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The Podechesis Podcast

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Three young(ish) pastors tackle foundational questions about God, life, and why what Christians believe matters.

Three young(ish) pastors tackle foundational questions about God, life, and why what Christians believe matters.

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United States

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Three young(ish) pastors tackle foundational questions about God, life, and why what Christians believe matters.

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@podechesis

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English


Episodes

The Faith Once Delivered: Attributes of God: God’s Perfection, Necessity, and Simplicity

9/25/2022
In this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys continue their discussion of The Faith Once Delivered document published by the John Wesley Institute. They talk about God’s unchanging nature, his necessity, and his simplicity. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Google, YouTube, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Listen Notes, and Deezer. Questions? Send us an email or leave a...

Duration:00:40:01

The Faith Once Delivered: Attributes of God: Eternality and Immutability

9/18/2022
“Revelation is the unveiling and making known God’s redemptive purpose toward humanity.” -Thomas Oden In this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys continue their discussion of The Faith Once Delivered document published by the John Wesley Institute. They talk about God’s unchanging nature, his perfect love and goodness, and why God revealing himself matters. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Google, YouTube, Amazon...

Duration:00:40:17

The Faith Once Delivered: God--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

9/11/2022
In this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, Allen, Brett and Jim begin their journey through The Faith Once Delivered document published by the John Wesley Institute. They talk about the nature of God, the nature of humanity, and why what we believe about God matters. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Google, YouTube, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Listen Notes, and Deezer. Questions? Send us an email or leave a...

Duration:00:48:05

The Faith Once Delivered (Introduction) W/Dr. Ryan Danker

9/4/2022
In this introductory episode of the second season of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys are joined by Dr. Ryan Danker, Director of The John Wesley Institute, and talk about the document, “The Faith Once Delivered” that came out of a summit of over 50 Wesleyan scholars. This document will be the foundation of the Podechesis discussions throughout this season. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Google, YouTube, Amazon Music,...

Duration:00:59:15

On the Lord’s Prayer: The Doxology & Shorter Catechism Finale

7/17/2022
Why was this doxological ending added to the Lord’s Prayer? How does this last question bookend the Catechism? Why does the Lord’s Prayer matter? Why does catechism matter? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 107 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the concluding petition of the Lord’s Prayer. The guys also give their concluding thoughts to Wesley’s Revision the Shorter Catechism, what this project has meant to...

Duration:00:35:21

On The Lord’s Prayer: The Sixth Petition (Lead us not into temptation)

7/10/2022
What is temptation? Why should we ask Jesus not to lead us into temptation? How does God keep us from temptation? How does Jesus’ encounter with temptations model for us how we are to respond when we are tempted? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 106 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the sixth petition of the Lord’s Prayer (lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil). Listen and Subscribe to...

Duration:00:43:51

On The Lord’s Prayer: The Fifth Petition (Forgive our debts as we forgive our debtors)

7/5/2022
What does it mean to be forgiven? What does it mean to forgive? What are our “debts” and who are our “debtors?” How are we enabled to forgive others? Is our ability to forgive necessary for our own forgiveness? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 105 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer (forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors). Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on:...

Duration:00:37:17

On the Lord’s Prayer: The Fourth Petition (Give us this day our daily bread)

6/12/2022
What is our daily bread? What is a “competent” portion of good things? How do we enjoy God’s blessing with good things? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 103 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the fourth petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Give us this day our daily bread). Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Google, YouTube, Amazon Music,...

Duration:00:39:49

On the Lord’s Prayer: The Third Petition (Your will be don in earth, as it is in heaven)

6/5/2022
What is God’s will? What does it mean to respond to God’s will through our knowledge, obedience, and submission? How does Jesus model obedience to God’s will? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 103 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the third petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Your will be don in earth, as it is in heaven). Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify, Stitcher,...

Duration:00:46:43

On the Lord’s Prayer: The Second Petition (Your kingdom come)

5/29/2022
What is the Kingdom of God? What is the “kingdom of grace?” What does it mean to “hasten God’s kingdom?” On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 102 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the second petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Your kingdom come). They will discuss what God’s kingdom is and isn’t, what “satan’s kingdom” may be, and why the Kingdom of God matters. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a...

Duration:00:44:59

On the Lord’s Prayer: The First Petition (Hallowed be your name)

5/22/2022
What is holy about God’s name? What is God’s name? How do we glorify God in our lives? Why does God’s glory and name matter? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 101 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with the first petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Hallowed be your name). They will discuss the names of God, why honoring his name matters, and what the Lord’s Prayer can teach us about how we approach God in...

Duration:00:43:51

On the Lord’s Prayer: Introduction

5/15/2022
How does God’s word “direct us in prayer?” How does the Lord’s Prayer direct our form of prayer? What does the Lord’s Prayer teach us about prayer? What does the beginning of the Lord’s Prayer teach us about our approach to God? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 99-100 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with introducing the Lord’s Prayer. They discuss praying the Psalms, approaching God as a loving father, and why...

Duration:00:43:17

On Prayer

5/8/2022
What is prayer? How do we pray? Who can pray? What is corporate prayer? What is personal prayer? Does prayer actually change anything? Does Prayer really matter? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 98 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deals with prayer. They will discuss how to pray, the power of prayer, and why prayer still matters. Listen and Subscribe to Podechesis on: Apple (Leave a 5-Star Review!!!), Spotify,...

Duration:00:51:35

On the Sacrament of Communion

4/24/2022
What is the Lord’s Supper? Who can partake in it? What is meant by the elements being Christ’s body and blood? Why is faith necessary in receiving the elements? Does communion still matter? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 96-97 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deal with the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. They will discuss the frequency of communion, who is able to come to the table, as well as why communion should...

Duration:00:48:42

On the Sacrament of Baptism

4/12/2022
What is baptism? What is the meaning of baptism? Who are to be baptized? What age is appropriate for baptism? Is baptism necessary for salvation? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 94-95 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deal with the sacrament of baptism. They will discuss modes of baptism, the significance of baptism in the christian life, whether infants should be baptized, and why baptism still matters. Listen and...

Duration:00:53:53

On the Sacraments

4/4/2022
What are sacraments? How are they different from Means of Grace? How many sacraments are there? How are the sacraments “effectual for salvation?” Are the sacraments necessary for salvation? Do the sacrament still matter today? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 91-93 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism that deal with the sacraments in general. They will discuss what makes a sacrament a sacrament, the role or faith in these...

Duration:00:43:25

On the Word of God

3/27/2022
What is the “Word of God?” Can the Bible be trusted? Is preaching important? What do “inerrancy” mean? Infallibility? Inspiration of scripture? Does the Bible even still matter? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 89-90 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. The guys will talk about how the Word is living and active, the power of interpretation, the necessity of preaching, and how the Bible is to be read for formation as well as...

Duration:00:48:21

On the Means of Grace

3/14/2022
How does Christ communicate to us the benefits of redemption? What is an “ordinance?” What is the Word? Sacrament? Prayer? Do the “Means of Grace” still matter today? On this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about question 88 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. The guys will discuss why God “communicates” with us, the ways in which God reveals himself to us, and will begin a discussion on Word, Sacrament, and Prayer that will fleshed out in later...

Duration:00:39:03

On Faith and Repentance

3/6/2022
How do we escape the punishment of sin and disobedience to God? What does it mean to have faith in Christ? What is faith? What is repentance? How does one repent of their sins? In this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 85-87 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. These questions concern what it means to have faith in Christ and to repent of our sins. Brett, Allen, and Jim will discuss what faith is, why it is necessary, what repentance...

Duration:00:40:45

The Consequences of Sin

2/28/2022
Can any person, in their own strength and power, keep the commands of God? What are the consequences of breaking those commands? Are all sins equal in the sight of God? What are the wages, or earnings, of sin? In this episode of The Podechesis Podcast, the guys talk about questions 82-84 in John Wesley’s Revision of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. These questions concern the consequences of breaking the commands of God. Brett, Allen, and Jim will discuss whether certain sins are worse...

Duration:00:39:31