Jul 30, 2021
So, is it God’s will for every Christian to speak in tongues? Is this one gift of the Spirit that is designed for every believer, or only for some? In this episode we explore what the NT says in response to this controversial question.
Jul 27, 2021
Much of the debate surrounding the purpose of tongues speech is related to what Paul says in 1 Corinthians 14:20-25. In this episode I unpack this difficult text to determine how it helps us understand why God has given this particular spiritual gift to the church.
Jul 23, 2021
So, why did God give us the gift of tongues? How does it serve to build us up in Christ? Is it possible to be edified by something we say that we don’t understand? These are a few of the questions we address in this episode of Exploring Word and Spirit.
Jul 20, 2021
The question before us in this episode is whether or not all tongues speech is some human language spoken somewhere in the world, previously unlearned by the speaker. Cessationists say yes, and base their argument on tongues in Acts 2. In this episode I will push back against this argument and contend that there are...
Jul 16, 2021
It was October, 1970, when I first spoke in tongues. In this episode I describe what led up to that moment and what happened in its aftermath.