Podcast episode 010: The gospel and the good life

Podcast episode 010: The gospel and the good life

Of the many insults and accusations that were flung at Martin Luther and the other Reformers, one of the most common (and stinging) was that their “gospel of grace” de-motivated people from actually living a godly life. If heaven came free without works, what was the...
Podcast episode 009: Understanding guilt and shame

Podcast episode 009: Understanding guilt and shame

Dan Wu grew up with one foot in an Asian “honour/shame culture” and the other foot in a Western “guilt culture”. So he was more than a little interested when he read that the Bible was supposedly a “shame culture” book and that we Westerners misread it from our “guilt...
Podcast episode 007: The everyday Reformation

Podcast episode 007: The everyday Reformation

Everybody is talking about the Reformation in this 500th anniversary year—talking about its key personalities (like Luther and Calvin), the extraordinary twists and turns of its history, the political and religious revolution it unleashed, and the way in which its...