Each week pastor Dale Partridge offers 10-15-minute answers to difficult theological and pastoral questions.
Part 4: How God Gradually Saves the World
In this episode of Real Christianity, host Dale Partridge continues the captivating exploration of optimistic eschatology. With three insightful episodes already behind us, Dale guides listeners through a profound discussion on the triumph of Christ versus the gradualism of God. Unveiling the concept that the resurrection of Christ will outpace and outperform the fall of Adam, this episode promises to ignite thought and reflection on the victorious nature of Christ's redemption. Join us as we delve into this compelling conversation, offering fresh insights into the unparalleled victory found in Christ.
Part 3: How the Gospel Ought to Shape Society
In this episode of Real Christianity, Pastor Dale Partridge discusses how the gospel doesn’t only shape spiritual matters, but also societal matters.
Part 2: The Paralysis of Pessimistic Eschatology
Welcome to part 2 of our discussion on The Paralysis of Pessimistic Eschatology. In this episode, we explore the fascinating realm of architecture, drawing a captivating parallel between the monumental cathedrals of the past, constructed over centuries for the greater good, and the contemporary trend of investing only a fraction of that time in building churches. Consider, for a moment, the mindset required to initiate a project that your great-great-great-grandchildren might witness completed. It's a testament to kingdom thinking and a reflection on what it means to contribute to something enduring for the greater good, beyond our immediate influence. Join us as we unravel the significance of these majestic cathedrals as pieces of architecture that communicate far beyond their physical structure.
Part 1: The Paralysis of Pessimistic Eschatology
In today's episode, we embark on a series exploring the dichotomy between pessimistic eschatology and optimistic eschatology. Let's clarify that when we use the term "pessimistic eschatology," it's an academic expression rather than a judgment on individuals as pessimists. This perspective centers on the belief in a progressive moral decline, positing that the world will deteriorate morally over time. It's not an indictment of those with a negative outlook; it's an exploration of theological viewpoints. Additionally, we'll be discussing the concept of Dominion, drawing from the Genesis 1:28 Dominion mandate: "Be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and every living thing that moves on the earth." Join us as we navigate these nuanced topics in today's episode.
A Biblical Definition of Glory
In this episode of Real Christianity, we delve into the concept of man as the glory of God. What exactly does this mean, and how does it shape our understanding of humanity in the context of faith? Join us as we explore the significance of humans being considered the glory of God and the implications it holds for our lives as Christians. To add depth to our discussion, we'll draw insights from 1 Corinthians 11:7-9, shedding light on the biblical foundation of this concept and its relevance to our everyday lives. Stay tuned for an insightful exploration into the profound meaning behind the idea that man is the glory of God.
Does God Care What We Wear to Church?
In a generation saturated in casual culture, pastor Dale Partridge examines the idea of dress during worship. Does God care what we wear to church or does God merely look at the heart? Join Dale as he evaluates these thoughts against the Scriptures.
Very clear and concise teaching. Great job!
Breaks down complicated biblical topics into ways that allow me to understand.
Thank you for sharing your wisdom. It’s a great way to grow and learn outside of Sunday morning.
I just ordered Simple Theology: A Gospel Catechism for Kids. I am very excited to read it with my kids.
Thanks for everything.