Tim Keller has the 3GTers thinking! The parishionier has read a number of catechisms, including the New City Catechism (NCC), and questions arise about these question and answer tools. Just what is a catechism? Should we use the (g)old standards, like the Westminster Shorter Catechism, or use newer versions like the NCC? With so many available, … Continue reading Episode 40: Cate-schisms?
Aaron wants to know. He quotes from the Westminster Confession of Faith and (after being warned about trespassing on Kyle’s other podcast) asks, “How is Christ present in communion?” After defining the four different views and giving Aaron an A on his test of them, a vigorous discussion on Christ’s human nature ensues. Where is his physical … Continue reading Episode 39: The Lord’s Presence in His Supper
Between recording planned episodes, a conversation started between the Three Guys Theologizing, of all things, tattoos. So they pushed the record button and found out one of us has tattoos! And not just any tattoos, but ones with biblical language and Reformed mottoes! So join this invigorating and humorous discussion that explores such things as … Continue reading Episode 38: Tattoo Taboos
No, the 3GTers are not discussing getting old! Rather, they reflect on the Biblical duty to remember the poor. Kyle starts off with the Apostle James’ admonition not to show partiality in the church. Barry shares the story of his friend Thomas (pictured) who recently died, and the other men tell of their experiences as … Continue reading Episode 37: Poor Memories
Can you see Christ portrayed in the Book of Job? If so, how? The shadow shows! The Three Guys welcome C.J. Williams, Professor of Old Testament Studies at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, as they discuss his new book The Shadow of Christ in the Book of Job. As they sit at the good doctor’s feet and … Continue reading Episode 36: The Shadow Shows
To start things off, the boys open the mailbag and get excited. They discover there are such creatures as English Presbyterians, and one has even listened to every 3GT episode. Another listener responds to our Lord’s Day episode with an encouraging testimony in the workplace. Then Aaron rewinds to Episode 22 and brings us back … Continue reading Episode 35: Incrementalism or Abolitionism?
Though not a guest on our podcast, Dr. Robert Godfrey has us talking again about one of our favorite subjects – the psalms and the joy of singing them. From the experiential union with Christ a worshiper can have to the worldview they encourage, these Three Guys love Theologizing about the psalms. And in case … Continue reading Episode 34: Sing Praises with a Psalm!
The Three Guys go deeper than usual as they are joined by another guy leading them there, namely Jeff Stivason. Interviewed in the thick, musty air of the Rare Books Room at RPTS, Dr. Stivason tells us about his new book on Princeton theologian B.B. Warfield and his journey regarding his view of the inspiration … Continue reading Episode 33: From Inscrutability to Concursus
What is ordination? Why do churches perform this ritual – or not? After Kyle and Barry chime in, Aaron shows he does not just polish the pews. The difference between ordination and installation is discussed. Then more questions and answers begin to fly. Are deacons as well as elders to be ordained? How does apostolic … Continue reading Episode 32: Grab ‘Em by Their Ordination
The parishonier questions why the church does not train some of its people to be high-powered executives. Kyle does a Kyle and turns the question back: Is it the job of the church to train people to do jobs? The prof offers a few ideas on gifting and mentoring. The theology of calling is discussed. … Continue reading Episode 31: Brothers, Some of Us are Professionals!