Is Seminary a Waste of Time?

Guest: Dr. Mike Gurney, Multnomah University; Do Christians actually know what they believe? | Outrage over Disney casting a black mermaid

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Segment #1: Faith Confusion


Many seminaries are laying off faculty because enrollment numbers are dropping. Is this necessarily a bad thing? Maybe practical ministry experience IS more important than a bunch of book learning anyways. And what are some of the trends in churches when it comes to biblical literacy?


We asked Dr. Michael Gurney (Assistant Professor of Bible and Theology at Multnomah University) to come and talk to us about what is happening in the church when it comes to learning our faith.


As a follow up to this segment, Krista recorded a short video looking at the theology of popular speaker, Todd White.

#education #apologetics #theology #seminary

Segment #2: Outrage Culture


Did you see the big announcement that broke the internet this week? Disney announced that it cast a black woman in the remake of "The Little Mermaid." Then it hit the fan. People lost their minds.

Anger over the race of a fish made us think. So, we talked about "outrage culture" and what Christians do to contribute to all the anger out there.


#outrage #culture #black #mermaid

Segment #3: MOPS Teaching Series


Several weeks ago we interviewed Sarah Wilkins about her concerns that MOPS is drifting into progressive theology. Krista has been following up that conversation with her own research on the issue. She has been documenting her journey on YouTube.


Here is her most recent video:

#MOPS #moms #theology

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