Yes, they made it to 50 (and maybe even a little beyond like the prof)! The guys reflect a bit on their experience with 3GT and hope they can at least double the number of episodes as they carry on. Then they dig into the subject of martyrdom. Admitted history novices, the guys discuss how … Continue reading Episode 50: The Noble Martyrs
What does it mean to take the Lord’s name in vain? Our inquiring parishioner wants to know! The 3GTers tackle another commandment, this time the third one. Why is God’s name so important to him? Are euphemistic forms of his name wrong? How is our behavior as Christians tied to the name of God? How … Continue reading Episode 49: Taking His Name in Vain
You got it – we’ve finally given Kyle his own episode! After we have fun learning more about Winchester, Kansas, we dig into his recent article in Tabletalk on rural ministry. We discuss counterbalancing the current rush to church plant, being more like Jesus and the apostles who preached in towns and villages, the wonderful blessings of … Continue reading Episode 48: Small Town Ministry
Seriously, is one of the top three attributes of a true church, in addition to preaching and the sacraments, really discipline? How can this be? What about other attributes such as love or prayer? The guys dig in to define, defend, and describe what church discipline is. Both sides of discipline, formative and corrective, are … Continue reading Episode 47: The Mark of Church Discipline
No, the guys are not plotting about how they can try to change their wives. They know better than that! Rather, they look at the growing trend of women studying, discussing, and promoting Reformed theology. For consider the facts. Blogs such as Sheologians and HERmeneutics are popular. Conference speakers such as Aimee Byrd and Rosaria … Continue reading Episode 46: Reforming Women
Grab your English Standard Version (ESV) Bible, look up John 14:10 and 16:13, then compare it with another version. Notice the difference? That’s what the prof asks Aaron and Kyle to do on this episode of 3GT. From there they launch into a discussion of the recent debates regarding the Trinity and the teaching referred … Continue reading Episode 45: Does ESV = ESS?
Last episode the 3GTers talked about flipping the classroom. But the pulpit? With all the technology that makes available famous preachers’ sermons, why not just stay home and listen to them rather than your local (and, let’s admit it, less gifted) pastor? Then maybe just come together and discuss the celeb’s homily? And, if not … Continue reading Episode 44: Flippin’ the Pulpit?
In this episode we interview one of our own as we talk with Aaron about “flipping the classroom.” As an author and popular speaker on the flipped classroom, Aaron describes this concept and its potential uses from homeschooling to grad school to seminary. Along the way, we flip out as we dream that Khan Academy … Continue reading Episode 43: Flippin’ with Aaron
It’s summertime, and that means one thing. The ecclesiastical courts are in session! Across the country, various denominations are gathering for their annual meetings. A visitor to another assembly, Barry describes what it was like to be a little RP minnow in the big PCA pond. Kyle leads the guys in a discussion on the … Continue reading Episode 42: The Glories of Ecclesiology
No, we are not introducing a new tulip-scented home fragrance. Rather, in light of recent downfalls by many men carrying the Reformed banner, the guys discuss pastors who abuse their authority in the church and act like mini-popes. The 3GTers discuss the importance of examining pastor wannabes carefully for character before ordaining them. They offer … Continue reading Episode 41: Reformed Popery