Church Theology

Finding a Book's Overall Message - Tools & Techniques (How to Read the Bible, Ep. 1)

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By Kirk E. Miller - CrossWay MKE
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A podcast on the church for the church hosted by Kirk E. Miller, et al. through the ministry of CrossWay Community Church in Milwaukee, WI.
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A podcast on the church for the church hosted by Kirk E. Miller, et al. through the ministry of CrossWay Community Church in Milwaukee, WI.
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The Message of Ecclesiastes, Pt. 1 (Ecclesiastes, Ep. 2)
In this episode, Dan and Kirk continue their discussion on Ecclesiastes by looking at the message (or main claim, or argument) of the book. They discuss the meaning of "vanity" (hevel), as well as some of the primary themes throughout the book.
28:40
December 9, 2019
The Method of Ecclesiastes (Ecclesiastes, Ep. 1)
Kirk and Dan begin there series on the book of Ecclesiastes. In this episode they look at the method that Ecclesiastes uses to communicate its message, namely how it functions as a unique expression of wisdom literature.
44:26
November 25, 2019
Finding a Book's Overall Message - Case Study: Philippians (How to Read the Bible, Ep. 2)
Kirk and Dan continue their work on how to find a Biblical book's overall message by looking to the book of Philippians as a test case.
43:11
November 18, 2019
Finding a Book's Overall Message - Tools & Techniques (How to Read the Bible, Ep. 1)
Kirk and Dan are gearing up to do a short series on Ecclesiastes. But before they do, they wanted to take a step back and ask, "What's the benefit of getting a Biblical book's big picture?" and "How do we do that?" (This episode and the following will serve as an initial contribution to what will become an ongoing collection of episodes on How to Read the Bible.)
46:02
November 11, 2019
The Importance of Theology, Pt. 3 (Church Theology, Ep. 7)
In this episode, Kirk and Dan conclude their discussion on the importance of doctrine and theology by finishing out talking about the hurdles we face along the way, as well as giving some practical tips and suggestions towards growing your discipline in theological learning.
36:09
November 4, 2019
The Importance of Theology, Pt. 2 (Church Theology, Ep. 6)
Dan and Kirk continue their discussion on the importance of theology in the life of the believer and the life of the church. In this episode they talk about things like "theological triage" (or "dogmatic rank"), the Biblical spirit in which we are to hold to sound doctrine, as well as some initial hurdles we might face along the way.
33:38
October 28, 2019
The Importance of Theology, Pt. 1 (Church Theology, Ep. 5)
In this episode, Kirk and Dan discuss "What is theology and why does it matter? Does it?"
36:58
October 21, 2019
God's Vision for the Church, Pt. 2 (Church Theology, Ep. 4)
Kirk and Dan continue their discussion on God's vision for the church by asking some diagnostic questions that help us consider what it looks like for us to pursue this vision in our own life.
41:14
October 14, 2019
God's Vision for the Church, Pt. 1 (Church Theology, Ep. 3)
In this episode Kirk and Dan continue their series on the concept of a "Church Theology" by digging into God's Biblical vision for the church. In the last two episodes we saw how God views the church, how he sees it. But now, what is God's vision for the church -- his desire for it and plan as it were to embody its calling and live out its mission?
47:43
October 7, 2019
God's View of the Church, Pt. 2 (Church Theology, Ep. 2)
Kirk and Dan continue their discussion on God's view of the church by now asking, "How does God's view of the church affect our own? And what does this mean for us practically when we adopt God's view?"
39:35
September 30, 2019
God's View of the Church, Pt. 1 (Church Theology, Ep. 1)
Church Theology is a podcast "on the church for the church." As such, we thought it'd be helpful to start off our podcast with an introduction series on that very idea of "church theology." We begin here in this episode by looking at the church, specifically God's view of the church and how that view should shape our own. In future episodes in this series we plan to look at God's vision for the church as well as the importance of the church's theology in living out that vision.
33:49
September 24, 2019
Church Theology - Preview
Announcing a new podcast, Church Theology: On the Church, For the Church. Join Kirk E. Miller and co-hosts as they dive into an array of topics, all the while asking, "How does this equip us for our mission as a church and as followers of Jesus?"
04:37
August 22, 2019
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