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    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

Helping you thrive in life and ministry.

    Dr. Michael L. Peterson: Science, Evolutionary Biology and Scripture

    Dr. Michael L. Peterson: Science, Evolutionary Biology and Scripture

    Today on the podcast we have Dr. Michael L. Peterson, Professor of Philosophy at Asbury Seminary. Dr. Peterson joins us to talk about the integration of science and faith, particularly in the realm of evolutionary biology. A frequent lecturer on this subject, Dr. Peterson brings his depth of insight into the conversation and reminds us that if all truth is God’s truth, then science and evolutionary biology are worthy to be studied and understood in the light of scripture.

    • 49 min
    Dr. Ben Witherington III: Sola Scriptura

    Dr. Ben Witherington III: Sola Scriptura

    Today on the podcast we have Dr. Ben Witherington III, Jean R. Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Seminary. Dr. Witherington joins us to talk about his book Sola Scriptura, which released in October of 2023. In this episode we talk about what inspired him to write this book, the history of the phrase 'Sola Scriptura', why biblical literacy is important, and why he remains a passionate student of scripture. We also talk about Dr. Witherington's love for music, baseball and Tar Heel basketball.

    • 56 min
    Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield: A Life in Ministry

    Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield: A Life in Ministry

    Today on the podcast we have Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield. She is the 135th elected and consecrated bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, prelate of the 13th episcopal district, serving Kentucky and Tennessee. It was an honor to have Bishop Byfield in the studio during her time here at Asbury Seminary. In this episode we talk about Bishop Byfield's journey with God, how creativity brings her closer to God and what she has loved most about her life in ministry.

    • 36 min
    Dr. Jonathan Powers: New Life in the Risen Christ

    Dr. Jonathan Powers: New Life in the Risen Christ

    Today on the podcast we have Dr. Jonathan Powers. Dr. Powers is the Associate Dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of Mission and Ministry and the Assistant Professor of Worship Studies at Asbury Seminary. In this episode we talk about Dr. Powers's newest book New Life in the Risen Christ: A Wesleyan Theology of Baptism and his work on the hymnal Our Great Redeemers Praise, which released last November. We discuss the collaborative nature of both projects and their significance to the Church today.

    • 52 min
    Andrew Peterson: The Power of Stories

    Andrew Peterson: The Power of Stories

    Today on the podcast we have Andrew Peterson. Andrew is a recording artist, songwriter and award-winning author of The Wingfeather Saga. He is also the founder and president of The Rabbit Room, which fosters community and spiritual formation through music, story and art. In this episode we talk about Andrew’s journey as an artist, the challenges of being a touring musician and the joy of seeing his children pursue their art. Andrew also discusses his dream music project and talks about why he loves telling stories and how good stories can illuminate deep spiritual truths and help us understand our own stories. This interview was recorded while Andrew was on campus in November 2023 as part of the Seminary’s yearlong series of Centennial Celebration events.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Dr. John Oswalt: Called to Teach

    Dr. John Oswalt: Called to Teach

    Today on the podcast we have Dr. John Oswalt, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Seminary. He shares his story of coming to know Jesus, how he discerned his call to teaching and preaching, and why he is passionate about his work. We also talk about the importance of understanding Scripture and why theological education is vital when pursuing a call to pastoral ministry.

    • 40 min

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4.8 out of 5
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25 Ratings

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Please do a show on Predestination and Wesleyan Arminian Theology?

This is not really a review as much as a request. Could you please do a show on Predestination and Wesleyan Arminian Theology?

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Thankful for the way this podcast allows a new student to get to know more about Asbury leadership! Great conversations. 😊

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