05 - What Christians Ought to Believe by Michael F. Bird

Show Notes

This week Brian and Dustin discuss a recent introduction to Christian doctrine through the Apostle's Creed. Listen in as they explore what it means when Christians confess "I believe in God the Father Almighty" and other important doctrines.

Next week we'll be reading Mike Cosper's Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World

What We're Drinking

Nicaragua Limoncillo from Sunergos Coffee in Louisville, KY

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04 - The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch and 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke

Show Notes

This week Brian and Dustin discuss two recent releases examining the role of technology in our lives. Listen in as they reflect on how Christians must learn to assess their technological usage from a theological and spiritual perspective.

What We're Drinking

  • Something from Sunergos Coffee in Louisville, KY (link)

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03 - Humble Roots by Hannah Anderson

Show Notes

On this episode Brian and Dustin cover a recent book on humility built around agriculture as a driving metaphor. Listen in as they discuss what humility has to do with tomatoes and kitchen gardens.

What We're Drinking

  • Guatemala Ocelot from Passion House Coffee Roasters in Chicago, IL (link)

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02 - Christianity: The Biography by Ian Shaw

Show Notes

This episode Brian and Dustin discuss a recent overview on the history of Christianity. Listen in to find out why history is important for Christians to learn about and what Shaw’s book can teach us about Christianity as a global movement.

  • Book Links: Zondervan and Amazon
  • Why Should I Know the History of Christianity? Here Are 5 Reasons (Zondervan Academic Blog) (link)

  • Books at a Glance Review by Nathan Finn (link)

  • Ian Shaw to become Provost at Union School of Theology (link)

What We're Drinking

  • Ethiopia Konga from Back Alley Roasters in Wake Forest, NC (link)

 

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01 - You Are What You Love by James K. A. Smith

Show Notes

On the inaugural episode Brian and Dustin discuss a recent release by one of their favorite contemporary thinkers. Listen in as they discuss Jamie Smith’s insights into the human heart and how to apply his message in everyday life.

  • James K. A. Smith’s Personal Website (Twitter: @james_ka_smith)
  • Book link: Brazos Press (Baker Publishing) and Amazon
  • Christian Parents: Your Children Need More Than a Bomb Shelter -- An excerpt from 'You Are What You Love' on Christianity Today (link)
  • Interview with Justin Taylor on The Gospel Coalition (link)
  • A lecture from James K.A. Smith on the book (link)

What We're Drinking

  • Tanzania Tweega AA from Steadfast Coffee in Nashville, TN (link)

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