Posted On June 7, 2018

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

by | Jun 7, 2018 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

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 and fighting against cynicism.
  • How being in community in the local church helps Christians fight against cynicism and for joy.
  • The danger of platform building, Christian stewardship, social media, and ministering for God’s glory alone.
  • Why cynicism is so destructive.
  • How C.S. Lewis helps Christians learn to fight against cynicism and for joy.
  • The four directions of mere hope.
  • How John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress can help Christians facing hard situations but needing encouragement to be of good cheer.
  • How growing in our understanding of the person and work of Jesus helps God’s people learn to fight against cynicism.
  • How having the proper perspective as Christians helps them have the proper perspective so that they will remain in gospel hope.
  • How our ambition should align with the ambitious hope of the Bible.
  • How Carl Henry’s teaching on the Christian life being a life-view helps Christians fight against cynicism.

About the Guest

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 this episode of Equipping You in Grace!

Related Posts

Our Immutable Guarantee

Our Immutable Guarantee

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, “What is divine immutability?” What You'll Hear on this Episode The Bible’s Teaching on the Immutability of God. The Immutability of God at Work in the Christian Life. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You...

Why Doing Theology Right Matters—for All Christians

Why Doing Theology Right Matters—for All Christians

You Are a Theologian The case can be made that every Christian is a theologian because every Christian has a theology, whether well thought out or not.1 After all, the word “theology” clearly has to do with God (theos, Greek for “God”), and since the third century at...

Caring for a Family Member With Memory Loss

Caring for a Family Member With Memory Loss

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave shares about his dad’s dementia and his mom’s Alzheimer’s and considers availing of the means of grace personally and at your local church, along with advice on caring for your family member with memory loss. What you'll...

Five Motivations to Pray

Five Motivations to Pray

For years, when I thought about prayer, I mostly felt guilty for lacking a robust prayer life—reading stories of great saints praying for two hours a day or more left me with a gnawing sense of defeat. I would often resolve to pray more. But the resolves didn’t last....

The Purpose of Hearing the Word and Personal Bible Reading

The Purpose of Hearing the Word and Personal Bible Reading

On today’s Warriors of Grace show, Dave discusses the importance of hearing the Word, why what we hear is a reflection of what we love, hearing the Word and discernment, and delighting in reading the Word. What You'll Hear On This Episode Hearing the Word. The...

Taming Our Scattered Minds

Taming Our Scattered Minds

Controlling our thoughts can be one of the most challenging things to do as a believer. Betty Price, a longtime professor at The Master's University, stops by to unpack what Scripture has to say about how women can daily find victory in this area.

0 Comments

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Weekly Roundup of Links 6/18/2018-6/23/2018 - Servants of Grace - […] 40 Questions About Salvation Drew Hunter– Made for Friendship: The Relationshi... Jason Duesing- Mere Hope: Life in an Age…
  2. Mere Hope | Footnotes - […] “Jason Duesing – Mere Hope: Life in an Age of Cynicism,” Equipping You In Grace Podcast with Dave Jenkins,…
  3. Latest CV | Footnotes - […] “Jason Duesing – Mere Hope: Life in an Age of Cynicism,” Equipping You In Grace Podcast with Dave Jenkins,…

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

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

Share64
Tweet73
Email
Reddit
Share