Cross Defense from KFUO Radio

Cross Defense from KFUO Radio

Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, as he talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Send him your questions on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter @tyrelbramwell, or at tyrelbramwell.com. You can find his videos at youtube.com/c/tyrelbramwell.

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March 22, 2021 55 min
Pr. Bramwell explores Neil Postman’s thoughts on technology in an effort to better consider the dangers that virtual church services present. G.K. Chesterton’s fence is brought into the conversation, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer reminds us that physically gathering together is a gift that many Christians, including John and Paul, long for when secluded from the company of other saints. This is a rebroadcast from January 25, 2021. Host ...
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Pastor Bramwell hosts his final episode of Cross Defense, continuing his conversation with Rev. Schuldheisz on Scripture’s use of metaphors and explaining why he’s hanging up his radio host hat. It’s for a great reason! Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the...
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March 8, 2021 57 min
Do you know what a synecdoche is? How about a metonymy? Rev. Sam Schuldheisz joins Pr. Bramwell for the entire show to not only talk about the performative power of God’s Word, but also to discuss some of the figures of speech we find in the Bible.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to exc...
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March 1, 2021 56 min
Rev. John Dreyer of Concordia Theological Seminary has spent a lot of time studying angels and demons. He joins Pr. Bramwell to discuss what he’s discovered. Join the conversation to have your mind equipped, your imagination excited, and your soul comforted. This is a rebroadcast from November 2, 2020. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Com...
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In the first segment Rev. Sam Schuldheisz teaches us more about the redeemed imagination. During the rest of the show Pastor Bramwell goes back to a conversation on technology in order to think through the characteristics of the loving resistance fighter as detailed by Neil Postman in Technopoly. Find this book at Amazon.com. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, an...
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February 15, 2021 54 min
Rev. Sam Schuldheisz joins the show to discuss four practical ways to exercise the imagination and then Rev. Bramwell discusses how the bibliographical, internal evidence, and external evidence tests help us know whether or not we can trust what the New Testament says. How does the historical method answer the question of whether or not the Nest Testament is trustworthy?  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia ...
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John Warwick Montgomery helps us understand the relationship between democracy and Christianity, Rev. Richard Wurmbrand provides an example of happy suffering, and Rev. Sam Schuldheisz is back to discuss the imagination, this time from the New Testament.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics ...
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February 1, 2021 54 min
Rev. Sean Kilgo, pastor at the Northeast Kansas Lutheran Partnership, joins Rev. Bramwell to talk about how the Christian sees with his ears. The conversation is all about the eyes of faith. Do you see things as they actually are? Do you have eyes of faith? This is a rebroadcast from August 17, 2020. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed,...
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Pr. Bramwell explores Neil Postman’s thoughts on technology in an effort to better consider the dangers that virtual church services present. G.K. Chesterton’s fence is brought into the conversation, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer reminds us that physically gathering together is a gift that many Christians, including John and Paul, long for when secluded from the company of other saints.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at ...
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In a world where wickedness seems to be running rampant, Pr. Bramwell asks the question, “Are you an accommodating accomplice to the world, your old Adam, and the devil, or are you a Christian challenge to it?” To get to the answer he considers several Bible verses James, 1 Corinthians, and Romans.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come i...
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In the opening segment, Pr. Bramwell talks with Rev. Christopher Thoma about what the Bible says about trusting in princes and how we should react to the January 6th chaos at the US Capitol building. Then, Pr. Bramwell welcomes Rev. Sam Schuldheisz back for a conversation about the Nephilim. And to finish out the episode, Pr. Bramwell considers Christian suffering. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theolog...
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Did you know that there is a right way to use your bible? There's actually five ways! Rev. Dr. Adam Koontz explain how they influence Christian preaching. Then, Rev. Sam Schuldheisz invites you to use your imaginations as you hear Advent’s O Antiphons. And finally, Pr. Bramwell speaks about the incarnation of the Lord and the freedom Christ has won for Christians.   Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Th...
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Pr. Bramwell concludes his conversation with Rev. Willie Grills on the book of Jude before Rev. Sam Schuldheisz serves up a delicious advent fruitcake of the imagination and Francis Pieper is consulted to help bring comfort to the suffering soul.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to excit...
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December 7, 2020 57 min
Rev. Willie Grills joins Pr. Bramwell to discuss the book of Jude, our resident Imagineer, Rev. Sam Schuldheisz, draws our attention to five ways the imagination is excited in the book of Psalms, and finally Pr. Bramwell encourages everyone to make the world use dirty words. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks a...
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Pr. Bramwell continues two conversations from a previous episode (which you can listen to here). Rev. Brandon Ross returns to explain social marxism and our resident Imagineer, Rev. Sam Schuldheisz discusses the fallenness of our imaginations. In the final segment of the show Pr. Bramwell discusses how we can act like men without stockpiling toilet paper.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Semi...
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November 23, 2020 56 min
Pr. Bramwell discusses what Scripture says about the Last Day with Rev. Timothy Appel, host of KFUO Radio’s Sharper Iron. When it comes to the Lord’s second coming, the Bible offers plenty to equip the mind, excite the imagination, and comfort the soul! Find Sharper Iron podcasts at kfuo.org/sharperiron. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book C...
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Pr. Bramwell speaks with Rev. Brandon Ross regarding socialism and why it’s evil. Then he turns to regular guest, Rev. Sam Schuldheisz, for a look at the imagination in light of Genesis 1 and 2. Finally, Rev. Marcus Williams rounds out the show for a conversation on 1 Peter 1:3-5 and a message of comfort and hope.   Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author o...
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Pr. Bramwell is accompanied by three guests! Dr. Adam Koontz helps us equip our minds with a look at Matthew 25, Rev. Sam Schuldheisz excites our imagination by helping us better understand how to think about the imagination, and finally Rev. Jared DeBlieck comforts our souls with a look at 1 Peter 5.   Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Co...
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November 2, 2020 56 min
Rev. John Dreyer of Concordia Theological Seminary has spent a lot of time studying angels and demons. He joins Pr. Bramwell to discuss what he’s discovered. Join the conversation to have your mind equipped, your imagination excited, and your soul comforted.  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious top...
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October 26, 2020 55 min
Pr. Bramwell is joined by Rev. David Sutton, pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marlette, Michigan, to discuss the resurrection of the body. Many people have their own ideas about life after death and what heaven will be like. Is it physical? What does Scripture say about the resurrection? Find out in today’s episode!  Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Admission Counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and ...
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