What should true Christian community look like? And what is the proper context for Christian community?
In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel sits down for a conversation with Jared Longshore from Founders Ministries to talk about Critical Race Theory, and how many Christians with good intentions have played by this godless ideology.
I recognize that we are not saved by our own good works, but the Bible still seems to put a massive emphasis on our obedience to God. So what is the biblical relationship between faith and obedience?
What is true discipleship? I recognize that we are not merely called to make converts, but disciples. However, the Great Commission, which clearly calls us to make disciples, seems to focus exclusively evangelism. So what does it mean to actually make disciples?
In this episode, Pastor Joel has a conversation with Gabriel Rench from Cross Politic about the importance of Christians involvement in politics, especially local politics. Bonus Content For Responders
Does the Bible call Christians to exercise empathy? Certainly, Scripture commands us to show sympathy to others, but does empathy perhaps go too far?
There is a lot of debate on the role of women in the church today. In this episode, Pastor Joel attempts to answer this difficult question.
How do we resolve the tension that seems to exists between God’s sovereign election and a parent’s duty to train up their child in the way they should go? Is a child’s salvation the product of godly parenting? If not, does our parenting actually matter?
What does it mean for someone to be a “servant-leader?” Should Christians use this term? If so, what is the biblical support for “servant-leadership?”
Should Christians always submit to those in positions of civil authority? If not, what is the biblical criteria for Christians rebelling against the civil magistrate?