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#56: Strong Words, Strong Leadership: Foley Beach on CRT and Our Online Discourse

Matt, Jady, and Nick talk about Archbishop Beach’s recent comments to Provincial Council, the SBC’s election of a new president, and how grateful they are for strong and godly leadership.

A Woke Week at Oxford

Not even The Queen and Oxford are safe from wokeness.

#55: Stand Firm Storytellers: Church, Ministry, and the ACNA

Jady and Nick share a bit of their personal journeys to Anglicanism, talk about planting churches worth fighting for, and reflect on what makes Anglican worship special.

My Soul Waits For The Lord

The fruit was delicious. It was. They were very happy for a moment and felt a deep thought inside them, that love is love, that water is life, that kindness is everything, that Eve’s rights are everybody’s rights, that no one is illegal, that tautologies are the best thing ever. But then they felt sort of sick.

#54: Proud Out Loud: Deadly Sins, Exvangelicals, and the Retreat from Truth

Matt and Jady talk about “Pride Month,” discuss its widespread appropriation and cultural weight, and connect it to famous evangelicals who leave their former faith behind.

Features

Two Funerals and an Amazing Grace

Two Funerals and an Amazing Grace

Though all the world right now cries out about racism, the class issues, I think, are much more to be blamed for our current Christian and cultural malaise. It’s not just that the poor believe—if only they would believe in a quiet and meek and unobtrusive way—it’s that the sort of religion they prefer is so often vulgar. It’s too much Amazing Grace and almost no William Lovelady.

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Would I Have Told You

Would I Have Told You

YOLO is a stupid slogan. The choices before us are all terrible. Whether we live or whether we die, what does it matter if we will never be able to have a “normal” life, or have any of the people back who have perished.

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Dethroning Satan on Palm Sunday

Dethroning Satan on Palm Sunday

Indeed, one could not have more perfectly articulated the Christian view of evil than, “We see ourselves as our own god.” It’s like they read the book of Romans and then decided to make a music video.

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Another One Bites The Dust

Another One Bites The Dust

In spite of having the word of God clearly and plainly on the page, many Christians think that first, there is no problem and so no remedy is needed, and second that those who do think there is a problem are themselves the problem.

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The Choice To Die

The Choice To Die

Jesus apparently doesn’t fear the possibilities of human ruin on the shoals of dichotomous thinking. Is he insane? Does he not know that we already have the inclination to think in too tribally exclusive ways? Doesn’t he want us to stop catastrophizing about everything?

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Podcast

#32: The Stand Firm Year-End Awards

#32: The Stand Firm Year-End Awards

Matt, Jady, and Nick hand out some awards at the end of a crazy year. They discuss their “issue of the year” and their “surprise of the year,” including Covid-19, Critical Theory, Trans activism, feminism, and more.

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#25: A Coin the Coffer: Purgatory Then and Now

#25: A Coin the Coffer: Purgatory Then and Now

Matt, Jady, and Nick talk about the Vatican’s recent statement about indulgences and purgatory, why the idea is such bad news, and how the attempt to buy one’s way into grace is widespread, both inside and outside the church.

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