Category: Mere Fidelity

Mere Fidelity: Sermon

A couple of months back, the podcast looked at the age-old question: Should Women Preach? Matt, Alastair, and Andrew are back to discuss sermons more broadly, rather than weighing in on who or who should not be preaching them. If you...

/ September 1, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Intersex

The usual crew is joined by Megan K. DeFranza, author of Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God. Matthew Lee Anderson reviewed the book recently for Christianity Today, which you can read here. If you enjoyed...

/ August 25, 2015

Mere Fidelity: After Obergefell

The usual crew expresses how grateful they are to have actual contact with Matthew Lee Anderson (who is off of Twitter, in case you hadn’t noticed). Then they get to the topic at hand: the Obergefell v. Hodges decision. Matt has previously...

/ August 4, 2015

Mere Fidelity: The Pastor Theologian

Derek and Alastair are joined this week by guests Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer and Gerald Hiestand. They’ve each co-written books (different books, no less), which you can find here and here.  In their discussion, they talk a bit about the Center...

/ July 7, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Liturgy

Most of the usual crew join this conversation on liturgical forms of worship. They’re talking about a two part series by Alastair Roberts (part one is here, part two will be added when it is published). Interestingly, this isn’t the...

/ June 15, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Perichoresis

The usual suspects gather to consider how God interacts with the world. They discuss this article from Peter Leithart. You may also find this article from Alastair helpful.   If you enjoyed the show (AND ONLY IF), leave us a...

/ June 8, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Pentecost and the Prophetic Gift of the Spirit

Having just celebrated Pentecost, we consider the role that the frequently overlooked ‘prophetic’ gift of the Spirit plays in the life of the church. Articles to consider include Peter Leithart’s essay on the seven spirits, and the “Alastair Roberts corpus.”...

/ May 26, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Should Women Preach?

John Piper answered “no.” Our own Andrew Wilson responded “yup.” Tom Schreiner weighed in with his “nope.” And then Andrew said “Still yes, mate.” We discuss. Enjoy. If you enjoyed the show (AND ONLY IF), leave us a review at iTunes.  If you didn’t...

/ May 18, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Evangelical Blind Spots with Collin Hansen

Collin Hansen is Editorial Director at The Gospel Coalition and author of the new book Blind Spots, wherein he attempts to help evangelicals overcome some of the major faultlines in the movement by becoming more self-aware about the limitations of our own...

/ May 5, 2015

Mere Fidelity: Free Range Parenting

A national debate on the nature and limits of childhood is currently underfoot, and as only one of us has children we decided to weigh in.  We mentioned a number of articles on the show.  For an overview of the Maryland...

/ April 28, 2015