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In "Bible Better" author and editor Jordan Loftis blends the history, culture, science, and story of Scripture to help us all understand and apply the Bible better.

The Bible Better Podcast Jordan Loftis with Short Daily Devotions

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In "Bible Better" author and editor Jordan Loftis blends the history, culture, science, and story of Scripture to help us all understand and apply the Bible better.

    How Christians Can Be Gospel-Powered in the 2020 Election Cycle [BB012]

    How Christians Can Be Gospel-Powered in the 2020 Election Cycle [BB012]

    Entering into an election year in the United States, it is important for us as Christians to think about how we can remain gospel-powered throughout the conversations that surround politics and elections.
    In today's episode, Jordan talks through some ways to remain rooted in your faith despite the political turmoil all around. He explores:
    How to win people, not just arguments
    Identifying with the moral and fundamental sides of an issue, instead of the political party view
    Behaving like Jesus: wise as a serpent, but gentle as a dove
    Join Jordan Loftis, Editor of Short Daily Devotions, as he reminds us to seek the good of the world and remain gospel-powered throughout the 2020 election cycle and beyond. 

    • 12 min
    Is “Self-Help” Christian? A Guide to Personal Growth in 2020 [BB011]

    Is “Self-Help” Christian? A Guide to Personal Growth in 2020 [BB011]

    Have you ever felt uncomfortable with "personal growth" ideas as a Christian?
    (I go deep on this in my new book.)
    Sometimes the positive, self-helpy phrases seem fluffy, hollow, and even selfish. I've struggled to balance a drive to grow with a focus on spiritual things...
    So as Christians, where do we fall on the self-improvement spectrum? Are we not allowed to focus on those things?
    Actually, I've realized just the contrary and I dig into that in this episode of the Bible Better Podcast. 

    • 26 min
    How to Tell Truth From Lies [BB010]

    How to Tell Truth From Lies [BB010]

    If we listen for the Holy Spirit's voice, we will hear the voice of truth...
    In today’s episode, Jordan explores why the ability to discern truth from lies is so vitally important, and how it's actually part of the spiritual battle happening on Earth and throughout humanity, every single day.
    Join Jordan Loftis, Editor of Short Daily Devotions, as he talks through the ways the Bible guides us in deciphering truth from lies in our world today. 

    • 34 min
    Philosophy and Christianity: A Case for Biblical Faith [BB009]

    Philosophy and Christianity: A Case for Biblical Faith [BB009]

    In this episode of the Bible Better podcast, Jordan is joined by Dr. Doug Groothuis, Professor of Philosophy at Denver Seminary. Dr. Groothuis is the author of Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith. In this podcast, Jordan and Dr. Groothuis dig into philosophy and it's relationship to Christianity. They dive deep into questions that Dr. Groothuis has fielded as a professor of Philosophy and a Christian, and explore how the Bible itself aids the exploration of Christianity and Philosophy together. 
    Join Jordan Loftis, Editor of Short Daily Devotions, and Dr. Doug Groothuis for an exploratory episode of the Bible Better podcast.

    • 45 min
    Studying the Psalms to Transform Your Life [BB008]

    Studying the Psalms to Transform Your Life [BB008]

    No matter where you are in life, the Psalms will meet you there…
    In this episode of the Bible Better podcast, Jordan is joined by musician and friend Shane Heilman of The Psalms Project. The Psalms Project’s musical mission is to set all 150 Psalms to music, including the essential meaning of every verse, with accuracy, cultural relevance, and musical excellence. In this podcast, Jordan and Shane explore:
    How the Psalms have inspired Shane to follow God’s calling in this mission
    The origins of the Psalms and their long history of inspiring believers
    Shane’s approach to studying and understanding the deep, unique meaning of each Psalm
    Join Jordan Loftis, Editor of Short Daily Devotions, and Shane Heilman, creator of The Psalms Project, as they dive into the “most popular part of the most popular book ever written”.
    Get The Psalms Project albums here: www.thepsalmprojectband.com/store
    Listen for free here: www.youtube.com/user/snheilman
    Resources for studying: www.thepsalmsprojectband.com/resources

    • 44 min
    God's Place For You with Author Megan Valentine [BB007]

    God's Place For You with Author Megan Valentine [BB007]

    Join Jordan Loftis and author of the bestseller, "No Place Like Known," Megan Valentine as they talk about God's place and calling for your life.
    Megan shares the fear (and joy) of leaving a long ministry career for a new season, how to discern when it's time to move, and where to find our ultimate identities.
    All proceeds from Megan's new book support Zoe International, a ministry fighting sex trafficking around the world. You can support this mission by buying the book in paperback, Kindle, or Audible.
    You can learn more about Megan on her website at mvalentine.com or on Facebook or Instagram.

    • 37 min

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The Bible Better Podcast

This is an excellent, inspiring podcast! So often Bible podcast lack meaningful connection to our lives. Jordan Loftis does an outstanding job of making scripture relevant and applicable to our everyday lives. Jordan takes the religion out and puts the relationship back into faith. What refreshing start to the day!

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