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CTJ #29: Authentic Christianity – What is Authenticity?

Authentic Christianity” is one of those buzz words in Christian circles that we all like to rattle off.  We all want to be known for our authenticity.  This week, Jordan is on the episode again, with Tim and Rob, to discuss the true meaning of authenticity for Christians.  Is it more than just being open about our brokenness?  Is it that at all?  What does it really mean to be an authentic Christian and what does that look like practically?  Join us to hear our thoughts this week.

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CTJ #26: Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne is a Christian activist, author, and also one of the founding members of the Simple Way, which is located in our backyard – Philadelphia.  We sat at Shane’s kitchen table and  touched on a variety of topics that all center around the sanctity of life: abortion, capital punishment, refugees, homelessness, war, violence, and of course – politics.  Join us for an encouraging discussion with Shane Claiborne on authentic Christianity lived out by loving those around us.

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CTJ# 25: The Feminist Interview

This week, Justine joins us to discuss feminism.  This really wasn’t a debate – we wanted to better understand the pretenses of feminism from someone who was willing to discuss and be asked questions.  This is just a feminist interview.  We discussed the Women’s March and what it meant, coming from someone who attended one of the marches first hand! We tried to dig down to some of the depths of what feminism means and see how they align with the Biblical world view.  And, as Tim always tends to do, we discussed the political undertones (and perhaps overtones) of the recent events and how it all ties together.

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CTJ #22: Keeping a Christ Centered Marriage

We have all said the words about our relationships “oh yes, we have a very Christ centered marriage” or relationship or friendship – whatever the case.  However, how true are those statements?

Paul Tripp once said, “either Jesus lives in the 10,000 little moments of your life or he does not live in your life at all.”  We discuss what it means to have a Christ centered marriage – in that it starts with a Christ centered life.  This topic is even more relevant in today’s world that is drifting further and further from God.  Our lives should speak of Christ – and our marriages should be telling others the gospel.  Join us as we discuss this vast topic – that we don’t even begin to feel that we’ve somehow mastered or accomplished.

Especially on this podcast – we would love to have your input and experiences!

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CTJ #19: The Christian’s Reaction to Orlando Shooting

On this episode, Jordan and Tim talk about the tragic events that unfolded in Orlando.  How do Christians react to such a divided country?  Jordan and Tim share their observations and ways for Christians to respond to these Orlando shootings.  There are so many ripple effects that weigh in on the issues at hand so join us as we discuss these incredibly emotional topics.

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CTJ #18: Christianity and Abortion Law

This week, Tim and Rob are joined by Riley Steele to discuss Christianity and Abortion Law.  This is a very big issue for most Christians as it gets at the heart of many issues.  We discuss the various viewpoints held in regards to this topic, the various laws and help available, and many other topics that slide right into this enormous subject.

We will value your input on this episode as we don’t believe we have even begun to scratch the surface.

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CTJ #17: The Problem with Millennials

We know every problem with millennials. Ok, maybe not every problem but since we all are millennials we might have some good insight.  However, we kind of still have a small problem with some statistics.  The fact that there are millennials leaving the local bodies of believers is scary.  The bigger problem is that when they are getting into their 30s (or later) they aren’t coming back.  Our generation is genuinely leaving their faith behind.  Join us as we discuss some of our own theories as to why, how we all go do better, and what will ultimately bring glory to God.  Hosts Tim, Jordan, and Rob are joined again by Dan McCarthy (remember episode #6) to discuss this massive topic.

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CTJ #16: The Great Divide

Why do so many “Christians” not hold a biblical world view?  This week Tim, Jordan, and Rob tackled a topic that Jordan noticed was running through all our recent episodes and was a topic of study a few years ago.   Much of the discussion was fueled by “unchristian” a book on the statistics within Christendom.  Join us as we talk about some of the issues in the Christian faith related to the lack of a biblical world view and how it affects our living for Christ.

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CTJ #13: The Christian Dating Discussion: Part 3

This week, Tim and Rob are joined by Russell Palmer to continue the discussion on Christian Dating.  Russell felt we didn’t adequately cover some of the struggles of the dating scene for Christians in previous episodes so we had him on to bring some of those to light.  Some of the topics we get into this week are sex and temptations, pornography, societal pressures, boundaries, leadership, checklists and types, “finding the one” and more!

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CTJ #8: Music and the Church: Ft. Jesse Renaud

In this episode of Coffee Theology and Jesus, special guest Jesse Renaud joins Tim as they dive into music and the Church. Where is the line with musical excellence and a heart who wants to worship? Is it wrong to have a Sunday morning worship set look like a concert? These are just a few questions they dive into. If you’re a musician and you play in the Church then you’re going to love this episode!

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