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In The Bible...In Church History

Stuff You Missed

In the Bible

In Church History

November 11, 2019

Part 2 of "True Christians Never Get Depressed? Reconciling Faith & Mental Health."  We move towards a healthier hermeneutic in our case study passage of Matthew 17, where a religious father brings his son who is tormented by seizures and Jesus heals the young man.  This passage becomes a case study in how we truly reconcile the chasm we have in the church towards the mental health...

October 22, 2019

True Christians Never Get Depressed?  Really?  One of the most difficult and misunderstood subjects within Christianity and faith in general, is how do we try and reconcile genuine faith with the issue of depression and other related mental health issues on the spectrum?  No doubt it is a very tough question to answer, but answer I will try.  

This subject is spil...

September 9, 2019

Are all teachings of scripture equal?  How do we discern between two biblical truths?  How do we weigh the difference when we see two scriptural truths that look like they are in conflict?  Can one scripture or one truth cancel or equalize another? How do we know which one to act upon? How do we know how to prioritize truth, without diminishing the lighter truth?


August 8, 2019

In Episode #33, I want to take a deeper dive inside the context of the Roman culture: their methodologies of punishment in relation to identifying the person’s crime, which crimes within the Roman culture had the highest form of punishment, why this phrase, “King of the Jews” was not a unique phrase used just for Jesus, but was a phrase that had been carved into many plaque’s of the...

July 22, 2019

Many of us don't know who the author of the book of James is. Some think he is one of the two original disciples, but it surprises many when I tell them it is actually Jesus' brother. James was the leader of the early church, and was truly a righteous man who stood up for the marginalized, the poor, those who had no voice, and was a prophet against religious injustice. In this episo...

May 17, 2019

Baptism...  It is such an odd word and concept when the etymology and context is absent.  We all find it meaningful, but what is it?  Where did it come from?  And why does it matter?  Come on a journey to see the concept of baptism wasn't invented by John the Baptist or Jesus, but was a practice that had already been around for hundreds of years.  Find out more....

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