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207 Gospel of Matthew: The Blessings

207 Gospel of Matthew: The Blessings

May 26, 2020

Tom, Matt, and Andrew discuss the opening blessing of the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew.

206 Gospel of Matthew: Jesus’ Ministry Beginnings

206 Gospel of Matthew: Jesus’ Ministry Beginnings

May 26, 2020

Tom and Matt discuss how Jesus begins his ministry and the nature of his call to discipleship.

205 Gospel of Matthew: Kingdom

205 Gospel of Matthew: Kingdom

May 26, 2020

Tom and Matt discuss the meaning of Jesus' opening proclamation of the Kingdom of Heaven in the Gospel of Matthew. 

204 Gospel of Matthew: Jesus’ Baptism and Temptations

204 Gospel of Matthew: Jesus’ Baptism and Temptations

May 26, 2020

Tom, Matt, and Andrew discuss Jesus' baptism and temptations in the Gospel of Matthew and how they connect to us. 

203 Gospel of Matthew: Conflict and New Beginnings

203 Gospel of Matthew: Conflict and New Beginnings

April 16, 2020

Tom and Matt discuss Matthew 2-3 and look at the significance of the various settings of Herod's Jerusalem, Egypt, and Nazareth. Then they explore the person and work of John the Baptist.

202 Gospel of Matthew: The Birth Story

202 Gospel of Matthew: The Birth Story

April 16, 2020

Tom and Matt discuss Matthew's presentation of the birth of Jesus. They explore the significance of birth by the Holy Spirit, the name of "Jesus," the fulfillment of "Immanuel," and the arrival of the Magi.

201 Gospel of Matthew: Genealogy

201 Gospel of Matthew: Genealogy

April 16, 2020

Tom and Matt discuss the meaning and significance of the opening genealogy in the Gospel of Matthew. They put this in the context of what a Gospel is, what is the gospel about who Jesus is, and how Matthew through the genealogy connects Jesus to the Biblical story.

119 Genesis Review and Overview

119 Genesis Review and Overview

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations we discuss daily life, faith, and calling. Tom and Matt do an overview now that they have completed their podcasts on Genesis.

118 Genesis 37-50 Joseph

118 Genesis 37-50 Joseph

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations we discuss daily life, faith, and calling. Tom and Matt explore Joseph in this podcast.

117 Genesis 30-34 Jacob’s Future

117 Genesis 30-34 Jacob’s Future

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations we discuss daily life, faith, and calling. Tom and Matt explore the transformation of Jacob.

116 Genesis 28-29 Jacob’s Family

116 Genesis 28-29 Jacob’s Family

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore ongoing family conflict over children and material possessions.

115 Genesis 25-27 Jacob and Esau

115 Genesis 25-27 Jacob and Esau

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore family conflicts, deceptions, and consequences.

114 Genesis 23-26 Isaac and Rebekah

114 Genesis 23-26 Isaac and Rebekah

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore mission in the second generation and Rebekah's choice to join.

113 Genesis 21-23 Abraham and Isaac

113 Genesis 21-23 Abraham and Isaac

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore Isaac's close call!

112 Genesis 15-17 Abraham’s Covenant

112 Genesis 15-17 Abraham’s Covenant

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt discuss Abraham's covenant with God.

111 Genesis 12-20 Intro to Abram

111 Genesis 12-20 Intro to Abram

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore the themes of Genesis 12-20. Join us as we talk about the start of Abram's relationship with God. 

110 Genesis 11 The Tower of Babel

110 Genesis 11 The Tower of Babel

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore the themes of Genesis 11. Our conversation centers around the Tower of Babel.

109 Genesis 9-10 Noah after the Flood

109 Genesis 9-10 Noah after the Flood

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore the themes of Genesis 9-10. Our conversation looks at the build up to the story of Noah and his Covenant with God.

108 Genesis 9 Noahic Covenant

108 Genesis 9 Noahic Covenant

October 18, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore the new beginning in Genesis 9, focusing on God's first covenant signed in the rainbow.

107 Genesis 5-6 Before the Flood

107 Genesis 5-6 Before the Flood

May 1, 2019

Common Ground is a production of Geneva Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa. Through biblical discussion and conversations with students and faculty, we discuss daily life, faith, and calling at the University of Iowa. Today, Tom and Matt explore the themes of Genesis 5 and 6. Our conversation looks at the build up to the story of Noah before the Flood.