In Layman's Terms

In Layman's Terms
Purveyors of Fine Biblical Discernment, Apologetics, and Sermons

Rob Bell in Process
Oct 20 • 58 min
Process Theology and Rob Bell
Rob Bell: Everything Is Stupid
Oct 12 • 59 min
In this episode of “Everything is Stupid” with Rob Bell, we’ll be treated to the incoherent meanderings of Rob Bell’s misadventures in Christian ministry and life. Sadly, unlike Bell’s former books, there is extraordinarily little here to even…
The Difference Between a Self Help Lecture and a Sermon
Oct 3 • 55 min
Sometimes we hear sermons and we know something isn’t quite passing the smell test. The pastor might be saying “God” and “Jesus” and even quoting the bible, but something just isn’t right. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of a self-help lecture…
Steven Furtick: Dazed and Confused
Sep 13 • 57 min
My thirteen-year-old son could pick out what’s wrong with a sermon from Steven Furtick on just about any given Sunday.I’ve rarely critiqued a sermon from a man like Furtick because he’s such low hanging fruit. In this case, it was an opportunity to…
Two White Supremicists???????? Walk Into a Conversation part 2
Sep 7 • 59 min
We continue our conversation with Nathan Rinne of Concordia St. Paul on race, race relations, America, and the Church.I think the American Experiment is doomed here in the near future as is the American Church and we’ll all have to move to…
2 White Supremicists????? Walk Into a Conversation
Aug 31 • 57 min
Empires typically last about 300 years. Christians have never experienced the kind of peace we are experiencing now. I think it’s about time for all that to end and groups like BLM, Antifi, and the Biden/ Harris ticket are moving this inevitability…
Should Our Women Be in the Pulpit…..Even By Remote?
Aug 23 • 57 min
It seems not an unfair comparison between sending our girls to the front lines of war as to when we send them to the front lines of the spiritual battle; namely the pulpit. Are we sending our women, our girls, into danger when we men should be taking…
Back to Life: Rick Warren’s Moral Relativism
Aug 16 • 58 min
If Rick Warren was some spring chicken, I might give him a pass on this, but he’s not. In this sermon, I am convinced he is trying to mainstream moral relativism. He knows the age old mantra of “don’t judge” as used by those who want to do away with…
Racial Reconciliation: How We Are Losing the Gospel
Aug 2 • 56 min
When we make Law issues - like racial reconciliation - Gospel issues, we lose the forgiveness of sins and choose to save ourselves.
Evangelical Critical Theory and Identity Politics: Chaos by Design
Jun 11 • 58 min
A timely analysis.
How to Study Your Bible Part Two
May 30 • 57 min
How to Study Your Bible Part One
May 3 • 57 min
If you’re only listening to podcasts and not reading and studying your bible, you’re wrong!
Who Gets to Dictate Terms?
Apr 26 • 57 min
Joe Rogan, Glen Beck, Hans Fiene: Modernnist, Post-modernist, and Christian Epistemology
Apr 18 • 58 min
How do you know that?
Andy Stanley: Christians Created the Bible
Apr 11 • 57 min
Preaching Law *and* Gospel
Mar 14 • 57 min
Loving your neighbor and why the Gospel is not Good News without the reality of God’s eternal law.
Part 2 - The Consistent Inconsistency of the Reformed Doctrine of Election
Feb 22 • 55 min
How can we be assured of our salvation?
The Consistent Inconsistency of the Reformed Docterine of Election
Feb 15 • 54 min
And how to avoid creating your own personal Jesus
How to Avoid Creating Your Own Personal Jesus
Feb 8 • 57 min
A review of Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses
Good Sermon Bad Sermon
Feb 1 • 57 min
How to evaluate preaching and teaching.
Best of 2019: Andy Stanley vs Matthew Garnett
Jan 13 • 56 min
Do Women Belong in the Pulpit?
Jan 6 • 59 min
Do the roles that the bible lays out for men and women lead to sexual abuse?
Is the Bible Compatible with Critical Theory? Part 2
Dec 15, 2019 • 59 min
” Our Western nations have both forgotten God and forgotten where they have come from. Now they are attempting to complete the process of severing the roots of Western civilization, destroying its root system, poisoning its soil and ruining its entire…
Truth or Theory? Is the Bible Compatible with Critical Theory?
Dec 7, 2019 • 59 min
The Western Church is giving in to the cultural revolution of our time. Once trusted conservative Evangelical leaders are bowing the knee to these seismic cultural shifts. Learn what’s behind all of this as Nathan Rinne of Concordia St Paul and I…
The Necessary Art of Textual Criticism, Ben Shapiro On Good and Evil Jordan Peterson On Original Sin
Nov 25, 2019 • 60 min
Lower textual criticism is your friend if you love the Scriptures; Sundry on first priniciples.
Is the King James Our Best Translation?
Nov 18, 2019 • 58 min
A critique of the “Text and Canon Conference”
Reload: Pastor Todd Wilkin Lecture on the Necessity of Proper Law Preaching
Nov 11, 2019 • 58 min
Last week of vacation for me from the podcast. We’ll be back and better than ever next week with fresh material, but in the meantime enjoy this critique of Pr Todd Wilkin’s lecture from the 2017 Redeemer Winter Conference on the on the necessity of…
Reload: Scaer Tactics
Nov 4, 2019 • 58 min
Why absolutizing the Gospel destroys the Gospel.
Reload: The Nitty-Gritty of Authority and Sexual Ethics with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller
Oct 27, 2019 • 57 min
Why sin is not just a taboo
Ethnic Cleansing, the Bible, and New Atheist Propaganda
Oct 21, 2019 • 58 min
How new atheists like Richard Dawkins exploit Holy Scripture toward unholy ends
Hello children. Meet your new youth minister Dr Richard Dawkins.
Oct 15, 2019 • 57 min
New Atheist Richard Dawkins takes to lying to teenagers in order to further his cause.
Are Jordan Peterson and Ben Shapiro America’s New Evangelists?
Oct 6, 2019 • 57 min
Should we be adopting better evangelistic methods?
The Legalism of Antinomianism
Oct 1, 2019 • 58 min
How sinful do you have to be to be a member of Tullian Tchividjian’s Sanctuary?
Is Tullian Tchividjian’s Sanctuary Church the “Good that comes from Nazareth?”
Sep 23, 2019 • 56 min
When men trust their status in life over the Gospel
Racial Reconciliation: How We Are Losing the Gospel
Sep 15, 2019 • 56 min
When we make Law issues - like racial reconciliation - Gospel issues, we lose the forgiveness of sins and choose to save ourselves.
Evangelical Critical Theory and Identity Politics: Chaos by Design
Sep 7, 2019 • 58 min
The reason CT, IP, and other tools in the post-modern tool box don’t make sense to the casual observer. This is by design.
Is Christianity an Enemy of Enlightenment Reason?
Aug 31, 2019 • 58 min
Could the Western Enlightenment have happened without Christianity? Did it happen despite Christianity?
The Bernie Bros Episode!
Aug 25, 2019 • 58 min
Can we make sense of Bernie???
Mass Incarceration: Come Let Us Reason Together
Aug 16, 2019 • 59 min
Is there hope for bridging the racial divides in the Church?
Without God’s Voice Who Gets to Dictate Terms
Aug 12, 2019 • 57 min
A critique of Ben Shapiro’s interview with Ravi Zacharias
Jesus as Myth Part 2
Jul 21, 2019 • 58 min
Is Christianity based on first century, “popular dying and rising gods”?
Jesus as Myth
Jul 14, 2019 • 58 min
What if “Jesus of Nazareth” was invented based on popular “dying and rising gods” of the the 1st century?
Biblical Christianity and Post Modernism Are Not Compatible
Jun 29, 2019 • 56 min
Southern Baptists adopt “Resolution 9” proclaiming that Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality are “useful analytical tools”
Reload: Are Reformed Baptists Getting Woke?
Jun 23, 2019 • 57 min
A review of the past year’s events among the Evangelical SWJs.
Andy Stanley vs Matthe Garnett
Jun 8, 2019 • 56 min
Is Christianity Based on the Resurrection or on Gods Word? Answer? Yes
Conservative Christians Playing Identity Politics
Jun 1, 2019 • 59 min
Why we fear Marxism
Does 1517 Legacy Love You?
May 25, 2019 • 59 min
Is Natural Law a bad way to go when understanding sexual ethics?
God Cannot Be the Flying Spaghetti Monster
May 18, 2019 • 59 min
If God does not exist, then we’re left with Richard Dawkins to dictate terms - whenever he feels like getting around to it…..You may not like what he comes up with.
Is Celibacy Harmful?
May 12, 2019 • 58 min
Teenage boys tell teenage girls that not having sex will harm them. Is that true?
Sex Isn’t Everything
May 5, 2019 • 58 min
Or maybe it is?
Does the Bible Give Us Meaning and Purpose?
Apr 30, 2019 • 57 min
Are we waiting to die? Striving for meaning and purpose in this life? Both?
Christianity and Culture Down Under
Apr 20, 2019 • 59 min
Interview with Erik Petersen
Finding Purpose Without Buying the Latest Self-Help Book
Apr 12, 2019 • 57 min
Nathan Rinne of Concordia University, St. Paul and I discuss finding God-given meaning
How False Doctrine Poisons Everything
Apr 8, 2019 • 56 min
Do men need God to rule over them or can they rule themselves by means of pure reason? How do we know when our reason is corrupt? What are the consequences of flawed men, using flawed reason?
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Baker
Mar 30, 2019 • 57 min
Our discussion with Anthony Wade of 828 Ministries
Joy Pullmann on the Cultural and Political Landscape and What Christians Should Do About I
Mar 23, 2019 • 57 min
Feeling overwhelmed by the barrage of seeming non-sense coming out of the television, radio and the internet? Here’s a good primer on culture and politics and how we should think about it as Christians from Joy Pullman of The Federalist.
Debating the Race Issue with Civil Discourse
Mar 16, 2019 • 58 min
An interview with my friend Tyre aka “Lex Lutheran” on race and the Church
Cultural Marxism in the Church
Mar 9, 2019 • 57 min
How cultural Marxists use race to infiltrate the Church with Jon Harris of “Conversations That Matter”
Why Abortion Is Irrational and Evil
Mar 2, 2019 • 59 min
We almost lost our son during childbirth. My friend Erica almost lost her son due to SIDS. To be sure these harrowing experiences color our opinions on abortion and now the infanticide proposed and defended by some in our county. We talk about it…
Interveiw with Dr Darrell Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary
Feb 23, 2019 • 58 min
A lively discussion on culture, politics, and Dispensational thought.
A Manifesto for Family, A Manifest for Our Culture
Feb 16, 2019 • 58 min
Take notes people! This is how we ought to be living life.
The New American Eugenics Programm
Feb 2, 2019 • 58 min
There is no objective morality without God’s voice. Period. This is proven by those among us ready and willing to massacre babies as they are being born.
Scaer Tactics?
Jan 26, 2019 • 58 min
Analysis of Dr David Scaer’s lecture at the 2019 Redeemer Winter Conference
Meet Two Religious Fundamentalists Richard Dawkins and Steven Anderson
Jan 16, 2019 • 57 min
And why I’m neither an atheist nor a fundamentalist and why you shouldn’t be either!
Matt Walsh: Why Are Christians Dividing Over the Creation
Jan 10, 2019 • 58 min
A hard look at brute facts
Reload: Jesus on the Intellectual Dark Web
Jan 5, 2019 • 58 min
Best of 2018: A Critique of Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Lectures
Dec 29, 2018 • 57 min
A blessed Christmas season to everyone!
Will Ben Shapiro Be Saved?!?
Dec 21, 2018 • 56 min
Narcissism abounds on the “Intellectual Dark Web” as Rogan interviews Sadd, Rubin interviews Barron and Wolpe, and Shapiro interviews Barron.
Joe Rogan, Glen Beck, Hans Fiene: Modernnist, Post-modernist, and Christian Epistemology
Dec 15, 2018 • 58 min
This week we take a look at how the modernist and post-modernist epistemological approaches operate on the ground and how the Christian worldview must be a corrective to that.
John MacArthur Ben Shapiro Interview Analysis
Dec 8, 2018 • 58 min
Do Christians and Jews worship the same God? What does the bible say about slavery?
You’re An Ideologue Who Wants to Rule the World
Dec 2, 2018 • 58 min
Patrick Coffin puts Milo Yiannopoulos on the spot concerning homosexuality, a scientist shows us why a naturalistic worldview is basically speculation, and Bret Weinstein debates Richard Dawkins
Thanksgiving Reload: Wolfmueller vs Stanley Irresistible?
Nov 25, 2018 • 58 min
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Why Can’t Atheists Argue In Good Faith?
Nov 17, 2018 • 59 min
How faith commitments of Jesus Mythicists won’t allow for a good faith discussion on history
A Reload for My Mythicist Atheist Friends
Nov 11, 2018 • 57 min
Mythicist arguments against the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth ignore the scholarship and are conspiratorial.
Atheism: The Mirror Image of Religious Fundamentalism
Nov 4, 2018 • 57 min
I was all set to adopt atheism as my worldview - that is until I read Dawkins’ God Delusion
Can Atheists Answer the Historicity of the Resurrection?
Oct 28, 2018 • 57 min
Is it more likely that a man survived Roman crucifixion or that He rose from the dead?
Wolfmueller, Stanley, Garnett, Peterson
Oct 20, 2018 • 56 min
Part two of our tag team sermon critique on Andy Stanley’s “Irresistible” with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller
Pr Brian Wolfmuellers Thoughts on Andy Stanley and “Irresistable”
Oct 12, 2018 • 58 min
Part one of a tag team sermon critique by Pr Wolfmueller and myself.
Race and Civil Discourse with Kyle J Howard
Oct 7, 2018 • 57 min
Will racial reconciliation split the Church?
Kyle J Howard - Racial Reconciliation and Civil Discourse
Oct 1, 2018 • 58 min
Part one of our interview with Kyle J Howard
Are Terms Like “Pastrix” Helpful?”
Sep 22, 2018 • 57 min
When it comes to the insult game between leftist Christians and historic Christians, we might do well to be the ones who blink first.
Is American the New Babylon?
Sep 16, 2018 • 58 min
Review of the new film “Babylon USA”
How to Beat Sam Harris in a Debate
Sep 8, 2018 • 57 min
Jordan Peterson, Bret Weintein, Sam Harris Debate Analysis
Compassionate Capitalist Pigs vs The Marxists
Sep 1, 2018 • 58 min
Part 3 of our interview with Nathan Rinne
Christianity: The Opiate of the Masses?
Aug 25, 2018 • 57 min
How “social justice”, liberation theology, and critical theory is harmful to our black neighbors. With Nathan Rinne
Resistance Is Futile: How Neo-Marxist, Post-Moderns Plan to “Politically Educate” You
Aug 17, 2018 • 57 min
With Nathan Rinne
Andy Stanley Doubles Down On Being Unhitched
Aug 12, 2018 • 57 min
Is ignoring the Old Testament a good apologetic move?
Should We Celebrate Celibate, But Gay Christians?
Aug 4, 2018 • 57 min
Critique of the “Revoice” Conference
Why Sexual Identity Cannot Be A Civil Rights Issue
Jul 30, 2018 • 57 min
The dangers of conflating sexuality with race
Post-Modernism: A Discussion with Dr. Jack Kilcrease
Jul 21, 2018 • 57 min
Post-modernism, politics, and religion
The Nitty Gritty of Authority and Sexual Ethics - Wolfmueller and Garnett
Jul 14, 2018 • 57 min
Reload of Part 2 of our interview with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller
Theologcial Bull Ridiing with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller Pt 1
Jul 7, 2018 • 56 min
Reload of our interview from this past winter
Is Tullian Tchividjian Just Like King David?
Jun 30, 2018 • 57 min
Pastors should not be seeking celebrity….especially while preaching false doctrine
Ben Shapiro vs Michael Shermer Debate Analysis
Jun 23, 2018 • 58 min
Will the government eventually need to force people to abandon traditional marriage? Foundations of morality.
You Might Be A Social Justice Warrior
Jun 16, 2018 • 57 min
Is God a moral monster, pt 2
Is God A Moral Monster?
Jun 9, 2018 • 57 min
Advice for the week: Know your bible. Had Southerners in the antebellum studied and known their bible, we would have avoided slavery all together.
Andy Stanley: “The Old Testament Doesn’t Tell the Story of Jesus
Jun 2, 2018 • 57 min
Wrap up and clean up to Andy Stanley’s sermon series ‘Aftermath”
Stanley: “The Two Covenants of the Bible Conflict”
May 26, 2018 • 57 min
The “reduction” of Dispensational Theology
Andy Stanley: “Christians Created the Bible”
May 19, 2018 • 57 min
Stanley and North Point are taking their old tricks to the next level.
Strawman Arguments Everywhere!
May 12, 2018 • 59 min
We have Monica Ocholo tell us about the Kenya well project for Kibos Hope Academy and then we get after Bart Ehrman and Sam Harris
Does “Church Growth” Contribute to Racial Divides?
May 5, 2018 • 58 min
Part 3 of our critique of David Platt’s T4G lecture
Is the Church Contributing to Racism?
Apr 29, 2018 • 57 min
Part 2 of David Platt T4G lecture critique
Are Reformed Baptists Getting “Woke”?
Apr 21, 2018 • 57 min
“Together for the Gospel” and David try to tackle the issue of racism in American churches
Science *Can* Tell Us Right From Wrong, BUT…..
Apr 14, 2018 • 57 min
Emails and Atheists….
Who Gets To Decide What Is Evil?
Apr 8, 2018 • 57 min
“How to think like a Christian” applied
Who Wants to be a Romanist?
Mar 31, 2018 • 58 min
With American Protestantism in the sad state of affairs it is, it’s no wonder people are flocking to Rome and to the East
Men, Marriage, and Family
Mar 25, 2018 • 58 min
Interview with Pastor Robert Portier
How to Think Like a Christian Part 2
Mar 15, 2018 • 57 min
Presuppositional Apologetics with Dr. Jason Lisle
How to Think Like a Christian
Mar 10, 2018 • 58 min
Garnett vs. Crenshaw and Brook with help from Wright and Bauckman
The Image of God and Sexuality
Mar 3, 2018 • 56 min
An analysis of Natural Law, God’s Law, and Post Modern vs. Christian Epistemology
Jesus on the Intellectual Dark Web
Feb 24, 2018 • 58 min
A critique of Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro, Dave Rubin, and Russell Brand on religion, faith, and Christ
Reload: Gopsel by Numbers
Feb 17, 2018 • 57 min
I took ill this week - note to self, don’t try a low carb/ cal diet when you’re a flat bed truck driver ——But enjoy this classic sermon from Ligon Duncan while I’m on the mend! Please donate to the Kenya well project! …
Wolfmueller - Garnett: The Nitty Gritty of Authority and Sexuality
Feb 8, 2018 • 57 min
Part two of our “Theological Bull Riding”
Theological Bull Riding with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller
Feb 5, 2018 • 56 min
We answer all your questions and solve all your problems for a mere donation of $50 to our Kenya well project!
Critique of Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Lectures
Jan 27, 2018 • 57 min
The speculative nature of higher textual criticism
Andy Stanley’s Brand New Jesus
Jan 21, 2018 • 58 min
Wrap up of Harris v Shapiro and a look at what Andy Stanley and Northpoint are up to.
Garnett v Shapiro and Harris: Does God Exist?
Jan 13, 2018 • 57 min
I insert myself into the Shapiro v. Harris debate…..I so wish I could have been a bug in Shapiro’s ear!
Sam Harris v Ben Shapiro Debate Analysis
Jan 7, 2018 • 57 min
Why is reason better than emotion? Who has the authority to say? Us or God?
The Gospel According to Rob Bell
Dec 31, 2017 • 57 min
Reprise of our earlier episode
The Perfect Law and Gospel Sermon
Dec 23, 2017 • 55 min
Merry Christmas “In Layman’s Terms” Listeners!
Two White Guys, A Woman, and Two Liberal Progressives Walk Into a Podcast…..
Dec 17, 2017 • 57 min
Please don’t call the Thought Police!
How to Live the Christian Life
Dec 10, 2017 • 57 min
Book Review of “Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey” by Pr Will Weedon
Interview with Pr Bryan Wolfmueller
Dec 2, 2017 • 57 min
The Sacraments and the New Obedience
The Church Should Not Be Adapting Itself to Marxism….uhh I Mean Post Modernism
Nov 26, 2017 • 58 min
Listener Email and Part 2 of our analysis of Jordan Peterson and Postmodernism
Post Modernism aka Neo Marxism Doesnt Work in the Church
Nov 18, 2017 • 58 min
Jordan Peterson schools us on why post-modern philosophy is violent and has no place in the Church
Carl Lentz Sells Out the Babies and the Evangelicals
Nov 11, 2017 • 57 min
How post-modern deconstruction has infiltrated the Church.
Why Tullian Tchividjian’s Preaching Is A Dead End
Nov 4, 2017 • 57 min
Last podcast on Tchividjian…..*promise*……(at least for a while…..)
Law Gospel Reductionism Courtesy of Tullian Tchividjian
Oct 27, 2017 • 57 min
Why Tchividjian’s theology is at the heart of the matter.
Two Laymen vs. Tullian Tchividjian
Oct 20, 2017 • 57 min
Last segment of our interview with Nathan Rinne and a critique of the new website.
How Law and Gospel Means Life and Death
Oct 13, 2017 • 57 min
Part 3 of our interview with Nathan Rinne
God’s Law or Our Law?
Oct 7, 2017 • 56 min
Nathan and I continue to explore the 3rd Use Controversy via the book “Necessary Distinction”
Critique of “Necessary Distinction”
Oct 1, 2017 • 56 min
Nathan Rinne of Concordia St. Paul and I critique and analyze the antinomian notions in this book and their dangers
Post Modernism in Popular Preaching
Sep 23, 2017 • 56 min
Kay Warren (Saddleback) and Nadia Bolz-Weber (House for All Saints and Sinners)
A Critique of the Sexual Revolution
Sep 17, 2017 • 56 min
Part two of our “speaking the truth in love” series with Pr Gaven Mize and Pr Robert Portier
Truth Telling, Feminism, Women in Ministry
Sep 9, 2017 • 57 min
How to speak hard truth in love in a challenging culture
Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller on the Chopping Block!
Aug 31, 2017 • 57 min
An analysis of two very good sermons by Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller using our “Law and Gospel Matrix”
The Perfect Law and Gospel Sermon
Aug 26, 2017 • 55 min
Not all law and gospel sermons are created equally. Learn how to discern the good from the bad here!
Are Good Works Required?
Aug 18, 2017 • 58 min
Test Your Pastor’s Law Teaching
How to Detect False Teaching
Aug 13, 2017 • 57 min
Reload of our episode from last spring
How to Defend the Resurrection
Aug 7, 2017 • 57 min
Defending your faith and following God’s commands
Round 2 with Nathan Rinne on Postmodernism
Jul 28, 2017 • 57 min
Natural Law and Sources of Authority
Nathan Rinne of Just and Sinner Blog and Concordia St Paul
Jul 21, 2017 • 57 min
Postmodern moves on truth.
The Gospel According to Rob Bell
Jul 13, 2017 • 57 min
Why Rob Bell is a Pietist
How Rob Bell Deconstructs Holy Scripture
Jul 7, 2017 • 56 min
A denial of the importance of the bodily Resurrection of Christ
Part 3 of Bahnsen and Stein Debate Analysis
Jul 2, 2017 • 58 min
Reload of last summer’s apologetics tour.
Analysis of Rob Bell’s Book “What is the Bible?”
Jun 23, 2017 • 57 min
Or “Why your progressive friends hate you when they say they love everyone”
Bahnsen and Stein Debate Analysis Pt 2
Jun 17, 2017 • 56 min
Reload of last summer’s “Summer Apologetics” series
This Will Get Us Ready for Rob Bell’s Book
Jun 8, 2017 • 57 min
Analysis of the famous “Bahnsen and Stein” debate (from last summer)
The Gospel According to Abortionist Willie Parker Pt 2
Jun 1, 2017 • 57 min
Why post-modern deconstruction doesn’t work
The Gospel According to Abortionist Willie Parker
May 25, 2017 • 58 min
A critique on the religion of abortion.
Best Episode Ever - Part 2
May 18, 2017 • 55 min
The Service of the Sacrament with Pastor Gavin Mize
Best Episode Ever - Part 1
May 11, 2017 • 58 min
The Service of the Sacrament with Pastor Gaven Mize
How to Understand True Worship Part 2
May 5, 2017 • 58 min
The Service of the Word with Pastor Gaven Mize
How to Understand True Worship Part 1
Apr 27, 2017 • 58 min
Service of the Word, Part 1
Easter Sermon from My Local Mega Church
Apr 20, 2017 • 57 min
Easter Sermon from My Local Mega Church
From One Extreme to the Other
Apr 13, 2017 • 57 min
Last segment of our interview with Pr Kachelmeier and a pop-Evangelical sermon critique.
Interview with Pastor Brian Kachelmeier Part 2
Apr 8, 2017 • 57 min
The interview on antinomianism devolves into a discussion of current issues surrounding this error.
Interview with Pr Brian Kachelmeier Pt 1
Mar 31, 2017 • 57 min
Pr Kachelmeier discusses antinomianism, how to detect it, and its biblical correctives.
A Model Sermon
Mar 23, 2017 • 57 min
Here’s what we should be looking for in biblical preaching
How to Detect False Teaching
Mar 17, 2017 • 57 min
What’s the problem? What’s the solution?
Are Good Works Required of the Christian?
Mar 9, 2017 • 58 min
Should pastors teach their people to do good works according to God’s commands?
A Tale of Two Teachings Part 2
Mar 2, 2017 • 57 min
A good example of good law preaching
A Tale of Two Teachings Part 1
Feb 22, 2017 • 57 min
Proper Law Preaching
Lectures on Law Part 2
Feb 16, 2017 • 58 min
Analysis of Dr. David Scaer lecture at the 2017 Symposia
Lectures on Law Part 1
Feb 8, 2017 • 58 min
Pr Todd Wilken on Weak Law Preaching
The Law Must Be Preached or No Gospel
Feb 4, 2017 • 57 min
Law preaching from a Reformed Baptist
Preaching Law *and* Gospel
Jan 29, 2017 • 57 min
Why preaching isn’t easy and why you should *insist* that your pastor get it right!
No Law, No Gospel
Jan 22, 2017 • 57 min
How bad law preaching will rob you of the Gospel.
Love, Fulfilling the law, Election, Lord’s Supper
Jan 14, 2017 • 57 min
Pt. 2 of our interview with Pr Robert Portier
Does Baptism Save?
Jan 7, 2017 • 58 min
Interview with Pr Robert Portier, pt. 1.
How to Know That You Are Saved Pt 2
Jan 1, 2017 • 57 min
Critique of a lecture by Pr Kevin DeYoung at the 2016 Together for the Gospel Conference
Gospel By Numbers
Dec 23, 2016 • 57 min
A Sermon by Pr Ligon Duncan
How to Know That You Are Saved
Dec 18, 2016 • 57 min
A Look at 1 John
You Theological Word for the Week - Antinomianism
Dec 11, 2016 • 57 min
Why weak law preaching is just as dangerous as weak Gospel preaching.
We Love God’s Law
Dec 4, 2016 • 57 min
Do not preach the Gospel to unrepentant sinners.
Beware the Decision for Christ Merry Go Round!
Nov 27, 2016 • 56 min
“Playing Politics”, “Radio Digest”, “Rick Warren Sermon Critique”
Reload: The New Monasticism
Nov 20, 2016 • 56 min
You and your Christian vocation.
Wait, what? Joel Osteen’s Sister is a Pastor?
Nov 13, 2016 • 57 min
Elections, Separation of Church and State, Joel Osteen’s Sister
DO NOT Make Up Your Own Laws, Rules, and Regulations
Nov 5, 2016 • 57 min
A good old fashioned sermon critique of Dr. Andrew Farley of the Hyper-Grace movement.
The “Donate Now” Episode
Oct 30, 2016 • 55 min
Should we “throw out a fleece”, Good Sermons vs Bad, Megan Kelly and Newt Gingrich at each other’s throats, the LCMS “Mustache Challenge”
Lose Your Faith in 10 Easy Steps
Oct 23, 2016 • 57 min
Hillary’s lies on abortion, Law or Gospel vs Law and Gospel, Worldviews in Movies, Pagan or Christian Holidays
Reload: The Seven Sacraments of the Pop Evangelicals
Oct 16, 2016 • 55 min
An Episode Worth Revisiting!
How To Study Your Bible Pt 2
Oct 8, 2016 • 57 min
Understanding Grammar, Law and Gospel, and How the Scriptures Testify of Jesus
How To Study Your Bible Pt 1
Oct 1, 2016 • 57 min
If you want to hear God’s voice, simply open your copy of the Scriptures!
The New Prosperity Gospel
Sep 24, 2016 • 57 min
Did Jesus bleed, die, and rise again so you could be successful?
How To Build The Fastest Growing Church In America
Sep 18, 2016 • 56 min
The Evangelical High Holy Day of “B.A.I.T.” - “Biblically Absent and Innocuous Teaching”
You Cannot Undo God’s Love For You
Sep 10, 2016 • 56 min
Your “mess” has been overcome by our Lord Christ.
When You’re Done Trying to Save Yourself Come See Us
Sep 3, 2016 • 58 min
A thousand ways Jesus wants to give you rest from popular Christianity
The Bible Is About Jesus Not You
Aug 28, 2016 • 56 min
Christ *For Us* From Genesis to Revelation
Grace Parenting? Part 2
Aug 20, 2016 • 57 min
Is there more freedom in the “internal Spirit” directing you in every single decision?
Grace Parenting?
Aug 13, 2016 • 57 min
Is it freedom or bondage?
Summer Apologetics Part 3
Aug 4, 2016 • 58 min
Bahnsen vs Stein debate analysis continued.
Summer Apologetics Part 2
Jul 29, 2016 • 56 min
Bahnsen vs Stein Part 2
Summer Apologetics Part 1
Jul 22, 2016 • 57 min
Analysis of the Bahnsen verses Stein Debate
As Momma Used To Say, “God Never Promised You A Rose Garden”
Jul 15, 2016 • 57 min
Random Facebook and finishing the sermon critique of Pr Jeff Barksdale of “Lifecoast Church”.
Sin and Grace with Brad Robertston
Jul 8, 2016 • 57 min
Part 2 of our interview with Brad Robertson
Law and Gospel From Two Perspectives
Jul 2, 2016 • 57 min
Interview with Brad Robertson of “Simply Grace” ministries
The Pop Evangelical Trifecta
Jun 24, 2016 • 56 min
No Baptism, No Supper, No Gospel - Only Purpose
When Everyone Is a Pastor, NO ONE is a Pastor!
Jun 18, 2016 • 56 min
Interview with Pr. Robert Portier on Augsburg Confession 14
This Show is Next Level!
Jun 11, 2016 • 58 min
Random Facebook, Radio Digest, and a Critique of Next Level Church
Does Hyper-Grace Teach Works Righteousness Part 2
Jun 3, 2016 • 57 min
Part 2 of Pr Andrew Farley of “Church Without Religion”, sermon on James
Does Hyper-Grace Teach Works Righteousness
May 28, 2016 • 57 min
Critique of Pr Andrew Farley’s sermon on James, Part 1
Who Cares About Scripture and Doctrine?
May 20, 2016 • 57 min
Tee shirts for the School of Hard Knocks are on sale for $100,000 per. I’d suggest you pass on the School of Hard Knocks.
Gems of Our Faith Part 2
May 13, 2016 • 56 min
Should we draw a crowd or draw disciples after the faith?
Gems of Our Faith
May 7, 2016 • 57 min
Interview with Pr. Robert Portier
The Other Extreme
Apr 29, 2016 • 57 min
Do Christians need the law?
Sanctification Roundup
Apr 23, 2016 • 56 min
Emails from the experts and a lecture from the amateur
Sanctification: What Does This Mean?
Apr 15, 2016 • 58 min
Why Calvinists and Lutherans Should Talk More Often
Love and Fulfilling the Law
Apr 10, 2016 • 57 min
Pt 2 of Why I’m Not a Calvinist
Why I’m Not A Reformed Baptist/ Presbyterian
Apr 1, 2016 • 57 min
Part 1 - Problems in Justification/ Sanctification
The Pastor Has No Clothes!
Mar 26, 2016 • 57 min
The Power of God’s Word vs How Your Pastor Dresses
Hijacked By The Shack
Mar 20, 2016 • 57 min
State of the Church in the 21st Century Part One
How To Defend Your Faith In Five Minutes
Mar 11, 2016 • 57 min
The Minimal Facts of the Resurrection
You Are Not the Sum of Your Circumstances
Mar 4, 2016 • 55 min
The Sacraments of the Purpose Gospel
The Seven Sacraments of the Pop Evangelicals Part 2
Feb 24, 2016 • 56 min
The Sacraments of “Praise and Worship”, “The Quiet Time”, “The Decision”
The Seven Sacraments of the Pop Evangelicals
Feb 20, 2016 • 57 min
Did Jesus die so you could have “Purpose”?
The Purpose “Gospel” of the Pop Evangelicals
Feb 13, 2016 • 57 min
An introduction to the “Seven Sacraments of Pop-Evangelicalism”
The Dangers of “The Purpose Driven Life”
Feb 4, 2016 • 57 min
God loves you as a son or daughter, not for what you can do for Him.
You Are Not A Tool!
Jan 29, 2016 • 57 min
“Purpose” and the Christian Life
The New Monasticism Part 3
Jan 22, 2016 • 57 min
Facebook, Radio, and the wrap up of “The New Monasticism”
The New Monasticism Part 2
Jan 15, 2016 • 56 min
News Flash: You are not the savior of the world!
The New Monasticism
Jan 9, 2016 • 56 min
Your Vocation and the Gospel
Welcome to the First Year of the Rest of Your Life
Jan 3, 2016 • 57 min
Welcome to a new year of the GSSTJ broadcast!
Reload: Depends On What Your Definition of “Is” Is
Dec 26, 2015 • 56 min
Rerun of Pr Portier discussing Kevin DeYoung’s “What’s Up With the Lutherans?” blog post on the Gospel Coalition
Word of God or Word of Faith? Part 2
Dec 18, 2015 • 56 min
Part 2 of our Sermon Critique of Christine Cane of Christ Fellowship Church
Word of God or Word of Faith?
Dec 12, 2015 • 56 min
Random Sermon Critique of Christ Fellowship Church, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Christine Caine, pt. 1
What You Always Wanted To Know About High Church But Were Afraid To Ask
Dec 5, 2015 • 56 min
An overview of the practices of High Church worship with Pr. Robert Portier
In the End, It’s All About Jesus Part 2
Nov 28, 2015 • 56 min
Finishing off our good sermon critique of Pr Rex Keener of Grace Fellowship, Albany NY
In the End, It’s All About Jesus
Nov 21, 2015 • 56 min
Good Sermon Critique on Revelation 6 and 7 from Pr Rex Keener of Grace Fellowship Church
Reload: The Popes of Pop Evangelicalism
Nov 15, 2015 • 56 min
A re-cut and reprise of our expose on just how similar pop-evangelical leaders are to the papacy of old…..viz. Eric Dykstra, Mark Driscoll, Perry Noble, Steven Furtick, et al…..
It’s All About Jesus
Nov 7, 2015 • 57 min
2nd Half of Dr. Harris’ Sermon Critique; Armchair Theologian; Amazing Reformation Day Sermon
This Will Melt Your Face!
Nov 1, 2015 • 56 min
200 Proof, Flamethrower, Face Melting Law from an “All Grace/ No Law” Church???
Depends On What Your Definition of “Is” Is
Oct 25, 2015 • 56 min
Answers to Pr Kevin DeYoung’s “What’s Up with the Lutherans?”
The Rest, The Whole Rest, and Nothing But the Rest!
Oct 18, 2015 • 55 min
Emails, Sermon Reviews, and the debut of “The Armchair Theologian”
The Peace of God Has Been Declared!
Oct 10, 2015 • 55 min
Take a breath…..
The War With God Is On!
Oct 3, 2015 • 55 min
Does our sin deserve punishment?
Is Loving Your Neighbor Easy?
Sep 27, 2015 • 56 min
Exegesis of John 15 and Critique of Pr Andrew Farley
You Cannot Escape the Law of Love or Escape God’s Love with Pr Robert Portier
Sep 20, 2015 • 56 min
What is Love? Rapid Fire Biblical Apologetics.
The Unassailable Truth of Your Salvation with Pr Robert Portier
Sep 12, 2015 • 56 min
A Cult, Exposed, Topics on Assurance, and Pt 2 of our interview with Pr Portier
Pastor! Tell Us How This Works! An Interview with Pr Robert Portier
Sep 6, 2015 • 56 min
Email, a Praise Song Crunch, and a Review of “Permission Granted”
Historic Orothodoxy vs “Grace” Doctrine: Which Actually Delivers the Gospel?
Aug 29, 2015 • 56 min
Emails and blog posts from “Grace” teachers.
False Teaching Expose: The “Hyper-Grace” Movement
Aug 21, 2015 • 56 min
First in a series exposing the teachings of the “Hyper-Grace/ Finished Works” Movement
Pop Evangelicalism Saves the Day!
Aug 15, 2015 • 56 min
Brandon Warr of the Augsburg Journal podcast joins me on a movie critique of “God’s Not Dead”.
Answers! And a Movie Critique…..
Aug 8, 2015 • 56 min
Answers to Emails and Brandon Warr of Augsburg Journal Podcast
Part 2 of Dr. Bird Interview
Jul 31, 2015 • 56 min
Who Has the Authority of God?
Interview with Dr. Jennifer Bird
Jul 24, 2015 • 56 min
Is Permission Granted?
Are We Sinners? Saints? Both?
Jul 17, 2015 • 56 min
Your Theological Word for the Week: Simul iustus et peccator
The Law in Light of the Gospel
Jul 11, 2015 • 56 min
Interview with Pastor Jeremy White Part 1
The Performance Gospel
Jul 5, 2015 • 57 min
Are we given faith in the gospel so that we can perform better?
All Gospel No Law???
Jun 27, 2015 • 57 min
The “Hyper-grace/ Finished Works” Doctrine
Do You Want To Be A Tax Collector?
Jun 21, 2015 • 57 min
The “Better Law” of Emergent Doctrine and Theology
Does God Need Our Worship?
Jun 14, 2015 • 57 min
Is Worship Law or Gospel?
The Gospel According to Rob Bell
Jun 6, 2015 • 55 min
Epic Social Gospel Fail
Wine Mixed With Cyanide Is Still Poison
May 30, 2015 • 68 min
The almost but not quite Gospel of Vintage Church of Edmond, Oklahoma
Still No Jesus
May 23, 2015 • 57 min
Part 2 of Pr Jon Chasteen’s sermon “The Family Octagon”.
No Jesus. None.
May 16, 2015 • 68 min
Critique of Pr Jon Chasteen of Victory Church: The Family Octagon
Interview with Old Testament Scholar Mark Stone
May 2, 2015 • 80 min
An in depth look at Lamentations 3 and what it tells us about God
The Pop Evangelical Business Plan
Apr 25, 2015 • 51 min
Part 3 of “The Popes of Pop Evangelicalism”
The Popes of Pop Evangelicalism, Part 2
Apr 15, 2015 • 66 min
More modern day Papal Bulls
The Popes of Pop Evangelicalism
Apr 15, 2015 • 59 min
The Papal Bull of Eric Dykstra of “The Crossing”
The Gospel According to Joshua
Apr 5, 2015 • 72 min
Outsiders now Insiders; Condemned now Forgiven; It is Finished
Inerrancy Debate! Part 1
Mar 22, 2015 • 110 min
Audio of my responses to Mark Stone’s Inerrancy Debate
Love is Law and the Law Kills
Mar 12, 2015 • 65 min
A Critique of Pr. Andy Stanley’s Sermon Series: “Brand: New”
He Gives Forgiveness to the Sinful
Feb 27, 2015 • 36 min
The Sinful Woman of Luke 7
Are the Exclusive Claims of Christ Unjust?
Feb 19, 2015 • 53 min
A Lecture by Alistair Begg
False Teaching Is Bad
Feb 12, 2015 • 14 min
Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller of Hope Lutheran Church
The Lies of the Evangelicals Part 2: Give Money to Get Blessed
Jan 30, 2015 • 55 min
God has already given us all the blessings we need based on the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Evangelical Church Teachers Say: You Must Give 10% or Else!
Jan 23, 2015 • 56 min
The modern day Johann Tetzels and the need for another reformation.
Should We Trust The Bible?
Jan 16, 2015 • 80 min
Trust it for what? To tell us about God? About ourselves? Both? What should we do with the Scriptures?
Challenges to the Western Church
Jan 10, 2015 • 66 min
Part 1 of Our Interview with Rob Grayson of Faith Meets World (
Put No Confidence in the Flesh!
Dec 19, 2014 • 81 min
An excellent sermon by Pastor Jason Kleber of Coila Church, Cambridge, NY
The Gift of the Gospel for You in this the Advent Season
Dec 11, 2014 • 85 min
A pirate sermon on Luke 7 and an amazing sermon by Dr. Martyn Lloyd Jones - “The Man at the Beautiful Gate”
The Joel Osteen of Upstate New York
Nov 27, 2014 • 85 min
An emerging self-help pastor: Buddie Cremeans of Northway Fellowship
Satan, the Accuser, Loves His Job!
Nov 17, 2014 • 63 min
A sermon critique and pirate sermon on 1 Peter 5
A Tour Through Salvation History: Is It Universal?
Nov 1, 2014 • 70 min
Part 2 of our series on Universalism
Pastors: Your Sheep Need to Know Their Sins Are Forgiven!
Oct 25, 2014 • 46 min
The Healing Element of Eternal Punishment
Repentance and the Scriptures
Oct 18, 2014 • 48 min
Exploring the Biblical definition of repentance
Beware the Evangelical “To Do” List Part 2
Oct 10, 2014 • 59 min
Part 2 of our sermon review of Pastor Eric Boggs’ sermon “What Would You Do?”
Beware the Evangelical “To Do” List
Sep 27, 2014 • 65 min
Christianity is not what you do for Jesus but what Jesus has done *for* you!
“Dead People Don’t Do Anything But Decompose”
Sep 19, 2014 • 51 min
Final Episode On The “New Perspectives” Conference - Dr. Scott Hafemann
Dr. Scott Hafemann Responds to Dr. Campbell
Sep 12, 2014 • 63 min
Part 3 of our commentary on the “Old and New Perspectives on Paul” conference.
Part Two of “The Beyond Old and New Perspectives On Paul Conference”
Sep 5, 2014 • 58 min
Douglas Campbell and Scott Hafemann
Douglas Campbell Conference At King’s College London
Aug 28, 2014 • 65 min
Commentary on Session 5: Papers presented by Dr. Campbell and Dr. Scott Hafemann of St. Andrews
Tullian Tchividjian - You Are In Forever!
Aug 20, 2014 • 48 min
Part 22 of Tchividjian’s Series on Romans
Mind Tricks Don’t Work On Sin! Only Forgivenss!
Aug 15, 2014 • 33 min
Your guilt over your sin is no mind trick!
If You Don’t Think Your Sin Hurts Others, Think Again!
Aug 14, 2014 • 35 min
You are a damnable sinner of the law - and so am I! Praise be to God that Jesus stands in our place!
Sin Cannot Stand in the Presence of a Holy God
Aug 13, 2014 • 48 min
God’s Grace to Us In Our Sin
No Old Covenant, No New Covenant
Aug 12, 2014 • 36 min
Law and Gospel, Sin and Grace, Repentance and the Forgiveness of Sins
If You Thought It Was Bad Before….
Jul 31, 2014 • 47 min
Cutting this One Short - Combination of two episodes into one
Jesus + Morality = Heaven???
Jul 30, 2014 • 31 min
Is this the Christian Message? According to Clayton King, it is!
Sign Me Up For Hell Clayton!
Jul 29, 2014 • 37 min
Clayton King Articulates His Works Salvation Project
Evangelical Piety Gone Bad
Jul 28, 2014 • 30 min
Sermon Critique: Is Hell For Real? Part 1
Full On, Hard Core, Gospel Part 3
Jul 1, 2014 • 31 min
The Old New Covenant - Genesis 15
Full On, Hard Core, Gospel, Part 2
Jun 30, 2014 • 29 min
The Priest of Melchizedek
Full On, Hard Core Gospel Part 1
Jun 27, 2014 • 33 min
Gospel within Gospel from Genesis 14-15
Epic Liberal Bible Scholar Fail??? Final Episode
Jun 24, 2014 • 33 min
Bart Ehrman and Law and Gospel
Epic Liberal Bible Scholar Fail??? Wrap Up- part 1
Jun 23, 2014 • 34 min
Yeah, even the wrap up is going to take two episodes!
Epic Liberal Bible Scholar Fail??? Part 2
Jun 17, 2014 • 44 min
Were the Gospel writers delusional?
Epic Liberal Bible Scholar Fail! Part 1
Jun 14, 2014 • 35 min
Bart Erhman’s total failure to be a historian
Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?
May 31, 2014 • 79 min
A critique of the debate between Chris Rosebrough and Jim Staley
The Absolute Truth About Absolute Truth
May 22, 2014 • 64 min
You Can’t Avoid it!
Your Sins Which Are Many Are Forgiven
May 12, 2014 • 49 min
How God Keeps Us In Faith
A Human Centered Easter Message
May 3, 2014 • 104 min
Who Can Save Us?
How To Spot A Gospel Centered Christ Centered Sermon
Apr 27, 2014 • 60 min
The Distinction Between Law and Gospel / Preaching Yourself vs Preaching the Text
It Is Finished
Apr 20, 2014 • 94 min
Tullian Tchividjian Sermon Critique
I Hate Jesus
Apr 19, 2014 • 47 min
But He Loves Me
God’s Promises For Us
Apr 5, 2014 • 34 min
The Rock Won’t Move
Did God Really Say….?
Mar 29, 2014 • 69 min
Exposing the Lies of the Emergent Church Movement
The Bible Is About Jesus, Not About Me
Mar 20, 2014 • 59 min
The Forgiveness of Sins and the Invitation to the Great Commission
Are We Losing the Gospel?
Mar 15, 2014 • 48 min
Is it time to abandon the seeker driven/ purpose driven church model?
Church Growth According to Tom Cruise
Feb 21, 2014 • 39 min
Does the Seeker Driven, Purpose Driven, Church Growth Model Shoot Itself in the Foot?
The Gospel of Jesus Christ According to the Red Sea
Feb 13, 2014 • 20 min
The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit? Part the Red Sea
How to Love Your Neighbor as Yourself
Jan 30, 2014 • 45 min
Romans 13 - Paul’s exhortation to believers to follow the law of love.
Generosity to the Poor
Jan 22, 2014 • 65 min
A sermon review and a challenge
God Still Speaks Through Jackasses Episode 2
Dec 3, 2013 • 45 min
Our Tower of Babel and M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village”