Category: Mere Fidelity

Mere Fidelity

Mere Fidelity: The Invisibility of the Church

Inspired by the discussion over Andrew’s book, Matt, Derek, and Alastair sit down to tackle another ecclesiastical issue: the invisibility of the church.   Timestamps: Intro [1:00 – 3:30]. The origin and meaning of the doctrine of the invisibility of...

/ February 21, 2019
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Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship

Andrew’s new book, Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship, is just that: an invitation to have and experience charismatic worship while also holding to a high view of the sacraments. The crew sat down to discuss the book and...

/ February 12, 2019
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Economics, Class and the Family, with Dr. Diane Schanzenbach

Tucker Carlson recently went on a rant about work, economics and class. So we brought on an expert to talk about it, and about the place of family and the church in responding to shifting economic conditions. Dr. Diane Schanzenbach,...

/ February 5, 2019
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Mere Fidelity: Millennials and Burnout, with Paul Gutacker

According to Anne Helen Peterson, millennials are the ‘burnout generation.’ Paul Gutacker, who directs the Brazos Fellows, joins Derek and Matt to consider Peterson’s essay and how Christians might respond to the problem. If you’re interested in supporting the show...

/ January 24, 2019
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Mere Fidelity: *The Prodigal Prophet* with Dr. Tim Keller

We’ve started 2019 with a bang, as Dr. Tim Keller joins the show to discuss The Prodigal Prophet, his new book on Jonah. The iTunes feed is here, if you’d like to subscribe (thanks to everyone who has reviewed us so kindly)...

/ January 8, 2019
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Mere Fidelity: The Texts of Advent

Derek, Alastair and Andrew consider the biblical basis and shape of Advent. The iTunes feed is here, if you’d like to subscribe (thanks to everyone who has reviewed us so kindly) and an RSS feed for the show lives here. If you’re...

/ December 18, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Felix Culpa

Alastair, Matt and Derek consider the idea of a ‘felix culpa,’ or ‘happy fall.’ The iTunes feed is here, if you’d like to subscribe (thanks to everyone who has reviewed us so kindly) and an RSS feed for the show lives here....

/ November 27, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Procreation, For and Against

Derek and Alastair put Matt through the trauma of a second dissertation defense, as they together discuss the reasons why we procreate and the reasons we might choose not to. If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can...

/ October 31, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Walking through Infertility

Matthew Arbo is the director of the Center for Faith and Public Life at Oklahoma Baptist University and the author of Walking through Infertility: Biblical, Theological, and Moral Counsel for those who are Struggling. He joins us to talk about his...

/ October 24, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 13

At long last, we reach the end of our discussion of Augustine’s Confessions.  If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out our Patreon here. Finally, as always, follow Derek, Andrew, and Alastair for more tweet-sized brilliance. Thanks to Timothy Motte for his sound editing work. And...

/ October 17, 2018