May 26, 2013

Common Good & Christians [05/26/2013]

EPISODE #139

What is the mission of the church? What are the historic debates on this question? We bring in the specific example of orphan care, zooming in on Arizona. Recommended Resource: What is the Mission of the Church? by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert.

  Special Guest: Dennae Pierre of Together for Adoption 

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May 19, 2013

Deacons & Elders [05/19/2013]

EPISODE #138

Why is biblical church government important? What do elders do in congregational life? What is a deacon, what do they do and how do they work

with the elders? All this and more! 


  Related Resources: What is an Elder? | sermon video by Pastor Bob
What is a Deacon? | sermon video by Vocab
Bad Examples of Church Government discussion video w/Vermon & Bob
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May 12, 2013

Smart Faith [05/12/2013]

EPISODE #137

 Vocab and guest host Marty Clapp talk to Shawn White, a working class apologist who is the mastermind behind the Smart Faith Apologetics Conference. Smart Faith is Arizona's high profile annual apologetic conference. Shawn also talks about defending the resurrection at local colleges. 

 Special Guest: Marty Clapp and Shawn White
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May 5, 2013

My Lord and My God! [05/05/2013]

EPISODE #136

Vocab and Vermon discuss John 20:28, where Thomas says to Jesus, "My Lord and My God." Learn the context of a verse which triumphs over all deficient Christologies, especially that of the Watchtower Bible & Tract Society. 

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