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Equipped for Ministry

Equipped for Ministry

By Aaron Batdorf
A podcast of Big Woods Bible Church seeking to equip the saints for the work of ministry.
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Is the death penalty biblically allowable?
In this episode, Pastors Aaron and Tim discuss what the Bible says about the death penalty!   https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/why-i-support-capital-punishment/  https://anchor.fm/accessibletheology/episodes/How-should-Christians-think-about-the-death-penalty-e137oq0/a-a3mqhr2
17:58
June 24, 2022
Summer reading list and other recommended resources!
In this episode, Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie discuss books, podcasts, websites, and music to help equip you for ministry! Links: Podcasts: The briefing: https://albertmohler.com/the-briefing Five minutes in church history: https://www.ligonier.org/podcasts/5-minutes-in-church-history-with-stephen-nichols Bible talk: https://www.9marks.org/tag/bible-talk/ In the Lord I take refuge: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/in-the-lord-i-take-refuge-daily-devotions-through/id1583833503 Music:  Sovereign Grace: https://sovereigngracemusic.org/ Cityalight: https://www.cityalight.com/ Norton Hall Band: https://www.sbts.edu/bgs/biblical-worship/norton-hall-band/ Shai Linne: https://www.shailinnemusic.com/ Songs from the New City Catechism: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPwoFK1MBpm4ClBAJbmfp3Lj0Z45yntcH Websites/blogs: TGC: TGC.org Kevin DeYoung: kevindeyoung.org Desiring God: desiringgod.org Tim Challies: https://www.challies.com/ TGC courses: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/courses/ Books:  Truth for Life Devotional: https://truthforlife.org/store/products/books-alistair-begg/truth-for-life-365-daily-devotions/?src=22LPA30&gclid=CjwKCAjwtIaVBhBkEiwAsr7-c-hOJVu6ZMQRf6LI9IfE4FUr9HsmLQKFTzSWswWV6k4OeeI4MtECIhoCGoQQAvD_BwE Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life: https://biblicalspirituality.org/product/spiritual-disciplines-for-the-christian-life/ No Shortcut to Success: https://www.crossway.org/books/no-shortcut-to-success-tpb/ Mama Bear Apologetics: https://mamabearapologetics.com/book/ The Death of Porn: https://www.crossway.org/books/the-death-of-porn-tpb/ The Pilgrim's Progress: https://www.amazon.com/Pilgrims-Progress-Bunyan-English-Illustrations/dp/1622452399 Strange New World: https://www.crossway.org/books/strange-new-world-tpb/ The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: https://www.crossway.org/books/the-rise-and-triumph-of-the-modern-self-hcj/ The Meaning of Marriage: https://timothykeller.com/books/the-meaning-of-marriage
31:28
June 09, 2022
How can my life have Christ-centered influences?
In this episode, Aaron and Bill talk about the many areas of our lives that should be Christ-centered!
20:10
May 26, 2022
What should we do during communion?
In this episode, Pastor Aaron and Robbie discuss the Lord's Supper and what we should be doing to prepare to take it as asked by a listener!
19:21
May 12, 2022
Equipped for ministry: Testimonies from Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie part 2
In this episode, Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie share how they were equipped for ministry! Listen in to some of our thoughts!
24:59
April 28, 2022
Equipped for ministry: Testimonies from Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie part 1
In this video, Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie share how they were equipped for ministry! Listen in to some of our thoughts!
29:01
April 14, 2022
How can the church minister faithfully to the next generation?
In this episode, Aaron, Stuart, and Robbie sit down to discuss what ministry looks like in some of the younger age groups. How can someone outside of those age groups minister to younger generations? Listen in to some of our thoughts!    For audio only, see links below!   Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/equipped-for-ministry/id1604649536  Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy83ZGE4MTFjOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1EMuPvObLnuOhA1h7SdqcD Anchor: https://anchor.fm/aaron-batdorf9
21:55
March 31, 2022
How to have a worship filled home
In this episode, Aaron sits down with Bill to have a conversation about what it looks like to have a home centered on true worship.
25:09
March 17, 2022
What is discipleship and how do I do it?
In this episode, pastor Aaron sits down with Robbie, the campus ministry intern at Big Woods Bible Church, for a discussion on discipleship. Listen in and let us know what you think!
23:23
March 03, 2022
Praying even when it's difficult
In this episode, Pastors Tim and Aaron discuss the discipline of prayer and how to do it even when it's difficult. 
14:54
February 17, 2022
What do I miss if I don't go to church?
In this episode, Pastors Tim and Aaron talk about the importance of church. 
13:55
February 03, 2022
Equipped for Ministry introduction and explanation
What is equipped for ministry and what do we hope to accomplish? Pastors Tim and Aaron sit down to discuss! 
12:09
January 12, 2022