepares Christians to...

Duration:00:37:02

William Smith– Assurance: Resting in God’s Salvation

6/17/2019
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On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Bill Smith have a wide-ranging conversation on assurance and ministering to those dealing with doubt, guilt, shame, and condemnation, along with his book, Assurance: Resting in God's Salvation (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode In what way assurance is not a matter of information but a matter of trusting the character of the Lord. How Christians should deal with the enemies of our soul that are not only relentless but...

Duration:00:36:32