Episode 41: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

In July 1741, American pastor, Jonathan Edwards, famously preached a sermon titled “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” He preached it first at his own church in Northampton, Massachusetts and then later, by request, to a church in Enfield, Connecticut, which had been largely unaffected by the Great Awakening. Edwards preached with the … Read moreEpisode 41: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

Episode 40: Know Your Creed

It’s a throwback to Episode 1 of Table Talk as Lance Laughton, area co-ordinator of the Baptist Northern Association, rejoins Tyrell on the show. Lance and Tyrell discuss the importance of churches and believers knowing what they believe, what they don’t believe, and why. Doctrine is more than merely theoretical, and while creeds and confessions … Read moreEpisode 40: Know Your Creed

Episode 39: Public Bible Reading

In this episode, Tyrell sits down again with Mark Penrith, pastor-teacher of Crystal Park Baptist Church in Benoni, South Africa. Mark and Tyrell discuss the significance of Bible reading—and particularly public Bible reading in corporate worship. Paul commanded the public reading of Scripture for corporate worship (1 Timothy 4:13). This practice dates all the way … Read moreEpisode 39: Public Bible Reading

Episode 38: The Epistle of James

In this episode, Tyrell sits down once again with Mark Penrith, pastor-teacher of Crystal Park Baptist Church in Benoni, South Africa. Mark and Tyrell discuss the New Testament epistle of James and its relevance to 21st-century South African Christians. James is an intensely practical letter. The author leaves us in no doubt as to the … Read moreEpisode 38: The Epistle of James

Episode 37: Lectures to My Students

In this episode, Tyrell sits down with Mark Penrith, pastor-teacher of Crystal Park Baptist Church in Benoni, South Africa. Mark and Tyrell discuss Charles Spurgeon’s famed Lectures to My Students, which is a written selection, originally published in 1869, from his addresses delivered to college students at the Pastors’ College Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. Charles … Read moreEpisode 37: Lectures to My Students

Episode 36: The Local Church

In this episode, Tyrell sits down with Doug Van Meter, pastor-teacher of Brackenhurst Baptist Church in Johannesburg, South Africa. Doug and Tyrell are both pastors, passionate about the local church, and in this episode they discuss all things local church. Is church membership biblical? What is meaningful membership? How should a church exercise church discipline? … Read moreEpisode 36: The Local Church

Episode 35: No Little Women

In this episode, Tyrell sits down with Aimee Byrd, author of No Little Women and co-host of the Mortification of Spin podcast, to discuss how to equip women for service in the gospel. Strengthening women in the church strengthens the whole church. Cultivating resolved, competent women equips them to fulfil their calling as Christ’s disciples and men’s … Read moreEpisode 35: No Little Women