All posts by Caleb Wait

Caleb Wait (MATS, Westminster Seminary California) is a writer and the producer of Mere Fidelity. He and his wife Kristin have two children and live in Northern California. You can follow him on Twitter @calebwait and he invites you to email him at ciwait93@gmail.com.

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The Imprecatory Psalms with Trevor Laurence

Christians are told to love their enemies and pray for those who persecute them, but should we also pray for justice and judgment to befall our enemies? Trevor Laurence joins Derek and Andrew to discuss the imprecatory psalms and their...

/ January 15, 2020

Confusing the Substance and Accidents of Star Wars

The recent, and last, installment of the Star Wars Episodic saga, The Rise of Skywalker, is alive on the silver screen. The film opened to a successful $176.5 million (75 million less than The Force Awakens, mind you) and is...

/ December 31, 2019
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“Sacred Season,” with Danielle Hitchen & Erin Morrow Hawley

Matt introduces the latest podcast at Mere Orthodoxy, “Sacred Season.” Sacred Season is a new podcast hosted by Danielle Hitchen & Erin Morrow Hawley that covers the vocation of parenting. As Hitchen and Hawley talk about this season of life,...

/ December 10, 2019
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“Seek First,” with Dr. Jeremy Treat

Derek and Alastair sit down with pastor and theologian, Dr. Jeremy Treat to talk about his latest book on the Kingdom of God, ‘Seek First: How the Kingdom of God Changes Everything.’ Treat helps the guys work through the Christianese...

/ December 3, 2019
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The ETS Special with Dr. Fred Sanders, Dr. Gavin Ortlund, and Dr. Matthew Emerson

Matt and Derek are at ETS in San Diego and are joined by friends of the show, Dr. Fred Sanders, Dr. Gavin Ortlund, and Dr. Matthew Emerson. Banter aside, this episode gives a great look at what kind of fun...

/ November 27, 2019
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Omnium Gatherum: Sports on Sunday, Kanye West, and the Death of New Atheism

Derek, Alastair, and Matt catch up and talk about the miscellaneous issues they are seeing and experiencing today: Kid’s sports on Sundays, Kanye West, the problem of over-booked and busy schedules, the death of New-Atheism, and more.   Timestamps: Intro...

/ November 12, 2019
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New Christian Zionism with Dr. Gerald McDermott

Is there a theological system that includes future promises regarding Israel that is not dispensational? Dr. Gerald McDermott is here to introduce Derek and Alastair to ‘New Christian Zionism.’   Timestamps: Announcement for a live meetup at ETS in San...

/ November 5, 2019
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From Jacob to Israel

Break out your bibles and join Alastair, Derek, and Matt for an old fashion bible study of Genesis 32:22-32, the story of Jacob’s name change. Why does Jacob demand the name of the one he wrestles? Why do later scriptures...

/ October 29, 2019
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For and Against: Multi-site Churches

Andrew, Matt, and Derek sit down to discuss the phenomenon of multi-site churches. Andrew argues for the soundness of such an ecclesiastical practice and Matt and Derek aren’t so sure.     If you’re interested in supporting the show financially,...

/ October 22, 2019
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“Who Is an Evangelical?” with Dr. Thomas Kidd

Who is an evangelical? Dr. Thomas Kidd joins Matt and Derek to discuss this pertinent question which is also the title to his recent book, Who Is an Evangelical?: The History of a Movement in Crisis. Listen in on why...

/ October 8, 2019