Month: July 2019

Episode 9 “Does Prayer Make a Difference?”

Most everyone who prays believes that “prayer makes a difference.” Just how that is the case is the subject of this week’s episode. Dr. Epperly analyses the healing passages in Mark and finds that “faith” as a source is more than meets the eye. We also discuss the difference between healing and curing, the difference …

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Episode 21 — Rerun: “The Future of Process Theology”

Although Process thought has been around for centuries (it might even claim as far back as Heraclitus), it isn’t until the 20th century that it came into its own. Since then it has captured the imagination of theologians, professors. and pastors, including Dr. Bruce Epperly, who happens to be all three! In this episode, we …

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Episode 7 “How Ruth’s Experience Parallels Our Struggle with Emigration”

The travails of a Moabite widow, Ruth, from her status as a foreigner and lower-class woman to the great-grandmother of King David, parallel much of what is happening on America’s southern border. Dr. Epperly and I draw out these parallels and suggest how the Torah and Jesus dealt with these issues, and can lead us …

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Episode 6 “The Lord’s Prayer and the 4th of July” Part 2

As we just observed the celebration of our nation’s birthday, it’s good to reflect on what God expects of a people and a nation. On this, our final episode on the Lord’s Prayer, Dr. Epperly and I discuss the remaining petitions, beginning with “…your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is …

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Episode 5 “The Lord’s Prayer and the 4th of July” Part 1

America is focusing on Independence Day this week. Given that the world is bounded by a relational and wholly connected God, not just to Christians, but to all people, Dr. Epperly and I are wondering how the world would look if Christians understood the Lord’s Prayer as a vehicle that can transform the world. 28 …

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