Episode 138– Gregg Allison- 50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching Theology

by | Mar 26, 2018 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

Welcome to the 138th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins talks with Dr. Greg Allison about his book, 50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching Theology (Baker, 2018).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How ministry leaders can create safe places in our churches where people can learn theology and ask questions.
  • Christian doctrine in its four applications.
  • The most neglected area of theology in contemporary theology and what the church can do about it.
  • The most under attack aspect of systematic theology in contemporary theology.
  • How Christians should engage with one another on theological topics.
  • How Christians should engage with one another on theological topics, especially where we may disagree.
  • The doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement, how it’s under attack, and how to stand against the side of this attack by preaching the Word.
  • Why so few Christians read and study historical theology.
  • How ministry leaders can promote historical theology in the church.
  • How ministry leaders can encourage young men to study theology in a world that is dominated by technology.
  • How Reformed theology has impacted Dr. Allison personally.
  • How ministry leaders can address the problem of doubt as a virtue.

About the Guest

Resources

Here’s a ton of resources on penal substitutionary atonement over at Mongerism.

Dr. Allison’s book on Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine.

Dr. Allison’s class at Zondervan on his book Historical Theology.

Episode 14 of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast on The Meaning of Good Friday https://servantsofgrace.org/meaning-good-friday/

Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback

You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show).

You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook or via email to share your feedback.

Thanks for listening to today’s episode of Equipping You in Grace!

Related Posts

The Meaning And Purpose Of Job

The Meaning And Purpose Of Job

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks me, “What is the story of Job?” What you’ll hear in this episode The Real Purpose of Job. Job: A Commentary on Human Suffering. Job Serves as a Critique of the Problem of Evil. Suffering Get People’s Attention....

An Unshakable Kingdom

An Unshakable Kingdom

Hebrews 12:28–29, “Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, 29 for our God is a consuming fire.” Lest there be any lingering doubts as to the superiority of the...

9 Principles for Navigating Anxiety and Depression

9 Principles for Navigating Anxiety and Depression

9 Principles What are the general principles to bear in mind as you begin to work with your teen through anxiety and depression? 1. Understanding Getting an understanding of these disorders is half the battle. Knowledge and understanding is 50 percent of your task. If...

What Remains After Life is Shaken

What Remains After Life is Shaken

Hebrews 12:26-27, “At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” This phrase, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been...

Disciplined as Sons

Disciplined as Sons

On today’s Warriors of Grace show, Dave continues the Snapshots of Grace series, looking at Hebrews 12:4-13 and the purpose of fatherly discipline and correction, enduring discipline as sons, and an encouragement to grow in the grace of God. What you’ll hear in this...

Refuse Him Not

Refuse Him Not

Hebrews 12:25, “See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven.” Until the return of Christ, one of the realities that we must...

0 Comments

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Weekly Roundup of Links 3/26/2018-3/31/2018 - Servants of Grace - […] 139– Costi Hinn- Defining Deception: Freeing th... Episode 138– Gregg Allison- 50 Core Truths of the Chris... Episode 137–…
  2. Weekly Roundup 3/26/2018-3/31/2018 - Servants of Grace - […] 139– Costi Hinn- Defining Deception: Freeing th... Episode 138– Gregg Allison- 50 Core Truths of the Chris... Episode 137–…

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Tweet95
Share54
Reddit
Email
Buffer