Episodes

153. Philippians 1:3-11 – Joy, Gratitude, and Knowledge (with Luke Davis)

Today we find ourselves back in Philippians to take a closer look at Philippians 1:3-11. Last week was a brief overview of the book, and today we get to dive a bit deeper. Special guest, Luke Davis adds keen insights as well!...

152. A Brief Overview of Philippians

This week we take a quick look at the book of Philippians. What are some key takeaways? What are consistent themes? Who would most benefit from this epistle? EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simp...

151. On Penal Substitutionary Atonement

This week we take a look at penal substitutionary atonement. What is it? What does it mean? Is it necessary? What the naysayers say. Is it in Scripture? EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simplethe...

150. On Anxiety

Today we hop into the topic of anxiety. What is anxiety? Where does it stem from? What is some practical counsel for those wrestling with it? EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simpletheologypod • ...

149. Was Peter the First Pope?

Today we take some time to look at Matthew 16:18. Was Jesus proclaiming Peter to be the first Pope? Is this passage justification for the Papal office? Who/What is the "rock" that Jesus will build his church on? EPISODE NOTES...

148. On the Tension of Our Faith

This week we take a look at the conclusion of 1 John (5:18-21). We take some time to unpack one of the tensions of our faith, namely, that we are called to work out our salvation while also acknowledging that it is God who wo...

147. Going Deep & Keeping It Simple

This week we take a listener question from Brandon, who asks about discerning when to go deep in the Scriptures versus when to keep it simple. We love getting questions from listeners, and this is a helpful one! Tune in, and ...

146. The Storm Within (Mark 5:1-20)

Last week Rick took some time to do a sermon recap and this week Rob takes some time to do the same thing. We're looking at Mark 5:1-20, so open up your Bibles and dive in with us! EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@sim...

145. The Implications of Regeneration (John 5:1-4)

Today the guys take a look at the text that Rick preached this past Sunday (John 5:1-4), and discuss the implications of regeneration. EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simpletheologypod • 614.233...

144. On Gender Roles (Complementarianism)

Today we discuss the contentious topic of gender roles. We touched on this a bit in the last episode, and offer a further elaboration in this week's episode. EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simp...

143. The Offices of the Church

Today we continue talking about the local church, and in doing so, we take dive into the topic of Biblical church offices. How many are there? What does each “office” mean? Why do church offices matter? Are there restrictions...

142. On Church Discipline

Today we plunge into the ever-so-fun topic of church discipline. Surprisingly, we've never devoted an entire episode to this, so here we go. What is "church discipline?" Why is it important? What are some arguments against it...

141. The Unity of the Church

Despite the train wreck of an intro, today we're able to pull it together long enough to provide some (hopefully) meaningful discussion around the unity of the Church. What are we to be unified around? When is appropriate to ...

140. The Purity of the Church

This week we jump into the purity of the church. What does it mean for the church to be pure? How can we participate in the purity of the church? What should you do if you find yourself in a false church or a less pure church...

139. Your 7 Responsibilities as a Church Member

Today we take a look at a helpful article by Jonathan Leeman outlining the 7 job responsibilities of every church member. This excerpt comes from his book, Understanding the Congregation's Authority. EPISODE NOTES | SUPPORT |...

138. The Gathering & Sending of the Church

This week we're diving into the gathering and sending of the local church. We look at Gregg Allison's Sojourners and Strangers to discuss how the church is: Covenantal Confessional Missional Spacio-temporal / Eschatological E...

137. Back With a Bible Giveaway!

We're back! Yes, this a short episode, and yes, we're rusty behind the mics. But we're back! EPISODE NOTES | PATREON | TIP JAR | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheology.org • #simpletheologypod • 614.233.1098

136. SEASON FINALE – Rick Tells All About His 20s

In today's episode, we take a deep dive into Rick's 20s! He recently turned 30 and shares some highs, lows, things he's grateful for, lessons learned, and more. EPISODE NOTES | PATREON | TIP JAR | INSTAGRAM info@simpletheolog...

135. Bible Review: CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

This week, we review a new Bible from the CSB (and you know we love the CSB). This is the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible that Holman released in September! Features include: More than 1,100 images, maps, and illustrations wi...

134. On the Origin & Orientation of the Church

This week we discuss the origin and the orientation of the Church. When did the Church begin? What is the Church's primary aim? What does the Church center itself around? How is the Church empowered? EPISODE NOTES | PATREON |...

133. Mailbag: Free Will & Spiritual Rhythms

This week we take some extra time answering two mailbag questions from Matthew and Bradon. Matthew brings up the doctrine of compatibilism. a doctrine we discussed in a previous episode (episode #46). Bradon brings up a comm...

132. Book Reviews!

If you’re looking for a good book to pick up, this episode should provide a few decent options! Want a free audiobook? Check out our Audible page here. Understanding Church Basics Series Understanding the Congregation’s Autho...

131. The Church of the New Covenant

Today we talk about the Church of the New Covenant, and there’s plenty to cover! What is a covenant? Which covenants were operative prior to Christ? What does it mean now that we’re in the New Covenant? When did the Church st...

130. On Receiving and Extending Forgiveness

Today we discuss a listener requested episode on forgiveness. Huge shout out to Titus for sending this in! Can we be forgiven if we aren’t willing to forgive? How does being forgiven affect our ability to forgive? What are so...