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The PreacherCast with Matthew Dowling

The PreacherCast with Matthew Dowling

By Matthew Dowling
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and life in Christ. This podcast is dedicated to sharing the rich theological fruit of the Protestant Reformation and helping defend Christianity by sharing the Biblical worldview.
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The PreacherCast (Episode: August 30, 2021)
Welcome to the August 30, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST. Today, we discuss news items important to Christians and then discuss "Is Transgender Identity Part of God's Design?" 
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August 30, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: February 15, 2021)
Welcome to the February 15, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST. 
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February 15, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: February 1, 2021)
Welcome to the February 1, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST. We begin with a quick review of the news from the week that was. And then we tackle two listeners' questions: "What can I do to stop feeling life is so empty? and "What do I do with a friend at work who thinks her church is the only one going to heaven?" Finally, I will share this week's "preacher tip." This week's tip is learning about the importance of being present to those you lead and serve. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, and thank you for listening!
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February 1, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: January 25, 2021)
Welcome to the January 25, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST. We begin with a quick review of the week that was. And then we tackle a listener question: "Is there such a thing as true love?" Finally, I will share this week's "preacher tip." This week's tip is learning to really listen to those you serve in the church. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, and thank you for listening!
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January 25, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: January 18, 2021)
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and Life in Christ. This is the January 18th, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST, and today we'll be looking at a number of items in the news, answering listener questions, considering a deep theological topic, discussing a preacher tip, and offering a book recommendation. This week's question is: "What classic Christian books (outside of the Bible) would you recommend and why?" This week's theology section considers "What does it mean that we are growing in sanctification?" I will share with you my "preacher tip." This week's tip is learning to balance people and paper. This week's recommended book is "What the Bible teaches about Worship" by Robert Dickie. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, the inerrant and infallible word of God.
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January 17, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: January 4, 2021)
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and Life in Christ. This is the January 4th, 2021 edition of THE PREACHER CAST, and today we'll be looking at a number of items in the news, answering listener questions, considering a deep theological topic, and offering a book recommendation. This week's question is: "What classic Christian books (outside of the Bible) would you recommend and why?" This week's theology section considers "What does it mean that we experience justification and adoption when we are saved?" This week's recommended book is "Any Way You Can" by Dr. Annette Bosworth. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, the inerrant and infallible word of God.
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January 3, 2021
The PreacherCast (Episode: December 28, 2020)
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and Life in Christ. This is the December 28th, 2020 edition of THE PREACHER CAST, and today we'll be looking at a number of items in the news, answering listener questions, considering a deep theological topic, and offering a book recommendation. This week's question is: "Why is it important that Jesus is Immanuel - God with us?" This week's theology section considers "What does it mean that we are united with Christ?" This week's recommended book is "Today's Gospel: Authentic or Synthetic" by Walter Chantry. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, the inerrant and infallible word of God.
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December 28, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: December 21, 2020)
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and Life in Christ. This is the December 20th, 2020 edition of THE PREACHER CAST, and today we'll be looking at a number of items in the news, answering listener questions, considering a deep theological topic, and offering a book recommendation. his week's question is: "Why was God made man?" It's a good Christmas question for the fourth week of Advent. This week's theology section considers "How can sinners be brought back to God?" This week's recommended book is "The Coming Evangelical Crisis: Current Challenges to Authority of Scripture and the Gospel" edited by John H. Armstrong. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, the inerrant and infallible word of God.
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December 20, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 29 - "Evolution: Fact or Fantasy?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 29, we ask the question, "Evolution: Fact or Fantasy?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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November 11, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: November 13, 2020)
The PreacherCast is a discussion of Christianity, the Church, and Life in Christ. This is the November 13th, 2020 edition of THE PREACHER CAST, and today we'll be looking at a number of items in the news, answering listener questions, considering a deep theological topic, and offering a book recommendation. As always, today's discussion will be rooted in the Holy Bible, the inerrant and infallible word of God.
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November 10, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: September 26, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for September 26, 2020. We round up the news and take a look at what's happening on the Christian scene.
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September 25, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: September 12, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for September 12, 2020. We round up the news and take a look at what's happening on the Christian scene.
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September 12, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: August 29, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for August 29, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and five things which are on my mind this week!
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August 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: August 15, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for August 15, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews. On today's episode after the news, we'll consider: 1) What age will we be in heaven? 2) Does liberal theology destroy churches? Yes. 3) Book Review: "Flywheel" by Alex and Stephen Kendrick and Eric Wilson.
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August 14, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: July 31, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for July 31 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews. On today's episode: 1) John MacArthur says Grace Community Church ‘has duty to remain open’; 2) Detroit Police Chief James Craig on why city isn't rocked by riots: 'We don't retreat here'; 3) Ten Reasons Why Your Church Members Are Ornery in the Pandemic; 4) The main takeaway from our “2020 National Pulpit Survey” is this: Christians want their pastors to address moral and cultural concerns; 5) Over 70% of churches holding in-person services with safety measures in place; 6) Theology Section: How Do We Become Spiritually Mature? 7) Book Review: "God's Ten Commandments: Yesterday, Today, Forever" by Francis Nigel Lee
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July 31, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: July 24, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for July 24, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: June 19, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for June 19, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: June 12, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for June 12, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: June 5, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for June 5, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: May 29, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for May 29, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: May 22, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for May 22, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: May 15, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for May 15, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: May 8, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for May 8, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: May 1, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for May 1, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
The PreacherCast (Episode: April 24, 2020)
Welcome to The PreacherCast for April 24, 2020. We round up the news and talk theology and book reviews.
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July 29, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 28 - "Did God Lie?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 28, we ask the question, "Did God lie?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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July 29, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 27 - "Is it okay for Christians to drink alcohol?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 27, we ask the question, "Is it okay for Christians to drink alcohol?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 26 - "Is Charity Towards Others Important?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 26, we ask the question, "Is charity towards others important?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 25 - "How Should We View our Wealth and Possessions?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 25, we ask the question, "How should we view our wealth and possessions?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 24 - "Why Live Ethically as a Christian?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 24, we ask the question, "Why live ethically as a Christian?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes and grow your faith today!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 23 - "How Do Salt and Light Relate to Defending the Faith?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 23, we ask the question, "How Do Salt and Light Relate to Defending the Faith?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 22 - "What is Christian apologetics?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 22, we ask the question, "What is Christian apologetics?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 21 - "Do You Suffer from 'Non-Rock-A-Boatus'?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 21, we ask the question, "Do you suffer from 'Non-Rock-A-Boatus'?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 20 - "What does it mean to contend for the faith (Jude 3)?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 20, we ask the question, "What does it mean to contend for the faith (Jude 3)?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 19 - "Is Gender on a Spectrum?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 19, we ask the question, "Is Gender on a Spectrum?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 18 - "Can the Bible explain the Ice Age?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 18, we ask the question, "Can the Bible explain the Ice Age?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 17 - "What's the Deal with Extraterrestrials?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 17, we ask the question, "What's the Deal with Extraterrestrials?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 16 - "How Do We Fit Dinosaurs Into the Bible?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 16, we ask the question, "How do we fit dinosaurs into the Bible?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 15 - "Is Young Earth Creationism Worth Defending?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 15, we ask the question, "Is Young Earth Creationism worth defending?" Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 14 - "Why Does Romans 1 Say Humans Are Without Excuse?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 14, we ask the question, "Why Does Romans 1 Say Humans Are Without Excuse?" We consider three amazing animals which are a testimony to our Heavenly Father's creative design work which show us He exists. Join me today as we explore the answer to this question and invest 3 minutes today and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 13 - "What's the Deal with the Biblical Kinds?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 13, we ask the question, "What's the deal with the Biblical Kinds?" Did all species evolve from one common ancestor? Genesis 1 repeats ten times that God created creatures separately according to various “kinds.” Today’s species show the potential variation that God designed within the original kinds. Join me today as we explore the answer to this question together. Invest 3 minutes and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 12 - "Do All Religions Lead to God?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 12, we ask the question, "Do All Religions Lead to God?" Some people claim that all religions are essentially the same and only superficially different. The truth is, all religions are essentially different and only superficially the same. But why the confusion? Join me today as we explore the answer together. Invest 3 minutes and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 11 - "How Should We Teach Our Kids in the Midst of Moral Chaos?"
Do you have three minutes? In episode 11, we ask the question, "How should we teach our kids in the midst of moral chaos?" Christian parents recognize that our culture is experiencing the moral chaos that has come from the sexual and gender revolutions. What can parents do? Let me give you some things to do in the coming years to help your children manifest a sexual ethic that honors God and his Word. Invest 3 minutes and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 10 - "Is there absolute truth?"
Got three minutes? In episode 10 of this weekly podcast, we ask the question, "Is there absolute truth?" Yes, absolute truth is real. In fact, Christianity rests on a foundation of absolute truth, and that foundation is as sturdy as a rock. Find out why today as you invest 3 minutes and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 9 - "Why did God punish Adam over a little piece of fruit?"
Got three minutes? In episode 9, we ask the question, "Why did God punish Adam over a little piece of fruit?" We give five reasons why It was not the fruit that made it so bad as what eating the fruit said about how Adam and Eve thought of God. Invest 3 minutes and grow your faith!
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 8 - "When does human life begin?"
Episode 8 - When does human life begin? It's the question that is at the heart of our culture's debate about abortion. We will answer that question today in 3 minutes.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 7 - "Why did God create mosquitoes?"
Episode 7 - Why did God create mosquitoes? It's that perennial question that never goes away - why, why, why?  We will answer that question today in 3 minutes.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 6 - "What is true, Biblical religion?"
Episode 6 - What is true, Biblical religion? We will answer that question today in 3 minutes. True, Biblical religion answer three primary things: 1. How great my sins and miseries are (1 Cor. 6:10-11; John 9:41; Rom. 3:10, 19); 2. How I may be delivered from all my sins and miseries (John 17:3); 3. How I shall express my gratitude to God for such deliverance (Eph. 5:8-10). These three things still stand as defining marks of true religion.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 5 - "Does the Bible contain a secret code?"
Episode 5 - Does the Bible contain a secret code? Some people think so. They contend computers have revealed these secret codes through computer analyses. We will answer that question today in 3 minutes.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 4 - "Why are some words colored red in the Bible?"
Episode 4 - Why are some words colored red in the Bible? Some Bibles put the words of Jesus in red. But the Greek manuscripts of the New Testament don’t use a special color. People didn’t start printing red-letter Bibles until 1899. So why do publishers do it? We will answer that question today in 3 minutes.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 3 - "Should We Follow the Bible? What About the Apocrypha?"
Episode 3 - "Why is it so important to follow the Bible? Is the Apocrypha part of the Bible? A: Bible is the Word of God; it cannot be broken (John 10:35). When God speaks, we must listen (Amos 3:8). We dare not add to it nor subtract from it (Prov. 30:5-6). When men contradict the Bible, we must obey God and not men (Acts 5:29). The Apocrypha is a collection of 13 books which give us some idea of what Jews believed in the period between 300 and 100 b.c. They contain some interesting history and ideas, but they are not the Word of God.
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 2 - "How did we get the Bible?"
Episode 2 - "How did we get the Bible? A: God spoke His Word to people, then God helped them to write it down, and then God led His church to collect their writings into one book. Join us as our host Matthew Dowling explains the blessed process."
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July 28, 2020
3 Minutes to a Stronger Faith - Ep. 1 - "How do we know God is real?"
Episode 1 - "How do we know God is real? How do we prove it? We can know that God is real by using our eyes, our minds, and our hearts. Join us as our host Matthew Dowling expounds on this big question."
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July 27, 2020