Revelation 6 marks the beginning of some of the strange and sometimes terrifying imagery of the whole book. Yet these images are not meant as a terror, but as a comfort, especially in the face of difficult times. Join us as we talk about the four horsemen, the souls under the altar, the sixth and great seal, and the role of the Lamb through it all.

Host: Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guests: Rev. David Appold and Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 133

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The Conclave convenes to answer your questions. Join us for a lively discussion on a wide range of topics, including Walther’s Law and Gospel, the revival of the Synodical conference, upcoming projects and topics, and why history is driven by action more than words.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guests: Rev. Aaron Uphoff, Rev. David Buchs, and Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 132

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“After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.” Our study of Revelation continues with chapters 4 and 5. Join us as we discuss depictions of the Father, Biblical stones, the Lamb, and beasts full of eyes.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. David Appold

Episode: 131

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Masculinity is not a mask to be put on nor platitudes about what it should be. The Bible not only tells us what it means to be a man, but it also shows us. Join us as we talk about masculinity in the home, church, and society, and learn what the masculinity of Christ means for the Christian.

Host: Rev. Willie Grills

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 130

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Dispensationalism is a major force in American Christianity, producing movies and books that affect even the unbelieving world. Many associate its concepts, like the Rapture, with the basic beliefs of the Church. What is dispensationalism? What are its key presuppositions? How can we respond to its claims? Join us as we discuss issues of interpreting the Bible and the subtle dangers behind dispensationalist thought.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 129

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Are you prepared for whatever may come? God calls for us to be ready in every circumstance, especially because of the opposition of the world. Join us as we discuss what it means to be physically, mentally, and spiritually prepared and to keep our eyes focused on Jesus.

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Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 128

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St. John continues to reveal what Jesus says to the seven churches, comforting and warning them in their situations. How do the concerns of these churches relate to us today? Join us as we discuss repentance, blindness, the synagogue of Satan, and who is the true Israel.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. David Appold

Episode: 127

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Few books have had a greater impact on American Christianity than the Scofield Reference Bible. Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, its author, single-handedly popularized Dispensational Premillennialism, so that it continues to have a major influence today. Join us as we discuss Scofield, his book, and its consequences.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 126

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John Chrysostom’s late 4th century sermons on wealth and poverty are a series entirely on the parable of the rich man and Lazarus. Join us to hear about how Chyrsostom preached Scripture, pictured earthly misery and eternal misery vividly over and over again, and how exasperated he became when he knew people weren’t taking his preaching to heart.

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Host: Rev. Willie Grills

Guests: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 125

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The Conclave reconvenes to answer your questions. Join us as we discuss adiaphora, baptism, dealing with error in the Church, and the early life of Randy Savage.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Guests: Rev. David Appold, Rev. David Buchs, and Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 124

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