Provoke & Inspire Podcast

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Sinopsis

Provoke&Inspire is a weekly podcast featuring Ben Pierce, Chad Johnson, David Pierce, and Luke Greenwood, who discuss how Jesus might respond to current events and issues facing the Church today, while attempting to answer the question, "What does it look like to be bold for Jesus in the midst of secular culture?" The podcast is both thoughtful and hilarious - often both at the same time.Check it out!

Episodios

  • Episode 377: Max Lucado Afterparty!

    Episode 377: Max Lucado Afterparty!

    03/05/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this Afterparty episode the regulars react to their amazing conversation with author and pastor Max Lucado. They discuss community,  its relationship to anxiety, and additional topics hinging on these areas of culture and the church.

  • Episode 376: How To Be Anxious For Nothing W/Special Guest Max Lucado!

    Episode 376: How To Be Anxious For Nothing W/Special Guest Max Lucado!

    30/04/2021 Duración: 33min

    In this episode the regulars are joined by renowned author and pastor Max Lucado! They talk about Max's 2019 release "Anxious For Nothing: Finding Calm In A Chaotic World," as well as those who are parents can go about talking through fear and worry with their kids.

  • Episode 375: Is It Always Wrong To Judge? W/Courtney, David, and Ania

    Episode 375: Is It Always Wrong To Judge? W/Courtney, David, and Ania

    28/04/2021 Duración: 57min

    In this episode Ben is joined by Courtney, David and Ania to discuss another commonly misunderstood Bible verse, Matthew 7:1. With Jesus proclaiming, "Do not judge, or you too will be judged," are we never to pass judgements of any kind, at any time? 

  • Episode 374: Is It Always Gods Will To Heal?

    Episode 374: Is It Always God's Will To Heal?

    26/04/2021 Duración: 51min

    In this episode Ben is joined by the regulars for a surprising discussion on the will of God, prayers of faith, and miracles. Is it always God's will to heal? Should we always pray with the caveat of "thy will be done?"

  • Episode 373: Does God Really Have Plans to Prosper Us? W/Jodi, Courtney, and Ania

    Episode 373: Does God Really Have Plans to Prosper Us? W/Jodi, Courtney, and Ania

    23/04/2021 Duración: 42min

    In this episode, Ben is joined by Jodi, Courtney and Ania to kick off a series of podcasts focusing on scriptures that are often misinterpreted by the modern church. Jeremiah 29:11 is often used to instill hope of a promising future - but is that what it's really about? 

  • Episode 372: Nine Rules for Not Being a Jerk When Talking to Someone Who Thinks Differently Than You - Part Two

    Episode 372: Nine Rules for Not Being a Jerk When Talking to Someone Who Thinks Differently Than You - Part Two

    21/04/2021 Duración: 34min

    In this episode the regulars (minus Luke, PLUS Aaron) discuss nine critical principles to follow to avoid being insufferable during conversations surrounding hot topic issues. This is part two.

  • Episode 371: Nine Rules for Not Being a Jerk When Talking to Someone Who Thinks Differently Than You - Part One

    Episode 371: Nine Rules for Not Being a Jerk When Talking to Someone Who Thinks Differently Than You - Part One

    19/04/2021 Duración: 41min

    In this episode the regulars (minus Luke, PLUS Aaron) discuss nine critical principles to follow to avoid being insufferable during conversations surrounding hot topic issues. This is part one.

  • Episode 370: Would Jesus Use a Gun To Defend Himself? W/ Shane Claiborne!

    Episode 370: Would Jesus Use a Gun To Defend Himself? W/ Shane Claiborne!

    14/04/2021 Duración: 56min

    In this episode the regulars are joined by author and Christian activist Shane Claiborne for a discussion on firearms and gun violence in America. How should we, the church, approach this issue, and display the love of Christ in one of culture's most divisive topics?

  • Episode 369: How Would Jesus Respond to a Culture in Crisis? W/Courtney, Jodi, and Ania

    Episode 369: How Would Jesus Respond to a Culture in Crisis? W/Courtney, Jodi, and Ania

    12/04/2021 Duración: 51min

    In this episode Ben is joined by Courtney, Jodi, and Ania. They discuss the recent controversy surrounding the artist Lil Nas X, and what our reactions reveal about our hearts as Christians. Ultimately they ask, what would Jesus have us do?

  • Episode 368: How Does Jesus Want Us to Pray?

    Episode 368: How Does Jesus Want Us to Pray?

    07/04/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this episode Ben and Courtney sit down to talk about prayer. Why don't we take it as seriously as we should? How can we continue to return to a place of dependence on God in our lives; a place of reliance on His power? 

  • Episode 367: When 500 People Get Saved at a Rave W/Daniel MacLeod

    Episode 367: When 500 People Get Saved at a Rave W/Daniel MacLeod

    05/04/2021 Duración: 38min

    In this episode, Ben and Chad interview new friend Daniel MacLeod of Nashville, TN who recounts the story of 500 people coming Jesus at a rave.They discuss how we can be bold and relevant for the gospel, the need to spiritually and practically equip people for ministry work, and how this generation is dying for something to give their lives for.

  • Episode 366: Is Christian Apologetics a Waste of Time? W/ John Stackhouse!

    Episode 366: Is Christian Apologetics a Waste of Time? W/ John Stackhouse!

    02/04/2021 Duración: 45min

    In this episode, Ben and David speak with author and apologist John Stackhouse! They discuss how we should best go engaging the global youth culture with the gospel of Jesus, and how we can be relational and effective, instead of simply rigid and awkward in sharing truth.

  • Episode 365: Why No One Wants To Hear What Christians Have to Say

    Episode 365: Why No One Wants To Hear What Christians Have to Say

    31/03/2021 Duración: 50min

    In this episode, Ben is joined by Aaron and Chad to talk about our ability (or inability) as a church to discuss 'hot' cultural topics, including LGBTQ+, racism, politics and more. What has happened, that has led to our isolation, our tribalism, and ostracization of others that don't share our viewpoints?

  • Episode 364: The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Featuring David Bennett! Part Two

    Episode 364: The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Featuring David Bennett! Part Two

    29/03/2021 Duración: 45min

    In this episode Ben, Luke, and Aaron are joined by special guest David Bennett, author of A War of Loves.  Bennett recounts his dramatic conversion, highlighting his journey from being a gay activist, and hater of Christianity, to a follower of Jesus. This is part two.

  • Episode 363: If Youre Not Generous, Are You Really Free? W/ Jody, Courtney, and Ania

    Episode 363: If You're Not Generous, Are You Really Free? W/ Jody, Courtney, and Ania

    26/03/2021 Duración: 44min

    In this episode Ben is joined by Jody, Courtney and Ania for a discussion on generosity, the nature of God, how a relationship with him should manifest this quality in our lives.

  • Episode 362: The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Featuring David Bennett! Part One

    Episode 362: The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Featuring David Bennett! Part One

    24/03/2021 Duración: 47min

    In this episode Ben, Luke, and Aaron are joined by special guest David Bennett, author of A War of Loves.  Bennett recounts his dramatic conversion, highlighting his journey from being a gay activist, and hater of Christianity, to a follower of Jesus. This is part one.

  • Episode 361: Does Cannabis Draw us Closer to God?

    Episode 361: Does Cannabis Draw us Closer to God?

    22/03/2021 Duración: 52min

    In this episode the regulars, though prepared to talk with Craig Gross (founder of XXXchurch and Christian Cannabis), embark on a nuanced conversation about marijuana, and the questions surrounding its increasing prevalence in society - even in the church. Does it really act as an aid to spiritual development? Does it do more harm than good?

  • Episode 360: Professor John Lennox! Do I Have to Throw Away My Brain to Be a Christian? Part Two.

    Episode 360: Professor John Lennox! Do I Have to Throw Away My Brain to Be a Christian? Part Two.

    19/03/2021 Duración: 35min

    In this episode Ben, Luke, and Aaron are joined by the one and only John Lennox, professor of mathematics at Oxford University, for a discussion on apologetics and engaging the secular world with the gospel of Jesus. This is part two.

  • Episode 359: Professor John Lennox! Do I Have to Throw Away My Brain to Be a Christian? Part One.

    Episode 359: Professor John Lennox! Do I Have to Throw Away My Brain to Be a Christian? Part One.

    17/03/2021 Duración: 44min

    In this episode Ben, Luke, and Aaron are joined by the one and only John Lennox, professor of mathematics at Oxford University, for a discussion on apologetics and engaging the secular world with the gospel of Jesus. This is part one.

  • Episode 358: Our Anger Is Literally Killing Us!

    Episode 358: Our Anger Is Literally Killing Us!

    15/03/2021 Duración: 49min

    In this episode, Ben is joined by Courtney, Jodi, and Ania to talk about anger. We live in a world that is in so many ways, angry. Is anger a biblical concept? Is it always a sin to be angry? What are the physical consequences of this emotion? All of this and more on P&I.

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