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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 …

What happens to people who never hear about Jesus? (4 Views)

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7 Minute Read Is it fair for God to treat people who have honestly never heard this stuff the same way he treats people who knowingly reject him? Is ignorance as bad as an intentional embrace of evil? Christians have historically answered these questions three ways, positing theories that are today called exclusivism, inclusivism, and postmortem evangelism.

Jesus’ Radical Kingdom Reformation within Judaism (and some stuff about The Reformation)

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7 Minute Read ust like Luther, and the later reformers 500 years ago, the message of Jesus upset the gatekeepers of religious boundaries.
Whenever this happens, the gatekeepers must decide if they are going to tear down the arbitrary gates and redefine who is “in.” Or will they resist as though the movement of God is limited by human boundaries?