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The Bible Burrito

The Bible Burrito

By Curt & Kreig
Curt King and Kreig Durham are two Christians and nerds with a passion for studying and sharing the Word of God. Join them as they study through books of the Bible, diving into the Truth of the Word and injecting their own quirks and humor along the way!
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Esther (Part Five): Haman and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
The book of Esther is ramping up quickly now as Haman's grand, evil plans unravel at a breakneck speed. In the span of 24 hours, Haman goes from living his best life and feeling like royalty to seeing his plans foiled and his life taken. Irony dominates this part of this historical narrative, and God's providence again is plainly seen.
55:13
October 26, 2020
Esther (Part Four): Esther and Mordecai
Chapters 4 and 5 of the book of Esther include some of the most pivotal moments of the whole story. Mordecai and Esther dicuss Haman's horrific plan, and Moredcai pleads with Esther to do something about it. In an awesome move, Esther takes ownership of her faith and the fate of the Jews of Persia and decides to attempt to fix things. Major themes in this section include faith and prayer. We also analyze how Esther's plan to delay her request by inviting the king and Haman to feasts was brialliantly stategic.
1:14:34
October 9, 2020
Esther (Part Three): Haman Hatches a Heinous Plan
This week, we finally meet the human villain of the story of Esther: Haman the Agagite. Haman was a pretty bad dude (Hitler-level bad, honestly), and in this episode, we see how Mordecai's decision to stand up to Haman set off the rest of the chain of events in the book. A master of the silver tongue, Haman knew just what to tell King Xerxes to get him to sign off on the total genocide of the Jewish population of Persia. Just what pushed Haman to this psychotic rage, as well as what Mordecai was taking a stand for exactly, are not fully known, but Haman's ancestors and the once-whole nation of Israel had enough history to make plenty of educated guesses. We also dive into the topic on everyone's minds: did Kreig finally watch Stargirl??
56:07
September 25, 2020
Esther (Part Two): The Bachelor, Medo-Persian Edition
As the study of the book of Esther continues, we examine Mordecai's and Esther's entrances into the story. Xerxes loses a war, Esther enters the ancient world version of The Bachelor, and Mordecai saves the king's life. Taking a fresh look at this part of the story, you'll find that Mordecai and Esther weren't particularly "good Hebrews" in the sense of obeying the commands and instructions set forth in the Jewish law by God. But in spite of their hidden faith and questionable morals, God set them both in prominent positions for greater plans. God doesn't create evil or sin, but when humanity errs, He works through/in spite of those events to bring about ultimate Good.
54:55
September 11, 2020
Esther (Part One): The Demise of Queen Vashti
We're kicking off a new book study on the BBP: Esther! Unlike previous, books, this won't necessarily be a verse-by-verse study, but rather a section-by-section study, looking through each major breakdown the book. The book of Esther is a historical and narrative book, so we have to take a wider look at the sections of Scripture here. The book of Esther is one of our favorite books. We explore the historical and scriptural context, some of the major themes, and start right into the first chapter of the book. Unlike most books of the Bible, the name of Jehovah God is not actually mentioned, yet His presence and workings are undeniable throughout. In this first section, we see how Queen Vashti stood her ground against an immoral King, and how that set the stage for the rest of the story.
50:34
August 28, 2020
Colossians 4: The Long Goodbye
Our study in Colossians concludes with a look through chapter 4. After a few verses continuing to dive deeper into the implications of Christ's preeminence in our personal lives, Paul wraps up the letter. He walks through a list of his fellow-workers and talks about his wishes for the church at Colossae. Paul accomplished a lot for the kingdom of God, but he rarely did it alone. The mission of the church is a group endeavor where every member has something to contribute. This end section also contains a lot of interesting connections to other people and books in the Bible. Curtis also riles Kreig up about the newest season of Doctor Who, but we're not talking about that right now...
56:01
August 14, 2020
Colossians 3:12-4:1: Love That Works
We finish Colossians 3 by talking about the "put on" part of Paul's "put off, put on" analogy. Just as we were told to put off sinful behavior, we are shown how, by the power of Jesus, to "put on" virtuous behavior. When you try to leave behind something bad, you have to put something good in its place. Colossians 3 also shows us that selfless, unconditional love, is supremely important to the life of a believer, and how that love pushes us to action.
1:03:16
June 27, 2020
How Teenagers Engage With Scripture (With Guest Co-Host Joemel Delossantos)
This special episode marks one year since The Bible Burrito launched! We've got a new theme song and some new ideas on the way. To celebrate, we brought in a good friend of ours to talk about a topic familiar to all 3 of us: youth ministry. Joemel Delossantos serves as the Youth Pastor for First Baptist Church of Spring Valley as well as working part-time for Urban Youth Collaborative of San Diego. Recently, UYC has launched a podcast/show geared specifically to youth pastors, talking about a wide range of topics and delivering plenty of laughs. Joemel is co-host and producer for the UYC Show which you can check out on YouTube! With Joemel, we discussed the unique ways in which teens engage with Scripture. Teenagers are blunt and brutally honest, and sometimes a bit fickle in their interests, but all of that combines into a very fresh way of doing ministry. As adults, we can quickly forget and belittle the experiences that students in youth ministry go though, so it's vital the older generations take the time to understand and hear from this integral part of the church. Link to Joemel's YouTube show: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpIRK3Nbri_N0DsX9XV2xUw
55:45
June 12, 2020
Colossians 3:1-11: Living For Eternity
We dive into the practical side of the book in Colossians chapter 3. Now that we understand our position in Christ, we can understand how to move forward in sanctification. Specifically, we talk about the eternal mindset we should have since our lives as believers are really in Christ, not here on Earth. Intro/Outro Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Intro/Outro Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
1:02:19
May 20, 2020
Philemon: Radical Love
This week in our Colossians study, we take a quick break from the book of Colossians itself to discuss a book that is very connected to it: Philemon. The subjects at play in this book involved a total upheaval of societal norms form that period as Paul urged his friend Philemon to accept his former slave Onesimus back as a brother in Christ instead of a slave. Philemon, as a leader in the church at Colossae, was not a perfect man, but he loved God, and his life and circumstances has a lot to teach us about how we treat others. Intro/Outro Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Intro/Outro Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
1:14:06
May 7, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Mega-minisode) - Pop Quiz!
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Our final segment from our most recent Chips & Salsa session is a bit long for a mini-sode, so we're calling it our mega-minisode. We go lightning round style through a number of silly questions, giving each other mere seconds to answer. Check it out, and as always, feel free to leave us a message with suggestions for future questions! Intro/Outro Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Intro/Outro Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning Game show music from Zapsplat.com
27:47
May 4, 2020
Colossians 2:10-23: Victory in Jesus
Chapter 2 of Colossians continues the thought of being complete in Christ. Specifically, we share in the victory at the cross through our relationship with Jesus. This victory frees us from the types of harmful teachings that try to tear down Jesus. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
1:05:03
April 23, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) - What Does the Bible Say About That?
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! This episode brings a brand segment that we'll definitely be returning to: What Does the Bible Say About That? We pick topics out of a virtual hat and take a few minutes to discuss them with no prior discussion or study. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
17:50
April 20, 2020
Colossians 2:1-10: Complete in Christ
Chapter 2 of Colossians transitions into Paul’s head-on combatting of the dangerous heresies taking root in Colossae. The message of Christ’s preeminence is applied directly to the Christian life as we look at the topic of sanctification. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
53:31
April 9, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Fantastic Foods and Where to Eat Them
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Curtis and Kreig answer a listener question about the favorite foods from the many places in which they’ve lived. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
15:52
April 4, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Different Strokes
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Curtis and Kreig discuss the differences between their very strange brains. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
09:51
April 1, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Memory Lane Monday
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Curtis and Kreig take a trip down memory lane and talk college antics. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
19:55
March 31, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Super Smash Psychology
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Curtis asks Kreig about his preferred Super Smash Bros. character to gauge the psychological significance. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
15:12
March 27, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Of Prophets and Pants
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Kreig poses a question about which Bible figure’s life Curtis would live if he could. Then the discussion spirals quickly into a discussion on all things pants. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
11:40
March 26, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – The Bellybutton Conundrum
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! During this episode, we answer more listener questions. But mostly we debate all things bellybutton. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
22:29
March 26, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – What Are We Up To?
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! During this episode, we answer a question from our friend and listener Greg Boggs, who asked how we’re filling our time during the Coronavirus quarantine. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
12:10
March 24, 2020
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – The Goof-Off Episode
March 2020 brought with it a global pandemic that has much of the population stuck inside for weeks to slow the spread of Covid-19. It’s a stressful time, so we want to offer something positive and lighthearted in these difficult times. We hope you enjoy a week-ish worth of our silliness! This episode is part of an hour-long recording session that has been chopped up into bite-size pieces for you to enjoy each day this week during the quarantine. So listen with us while you stay at home! Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
14:48
March 24, 2020
Colossians 1:23-29: A Christ-Centered Ministry
Chapter 1 of the book of Colossians ties together all of the deep theological truths about Jesus into a dynamic practical application about what the church should be in light of Who Jesus is. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
42:41
February 26, 2020
Colossians 1:14-22: Jesus Is…
We continue our study through Colossians looking at a theologically rich portion of Scripture. Verses 14 through 22 declare Jesus as preeminent, not just prominent, and details in no uncertain terms Who Jesus is. Jesus is God, He is Redeemer, He is Sustainer, and He is the Head of the Church. With all of this in mind, we also discuss what that means for us, and what we should do with this look at the glory and deity of Christ. Jesus doesn’t just want to be first on a list of what’s important. He should be the list! Wreck-It Ralph and Disney+ also make appearances as we discuss exactly what Ralph meant by “No cuts, no buts, no coconuts.” Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
44:34
February 12, 2020
Colossians 1:1-13: Welcome to Colossae!
Colossians chapter 1 kicks off with a bang! This chapter is so full of doctrine and truth that we couldn’t possibly cover it all in one week. In our first week in chapter one, we discuss Paul’s opening statements in his letter to the church at Colossae. We see what was so important to Paul that he felt compelled to write to a church he’d never even been to before. As with the rest of the book, the preeminence of Christ is forefront. Also interesting to note is how Paul combatted the Gnostic heresies of experiential, personal knowledge with the ultimate and redemptive knowledge of God Himself. As per usual, we talk about Disney+, especially how much we wish they’d revive the ABC musical comedy Galavant on the streaming platform. Stay tuned to the feed as we have a very important announcement coming about the future of the podcast. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
41:52
January 31, 2020
Chips & Salsa – Why Did People Live So Long in Genesis?
Ever wonder how people lived so long before the flood in the book of Genesis? We answer a listener question about that exact topic in this Chips & Salsa minisode. In a ten-minute time restriction, Curtis and Kreig go over two of the most popular theories and give you an idea of which one seems the most legit to them. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
22:33
January 22, 2020
Colossians Overview: Christ Above All
Note: To hear Curt’s 30-second recap of the life of Paul, check out our Titus Overview episode! It’s a new year, a new season, and new study! We’re launching into another book of the Bible as we kick off season 2 of the BBP. This time around, we talk about Colossians. The overview takes us through who wrote it, how it connects to history and Scripture as a whole, and what the purpose of the book is. Colossians is deeply theological book that declares the deity and glory of Jesus Christ at every turn. Paul the Apostle was writing to combat the heresy of the Gnostics at Colossae and their love of mysticism, so he comes right out of the gate swinging. Of course, it wouldn’t be The Bible Burrito without a few tangents. We talk proper burrito technique,  VeggieTales, and more! Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
36:39
January 15, 2020
The Holiday Special: Curtis & Kreig Ruin Christmas
Merry Christmas to our listeners! Inspired by a popular TruTV show, Curt & Kreig set out to ruin what you think you know about Christmas. Buckle up because we’re headed into the unknown with these myths and misconceptions! We also break down the Star Wars Holiday Special, The Muppets Christmas Carol, and many of your favorite Christmas songs. Links from the episode: * When was Jesus born? – https://www.bibleinfo.com/en/questions/when-was-jesus-born * Origins of X-mas – https://www.vox.com/2014/12/14/7374401/jesus-xmas-christmas Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Upbeat Christmas Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/upbeat-christmas
50:21
December 24, 2019
Titus Chapter Three: Living in an Ungodly World
In spite of a number of audio glitches and internet issues, we finally got this episode published! We conclude our study in the book of Titus with chapter 3, and a focus on how to live as godly believers in an increasingly ungodly culture. The competing thoughts in Cretian churches at this time were to either run from culture or embrace it. Paul encouraged Titus to teach them to meet the culture head on as a shining light of what the Gospel really can do in a person’s life. From kindness, to humility in light of our pre-salvation lives, Paul covers many aspects of living in such a faithless world. Spoilers for the first two episodes of The Mandalorian are also discussed, along with Disney+ as a whole. We also wax eloquent on the finer points of pico de gallo. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
56:09
November 20, 2019
Chips and Salsa 7: Zombies!
Venture into the bizarre with us as we divulge in some meaningless humor. Kreig quizzes Curt on which people from the Bible would be best in a zombie apocalypse scenario. Our silly minisode also takes us down memory lane with our old YouTube days. Plus, we discuss which fictional characters remind us the most of good old Samson. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
15:28
November 13, 2019
Titus Chapter Two (Part Three): Why Bother?
After some technical mishaps, Curt & Kreig finally wrap up chapter two of Titus talking about verses 11-15. This section is really the climax of the chapter, and underlines how the Gospel is the reason why any of the do’s and don’t’s in the Bible have any bearing at all. These verses also give us an excellent look at the threefold reality of our salvation: justification, sanctification, and glorification. Curt also gets up to his old bonnet-wearing antics, and Kreig dishes about the best starter Pokemon. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
34:43
November 6, 2019
Chips and Salsa 6: Jeremiah and Suffering w/ Pastor Curtis King
Pastor Curtis King joins us again for a hotseat round in our Chips and Salsa Minisode. This week, we ask Pastor King who his favorite person in the Bible is. The answer surprised us and led to a deep and emotional survey of the life of Jeremiah. Suffering is a part of life, and Jeremiah received more than most of that lot. Pastor King detailed what we can learn about perceived failure, a desire to succeed, and the facts of suffering from this important prophet. Pastor King pastors Calvary Baptist Church in Niagara Falls, NY. You can find out more on the church website: http://calvarybaptistofniagara.com. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
18:36
October 30, 2019
The Gospel in the Book of Titus – With Guest Co-Host Pastor Curtis King
Curt & Kreig were privileged to have Curt’s dad Pastor Curtis King with us for this special topical episode. Pastor King joined us in studying how the Gospel is presented throughout the book of Titus. We often think of Titus as mostly an instructional book geared primarily to a church leader, but the entire basis of Paul’s letter to Titus hinges on the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In fact, each chapter has something unique and powerful to say in relation to the Gospel. Curt also educates his dad on the British TV icon Doctor Who while Kreig drops some trivia about how Lucille Ball saved modern television. Pastor King pastors Calvary Baptist Church in Niagara Falls, NY. You can find out more on the church website: http://calvarybaptistofniagara.com. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
38:56
October 23, 2019
Chips and Salsa 5 with Guest Nathan Birt
Our guest co-host from last week agreed to get in the hot seat for our timed minisode. We asked Nathan what his life verse was and why, and he walked us through a meaningful look at a fantastic verse from Psalms. Being a children’s pastor, he’s a quick talker and quick thinker, so he breezed right through the question with plenty of time to spare, so we spent the remaining time talking about Psalms as a whole. We also dove into the theological importance (or lack thereof) of beards. Nathan also peeled back the curtain to reveal the dark side of Curtis that comes out during family Monopoly games. Check out Nathan’s book Revival Today here: https://strivingtogether.com/products/revival-today/ Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
16:50
October 9, 2019
Guest Episode with Nathan Birt: Titus 1, The Qualifications of a Pastor
Our very first ever guest co-host is a very good friend of ours: Nathan Birt. Nathan serves as the children’s pastor at Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, CA, and he has also recently co-authored a devotional book on revival with Dr. John Goetsch. He also happens to be Curt’s brother-in-law! Nathan joins us today to break down the qualifications of a pastor from Titus chapter 1. The culture on the island of Crete stood in stark contrast to the kind of men God was calling to lead the churches in Crete, and we discuss why all of these items are such a big deal. Why be so strict, why be so specific, and does a list list this still hold any value in the 21st century church? We answer all of these questions and more! As usual, you can count on us to veer wildly off topic from time to time. We delve into the theology of Daniel Tiger, which Greek words sound like medication, and reminisce about “the good old days” when we all were in Bible college together. You won’t want to miss this one! Check out Nathan’s book Revival Today here: https://strivingtogether.com/products/revival-today/ Intro Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Into Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning “Dramatic Music” Info: AShamaluevMusic — Dramatic Cinematic “Dramatic Music” Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/dramatic-cinematic
50:59
October 2, 2019
Titus Chapter Two (Part Two): Disorder in the Home
Our marathon recording session in Titus 2:1-10 concludes with this look at verses 5-10. While God has a lot to say to the older generations in the church, he also has quite a list of Spirit-empowered traits for the younger believers to embody. From the role of wife, husband, or even just employee, God wants his people to glorify Him in their place in life. While modern society downplays the differences between men and women as sexism, the Bible elevates women and men in their different but equally important roles in the home. He also has eye on those who society would deem to be at the bottom of the ladder of success, noting that they, too, are a valuable part of His church. Titus 2 is rich with instruction, but it’s all wrapped in the understanding that Jesus is the only One Who can give us the ability to perform that which He’s set before us to do. For His glory, with His help, we can live a life that leads others to Him. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
27:54
September 25, 2019
Chips and Salsa 4: Kreig’s Favorite Bible Character
Our Chips and Salsa Episodes are opportunities for Curtis and Kreig to answer questions on the fly, with a 10-minute timer constraint keeping them on topic. This week, Curt asks Kreig what his favorite person in the Bible is (other than Jesus). Kreig’s answer ends up being a bit atypical, and he explains why this rock-steady person is so important to him spiritually. Curtis and Kreig also compare Moses to Batman. They also spend a few minutes bemoaning the current state of Spider-Man as he has (for now) been pulled out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Sony. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
15:01
September 19, 2019
Titus Chapter Two (Part One): Lead By Example
After quite a long break, we’re back in the book of Titus, looking at chapter two. Chapter 2 moves from instruction for Titus to the instruction Titus should be reinforcing to the churches. Paul has instruction for every demographic in the church, and he starts off with the older believers. Those who are mature in age and in the faith are intended to set the tone and lead the way for the younger generations, but that wasn’t happening in Crete. This recording session ran so full of content that we had to break it into two episodes, so this represents the first 30-minute block of recording from that. In the first few verse of the chapter, we see the specific charge to the elders (in age) at the Cretian churches. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
28:21
September 11, 2019
Chips and Salsa Minisode 3: Curt’s Life Verse
A bonus chips and salsa this week as Kreig asks Curt what verse has had the biggest impact on his Christian walk. Curtis dives into a short breakdown on 1 Corinthians 10:31 and what it really means to glorify God. To wrap it up, Curtis and Kreig reminisce about how a temp job in college connects them to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
23:04
September 4, 2019
Chips and Salsa Minisode 2: Hearing from God
For a second minisode entry, Curtis and Kreig talk about how listening for God’s will led them both to huge changes in their lives recently. Hearing from God sounds a lot more mystical than it really is, so we try to break down the scary lingo and help you understand what it really means. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
16:56
August 21, 2019
Chips and Salsa Minisode 1: Who Was Nahum?
Introducing a new episode format: Chips and Salsa! It’s still the same kind of delicious content you (hopefully) love, just in a different dish. These episodes, or “mini-sodes”, will feature one topic which Curtis and Kreig will have 10 minutes to discuss. It’s a looser, slightly more unpredictable format that we plan to run on the off weeks between book study episodes. For our first helping of Chips and Salsa, we cover a question BBP listener Samantha submitted: Who exactly was Nahum? He’s a mysterious guy, but there are some small clues which provide a little insight and also illuminate more truth about the book of Nahum itself. And as we veer off-topic, Kreig and Curt impersonate Batman impersonating the Green Arrow. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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August 7, 2019
Titus Chapter One (Part One): Organize, Mobilize, Stabilize
Titus chapter one is all about leadership. Paul encouraged Titus to continue being a godly leader, he instructed him on how to appoint qualified leaders, and he warned him about destructive leaders. All was not well on the island of Crete, and Titus had a lot of work to do. As the book as a whole will describe, chapter one introduces the idea that a Spirit-filled believer is one that does the work of Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. Curt and Kreig also dish about Pixar and what the opposite of a “shameless plug” would actually be called. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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July 24, 2019
Titus Overview: Out of Order
Our new book study takes us to the New Testament letter of Titus. Titus is one of the pastoral epistles, written to a man (named Titus, obviously), whom the Apostle Paul had sent to the island of Crete to set the churches on the island in order. A lot had gone wrong in the churches on Crete, and Paul lays out God’s expectations for the pastors as well as for the members of those churches. The epistle to Titus is also one of encouragement to a godly leader who was facing opposition from two opposing fronts. There were two camps of false teachers, one spreading a lascivious, immoral lifestyle, and the other a corrosive doctrine of legalism. Both of these teachings were wrong and destructive for the believers in Crete, and Paul encouraged Titus to set these false teachers straight. Paul’s protégé would need to show the Christians on the island that the Gospel of Jesus Christ was the truth that would give them the ability to do God’s work. We also sideline temporarily to deconstruct some of the more common tropes of the CW’s superhero “Arrowverse” catalog of shows. The original Rip Van Winkle also makes a surprise guest appearance. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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July 10, 2019
Nahum Chapter Three: The Cause of Nineveh’s Comeuppance
Curt & Kreig conclude their study of Nahum with chapter three. They see how God gave ample reasons for the “why” of the destruction of Nineveh. Slave trade, senseless violence against the children of their enemies, and more played large parts in the ultimate downfall of Assyrian capital. Nahum succinctly answers the question of why Nineveh would “henceforth receive their comeuppance.” Chapter three also details the fallout from Nineveh’s destruction. Their mighty warriors would flee, the line of kings would be cut off, and their people would be scattered among the nations. To rub salt in the wound, the Bible prophesied that none of Assyria’s neighbors would pity their downfall. No one would show any sympathy for the destruction of this abusive empire. And of course, it wouldn’t be The Bible Burrito without a handful of references to nerd culture. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Chronicles of Narnia, and Avengers: Infinity War’s Thanos all come up during this chapter breakdown. As a bonus, if you’re a fig lover, there’s even some fun fig trivia for you in there! UPDATE: We wanted to clarify that there is actually a city near the site where Nineveh stood: Mosul, Iraq. However, the ruins of the city went undiscovered for centuries, and the city was never actually rebuilt, so our statement about the permanence of the destruction does still mostly stand true. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning.Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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June 26, 2019
Nahum Chapter Two: The Fall of Nineveh
Chapter two of Nahum details the actual fall of the city of Nineveh, as prophesied by Nahum decades before. God’s judgment is dealt with heavily in this chapter. In the context of the book as a whole, this judgment is actually very comforting to God’s people. This chapter gives a detailed look at how this judgment would be carried out against Nineveh. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning.Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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June 12, 2019
Nahum Chapter One: The Nature of God
Chapter one of Nahum deals with the comfort, mercy, and judgment of God. God’s nature is revealed as Nahum the prophet begins his prophecy against the city of Nineveh. We also see how the nation of Judah would have received this prophecy as a word of comfort and consolation. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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June 12, 2019
Nahum: Book Overview
Our first actual Bible study episode kicks off with the book of Nahum! It may seem like a strange way to start a Bible study podcast, but we hope you’ll start to see like we have the amazing way God reveals Himself through this book. The minor prophets are an often-overlooked portion of Scripture, but well worth reading! And we both have a passion for making the whole counsel of God known. Buckle in for our first book study as we dive into Nahum! Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning.Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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June 12, 2019
Who Are These Guys, Anyway?
In the introductory episode, Curt and Kreig talk about who they are, why they’ve started a podcast, and why anyone should listen to it. Curt King and Kreig Durham have been friends since 2008 when they met at Bible college. They share a love for pretty much all things nerdy, but most of all a love for God, the Bible, and the church. Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning. Music Link: https://soundcloud.com/ashamaluevmusic/happy-morning
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June 12, 2019