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God and Hamilton, Part 2 — Kevin Cloud (Ep 192)

God and Hamilton, Part 2 — Kevin Cloud (Ep 192)

July 16, 2021

In part 2 of this discussion with Kevin Cloud, author of God & Hamilton, we focus on slavery and today's race relations, the empowerment of women, and how we are co-creators with God. Alexander Hamilton was an influential American Founder ... second only to George Washington. How does his life speak to us in our time? Kevin Cloud's book draws upon Hamilton, the acclaimed Broadway musical. Read the rest of this entry »

God and Hamilton — Kevin Cloud (Ep 191)

God and Hamilton — Kevin Cloud (Ep 191)

July 15, 2021

The acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton is now a part of the American cultural conversation. Inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, the extraordinary musical resonates with many on themes of faith, race, and immigration. Kevin Cloud, the author of God & Hamilton, is with us in this episode. Our conversation centers on spiritual themes from the life of Alexander Hamilton, an influential American Founder ... second only to George Washington. How does his life speak to us in our time? This is a recast episode. Part 1 of 2.

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Q4U: Is Progressivism a Hellish Counterfeit for the Real Future? (Ep 190)

Q4U: Is Progressivism a Hellish Counterfeit for the Real Future? (Ep 190)

June 23, 2021

Look around -- progressivism is all the rage today. And it's not just political. It's leaking into parts of the Church too. What starts gradually as soft totalitarianism can evolve into terrifying tyranny. True justice is beautiful. But is Progressivism a delusion?

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Jesus Is Good News for Women! Part 2 — Mary DeMuth & Frank Viola (Ep 181)

Jesus Is Good News for Women! Part 2 — Mary DeMuth & Frank Viola (Ep 181)

April 20, 2021

Frank Viola and Mary DeMuth return for the 2nd part of this vital conversation. Does Satan have a heightened hatred for women? Is Jesus a holy feminist? Are femininity and masculinity questioned today? All this and more on this episode.

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Jesus Is Good News for Women! Part 1 — Mary DeMuth & Frank Viola (Ep 180)

Jesus Is Good News for Women! Part 1 — Mary DeMuth & Frank Viola (Ep 180)

April 13, 2021

Those who are not of The Way (following Jesus) may be tempted to feel that Jesus or the Church is bad news for women. Has too much of the Christian movement misrepresented Jesus about women? Frank Viola and Mary DeMuth think that's the case. Is the Holy Spirit restoring the place of women in the Church?

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Ruling with Christ — Page One Series, Part 1 (Ep 178)

Ruling with Christ — Page One Series, Part 1 (Ep 178)

March 31, 2021

The Imago Dei -- what does it really mean to be created in the image of God? Many things flow from this core understanding of the relationship between God and humanity. The first thing God says after creating the man and woman in his likeness is "rule." So how can we bear the image of God well on earth? Part 1 of the Page One series.

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No One Elevates Women Like King Jesus — Mary Demuth (Ep 177)

No One Elevates Women Like King Jesus — Mary Demuth (Ep 177)

March 25, 2021

Ladies, it's time to get into your advanced place in God's story! The reality is the community of the Godhead designed humanity in the image of God ... fashioned as both female and male. If we're going to bear the image of God well, it will be fully expressed in both genders. What's at stake? Dominion. In this recast episode, you'll discover we're commissioned as Vice-Regents under King Jesus. Mary says we're "reStoried" to partner in the Royal Storyline.

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Holy Heat! Designer Sex– Dr. Juli Slattery (Ep 170)

Holy Heat! Designer Sex– Dr. Juli Slattery (Ep 170)

February 11, 2021

What if we could reclaim God’s design for sex ... and truly experience what sex is meant to be? Grace and truth from Jesus empower us to live in harmony with Higher Design. But is the Church losing the Creator's design for sexuality? And is the world out-discipling the Church about sex? Dr. Juli Slattery of Authentic Intimacy is with us in this recast episode.

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Is Progressivism a Hellish Counterfeit to the Real Future? (Jesus Smart Ep 167)

Is Progressivism a Hellish Counterfeit to the Real Future? (Jesus Smart Ep 167)

January 28, 2021

There's nothing more priceless than the truth ... and freedom is downstream from truth. Look around -- progressivism is all the rage today. And it's not just political. It's leaking into parts of the Church too. What starts gradually as soft totalitarianism can evolve into terrifying tyranny. True justice is beautiful. But is Progressivism a delusion? Even more, is it a hellish counterfeit to the real future that Jesus is bringing?

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Grow Up! You’re Not Voting for Prom King — J.C.L. Faltot (Ep 156)

Grow Up! You’re Not Voting for Prom King — J.C.L. Faltot (Ep 156)

October 28, 2020

Here's a dialogue, a confabulation, a royal riff with J.C.L. Faltot! We are called to lives of influence ... salt, light, Kingdom leaven, all pointing to the coming Kingdom. And, yes, this includes political engagement. How do we think clearly and navigate this? Upstream from politics is culture, then worldview, and then belief systems. And upstream from it all ... the unseen spiritual domain.

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