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This podcast helps to assist pastors and church members to grow in their love for the local church.

This podcast helps to assist pastors and church members to grow in their love for the local church.
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This podcast helps to assist pastors and church members to grow in their love for the local church.

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English


Episodes

Ann and Adoniram

4/16/2019
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In our latest episode of Theologians You Should Know, we talk about Ann and Adoniram Judson, missionaries to Burma.

Duration:00:29:18

Where's the Beef?

4/9/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the problem of sacred cows in the church today.

Duration:00:28:56

Ask Away I

4/2/2019
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It's finally here! Jon and Ryan answer your questions in our first Ask Away episode!

Duration:00:34:13

Heroes of the Imperfect Church

3/26/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan begin a series that highlights the unknown heroes of the imperfect church. Our first hero is Tammie Worsham and the guys interview her about God's faithfulness and what it means to love the church.

Duration:00:33:11

Blessed Be the Tie

3/19/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss unity in the church. How do different people love and serve together without strife? Can every one be as gracious as Ryan when dealing with Jon? Everybody has a Jon in their life, how do you love them?

Duration:00:32:12

Ask Away Promo

3/13/2019
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We're gearing up for a special Ask Away episode where the spot light is on our dear listeners. Just enter you question by following this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlBoWp9OrU8DiaFDcorVgA_xfhkcJ1Wf4udN7b-8k7FRp4eQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Duration:00:01:54

Sermon Check-Up

3/12/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss some questions preachers should ask themselves before and after their sermons.

Duration:00:31:14

The Pastor and Exegesis

3/5/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the pastor and the task of exegesis. How do we interpret the text? What is involved in the process of exegesis? What does exegesis even mean and does it have anything to do with getting extra Jesus? Find out now! Books Mentioned: Conscience by Andrew Naselli The Bruised Reed by Richard Baxter Towards an Exegetical Theology by Walter Kaiser The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism by Carl F. H. Henry Alice in Wonderland by Lewis...

Duration:00:32:45

Ask Jason Webb

2/26/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan are joined by Jason Webb, pastor of Ingram Baptist Church in Baldwyn, Ms. The guys talk about mentoring and ministry hacks among other things

Duration:00:25:34

Listen Up!

2/18/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan talk about some helpful ways to listen to a sermon. Books Mentioned: The Baptist by Tom Nettles https://www.amazon.com/Baptists-Beginnings-Britain-Vol/dp/1857929950/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1550516906&sr=8-4&keywords=the+baptist+tom+nettles The Bruised Reed by Richard Sibbes https://www.amazon.com/Bruised-Reed-Puritan-Paperbacks/dp/0851517404/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1550516955&sr=8-1&keywords=richard+sibbes

Duration:00:29:29

The Worth, Warnings, and Woes of Social Media

2/12/2019
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In this week's episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the pastor and social media. How should we utilize this means of communication? What are the worth, warnings, and woes when using social media? We gon' talk about them here. Special Valentines' Day Poem for our committed listeners: Shall I compare our podcast to a summer's day? No, our podcast is not that fun. Shall I compare our listeners to the days of May? Yes, we only have about thirty-one. Yet, in pity you listen like it's your...

Duration:00:31:50

Charles Octavius Boothe

2/5/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan honor Black History Month by talking about a theologian you need to know: Charles Octavius Boothe. We talk about his life and legacy and then discuss why we need to study from teachers outside our culture. Much of the biographical information for Boothe comes from Walter Strickland. Books Mentioned: Plain Theology for Plain People by Charles Octavius...

Duration:00:28:53

The Pastor in Transition

1/29/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan are joined by Dr. Brandon Powell to discuss when and how a pastor should leave a church and how to lead in the first 90 days. Books mentioned: The King and his Beauty by Thomas Schreiner https://www.amazon.com/King-His-Beauty-Biblical-Testaments/dp/0801039398/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1548703793&sr=1-1&keywords=the+king+and+his+beauty Beyond the First Visit by Gary...

Duration:00:30:30

Kids Bop 2019

1/23/2019
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In this belated episode, Jon and Ryan are joined by Mark Williams to discuss children's ministry. Sorry about the weird ending. Our tech wasn't working with us.

Duration:00:32:39

The Attributes of God Part 2

1/15/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan continue discussing the attributes of God, specifically God's communicable attributes. These attributes are characterized in four groups: the spirituality of God, the intellect of God, the morality of God, and the sovereignty of God. Books mentioned: Canoeing the Mountains by Tod Bolsinger Henry VI Part I by Williams Shakespeare Essential Evangelicalism by Matthew Hall and Owen Strachan

Duration:00:31:15

The Attributes of God Part 1

1/9/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the incommunicable attributes of God in the latest installment of Practical Theology for Plain People. Books Mentioned: Decade of Dysfunction by Mark Nagi Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare True Community by Jerry Bridges Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance

Duration:00:30:16

Take A Cup of Kindness Yet

1/1/2019
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Jon and Ryan ring in the New Year by recalling some of their favorite books from 2018 and discussing goals for 2019. Like, rate, and review our podcast, and be on the lookout for our book giveaways on social media!

Duration:00:30:07

Saint Nicholas: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

12/24/2018
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In this special holiday themed episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the real Saint Nicholas of Myra. This continues our series Theologians You Should Know. Something went weird with the audio and Jon sounds like he's in a bubble. We're really sorry about that. Can you forgive us? Books Mentioned: The Saint Who Would be Santa Claus by Adam English: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Who-Would-Santa-Claus/dp/1602586349/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1545577205&sr=8-1&keywords=The+saint+who+would+be+santa+claus

Duration:00:32:22

Veiled in Flesh: The Incarnation

12/18/2018
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan continue their Practical Theology for Plain People series with a look at the incarnation. How can God become man? What does this mean when it comes to practical ministry? Find out on today's episode. Don't forget to leave us a review!

Duration:00:30:43

All About Christmas Hymns

12/11/2018
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan talk about their favorite Christmas hymns. They also limit themselves to just a few Christmas Shoes jokes. Book Mentioned: Holy Sexuality by Christopher Yuan https://www.amazon.com/Holy-Sexuality-Gospel-Desire-Relationships/dp/0735290911/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1544493253&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=holy+sexuality&psc=1

Duration:00:28:28