Rethinking the Bible with Jack Pelham

Rethinking the Bible with Jack Pelham


Latest Episodes

Episode 41: Eight Possible Ways Jesus Could Save The United States of America
September 05, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Jack discusses eight possible ways Jesus could fix the mess that is ailing America. It raises the question of just what we’re expecting when we pray for God’s help. Scriptures Used in thi

Episode 40: Surprising Parallels Between The Harry Potter Saga and Authentic Christianity
August 08, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Harry Potter spent the first eleven years of his life in the care of the unloving Dursley family, who had little concern for Harry, and very low expectations for the outcome of Harry’s li

Episode 39: You Are Not An Apostle.
July 05, 2021

DESCRIPTION: A great deal of confusion exists in the churches today because of the careless attention that is given to the various roles that people played in the First Century ekklesia (“church” to m

Episode 38: Recommending an Interview with Dr. John Walton at BibleProject.org
June 21, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Jack discusses various things, including a great and relevant interview The Bible Project did with Dr. John Walton, regarding interpretations of Genesis 1. Jack mentions the Jack, Anne, and George Problem (Hector Levesque) from Cognitive S...

Episode 37: Jack’s Considerations for Good Bible Study, Part B
June 17, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Jack continues discussing several ideas about what makes for good Bible study attitudes and techniques. It ends with a discussion of how having a high IQ (Intelligence Quotient) is not necessary for good Bible study,

Episode 36: Jack’s Considerations for Good Bible Study, Part A
June 17, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Jack discusses several ideas about what makes for good Bible study techniques. It ends with a discussion of how having a high IQ (Intelligence Quotient) is not necessary for good Bible study, where having a high RQ (Rationality Quotient) i...

Episode 35: Would You Approve of How Jesus Would Run His Kingdom?
June 06, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Throughout the history of humankind, there have been several distinct phases in how God has run things on the Earth. And every human is born into just one of these periods, and our lives rarely span across more than one or two of them at t...

Episode 34: Authentic Faith Will Swim Against the Tide
June 01, 2021

DESCRIPTION: In this lengthy episode, Jack discusses the gradient of faith that exists between mere mental assent to the statement that “Jesus is Lord”, and the opposite extreme at which someone is fully persuaded that the Image of God is good,

Episode 33: Understanding Baptism: Part A: John’s Baptism
May 30, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Jack begins the exploration of baptism, starting with John’s baptism. There seem to be four types of baptism discussed in the New Testament: John’s baptism, baptism into Jesus’ name, baptism of the Holy Spirit,

Episode 32: The Already-But-Not-Yet (ABNY) Salvation Language in the New Testament, Part B
May 15, 2021

DESCRIPTION: This is Part B of a 2-part episode. Jack continues the discussion of the “salvation” language in the New Testament, and in this part, gets into the “children of God” and “sons of God” passages, too.