Coffee with Creamer, where you get to sit down with our host, Dr. Barry Creamer, for a conversation about faith, life, and culture. We’ll look at old ideas through a new lens, turn the culture wars on their head, and paint a picture of the way things could be. If you like your thinking deep, and your coffee hot, pull up a chair—you’re in the right place.
Where Two Sides of the Grave Meet: in You
In his conversation with Sadducees recorded in Luke 20, Jesus teaches that the resurrection is real and establishes two things: hope for the future and change for the present. Scriptures and Apocrypha: Luke 20:27-44 Exodus 3:1-4:17 Psalm 110 Genesis 6 Tobit 3 II Maccabees 7
Believers: Not as Different as We Think We Are
There are some opinions or positions of our society that creep into our lives as believers. Barry talks about a few of these concepts and how we cling to them even when God disagrees; get ready to become somewhat uncomfortable. Scriptures: Colossians 1:17 Job 32:6-10 Acts 17:28 Matthew 15:21-28 Books: Science and […]
What Should We Do with Power?
Barry talks with Jared Wellman, pastor and SBC Executive Committee member, and Rob Collingsworth about the recent happenings in the Southern Baptist Convention and a Christian’s responsibility to advocate for the vulnerable. Scriptures: Luke 10:25-37 Matthew 23:11 Books: The God Who Is There, Francis Schaeffer Resources: Houston Chronicle Articles: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/investigations/abuse-of-faith/ SBC […]
Stranger Things That Matter
Barry talks about some well-known Old Testament passages and how they should shape the way we see outsiders. Treating outsiders the way God in Christ does would revolutionize our lives and our world. Scriptures: Genesis 18-19 Judges 19 Leviticus 19:17-18 and 33-34 Malachi 3:5 Acts 6:1-3 Matthew 10:5-15 Hebrews 13:1-2 I Timothy 3:1-2 […]
The Problem with Others Is That They Are Also People
The good news is, we depend on others. Wait, does that sound like bad news to you? If so, this episode is for you. Scriptures: Mark 10:42-44 I Timothy 2:1-2 John 4:4-26 Luke 10:25-37 Poems: “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock”, T.S. Eliot “Mending Wall”, Robert Frost
What if Everyone is Wrong?
Want to think more clearly and generously? Learn how Aristotle’s square of opposition relates to issues such as U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, the sanctity of human life, CRT, and censorship.
Prepare to be challenged!
Criswell College President Barry Creamer offers a perspective that will challenge you to think beyond your own worldview, while at the same time offering biblical responses to the affairs of our day.
Dr. Creamer is a scholar and pastor for our time
I’ve learned more about my life, the Lord, and politics from Dr. Creamer and Criswell College than any other person, scholastic organization, or media outlet. Balanced, biblical, and pastoral, Dr. Creamer is interested in changing our thinking, not merely for the sake of changing, but so that we become fuller, more glorified versions of who we were always supposed to be.