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Church Membership

Church Membership

Dr. Ryan McGraw and Rev. Ryan Speck were our guests as we discussed the important topic of church membership.  What is church membership?  Is it biblical?  Why is it so important in the life of the believer and the church?  Perhaps you have had these questions or have heard them from others.  If so, this broadcast will be very helpful to you.       Dr. McGraw is an Adjunct Professor of Systematic theology, Greenville...

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Faith and Practice #9

Faith and Practice #9

In this ninth edition of the “Faith and Practice” segment Dr. Joseph Pipa sits down and interacts with questions from our listeners.  This is a new monthly feature of the podcast and you can get more information about this feature here. In this edition we dealt with the following questions: We are cautioned in Scripure not to lay hands on men for leadership hastily. What would you recommend as a practice for recognizing, training,...

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Listening Live

Listening Live

In the future, Lord willing, we will be offering the “Faith and Practice” segment of the podcast LIVE.  This will allow the listener to interact with the program in real time using either the chat room contained within the live player.  You can also use Twitter.  Some simple instructions: 1.  To listen live go to http://mixlr.com/gpts/ prior to the start of the program. 2.  Follow @GPTSPodcast (if you have a Twitter...

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The Faith-Shaped Life

The Faith-Shaped Life

Dr. Ian Hamilton was our guest as we discussed his book The Faith Shaped Life.  Ian Hamilton has been the minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church since 1999. Prior to that he served as minister of Loudoun Church of Scotland, Newmilns. He serves on the Board of The Banner of Truth Trust as well as on the Board of Trustees of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. From the publisher: The Christian life is a faith-shaped life. Faith...

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Faith and Practice #8

Faith and Practice #8

In this eighth edition of the “Faith and Practice” segment Dr. Joseph Pipa sits down and interacts with questions from our listeners.  This is a new monthly feature of the podcast and you can get more information about this feature here. In this edition we dealt with the following questions: Faith and Practice #8 #1 Short-term missions have come under some scrutiny recently. Some feel they do more harm than good. What is your...

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Mission Work to Particularization

Mission Work to Particularization

Pastor Matt Figura was our guest as we discussed the process and work involved when a mission work moves to becomign a particularized church.  This was an excellent discussion. From the Faith Presbyterian Church website: Pastor Matt was born in Southern California in 1972. He was raised by godly Christian parents in a Grace Brethren Church. He enjoyed the companionship of his brother, Adam, during these formative years. In 1992, Matt...

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Cultivating Biblical Godliness

Cultivating Biblical Godliness

This week our guest was Dr. Ryan McGraw, pastor of First Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Sunnyvale CA and adjunct professor of systematic theology at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  The topic of discussion is a new series released by Reformation Heritage Books on the subject of godliness.  Dr. McGraw is one of the contributing editors of this new series. From the publisher: Cultivating Biblical Godliness Series D. Martyn...

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