2017.11.03 - Trinity Church Podcast - Ep.5 - Food, Feasting, and Fasting

The Trinity Church Podcast seeks to speak to contemporary issues in the life of our church and invite our congregants to listen in as we apply the gospel to life.

In this episode, Joel, Trevor, and Derek discuss food, feasting, and fasting. To set up the conversation, the hosts read 1 Timothy 4:1-5 and made a few observations. They shared some personal struggles involving food and fasting which highlighted some of the reasons why fasting is a bit of a mystery for many us.  That brought them to the heart of conversation about what fasting is, what it’s for, and how it works.  Then they alluded to a number of places in Scripture that deal with fasting. They ended by addressing a few lingering questions related to the practice.

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2017.10.28 - Trinity Church Podcast, Ep.4 - Parenting with Authority

The Trinity Church Podcast seeks to speak to contemporary issues in the life of our church and invite our congregants to listen in as we apply the gospel to life.

In this episode, Joel, Trevor, and Derek discuss parenting. They continued the discussion from last episode on authority, and so the discussion of parenting related specifically to what it means to bear the office of parent. They begin by making that connection and talk about parenting as a church community. But most of the conversation that follows revolves around the barriers in inhabiting authority as parents. They end with a quick note on the fact that dads and moms are different, and that’s a good thing.

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2017.10.19 - Trinity Church Podcast - Ep.3 - Authority

The Trinity Church Podcast seeks to speak to contemporary issues in the life of our church and invite our congregants to listen in as we apply the gospel to life.

In this episode, Joel, Trevor, and Derek discuss authority, our cultural confusion, and how the story of the bible reorients us towards authority in beautiful ways. They begin by talking about some of the historical and philosophical roots of our confusion, and then they spend some time defining and describing it. They talk about our sinful idolatry and how the gospel transforms us to live under and to exercise authority properly.

2017.10.05 - Trinity Church Podcast - Ep.1 - Formation and Consumerism

The Trinity Church Podcast seeks to speak to contemporary issues in the life of our church and invite our congregants to listen in as we apply the gospel to life.

In our first episode, Joel, Trevor, and Derek discuss the challenges we face as Christian in being formed into godly and wise Christians in a context that trains us to approach all of life as consumers. They try to identify how deeply ingrained in us it is to approach everything transactionally, to be driven by the satisfaction of our immediate desires, and to situate ourselves at the center of the universe. They also explore how the gospel reorients us to life in God's world so that we live productively and generously and how we can adopt habits that form us along these lines.

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