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Equipping You in Grace

Equipping You in Grace is a podcast exploring a biblical Life view in conversational tone.

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The Goal and Usefulness of Biblical Theology
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the aim and purpose of biblical theology, how biblical theology strengthens the Christian, and the local church, and why bad biblical theology kills churches. What you'll hear in this episode The basic difference between systematic and biblical theology. the main and purpose of biblical theology. How biblical theology strengthens the local church. How biblical theology helps strengthen the Christian. Why bad biblical theology kills churches. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
28:25 12/07/2022
The Day of Trouble and the Means of Grace with Joey Tomlinson
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Joey Tomlinson about the church and the means of grace, mental health and the church, how we can care for others, and his new book, The Day of Trouble: Depression, Scripture, and the God Who is Near (Joshua Press, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode Why the church is where God cares for people. The Church and the means of grace. Why the Church needs to have a serious conversation about mental health. Why Christians have good answers on mental health. How we can care for others in our local church. About Our Guest Joey Tomlinson (D.Min., Southern Seminary) is married to Brayden and together they have 3 boys: Henry, Owen, and Ames. He is the pastor of Deer Park Fellowship—a church plant in Newport News, VA. He is the author of The Day of Trouble: Depression, Scripture, and the God Who is Near (Joshua Press) and is the co-host of broadoakpiety.org. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
37:52 12/05/2022
The Fear of God and the Fear of Man
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the dangers of the fear of man and the fear of God and how it is to affect our Christian life and ministry.What you'll hear in this episodeWhat the fear of God is and what it isn’t.Why a right fear of God is vital to our lives and ministries.The danger of the fear of man.How we cast off the fear of man and lay hold of the fear of the Lord.The fear of God helps us to flee from sin and to run to Christ.The fear of God helps us to speak the truth in love.Subscribing, sharing, and your feedbackYou can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback.Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
41:54 11/30/2022
Why Jesus Still Matters Today with J. Warner Wallace
On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave talks with J. Warner Wallace about why theology and a biblical worldview matter, help parents with training their kids in the biblical worldview, along with his book, Person of Interest: Why Jesus Still Matters in a World that Rejects the Bible (Zondervan, 2021) What you’ll hear in this episode Jim’s testimony of how he came to faith in Christ. How we can prepare our young people with a biblical worldview. Why it matters how we think about a biblical worldview. Why theology matters for every day of life. Why parents need to take responsibility for their kid's growth in a biblical worldview. How to help others face their doubt and skepticism. Why the local church should be a safe place for people with doubt and skepticism. How to be a trustworthy person for people with doubts. About Our Guest J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline-featured homicide detective, popular national speaker, and best-selling author. Relying on over two decades of investigative experience, Wallace provides the tools needed to investigate the claims of Christianity and make a convincing case for the truth of the Christian worldview. Check out J. Warner's website and podcast at https://coldcasechristianity.com/  Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
44:01 11/28/2022
Speaking the Truth in Love with Caroline Newheiser
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Caroline Newheiser about speaking the truth in love with wisdom in our relationships with one another, navigating challenging conversations during the Holiday’s, and her book with Cheryl Marshall, When Word Matter Most- Speaking Truth with grace to those you love (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode Three God-given goals for personal relationship with other Christians. The balance between speaking the truth in love and not. How to speak wisely and graciously the truth of God’s Word. What patience looks like in our friendships with one another. How we begin to speak the truth in love to others. How we should speak the truth in love in conflict with others in our family and local church. Some ways we can walk alongside others who are struggling with grief. Some ways we can walk alongside those who are struggling with worry. How knowing the promises of God gives us confidence to speak the truth with grace to one another. Practical advice for welcoming people around our tables during the Holidays. About Our Guest Caroline Newheiser (MACC, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte) is an ACBC-certified counselor. She has been a pastor’s wife for over thirty years and is currently the assistant coordinator of women’s counseling at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte. Caroline’s ministries include counseling, blogging, and speaking to women’s groups. You can connect with her at carolinenewheiser.com. Cheryl Marshall (MM, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a wife, mom, counselor, and Bible teacher. She has over twenty-five years of experience teaching and discipling women, and she currently serves as director of women’s ministries at Founders Baptist Church in Spring, Texas. You can connect with her at cherylmarshall.com. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
46:53 11/23/2022
Trading Self-Help for True Hope with Lindsay Carlson
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Lindsay Carlson about the danger of self-help encouragement, encouraging one another biblically in our relationships with one another, along with her new book, A Better Encouragement: Trading Self-Help for True Hope (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode The danger of fear of man and biblical encouragement. How biblical encouragement builds our friendships with one another in Christ. Why many Christians are drawn to encouragement found in self-help books. The Bible’s teaching on encouragement. Why we don’t expect enough from our encouragement. Learning to be specific and focused on Christ in our encouragement of others. About Today's Guest Lindsey Carlson is a pastor’s wife, a mother of five, and a native Texan. She enjoys writing, speaking, teaching women the Bible, and making disciples that grow by God’s grace. She is the author of Growing in Godliness: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Maturing in Christ. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
47:25 11/21/2022
Practical Ways to Care for Your Pastor with Peter Orr
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Peter Orr talk about how the Church can encourage and support their pastor, along with provide advice on giving feedback to your pastor, and dealing with issues with others with your pastor, along with his new book, Fight for Your Pastor (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode Some ways church members can care for their pastor. Some ways church members can be friends with their pastor or pastors. How church members should approach their pastor about a concern about his preaching. How church members can encourage their pastor in his preaching of the Word. How the church can help encourage their pastor to fight burnout. How church members should handle a situation where their pastor hurts or sins against them. About Our Guest Peter Orr (PhD, University of Durham) is a New Testament lecturer at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Exalted Above the Heavens: The Risen and Ascended Christ and a contributor to Theology Is for Preaching and Romans and the Legacy of St Paul. Orr and his wife, Emma, have four sons and are members at All Saints Petersham. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
36:38 11/16/2022
The Dangers of Bethel and the NAR Movement with Holly Pivec
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Holly Pivec about the New Age and the NAR, the dangers of the music of Bethel, and the Passion Translation, along with her new book with Doug, Counterfeit Kingdom: The Dangers of New Revelation, New Prophets, and New Age Practices in the Church (B&H, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode Things to look for when looking for churches and ministries influenced by the New Apostolic movement. Why the music we sing is theological. Why we should avoid Bethel music. Why Bethel Music is a trojan horse into the NAR. The connection between the New Age and the NAR. The dangers of the Passion Translation and how it is at the heart of the N.A.R. Help for those coming out of the N.A.R. and starting to attend a biblical church. Some signs of spiritual abuse in the N.A.R. Five ways every Christian can join the resistance and speak out against the New Apostolic Reformation. About Our Guest Holly Pivec is a blogger, author, and speaker, as well as a pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom. She has a master’s degree in apologetics from Biola University, where she also served as university editor for nearly a decade. She has coauthored two books about the New Apostolic Reformation: A New Apostolic Reformation? and God’s Super-Apostles. She operates a popular blog which has followers from around the world, and has spoken and written for several audiences and outlets. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
60:03 11/14/2022
Resurrection Hope and the Death of Death with Mitchell Chase
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Mitchell Chase discuss the doctrine of Scripture and the resurrection, the helpfulness of the resurrection to the whole of the Christian life, and his new book, Resurrection Hope and the Death of Death (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How a good understanding of the Scripture helps us understand resurrection, hope, and death. How the resurrection helps us live between the times and the times to come. How the resurrection helps us amid discouragement. How the resurrection helps us understand the whole story of Scripture. How the resurrection helps us to face death. About Today's Guest Mitchell L. Chase (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is an associate professor of biblical studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the preaching pastor of Kosmosdale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, and is the author of several books. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
32:24 11/09/2022
Help for Rightly Engaging the Bible in All of Life
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Haley Williams interviews Dave on the biggest threat to biblical authority in our day, why a right view of Scripture is vital, along with advice for helping others struggling with Scripture, and Dave’s new book, The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022).What you’ll hear in this episodeWhy we must be shaped and formed by the Bible.The biggest threat to biblical authority in our day.Why a right view of the Bible is so vital to all of life.Helping people understand meaning, life, and godliness in our times.The role of the local church in equipping and helping God’s people grow in the Word.The importance of family worship and men leading in the home.The difference between a theology from above and theology from below.Help for engaging others who are struggling with Scripture.Subscribing, sharing, and your feedbackYou can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback.Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
51:48 11/07/2022
Biblical Parenting and the Dangers of Gentle Parenting
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Haley Williams about what gentle parenting is and why it is so concerning, how Scripture speaks about biblical parenting, and advice for parents helping children grow in the Word and learn to navigate life from a biblical worldview.What you’ll hear in this episodeWhat gentle parenting is and why it is so concerning.Haley’s testimony of how the Lord used biblical parenting to lead her to salvation.How a good understanding of Scripture helps us respond to gentle parenting.How Christian parents should think biblically about parenting.Advice for parents helping their children grow in the Word of God.Advice for parents to help their children navigate biblical worldview.About Today's GuestHaley Williams lives in Kansas City with her husband Joey and their three daughters. In addition to hosting Kindled, Haley serves clients through her business H. Williams Creative, a boutique web and graphic design firm. Check out Haley's podcast at https://kindledpodcast.com/Subscribing, sharing, and your feedbackYou can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback.Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
53:35 11/02/2022
The Design and Purpose of the Sabbath with Guy Waters
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Guy Waters discuss the Sabbath and the storyline of Scripture, practical benefits of the Sabbath, dangers of neglecting the Sabbath, along with his book, The Sabbath As Rest and Hope for the People of God (Crossway, 2022).What you’ll hear in this episodeHow a good understanding of the Sabbath helps us to have a good understanding of Scripture.The purpose of the Sabbath.The dangers of neglecting the Sabbath.The practical benefits of the Sabbath.A response to those who say observing the Sabbath is legalism.Some practical ways to enjoy the Sabbath.What Sabbath observance looks like for Christians under the new covenant.About Today's GuestGuy Prentiss Waters (PhD, Duke University) is James M. Baird Jr. Professor of New Testament and academic dean at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson. He is the author or editor of fifteen books and numerous chapters, articles, and reviews. He is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).Subscribing, sharing, and your feedbackYou can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback.Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
36:19 10/31/2022
The Task of Theology and the Basics of the Faith
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers what theology is and why everyone Christian is a theologian, why doctrine fuels discipleship, biblical application, and why no Christian is beyond the basics of the faith. What you'll hear in this episode What theology is and why everyone is a theologian. Why doctrine fuels our discipleship in Christ. The aim of biblical application and how to engage in it. Why theology forms the basis for our conviction and application of the Word. Why no Christian is beyond the basics of the faith. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
32:43 10/26/2022
Why We Need Reformation Today
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers what Sola Scriptura is and why it is vital to the age we live in, why a good understanding of the Holy Spirit is important, why sound theology leads to sound living, and why we need Reformation in our lives and local churches around Scripture alone. What you'll hear in this episode What Sola Scriptura is and why it is so important in the age we live in. Why a good understanding of the Holy Spirit is so vital. Why we must speak the truth in love. Why sound theology leads to sound living. Why we need bold men and women of God who bear the fruits of the Holy Spirit. The sufficiency of Scripture and our practice in the Christian life. Why we need Reformation in our lives and our local churches around the Word of God. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
41:22 10/24/2022
Communicating Biblical Truth in Love with Jeff Myers
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jeff Myers discuss how the doctrine helps Christians in a post-truth culture, how Christians can help others through how we communicate, practical ways to speak biblical truth that builds trust, along with his new book, Truth Changes Everything: How People of Faith Can Transform the World in Times of Crisis (Baker, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How the doctrine of Scripture helps us in a post-truth culture. Why Christians should learn from fellow Christians in church history. Hope for the Christian who thinks truth is lost. How Christians can help others discover truth through conversations. How should we communicate differently based on truth. Some practical ways to speak biblical truth that builds truth. About Today's Guest Dr. Jeff Myers is president of Summit Ministries, a Colorado-based nonprofit organization that equips and supports the rising generation to embrace God's Truth and champion a biblical worldview. Summit reaches hundreds of thousands of Christians each year through worldview training, events, books, curriculum, and other online resources. One of America's most respected authorities on Christian worldview, apologetics, and youth leadership development, Myers lives in Colorado Springs with his family. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
47:23 10/19/2022
Exposing Deception with Scripture with Alisa Childers
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Alisa Childers about standing fast for biblical truth in a relativistic age, popular deceptions and dealing with them with Scripture, along with her new book, Live Your Truth and Other Lies: Exposing Popular Deceptions That Make Us Anxious, Exhausted, and Self-Obsessed (Tyndale, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode The importance of objective truth in Scripture in a relativistic culture. Popular deceptions in culture and how to respond to them. The authors and propagators of popular deceptions. The danger of being the captain of our own fate and the master of our own destiny. The importance of special revelation in the Word of God. Spiritual disciplines and the importance of daily utilizing them. Advice regarding using social media and the importance of standing fast on the Word. About Today's Guest Alisa Childers is a wife, a mom, an author, a blogger, a speaker, and a worship leader. She was a member of the award-winning CCM recording group ZOEgirl. She is a popular speaker at apologetics and Christian worldview conferences, including reThink. She has been published at The Gospel Coalition, Crosswalk, the Stream, For Every Mom, Decision magazine, and The Christian Post. Her blog post “Girl, Wash Your Face? What Rachel Hollis Gets Right . . . and Wrong” received more than one million views. You can connect with Alisa online at alisachilders.com. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
53:42 10/17/2022
Politics and Christian Engagement in the Public Square
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers voting and the Christian conscience, why we should care about politicians and the public square, and why voting is a matter of stewardship. What you'll hear in this episode Voting and the Christian conscience Why Christians should care about politics and the public square Why voting is a matter of stewardship. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
29:07 10/12/2022
Identifying the Marks of the Red-Letter Christian Movement
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers, what a red-letter Christian is, understanding the agenda of the red-letter movement, and identifying the marks of this movement. What you'll hear in this episode What a red-letter Christian is. Understanding the red-letter movement. Identifying the marks of the red-letter movement. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
42:42 10/10/2022
Discerning the Marks of the Progressive “Christian” Movement
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the marks of the progressive “Christian” movement, biblical discernment, relativism, and how it affects biblical interpretation, and how Christians can encourage those who oppose biblical authority to preach the whole Bible. What you'll hear in this episode Marks of the progressive “Christian” movement. The importance of biblical discernment. The danger of relativism and how it affects biblical interpretation. How Christians can encourage those who oppose biblical authority to preach and teach the authority of the Bible. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
41:38 10/05/2022
Dealing with the Hard Days with the Hope of the Gospel
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers why hard days are designed to help us trust the Lord and grow in grace, why hard decisions and situations help us dig into God’s Word, and help us rest in the sovereignty of God. What you'll hear in this episode Hard days are designed to help us to trust the Lord. Hard situations are designed by God to help us to grow in grace. Hard decisions and situations help us to dig into God’s Word. Hard days help us to rest in the sovereignty of God. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
32:22 10/03/2022
The 2022 Ligonier Statement of Theology
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the Ligonier Statement of theology 2022, the dangers of relativism on biblical interpretation, and reading and studying Scripture personally and with our local church. What you’ll hear in this episode The latest findings from the Ligonier Statement of Theology 2022.The dangers of relativism on the way we interpret the Bible.The importance of daily time in the Word of God and life with God’s people. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback  You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
50:53 09/28/2022
Parenting Children with the Word of God with Brooke Bartz
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Brooke Bartz discuss how we can help junior high and high school students with Scripture and help parents help their children with peer pressure. They also discuss how parents and the Church can work together to encourage youth to cultivate godly friends, along with her book, Godly Ever After (Fiona's Faith, 1) (Emerald House Group, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How a good understanding of the doctrine of Scripture affects how we engage junior high and high school students. Brooke’s observations in Texas schools help Christian parents. How parents can help children with peer pressure. The role of the Church in helping our youth with peer pressure. Parents and the Church can work together to encourage youth to cultivate godly friends. About Today's Guest Brooke Bartz is a stay-at-home wife and mom. She is the founder of Open Hearts in a Closed World Ministry and Conference and is involved in women’s ministry at her church. She is married to her childhood crush, and they have a beautiful twelve-year-old daughter. Brooke desires for teen girls to come to faith in Christ and then live out their lives boldly and unashamed of the Gospel as they hold to their purity and stand for Jesus in their generation. She enjoys teaching women of all ages the Word of God and speaks at conferences. Brooke's passion is spurring on the women God leads to her sphere of influence, inspiring their hearts to be a living testimony in Christ and a light in the darkness. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback  You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
58:38 09/26/2022
Help For Students with Questions on the Bible
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers asking good questions with confidence in the biblical text, help with Bible “contradictions,” reading your Bible and solid theology books, exercising biblical discernment, finding a trustworthy teacher, and doing life in the local church. What you'll hear in this episode Asking good questions of the biblical text with confidence in the Bible. Getting help with Bible “contradictions.” Getting plugged into a Bible believing and practicing church. Read your Bible daily and solid theology books. Exercise biblical discernment. Don’t ignore your questions find trustworthy Bible-teachers to help you. The importance of community in the local church. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
34:48 09/21/2022
Sin, Settled Biblical Convictions, and Putting Sin to Death
On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave talks with David Steele about the doctrine of Scripture, sin, salvation, sanctification, Christian spouses and local church members encouraging one another putting their sin to death, along with his book, Be Killing Sin: The Art of War on the Battlefield of Faith (Self-Published, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How the doctrine of Scripture affects how we approach the topic of sin and grace. How a biblical understanding of sin helps us to speak biblically about sin. How biblical truth arms us to stand against the world, the flesh, and the devil. The means of grace and how they help the Christian today. How settled convictions help the Christian today. Why should Christians care about killing their sin and how to put it to death. How Christians spouses can encourage one another to put to death indwelling sin. How local church members can encourage one another to put to death their indwelling sin. About Today's Guest Dr. David S. Steele has been in pastoral ministry since 1991. He holds BS and MA degrees from Multnomah University and Multnomah Biblical Seminary and a D. Min from Bakke Graduate University. Following graduation from Multnomah University, he served eight years as Pastor to Students at Lacey Chapel. In 2000, he became the Pastor of Theology at First Baptist Church in La Grande, Oregon where he served for over eleven years. In 2012, he became the Senior Pastor at Christ Fellowship in Everson, Washington. At Christ Fellowship he leads the staff, serves as the Pastor for preaching and vision casting, and oversees Veritas (Adult Theological Education) and Iron Men (Men's Leadership Development). His personal mission is to positively influence people, impact the world one person at a time, and glorify God by enjoying him forever. His passion in ministry is preaching, teaching, and leadership development. Specifically, his aim is to educate the mind, engage the affections, equip the whole person, and encourage God-centered living that treasures Christ above all things. He and his wife, Gerrene were married in 1991 and they have two children. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
37:15 09/19/2022
Standing Against Deception and for Biblical Discernment
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers what biblical discernment is and what it entails, a basic biblical framework for discernment, a biblical plan for discernment, and why Christians must shun any and all teaching and hold fast to the sufficient Word of God. What you'll hear in this episode What biblical discernment is and what it entails. Why Scripture does not permit Christians to expose themselves to evil. Why no Christian is to engage in syncretism. Why the only proper response for Christians to false teaching is to shun it. Three essential Christian doctrines that provide a basic framework for discernment. A biblical plan for discernment. Why good theology that comes from God’s Word allows one to discern between what is right and wrong. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
51:04 09/14/2022
Engaging Mormons With Biblical Truth With Eric Johnson
On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave talks with Eric Johnson about the doctrine of Scripture and Mormonism, how to biblically engage Mormons, some keys to talking with a Mormon missionary, and his new book, Introducing Christianity to Mormons: A Practical and Comparative Guide to What the Bible Teaches (Harvest House, 2022) What you’ll hear in this episode How a good understanding of the doctrine of Scripture should affect how we engage Mormons. How should Christians respond to the Mormon claim, that the Bible is correct as far as it is translated. Why it is important for Christians to understand the Mormon's definition of theological terms. How to engage in conversation with Mormons effectively. Some keys when talking to a Mormon missionary. How Christians can share their faith at Christmas dinner or family reunions with an LDS relative. How to overcome objections when sharing biblical truth with a Mormon. About Today's Guest Eric Johnson (MDiv) works with Mormonism Research Ministry (www.mrm.org) and has written and coauthored several books, including Answering Mormons' Questions, Mormonism 101, and Sharing the Good News with Mormons. He currently lives in Sandy, Utah, with his wife and three daughters. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
50:22 09/12/2022
Education, Christian Parenting, and the Public Square
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sarah Jenkins talk about two recent stories that illustrate how a biblical worldview is under attack in Christian and public schools. They also discuss why Christian parents should be intentional and purposeful in helping their children grow in the Word, encouraging Christian teachers, and encouraging men to lead their families in family worship. What you'll hear in this episode Recent news about how a biblical worldview is under assault in Christian and public schools. Parents taking an active and biblical role in their child’s life and education. Parents helping their children grow in God's Word and grace. Advice for parents on handling where to send their kids to school. Advice for family members on being active in the education of their younger family members. Some encouragement for Christian teachers. Why we need the local church and one another in our local churches. Encouragement for men leading their families in family worship. News stories mentioned in this episode https://www.nea.org/about-nea/media-center/press-releases/remarks-prepared-delivery-becky-pringle-president-national-education-association-101st https://thefederalist.com/2022/08/01/parents-if-you-dont-get-a-grip-on-your-kids-social-media-trans-activists-will/ Coming to a Public School Near You Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
53:42 09/07/2022
Faithfulness to Scripture and Christ in a Collapsing Culture
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dr. Lutzer discuss how Christians can truthfully and compassionately speak to the issues of our day, help for parents raising their children, the use of language in a post-truth culture, and his new book, No Reason to Hide: Standing for Christ in a Collapsing Culture (Harvest House, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How Christians can be truthful and compassionate when addressing our daily issues. Critiquing the culture with the Word of God. Why Christians should not be ashamed of having a bias towards biblical values in an intolerant age. Advice for parents raising children, whether putting them in a Christian school or homeschooling them. How Christians should speak about biblical marriage, biblical ethics, morality, and sexuality in the public square. Why it’s important Christians be crystal clear on using our language in a post-truth culture. How important is it to learn from history at a time when many want to revise history. How biblically rooted and orthodox Christians speak to the progressive Christians. How important is it that Christians understand the global reset’s agenda and how Christians should speak out against it. What faithfulness to Christ looks like in a collapsing culture. About Today's Guest Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is pastor emeritus of The Moody Church, where he served as the senior pastor for 36 years. He is the award-winning author of One Minute After You Die and Hitler's Cross, as well as the featured speaker on three radio programs heard on more than 750 national and international outlets. He and his wife, Rebecca, have three grown children and eight grandchildren and live in the Chicago area. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
48:34 09/05/2022
Biblical Hermeneutics and the Hermeneutic of Suspicion
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the history surrounding the hermeneutic of suspicion and how it affects theological liberalism, how our doctrine of Scripture impacts our ministry, and several principles to handle the Word of God correctly. What you'll hear in this episode Why the Bible is its own best apologetic when rightly understood. The history surrounding the hermeneutic of suspicion. How the hermeneutic of suspicion affects theological liberalism. Why theological liberalism is “progressive” Christianity repackaged. How our doctrine of Scripture will affect the way we do our ministry. A brief history of biblical interpretation. Seven principles to rightly handle the Word of God and the theology behind them. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
57:38 08/31/2022
The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition with Dr. O’Donnell
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Doug O’Donnell discuss how the doctrine of Scripture should affect how Pastors preach the Word, how a literary approach to preaching helps pastors and Christians, along with his book with Leland Ryken, The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode How a good understanding of the doctrine of Scripture should affect preaching and teaching of the Word. How a literary approach to preaching helps pastors progress in their preaching. How a literary approach to preaching helps Christians grow in their skill and handling of God’s Word. About Today's Guest Douglas Sean O'Donnell (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is the senior vice president of Bible editorial at Crossway. He is the author and editor of over a dozen books, including The Beginning and End of Wisdom; The Pastor's Book; The Song of Solomon and Matthew in the Preaching the Word commentary series; and Psalms in the Knowing the Bible series. He also contributed the Song of Solomon and Job to the ESV Expository Commentary. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook, or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!
29:52 08/29/2022