Christianity

The Brian Dainsberg Podcast 5 Reasons to be Wary of Socialism

Interest in socialism waxes and wanes like a teenage infatuation. “He loves me. He loves me not.” This episode will extract five reasons we all should be wary of this idea that never seems to go away. Resources: Socialism: The Failed Idea That Never Dies – Kristian Niemietz

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The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Feelings, Justice, and Cancel Culture – Part 2

Satisfying personal desires has become the definition of the “good life.” Follow this notion far enough and it leads to distorted definitions that end in moral chaos. If you want to understand cancel culture, you've got to start here. This episode will explain five outcomes of this approach to life and offer biblical correctives to…

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The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Feelings, Justice, and Cancel Culture – Part 1

Satisfying personal desires has become the definition of the “good life.” Follow this notion far enough and it leads to distorted definitions that end in moral chaos. If you want to understand cancel culture, you've got to start here. Resources: The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road…

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The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Critical Theory: Doctrine & Biblical Critique

Critical Theory has “doctrine” to it; fundamental tenets that shape the ideology. This episode will explore its doctrine and offer a biblical response to it.  Resources: https://shenviapologetics.com/ Confronting Justice without Compromising Truth – Thaddeus Williams Live Not By Lies – Rod Dreher

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The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Critical Theory: History

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has received quite a bit of attention over the recent months. CRT fits under the broader umbrella of Critical Theory (CT), which has a rich and lengthy history. This episode will seek to trace the genealogy of this much talked about ideology.

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GO! ENJOY GOD’S WORLD

Not so many years ago, my kids attached a prism to our living room window. They both knew what a prism does. As soon as it was in place, they began scouring the living room floor for…what? Yes, the rainbow. My wife is a teacher by training so spotting the rainbow isn’t enough. It must…

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A CONTRARIAN’S TAKE ON LIVE-STREAMING

I’m going to kick a hornet’s nest today and “zig” when others may “zag” when it comes to churches live-streaming their worship services. Suffice to say: I don’t think it should be a permanent fixture. Before I posit my reasons, I want to offer a couple of qualifiers. First, during the 14 Sundays we didn’t…

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HOW HEAVY IS GOD?

10/29/2020 “The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” – Psalm 19:1 All of creation doesn’t just bear witness to the existence of God. Creation declares the glory of God; the otherness of God; the weightiness of God; the unignorability of God; the infinite beyondness of God – the…

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HOW TO SURVIVE THIS POLITICAL SEASON

There are three truths about God every Christian must believe and rehearse daily in order to muddle our way through intense times: 1) God is completely sovereign 2) God is infinite in wisdom 3) God is perfect in love. The Church is going to need to be especially good at fixing our eyes on these…

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ON FEAR – PART 6

The ten scouts who succumbed to fear and brought back a bad report and stirred up the people to mutiny, died on the spot at Kadesh-Barnea. God struck them dead. The rest of the people, the adult generation of Israel died without entering the Promised Land. God made sure of that.  What’s so remarkable about…

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