S2:E3 Theology & Identity

In this episode Jeff and Emily talk about the stories we hear and tell, and how that shapes the way we see ourselves and others in the world. To dig into the question of identity, we talk to two storytellers, practical theologian Joy J.
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Episode 22: Gathered and Scattered

Gina’s guest is Pastor Dan Koller who is leading a church “revitalization” process in Yakima, Washington that is using both the gathered and scattered expressions of the church to move forward in discipleship and disciple-making.
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Episode 153 – Lucy Peppiatt

Lucy Peppiatt is the Principal of Westminster Theological Centre in the UK where she teaches classes in systematic theology and spiritual formation. She is the author of volumes on discipleship, women in the NT, and the imago Dei and has a particular interest in the relation of Christ and the Spirit.
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S2:E2 Theology & Human Flourishing

Human Flourishing is a growing topic of conversation in theology and the church. What do we mean exactly? What makes up human flourishing? In this episode Jeff Liou and Emily Hill talk to a public health scholar and practitioner, Dr.
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Episode 152 – DJ Chuang

DJ Chuang works as a freelance strategy consultant with over 20 years of experience in developing digital strategies and effective team processes for businesses, nonprofits and churches, accomplishing a reputation for pioneering innovations, developing effective resources, and strategically connecting people for greater impact.
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Restore: Dr. Angie Ward on Christian Nationalism, Kingdom and Country

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S2E1: What is Theological Anthropology?

Welcome to Season 2 of the Theology & podcast. This season we’re exploring the question “What does it mean to be a human being?” In this episode, Jeff and Emily introduce the question and the field of theological anthropology.
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Our Story Part 3: The Gaslighting and Flanking

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Our Story Part 2: The Question

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Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 of the Theology & podcast is coming October 1st! This season Jeff and Emily will be talking about the question “What does it mean to be a human being?”
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E148 – Gilmore Girls & Systems Theory

Steve is delighted to be joined by his 15 year old daughter, Kaylee. Kaylee is a foremost expert on the TV show Gilmore Girls AND she has sat through enough of Steve’s workshops (and, frankly, dinner conversations) that she is able to diagnose the anxiety in the System of Gilmore Girls.
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Episode 6 – Michael Adam Beck

In this episode, Rowland, Oneya, and Rich are joined by pastor and author Michael Adam Beck to discuss his chapter on contextual intelligence. They also discuss Fresh Expressions and how the church can see church planting differently in the context we find ourselves in, equipping people to launch faith communities around the rhythms of their everyday life.
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Episode 18: Business as Mission

 Have you ever considered that business could be a powerful tool for mission and ministry? Gina’s guest today does because he’s ALWAYS thinking about this. As a seminary-trained pastor and church planter, Pat Dirkse, is using his catering company in Compton, CA as an intentional tool for not only making money for his family but also for providing jobs for those in his neighborhood and for making disciples.
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Our Story Part 1: The Calm Before the Storm

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S1:E6 What is Theology?

In this episode Jeff and Emily are at the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Conference in San Antonio, TX interviewing lots of theologians, Biblical scholars, and various other religious scholars.
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Wellness: Dr. Os Guinness on The Great Quest, His TCK Experience in China, the Global Church, and the Difference Between Christian Nationalism and Patriotism

Become a patron of this podcast, and enjoy free merch. Join other patrons of this podcast at Patreon, to help us all make a difference together. Dr. Os Guinness (DPhil, Oxford) is the author or editor of more than thirty-five books, including The Dust of Death, The Call, Fool’s Talk, Carpe Diem Redeemed, The Magna Carta of Humanity, Last Call for Liberty, Impossible People, Unspeakable, and Time for Truth.
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Episode 14: Athletes, Identity, and Discipleship

Gina is joined by three guests on this episode: Tanner Morgan, Gaelin Elmore and Kayla DeJesus Rodriguez – all of whom have deep connections with Athletes in Action. Tanner is the starting quarterback of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Gaelin is a former NFL player and current speaker and facilitator, and Kayla is the team leader of Athletes in Action in Puerto Rico.
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S1:E2 Theology & Politics

Does politics have to do with voting and divisive debates? Or is it something else? Is it possible to talk about religion and politics in a way that deepens our life together rather than creating more division and bringing conversation to a stop?
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Episode 5 – Oneya Okuwobi

Rowland Smith and Rich Robinson sit down with Pastor Oneya Okuwobi PHD to discuss systemic racism and ways the church can give hope to this topic in the future. Oneya is Co-Pastor of 21st Century Church and does research in the areas of sociology and race.
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Episode 13: Redemption of My 8-Year-Old Self

Gina is joined by an everyday husband, dad, fund manager, and introvert who is also a neighbor on mission. Chris Gleason has been following the Lord since he was a child, but something happened when he was 8 years old that caused him to say that he would never share the Gospel with anyone ever again.
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S1:E1 Theology & Public Discourse

In this episode Jeff and Emily are joined by Dr. Kristen Deede Johnson and Dr. John Inazu to discuss public discourse and what we can learn about how to get along in a pluralistic society in such a divided time.
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