No More Weeping

Yesterday was national daughter's day. I'm not sure when that national day came into being, but we have a daughter who merits being recognized for at least one day out of a year if not every day. Michaela and I were having another one of our great theological conversations. They are getting increasingly rare, not …

Fighting for Freedom of Religion?

If you have been following the news regarding Grace Community Church and its pastor John MacArthur’s battle in the courts of California, you might be thinking this is one of those complex issues confronting Christian churches across the country.  Watch the latest video at foxnews.com The claim that California is prohibiting the freedom to worship …

Ep 53: race relations, the president, and current crises in the United States

These are interesting days. COVID-19, George Floyd, President Trump and his Trumpgelicals. We address all of these in a spontaneous podcast that is challenging us to think about our allegiance. Join Matt, Michael, and Brian - an unsuspecting guest to the podcast cast - as they discuss race relations, the president, and current crises in …

Is Movement Possible?

Many are wondering if a movement of churches is even possible in the United States. While the criticism of the movements we are seeing around the world has at times been sharp - accusations of theological shallowness, immature leaders, irresponsible evangelism - observers of the US evangelical landscape are beginning to recognize the same critique …

Ep 28: Maturing Disciples in a Movement, Part 1

Defining "disciple" and "discipleship" presents interesting issues in contemporary Christianity. Join our podcasters as they look at the New Testament understanding of what it means to be a disciple. Their study of the early Christian movements highlights several key characteristics for what it means to be a follower of Christ. To comment on this episode …

Ep 21: The Movement and Ethnic Diversity, Part 2

The early Christian movement was uniquely diverse, but not without its problems. Join our podcasters and special guest Pastor Devlin Scott as they unpack Ephesians 2 and its implication for ministry today. To comment on this episode and future episodes, be sure to login. Discussion Forum Find Us On: Search "Ephesiology" on your preferred podcast …

Ep 10: Theocentrism

Many are asking the questions about the meaning of discipleship and what a disciple looks like. Instead, our podcasters are asking "What would a theocentric movement look like?" That is, what would it look like if we were completely focused on God? Join our next episode for an insightful discussion. To comment on this episode …

Ep 7: The Legacy Church and Movement Making, Part 3

Join us as we engage in a community dialogue about a church planting movement in the New Testament. This is part three of a series addressing what many are calling the “legacy church.” In this episode, our podcasters drill down on diagnostic questions for the legacy church and unpack the concept of being disciples. To comment …

Ep 6: Here comes the King

Palm Sunday is also regarded as the “triumphal entry” because the King had arrived in Jerusalem. But was it the way he was received worship, or something masquerading as it? To comment on this episode and future episodes, be sure to login. Discussion Forum Find us on: Search "Ephesiology" on your preferred podcast app.