Bible Love: A Scripture Podcast

Bible Love is a conversation about scripture between Mary Balfour Dunlap (priest at Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood, S.C.) and Alan Bentrup (priest at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Keller, Texas).

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An Earnest Woman (Esther 4-7) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we're joined by Anne Alexis-Harra, Minister for Children & Youth at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Readings for next week: Esther 8-10 Links mentioned in today's episode: - St. Mart...
27 min
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Bachelor in Persia (Esther 1-3) - Bible Love Po...
Today we dive into the story of Esther. We look at boundaries, beauty, and how love wins in the end. Questions for reflection this week: - How have you seen God work through hard, or even toxic, situation? - What are you willing to do ...
21 min
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For Such a Time (Intro to Esther) - Bible Love ...
Today we're joined again by the Rev. Dr. Tony Hopkins! Dr. Tony helps walk us through Esther. We talk about religion, identity, and great storytelling. Questions for reflection this week: - How can we look for God's presence, even when ...
28 min
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The Beauty of Holiness (The Rev. Gary Eichelber...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Gary Eichelberger, rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Greenville, S.C. We talk about high church worship, social justice, and how we read the Bible through the lens of Jesus. Questions for reflectio...
31 min
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Chorus of the Faithful (Nehemiah 8-13) - Bible ...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Paula Jefferson, Priest-in-Charge of St. Christopher Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, Texas. We talk about reentry, revival, and making a joyful noise! Questions for reflection this week: - How can we shape...
26 min
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Sit, Kneel, Stand (Nehemiah 1-7) - Bible Love P...
Today we dive into Nehemiah! We look at what it means to mourn, how we cope in prayer, and what it takes to get to work. Questions for reflection this week: - What can we learn from the length of time Nehemiah prayed and wept, versus th...
23 min
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Better Than Ezra (Ezra 7-10) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we wrap up Ezra, where we finally meet the guy. And we talk about moving back home, reorienting our life, and challenging our beliefs. Questions for reflection this week: - What can we learn from genealogies, and our heritage? - ...
25 min
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Return From Exile (Ezra 1-6) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we dive in to Ezra with the Rev. Claire Brown, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Athens, Tennessee. We talk about preparation, returning from exile, and what it costs us when our vision is too small. Questions for reflection...
33 min
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The Law and the Wall (Introduction to Ezra and ...
Today we're joined again by the Rev. Dr. Tony Hopkins! Dr. Tony helps walk us through Ezra and Nehemiah. We talk about community, covenant, and inclusion. Questions for reflection this week: - Do I believe that God really cares about th...
31 min
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Endless Love (2 Chronicles 10-36) - Bible Love ...
Today we're joined by the Rev. James Franklin, Episcopal priest and chaplain at Wake Forest University. We wrap up our study of 2 Chronicles, looking at God's endless love. Questions for reflection this week: - How can we approach our w...
27 min
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Solomon, Part Two (2 Chronicles 1-9) - Bible Lo...
This week we launch into 2 Chronicles, looking at Solomon's reign, the construction of the temple, and succession (and sabbath) planning. Questions for reflection this week: - How can we approach our work in a way that sets it up for th...
26 min
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The King's Speeches (1 Chronicles 22-29) - Bibl...
This week we finish up 1 Chronicles, looking at his three speeches, how we organize ourselves for mission, and how we prepare for the future. Questions for reflection this week: - How do we balance trust in the Holy Spirit and our need ...
24 min
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Real Power and Real Joy (1 Chronicles 11-22) - ...
This week we're joined by the Rev. Dorian Del Priore, Priest-in-Charge of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Simpsonville, S.C. We talk about life of David, the true source of power, and how joy undergirds everything we do. Questions for ref...
29 min
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Enlarge My Territory (1 Chronicles 1-10) - Bibl...
Today we dig into the first part of 1 Chronicles. We look at what we can learn from genealogies, and a little bit about prayer and Christian subculture. Questions for reflection this week: - Why do you think genealogies are important to...
28 min
90
Where We've Been and Where We're Going (1-2 Chr...
Today we're joined again by the Rev. Dr. Tony Hopkins! Dr. Tony helps walk us through 1 & 2 Chronicles. We look at where the story of scripture has taken us, and where we're going next. Questions for reflection this week: - What do ...
27 min
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We're Back - Bible Love Podcast
Summer is wrapping up so we're back to it! This week we recap where we've been this summer (check out the Women in Ministry series if you haven't already), and we also talk about what's coming up. Questions for reflection this week: - H...
18 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Lathrop Mosley - B...
Today we talk with the Rev. Lathrop Mosley, Assistant Priest at St. James in Greenville, South Carolina. Questions for reflections this week: - How do we move forward in our ministries in the midst of tragedy? - How can we lis...
27 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Anna Russell Frien...
Today we talk with the Rev. Anna Russell Friendman, Canon at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville, Tennessee. Questions for reflections this week? - How can we welcome parents and their children with no judgment, making them fe...
29 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Peggy Muncie - Bib...
Today we talk with The Rev. Peggy Muncie, retired priest in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina Questions for reflections this week? - What if you were called to do something that no one of your gender or race was a part of? - How do y...
27 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Dr. Sarah Rieth - ...
Today we talk with The Rev. Dr. Sarah Rieth, Priest Associate for Justice Ministries at St. Paul's Cathedral Buffalo, NY Questions for reflections this week? - What if you were called into ministry but could not actually serve in that m...
34 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Annwyn Myers - Bib...
Today we talk with the Rev. Annwyn Myers, a retired priest. Questions for reflections this week? - What ministries can you be involved with? - What women's voices have been important to you? Links mentioned in today's episode: -All...
29 min
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Women in Ministry - Jerusalem Greer - Bible Lov...
Today we talk with Jerusalem Greer, Staff Officer for Evangelism for the Episcopal Church Questions for reflections this week? - Where is God calling you and have you cried out to God for clarity and comfort? - How can we encourage our...
35 min
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Women in Ministry - The Rev. Sara Ardrey-Graves...
Today we talk with The Rev. Sara Ardrey-Graves, Associate Rector at St. Paul's Winston-Salem Questions for reflection this week: - Have you heard God calling you in a specific way? - How is God calling you to use your voice? Links m...
33 min
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Women in Ministry - Emily Evans - Bible Love Po...
Today we talk with Emily Evans, wife, mother. Questions for reflection this week: - How can we support the spouses of clergy? - What are ways you can engage in ministry? Links mentioned in today's episode: - The Catestics of the Go...
25 min
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Women in Ministry - Mary Jo Van Zandt - Bible L...
Today we talk with Mary Jo Van Zandt, wife and mother of clergy folks. Questions for reflection this week: - How do you find your own ministry? - Where is God calling you to serve? The show music is "Silver Lining" by Brent Wood, li...
26 min