How will the rapid development of artificial intelligence change our world? What are the ethical concerns surrounding these developments? Does the drive toward the “singularity” (the point where AI multiplies our intelligence by 1 billion) signal the end of mankind? Is it crossing the line of “playing God”? Should we fear AI? Oppose it? Embrace […]Read More Episode 13: The Ethics of AI
In this episode we sit down with Rev. Aaron Arrowood to discuss youth ministry, Christian education, and his book, “Counter Cultural Youth Ministry”. Aaron believes wholeheartedly in the idea that teenagers are capable of disrupting their world with the gospel. Aaron has been involved in youth ministry for 20 years (15 as a youth pastor). […]Read More Episode 12: Counter Cultural Youth Ministry with Aaron Arrowood
Episode 11 wraps up our look at the impact of Martin Luther and the Reformation on Christianity and the world at large. This episode will be released on October 31st, 2017, exactly 500 years from the day Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany. Will we be content with […]Read More Episode 11: 21st Century Reformation
We felt that this bonus episode was necessary due to some accusations that were thrown at our church over the past few days. We posted a video promoting our “Trunk or Treat” event on our church’s Facebook page and got some negative feedback. One man went so far as to call us “demonic” and informed […]Read More Bonus Episode: Halloween… Should Christians shun or redeem the day?
Many positive changes came about as a result of the reformation. Not only did the Protestant movement rise from the efforts of Luther and other reformers, but slowly an internal reformation began to grow inside the Catholic church. This all came at a cost, however. The Reformation and related events triggered many uprisings, rebellions, feuds, […]Read More Ep. 10: The Dark Side of the Reformation
The 5 Solas of the Reformation are five basic doctrines that form the foundation of Luther’s theology and undergird the entire protestant movement. These doctrines are at the core of most Christian denominations, including the Apostolic movement. An understanding of these five “solas” is fundamental to understanding the Reformation and basic Christian theology. Please take […]Read More Episode 9: The 5 Solas of the Reformation
During October 2017, we will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with a series of discussions on the impact of Martin Luther on church history. In this first episode in the Reformation series, we discuss some background on Martin Luther and many of the issues that he had with the Roman Catholic Church […]Read More Episode 8: Martin Luther & the Flames of Reformation
This episode is a little longer than usual. This is a wide ranging interview with Bryce Kyle, one of the hosts of 2 Pentecostals and a Microphone. He shares his journey from hardline Baptist to tongue-talking Apostolic, discusses his musical influences, and weighs in on some influential books with a very diverse list of recommendations. […]Read More Episode 7: The Bryce Kyle Experience (Interview with Bryce Kyle)
For 2 Pentecostals and a Microphone host, Jaredith Mize (www.jaredithmize.com), the road to ministry wasn’t a smooth or direct one. In this interview, he recounts his journey of faith. Following an early baptism and infilling of the Holy Ghost, he struggled to relate in the church during his angst-filled teen years and his early twenties. […]Read More Episode 6: Church, Drugs & Rock n Roll (Interview with Jaredith Mize, Host)
In Episode 5, Jaredith and Bryce discuss the mass exodus of millennials from the church. They try to understand the driving force behind this phenomena and pinpoint exactly what millennials want from the church. More than any previous generation, millennials value honesty and authenticity, especially from leaders. This authenticity is not found in churches that […]Read More Episode 5: Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church?