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a podcast for regular people with real questions about the Christian faith

Apologetics Simplified Leah Chapman & Andrew Foster

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a podcast for regular people with real questions about the Christian faith

    Women and Gay Christians in the Church, Part 2

    Women and Gay Christians in the Church, Part 2

    In this episode Leah has a conversation with her friend Carrie Cooper about the place of women and gay Christians in the church. Carrie and I had been working on a paper on these topics and are excited to share it with the listeners! This episode provides suggestions and resources on how to connect with women and gay Christians better. Part 1 focused on women's issues and part 2 mostly focuses on gay Christian issues.

    • 28 min
    Women and Gay Christians in the Church, Part 1

    Women and Gay Christians in the Church, Part 1

    In this episode Leah has a conversation with her friend Carrie Cooper about the place of women and gay Christians in the church. Carrie and I had been working on a paper on these topics and are excited to share it with the listeners! Carrie exegetes many biblical passages on the topic of women in the church and we share what we learned from writing the paper. Part 1 mostly focuses on women's issues and part 2 will mostly focus on gay Christian issues.

    • 47 min
    Facebook Live: Our Faith Journeys

    Facebook Live: Our Faith Journeys

    This episode was originally recorded on Facebook Live on March 17, 2020. It has been edited and reposted here. Please be gracious with the audio quality as this was our first time using Facebook Live and we had some issues. This episode discusses the faith journeys of Leah & Andrew along with offering some encouragement amidst COVID-19.

    • 36 min
    Worldview & Spiritual Deconstruction

    Worldview & Spiritual Deconstruction

    In this episode Leah and Andrew talk about Rhett & Link's deconstruction stories (see below for more direct resources around their deconstruction arguments). Leah and Andrew talk about not needing to be afraid of these deconstruction stories and discuss some of Rhett's apologetic objections. Then they talk about what a worldview is, some key questions a worldview should answer, and how being aware of someone's worldview can help you connect better with them in the midst of their deconstruction or faith struggle.

    • 51 min
    Exploring Biblical & Historical Apologists

    Exploring Biblical & Historical Apologists

    In this episode Leah and Andrew explore the concept of apologetics and those who practiced apologetics in the scriptures and in early church history. They talk about apologetics in the ministries of the prophet Elijah and the Apostle Paul as well as early Christian apologists Justin Martyr and Tertullian. In the midst of studying historic apologists, the concept of Gnosticism is unpacked as an example of the need for apologetics in early Christianity.

    • 43 min
    Interview with Aryn Michelle: Apologetics-Based Music

    Interview with Aryn Michelle: Apologetics-Based Music

    In this episode Leah and Andrew interview recording artist Aryn Michelle who released an Apologetics-based album called The Realest Thing. She talks about her own musical journey, finding God's will for your life, and being creative in the arts as a reflection of the Creator.

    • 49 min

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