Theology in the Raw - Preston Sprinkle

Theology in the Raw - Preston Sprinkle

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The Podcast of Preston Sprinkle
Back to Some Questions!
May 15 • 38 min
Preston has been working to establish an organization that is theologically sound in their teaching and yet provides practical guidance on questions related to sexuality and gender. The Center for Faith and Sexuality website is up. Go ahead and check it…
A Conversation with My LGBT Friends: Part 5
May 8 • 32 min
Today Preston is talking with his friend “Tom”. Tom is a closeted gay pastor. He is the pastor of a strong church and has been married for forty years and has quite a few grandchildren. Tom thought that eventually, given enough time, he would change; if…
A Conversation with My LGBT Friends: Part 4
Apr 26 • 31 min
Today Preston is talking with Laurie Krieg. Laurie is married to Matt and the two of them together started Hole in my Heart Ministries. In their ministry they counsel in person and online (globally), speak nationally, and write blogs and books. Laurie…
A Conversation with My LGBT Friends: Part 3
Apr 24 • 31 min
Today Preston is talking with Nate Collins. Nate Collins is in Gay in his orientation but is also in a committed, mixed orientation marriage. Nate is also the author of a soon to be released book titled All But Invisible: Exploring Identity Questions at…
A Conversation with My LGBT Friends: Part 2
Apr 22 • 35 min
Preston is continuing the conversation with Greg Coles. Greg identifies as a Celibate Gay Christian and on today’s podcast Preston and Greg are talking about all the buzzwords that surround the issue: Same-Sex Attraction, Gay Christian, the Gay Agenda,…
A Conversation with My LGBT Friends: Part 1
Apr 17 • 22 min
Preston is in the process of making a film that will highlight experiences had by those a part of the LGBT community inside the Church. Today Preston is talking with Lesli about testimony and experience in and outside of the church. Support Preston…
Can You Endorse Christian Non-Violence and Still Own Guns?
Apr 10 • 29 min
Is right to endorse Christian Non-Violence and still own guns? Is the Eucharist (Communion) literally Christ’s body and blood or a symbol of Christ’s blood and body? John MacArthur or N. T. Wright on the Atonement? Preston gets corrected by a member of…
Steven Siwek: Future of the Church
Apr 3 • 30 min
Today in The Basement Preston is talking to Steven Siwek. Steven finished creating a documentary called “Future of the Church”. You can learn more about the documentary at futurechurch.com. You can tweet at Steven @StevenSiwek You can also check out his…
Joshua Ryan Butler - The Pursuing God
Mar 27 • 32 min
Preston is in with Joshua Ryan Butler talking about his new book, The Pursuing God. Joshua serves as Pastor of Local and Global Outreach at Imago Dei Community, a church in the heart of Portland, Oregon, where he gets to develop city ministries in areas…
Predestination, Election and Chris Speaks About BELONG
Mar 20 • 48 min
Preston is in answering questions about Predestination and Election and the “Augustine Allergy” that can turn many people away from the book “Two Views On Homosexuality, The Bible, And The Church”. Also, Chris Sprinkle joins Preston in the basement to…
You die between your confession and your dunk…still saved!?
Mar 13 • 52 min
What does Preston think of the HCSB and CSB Bible translations? Is Baptism essential for salvation? What does Paul mean when he says in Philippians 2, “every knee shall bow and every tongue confess”? What do we do with the books that weren’t included in…
What’s Going on with Bethel Church?
Mar 6 • 45 min
Preston is back in answering your questions. Have you ever wondered about Bethel Church in Redding, Ca. What are the issues surrounding Bethel? Do they have unbiblical practices? Here is a link to the article from Christianity Today that Preston believes…
Kyle Strobel - The Celebrity Pastor Culture
Feb 27 • 33 min
Today Preston is talking to Kyle Strobel. Preston and Kyle are talking about his new book “The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church that Has Abandoned It”. They are also talking about the “celebrity…
“How Open Should I Be?” and Christian Non-Violence
Feb 20 • 36 min
How can Christians read the sermon on the mount and not hold to Jesus’ non-violent teaching? Why did Ezra refuse military protection and Nehemiah welcomed it? Is the egalitarian and complementarian view of women in the church a Gospel issue? A couple of…
Michael Wear - Lessons Learned in the Obama White House
Feb 13 • 24 min
Today Preston is in with Michael Wear who directed faith outreach for President Obama’s historic 2012 re-election campaign. Michael was also one of the youngest White House staffers in modern American history: he served in the White House faith-based…
Should I say the “Pledge of Allegiance”?
Feb 6 • 32 min
No interview today! Preston is taking sometime to answer a fistful of your questions. Have a question for Preston!? Send an email to chris@prestonsprinkle.com How do we know we are not like the Pharisees? How can we insure that we are not doing the same…
John Mark Comer - “An Orthodox Rob Bell”
Jan 30 • 37 min
Today Preston is in with John Mark Comer. He’s a writer, speaker and a teacher. He’s the pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church, right in the center of the city (by Powell’s Books if you’ve ever been to Portland). They’re talking about all…
Joey Svendsen - “A Mentally Ill, Obsessive Compulsive, Legalistic Youth Group Kid Turned Pastor”
Jan 27 • 26 min
Today Preston is talking with Joey Svendsen who is one of the voices on The Bad Christian Podcast. They’re talking about his new book FundaMENTAList: Stories of a Mentally Ill, Obsessive Compulsive, Legalistic Youth Group Kid Turned Pastor, the Bad…
Francis Chan - “I Should Have Ran for President!”
Jan 21 • 42 min
Preston is in with Francis Chan talking about what’s going on in his life and how he’s been doing church. Francis has been creating a group of house churches that has been looking to do things differently. They’re talking about the pros and cons of doing…
Beth Moore - “You Got To Stay in the Scriptures!”
Jan 16 • 46 min
Preston is interviewing Beth Moore today! He’s asking her all kinds of questions. When did she discover her calling? What has been her most transformative event? How does she handle criticism? And what would possibly compel her to jump off a roof and be…
Is Abortion Murder? - Does a Struggle with Porn Disqualify a Pastor?
Jan 11 • 35 min
Preston has some sweet guests coming - Joey Svendsen, Beth Moore and John Mark Comer. Does Preston approve of Reparative Therapy? An interim pastor is struggling with an addiction to porn. Is he still qualified to be a pastor? Is abortion murder? Murder…
Why Do We Study the Bible?
Jan 9 • 34 min
Why are so many women looking outside the Church (parachurch organizations, writers, authors, bloggers) rather than inside the church to be mentored and trained? Is this Church equipping women to use their talents and their gifts? Why do we study the…
Dr. Benj Foreman - Returning to Israel and The “Inspired Mistake”
Jan 4 • 36 min
Preston has his brother-in-law, Dr. Benj Foreman, on the podcast today. After seven months on sabbatical Benj is headed back to Israel. They’re talking about life in Israel, walking where Jesus walked and “Inspired Mistakes” in the Bible. If you have…
Jeremy Courtney - Preemptive Love Coalition - Aleppo, ISIS and The Syrian Crisis
Dec 30, 2016 • 55 min
Today Preston is talking with Jeremy Courtney, who is the President & Founder of Preemptive Love Coalition. Preemptive Love is a global movement of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts…