Micah and Matt are on location at the annual Mississippi Baptist Convention in Jackson, MS to discuss the long and cherished history of the Baptist faith. They take a look at the origin of Baptists and the influence of the Protestant Reformation on the Baptist faith.
Join Micah and Matt in a very insightful discussion on what the Bible says about being single.
Micah and Matt take some time to share some of their favorite and most helpful preaching books. This conversation will be beneficial to those looking to renew their passion for preaching, and suggests some good resources for Bible study teachers and leaders.
Matt and Micah center their conversation on the faith and practice of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Listen in on the discussion to find out what they believe about the Bible, God, Jesus and salvation. Do they worship the same God as those who are evangelical Christians? Do they believe Jesus is divine?
Join Matt and Micah as they uncover some of the basic teachings of the Mormon faith. They answer the question that people often ask, “Is Mormonism a Christian faith or a cult?” They also expose their view of Jesus and his identity and work. This is a helpful discussion that will inform your understanding of a prevalent belief system that has been adopted by man.
In this episode, Micah gives some helpful insight into the nature and function of the church of the Lord Jesus. The New Testament gives us several images that illustrate who the church is and what the church has been called to do, and this discussion helps us see how the identity of the church reflects the beauty of the Trinity. The church is the people of God, chosen by and commissioned by Him. The church is also the body of Christ and the temple of the Holy Spirit. Join Matt and Micah for this informative discussion.
Matt and Micah tackle part 2 of their discussion of the recent release of the Nashville Statement, which provided a biblical response to same sex and transgender issues. This discussion is part of a developing sexual revolution in our culture, which deserves careful thought and gracious response. Listen as Matt and Micah navigate this discussion by talking through the Bible’s presentation of human sexuality and sin’s affect upon it, and also how to relate to those struggling with these issues in their own lives or the lives of those they know and love.
Several links were mentioned in the episode, so here you go:
Rosaria Butterfield, “Why I Signed the Nashville Statement” (affirmation)
Preston Sprinkle, “My Nashville Statement” (critique)
Sam Allberry, Is God Anti-Gay (book)
Matt and Micah analyze and react to the recent release of The Nashville Statement, which offers 14 articles related to biblical and cultural issues regarding human sexuality. What does the Bible say about these issues? How should we respond to the changing cultural landscape on sexual identity, especially homosexuality and transgenderism? Join Matt and Micah as they attempt to wrestle through these questions.
Matt and Micah and joined by Dr. Lee Brand, pastor of Beth-el Missionary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS. He offers some helpful insight into the art and science of the task of preaching. He also helps us understand what goes into a pastor’s preparation time as he gets ready to stand before God’s people each week.
Matt and Micah are joined by special guest Dr. Lee Brand Jr. Lee is the pastor of Beth-el Missionary Baptist Church in Starkville, MS where he has served for 15 years. He joins the podcast today to talk about some of the issues surrounding the subject of racial reconciliation. What does racial reconciliation look like? Is racial reconciliation a social issue or a gospel issue?