In this episode, Dr. J. Todd Billings sat down with Dr. Daniel Castelo, Associate Professor of Theology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA, and author of The Apathetic God, and Pentecostalism as a Christian Mystical Tradition. Dr. Billings asked Dr. Castelo about theodicy and addressing the “Problem of evil” from a Christian theological perspective.

 

In this episode, Alison Adam and Greg Scheer discuss the question, “How can Global Music in Western Worship be done authentically and respectfully?” This episode was filmed at the Calvin Symposium on Worship.

On this episode, church planter and pastor of Liberti Church Philadelphia Jared Ayers discusses the difference between seeker comprehensibility and seeker sensitivity and how his church is attempting to accomplish the former.

In this episode, Dr. John Witvliet, Director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, discusses changes and renewal in the art and practice of church worship.

In episode 2.4, Anne Zaki, assistant professor of practical theology at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, offers strengths of the church in the West and the church in the East and suggests ways we can learn from one another.

In episode 2.3, world renowned artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura shares about the connection between art and trauma, and being an advisor on Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence.

In episode 2.2, Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas discusses ways to practice self-care in a highly demanding, instant gratification culture where clergy burn-out is common.

In the heartwarming first episode of season 2, WTS President Timothy Brown is interviewed by his son, Reverend Jon Brown, about the importance of scripture memorization for our lives and ministries.

On this episode, Han-luen Kantzer-Komline sat down with Rev. Dr. Justo L González, a prominent author and church historian. Dr. González shared about his love for history and the ways he makes that history come alive for others. To see Dr. González’s speech at the WTS Dean’s installation service, check out the video here.

In this episode, Professor Tom Boogaart sat down with Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, a WTS graduate and the National Organizer & Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), to discuss why young people, and Christians in particular, should care about environmental concerns.