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Kurt Willems
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I’ve wanted to write this reflection for some time. As some of you may have heard, we had a baby at the end of the year. She is amazing. Now that I am easing back into writing and podcasting, this was the first piece I wanted to write. It would be easy to…
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Perhaps you’ve heard the catchphrase: “God helps those who help themselves.” It might have come up at a dinner table during the election. In our day, this phrase comes up in political banter more than any other place. One side claims that Jesus gives…
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666 | This is an episode, all about that infamous number. And no, it isn't Nicolae Carpathia's jersey number.

Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 8 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt explores the mysterious and infamous number in the bible: 666. It is the topic of horror films and turn-or-burn preachers alike. But what did it mean in the…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 9 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt chats with biblical scholar and classicist Craig Keener. He has done extensive research on the book of Acts including producing a massive four volume…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 7 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt continues to look at Revelation in broad sweeps. Specifically, he looks at the ‘dragon’ (devil) and the two ‘beasts’ who show up in popular conversation about…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 7 (Spring Season, 2018) Andy Stanley. He said that “Peter, James, Paul elected to unhitch the Christian faith from their Jewish scriptures, and my friends, we must as well.” And, taken on its own, that is a…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 6 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt Willems explores the imperial cult, the gods of the Roman Empire, and how they influence the 7 cities in Revelation. The followers of Jesus have to navigate how…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 5 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt Willems looks at Revelation through its broad themes and genre. It is apocalyptic literature and must be read as such. It is a book of resistance and hope in…
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Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 6 (Spring Season, 2018) The idea of headship is odd to modern readers of the New Testament. Paul’s view of women in the church and home is one of the most challenging teachings to understand. In this…
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That one time David Meade predicted the rapture and the end of the world. Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 4 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt Willems talks about a self-proclaimed “Christian Numerologist” and multi-failed…
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