Dr. Matthew Burford interviews Jay Watts from Merely Human Ministries. The impetus here is the Pro-Life argument and how to properly argue for that position in a positive light. Questions like “why don’t we just preach the gospel and not … Read more
What is the longterm strategy for the Church? How are we moving forward with our new ideas about social distancing when we think about gathering as a Christian Fellowship. Listen as Matt interviews a group of pastors and theologians to … Read more
Matt and Travis interview Bradford Acton about the ethics of thinking about the economy in times of trouble? Is there a Theology of economics? How should we count the costs of lives over the disruption of the finances and the … Read more
With Christians, Dallas Willard made the case in multiple places that discipleship is too often treated as an optional good for those who are really committed. The mindset is that actually living out the principles of the Sermon on the Mount are only for those “super-Christians”, clergy, or even no one, showing us how far we are from God.
When Bob was probing the possibility of homicide, we found that he could ask (at least) three kinds of why questions. One “why?” can be answered with an explanation about whether it is in fact legal or moral. Another “why?” … Read more
In trying to convince Bob not to kill Sam in the previous post, we ran into a series of “why” questions and corresponding kinds of answers. There is a strictly legal response, a moral response, and an enforcement mechanism (punishment … Read more