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Guest: Dr. Ken Magnuson | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Magnuson about the ethics of current reproductive technologies. Topics of conversation include: Reproductive technologies available today Ethical considerations of IVF Thoughts on embryo adoption The implications and effects of using reproductive technologies on a marriage Resources for further reading on these issues Dr. Ken Magnuson serves…

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Guest: Dr. Gavin Ortlund | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Ortlund about his latest book, Humility: The Joy of Self-Forgetfulness. Topics of conversation include: Common misconceptions about humility How Christ models humility for us Practical tips for developing humility in the Christian life Three different contexts for humility Resources for further reading on humility Dr. Gavin…

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Guest: Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. McLaughlin about her book, The Secular Creed. Topics of conversation include: The meaning of the word “secular” The use of creeds to articulate a set of core beliefs Ways in which the church has used Scripture wrongly The current issue of transgenderism The importance of fighting…

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Guest: Dr. Steve Duby | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Duby about the doctrine of God’s impassibility. Topics of conversation include: The importance of asking the question, “Does God have emotions?” How to understand passages in Scripture where it appears God changes his mind How the doctrine of impassibility affects our understanding of the person of…

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Guest: Dr. Trevin Wax | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Wax about his new book, The Thrill of Orthodoxy: Rediscovering the Adventure of Christian Faith. Topics of conversation include: A definition of orthodoxy The role of creeds in establishing guardrails for orthodox theology A definition of heresy, using the categories of orthodoxy, theological error, and heresy…

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Guest: Dr. Jason Dees | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Dees about biblical literacy. Topics of conversation include: The reason Bible knowledge is decreasing today How to define biblical literacy The importance of the preaching ministry in a church The role of catechizing in the church, and what that can look like A resource for growing…

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Guest: Dr. J. Michael Thigpen | Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Thigpen about covenants. Topics of conversation include: A definition of covenant The significance of covenants in understanding the Biblical narrative What the Old Testament covenants illustrate The difference between dispensational and covenant theology Practical implications of God’s covenant to us Resources for further reading on…

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Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. DiRoberts about prayer. Topics of conversation include: A definition of prayer Common barriers/obstacles to prayer How to use Scripture as a guide for prayer What it means to pray without ceasing Resources for further reading on prayer. Dr. Kyle DiRoberts is Department Chair and associate professor of Biblical and Theological Studies…

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