Episodes

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...

96. The Confessions: On Church

This week we dive back into the confessions to see what they have to say about the Church. What is the Church? What is the “catholic” church? What makes a true church? Does Scripture prescribe specific offices for church lead...

95. Mailbag: Seminary & The Corporate Ladder

This week we answer some mailbag questions and end up discussing: Seminary Ministry preparation Next steps for anyone considering ministry “The corporate ladder” and whether or not it’s a bad thing to climb EPISODE NOTES | PA...

94. The Confessions: On Sanctification

We’re back! And we’re kicking off the new year (and new decade!) with the same faithful confessions that we spent exploring last year, but this week we take a look at the topic of sanctification. What is “positional sanctific...

93. Advent, Christmas and the New Year!

This week we sit down to record our last episode of the year! We cover the Advent season, Christmas, recall what the Lord did in 2019, and look ahead to 2020. What is the Advent season? What is it about Christmas that so many...

92. The Confessions: On Justification

One of the primary reasons that we desire justice in the world is because we are made in the image of God, who is perfectly just. This week, we're back in the confessions to talk about justification . Why do we need justifica...

91. Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving week, y’all! In light of that, we opted to chat about thankfulness and the holiday of Thanksgiving. Was Thanksgiving rooted in Christianity? Why do we feel the need to give thanks? What makes Christians uniq...

90. The Confessions: On Faith

On this week’s episode, we look at what the confessions have to say regarding faith. What do we put our faith in? Is faith alone sufficient for salvation? Does faith always lead to holiness? How is faith ordinarily brought ab...

89. Lutheranism & Book Reviews

This week we take a look at a listener’s question regarding Lutheranism, what they believe, how they view baptism, and more. After that little discussion, we offer up some book recommendations (maybe you’ve read some of them?...

88. The Confessions: On Repentance

On this week’s episode, we look at what the confessions have to say regarding the doctrine of repentance. For some odd reason, Rob decides to sing, and it’s more than anyone is comfortable with. What is repentance? Is repenta...

87. Interpretive Authority; Mormons, Jehovah Witnesses, and the Trinity

This week the guys open up the mailbag and respond to a couple of questions. They look at who has the authority to interpret Scripture, and they give a cursory look at the Jehovah's Witness and Mormon views of the Trinity (se...

86. The Confessions: On Regeneration

On this week’s episode, we’re back in the confessions to see what they have to say regarding the doctrine of regeneration, or “re…generation” if you’re Rick. We look at some recent iTunes reviews (BIG thanks to everyone who’s...

85. An Interview with Rick on Church Planting

On this week’s episode, Rob sits down with Rick and asks for an update on the church plant he is leading in Mount Vernon. What has been Rick’s greatest joy in planting? What’s been the greatest challenge? What’s the spiritual...

84. The New Apostolic Reformation

On this week’s episode, we’re back in the mailbag to discuss the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). In addition, we’ve brought back the one and only Jimmy Alexander to shed some light on the topic. What in the world is the NAR?...

83. The Confessions: On Christ as Mediator

On this week’s episode: We’re back in the four confessions (Abstract of Principles, New Hampshire, 1689 LBCF, and the Westminster) to discuss what it means for Christ to be our Mediator. Is Jesus 100% God? Is he 100% man? Can...

82. Can a Christian Commit Suicide? (Kevin Nattinger)

On this week’s episode, we discuss the heavy topic of suicide. In light of recent events, this topic has been on many evangelicals’ minds, and we simply wanted to walk through a helpful article by TGC. If you’re wrestling wit...