In this episode of the P&I podcast, the regulars look at video games and whether or not followers of Jesus should have any involvement in them. They discuss if there are any major negative or positive sides to gaming and what those might be.
Chad also gets his own segment in the podcast and David shares about the time he hitchhiked from California to Minneapolis in David’s Random Story.
While Luke is apparently waiting for someone to return his tiny suit, Ben, Chad and David discuss the spiritual reality of our world, why it seems so many people are unaware of it, and if there is such a thing as being overly spiritual.
They also look at whether or not there is something uniquely spiritual about music, and reminisce about the time David hid inside a crypt in an Egyptian Pyramid.
How should Christians respond to Halloween? Is it just harmless fun? Or is there something truly evil about it?
The guys get into a rowdy debate over how far is too far when it comes to fantasy and ‘horror themes’ in entertainment. They also discuss whether Halloween can be used as a unique opportunity to reach people for Jesus.
Oh! AND a regular contributor to the podcast makes an in-person appearance!!! Let’s just say he dresses like a clown and doesn’t really talk much…
The guys discuss a cartoon currently in theaters called "Smallfoot" and it's underlying theme of not accepting traditions, religions and questioning everything. They look at the implications of such a message, discuss the importance of questioning traditions and speak of the real need for genuine faith in our culture. David also tells the tale of Paul Yanki, in his Random Story.
In this episode of the Provoke&Inspire podcast Ben, David and Luke answer questions that were sent in by our listeners and discuss how the pervasive message in our worship songs, sermons, books, etc., seems to be Christian therapy or wish fulfillment. If this is true, what has led us to this place? What is the danger of this theology? What is the right balance?
David also shares about the time he moved to California to play tennis and lay on the beach…
How do Christians fit into the two-party system? Should followers of Jesus be involved in politics? Is it valid for a Christian to use the “lesser of two evils” logic when making a political choice?
The regulars tackle these tough questions and more on this episode of the Provoke and Inspire podcast!
LUKE IS BACK! And with all the regulars together, they tackle several topics, including how to show Jesus through your art, life, job, etc, the current trend of christian deconstructionism and wether or not it is or can be a something positive. David also talks about the time he was invited to speak at a church conference in Florida and how he was received after his preaching… let’s just say it wasn’t the most positive response…
In this follow up episode to the Casey Neistat discussion we had in Episode 116, the guys discuss the good and bad sides to ambition and what godly ambition really looks like.
David also explains in greater detail why Luke has been gone for so long (*spoiler alert* it has to do with Chad’s new fragrance “10,000 Smells”), and what recently happened to him when he walked into a drug store in Florida.
Derek Webb, best known for his time with the band Caedmon's Call, joins the regulars to discuss his latest album "Fingers Crossed", dealing with criticism, why christian art is many times not confrontational and many other topics... Nigel also sends in a question... and yup, you guessed it, it has to do with Aliens.