Episode 82: Church Post-Lockdown

For most of 2020, churches in South Africa, and across the world, have had to adjust to a new normal. But church lockdown must eventually give way to church post-lockdown. What will that look like? What lessons must we learn from lockdown that will persist long after restrictions are lifted? In today’s episode, Tyrell and … Read more

Episode 81: The Reformed Pastor

Richard Baxter was vicar of Kidderminster from 1647 to 1661. J. I. Packer describes him as “the most outstanding pastor, evangelist and writer on practical and devotional themes that Puritanism produced.” His ministry transformed the people of Kidderminster from “an ignorant, rude and revelling people” to a godly, worshipping community. In his classic work, The … Read more

Episode 80: Humility

Humility was a defining character quality of Jesus Christ and is a virtue in the life of the Christian. Humility is a particularly important character quality in the life of the evangelist. In this episode, Tyrell is joined by returning guest Des Henry from the Luis Palau Association to talk about humility as it relates … Read more

Episode 79: Evangelism

Christians instinctively know that there lies upon us the responsibility to share our faith with others, but evangelism is sadly a lacking discipline in too many Christian lives and churches. This week, Tyrell is joined again by Tommie van der Walt from Imprint as they talk all things evangelism. Find Table Talk with Tyrell on … Read more

Episode 78: Training Men in Godliness

“Most Christian men want to grow. The problem is that good intentions seldom get fulfilled. Distractions keep getting in the way of discipleship. We help struggling guys build a lifestyle of putting Christ first.” These are the words of Joe Barnard from Cross Training Ministries, who joins Tyrell in this episode to discuss the need … Read more

Episode 77: Questions and Answers

Tyrell is once again guestless in this episode, answering questions submitted by Table Talk listeners. How important is meaningful church membership? What does the Bible teach about election and predestination? And will Tyrell ever find enough friends so he doesn’t have to fly solo so much? Listen for the answers to these and other questions. … Read more

Episode 76: Holiness

Both the Old and the New Testaments instruct God’s people to be holy as he is holy. What does it mean that God is holy? What does it mean that Christians are called to be holy as God is holy? In this episode, Tyrell and his guest, Desmond Henry from the Luis Palau Association, discuss … Read more

Episode 75: Help! I’m Homeschooling

Many parents find themselves educating from home during the pandemic and are perhaps finding themselves in over their head. In this episode, Tyrell and his guests, Michelle and Evan Cantrell, talk about the practicalities of homeschooling. Michelle is wife to Tim Cantrell, pastor of Antioch Bible Church in Honeydew, and Evan is their eldest son. … Read more

Episode 74: Church Revitalisation

Church planting is a topic of much discussion amongst churches and pastors but what about church revitalisation? How can healthy churches come alongside struggling churches and help them grow to better health? Mark Penrith, pastor of Crystal Park Baptist Church in Benoni, has experience in this regard and joins Tyrell on this week’s episode of … Read more

Episode 73: The Chocolate Soldier

Difficulties, dangers, disease, death, or divisions don’t deter any but Chocolate Soldiers from executing God’s will. When someone says there is a lion in the way, the real Christian promptly replies, “That’s hardly enough inducement for me; I want a bear or two besides to make it worth my while to go.” Reading the words … Read more