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The Open Bible Podcast

By Church of the Open Bible
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Ephesians - Life in Christ
In this final episode of the season, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the book of Ephesians and touch on some of the themes throughout the book and what impacted them throughout the sermon series these past few months. Join us in the fall where we will be back with new episodes and guests.  In the meantime, check out our Preach the Word Sermon Podcast at https://anchor.fm/church-of-the-open-bible where we will have our weekly sermons in podcast format.
31:57
June 6, 2021
Demonology Pt 2
In this episode, Pastor Joe continues his discussion with Pastor Jay about the roles of demons and how we are to look at and respond to demons as christians.
30:33
May 30, 2021
Demonology Pt 1
In this episode, Pastor Joe and Pastor Jay sit down to discuss the topic of Demonology. Digging into the scriptures to help us understand demons and their role here on earth and whether they are indeed real. Join us for part 1 to learn more about Demonology.
31:11
May 23, 2021
Work as Worship
In this episode, Aline is joined by Don McElheran, a retired business owner/employer, to discuss his experience as a christian employer. Don and Aline have a special relationship as she once worked under Don, and their conversation reflects on that experience together. Join us as we take a practical look at how our work is also our worship.
30:35
May 16, 2021
Recommended Resources for Biblical Marriage and Family
In this episode, Pastor Jay recommends some resources on Biblical marriage and family. Don't forget to grab a pen and paper! You'll want to write some of this stuff down!
25:12
May 9, 2021
Introduction to the Holy Spirit Pt. 2
In this episode we continue our conversation from last week about the Holy Spirit by looking at what it means to be indwelled with the Holy Spirit and what the Holy Spirit is doing for us as Christians today. 
33:09
April 30, 2021
Introduction to the Holy Spirit - Pt 1
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss different questions regarding the Holy Spirit. Questions like what is the Holy Spirit? What was the Holy Spirit up to from Genesis to the New Testament? Was the Holy Spirit active in Jesus' ministry? Join us for part 1 of taking a deeper look at the scriptures for what it tells us regarding the Holy Spirit.
34:29
April 25, 2021
The Christian Life
In this episode, Dr. Fred Chay (from Grace School of Theology in Texas) joins Pastor Jay again to discuss the goal of the Christian life and how we become more like Christ as well as share some resources that speak more about this important topic. 
39:36
April 18, 2021
Equipping the Saints for the Work of Ministry
In this episode Pastor Jay is joined by Pastor Josiah Boyd of Oakridge Bible Chapel in Oakville, On. Pastor Jay is beginning to preach on the second half of the book of Ephesians and has invited Pastor Josiah to discuss the instruction to equip the saints for the work of ministry and what that looks like for the roles of pastor/teacher, evangelism, and the work of ministry individually within the body of believers.
41:31
April 11, 2021
Christian Community - Experiencing the Family of God
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the importance of Christian Community and share some of their experiences and what they have meant to them over the years.
38:00
March 21, 2021
Your Glory
In this episode Pastor Joe is joined by Dr. Phil Powers of Millar College of the Bible to discuss the topic of his book "Your Glory". Join us as we gain a deeper understanding of God's glory from this informative conversation.
34:05
March 14, 2021
Ministry Verses - And How They've Influenced Your Pastors
In this episode Pastor Joe and Pastor Jay sit down to talk about the various verses that have shaped their ministries and influenced how they seek to live their lives. Join us as we get to know a little bit more behind the heart of your pastor's ministries.
38:53
March 7, 2021
By His Grace
In this episode we're joined by Dr. Charles Bing of Grace Life Ministries to discuss the topic of God's Grace to give us a better understanding of what it means to be saved By His Grace.
36:22
February 28, 2021
The Prayers of a Pastor's Heart
In this episode Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe are joined by pastors Matt Martens and Bryce Letkemann from Black Diamond Bible Chapel to discuss the issues, burdens and blessings that pastors and congregations are facing during this time of isolation. They openly share their hearts and how they are praying for the church.
46:59
February 21, 2021
Living life for the Glory of God
In this episode, Pastor Jay is joined by Dr. Christopher Cone, who serves as President and CEO of AgathonEDU Educational Group to discuss what it looks like to live a life to the glory of God. Please visit www.drcone.com for more information about our guest.
50:07
February 14, 2021
Ephesians And the Bigger Story of Scripture
In this episode, Pastor Jay augments his current sermon series on Ephesians by joining with Pastor and Theologian Dr. Paul Martin Henebury to discuss how the book of Ephesians fits into the big story of Scripture.
33:55
February 7, 2021
Behind the Iron Curtain
In this episode, Aline Wiebe sits down with our own Ray Arendt and talks candidly with him about how God led him to be a missionary behind the "Iron Curtain". They talk about the different situations where God showed His power during his years of ministry in Europe. You won't want to miss the riveting story of Bible smuggling and God's protection, peace and power in the midst of it all.
49:14
January 31, 2021
Compassion Canada
In this episode, John Voort from Compassion Canada sits down with Pastor Jay and shares a bit about the organization, as well as different ways the children benefit from sponsorship. They also discuss the effects of COVID-19 on children and families around the world and Compassion Canada's response to the pandemic crisis. If you would like to sponsor a child or just learn more about the organization, visit www.compassion.ca.
40:16
January 24, 2021
Bible School - More than Bible Knowledge
In this episode Pastor Joe is joined by his good friend Samuel Rupertus to discuss his experience at Bible college and how it impacted his life in more ways than just biblical knowledge. If you've been thinking about this option for your life, join us and learn how Bible School can prepare you for your life in the workplace,  involvement in your church, and the deepening of your faith and walk with the Lord.
40:21
January 17, 2021
Abiding in God's Word
Welcome back to the first episode of Season 3 of our Podcast! In this episode Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the importance of abiding in God's Word. With the beginning of a new year, this is a great time to get into a new habit of abiding!
42:03
January 10, 2021
Daniel In Review
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe take some time to recap what we've learned throughout the book of Daniel and highlight some things that stood out to them in our study of the book over the last few months. Join us as we conclude our series of The Most High Rules.
26:03
January 3, 2021
Angels
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the topic of Angels. Join us as we look at the scriptures and see what the Bible has to say about angels and discuss questions like Do angels exist, and if so, were they created? What are angels like? What is their ministry? Join us as we learn more about angels according to the Bible.
44:20
December 13, 2020
Israel - According to the Bible
In this episode Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the nation of Israel. Who is the nation of Israel? What did Jesus believe about Israel? What does the Bible say about future Israel? Join us as we discuss these questions and more and deepen your understanding of Biblical and modern day Israel.
46:13
December 6, 2020
The Kingdom of God Pt 2
In this episode we are continuing our conversation with Pastor Josiah Boyd of Oakridge Bible Chapel about the the role of Jesus within the Kingdom of God. 
26:40
November 29, 2020
The Kingdom of God Pt 1
In this Episode, Pastor Jay is joined by Pastor Josiah Boyd from Oakridge Bible Chapel in Ontario (and the Podcast - Word Processing) to discuss The Kingdom of God. Join us as we explore questions like What is the Kingdom of God and why it is important for Christians to understand the Kingdom of God.
25:31
November 22, 2020
Prayer
In this episode, Pastor Joe is joined with Pastor Matt Martens (from Black Diamond Bible Chapel in Black Diamond, Alberta) to discuss the topic of prayer - What it is, the importance of it in our lives and what the Bible says about it. 
43:22
November 15, 2020
Battling Pride
In this episode we are tackling the topic of Pride. Everyone struggles with pride in their life at some point, whether we are christians or not. Pastor Joe and Pastor Jay discuss the different ways that pride shows up in our lives, the harm it can cause, along with practical and biblical ways to combat pride in our lives.
37:19
November 8, 2020
In the Face of Persecution
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe are discussing the persecution of God's people. November 1st is International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church. With this on our hearts and minds, it is fitting to look a little deeper into the persecution of the church. What does it look like in the Bible and now? What are christians persecuted for? Join us as we explore the scriptures to explain and encourage us in the face of persecution.
31:27
November 1, 2020
God's Perspective on Governing Authorities
In this episode, Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss the topic of what God has to say about submitting to our governing authorities. Is there a biblically correct time to disobey our government? What does that look like? How should we respond to our government in light of COVID-19? Join us as we discuss these questions and what the Bible has to say about it.
42:20
October 25, 2020
An Introduction to Bible Prophecy
In this episode Pastor Jay and Pastor Joe discuss what Bible prophecy is, why it is important and the difference it should make in our Christian lives. 
39:45
October 18, 2020
Digging Into Daniel - Interview with Dr. Tony Garland
In this episode we're getting an introductory look at the book of Daniel with Dr. Tony Garland. Dr. Garland is currently working on writing a commentary on the book of Daniel and is sitting down with us to help us understand and get an overall view of this book. We also discuss various resources that you can read alongside as we begin to dig deeper in the book of Daniel in this series.
58:46
October 11, 2020
Growing Up Wild pt 2 - continuing our interview with Morgan Wild
In this episode we continue our interview with Morgan Wild. We'll be discussing the role of the church in global missions and where the Lord is leading the Wild Brothers now.
39:09
October 4, 2020
Growing Up Wild pt 1 - Interview with Morgan Wild
In this episode we talk with Morgan Wild about his experience of growing up on the Mission field of Papua Indonesia and the role the local church had in supporting their family in this calling. Morgan has a great word for any families considering following God's calling to reach the unreached around the world. May you be challenged and encouraged by this discussion.
31:24
September 27, 2020
To The Ends of the Earth - Interview with Tim Whatley of Ethnos Canada
In today's episode we're talking with Tim Whatley of Ethnos Canada about WHERE we're called to bear witness for Christ. Tim grew up in the mission field and has great insight and passion about reaching the unreached people groups in the world for Christ. For more information about Ethnos Canada visit www.ethnos.ca
33:49
September 20, 2020
Show Me How To Share - Interview with Dr. Larry Moyer
In this episode we're talking with Dr. Larry Moyer about the "how-to's" of evangelism today. As followers of Christ, we all know that He commands us to share the gospel with others, but how exactly do we do that? How do we present the good news about Jesus Christ with those who don’t know Him in an easy and effective way? That’s where Dr. Larry Moyer can help! He is our guest and an “expert” in personal evangelism. Visit: https: https://www.evantell.org/resources for practical tools to help you advance the gospel to all the nations.
23:06
September 13, 2020
Grasping the Gospel - Interview with Dr. Fred Chay
In this episode we're talking about the Gospel with Dr. Fred Chay from the Grace School of Theology in Dallas Texas. We'll be looking at what the Biblical gospel is, why it is important to get the gospel right. and what some of the confusing and counterfeit gospels are that are out there and how the church can guard the biblical gospel and keep it at the centre of ministry and life. 
36:43
September 6, 2020
Introduction to our Podcast
This episode introduces who we are and our vision for this podcast.
03:59
August 30, 2020
The Open Bible Podcast
Briefly describing what this podcast is all about.
00:21
August 26, 2020