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Weekly conversations about life, with Christians from around the world.

Our aim is to help people understand how the gospel of Jesus Christ is lived out in our contemporary world.
11 Episodes
Graeme Paterson continues his series talking with Christians who are involved in sharing the gospel in the UK and beyond. In this episode, he talks with Gareth Edwards about sharing the gospel and meeting practical needs in Perth, Scotland.
Alasdair MacPherson talks with Paul Coxall and Adrian Ferguson about life after lockdown. NOTES: What have been the issues in shepherding during the Covid pandemic? How has Covid affected evangelism? What specific concerns or blessings has lockdown brought What blessings or concerns do you anticipate as we come out of lockdown? What lessons have you learned through lockdown
Stephen Mullan talks with Paul McCauley about knowing God in an age of doubt. NOTES: In this episode we cover: Responding to atheists and agnostics The biblical understanding of "knowing God"  How Christ is key to our knowledge of God How Christians are to deal with doubts  How we can grow in our knowledge of God
Graeme Paterson talks with Jim McMaster about his experiences of visiting prisoners and sharing the gospel in prison. NOTES In this episode we cover: building trust with people on the street and in prison how to visit prisoners dealing with danger serving God with all your heart sowing seed and seeing fruit opportunities during lockdown how to support Christian prison work
Alasdair MacPherson talks with Pamela Watt and Richard Burditt about the problem of racism from a Christian perspective. NOTES: In this episode we cover: - Personal experiences of racism - Reacting as a Christian to recent events - How racism was experienced in Bible times - Examples of believers who have struggled against racism - How we can think about these issues biblically
Stephen Mullan talks to David Williamson about making choices in an age of self-autonomy.  NOTES: In this episode we cover: What is self-autonomy and what's wrong with it The reality of the slavery of sin How Christians should think rightly about making choices Why submitting to God's authority is both right and wise  What it means to call Jesus Christ 'Lord' How we understand what God wants us to do with our life Why Christians sometimes say 'no' when other people say 'yes' How our love for others effects how we make choices
Graeme Paterson talks with three Christian mothers about life under lockdown conditions.
Stephen Mullan talks with Paul McCauley about suffering in an age of prosperity. NOTES: In this episode we cover: - how prosperity has skewed our society's view of suffering - how the prosperity gospel is at odds with a biblical understanding of suffering - how this contemporary outlook on suffering can subtly creep into our own thinking - how we should think biblically about suffering - what resources God has given us to live faithfully even in suffering - how to cope when we can't make sense of suffering in our life
Alasdair MacPherson talks with two Christian NHS workers about their walk with God in the middle of a pandemic: In this episode we cover:  - taking opportunities to talk about God - facing the reality of death - finding peace in God in the midst of fear - being ambassadors of Christ - learning from God in middle of a crisis - appreciating the gospel of Christ
Graeme Paterson talks to Robert Thompson about how his faith shapes his work as a consultant in an Intensive Care Unit during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of a short series for The UtG Podcast, Stephen Mullan is joined by Paul McCauley and David Williamson for a conversation on being human in an age of materialism.  NOTES: In this episode we cover:  – The problems with atheistic materialism – How starting with God as Creator changes everything – What it means to be made in "the image of God"  – How humans are different from the rest of creation – How sin affects "all of us" – How the gospel enriches our understanding of human life – How Christ restores "all of us" – Living in the good of what we have learned To explore the gospel further, visit
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