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Preaching and Preachers

By Dr. Jason K. Allen

Preaching and Preachers is the official podcast of Dr. Jason Allen, the president of Midwestern Seminary.

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Episode 133: The Pastor and the Attributes of God

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dr. Matthew Barrett joins me in a discussion on the pastor and the attributes of God. Dr. Barrett is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine. Read more

Guest(s): Dr. Matthew Barrett

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Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion about Dr. Barrett’s ministry at Midwestern and Credo Magazine
  • A brief discussion about Dr. Barrett’s current and future writing projects
  • The role of the attributes of God in Dr. Barrett’s life
  • How the attributes of God have impacted Dr. Barrett’s personal preaching and teaching
  • The role of the attributes of God in the life of the minister
  • Common misconceptions on the person and character of God
  • Why pastors must be concerned with rightly understanding God

 

Episode 132: The Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dr. Jason Meyer joins me in a discussion the preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones. Jason is the pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church and associate professor of preaching at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, MN. He is also the author of Lloyd-Jones on the Christian Life: Doctrine and Life as Fuel and Fire.

Guest(s): Dr. Jason Meyer

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Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Jason’s ministry at Bethlehem Baptist Church and Bethlehem College and Seminary
  • When Jason began to have an interest in Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  • Several lessons Jason has learned from Lloyd-Jones’ preaching
  • What made Lloyd-Jones a preacher to whom others wanted to listen
  • What we can learn from Lloyd-Jones’ pace of preaching
  • The most important lesson that Jason has learned from the life and ministry of Lloyd-Jones

 

Episode 131: The Preacher and Cultural Christianity

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dean Inserra joins me in a discussion on the preacher and cultural Christianity. Dean Inserra is the founding and lead pastor of City Church in Tallahassee, FL, where he leads the vision and preaching. He is also an advisory member of the ERLC. Read more

Guest(s): Dean Inserra

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Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion about Dean’s ministry at City Church
  • Why Dean wrote The Unsaved Christian: Reaching Cultural Christianity with the Gospel
  • A definition of cultural Christianity
  • The current state of cultural Christianity
  • The thesis of The Unsaved Christian: Reaching Cultural Christianity with the Gospel
  • How to spot and engage with cultural Christians
  • How cultural Christianity affects the local church
  • What a cultural Christian looks like
  • The role of affluence in cultural Christianity
  • How pastors can best reach cultural Christians

 

Episode 130: Cultivating Biblical Manhood in Your Church

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Drs. Denny Burk and Owen Strachan join me in a discussion on cultivating Biblical manhood in your church. Denny is a Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate school of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the President of CBMW (The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood). And he also serves as an Associate Pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church. Read more

Guest(s): Drs. Denny Burk and Owen Strachan

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Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Dr. Burk’s ministry at Boyce, CBMW, and Kenwood
  • A brief discussion on the importance of Biblical manhood in the local church
  • How Biblical manhood affects the local church
  • When Biblical manhood became a serious concern for Denny
  • When Biblical manhood became a serious concern for Owen
  • Negative consequences when men don’t pursue Biblical manhood
  • A brief discussion on what the world thinks it means to be a man
  • How pastors can cultivate Biblical manhood in their church

 

Episode 129: The Pastor and College Ministry

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dr. Jeff Dodge joins me for a discussion on the pastor and college ministry. Jeff is a teaching pastor for Veritas Church in Iowa City and designer and director of the Salt Network School of Theology. He is also the author of Gospel 101: Learning, Living & Sharing the Gospel. Read more

Guest(s): Jeff Dodge

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Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Jeff’s ministry to college students
  • A brief discussion on Jeff’s current role with the Salt Network School of Theology
  • A brief discussion on Jeff’s new book Gospel 101: Learning, Living & Sharing the Gospel.
  • What animates Jeff about college ministry
  • The importance of college ministry
  • A brief discussion on some of the heartaches associated with college ministry
  • Advice from Jeff on college ministry