The Sinnergists Podcast
By The Sinnergists
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The Most "Man-Centered" Theology Podcast on the Internet.
||CleanEpisode 10: Paul's Social Gospel||Continuing in our "What Is The Gospel?" miniseries, we explore some passages in Paul's letters that clearly indicate that he understood that "the gospel" had non-negotiable implications in the social life of the church. Following are the links we pro ..||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Interview With Matthew Bates||In this episode Nick and Thomas had the awesome opportunity of interviewing Dr. Matthew Bates, Assistant Professor of Theology at Quincy University and author of the book that we've been raving about, Salvation by Allegiance Alone. Matt shares with u ..||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Interview with Brian Zahnd||In this episode we had the very cool opportunity to interview the very thoughtful and Jesus-centered Brian Zahnd, lead pastor of Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri, and author of several different books. We had an excellent conversation abou ..||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Gospel According to Bruxy||In this episode we have the distinct pleasure of interviewing the very cool, very gospel-centered Bruxy Cavey, teaching pastor at The Meeting House, a multisite Anabaptist congregation in Ontario, Canada, as well as the author of the book (re)union: ..||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: What is the gospel part 3||In this episode we take a big picture look at the gospel according to Paul's letter to the Romans.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: What is the Gospel Part 2||What was the message that the earliest Christians proclaimed? Nick and Thomas survey the evangelistic presentations in the book of Acts.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4.5: Good News of Great Joy||Thomas and Nick have been traveling on opposite schedules, but we still wanted to stay on schedule and share some content. Here is a sermon Thomas preached a couple years ago that fits in with our "What is the Gospel?" miniseries.||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: What is the Gospel Part 1||Part 1 in a new series exploring the richness and depth of the term "gospel." In this episode, we see how the word was used in the Roman empire and the New Testament gospels.||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: What is Faith Part 2||Part two of a two-part study about what "faith" really meant in the context of ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish culture and the implications of that on biblical interpretation and Christian living.||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: What is Faith?||Part one of a two-part study about what "faith" really meant in the context of ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish culture and the implications of that on biblical interpretation and Christian living. Books referenced in this episode: "Roman Faith and Ch ..||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: What Is a Christian?||Our first episode! An introduction to who we are, why we're doing this, and what it means to be a Christian.||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I’m very glad I stumbled across this podcast through Twitter and I’m looking forward to more episodes. In the past I’ve grown tired of Theology because it seemed to me to consist entirely of debating obscure points that were of no use to the average Christian and creating divisions where there should be unity. But I appreciate the approach these guys are taking to figure out what these teachings mean for us and why they are important. As I continue to work out my faith, I look forward to the guidance I may get from this podcast and people who seem to be asking important questions.
On another note, coming from a Southern Baptist background it is extremely weird for me to hear a discussion on Theology preceded by a discussion on beer, but I suppose I will get used to it lol
Challenging and Edifying
We have been indoctrinated with certain presuppositions and traditions in our modern/post-modern denominations that have yet to be stirred, argued against, or eroded away.
We, as Protestants, Evangelicals, or Confessional Christians have been taught what to believe and how to read the Scripture regardless of acknowledging our own presuppositional and traditional blinders. We have essentially chose to wear our own tradition’s rose-tinted glasses.
Chose? Yes, chose.
Did God decree them or are they literal blinders we have took upon ourselves, that have kept us from the full-orbed understanding of God?
Cue the Sinnergists...
Cue the Synergism.
Man-centered? I think not.
For the Glory of God, for the love of God, and neighbor? I think so.
Is faith and love an active choice? It certainly is.
I’ll hop off my soap box now and sing this podcast’s praises. Thomas and Nick are two very learned saints who break down theology in an exegetical and historical way. They suss out the “orb” and share God’s Scripture in order to make it a full-rounded, Gospel-centered, masterpiece.
Their synergism (or sinnergism) not only praises God in His providential plan for redemption. But they share such a providence from the perspective of God’s very early Church instead of a 16th century rendering.
Essentially, what I’m saying is, if you’re open enough to a synergistic interpretation these two saints are your guide.
They didn’t pay me to write this review at all. In fact, I used my own freed will.
Soli Deo Gloria.
A Concise and Honest Podcast
I’ve followed Thomas for quite some time. When I saw he was working on a podcast, my interest was peaked.
Nick and Thomas work together to form an informative podcast that discusses what The Bible actually says. I appreciate the concise nature of their study and the honesty that they approach it with.
Any student of The Scriptures can benefit from this podcast. Even if you don’t agree with absolutely everything that is said, you can be challenged to go back and review your own thoughts and opinions on whatever topic they cover.
Oh, and I’ve only listened to one episode. It was a great blessing. Keep up the great work guys.