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#188 – Thoroughly Equipped Series: Unlocking Meaningful Bible Study

In this series, Andrew and John are going to be talking about studying the Scriptures. In the first episode of this series, they take a deep dive into why studying the bible is important, and some practical tools to enhance your bible study. Stay tuned for more of the Thoroughly Equipped series!

In This Episode

00:00 Introduction

12:20 What Is Bible Study

16:40 Why Bible Study Is Important

24:40 Key Principle 1: Original Investigation

27:20 Key Principle 2: Written Reproduction

30:50 Key Principle 3: Study Must Be Consistent and Systematic

32:05 Key Principle 4: Study Must Be “Pass-on-Able”

34:45 Key Principle 5: Must Apply Your Study To Your Life

RESOURCES MENTIONED: ITH Store – https://www.intotheharvest.org/shop/ Online Study Template – https://bit.ly/3T4EQmb ESword – https://www.e-sword.net/ Blue Letter Bible – https://www.blueletterbible.org/ New Treasury of Scripture Knowledge – https://a.co/d/7rBYgBB IVP Bible Background Commentary – https://a.co/d/a1azB0S Studying, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible by Walt Henrichson – https://a.co/d/2L6kSjk

Original Release Date: 02/22/24

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#187 – Marty Solomon: Asking Better Questions of the Bible

The Bible was given to us by God to know Jesus and to join Him in His work.  How can we be faithful to journey with God in the Scriptures?

Marty Solomon joins John to talk about how to ask better questions of the Bible – and the traps that we fall into when we overlay our own theology onto the Bible, instead of letting Jesus be who He is.

In This Episode:

  • Starting Point for Asking Questions
  • How can we be Faithful stewards of the Scriptures
  • The Biblical Library
  • Treasure Hunts with the Family of God

Resources mentioned this episode:

Personal Website https:https://www.martysolomon.com/
Asking Better Questions of the Bible http:http://bit.ly/49dioNu
The Bema Podcast: https://www.bemadiscipleship.com/
Impact Campus Ministries: https://www.impacttheu.com/

Original Release Date: 2/8/2024

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Emotional Intelligence
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#186 – Jim Smith: Why Our Emotions Matter If We Are Going To Labor For A Lifetime

There is an enemy of anyone who wants to follow Jesus, and make disciples. He is the father of lies, and he comes to steal, kill, and destroy.

Jim Smith joins John to talk about some of the ways the enemy attacks us, why it’s important know yourself, to know how God sees you, and know why certain things make you feel some type of way.

In This Episode:

• Emotional And Spiritual Maturity
• Tools Beyond Behavior Modification
• Interpersonal Conflict
• Rhythms and Limits

Original Release Date: 2/1/2024

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Chris Harper
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#185 – Chris Harper: Becoming A Better Man

There seems to be confusion in today’s day and age about what it means to be a man. And certainly what it means to be a godly man. In this episode of the podcast, Andrew talks to Chris Harper (Harp) who works with a ministry called BetterMan.

They discuss all things men – leading, what culture is telling us, their roles in the Church, and what’s at stake if men don’t step fully into what God’s plan for them is.

In this episode:

• What is Biblical Manhood?
• Types of Men
• What Young Men Are Hearing
• What’s at Stake?
• Turning the Tide

Resources Mentioned
•  BetterMan Ministries

Original Release Date: 1/25/2024

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Renee Sproles
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#184 – Renée Sproles: How To Start Making Disciples

In this episode, Andrew interviews Renée Sproles, who is a published author, a podcaster, and a very experienced disciple-maker. She currently writes and speaks for Renew.org as the Director of Cultural Engagement.

She and Andrew talk all things making disciples – where to start, what to look for in potential disciples, what to look for in potential mentors, and what to do with a discipleship group when you’re starting out.

In this episode:

•  Defining Discipleship
•   What To Look For in a Disciple
•  What To Look For in a Mentor
•  What To Do and How To Start

Resources Mentioned
•  Just Ask Your Mom Podcast
•  On Gender: What The Bible Says About Men And Women by Renée Sproles
•  Male And Female: A Biblical Look At Gender by Renée Sproles

Original Release Date: 1/18/2024

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Trauma Healing
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#183 – Is Trauma Crippling Your Walk With Christ?

Something we might not often think about is how the trauma from our past, or present, is skewing our view of the Lord.

Trauma affects every single relationship in our lives, whether we want to admit it, or not. In this episode, Andrew talks with Heidi Cummings about different experiences of trauma, how we can heal from them, and how we can help others heal from their trauma.

In this episode:

•  What Is Trauma
•  Dealing With Trauma
•  Indicators Of Trauma
•  Helping Other Heal From Their Trauma

Resources Mentioned
•  The Place We Find Ourselves Podcast with Adam Young
•  Try Softer by Aundi Kolber
•  Trauma and the Hope of Easter – Battlefield Ministries

Original Release Date: 1/11/2024

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Master Plan of Evangelism
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#182 – The 3 C’s of Jesus-Centered Disciple-Making

A new year brings the opportunity to refocus our lives on old truths. John and Andrew explain why discipleship involves living by unchanging truths in an ever-changing world. They also explore the 3 C’s that will help you grow and become a kingdom craftsman: convictions, clarity, and confidence.

Original Release Date: 2/4/2024

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Follow Jesus
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Best of 2023 | How to Be and Make Disciples (Part 2)

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We’ve had some amazing guests on the show in 2023! These men and women gave us great insights into what it takes live for Jesus and make disciples in the everyday places of life. So, we thought we’d end the year by highlighting of few of those conversations!

This week’s show includes clips from John Snyder, Jennelle Sherman, and Cecil Bean. John shares secrets to learning the Bible for a lifetime, Jennelle explains how to become a Christ-centered couple, and Cecil highlights 10 ways we should follow in the footsteps of Jesus as we make disciples.

If you want to listen to full conversations, click the links below:

• John Snyder: Rightly Divided the Word of God

• Jennelle Sherman: Becoming a Christ-Centered Couple

• Cecil Bean: 10 Principles of Jesus for Making Disciples

Original Release Date: 12/28/2023

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Make Disciples
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Best of 2023 | How to Be and Make Disciples (Part 1)

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We’ve had some amazing guests on the show in 2023! These men and women gave us great insights into what it takes live for Jesus and make disciples in the everyday places of life. So, we thought we’d end the year by highlighting of few of those conversations!

This week’s show includes clips from Susie Walther, Brad Brisco, and Shelton Markham. Brad explains why the modern church in America is in decline, Susie shares what it takes to endure for a lifetime as a follower of Jesus, and Shelton gives practical advice on how you can disengage from our busy world and reconnect with God.

If you want to listen to full conversations, click the links below:

• Susie Walther: Secrets to Enduring for a Lifetime as a Disciple of Jesus

• Brad Brisco: 5 Shifts the American Church Needs To Make

• Shelton Markham: The Discipline of Disengagement

Original Release Date: 12/21/2023

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The Incarnation of Jesus
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#181 – Shelton Markham: The Scandal of the Incarnation

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Today’s conversation will help you think about Christmas in a whole new light. The first Christmas was not only an event that split history, it’s also at the heart of our faith as Christians. Shelton Markham joins Andrew to discuss the scandal of the incarnation and three important ways it shapes and guides our faith.

In this episode:

• The Event That Split History
• The Scandal of the Incarnation
• What the Names of God’s Son Teach Us
• The Christ Hymn: Philippians 2
• 3 Ways the Incarnation Shapes Us

Resources Mentioned
The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller

Original Release Date: 12/14/2023

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Advent 2023
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#180 – Heidi White: Entering the Christmas Story Using Liturgy

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Heidi White joins Andrew for a conversation on how modern, stripped down faith traditions keep us from entering the story of Jesus, especially this time of year as Christmas approaches. She offers fascinating insights on historic Christian belief and practices that will enrich your own celebration of Christmas and Advent 2023.

In this episode:

• The Work of the People
• Pay Attention to Environment
• Entering the Story of Faith
• The Jordan Peterson Effect
• Advent: Preparing for Christ

Heidi White is a teacher, editor, podcaster, and author. She teaches Humanities at St. Hild School in Colorado Springs and is author of the forthcoming book, “The Divided Soul: Reuniting Duty and Desire in Literature and Life”. She is also a weekly contributor on fiction, poetry, and Shakespeare on the Close Reads Podcast Network. She writes fiction, poetry, and essays, and speaks about literature, education, and the Christian imagination. She lives in Colorado with her husband and children.

Resources Mentioned
The History of Christianity by Luke Timothy Johnson
Norms and Nobility by David Hicks
The Jesse Advent Tree
Advent Wreath and Candles
The Greatest Christmas by Ann Voskamp
Close Reads Podcast
• Heidi White on Instagram

Original Release Date: 11/30/2023

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Jesus is Lord
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#179 – Andrew Stroud: Don’t Choose the Exotic Over the Essential

Donate today: Finish Strong 2023

There are two ways we can miss God. One is to reject him outright. The other is to believe in a version of God that is distorted and out of focus. To fashion God according to our own ideas and ideals. Andrew shares on the true foundations of faith — those core truths about Jesus that God has revealed and expects us to respond to.

In this episode:

• The Scariest Verse in the Bible
• Choosing the Exotic over the Essential
• Rebuilding Foundations
• Jesus Is Our Starting Point

Original Release Date: 11/23/2023

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