Current subscribers: This week we talk about a particular kind of person who is attracted to Christian churches. This episode may be the least related to Meredith Kline’s theology. But Kline’s understanding of the fall certainly helps us to see how there can be narcissists and manipulators. We hope you
Current subscribers: In this episode, we talk about a very difficult topic. If you have children younger than teenagers who listen to the podcast, this episode is probably not for them. First, we spend some time talking about a general approach to ministering to a local church on the part
Current subscribers: Though we are not talking specifically about nouthetic counseling this week, we are talking about what Meredith Kline’s biblical theology might have to say to us about how we should counsel people in our churches. First we talk about verbal and non verbal ways of helping each other.
Current subscribers: Staying with our Meredith Kline Applied series, we start a new section on counseling. This week we critique nouthetic counseling. The main reason for this is it was the counseling model that we were taught in seminary. It is also a popular model in Reformed churches. However, we
Current subscribers: This week we wrap up our discussion of Todd’s article Two Kingdoms & The Spirituality of the Church. We address some specific and well-known objections to Kline’s distinction between the covenant of grace, and the covenant of common grace. Please listen, tell others, and let us know what
Current subscribers: This week we continue the Meredith Kline Applied series with a discussion of Todd’s article Two Kingdoms & The Spirituality of the Church. If medical missions didn’t seem to directly affect your life, the things that we discuss in this episode will. Please give this episode a listen,
Current subscribers: We start our new series: Meredith Kline Applied. Part 1 of this new series is our discussion of the Minority Report of the Committee on Foreign Missions of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, authored by Meredith Kline and Paul Wooley. We discuss whether it is fair to frame the
Current subscribers: In this episode, we discuss Appendix A from God, Heaven and Har Magedon: Space and Time in the Genesis Cosmogony. This is Kline’s most mature thinking about the Framework Interpretation of Genesis 1 and 2. First we talk about the biblical distinction between the upper and lower registers.
Current subscribers: This week we finish the last chapter of the book. First we talk about how the catharsis-cleansing from last week’s episode will set the stage for God filling the New Heavens and the New Earth. Next, we look at Christ’s role as the mediator of that filling. Finally,
Current subscribers: This week we look at the ultimate fulfillment of the Canaanite conquest. When Israel killed every living thing in Canaan, it was a miniature picture of what will happen in the final conflict between Satan and unbelievers on the one hand, and Jesus and believers on the other