Reasoned Refrain
How Come Bad Stuff Happens?

How Come Bad Stuff Happens?

August 14, 2020

I discuss the problem of evil! Theodicy (from the Greek words theos and dikaios meaning "God" and "righteous.") is the defense of God's righteousness in the face of evil's existence. How can he be both omnipotent and omnibenevolent if evil exists?

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Working Out the Will of God with Paul

Working Out the Will of God with Paul

August 7, 2020

 I discuss how the christian should discern the will of God according to the Pauline Epistles and give some practical advice on making decisions. 

 

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Who Runs the Church?

Who Runs the Church?

August 1, 2020

We discuss biblical church governance, the offices which exist in the church, the differences between an elder and a deacon and a pastor. 

 

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Live From Bryce Canyon

Live From Bryce Canyon

July 24, 2020

On our last night backpacking through Bryce Canyon I caught up with two old students of mine to hear how our studies together have shaped their faith. Home Group was an impactful part of my life, and theirs as well. Guest Appearances: Jonathan Mitchell, Benjamin Salmon, and Jordan Tiff. 

 

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The Covid Ms

The Covid Ms

July 13, 2020

We talked about all things Covid from a conservative Christian perspective. Masks? Mandates? Meetings? I'm sure we're not done with this topic, since I'm already thinking of additional things I should've said...

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The Story and the Curse

The Story and the Curse

July 5, 2020

In this episode I talk about the story of the bible, complain about how people put themselves in the bible, and give some exegesis of Genesis 3:1-16

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The Refrain is Reasoned Relaunch

The Refrain is Reasoned Relaunch

June 29, 2020

We are relaunching with a new, audio-only format. Sorry folks, the way it's gotta be. In this episode I lay the groundwork of the show and explain the title. Pour yourself a glass of your favorite beverage, lean back in your chair and take a listen. 

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Episode 2 - Guns… Lots of Guns

Episode 2 - Guns… Lots of Guns

January 10, 2020

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Episode two. Guest Randall Schlaudt joined us to talk about guns. But before that, our show segments "Faking News" You can't trust everything you hear in this segment. But you can laugh. Seriously, it's okay to laugh. "In the Olds" The segment which covers any event up to ever. And "Breaking News" where we discuss the news of the day a bit more seriously, from a biblical world-view of course. Finally, our meat segment. How should the Christian think about guns? Show recorded January 8, 2019. 

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Show Markers:

1:45 - "Faking News"

8:56 - "In the Olds"

11:56 - "Breaking News"

- Man jailed 16 years for burning LGBT flag; Massachusetts abortion Bill; Trump and Iran, Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes; the split of the UMC

40:42 - Meat Segment Begins "How should the Christian think about guns?" 

- Principle vs Pragmatism; The Biblical cases on both sides; Constitutional considerations; Rights come with responsibilities

 

 

Episode 1 - Worldview is Everything

Episode 1 - Worldview is Everything

December 19, 2019

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Our inaugural show! We started with our usual opening segment, "In the News Since Our Last Show" and then spent some time laughing at the state of current events. Ty then gave us a hot take on political ads, after which our meat segment: worldviews and the Bible. Show recorded December 17, 2019. 

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Show Markers:

0:00 - "In the News Since Our Last Show" 

3:03 - Jokes on Current Events

7:01 - Thoughts on Political Ads 

14:31 - Meat Segment Begins "What is a Worldview?" 

23:30 - How to Understand the Bible Better

38:38 - Maintaining Consistent Standards for Analyzing Religions 

 

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