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Conversations with a Calvinist

By Medford Foskey
Welcome to Conversations with a Calvinist. This podcast is dedicated to helping believers better understand scripture, defend truth, and engage culture. The host is Pastor Keith Foskey from Jacksonville, Florida.
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Review of the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum
Pastor Keith and his family visited the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum on their vacation this year. In this podcast, he gives his thoughts as both a pastor and parent about the trip and about the subject of Christian theme parks in general. 
44:35
August 2, 2021
Warning on the Latest Stimulus
On this episode of Conversations with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews accountant Jaret Rice on the latest round of government stimulus payments, which have the potential of drastically affecting tax returns this coming year. 
23:38
July 16, 2021
Prepping for Hurricane Season
On today's program, Pastor Keith welcomes back Matthew Hinson to discuss the subject of hurricane season, an annual issue for those who live in Florida. Hinson, a lifelong Florida resident, has some interesting insights in how to prepare for the storms. 
57:43
July 9, 2021
Plagiarism in the Pulpit
On today's program, Pastor Keith welcomes a panel of guests to discuss recent events involving J.D. Greear and Ed Litton and the subject of pastors "borrowing" sermons. Is this something we should be concerned about in the church? 
54:35
June 30, 2021
Why Call Yourself a Calvinist?
On this episode of Conversations with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith addresses a common question which folks often ask: Why do you call yourself a Calvinist? 
17:33
June 24, 2021
Al Mohler is Not SBC President
"Conversations with a Calvinist" Episode 11 - Al Mohler is Not SBC President. In this episode, pastor Keith gives his thoughts about the recent voting in of Ed Litton as the new SBC president.
26:49
June 17, 2021
Local Bakery Loses Favor with Woke Mob
A local bakery came under fire from the woke mob because someone in their business had the audacity to post on their social media page in support of God's design for sexuality. 
19:46
June 10, 2021
Taking Pride in Sin
On this episode, Pastor Keith discusses what the Bible says about the sin which is celebrated during Pride month. 
37:18
June 3, 2021
Responding to Exvangelicals and Deconstructing the Faith
A recent popular term used by those who are departing the biblical faith is deconstruction or becoming an "exvangelical". In this interview, pastor Keith talks with Rich Suplita, a former atheist, about the arguments which are often used by those leaving the faith and the heart of the issue, which is that it actually is a "heart" issue. 
44:39
May 27, 2021
What Makes Something Pornography?
On today's episode, Pastor Keith welcomes back Matthew Hinson to discuss the very important subject of pornography. Most specifically, what makes something pornography? Does the Bible define this term? Warning, for anyone with younger listeners, today's episode may contain subject matter too mature for them. Parental discretion is advised. 
59:23
May 19, 2021
Navigating Gray Areas
There are many things which the Bible is very clear about, especially regarding morals. But other things fall into somewhat “gray” areas. Today, we will discuss how to discern God’s will when the Bible is silent or unclear.
56:29
May 12, 2021
Classical Arguments for God's Existence
On today's episode, Pastor Keith expands on a recent series on apologetics he has been teaching at Sovereign Grace Academy by looking at the cosmological, teleological, ontological, and moral arguments for the existence of God. 
29:51
May 5, 2021
Should We Only Use the King James Version?
On this episode, Pastor Keith answers a listener question about the exclusive use of the King James Bible. 
35:04
April 28, 2021
How to Choose a Commentary
On this episode, Pastor Keith answers a listener question about how to choose a commentary for bible study. 
35:56
April 21, 2021
Modernism and Postmodernism
On this episode of the podcast, Pastor Keith welcomes Matthew Hinson to discuss the influences of modernism and postmodernism in the world and in the church. 
46:53
April 14, 2021
Where Do We Draw the Line?
On today's program, we answer a listener question about the subject of ecumenism. 
35:59
April 7, 2021
CWAC Final Episode... Kinda
The daily podcast is coming to an end, but the show must go on. We are moving to a weekly program called "Conversations with a Calvinist" so stay tuned! 
06:11
April 5, 2021
Why Do We Call Today Good Friday?
Why do we call the day Jesus died on the cross Good?
15:17
April 2, 2021
What is Maundy Thursday?
We continue our discussion of Holy Week by looking at what happened on Thursday prior to the crucifixion. Why have Christians called this day Maundy Thursday? 
14:38
April 1, 2021
Can the Resurrection Accounts be Harmonized?
The resurrection account is in all four Gospels, yet told from different perspectives. Some say these four accounts cannot be harmonized. We address this issue in today's program. 
17:47
March 31, 2021
The Essential Resurrection
Pastor Keith gives an overview of why the resurrection is essential to the Gospel from 1 Corinthians 15:1-8.
14:21
March 30, 2021
What is Holy Week?
On this episode, Pastor Keith explains the significance of the time of year we typically call "Holy Week". 
13:58
March 29, 2021
Who is the god of this age? (2 Corinthians 4:4)
This episode is in response to a listener question about the identity of the "god of this world/age" in 2 Corinthians 4:4. 
15:40
March 26, 2021
Dangers of Being Stimulus Rich
Some folks are seeing their stimulus checks as a reason to quit working, which is a very dangerous and shortsighted plan. On today's program, Pastor Foskey discusses the importance of being wise with our finances and understanding our vocation as a way to glorify God.
12:45
March 25, 2021
Response to Liberation Theology
In this episode, Pastor Keith shares and responds to a statement about Liberation Theology made by Ibram X Kendi. 
19:15
March 24, 2021
A Problem in Modern Preaching
Recently Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark made waves by suggesting in his sermon that the reason marital problems was that wives needed to lose weight. What leads to this kind of preaching? We explore this on today's program. 
17:18
March 23, 2021
What is a Covenant?
On this episode, we hear a short clip from last week's sermon at SGFC on the subject of covenants. We answer the question, "What is a Covenant?"
10:44
March 22, 2021
When Should My Child Be Baptized?
The question which often is hardest for baptist parents is when should my child be baptized. Pastor Keith address this difficult question in today's episode. 
14:18
March 19, 2021
Prayer for Missionaries in Myanmar
Heartcry Missionary Society has posted a special prayer request for missionaries in Myanmar. In this episode, Pastor Keith reads the prayer request and encourages prayers of support. 
09:56
March 18, 2021
If We Have the Holy Spirit, Why Do We Need the Bible?
Recently, a popular trend among some in the evangelical world is to say we do not need the Bible because we have the Holy Spirit. But this is a false dichotomy and Pastor Keith explains why on today's episode
11:10
March 17, 2021
Catholic Statement on Gay Marriage
Recently, the Catholic Church made an official statement on gay marriage which was rebuffed by many celebrities and the media. In this episode, we examine some of the controversy. 
14:20
March 16, 2021
Defense of Capital Punishment
The world says that capital punishment is primitive and obscene. But God established it to actually show the value of human life. 
13:28
March 15, 2021
Shameless Plug Day
On today's program, Pastor Keith talks about some of the educational material available on the Sovereign Grace Family Church website. 
12:14
March 12, 2021
Did Jesus Repent? A Response to Brandan Robertson
In a recent video, a minister named Brandan Robertson accused Jesus of repenting of a racial slur. What are the impications and dangers of such an aberrant Christology? Pastor Foskey responds on today's episode.
12:31
March 11, 2021
From Superman to Super Straight
On today's episode, Pastor Foskey breaks down the latest in strange things coming out of popular culture, i.e. the concept of being super straight. Clown world has leveled up again, so hold on to your seats for this one! 
12:40
March 10, 2021
TV Show Review - Superman and Lois
On today's program, Pastor Keith reviews a new Superman TV show. Since being a kid, he has loved Superman tv and movies, so how does this new program stand up and is it worth watching? 
30:52
March 9, 2021
Genesis 8:22 and Climate Change
What promise do we have in scripture regarding the earth's seasonal cycles which should give us comfort regarding climate change?
05:33
March 8, 2021
What is the Proper Mode of Baptism?
One side disagreement which often arises among Christians is what mode of baptism is taught in scripture? Is it immersion, pouring, sprinkling, or something else? On today's program, Pastor Keith address this subject as a followup to the previous program on the differing views of baptism. 
13:23
March 5, 2021
Different Views on Baptism
On today's episode, Pastor Keith supplements his class at Sovereign Grace Academy by going over the various understandings of Christian baptism. He discusses the difference between Paedobaptism and Credobaptism and some of the history surrounding each view. 
27:24
March 4, 2021
Does God Forget?
On today's program, we listen to a clip from a recent message by pastor Keith where he expounds on Genesis 8:1 which reads "God remembered Noah".
23:40
March 3, 2021
Interview with a Former Atheist
On today's episode, Pastor Keith welcomes Rich Suplita to the program. Rich is a former atheist and college professor who now is working to bring the Gospel on to college campuses. His story is so encouraging in regards to what God can do. You can learn more about Rich at his website askaformeratheist.com.
45:20
March 2, 2021
One Year After 14 Days to Flatten the Curve
March 2020 was the start of a strange turn in recent American history. Today, Pastor Keith gives the last year in review and his thoughts on the implications for the near future. 
18:09
March 1, 2021
The Vice of Virtue Signaling
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we have another Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable. Pastor Keith welcomes back Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden to the program where they discuss the dangers of Christians giving in to the cultural practice of "virtue signaling". 
53:45
February 26, 2021
Does John Piper's Son Disqualify Him?
On this program, Pastor Keith responds to recent criticisms of John Piper, whose son recently went viral as an atheist. Should Piper resign as an elder? Today, we explore this argument. 
14:50
February 25, 2021
The Instrumental Cause of Salvation
On this episode, Pastor Keith discusses the different ways we understand the concept of causation and how the 16th century reformers understood faith as a cause of salvation. 
12:19
February 24, 2021
Recommendation - Noah's Ark Booklet
On today's program, we review and recommend a booklet on Noah's Ark from Answers in Genesis. 
14:46
February 23, 2021
How was there enough water to flood the earth?
One of the questions many people ask about Noah's Ark is "where did all the water come from?" On today's episode, we get to hear a portion of a recent sermon by Pastor Keith where he addresses this question. 
14:10
February 22, 2021
MacArthur, Money and Cancel Culture
On this edition of the Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable, Pastor Keith welcomes Richard Rhoden and Sam Brown back to the show to discuss a variety of topics including a recent article about the wealth of Dr. John MacArthur and Senator Ted Cruz who escaped his state's winter storm by flying down to Mexico. We ended the show by prayer for Pastor Coates in Canada who is currently in jail for violating a Covid19 restriction. 
48:16
February 19, 2021
Remembering Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh passed into eternity yesterday and on today's program Pastor Keith remembers his life and legacy. 
15:04
February 18, 2021
On the Death of Fred Price
On this episode, Pastor Keith discusses the passing of Fred Price, a well-known prosperity gospel preacher. 
18:22
February 17, 2021
Christian School Under Fire Over Girl "Crush"
Recently a Christian school came under fire for expelling a 2nd grade girl for saying she had a crush on another girl. On today's program, Pastor Keith welcomes Austin Tucker, Pastor and Christian school principal to discuss this matter. 
40:12
February 16, 2021
The Legend of St. Valentine
Who was St. Valentine and why do we connect him with the concepts of love and intimacy? 
09:07
February 15, 2021
Are Old Testament Saints Christians?
On today's episode, Pastor Keith answers a listener question about the condition of Old Testament saints?
13:59
February 12, 2021
Problems in the Church (Pt3)
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and his guest hosts Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden conclude their discussion about common problems in modern churches. 
54:20
February 11, 2021
Problems in the Church (Pt2)
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and his guest hosts Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden continue their discussion about common problems in modern churches. 
32:08
February 10, 2021
Problems in the Church (Part 1)
This week on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and his guests Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden discuss problems in the contemporary church on another edition of the Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable. 
01:01:14
February 9, 2021
Gamestop and Greed
Two weeks ago, nobody cared about Gamestop. The company was close to moving into the same obscurity as Blockbuster Video. But with the advent of a new generation of stock traders and commission free trading, things have changed... but what's it all about? Pastor Keith and his guest, CPA Jaret Rice discuss this situation in today's interview. 
33:09
February 8, 2021
Questions from a Non-Calvinist (Part 2)
On today's program, Pastor Keith discusses questions about Calvinism from his friend Matthew Hinson, who does not hold to the Calvinist position. This is part TWO of a two-part interview, so if you have not hear part ONE please go listen to that first. If you have questions, please email us at CalvinistPodcast@gmail.com
37:12
February 5, 2021
Questions from a Non-Calvinist (Part 1)
On today's program, Pastor Keith discusses questions about Calvinism from his friend Matthew Hinson, who does not hold to the Calvinist position. This is part one of a two-part interview. If you have questions, please email us at CalvinistPodcast@gmail.com 
59:01
February 4, 2021
Groundhog Day and Reincarnation
Yesterday was groundhog day. In the film based on the holiday, the character is forced to relive the same day over and over again in a seemingly endless loop of reincarnation. He had do over after do over to get life right. But reality does not afford endless retries. We have but one life in which to repent and trust in Christ. 
14:01
February 3, 2021
A Question about Regeneration and Indwelling
If a person must be regenerate to believe, does this mean all Old Testament saints were indwelled by the Spirit?
17:24
February 2, 2021
If None Are Righteous, What About Noah?
Calvinists often make a point to declare none are righteous, but how do we account for the many people in Scripture declared to be righteous, like Noah?
09:27
February 1, 2021
Interview with Pastor Kenny Roberts of Missionway Church
On today's program, we feature an interview with a local pastor in the Jacksonville area, Kenny Roberts of Missionway Church. 
42:20
January 29, 2021
Are the sons of God angels in Genesis 6?
This is a section of a sermon Pastor Keith preached on Genesis 6:1-8. 
15:30
January 28, 2021
All These Executive Orders
On today's episode, Pastor Keith discusses an article from Army.com which discusses a chaplain being investigated about a post he put on facebook regarding transgender soldiers. 
11:12
January 27, 2021
The Passing of Larry King
With the passing of Larry King, we take the time to remember an important quote he gave regarding a question about Jesus Christ. 
13:05
January 26, 2021
Book Review - 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You
On this episode, Pastor Keith is again joined by Richard Rhoden and Sam Brown, this time to discuss a book they all read entitled "12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You" by Tony Reinke. 
51:25
January 25, 2021
Does God Have Two Wills?
On today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we listen to a portion of a recent lesson from Sovereign Grace Academy. To learn more about the academy, visit www.SGFCjax.org/academy 
25:16
January 22, 2021
One Good Thing About the Inauguration
In spite of all the negative, there is one good thing to come out of the inauguration of the new president. 
13:47
January 21, 2021
Thoughts about the Inauguration
Today we see an administration change and while many faiths are preparing to gather for their inter-faith prayer service, true believers in Christ need to be praying for national repentance. 
14:26
January 20, 2021
Does God Intend to Save Everyone?
On this episode, Pastor Keith follows up a question which was raised at a recent event he attended about the nature and disposition of God's grace. 
14:28
January 19, 2021
Biden's First 100 Days
On another episode of the Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable, Pastor Keith welcomes Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden to again discuss the political situation surrounding the 2020 presidential election. Today they discuss what they predict for the first 100 days of a Biden presidency. 
40:09
January 18, 2021
Inspiration, Inerrancy and Infallibility
On this episode, we get to hear a short clip from a recent class by Pastor Foskey at Sovereign Grace Academy. 
19:41
January 15, 2021
Come Join Our Academy
Tonight begins our new term at Sovereign Grace Academy, so on this episode Pastor Keith explains the goals and purpose of our two year program. 
15:13
January 14, 2021
Be Careful with Conspiracies
Conspiracies are nothing new and they often hide an even deeper and sometimes more serious truth. But we must be careful how much we allow them to affect how we see our lives. 
17:52
January 13, 2021
Intellectually Fulfilled Heathens
This episode of Coffee with a Calvinist features a portion of a recent sermon by Pastor Keith on Genesis 4. 
10:11
January 12, 2021
Censorship of Conservative Voices
How should we respond to the obvious current censorship of conservative voices happening on social media platforms?
18:53
January 11, 2021
Was this a Fair or Fraudulent Election?
This is another edition of the Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable. In this episode, Pastor Keith is joined by Richard Rhoden and Sam Brown to discuss the recent events at the Capitol and ask the question, "was this election fair or fraudulent?"
01:01:39
January 8, 2021
Are Audiobooks a Substitute for Reading?
Do you think that listening to a book is the equivalent of reading it? Pastor Keith discusses this often debated topic on today's episode. 
19:21
January 7, 2021
Reading More Books in 2021
Along with the Bible, have you thought about what other books you want to tackle this year? 
13:36
January 6, 2021
Are You Reading the Bible in 2021?
Whats your plan to systematically work your way through bible reading in 2021?
18:42
January 5, 2021
Amen or A-Woman? Seriously?
On the first episode of 2021, Pastor Foskey addresses the opening prayer of the 117th Congress of the United States. 
19:15
January 4, 2021
Resolution vs Repentance
On the episode, Pastor Foskey ends 2020 with a conversation about the difference between repentance and a resolution. 
18:37
December 31, 2020
Would 2020 Be Different if it were 1995?
On today's program, Pastor Keith considers some of the worst parts of 2020 and asks if these things would have been different in a different era of time? 
21:53
December 30, 2020
The Church is Israel
On today's episode, Pastor Keith answers a question from a church member regarding a recent message. Why do we believe the church is spiritual Israel? Listen and see...
32:44
December 29, 2020
Regarding Ravi
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses recent events surrounding the ministry of the late Ravi Zacharias. 
22:01
December 28, 2020
The Worst Christmas Songs of All Time
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith hosts another Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable to discuss the best and worst Christmas songs. Today he discusses the worst of the worst in Christmas music. 
32:40
December 24, 2020
Christmas Music Debate - Christmas Carols
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith hosts another Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable to discuss the best and worst Christmas songs. Today he discusses Christmas carols. 
30:46
December 23, 2020
Christmas Music Debate - Greatest Hymns
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith hosts another Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable to discuss the best and worst Christmas songs. Today he discusses traditional hymns.
24:12
December 22, 2020
The Great Eggnog Debate
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we have another "Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable" to discuss a very serious topic: Which Eggnog is best? 
27:14
December 21, 2020
The Shame of Comparing Jesus to the Covid Vaccine
On today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith responds to a Twitter post by Duke Kwon and a response by Joshua Wu, PhD. It involves comparing the Covid vaccine with the coming of Jesus Christ. 
22:32
December 18, 2020
Struggles of Faith and Family
Today's episode is inspired by a listener question. How do grandparents evangelize their unbelieving children's children?
22:13
December 17, 2020
Is Jesus Repackaged Mythology?
Every year around Christmas and Easter, many skeptics will claim the life of Jesus is nothing more than a repackaging of the ancient myths of Horus, Mithras, Attis and others. But is this true? 
16:34
December 16, 2020
Christian Parents and Santa
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith talks about a very common issue among Christian parents: How do we address the "Santa question"? 
21:01
December 15, 2020
What Did Mary Know?
A popular meme making the rounds argues that Mary Did You Know is a bad Christmas song because Mary DID know. So today, on Coffee with a Calvinist, we ask, "What did Mary know?"
16:55
December 14, 2020
Christmas Gifts for Unbelievers
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses gift ideas for the unbelievers in your life. 
15:02
December 11, 2020
Christmas Gift Ideas for Believers
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses gift ideas for the believers in your life. 
17:47
December 10, 2020
Responding to No Gun Santa
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith responds to a video of a mall Santa who refuses when a kid asks for a nerf gun for Christmas. Are all guns evil? Should we be teaching this to our kids? 
19:53
December 9, 2020
Does the Bible Condemn Christmas Trees?
Christmas is a season filled with debates over how Christians ought, or ought not, to celebrate. One of the issues people argue is over the Christmas tree. Is it pagan? Is it forbidden in Scripture? We tackle this question on today's episode.
20:14
December 8, 2020
Should We Call Ellen Elliot?
On today's episode, we deal with the question of transgender identification in regard to names and pronouns. This is an issue which our culture has already decided, but culture cannot dictate the truth. 
18:51
December 7, 2020
What is the Greatest Christmas Movie? (Debate Part 5)
On this final episode in the debate over the greatest Christmas movies, Keith, Richard and Sam discuss what it means to be a family friendly Christmas movie and which movies qualify for that particular label. What is the greatest family friendly Christmas movie? And how do we know if one qualifies?
52:48
December 4, 2020
What is the Greatest Christmas Movie (Debate Part 4)
On this episode, Keith and Richard look over the past three days of debate and give some retractions and reevaluations of our choices regarding what constitutes a Christmas movie. 
15:31
December 3, 2020
What is the Greatest Christmas Movie? (Debate Part 3)
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist Podcast, our host and his two guests conclude their debate over what makes for the greatest Christmas movie of all time!
24:02
December 2, 2020
What is the Greatest Christmas Movie? (Debate Part 2)
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist Podcast, our host and his two guests continue their debate over what makes for the greatest Christmas movie of all time!
38:27
December 1, 2020
What is the Greatest Christmas Movie? (Debate Part 1)
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist Podcast, our host and his two guests begin their debate over what makes for the greatest Christmas movie of all time!
26:02
November 30, 2020
First Thanksgiving in America
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith talks about the first Thanksgiving and expounds on what he is thankful for going into Thanksgiving Week. Keep in mind, we will not be having the program next week in honor of Thanksgiving, and we will return the Monday following with all new episodes. 
17:00
November 20, 2020
When Believers Become Antichrists
How do we classify a person who has claimed to be a Christian and then departs the faith? 
12:03
November 19, 2020
Biblical Vice Lists
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we discuss the lists of sin which are found in Scripture and see what actions the Bible defines as sinful. 
16:15
November 18, 2020
How Do We Know What is a Sin?
On this episode fo Coffee with a Calvinist, we return to our basic questions about the faith series and ask, "What is sin?" and "How do we know if something is a sin?"
14:41
November 17, 2020
Deliverance from Sennacherib
On today's program, we listen to a short clip from a recent sermon given by Pastor Foskey on Psalm 46. 
12:42
November 16, 2020
No Luck on Friday the 13th
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses the idea of luck in the life of a believer. Is there such a thing as a lucky day, or an unlucky day? Listen and find out...
11:21
November 13, 2020
A Tribute to Veterans
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith honors Veteran's Day by thanking all who have served and by examining military service from a biblical perspective and asking the question, "Can a Christian be a good soldier?" 
14:29
November 12, 2020
When Members Leave: Responding to a Meme
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith addresses a popular meme which has been going around. It suggests that when someone leaves a church the relationship should not change. Is this true? Listen and consider some thoughts...
17:09
November 11, 2020
Is the Ligonier Theology Survey Too Complicated?
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses the State of Theology survey which is put out by Ligonier ministries in partnership with LifeWay. He addresses a recent accusation that the survey questions are too difficult and intended to affect the results.
15:35
November 10, 2020
Remembering Alex Trebek
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith remembers the Amex Trebek, the longtime host of Jeopardy, who passed away over the weekend. This also spurs a discussion about our own mortality. 
15:29
November 9, 2020
Which Songs for Worship? (Pt2)
On this two-part episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith welcomes John Mercer, his friend and former worship leader at SGFC to discuss the question of which songs should be used for corporate worship. 
40:24
November 6, 2020
Which Songs for Worship? (Pt1)
On this two-part episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith welcomes John Mercer, his friend and former worship leader at SGFC to discuss the question of which songs should be used for corporate worship. 
38:40
November 5, 2020
Facing Fear with Mature Faith
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we listen to a clip from a recent sermon by Pastor Keith on the subject of God's sovereignty. Our fear is often the result of an immature faith. We grow up physically, but too often do not grow up spiritually. 
08:15
November 4, 2020
5 Reasons Not to Vote for Biden
On today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses a recent homily from catholic priest Edward Meeks where he gave 5 reasons why no catholic should vote for Joe Biden. We look at these 5 reasons and see if they hold up for protestants as well. 
17:01
November 3, 2020
Election 2020 Predictions
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith hosts another Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable with guests Richard Rhoden and Sam Brown. We discuss our predictions about the 2020 presidential election.
39:19
November 2, 2020
Luther's Beloved Katie - Katharina Von Bora
On today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we conclude this week of Reformation history by looking at the life of Martin Luther's wife, Katharina Von Bora. Pastor Keith is joined by his wife Jennifer to discuss this important figure of history as well as discuss the book "When Lightning Struck!" a biography of Luther's life. 
25:37
October 30, 2020
Are Baptists Really Reformed?
In celebration of Reformation Day coming on October 31, this week on Coffee with a Calvinist, we are taking a look at the figures and events which God used to shape the history of the protestant church. Today we are going to examine the anabaptists and the English baptists and see how they fit within that story. We will be looking at one notable anabaptist leader, Michael Sattler, as well as asking the important question: Are Baptists Really Reformed? 
18:35
October 29, 2020
The Radical - Ulrich Zwingli
This week on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith is looking at Reformation history in anticipation of the celebration of Reformation Day on October 31. Today we will look at the lesser-known of the three magisterial reformers, Ulrich Zwingli. 
19:39
October 28, 2020
The Goose was Cooked - Jan Hus
In honor of Reformation Day 2020, this week on Coffee with a Calvinist we are giving short biographies of important figures from the Reformation. Today we look at the life and legacy of Jan Hus. 
14:35
October 27, 2020
The Morningstar of the Reformation - John Wycliffe
One of the earliest voices of the Reformation predated Martin Luther by 150 years. His name was John Wycliffe. On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith give a short retelling of his life and the effect it had on church history. 
14:56
October 26, 2020
The Burning of Michael Servetus
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we get to hear a portion of a recent lecture on the life of John Calvin by Pastor Foskey, specifically the section where he deals with one of the most controversial issues of Calvin's legacy, the burning of Michael Servetus. 
17:07
October 23, 2020
Did Epstein Kill Himself? A Conversation about Conspiracies
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith welcomes Pastor Austin Tucker as a guest to discuss how Christians should manage the issue of conspiracy theories. From QAnon to Hunter Biden's laptop, they discuss it all!
32:08
October 22, 2020
Avoiding Hypocrisy in Prayer
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith continues his discussion on the subject of prayer by diving into the idea of hypocrisy. Do we only pray when others are watching? Do we pray as a show to the world? Or do we pray consistently when no one is watching? 
17:21
October 21, 2020
Why I Will Not Be Voting Third Party
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Foskey discusses the reasons why he will not be voting third party, most specifically libertarian, in the upcoming election. 
17:50
October 20, 2020
Interview Pastor Mark Souter of Set Free Church
COFFEE WITH A CALVINIST On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews Pastor Mark Souter of Set Free Church. Set Free is a discipleship ministry for men in Northeast Florida. 
24:46
October 19, 2020
Luther's Simple Way to Pray
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith continues the previous day's discussion on the subject of prayer by looking at the short letter from Martin Luther to his barber called A Simple Way to Pray. 
21:53
October 16, 2020
The Basics of Prayer
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith responds to a listener question about the fundamentals of prayer. Prayer can be difficult for all believers, and in this conversation we will see how the way we approach the One to whom we are speaking is the first consideration for a healthy prayer life. 
19:09
October 15, 2020
Interview with David Meade of Propempo International
COFFEE WITH A CALVINIST On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews David Meade, the head of Propempo International about the work they do in equipping churches to raise up and send missionaries. 
17:49
October 14, 2020
Interview with Pastor Scott Menez of Riverbend Community Church
On this episode, Pastor Keith interviews Pastor Scott Menez of Riverbend Community Church. They discuss how God saved Scott and called him into ministry. They also discuss the ministry work they are doing at Riverbend including the seminary they have on their church campus. 
20:28
October 13, 2020
On the Celebration of Columbus Day
Today is Columbus Day. It has become popular in today's "cancel culture" to seek to remove any and all historical references to America's past. On today's episode, we are going to listen to a section of this past Sunday's sermon by Pastor Keith on the dangers of Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, and the Exaggeration of White privilege. 
15:13
October 12, 2020
Interview with Pastor John Crotts of Faith Bible Church in Sharpsburg, Georgia.
Recently Pastor Foskey had the opportunity to attend the Southeast Regional Conference for the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals. During the conference, he had the opportunity to interview several wonderful pastors. On today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we get to meet Pastor John Crotts of Faith Bible Church in Sharpsburg, Georgia and hear how God saved him and called him into the ministry. 
13:00
October 9, 2020
Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable Discussion: Jeff Durbin's Language at Fight Laugh Feast
COFFEE WITH A CALVINIST This episode of Coffee with a Calvinist is a "Caffeinated Calvinist Roundtable" discussion with Pastor Keith Foskey, Sam Brown and Richard Rhoden on the topic of Pastor Jeff Durbin's recent choice of words in a message he gave at a conference hosted by CrossPolitic. 
48:08
October 8, 2020
Interview with Pastor Steve Kreloff, Lakeside Community Chapel
During the Southeast Regional Conference for FIRE (Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals), Pastor Keith had the opportunity to interview several of the pastors which were in attendance. One of them was a wonderful expositor, Pastor Steve Kreloff. In this interview, Pastor Keith discusses expository preaching with Pastor Kreloff. 
21:14
October 7, 2020
Interview with Pastor Mitch Pridgen, Host of the Southeast Regional FIRE Conference
This week, Pastor Foskey is at the Southeast Regional Conference for FIRE (Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals). He is interviewing some of the pastors at the conference and today he begins with Pastor Mitch Pridgen of Crosswalk Church of Daytona Beach, the host of this week's event. 
19:40
October 6, 2020
A Conversation about Human Trafficking
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Foskey interviews the Founder and President of Her Song, an organization committed to saving victims of human trafficking based in Jacksonville Florida. Joining the conversation also is one of the women who was saved.    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
27:53
October 5, 2020
Book Recommendation: The Roman Catholic Controversy
On today's program, Pastor Keith talks about the importance of understanding the distinctions of Roman Catholic theology and he recommends a great book on the subject, The Roman Catholic Controversy by Dr. James White.
18:48
October 2, 2020
The President of my Youth
In the episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith reads a letter written by the late President Ronald Reagan which was written to his dying father-in-law.
17:13
October 1, 2020
Review of the First 2020 Presidential Debate
On this special edition of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith is joined by two guests to discuss the first public debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden. His guests have both been on the program before, Richard Rhoden and Sam Brown. So today's episode is a trio of Calvinists exchanging their thoughts on this important event.
53:04
September 30, 2020
The Faith of Amy Coney Barrett
After her nomination to the Supreme Court, many questions have been asked about the faith of Amy Coney Barrett. In this episode, Pastor Keith discusses her faith and the need to pray for her in the days ahead.   Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
27:58
September 29, 2020
Discussing Yom Kippur with Mike Collier
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews his fellow elder Mike Collier. They discuss the biblical definition of atonement on the day when Jews around the world are celebrating Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement).
27:55
September 28, 2020
Book Review: The Quest for Cosmic Justice
In this episode, Pastor Keith reviews a a book by famed economist and social theorist Thomas Sowell.
16:06
September 25, 2020
What is the Walter Bauer Hypothesis?
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith explains and responds to a very popular hypothesis about the early church held by higher critical scholars.
20:24
September 24, 2020
Tim Keller’s Outrageous Claim
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith responds to a claim about white privilege made by well-known Pastor Tim Keller.
24:55
September 23, 2020
Thoughts on the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith considers the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the political fallout which will inevitably result.
22:47
September 22, 2020
Discussing Expository Preaching with Brian Borgman
Today on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews one of his favorite pastors Brian Borgman from Grace Community Church in Nevada. Together, they discuss the value and process of expository preaching.
30:56
September 21, 2020
Book Review: "The God Who is There" by D.A. Carson
Today on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith gives a review and recommendation of the book “The God Who is There” by D.A. Carson.
18:50
September 18, 2020
Is Trump's Peace Plan a Sign of the End?
Today on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith answers a listener question on the subject of President Donald Trump’s recent peace plan. Is this a sign of the return of Christ?
21:55
September 17, 2020
Are Conservatives Overreacting to "Cuties"?
Today on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith discusses the controversy surrounding the Netflix movie “Cuties” and then looks more closely at the problem of a hyper-sexualized culture.
18:04
September 16, 2020
What do Joe Rogan, Ben Shapiro, and Jordan Peterson have in common?
What do Joe Rogan, Ben Shapiro, and Jordan Peterson have in common? We discuss this on today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist.
23:25
September 15, 2020
Interview with Andy Montoro
Brother Andy Montoro serves as an Elder at Sovereign Grace Family Church. In this interview, Pastor Keith talks to him about what brought him to Sovereign Grace, about his previous ministries, and how he sees God working at SGFC. 
29:29
September 14, 2020
Remembering 9/11
In today’s episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Foskey remembers the events of September 11, 2001. He discusses his own memories of that terrible event and how it changed the world forever.
22:39
September 11, 2020
Listener Question Regarding Homosexuality
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith answers a listener question on the subject of homosexuality. Is homosexuality a worse sin than other sins? If not, why do Christians often make such an issue over it?
22:07
September 10, 2020
Trump Cancels CRT Training
President Trump has apparently said that he would no longer allow racial sensitivity training which includes Critical Race Theory and White privilege. He has also stated that schools should not be teaching the 1619 Project. In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, we ask how should we as Christians respond to this?
24:38
September 9, 2020
The West Wing Question
In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith responds to a question posed by the television program, "The West Wing". The President, portrayed by Martin Sheen, mocks a person representing the conservative Christian position on homosexuality. How would you respond to such a witty retort?
23:33
September 8, 2020
Interview with the Childers Family
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and wife Jennifer interview Gary and Cindy Childers, members of SGFC. They discuss the issues they have faced as a mixed couple and their thoughts on subjects like social justice, systemic racism, and the upcoming Presidential election. This episode is a little longer than usual, but it is filled with good thoughts to consider. Enjoy!
31:18
September 7, 2020
Book Review: You're Not Enough by Allie Stuckey
In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and his wife Jennifer review the book "You're Not Enough and That's OK" by Allie Beth Stuckey. Jennifer has been through this book twice and gives insights as to why she thinks it would be valuable for a Christian woman to read.
19:34
September 4, 2020
Response to Leighton Flowers Pt2
In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith continues answering a listener's question about the teachings of Leighton Flowers on Calvinism. In this part, he discusses the difference between Total Depravity and Judicial Hardening.
22:20
September 3, 2020
Response to Leighton Flowers (Pt1)
In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith answers a listener's question about the teachings of Leighton Flowers on Calvinism.
19:29
September 2, 2020
Response to Rainn Wilson
Today on Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Foskey begins a new segment called "A Pop Culture Response" where he gives a biblical response to a current statement or issue in popular culture. In this episode, he responds to a tweet from actor Rainn Wilson, best known as Dwight from the television show The Office.
23:27
September 1, 2020
Interview with Pastor Tim Steward
In today's episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith interviews Pastor Tim Steward of Counter Culture Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
22:10
August 31, 2020
Book Review: "The Gathering Storm" by Mohler
On this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith and wife Jennifer discuss recently going through the book together and share their thoughts about it. 
26:43
August 28, 2020
A Response to Jim Wallis Pt4
This is a 4-Part response to Jim Wallis on the subject of a video he produced for the website Now This. Wallis is a theologian and political activist. In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith plays the words of Wallis and interacts with them.
19:50
August 27, 2020
A Response to Jim Wallis Pt3
This is a 4-Part response to Jim Wallis on the subject of a video he produced for the website Now This. Wallis is a theologian and political activist. In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith plays the words of Wallis and interacts with them.
24:04
August 26, 2020
A Response to Jim Wallis Pt2
This is a 4-Part response to Jim Wallis on the subject of a video he produced for the website Now This. Wallis is a theologian and political activist. In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith plays the words of Wallis and interacts with them.
22:42
August 25, 2020
A Response to Jim Wallis Pt1
This is a 4-Part response to Jim Wallis on the subject of a video he produced for the website Now This. Wallis is a theologian and political activist. In this episode of Coffee with a Calvinist, Pastor Keith plays the words of Wallis and interacts with them.
22:39
August 24, 2020
Common Objections to Calvinism Pt5
If Calvinism is true, why do so many Bible teachers and preachers deny it?
24:55
August 21, 2020
Common Objections to Calvinism Pt4
Does Predestination make God evil and monstrous? 
17:27
August 20, 2020
Common Objections to Calvinism Pt3
Doesn't God desire to save everyone? 
22:49
August 19, 2020
Common Objections to Calvinism Pt2
This is a special edition of CWAC. In it, Pastor Keith interacts with an audio message from the late Dr. J. Vernon McGee on the subject of Predestination and Free Will. 
25:34
August 18, 2020
Common Objections to Calvinism Pt1
If you believe in Predestination, why do you evangelize?
17:46
August 17, 2020
How Our Church Became Reformed (Pt 5)
We are concluding our look at the history of Sovereign Grace Family Church. This is the story of how God brought a revival of solid reformed theology to our church.
22:09
August 14, 2020
How Our Church Became Reformed (Pt 4)
We are continuing our look at the history of Sovereign Grace Family Church. This is the story of how God brought a revival of solid reformed theology to our church.
20:31
August 13, 2020
How Our Church Became Reformed (Pt 3)
We are continuing our look at the history of Sovereign Grace Family Church. This is the story of how God brought a revival of solid reformed theology to our church.
17:58
August 12, 2020
How Our Church Became Reformed (Pt 2)
We are continuing our look at the history of Sovereign Grace Family Church. This is the story of how God brought a revival of solid reformed theology to our church.
18:37
August 11, 2020
How Our Church Became Reformed (Pt 1)
This week, we are looking at the history of Sovereign Grace Family Church. This is the story of how God brought a revival of solid reformed theology to our church. 
20:07
August 10, 2020
My Pathway to Calvinism (Part 5)
What teachers and books were most helpful in my journey?
23:06
August 7, 2020
My Pathway to Calvinism (Part 4)
The Romans 9 effect. 
20:15
August 6, 2020
My Pathway to Calvinism (Part 3)
In this episode, I discuss how Jesus ultimately convinced me of the Doctrines of Grace. 
18:37
August 5, 2020
My Pathway to Calvinism (Part 2)
In this episode, I continue to chronicle how God opened my eyes to the Doctrines of Grace. 
21:33
August 4, 2020
My Pathway to Calvinism (Part 1)
Coffee with a Calvinist is a daily podcast produced by Pastor Keith Foskey of Sovereign Grace Family Church in Jacksonville, Florida. To learn more about SGFC, or Pastor Keith, visit our website at www.SGFCjax.org 
18:05
August 3, 2020