Aliens and Exiles (with Dennis Edwards)

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Do you need a 1st Century Church Planting Manual?
Or, What does 1 Peter teach us about being faithful to Jesus?

David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw talk with Dennis Edwards, a pastor and scholar, about exiles, the vocation of the church, and submitting to all human institutions (and what that might mean).

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A Lot Has Been Going On

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With so much going on in America, Geoff Holsclaw and David Fitch slow down and talk with two area ministers, Juliet Liu Waite and Greg Armstrong, about what they are seeing, feeling, and experiencing, and how the future of the church is multiracial leadership.

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A Thanksgiving Survival Guide

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This Thanksgiving, what are you to do when your only relationship with someone is that they are your relative?

David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw offer three quick tips on how to bring Jesus into every Thanksgiving situation without being all religious.

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Horror, Relief, Hope: Post-Election Debrief

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Breaking from their script, David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw process their reactions to the election of Donald Trump. As two white males, nothing has changed about our lives, because we are privileged enough to be untouched by the recent events.

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Is It Christian To Vote? (A Short Voting Guide)

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Is it Christian To Vote?

In this short episode, David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw discuss not who to voted for, but how to discern voting in general.

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Locker Room Talk, the Power of Words, and the Hope for Revival

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Locker Room Talk, the Power of Words, Political Strategies, and the Hope for Revival

When Christian leaders claim #Trump’s misogynist and racists words are “no big deal” are they sharing in the sin of another?

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Advice to a Mega-Church (or any) Pastor

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Why do pastors burn out? And what can be done about it?
Are you burning out? Is your church leading you to the brink?

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World Evangelicalism: A Future for the West

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Maybe the most important episode to date!

Once evangelicals were on the frontline of social issues. Now the often take a backseat. What happened? 

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3 Ways (Not) to Start Your Theology

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Does systematic theology have a future?

And if so, where should it begin?
And what does it matter?

Geoff Holsclaw and regular guest Scott Jones (because Fitch is big-timing it in Pasadena) discuss the three major critiques of systematic theology and then talk about three possible ways to begin theology and how we need them all.

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3 Evangelical Off-Ramps

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Are we all just reacting to various Fundamentalisms here in America? Is there a doctrinal identity or a practical mission at the center of American Evangelicalism? 

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Gender Differences: 3 Views

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Is there a difference between female and male? And if there is, why? And how do we explain it?

These are the pertinent questions that our culture casts before the church. 

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3 Kinds of Jesus and Why It Matters

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Does the missional movement have a low Christology?

Does our view of Jesus affect how we understand his mission?
Does Christology matter for everyday living for us?

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Theological Jenga: The Word Blocks of Mission

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“In the beginning God raised Jesus from the dead” ~Michael W. Pahl
(From Resurrection to New Creation: A First Journey in Christian Theology)

Where does theology come from?  

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Evangelicals Discover the Trinity: Recent Debate

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What does the Trinity have to do with anything anyway? Well, a lot!  But sometimes it feels like Evangelicals are just discovering the Trinity.

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The Pursuing God (with Joshua Ryan Butler)

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Are we pursuing God, or is God pursuing us?
And what does it matter if we reverse the emphasis?

With special guest Joshua Ryan Butler, Geoff and Dave discuss talk about God’s pursuit of us.

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The Aftermath of Revival

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Is it always great to experience revival? Or is there pain and waiting in the coming of new life?

Mandy Smith and Cyd Holsclaw join Geoff to talk about the hopes and disappointments of the Spirit at work among us as things are torn down and built up.

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Is There a Future for The Reformation?

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Is there a future for Reformed theology? Yes, there is! But it might look different. This internationally diverse panel discusses how the Reformation can still impact the West.

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Joining God & Changing the World (with special guest Alan Roxburgh)

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Is the Spirit at work in the world? Or in the Church? Yes, the Spirit is.  The Spirit of Mission is at work in the neighborhoods in and through the local churches.

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The Spirit of Leadership

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What does Pentecost have to do with leadership? And how does it look in a local church? Beyond Hierarchy (one on top) and Democracy (all on bottom) is a Spirit-guided leadership through gifts and calling.

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Does God Love You? Have a Plan for You?

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What does it mean that “God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life?” Is this messages distorted amid a culture of affluence and ease?

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Reformation, We Have a Problem!

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Does the Reformation though help us engage in mission? Does typical protestant theology have a power problem and a context problem which work against mission?

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The Art of Bi-Vocational

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Is being a bi-vocational pastor a necessary evil or a positive opportunity?

In this re-broadcast of the most popular episode of “Theology on Mission”, David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw discuss bi-vocational ministry, how it is an opportunity to rethink pastoral vocation and church ministry, all wrapped in personal stories.

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Jesus and the Other Bridge Illustration

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Does your understanding of salvation makes sense of the entirety of Jesus’ life? Does your theory of the atonement integrate every part of Jesus’ life, his life, his death, his resurrection?

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Church Planting without Women = Disaster

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What does complimentarianism and equalitarianism have to do with church planting? Is there a third way concerning women in ministry? And what is the role of the Holy Spirit in all this.

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