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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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United States

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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

Parenting Principles

5/21/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss various principles to help parents raise kids that love Jesus.

Duration:00:30:13

Potluck? No! Potprovidence

5/14/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan continue with an installment of Practical Theology for Plain People on the providence of God. What does providence mean and how does it impact our daily lives?

Duration:00:31:33

Power in Prayer

5/7/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the importance of prayer for believers and offer resources and encouragement in order to help your prayer life.

Duration:00:34:27

Pulpit Politics

4/30/2019
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You should never talk about politics or religion, so in this week's episode, Jon and Ryan talk about them both! How should a pastor address the church in such a politically charged culture? Jon and Ryan offer some thoughts.

Duration:00:34:41

Won't You Come?

4/23/2019
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In this episode, Jon and Ryan discuss the pastor and invitations. Are invitations biblical? Should we do invitations? If so, how should we do them?

Duration:00:33:29

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

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