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170: 1 John — Love and Truth
May 28 • 20 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the letter of 1 John and his insistence on the role that love plays in truth—and not the other way around.Docetism — WikipediaSupport The BEMA Podcast
169: 2 Peter — The Other Side of a Conversation
May 21 • 30 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the second letter from the Apostle Peter to see how he utilizes the Midrash to encourage the early believers to keep walking in faithfulness and not give in to the temptation to return to the cultural norms around…
168: 1 Peter — Living Stones and a Spiritual House
May 14 • 16 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the first of two letters penned by Peter, hearing the heart of a man who had went everywhere with Jesus—including betrayal and restoration.Support The BEMA Podcast
167: James — Mitzvoth
May 7 • 29 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the book of James and its challenging contents. Love it or hate it, this letter often provokes very strong reactions.Support The BEMA Podcast
166: Hebrews — Atonement 101
Apr 30 • 45 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the many different theories and explanations of atonement that have arisen throughout the centuries—a very critical conversation for theology in our day and how we interact with the story.A Better Atonement by Tony…
165: Hebrews — Running a Better Race
Apr 23 • 34 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin to examine the letter of Hebrews and learn from its potential context, hearing the call for us to be people who suffer well and persevere in the faith and struggle authored by Jesus himself.Hebrews (Sermon Series) —…
164: Philemon — Faith Works
Apr 16 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings journey through a tiny letter from Paul with a big message to Philemon, enjoying Paul’s light-hearted encouragement to live as Jesus would have us live.Support The BEMA Podcast
163: Pastoral Epistles — Timid Timothy & Tough Titus
Apr 9 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the lives of two very different pastors discipled by Paul—Timothy in Ephesus and Titus on Crete—and hear of their different personalities and how Paul uses each of them in his ministry.Walk as Jesus Walked — Ray…
162: 2 Thessalonians — Man of Lawlessness
Apr 2 • 16 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the second letter to Thessalonica, learn about the “Man of Lawlessness,” and wrestle with the implications of this mysterious character.Support The BEMA Podcast
161: 1 Thessalonians — Parousia
Mar 26 • 21 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings step into the context of the church in Thessalonica and examine the theme of “parousia.”In Search of Paul by John Dominic Crossan and Jonathan L. ReedSurprised by Hope by N.T. WrightSupport The BEMA Podcast
160: Colossians — Gnostic Heresy
Mar 19 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the letter to the Colossians, pointing out the unique context that seems to surround the people there and the false thinking that seeks to pervade their lives of worship.The Cave: An Adaptation of Plato’s Allegory…
159: Philippians — Joy
Mar 12 • 14 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear Paul’s warm letter to the Philippians and see him express joy at their faith, love, and generosity as they follow Christ.Kingdom, Grace, Judgment by Robert Farrar CaponSupport The BEMA Podcast
158: Ephesians — Family Membership
Mar 5 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings travel to the second largest city in the Roman Empire and hear the words Paul wrote to the Ephesians.Support The BEMA Podcast
157: 2 Corinthians — Apostleship
Feb 27 • 18 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the second letter to the Corinthians and see their continued struggle to live out the gospel in their unique context.Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes by Kenneth E. BaileySupport The BEMA Podcast
156: 1 Corinthians — Broken Body
Feb 20 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings take a trip to Corinth for an examination of the first letter to that complex city.Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes by Kenneth E. BaileyJoin the BEMA SlackSupport The BEMA Podcast
155: Romans — God’s Mission, Paul’s Mission
Feb 13 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the verse-by-verse journey through the book of Romans and look back to see Paul’s big argument buried in this brilliant letter.Romans — God’s Mission, Paul’s Mission Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
154: Romans — Therefore
Feb 6 • 18 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings watch Paul transition from a larger argument to the massive implications for how we interact in this new Kingdom.An Outline of RomansSupport The BEMA Podcast
153: Romans — The Potter
Jan 30 • 54 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings tackle the pesky idea of predestination and election.In the Dust of the Rabbi — Ray Vander LaanBEMA 19: A Strengthened HeartSupport The BEMA Podcast
152: Romans — The Struggle
Jan 23 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings let Paul teach us from the metaphor of covenants and death. If part of us died at baptism, why would we live as if we were bound?sarx — Blue Letter BibleJoin the BEMA SlackSupport The BEMA Podcast
151: Romans — Buried Alive
Jan 16 • 29 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings listen to what Paul says about walking in righteousness.The Evolution of Adam by Peter EnnsElementary Principles by D. Thomas LancasterDidache — WikipediaSupport The BEMA Podcast
150: Romans — Righteousness from God
Jan 9 • 26 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the journey through Romans, addressing the question of where we find righteousness.Prototype by Jonathan MartinSupport The BEMA Podcast
149: Romans — Blended Family
Jan 2 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings enter into a verse-by-verse journey through the book of Romans, looking at Paul’s introductory section as he addresses this diverse group of believers.Romans (Sermon Series) — Real LifePederasty — WikipediaSupport The BEMA…
148: Galatians — Set Free to Be Free
Dec 19, 2019 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the study of Galatians and try to grapple with the implications of this gospel for Jews and Gentiles.The Holy Epistle to the Galatians by D. Thomas LancasterSupport The BEMA Podcast
147: Galatians — Two Women, Two Covenants
Dec 12, 2019 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about the importance of covenants and how they are relevant to different audiences.Galatians — Two Women, Two Covenants Presentation (PDF)The Epic of Eden by Sandra L. RichterSupport The BEMA Podcast
146: Galatians — The Curse
Dec 5, 2019 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the third chapter of Galatians, unpacking big ideas about Gentiles, their relation to the family of God, and a “curse” that Paul seems to suggest the Law brings.Gezerah Shavah — WikipediaThe Holy Epistle to the…
145: Galatians — Right Hand of Fellowship
Nov 21, 2019 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings spend time in the second chapter of Galatians, bringing some context to a much misunderstood and often misrepresented passage.Support The BEMA Podcast
144: Galatians — Paul’s Gospel
Nov 14, 2019 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the first chapter of Paul’s letter to the Galatians, listening to Paul describe a gospel he received straight from Jesus, not from any human teaching.The Holy Epistle to the Galatians by D. Thomas LancasterSupport…
143: The Epilogue
Nov 7, 2019 • 27 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings set everything we have studied about Acts back into the context of the larger Textual narrative, wrapping up the greater story and setting the stage for the inspired letters of the New Testament.The Epilogue Presentation…
142: Calling of a Prophet
Oct 31, 2019 • 21 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings circle back to a question from a few episodes ago: Did Paul experience a conversion, a repentance, or something else entirely?BEMA 138: Unclean SheetsSupport The BEMA Podcast
141: Mathetes or Talmidim?
Oct 24, 2019 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings see how Paul’s methodology changes and then draw some conclusions about what we see happening in his ministry.Theater at EphesusSupport The BEMA Podcast
140: Not to Burden You
Oct 17, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine how the early church community handled applying the gospel to a major cultural problem, seeking to learn from their methods and seeing what we might be able to take into our own unique settings.BEMA Israel 2020…
139: Theosabes
Oct 10, 2019 • 42 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings come back to the story of Saul and see what is impacting his experience and how that is calling him to impact the Greco-Roman world.Paul’s First Missionary Journey — Bible History OnlineSupport The BEMA Podcast
138: Unclean Sheets
Oct 3, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings meet Saul, persecutor of Jesus, and wrestle with the questions of his identity and his experience; they also encounter the entrance of some unlikely characters into God’s narrative.The Jewish Annotated New TestamentSupport…
137: A Dry Tree
Sep 26, 2019 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings challenge listeners to consider our methods of advancing God’s agenda and the implications of this new king and new kingdom.BEMA 64: 3 Isaiah — ServantSupport The BEMA Podcast
136: Each One
Sep 19, 2019 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings make observations about what this early church community was accomplishing together with the help of the Holy Spirit.The Story #28: New Beginnings (‘Each One’ Rant) — Real LifeSupport The BEMA Podcast
135: Uncut Corners
Sep 12, 2019 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the opening of the book of Acts and the beginning of the Spirit-filled movement changing the course of human history.Caesar’s Comet — WikipediaBEMA 22: Under the ChuppahBEMA 37: A Love StorySupport The BEMA Podcast
134: Session 4 Intro
Sep 5, 2019 • 19 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin to see how God’s people apply the reality of Christ into their first-century contexts.Session 4 Intro Presentation (PDF)Donate to BEMA MinistryDonate to Marty or the General FundSupport The BEMA Podcast
133: Session 3 Capstone
Sep 5, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hold the usual capstone conversation, concluding a journey through the gospels, and reviewing the story from Genesis to John.Session 3 Capstone Presentation (PDF)Bible Book Timeline by Roger SchmidgallHow to Survive a…
132: Go
Aug 29, 2019 • 30 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings bring the discussion of the Gospels to a close with a brief look at the resurrection and the great commission.Living Hope — Real Life SermonThe Final Week #7: Just One Hope — Real Life SermonSupport The BEMA Podcast
131: Betrayal
Aug 22, 2019 • 30 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the betrayals of Jesus and discuss which characters are involved in it.BEMA 79: Silent Years — ZealotsFidelity of Betrayal by Peter RollinsSupport The BEMA Podcast
130: The Plot to Kill Jesus
Aug 15, 2019 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the question of who brought about Jesus’s execution, acknowledging the different characters at play and the role they each had.BEMA 76: Silent Years — SadduceesThe Last Week by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic…
129: The Final Week
Aug 8, 2019 • 37 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings set the stage for the final week of Jesus’s earthly ministry.The Case for Christ by Lee StrobelThe Last Week by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic CrossanA Better Atonement by Tony JonesDid God Kill Jesus? by Tony JonesA…
128: Faithful and Wise Steward
Aug 1, 2019 • 43 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at one of the most perplexing passages of Jesus’s ministry, asking if this is about the end times or ancient times.Faithful and Wise Steward Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
127: Six or Seven?
Jul 25, 2019 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings dive into the list of woes Jesus gives to the Pharisees and ask what kind of person Jesus is describing.The Last Week by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic CrossanSupport The BEMA Podcast
126: Trapped by a Question
Jul 18, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings see the religious leadership of both Pharisees and Sadducees attempting to trap Jesus with a series of testing questions, and witness the rabbinical brilliance of Jesus as a Jewish teacher.Trapped by a Question…
125: Are You Talking to Me?
Jul 11, 2019 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings see Jesus go on the offensive, confronting the corrupt priesthood that rules in Jerusalem.BEMA 80: Silent Years — PhariseesBEMA 76: Silent Years — SadduceesBEMA 51: 1 Isaiah — VineyardSupport The BEMA Podcast
124: Statement of Triumph
Jul 4, 2019 • 41 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the triumphal entry and Jesus’s confrontation of religious corruption on all sides.Caesarea Maritima — WikipediaMap of Israel in New Testament Times — Bible HistorySupport The BEMA Podcast
123: The Heat of the Day
Jun 27, 2019 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the parable of the vineyard, a generous God, and the interactions that follow as Jesus makes his way towards Jerusalem.Rabbi Jesus by Bruce ChiltonSupport The BEMA Podcast
122: A Naked Thing
Jun 20, 2019 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings find our understanding of divorce challenged by Jesus, and an ancient discussion taking place between the rabbis about the importance and value of people.The Ten Commandments — Aleph BetaSupport The BEMA Podcast
121: The Key to Your Own Prison
Jun 13, 2019 • 45 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the many teachings of Matthew 18, including some parables and rabbinic insights from Jesus.Love Wins by Rob BellErasing Hell by Francis ChanBEMA 36: The Redemption CycleThe Queen You Thought You Knew by Rabbi David…
120: Truth and Light
Jun 6, 2019 • 41 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings join Peter, James, and John on the Mount of Transfiguration as Jesus talks about his exodus with Moses and Elijah.The BEMA MessengerShaping Faith #5: Fasting — Real Life SermonSupport The BEMA Podcast
119: The Gates of Hell
May 30, 2019 • 39 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine Peter’s great confession at Caesarea Philippi and the intense conversation that follows.The Gates of Hell Presentation (PDF)On the Early Church: Conquering the Gates of Hell — Ray Vander LaanThe BEMA…
118: Eyes That Cannot See
May 23, 2019 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the story of the feeding of the four thousand and watch the disciples struggle to apply its meaning.Map of Tyre and Sidon in relation to the GalileeThe BEMA MessengerSupport The BEMA Podcast
117: Jesus Resorts to Name Calling
May 16, 2019 • 30 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, with special guest Dr. Christopher Gambino, talk about Jesus’s critique of rabbinic traditions and the surprise he encounters in the region of Phoenicia.Dr. Christopher Gambino on TwitterThe Shuvah ProjectSupport The BEMA…
116: She Giggled
May 9, 2019 • 23 min
Brent Billings introduces the story of Peter walking on water and Marty Solomon interacts with it by sharing some of his thoughts originally written years ago.In the Dust of the Rabbi — Video Study by Ray Vander LaanVelvet Elvis by Rob BellNOOMA 008: Dust…
115: 5 Loaves, 2 Fish, and 1 Big Lesson
May 2, 2019 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, with special guest Dr. Christopher Gambino, look at Jesus’s time in Nazareth, pass briefly through the beheading of John the Baptist, and land in the story of feeding the 5000.Dr. Christopher Gambino on TwitterThe…
114: Fish in a Net
Apr 25, 2019 • 29 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, with special guest Corey Knadler, look at the final parable in the string of teachings found in Matthew 13, searching for the p’shat, remez, and drash found in the story of fish caught in a net.Corey Knadler on TwitterWhy…
113: Treasures and Pearls
Apr 18, 2019 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, with special guest Corey Knadler, discuss the next two parables of Jesus in Matthew 13.Corey Knadler on TwitterSupport The BEMA Podcast
112: Explanations That Don’t Explain
Apr 11, 2019 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings try to learn from Jesus’s puzzling explanation for the parable of the weeds.Support The BEMA Podcast
111: A Farmer and a Woman
Apr 4, 2019 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at two intimately connected parables in the stories of a crazy farmer and his mustard seed, and a credulous woman and her baked goods.BEMA 11: Here I AmThe Parable of the Leaven — LeAnn Dent, Campus Christian…
110: Jewish Hermeneutics
Mar 28, 2019 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings learn how to engage the methods of rabbinical teaching and unpack what a rabbi is trying to accomplish with his cryptic instructions.Hayamim: A ProposalBEMA 12: A Mission RealizedCovered in His Dust: Jewish…
109: Which Soil?
Mar 21, 2019 • 29 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin an exciting trip through the parables of Jesus, starting with his conversation about four different soils.Hayamim: A ProposalBEMA 27: Images of the Desert — Rotem and AcaciaSupport The BEMA Podcast
108: The Fruit of Beelzebul
Mar 14, 2019 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear the critique of the Pharisees who want to write off Jesus’s ministry as the work of evil. They also see Jesus field their request for a sign.Beelzebub — WikipediaSupport The BEMA Podcast
107: Donkeys and Rabbis
Mar 7, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue a verse-by-verse examination of the gospel of Matthew by dealing with the Sabbath and rabbinical arguments surrounding Torah.Sefaria: A Living Library of Jewish TextsBEMA 25: A Kingdom of What?Support The BEMA…
106: Jury Duty in Sodom
Feb 28, 2019 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine Jesus as he moves on from John the Baptist and begins to confront the religious worldview around him.Poet & Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes by Kenneth E. BaileySitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by Ann Spangler…
105: An Explosive Kingdom
Feb 21, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear what appears to be the doubt of John the Baptist and the challenging response of Jesus that honors him.An Explosive Kingdom Presentation (PDF)BEMA 91: Tavilah T’Shuvah“Sheep going through a gate, North Yorkshire…
104: Innocent as Doves
Feb 14, 2019 • 39 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings listen to the second major discourse given by Jesus as he sends out his disciples on a mission to bring the Kingdom.Matthew — The Bible ProjectMatthew Poster — The Bible ProjectBEMA 50: Micah — JudgeSupport The BEMA Podcast
103: Healing in His Wings
Feb 7, 2019 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings finish the ninth chapter of Matthew, seeing a handful of stories where Jesus brings shalom to the chaos of others.Healing in His Wings Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
102: Son of Man
Jan 31, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the story of a paralyzed man and his faithfully determined friends who inspire his healing.BEMA 80: Silent Years — PhariseesJesus H. Christ, Part 11: And Now the H — The RobCast, Episode 221BEMA 62: Daniel — Son of…
101: The Other Side
Jan 24, 2019 • 39 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue in Matthew’s narrative by jumping to the gospel of Mark, traveling to the other side of the Sea of Galilee.BEMA 88: Setting the StageSupport The BEMA Podcast
100: Healing at Great Cost
Jan 17, 2019 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings watch as Jesus brings the Kingdom to the brokenness of the world around him, observing the surprising responses of those who encounter it.Support The BEMA Podcast
99: Fruit of Fools
Jan 10, 2019 • 34 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings finish the Sermon on the Mount, talking about gates, trees, fools, and houses.Sermon on the Mount #10: Trees and Fruit — Real Life SermonBEMA 29: Images of the Desert — Wadi and En GediSupport The BEMA Podcast
98: A Good Eye
Jan 3, 2019 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discover how worry leads to judgment, and judgment leads to muddy pearls.Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus by Lois TverbergSitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by Ann Spangler and Lois TverbergThe Divine Conspiracy by…
97: Done in Secret
Dec 20, 2018 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the journey through the Sermon on the Mount, looking at Jesus’s teachings on generosity, prayer, and fasting.Donate to Impact Campus MinistriesSermon on the Mount #6: Prayer and Fasting — Real Life SermonSupport…
96: But I Say Unto You
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings finish the fifth chapter of Matthew, surveying the many examples Jesus gives for properly interpreting the Text.The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas WillardJesus for President by Shane Claiborne and Chris HawThe Irresistible…
95: Abolish or Fulfill
Dec 6, 2018 • 37 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the next few verses in the Sermon on the Mount where Jesus speaks of the relationship between his teaching and the teachings of the Hebrew scriptures.BEMA 64: 3 Isaiah — ServantSupport The BEMA Podcast
94: Hope of the World
Nov 29, 2018 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings resume looking at the opening teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount and how he sets the stage for his interpretation of Torah.BEMA 35: Crossroads of the EarthBEMA 56: Jeremiah — WeepingLove Wins by Rob BellSupport…
93: Blessed
Nov 15, 2018 • 37 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the journey through the gospel of Matthew and into the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount.Rabbi Jesus by Bruce ChiltonBEMA 74: Silent Years — SynagogueThe Divine Conspiracy by Dallas WillardSupport The BEMA…
92: How to Bring Order Out of Chaos
Nov 8, 2018 • 27 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the stories of Jesus’s baptism and temptation.How to Bring Order Out of Chaos Presentation (PDF)BEMA 1: Trust the StoryBEMA 2: Knowing When to Say “Enough”BEMA 4: His Bow in the CloudsBEMA 5: A Misplaced CurseBEMA…
91: Tavilah T’Shuvah
Nov 1, 2018 • 37 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings dive into the third chapter of the gospel of Matthew, uncovering the ministry of John the Baptist.Complete Jewish Bible by David SternJewish New Testament Commentary by David SternBEMA 42: The Fire of ElijahSupport The…
90: A Gospel of Two Kingdoms
Oct 25, 2018 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings finish looking at the story of the birth of Jesus, juxtaposing two kings and the kingdoms that they bring.A Gospel of Two Kingdoms Presentation (PDF)Herod the Great — WikipediaMasada — WikipediaHerodium — WikipediaCaesar’s…
89: Written in the Stars
Oct 18, 2018 • 44 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin the trek through the gospel narrative of Matthew and the life and ministry of Jesus, starting with a look at the story of the birth of Jesus and the visit of the Magi.Prepare the Way #5: In Our Present — Real Life…
88: Setting the Stage
Oct 11, 2018 • 26 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings set the stage for our journey through the gospels by looking at the geographical region of the Galilee where Jesus did most of his ministry.Setting the Stage Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
87: John — Grafted
Oct 4, 2018 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings spend time in the gospel of John, investigating the different tools he uses in speaking to his particular audience.Map of Asia and Asia MinorSupport The BEMA Podcast
86: Luke — Ordered
Sep 27, 2018 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the gospel of Luke and wrestle with the many perspectives regarding his audience and his agenda.The Evangelists’ Calendar by M. D. GoulderPoet & Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes by Kenneth E. BaileySupport The BEMA…
85: Mark — Roman Gospel
Sep 20, 2018 • 39 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the gospel narrative of Mark, noting his distinct audience and the intentional methods he used to communicate the euangelion to them.Support The BEMA Podcast
84: Matthew — Mumzer
Sep 13, 2018 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the record of Matthew, attempting to understand his unique agenda as he presents the life and ministry of his Rabbi Jesus.Didache — WikipediaMamzer — WikipediaSupport The BEMA Podcast
83: Gospel Narrative
Sep 6, 2018 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings take a look at the ancient use of gospel (euangelion in Greek) and how the New Testament writers are subversively playing off of this Greco-Roman idea.The NIV Harmony of the Gospels by Robert L. Thomas and Stanley N.…
82: The Text — When, Where, Who, and Why
Aug 30, 2018 • 49 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrestle with the questions surrounding the authorship of the Text.Documentary Hypothesis — WikipediaBEMA 71: The Prophetic TableBEMA 62: Daniel — Son of ManSilent Years — Welcome to Hellenism Presentation (PDF)Support The…
81: Silent Years — Association
Aug 16, 2018 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the perfect timing spoken of in Galatians 4:4 in reference to the coming of Jesus in his cultural context. We also wrestle with the personal implications of the different responses to Hellenism in our world…
80: Silent Years — Pharisees
Aug 2, 2018 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, with special guest Megan Gambino, near the end of our journey through the silent years and the context of Jesus’s ministry, examining the Pharisees.Silent Years — Pharisees Presentation (PDF)Megan Gambino on…
79: Silent Years — Zealots
Jul 19, 2018 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, joined by special guest Megan Gambino, continue the journey through the silent years and the context of Jesus’s ministry, examining the group known as the Zealots.Silent Years — Zealots Presentation (PDF)Megan Gambino on…
78: Silent Years — Essenes
Jul 5, 2018 • 21 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue a look at the responses to Hellenism in the world of first-century Judaism, this time examining the group known as the Essenes.Silent Years — Essenes Presentation (PDF)Qumran — WikipediaDead Sea Scrolls —…
77: Silent Years — Herodians
Jun 21, 2018 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue a look at the responses to Hellenism in the world of first-century Judaism, this time examining the group known as Herodians.Silent Years — Herodians Presentation (PDF)Sepphoris (Zippori) — WikipediaSupport The…
76: Silent Years — Sadducees
Jun 7, 2018 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin an in-depth look at the five different responses to Hellenism in the first-century world of Judaism by examining the priestly group known as the Sadducees.Silent Years — Sadducees Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA…
75: Silent Years — Welcome to Hellenism
May 24, 2018 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings, joined by special guest Jim Feicht, continue their examination of the context of the world of Jesus. The last episode covered the context of Judaism specifically, whereas this episode covers the context of the surrounding…
74: Silent Years — Synagogue
May 10, 2018 • 42 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings are joined by special guest Jim Feicht. They begin the journey into the historical context of the world of Jesus, looking at the new Judaism that arose from the ashes of exile.Silent Years — Synagogue Presentation (PDF)Jim…
73: Session 3 Intro
Apr 26, 2018 • 18 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings introduce the third session of the BEMA Podcast with special guest Jim Feicht, discussing what to expect in the upcoming session and reviewing where we have been to this point.Session 3 Intro Presentation (PDF)Jim Feicht…
72: Session 2 Capstone
Apr 26, 2018 • 26 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings give a summary of the prophets and the writings at the conclusion of Session 2 of the podcast.Session 2 Capstone Presentation (PDF)Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory BoyleImpact Campus MinistriesSupport The BEMA Podcast
71: The Prophetic Table
Apr 19, 2018 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the multifaceted dialogue and the many voices found within the prophets that represent the battling perspectives found in the world of God’s people as they attempt to respond to the effects of exile.Out of Babylon…
70: Esther — Purim
Apr 12, 2018 • 34 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the book of Esther and the story that lies behind the celebration of Purim.The Queen You Thought You Knew by Rabbi David FohrmanThe Story #20: The Queen of Beauty and Courage — Real LifeSupport The BEMA Podcast
69: Malachi — Q&A
Apr 5, 2018 • 17 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear the message of Malachi, seeing how he utilizes a question-and-answer format to prophetically speak to the people of God.Out of Babylon by Walter BrueggemannSupport The BEMA Podcast
68: Zechariah — Apocalyptic Literature
Mar 29, 2018 • 15 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings study the apocalyptic message of Zechariah, a contemporary to Haggai, who sought to encourage God’s people with image-driven messages of forthcoming hope.Support The BEMA Podcast
67: Haggai — Build!
Mar 22, 2018 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings read through the prophecy of Haggai and find that the real issues rarely change—past, present, or future.Support The BEMA Podcast
66: Ezra/Nehemiah — Passionate Leadership
Mar 15, 2018 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the different leadership styles seen during the rebuilding of Jerusalem in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah.BEMA Discipleship on FacebookSupport The BEMA Podcast
65: 4 Isaiah — Hope
Mar 8, 2018 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings move into the fourth voice of Isaiah, seen in chapters 55–66. We hear the compelling promise of restoration for God’s people and the invitation for them to become the people they were meant to be.Faith Unraveled by Rachel…
64: 3 Isaiah — Servant
Mar 1, 2018 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings challenge the typical understanding of the voice of Isaiah, taking a look at the servant discourse in chapters 40–54.Out of Babylon by Walter BrueggemannSupport The BEMA Podcast
63: Job — Perspective
Feb 22, 2018 • 26 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discover that the famous story of Job is so much more than we ever realized.NOOMA 012: Matthew by Rob BellLiterary Structure of the BibleNOOMA 024: Whirlwind by Rob BellSupport The BEMA Podcast
62: Daniel — Son of Man
Feb 15, 2018 • 21 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the book of Daniel and its persistent and sometimes hidden message of perseverance.Daniel — Son of Man Presentation (PDF)Double Rainbow — YouTubeSupport The BEMA Podcast
61: Ezekiel — Strength
Feb 8, 2018 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the apocalyptic visions of Ezekiel and his message of encouragement to a people trapped in exile.Support The BEMA Podcast
60: Joel — Locusts
Feb 1, 2018 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear the words of prophet Joel speaking to God’s people about the hope that exists, even in the midst of utter destruction.Support The BEMA Podcast
59: Obadiah — Petra
Jan 25, 2018 • 21 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings explore the shortest prophet in Tanakh—the book of Obadiah—and its condemnation of the nation of Edom for their lack of care for their brother and their neighbor.Obadiah — Petra Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
58: Habakkuk — Watchtower
Jan 18, 2018 • 26 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings dive into one of Marty’s favorite prophecies: the book of Habakkuk. They examine the complaints submitted by the prophet and his ensuing dialogue with God.Support The BEMA Podcast
57: Lamentations — Lament and Hope
Jan 11, 2018 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the often-avoided book of Lamentations and the shocking space it creates for the dark things that need to be grieved.Learning to Lament, Part 1: The Culture of Denial — The RobCast, Episode 92Learning to Lament,…
56: Jeremiah — Weeping
Jan 4, 2018 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin our journey through the Babylonian prophets, examining the famous weeping prophet: Jeremiah.The Disciple Scroll by Allan RabinowitzLove Wins by Rob BellErasing Hell by Francis ChanSupport The BEMA Podcast
55: 2 Isaiah — Woe
Dec 14, 2017 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the Assyrian period of history by looking at one of the most distressing prophets: the voice of 2 Isaiah as he delivers numerous woes to the nations of the world, including God’s people. Yet even this is not void…
54: Zephaniah — T’shuvah
Dec 7, 2017 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear the voice of Zephaniah as he warns the kingdom of Judah of impending judgment.Support The BEMA Podcast
53: Nahum — Diyn
Nov 30, 2017 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings juxtapose the book of Jonah against the other Assyrian prophet to Israel—the book of Nahum—looking at the other side of the equation of how God deals with evil.Email Marty about Israel/TurkeySupport The BEMA Podcast
52: Jonah — Potential
Nov 16, 2017 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the book of Jonah and try to uncover the message buried in this most unusual prophet.Jonah — Potential Presentation (PDF)Challenging God: Why Did Jonah Run? — Aleph Beta AcademySupport The BEMA Podcast
51: 1 Isaiah — Vineyard
Nov 9, 2017 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the first of four voices found in Isaiah — the pre-Assyrian voice that condemned the greed and injustice of the people of Judah.NB: Due to a recording malfunction with our primary microphones, we had to use a…
50: Micah — Judge
Nov 2, 2017 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings explore the warning of the prophet Micah as he speaks to the people of Judah about what God truly desires.NB: Due to a recording malfunction with our primary microphones, we had to use a backup recording with a secondary…
Verastikh (Hosea)
Oct 26, 2017 • 1 min
A simplified version of the daily prayer from Hosea 2. This recording is meant to follow Episode 49. Verastikh le l'olam Verastikh lib'tzedek uve'mishpat, uve'chesed, uve'rachamim Verastikh lib'emuna, v'yadat et Adonai I will betroth you to myself…
49: Hosea — Prostitute
Oct 26, 2017 • 27 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the message of Hosea as depicted in the prophetic theater of his own life through his marriage to the prostitute Gomer.Verastikh — Learn HebrewSupport The BEMA Podcast
48: Amos — Plumb Line
Oct 19, 2017 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings explore the book of Amos on a quest to find the heart of God as expressed in the first of His many mouthpieces.Amos — Plumb Line Presentation (PDF)The Prophets by Abraham Joshua HeschelPlumb Line — WikipediaSupport The…
47: The Lord’s Mouthpiece
Oct 12, 2017 • 19 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the remaining books in Tanakh, most of which are prophets, attempting to understand prophetic history as a whole and the setting for each period of history.The Lord’s Mouthpiece Presentation (PDF)Out of Babylon by…
46: Song of Sexuality
Oct 5, 2017 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the underaddressed book called Song of Songs and explore the ramifications of avoiding the topic of sexuality.Sex God by Rob BellNOOMA 002: Flame by Rob BellThe Zimzum of Love by Rob and Kristen BellSupport The…
45: Wisdom and Meaning
Sep 28, 2017 • 27 min
Marty Solomon, Brent Billings, and special guest Kevin Luo continue our study of wisdom literature, examining the collection of Proverbs and the teaching of Ecclesiastes.Kevin Luo on TwitterA Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held EvansLess Is More…
44: Our Harps in the Trees
Sep 21, 2017 • 31 min
Marty Solomon, Brent Billings, and special guest Kevin Luo discuss the collection of ancient songs known as the Psalms.Classifying the Psalms by GenreKevin Luo on TwitterSupport The BEMA Podcast
43: Go in Peace
Sep 14, 2017 • 34 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up a look at the kings of Israel, exploring the story of Naaman and its implications for us today.Support The BEMA Podcast
42: The Fire of Elijah
Sep 7, 2017 • 43 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the story of Elijah and the lessons learned by one of Israel’s greatest prophets.Where God Was Born by Bruce FeilerMap of Phoenicia, Late Bronze Age — WikipediaSupport The BEMA Podcast
41: The Story Behind the Story
Aug 31, 2017 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings revisit the two sources comprising this portion of the biblical narrative, analyzing the agendas found in each. They attempt to look at the differences between the sources to understand the reigns of David and Solomon and…
40: One Story, Two Sources
Aug 24, 2017 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin the journey to understanding the historical record of the united kingdom of Israel by taking a look at the two sources comprising this biblical narrative.One Story, Two Sources Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA…
39: A King After God’s Own Heart
Aug 10, 2017 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue to examine the life of David, looking at the defeat of Goliath and making some general observations about the character of David.“The Unheard Story of David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell — TEDValley of Elah —…
38: A Donkey Herder to Lead Us
Jul 27, 2017 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings take a look at Israel’s first two kings and try to see what the Text is showing us in these two characters.A Tale of Three Kings by Gene EdwardsSupport The BEMA Podcast
37: A Love Story
Jul 13, 2017 • 32 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings zoom in on the mini-narrative of Ruth — one story where the mission of God is realized in the way Israel treats the alien, the orphan, and the widow.Map of Moab and the Surrounding RegionSupport The BEMA Podcast
36: The Redemption Cycle
Jun 29, 2017 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the book of Judges and the cycle found therein.The Forgiving Flow, Part 2: Drop the Jawbone — The RobCast, Episode 39Make Your Mark by Brad GraySupport The BEMA Podcast
35: Crossroads of the Earth
Jun 15, 2017 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the discussion of Joshua and bridge the gap toward the book of Judges, pondering the mission of God and His choice of real estate for His people.Crossroads of the Earth Presentation (PDF)The Source by James A.…
34: The Hardest Story in the Bible (for me)
Jun 1, 2017 • 43 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings address the nagging questions about the book of Joshua and its stories of mass slaughter and genocide.The Hardest Story in the Bible (for me) Presentation (PDF)The Hardest Story in the Bible (for me) — Covered in His…
33: Session 2 Intro
May 18, 2017 • 20 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings set the stage for Session 2 of the podcast. We review our journey through Torah to bring everyone up to speed for what we will study next.Session 2 Intro Presentation (PDF)BEMA Discipleship SupportBEMA Discipleship on…
32: Session 1 Capstone
May 18, 2017 • 28 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings give a summary of the books of Moses at the conclusion of Session 1 of the podcast.Session 1 Capstone Presentation (PDF)BEMA Discipleship on FacebookBEMA Discipleship on TwitterSupport The BEMA Podcast
31: Remember Where You Came From
May 11, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings bring our study of Torah to a close by exploring the book of Deuteronomy, examining its call to remember our stories.Remember Where You Came From Presentation (PDF)The Epic of Eden by Sandra L. RichterTopic: Deuteronomy 32…
30: Lead with Your Voice
May 4, 2017 • 46 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the discussion of the desert and the book of Numbers with the story of Moses striking the rock and subsequently having his entrance to the Promised Land denied.Lead with Your Voice Presentation (PDF)Support The…
29: Images of the Desert — Wadi and En Gedi
Apr 27, 2017 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert. We will see God’s continual use of the desert to minister to us and to teach us how to minister to others.Images of the Desert — Wadi and En Gedi Presentation (PDF)Lulav —…
28: Images of the Desert — Ar’ar and Tamarisk
Apr 20, 2017 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert, discussing the ar’ar and tamarisk trees and what they teach us about living in our own deserts.Images of the Desert — Ar’ar and Tamarisk Presentation (PDF)BEMA Schedule —…
27: Images of the Desert — Rotem and Acacia
Apr 13, 2017 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert, discussing the rotem and acacia trees and what they teach us about living in our own deserts.Images of the Desert — Rotem and Acacia Presentation (PDF)The Story #28: New…
26: Images of the Desert — Shepherd
Apr 6, 2017 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the first in a series of images found in the desert — what it means to be a shepherd in the biblical world.Images of the Desert — Shepherd Presentation (PDF)Walking with God in the Desert — Ray Vander LaanWalking…
25: A Kingdom of What?
Mar 30, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings give an overview of the book of Leviticus.A Kingdom of What? Presentation (PDF)Leviticus: A Call to Priesthood — Real LifeSupport The BEMA Podcast
24: Creating a Space
Mar 23, 2017 • 55 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings consider the implications of the story of the Tabernacle in our own pursuits of God.Creating a Space PresentationWalter Brueggemann, “An Alternative Way” — The Work of the PeopleThe Practice of the Presence of God by…
23: Falling on Joyful Faces
Mar 16, 2017 • 23 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the construction of the Tabernacle and its call to be a place of rest, covering Exodus 24–40.Falling on Joyful Faces Presentation (PDF)With All Your Heart — Ray Vander LaanSupport The BEMA Podcast
22: Under the Chuppah
Mar 9, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss Israel’s arrival at Sinai and the ensuing covenant relationship with their God, covering Exodus 19–23.Under the Chuppah Presentation (PDF)Zondervan Archeological Study BibleSupport The BEMA Podcast
“Jesus Shema”
Mar 2, 2017 • 1 min
A simplified version of the daily prayer from Deuteronomy 6 and Leviticus 19. This recording is meant to follow Episode 21. Sh'ma Israel, adonai elohenu, adonai echad Ve'ahavta et adonai eloiekah b'khol levavkah uve'khol naphshekah uve'khol meodeikah…
21: With All Your Soul & “Very”
Mar 2, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings explore the next two tests of God’s people on their way to Mount Sinai in Exodus 16–17.With All Your Soul & “Very” Presentation (PDF)“Jesus Shema” — Learn HebrewSupport The BEMA Podcast
20: With All Your Heart
Feb 23, 2017 • 31 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the story of the Israelites crossing the Red Sea in Exodus 14, and then dissect their first test on the way to Mount Sinai in Exodus 15.With All Your Heart Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
19: A Strengthened Heart
Feb 16, 2017 • 35 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings dive into the story of the Passover and its plagues, God’s interaction with Pharaoh, and the call of God’s rescued people.The Exodus You Almost Passed Over by Rabbi David Fohrmankavad — Blue Letter Biblehazak — Blue Letter…
18: A Tale of Two Kingdoms
Feb 9, 2017 • 43 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings set up the narrative of God’s story as a contrast between empire and shalom.That the World May Know — Faith Lessons, Volumes 1–12God Heard Their Cry — Ray Vander LaanGod Heard Their Cry, Lesson 1 — YouTubeSupport The BEMA…
17: A God Who Hears the Cry
Feb 2, 2017 • 43 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the introduction to God’s story and set up the narrative of the remainder of Scripture in an effort to understand what God is rescuing His people from.A God Who Hears the Cry Presentation (PDF)That the World May…
16: Out of the Pit
Jan 26, 2017 • 46 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings finish the study of the life of Joseph, covering Genesis 41–50.Out of the Pit Presentation (PDF)Rabbi David Fohrman — TorahAnytimeThe Joseph Story — Aleph Beta AcademySupport The BEMA Podcast
15: Into the Pit
Jan 19, 2017 • 46 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin a study of the life of Joseph, covering Genesis 37–40.Into the Pit Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
14: Grappling with God, Part 2
Jan 12, 2017 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue to look at the life of Jacob, covering Genesis 32–35.Aleph Beta AcademySupport The BEMA Podcast
13: Grappling with God, Part 1
Jan 5, 2017 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings begin a look at the life of Jacob, covering Genesis 25–31.Aleph Beta AcademyGod Was in This Place & I, I Did Not Know by Rabbi Lawrence KushnerSupport The BEMA Podcast
12: A Mission Realized
Dec 15, 2016 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings cover the life of Isaac as told in Genesis 24 and 26, where we begin to see the initial realization of God’s promise to Abraham.History of male circumcision — WikipediaGeorge DeJong, Under the Fig TreeThe Epic of Eden by…
11: Here I Am
Dec 8, 2016 • 53 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue to look at the kind of partner God has chosen in Abraham.Here I Am Presentation (PDF)Aleph Beta AcademySupport The BEMA Podcast
10: Walking the Blood Path
Dec 1, 2016 • 49 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings work through Genesis 15–17, continuing to look at the evolving partnership between God and Abram.Walking the Blood Path Presentation (PDF)Aleph Beta AcademySupport The BEMA Podcast
9: Letting Go
Nov 17, 2016 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about Genesis 12–14: the call of Abram and his initial adventures in the land of Canaan.Support The BEMA Podcast
8: Buried in a Genealogy
Nov 10, 2016 • 27 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings ask the same question the Rabbis have asked over the centuries: Why did God choose Abraham?Buried in a Genealogy Presentation (PDF)The Epic of Eden by Sandra L. RichterSupport The BEMA Podcast
7: The Preface
Nov 3, 2016 • 20 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look back over the first eleven chapters of Genesis and work to understand their significance to the greater narrative of the scriptures.The Preface Presentation (PDF)Support The BEMA Podcast
6: A Tale of a Tower
Oct 27, 2016 • 19 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about the tower of Babel and some of the observations we can take away from the story.Support The BEMA Podcast
5: A Misplaced Curse
Oct 20, 2016 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about Noah’s departure from the ark and the tragedy that ensues.Support The BEMA Podcast
4: His Bow in the Clouds
Oct 6, 2016 • 30 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the story of Noah and the Flood, digging through a wide variety of buried treasure from the author.Support The BEMA Podcast
3: Master the Beast
Sep 22, 2016 • 25 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about Cain and Abel and the idea of how fear and shame ruin the story.The Beast that Crouches at the Door by Rabbi David Fohrman (Amazon)The Beast that Crouches at the Door by Rabbi David Fohrman (Aleph Beta)Support…
2: Knowing When to Say “Enough”
Sep 15, 2016 • 46 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and what the story might really be getting at.Support The BEMA Podcast
1: Trust the Story
Sep 8, 2016 • 51 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about the creation story in Genesis 1 and the foundation it lays for understanding the scriptural narrative correctly.Trust the Story Presentation (PDF)The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua HeschelBEMA Discipleship —…
0: Introductory Lesson
Sep 1, 2016 • 38 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings have an introductory conversation about the world of the Bible, investigating the differences between eastern and western perspectives.Introductory Lesson Presentation (PDF)Special music by Logan Daily.Support The BEMA…
-1: What Is BEMA?
Aug 25, 2016 • 16 min
For the pilot episode of the BEMA Podcast, Marty Solomon and Brent Billings talk about the hopes and dreams for this series in the years to come.Support The BEMA Podcast