All posts by Joshua Heavin

Joshua Heavin is from the flatlands of the Texas Panhandle, attended Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University, and wrote his doctoral dissertation at Trinity College Bristol, University of Aberdeen, on the Apostle Paul and Participation in Christ. 

Passages: Season 1, Episode 12: We Believe

In the Nicene Creed, we confess that we believe in one God who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In the prior eleven episodes of Passages, we have sought to illuminate the backstory of the Nicene Creed, introducing key figures,...

/ July 12, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 11: We Look for the Resurrection of the dead, and the Life of the World to Come. Amen.

In the final articles of the Nicene Creed, we confess that “we look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.” Previously, in episode 10, we introduced Gregory of Nyssa, who was one...

/ July 6, 2021

Passages Season 1: The Passages Score

If you have enjoyed listening to Passages, as we have sought to pass on the story of the Nicene faith handed down to us, you have probably noticed the thoughtful music used in every episode. Many listeners have asked us...

/ June 30, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 10: We believe in one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church

In the final articles of the Nicene Creed, we confess that “we believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life...

/ June 4, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 9: The Holy Spirit… who with the Father and the Son is Worshiped and Glorified

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father [and the Son], who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has...

/ May 17, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 8: We believe in the Holy Spirit

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father [and the Son], who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has...

/ May 4, 2021

The Passages Reading List

One of our foremost aims in this podcast was to pique the interest of listeners to read the church fathers. As Augustine tells us in his “Confessions” that he heard a child singing in a garden, so we encourage you,...

/ April 27, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 7: We believe in the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father… begotten, not made

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made…” Previously, in...

/ April 22, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 6: The Only-Begotten Son of God, Eternally Begotten of the Father

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made…” Last week,...

/ April 14, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 5: We Believe in the Son of God, of one Being with the Father

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one...

/ April 7, 2021