The Rural Church Podcast
By Allen Nelson IV
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Two SBC pastors in Arkansas discuss life, ministry, theology, and the gospel from a local church perspective.
||CleanEpisode 35 – Study, Study, Study||Eddie and Allen briefly talk about the holiness of God and then dive into a discussion on the importance of biblical study. Particularly, this is true for pastors who need to study outside of the regular time for merely teaching.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34 – A Theology of Rest||In the Christian life, there should be time to rest. This is true for all Christians and especially for pastors. There is a “technical” issue in that this podcast is released before Episode 35 even though it was recorded after Episode 35! Still,||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33 – The Gospel and Orphan Care Part 2||Eddie and Allen are back again with special guest, Kole Farney, to complete part 2 of their interview on the gospel and orphan care (Part 1 here). On this episode, Kole talks about his own experience with the adoption of his son, Russell,||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32 – The Gospel and Orphan Care – Part 1||Eddie and Allen are glad to have a special guest this week, Kole Farney. Kole and his wife Rachel live in Kansas City, Missouri. He is an elder with Christ Fellowship of Kansas City and an assistant with Christian Communicators Worldwide (www.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31 – Counseling an Unbeliever||Eddie and Allen are back in “studio” this week as they do a quick review of the recent Gospel at Home Conference and then tackle what to do when counseling an unbeliever. There is also an opportunity to win a copy of Allen’s new book From Death to||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30 – Jared Wilson on Marriage||In this episode, we play a breakout session from Jared Wilson at a recent conference, The Gospel at Home, here in central Arkansas. Jared speaks on Ephesians 5:22-33 and how the gospel affects husbands and wives.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29 – Networking with other pastors||After a break for the summer, Eddie and Allen are back at it in Episode 29 of the Rural Church Podcast! They are joined this week by two other pastors, Wade Lentz of Beryl Baptist in Vilonia, AR, and Harold Smith of Lee Creek Baptist in Van Buren, AR.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28 – Book Talk and The Future of the SBC||Eddie and Allen briefly discuss John Piper’s new book Expository Exultation. After that they talk about the SBC and its future. Both Eddie and Allen are Southern Baptists who hold out hope for the denomination.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Interview with Nate Pickowicz||This week on the Rural Church Podcast Eddie and Allen interview pastor and author, Nate Pickowicz. They focus their interview on Nate’s new book Directions for a Candidate of the Ministry by Cotton Mather. This is Volume 2 in Nate’s series that he||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26 – Non-Denominationalism and Women in Church Ministry||Eddie and Allen discuss Allen’s recent article at ThingsAbove.us on The Problem with Identifying as a “Non-Denominational” Church. After that, they discuss 1 Timothy 2:12. What does this verse prohibit and not prohibit regarding the teaching mini||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|