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Ep. 09 - Pastor Al Bezuyen - Addiction & Recovery

Pastor Al Bezuyen from the Covenant Reformed Church of Toronto joined us in studio to talk about his journey as a recovered alcoholic. We talked about the 12 steps, different organizations and programs like Life Renewal and Celebrate Recovery, how alcohol addiction compares to other addictions, and finally how you can aid addicts in your life or seek help if you find yourself addicted. 

Need help? Check out:

- https://www.celebraterecovery.com/ 

- https://www.aahamilton.org/ 

- http://liferenewal.ca/ 

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Ep. 08 - Kids & Tech, Church Culture, & Social Justice Feedback Episode

Reflecting our interview with Tim Challies, we discuss our episode highlights, review audience feedback, and address questions and comments on Psalm singing, porn culture, church culture, Social Justice, and how to train kids to use social media and the internet responsibly. 

If you're looking for a Christian resource to learn more about Social Justice and Critical Theory, we recommend checking out Relatable with Allie Beth Stuckey. She has many episodes with a number of different, well informed guests who discuss this matter in great detail from a Reformed, Biblical perspective. 

To get your copy of Still Thinking by Jason Bouwman, go to https://stillthinkingbook.com/ 

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Ep. 07 - Tim Challies - Technology, Porn Culture & Social Justice

This is a big one folks - the one and only Tim Challies joined us in the studio! We talked about raising kids with modern technology, the problems of porn culture and how it impacts the family and the church, and what the Bible has to say on sexual and gender identity. Finally, we went over a variety of mailbag questions about the church, Covid19, evangelism and mission, Psalms singing and more!

To purchase your copy of "Still Thinking" by Jason Bouwman, go to stillthinkingbook.com 

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Ep. 06 - The Missional Church Feedback Episode

Continuing the discussion of the missional church movement, Lucas & Tyler interact with some listener feedback as they further explore the current context of the missional church.

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Ep. 05 - Ian Wildeboer - The Missonal Church

In this episode, Lucas and Tyler talk with Pastor Ian about his past mission experience in Papua New Guinea, his current calling in East Hamilton, the new approaches some Reformed churches are taking towards mission in what is now a post-Christian and postmodern society, and the challenges, tensions, and blessings that result from that. Tune in folks, you won't want to miss this one! 

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Ep. 04 - Church, State, & COVID19 Feedback Episode

In this episode, Lucas and Tyler discuss some of the highlights from their interview with Andre Schutten in Episode 3, respond to the listener feedback, and consider what questions remain unanswered for the Church during the COVID19 pandemic. 

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Ep. 03 - André Schutten - Church, State, & COVID19

In this episode, we talk with André Schutten from ARPA Canada about sphere sovereignty, the tensions that have arisen between the sphere of the Church and the sphere of the State in light of the COVID19 pandemic, and how we can respond as Christians. 

 

(We're a week early with this podcast but since it's such a hot topic currently, we figured it was best to release as soon as possible. Stay tuned for more episodes, both feedback and interview ones coming in the usual two week increments.) 

 

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Ep. 02 - Christian Education Feedback Episode

In this episode, Lucas and Tyler recap a few of the highlights from their conversation with Jason Heemskerk, discuss some points for further discussion on Christian Education, and respond to a few listener comments and questions. 

 

If you're interested in the Mission Drift book we referenced, you can find it on Amazon here

 

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Ep. 01 - Jason Heemskerk - Christian Education

Lucas and Tyler sit down with Jason Heemskerk, the principal at Guido de Brès Christian High School in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to discuss education, particularly Christian education, Reformed education and the differences between them. 

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Intro Episode: Who We Are & Why We Started Real Talk

In this episode, Lucas and Tyler explain their backgrounds, who they are, why they started this podcast and what their plan is for it going forward.

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