Exploring My Strange Bible

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The Crocus Flower and the Empty Tomb - Gospel of Matthew Part 35
Feb 11 • 52 min
We explore the FINAL story in the Gospel according to Matthew in this episode.
The Blood Cries Out - Gospel of Matthew Part 34
Jan 28 • 57 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew (almost done, folks!).
Panic Attack - Gospel of Matthew Part 33
Jan 13 • 57 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
The Passover Meal - Gospel of Matthew Part 32
Dec 31, 2018 • 54 min
We continue to explore the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Gold, Darkness, and Dwarves - Gospel of Matthew Part 31
Dec 17, 2018 • 51 min
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew!
Signs of the Times - Gospel of Matthew Part 30
Dec 3, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode, we continue to explore the Gospel of Matthew.
Love and the Rebirth of the Universe - Gospel of Matthew Part 29
Nov 26, 2018 • 54 min
We keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Love Poems, Vineyards, and Rocks - Gospel of Matthew Part 28
Nov 19, 2018 • 51 min
This week we continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew.
Jesus, Prophet and Provocateur - Gospel of Matthew Part 27
Nov 12, 2018 • 52 min
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Forgiveness - Gospel of Matthew Part 26
Oct 28, 2018 • 57 min
We continue to explore the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Of Millstones and Guardian Angels - Gospel of Matthew Part 25
Oct 22, 2018 • 45 min
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Death and Taxes - Gospel of Matthew Part 24
Oct 15, 2018 • 46 min
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
The Other Side of the Lake - Gospel of Matthew Part 23
Oct 8, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Severed Heads & Hungry Crowds - Gospel of Matthew Part 22
Oct 1, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel according to Matthew.
Weeds and Wheat - Gospel of Matthew Part 21
Sep 24, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Jesus Gives Us a Sign - The Gospel of Matthew Part 20
Sep 17, 2018 • 49 min
We keep walking through The Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
One Way Road to the Grave - Gospel of Matthew Part 19
Sep 10, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
The Hammer that Heals - Gospel of Matthew Part 18
Sep 3, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
An Open-Minded Faith - Gospel of Matthew Part 17
Aug 20, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Who Can Forgive Sins? - Gospel of Matthew Part 16
Aug 13, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
A Jesus-Centered Community - Gospel of Matthew Part 15
Aug 6, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Storms and Swine - Gospel of Matthew Part 14
Jul 30, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Make Me Clean - Gospel of Matthew Part 13
Jul 23, 2018 • 50 min
We continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew in this episode.
Ask and You Will Receive - Gospel of Matthew Part 12
Jul 16, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew. This is going to be our last episode exploring the Sermon on the Mount.
To Judge, or Not to Judge - Gospel of Matthew Part 11
Jul 9, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode, we are going to continue our series in the Gospel of Matthew.
The Lord’s Prayer - Gospel of Matthew Part 10
Jul 2, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode, we cover the Lord’s Prayer and what it means for followers of Jesus.
Love Your Enemies - Gospel of Matthew Part 9
Jun 25, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, we keep going in the Gospel of Matthew, specifically The Sermon on the Mount.
Jesus, Truth & Spin - Gospel of Matthew Part 8
Jun 18, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel according to Matthew and specifically camping out in The Sermon on the Mount.
Jesus and Sexual Desire - Gospel of Matthew Part 7
Jun 11, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode, we are going to continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew. This teaching camps out in Matthew chapter 5 in the section called “Sermon on the Mount”, which is a collection of Jesus’ most famous and important teachings.
Jesus and the Torah - Gospel of Matthew Part 6
Jun 4, 2018 • 49 min
We are going to be exploring the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapters 5-7 for the next several episodes.
A Kingdom of Blessing - Gospel of Matthew Part 5
May 28, 2018 • 55 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Jesus and the Kingdom of God - Gospel of Matthew Part 4
May 21, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Testing Jesus in the Wilderness - Gospel of Matthew Part 3
May 14, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode, we are going to continue our series exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
God with Us - Gospel of Matthew Part 2
May 7, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, we are going to continue in our series of the Gospel of Matthew.
Yahweh Saves - Gospel of Matthew Part 1
Apr 30, 2018 • 51 min
This is the first of a very large series where we walk our way through the entire Gospel of Matthew.
Love Is Not A Black Hole
Apr 23, 2018 • 59 min
This a short series on Corinthians 13, which is known as the love chapter among the Apostle Paul’s letters.
The Messianic Passover
Mar 19, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode, we take some time to explore the meaning and significance of The Last Supper.
The Meaning of Hope
Mar 12, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, we explore a number of passages from the book of Isaiah in the Old Testament.
Jesus’ Final Words
Mar 5, 2018 • 38 min
This is a stand-alone episode of Jesus’ last words “it is finished”.
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 5 - Resurrection Hope
Feb 26, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode, we conclude this five-part series on the book of Daniel.
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 4 - So Righteous
Feb 19, 2018 • 55 min
This is the fourth of a five-part series on the book of Daniel.
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 3 - Super Beast & the Son
Feb 14, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, we continue to explore the Old Testament book of Daniel.
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 2 - The National Idol
Feb 5, 2018 • 55 min
In this episode, we are continuing to explore the Old Testament book of Daniel.
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 1 - Dreams and Idols
Jan 29, 2018 • 55 min
This episode begins a new series. This is the first of a five part series exploring different parts of the book of Daniel in the Hebrew scriptures.
Book of Hebrews Part 8 - Tale of Two Mountains
Jan 22, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode we finish this multi-part series that we have been doing about theLetters to the Hebrews.
Book of Hebrews Part 7 - What is Faith?
Jan 15, 2018 • 51 min
This is one of the last teachings on the letters to the Hebrews in the New Testament.
Book of Hebrews Part 6 - Let Us Draw Near
Jan 8, 2018 • 45 min
In this teaching we are going to explore Hebrews Chapter 10.
Book of Hebrews Part 5 - Jesus is your Priest
Jan 1, 2018 • 40 min
This lecture is the fifth of ten part series on the Letters to the Hebrews.
Book of Hebrews Part 4 - The Anchor of your Soul
Dec 27, 2017 • 39 min
This is part four of a series that we’re doing through the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews.
Book of Hebrews Part 3 - Invitation to Rest
Dec 18, 2017 • 47 min
This is the third part of a series that we are doing on the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews.
Book of Hebrews Part 2 - What does it mean to be Human?
Dec 11, 2017 • 43 min
This is part two of a series that we’re doing on the letters to the Hebrews in the New Testament.
Book of Hebrews Part 1 - Are You Listening?
Dec 4, 2017 • 37 min
Today we are going to begin a series on the New Testament letter to the Hebrews.
I am who I am Part 10: Born of the Spirit
Nov 29, 2017 • 57 min
This is the last of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. We’re exploring a multifaceted portrayal of God throughout the scripture.
I am who I am Part 9: The Spirit & The Temple
Nov 27, 2017 • 56 min
This is the ninth part of a ten part series called “I am who I am” about the portrait of God throughout the Bible.
I am who I am Part 8: The Spirit as a Voice of Love
Nov 27, 2017 • 52 min
This is episode eight of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. The series is about the multifaceted portrait of God throughout the scriptures.
I am who I am Part 7: The Spirit, Suffering, and Prayer
Nov 22, 2017 • 47 min
This is part seven of a ten part series called “I am who I am” where we’re exploring different facets of the portrait of God throughout the scriptures.
I am who I am Part 6: The Spirit and the Fruit
Nov 20, 2017 • 62 min
This episode is the sixth of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. The series explores the vast portraits of God presented by the scriptures.
I am who I am Part 5: Spirit as a Life Giver
Nov 20, 2017 • 60 min
This is part five of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. We explore the portrait of the spirit in these latter episodes.
I am who I am Part 4: Who Can Forgive Sins?
Nov 15, 2017 • 65 min
This is the fourth of a ten part series that dives into rediscovering God’s character as told in the Bible.
I am who I am Part 3: Jesus’ Family Story
Nov 15, 2017 • 55 min
This is the third of a ten part series about the character and identity of God.
I am who I am Part 2: Yahweh is our Gracious Judge
Nov 13, 2017 • 56 min
This is the second of a ten part series called I am who I am. We’re exploring the fundamental biblical portrait of God’s character and identity.
I am who I am Part 1: Yahweh Is Our God
Nov 13, 2017 • 57 min
This is the first of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. Essentially, it is a whole bunch of teachings that explore all of the portraits of God.
Ephesians Part 5: A Household of Gospel
Nov 8, 2017 • 51 min
This is the fifth of a five part series that we’ve been doing on Paul letter to the Ephesians.
Ephesians Part 4: Be Filled with the Spirit
Nov 6, 2017 • 42 min
This is part four of a five part series exploring Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Ephesians Part 3: A New Humanity
Nov 1, 2017 • 53 min
This is part three part of the series exploring key themes in Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Ephesians Part 2: A New Family
Oct 30, 2017 • 57 min
This is episode two of a five part series we are doing about Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Ephesians Part 1: Prayer for Power
Oct 30, 2017 • 67 min
This episode is the first of a five part series exploring different sections of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is a masterpiece.
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 4: Praying Through Doubt
Oct 25, 2017 • 51 min
This is part four of a four part series that we’ve been doing through the Book of Psalms, learning how to adopt the language of these ancient poems and prayers as teaching us how to pray.
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 3: A Prayer of Confessions
Oct 25, 2017 • 45 min
This is the third of a four part series about the Book of Pslams. In this teaching we explore Psalm 32.
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 2: Praying Through Our Pain
Oct 23, 2017 • 48 min
This is part two of a four part series in the Book of Psalms. The Book of Psalms contain a wide diversity of people and their different emotional experiences.
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 1: Praying Through Our Fears
Oct 23, 2017 • 48 min
This is going to be the first of a four part series on the podcast. These are teachings that I did on the Book of Pslams. The Book of Psalms teaches us how to pray and how to talk to God.
Language of Faith Part 3: Covenant
Oct 18, 2017 • 50 min
This is the third of a four part series where we took some of the most common words in the bible and words that are also at the same time really misunderstood or under-used in our culture.
Language of Faith Part 2: Glory
Oct 16, 2017 • 53 min
This is part two of a four part series on the language of faith.
Language of Faith Part 1: Holiness
Oct 16, 2017 • 54 min
This is the first of a four part series about the most common vocabulary words used in the bible.
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 5: All Things New or All New Things?
Oct 11, 2017 • 43 min
This is the final (fifth) podcast on the five part series that we’ve been doing on Resurrection as a Way of Life. We’ve been exploring the key role of the hope of new creation and resurrection.
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 4: Acorns of Fire
Oct 9, 2017 • 49 min
This is part four of a five part series called Resurrection as a Way of life. The series explores the ideas of the resurrection and the new creation and what that hope means. These are very crucial features in Jesus’s followers world view.
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 3: Groaning and Liberation
Oct 4, 2017 • 43 min
This is the third of a five part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 2: A Living Hope
Oct 2, 2017 • 49 min
This is the second of a five part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 1: A New Vision
Oct 2, 2017 • 48 min
This episode is the first of a new 5 part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Why Church Matters Part 2: Sharing Grace
Sep 27, 2017 • 53 min
This is the second of a two-part series that reflects on the portrait of the church in the book of Acts chapter 2.
Why Church Matters Part 1: A Life of Learning
Sep 25, 2017 • 55 min
This is the first of two part series that reflects on the portrait of the early church in the book of Acts chapter 2. What can we learn about the nature and mission of the church in our own day?
Heaven & Hell 4 - A Renewed Creation
Sep 20, 2017 • 53 min
This is the 4th of a four lecture series I did on the concepts of heaven and hell in the Bible.
Heaven & Hell 3 - Divine Judgment and Resurrection Hope
Sep 20, 2017 • 27 min
This is the third of a four-part series that I did several years ago about heaven and hell. In this episode, we talk about Jesus’s return.
Heaven & Hell 2 - Heaven and Zombies
Sep 18, 2017 • 45 min
This is the second part of a four part series of reading and reflecting on what the bible is trying to tell us about these ideas of heaven and hell and eternal life and eternal death. Make sure you go back and listen to the first episode of this series if…
Heaven & Hell 1 - Life and Death in Genesis 1-3
Sep 18, 2017 • 48 min
This is the first of a 4 part series on Heaven and Hell. There are a lot of misconceptions about heaven and hell in media and popular culture. You might be surprised to learn that in the Bible, the opposite of heaven is not hell… it’s earth!
Practicing Faith Part 3: Praying & Acting
Sep 13, 2017 • 53 min
This is the third of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
Practicing Faith Part 2: Feasting & Fasting
Sep 11, 2017 • 43 min
This is the second of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
Practicing Faith Part 1: Solitude & Community
Sep 11, 2017 • 51 min
This is the first of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
A Renewed Heavens & Earth: New Testament Themes Part 6
Sep 6, 2017 • 51 min
This is episode six of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
A Community of Good News: New Testament Themes Part 5
Sep 6, 2017 • 52 min
This is episode five of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
A Generous Gospel: New Testament Themes Part 4
Sep 6, 2017 • 55 min
This is episode four of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
Protecting the Witness: New Testament Themes Part 3
Sep 4, 2017 • 50 min
This is episode three of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
The Cost of Following Jesus: New Testament Themes Part 2
Sep 4, 2017 • 43 min
This is episode two of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
God’s Kingdom Has Arrived: New Testament Themes Part 1
Sep 4, 2017 • 50 min
This is episode one of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and…
A Theology of Work Part 2 - A Future for My Work
Aug 30, 2017 • 48 min
This is the second of a two part series that I did about work and vocation from a Christian perspective.
A Theology of Work Part 1 - A Story about Work
Aug 30, 2017 • 60 min
This is the first of two episodes about a Christian view of work and vocation. I gave these teachings while I was a pastor at Door of Hope Church. In this season, the church was mostly made up of young 20-somethings, many of whom were new followers of…
Ecclesiastes Part 3 - The Limits of Labor
Aug 28, 2017 • 47 min
This is the final episode of a three-part series on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, a truly unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this book the…
Ecclesiastes Part 2 - The Gift
Aug 28, 2017 • 45 min
This is the second in a series of three episodes on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, a really unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this book…
Ecclesiastes Part 1 - Hevel
Aug 28, 2017 • 47 min
This is the first in a series of three episodes on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. This is a really unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this…
Making of the Bible Part 3 - A History of New Testament Manuscripts and English Translations
Aug 23, 2017 • 51 min
This is the third of a three part series on the making of the Bible, and we’ll explore the manuscript history of the New Testament. . If you haven’t listened to the other two episodes, I recommend listening to those first.
Making of the Bible Part 2 - Old Testament Manuscripts & The Making of the New Testament
Aug 23, 2017 • 45 min
This is the second part of the three part series on the making of the bible. In this episode we look at how the books of the New Testament were written and collected. If you haven’t listened to the first part, I highly recommend going back and listening…
Making of the Bible Part 1 - The Making of the Old Testament Books
Aug 23, 2017 • 52 min
This is the first of a three part series about the making of the bible. This first lecture is about the making of the books of the Old Testament and how much we know from the Bible itself about how it came into existence.
Torah Crash Course Part 3 - The Old Testament Laws and the Hope of a New Covenant
Aug 21, 2017 • 47 min
This is Part three of a three part series called the Torah Crash Course. If you haven’t listened to Parts 1 and 2, I highly recommend it. We finish by exploring the books of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy and how they develop the storyline that Jesus…
Torah Crash Course Part 2 - The Exodus and Mt. Sinai
Aug 21, 2017 • 58 min
This is part two of a three part series called Torah Crash Course. This episode explores the important stories of the exodus and giving of the law at Mt. Sinai.
Torah Crash Course Part 1 - Genesis
Aug 21, 2017 • 62 min
This is the first of a three part series called the Torah Crash Course, exploring the book of Genesis. This important biblical book sets the basic plot line and core themes of the entire biblical storyline.
Science & Faith
Aug 16, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode we focus on the apparent tension between science and faith.
The Amazing Jonah Part 5: When God Loves Your Enemy
Aug 14, 2017 • 46 min
This is the last of a 5 part series in the book of Jonah, and this section is one of the most puzzling parts of the book.
The Amazing Jonah Part 4: Thrones & Ashes
Aug 14, 2017 • 55 min
We are exploring part 4 and 5 of this teaching, but we are diving into Jonah chapter 3.
The Amazing Jonah Part 3: A Severe Mercy
Aug 14, 2017 • 46 min
We are going to continue on in this teaching series exploring Jonah in chapter 2 this week.
The Amazing Jonah Part 2: Asleep at the Wheel
Aug 14, 2017 • 48 min
In this episode we begin chapter 1 in the book of the ancient prophet Jonah.
The Amazing Jonah Part 1: Running From Your Life
Aug 14, 2017 • 48 min
Many of us know the story of Jonah as the one about the guy who got swallowed by a whale. And while that did happen, it’s only a couple sentences of the story!
Introducing Exploring My Strange Bible
Aug 11, 2017 • 13 min
Introducing Exploring My Strange Bible