Doing Theology. Thinking Mission. Podcast

Our Discussion What goes into spreading God’s word? And what are the motivations behind it? Today, we are joined by Elliot Clark, author of Evangelism as Exiles and Mission Affirmed! Elliot has served in Central Asia with his wife as a cross-cultural church planter, and currently works with Training Leaders International. We’ll be having an…

Our Discussion What is the role of women in the church, and how has it changed from biblical times to the present? Our special guest for today is Dr. Lynn Cohick, Provost, Academic Dean, and Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary University! She will be providing us with her incredible insight as we take…

Our Discussion In this episode, the finale of Season One, we distinguish shame from guilt. The two concepts are often misunderstood. People in the church tend to assume that the Bible emphasizes guilt over shame. Along the way, we miss their significance in Scripture and the ways they impact our lives. Here are a few…

Teaching virtue in theological education. Part 2 with Jonathan Worthington Our Guest Jonathan Worthington, PhD, Durham University, is the author of Creation in Paul and Philo and serves as Vice President of Theological Education with Training Leaders International Adult learning brings in experience to the classroom, but it can also mean there’s some unlearning that…

Jonathan Worthington, PhD, Durham University, is the author of Creation in Paul and Philo and serves as Vice President of Theological Education with Training Leaders International Jonathan wrote a critical, yet gracious, review of Jackson’s book (Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes) and they’ve been friends ever since. This is part 1 of our interview discussion…

What do we talk about? There’s so much misunderstanding about the concepts of honor and shame. It seems that people routinely talk past one another when speaking about these ideas. So, in this episode, we define our terms. Honor is a person’s right to respect. To dishonor someone is to deny that right. Shame is…

Who is our guest? Dr. Jamie Sanchez, Professor of Intercultural Studies at Biola University What do we talk about?  Single and female on the mission field, Dr. Jamie Sanchez walks us through how those dynamics impacted her team in East Asia. She shares how it is that she stewards her giftings in and out of…

Who is our guest?  Dr. Scott Callaham (PhD, SWBTS) is a lecturer at Baptist Theological Seminary in Singapore, where he teaches Hebrew and Old Testament. He formerly served as a submarine officer, a Navy chaplain, and often composes Chinese worship songs.   What do we talk about?  Dr. Callaham helps us understand how we’ve maybe…

Who is our guest? Dr. Scott Callaham (PhD, SWBTS) is a lecturer at Baptist Theological Seminary in Singapore, where he teaches Hebrew and Old Testament. He formerly served as a submarine officer, a Navy chaplain, and often composes Chinese worship songs.   What do we talk about? We too quickly trust in human wisdom and cast aside the Word of God. Studying the Old Testament and other cultures can help us to question our assumptions and…

What do we talk about? Jackson, Werner, and Carrie discuss how practically to apply a model of contextualization. A formula has an input and an output. That is not what we mean by biblically faithful and culturally meaningful contextualization. This model of contextualization is not a formula, it’s a process. Since it’s not enough to…

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