Ron and John March 17, 2023
There are fascinating connections between the Old Testament and the New in the story of Jesus being tempted by the devil in the wilderness. In this episode, Ron and John look closely at this scene in the gospels. They look for what’s going on with each of the offers that the devil makes, […]
Ron and John March 3, 2023
This is the final episode in the series that covers the first three chapters of Genesis. Guided by a close reading in the original context, John and Ron look back and ask: What is essential from this story?
Ron and John February 18, 2023
The story of the fall in Genesis 3 may be one of the most widely recognized sections of scripture. John and Ron push past millennia of interpretation, reinterpretation—and outright misinterpretation!—to consider just what original readers of Genesis might have perceived in the story.
Ron and John February 3, 2023
In this third episode on Genesis, John and Ron move into the creation story told in chapter 2. If chapter 1, is the “God’s-eye view,” chapter 2 might be called the “view from the ground.”
Ron and John January 20, 2023
In this second episode of their series on Genesis 1-3, John and Ron begin looking directly at the text . . . in the beginning. They start with Genesis 1 and the first of the creation stories in these three chapters.
Ron and John January 6, 2023
John and Ron open their fourth season of Orthodocs.faith with a new series on the first three chapters of Genesis. The stories told there are crucial to the way Christians describe God’s work in the world—just not always the way we expect! John and Ron open with an orientation to these foundational […]
Ron and John July 22, 2022
In this episode, John and Ron conclude their series on the letter of 1 John, and this time it’s no holds barred as they go after misreadings of the letter!
Ron and John July 8, 2022
In this episode, John and Ron reach the heart of the letter: God is love. But does it mean what we think? Or is the author of 1 John saying something about love we don’t expect?
Ron and John June 24, 2022
In this second episode of the series on First John, Ron and John delve into the division that lay behind the letter’s sharp admonitions to its readers.