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A weekly conversation about how the gospel of Jesus Christ connects to the questions and issues of everyday life. Hosted by the leaders of Coram Deo Church in Omaha, Nebraska.

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A weekly conversation about how the gospel of Jesus Christ connects to the questions and issues of everyday life. Hosted by the leaders of Coram Deo Church in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Episode 279: Interview with Matthew Kruse

    Episode 279: Interview with Matthew Kruse

    Ever wondered how to build a strong local church in a post-Christian city? In this special episode, Bob sits down with Boston native Matthew Kruse, pastor and leader of the Seven Mile Road family of churches, to discuss Matt's new book, "What Church Can Be," releasing April 1. Pre-order the book here: amzn.to/2wciuXV

    • 32 min
    Episode 278: The Coronavirus Quarantine Episode

    Episode 278: The Coronavirus Quarantine Episode

    In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the crew came together to record a special episode bringing some wisdom, humor, and perspective to the situation. Please remember to wash your hands thoroughly before listening to this episode.

    • 38 min
    Episode 277: Must Pro-Life Mean Pro-Trump?

    Episode 277: Must Pro-Life Mean Pro-Trump?

    In a recent article in Christianity Today, author Karen Swallow Prior reflects on her years of pro-life activism and the unsettledness she felt at the 2020 March for Life. In this episode, we discuss both her essay and another recent article tracing the history of the pro-life cause as we consider the question, "Must Pro-Life mean Pro-Trump?"

    https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/february-web-only/must-pro-life-mean-pro-trump-karen-swallow-prior.html

    https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/way-pro-life-protesters-think/

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    Episode 276: The Patient Ferment of the Early Church

    Episode 276: The Patient Ferment of the Early Church

    Among the many books Bob read on sabbatical was the thought-provoking book by Alan Kreider, "The Patient Ferment of the Early Church." In this episode, Bob summarizes the book and we discuss how Kreider's ideas might play out in ministry today.

    "The Patient Ferment of the Early Church"
    https://www.amazon.com/Patient-Ferment-Early-Church-Christianity/dp/0801048494

    Episode 275: Top 3 Books Bob Read on Sabbatical

    Episode 275: Top 3 Books Bob Read on Sabbatical

    It's no secret that Bob really likes to read. So we weren't surprised to hear that Bob read a lot of books while on sabbatical. In this episode he narrows it down to his top 3... or 4 or 5, and shares how these books challenged, provoked, and encouraged him.
    Seeing Through Cynicism:
    https://www.amazon.com/Seeing-Through-Cynicism-Reconsideration-Suspicion/dp/0830833889
    The City of God:
    https://www.amazon.com/City-God-Saint-Augustine-Hippo/dp/1598563378
    Rubicon:
    https://www.amazon.com/Rubicon-Last-Years-Roman-Republic-ebook/dp/B0012RMVEI
    Dominion:
    https://www.amazon.com/Dominion-Christian-Revolution-Remade-World/dp/0465093507

    • 21 min
    Episode 274: Bob's Sabbatical Summary

    Episode 274: Bob's Sabbatical Summary

    The Wednesday Conversation is back! Bob was on a sabbatical for the last three months and in this episode, he shares about what his experience was like. Spoiler alert: it wasn't awesome! Listen in as Bob talks about some of the despair and cynicism he experienced while away and how the Lord met him in the midst of it.

    • 35 min

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