“You Didn’t Seem Nervous”

August was a month of firsts for me. It was the first time I ever preached a sermon and it was the first time I officiated a wedding. Both of those things were very exciting, but they were also a source of anxiety for me. I struggle with anxiety on a regular basis. Even though I have been going through therapy (which has helped a lot), I still struggle with anxiety. Anxiety is something that I have been so accustomed to, that on the outside, it may look like I am doing fine.

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Why is studying the lives of the saints important?

I have some exciting news! I started a theology podcast this week! It’s in addition to my theology vlog and is a way for me to dive into some theological questions in more depth. Give it a listen and let me know what you think!

“Why is studying the lives of the Saints important? ” from Thursday’s Theology on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/thursdays-theology/episodes/Why-is-studying-the-lives-of-the-Saints-important-e1ugag

The Parable of the Sower

What is so special about his parable? Why is it one of the most cited of all parables? Check out this week’s episode to see why this parable is so key to understanding the ministry and teachings of Jesus.

Just because you might be one type of soil, doesn’t mean that you can’t be cultivated. There is hope for those who are both rocky and thorny soil as well as packed dirt. Let the master gardener take you and make you into fruitful soil.

Thanks for joining us this week! Remember, theology doesn’t always have to be difficult, it is simply the study of who God is.

Links mentioned in the video:

Matthew 13

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Anxiety & Mental Health – Thursday’s Theology Edition

After receiving such great feedback for my anxiety and mental health blog post a couple weeks ago, I decided to do a special episode of Thursday’s Theology dedicated to talking more in depth about my own experience. This episode dives deeper into some thoughts I have about mental health and why it is important to seek out professional help if you are struggling with anxiety or depression.

Thanks for tuning in this week!

Anxiety & Mental Health

I struggle with anxiety. It has been something that I’ve struggled with for years, and it is only recently that I have sought professional help to understand the deeper issues behind it. What drove me to seek professional help is that I got to a point of recognizing that I couldn’t process through the anxiety on my own. I needed professional help to get at the root of what was going on. Read More »

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

What happens when we refuse to extend the mercy and grace we received from God to others? The answer is not good. This week’s episode we discuss the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant and why Jesus uses it to reveal what happens when we refuse to extend mercy to others.

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

Thanks for joining us this week! We appreciate your time.

And remember, Theology doesn’t have to be difficult, it is simply the study of who God is. Take care and see you next week.

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Parable of the Unmerciful Servant Context

Obscure Bible Verse of the Week

The Parable of the Wineskin

Welcome to our first episode on the Parables of Jesus! The Parable of the Wineskin Today we talk about one of the weirder parables, and that is the Parable of the Wineskin found in Luke 5. This parable talks about how if we stick to our rigid theologies and legalistic interpretation of the Bible, then […]

What is a Parable?

This week, we dive into our next series exploring the parables of Jesus. We couldn’t start our series on the parables without exploring what a parable means, so this first episode addresses what is a parable, why Jesus used them to teach and how we can understand the deeper truths Jesus is trying to communicate.

We’ll be exploring various parables throughout this series. We are excited to share our perspective on the parables and what they mean to us today.

Here are the categories of the parables we mention in the video:

Kingdom Parables
Sinner Parables
Forgiveness Parables
Prayer Parables
Stewardship Parables
Service Parables
Preparedness Parables

Thanks for joining us for this week’s episode of Thursday’s Theology. Join us next week as we explore the Parable of the Wineskin.

What is a Parable?

And remember, theology doesn’t always have to be complicated, it is simply the study of who God is.

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