The City of God

Equipping the city of God to bear witness in the city of man.

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How Do Christians and Churches Submit to the Government: Toward an Exegetical Theology

In this episode, Dr. Owen Strachan and Mike Dixon discuss the intricate relationship between Christians and the government. They discuss several key texts, including Daniel 1:8, Acts 5:27-29, Romans 13:1-2, and Acts 22:25-29.

Principally, Christians are to live under the lordship of Christ in every way, submit to government, avoid following authorities into sin, and wisely walk in the world according to Scripture.

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Staying God-Centered in Destabilized Times

In this episode, Dr. Owen Strachan and Mike Dixon discuss five ways to stay God-centered in destabilized times:

More prayer and Bible than social media

Be slow to speak, slow to anger, quick to listen

Savor deep truths

Serve your local church over cultural obsession

Enjoy God’s beauty in nature

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Should Couples Say “We’re Pregnant”? On Gender-Neutrality with Gavin Peacock

In this episode of The City of God, Dr. Owen Strachan interviews Gavin Peacock.

Strachan and Peacock discuss the term “we’re pregnant,” parenting, and the distinctiveness of manhood and womanhood.

Order their newest books here.

Curse the Darkness and Start a Classical School: Bob Thune on Education

In this episode of The City of God, Dr. Owen Strachan and Bob Thune discuss classical education.

Follow Bob on Twitter here and find out more about Trinity Classical Academy here.

A New Way to Be Liberal: On Emergent Theology with Dean Inserra

In this episode, Dr. Owen Strachan interviews Dean Inserra, founding pastor of CityChurch in Tallahassee, Florida.

During the conversation, they discuss the emergent church and the theological fallout that came about as a result.

Order Dean Inserra’s newest book, The Unsaved Christian.

George Floyd, Riots, and the Gospel: A Prayerful Response to Cultural Chaos

In this episode, Dr. Owen Strachan offers 7 thoughts for Christians on this particular moment in our culture:

1. We must be slow to speak, slow anger, and quick to listen.

2. Pray for justice for George Floyd, and mourn with those who mourn.

3. Pray for those in authority over us.

4. Pray for the spread of the truth.

5. Pray for law enforcement.

6. Pray for an end to mindless and anarchic violence.

7. Grasp afresh the church’s unity in Jesus.