On this week’s episode, the guys respond to three compelling community questions. The topics include whether or not we should ditch the label “Christian”, God’s sovereignty and human choices and whether spiritual experiences are enough for sustaining a vibrant faith.
Greg Boyd comes on the podcast again to discuss some controversial topics of our culture today. He shares his views on violence in the Old Testament, homosexuality, whether Christians should be involved in politics or not and more!
If you’re worried that there is no David’s Random Story, however, fear not, for David tells of what happened when he tried to be nice to some kids at a supermarket… let’s just say it didn’t go as expected…
In this episode of the P&I podcast, the regulars look at video games and whether or not followers of Jesus should have any involvement in them. They discuss if there are any major negative or positive sides to gaming and what those might be.
Chad also gets his own segment in the podcast and David shares about the time he hitchhiked from California to Minneapolis in David’s Random Story.
How should Christians respond to Halloween? Is it just harmless fun? Or is there something truly evil about it?
The guys get into a rowdy debate over how far is too far when it comes to fantasy and ‘horror themes’ in entertainment. They also discuss whether Halloween can be used as a unique opportunity to reach people for Jesus.
Oh! AND a regular contributor to the podcast makes an in-person appearance!!! Let’s just say he dresses like a clown and doesn’t really talk much…
In this episode of the P&I podcast, Ben, David and Luke listen to a clip of interviews that were done on a university campus where people were asked basic worldview questions. They then discuss the predominant beliefs of our culture, what has led to these views, and how they should affect our approach to evangelism
David also explains why Chad couldn't be on this episode... apparently it has to do with conspiracy theories, and goes on to tell of what happened when he was going through security at the Amsterdam airport.
How do Christians fit into the two-party system? Should followers of Jesus be involved in politics? Is it valid for a Christian to use the “lesser of two evils” logic when making a political choice?
The regulars tackle these tough questions and more on this episode of the Provoke and Inspire podcast!
LUKE IS BACK! And with all the regulars together, they tackle several topics, including how to show Jesus through your art, life, job, etc, the current trend of christian deconstructionism and wether or not it is or can be a something positive. David also talks about the time he was invited to speak at a church conference in Florida and how he was received after his preaching… let’s just say it wasn’t the most positive response…
We had the privilege of talking to American hip-hop artist Tedashii. He is a member of the 116 Collective (Based on Romans 1:16) which includes Lecrae, Andy Mineo, and Trip Lee. We discuss the importance of sharing the Gospel through music and challenge the commonly held idea that silence will lead to more significant opportunities to share Jesus in the future. Nigel asks a poignant question about Aliens and their potential to influence his musical direction.
In this episode, David raises the valid question: “what happened to humility being a cool thing?”
The guys discuss the vanity of our age, the challenges of using social media positively, and how critical humility is as a follower of Jesus.
Oh, and there are three cringe-worthy random stories you won't want to miss!
This is part one of a four-part series the guys recorded in person back in April 2018. The series is based on Hebrews 10:23-25 and focuses on how as followers of Jesus we can make a difference in secular culture. In part four, the guys talk the importance of understanding where our hope comes from. They share personal examples of how their personal intimacy with Jesus has sustained through the years of reaching the secular world, and warn of the dangers of trying to do anything apart from it.