Jeremiah interviews Dr. Matthew Harmon, who is a professor of New Testament Studies at Grace Theological Seminary. Dr. Harmon wrote a book called Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible, which focuses on questions to ask in group Bible study. In this conversation we discussed his spiritual story, his…
This episode is a conversational meditation about having a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that we should be looking for patterns of God’s communication to us in our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances. The experiment is to be aware of these patterns, and to talk about them with God, with ourselves, and with others.
Jesus promises a supernatural peace to His disciples as they face difficult circumstances. Perhaps our situations will not change, but the Father can help us relate to them differently with a God-given inner peace.
In this episode Jeremiah has a conversation with a very cool guy who goes by the name Pastor JJ. We talked about his spiritual story, his experience as a pastor, the state of the Christian Church, evangelism, authenticity, predestination, and the blessings and challenges of social media.
The hypothesis of this episode is that our spiritual lives are incomplete if we do not express compassion and kindness to our fellow people. The experiment is to actively help those who are outside of our normal circle of relationships.
If you’d like to see the complete interview in video format, I’ve broken it up into smaller chunks on YouTube. Here’s a link to the playlist that has all the videos in it. Enjoy!
The hypothesis of this episode is that what happens in this life is not just attributable to God, yourself, or other people, but that there are also supernatural influences of evil. The experiment is to pray the last verse of the Lord’s prayer: “And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”
The Holy Spirit is the Advocate, the Comforter, and the Communicator. We often ask for the help of the Holy Spirit when we think we need it, but in this episode Jeremiah presents the idea that we should give the Holy Spirit a standing invitation in our lives.
Jeremiah interviews Sy Garte, a distinguished scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry. His recent book is entitled The Works of His Hands: A Scientist’s Journey from Atheism to Faith. The discussion included Sy’s experiences that led Him to the Christian faith, the interaction between faith and rationality, the miracle of the natural world, his devotional…
Jeremiah has a conversation with his friend Seth Schoen about their adversarial collaboration on spiritual experience. Their collaboration explored the nature of spiritual experience as it is studied empirically from a number of perspectives, and was published on the website Slate Star Codex. This podcast conversation also covers such topics as psychological research on spiritual…