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Bible Love is a conversation about scripture between Mary Balfour Dunlap (priest at Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood, S.C.) and Alan Bentrup (priest St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Keller, Texas).

Bible Love: A Scripture Podcast Bible Love Podcast

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Bible Love is a conversation about scripture between Mary Balfour Dunlap (priest at Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood, S.C.) and Alan Bentrup (priest St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Keller, Texas).

    B-A-N-A-N-A-S (Judges 11-16) -

    B-A-N-A-N-A-S (Judges 11-16) -

    Today we’re joined by the Rev. Lonnie Lacy, rector of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Clifton, Ga. We talk about foxes, haircuts, and the wildest parts of Judges.

    Questions for reflection this week:
    - Where do we see God at work in this passage?

    Links mentioned in today's episode:
    - The Rev. Lonnie Lacy (https://stannestifton.com/about-us/clergy-staff/)
    - Unveiling Mercy (https://www.unveilingmercy.org)
    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)
    - Shibboleth scene from The West Wing




    The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, licensed under Soundstripe

    • 30 min
    A Prophet, Three Priests, and a Rabbi (Judges 4- 10) -

    A Prophet, Three Priests, and a Rabbi (Judges 4- 10) -

    Today we’re joined by the stars of the world-famous radio show, A Priest and a Rabbi! The Rev. Christian Anderson and Rabbi Matthew Durbin join us as we talk about Deborah, Gideon, how we read the Bible today.

    Questions for reflection this week:
    - Where are the prophets today?
    - Why is it important that people are named in scripture?
    - How are we shaped by the Biblical stories we emphasize?

    Links mentioned in today's episode:
    - A Priest & A Rabbi (https://stmarys-stuart.org/radio/)
    - Rabbi Matthew Durbin (https://tbhfl.org/clergy-staff-2/)
    - Christian & Anastasia YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1cEA6gprijC5z896aKKd8Q)
    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)

    The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, licensed under Soundstripe

    • 31 min
    Life Ain't Perfect (Judges 1-3) -

    Life Ain't Perfect (Judges 1-3) -

    Today look at the first three chapters of the book of Judges. We talk about conquest, faithfulness, and the need to remember where we came from.

    Questions for reflection this week:
    - How do we remind ourselves, and others, of God’s continued presence in our lives?
    - How can we listen for the angels in our lives?

    Links mentioned in today's episode:

    - Every Life Has a Story video

    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)

    • 27 min
    Failure and Faithfulness (Judges) -

    Failure and Faithfulness (Judges) -

    Today we’re joined by the Rev. Dr. Anna Brawley, rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Columbia, S.C. We dive into the book of Judges, and how our stories of failure and faithfulness reveal God’s presence.

    Questions for reflection this week:
    - Why do we always need to have the “answer?”
    - How can I embrace asking more questions?
    - What can we learn from our stories?

    Links mentioned in today's episode:
    - St. Mary’s, Columbia (https://stmaryscolumbia.org)
    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)


    The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, licensed under Soundstripe

    • 30 min
    The Lens of Love (with Bishop Scott Mayer) -

    The Lens of Love (with Bishop Scott Mayer) -

    Today we’re joined by the Rt. Rev. Scott Mayer, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas and provisional bishop of the Episcopal Church in North Texas (Alan’s bishop!). As we take a break between Joshua and Judges, we talk about the lenses through which we view scripture, and how we let Jesus’ words shape our lives.

    Questions for reflection this week:

    - Do we follow Jesus, or do just worship him?

    - How can we view the Bible through the lens of love?


    Links mentioned in today's episode:

    - Bishop Scott Mayer (https://nwtdiocese.org/Who%20We%20Are/bishop-mayer.html)

    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)


    The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, licensed under Soundstripe

    • 24 min
    Who Let the Dogs Out (Joshua 13-24) -

    Who Let the Dogs Out (Joshua 13-24) -

    Today we’re joined by the Rev. Dixon Kinser, Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. As we wrap up Joshua, we talk about real estate contracts, ancient trash talk, faithful outsiders, and how Jesus changes our relationship with the enemy.

    Questions for reflection this week:
    - What does it mean to be faithful in hard times?
    - How does Jesus reshape our understanding of power and control?

    Links mentioned in today's episode:
    - Dixon Kinser (https://stpaulswinstonsalem.org/ddkfi-1024x568/)
    - The Canaanite Conquest of Jesus, by Grant LeMarquand (https://www.tsm.edu/wp-content/uploads/LeMarquand%20-%20The%20Canaanite%20Conquest%20of%20Jesus.pdf)
    - Check us out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt8M5fw3DImMNZKCHgBRNw)



    The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, licensed under Soundstripe

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

airno3 ,

Great Bible Podcast

The priests really help me learn about the Bible and how to apply it to my life. Wonderful Podcast!

Ng16n0 ,

Great podcast

This is a great podcast with two great hosts that help you with the Bible. It is great for all walks of life. God definitely led these two to do this podcast and they do it right.

Alan Bentrup ,

Priests talking about the Bible like real people

This is a great opportunity to talk about the Bible, and our struggles with reading and reflecting on scripture.

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