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 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

Passages: Season 1, Episode 4: We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ

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...

/ March 29, 2021

Passages Season 1 Episode 2:

What does it mean to confess that God is “one” but also, somehow, this one God is “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit”? The opening words of the Nicene creed confess that “we believe in one God.” In episode two, we...

/ March 15, 2021

Why We’re Starting “Passages”

“O gladsome light, pure brightness of the everliving Father in heaven, O Jesus Christ, holy and blessed! Now as we come to the setting of the sun, and our eyes behold the vesper light, we sing your praises, O God:...

/ March 1, 2021