Episode 21: The State of the Gospel in South Africa

What is the state of the gospel and the Christian faith and church in South Africa? This is the question that Tyrell takes up in this episode with his guest, Desmond Henry, missiologist and registrar at South Africa’s Baptist Theological College. 0:00:00—Opening 0:06:40—Introducing Dr. Desmond Henry 0:12:55—Why is thinking through the state of the gospel … Read moreEpisode 21: The State of the Gospel in South Africa

Episode 18: Why Africa is Poor

Explaining Africa’s poverty is by no means a straightforward exercise. Unsurprisingly it has generated polarised debate. On the one extreme are those who see a congenital problem with the African race, summed up as intellectual inferiority. The other end has those who heap the blame on external hedonistic forces called imperialists. So, is Africa a … Read moreEpisode 18: Why Africa is Poor

Episode 16: Addiction (Part 2)

If we allow the Bible to reveal the unseen spiritual realities behind addictions, we suddenly realise that addictions are more than self-destructive behaviours. They are violations of God’s laws: his laws that call us to avoid drunkenness and immoderate self-indulgence (Romans 13:13), his law that calls us to love others (1 John 4:7), and his … Read moreEpisode 16: Addiction (Part 2)

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