We are joined on this Ephesiology Podcast by Kathy Richard Bhatia, co-editor of the Ephesiology book Social Injustice, Volume II:Continue reading Ep 106: Evangelical Voices in Tumultuous Times
On this Ephesiology Podcast, we continue our conversation about the widely popular Rise and Fall of Mars Hill with someContinue reading Ep 105: The Young, Restless, and Reformed
The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill has been one of this year’s most popular podcast series. On this Ephesiology Podcast, we begin to unpack the issues in light of an Ephesiological framework for a New Testament movement. Andrew and Matt lead the discussion from places of personal experience with leaders who have abused their authority in ministry. Don’t miss this longer than usual episode of the Ephesiology Podcast.Continue reading Ep 104: What has Ephesiology to do with Mars Hill?
On this Ephesiology Podcast, we’re talking about Christmas past, present, and future. What are the things we long for inContinue reading Ep 103: An Ephesiological Christmas
On this Ephesiology Podcast, we are very grateful for how God has used Ephesiology as a resource for the globalContinue reading Ep 102: What’s Up with Ephesiology
On this episode of the Ephesiology Podcast, we interview Dr. Randy Newman about his new book Mere Evangelism: 10 Insights from C.S. Lewis to Help You Share Your Faith. Dr. Newman walks us through Lewis’ ideas of engaging our culture with the gospel. We talk about pre-evangelism which paves the way for evangelism. Randy suggests Lewis was a wonderful model of this pattern in his radio program and fiction writing. Continue reading Ep 101: The Movement of God to Disciple the Nations
This week on the Ephesiology Podcast Andrew, Matt, and Michael discuss the interesting topic of a biblical worldview. With moreContinue reading Ep 100: Is there a Biblical Worldview?
This week on the Ephesiology Podcast we talk about what unites us. Andrew, Matt, and Michael are joined by FatherContinue reading Ep 99: What Unites Us?
On this Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew and Michael discuss the recent Barna study on the American Worldview. The shocking, but notContinue reading Ep 98: The changing American Worldview
On this episode of the Ephesiology Podcast, we interview Dr. Randy Newman about his new book Mere Evangelism: 10 Insights from C.S. Lewis to Help You Share Your Faith. Dr. Newman walks us through Lewis’ ideas of engaging our culture with the gospel. We talk about pre-evangelism which paves the way for evangelism. Randy suggests Lewis was a wonderful model of this pattern in his radio program and fiction writing. Continue reading Ep 97: Mere Evangelism
Over the past 10 years, social media use has exploded and provided people with platforms to voice their thoughts andContinue reading Ep 96: Can we Talk Civilly?
We continue in our series After Evangelicalism, What? with the provocative topic of church planting. Starting new churches has longContinue reading Ep 95: Church Planting Where the Church is Planted?
In this Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew, Matt, and Michael begin a conversation about what might come after evangelicalism. Many have beenContinue reading Ep 94: After Evangelicalism, What?
In this Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew, Matt, and Michael share what they are looking forward to as they begin moving fromContinue reading Ep 93: Ephesiology Podcast, Season Next
One only needs to consult an online job board to observe the vast number of staff openings in churches acrossContinue reading The Solution to Your Church Staffing Needs
During my doctoral studies in the early 2000s, Paul Hiebert shared a story that I have never forgotten. Dr. Hiebert wasContinue reading The Monkey and the Fish
Looking for a loophole, (the religious scholar) asked, “And just how would you define ‘my COVID neighbor’?” (Luke 10:29ish). JoinContinue reading Ep 72: Who Is Your CoVid Neighbor?
On this Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew and Matt team up to tackle the complicated notion that America is a Christian country.Continue reading Ep 71: The Myth of Christian America
The events in Washington D.C. last Wednesday were troubling and tragic. The political, economic, and societal turmoil in the UnitedContinue reading Ep 70: Crisis at the Capitol, Crisis in the Church
On January 6th while the 117th Congress gathered to certify the 2020 election, an individual who identifies himself as CrazyContinue reading “We’re Storming the Capitol Guys”
It’s a new year and many optimistically look to a 2021 that will be markedly different from what we experiencedContinue reading Ep 69: Good Riddance 2020!
Contemporary church leadership tends to model itself after various social structures of leadership whether in business or politics. The DNAContinue reading Ep 68: The Non-Hierarchical Leadership of the New Testament Church
The Christian movement in Asia Minor is a wonderful example of a group of churches and APEST leaders who tookContinue reading A Day After Christmas in Revelation
For all of us, 2020 has been a challenging year. In spite of the reality of the global pandemic, aContinue reading Ep 67: Happy Covid Christmas
On this third Sunday of Advent, our family gathered together in the living room for a devoted time of prayer,Continue reading Good News for All People: The Three ‘Advents’ of 2020
Leadership is one of the most important issues confronting the church today. In this podcast, Andrew, Matt, and Michael addressContinue reading Ep 66: The Dark Side of Hierarchical Leadership
It seems to be a regular occurrence these days. Another evangelical pastor falls into moral failure. Carl Lentz is theContinue reading The Dark Side of Hierarchical Leadership
I am absolutely convinced that there has never been a genuine missional movement—the kind that has both exponential growth asContinue reading Team Essentials: Teacher
I am absolutely convinced that there has never been a genuine missional movement—the kind that has both exponential growth asContinue reading Team Essentials: Shepherd
On this week’s Ephesiology Podcast, Michael talks with Jeff Christopherson about his upcoming course on Church Planting. Jeff brings yearsContinue reading Ep 65: Kingdom-Minded Church Planting
I am absolutely convinced that there has never been a genuine missional movement—the kind that has both exponential growth asContinue reading Team Essentials: Evangelist
I am absolutely convinced that there has never been a genuine missional movement—the kind that has both exponential growth asContinue reading Team Essentials: Prophet
I am absolutely convinced that there has never been a genuine missional movement—the kind that has both exponential growth asContinue reading Team Essentials: Apostle
On this week’s Ephesiology Podcast, Michael talks with Kathryn Richards Bhatia, assistant professor of social justice in our Master ofContinue reading Ep 64: What is Social Justice?
Jesus was often counter-cultural. He upset a lot of people because He would frequently break the status quo and doContinue reading Hand washing and Politics
Years ago when I was a student involved in Cru at Texas A&M, a single photocopied sheet circulated among studentsContinue reading Are We On the Brink of Revival?
This week’s podcast dials in on Christianity’s relationship to governments as Andrew and Michael explore a subject appropriate for ChristiansContinue reading Ep 63: Christianity and the Government
Today on the Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew and Michael catch up with Brad Watson from Soma. In June, Andrew, Michael, andContinue reading Ep 62: Catching Up with Brad Watson
It is sometimes refreshing to look back in Christian history to be reminded once again of those events upon whichContinue reading The Christian Roots of America
I believe in God’s sovereignty, not in a fatalistic way or a double predestination one. Rather, God superintends His creationContinue reading The Lesser of Two Evils and God’s Sovereignty
Next on the Ephesiology Podcast, Andrew and Michael are talking with John W. Morehead about QAnon. The right-wing conspiracy theorist(s)Continue reading Ep 61: QAnon and Conspiracies
It was only four years ago when many declared the election in 2016 to be the most important in ourContinue reading Ep 60: The Christian and Politics
Yesterday was national daughter’s day. I’m not sure when that national day came into being, but we have a daughterContinue reading No More Weeping
If you have been following the news regarding Grace Community Church and its pastor John MacArthur’s battle in the courtsContinue reading Fighting for Freedom of Religion?
Over the past four years, Ligonier and Lifeway Research have published the State of Theology surveys as a resource forContinue reading Ep 59: The State of Theology
A new season of the Ephesiology Podcast begins with Andrew, Matt, and Michael sharing about the exciting work of howContinue reading Ep 58: Ephesiology’s New Season
Leadership sets the tone for the direction of a movement. In fact, one might argue that a movement will riseContinue reading The Dangers of Charismatic Leadership
Are you struggling with American evangelicalism? It’s gotten to the point where it is difficult to recognize a theological traditionContinue reading Ep 57: When Evangelicals Sneeze
It is that time of year, but a different year for sure. As best as we can in the timeContinue reading Ep 56: Summer Break
Join our discussion with Brad Watson as we hear about his book on Ephesians as well as what he andContinue reading Ep 55: Ephesiology with Brad Watson
So often, the church looks at business people as those who will pray and pay for the ministry. In thisContinue reading Ep 54: Movements and Business
These are interesting days. COVID-19, George Floyd, President Trump and his Trumpgelicals. We address all of these in a spontaneousContinue reading Ep 53: race relations, the president, and current crises in the United States