3 Evangelical Off-Ramps

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? Is there a hidden affinity between conservative and progressive Evangelicals? 
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Seminary Dropout 139: Todd Adkins, Host of “5 Leadership Questions”

Todd Adkins is the Director of Leadership at Lifeway Christian Resources. He is passionate about the development of leaders, especially within the church. Todd served in student ministry and as an executive pastor for several years before joining the leadership at Lifeway to head up Ministry Grid, Lifeway’s dynamic new leadership development platform featuring over 3,700 videos and a fully customizable learning management system for churches.
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Pastoral Tip: Policing Facts = Failure

Why does it seem that more information does not lead to better transformation? Why does correcting false facts always seem to backfire on us? From political conflicts to pastoral care, we must dig deeper in every conversation.
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Science and Scripture, a Search for Purity

What has authority for you? Where do you find answers to your deepest questions? PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AND WRITE US A REVIEW TO HELP SPREAD THE WORD. Too often Science and Scripture are pitted against each other as people swing from one “pure and uncorrupted” authority to another, from Scripture to Science.
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Seminary Dropout 136: Gerald McDermott, Author of “The Great Theologians: A Brief Guide”

Gerald R. McDermott (PhD, University of Iowa) is Anglican Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also associate pastor at Christ the King Anglican Church. His books include The Other Jonathan Edwards: Readings in Love, Society, and Justice (with Ronald Story), The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (with Michael McClymond), A Trinitarian Theology of Religions (with Harold Netland), Cancer: A Medical and Spiritual Guide (with William Fintel, MD), Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods and World Religions: An Indispensable Guide.
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Evangelicals Discover the Trinity: Recent Debate

  What does the Trinity have to do with anything anyway? Well, a lot!  But sometimes it feels like Evangelicals are just discovering the Trinity. In this special crossover episode Geoff Holsclaw, with the hosts of “New Persuasive Words“, Scott Jones and Bill Borror, talks about the Trinity, reading the Bible, and connecting with the tradition.  
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Episode 007: What’s An “Evangelical” Anyway?

With Donald Trump naming his “Evangelical Executive Advisory Board,” populated with Charismatics, TV Personas, former radio host, former politicians, and others, Christians – again – are asked to define what exactly we mean by the term “evangelical.” Sean and John explain the historical roots of evangelicalism and whether or not 21st-Century Christians want to consider themselves “evangelicals” or not.
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Episode 005: Reviving Old Scratch w/ Richard Beck

Dr. Richard Beck, professor, psychologist, author, mega-blogger, and one of our favorite people joins the show to talk about his recently released book, “Reviving Old Scratch: Demons and the Devil for Doubters and the Disenchanted.” Richard shares with Sean and John what drove him to study the Satan and the nature of evil and why Progressive Christians, like him, are reluctant to take the devil seriously.
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Seminary Dropout 128: Soong-Chan Rah, on Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

  Soong-Chan Rah is the Milton B. Engebretson Associate Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity and Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church, as well as coauthor of Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith and contributing author for Growing Healthy Asian American Churches.
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The Aftermath of Revival

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?

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. This round table consists of Ruth Padilla Deborst, Carl Ellis, Jin Kim, Cherith Fee Nordling and David Fitch, hosted as ever by Geoff Holsclaw.
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The Spirit of Leadership

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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Seminary Dropout 122: Osheta Moore on Being a MennoNerd from New Orleans to Boston to L.A.

  Osheta Moore is an Anabaptist-y, wife, mom, writer and podcaster in Los Angeles. She’s passionate about racial reconciliation, peacemaking, and community development in the urban core.  At the top of her bucket list is dance in a flash mob—all the better if it’s to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” or Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy.” How to find Osheta: Facebook Twitter ShalomInTheCity.com Interested in advertising on Seminary Dropout? 
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The Art of Bi-Vocational

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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