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Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast

Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast

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The Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast exists to equip and encourage worship musicians to delve deeper into God's Word.
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113 - When and how to leave a church
A discussion on good and bad reasons to leave a church, as well as good and bad ways to go about it. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
58:36
September 23, 2020
112 - Church turn-offs
This week, we talk about what turns us off about some churches? We explore a variety of things, from poor theology to an unwelcoming environment. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
56:38
September 16, 2020
111 - Pastoral qualifications and divorce
What happens when a pastor gets divorced, or if someone is nominated to be an elder and has a divorce in their past? The answer may be more complicated than we think. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
54:27
September 10, 2020
110 - Vocation
"Vocation" doesn't sound glamorous, but the fact is that God has called us to our stations in life. Don't miss this discussion that encompasses a ton of the Christian life. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
53:18
September 2, 2020
109 - Sabbaticals and rest
Humans aren't made to grind all the time, so Bradley told us about his recent sabbatical as we discuss rest in the Christian walk. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
55:57
August 26, 2020
108 - Church planting
Keith Cothran of the Grove in Spartanburg, South Carolina, joins us for this week's podcast to talk church planting. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:06:03
August 19, 2020
107 - Details vs. big picture
Cody's wife joins the podcast to talk, among other things, being detail oriented or seeing the grand scheme. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
33:06
August 11, 2020
106: COVID-19, Christians, and two guys who had it
A conversation with two guys who had the coronavirus (Stan Fields and Cory Truax) and how we can have better discussions about it. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:06:33
August 5, 2020
105 - JI Packer
In this week's episode, Bradley and Cody reflect on the passing of JI Packer and his importance to the church in the last several decades. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
44:35
July 28, 2020
104 - The importance of church history
After 2,000 years of church history, we stand on the backs of giants, and we'd do well to listen to them. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:06:09
July 23, 2020
103 - Unhelpful and destructive practices
What should the Christian do when his church is engaging in unbiblical, hurtful practices? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:05:39
July 15, 2020
102 - Christians and giving
Are Christians required to give to their church? If so, how much? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. westminstereffects.com
53:27
July 8, 2020
Cody's blog - 2020 has exposed our legalism
Read the text version here: https://wp.me/p2ajvB-9Q
07:44
July 3, 2020
101 - Christian music and cultural appropriation
Is cultural appropriation a problem within CCM? Also, Cody has a massive brain fart about Israel and gets laughed at. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
57:19
July 1, 2020
100 - Freemasons, Brian Morris, sports mascots
The legendary Brian Morris (as is tradition) joins us for our 100th episode, wherein we discuss Freemasonry, terrible sports mascots, and a plethora of other topics. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
55:18
June 23, 2020
099 - Outdoor services, Confederate flags
In a smorgasbord of an episode, Jon and Cody talk about outdoor church services and address the debate around Confederate flags and monuments. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. 
1:15:17
June 17, 2020
098 - George Floyd, the Church, the Gospel
The murder of George Floyd and the events surrounding it have sent our country into a fierce debate. We ask, where does the church and faithful Gospel proclamation fit in, and what should the response of the Christian be? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
39:11
June 9, 2020
097 - Pastoral succession
What does it look like for a church to ensure it has a smooth transition in its leadership? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
58:31
June 3, 2020
096 - Disagreements within the church
In today's rage culture, how can we disagree over minor issues within the church while maintaining our unity? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
53:15
May 26, 2020
095 - COVID-19 and getting back to church
This week, we talk about the thought process surrounding getting back to corporate worship. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
41:56
May 22, 2020
094 - Stage presence vs. showmanship
What's the line between having good stage presence and showing off during corporate worship? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:03:27
May 15, 2020
Cody's blog - Christians, we need to talk about Plandemic
One of the most viral videos of the year, Plandemic, has been sweeping through my Facebook feed lately. In what is apparently the first of several parts, Dr. Judy Mikovits makes earth shattering claims regarding COVID-19, government shadow groups, and vaccines.
05:58
May 12, 2020
093 - Anxiety, depression, discontentment
Being cooped up with a ton of negative news can easily lead to depression, anxiety, etc. How do we combat that? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:19:44
May 8, 2020
Cody's blog - Christian responses to COVID-19 government overreach
A good deal of what our governments are doing is illegal. What's a Christian to do about it? https://codyfields.com/2020/05/01/christian-responses-covid-19-overreach/
07:48
May 2, 2020
092 - Crazy church stories, etc.
We wanted to keep things a little more lighthearted this week, so we talk about strange things that have happened at church, and a whole lot else. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:11:24
April 30, 2020
Cody's Blog - Washing your hands is FAKE NEWS
Seriously, listen to the whole thing before you start yelling. https://codyfields.com/2020/04/25/washing-your-hands-is-fake-news/
03:59
April 25, 2020
091 - Online Communion?
We took time in this week's episode to look at the debate surrounding Communion being done online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
48:32
April 22, 2020
090 - COVID-19 and the news
We're constantly bombarded with the latest news and events regarding the COVID-19 crisis, and we all have more time to stay glued to the news anyway. How do we process all of this? Cory Truax joins us for the discussion. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:01:02
April 15, 2020
089 - Staying connected during COVID-19
We already struggled to stay connected, but COVID-19 has put an entirely different spin on things. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:07:47
April 8, 2020
Cody's blog - What the COVID-19 stimulus package reveals about our society
We’re basically looking at most Americans getting in the neighborhood of $1,200 and $500 for each dependent child. I’m not a fan of government stimulus or bailouts, but we basically have to do this, partially because of the fact that the virus and the government’s heavy handed response weren’t anyone’s fault, and partially because of how we got here. Read the blog here.
12:08
April 3, 2020
088 - COVID-19 and rethinking church
The providence known as COVID-19 has caused us to really look at how we're conducting our church services. Brian Onken of the River Upstate joins us for the second part of this discussion. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:11:32
March 31, 2020
087 - The Church gathered
Brian Onken of the River Upstate joins us to talk about the purpose of the church gathered. During this time of separation during the COVID-19 outbreak, we took time to reevaluate why we gather and who the primary beneficiaries are. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
56:22
March 23, 2020
Cody's blog - How Christians should respond to COVID-19
COVID-19, at least temporarily, has upended the entirety of not just Western but global society. Nearly every nation on the planet has at least one positive case of the coronavirus, and the world’s response has been telling. https://codyfields.com/2020/03/22/how-christians-should-respond-to-covid-19/
10:12
March 22, 2020
086 - Cultivating excellence
How can we cultivate excellence at our churches, particularly without going overboard or with people who may be complacent? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
45:33
March 17, 2020
085 - Cultural relevance
Just how much should our churches care about cultural relevance? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:10:51
March 9, 2020
084 - All Inquisition episode!
Jon and Cody take listener questions for the entire duration of this week's episode. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
47:58
March 4, 2020
083 - Worship through transition
Transitions are inevitable. People move on, businesses close, etc. How do we worship God properly through that? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
43:02
February 26, 2020
082 - Changing worship structures
Cody and Bradley have been tinkering with the liturgical structure at their church and explore their thought process in doing so. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
59:30
February 18, 2020
081 - Coronavirus and sickness in the church
With the Coronavirus dominating the headlines, we look at how the church should handle sickness. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:02:52
February 10, 2020
080 - NAMM 2020 Recap
Cody and Jon debrief from their experience at NAMM in Anaheim. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
49:44
February 2, 2020
079 - Pre-NAMM Inquisition Rapid Fire
Before heading off for NAMM, we do an entire episode featuring your questions. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
57:04
January 18, 2020
078 - Dealing with bad singers
It's ok to admit that not every singer is the best in the world, but what do we do we do when we've inherited them on a worship team? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
38:30
January 12, 2020
A reintroduction of sorts - Jan. 8, 2020, CodyFields.com
I'm back to blogging. Here's how it'll happen. codyfields.com
03:18
January 8, 2020
077 - Surrounded (Fight My Battles)
We actually recorded this a while ago and things got crazy, but we start a new year of episodes by looking at the lyrics of "Surrounded (Fight My Battles" by Michael W. Smith. Spoiler alert: This song is not worth singing or listening to. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
45:48
January 3, 2020
076 - Crossover episode with All Seven Days
We teamed up with All Seven Days for a hybrid episode! Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:00:52
December 24, 2019
075 - Cade Foehner
Cody sits down with the newest addition to the Noseminster artist family, Cade Foehner! Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
59:10
December 6, 2019
074 - Christian liberty
Bradley and Cody talk about the Christian's liberty to partake in grey areas, and where those limits may be found. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
51:41
December 1, 2019
073 - Transparency in worship
We hear a lot of talk about authenticity and transparency within the church, but just how important is it? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
49:36
November 23, 2019
072 - Worship team perks
Jon asks what the appropriate level and extent of perks is for being on a church worship team. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:08:52
November 19, 2019
071 - Navigating difficult Scripture
Not all Scripture is easy to swallow. We talk about how to deal with the passages that we may not like at first glance. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
57:46
November 8, 2019
070 - Jesus is King album review
Cody and Jon run through their favorite parts and some questionable parts of Kanye West's new album, Jesus is King. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:04:02
November 2, 2019
069 - Special church services
Since Bradley and Cody's church just had a special church service to install new elders, they talk about the thought process behind it. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
45:04
October 25, 2019
068 - Christians and Halloween
Every October brings about a pretty significant debate in some Christian circles. Is Halloween appropriate for Christians or not? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
43:20
October 18, 2019
067 - Deacons and elders
Cody (while being too optimistic about the Braves) and Bradley talk about church governance, the distinction between deacons and elders, and why they're both important to the body. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
54:42
October 12, 2019
066 - Kanye West, Amber Guyger
Cody flies solo and briefly touches on the situations involving Kanye West and Amber Guyger. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
22:50
October 4, 2019
065 - Circumstances of worship
The circumstances of worship are those things that don't carry any spiritual weight, but we should still think through them. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:01:49
September 28, 2019
064 - The B.A.R., NAR, and SJW with Dawain Atkinson
On this week's podcast, our boy Dawain Atkinson comes on to talk about the B.A.R. Podcast, New Apostolic Reformation, and the Evangelical social justice situation. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:22:12
September 20, 2019
063 - Handling disagreement, plus some on Benny Hinn
Disagreement is bound to happen within your worship team and your church, but how do you handle it? And speaking of disagreement, we also talk about the recent statements from Benny Hinn regarding the Prosperity "Gospel." Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
59:52
September 13, 2019
062 - Bible reading plans
What's the best way to go about reading the Bible? Is there a best way? Should we use devotionals or commentaries? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:18:17
September 6, 2019
061 - Does God desire to save everyone?
While we understand that this will rustle some jimmies, we tackle the question of whether God desires to save everyone. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
56:30
September 1, 2019
060 - Modern vs Traditional
In this week's Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast, we respond to a listener who has found himself too modern for traditional churches and too traditional for modern churches. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
58:32
August 23, 2019
059 - Front of house w/ Lars Gallagher
What makes a sound guy tick? Lars Gallagher of Christ Lincoln joins the Doxology Podcast to discuss front of house matters. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:16:00
August 16, 2019
058 - Responding to news and tragedies
Sometimes the headlines are too big for us to ignore, but we also can't expect our church services to include a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:01:42
August 9, 2019
057 - Joshua Harris
Cody and Jon discuss Joshua Harris' recent announcements regarding his divorce and departure from the faith. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:00:06
August 2, 2019
056 - SNAMM 2019 and the worship industry
Jon and Cody give an update live from Summer NAMM, and then Bradley and Cody talk about the state of worship as an industry, the moon landing, etc. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
58:34
July 26, 2019
055 - Evangelism and Rescued Wretch
Jesse Harper comes back as we talk about God's sovereignty within evangelism and Rescued Wretch. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
56:14
July 19, 2019
054 - Origins of the Osteen Distortion
Cody flies solo and talks God's self-glorification in all things, backlash and misunderstandings over the Osteen Distortion, and more. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
32:19
July 12, 2019
053 - Ask us anything!
To celebrate over a year's worth of podcasts Bradley and Cody do an episode of nothing but listener questions. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
48:58
July 5, 2019
052 - Making the cut
How do you deal with members of a worship team who should probably transition out of serving? Recommended: Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World by Eric Metaxas The Apostles' Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits by Albert Mohler "Though You Slay Me" Nothing can replace preaching - John Piper Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:00:56
June 28, 2019
051 - Camden Bucey
President of Reformed Forum and host of Christ the Center Camden Bucey visits the Doxology Podcast to talk polity, thinking deep theologically, and a little guitar nerdiness. reformedforum.org The Creedal Imperative by Carl Trueman Biblical Theology by Geerhardus Vos Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:21:07
June 20, 2019
050 - Unbelievers in a worship band
Should those who don't buy into the Christian faith be allowed to lead the church in worship? Recommended: Built on the Rock by Ted Kober Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by JI Packer Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
1:00:24
June 6, 2019
049 - Chick-fil-A and the Chick-del-A
Jon and a very distracted Cody talk about Westminster's run-in with Chick-fil-A's legal department and what that means for the Chick-del-A. Recommended: Mac Mini Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.
51:43
May 30, 2019
048 - Men's Bible study with Jesse Harper
In case you're out of the loop, it's kind of important for men to study the Bible together. Here's a conversation about it. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: "My Feet are on the Rock" by I Am They Do You Pray? by JC Ryle The Confessions by Augustine of Hippo The Making of a Man by Richard Exley
1:01:52
May 23, 2019
047 - Worship Preferences
Sometimes, we don't like musical styles, songs, or even particular instruments. Should we get over those or carry those around in worship? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
1:11:20
May 17, 2019
046 - Elevation Worship's "Mighty Cross"
Cody and Bradley dissect the song "Mighty Cross" by Elevation Worship. Also on this week's episode, questions regarding Paul Washer, marijuana, etc. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The New City Catechism Single Column Journaling Bible Christ the Center: The Creator-creature Distinction in the Hypostatic Union
59:10
May 9, 2019
045 - Fatigue and burnout
We're all exhausted, so what do we do about it?   Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The Real Martin Luther  - Josh Hamon Burnout Begins with Bad Theology The Briefing: 4/22/2019
53:34
May 2, 2019
044 - Preachers n Sneakers
Stan from the All Seven Days Podcast (also known as Cody's dad) joins us as we talk prosperity theology and the Instagram sensation @preachersnsneakers. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.    
50:48
April 25, 2019
043 - Matt Walsh and Scriptural authority
Matt Walsh thinks that not every argument should boil down to theology for the Christian. We disagree and explain why.  Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.    http://gospelspam.com/oy-vey-maria-why-the-gods-of-ben-shapiro-and-matt-walsh-cant-end-abortion/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWI8bYxJ0GA&feature=share
55:27
April 18, 2019
042 - Leading worship without a mic
Leading worship isn't just the job of the vocalists, but everyone on the team or in the band.
50:40
April 11, 2019
041 - Tests of fellowship - Francis Chan, Social Justice
There's been a flurry of discussion around some big names and whether we should associate with them. When should just warn them, and when should we disavow them? The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment by Tim Challies - https://amzn.to/2Ub9AV4 American Gospel: Christ Alone - https://amzn.to/2Udwax0 ESV Journaling Bible - https://amzn.to/2OMLt9S  http://wearechurch.com/blog/2019/3/16/a-response-to-some-concerns-by-francis-chan 
1:01:10
April 4, 2019
040 - Who should lead worship?
Cody flies solo and examines a 9Marks article. Also, the premiere of rapid fire questions!  https://www.9marks.org/article/journalnine-marks-healthy-worship-leader/ 
32:01
March 28, 2019
039 - Speaking in tongues?
Our friends at Worship Online recently talked about being filled with the Spirit and speaking in tongues. Bradley wanted to offer a different perspective to offer some clarification on an often confusing topic. Support us on Anchor! Recommended: The Forgotten Trinity by James R. White Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God by Gordon Fee
49:26
March 20, 2019
038 - Lent and Backing Tracks
Backing tracks, metronomes, etc. They can be really helpful, but they can also be difficult to implement. Also, Lutheran Jon talks about Ash Wednesday and Lent. Support us on Anchor! Recommended: "Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted" God can meet us in the ashes Tempo app
55:16
March 14, 2019
037 - Bethel Music's "Ain't No Grave"
Bethel Music's "Ain't No Grave" has been a hit lately, but it's not without some serious problems. We have a look at the lyrics in this episode of the Doxology Podcast. Recommended: The Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1:01:24
March 5, 2019
036 - Abusive leadership
The church has been rocked with leadership scandals recently. Bradley and Cody talk about abusive leadership, how to avoid becoming an abusive leader, and what to do if you're the victim of it.  Recommended: Elephant Room - Driscoll, MacDonald, Dever The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts - Sam Storms
53:22
February 28, 2019
035 - Preparing to teach
In the middle of a crazy week, Bradley gives us his process for preparing sermons. Even if you don't preach or teach, this can be helpful for you. Recommended: Ask Pastor John - How do you prepare your sermons? Sermonary Romans by RC Sproul Expositor Podcast with Steve Lawson
25:02
February 20, 2019
034 - Analyzing Victor Wooten's NAMM wisdom
No, legendary bassist Victor Wooten didn't come on the podcast, but Cody heard him drop some serious wisdom at NAMM, so we talked about it.  Healthy Plurality = Durable Church by Dave Harvey - https://amzn.to/2TUp0cA Becoming the Archetype - I Am: https://open.spotify.com/album/0rg7OdBgPG5iqlwnX1jeuF?si=9sWhNuJjQ_SqfLw-eXTS6g
37:32
February 13, 2019
033 - No more custom work!
 After NAMM and a bout with NAMMthrax, here's a short episode detailing why I'm not doing custom pedals, at least for the time being. 
05:52
February 7, 2019
032 - NAMM w/ G7th Capos and VocalMist
A couple of quick interviews with G7th and VocalMist. Sorry for the lack of intro. I got the NAMMthrax. hopeforjustice.org myvocalmist.com g7th.com
16:01
January 30, 2019
031 - NAMM preview and power outages
Jon had a cool experience with a power outage at church, and Cody is at NAMM this week (hence the delayed release).
50:30
January 24, 2019
030 - JD Greear and cancelling church
We love JD Greear, but he caused a little bit of a stir recently when his church cancelled their services. We get it, but we don't get it. Recommended: Brothers, We Are Not Professionals by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2SWR2nA God at Work by Gene Edward Veith Jr. - https://amzn.to/2Mf5hkQ Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart by JD Greear - https://amzn.to/2Mf5Jj2
40:23
January 16, 2019
029 - Worshipping through cancer with Stan "Padre" Fields
Stan Fields, also known as Cody's dad, joins the Doxology Podcast to talk about his joy in God during a (very) recent cancer episode. Recommended: The Modern Post - "My One Comfort" - https://open.spotify.com/track/6iyEgPD0baCdld6Dd38RtN?si=TV5HrRDDQCqed047Z7XvVg The Hope Arsenal - "It Is Well With My Soul" https://open.spotify.com/track/3osiMRj1n74jUvuM0T9RRe?si=z1dn-W_CQhu6IcVoa8Z1xg Don't Waste Your Cancer by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2SHle60 For the Fame of God's Name by Sam Storms and Justin Taylor - https://amzn.to/2Ren01I 
1:23:21
January 8, 2019
028 - Rethinking Santa and Christmas traditions
Merry Christmas! We didn't want to leave you high and dry, so you can listen this week while traveling or while waiting for Christmas dinner to cook. This week, Bradley and Cody talk about their Christmas traditions as well as their thoughts on Santa Claus. Recommended: Ask Pastor John - Why do we give Christmas gifts? - https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/why-do-we-give-christmas-gifts Ask Pastor John - What should I tell my kids about Santa? - https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/what-should-i-tell-my-kids-about-santa Jacob Johnson - Wild and Sweet: A Christmas Album - https://open.spotify.com/album/4G9HxUQyqqoE1v9loPHxeC?si=Yw8roUS6Q36oWI8rOTc1Cg
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December 25, 2018
027 - Ditching Advent with Everett Henes
Some people don't do Advent or even Christmas, and that's actually okay. We had OPC pastor Everett Henes on to tell us why he doesn't make a big deal of it in his church. Help us cover NAMM expenses! - www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended: Reformation Study Bible - https://amzn.to/2ECFW3F Martin Luther's Christmas Book - https://amzn.to/2R937Iu With Reverence and Awe by D.G. Hart - https://amzn.to/2R5I0qv
1:00:23
December 19, 2018
026 - A different approach to Lauren Daigle
There's been a lot of vitriol, defending, posturing, etc., regarding Lauren Daigle's recent comments. We hoped to provide a different angle where everyone wins. Help us cover NAMM expenses! - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended reading: A living martyr - https://world.wng.org/2018/11/a_living_martyr The Cross and Christian Ministry by DA Carson - https://amzn.to/2PuKbiI Decision Points by George W. Bush - https://amzn.to/2QownLR
48:32
December 11, 2018
025 - Advent and Christmas Music
Advent has had a resurgence in popularity, so what is it in the first place? We also talk Christmas music and how so much of it is terrible, but that's actually changing for the better. Keep helping us out with NAMM! www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended consumption: August Burns Red - Sleddin' Hill: https://open.spotify.com/album/1pULFEyMwExWMTLQIiEROm?si=JjMVWVs5Q0mRVkw82JnRJg Of the Father's Love Begotten - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-8pRqfl0kg The Jesus Style by Gayle Erwin - https://amzn.to/2QwX9AT
50:30
December 4, 2018
024 - Justin TenCate of Mzo Effects
While this is being uploaded on the fly before Cody goes out of town, this episode features Justin of Mzo Effects and circuitry nerdom. Keep helping us out with NAMM; we're over $1,000! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ mzoeffects.com
49:27
November 20, 2018
023- The Cage Stage
This week’s podcast involves shifts in our theology, whether it’s simply a mindset or an entire 180 from what we grew up with. Of course, that also involves lessons on the Cage Stage. Support Noseminster’s NAMM push! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069 Recommended reading: The Confessions by Augustine of Hippo - https://amzn.to/2z4SyvJ Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller - https://amzn.to/2ROnNlR Sovereign Grace, Spiritual Gifts, and the Pastor: How Should a Reformed Pastor Be Charismatic? By Tope Koleoso - https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/sovereign-grace-spiritual-gifts-and-the-pastor-how-should-a-reformed-pastor-be-charismatic
1:02:37
November 13, 2018
022 - Gear Acquisition Syndrome
How much is too much? Better yet, how do we think about our guitar gear acquisitions? We dive into that question in this week's Doxology Podcast. Recommended reading: Who Do You Think You Are? by Mark Driscoll - https://amzn.to/2RFyMhA "God Can Break the Chains of Addiction" by Matt Chandler - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl-6sDMeN-8 The secret to Christian contentment by James White - https://www.aomin.org/aoblog/2006/12/13/the-secret-to-christian-contentment/ The Shallows by Nicholas Carr - https://amzn.to/2RGXgXH
1:00:14
November 6, 2018
021 - Ligonier's State of Theology Survey
Ligonier's State of Theology Survey shows a disturbing trend in the American church. We talk about how that came to be and how to fix it. Recommended reading: A Summary of Christian Doctrine by Edward Koehler - https://amzn.to/2SwoCRu Mere Christianity by CS Lewis - https://amzn.to/2SxjJrw Everyone's a Theologian by RC Sproul - https://amzn.to/2SwDTBS
46:21
October 30, 2018
020 - Designing a new worship space w/ Keith Cothran
Bradley and Cody's church just opened their renovated building, so they brought on Pastor Keith Cothran to talk about the how, why, and what behind the changes. Recommended reading: How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison - https://amzn.to/2PM6eSR Everyday Church by Tim Chester - https://amzn.to/2R9aD2C Center Church by Tim Keller - https://amzn.to/2PPUe2P
47:20
October 23, 2018
019 - Christians and Politics with Cory Truax
Cory Truax joins the show this week for a conversation about how Christians can better engage in discussions in the realm of politics. corytruax.com Recommended reading: Total Truth by Nancy Pearcy - https://amzn.to/2pX2jYc The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt - https://amzn.to/2RQbxlE How the Nations Rage by Jonathan Leeman - https://amzn.to/2RS85ab
1:00:08
October 16, 2018
018 - Volunteer/Life Balance
Cody and Jon (Bradley returns next week) talk about the importance of finding balance between volunteering at church and our home lives. They also forgot to include recommended reading this week.
38:56
October 8, 2018
017 - Going off the rails
What do we do when our favorite musicians leave the faith or develop some seriously wonky theology? How do we deal with that in our own worship teams? Recommended reading: Believing God by RC Sproul, Jr. - https://amzn.to/2ReCu2a Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart by J.D. Greear - https://amzn.to/2NY1zk5
50:58
October 1, 2018
016 - Sunday Morning Preparation
It's often overlooked, but the ways we get our minds and affairs in order for Sunday mornings can have a huge impact. Recommended reading: https://founders.org/library/1689-confession/ 1 Peter 5:7 1 Cor. 12-14 Reformation Study Bible (Condensed) - https://amzn.to/2DoiJ5u Reformation Study Bible (Standard) - https://amzn.to/2I9PSk3
45:39
September 24, 2018
015 - Worship Team Dress Codes
Cody and Jon talk dress codes and nerd out a little bit on some Westminster Effects goings on. Recommended reading: Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt - https://amzn.to/2xkBh0K The Freedom of a Christian by Martin Luther - https://amzn.to/2xzv8NR
48:47
September 17, 2018
014 - What a Beautiful Name
An examination of Hillsong's "What a Beautiful Name" that may catch you by surprise. How to Evaluate Songs for Worship - https://www.renewingworshipnc.org/2011/01/26/evaluatesongs/ Forgotten God by Francis Chan - https://amzn.to/2oWhVut The Holiness of God by RC Sproul - https://amzn.to/2oTLAEw The Creator and the Cosmos by Hugh Ross - https://amzn.to/2wVRxEy The Potter's Freedom by James White - https://amzn.to/2wZOcEs
45:34
September 10, 2018
013 - Seeker Sensitivity/Attractional Churches
A discussion of seeker sensitive churches, the purpose of the gathering known as the church, and Bradley getting thrown under the bus for even suggesting the topic. We'll probably have to come back to this one a few more times. Recommended reading: Dangerous Calling by Paul David Tripp - https://amzn.to/2Ncs7N2 The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning - https://amzn.to/2MM6GTB A Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs - https://amzn.to/2Q1Iv1G
45:07
September 3, 2018
012 - Jason Houtsma of Worship Artistry
Jason Houtsma of Worship Artistry came on the Doxology Podcast to talk about Worship Artistry as a great tool for preparing your worship team for rehearsals and Sunday mornings... and why music stands are awesome. Recommended reading: Hal Leonard Guitar Method - https://amzn.to/2BU8BRf In Quietness and Confidence by David Roper - https://amzn.to/2LwNmEv Fretboard Road Maps - https://amzn.to/2of1SYb
57:09
August 28, 2018
011 - Les Lanphere on Spirit and Truth
Cody and Jon have a chat with Les Lanphere on the most important thing in the world - worship. Les is making an awesome documentary called Spirit and Truth, which will analyze the ordinary means of grace known as worship and emphasize the importance of having our worship rooted in Scripture. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/calvinist/spirit-and-truth-a-film-about-worship https://kingdomworks.com/product/conquer-series-6-dvd-set/ Recommended reading: Reformed Dogmatics by Herman Bavinck (Four volumes): https://amzn.to/2N2wmHJ Reformed Dogmatics by Herman Bavinck (Condensed to one volume): https://amzn.to/2nTOMj8 ESV Journaling Bible: https://amzn.to/2nPTPB1 Doxology and Theology by Matt Boswell: https://amzn.to/2N01tDD
57:18
August 20, 2018
Bonus Episode - Alexia Rodriguez
Cody sits down with Noseminster artist Alexia Rodriguez of Eyes Set to Kill in our first ever bonus episode and talks touring, taking care of your vocal cords, and goes all schoolgirl when he learns Alexia actually did take her Chick-del-A on tour. facebook.com/eyessettokill/ instagram.com/Eyessettokillofficial/ https://www.westminstereffects.com/product/chick-del-a/
16:16
August 17, 2018
010 - The Singing Mission
In this week's Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast, Bradley and Cody rehash Bradley's recent sermon on Psalm 96 and the "singing mission" of God. Recommended reading: Knowing God by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2KP24qd Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2P3OhPO Bugera G5 Infinium - https://amzn.to/2AUj3HO Bugera G20 Infinium - https://amzn.to/2AY853Q savingdarkness.com
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August 13, 2018
009 - Church Revitalization with Matt Henslee
New Mexico pastor Matt Henslee dropped in to talk church revitalization, shifting worship styles, and Wiley Drake. Recommended reading: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss - https://amzn.to/2M4VEHR Beyond the Plateau: Hope and Help for the Small and Medium-Sized Church by Dick Sisk - https://amzn.to/2OGIoaW Reclaiming Glory: Revitalizing Dying Churches by Mark Clifton - https://amzn.to/2KvgRWH The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction by Eugene Peterson - https://amzn.to/2ARiJK2 The Unstuck Church: Equipping Churches to Experience Sustained Health by Tony Morgan - https://amzn.to/2vgdYV1 Let the Nations Be Glad!: The Supremacy of God in Missions by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2LTaZw2 Featured artist: NeverFall facebook.com/NeverFallUSA/ https://open.spotify.com/album/3l6vqfchIXppiLYQRaQ3NF
1:03:21
August 6, 2018
008 - Worship Space Aesthetics
Is there such a thing as too much when it comes to production in a worship service? jacobjohnsontunes.com Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity by Mark Noll - https://amzn.to/2NWUGLo Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2K5RF99
57:29
July 30, 2018
007 - Hymns and Hops
We sat down with Jim and Tanner from Hymns and Hops for one of the the most fun episodes to date. facebook.com/hymnsandhops instagram.com/hymnsandhops Drinking With Calvin and Luther: The Reformational View of Beer and Wine by Jim West - https://amzn.to/2ND1zBf Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin - https://amzn.to/2NBLnA4 Sing!: How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church by Keith and Kristyn Getty - https://amzn.to/2zYiaxe God Gave Wine: What the Bible Says About Alcohol by Kenneth L. Gentry Jr. - https://amzn.to/2Ls7rQi Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by NT Wright - https://amzn.to/2LgHlQR Desiring God by John Piper: https://amzn.to/2uFFA5M
41:48
July 23, 2018
006 - Liturgy with Anglican pastor Seth Cain
A look into a more structured form of worship services. Recommended reading: For the Life of the World by Alexander Schmemann - https://amzn.to/2zJyWAn You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith - https://amzn.to/2Jsnw3u Heavenly Participation by Hans Boersma - https://amzn.to/2uA7kJ1 The Accidental Anglican by Todd Hunter - https://amzn.to/2Jus09H Gathered Guests by Timothy H. Maschke - https://amzn.to/2uvd8mJ The New City Catechism - https://amzn.to/2Jx1RXN The Hope Arsenal: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0UbxXhxwCMZ5YyltSkkuh1?autoplay=true&v=A https://noisetrade.com/thehopearsenal
49:55
July 17, 2018
005 - NAMM Update with Lyman Guitars
We shared a booth with Lyman Guitars at Summer NAMM in Nashville, so Cody talked with Sophia about their experiences and future of their brands. No recommended reading or artist track this week. A nap was needed.
10:30
July 9, 2018
004 - Short term trips?
We went on various short term trips recently, and we discuss how God used each of those. Recommended reading: Scott Sauls - From Weakness to Strength: 8 Vulnerabilities That Can Bring Out the Best in Your Leadership - https://amzn.to/2MGBAIF Alexander Strauch - Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church Leadership - https://amzn.to/2KDLJs9 Michael Horton - Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World - https://amzn.to/2MHZyDs
42:12
July 2, 2018
003 - Reckless Love (Let's get this out of the way)
"Reckless Love" has been an extremely popular and extremely divisive song. We have a look at why it's caused so much strife in the worship world. Recommended reading: D.A. Carson - The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God: https://amzn.to/2tp3P7y Tim Keller - The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy: https://amzn.to/2MU9iLx Peter Scazzero - Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It's Impossible to Be Spiritually Mature, While Remaining Emotionally Immature: https://amzn.to/2tmXYzu
49:23
June 25, 2018
002 - Sola Scriptura
Everything in the Christian life, including worship, must be informed by the Word (and words) of God. Recommended reading: John Piper - A Peculiar Glory: https://amzn.to/2MxQp14 Brian Onken - More Than His God Card: https://amzn.to/2t1Hywb Exploring the Worship Spectrum (Six Views): https://amzn.to/2JJmHrR http://westminstereffects.com
40:17
June 18, 2018
001 - Who are we and what are we doing?
A quick intro episode about who we are and what we're trying to do. Cody forgets to include anything personal. Oops. Recommended reading: Desiring God by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2xMjodY Reading the Bible Supernaturally by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2sI8KPI Lutheran Service Book - https://amzn.to/2xMls5I
16:34
June 11, 2018