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Men, Women, and Gender Roles

Men, Women, and Gender Roles

April 27, 2022

It's the dreaded gender role conversation! Lisa and Marcos talk about this controversial subject without the angst. Has God created men and women with specific roles in mind? Our hosts work to disagree well and highlight the necessity of brothers and sisters working together in the body of Christ. 

Women - Their Calling and Their Challenges w/ Rachel Green Miller

Women - Their Calling and Their Challenges w/ Rachel Green Miller

April 12, 2022

After a thoughtful conversation about men last week, Lisa and Marcos turn the spotlight on women. To help with this topic they are joined by Rachel Green Miller, one half of the "Theology Gals" podcast and author of the book "Beyond Authority and Submission: Women and Men in Marriage, Church, and Society". 

Men - Their Calling and Their Challenges w/John Pennylegion

Men - Their Calling and Their Challenges w/John Pennylegion

April 5, 2022

This week, Lisa and Marcos are joined by John Pennylegion (Penny), the Pastor of Christ the King Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Roanoke, VA...otherwise known as Lisa's pastor! Penny shares his thoughts on the current conversations about manhood and womanhood as well as some specific challenges facing men in our current context. This is a discussion you don't want to miss!

The Difficulty of Talking about Sexuality

The Difficulty of Talking about Sexuality

March 15, 2022

As Lisa and Marcos continue discussing the impact sin has had on humanity, they turn toward the topic of human sexuality. The hosts begin by sharing why this is a difficult topic to broach well, the confusion surrounding human sexuality, and the sins that need to be addressed. This is the first of many tough conversations about God's design for sexuality and how sin has impacted it. 

Praying for Ukraine

Praying for Ukraine

March 1, 2022

In this short episode, Lisa and Marcos discuss the recent events in Ukraine, and close with prayers for the embattled country. 

The Image of God and Valuing Life

The Image of God and Valuing Life

February 15, 2022

Followers of Jesus have long been working for the promotion and preservation of life. Lisa and Marcos discuss why the doctrine of the image of God is so important as Christians do pro-life work and how the Westminster Larger Catechism helps Christians discuss the topic of abortion with clarity and compassion. 

SPECIAL EPISODE: Talking Deconstruction

SPECIAL EPISODE: Talking Deconstruction

February 8, 2022

From high profile leaders to Christians in the pews, many are experiencing a phenomenon called "deconstruction". In this special episode, Lisa and Marcos start with their own stories as they work to define deconstruction, consider if that's the best term for what people are going through, and detail the dangers of apostasy. 

How Sin Effected Ethnic Harmony

How Sin Effected Ethnic Harmony

February 1, 2022

Where did racism and ethnic strife come from? Is racism unique to the United States? Lisa and Marcos discuss how a robust understanding of the human sin makes sense of ethnic hatred and ask questions about how to move forward in a fallen world. 

The Fall of Humankind

The Fall of Humankind

January 25, 2022

After weeks spent in Genesis 1-2, Marcos and Lisa discuss the ramifications of sin entering the world in Genesis 3. What happened when humanity fell in the garden, and what are some important implications for the church today?

Sexuality and Gender in the PCA

Sexuality and Gender in the PCA

January 18, 2022

Special guests Daniel Wells and Jason Little, Teaching Elders in the Presbyterian Church in America, join Lisa and Marcos to comment on the continuing debates around sexuality and gender in their denomination.  

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