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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Oriented Toward Generosity (Deuteronomy 12-26) ...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Ian Lasch, and we talk about Deuteronomic Code! We talk about our penchant for idolatry, God's desire for holiness, and how all of this is set up to help orient us toward generosity for God and our neighbors. ...
29 min
127
Hear, O Israel (Deuteronomy 4-11) - Bible Love ...
Today we're talking about God's love! Moses reminds the Israelites that they (and we) are all a part of the covenant, regardless of time and space. And we're also reminded of our penchant for idolatry, and how we love because God first love...
26 min
128
Passing the Baton (Deuteronomy 1-3) - Bible Lov...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Furman Buchanan, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Greenville, S.C. We talk about our need to remember our story, God's unfailing love for us, and how our ministry is always pointing beyond anything we...
28 min
129
Love and Loyalty (Deuteronomy) - Bible Love Pod...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Alexis Carter Thomas! Alexis helps walk us through Deuteronomy, situating the book in the larger narrative, and helping us find our place in the story. Questions for reflection this week: - What does it me...
34 min
130
Scripture Isn't Finished (with Bishop Brian Col...
Today we're joined by the Official Episcopal Visitor of Bible Love, the Rt. Rev. Brian Cole. Bishop Cole serves the Diocese of East Tenessee. Before we pick up with Deuteronomy next week, we wanted to take some time out to talk about how...
31 min
131
Succession Planning (Numbers 20-36) - Bible Lov...
Today we talk about changes, trusting God, and how to plan for what comes next. Questions for reflection this week: - How do I prepare for changes in my life? - How can I practice trust in God, even when it is hard to trust? Links m...
31 min
132
The Emotions of God (Numbers 15-19) - Bible Lov...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Nicholas Beasley, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Columbia, S.C. (and former rector of Mary Balfour's parish!). We talk about God's emotions, the Israelites fickleness, and how we respond when thin...
28 min
133
Waiting is the Hard Part (Numbers 9-14) - Bible...
Today we start the journey into the wilderness! We talk about waiting, listening for God, and how we trust. Questions for reflection this week: - How can I redeem the times I'm called to wait? - How can I trust that I'm hearing from Go...
27 min
134
Preparing to Launch (Numbers 7-9) - Bible Love ...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Kyle Martindale, rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Pearl River, N.Y., and host of the Episcopal Priest Explains podcast. We talk about offerings, being set apart, and getting ready for the journey! ...
31 min
135
Brokenness & Blessing (Numbers 5-6) - Bible Lov...
Today we're together, IN PERSON! We're recording from the nave at Resurrection, Greenwood, and we talk about brokenness, restoration, community, and blessing. And Alan shares some exciting news! Questions for reflection this week: - ...
21 min
136
What Is Your Role? (Numbers 3-4) - Bible Love P...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Canon Jimmy Hartley, who serves as Canon for Formation (amongst other things) in the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina. We talk about the priesthood, the proper ordering or worship, and finding our rol...
30 min
137
A God of Order (Numbers 1-2) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we jump into the first two chapters of Numbers, where we see a census, a master-planned community, and a God of order. Questions for reflection this week: - How do I know when God is speaking to me? What is God sp...
27 min
138
Land, Law, and God (Numbers) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we're joined by our first repeat guest, Dr. Tony Hopkins! Tony helps walk us through Numbers, situating the book in the larger narrative, and helping us find our place in the story. Click here to view Tony's notes on Numbers. Befor...
28 min
139
Bible, Love, and Community - Bible Love Podcast
Today we're joined by the most special guest, the Rev. Polk Van Zandt! If you recognize that last name, its because he's the father of our very own Mary Balfour! Before we pick up with Numbers next week, we wanted to take some time out t...
31 min
140
Blessings and Consequences (Leviticus 26-27) - ...
Today we wrap up our study of Leviticus. looking at the blessings and consequences of our union with, and obedience to, God. We look at how these chapters in Leviticus are reflected in Jesus, Pentecost, and our work of reconciliation. Qu...
23 min
141
Love First (Leviticus 17-25) - Bible Love Podcast
Today we're joined by the Rev. Greg Millikin, Rector of Grace Episcopal Church in New Lenox, Illinois. We talk about God's amazing love for us, our call to love one another, the importance of wrestling with (and taking seriously) scripture,...
30 min
142
Clean and Unclean (Leviticus 11-16) - Bible Lov...
Today we talk about clean and unclean. From foods, to clothes, to bodily discharge, let's talk about how God sets up standards and conditions for us to pursue holiness. And let's remember the goodness of God in the plentiful forgiveness off...
28 min
143
God is Always Calling Us (Leviticus 8-10) - Bib...
Today we're joined by the Rev. Worth Stuart, Priest Associate at Church of the Nativity in Huntsville, Alabama. We talk about the priesthood, God's consistent call (and command) to us, and that time a couple of priests were killed for messi...
30 min
144
Responsibility and Atonement (Leviticus 1-7) - ...
Today we talk about the five offerings, what God requires of us, and how we are responsible for our actions (or inactions). Questions for reflection this week: - What is our offering? What is God asking us to sacrifice right now? - Am ...
28 min
145
Responding to God's Graciousness (Intro to Levi...
Today we're joined by the Rev. (nearly) Dr. David Barr, Associate Rector at St. George's, Nashville. David helps walk us through an overview of Leviticus, examining how we respond to God's graciousness and what it costs us (and God) to purs...
28 min