Episode 14: Faith and Repentance

Repentance and faith infallibly and inseparably flow from regeneration. True repentance takes place when God enables a heart to turn away from sin. This does not mean believers will not still struggle with sin, but rather they are aware of their sin and they feel sorrow and conviction before God. Faith is more than intellectual … Read moreEpisode 14: Faith and Repentance

Episode 10: How to Study the Bible

Many people believe that theological study holds little value. They say, “I don’t need theology; I just need to know Jesus.” Yet theology is unavoidable for every Christian. It is our attempt to understand the truth that God has revealed to us—something every Christian does. So it is not a question of whether we are … Read moreEpisode 10: How to Study the Bible

Episode 8: Christ-Centred Preaching

Christ-centred preaching is the responsibility of every preacher. The preacher is responsible, before God, to preach Jesus Christ, and him crucified. Spurgeon said it well: “The best sermons are the sermons which are most full of Christ. A sermon without Christ it is an awful, a horrible thing; it is an empty well; it is … Read moreEpisode 8: Christ-Centred Preaching

Episode 7: Self-Pity and the Victim Mentality

The nature and depth of human pride are illuminated by comparing boasting to self-pity. Both are manifestations of pride. Boasting is the response of pride to success. Self-pity is the response of pride to suffering. Boasting says, “I deserve admiration because I have achieved so much.” Self-pity says, “I deserve admiration because I have suffered … Read moreEpisode 7: Self-Pity and the Victim Mentality

Episode 5: Ecclesiology

A local church is a group of Christians who regularly gather in Christ’s name to officially affirm and oversee one another’s membership in Jesus Christ and his kingdom through gospel preaching and gospel ordinances. 0:00:00—Opening 0:03:55—Introducing Kenneth Mbugua 0:05:00—African-specific books 0:06:25—What is the church? 0:21:45—Hierarchy and spiritual covering 0:48:00—Deacons 0:56:00—How the church defines God’s love … Read moreEpisode 5: Ecclesiology