Race and the Church – Part 2 (with Chris Brooks)

Chris Brooks, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

In part two of our conversation on race and the church, Sean McDowell and Scott Rae talk with Pastor Chris Brooks about the Black Lives Matter movement, the protests at NFL games and the notion of white privilege. Brooks is pastor of Evangel Ministries, a large and predominantly African-American church in the heart of Detroit. He is also the author of Urban Apologetics and Kingdom Dreaming and serves as Dean of Moody Theological Seminary, Michigan extension.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

Race and the Church – Part 1 (with Chris Brooks)

Chris Brooks, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

Issues around race continue to be front-page news both in the culture at large and in the church. In this episode and the one that follows, Scott Rae and Sean McDowell interview Chris Brooks, pastor of Evangel Ministries, a large and predominantly African-American church in the heart of Detroit. Pastor Brooks is also the author of Urban Apologetics and Kingdom Dreaming and serves as Dean of Moody Theological Seminary, Michigan extension. Join us for this stimulating conversation on race and the church.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

The Art of Christian Persuasion (with Os Guinness)

Os Guinness, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

In the midst of an alarming loss of civility in discussing debated and controversial issues, what’s needed is a restoration of the art of persuasion and reasoned argument. This applies both to the discussion of controversial issues, but also to the gospel message itself. In this second half of a two-part interview, Sean McDowell and Scott Rae talk to Os Guinness about his book Fool’s Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion. Dr. Guinness is an internationally known author and lecturer, who has modeled the craft of gospel persuasion throughout his life and work.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

Getting Along Despite Our Deepest Differences (with Os Guinness)

Os Guinness, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

It doesn't take much to notice that there are deep divisions in U.S. society, and discussions about controversial issues often sound like shouting matches that sometimes even turn violent. In other parts of the world, differences about religion are often destructive and lead to violence, persecution and sometimes even terrorism. In this first half of a two-part interview, Scott Rae and Sean McDowell talk to internationally known author Os Guinness about his book The Global Public Square, in which he addresses what he considers the most critical question of the day: How do we get along despite our deepest differences?

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

500th Anniversary of the Reformation (with professor Alan Gomes)

Alan Gomes, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PDT

On Oct. 31, we celebrated the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses on the door of his church in Wittenburg, Germany. Alan Gomes, professor of church history at Talbot School of Theology, explains some of the most important parts of the legacy of the Reformation for today. Listen in as Scott Rae and Sean McDowell interview Alan on the relevance of the Reformation for today.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

The State of the Persecuted Church (with David Curry, CEO of Open Doors, USA)

David Curry and Scott Rae

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PDT

In anticipation of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (Nov. 5), Scott Rae interviews David Curry, CEO of Open Doors, USA, one of the leading ministries serving the persecuted church around the world. Join us for a very revealing interview about what’s happening to the Christians around the world. And be sure to pray for the persecuted church, especially on Nov. 5.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

Faith at the World Series (with Dodgers chaplain Brandon Cash)

Brandon Cash, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Talbot School of Theology professor Brandon Cash has served as chaplain for the Los Angeles Dodgers for the past seven years. Listen in as Scott Rae and Sean McDowell interview Brandon about his experience in this key role with the Dodgers, and how he’s able to minister to the players and coaches, especially during the pressure-packed World Series.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

5 Decades of Faithful Apologetics (with Josh McDowell)

Josh McDowell, Scott Rae, and Sean McDowell

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Josh McDowell has long been one of the leading spokespersons and apologists for Christianity, having spoken to hundreds of thousands of students all over the world. He’s just as excited about the gospel today as he was when he began his ministry in his 20s. He’s a great example of sustained faithfulness and consistent impact for God’s Kingdom. Scott Rae and Sean McDowell interview Josh about his long-lasting impact.

Show notes, including a full transcript and more information on today's guest are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically