Equipping You in Grace

Why Christians Should Speak Out Against False Teaching

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers current statistics on biblical worldview and illiteracy, correcting opponents of the faith with gentleness, and why loving the Lord and others should lead to speaking out against false teaching. What you'll hear...

Engaging in Apologetics in a Biblically Faithful Way

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Neil Shenvi discuss helping people with the problem of evil, why our approach to apologetics should be rooted in Christ, and his book, Why Believe: A Reasoned Approach to Christianity (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear...

Communicating the Truth in Love with Dave Jenkins

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave considers loving biblical truth and communicating the truth in love, the Holy Spirit, and the fruits of the Spirit, saying hard biblical truth in love, correcting opponents with gentleness, and why we need one another in our...
Plagiarism and What the Church Should Do About It

Plagiarism and What the Church Should Do About It

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and David Schrock discuss our response to conflict in our lives and the Church, the seriousness of plagiarism in writing and preaching, growing in the craft of preaching, how to approach sermons and critique them, along...

The Dangers of the Message

The Dangers of the Message

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave and Doreen consider how our belief in and understanding of Scripture impacts what we do with the Bible, the difference between dynamic translations and paraphrases, and comparing Scripture to the message. What you'll hear in...

Becoming Who You Were Made to Be in Christ with Josh Moody

Becoming Who You Were Made to Be in Christ with Josh Moody

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Josh Moody discuss union with Christ, legalism, growing in and serving Christ, the countercultural message of holiness, and his book, Everyday Holiness: Becoming Who You Were Made to Be (Christian Focus, 2022). What...

Abortion and a Biblical Worldview

Abortion and a Biblical Worldview

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers what abortion is, the biblical case for life, statistics on abortion, why and how Christians should speak about moral and ethical issues, how the Church can be about life, and ministering to those facing or who...

Handling Conflict in Our Lives

Handling Conflict in Our Lives

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers how the New Testament Church dealt with conflict, why Christians should move toward one another in conflict not away from one another, how to confront one another in love, and why every Christian should seek peace...

Scripture and the Christian with Mark Thompson

Scripture and the Christian with Mark Thompson

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Mark Thompson about the importance of Jesus in Scripture, deconstruction and biblical discipleship, the doctrine of Scripture, the Christian life and ministry, and his book, The Doctrine of Scripture: An Introduction...

The Dangers of Reiki and Why Christians Should Avoid It

The Dangers of Reiki and Why Christians Should Avoid It

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Doreen Virtue discuss the dangers of Reiki and why Christians shouldn’t engage in it, the dangers of unbiblical spirituality and biblical spirituality, along with the nature and purpose of Jesus’ miracles, and the deity...

Sanctification, Suffering, and Union with Christ with Graham Cole

Sanctification, Suffering, and Union with Christ with Graham Cole

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Graham Cole discuss the nature and purpose of sanctification and glorification, union with Christ, suffering, and his new book, Glorification: An Introduction (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in this episode The...

The Beauty, Loveliness, and Worship of the Church with Dustin Benge

The Beauty, Loveliness, and Worship of the Church with Dustin Benge

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Dustin Benge about the beauty of Christ, church hurt, responding to error with Scripture, walking worthy, and his new book, The Loveliest Place: The Beauty and Glory of the Church (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll...

Freedom, Sexual Ethics, and the Imago Dei with Jen Oshman

Freedom, Sexual Ethics, and the Imago Dei with Jen Oshman

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jen Oshman discuss freedom, sexual ethics, purity culture, and her new book, Cultural Counterfeits: Confronting 5 Empty Promises of Our Age and How We Were Made for So Much More (Crossway, 2022). What you’ll hear in...

Handling Criticism

Handling Criticism

On Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers Jesus’ response to criticism, how to best handle criticism and controversy, and why Christians are to be discerning and test all things according to Scripture. What you'll hear in this episode Why Christians are to be...

Navigating Bible Difficulties

Navigating Bible Difficulties

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the need for biblical hermeneutics, the hard teaching of Scripture and biblical interpretation, and help to navigate the hard sayings of the Bible. What you'll hear in this episode Why the Bible is Hard to...

Addressing Bitterness and Unforgiveness in Our Lives

Addressing Bitterness and Unforgiveness in Our Lives

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers how biblical meditation helps us address bitterness in our lives, the means of grace and keeping short accounts with God and others, and why wise people put safeguards in their thoughts and actions. What you'll...

The Purpose of Biblical Application

The Purpose of Biblical Application

On this new episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave considers why a biblical application is a matter of obedience, the benefits of applying the Word, biblical application and biblical meditation, guidance on applying the Word, and application and our ministry to...

The Purpose of Biblical Memorization and Meditation

The Purpose of Biblical Memorization and Meditation

On this new episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave considers the purpose and nature of biblical meditation and memorization, the importance of biblical context in memorization, how memorization fuels meditation, and biblical meditation and prayer. What you'll hear in...

The Place of Friendship in the Christian Life

The Place of Friendship in the Christian Life

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers what a loyal, caring, and concerned Christian friend looks like, along with how to walk with a grieving or struggling friend. What you'll hear in this episode What a loyal, caring, and concerned friend looks like....

Navigating Conflict in Marriage

Navigating Conflict in Marriage

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sarah Jenkins discuss navigating challenges and conflict in marriage, humility, forgiveness, and staying current with your spouse in marriage. What you’ll hear in this episode Men leading in forgiveness in the home....

Love and Communication in Marriage

Love and Communication in Marriage

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sarah Jenkins discuss the nature and purpose of covenant marriage, the gospel and marriage, developing friendship in marriage, communication in marriage, and keeping short accounts in marriage. What you’ll hear in this...

Cultural Icons, Priesthood, and Vocation with David Schrock

Cultural Icons, Priesthood, and Vocation with David Schrock

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and David Schrock discuss how the cultural icons help us understand the priests of our day, the royal priesthood, discipleship, and vocation, along with his book, The Royal Priesthood and the Glory of God (Crossway, 2022)....

How to Sit Under a Biblical Sermon

How to Sit Under a Biblical Sermon

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave explains why church members need good preaching, the need for the corporate reading of God’s Word, and how to listen to sermons in church on the Lord’s Day. What you'll hear in this episode Church Members Need Good...

Some Keys to Finding a Good Word-Centered, Christ-Honoring Church

Some Keys to Finding a Good Word-Centered, Christ-Honoring Church

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers some marks of a healthy local church, what to look for and avoid in a local church, and why local churches should be firmly grounded in and shaped by the Word of God. What you'll hear in this episode What a...

The Place of Tolerance and Discussion in the Body of Christ

The Place of Tolerance and Discussion in the Body of Christ

On today's Equipping You in Grace, Dave considers the place of open dialogue and discussion in church history, what a biblical understanding of speech means and entails, and the dangers of the cancel culture and how it has infiltrated the Church. What you'll hear in...

The Dangers of Sex Trafficking

The Dangers of Sex Trafficking

On today’s episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave discusses statistics on sex trafficking, the relationship between pornography and sex trafficking, and what can be done about sex trafficking, a biblical view of man, and the gospel and sexual sin. What you’ll hear in...

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2022

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2022

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sarah Jenkins discuss enjoying reading and studying the Bible, the benefits of reading and studying Scripture, and finding and owning your approach to Scripture reading and study in the new year. What you’ll hear in...

What Happens if We Do Nothing About Biblical Literacy

What Happens if We Do Nothing About Biblical Literacy

On today’s episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave discusses what happens if we do nothing about biblical illiteracy and offers some solutions to the growing issue of biblical illiteracy. What you’ll hear in this episode The rise of “Christian” music that doesn’t...

End of Year Report for 2021 for Servants of Grace

End of Year Report for 2021 for Servants of Grace

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave shares how the Lord used Servants of Grace in 2021, his top books of 2021, and our content scheduled for Theology for Life in 2022. What you’ll hear in this episode The year at Servants of Grace and how the Lord our...

Lucy Ann Moll- Help! I Get Panic Attacks

Lucy Ann Moll- Help! I Get Panic Attacks

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Lucy Moll discuss what panic attacks are, cultivating spiritual disciplines, advice for biblical counselors counseling anxiety and panic attack sufferers, along with her mini-book, Help! I Get Panic Attacks (Shepherd...

Sue Nicewander Delaney– HELP! I Feel Ashamed

Sue Nicewander Delaney– HELP! I Feel Ashamed

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sue Nicewander Delaney discuss the two sources of shame, how the Lord Jesus counteracts guilt, humility and shame, how the local church can help those experiencing shame, along with her mini-book, HELP! I Feel Ashamed...

Navigating Loss at the Holidays

Navigating Loss at the Holidays

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Lauren Hereford consider what a caring Christian friend is, how Christian friends can walk alongside one another, intentionality and purposefulness in handling grief and loss, growing through your own grief and loss,...

Deborah Howard- HELP! I’m So Lonely

Deborah Howard- HELP! I’m So Lonely

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Deborah Howard consider the place of friendship in grief and loss, the immutability of God and facing loneliness, how the local church can help those facing loneliness, along with her mini-book, HELP! I’m So Lonely...

Jonathan Gibson– Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily Worship

Jonathan Gibson– Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily Worship

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jonathan Gibson consider the importance of confession, singing solid theology, and the role of creeds, catechism, and confessions play in our daily worship, along with his book, Be Thou My Vision: A Liturgy for Daily...

Andrew Davis-The Glory Now Revealed

Andrew Davis-The Glory Now Revealed

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Andy Davis consider why errant views of heaven are popular today, how heaven helps us process grief and loss, and his new book, The Glory Now Revealed (Baker Books, 2021). What you’ll hear in this episode Why we are so...

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Thankfulness in the Christian Life

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Thankfulness in the Christian Life

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers a life of gratitude to God and the inheritance Christians have in Christ, evidence of a Spirit-filled life, biblical ethics, thankfulness, and obedience, and what thankfulness and humility are to look like in our...

Bodie Hodge- Adam, Genesis, and the Dangers of Scientism

Bodie Hodge- Adam, Genesis, and the Dangers of Scientism

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Bodie Hodge consider why science comes out of a biblical worldview, why Christians do with science, why it matters Adam is a real person in real history, and how to read Genesis, along with the dangers of scientism....

Dave Jenkins- Fighting Distractions in Bible Reading

Dave Jenkins- Fighting Distractions in Bible Reading

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers strategies to fight distraction in your Bible reading and the value of having multiple ways of reading and listening to the Bible. What you’ll hear in this episode Some strategies to fight distraction in your...

Michelle Lesley- The Danger of Women Pastors on the Church

Michelle Lesley- The Danger of Women Pastors on the Church

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Michelle Lesley discuss the role women have in the church today, the danger of a woman becoming a pastor, abuse and the complementarian view, how an older woman can come alongside a young woman, and what the church can...

Dave Jenkins – Why the Church is Essential

Dave Jenkins – Why the Church is Essential

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers why technology can’t replace the local church but can serve it, the importance of hearing the preached Word, the connection between the preached Word and small groups, the essential role of the local church in the...

Paul Smalley- Reformed Systematic Theology Spirit and Salvation

Paul Smalley- Reformed Systematic Theology Spirit and Salvation

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Paul Smalley discuss wrong views of the Holy Spirit, being led by the Spirit and the will of God, assurance, the place of the law in the Christian life, along with his book with Dr. Joel Beeke, Reformed Systematic...

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Biblical Meditation

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Biblical Meditation

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers how biblical meditation is guided by the gospel, shaped by the Scripture, reliant on the Holy Spirit, and exercised in faith, along with three ways to practice biblical meditation. What you’ll hear in this episode...

Dave and Sarah Jenkins- What It Means to Love One’s Neighbor

Dave and Sarah Jenkins- What It Means to Love One’s Neighbor

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Sarah Jenkins consider the meaning and purpose of the Great Commandment, what it means to love our neighbor, the dangers of the social gospel and how to avoid it, and the meaning and purpose of Christian conscience,...

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Small Groups and Biblical Illiteracy

Dave Jenkins– The Purpose of Small Groups and Biblical Illiteracy

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the purpose of small groups in a local church, the place of asking questions in small groups, and addressing biblical literacy in small groups. What you’ll hear in this episode The purpose of small groups in a...

Megan Hill- Patience: Waiting for Hope

Megan Hill- Patience: Waiting for Hope

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Megan Hill discuss the dangers of impatience, how patience helps us to grow in grace and face a variety of situations in our personal lives, marriages, in the church, and at work, along with her book, Patience: Waiting...

Dave Jenkins- Sufficiency of Scripture

Dave Jenkins- Sufficiency of Scripture

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the features and meaning of the sufficiency of Scripture, how it should impact the Christian life and ministry, and how it challenges Christians today. What you’ll hear in this episode The Importance of the...

Dave Jenkins- What Discernment Is and Why It Matters

Dave Jenkins- What Discernment Is and Why It Matters

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the meaning and purpose of discernment, how Christians are to judge rightly, why Christians should care about discernment, and exercising discernment in what we listen to or watch. What you’ll hear in this episode...

Dave Jenkins- The Relationship Between Scripture and Tradition

Dave Jenkins- The Relationship Between Scripture and Tradition

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the meaning of Sola Scripture, tradition, and the value of church history, the authority of Scripture, Christian conscience, and tradition, and why the Church has good answers to the issues of the day. What you’ll...

Deborah Howard- HELP! Someone I Love Has Alzheimer’s

Deborah Howard- HELP! Someone I Love Has Alzheimer’s

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Deborah Howard discuss Christian friendship and support in and out of the local church, advice for family members and friends with family or friends who have memory loss, the local church, and supporting family members...

Dave Jenkins- Contending for the Faith Without Being Contentious

Dave Jenkins- Contending for the Faith Without Being Contentious

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave considers the importance of growing in and pursuing gentleness with fellow Christians, why effective Christian engagement has five biblical correction, and instruction, and why Christians must be committed to sound doctrine...

Mark Baker- How the Church Should Speak to and Address Socialism

Mark Baker- How the Church Should Speak to and Address Socialism

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Mark Baker discuss the dangers of socialism and how the Church should respond, the markers and signs of socialism in our society, and the danger of viewing Jesus as socialist, along with his book, Jesus Was A...

Dave Jenkins- Why Biblical Literacy Matters for Every Christian

Dave Jenkins- Why Biblical Literacy Matters for Every Christian

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave kicks off a new Wednesday episode considering current statistics on biblical illiteracy, why biblical literacy matters for every Christian, and starts with them, along with providing practical encouragement on why and how...

Justin Huffman- Behold An Invitation to Wonder

Justin Huffman- Behold An Invitation to Wonder

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Justin discuss faithfulness and focus and how that should impact the Christian life and ministry, the dangers of wrong views of God’s judgment are, why learning patience helps us to remain steadfast, along with his...

Bennett Rogers- Thoughts for Young Men

Bennett Rogers- Thoughts for Young Men

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Ben Rogers discuss the dangers of ungodly friendship and the blessing of godly close friendship, the priority of daily Bible reading, the fear of man, fleeing temptation, and enjoying prayer, along with Thoughts for...

Michael Barrett – A Radical, Comprehensive Call to Holiness

Michael Barrett – A Radical, Comprehensive Call to Holiness

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dr. Michael Barrett discuss the dangers of wrong views of holiness, the means of grace, navigating distractions, fighting temptation and lust by fearing God, the fear of God and the presence of God, handling affliction...

Owen Strachan- How the Church Should Respond to Wokeness

Owen Strachan- How the Church Should Respond to Wokeness

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Owen Strachan discuss whether or not it’s biblical to view CRT as an analytical tool or not, the signs of a “woke” church and how Christians should respond to it, and address it in their churches and with their church...

Micah Wilder- Engaging Mormons with Biblical Truth

Micah Wilder- Engaging Mormons with Biblical Truth

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Micah Wilder discuss engaging Mormon missionaries when they come to your door and Mormon neighbors with the gospel, ministering to Ex-Mormons with Scripture, along with his book, Passport to Heaven: The True Story of...

Garrett Kell- Pure in Heart: Sexual Sin and the Promises of God

Garrett Kell- Pure in Heart: Sexual Sin and the Promises of God

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Garrett Kell discuss the gospel and pursuing purity, the place of community and pursuing purity, strategies to starve pornography, and accountability, along with his book, Pure in Heart: Sexual Sin and the Promises...

Doreen Virtue- The Dangers of Yoga and a Biblical Worldview

Doreen Virtue- The Dangers of Yoga and a Biblical Worldview

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Doreen Virtue discuss the history and dangers of yoga, how Christians should speak to those involved in yoga, the danger yoga presents to children, correcting people with love and patience, and how yoga opposes a...

Chelsea Stanley- 5 Things to Pray for Your Parents

Chelsea Stanley- 5 Things to Pray for Your Parents

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave and Chelsea Stanley talk about the benefits of using Scripture as a guide when we pray, encouragement for adult children caring for their parents, and what adult children should do when they don’t feel like our parents are...

Tobby Smith- Wolfology: A Look at Heresies Old and New

Tobby Smith- Wolfology: A Look at Heresies Old and New

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave and Tobby Smith discuss why and how Christians should respond to heresy, some ways to engage Mormons with the gospel, the markers of progressive Christianity, why Christians should be concerned about Bethel, along with his book,...

Carolyn Lacey– Extraordinary Hospitality for Ordinary People

Carolyn Lacey– Extraordinary Hospitality for Ordinary People

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Carolyn Lacey discuss why Christians should care about hospitality, how to get started with hospitality in and out of the church, along with her book, Extraordinary Hospitality for Ordinary People (The Good Book, 2021)...

Ellen Mary Dykas– Toxic Relationships Taking Refuge in Christ

Ellen Mary Dykas– Toxic Relationships Taking Refuge in Christ

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Ellen Mary Dykas discuss what it means to have misplaced hope in relationships, union with Christ, and pursuing relational health, along with her new devotional, Toxic Relationships Taking Refuge in Christ (P&R,...

Doreen Virtue– From New Age to the Biblical Jesus

Doreen Virtue– From New Age to the Biblical Jesus

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave and Doreen Virtue discuss the marks of New Age theology and helping people out of it, her journey to and growth in Reformed theology, along with her book, Deceived No More: How Jesus Led Me out of the New Age and into His Word...

Gregg Allison- The Church: An Introduction

Gregg Allison- The Church: An Introduction

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Gregg Allison discuss why it matters every Christian should be in a local church, discerning essential and non-essential issues, the importance of singing solid biblical songs, along with his book, The Church: An...

Stephen Nichols- R. C. Sproul: A Life

Stephen Nichols- R. C. Sproul: A Life

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Stephen Nichols discuss the life and ministry of R.C. Sproul, the lessons Christians can learn from his ministry, how friendship shaped R.C. Sproul’s ministry, along with his new book, R. C. Sproul: A Life (Crossway,...

Stephen Wellum- The Person of Christ: An Introduction

Stephen Wellum- The Person of Christ: An Introduction

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dr. Stephen Wellum discuss how the storyline of the Bible helps us know Jesus, how Christians should respond to attacks on Jesus, and how church history can help us do so, along with his book, The Person of Christ: An...

Andreas Kostenberger–1-2 Timothy and Titus

Andreas Kostenberger–1-2 Timothy and Titus

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Andreas Kostenberger discuss the purpose of 1-2 Timothy and Titus, addressing interpretative challenges in 1 Timothy, and how reading and studying 1-2 Timothy and Titus can help church leaders, along with his commentary...

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2021

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2021

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave discusses biblical contradictions and trusting the Bible, the difference between wrestling with the Bible from belief versus unbelief, and gives some tips on reading and studying the Bible. What you’ll hear in this episode...

End of 2020 Report from Dave Jenkins

End of 2020 Report from Dave Jenkins

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave shares about what the Lord did in and through the ministry of Servants of Grace, his top ten interviews and books of the year, along with what to expect from our ministry in 2021. What you’ll hear in this episode Top Ten...

Donald McKim– Everyday Prayer with the Reformers

Donald McKim– Everyday Prayer with the Reformers

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Donald McKim discuss how the Reformers' writings on prayer can impact our lives, the importance of praying the Word, the Psalms, and developing our prayer lives, along with his book, Everyday Prayer with the Reformers...

Donald McKim- Everyday Prayer with John Calvin

Donald McKim- Everyday Prayer with John Calvin

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Donald McKim discuss John Calvin’s teaching on prayer and how it can help and deepen their prayer lives whether they struggle with it or not, the role of Scripture in our prayer lives, along with his book, Everyday...

Joel Beeke- Reformed Systematic Theology: Volume 2: Man and Christ

Joel Beeke- Reformed Systematic Theology: Volume 2: Man and Christ

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dr. Joel Beeke discuss the image of God, responding to attacks on gender and penal substitutionary atonement, the High Priestly ministry of Jesus, and suffering along with his book with Paul Smalley, Reformed Systematic...

Dustin Benge– The American Puritans

Dustin Benge– The American Puritans

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dustin Benge discuss the contribution the American Puritans made to the American church, what writers can learn from the American Puritans to help them grow as writers, and advice to ministry leaders navigate challenges...

Hayley Satrom- Forgiveness Reflecting God’s Mercy

Hayley Satrom- Forgiveness Reflecting God’s Mercy

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Hayley Satrom discuss meditating on the love of God in Christ, overlooking offenses, strategies for assessing our hearts before the Lord, handling conflict and forgiveness, along with her devotional, Forgiveness...

Lauren Whitman- A Painful Past Healing and Moving Forward

Lauren Whitman- A Painful Past Healing and Moving Forward

On today’s Equipping  You in Grace show, Dave and Laura Whitman discuss how lament helps Christians address the hurts of the past with hope in the Lord, responding to painful memories when they come up, how the local church and hurting people, along with her...

Bob Kellemen- Gospel-Centered Family Counseling

Bob Kellemen- Gospel-Centered Family Counseling

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Bob Kellemen discuss how biblical counselors can equip and empower parents with grace and truth, how our personal time with the Lord impacts our interactions with others, along with his new book, Gospel-Centered Family...

Bob Kellemen- Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling

Bob Kellemen- Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Bob Kellemen discuss strategies to help biblical counselors do marriage counseling well, trust and friendship in marriage, along with his new book, Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling: An Equipping Guide for Pastors...

Steve Hoppe– Marriage Conflict Talking As Teammates

Steve Hoppe– Marriage Conflict Talking As Teammates

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Steve Hoppe talk about the importance of open and honest communication in marriage, friendship in marriage, some of the best ways to resolve conflict in marriage, along with his devotional, Marriage Conflict Talking...

Esther Smith- Chronic Pain Walking by Faith

Esther Smith- Chronic Pain Walking by Faith

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Esther Smith talk about help for family members and friends to walk alongside those with chronic illness, lessons on weakness, friendship and care, and the sufficiency of Christ, and waiting on the Lord, along with...

Bennett W. Rogers- Simplicity in Preaching

Bennett W. Rogers- Simplicity in Preaching

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave and Ben Rogers talk about J.C. Ryle crucified style of preaching, what simplicity in preparing and delivering sermons look like, and what it looks like to preach in a direct style, along with his book, Simplicity in...

Andreas Kostenberger- The Jesus of the Gospels: An Introduction

Andreas Kostenberger- The Jesus of the Gospels: An Introduction

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave and Dr. Andreas Kostenberger discuss strategies to read the Gospels, how the Gospels use the Old Testament and how this helps Christians read the Gospel rightly, along with advice for preaching and teaching the Gospels, along...

Megan Hill- A Place to Belong: Learning to Love the Local Church

Megan Hill- A Place to Belong: Learning to Love the Local Church

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Megan Hill talk about what loving the local church looks like, walking alongside hurting people, using our gifts in the local church, along with her book, A Place to Belong: Learning to Love the Local Church (Crossway,...

Christopher Ash- Psalms for You

Christopher Ash- Psalms for You

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Christopher Ash discuss how the Psalms help Christians face challenging situations, learn to lament, express our emotions appropriately, and to see and know Christ better, along with his book, Psalms for You (The Good...

Nancy Guthrie- Saints and Scoundrels in the Story of Jesus

Nancy Guthrie- Saints and Scoundrels in the Story of Jesus

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave and Nancy Guthrie talk about union with Christ, the means of grace, getting specific in our repentance, and the beauty of Jesus, along with her latest book, Saints and Scoundrels in the Story of Jesus (Crossway, 2020). What...

Paul Tautges- Ministering to and Walking Alongside the Hurting

Paul Tautges- Ministering to and Walking Alongside the Hurting

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave and Paul talk about how to walk alongside those who are hurting and grieving, the importance of praying the Psalms, along with his book, A Small Book for the Hurting Heart Meditations on Loss, Grief, and Healing (New Growth...

Christine Chappell- Help! My Teen is Depressed

Christine Chappell- Help! My Teen is Depressed

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Christine Chappell discuss how to walk with a teenager through depression, how the local church can help teenagers who are depressed and minister to them, along with her mini-book, Help! My Teen is Depressed (Shepherd...

Jen Oshman- Enough about Me: Find Lasting Joy in the Age of Self

Jen Oshman- Enough about Me: Find Lasting Joy in the Age of Self

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jen Oshman talk about helpful conduits to grow in grace, finding our identity in Christ while writing and ministering to others, what gospel-centered joy is and how it helps Christians, along with her book, Enough about...

Mark Chanski- Encouragement Adrenaline for the Soul

Mark Chanski- Encouragement Adrenaline for the Soul

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Show Dave and Mark Chanski talk about the importance of encouragement in Christian friendship, the gospel as ultimate encouragement, along with his book, Encouragement Adrenaline for the Soul (RHB, 2019). What you’ll hear in this...

Owen Strachan– Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind

Owen Strachan– Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Owen Strachan talk about helping Christian parents and pastors help children and Christians develop a biblical worldview, what mature Christian conversations look like, along with his new book, Reenchanting Humanity: A...

Graham Cole– Faithful Theology: An Introduction

Graham Cole– Faithful Theology: An Introduction

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Graham Cole have a wide-ranging conversation about the nature of Scripture, redemptive history, why sound theological foundations matter, and his new book, Faithful Theology: An Introduction (Crossway, 2020). What...

Jared C. Wilson– Eight Lies about God that Sound Like the Truth

Jared C. Wilson– Eight Lies about God that Sound Like the Truth

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jared C. Wilson talk about diagnosing the lies of Satan with the hope of Christ in the Word, having an awareness of the accuser’s strategies, and holding onto the promises of God at the heart level, along with his new...

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2020

Reading and Studying the Bible in 2020

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave talks about the importance of delighting in the God who gave us the Word of God, overcoming obstacles in your yearly Bible reading, and some of my habits for theological study. What you’ll hear in this episode The importance of...

Derek Thomas- John Calvin for a New Reformation

Derek Thomas- John Calvin for a New Reformation

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Derek Thomas talk about the role Calvin’s Institutes has played in Reformed theology, Calvin and the book of Job, the doctrine of providence, and why we the Church needs more pastor-scholars like Calvin,...

Robert Letham- Systematic Theology

Robert Letham- Systematic Theology

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Robert Letham talk about what Sola Scriptura is and why it’s not opposed to tradition, the place of church history in the Christian life, questions and questioning in the Christian life, along with his book,...

Paul Tautges- Help and Hope for the Anxious with the Promises of God

Paul Tautges- Help and Hope for the Anxious with the Promises of God

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Paul Tautges talk about the promises of God and anxiety, what it looks like for Christians to entrust themselves to the Lord at night, along with his book, Anxiety Knowing God’s Peace (P&R, 2019) What you’ll...

Jim Newheiser–Money: Seeking God’s Wisdom

Jim Newheiser–Money: Seeking God’s Wisdom

On today’s Equipping you in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Jim Newheiser talk about a biblical understanding of money, Christians and their work, and how to combat the prosperity gospel, along with his book, Money: Seeking God’s Wisdom (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear...

David Steele- A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin

David Steele- A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and David Steele talk about the life and ministry of John Calvin, and what we can learn from him about the doctrine of God, humility, contrition, and the marks of a Christian, along with his book, A Godward Gaze:...

David Steele- White Flag: When Compromise Cripples the Church

David Steele- White Flag: When Compromise Cripples the Church

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and David Steele talk about identifying the false prophets of our age, the importance of discernment and doctrine in the Christian life, the Christian mind, along with his book, White Flag: When Compromise Cripples...

Robert Jones- Contentment that Lasts

Robert Jones- Contentment that Lasts

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave Jenkins and Dr. Robert Jones talk about how the sufficiency of Christ helps Christians learn contentment, how contentment helps Christians across the seasons of their lives. and how the Church can help Christians learn...

Dave Jenkins– Help and Hope for Those Facing Depression

Dave Jenkins– Help and Hope for Those Facing Depression

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Joey Tomlinson interviews Dave Jenkins about his background dealing with anxiety and depression, how his wife helps him deal with anxiety and depression, and healthy God-centered help for coping with anxiety and depression,...

Emily Jensen– Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments

Emily Jensen– Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave Jenkins and Emily Jensen talk about the ministry of Risen Motherhood, helping single and married women discover and learn gospel centrality, along with her book with Laura Wifler, Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday...

John Frame: Biblical Worldview, Philosophy, and the Christian

John Frame: Biblical Worldview, Philosophy, and the Christian

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. John Frame have a wide-ranging conversation about why Christians should read and study philosophy, free will, the problem of evil, making good arguments, and his book, We Are All Philosophers: A Christian...

Tim Keesee– Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance

Tim Keesee– Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Tim Keesee have a great conversation about the state of persecution around the world, praying for our persecuted brothers and sisters, the importance of reading Christian biographies, along with his book, A...

Thomas Kidd- American History, Volume 1 and 2

Thomas Kidd- American History, Volume 1 and 2

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Thomas Kidd have a wide-ranging conversation about why Christians should study American history, voting and character, the founders of America, the Supreme Court, and his books, American History, Volume 1...

Mark Vroegop- The Place and Practice of Lament in the Christian Life

Mark Vroegop- The Place and Practice of Lament in the Christian Life

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Mark Vroegop have a wide-ranging conversation about learning to lament, the place and practice of lament in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of...

Zach Schlegel– Fearing Others: Putting God First

Zach Schlegel– Fearing Others: Putting God First

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Zach Schlegel discuss the fear of God and the fear of man, using social media, growing in grace, and the local church, along with his book, Fearing Others: Putting God First (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in...

William Smith– Assurance: Resting in God’s Salvation

William Smith– Assurance: Resting in God’s Salvation

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Bill Smith have a wide-ranging conversation on assurance and ministering to those dealing with doubt, guilt, shame, and condemnation, along with his book, Assurance: Resting in God's Salvation (P&R, 2019)....

Robert D. Jones– Anger: Calming Your Heart

Robert D. Jones– Anger: Calming Your Heart

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Robert D. Jones have a wide-ranging conversation on righteous and unrighteous anger and how it affects our walk with God and relationship with others, along with his book, Anger: Calming Your Heart (P&R,...

Alasdair Groves– Untangling Emotions

Alasdair Groves– Untangling Emotions

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Alasdair Groves have a wide-ranging conversation about helping people learn to process and navigate their emotions so they may grow in maturity and love, along with his book with Winston Smith, Untangling...

Matthew Barrett- None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God

Matthew Barrett- None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Matthew Barrett discuss how important it is that Christians have a biblical and theologically informed understanding of the doctrine of God for their life and ministry, along with his book, None Greater: The...

Brian Hedges– The Story of His Glory

Brian Hedges– The Story of His Glory

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Brian Hedges discuss biblical theology, engaging in evangelism, asking good questions, and his tract, The Story of His Glory. What you’ll hear in this episode How stories provide a lens through which we see...

Dayton Hartman–Jesus Wins: The Good News of the End Times

Dayton Hartman–Jesus Wins: The Good News of the End Times

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Dayton Hartman discuss how the already/not yet of the Kingdom of God fuels the Christian life and missions, along with his book, Jesus Wins: The Good News of the End Times (Lexham Press, 2019) What you’ll...

Jim Orrick– Mere Calvinism

Jim Orrick– Mere Calvinism

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Jim Orrick discuss Calvinism rooted in Scripture, the current Calvinistic resurgence, and much more, along with his book, Mere Calvinism (P&R, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Why Calvinists should...

Justin Huffman: Grow: The Command to Ever-Expanding Joy

Justin Huffman: Grow: The Command to Ever-Expanding Joy

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Justin Huffman discuss the goal of spiritual disciplines in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Grow: The Command to Ever-Expanding Joy (DayOne Press, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode...

John Frame- Nature’s Case For God: A Brief Biblical Argument

John Frame- Nature’s Case For God: A Brief Biblical Argument

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Dr. John Frame discuss the importance of the conscience in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Nature's Case For God: A Brief Biblical Argument (Lexham Press, 2018). What you’ll hear in...

Michael Gembola– After an Affair: Pursuing Restoration

Michael Gembola– After an Affair: Pursuing Restoration

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Michael Gembola discuss how Christians and the Church can minister to someone who has had an affair, along with his book, After an Affair: Pursuing Restoration (P&R, 2018). What you’ll hear in...

Megan Hill- Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness

Megan Hill- Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Megan Hill discuss how to grow in contentment in the Christian life, along with her book, Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness (P&R, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode Recommended resources on...

David Dunham- Addictive Habits: Changing for Good

David Dunham- Addictive Habits: Changing for Good

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and David Dunham discuss the place of Christians and local churches in helping those with addictions, along with his book, Addictive Habits: Changing for Good (P&R, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode A...

Deepak Reju– Fighting for Purity

Deepak Reju– Fighting for Purity

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Deepak Reju discuss the place of Christians and local churches in ministering to people trapped in pornography, along with his book Pornography: Fighting for Purity (P&R, 2018). What you’ll hear in...

Sidney Greidanus– From Chaos to Cosmos: Creation to New Creation

Sidney Greidanus– From Chaos to Cosmos: Creation to New Creation

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Episode, Dave Jenkins and Sidney Greidanus discuss how chaos-cosmos helps Christians to develop a biblical worldview, and some effective ways to preach the chaos-cosmos theme from the Scriptures, along with his book From Chaos to...

Ray Rhodes– Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon

Ray Rhodes– Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon

On today’s episode of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins, and Ray Rhodes discuss the life and influence of Susannah Spurgeon, along with his book, Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Moody, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode Cultivating...

The Sufficiency of Scripture

The Sufficiency of Scripture

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Episode, Dave Jenkins and Matt Perman discuss how the sufficiency affects how we approach the Christian life and ministry, and respond to attacks to the sufficiency of Scripture. What you’ll hear in this episode A definition of the...

Knowing and Growing in the Basics of the Bible

Knowing and Growing in the Basics of the Bible

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Matt Perman discuss how a proper view of the Bible affects how we approach reading and studying the Bible and respond to challenges and attacks to the Bible. What you’ll hear in this episode The importance of...

Ryan Reeves- Know How We Got Our Bible

Ryan Reeves- Know How We Got Our Bible

On the latest episode of the Equipping You and Grace, Dave Jenkins, and Ryan Reeves discuss the origins of the Bible and why it matters for the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Know How We Got Our Bible (Zondervan, 2018) What you’ll hear in...

John Onwuchekwa- Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church

John Onwuchekwa- Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church

On the latest episode of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins and John Onwuchekwa discuss the importance of corporate prayer in the life of the Christian and local church, along with his book, Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church (Crossway, 2018)...

Costi Hinn– Jesus Culture, Christian Music, and Biblical Worship

Costi Hinn– Jesus Culture, Christian Music, and Biblical Worship

On the latest episode of the Equipping You and Grace, Dave Jenkins, and Costi Hinn discuss the importance of biblical worship and practice, along with the dangers of false worship, and Jesus Culture. What you’ll hear in this episode Why Christians should be concerned...

Jeff Robinson– 15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me

Jeff Robinson– 15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me

On the latest episode of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins and Jeff Robinson discuss the importance of relational maturity in ministry, growing in grace, along with the book he edited with Colin Hansen, 15 Things Seminary Didn’t Teach Me (Crossway,...

Lewis Allen- The Preacher’s Catechism

Lewis Allen- The Preacher’s Catechism

On the latest episode of the Equipping, You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins, and Lewis Allen discuss the importance of personal growth in grace in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, The Preacher's Catechism (Crossway, 2018). What you’ll hear in...

Bruce Ashford- Letters to an American Christian

Bruce Ashford- Letters to an American Christian

On the latest Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins, and Bruce Ashford discuss Christian civility and public square engagement, along with his book Letters to An American Christian (B&H, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode Learning to engage with...

Matthew Barrett– 40 Questions About Salvation

Matthew Barrett– 40 Questions About Salvation

On the latest Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins, and Dr. Matthew Barrett discuss the importance of a robust doctrine of salvation to the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, 40 Questions About Salvation (Kregel, 2018). What you’ll hear in...

Jason Duesing- Mere Hope: Life in an Age of Cynicism

Jason Duesing- Mere Hope: Life in an Age of Cynicism

On the latest Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins, and Jason Duesing discuss fighting against cynicism and for joy, along with his book, Mere Hope: Life in an Age of Cynicism (B&H, 2018) What you’ll hear in this episode Preaching the gospel to ourselves...

John Crotts–Graciousness: Tempering Truth with Love

John Crotts–Graciousness: Tempering Truth with Love

On today's episode of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins and John Crotts talk about the place and practice of graciousness in the Christian life and John's latest book, Graciousness: Tempering Truth with Love (Reformation Heritage Books, 2018). What...

Episode 133– Joel Beeke- Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith

Episode 133– Joel Beeke- Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith

Welcome to the 133rd episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks with Dr. Joel Beeke about his book Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith (Christian Focus, 2017).  What you’ll hear in this episode Assurance and the Christian life. The...

Episode 121- Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone

Episode 121- Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone

Welcome to the 121st episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone. What you’ll hear in this episode: What Soli Deo Gloria is. Church History and Soli Deo Gloria. The Bible's Teaching on the glory...

Episode 120- Soli Fide: Justified by Faith in Christ Alone

Episode 120- Soli Fide: Justified by Faith in Christ Alone

Welcome to the 120th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about Soli Fide: Justified by Faith in Christ Alone. What you’ll hear in this episode: What is justification? Justification and good works. Bunyan, Calvin, Edwards, and...

Episode 119- Sola Gratia: The Glory of the Grace of God

Episode 119- Sola Gratia: The Glory of the Grace of God

Welcome to the 119h episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about Sola Gratia: The Glory of the Grace of God. What you’ll hear in this episode: What Sola Gratia is. Church History and Sola Gratia. The Bible's Teaching on Grace....

Episode 118- Solus Christus: The Glory of God in Christ Alone

Episode 118- Solus Christus: The Glory of God in Christ Alone

Welcome to the 118h episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about Solus Christus: The Glory of God in Christ Alone What you’ll hear in this episode: What Solus Christus is. The Three Fold Office of Christ as Prophet, Priest, and King....

Episode 117- Sola Scriptura: Returning to the Fount of the Word

Episode 117- Sola Scriptura: Returning to the Fount of the Word

Welcome to the 117th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about Sola Scriptura: Returning to the Fount of the Word. What you’ll hear in this episode: What Sola Scriptura is. The inspiration, inerrancy, sufficiency, and authority of...

Episode 115- Erik Raymond– Is Hell for Real?

Episode 115- Erik Raymond– Is Hell for Real?

Welcome to the 115h episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Erik Raymond about his book Is Hell for Real? (The Good Book Company, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: Why asking good questions of Scripture is important when...

Episode 110- Andrew Walker- God and the Transgender Debate

Episode 110- Andrew Walker- God and the Transgender Debate

Welcome to the 110th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Andrew Walker about his book God and the Transgender Debate (The Good Book Company, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: Andrew's life, marriage, ministry, and...

Episode 95- The Importance and Need for Expository Preaching

Episode 95- The Importance and Need for Expository Preaching

Welcome to the ninety-fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis discuss the importance and need for expository preaching. What you’ll hear in this episode: What is expository preaching? What is a good sermon? How...

Episode 91- Doug Bond- War in the Wasteland

Episode 91- Doug Bond- War in the Wasteland

Welcome to the ninety-first episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave interviews Doug Bond about his book War in the Wasteland. What you’ll hear in this episode: Doug's life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects. Why Christians should...

Episode 90- Christopher Ash– Zeal Without Burnout

Episode 90- Christopher Ash– Zeal Without Burnout

Welcome to the 90th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave interviews Christopher Ash, Zeal Without Burnout (The Good Book Company, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Christopher's life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects....

Episode 79- The Importance and Necessity of Church Discipline

Episode 79- The Importance and Necessity of Church Discipline

Welcome to the seventy-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis discuss the importance and necessity of church discipline. What you’ll hear in this episode: What church discipline is. What the Bible teaches about...

Episode 77- Pornography, Purity, and Sex Trafficking

Episode 77- Pornography, Purity, and Sex Trafficking

Welcome to the seventy-seventh episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, James Forbis interviews Dave Jenkins on pornography, purity, and sex trafficking. What you’ll hear in this episode: How the Lord brought Dave out of the sin of pornography. Pastoral...

Episode 75- Discouragement in Ministry

Episode 75- Discouragement in Ministry

Welcome to the seventy-fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about discouragement in ministry What you’ll hear in this episode: Nit-picky church members and how to deal with them. How to respond to criticism in...

Episode 73- The Need for Qualified Biblical Eldership

Episode 73- The Need for Qualified Biblical Eldership

Welcome to the seventy-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about The Need for Qualified Biblical Eldership. What you’ll hear in this episode: Pastor as the Ceo verses the Pastor as Shepherd. Singleness and...

Episode 69- The Art and Skill of Biblical Discernment

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...

Episode 67- The Need for and Importance of Church Membership

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...

Episode 66- Paul Gilbert- Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls

Episode 66- Paul Gilbert- Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls

Welcome to the sixth-sixth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Paul Gilbert about his book Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls (Zondervan, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Paul's life, ministry, marriage, and...

Episode 65- The Need for Friendship in Ministry

Episode 65- The Need for Friendship in Ministry

Welcome to the sixth-fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about the need for friendship in the Christian life and in ministry. What you’ll hear in this episode: How the gospel relates friendship. How to be a...

Episode 61- Greg Koukl– The Story of Reality

Episode 61- Greg Koukl– The Story of Reality

Welcome to the sixth-first episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Greg Koukl-- The Story of Reality: How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between (Zondervan, 2017). What you’ll hear in...

Episode 51: Responding to Challenges to the Bible

Episode 51: Responding to Challenges to the Bible

Welcome to the fifty-first episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins talks about how Christians should respond to some of the many challenges to the inspiration, sufficiency, and authority of the Bible that are occurring inside and outside...

#44: Dr. Philip Ryken– When Trouble Comes[Podcast]

#44: Dr. Philip Ryken– When Trouble Comes[Podcast]

Welcome to the forty-fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Philip Ryken about his book When Trouble Comes (Crossway, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Dr. Ryken's  life, ministry, marriage, and his current...

#43: Social Media and Ministry[Podcast]

#43: Social Media and Ministry[Podcast]

Welcome to the forty-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about how Christian leaders should use social media. What you’ll hear in this episode: How to be slow to speak and quick to listen on social media....

#33: Josh Buice- The Church, G3 Conference, and Ministry[Podcast]

#33: Josh Buice- The Church, G3 Conference, and Ministry[Podcast]

Welcome to the thirty-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. Twice a week, I have conversations with Christian authors and thought leaders for the purpose of helping Christians develop a biblical worldview in a conversational tone about issues inside and outside the...

#29: Doug Bond– The Mighty Weakness of John Knox[Podcast]

#29: Doug Bond– The Mighty Weakness of John Knox[Podcast]

Welcome to the twenty-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. Twice a week, I have conversations with Christian authors and thought leaders for the purpose of helping Christians develop a biblical worldview in a conversational tone about issues inside and outside the...

#26: How to Care for Your Pastor[Podcast]

#26: How to Care for Your Pastor[Podcast]

Welcome to the twenty-sixth episode of Equipping You in Grace. Each week I have conversations with Christian authors and thought leaders for the purpose of helping Christians develop a biblical worldview in a conversational tone about issues inside and outside the...

#20: Ed Welch- Side by Side[Podcast]

#20: Ed Welch- Side by Side[Podcast]

Today I interview Dr. Ed Welch about his new book Side by Side (Crossway, 2015). Listen as we talk about his life, ministry, and upcoming writing projects. He also discusses what it means to be needy and to be needed along with how Christians can have thoughtful,...

#19: Donald Whitney- Praying the Bible[Podcast]

#19: Donald Whitney- Praying the Bible[Podcast]

Today I interview Dr. Donald Whitney about his new book Praying the Bible (Crossway, 2015). Listen as we talk about his life, ministry, and upcoming writing projects. He also discusses the importance of prayer in the Christian life and how to pray the Bible, including...

#18: David Mathis- Habits of Grace[Podcast]

#18: David Mathis- Habits of Grace[Podcast]

Today I interview David Mathis about his new book Habits of Grace (Crossway, 2016). Listen as we talk about his life, ministry, and upcoming and future writing projects. In addition, we discuss how Christians can enjoy engaging in the spiritual disciplines, the...

#17: Donald Whitney- Family Worship[Podcast]

#17: Donald Whitney- Family Worship[Podcast]

Today I interview Dr. Donald Whitney about his new book Family Worship (Crossway, 2016). Listen as we talk about his life, ministry, and upcoming writing projects, the essential elements of family worship, and the benefits of family worship. In addition to these...

#15: The Meaning of the Resurrection[Podcast]

#15: The Meaning of the Resurrection[Podcast]

In the fifteenth episode of Equipping, You in Grace, Dave Jenkins, and Jason Garwood talk about an apologetic for the resurrection, the biblical evidence for the resurrection, the evidence from world and church history on the resurrection, implications for the...

#14: The Meaning of Good Friday[Podcast]

#14: The Meaning of Good Friday[Podcast]

In the fourteenth episode of Equipping, You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about penal substitutionary atonement, propitiation, expiation, incarnation, redemption, reconciliation,imputation, the active and passive obedience of Christ, adoption, Christus...

#13: Scripture and Sanctification[Podcast]

#13: Scripture and Sanctification[Podcast]

In the thirteenth episode of Equipping, You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about the place of Scripture in the Christian's sanctification, verbal plenary inspiration and inerrancy, and how to know knowing God's will. In addition to these topics, they...

#12: How To Listen to a Sermon[Podcast]

#12: How To Listen to a Sermon[Podcast]

In the twelfth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about expository preaching, opening your Bible during the sermon, how to listen for key ideas/thoughts in the sermon, how to learn from how your pastor preaches the biblical text,...

#11: Doctrine, Doxology, and the Local Church[Podcast]

#11: Doctrine, Doxology, and the Local Church[Podcast]

In the eleventh episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about the individual and corporate aspects of Christian discipleship, the importance of community in the local church, the place of doctrine and practice in the Christian life,...

#10: The Importance of Mentorship[Podcast]

#10: The Importance of Mentorship[Podcast]

In the tenth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about mentorship and discipleship, imitation and discipleship, and the Great Commandment.

#9: Life in the Local Church[Podcast]

#9: Life in the Local Church[Podcast]

In the ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about church culture, how Christians can one another each other, individual and corporate aspects of the gospel, and mentorship.

#8: New Year, New Resolutions[Podcast]

#8: New Year, New Resolutions[Podcast]

In the eighth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about the importance of resolutions, how to make healthy resolutions, six resolutions every Christian should make, sanctification, and resolutions, among other topics.

#5: The Importance of Expository Preaching[Podcast]

#5: The Importance of Expository Preaching[Podcast]

In the fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Mike Cooper talk about what expository preaching is, sermon listening, sermon note-taking, apologetics and preaching, and more. If you have a chance, please leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes...

#4: The Importance of Church Membership[Podcast]

#4: The Importance of Church Membership[Podcast]

In the fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about what church membership is, lone-ranger Christianity, how to minister to the de-churched, and more. If you have a chance, please leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes...

#3: Prayer[Podcast]

#3: Prayer[Podcast]

In third episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about what prayer is, how to engage in prayer, and how local churches can create a prayer culture, and more. If you have a chance, please leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes...

#1: Abortion[Podcast]

#1: Abortion[Podcast]

In this first episode of Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about what an abortion is, how to speak about social issues, and the gospel and abortion.