Episode 4: The Spirit Throughout

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Posted at 11:22 AM

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Tim and Jason discuss the promies of the Holy Spirit in John 14, Dr. Russell Moore’s departure from the Southern Baptist Convention’s ERLC, dealing with abuse in the church, Facebook vesus Twitter, Praying through social media and how we look toward the end of time.

Show Notes

The Giving of the Holy Spirit

We turn back to Jason’s project of blogging through the Gospel of John, looking at the promised coming of the Holy Spirit that Jesus discusses in the Upper Room Discourse (John 13-17).

Sponsor: FaithTree Men’s Bible Study

Jason and Tim discuss the FaithTree Men’s Bible Study which is going through the book of Acts. You can join online Thursday evening at 7 pm.

Russell Moore, Church Abuse and Faithfulness

The Zippy Crew turns to Russell Moore’s departure from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, in significant part due to the backlash he has received for trying to fight to expose abuse within the Convention. We think more generally about the problem of sexual and spiritual abuse within the Church and our call to do something about it.

Facebook v. Twitter

Tim and Jason turn to Facebook versus Twitter and consider how their former skepticism of Twitter has turned to a preference for the service.

Praying through the Socials

We then turn to the topic of using social media as a prayer prompt and how that can help change our perspective while engaging online.

Sponsor: FaithTree.com

FaithTree.com — the original online customizable Christian portal — is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this month. Check it out for a great way to start your time online each day with a customizable page that shows your favorite news, weather, stocks and encouragement from God’s Word in a way that fits you. Free and free of advertising.

The End: Jesus’s Olivet Discourse

Tim has been preaching through Jesus’s Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24-25); he and Jason discuss some of the implications Jesus’s words have for how we approach the End Times.

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Zippy the Wonder Snail is a podcast zipping through the news and culture that impacts you, co-hosted by Timothy R. Butler and Jason Kettinger.

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