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Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Does being human require tradition? What are examples of tradition in Scripture? Kyle Stoltzfus explains the necessity of tradition in Christianity.
“This is about benefiting from, appreciating, and participating in a cultural legacy larger than oneself. The central burden is that we are recipients of spiritual and moral wealth. We can respond in a variety of ways to this: indulgently, critically, or constructively.”
This is the second part of a three-part series with Kyle. Consider listening to episode 127 if you have not already.
Music: "The Basket" by Blue Dot Sessions

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Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Daniel felt God’s call to serve in China. While planting churches in China, he started applying parts of the Bible that are frequently associated with Anabaptism. Listen to Daniel’s encouraging journey of being sold out to Christ and his work.
In an upcoming episode Daniel shares more stories of the Chinese church.

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Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Why are the early church beliefs important today? How can studying early church writings help to clarify scripture for us? In this episode, David Bercot shares the most important lessons that he has learned through studying church history. David encourages us to not view the early church writings as scripture, but as insight into how the authors understood scripture.

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Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

In the early 2000s, Val Yoder and his family felt called to be involved in the development of a training place for young people. Several years later they moved to Thailand in order to help start the Institute for Global Opportunities. In this episode, Val shares the story and vision behind starting IGo and explains what the value is in having a school set in a culture that is different from the students’ home culture.

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Sunday, September 27th, 2020

What part does the Kingdom of God have in the gospel? How does a Biblical understanding of God's Kingdom change one's view of Christian living? In this episode, John D. Martin describes what the Kingdom of God is. He shows us how a proper understanding of God's Kingdom and the gospel will give one a passion for the Church.
John D. Martin works for Christian Aid Ministries in the Billboard Evangelism program.

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Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Starting with what Jesus’ contemporaries would have thought of when they heard the term, Josh Nisly describes what it means for Jesus to be “The Prince of Peace”. He continues by describing how recognizing Jesus as The Prince of Peace should affect Christians politically, socially, and spiritually.

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

How can one assist in Bible translation without being linguistically inclined? What are some of the support roles that are needed in a translation team? In this episode, Joseph shares his journey of preparing to join a Bible translation team in Asia. He also gives insight to the type of work that he plans to do while there.

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Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Was Jesus' command to love our enemies a new concept presented only in the New Testament? Did God want his people to love their enemies throughout history? In this episode, Stephen Russell traces the history of Nonresistance into the Old Testament and shows that, even before the New Testament, it was God's will for his people to love their enemies.

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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

In this episode, Elijah Yoder explores how Christians need to live during changing times. How do we pass our faith on to the next generation? How do principles affect practice? Should practices change as the world changes? Follow along as Elijah gives thoughtful insight to these questions.

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