Evangelicals Can Have Different Views on Creation, Leaders Say

November 2, 2017 ...

“Evangelicals hold varying perspectives of how God created the earth — from a literal seven-day interpretation of Genesis to God-guided evolution,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “But they vehemently agree that God is the creator of the earth. How God chose to create is important, but it is secondary.” …

Understanding Islam From an Evangelical Perspective

October 15, 2017 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e26-101517-Cumming.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:13 — 28.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear from an evangelical scholar on Islam, who has spent years in relationships with Muslims both overseas and in the United States, on: The main distinctives between historical, biblical Christianity and Islam; …

What’s Up With Mormons?

February 15, 2017 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e17-021517-Johnson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:21 — 33.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear from a former Mormon, now evangelical leader in Utah on: The main distinctives between historical, biblical Christianity and Mormonism; A dialogue approach with Mormons; What Mormons and evangelicals have in common; …

Theology of Entertainment

February 13, 2017 ...

He said that “muse” means to think and the “a” means “not” (in college I learned that’s a privative alpha negation). In other words, amusements are non-thinking. My father’s point was probably to avoid popular entertainment, because it is thoughtless. I’ve mused about this random parental lesson and decided that there are times when I …

Trends in Theological Education

October 15, 2016 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e13-101516-Aleshire.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:53 — 30.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear the expert on theological education in the United States share: How changing expectations of pastors have impacted seminary training; How seminaries have adapted to distance and online education; What evangelicals can learn …

Are Multi-ethnic Churches the Only Way?

June 15, 2016 ...

Let’s examine our Lord’s Great Commission. In the midst of an impromptu worship service, Jesus calls his Jewish disciples to go — or more literally “as you are going” — and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:16-20). He is speaking to all Jews, and the “nations” are the ethnic groups of the world (i.e., …

Seminary Significance

April 21, 2016 ...

It seemed to me that going to college and possibly to graduate school was too much work, too much money, and a waste of too much time while living in a world that needed Jesus. I figured I could invest my life better in a community rather than on a campus. My father wrote back, …

Theology of Race

March 15, 2016 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e7-031516-Kim.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:59 — 29.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS We talk about race a lot in the United States. Whether it’s the growing population of Asian Americans, trends in Latino immigration, or racial unrest in metropolitan cities, race plays a major role in the American …

The Truth Competition

March 20, 2015 ...

It’s often not so simple in everyday American life. There is a sense that scientists begin with science as truth and then evaluate the Bible based upon scientific presuppositions. And, there is a sense that evangelical Christians begin with the Bible as truth and then evaluate science based upon theological presuppositions. At least this is …

123