5 Minutes in Church History: The Enduring Problem

How does Christianity relate to culture? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols reviews H. Richard Niebuhr's five models for understanding this relationship.The twentieth-century theologian H. Richard Niebuhr once put his finger on what he called “the enduring problem.” The phrase comes from his book Christ and Culture. He said, “A many-sided debate about the relations of Christianity and civilization is being carried on in our time.” He uses the word “civiliz … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 41: It’s A Man’s World (Or Is It?)

[display_podcast]Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri. The aim and hope of this podcast is to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues both in the Church and greater society. This week we’re again going to take in the View From The Back Pew, courtesy of the Backrow Baptist. And again if you don’t know a BRB, he’s one of the guys sitting on his hands in the back of the church while everyone else is clapping. But he’s a good Christian guy … [Read more...]