Interviews

50 Interviews: Theology Refresh

Preach the Gospel to Yourself

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Paul Tripp and David Mathis

Paul Tripp talks frankly about the vital discipline of preaching the gospel to ourselves.

Depression

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Randy Alcorn and David Mathis

Randy Alcorn discusses going deep with God during seasons of depression.

Losing a Loved One

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Lyle Dorsett

Lyle Dorsett discusses the tragic loss of his daughter.

Preaching for the Church

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jason Meyer and David Mathis

Jason Meyer on what makes pastoral preaching distinctive.

Envy

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Joe Rigney and David Mathis

Joe Rigney exposes the pervasive, but often hidden, sin of envy.

Praising Others

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Sam Crabtree and David Mathis

Sam Crabtree commends the joy of commending others.

Missional Communities in Church Planting

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Josh Cousineau and David Mathis

Josh Cousineau discusses missional communities in church planting.

Simple Church Planting

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Miles Van Pelt and David Mathis

Miles Van Pelt shares about a simple model of church planting.

Narnia

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Joe Rigney and David Mathis

Joe Rigney welcomes us into Narnia, the imaginary world of C.S. Lewis.

Islam 101

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Zane Pratt and David Mathis

Zane Pratt tells us about the basics of Islam.

Regeneration

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Tullian Tchividjian and David Mathis

Tullian Tchividjian addresses the new birth.

Sacred and Secular

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Matt Reagan and David Mathis

Matt Reagan discusses breaking down the sacred and secular divide.

Primer on the Puritans

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Joel Beeke and David Mathis

Joel Beeke provides a primer on the Puritans.

Spiritual Warfare

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Tope Koleoso and David Mathis

Tope Koleoso talks about spiritual warfare and how to engage.

Christian Gratitude

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Ann Voskamp

Ann Voskamp talks about Christian gratitude.

Bi-Vocational Ministry

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jonathan Parnell and Danny Ovalle

Danny Ovalle talks about rationale and practice of bi-vocational ministry.

Two Stages of Disciplemaking

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jerry Bridges and David Mathis

Jerry Bridges talks about two stages of disciplemaking

Christian Eldership

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Kevin DeYoung and David Mathis

Kevin DeYoung addresses biblical eldership

Penal Substitutionary Atonement

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jarvis Williams and David Mathis

Jarvis Williams explains the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement

Biblical Counseling

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Ed Welch and David Mathis

Ed Welch gives the essence of biblical counseling in 10 minutes

Spiritual Gifts

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Sam Storms and David Mathis

Sam Storms discusses the New Testament teaching on spiritual gifts.

The God-Centeredness of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by John Piper and David Mathis

John Piper talks about God’s God-centeredness

The Grace of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by R W Glenn and David Mathis

Bob Glenn talks about the doctrine of God’s grace

The Christian Spiritual Disciplines

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jerry Bridges and David Mathis

Jerry Bridges talks about the Christian spiritual disciplines, or means of grace.

The Doctrine of the Incarnation

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and D. A. Carson

Don Carson talks about the centrally important doctrine of the incarnation.

The Doctrine of the Church

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Gregg R. Allison

Gregg Allison helps us think about the doctrine of the church.

The Christian and Sport

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Erik Thoennes and David Mathis

Erik Thoennes talks about the Christian and sport, play, and athletics.

The Doctrine of the Fatherhood of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by R W Glenn

Bob Glenn helps us with a fascinating theme, the fatherhood of God.

The Doctrine of Scripture

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung helps Christian leaders sharpen their thinking on the doctrine of Scripture.

The Doctrine of Suffering

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Platt

David Platt highlights five truths essential to how we understand suffering.

A Theology of Reading

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Tony Reinke

Tony Reinke discusses the importance of reading in the Christian life.

The Doctrine of Vocation

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Patrick Lai

Patrick Lai discusses the doctrine of vocation.

The Doctrine of End Times

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Sam Storms

Sam Storms discusses different views on eschatology.

The Doctrine of Spiritual Warfare

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer discusses the reality of spiritual warfare and encourages pastors not to dismiss the battle that is going on around us.

The Doctrine of Biblical Complementarity

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Darrin Patrick

Darrin Patrick discusses the doctrine of biblical complementarity and encourages men that we're not trying to replicate Adam, rather we're to be like Jesus.

The Doctrine of the Wrath of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by D. A. Carson

Don Carson explains why you can't speak of God's wrath the same way you speak of his love.

The Doctrine of the Person of Christ

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Russell Moore

Russell Moore discusses the doctrine of the person of Christ: fully God, fully man, one person with two natures.

The Doctrine of Union With Christ

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Ray Ortlund

Ray Ortlund discusses the doctrine of union with Christ — a doctrine that changes everything in how conceive ourselves and minister to others.

The Sanctity of Human Life

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Justin Taylor

Justin Taylor discusses the sanctity of human life and why pastors cannot ignore this important doctrine.

The Doctrine of the Trinity

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Jared Wilson

Jared Wilson discusses the doctrine of the Trinity and what it means for how Christians do everyday life.

The Celebrity Factor and Pastoral Ministry

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by John Piper

John Piper tackles the question, "Is it hero worship or holy emulation?" and discusses how he has thought through the subject of celebrity status and pastoral ministry.

The Doctrine of Hell

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Platt

David Platt discusses the priority of God's word as we approach the doctrine of hell and faithfully serve the gospel in light of its reality.

The Doctrine of Prayer

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Paul Miller

Paul Miller discusses the importance of prayer in the life of the pastor. He explains that we pray not out of discipline, but out of desperation.

The Great Commission

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Jerry Rankin

Jerry Rankin discusses unreached and unengaged peoples, the dynamics of mission strategy, and international church planting.

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung discusses the role of the Holy Spirit in our understanding of the Bible and our assurance of salvation.

The Gospel and Sanctification (Part 2)

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and John Piper

John Piper discusses the gospel and sanctification, including the practical dynamics of how faith in the gospel relates to faith in God's future grace.

The Gospel and Sanctification (Part 1)

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and John Piper

John Piper discusses the differences between the doctrines of sanctification and justification.

The Sovereignty of God

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by David Mathis and Francis Chan

Francis Chan discusses the sovereignty of God, highlighting some important biblical texts and commenting on its practical impact.