How should Christians view everything that’s happening in this world? The Life in the Kingdom Podcast aims to tackle that question by addressing not only the what, but also the how, why and where do we go from here. We want to come alongside you and discuss the issues you’re discussing, ask the questions you’re asking, interview the persons you’re interested in, and highlight stories that get you thinking. In so doing, we hope you’ll gain a biblical perspective and a deeper understanding of today’s events and life’s questions, big and small.
A Brewing Sexual Reformation? Author Aimee Byrd Dives Deep into the Song of Songs and the Dignity and Personhood of Man and Woman
Author Aimee Byrd explores the riches of the Song of Songs as its lyrics reveal a typology in God's design of man and woman, one that unfolds throughout the whole of Scripture. The meaning of man and woman extends beyond biology, nature, and culture; it gives us a glimpse of what is to come. In the book The Sexual Reformation: Restoring the Dignity and Personhood of Man and Woman she explains how and why our bodies themselves are theological.
Unraveling Gender Ideology: Catholic Scholar Details What's at Stake and How Christians Can Respond
The world is increasingly saturated with a proliferating number of so-called "gender identities" and it's undergirded by a nefarious ideology that is an assault on the image of God, specifically how human beings are male and female. How can and how should Christians engage this and what is the bigger picture as described in Scripture? Catholic University of America moral theology professor John Grabowski unpacks that and more in his new book "Unraveling Gender: The Battle Over Sexual Difference."
Filmmaker Details How a Generation 'Raised on Porn' has Hijacked Society, Damaged Relationships
A new documentary unpacks how pornography is one of the most nefarious social experiments that has ever been unleashed on society and how it has hijacked and damaged countless lives and relationships, urging people to rethink the supposed harmlessness of online porn.
Tackling Abuse in Christian Marriages: Author Cindy Burrell Explains How Churches Can Help Victims
How should Christians respond to the thorny and increasingly visible problem of spousal abuse in Christian marriages? Hurtbylove.com founder Cindy Burrell, author of "Reformulating the Christian Marriage Counseling Model Where Abuse Is Involved," unpacks the dynamics of abuse in relationships and how the Church can help extend the hope of the Gospel to victims and not enable further harm.
What is 'Violent' Faith? Author Kim Maas Unpacks What it Means to Live in the Way of God's Kingdom
Author and speaker Kim Maas explains that the ways of God's Kingdom that Jesus inaugurated are actually violent: violent love, violent forgiveness, violent healing, violent deliverance, violent peace. What does this mean and what does it look like? It's spiritual warfare, learning to do battle against evil like Jesus did.
Are Miraculous Healings Real? Filmmaker Elijah Stephens Bridges the Gap Between Science and the Supernatural
Filmmaker Elijah Stephens bridges the gap between science and the supernatural, medical testing and claims of divine, miraculous healing in a new documentary film called "Send Proof." He engages the best arguments for and against miracles of healing and investigates if these instances can be backed up with scientific evidence, engaging a wide variety of biblical scholars and Pentecostal ministers in addition to skeptic and atheist thought leaders and authors.