S5, Ep. 8 - Overcoming Apathy: Gospel Hope for Those Who Struggle to Care by Uche Anizor
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller
8M ago
In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Overcoming Apathy: Gospel Hope for Those Who Struggle to Care by Uche Anizor and published by Crossway. About the book: In Overcoming Apathy, theology professor Uche Anizor explains what apathy is and gives practical, biblical advice to break the cycle. Inspired by his conversations with young Christians as well as his own experiences with apathy, Anizor takes a fresh look at this widespread problem and its effect on spiritual maturity. About the author: Uche Anizor (Phd, Wheaton College) is an associate professor of theology at Talbot ..read more
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S5, Ep. 7 - On Reading Well with Dr. Mark Talbot (Wheaton College) - TGH Speaker Series
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller / Mark Talbot
11M ago
Timestamps 0:50 – Introductions 2:00 – Reading and literacy statistics 5:36 – Why do Christians need to read well? 10:29 – Benefits of reading 12:01 – How to read well in an age of distraction 16:50 – Current cultural and celebrity attitudes toward books 21:58 – Marcel Proust, John Milton and Maryanne Wolf on reading 35:50 – How to approach and read God’s Word 49:22 – Best practices for teaching reading in the classroom and in the church 60:55 – Some favorite books and recommendations 1:12:42 – Concluding remarks and next episode preview  Find book recommendations from this episode here ..read more
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S5, Ep. 6 - Reactivity: How the Gospel Transforms Our Actions and Reactions by Paul David Tripp
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by J.R. Waller
1y ago
In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Reactivity: How the Gospel Transforms Our Actions and Reactions by Paul David Tripp and published by Crossway. About the book: Digital media and technology are altering the way people act—and react—toward each other. Criticism, outrage, and controversy dominate social engagement and unfortunately many Christians have joined in the chaos. This book instructs believers to view digital media and technology through the lens of the gospel and points them toward a biblical framework for communication. About the author: Paul David Tripp is a p ..read more
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S5, Ep. 5 - Ryan Denton (Christ in the Wild Ministries) - TGH Speaker Series
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by J.R. Waller / Ryan Denton
1y ago
In this podcast episode we talk with Ryan Denton, founder of Christ in the Wild Ministries, and author of Augustine the Evangelist: The Zeal, Hope and Methodology of the Bishop of Hippo and other books on evangelism and open air preaching. Throughout our discussion Ryan shared with us his insights about evangelism and open air preaching, specifically what it's like to be a street preacher, the difference between being a pastor and an evangelist and common evangelism "myths." We also discussed the writing process, what it's like to be a Christian author and church planting. Thank you to Ryan De ..read more
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S5, Ep. 3 - Better and Better (Prov. 4:18)
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller
1y ago
Proverbs 4:14-19 (KJV) Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.  Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble. In this podcast episode we study Proverbs 4:14-19, which teaches us to avoid the pa ..read more
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S5, Ep. 2 - Daena Creel (The Grace Livingston Hill Project) - TGH Speaker Series
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by J.R. Waller / Daena Creel
1y ago
For this podcast episode we sat down with Daena Creel, one of the foremost authorities on the life and work of the pioneering and best-selling Christian author Grace Livingston Hill (1865-1947). Daena is also a writer, archivist, and historian. She works closely with the Hill family to preserve Grace’s legacy for future generations of readers, and is the author of The Grace Livingston Hill Cookbook: Vintage Recipes from the Holiday Books. We learned many compelling facts about Grace's life and books during the interview including an overview of her family upbringing, characteristics of her wor ..read more
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S5, Ep. 1 - Creation’s Chorus and the Praise of the Prominent (Psalm 148:11-14)
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller
1y ago
Episode Description Psalm 148:11-14 (KJV) - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:  Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven. He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the Lord. In this podcast episode we look at Psalm 148. Known as the "Creation Chorus" this vivid and emotionally striking song teaches us the importance of praising God. We p ..read more
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S4, Ep. 17 - Chris Arnzen (Iron Sharpens Iron Radio) - TGH Speaker Series
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by J.R. Waller / Chris Arnzen
1y ago
For this podcast episode we sat down with Christian radio programming and advertising executive Chris Arnzen. Chris is the talk host of Iron Sharpens Iron Radio - a Christian radio broadcast that addresses a multitude of topics from a distinctly Reformed Christian worldview. Over the years, his career in Christian media, especially radio, has taken him all around the country interviewing various pastors, authors and other Christian personalities. His decades of broadcasting experience offered us a first hand glimpse into the Christian radio industry as we talked about the current and future st ..read more
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S4, Ep. 16 - On Suffering with Dr. Mark Talbot (Wheaton College) - TGH Speaker Series
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller / Mark Talbot
1y ago
 For this podcast episode we sat down with Dr. Mark Talbot, associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College and had an insightful and illuminating conversation about suffering and the Christian life. We also talked about the art of writing well, the intersection of Christianity and philosophy and more. Dr. Talbot hosts the When the Stars Disappear podcast, and is the author of the Suffering and the Christian Life series, including When the Stars Disappear and Give Me Understanding That I May Live. Learn about Dr. Mark Talbot here. Check out his books here. Listen to his podcast here ..read more
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S4, Ep. 15 - Mark Robb (Child Evangelism Fellowship) – TGH Speaker Series
The Greater Heritage
by J.R. Waller / Mark Robb
1y ago
How do you design a well-run, effective and biblical Children’s ministry? Why is child evangelism so critical for the church? What kind of work is being done at the front lines and in our schools to lead children to Christ? In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk about all of this and more with Mark Robb, Local Director for Child Evangelism Fellowship’s East Central Florida Chapter. The importance of child evangelism cannot be stated enough. Today nearly 80% of American children are outside the walls of the local church, yet roughly 80% of people come to know Christ as their sa ..read more
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