Surprising God Podcast

Providence in a Pagan Milieu

May 29, 2023

Dan Kent reflects on a provocative paragraph by Paul Kjoss Helseth where Helseth claims anyone who disagrees with his perspective does so mostly because they have accommodated modern culture. Dan…

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Curtis Holtzen on God’s Trust of Humanity

February 1, 2023

The Surprising God team chats with Curtis Holtzen about the foundational idea that God trusts humanity. Listen as we discuss God’s love and the implications of that love on how…

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Paul Anleitner on Leaving Open Theism and His New Book: Dis-Ordered

January 11, 2023

The Surprising God team chats with Paul Anleitner about Classic Theism, the Word-Faith Movement, and his concerns about God’s competency—plus a WHOLE LOT MORE! We’re just getting started. I hope…

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Thomas Oord on the Uncontrolling Love of God

October 8, 2022

The Surprising God team chats with Thomas J. Oord about God’s uncontrolling love, kenosis, and process theism (and SO much more!). We’re just getting started. I hope you join in…

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Paul Eddy on Confronting John Piper and Rescuing Greg Boyd from Calvinism

September 11, 2022

The Surprising God team chats with Paul Eddy about how he converted Greg Boyd from Calvinism, his relationship with John Piper, and his own understanding of God’s foreknowledge (and SO…

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How Does Our View of God Shape Our Healing? A Discussion with Kurt Willems

July 29, 2022

The Surprising God crack team talk with Kurt Willems about his book Echoing Hope and discuss how our view of God affects how we view our trauma and suffering, and…

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What’s the Oldest Book on Open Theism? How about One from the 1800s!

July 8, 2022

Dan looks at the incredible book defending open theism from 1882 by Lorenzo Dow McCabe. Is this the first full book on the subject? We’re just getting started. I hope…

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How Open Theism Relates to Calvinism and Arminianism

July 8, 2022

As I begin this big journey into understanding God, providence, foreknowledge, and human potential, it helps me to have a simply model to fall back on when things get chaotic.…

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The Surprising God Podcast Starts… Now!

June 21, 2022

Dan introduces this new podcast and the think-tank community working behind the scenes, which YOU can join at! Episode 1 __ __ __

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