Ron and John November 26, 2022
John and Ron conclude their Introduction to Christian Theology series by asking, What can we reasonably say about God’s final purposes for creation given what we read in scripture? Wild theories abound. What real biblical expectations do we have, and what do they mean for us today as we live toward what […]
Ron and John November 11, 2022
Ron and John now consider the doctrine of the church as they near the end of their series on a basic introduction to Christian theology. What is the church? What role does it play? The conversation takes a noticeably practical turn as John and Ron ask how someone can know the Holy […]
Ron and John October 28, 2022
It is no surprise to anyone that “salvation” is a central topic for Christians, but what is it, what does it mean, and why do we need it? Ron and John address those questions in this episode.
Ron and John October 15, 2022
At long last! What are we as human beings? What is our purpose? John and Ron address these questions, and the question of what God intended comes front and center.
Ron and John September 30, 2022
John and Ron turn their attention to creation and providence. How does God interact with the world God created? But … lurking in the background is the ever-present “problem of evil.” Now they have to tackle that problem head on.
Ron and John September 16, 2022
In this fourth episode of their introduction to basic Christian Theology, John and Ron tackle the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. Who is the Spirit? What role does the Spirit play? They also take the opportunity to step back and treat the doctrine of the Trinity.
Ron and John September 3, 2022
John and Ron continue their introduction to basic Christian theology, and in this episode they reach the doctrine of Jesus Christ at the heart of the Christian message.
Ron and John August 19, 2022
In this second episode of their introduction to basic Christian theology, Ron and John tackle the doctrine of God: Who is God? What is God like? They navigate the difficult terrain of talking about God in a way that represents responsibly what we can know but avoids bold claims about the […]
Ron and John August 5, 2022
Where do we start a discussion of basic Christian theology? How about with the question of how we know what we know? As Christians, we make certain claims about what is true. It seems worthwhile, then, to take time up front to examine the basis for those claims. Where does […]