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 more Episode 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 more Episode 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 more Episode 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 more Episode 35: No Little Women

Episode 33: You Who?

“Who am I?” Could there be a more fundamental–and divisive–question for our era? And not just ours, but for every generation before us? It was in answer to this question that Rachel Jankovic wrote You Who? Why You Matter and How to Deal with It in which she seeks to help Christians know who they truly are … Read more Episode 33: You Who?

Episode 30: Christianity in Vietnam

The word “Vietnam” speaks of the tenacious Viet culture and its varied, yet distinct cuisine and social customs that have survived invasions and colonisation. Nam (south) refers to the expansion to the south from the original north and central domain. Long and narrow, Vietnam lies on the eastern coast of Southeast Asia’s Indochinese Peninsula. Laos … Read more Episode 30: Christianity in Vietnam

Episode 28: Discipleship

Most Christians believe that men are indeed the method of Jesus, but precious few are willing to invest their lives by putting all their eggs in one basket. Believing this people-orientated philosophy and practicing it are entirely different matters. A large problem in Christendom is that we don’t want to take the risk or the … Read more Episode 28: Discipleship