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Show Notes1:55 – Who Derek Rishmawy is… 7:25 – Why he ended up studying theology at “TEDS” 10:15 – How and why he decided to pull out of ministry work to pursue further studies 16:30 – Why you might decide to NOT pursue a graduate degree 19:00 – How to minister to millennials 22:45 – Me, boiling his TGC talk down to a few sentences (and him agreeing with it) 24:45 – The four books he would put in front of every millennial 29:00 – How to balance things you feel like you “should” do vs. the things you “want” to do 35:00 – How he thinks about daily and weekly rhythms 41:15 – The worst pronunciation of his last name he’s ever heard (and the worst one he’s done to someone else’s last name) 44:45 – The best burger in Chicago… 47:45 – If he could put a billboard anywhere in the world, where would he put it, and what would it say?
- The Drama of Doctrine: A Canonical Linguistic Approach to Christian Doctrine
- Remythologizing Theology: Divine Action, Passion, and Authorship (Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine)
- Biblical Authority after Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity
- The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, Revised Edition
- Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will
- Gospel Coalition Breakout
- The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
- Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical
- The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War
- The Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That’s Dying to Bring Us Home
- Knowing God
- The Sickness unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition of Edification & Awakening by Anti-Climacus (Penguin Classics)
- Derek’s Website
- Derek’s Podcast
- Key and Peele – Substitute Teacher
- Au Cheval
Andy Crouch is the author of The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place, as well as Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling, Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power, and Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing.
N.D. Wilson is the author of Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God’s Spoken World, Death by Living: Life Is Meant to Be Spent, and a number of children’s books.
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Show Notes2:10 – Why did God create Satan if He knew he would fall? 8:45 – Helpful ways to walk with people through pain and suffering (hint: show up and say something) 18:10 – How to avoid the extremes of “silent sufferer” and “over-sharer” 23:00 – Nancy’s Books!
Our guest is Hannah Anderson. She’s the author of Made for More: An Invitation to Live in God’s Image, and her most recent book, Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul.
1:05 – Who Hannah Anderson is / what she does
2:45 – How to avoid skunks / what to do if you get sprayed
6:40 – What her book Made for More is all about
9:45 – What one of her (not so) secret hopes for the book is…
11:30 – What you should do about educating your kids (Public? Private? Homeschool?)
13:40 – Why there isn’t a “right choice” when it comes to educating your kids
19:15 – What people are missing in the debate about the “Benedict Option”
24:04 – Why retreating from culture cannot work with evangelical theology
27:10 – Why you can’t call for limited government when your personal life is free of boundaries
31:10 – What she thinks the future holds for the political landscape
34:05 – Her take on Russell Moore and the SBC
37:55 – Why she wrote her new book — Humble Roots
43:30 – Which character she identifies with on Parks and Rec
44:15 – The nerdiest thing she’s into right now
46:10 – The best meal she’s had recently
47:40 – If she could put a billboard anywhere in the world, she would put it __________ and it would say ______________
LinksMade for More: An Invitation to Live in God’s Image The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul
Our guest is Chris Horst. Chris is the author of Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches, and VP of Development at Hope International.
2:30 – The ninety second Chris Horst story
3:40 – How and why Hope International got started
4:35 – What “Microfinance” is all about and how it helps people
6:20 – Two or three inspiring stories of the work Hope has done
9:40 – What the Colorado Microfinance Alliance does
12:15 – What he means when he talks about “the dignity of work”
13:45 – What the Denver Institute for Faith and Work is doing
17:10 – What his book “Mission Drift” is all about
20:02 – Practical ideas for navigating the tension between work and family
26:05 – “Sabbatical is a circuit breaker for idolatry.”
27:15 – The book he’s working on next… (“Rooting for Rivals”)
29:19 – Favorite book he’s read recently
30:00 – Favorite TV show and movie he’s watched recently
31:00 – Nerdiest thing he’s into right now
31:55 – Best meal he’s had recently
33:00 – If he could put anything on a billboard, what would it be and where would he put it?
LinksMission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (the Hobbit / the Fellowship of the Ring / the Two Towers / the
Our guest is Amy (Lepine) Peterson. Amy is my sister. She’s also the author of Dangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World.
1:45 – The similarities between birthing a baby and birthing a book
3:40 – Who Amy Peterson is and what she does
7:00 – What the “Missionary Myth” is, and what’s unhelpful about it
9:33 – What you probably don’t know about David Brainerd’s story…
13:33 – How things often don’t mean what they seem in other countries
16:20 – Where the word “missionary” came from
17:45 – How “short-term missions trips” become a thing
19:50 – What’s problematic about short-term missions trips (flying in like little gods)
23:05 – What advice she’d give to someone considering going on a short-term missions trip
28:25 – Why she got kicked out of a country she isn’t allowed to name in southeast Asia
32:25 – How to fight for justice without casting ourselves as the heroes of the story
36:08 – How to be faithful in the mundane (when it feels like nothing you’re doing matters)
40:15 – Best movie she’s seen lately
42:15 – Best TV show she’s seen lately
44:20 – Best book she’s read lately (and how it’s helped her marriage)
47:10 – Nerdiest thing she’s into right now
48:55 – Best meal she’s had recently
52:45 – If she could put a billboard anywhere, where would she put it, and what would it say?
LinksDangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World Short-Term Mission: An Ethnography of Christian Travel Narrative and Experience Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work Manchester By The Sea – an Amazon Original Movie The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery
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Show Notes5:20 – How he got started with FamilyLife 7:30 – Why he and my mom spent three years looking for a church to attend 10:23 – The three vital experiences every church must have 11:43 – How he started planting churches 15:25 – Why you should plant a church (and why you shouldn’t) 21:10 – Why he wrote “The Christian Husband” 24:20 – Why marriage isn’t about keeping each other happy 26:00 – The difference between a “servant pleaser” and a “servant leader” 27:50 – What to do when you and your wife disagree 28:50 – The difference between a good boss and a bad boss 29:50 – What to do when you and your wife disagree, part two 32:55 – What he thinks of Trump 35:55 – All the thoughts on gender, sexuality, and marriage 41:10 – What he’s working on next… 46:05 – Best thing he’s read and watched lately… 48:30 – Best meals he’s had recently
LinksRedeemer Community Church The Art of Marriage The Christian Husband Weekend to Remember @FLTbob This Is Us October 1964 OJ: Made in America The People vs. OJ Simpson Words With Friends Chris Madrids Royal Rooster Denver Biscuit Company
Our guest is Bethany Jenkins. Bethany does a lot of writing and thinking about faith and work… especially for The Gospel Coalition and The Kings College.
She used to work on Wall Street and on Capitol Hill… and she’s a member of House Ravenclaw (according to her Twitter profile).
6:28 – What Martin Luther meant by calling Christians “the masks of God”
11:22 – The pitfalls associated with Faith and Work (and how to avoid them)
13:27 – How the doctrine of adoption frees us up to do great work
20:15 – Why an NYC school teacher wondered if he picked the wrong profession (and what he did about it)
22:15 – How the doctrine of glory relates to a woman whose daughter has an eating disorder
27:45 – Theological calling, women, and work
32:30 – How to work within organizations to produce change (rather than criticize from the outside)
35:15 – Favorite resources for Heart, Community, and World
39:35 – Favorite books, tv shows, and movies
42:05 – How to think about the upcoming election
LinksNIV, Faith and Work Bible, Hardcover
Overcoming Sin and Temptation (Redesign) Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community Living into Community: Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) Race