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Taking up the sword of Christian theology and the shield of classic apologetics.

Taking up the sword of Christian theology and the shield of classic apologetics.
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Taking up the sword of Christian theology and the shield of classic apologetics.

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(6.15.18) Flashback Edition: "From Cambodia to the United States, Part 1" (w. Siv Ashley) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/15/2018
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On this special flashback edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast, we go back to an interview originally aired in 2014 with Siv Ashley. Siv Ashley is a survivor of the concentration camps in Cambodia. Siv accepted Jesus Christ (called Joo-Soo in Cambodian) at a young age. Siv speaks about her incredible journey of grace from the […]

Duration:00:30:59

(6.14.18) Message: "Securing a Seat in a Secular Society" (Acts 17:22-34) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/14/2018
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On this episode of the Bellator Christi Podcast, Brian Chilton discusses what needs to be in a person’s message as one shares the gospel to those who know very little about God, Jesus, or the Bible. Join us today as we delve into Paul’s message to the Athenians delivered at the Areopagus in Athens, Greece […]

Duration:00:45:21

(6.14.18) Message: "Making of the Beautiful" by Jason Kline (James 1:1-18) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/14/2018
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In this episode of the Bellator Christi Podcast, Jason Kline delivers the message “Making of the Beautiful” from James 1:1-18 at Huntsville Baptist Church in Yadkinville, North Carolina. Be sure to listen to what is a tremendous message on suffering and how God is about to make something beautiful out of our lives. Jason […]

Duration:00:51:38

(6.18.18) Message: "Sing a Joyful Song" (Acts 16:1-40) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/8/2018
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On this edition of the podcast, Brian Chilton discusses how the Christian can be joyful in all circumstances that come their way both good and bad. We will be in Acts 16:1-40 if you would like to follow along in your Bible. Sing a Joyful Song Acts 16:1-40 Sing a joyful song with all FIDELITY […]

Duration:00:38:00

(6.8.18) Message: "Bringing God Glorification through Saintly Unification, Part 2" (Acts 15:36-41) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/8/2018
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On this edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast, Brian Chilton preaches the second part to a two-part series entitled “Bringing God Glorification through Saintly Unification.” The message comes from Acts 15:36-41. Bringing God Glorification Through Saintly Unification (Part 2): Ministering Through Irreconcilable Differences Acts 15:36-41 Reasons for Irreconcilable Differences (15:36-38). Executional Differences (15:36-37). Emotional Differences […]

Duration:00:27:58

(6.8.18) Sharing Jesus with the Cults (w. Jason Oakes) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

6/8/2018
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How do believers engage with individuals associated with cults? How does one determine if one is involved in a cult? What are the signs? On this final episode of the 2017-2018 season of the Bellator Christi Podcast, we are joined by Jason Oakes, the senior pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Roundup, Montana and former […]

Duration:01:08:40

(5.25.18) The Morals of the Story: Part 2 (w. Drs. David and Marybeth Baggett) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/25/2018
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In this second of a two-part series, we discuss moral apologetics with Drs. David and Marybeth Baggett, professors at Liberty University and authors of the book The Morals of the Story: Good News about a Good God. This podcast will conclude our conversation as we discuss the following: -Marybeth’s description on how literary examples fit within the […]

Duration:00:51:00

(5.25.18) The Morals of the Story: Part 1 (w. Drs. David and Marybeth Baggett) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/25/2018
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In this first of our two-part podcast, we discuss moral apologetics with Drs. David and Marybeth Baggett, professors at Liberty University and authors of the book The Morals of the Story: Good News about a Good God. On this episode, we discuss the following: -David and Marybeth’s testimony; -the definition of moral apologetics and the basic […]

Duration:00:56:15

(5.18.18) 5 Questions About Molinism - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/18/2018
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On this edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast, Brian Chilton answers five questions he is frequently asked about the Molinist theological system. The questions include: What is Molinism? (Who is Luis de Molina? What is the ROSES acronym? What are the three moments of God’s knowledge?) Does a Molinist have to believe in possible worlds? (Description of the […]

Duration:00:50:56

(5.17.18) Flashback Edition: Election from the Perspective of Second Temple Judaism (w. Dr. Chad Thornhill) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/17/2018
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On this flashback edition of The Bellator Christi Podcast, we look back to an interview originally aired on Blog Talk Radio. We are joined by Dr. Chad Thornhill as he discusses election from the perspective of Second Temple Judaism as found in his book The Chosen People: Election, Paul, and Second Temple Judaism. About the Guest Chad Thornhill […]

Duration:00:33:14

(5.10.18) Message: "Bringing God Glorification through Saintly Unification" (Acts 15:1-35) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/10/2018
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By: Brian G. Chilton | May 10, 2018 In The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: Ethical and Missional Implications of the New Persective, edited by Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica, it was noted that God is most glorified when the church is most unified. But, how do we obtain unity when it seems that there […]

Duration:00:41:06

(5.4.18) Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels and Acts (w. Dr. Lydia McGrew) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/4/2018
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On this much anticipated edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Lydia McGrew. Dr. McGrew holds a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is an analytic philosopher. She is also the author of the book Hidden in Plain View: Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels and Acts. She is wife to Dr. Tim McGrew. Join […]

Duration:01:00:49

(5.4.18) Message: "4 Ministerial Dangers and How to Avoid Them" (Acts 14) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

5/4/2018
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5/4/2018 Today, we discuss four ministerial dangers that Paul and Barnabas faced on the final leg of their first missionary journey. The dangers they faced then are the same that we face now. Those dangers are: POISONING, PRIDE, PITY, and PRIVACY. Listen to this edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast to find out what these […]

Duration:00:43:42

(4.27.18) Responding to GQ's Biblical Dismissal - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/27/2018
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4/27/2018 GQ magazine’s editors recently published an article which readers were advised to keep from reading twenty books in favor of others. The article can be read in its entirety at https://www.gq.com/story/21-books-you-dont-have-to-read. Strangely, the list included classics like Catcher in the Rye, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and even the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The most controversial inclusion was the 12th entry, […]

Duration:00:58:08

(4.23.2018) Navigating the Waters of Why Bad Things Happen to Good People - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/23/2018
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By: Brian G. Chilton | April 23, 2018 One question has plagued people, especially believers, for millennia: Why do bad things happen to good people; especially those who have trusted God? This question has been around since before the time of Christ. This question has especially hit hard in our community. We lost a young [...]

Duration:00:47:58

(4.15.18) 30 Days to Jeremiah and Lamentations w. Dr. Gary Yates (Full) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/15/2018
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Note: Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the previous podcast with Dr. Gary Yates was cut short. This version of the podcast features the full interview and advertisements at the end of the show. I apologize to our listeners and to Dr. Gary Yates for the glitch on the previous show. The OT prophets hold a [...]

Duration:01:01:36

(4.13.18) 30 Days to Jeremiah and Lamentation (w. Dr. Gary Yates) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/13/2018
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The OT prophets hold a great deal of relevance for NT Christians, perhaps none more than Jeremiah. How do we understand Jeremiah’s prophecy and what relevance does his text hold for us today? To answer that question, we are joined by Dr. Gary Yates, Professor of OT at Liberty University’s Rawling School of Divinity, as [...]

Duration:00:49:10

(4.9.18) Message: "Can I Be Sure That I'm Going to Heaven?" (1 Jn. 4:16-5:13) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/9/2018
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Over the past few messages, we have been discussing heaven. In this final message in the series, Pastor Brian asks if it is possible for a person to know that he or she is going to heaven. Do believers have assurance of salvation or are they in salvific limbo? Pastor Brian answers that question today [...]

Duration:00:53:36

(4.9.18) Message: "Messiah's New Living Kingdom" (Isa. 11:1-16) - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/9/2018
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Continuing the series titled “Heaven: Our Eternal Home,” Pastor Brian Chilton discusses the new living kingdom found in God’s new creation as led by the Messiah. Will animals exist in the new creation? What will the governmental rule be like? Find the answers to this and much more on this edition of the Bellator Christi Podcast. [...]

Duration:00:49:06

(4.7.18) 8 Ways God Speaks to Us and the Cautions Against Misusing His Voice - The Bellator Christi Podcast

4/6/2018
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Does God communicate with us today? Granted, we have to be careful with claiming to have heard a word from the Lord as we often interject our own beliefs as being from God. Such is a dangerous mindset and can lead to great problems. However, we must also caution against a notion that God no [...]

Duration:01:03:15