The God In My Closet
How can a loving Father torment people forever in hell? With Keith Giles

How can a loving Father torment people forever in hell? With Keith Giles

February 21, 2020

Does the typical view of hell make it hard for you to see God as a loving Father? Join Keith Giles and I as we explore this topic. We discuss his new book, "Jesus Undefeated: Condemning the False Doctrine of Eternal Torment." Check it out here.

I dive into this topic as well in my book, "There's a God In My Closet: Encountering the Love Who Embraces Our Skeletons." Check it out here.

Entering the Shack with William Paul Young

Entering the Shack with William Paul Young

January 29, 2020

Wonderful conversation with Paul Young about his book "The Shack", and entering into our hearts to find the healing God has for us.

Check out Paul's work at wmpaulyoung.com

Check out my book "There's a God In My Closet" at bdelong.com

Signs of Life with Stephanie Lobdell

Signs of Life with Stephanie Lobdell

January 7, 2020

Stephanie Lobdell is a pastor, preacher, and writer. She currently serves as the Campus Pastor at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She is the author of Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses. She is an incredibly gifted writer, and her book gives inspirational insight into how the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ impacts our everyday lives. Check out her work at http://www.stephanielobdell.com

Interview with Brad Jersak: Letting go of unhealthy spirituality, and embracing a compassionate God.

Interview with Brad Jersak: Letting go of unhealthy spirituality, and embracing a compassionate God.

November 7, 2019

 

In this episode, I chat with Brad Jersak about finding a healthier understanding of faith. Check out his work at his website, bradjersak.com

Also, check out this video with Brad:

The Gospel In Chairs

 

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald: Healing From Internalized Shame and Trauma. Part 2

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald: Healing From Internalized Shame and Trauma. Part 2

October 24, 2019

Paul continues discussing the dynamics of internalized shame and trauma and the effects they have in our relational, spiritual, and emotional health. He also discusses ways to move forward and find healing.

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald: Healing From Internalized Shame and Trauma. Part 1

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald: Healing From Internalized Shame and Trauma. Part 1

October 9, 2019

Many people struggle with lingering shame over things they have done, or things that were done to them. Many have also grown up in dysfunctional families and spiritual communities, leaving lingering difficulties in their ability to experience life and relationships in a healthy way. In this episode, Dr. Paul Fitzgerald shares his experience and insight into these sorts of dynamics.

 

Apparent Faith with Karl Forehand

Apparent Faith with Karl Forehand

September 26, 2019

How can we describe God as a good Father if he acts worse than us-namely, if he abandons and even tortures his own children when they displease him? Karl faced this issue when he realized the God he believed in did not measure up to even his own paternal instincts.  Listen as Karl shares about his book, his journey, and the realizations that have helped him move forward.

Introduction

Introduction

September 17, 2019

This podcast stems from the book that Ben DeLong wrote called "There's a God In My Closet: Encountering the Love Who Embraces Our Skeletons." This podcast will explore that metaphor deeper through interviews and conversations.  In this episode, Ben shares how his journey has led him here.