Pastor and writer Rayshawn Graves thinks through tough questions about Christianity and the church and how the truth of God's word applies to our lives.
Why Study the Bible?
Today we have a special guest with us - Nicole Unice. Nicole is a pastor, author, speaker and leadership coach. You can find more from Nicole on her podcasts How to Study the Bible, and Let's Be Real.
In this episode, Rayshawn and Nicole cover:
What Role Does the Church Play in Racial Reconciliation?
In this episode, we cover:
1. The term “racial reconciliation” and the ways that God’s Word has spoken to the reality of racial division but also, God’s deep commitment to the work of not just spiritual, but ethnic and racial reconciliation.
Is Talking About Race a Distraction in the Church?
If you’ve been around the last few years, you know that our society has been having a national conversation about race and racism in America – again. But talking about race has done more to expose division than cause it – mostly because when it comes...
How Important Is Diversity in a Church?
This question is not necessarily tricky, but there is no catch-all answer. Diversity is a big word that can include many realities.
Diversity comes up a lot in our context in the United States because of various ages, stages of life, ethnicities,...
Why Should I Pray in Difficult Times?
You may notice that whenever something bad happens, one of the most popular things to say is, “I am praying for you.”
These words and expressions can be meaningful at times. Still, recently this phrase has been interpreted to be the opposite and has...
How Do We Keep Peace with People in Such Divided Times?
It doesn’t take much for us to look around at both this year and last, and see that we’re living in some pretty divided times.
Maybe it’s not so much that people have become divided. Maybe it’s that people have been divided, and now we’re just...
How To Study the Bible podcast.
I really enjoyed the interview with Nicole Unice. Obviously Rayshawn and Nicole love the Bible but it was encouraging to hear the importance and ways to study.
As a former Precept Bible teacher, I loved hearing how anyone can learn to study but also hear that there are parts of the Bible that are hard to understand. I appreciated this episode.
Thank you for preaching the word Pastor.
You are addressing head-on important questions that are being asked, and should be asked with a biblical thought process. This is a well prepared, carefully considered, and contextually minded response to the day’s issues.