Welcome to the eighty-fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Trevin Wax about his book This Is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel (B&H, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Trevin’s life, marriage, ministry and upcoming ministry projects.
  • The influence Trevin’s Romanian father-in-law Florin has had on his own life and faith.
  • Why Trevin believes the smart phone is a myth-teller.
  • What impact technology has on our hearts and minds.
  • The stories we tell ourselves about possessions, status, and success.
  • How Hollywood and the Bible are after the same shared goal.
  • The three maps everyone is trying to discover.
  • The problem with seeing Christianity as only a private part of life.
  • The myths people and Christians believe about marriage.
  • Why sex is neither everything nor nothing, but a sign.
  • The importance of acknowledging the myth of progress and the myth of decline in the history of the world.

About the Guest:

Trevin Wax is the Bible and Reference Publisher for LifeWay Christian Resources. A former missionary to Romania, Trevin hosts a blog at The Gospel Coalition and regularly contributes to The Washington Post, Religion News Service, World, and Christianity Today, which named him one of thirty-three millennials shaping the next generation of evangelicals. His previous books include Counterfeit Gospels, Clear Winter Nights, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. He and his wife Corina have three children.
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