Merry Christmas! Join the crew for our Christmas special. We talk about the incarnation, why in-person church in necessary, folk monsters, and predict what will happen in 2021.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 121

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Investing in a good Bible goes a long way in helping you take it up and read. Brew a strong pot and buckle up as we discuss which translations to use, the merits of different layouts, the importance of a good binding, and why a quality Bible is worth the investment.

Many of the Bibles mentioned in the show are available through evangelicalbible.com.

Please also visit Trinitarian Bible Society to learn about their work and their many products.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 120

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Preaching on marriage is something we all hear and something some of us do. What should it sound like, and how clear and sharp should the church be about the roles, duties, joys, and crosses in family life? How should a Christian man choose a wife? Join us as we talk about marriage and the preaching of John Chrysostom, whose epithet means “Golden Mouth.”

The Popular Patristics Series book of Chrysostom’s sermons on marriage and family can be found here.

Host: Rev. Willie Grills

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 119

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Some men say you are just a cog in the industrial machine. Others say you are meant only to consume product and wait for the next one. Yet God says you are fearfully and wonderfully made. Join as we discuss man’s purpose and how modernity seeks to destroy it.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 118

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Thanksgiving may seem like another American holiday, but its Biblical roots remind us to give thanks for all that God has done. Join us as we talk about the history of Thanksgiving, reflect on our own experiences, and discuss why Christians should observe this day which recalls God’s mighty providence, especially in hard times.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. David Appold

Episode: 117

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Revelation is a book that seems confusing and even terrifying, but it is written for the Church. How do the visions of Christ, the Father, and the Holy Spirit encourage us? How do the visions of the devil and his agents prepare us for suffering and faithful service? What is Revelation’s primary message? Join us as we talk about this often misunderstood book.

Host: Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. David Appold

Episode: 116

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When God made male and female, did he do so with a purpose? In a world where such distinctions are forgotten, ignored, or neglected, what does it mean for men to be men and women to be women? Join us as we discuss these things in the world, the family, and the church.

Host: Rev. Willie Grills

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 115

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Join us for a discussion of Luther’s Church Postils, a gathering of his preaching on the entire Christian year. We discuss what he said, how he said it, and why it sounds so different from so much modern preaching. Whether you preach regularly or listen to preaching regularly, listen to this episode.

Luther’s Church Postils have been translated in volumes 75-79 of the American Edition.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 114

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The Lord tells us to avoid mediums and necromancers, but many throughout history until today turn to them. Is there a real danger, or is it simply fake and harmless? How should the Christian view fortune telling or other ways of trying to influence the future? Come along with us through the Bible, the weirdness of Renaissance magic, the surprising people involved in the Reformation, and even Houdini going to Congress, as we discuss divination in all its forms.

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Episode: 113

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The new season begins with a late night comfy chat with Grills, Heide, and Koontz. Join us as we banter about preaching, the liturgy, and more. Stay tuned to the end for previews of upcoming episodes this season and new projects!

Hosts: Rev. Willie Grills and Rev. Zelwyn Heide

Regular Guest: Rev. Adam Koontz

Episode: 112

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