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Episode 25: The One About How To Read

6/19/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! That means the pastors are back with a fresh pod. This week, Jon and Joe talk about how to read and give some advice for how to get more out of your reading. This week: - Joe and Jon's different approach to reading and reading habits - Different kinds of reading - The value of reading broadly - The importance of being discerning and selective in your reading - How to get started if you aren't an experienced reader - How to get entered to win a book! Next week we talk...

Duration:00:47:37

Episode 24: The One About Christians Reading

6/11/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! This week the pastors begin to answer a question from a listener about reading. In this episode: - What is the benefit of reading? - Why should people, Christians in particular read? - Is there a theological reason we should read? Next week we talk about tips for reading more effectively. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email:...

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 23: The One About Christian Hedonism

6/4/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! That means the pastors are back with a fresh pod and this week we talk about Christian Hedonism. We unpack how God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him and how that has played out in our lives and impacted our relationship with God. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website:...

Duration:00:51:06

Episode 22: The One With The Meaningful Devotions

5/28/2018
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The pastors are back this week to talk about devotions. Sometimes we will do some kind of devotion because we think it's important but don't have a goal or aim in doing them. This can lead to frustration. This week: - Resurrection Coffee Co. has a new coffee - What are devotions? - How do each of the pastors do devotions? - What is the aim in devotions? - Tips for having meaningful devotions Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or...

Duration:00:46:07

Episode 21: The One About Identity In Christ

5/21/2018
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This week the pastors talk about identity and how our identity in Christ is important to us as Christians. This week: - It's summer and it's hot - Graduations - Where we tend to find our identity - How the gospel changes our identity - How to remind yourself of who you are in Christ Next week we talk about meaningful devotions Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email:...

Duration:00:52:34

Episode 20: The One About Church Health

5/14/2018
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This week the pastors talk church health. All around the country, churches struggle and are closing. Whether you are a pastor, a church member, or looking for a church, we hope this episode is helpful. On the show this week: - We have a special intro - Joe moved and is destroying his house - 9 marks of a healthy church - Healthy church from a member participation standpoint Resources: 9 Marks of a Healthy Church: https://amzn.to/2IIzw4C What Is A Healthy Church: https://amzn.to/2rJOSfp...

Duration:00:47:10

Episode 19: The One With All The Expository Singing

5/7/2018
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This week the pastors are joined by Jeramy Fowler and record in Jon's back yard. They tackle the topic of expository listening. In this episode: - We get a website facelift - How music works in worship - How music works with affection - Jon cried... once - Every believer has a role in corporate singing - Barriers to singing - How songs teach - We are interrupted by a train We are sponsored by Resurrection Coffee Co. Get some at resurrectioncoffeeco.com Next Tuesday we talk about church...

Duration:00:50:13

Episode 18: The One About Expository Listening

4/30/2018
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This week the pastors discuss expository listening. This may be the best episode yet. In this episode: - We get a big time endorsement... kind of... - We try Resurrection Coffee Co for the first time - We give Joshua Treat some treats - Expository listening before, during and after the sermon - Jon and Joe have a fight - We want to publish your writing - Stay tuned at the end for an interview with Dave from Resurrection Coffee Co. www.resurrectioncoffeeco.com - Go buy some... seriously....

Duration:00:48:10

Episode 17: The One About Bad Calvinists

4/24/2018
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This week the pastors sit down with a special guest and talk about bad calvinists. In this episode: - Weaknesses that make bad calvinists - Don't be a rage or cage calvinist... be a sage - How we need to apply our theology to ourselves in how we interact with others - We give away a CSB Spurgeon Study Bible and The Legacy of Faith Library Next Tuesday we talk about "expository listening" and how you can get more out of the sermon on Sundays. INFO COMMENTS Religion, #charles, #discussions,...

Duration:00:52:45

Episode 16: The One About T4G

4/17/2018
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The pastors are back from Together for the Gospel and have a conversation about what they took away from the conference. In this episode: - General takeaways - Ligon Duncan distinguishes misunderstandings of legalists and antinomians - HB Charles Jr clarifies the message of the church - John MacArthur calls pastors to form Christ in people - John Piper and the basic distinction between a believer and unbeliever - Bob Kauflin helps us think through worship - We announce the winner of the...

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 15: The One About Gospel Application (Part 3)

4/10/2018
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This week the pastors are headed to Louisville, Ky for the Together For The Gospel conference. Subscribe for bonus content and some announcements about special T4G giveaways. In this episode: - The pastors might be dead by now - We talk about a clip by Tim Keller - We discuss the two major pitfalls of gospel application New episodes every Tuesday! Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com...

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 14: The One About Pride

4/3/2018
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The pastors are taking a week off from recording so in this episode they are joined again by Donnie Halbgewachs from 1st Baptist Church in Dannebrog Nebraska to discuss the issue of pride and thanksgiving. In this episode: - Jon gets a new (to him) truck and Joe sold his house - Donnie and the pastors talk about the issue of pride and thanksgiving in a Christian's ministry - Donnie gives 4 red flags that pride might be a problem Next Tuesday we will wrap up on our gospel application series...

Duration:00:42:06

Episode 13: The One About Gospel Application (Part 2)

3/27/2018
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The pastors continue the discussion on gospel application this week and talk about the motives for obedience, how to apply the gospel, and how our identity impacts how we live. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website: pastordiscussions.com Facebook: http://bit.ly/2CUnPSj Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealPDPodcast Instagram: http://bit.ly/2mkCpLv YouTube: http://bit.ly/2m7YIUN Listen to...

Duration:00:48:44

Episode 12: The One About Gospel Application (Part 1)

3/20/2018
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This week the pastors start part 1 of a discussion on the importance of applying the gospel as believers and how we do that. In this episode: - We go to a Middle School play - Why the gospel is important for us beyond salvation - How the gospel awakens affections necessary to live differently - Join us next week for part 2 Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website: pastordiscussions.com...

Duration:00:35:14

Episode 11: The One With The B.A.R.

3/13/2018
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The pastors are joined this week by Dawain Atkinson from The B.A.R. Podcast to talk about his life, conversion and ministry. Amanda also stepped in for the intro. In this episode: - We try a more low key introduction - Amanda tells us about dinner with Joe and his family - We explain why Amanda's nickname is Gramanda - Dawain shares how he came to faith - Issues in the church that are rarely addressed - Info on The B.A.R. Podcast... check it out! Please take a second and rate/leave...

Duration:00:40:08

Episode 10: The One About Dealing With Sin

3/6/2018
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This week, Jon sat down with Joe Marino who pastors The Well Church in Hastings Nebraska to talk about sin. On this episode: - We nail a perfect intro - The struggle of difficult texts to preach - Dealing with the root of sin and not just the fruit - How sin reveals things we don't believe about God or lies we do believe about God - How this relates to parenting - How this has played out in our own lives - We have a Facebook group! Book resources for this episode: - Gospel Fluency...

Duration:00:52:26

Episode 9: The One About Christian Civility

2/27/2018
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This weeks episode is a bit longer so we can tackle an important topic. In this episode, the pastors: - Mess up the intro... again - Talk about their aversion to yogurt - Talk about civility in the culture and how we interact with those we disagree with - Discuss how that cultural mentality has worked into the church - Discuss how this plays out on social media and across generations - Read comments you left on social media about this topic - Suggestions for how to engage with civility and...

Duration:01:04:20

Episode 7: The One About Mormonism

2/20/2018
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This week the pastors talk about Mormonism. In this episode: - Jon and Joe went "live" on Facebook - Jon shares his experience coming out of Mormonism - How Mormonism is different from Christianity - Tips for engaging with Mormon friends you might have Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website: pastordiscussions.com Facebook: http://bit.ly/2CUnPSj Twitter:...

Duration:00:39:51

Bonus Episode: Facebook Live Family Discipleship

2/20/2018
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The pastors and Amanda go live on Facebook to talk family discipleship with you. Email us at pastordiscussions@gmail.com to let us know more topics you would like us to interact with you on using Facebook live. Take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Facebook: http://bit.ly/2CUnPSj Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealPDPodcast Instagram: http://bit.ly/2mkCpLv YouTube: http://bit.ly/2m7YIUN Listen to us on: iTunes: https://apple.co/2lKiHZr...

Duration:00:47:13

Episode 7: The One About Deacons

2/13/2018
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This week, the pastors talk about: - Their sick bowling skills - The role of deacons with special guest Steve Becker - How Jon benefited from his friendship with the Beckers - Winners of more free stuff If you like what you hear, share with your friends and take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780. Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website: pastordiscussions.com. Let us know what you want us to talk about. Facebook:...

Duration:00:38:37