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Podcast

May 22, 2013

As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and we invited everyone else to take it with us. Together we are going through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament’s Prophets, Poetry, and Wisdom Literature. Week-by-week we are recording a podcast to share our thoughts and answer some questions.

In this week’s podcast we look at Psalms and Ecclesiastes. And David also gives us an introduction to his baby son who was born last week.

May 08, 2013

As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and we have invited everyone else to take it with us. Together we are going through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament’s Prophets, Poetry, and Wisdom Literature. Week-by-week we are recording a podcast to share our thoughts and answer some questions.

In this week’s podcast we look at Joel, Micah, and Habakkuk and then turn to Dr. Sproul’s introduction to Wisdom Literature. We also talk about the baby David and Shona are expecting any day now.

April 23, 2013

As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and we have invited everyone else to take it with us. Together we are going through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament’s Prophets, Poetry, and Wisdom Literature. Week-by-week we are recording a podcast to share our thoughts and answer some questions.

This week’s podcast covers Ezra, Nehemiah, Amos and Hosea. We look at some of the most important parts of these books and try to answer a few of the most pressing questions.

April 10, 2013

As you know by now, David and I are taking a course together and we have invited everyone else to take it with us. Together we are going through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament’s Prophets, Poetry, and Wisdom Literature. Week-by-week we are recording a podcast to share our thoughts and answer some questions.

Do accept our apologies for missing last week’s podcast. And please accept my apologies for being AWOL for this week’s episode in which David flies solo. I arrived in Orlando with an awful case of food poisoning and spent the whole first day in the fetal position (or wishing I was in the fetal position). So David hit the record button on his own and did his best to answer some of the most urgent questions from those who are taking this course with us. Listen in and I’m sure you’ll benefit from it.

March 27, 2013

As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and we invited others to participate with us. Well over 1,200 people signed up and we are now working our way through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament prophets and wisdom literature. We are supplementing this course with our Connected Kingdom Podcast.

Last week, instead of looking to a specific book of the Old Testament, we looked to a period of history—the exile—and allowed Dr. Sproul to guide us through some of the highlights and some of the worst of that period. David and I then took some time to consider the book together and to answer some of the questions other students asked us. David also offers some helpful counsel on learning and understanding Old Testament history. We hope you find it helpful!

March 20, 2013

As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and have invited others to participate with us. Well over 1,200 people had signed up as of last week and we’ve now begun to work our way through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament prophets and wisdom literature. We are supplementing this course with our Connected Kingdom Podcast.

Last week we looked to the book of Jeremiah and allowed Dr. Sproul to guide us through the most essential messages of that book. David and I then took some time to consider the book together and to answer some of the questions other students asked us. We hope you find it helpful!

March 12, 2013

Course
As you know by now, David Murray and I are taking a course together and have invited others to participate with us. Well over 1,200 people had signed up as of last week and we’ve now begun to work our way through R.C. Sproul’s course on the Old Testament prophets and wisdom literature. We are supplementing this course with our Connected Kingdom Podcast.

This week we answer some of the questions that have arisen about Elijah and Isaiah. David does most of the heavy-lifting since he is, after all, the professor of Old Testament. I chime in to offer some suggestions on how to gather resources that will guide you through the reading of any book of the Bible. Along the way I refer to an amazing testimony of the Lord’s grace in one man’s life. You can find it here: The Revival of a Rebel Jew.

If you would like to take this course with us, there is still a short time to join in. Simply click here and join the version of the course led by David and me. Have the first, second and third lesson completed by March 18 and you’ll be right there with us. And in the meantime, give the podcast a quick listen.

March 05, 2013

Take a Course
David Murray and I are taking a course together and, as we’ve mentioned a couple of times now, we’ve invited you (yes you!) to take it with us. As we take the course, led by Dr. R.C. Sproul, we are recording weekly podcasts to discuss what we have been learning and to answer some of the questions that students ask of us.

There are almost 1,200 people taking the course with us and they come from all over the world. This map (though small) shows the international flavor!

Course Map

This week’s lesson was on Elijah. In the podcast (which is only about 15 minutes long) David and I discuss some of what we learned and answer a few of the questions other students asked. We trust it will be helpful as supplemental material.

If you would like to take this course with us, there is still time to join in. Simply click here and join the version of the course led by David and me. Have the first and second lesson completed by March 11 and you’ll be right there with us. And in the meantime, give the podcast a quick listen.