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48 - A Relationship with the Trinity

The God Experiment

Release Date: 02/18/2020

57 - Review of 57 - Review of "Mere Christianity" by C. S. Lewis (Part 1 of 4)

The God Experiment

Jeremiah reviews book 1 of Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis. Lewis originally delivered the chapters of this book as radio broadcasts during World War II. It seems appropriate therefore to revisit this classic introduction to Christianity in the time of the COVID-19 crisis. This is part 1 of a 4 part series.

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56 - An Antidote to the Anxiety of Uncertainty show art 56 - An Antidote to the Anxiety of Uncertainty

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah reads Isaiah 55, Psalm 91, and Luke 12:22-34, and provides some comments on them. The hypothesis of this episode is that God is in control, regardless of what circumstances may look like, and that God has a good plan for each of us. The experiment is to meditate upon the Word of God.

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55 - Interview with Matthew Harmon on the Bible, Relationships, and the Christian Faith show art 55 - Interview with Matthew Harmon on the Bible, Relationships, and the Christian Faith

The God Experiment

Jeremiah interviews Dr. Matthew Harmon, who is a professor of New Testament Studies at Grace Theological Seminary. Dr. Harmon wrote a book called Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible, which focuses on questions to ask in group Bible study. In this conversation we discussed his spiritual story, his heart behind writing his books, and the importance of relationships in the Christian faith.

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54 - Looking for the Patterns of God show art 54 - Looking for the Patterns of God

The God Experiment

This episode is a conversational meditation about having a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that we should be looking for patterns of God's communication to us in our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances. The experiment is to be aware of these patterns, and to talk about them with God, with ourselves, and with others.

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53 - Interview with Pastor JJ on Pastoring, Evangelism, and the Church show art 53 - Interview with Pastor JJ on Pastoring, Evangelism, and the Church

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah has a conversation with a very cool guy who goes by the name Pastor JJ. We talked about his spiritual story, his experience as a pastor, the state of the Christian Church, evangelism, authenticity, predestination, and the blessings and challenges of social media. 

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52 - On a Limb for Someone Else show art 52 - On a Limb for Someone Else

The God Experiment

The hypothesis of this episode is that our spiritual lives are incomplete if we do not express compassion and kindness to our fellow people. The experiment is to actively help those who are outside of our normal circle of relationships.

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51 - Deliver Us From Evil show art 51 - Deliver Us From Evil

The God Experiment

The hypothesis of this episode is that what happens in this life is not just attributable to God, yourself, or other people, but that there are also supernatural influences of evil. The experiment is to pray the last verse of the Lord's prayer: "And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil." 

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50 - Interview with Sy Garte about Science, Faith, and Spiritual Experiences show art 50 - Interview with Sy Garte about Science, Faith, and Spiritual Experiences

The God Experiment

Jeremiah interviews Sy Garte, a distinguished scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry. His recent book is entitled The Works of His Hands: A Scientist’s Journey from Atheism to Faith. The discussion included Sy's experiences that led Him to the Christian faith, the interaction between faith and rationality, the miracle of the natural world, his devotional practices, and a number of other topics of a metaphysical, scientific, or spiritual nature.

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49 - A Conversation about Spiritual Experience and Atheism show art 49 - A Conversation about Spiritual Experience and Atheism

The God Experiment

Jeremiah has a conversation with his friend Seth Schoen about their adversarial collaboration on spiritual experience. Their collaboration explored the nature of spiritual experiences as it is studied empirically from a number of perspectives and was published on the website Slate Star Codex. This podcast conversation also covers such topics as psychological research on spiritual experience, near death experiences, entheogenic experiences, and how to have conversations across the atheist/theist divide. 

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48 - A Relationship with the Trinity show art 48 - A Relationship with the Trinity

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah delves into the mystery of the Trinity. The hypothesis is that the relationships within the Trinity are examples of the intimate relationship of unity that God wants to have with us. The experiment is to pursue a deeper relationship with each member of the Trinity.

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In this episode Jeremiah delves into the mystery of the Trinity. The hypothesis is that the relationships within the Trinity are examples of the intimate relationship of unity that God wants to have with us. The experiment is to pursue a deeper relationship with each member of the Trinity.