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Theology Refresh

Theology Refresh is a podcast for Christian leaders hosted by David Mathis, executive editor for John Piper and Desiring God. The podcast aims to refresh and sharpen spiritual leaders on key aspects of Christian theology for application to everyday ministry.

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Randy Alcorn discusses going deep with God during seasons of depression.


13 Mar 2014

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Preach the Gospel to Yourself

Paul Tripp talks frankly about the vital discipline of preaching the gospel to ourselves.


5 Apr 2014

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Kevin DeYoung discusses the role of the Holy Spirit in our understanding of the Bible and our assurance of salvation.


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The Doctrine of the Wrath of God

Don Carson explains why you can't speak of God's wrath the same way you speak of his love.


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Tope Koleoso talks about spiritual warfare and how to engage.


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The Doctrine of Hell

David Platt discusses the priority of God's word as we approach the doctrine of hell and faithfully serve the gospel in light of its reality.


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Paul Miller discusses the importance of prayer in the life of the pastor. He explains that we pray not out of discipline, but out of desperation.


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Jerry Bridges talks about the Christian spiritual disciplines, or means of grace.


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The Doctrine of Suffering

David Platt highlights five truths essential to how we understand suffering.


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The Doctrine of Spiritual Warfare

Ed Stetzer discusses the reality of spiritual warfare and encourages pastors not to dismiss the battle that is going on around us.


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The Doctrine of Union With Christ

Ray Ortlund discusses the doctrine of union with Christ — a doctrine that changes everything in how conceive ourselves and minister to others.


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Joe Rigney welcomes us into Narnia, the imaginary world of C.S. Lewis.


20 Jun 2013

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The Doctrine of the Incarnation

Don Carson talks about the centrally important doctrine of the incarnation.


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Biblical Counseling

Ed Welch gives the essence of biblical counseling in 10 minutes


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The Great Commission

Jerry Rankin discusses unreached and unengaged peoples, the dynamics of mission strategy, and international church planting.


22 Sep 2011

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