Knowing Faith

Knowing Faith

The Christian faith is not mindless or irrational. Knowing Faith is a podcast exploring how our faith is founded upon Scripture. We believe the Bible is for everyone and are committed to helping the Church understand where their faith is rooted. Hosted by Jen Wilkin, JT English and Kyle Worley, this podcast dives into Christian story, belief, and practice in a way that is accessible to everyone.

Episodes

June 20, 2024 47 mins

Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley answer questions submitted by listeners!

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • While we have unity in Christ…what 2nd, 3rd or 4th tier issues "divide" my favorite podcasters?
  • What do you think are going to be the challenges of ministry in the local church in the next ten years?
  • My local church has a tone of saying: “Just because you study the bible doesn’t mean you're mature in the faith…and dis...
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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley are joined by Andrew Wilson to discuss his new book, Remaking the World.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why did you write this book? 
  • What did you want people to take away from this book?
  • Can you explain the “WEIRDER” acronym and how it’s helpful for understanding the Western world?
  • What do you mean by romanticism?
  • How would you help someone see the lenses they have on when reading the Bibl...
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June 6, 2024 70 mins

Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss complementarianism and why a healthy ecclesiology is important for this conversation. Before you listen to this episode be sure to listen to Knowing Faith Episode #44 – A Generous Complementarianism.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What is a pastor?
  • Why is there confusion over this office/title?
  • How is this title misused?
  • Who can be a pastor?
  • How does the office of pastor relate to t...
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Kyle Worley is joined by Don Whitney to answer the question, how do we pray the Bible?

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • How do we pray the Bible?
  • Where should people begin when starting to pray the Bible?

Guest Bio:

Dr. Whitney is Associate Dean of the School of Theology and Professor of Biblical Spirituality. Dr. Whitney is a member of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of many books includ...

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May 30, 2024 23 mins

Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley wrap up the conversation on the book of Exodus!

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What have you learned as we explored Exodus over these two seasons?
  • Where did we see the themes in Exodus in the rest of the Story of the Bible?
  • What is biblical theology and how are we able to make connections across scripture?
  • How can someone learn how to make connections across scripture?
  • How can someone dive ...
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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley are joined by Amy Gannett to continue the story of Exodus by discussing the themes found in Exodus 40. 

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What’s your favorite part of the Exodus story?
  • What is the purpose of the Tabernacle?
  • Does the Tabernacle contain the glory and presence of God?
  • Where has the cloud and fire shown up so far in the story?
  • What is God inviting his people into with the tabernac...
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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss the significance of “The Attributes of God” by A.W. Pink.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • When did you first come across AW Pink?
  • Who was AW Pink? Why is he significant?
  • What are the attributes of God?
  • How significant was Pink's work when you were writing your books on the attributes?
  • How do the attributes of God help us understand scripture?
  • Does god have attributes or is God his att...
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Kyle Worley is joined by Jason Allen to answer the question; “why for the church”?

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why is the motto for Midwestern, “For the Church”?
  • When you look back, what is one thing you see at Midwestern that is a direct result of your mission?

Guest Bio:

Dr. Jason Allen is the president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his role as president, he also serves as a professor for p...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley trace the themes found in the Tabernacle and throughout the rest of scripture.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why is this section of text important?
  • How does its design tell the story of the world?
  • What is the Tabernacle?
  • In what way is the tabernacle a shadow?
  • How is the Tabernacle foreshadowing the end of the story?
  • What about all of the stones, gems, and precious jewels?

Resources Men...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss the significance of “Institutes of the Christian Religion” by John Calvin. 

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • When was the first time you heard of Calvin?
  • Who was John Calvin?
  • What is Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion?
  • Why do you keep reading this book?
  • If I am not a Calvinist is there a benefit in reading the Institutes?
  • What stands out to you from the book?

Helpful Def...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley have a conversation about the themes found throughout Exodus 34-36 and trace them throughout the rest of Scripture. 

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What are on the tablets Moses receives in Exodus 34:1-9?
  • Why do we need the 10 commandments, again?
  • Does Exodus 34:7 mean that if a father sins there will be some sort of judgment that is passed down generationally?
  • Why is the proclamation of t...
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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss the history and importance of Luther’s “Commentary of Galatians.”

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Who was Martin Luther? Why is he significant?
  • What was the point of the reformation?
  • What are the 95 theses and indulgences?
  • What is Luther’s Galatians Commentary? Why was it significant?
  • What do you love about it?

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Kyle Worley is joined by Jared Wilson to answer the question, “Why read anything other than the Bible?”

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why read anything other than the Bible?
  • Who are some of your favorite Christian writers to read?

Guest Bio:

Jared C. Wilson serves as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry, Author in Residence, and General Editor, For the Church. He is the author of a number of books including but not lim...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss the themes found in Exodus 32-33.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why is Moses interceding?
  • Why does Israel respond this way if they are going to get the land?
  • Is the tent of meeting outside the camp the same or different from the Tabernacle?
  • Is Israel’s distinctiveness rooted in the presence of Yahweh?
  • What is the presence of God?
  • What is the glory of God?

Resources Mentioned in ...

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Kyle Worley is joined by Kody Gibson to answer the question, “What is religious liberty?”

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What is religious liberty?
  • What is the goal of religious liberty?
  • How does religious liberty impact Christians during an election year?

Guest Bio:

Jason Duesing serves as the Provost, Senior Vice President for Academic Administration, and Professor of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological S...

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April 4, 2024 30 mins

Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley have a conversation about “Orthodoxy” by GK Chesterton.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What is the value of reading across church history?
  • Who was GK Chesterton? Why is he significant?
  • Why did you read this book originally? Why do you keep reading it?
  • What is Orthodoxy?
  • What stands out to you from the book?
  • What are Chesterton’s theological views?
  • Why should a listener consider reading it?
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Kyle Worley is joined by Kody Gibson to answer the question, “What are the three biggest myths about seminary?”

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What are the three biggest myths about seminary?

Guest Bio:

Kody Gibson serves as Vice President of Communications and Brand Strategy at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College. Kody has served for over 10 years in theological education leading recruiting and co...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley are back in the book of Exodus to trace the themes of idols found in Exodus 32:1-10 and the rest of the Bible.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What is an idol? What is idolatry?
  • Where had Israel come from?
  • Why a golden calf?
  • Where does the gold come from?
  • Where does idolatry show up in the rest of the story?
  • What is God’s response?
  • Why does Moses remind God about the promises He made, why is t...
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Kyle Worley is joined by Patrick Schreiner to answer the question; why is Moses at the transfiguration?

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Why is Moses at the transfiguration?
  • Who did Moses see on top of the mountain?
  • What is the manner of glory we see during the transfiguration?

Guest Bio:

Dr. Patrick Schreiner is the Director of the Residency PhD program and Associate Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Midwest...

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Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley discuss the importance of the work “Confessions” by Saint Augustine.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • Who was St. Augustine? Why is he significant?
  • When was the first time you came across Confessions?
  • What is Confessions?
  • Why do you keep reading it?
  • What stands out to you from the book?

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

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