Category: Mere Fidelity

Mere Fidelity

“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
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“The Color of Compromise,” with Jemar Tisby

Jemar Tisby joins Derek and Alastair to discuss the history of racism in the American church in his latest book, The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. Listen in as they discuss everything from...

/ September 25, 2019
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The Temptation in Gethsemane

 The entire cast and crew are together to discuss Jesus’ temptation in the Garden of Gethsemane. What is the nature of temptation, what are the Christological distinctions to be made in these passages, and how are Jesus’ temptations different...

/ September 18, 2019
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Occult Spirituality with Dr. Tara Isabella Burton

Dr. Tara Isabella Burton joins the crew to discuss why occultism, astrology, tarot cards, folk religion, and New Age spirituality are all the rage and why this phenomenon is not particular to religious “nones.” Timestamps: Intro + The rise and...

/ September 10, 2019