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The official website of The Word x The World Podcast (pronounced The Word And World Podcast) with hosts Jasen Banks and Marcus Gunn. This is a christian podcast, where we aim to help people make sense of the world around them through the lens of the Bible, the written Word of God.

The official website of The Word x The World Podcast (pronounced The Word And World Podcast) with hosts Jasen Banks and Marcus Gunn. This is a christian podcast, where we aim to help people make sense of the world around them through the lens of the Bible, the written Word of God.

Location:

United States

Description:

The official website of The Word x The World Podcast (pronounced The Word And World Podcast) with hosts Jasen Banks and Marcus Gunn. This is a christian podcast, where we aim to help people make sense of the world around them through the lens of the Bible, the written Word of God.

Language:

English

Contact:

9735686330


Episodes

How Do I Start To Read the Bible?

7/7/2020
Yo! Have you recently been saved, or been saved for a while, and still don’t really understand how to read the Bible? In this episode of our 52 Questions series, we talk about reading the Bible, and how most effectively to do so. Systematically? Randomly? The answers may surprise you! Take a listen and let […] The post How Do I Start To Read the Bible? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:35:29

How Do I Deal With Racism As A Black Christian?

6/23/2020
Yo! Hey gang! We took a few weeks off to regroup, but are back. Since our last episode of this 52 Questions series, a lot has transpired in the world. Besides the troubles and challenges of the Coronavirus, society has been upended by the death of George Floyd by the hands of police. It has […] The post How Do I Deal With Racism As A Black Christian? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:06:53

Can I Earn God’s Favor?

5/25/2020
Yo! We continue right along with our 52 questions series, and discuss something that we all can honestly say we’ve asked ourselves at one time or another: How do I get favor with God? For whatever reason may arise, there may come a point when we are desperately seeking God to favor us in one […] The post Can I Earn God’s Favor? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:39:33

Again, Where are the Biblical Miracles Today?

5/18/2020
Yo! At the end of our last episode, we kept talking off mic and realized we wanted to do another 15 minutes or so about the miraculous. Then, what was intended to be short turned into a longer discussion. If you haven’t already, go check out the previous episode, then listen to this one! Take […] The post Again, Where are the Biblical Miracles Today? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:41:12

Where are the Biblical Miracles Today?

5/11/2020
Yo! Have you ever seen a miracle? The type that took place in the Bible? It doesn’t seem that they happen as often in the church as when Jesus was alive, and when the Apostles were performing miracles. Why is this? There are many different reasons that people have used to explain why this is, […] The post Where are the Biblical Miracles Today? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:33:58

Who is the Holy Spirit?

5/4/2020
Yo! If someone asked, would you be able to explain who the Holy Spirit is? Not an easy task, understandably! Yet, it seems the more and more we seek a relationship with Him, the more He reveals. We sit and attempt to have an insightful discussion about the ever complex Holy Spirit. Take a listen […] The post Who is the Holy Spirit? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:16:31

What Makes God…God?

4/27/2020
Yo! Have you ever just sat and tried to stretch your mind to think about God, and who He is? How He does what He does? What distinguishes Him as God? In this new episode, we have a good time throwing questions around, and pondering things about Jesus and what it means that He is […] The post What Makes God…God? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:04:16

What Should I Do When My Friends Make Fun of My Christian Faith?

4/20/2020
Yo! Have you ever felt like you were being targeted by people as a result of your beliefs as a Christian? How do you react? More importantly, how does the Bible instruct us to handle these situations? In this new episode, we discuss persecution. Depending on where you live in the world, you may face […] The post What Should I Do When My Friends Make Fun of My Christian Faith? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:02:23

What is the Gospel Forreal?

4/13/2020
Yo! Most people hear about the Bible at some point in their lives. It is a book containing a rich narrative of the history of the world, through the lens of the people of Israel and others. At some point, we have run into the term “gospel” as another name for the Bible. And, of […] The post What is the Gospel Forreal? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:45:01

What If I’m Anxious About the Coronavirus?

4/6/2020
Yo! During this challenging time of the Coronavirus pandemic, many of our lives are drastically being changed. The majority of us, even Christians, are facing thoughts of concern, if not flat out fear, worry, anxiety, etc. We know that scripture tells us not to worry (or maybe we don’t), so why do we worry? What […] The post What If I’m Anxious About the Coronavirus? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:46:24

Is Church Hurt Real?

3/29/2020
Yo! Have you ever heard of church hurt? How would you define it? Do you even maybe consider yourself someone who has experienced church hurt? It’s a topic you may of heard about, or not…but we are going to discuss it in this new episode! What exactly is church hurt, and why does it matter […] The post Is Church Hurt Real? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:58:21

So What’s the Deal with E-Church?

3/23/2020
Yo! Whether you have seen a sermon broadcast on television, or on the internet, by now it’s pretty apparent that we as Christians can find tons of Biblical content without actually going to a physical church. Many of us have found that watching church online is sufficient for our spiritual walk. Is this something that […] The post So What’s the Deal with E-Church? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:56:28

Is the Universe and God the Same?

3/15/2020
Yo! For centuries, human beings have acknowledged that there is a mysterious, powerful force that exists which we want to get in connection with. We observe the natural world around us, and the mental and emotional world within us, and it becomes evident there is an extremely complex being, beings, systems, energies, something, that is […] The post Is the Universe and God the Same? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:47:56

Can a Christian burn sage? A.K.A. Smudging?

3/8/2020
Yo! Have you ever heard of smudging? Or burning sage? If not, do a quick Google search to learn quickly what it is. It is a pretty popular practice among many adults, and has to do with the cleansing of negative energy from a space, amongst other things. The question we have is, what should […] The post Can a Christian burn sage? A.K.A. Smudging? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:50:42

Why Does It Feel Like It’s Never My Season?

3/1/2020
Yo! Have you been struggling in your faith, while trying to keep a poker face? Have you felt like you’ve been living a God centered life, yet nothing good has really been happening? Things just seem to be the same, or even worse? This can sometimes be the case for many Christians. We are told […] The post Why Does It Feel Like It’s Never My Season? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:13:05

What Should I Know Before Tithing?

2/23/2020
Yo! Tithing can be a very sensitive topic to address within the body of Christ. We may find that in general people believe tithing is required by the church. Even unbelievers see the requirement of giving to be a reason for their disdain for church and shady pastors. What does the Bible say about tithing […] The post What Should I Know Before Tithing? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:39:08

Why is Satan Bothering Me?

2/16/2020
Yo! If you are a Christian, you may know and understand that we are in a spiritual war. That war has been won, and is at the same time being won by Christ Jesus. We live in time, and are “playing out” the overcoming of Satan’s rule on earth. But, why does Satan want to […] The post Why is Satan Bothering Me? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:32:14

What Is The Anointing?

2/9/2020
Yo! There are some words in Christianity that can sometimes get thrown around without exact understanding of what it means. For us, one of those words is “anointing.” We have heard it said that certain people in the church are anointed. Or that they have a “special anointing.” What exactly does this mean? Are we […] The post What Is The Anointing? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:33:24

Will Believers Know Each Other In Heaven?

2/3/2020
Yo! We tried to make the best of such a hard topic on this one. Even for believers, death can be a hard thing to talk about. We had this question on the docket, and felt it would be appropriate to consider after the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and the other passengers on […] The post Will Believers Know Each Other In Heaven? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:01:09:18

Should Christians Believe in Karma?

1/26/2020
Yo! Do you believe in karma? Why or why not? It is a spiritual theory that, if true, has immense consequences. We casually throw around the word, but what does it actually mean? Julia is back! Enjoy as we discuss the topic of karma. Also check us out on YouTube! Hit us up! We greatly […] The post Should Christians Believe in Karma? appeared first on The Word x The World Podcast.

Duration:00:36:30