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June 21, 2022 00:37:12
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TS&TT: SBC22 Recap - Encouragements and Disappointments

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden do a quick overview and debrief from the 2022 Southern Baptist Convention. They share moments of encouragement from the Convention and also things that were discouraging to them.   Apply at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 Shop the Founders Press Store: https://press.founders.org/ Become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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June 07, 2022 00:30:23
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TS&TT: Ben Dunson | American Evangelicalism and the Growing Divide

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk with Dr. Ben Dunson, Editor-in-Chief of the American Reformer. They discuss the current landscape of American Evangelicalism and what issues the Church is having to face right now. Where is the growing divide and what should God-fearing Christians do about it?   American Reformer: https://americanreformer.org Apply for FREE at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 Become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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June 03, 2022 00:34:02
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TS&TT: Voddie Baucham | Sexual Abuse in the Church and Jurisdictional Authority #ChangeTheDirection

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk with Dr. Voddie Baucham more about the Guidepost Solutions report on the Executive Committee’s response to Sexual Abuse Allegations. They talk about jurisdictional authorities - the family, the church and the state. How do those spheres apply in the issue of sexual abuse? How should the church respond when abuse happens?   African Christian University: http://acu-usa.com The Southern Baptist Convention Must Respond To Reports Of Abuse With Full Transparency: https://thefederalist.com/2022/06/03/the-southern-baptist-convention-must-respond-to-reports-of-abuse-with-full-transparency/ 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Apply for FREE at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 Shop the Founders Press Store: https://press.founders.org/ Become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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May 31, 2022 00:33:08
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TS&TT: Bradley Pierce | Abortion Bill in LA, the ERLC & the Pro-Life Movement - What Happened?

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk with Bradley Pierce, President of Abolish Abortion Texas, Executive Director of the nonprofit Foundation to Abolish Abortion and Vice President of Heritage Defense. They discuss the recent abortion bill (813) in Louisiana, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC and their involvement in shutting down that bill. What does bring "pro-life" really mean? What happened with that bill? What was the ERLC doing in their opposition of that bill?    Foundation to Abolish Abortion: https://faa.life/ https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19-1392/185243/20210729123007530_41063%20pdf%20Pierce.pdf 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Apply for FREE at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 Shop the Founders Press Store: https://press.founders.org/ Become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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May 24, 2022 00:38:15
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TS&TT: Voddie Baucham | Regenerate Church Membership & Sexual Abuse in the SBC | #ChangeTheDirection

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk with Dr. Voddie Baucham about the upcoming Southern Baptist Convention. They discuss the recent sexual abuse task force report, how we deal with sin in the church, regenerate church membership and more.   Become a part of the F.A.M. and get a FREE signed copy of a Tom Ascol or Voddie Baucham book: https://press.founders.org/fam/ African Christian University: http://acu-usa.com Tom Ascol - Why I Am Willing to Be Nominated for SBC President: https://founders.org/2022/03/22/why-i-am-willing-to-be-nominated-for-sbc-president/ 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Apply for FREE at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Shop the Founders Press Store: https://press.founders.org/ Become a part of the F.A.M. https://press.founders.org/fam/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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May 17, 2022 00:22:36
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TS&TT: Allie Beth Stuckey | The Abortion Debate, Evangelical Fault Lines and Conviction to Stand

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden welcome guest Allie Beth Stuckey on the show to further discuss the abortion debate. They talk about the duty of Christians to engage with the culture and politics, Tim Keller, evangelical fault lines and how to courageously stand firm on the Word of God.   Become a part of the F.A.M. and get a FREE signed copy of a Tom Ascol or Voddie Baucham book: https://press.founders.org/fam/ 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Order: Brothers, We Are Not Plagiarists | https://press.founders.org/shop/brothers-we-are-not-plagiarists/ Apply for FREE at The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org Founders Sermon Podcast Stream: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sermons-by-founders-ministries/id1613963681 Shop the Founders Press Store: https://press.founders.org/ The Institute of Public Theology: https://www.instituteofpublictheology.org/ Wield The Sword: https://founders.org/wieldthesword/   Follow Founders Ministries: Website: https://founders.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoundersMin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoundersMin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foundersministries/   All Founders Ministries resources are copyrighted and any use and distribution must be approved by Founders Ministries. ...

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