Category: Equipping You in Grace

Episode 71- The Importance of Reading Godly Books in the Christian Life

Welcome to the seventy-first episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about  the importance of Reading Godly Books in the Christian Life What you’ll hear in this episode: The Great Commandments and the need to read books.  What publishers James and Dave like. What blogs, ministries, and podcasts Dave and James like.  Dave’s advice to reviewers about how to write a good review. Why Christians should read good and godly books. How to read with a discerning eye. Getting good godly books in the hands of children.  The need for reading among...

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Episode 70- Gerald Hiestand– The Pastor Theologian: Resurrecting an Ancient Vision

Welcome to the seventieth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Gerald Hiestand about his book The Pastor Theologian: Resurrecting an Ancient Vision with Todd Wilson (Zondervan, 2015) What you’ll hear in this episode: Gerald’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects. What is a pastor-theologian? How the church historically has understood the term pastor-theologian. How serious theological anemia is in the church. How serious is the ecclesial anemia is in theology. Why not every pastor-theologian should be an ecclesial theologian. How pastors can be an ecclesial theologian in the local church. What Gerald sees...

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Episode 69- The Art and Skill of Biblical Discernment

Welcome to the sixth-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about the art and skill of biblical discernment What you’ll hear in this episode: Discernment and spiritual growth. The Biblical basis for discernment. Why how we view, the Bible affects how we engage in discernment. Knowing the Truth of God’s Word and speaking the Truth with love and grace. A Christian worldview response to the Shack. How to develop a personal plan for discernment. How discernment helps us to have a Christian worldview. How to engage people’s thoughts and ideas but...

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Episode 68- Alex Early– The New Believer’s Guide to the Christian Life: What Will Change, What Won’t, and Why It Matters

Welcome to the sixth-eighth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Alex Early– The New Believer’s Guide to the Christian Life: What Will Change, What Won’t, and Why It Matters (Bethany House, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Alex’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects. What it means that Christians are Beloved children of the Lord. Prayer and the Christian life. Real obedience to the Lord. Baptism. Church Membership. Living life in community with other Christians. Money and tithing. http://media.blubrry.com/servantsofgracemedia/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/AlexEarlyNewBelieversGuidetotheChristianLife.mp3Podcast (equipping-you-in-grace): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe iTunes | Android...

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Episode 67- The Need for and Importance of Church Membership

Welcome to the sixth-seven episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about the the need for and importance of church membership. What you’ll hear in this episode: What a regenerate membership is all about. The relationship between the one another passages and the gospel. Christians, hypocrisy, and sanctification. Some causes and cures for not enjoying the weekly preaching of God’s Word. The nuts and bolts of church membership. Loving Christ, loving the local church The need for greeting ministry in the local church. The need for biblical qualified and biblically led eldership....

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