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What Does Ineffective Apologetics Look Like? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Mark Allen: Does ineffective apologetics look like in today’s world? Josh Chatraw: Yeah, well, one of the things we’re dealing with culturally at this moment is this incredible polarization. Now, I think in... Read more

The Election of the Evangelical – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: The year 1976 marked a turning point in American and evangelical history. It was the year of the evangelical with a born-again, Southern Baptist Jimmy Carter, capturing the Democratic nomination and... Read more

Black History: 1963 Birmingham to Present – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: The problem is, historically in America, and especially the South, preaching the gospel has coexisted perfectly fine alongside segregation and racism and White supremacy. I mean that descriptively, I don’t mean... Read more

Black History: Reconstruction to Early Civil Rights – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Ligon Duncan: It’s not about we’re good and everybody else in the past is bad or we’re trying to make bad guys of all the heroes. It’s just owning up to the realities... Read more

How Should Christians Pray During Elections? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Mika Edmonson: Dr. Moore, what do you think? How should Christians pray during election season? Russell Moore: Well, I think there’s one part of it about praying generally, and then one praying in... Read more

The Most Powerful Factor in Determining Belief – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Imagine you spent countless hours studying scientific and philosophical objections to Christianity. You enrolled in the classes, you read the books, you practiced the arguments, and you found out that no... Read more

Black History: 1619 to Civil War – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Ligon Duncan: But that’s what really starts it, is friendships with Godly Christians with whom I share a complete commitment to the gospel and to the Bible and even to reform theology, but... Read more

Multi-Directional Leadership and the Conversation on Race and Justice – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Trevin Wax: When we don’t recognize and at least speak to challenges that are coming from different sides of the field what that does is it poisons the conversation to a large extent,... Read more

As In Heaven: Why Should I Care? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Isaac Adams: The easier thing to do is critique Black Lives Matter. The much harder thing to do is look in the mirror and ask why Christians aren’t leading out against racial injustice... Read more

What Bible Passage Do You Treasure Most? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jason Cook: Yeah, for me, it would be 1 Corinthians 1:18. I was at a season in college when I was trying to figure out what it meant to walk with Jesus at... Read more

What Africa and the West Can Give Each Other – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: It’s not that Africa needs a different kind of Christianity, but many common challenges for ministry in Africa simply don’t arise in books published in the West. That’s why Conrad Mbewe... Read more

As In Heaven: Setting the Stage – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Crawford Loritts: Peter says in 1 Peter 5 this is the attitude that we all ought to have toward one another, which is the ultimate solution for racism or the sin of partiality... Read more

David Platts Plea Before You Vote – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Elections have consequences, but not nearly as much as we probably think. That’s what I concluded after reading David Platt’s new book, Before You Vote: Seven Questions Every Christian Should Ask,... Read more

How Does COVID-19 Affect Kids and Babies? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. Scott James: You’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition. This is the Christians and Healthcare series, where we seek to answer questions at the intersection of faith and... Read more

Americas Secession Threat – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: It happened before. Can it happen again? I’m talking about secession. That’s the question that animates David French’s new book, Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Literary Tools to Understand Deborah

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Kathleen Nielson: It is a delight to spend the session digging into the Old Testament story of Deborah together. At the start, I would like to mention four specific goals for this session.... Read more

Coalition plans new initiative to prevent livelihood crisis – Mission Network News

Pakistan (MNN) — Pakistans economy is starting to revive as people emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns. This summer, Muslims working abroad sent record levels of money home because they could not travel for the Hajj. The outlook for Pakistani Christians, however, remains bleak. Though churches stepped up to meet community needs, individual resources are now exhausted.... Read more

Can Protecting My Health Become an Idol? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. Bob Cutillo: You’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition. This is the Christians in Healthcare series, where we respond to questions at the intersection of faith and medicine.... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Glorify God by Embracing Diversity

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jackie Hill Perry: As we all know, this is called Embracing the Beauty of Diversity, something like that. So I’m glad that you’ve joined us. Before we begin, can we pray and talk... Read more

How Do I Care for Those with Dementia? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. John Dunlop: You’re listening to TGC Q&A podcast from the Gospel Coalition. And this is the Christians in Healthcare Series, where we will seek to answer your questions at the intersection of... Read more

Paul Tripp on Leaders Who Wont Flame Out – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: A number of years ago, I grew distressed with a number of friends and colleagues who had left the ministry and made controversy and scandal. I tried to learn what had... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Knowing the God of Our Doctrines

The Gospel Coalition hosted a breakout panel titled “The Priority of Scripture in Our Doctrine of God” with John Currie, David Garner, Jonny Gibson, and Scott Oliphint at the 2019 National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The panel described the role of the Bible as formative, doxological, and pastoral in our understanding of God. From the... Read more

Sudan signs peace deal with rebel coalition – Mission Network News

Sudan (MNN) — Sudans government has reached a peace agreement with the Sudan Revolutionary Front, a coalition of rebel groups from Darfur and other regions in the country. The agreement will end a civil war that has raged since 2003 and has killed 300,000 people in Darfur alone. The agreement covers landownership, power-sharing between all... Read more

How Should Christians View the End of Life? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. Katie Butler: Hi, you’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition, and this is the Christians and Healthcare series during which we seek to answer your questions about issues... Read more

Newell heads Great Commission coalition, calls Christians to action – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — Despite centuries of missionary efforts, one in three people worldwide have no access to the Gospel or a local church. Missiologist and author Marv Newell says one-third of the global population is roughly 3.2 billion people. However, these statistics probably mean very little to people, Newell notes. The most important takeaway is... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: How to Prepare for Tragedy

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Cameron Cole: My name is Cameron Cole, and I’m the director of children, youth and family at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama. I have worked at the same church... Read more

Sean of the South on Learning Youll Be Ok – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Everyone loves a good story, especially in these hard times, maybe not. I mean, should we be swapping yarns while the world burns? Maybe we need less levity, more solemnity when... Read more

Has Christianity Done More Harm Than Good? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Glen Scrivener: So the question is, has Christian religion done more good than evil in the world? And I recently read a really good book by this Australian evangelist called Sam Chan. Don’t... Read more

The Future of Christian Marriage – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: You’ve probably noticed that the views toward and practices of marriage have changed. But how? And how do Christian views and practices differ? Well, that’s what Mark Regnerus set out to... Read more