198 episodes

Please consider supporting this podcast by going to: https://www.patreon.com/eikonpodcastJoin Michael Burns (biblical teacher, author, and speaker), Jason Alexander (pastor, speaker), and Gianna Hearn (journalist, host of "The Weekly G" video news magazine of the NBA G-League) for a fun, lively, and relevant examination of biblical texts, emphasizing their historical and cultural context with an eye on applying those principles into the mess of modern life. To submit questions, or suggestions, or give feedback contact us at eikonpodcast@gmail.com. If you're a new listener. Welcome and thank you. We recommend that you start listening to season 4, episode 93. After you're caught up to the present, we suggest that you then go back and explore the first 3 seasons when the podcast was still called "All Things to All People with Michael Burns."

The Eikon Podcast Michael Burns

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

Please consider supporting this podcast by going to: https://www.patreon.com/eikonpodcastJoin Michael Burns (biblical teacher, author, and speaker), Jason Alexander (pastor, speaker), and Gianna Hearn (journalist, host of "The Weekly G" video news magazine of the NBA G-League) for a fun, lively, and relevant examination of biblical texts, emphasizing their historical and cultural context with an eye on applying those principles into the mess of modern life. To submit questions, or suggestions, or give feedback contact us at eikonpodcast@gmail.com. If you're a new listener. Welcome and thank you. We recommend that you start listening to season 4, episode 93. After you're caught up to the present, we suggest that you then go back and explore the first 3 seasons when the podcast was still called "All Things to All People with Michael Burns."

    S6E181: New Creation 13: The New Creation Realm and the Next Generation

    S6E181: New Creation 13: The New Creation Realm and the Next Generation

    In this episode of the Eikon Podcast, Michael Burns is joined by his son Elijah Burns to discuss the concept of new creation. They explore the characteristics of new creation in Galatians, including the importance of image-bearing, the need for alternative wisdom, freedom from the powers, and the way of the cross. They also discuss the challenges of navigating old creation dynamics in church culture and Christian college campuses. Elijah shares his personal journey of breaking free from a che...

    • 46 min
    S6E180: New Creation 12: What is the Ministry of Reconciliation, Really?

    S6E180: New Creation 12: What is the Ministry of Reconciliation, Really?

    Gianna and Michael discuss the concept of new creation and how it relates to the Christian life. They explore the idea that the struggles and hardships in life can lead to growth and transformation. They also discuss the importance of living a life that is focused on God's wisdom and not the world's standards of success. The conversation highlights the need for Christians to live in a way that is different from the world and to be ambassadors of reconciliation.Takeaways- The Christian life is...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    S6E179: New Creation 11: When the Church Attempts to Impress

    S6E179: New Creation 11: When the Church Attempts to Impress

    Michael and Jason dive into 2 Corinthians looking starting with the idea that new creation is not just about individual transformation, but also about the transformation of the church body as a whole. They explore the idea that true thriving is not about worldly success or impressive appearances, but about embracing weakness and dependence on God. They emphasize the importance of viewing success and thriving through the lens of faith, rather than the standards of the world. The conversation c...

    • 56 min
    S6E178: The Other Realm w/ Thabani: Are Ghosts Real?

    S6E178: The Other Realm w/ Thabani: Are Ghosts Real?

    Are ghosts real? Thabani and Michael look at ghosts in both the popular and biblical contexts. They explore the Western perspective on ghosts and the fascination with ghost movies and stories, despite a low percentage of Americans who say they believe in ghosts. Thabani shares his personal experiences with seeing a ghost-like figure as a child and a friend's encounter with a supernatural presence. Michael also shares his own experiences, including hearing a voice in a historic mansion and his...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    S6E177: New Creation 10: Should We Eat at a Fancy Restaurant?

    S6E177: New Creation 10: Should We Eat at a Fancy Restaurant?

    In this episode, Michael and Gianna discuss the topic of indulgence and whether it is acceptable for Christians to enjoy lavish things. The conversation explores the balance between enjoying life and being mindful of those who are less fortunate, exploring the concepts of lack and abundance and its impact on our mindset and actions. They highlight how focusing on lack can lead to division, tribalism, and chaos. They discuss the balance between enjoying God's creation and sharing it with other...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    S6E176: New Creation 9: Why The Creation Was Not Perfect

    S6E176: New Creation 9: Why The Creation Was Not Perfect

    The Eikon team explores the idea that creation was never a completed project, but rather had room for growth and development. Michael, Jason, and Gianna discuss the concept of new creation in the Bible, particularly in the writings of Paul and Isaiah. They explore the idea that creation is not a finished product, but a process of becoming all that it is meant to be. They also discuss how new creation is not just a future hope, but something that is already happening in the present.Takeaways- ...

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

R Alejandro ,

Great podcast!

I found you recently and I love your podcast! Great dynamic you guys all have and I love the way you communicate the clear application of God’s word. Keep it up! Your sister in Christ and fellow podcaster Rosie Alejandro of the Driven In Her Purpose podcast 💖

hckuan ,

Great Insightful Review of the Scriptures

Love listening to the episodes and listening to insightful commentary on the scriptures/passages they’re reading. I’m grateful for them striving to read the passages with a cultural and (possibly) original language(s) viewpoint

H.M. Hayes ,

Hooked!

Can’t stop listening!! Very mentally stimulating and eye opening! Great job Michael!

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