A unique show that covers theology, faith, & culture w/a fresh urban slant. Christian apologist VOCAB MALONE debates, discusses, and dissects relevant questions and issues about the Christian faith from a Biblical perspective.

February 28, 2011

Pastor as Theologian? [02/27/2011]

Pastor as Theologian? [02/27/2011]

Does theology matter in the church? Does it matter if your pastor cares about theology? Dr Michael J. Kruger discusses what it looks like for a pastor to be theologically minded - and what it looks like for the academic to be pastorally minded. Dr. Kruger is the author of The Gospel of the Savior: An Analysis of P.oxy.840... and co-author of The Heresy of Orthodoxy.

Special Guest: Dr. Michael J. Kruger of RTS. EPISODE 22

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February 21, 2011

Open-Air Preaching: A Second Look [02/20/11]

Open-Air Preaching: A Second Look [02/20/2011]

Is open-air preaching useful for the kingdom of God? Or is it irrelevant and even outside of the Biblical parameters for evangelism? Two real life street preachers join us to discuss open-air preaching and its Biblical defense.

Special Guests: Rob-roy Nelson and Stephen Gonzales EPISODE 21

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February 15, 2011

The Heresy of Orthodoxy [02/13/2011]

The Heresy of Orthodoxy [02/13/2011]

Was Christianity created from a source of diversity or from a source of unity? That's just a part of what we discuss with Professor Andreas Kostenberger as we dive into his book The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture's Fascination with Diversity Has Reshaped Our Understanding of Early Christianity. Here's his blog: Biblical Foundations

Special Guest: Andreas Kostenberger, professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary EPISODE 20

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February 12, 2011

Black History Month Commercial [02/8-28/11]

Black History Month Commercial [02/8-28/11]

The one and only Vermon Pierre (a pastor in the downtown Phoenix scene), shares some thoughts about Richard Allen and the power of forgiveness in light of Black History Month. This commercial aired from February 8-28.

February 7, 2011

Earliest Christian Artifacts [02/06/2011]

EPISODE #19
We chop it up with Dr. Larry Hurtado about his book The Earliest Christian Artifacts. We zoom in on visual references to Jesus' crucifixion, some as early as 200 AD. Great insight on early Christian preference to codex over scrolls for Scripture.



Special Guest: Dr. Larry Hurtado, professor of New Testament Language, Literature and Theology at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
 

NOTES
Hear an interview we did on the origin of the canon w/a scholar who studied under Dr. Hurtado, one Michael Kruger

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February 2, 2011

Church History 101 [08/10/2008]

Church History 101 [08/10/2008]

Since last week's broadcast was a re-run, we've decided to post a show from the BPR Archives for this week's podcast. Back when Tommyboy and Vocab were the duo running the show, we interviewed one Pastor Bob (who is now a regular on the current incarnation of BPR). The program was a basic and brief overview of the history of the Christian church with ... Pastor Bob. (Who, by the way, holds an M. Div. from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis.)

Special Guest: Pastor Bob Korljan

EPISODE 18

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