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Why did Jesus have to die? SP@tPod #7

Why did Jesus have to die? SP@tPod #7

April 8, 2021

In this special Holy Week episode, Mike and Jon devote the whole discussion to thinking about the theology of the death of Jesus - why it had to happen and what it accomplished. Listen in, and if you want to make it further the books they mention are:

- Jane Williams, Why did Jesus have to die?

- Richard Bauckham, God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament

- Fleming Rutledge, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ

 

Next month, normal podcast will resume. Remember, you can ask the guys anything by e-mailing pod@chesterstpeter.org.uk

Telling God the Truth: Learning to Lament SP@tPod #6

Telling God the Truth: Learning to Lament SP@tPod #6

March 5, 2021

Have you ever tried to be honest with God about the things that hurt? Or what it's like when he feels absent? Or when we can't explain why something has gone wrong? This month Jon and Mike are joined by Dr Steve Torr, a Vicar and theologian who is an expert on lament in the bible, to help us work out how to be more honest in our relationship with God. 

Becoming a Pioneering Community SP@tPod #5

Becoming a Pioneering Community SP@tPod #5

February 1, 2021

Jon and Mike are joined by the Revd Claire Cooke, a church planter from Lancaster, to discuss what it means to become a pioneering church community rather than a church with a pioneer minister. They also discuss what it means for Christians to be friends with people who don't share their faith in our regular slot Ask Me Anything! Ask the guys anything you like by e-mailing pod@chesterstpeter.org.uk 

Church Around the Table SP@tPod #4

Church Around the Table SP@tPod #4

January 26, 2021

Join Jon and Mike as they discuss gathered worship and discipleship, and the recent changes at St Peter's on Sundays. They also tackle the tricky question of human decisions and God's sovereignty in our regular slot, Ask Me Anything! Send your questions to pod@chesterstpeter.org.uk 

Rethinking Church in Lockdown SP@tPod #3

Rethinking Church in Lockdown SP@tPod #3

January 26, 2021

Jon and Mike are joined by their friend and colleague Revd Andy Glover - minister of HBC Chester - to discuss discipleship, church, mission, and rethinking church in lockdown. They also tackle Ask Me Anything!

Being the Church Today SP@tPod #2

Being the Church Today SP@tPod #2

May 29, 2020

Mike and Jon are joined by Chris Lane, a pioneering church leader who also teaches at St Mellitus College, UK, to discuss pioneering and church planting today. They also reflect on what they've learned about themselves during lockdown. 

Living the Resurrection Life (SP@tPod #1)

Living the Resurrection Life (SP@tPod #1)

May 12, 2020

Hosts Jonathan Philips and Mike Leyden chat about what it means to live in the light of the resurrection. Jonathan also shares what he's been reading recently and talks about the relationship between theatre and discipleship in our segment, "Ask Me Anything". Send us your questions to pod@chesterstpeter.org.uk.

Find out more about St Peter's at the Cross here.

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