Episode 31 - Kingdom Diversity - A Conversation with Dr. Walter Strickland

 Jesse interviews Dr. Walter Strickland, PhD, Vice President for Kingdom Diversity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jesse interviews Dr. Walter Strickland, PhD, Vice President for Kingdom Diversity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Show Notes


Dr. Walker Strickland


Books by/edited by Walter:


People to Follow on Twitter

  • Jackie Hill Perry: @JackieHillPerry

  • Sho Baraka: @AmIshoBaraka

  • Propaganda: @prophiphop

  • Ambassador: @ambassador215


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Episode 30 - The Derision of Religion

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Show Notes

RUTs and BUTs

Main Topic - The Derision of Religion

Episode 29 - You Just Got Schooled!

 Reid and Jesse discuss educational choices and the attending difficulties and encouragements associated with each path.

Reid and Jesse discuss educational choices and the attending difficulties and encouragements associated with each path.

Show Notes

In or Out

Approximate Educational Statistics

  • 3.3% of school aged kids are homeschooled or about 1.7 million though other estimates are as high as 2.3 million. Link to Discussion

  • 5.7 million in private schools, most are religious in orientation around 10%. Link to Stats

  • Just under 51 million kids in America’s Public schools. Link to Stats

The Importance of Parental Involvement

Relevant Scripture

  • Deuteronomy 6:4-6

  • Ephesians 6:1-4

  • Deuteronomy 29:29

Episode 28 - Child's Play - Youth Sports in America

 Reid and Jesse discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of the youth sports culture in America. Also a discussion of kids sports and Sunday worship to round out the episode.

Reid and Jesse discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of the youth sports culture in America. Also a discussion of kids sports and Sunday worship to round out the episode.

Show Notes

Links Cited 

Relevant Scripture

  • Hebrews 10:24, 25 - Regular gathering

  • 1 Corinthians 16:2 - Church gathering on Sunday/first day of the week

The Furey Sports Liturgy

  1. Try Hard

  2. Have Fun

  3. Treat People Well

  4. Thank your Coach

Episode 27 - Work! What is it Good For?

 Jesse Furey leads us in a discussion of the sacredness of vocation in the design and purposes of God. Also, he presses Reid with some fun “in or out” questions to kick off the episode.

Jesse Furey leads us in a discussion of the sacredness of vocation in the design and purposes of God. Also, he presses Reid with some fun “in or out” questions to kick off the episode.

Show Notes

Links Referenced

Jesse Furey has written an essay to go along with this episode of the underground. You can find that on the Bonhoeffer Haus Blog here:

Work, What is it Good For?

Some good additional reading and resources referenced on the state of work, faith and theology

Books Referenced

  • Keller “Every Good Endeavor”

  • Miroslav Volf “Public Faith in Action” - “Work in the Spirit”

  • Andy Crouch “Culture Making”

  • Kyle Bennett “Practices of Love: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life of the World”

  • Cal Newport “Deep Work”

  • Wendell Berry “Christianity and the Survival of Creation”

  • Bonhoeffer “Christ, Reality, and Good”

  • Walter Strickland and Benjamin Quinn “Every Waking Hour”

  • Gene Veith “God at Work”

  • Amy Sherman “Kingdom Calling”

  • Bob Benne “Ordinary Saints"

Scripture Referenced

  • 1 Corinthians 7:20, 10:31

  • Colossians 3:23, 24

  • Genesis 1-3

Episode 26 - How Wrongeth?

 Reid discusses the issue of cultural relativism, some absurdity, and why objective morality demands a transcendent source.

Reid discusses the issue of cultural relativism, some absurdity, and why objective morality demands a transcendent source.

Show Notes

RUTs and BUTs

Links Referenced 

Scripture Referenced

Books Referenced

Episode 25 - Bon Anniversaire!

 Reid and Jesse celebrate the first year of The Gospel Underground sharing their favorite episodes, look to the future and introducing RANTology

Reid and Jesse celebrate the first year of The Gospel Underground sharing their favorite episodes, look to the future and introducing RANTology

Episode 24 - O' Smartphone Where Art Thou

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Show Notes

Links Featured

Book Recommendations 

Reviewish

Relevant Scripture

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 t“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. - Ephesians 6:1-4