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The Real St. Patrick (with Mike Pettengill)

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Patrick went from slave to evangelist. He was ahead of his time in his treatment of women. Mike Pettengill wants to reclaim the true Patrick and his missionary legacy.

Special Guest: Mike Pettengill, missionary and author, St. Patrick: Reclaiming the Great Missionary,

Featured Song: Plate Fulla Funk (Plate Fulla Funk, 1995) – DDC

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Faith, Film & Philosophy (with Doug Geivett)

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Doug Geivett on how to “think Christianly” about film and analyze it from a theological/philosophical perspective.

Special Guest: Dr. Doug Geivett of Talbot School of Theology, author of Faith, Film & Philosophy: Big Ideas on the Big Screen

Featured Song: Idiot Box (A Saved Man (In the Jungle)) – S.F.C.

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Five Reasons to Study Black Church History

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Pastor Vermon and Vocab Malone give five reasons why the history of the black church is important and should be studied.

Featured Song: Racial Diversity (Rewind) – Flame

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5 Percenters: Nation of the Gods and Earths [12/21/2014]

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The Five Percent Nation is a religious group that broke away from the Nation of Islam. Based in New York, their ideas and vocabulary heavily influenced hip hop culture. Old School Christian rap artist Fred Lynch drops knowledge on The Fivers and speaks on his brother’s (K-Mack the Knife) journey to The Nation.

Special Guest: Fred Lynch of Preachas fka PID

Featured Song: Who’s The Ruffest, Pt. 1 (Violent Playground) – Preachas

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Gospel Rapping with Josh McDowell [12/14/2014]

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Christian rap pioneer FRED LYNCH talks:

  • PID and Christian hip hop history
  • rapping the entire gospel of John
  • his relationship with Josh McDowell
  • his hip hop devotional project

 

Special Guests: Fred Lynch of Preachas fka PID and Christian hip hop artist David Absolute

Featured song: Take ‘Em To Church – Preachas fka PID

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Christians from the Middle East [10/05/2014]

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Our friend and brother Jamal Bishara drops by the studio to tell us the truth about Christians from the Middle East. Plus: Islamic communities in the US, training Christians to witness to Muslims.

Special Guest: Pastor Jamal Bishara of First Arabic Baptist Church

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New Age Jesus [09/21/2014]

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What is New Age spirituality? Jesus and the New Age? How do Eastern religions fit in? Dr. Doug Groothuis explains and shares his own journey.

Special Guest: Dr. Douglas Groothuis of Denver Seminary (read his great article on THE NEW AGE JESUS)

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Counter Cultural Church [09/07/2014]

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Our very own Pastor Vermon is working on a book for The Gospel Coalition.
We discuss the content: The church as a distinct light in a dark place.  The united church in a divided world.  The church telling and doing the truth in a relativistic world.

RESOURCES: Vermon’s sermon series “The Church – A Light In A Dark World”

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Batman and the Gospel [08/31/2014]

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Film critic Paul Asay of PLUGGED IN and Christian comic book writer/artist Bryce Morgan discuss gospel elements in the BATMAN mythos. We also ask: what is acceptable (and unacceptable) entertainment for Christians?

Special Guests: Paul Asay, author of God on the Streets of Gotham and Bryce Morgan, Pastor at Way of Grace Church and Captain Sun Comic Book Creator.

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Pop Culture Apologetics [07/13/2014]

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The why and how of analyzing pop culture through a Christian worldview for apologetics. Our guest gives a broad interpretive framework for “popologetics”. Practical, yet ultra-geeky fun.

Special Guest: Ted Turnau, author of Popologetics: Popular Culture in Christian Perspective.

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