The Sword & The Trowel

The Sword & The Trowel

The Sword & The Trowel is the weekly Founders Ministries podcast with Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore. New episodes every Tuesday.... Show More

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March 2, 2021 37 min

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk with Dr. Joe Boot, cultural apologist/philosopher and pastor in Canada. They dive into the state of Christianity in Canada, the jailing of Pastor James Coates, religious freedom and the danger of theoretical inerrancy in evangelicalism.

Ezra Institute: https://www.ezrainstitute.ca/

Theoretical Inerrantists Article: https://founders.org/2020/06/22/theoretical-iner...

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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk with Erin Coates, wife of arrested Canadian pastor James Coates. They discuss the latest update on James' situation, specific ways to pray for the Coates family and Grace Life Church, and issue a challenge for other Christians to be strong and courageous.

 

Grace Life Church: https://gracelife.ca/

James Coates Sermon | Directing Government to its Duty: https:...

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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore give an update on Voddie Baucham, discuss the recent Jezebelian Intersection of a Texas Buck and the Washington Post, and why we need The Institute of Public Theology.

Support Voddie Baucham: https://www.gofundme.com/f/voddie-baucham

Jared Longshore Article: https://founders.org/2021/02/12/a-real-crossroads-the-jezebelian-intersection-of-a-texas-buck-and-the-washingto...

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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore are joined by Just Thinking podcast hosts, Darrell Harrison and Virgil Walker for a special show filmed live at the 2021 National Founders Conference. They cover God and State, the Church's responsibility, the biblical role of Governmental authorities, defying tyrants and our call to live faithfully as followers of Christ in this corrupt nation. Just Thinking Po...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore discuss the need for Christians to be strong and courageous in these crazy days. There is a new religion on the rise in America today threatening the church, so what is involved in following Jesus right now? Strong and Courageous: Following Jesus Amid the Rise of America's New Religion | https://press.founders.org/shop/strong-and-courageous/ By What Standard? ...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore welcome Jeff Johnson, Pastor and Author, on the show to discuss his recent documentary called The Church: Pillar and Ground of The Truth. They dive into the making of the project and why a biblical understanding of a healthy church is so needed for our culture today. Watch the Livestream: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Churc...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore discuss the recent debacle at our nation's Capitol. How do we think Christianly about it? What is our responsibility as Christians as we seek to engage with the current cultural turmoil in a biblically minded way? REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Strong and Courageous: Following Jesus Amid the Rise of Americ...
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January 5, 2021
Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about heading into this new year. How can Christians properly lay hold of the opportunities that 2021 brings, both for God's glory and our joy? Where should we be fixing our eyes and directing our efforts? REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Strong and Courageous: Following Jesus Amid the Rise of America&#...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore reflect on the past year and God's grace in it, both the challenges and the blessings. What can we learn from 2020 and how can we resolve to plod forward in faithfulness as we look to the year ahead? REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Christmas SALE: https://press.founders.org/shop Strong and Courageous: Foll...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about having a metaphysical, objective, transcendent Christmas - one with a real God, who invades a real heaven & a real earth with real time & real space. How do we push back against our tendency to subjectivize Christmas? REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Christmas SALE: https://press.founders.org/s...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore are joined by Voddie Baucham and Tom Nettles to share a big announcement for Founders Ministries! The Institute of Public Theology: instituteofpublictheology.org REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Christmas SALE: https://press.founders.org/shop Strong and Courageous: Following Jesus Amid the Rise of America'...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about the one year anniversary of the #ByWhatStandard Cinedoc release. They reflect on the making of the project, the opposition against it, and the impact it has had in the culture and Christian community over the last year. REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference | https://founders.org/2021conference/ Strong and Courageous: Following Jesus Amid the R...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about the latest Founders Press release: Wisdom for Kings & Queens: Truth for Life from the Book of Proverbs. What is true wisdom? Why do we need it? How do we apply it to our lives? How do we guard against a theoretical commitment to God's word and His truth? Wisdom for Kings & Queens: Truth for Life from the Book of Proverbs | https://press.founde...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore welcome Dr. Brian Thomas, a Research Associate at the Institute for Creation Research, on the show to discuss Darwinism, Creation, religion vs. science and how we can help others understand the truth we know from Genesis 1:1. ICR: https://www.icr.org/ Dr. Brian Thomas: https://www.icr.org/brian_thomas/ FREE TS&TT Mug when you join the F.A.M. | https://press.fo...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about the Word of God and how it relates to the world around us. We can't assume that we can understand this world & how to live in this world, apart from the Word. So how do we take the Word of God seriously and actually wield it in the battle happening around us? Watch Episode 1 of #WieldTheSword | https://founders.org/wieldthesword/ FREE TS&TT Mu...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore address the craziness of our times and the political turmoil happening post-election. They dive into voter fraud, tyrannical leadership, delegated authority and the liberating freedom of living in God's promises. FREE TS&TT Mug when you join the F.A.M. | https://press.founders.org/fam/ REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference: https://founders.org/202...
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Today on The Sword & The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about the 2020 Presidential Election - why it does (& doesn't) matter who wins, how we must stand united as Christians on God's word without compromising, and where our true hope & joy must be found during these troubling days. FREE TS&TT Mug when you join the F.A.M. | https://press.founders.org/fam/ Watch Episode 1 of #WieldTheSword: http...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore welcome Dr. James Dolezal on the show to chart out some of the important aspects of the Doctrine of God and think through cultural applications in understanding it. With what's going on in the evangelical world today with regard to the God who is - there has been lots of controversy between good guys in the reformed world, and there needs to be some clarity. REG...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore welcome Dr. Voddie Baucham on the show to discuss the current fault lines in American Evangelicalism and the catastrophe of the social justice movement. When CRT, Intersectionality and Antiracism have become our new confession, and false unity has been exposed, how do covenantal and biblically confessional Christians navigate this spiritual war? REGISTER NOW: 2021 N...
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Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Jared Longshore talk about victimhood, oppression and injustice. How do we define real sin and offense in a culture obsessed with victimization? How do we respond biblically when we are sinned against? How do we keep our emotions trained by Scripture? What does biblical repentance and reconciliation look like? REGISTER NOW: 2021 National Founders Conference: https://founders.org/202...
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