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10 Questions with 10 Pastors is an interview podcast on preaching, ministry challenges, and more. Host Tyler Sanders speaks with pastors about sermon strategy and preparation, the ups-and-downs of serving a church, and controversial topics like: Who has the best burger? In-n-Out or Five Guys?
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Nate “the Great” Marquardt is a 4 time world champion in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) who fought in the UFC for twelve years. He discusses current events, culture, politics, and sports from a Christ-centered biblical worldview. He speaks the truth of the Bible about these things and interviews fighters, pastors, apologists, and other experts.. He has a Master of Theological Studies and a Doctorate of Ministry through Gateway Seminary and is the founder of Exodus Global Ministries.
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The Old Testament can sometimes seem a little intimidating. We often read Paul's words and he frequently quotes the Old Testament, but for some it can be hard to seeing God in the OT as loving. However, it is absolutely essential that we study and teach the Old Testament because it provides the history and context for our brokenness and the depth o…
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Creative Solutions Team Leaders, Deron and Mary Beth Meilstrup, are missionaries in Sub-Saharan Africa with the IMB, who joined Tyler to talk about their work. Digital media and internet engagement are growing methods of sharing the gospel which are increasingly useful in our era of modern technology and has yet to reach its full potential. Pray fo…
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Recorded during the Asbury Revival. This episode features Chris Chun, director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary and professor of church history, on Jonathan Edwards' work on revivals in light of the revival activity at Asbury University. He and host Chris Woznicki discuss the signs of true revival, signs of the work of the Holy Sp…
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Alex Garcia, Global Strategist for Europe, grew up as a missionary in Brazil. Cross-cultural reality has always been part of his life. He feels called to share the Gospel with the lost and says there is a higher level of darkness and lostness in Europe than people realize. To get involved in missionary work like Alex's, talk with your local leaders…
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Zak Tharp, PhD student, joins Dr. Woznicki this week to talk about his paper, With an Airiness of Lightness and Humor, from the 2023 Edwards Global Congress on humor in Edwards. Chris and Zak discuss the evidence of Jonathan Edwards' humor, trying to prove he laughed, and how laughter effects the pulpit.…
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David Garrison, an alumni of Gateway Seminary, has worked with IMB as journeymen in Hong Kong, was director at the Foreign Missionary Board and director at Global Gates. David has always had a love for missions. He shares about seeing lostness at a young age and wanting to serve in a place with little gospel access. For more info: globalgates.info/…
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Jesus often taught in parables, and his parables are rich in truth for Bible teachers. However, teaching the parables can have some challenges. Some approach parables allegorically, expecting every element of the story to have a spiritual application. This can be problematic because the parable becomes hard to interpret. Some approach teaching the …
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Tyler is joined by Terry Sharp, a retired IMB director who worked as a diaspora mobilizer. They discuss Terry's missionary work in Brazil and Spain and talk about the challenges of learning new languages as well as the importance of short-term missions, and the evolution of volunteer missions within the Southern Baptist community. Get engaged in yo…
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Tyler is joined by Andy Pettigrew, Director of Next Gen Mobilization with the IMB. Andy talks about the pivotal role of God's grace in his life, highlighting his journey from childhood faith to mission work in Africa, discussing the challenges and joys of working with young people in a different cultural context. He emphasizes the importance of cri…
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In this episode of The Bible Teaching Podcast, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Watson focus on a few passages in the book of Micah and the themes relating to God's presence, transformation, and teaching methodologies. Micah teaches about the importance of heart sincerity over mere adherence to religious rituals. Teaching should aim to facilitate a deeper relatio…
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Join Chris Woznicki and Kyle Strobel in the premiere episode of the JEC Podcast as they chat about the book Strobel co-edited, Reformed Dogmatics in Dialogue, how he went from studying Karl Barth to Jonathan Edwards. They also discuss Jonathan Edwards' perspectives about the doctrine of God and humanity as well as the personhood of the Trinity.…
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Tyler sits down with Philip and Ashley Irwin, student strategists with Asia Pacific Rim for the IMB. The Irwins reflect on the challenges of missionary work such as always being flexible and navigating living in a foreign environment, as well as the joys of missionary work like how they are able to use their spiritual giftings in ways that compleme…
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In this episode, Dr. Gregg Watson and Dr. Paul Kelly talk about understanding scripture within the broader context. They emphasize the importance of grasping the big picture before delving into the details, dissecting every verse can sometimes obscure the author's intended message. Using the analogy of the armor of God from Ephesians, they illustra…
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Welcome to the Jonathan Edwards Podcast brought to you by the Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Dr. Chris Woznicki is a research fellow at the Jonathan Edwards Center, or the JEC. For those of you unfamiliar with the JEC, it's one of 10 International affiliate centers of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University. Here at Gateway Sem…
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In this first episode of a special season, 10 Questions with 10 Missionaries, Tyler is joined by missionary Kristen Lowry, International Orphan Care Consultant with Send Relief. Kristen shares her journey into missionary work, she inherited an orphanage and discovered that many children in orphanages actually had living parents. This revelation led…
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In this podcast episode, Jason Dees, the pastor and church planter of Christ Covenant Church in Atlanta, Georgia, covers various topics including his dissertation on Baptist spirituality, focusing on figures like Andrew Fuller, William Carey, and John Riley, and their role in the modern missionary movement. Reflecting on his seminary experience, Ja…
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In this episode of The Bible Teaching Podcast, Dr. Watson and Dr. Kelly emphasize the need to delve into the historical and cultural context of the Biblical text, consider the ancient language and the specific circumstances for which it was written. It can be dangerous to quickly skip over important details in the text. Theology should grow out of …
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In the season 2 finale, of The Study Podcast, Dr. Wegner covers Genesis 32-35. Jacob wrestles with an angel, refusing to let go until he is blessed. What does this signify about Jacob's person and the country of Israel? Through the events in Genesis, we see how fear, faith, and forgiveness are intertwined in the lives of biblical characters, shapin…
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Heiden Ratner, pastor and church planter of WALK Church in Las Vegas and a Send City Missionary, joins Tyler to talk about fostering a sense of family and community within the church planting process, engaging those in the community, and the significance of hiring a better cultural fit over skills when building a team. They also talk about the impo…
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(Abraham's Line Part III) Patriarchal Blessings are not really a thing we have in America and interestingly, in the Bible, only appear in the book of Genesis. This episode continues the story of Jacob and Esau and their conflict for firstborn birthright and patriarch blessing. After which, Jacob must leave his home to for 20 years before returning …
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Jack Diven is pastor and church planter of Your Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyler and Jack talk about a nuanced approach to sermon preparation, emphasizing the importance of understanding what God wants to teach the congregation at a given moment. They also delve into Jack's experience as a former student pastor, particularly addressing the challe…
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In this episode of the Bible Teaching Podcast, Dr. Watson and Dr. Kelly talk about the challenges of approaching questions related to God's chosen people and their mission. Using the book of Jonah as an example, they explore the concept of 'chosenness' and highlight the need to align one's perspective with God's intention for reconciliation with a …
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In episode, Tyler is joined by Keith Meyer, Senior Pastor of Harvest Baptist Church in Salisbury, Maryland, and a trustee of Gateway Seminary. They discuss the importance of pastors knowing biblical languages, particularly Greek, and the value of being able to discern and navigate the original biblical texts accurately.…
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In this episode of The Study Podcast, Tyler and Dr. Wegner look at a few passages in Genesis. Abraham and Sarah go to Egypt and tell the Pharaoh they that are siblings and God sends curses to the land for their lie. Abraham tells Melchizedek, who worships God even with no education on Him, who Yahweh actually is. Jesus is in the line of Melchizedek…
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You can not teach every kind of book the same way. Different teaching methods for different kinds of literature. The format should drive the content and the structure of your lectures. Poetry uses symbolism, imagery, and hyperbole to evoke responses. You can't find straightforward theological statement like you can in Narratives. Narratives are God…
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Dusty Marshall is pastor of The Well in Alamogordo, New Mexico and he earned the MTS from Gateway in 2022. This week, Dusty shares what he is reading with host Tyler Sanders (from "The Death of Superman" to a variety of commentaries on First Corinthians), the importance of balancing responsibilities as a bi-vocational church replanter and more.…
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The Tower of Babel narrative is well known even in modern pop culture, but do you know the details of the story? "Babel" in Babylon means "gate of God", in the Hebrew context of the Old Testament it means "to mix" or "confuse", but in English we use babel to mean "confused noise". Our English understanding of the word most likely comes from this pa…
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Shane Tanigawa is senior pastor of University Avenue Baptist Church in the Manoa Valley in Honolulu, Hawaii. He earned his MDiv in 2006 from Gateway Seminary and worked on staff for several years as director of student services. In this episode, Shane and host Tyler Sanders discuss the importance of theological reflection in pastoral ministry, how …
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Andy Baker is lead pastor of First Baptist Church in Oloh, Mississippi, and a graduate and current PhD candidate at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Andy and host Tyler Sanders go way back—they met in middle school, so like a hundred years or something—and in this episode they discuss why you should embrace tough Bible passages in preachin…
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Do you know the difference between teaching and preaching? Preaching is helping people to understand the Bible and think of application for themselves. Teaching is looking for learning to happen, not just reciting what's been read. But Christians today have a hard time articulating faith beyond an emotional level. Humans so often and easily forget …
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Port Wilburn is an associational missionary at the Bridges Bay Area Association and missions pastor at Rock Harbor in San Pablo, California, a church he replanted. He is also a Gateway grad having earned the MDiv in 2005. Port tells host Tyler Sanders about his background in church planting, why his nickname is "Barnabas" and the books he is curren…
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We need to understand and accept the foundation the Bible gives us before we create our own application. Application is important but you need a deep understanding of the text first before you teach the passage. Knowledge and application are essential to a good Bible study but it's difficult jumping to application too quickly without spending time …
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Who or what is being referred in Genesis 1:26 when it says, "Let US make man in OUR image, according to OUR likeness"? Does it refer to angels? To the Trinity? Dr. Wegner explains several possibilities and the evidences for and against them. Interpretations: 1. Trinity or divine plurality 2. Heavenly Court 3. Plural of Majesty (for respect of God's…
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