Revelation Q&A 1

Revelation is a very confusing book, but it’s more understandable than you might think if you come at it from the perspective of the scholars and theologians who know it best. In this introduction to our new series, Jamin invites to see this book as letter, prophecy, and apocalypse. He then answers any questions people…

The Genres of Revelation

Revelation is a strange book—so strange that I’ve basically ignored it for my entire life. I was turned off by it for several reasons:  The violence. Again, the violence. Weird interpretations. Revelation code-crackers. Left Behind’s exciting, yet confusing take. The 8 million ways you can interpret everything. The violence. Yet despite everything that Revelation had…

Introduction to Revelation

Since many who expressed interest were missing for our introductory class on Revelation, we’ve recreated it on the 1208PODCAST so that you can get caught up to speed before you join in! The first part of the episode is an introduction to the book of Revelation and the second part is a look at Revelation…

Christian Environmentalism

While many have created a theology that says nature doesn’t matter, Genesis is very much about humanity being put in charge of taking care of the planet. In today’s podcast I express a few reasons why I think Christians often aren’t concerned with environmentalism and then try to show us some passages in a different…

Jesus is Coming Back “Soon”

I have Christians often tell me that Jesus is coming back soon. They seem urgent about it and ready for the moment. I always have to smile because they are biblically correct. Jesus said He’d be back soon and the early church taught the same thing. I cannot argue with their Bible study. But whatever…