#9 – The Essential Nature of God

#9 – The Essential Nature of God

This week we discuss, God. Also, we discuss Mike's really cool shoes, but that's neither here nor there. God is the topic and we try to figure out why it matters to grasp the nature of God. We also thought we'd share our show notes with you. Please join the conversation! Twitter: @danielmrose, @revmikeumc, @simtheologian Topic: Existence of God “The attempt to prove God’s existence is either useless or unsuccessful. It is useless if the searcher believes that God is a rewarder of those who seek him. And  it is unsuccessful if it is an attempt to force a person who does not have this pistis by means of argumentation to an acknowledgement in a logical sense.” Kuyper -- What do you think? Agree or disagree?  Reformed theology assumes the existence of God. We believe it is a reasonable assumption based on experience of the world and the Scripture. We do not believe that we prove the existence of God. ...
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#8 – We Deny The Resurrection

#8 – We Deny The Resurrection

In this episode The Simple Theologians, Rev Dan and Rev Mike, admit the podcast needed a tweak, and that they deny the resurrection. Yep, you read that right. So, give it a listen....
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#7 – Jesus is Lord

#7 – Jesus is Lord

The Simple Theologians discuss the idea that "Jesus is Lord," original sin, and reconciliation. Take a listen and give us a share!...
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#6 – The Hymn

#6 – The Hymn

The Simple Theologians discuss Colossians 1:15-20 and return next week to talk about what it means that "Jesus is Lord."...
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#5 – Live A Worthy Life

#5 – Live A Worthy Life

The Simple Theologians open their conversation about practical theology in Colossians. They dive into Colossians 1:1-14 and hit on what is the church a bit, but also dig into the reality that Christians identity are shaped so as to live a life worthy of Jesus. The Rev referenced Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire by Walsh and Keesmaat, click the title and grab it from Amazon if you'd like. As always continue the conversation with us on Twitter at @danielmrose and @mikedesotell....
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#4 – The Bible

#4 – The Bible

Before we begin with our conversations about theology from the letter to the Colossians, we thought it might be helpful to share our thoughts on the Bible....
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#2 – Redemption Story (Mike’s Story)

#2 – Redemption Story (Mike’s Story)

As we get rolling with this Simple Theologian journey we wanted to take some time and introduce ourselves. This week, Rev Mike is telling his story. It's a story of grief and redemption. If you'd like to make a donation to Carl's Closet at Mott Children's Hospital please mail your donations to: Carl's Closet c/o St. Matthew's UMC 1344 Borgstrom Ave Ypsilanti, MI 48198...
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#1 – What is Simple Theology?

#1 – What is Simple Theology?

Welcome to the debut episode of The Simple Theologians! Your hosts, The Rev (Dan Rose) and A Rev (Mike Desotell) discuss what The Simple Theologian project is all about. They are try to answer the question, "What is simple theology?" They probably fail, but you be the judge. Connect with the guys at the Facebook Page and join the group: https://www.facebook.com/simpletheologians/...
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