Episodes

120. Should Foot Washing be an Ordinance?

This week we answer a listener request from Jacob. He asks about the practice of foot washing and whether or not it should be considered an ordinance like baptism and the Lord’s Supper, as some groups are known for doing. So ...

119. Homeschool vs. Private School vs. Public School

This week we discuss the ever-popular debate between homeschool, private school, and public school! Rick was a homeschool kid, while Rob was exposed to public school. We both seem to be somewhat okay! So, which option is best...

118. Marks of a Healthy Church Plant

Last week we chatted about Adam Ramsey’s article on Church Planting and the Idol of Immediacy. Shortly after, we realized that we spent a decent amount of time pointing out the dangers of this unhealthy way of planting, but w...

117. Church Planting and the Idol of Immediacy

Today we chat about a great article that we ran across on TGC by Adam Ramsey. It addresses one of the biggest mistakes that church planters make, and it's one that we constantly feel pressure to give in to. EPISODE NOTES | PA...

116. George Floyd, Racism, Injustice, Protests and Riots

Today we wade into a heavy topic. We fall desperately short of all that is needed to be said, but we pray that it's somewhat helpful as we pursue gospel-faithfulness in these strange and painful times. We need wisdom. We desi...

115. On Church Fellowship (Koinonia)

Today we take some time to look at church fellowship (or koinonia in the Greek). As churches begin to think through what it looks like to gather again, it’s important for us to have a healthy understanding of how vital the ga...

114. Non-Believers Doing "Good"; Family Worship

Today we jump into the mailbag to answer a couple listener questions. How should we think about non-believers doing “good” things? What are some practical ways to disciple children and worship together as a family? Let us kno...

113. CSB Verse-by-Verse Bible in Black Goatskin (Giveaway!)

Today we're doing a review on the new CSB Verse-by-Verse Black Goatskin Bible. Check out our photos and specs here . This is truly a beautiful Bible, and we're excited to announce that we're giving one away! Find details on h...

112. Mystery Package Unboxing

This is too fun (for Rob). So in this bonus episode, we record a special unboxing of a shipment that Rick received. Rob received the same shipment a few days prior and knows what it is, but Rick has no idea what’s in the box....

111. The Confessions: On Salvation

Today we wrap up our discussion on the confessions! In so doing, we fittingly discuss the doctrine of salvation. What do the Scriptures say about salvation? Why is one sin worthy of eternal judgment? What does it mean to be s...

110. Union With Christ (Wyatt Allen)

Today we discuss the topic of Union With Christ. In so doing, the guys take a peek at Grudem’s Systematic Theology and several related passages of Scripture. Also, they bring on Wyatt Allen to join the convo! What are the imp...

109. Riffing with Wyatt, Pastors' Talk, Productivity Apps, and More (Wyatt Allen)

More bonus content headed your way today as we remain quarantined! We bring on Wyatt Allen to chat about great pens, productivity apps, podcasts we love, Tim Challies, and more. EPISODE NOTES | PATREON | TIP JAR | INSTAGRAM i...

108. The Confessions: On Judgment

Today the guys finish the Abstract of Principles (but still have one more topic to cover on the confessions). They discuss the doctrine of judgment and then hit on some solid applications from Wayne Grudem's Systematic Theolo...

107. New Intro, No Prep, and Things We Like

In light of COVID-19, we’re trying to release a few extra episodes. In today’s ep, you’ll notice our intro music is a bit different… thoughts? Keep it? Go back to the old music? Let us know! We banter back and forth, talk abo...

106. The Gospel According to Satan (Jared C. Wilson)

This week we were honored to have Jared C. Wilson in the studio (virtually) to discuss his new book, The Gospel According to Satan: Eight Lies about God that Sound Like the Truth . Jared is an Assistant Professor of Pastoral ...

105. The Resurrection

For the second time (one of us forgot to record the first time around…), the guys get behind the mics this Holy Week to discuss the resurrection of Jesus Christ! Why is the resurrection important? Was Jesus the first person t...

104. The Confessions: On Christian Liberty

This week while in quarantine… we hit up the topic of Christian liberty and what some of the confessions have to say about it. What are some “Christian liberties?” What do the Scriptures say? (Romans 14; 1 Corinthians 8; Colo...

103. The Church and COVID-19

This week we discuss the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic again (like everyone else). But this time, we unpack how it affects our church gatherings, which many of us are sadly going without at this time. Are churches who negle...

102. The Confessions: On the Lord's Day

This week we’re in the confessions to discuss what they have to say regarding the Lord’s Day: What day is “the Lord’s Day?” Why do we gather on that day? Who is the gathering for? Also, the episode gets cut short thanks to......

101. The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Today the guys throw up the mics to discuss an all-too-prevalent topic: The Coronavirus (COVID-19). What should we make of it? Do we think it’s going to get worse or better? How can followers of Jesus respond faithfully? What...

100. The Confessions: On the Lord's Supper

This week we’re in the ordinances discussing what the confessions have to say regarding the Lord’s Supper: What is the Lord’s Supper/Communion? Who should partake? Where should the Supper take place? What about taking it with...

99. Citizens Church, Glued Eyebrow, Housekeeping

This week we chat [mostly] about the church plant that Rob is leading in Westerville, OH! It’s still very early, but for better or worse we’re chatting about the following: Where did the name come from? What is the vision of ...

98. The Confessions: On Baptism

This week we jump into the confessions to discuss the topic of baptism. Who should be baptized? When should you be “re-baptized”? What about baptism outside of the context of the gathered church? Immersion or sprinkling? Shou...

97. Expositional Preaching

This week we throw up the mics to discuss one of our favorite topics—which makes it odd that we’ve never done an episode on it before now. But anyway, today we chat about expositional preaching! What is “expositional preachin...