1. Let’s Not Talk About Love. In this episode, we discuss R.C. Sproul’s Christmas sermon wherein he preaches on the Gospel of Luke chapter 2. The espresso kicked in early, and we read through the whole sermon before diving deep into the distinction between exposition and proclamation, so buckle up. Riley talks too much while Gillespie exercises patience and restraint.
  2. They Call Me… Tim. In this episode, we discuss Tim Keller’s sermon, The Purpose of Christmas. Does it matter that Jesus’ birth is a historical fact? What’s the difference between an eyewitness account and a legend? What are we really preaching at Christmas, and why should anyone care?
  3. You Know, The Thing. In this episode, Robert Capon on The Mystery of Christ, and Why We Don’t Get It. We discuss exegesis, pastoral care, preaching, and the task of a theologian.
  4. Turning Inward to Attack Evil. In this episode, we continue to discuss Simone Weil on Evil. The importance of Jesus’ sacrificial death as expiation and redemption and what happens when we try to make good apart from God.
  5. Am I Evil? In this episode, we continue to read and discuss Simone Weil on Evil. Violence, suffering, and justice. What part does human evil play in Jesus’ sacrificial death?
  6. Oh goodness, it’s so evil. In this episode, we continue reading and discussing Simone Weil on evil. If God alone is good what does that mean for our understanding of ourselves and the world?
  7. Am I Evil? In this episode, Simone Weil on evil. What is evil, and how is it distinct from what is good? How does our understanding of evil, or our ignorance of it, affect the churches?
  8. We Are Not Your Kind. Gillespie and Riley respond to a listener question: Are Jehovah’s Witnesses a part of the Christian Church?
  9. I’m Not Really A Joiner. Gillespie and Riley finish their reading and discussion of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “Antichrist.” This episode, state religion, Christian civil religion, and being your own god.
  10. Welcome to A Church of Pure Imagination. Gillespie and Riley continue to read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche’s “Antichrist.” This episode, what happens when Christianity disconnects itself from what’s concrete and real, especially the incarnation of God.
  11. All right, let's put a pin in this, I gotta help your pathetic faith. Gillespie and Riley continue to read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche's "Antichrist." How does the Christian church promote weak piety and a denial of life? How does Christianity as a religion of pity weaken believers and society? What happens to Christianity when it mixes philosophy and theology together?
  12. That was really traumatizing! I quit! I'm out! Gillespie and Riley read and discuss Friedrich Nietzsche's "Antichrist." This episode, we talk about how Nietzsche’s critique of Christianity can help us check our presuppositions about what Christianity is and is not today. 

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