The Hero of the Story Podcast
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One of the least-read books of the Bible is a short epistle called Philemon, but it’s one we ought not skip. In its few verses, Paul demonstrates for the transforming power of the gospel as he challenges Philemon to welcome home Onesimus, a runaway slave, as his brother in Christ. Dhati Lewis, pastor of Blueprint …Continue Reading
The end of the book of Joshua is familiar to most believers—at least the commonly quoted Joshua 24:15, “As for me and my family, we will worship the Lord.” We tend to see a very simple dichotomy in this passage: either we serve the Lord or we serve idols. Be in or out. And while this …Continue Reading
The Old Testament is filled with stories that we don’t quite understand. Joshua commanding the sun to stand still is one of those. What should we do with this passage? Are we to do as Joshua did, or is there something more to this passage—something that points us to the gospel? Aaron and Brian continue …Continue Reading
Joshua is a favorite book of many. It’s filled with action and adventure, and more than a little drama, as the Israelites finally enter the Promised Land after wandering in the desert for 40 years. But how does this book point us to the gospel? How does it help us become more like Jesus? Aaron …Continue Reading
The book of Judges is one of the darkest books in Scripture. And because it is so dark, it often makes us wonder if it’s a book we should be teaching to children, and particularly preschoolers. Aaron and Brian are joined by Karen Jones, Content Editor for The Gospel Project for Preschool, to discuss why …Continue Reading
In the days leading up to Easter, many Christians from a number of different traditions take part in Lent. But is this something we should participate in? Is that even the right question to ask? Brian and Aaron discuss on the latest episode of The Hero of the Story. Apple Podcasts Player FM Podbean Have …Continue Reading
The phrase “gospel issue” has been used often in recent days. But what does it really mean? On today’s episode of The Hero of the Story, Brian and Aaron unpack this statement, and explore a framework for practically responding to legitimate gospel issues in our churches and culture. Apple Podcasts Player FM Podbean Have questions …Continue Reading
We’ve all heard (or said) something like “I could never forgive [insert name here],” “believe in yourself,” or any of the other popular sayings we’ve explored in recent weeks on this podcast. As we bring our series on popular sayings to a close, Brian and Aaron are joined by Shane Pruitt, to discuss why these …Continue Reading
“When God closes a door, He opens a new one.” But does He always? And if a door opens, does it mean that we should always walk through it? Listen in as we continue our series on popular theology and Brian and Aaron discuss the wisdom of this saying on The Hero of the Story. …Continue Reading
We’re continuing our series on the bits of popular theology that seep into the lives of believers. On this episode, we’re dealing with our control issues and the oft-seen saying, “God is my co-pilot.” Listen in as we discuss whether this saying reflects a gospel-centered perspective and how we can pursue something greater on today’s …Continue Reading