Explore theology, history, and apologetics through meaningful conversations. Hosted by Caleb Keith and Drs. Rod Rosenbladt, Scott Keith, and Adam Francisco.
info_outline COVID-19 03/17/2020
COVID-19 Caleb and Scott are joined by Dan Price to talk about the impact and response to the Corona Virus. They look at Martin Luther’s letters on the Plague and talk about vocation and proclamation in these trying times. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Islamic Apologetics and Questions about Young People 02/25/2020
Islamic Apologetics and Questions about Young People The Fellows talk about Islamic apologetic method and common questions from young people. Adam lays out the presuppositional arguments that are common in Islam, while Scott talks about some of the problems facing younger generations. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Apologetics and Your Neighbor 02/18/2020
Apologetics and Your Neighbor The Fellows take on another round of listener questions. The episode ends with a conversation about how vocation and the service of neighbor works toward apologetics. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline The Empty Tomb 02/11/2020
The Empty Tomb On this episode of the Thinking Fellows, Scott, Adam, and Caleb talk about objections to Christ’s divinity and how they deal with the empty tomb. This follows an interesting comment from twitter which suggests that the presence of a necromancer was just as likely as Christ being divine. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Faithless to Fearless 02/04/2020
Faithless to Fearless The Thinking Fellows sit down with David Andersen to talk about his apologetic book Faithless to Fearless. This episode covers some of the contemporary barriers facing Christians today and explores an approach for getting to the heart of the issue. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Common Objections to Christianity 01/28/2020
Common Objections to Christianity Drs. Rod Rosenbladt and Scott Keith sit down with Caleb to dive to the heart of why apologetics matters. Ultimately, they teach that apologetics is an endeavor which must be primarily concerned with proclaiming Christ crucified and raised for the forgiveness of sin. The second half of the episode outlines the most common objections to Christianity as a preparation for the next several episodes. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Christian Apologetics? 01/21/2020
Christian Apologetics? The Thinking Fellows introduce a new series in apologetics. On this episode, they define what Christian apologetics is as a category of theology and lay the groundwork for how to approach it. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Sharing the Faith and Other Questions From January 01/15/2020
Sharing the Faith and Other Questions From January Scott and Caleb take a look at listener questions from the month of January. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Where Two or Three are Gathered 01/07/2020
Where Two or Three are Gathered Dr. Scott Keith and Caleb Keith sit down and talk about Scott’s latest book, titled, Where Two or Three Are Gathered. The book is an edited volume which covers the importance and place of friendship in the Christian life.
info_outline The Gospel in the Old Testament 12/17/2019
The Gospel in the Old Testament Scott and Caleb are joined by Chad Bird to talk about the Old Testament. Caleb asks the question of how does the Gospel of Christ found and proclaimed in the words of the Old Testament. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Why Do We Worship? 12/10/2019
Why Do We Worship? The Thinking Fellows are joined by Dr. Jonathan Mumme to discuss the purpose and practice of Christian worship? How does or should Christian worship distinguish itself from other religious traditions of this world? Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline The State of the Thinking Fellows 12/03/2019
The State of the Thinking Fellows Scott and Caleb Keith take this time to update listeners of the Thinking Fellows and ask for their support. Caleb also asks Scott what he thinks the most pressing theological issue of our age is and what 1517 is doing to address this problem. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline A Missionary to the U.S. 11/12/2019
A Missionary to the U.S. The Thinking Fellows are joined by Delwyn Campbell, who is an LCMS missionary in Gary Indiana. Pastor Campbell talks about how a missionary is called to bring the Gospel to places close or far, where it is not being preached. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline The Common Faith 10/29/2019
The Common Faith The Thinking Fellows record a live podcast every year at the Here We Still Stand conference. Per tradition, the Fellows are joined by Drs, Jim Nestingen, and Steve Paulson. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show as the fellows discuss the common faith.
info_outline Religious Language 10/22/2019
Religious Language Have you ever noticed that sometimes you can’t understand what a theologian is trying to say? On the episode, the thinking Fellows talk about meaningless statements, language games, two types of history, and much more. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline The World Is Ending... Again 10/15/2019
The World Is Ending... Again In this episode, the Thinking Fellows try to navigate the theological and philosophical problems of secular doomsaying. The topics range from modern indulgences to preaching Law and Gospel to the secular world. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline Repentance and Sin 09/24/2019
Repentance and Sin How do you know you are truly repentant? Does your life have to be wrecked by some special sin before you know the Gospel? The Thinking Fellows tackle two questions which are frequently used to cause doubt. These issues end up demonstrating the need for proclaiming the full force of the Law and the fullness of Christ and his Gospel. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.
info_outline What Good is Philosophy? 09/17/2019
What Good is Philosophy? The Thinking Fellows reflect on the benefits of studying philosophy. Scott and Adam discuss how 20 years ago, Rod introduced the two of them to reading and studying philosophy. The consensus of this conversation is that the benefit of philosophy is not formal knowledge but an introduction to critical thinking. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show. Show Notes:
info_outline Mutual Conversation of The Brethren 09/10/2019
Mutual Conversation of The Brethren The Thinking Fellows are joined by friends to have a conversation in a Hotel bar in Bergen Norway. While the show covers many topics, the discussion centers on the importance of friendship and dialogue in the Christian life. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.