Theology, Etc.

Theology, Etc.
The goal of the Theology, Etc. podcast is to foster discussion about God, ministry, the Christian life/community, and Scripture. Support this podcast:

#21 History Repeats Itself with Cameron Meeks
Sep 27 • 47 min
History repeats itself. We all know this, but how does this fact reveal itself in God’s Word, our lives, and in our churches? How can we grow through answering these questions? Cameron Meeks comes on the show to discuss these heavy hitting topics. Music…
#20 The Bible’s Literary Form and the Minor Prophets with Andy Baumberger
Apr 22 • 54 min
Forest sits down with Andy Baumberger to discuss how the Bible is beautiful (God-breathed) literature and why that matters. Also, the awesome but oft-neglected minor prophets are discussed at length. —- Support this podcast:…
#19 Resisting the Monastic Mindset
Feb 1 • 35 min
Sometimes we forget that we have to be *in the world* but not of the world. The world can be discouraging and evil and unrighteous. Do we respond by being reclusive and keeping to ourselves, or will we let our light shine? —- Support this podcast:…
#18 Neuroplasticity and the Christian with Konor Copeland
Dec 10, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Forest sits down with Psychology student Konor Copeland to talk about the brain’s amazing ability to repair itself and develop new habits and what this has to do with the Christian walk. Also, the psychological evidence for prayer in the…
#17 Lessons From Jesus’ Genealogy in Matthew
Nov 1, 2018 • 34 min
Certain sections of God’s word are easier to skip than others. Usually, genealogies are grouped into that group of easy to skip sections. But, there are definitely some things that are central to the gospel and important for us to see in Jesus’ genealogy…
#16 Introducing the Gospels Companion Reading Plan
Oct 5, 2018 • 19 min
Reading through the Gospels is one of my favorite parts of a reading plan. Sometimes, however, we forget about how the Gospels connect to the rest of the NT. On this episode I introduce the Gospels Companion Reading Plan which pairs readings from the…
#15 Being Thankful For God’s Word/ History of the English Bible
Sep 22, 2018 • 35 min
We have many reasons to be thankful for God’s Word. From what it is, to how awesome it is, to how we’re able to have it in our language as English speakers. Hopefully, this thankfulness will create in us a sense of responsibility for those who don’t have…
#14 The Pure Fire App, Modern Evangelism, Etc.
Sep 11, 2018 • 29 min
Forest sits down with Rich Beatty to discuss the “Pure Fire” app designed by Rich to be a modern evangelism tool. For some people, tracts and bulletins just aren’t attractive. Let’s try to support works like these that bring evangelism techniques into the…
#13 When Comfort Zones Become Danger zones
Aug 22, 2018 • 31 min
Comfort zones are natural—and not inherently bad—but when they keep us from living to our full potential or walking by faith, then they become danger zones. —- Support this podcast:
#12 Toward Christian Political Unity (Not Uniformity) W/ Sam Glover
Aug 13, 2018 • 40 min
A Republican and a Democrat walk into a church… what happens next? Imagine a world where Christians could discuss, debate, and even disagree about politics while still letting their light shine. Sam and Forest try to discuss what it would take to get…
#11 Praying the Scriptures: Awesome but Neglected
Aug 5, 2018 • 30 min
Praying the scriptures is a biblical (Acts 4:23-28) but often overlooked spiritual practice. In this episode, Forest discusses some of the blessing that can be found in praying the scriptures for yourself as well as how to do it. —- Support this podcast:…
#10 The Importance of Good Theology
Jul 30, 2018 • 29 min
Forest discusses why good theology is important in the first place and where we get good theology. It’s not as boring as it sounds, I promise. —- Support this podcast:
#09 Reaching Millennials, Etc.
Jul 21, 2018 • 38 min
35% of unchurched millennials say that “church” isn’t relevant to them. 87% say that Christians are judgmental, 85% say Christians are hypocritical. As of 2013, 34% of America’s atheists and agnostics were under 30. How can the church better reach the…
#08 Lessons from the Thai Cave Rescue, Etc.
Jul 12, 2018 • 36 min
What spiritual lessons can we be reminded of by the recent Thailand cave rescue mission? The obvious one is the transcendence of selfless love, but there’s also a somewhat surprising one. —- Support this podcast:
#07 The Mystery of Marriage, Etc.
Jul 6, 2018 • 31 min
Forest discusses the mystery of marriage from Ephesians 5:22ff, some of the often overlooked benefits of singleness, and some updates having to do with the podcast. —- Support this podcast:
#06 Missions, Etc. W/ Blaine McKinney
Apr 30, 2018 • 43 min
Blaine comes onto the show to discuss all things missions related: Is every Christian a missionary? What can the church do better in regards to missions? Also, Blaine shares some details about how long distance running teaches lessons about Christianity.…
#05 Works of the Law, Etc. W/ Chris Kidwell
Apr 27, 2018 • 51 min
Forest sits down with Chris Kidwell to discuss Chris’ recent thesis on Paul’s use of the phrase “works of the law.” Also, the Nashville Predators. —- Support this podcast:
#04 Cole parsley, apologetics, etc
Feb 16, 2018 • 41 min
Cole Parsley comes onto the show to discuss imaginative apologetics, interacting with culture, and even video games. —- Support this podcast:
#03 Chris Elrod, Youth ministry ,etc
Feb 2, 2018 • 47 min
Chris Elrod sits down with Forest to discuss what youth ministry is, why it matters, etc. —- Support this podcast:
#02 Sam Glover, the Trinity, etc.
Jan 26, 2018 • 44 min
Forest sits down with Sam Glover to discuss the challenging topics of the Trinity, hell, and translation. —- Support this podcast:
#01 Hiram Kemp, Ephesians 2, etc.
Jan 12, 2018 • 22 min
In the first full episode Hiram and Forest sit down to discuss Ephesians 2:1-10, Moses, book recommendations, and more. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 0.5 (an appetizer)
Jan 11, 2018 • 9 min
I promised an episode today. Due to some unforeseen circumstances, it’s not the full episode, but it sets up and introduces the first full episode which will be posted tomorrow (Lord willing). —- Support this podcast:
Introducing Theology, etc.
Jan 8, 2018 • 3 min
Introducing a new podcast: Theology, etc. —- Support this podcast: