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Kurt Willems

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Kurt Willems is a pastor, author, and spiritual director. His first book, Echoing Hope: How the Humanity of Jesus Redeems our Pain, releases in March 2021. Kurt is also the host of the Theology Curator podcast. He has a master of divinity degree from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and a master of arts in comparative religion from the University of Washington. [More About Kurt]

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Banning Liebscher: Jesus Culture, Charismatic Faith, & Three-Mile Walk [EP-96]

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< 1 Minute Read  Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google Banning Liebscher invites Christians to not sit on the sidelines when God has called them to change the world. Kurt Willems and Banning discuss Jesus Culture, charismatic Christianity, church planting, church unity, and his new book, The Three-Mile Walk, which is available on Amazon at: …

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The God who Trusts w/ Curtis Holtzen [EP-95]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google The Bible resounds with affirmations of the faithfulness and trustworthiness of God. But might God also exhibit faith and trust? Kurt Willems interviews Curtis Holtzen, to find out the answer to that question. Holtzen’s new book, The God Who Trusts, is available on Amazon at: https://amzn.to/2WGtyXO …

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Biblingo Software: Greek Learning Game-changer with Kevin Grasso [EP-94]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google In this episode of Theology Curator, Kurt Willems chats with Kevin Grasso, co-founder of Biblingo, an immersive Biblical languages training software. Amazing for seminary students or pastors or anyone who wants to learn Greek or Hebrew. Go to https://biblingo.org to sign up and use the code …

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Was Paul Still Jewish after Accepting Jesus? [EP-92]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google Did Paul remain Jewish after his transforming experience of the resurrected Jesus? Scholars disagree about how best to think about the nature of Paul’s Judaism after Jesus. There are several approaches. Kurt briefly outlines the traditional, new perspective, and Paul within Judaism approaches. GIVE THE SHOW …

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A.I. and the Future of Humanity (Jason Thacker interview) [EP-91]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google Kurt Willems chats with Jason Thacker about all things faith and artificial intelligence. His new book, The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity, is available now. Order it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3cDshG0 GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE 1) If you would be so …

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Romans 13 and Protests [EP-90] (a podcast on biblical context and racial justice)

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google Must we follow governing policies? Kurt Willems gives reflections on how to interpret Romans 13 in light of the current season of protests after the unjust murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery (and others). GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE 1) If you would be so …

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Jay Kim: Analog vs. Digital Church (and pandemics) [EP-89]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Jay Kim, pastor and author, chats with Kurt Willems about his book, Analog Church: Why We Need Real People, Places, and Things in the Digital Age. Jay’s book looks at the importance of incarnation and human to human engagement in church communities. He then, after the first interview …

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Walter Brueggemann: Materiality as Resistance [EP-85]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Scholar Walter Brueggemann joins Kurt to discuss his new book, Materiality as Resistance. Here’s what Kurt said in his endorsement: “Materiality as Resistance, if we put into practice its wise and radical vision of human flourishing, has the power to transform persons, churches, communities, and our world.” Get …