What Does it Mean to be a Christian?

Episode 3: The Bible - Creation and Corruption

An episode of What Does it Mean to be a Christian?

By Steve Kopp
A podcast designed to introduce the major themes of the Christianity to those new to or exploring the faith. The content for this podcast is based on the book "What Does it Mean to be a Christian?"
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Episode 8: What Does it Mean to be Saved?
Christians, especially those of a certain stripe, talk a lot about "salvation." What does that mean? How does the idea of salvation fit into the story line of the whole Bible?
January 2, 2019
Episode 7: The Holy Spirit and the Church
As we wrap up our walk through the Bible we trace two more themes: The Holy Spirit and the Church.
December 26, 2018
Episode 6: How does Jesus Rescue Humanity?
Jesus came as a King, but he didn't overthrow Rome. He wasn't the Messiah that many people weren't expecting. Still, his earliest followers, and everyone who came since, has seen him not only as the Savior of Israel, but the Savior of the world. Given what appeared to be many as a failure, why do Jesus' followers view his death as a great victory?
December 19, 2018
What is a Christian vision of "Authority"?
The Christian language of authority is uncomfortable to many given how much authority has been misused throughout history. My goal in this episode is to present a Christian vision of authority based on the upside down kingdom of Jesus.
December 3, 2018
Episode 5: The Gospels - Jesus the Rescuer?
In this episode we look at how the gospel writers describe Jesus' birth, life, teaching, and death, in light of the Israelite hope for the coming King who will rescue his people.
November 28, 2018
Episode 4: God's Story of Rescue in the Old Testament
We tell ourselves stories to make sense of the world around us, to help us see where we're coming and where we're going. God tells us The Story of humanity in the Bible. This episode looks at how the Old Testament fits into that story.
November 7, 2018
Episode 3: The Bible - Creation and Corruption
In this episode we look at the central conflict in the Bible story: Evil has entered into the good world that God has created.
October 31, 2018
Episode 2: Who is God and how can we know anything about him?
What do we mean when we use the term "God"? Can we have true knowledge about such a Being? What do we find when we actually read the Bible?
September 24, 2018
Episode 1: What is Christianity all about?
What is Christianity all about? Is it a way to be good, to be happy, to change the world, to get to heaven? Or, is it more than all of those things?
September 17, 2018
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