Do church denominations matter? Our answer will directly affect the way we think about the Bible, God, and corporate worship on Sunday mornings. Obviously, it's a question worth asking, and especially one worth answering with strong conviction. To help us think through this, I sit down with my friend Stephen Spinnenweber, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville Florida.
This is episode 74 of the Better Bible Reading Podcast with Kevin Morris!
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The benefit of preaching the Old Testament to modern day people is greater than ever. In the American church landscape, dispensationalism has subconsciously created a division between the two testaments in the minds of average Bible readers. Thus, the value and use of reading the Old Testament is quite small to most people.
Following our previous discussion about the continuity and discontinuity of the Old and New Testament, we are speaking about the value of preaching the Old Testament. Stephen Spinnenweber is a prime example of this. To help us, he’ll talk about his seminary training in covenant theology. In addition,...
Any Bible reader must approach the text with a willingness to explain the difference between the Old and New Testament. These approaches could differ dramatically depending on someone’s interpretation method or church denomination.
Today I welcome Josh Hinson, senior pastor of Ortega Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville Florida. He’ll talk about the best approach to connecting the Old and New Testament together. This will especially be helpful for those of you who are unfamiliar with the Old Testament’s story line.
In the American church landscape, denominations have changed dramatically over the last few...
On Episode 2 of the Better Bible Reading Podcast, Kevin welcomes J. Harrison Pickett to the show, pastor of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hilliard, Florida.
In the interview, Kevin discusses with Jesse the concept of studying the Bible as a discipline We might ask- how does this differ from reading the Bible? This episode helps listeners learn how to read and study the Bible specifically and fruitfully.
Show Notes and Mentioned Resources
Here are the questions explored in this episode: