The Way Home featuring Brandon Smith

Why should evangelicals study the Reformation? How do the five solas of the Reformation affect our engagement with today's culture? Brandon Smith, author of a brand-new study, Echoes of the Reformation, joins me to discuss the Reformation, theology, and a brand-new Bible translation from B&H Publishing. Brandon works with Bibles and Reference at Lifeway Christian Resources and is the host of the Word Matters podcast. He is an adjunct teacher at California Baptist University. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @brandonsmith85 and @wordmatterspod Blog at Patheos Book: Echoes of the Reformation ...

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The Way Home: Michael Wear on serving in the White House

What is it like for a Christian to work in the White House? And should Christians be engaged in politics at the highest levels? Today I’m joined by my good friend, Michael Wear. Michael was also one of the youngest White House staffers in modern American history: He served in the White House faith-based initiative during President Obama’s first term, where he led evangelical outreach and helped manage engagement on religious and values issues, including adoption and anti-human trafficking efforts. He joins me today to talk about his new book, Reclaiming Hope in which he shares his insights on working in the White House and what Christians can learn from his experience and why, despite the cynicism and failure, Christians should continue to be engaged on politics. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @MichaelRWear Website: michaelwear.com Book: Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America ...

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The Way Home featuring Erik and Catherine Parks

How should Christians approach movies? What does our art tell us about the world? Erik and Catherine Parks join me to discuss their favorite movies of 2016, what moves them, and how to evaluate cinema as a Christian. Catherine Parks is a writer who contributes to Christianity Today, Gospel Coalition, and other places. Erik is a well-regarded filmaker and writer. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @Erik_Parks1 and @CathParks Website: cathparks.com and awalkintheparksmovieblog.blogspot.com Book: A Christ-Centered Wedding: Rejoicing in the Gospel on Your Big Day ...

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The Way Home: James K. A. Smith

How do our habits form our desires? The author of You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit joins us to discuss the role of routines and rhythms, even those cultural liturgies we may not recognize. James K. A. Smith is a professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the widely respected author of several books, including his popular Cultural Liturgies series. He's also the editor of Comment magazine and a frequent speaker at conferences around the country. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @james_ka_smith Website: jameskasmith.com Book: You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit ...

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