This episode of Exploring Hope Podcast tackles the very sobering and solemn topic of the fate of infants and young children when they pass away. Do they go to heaven? Of course, we all immediately desire that the answer is yes, and we hope, pray, and believe that is the case for those who die so young that they never were able to respond to the Gospel. But do we have any biblical warrant for believing this? Is our emotional response indicative of the truth, or is it in spite of the truth of the bible? Dr. John Hammett, Professor of Theology at SEBTS, sits down with Dr. Dew to discuss the theological and scriptural evidences for this claim. Tune in!
At the 2016 Annual SBC Meeting, Drs. Keith Whitfield and Jamie Dew got a chance to sit down with some good friends who have a lot of experience in Christian ministry, Micah Fries and Josh King. Together, they discuss and evaluate some characteristics of the American church, diagnosing some problems or unhelpful attitudes in the both the laity and clergy. Micah and Josh provide some helpful perspectives which they think would lead to a stronger, more effective, and more godly church climate. Tune in!
Recently on the Exploring Hope Podcast, Dr. Jamie Dew talked with Dr. Bruce Ashford about the ever-controversial and heavy issue of abortion. They discuss some of the underlying considerations and assumptions that inhabit the issue and how that affects what you believe and what Christianity has had to say about it. Tune in to hear Dr. Ashford weigh in on the politics, ethics, and theology involved in abortion and its moral implications for our society discussed in his book One Nation Under God.