https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/u5xtat/RL_TheJesusSociety_Ep0091_08-08_24b_48k_1.mp3 Today we’re going to continue talking about what happens when we die. We’ve talked about purgatory, and we’ve talked about paradise. Today I want to address the most difficult piece of this — hell. And as I've said in each of the previous episodes in this series, it’s important that we get our thinking … Continue reading What Happens When We Die — Part 3: Hell and Final Judgment
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/xoa1ny/RL_TheJesusSociety_Ep0090_07-26_24b_48k_podbean_video_share.mp4 This is Episode 90 of the Jesus Society Podcast. Only ten more till we hit 100!! Today we’re going to continue talking about what happens when we die. We talked last week about the concept of purgatory, which I definitely don’t believe in, and I laid out why last week. Today I want to … Continue reading What Happens When We Die — Part 2: Paradise
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/4qib5f/RL_TheJesusSociety_Ep0088_07-11_24b_48k.mp3 This is Episode 88 of the Jesus Society Podcast. Today, we’re going to conclude our series on Following Jesus in the 21st century, and in particular, looking at the importance and practice of love, particularly as we think about extending that love outward to the watching world. I hope you'll join me today as … Continue reading Following Jesus in the 21st Century — Part 9: Self-Giving Love
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ih59c4/RL_TheJesusSociety_Ep0087_07-04_24b_48k_podbean_video_share.mp4 This is Episode 87 of the Jesus Society Podcast. And today, we’re going to continue our series on Following Jesus in the 21st century, and in particular, looking at the importance and practice of love. So join me today as we discuss: First Corinthians 13 — the love passage to end all love passages. How … Continue reading Following Jesus in the 21st Century — Part 8: By This Everyone Will Know
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2BXNvhJanct6GZPUSm87NC?si=x7CVxe18QcW-cIzTOvZsvg This is Episode 79 of the Jesus Society Podcast. And on today’s episode, we're going to talk about how to find answers in the Bible to our questions. Well, when he first asked me to do this, I thought it would be simple, but the more I've ruminated on it, the less simple it’s … Continue reading How to Find Answers to Biblical Questions
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6vowjsHn1gHUGwQourH3vg?si=FQPh5x4QTFKr8cCy9VmxxQ This is Episode 76 of The Jesus Society Podcast, today I want to revisit a subject most Christians have fussed about since the Reformation. And that is the idea of faith and works. This is not an unimportant topic, but I believe it has been polarized by the issues of the Reformation, and that polarization … Continue reading Reformation Redux: Faith vs. Works
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0MMl45Af4IzJivWu3GuAQf?si=F8b09naZRpGZZHwbIe5www This is Episode 64 of The Jesus Society Podcast. Today I want to start a conversation about Men and Fathers and Families. This is something that’s been on my heart for a long time, and it’s probably something we’re going to talk about for the next few weeks. And as I look back on … Continue reading TJS Podcast – Men of God, Part 1: Growing Up Without a (Good) Father (Episode 64)
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0XrfmDCdrLrZts7UXsbzKg?si=bjryfLFnTPC_LwwTLOQ6sA Today I want to try, in as succinct a way as I can, to explain a phrase Paul uses in Romans 5:17 that I think has caused a lot of confusion for folks. Paul talks there about how Christians will “reign in life.” Now, if we just pull that phrase up off the page, … Continue reading TJS Podcast – What It Means to “Reign in Life” in Rom. 5:17 (Episode 63)
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6KVUOY9uPb3106fYp1DGyY?si=XyUGxuKnRwOIwTmuw6v0Dw So we’ve been talking about the story of the Bible, and we started with the premise that God’s goal in creation and everything that follows is to draw people into fellowship with himself so that they could experience his love in the fullest possible way. And we traced the contours of the Old Testament … Continue reading TJS Podcast – Episode 7 – The Story of the Bible – Part 7: What REALLY Happened on the Cross?
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2UBUBq5cf51EW8hQUCsrVm?si=x_sNjUHPRcu4Zc3OlEci9w Today, we’re back looking at the Story of the Bible and the Kingdom of God. And the piece we need to give some attention to next is the idea known as the Restoration of Israel. We’ve seen what Israel was supposed to be in the world — a people that would function in the … Continue reading TJS Podcast – The Story of the Bible – Part 5: Did God Give Up on Israel?