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…
In this episode Jeremiah delves into the mystery of the Trinity. The hypothesis is that the relationships within the Trinity are examples of the intimate relationship of unity that God wants to have with us. The experiment is to pursue a deeper relationship with each member of the Trinity.
In this episode Jeremiah speaks with Jeremy Tate, who is the cofounder and CEO of the Classics Learning Test. The Classics Learning Test, also known as the CLT, is a college entrance exam growing in popularity as a competitor to the SAT and ACT tests. In this interview we talked about Tate’s vision behind the…
In this episode we’re talking about guilt. The hypothesis is that the emotion of guilt is not only useless but completely counterproductive in a relationship with God. The experiment is to work on replacing your guilt with actions of trust and listening.