Podcasts

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Winsome Convictions Amidst A Polarizing Election (with Rick Langer and Tim Muehlhoff)

Biola Professors Rick Langer and Tim Muehlhoff describe how to hold deeply held convictions with passion, grace and civility in the midst of the polarization of our current culture, especially true given the election of 2020. Join Scott and Sean as they talk about how to stand firm in one's convictions but do it in ways that build bridges, not walls. Register to vote and get information on your local elections at vote.gov. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Divided We Fall (with David French)

Given the polarization of culture, politics and religion in the United States and increasingly in other parts of the world as well, it's critical for the follower of Jesus to represent the gospel well in these complicated times. Journalist David French in his new book, Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore the Nation, describes the polarization clearly, gives some alarming possible scenarios, and ultimately provides a way forward for the future. Join us as Scott interviews David about his book and his assessment of the current cultural and political moment from a distinctly Christian worldview. Register to vote and get information on your local elections at vote.gov. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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How Should Christians Vote?

Do Christians have an obligation to vote? What principles should shape how Christians think about voting? When it comes to politics, Christians often differ significantly. Yet there are some biblical principles all Christians can think through. In this episode, Scott and Sean offer some reflections for the upcoming election. Register to vote and get information on your polling place at vote.gov. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Costly Obedience (with Mark Yarhouse)

Gay men and women who desire to be faithful to Scripture and thus choose a life of celibacy have chosen a difficult path and have much to teach the church. Psychologist Mark Yarhouse led a study of these men and women and some fascinating conclusions emerged from this study. Join Sean and Scott as they interview Dr. Yarhouse, on his new book, Costly Obedience: What We Can Learn from the Celibate Gay Christian Community. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Critical Race Theory (with Monique Duson)

Much of the conversation about race in 2020 has surfaced an underlying philosophy that is driving the discussion in the broader culture — known as Critical Race Theory. Our guest, Monique Duson, helps us understand what this is and how it fits with a Christian worldview. Join Scott and Sean for this insightful discussion of this important cultural topic. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Processing the Election with Family, Friends and Co-workers

The presidential election is done and one thing is certain — somebody will be happy, and others disheartened. Can a friendship or workplace relationship be preserved with someone who voted differently and holds vastly different beliefs? Today's episode features a recent episode of the new Winsome Conviction podcast, which is another podcast from Biola University. Learn more about the podcast at winsomeconviction.com and subscribe today wherever you listen to podcasts. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Free to Believe — The Battle Over Religious Freedom (with Luke Goodrich)

Conflicts over religious freedom have heightened especially in the last few years, and some maintain that religion is under assault in places where religious freedom has historically been protected. It’s not often we get the chance to hear from those who are on the legal front lines of these conflicts. Join us for this conversation as Scott and Sean talk with religious freedom attorney Luke Goodrich about his book, Free to Believe. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Seeing Jesus from the East (with Abdu Murray)

Without even realizing it, many Westerners fail to understand the Bible, and the larger Christian story, from an Eastern perspective. Yet doing so unlocks the Scripture in a fresh and insightful way. In this episode, Sean and Scott interview Abdu Murray about his recent book, which he wrote with Ravi Zacharias. This interview will help you look at the stories and teachings of Jesus with fresh eyes. If you want to see an additional interview, which goes into even more depth, check out this YouTube discussion between Sean and Abdu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMD82DiHUcY Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Foundations to Biblically Shape a Family (with Ruth Chou Simons)

Where do we begin in helping young children develop a vibrant faith? How do we declare the goodness and faithfulness of God to the next generation? In this episode, Sean and Scott interview Ruth Chou Simons, author of the new book Foundations: 12 Biblical Truths to Shape a Family. They discuss practical strategies youth influencers can put into practice right away. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically