Clean vs Unclean vs Sin in the NT

Clean vs Unclean vs Sin in the NT

Dan walks Scott through issues of clean, unclean, and sin as they relate to the Second Temple, Gospel, and Early Church world. 

An intro to Ritual ... INTRO

An intro to Ritual ... INTRO

Eric, Scott, and Dan discuss ritual ... kind of. It's an introductory conversation to allow them to discuss clean vs. unclean vs. sin in upcoming episodes. Note: INTRODUCTORY. (This blurb is written by Scott, who is still protesting the episode.)

Story Time: Tell Halaf

Story Time: Tell Halaf

Dan and Eric convince Scott to start sharing crazy stories of things that happen during his travels.

 Apocalyptic as Worldview

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Apocalyptic as Worldview

Dan shows Scott evidence that, in the New Testament world, apocalyptic has expanded beyond a genre to a worldview. He also discusses how this impacts how we understand the Gospels and the Epistles.

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A Bit about the 10 Plagues

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A Bit about the 10 Plagues

Scott sits down with three Pillar students to discuss the 10 plagues, their connection to Egyptian gods, and literary elements that indicate something else is going on.

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Maccabees? Really?

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Maccabees? Really?

Dan and Scott answer a listener question about Maccabees, which leads to a discussion on the importance of the Apocrypha and other writings. Eric is there, too, a bit. a

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What Does "The Son of Man" Mean?

What Does "The Son of Man" Mean?

It's just Dan and Scott on this episode. They work through the meaning of the phrase "Son of Man" from its beginning as a simple classification, to its appearance in Daniel, Enoch, the Gospels, and Revelation.

On the Execution of Jesus and Atonement

On the Execution of Jesus and Atonement

Dan walks Eric and Scott through an answer to a listener question: "In what way did Jesus’ death qualify to be viewed as a Jewish sacrifice versus a normal Roman execution?"

Context Part 3 on The Equipping Podcast

Context Part 3 on The Equipping Podcast

The Pillar Faculty team up once again with the folks at The Equipping Podcast. Dan talks about the meaning behind the word "gospel" and the impact of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus on God's temple. Eric and Scott tuned out and were pretty useless.

Sex and Sexual Assault in Deuteronomy 22

Sex and Sexual Assault in Deuteronomy 22

Eric and Scott walk through the laws about sex and sexual assault in Deuteronomy 22, clarifying that God does NOT permit a assault victim to be placed in the care of the one who assaulted them.

Understanding Sarai and Hagar

Understanding Sarai and Hagar

Scott uses material from the ancient Near East and the Book of Genesis to clarify what's going on when Sarai gives Hagar to Abram in Genesis 16.

Context Part 1 on The Equipping Podcast

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Context Part 1 on The Equipping Podcast

Eric, Scott, and Dan were guests on the new Equipping Podcast, put out by Nathan and Karen at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX. This is the first of three conversations we had with them. Listen, enjoy, and subscribe to The Equipping Podcast.

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Your Call and Your Spiritual Autobiography

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Your Call and Your Spiritual Autobiography

It's Eric, Scott, and Donnell on this one! Donnell talks about the importance of understanding one's spiritual autobiography for knowing and living out one's call. Scott tees up the conversation by showing the same thing in the life of Moses.

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