The Sword & The Trowel

The Sword & The Trowel is the weekly Founders Ministries podcast with Tom Ascol. New episodes drop every Tuesday.

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September 20, 2022 00:48:56
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TS&TT: CrossPolitic | Is Baptist Theology the Cause of Transgenderism In America?

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden are joined by the men of the CrossPolitic podcast: Toby Sumpter, David Shannon and Gabe Rench. They discuss and debate the controversy that arose from the recent CP show where they made the claim that "Baptist theology is the cause of transgenderism". Listen and share! If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe to Founders to catch more of our weekly free content. 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ The Stink Brought to Us by CrossPolitic - Article by Tom Ascol: https://founders.org/2022/08/24/the-stink-brought-to-us-by-crosspolitic/ CrossPolitic Show - From Slavery to Abortion to Transgenderism - The Church Led us to the Trans Movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5dFeQLIJLM&t=1578s CrossPolitic BACKSTAGE: The Failure of Baptist Theology w/ Jason Farley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50xXgnSPLDc&t=321s Apply 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   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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September 13, 2022 00:41:31
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TS&TT: The Smiling & Frowning Providence of God - Trusting the Sovereign Hand of the Father

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk about the doctrine of providence. How do we interpret and respond to God's providence in the blessings and trials of our lives? How does God's sovereignty and Man's responsibility fit together in harmony? If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe and share it with a friend! 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Pre-Order: A String of Pearls Unstrung - https://press.founders.org/shop/a-string-of-pearls-unstrung/ Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M: https://press.founders.org/fam/ Apply 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 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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September 07, 2022 00:40:24
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TS&TT: Aaron Renn | Positive World, Neutral World and Negative World

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden talk with Aaron Renn, Cofounder and Senior Fellow at the American Reformer, about how Evangelical Christians should be thinking about the world and specifically the differences regarding the positive world, neutral world and negative world. If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe and share it with a friend! 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ Aaron Renn: https://aaronrenn.substack.com American Reformer: https://americanreformer.org SALE: Getting the Garden Right - https://press.founders.org/shop/getting-the-garden-right/ Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M - FREE SHIRT: https://press.founders.org/fam/ Apply 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   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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August 30, 2022 00:31:22
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TS&TT: Richard Barcellos | Getting the Garden Right (Or Wrong)

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Richard Barcellos enjoy a conversation about how they met, Dr. Barcellos' motivation for writing Getting the Garden Right, and advice for the young pastor. If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe and share it with a friend! 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ SALE: Getting the Garden Right - https://press.founders.org/shop/getting-the-garden-right/ Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M - FREE SHIRT: https://press.founders.org/fam/ Apply 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   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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August 23, 2022 00:36:05
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TS&TT: R.R. Reno | Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden welcome Dr. R.R. Reno on the show. Dr. Reno is the editor of First Things magazine, former professor and also author of many books. They discuss his book "Return of the Strong Gods" and why he wrote it, and how it sheds light on a lot of what we see going on in our culture today. If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe and share it with a friend! 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ First Things: https://www.firstthings.com/featured-author/r-r-reno Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West: https://www.amazon.com/Return-Strong-Gods-Nationalism-Populism/dp/1621578003 Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M - FREE SHIRT: https://press.founders.org/fam/ Apply 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   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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August 16, 2022 00:32:27
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TS&TT: Ben Dunson | Political Theology, Theonomy & Christian Nationalism

Today on The Sword and The Trowel, Tom Ascol and Graham Gunden welcome Dr. Ben Dunson, Editor-in-Chief of the American Reformer, in the studio to discuss political theology, subjective pietism, theonomy, Christian Nationalism and more. If this show was helpful for you, make sure to subscribe and share it with a friend! 2023 National Founders Conference: What is Man? | https://founders.org/2023conference/ American Reformer: https://americanreformer.org Support Founders Ministries and become a part of the F.A.M - FREE SHIRT: https://press.founders.org/fam/ Apply 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   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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