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How do the Johannine epistles inform our modern understanding of love?  Why is the power of the gospel most visible among those on the margins?  We had a conversation with Dr. Dennis Edwards about how the power of the gospel is present and visible among those in the marginalized community.  We also discussed how prophets, anger, and love fit into speaking out against injustice.  We hope you enjoy our conversation. Also, if this conversation peaks your interest Dr. Edwards is teaching a summer course on 1, 2, and 3, John. To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
How is Christian hospitality connected to justice?  What does it look like to emulate Christ's hospitality and justice?  Are followers of Jesus supposed to have a balanced life?  Did Christ have a balanced life?  We had a conversation with Dr. Krish Kandiah around these questions and more.  Krish is the founder and director of Home for Good, an organization that provides homes for children who don't have one.  We hope you enjoy our conversation.  Also, if this conversation peaks your interest Dr. Kandiah is teaching a summer course called Racial Justice and Radical Hospitality: A Biblical Approach.To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
We had a conversation with Mike Baird who was the 44th Premier of New South Wales in Australia, a former investment banker, a Regent alum, and currently works in the palliative care sector.  Mike shared with us his experience working in investment banking, politics, and now palliative care and how his faith intersects in all these.  We hope you enjoy the conversation.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
The relationship of friendship  is often malleable, free, and unconstrained compared to familial or marriage relationships, but is this how it is supposed to be?  We had a conversation with Dr. Wesley Hill who wrote a book on this topic called "Spiritual Friendship: Finding Love in the Church as a Celibate Gay Christian."    Through Dr. Hill's insight we are reminded that scripture and tradition have a higher view of friendship than we may have thought.  We hope you enjoy this conversation. Also, if this conversation peaks your interest Dr. Hill is teaching a summer course called Male and Female in Christ.To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu 
What is Latin Protestant Christology?  What is Liberation Theology and why are some apprehensive towards it.  Dr. Jules Martinez-Olivieri has written and taught extensively on these questions. He brings both historical and anthropological insight to them. Dr. Martinez-Olivieri also shares with us the historical and theological understanding for holistic mission.  We hope you enjoy the conversation.  Also, if you are interested Dr. Martinez is teaching a summer course called Systamtic Theology Overview.  Check it out if your interested. To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
How does our imagination impact our ability to empathize?  Story telling, art, film, music, and books all of the ability to shape our imaginations and can move us into greater levels of empathy for others.  Dr. Mary McCampbell recently wrote a book called Imagining "Our Neighbors as Ourselves: How Art Shapes Empathy".  In this conversation we discuss her book and how realistic and prophetic art can shape empathy for those around us.  We hope you enjoy our conversation. To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu 
How should leaders measure success?  Why do leaders often suffer from burnout and how can they avoid it?  And how does empowering and raising up female leaders help to combat slavery and oppression throughout the globe.  We had a conversation around these questions and more with Melissa Russell, who is IJM's (International Justice Mission)  Regional President of North America.   We hope you enjoy the conversation!To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu 
Often we think of a leader having all the answers and the one setting  vision for people.  While it is true that leaders must answer questions and set  vision they must also have an even greater ability to ask good questions.  We had a conversation with Dr. Peter Shaw  who has spent years writing books and coaching others on leadership and asking really good questions through it all.  We hope you enjoy our conversation with Dr. Peter Shaw. Also if you are interested in more content like this, Dr. Shaw is teaching a summer course at Regent College on leadership called, Leading for the Long Term.  Check it out! To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu 
Leaders can become stars, celebrities, and potential saviours to many people they lead and even themselves.   Often this can lead to burnout or fallout and a misconstrued view of what leadership is.  We had a conversation with Dr. Ruth Padilla DeBorst on how one needs to lead in community where trusted friends and colleagues can speak truth into a leaders life.  In an effort to lead like Jesus Dr. DeBorst challenges leaders to allow others to see your humanity and point them to Jesus who emulates true leadership.  We hope you enjoy this conversation.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu 
We are continuing our series on Wise Leadership. This week we had a conversation with Linda Chonco who is enrolled in Regent's MALTS program and works for The Zanokhanyo Network in Cape Town, South Africa.   Linda brought wonderful insight into leading amidst adversity, becoming leaders who see well those they lead, and leading people holistically in mind, body, and spirit.  We hope you enjoy this conversation with Linda Chonco.  
What is wise Biblical leadership and how does this play out practically?  Servant leadership is common language today, but what does this really look like? And can poetry teach us anything about leading well?  We discuss these questions and more with Dr. Uli Chi who is one of the instructions of the MALTS program here at Regent.  This is the first episode in a series of conversations on leadership.  Let us know what you think in comments or send us a message at podcast@regent-college.edu. To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
How are we to understand the doctrine of providence?  Can we discern God's divine purposes in the world?  How does intercessory prayer work in the midst of God's providence?  How should followers of Jesus respond to suffering in light of God's providence?  How are we to respond to the prosperity Gospel?  We sat down with Dr. David Robinson and had a wonderful conversation around these challenging questions and more.  Dr. Robinson spoke to the providence of God on both an individual level and a global level, such as climate change, the current Ukrainian crisis, and the historical divine purposes of God.  We hope you enjoy this challenging and wonderful conversation.  Also, Dr. Robinson is teaching a course on this very topic in our summer courses at Regent.  Check it out here.To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
Often we talk about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, but don't actually understand its meaning for humanity and all of creation.  Even more we focus on the Atonement of Christ without realizing that the Resurrection is significantly connected to it.   We sat down with Dr. Ross Hastings and had a conversation about his new book, "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: Exploring Its Theological Significance and Ongoing Relevance".  We asked questions around the evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus, how we are to understand the mission of God in light of the Resurrection, and how we can live more fully as God's Resurrected people.  We hope you enjoy our conversation with Dr. Ross Hastings!Interested in Dr. Hastings book, check out the Regent College Bookstore.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
Oppression, pain, slavery, and trauma are all a part of Israel’s story.  In the midst of this pain God responds.  We sat down with Dr. Isabelle Hamley and discussed how we can learn from Israel’s story and the Old Testament scriptures in regards to mental health.  She answered questions around what the “good life” is, how the biblical text speaks to pain, and how to cultivate a holistic response to pain and trauma.   We hope you enjoy our conversation. Also, Dr. Hamley is teaching a course on this very topic in our summer courses at Regent.  Check it out here. To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
What does it mean to read the scripture confessionally? How do we interpret the difficult verses of scripture that seem to endorse genocide and other difficult texts?  Can we learn how to read scripture from other faith backgrounds?  Today we discuss these questions and more with Dr. Ellen F. Davis.  We hope you enjoy this wonderful conversation as we continue our series on Biblical Hermeneutics.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
Have you ever wondered what the difference between a Biblical Scholar and Systematic Theologian is?  What is the role of tradition when it comes to interpreting scripture?  Is it necessary to have a platonic framework to understand scripture? To continue our Biblical Hermeneutics series, we had a conversation with Dr. Hans Boersma around these questions and more.  We hope you enjoy the conversation! To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.eduCheck out the Regent bookstore for Dr. Boersma’s book. https://bookstore.regent-college.edu 
Have you ever wondered what biblical scholars want theologians to know when interpreting scripture? Continuing in our Biblical Hermeneutics series, we had the opportunity to have a conversation with Dr. Scott McKnight.  He has recently written a book called “Five Things Biblical Scholars Wish Theologians Knew."  We hope you enjoy our conversation.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.eduCheck out the Regent bookstore for Dr. McKnight’s book. https://bookstore.regent-college.edu 
How should we think about scripture in our post-modern contexts?  What are we to do with historical and scientific discoveries that supposedly contradict scripture?  Does inherency and infallibility still play a part in our modern Biblical understanding?  We sat down and had a conversation with Dr. Iain Provan discussing these questions and more.  We hope you enjoy this conversation, as well as the episodes to follow in our series on Biblical Hermeneutics.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
Churches gather weekly, but for what purpose?  We sat down, in person, and had a conversation with Dr. Jeff Greenman around this very question.  In it we discussed Jeff's book, The Pedagogy of Praise,  which delves into the formative practices that mold the people of God into who God has called them to be.  We also discussed the importance of theological institutions like Regent and the relationship between the academy and the church.  We hope you enjoy our conversation with Dr. Jeff Greenman.  To learn more about Regent College and our upcoming  courses, visit:https://www.regent-college.edu
Theological education is about the formation of people, communities, and the world.  However, much of our theological and higher education has been designed and formed by rugged individualism and what is known as whiteness.  Today we had a conversation with Dr. Willie J. Jennings about his new book, After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging.   Listen in on what Dr. Jennings means by whiteness and how it has permeated our theological institutions.  We hope you enjoy this conversation. To learn more about Regent College and its upcoming courses visit:www.regent-college.edu 
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Octavio Fernandez y Mostajo Saavedra

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Nov 5th
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