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Schlep- from the German (schleppen) and Yiddish (shlepn): to drag or to haul; to make a tedious journey.

Christianity is a tedious journey of love and faith. Walk along with me and we'll carry each other's burdens.

The Schlep Joe Skillen

    • Christianity

Schlep- from the German (schleppen) and Yiddish (shlepn): to drag or to haul; to make a tedious journey.

Christianity is a tedious journey of love and faith. Walk along with me and we'll carry each other's burdens.

    022 | Q6: What does it mean to be holy?

    022 | Q6: What does it mean to be holy?

    The 6th century saw an explosion in monasteries around the Christian world. Many have their lives to the quiet and contemplative life, helping the church navigate a complicated era of entanglement with Empire. Holy people were “spiritual athletes” donating great efforts to please God and to help train others.

    • 11 min
    021 | Q5. “How Many Natures Does Christ Have?”

    021 | Q5. “How Many Natures Does Christ Have?”

    In this episode we will consider the 5th century church history question how many natures does Christ have?

    • 12 min
    020 | Q4: Are Jesus and the Holy Spirit Divine?

    020 | Q4: Are Jesus and the Holy Spirit Divine?

    We’re looking back to the 4th Century and covering a lot of ground, two ecumenical councils, and considering the great theological work in the 4th century.

    • 14 min
    019 | Q3 - “What Happens to Christians Who Backslide?”

    019 | Q3 - “What Happens to Christians Who Backslide?”

    We look at a dominant question in the 3rd century: “What happens when a Christian backslides?”

    • 12 min
    018 | Q2- “What Makes Someone a Heretic?”

    018 | Q2- “What Makes Someone a Heretic?”

    The Governing Question of the 2nd Century of World Christian History: “What Makes Someone a Heretic?”

    • 14 min
    017 | Q1- “What’s the relationship between Jews and Christians?”

    017 | Q1- “What’s the relationship between Jews and Christians?”

    World Christian History question of the 1st Century: What is the relationship between Jews and Christians?

    • 12 min

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He’s got his head in the heavens and feet on earthly ground. Love how you can get a head-full of knowledge from this podcast but never void of boots-on-the-ground application for life today.

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I think this young man will go far as a pastor.

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I enjoy listening simply because of the practicality. Joe is short and sweet, but unpacks a lot of meat in a practical illustration when it comes to our relationship with Jesus.

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