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J.R.R. Tolkien, Peter Jackson, and Making ‘The Hobbit’ Darker

Interviews

by Colin Duriez

Author and professor Colin Duriez on J.R.R. Tolkien and how his children’s story ‘The Hobbit’ relates to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ which was written for adults. Movie director Peter Jackson wasn’t the first to think ‘The Hobbit’ should be re-written for adults.

Where ‘The Hobbit’ Came From

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by Colin Duriez

Author and professor Colin Duriez on J.R.R. Tolkien and where ‘The Hobbit’ came from — both the book and the creatures.

Good and Evil Are Not Equals

Interviews

by Colin Duriez

Author and professor Colin Duriez on J.R.R. Tolkien and the great theme, deep within his works, that good and evil are not equals.

What Makes Homosexuality Wrong?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 232, Pastor John talks about homosexuality and why its sinful

Losing a Loved One

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

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by Lyle Dorsett

Lyle Dorsett discusses the tragic loss of his daughter.

Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel

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by John Piper

In episode 231, Pastor John talks about his abomination for the Prosperity Gospel

Should Christians Use the Pill?

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by John Piper

In episode 230, Pastor John talks about contraceptives and family planning

How Do You Prepare Sermons?

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by John Piper

In episode 229, Pastor John talks about how he prepares sermons

How Did You Learn to Preach?

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by John Piper

In episode 228, Pastor John talks about how he learned to preach

Should Moms Work Outside the Home?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 227, Pastor John encourages mothers to focus on ministry with their family rather than working outside the home

How Do You Know Christianity Is True?

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by John Piper

In episode 226, Pastor John talks about evidence for Christianity

Proud People Don’t Give Thanks

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by John Piper

In episode 225, Pastor John talks about gratitude to the Lord

Is It Sin to Dislike Divine Election?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 224, Pastor John talks about liking difficult biblical truths

Does John 15 Defy Calvinism?

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by John Piper

In episode 223, Pastor John talks about how John 15 and eternal security are not at odds

Must a Wife Take Her Husband’s Last Name?

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by John Piper

In episode 222, Pastor John talks about a wife taking her husband's last name

Has My Heart Sinned Even If I Stop Words from Exiting My Mouth?

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by John Piper

In episode 221, Pastor John talks about how the mouth speaks in relation to the heart and fighting sinful words at both levels

Make War Against Pouting

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by John Piper

In episode 220, Pastor John talks about making war against sins that are sometimes considered to be less sinful, but shouldn't be

Busy Pastors and Biblical Encounters, Part Two

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by John Piper

In episode 219, Pastor John provides some biblical texts as he expounds on episode 218

Busy Pastors and Biblical Encounters, Part One

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 218, Pastor John talks about his experience in both academic and pastoral ministry in regards to gaining Biblical insight through his studies

Charismatic Abuses? Discernment and Finances

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by John Piper

In episode 217, Pastor John talks about discernment and financial abuses in both charismatic and non-charismatic churches

Charismatic Abuses? Doctrinal and Emotional

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 216, Pastor John talks about doctrinal and emotional abuses in both charismatic and non-charismatic churches

What Is Prophecy Today?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 215, Pastor John talks about the biblical meaning of prophecy