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Church & State 2: Religious Neutrality with Kristopher Kinsinger - 6CR #121

Church & State 2: Religious Neutrality with Kristopher Kinsinger - 6CR #121

August 20, 2021
Kristopher Kinsinger is a Christian lawyer who joins Darnell & Joel for conversation regarding:
  • Religious nature of all laws
  • Quebec’s bill 21 & religious neutrality
  • Religious freedom vs Christian liberty
  • Progressives vs conservatives
  • Authority of the state vs religion
  • Spectrum of religious neutrality - inclusive to closed
  • No precedence is better than a bad precedence 

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: 6CR #35, 6CR #103 & 6CR #110

References:

https://www.christianlegalfellowship.org/

https://runnymedesociety.ca/

Quebec’s Bill 21 Misapplies Religious Neutrality Principle

Kristopher Kinsinger: Can the notwithstanding clause be used to violate pre-existing rights?

Kristopher Kinsinger: How Ontario's COVID-19 rules restrict religious freedom

Kristopher Kinsinger: The arrest of Alberta pastor James Coates is a constitutional abnormality

Derek Ross - CLF

Kristopher Kinsinger contact info:

Podcast

https://www.kristopherkinsinger.com/

Twitter & LinkedIn

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I.J. Makan “Moves” - 6CR #118

I.J. Makan “Moves” - 6CR #118

July 30, 2021
IJ Makan of Kazingram Dialogue joins Darnell & Joel for a conversation 
  • Growing up in India
  • Origins of Kazingram Dialogue podcast
  • Losing a baby
  • Jiu Jitsu & police brutality
  • Martial arts & philosophy

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Kazingram Dialogue episode referenced: Kaelynne Makan On Love And Overcoming Suffering

NYC’s controversial ‘diaphragm law’ rejected as ‘unconstitutionally vague’

Antifa incident referenced

Justin Trudeau Charity Boxing Match

I.J. Makan contact info:

https://kazingram.com/podcast/

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LinkedIn

https://ijmakan.substack.com/

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The Ravi Report: Pulpit Pimpin - 6CR #109

The Ravi Report: Pulpit Pimpin - 6CR #109

February 26, 2021

An independent investigation has confirmed that deceased Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias had partaken in sexual misconduct for many years. Darnell & Joel are joined by Danfi from the Immaterial Treasures podcast to discuss the following aspects of this scandal:

  • Personal connections to Ravi and RZIM
  • Thoughts on the investigation report
  • Was Ravi saved?
  • Christian cancel culture
  • What do we do with Ravi's books?
  • Ecclesiology & para-church organizations

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Report of Independent Investigation into Sexual Misconduct of Ravi Zacharias

Open Letter from the International Board of Directors of RZIM on the Investigation of Ravi Zacharias

Why Make Public a Private Investigation?

A Statement from the Board of RZIM Canada

The Mistake We Made with Ravi

What Ravi Did and Where We Go From Here

The Ravi Zacharias scandal and the truth of Christianity

Making Sense of the Ravi Zacharias Scandal

Lori Anne Thompson's Victim Impact Statement

Christianity Today articles: Sept 2020, Jan 2021 & Feb 2021

Lee Strobel Halts Printing of His ‘Case for Faith’ Book to Remove Ravi Zacharias’ Interview

Psalm 51 NASB

Ravi Zacharias’ Son Speaks Out about Investigation, Blasts RZIM and Findings

Daniel Gilman Twitter

https://www.allofshope.com/

Danfi Contact info:

Immaterial Treasure Podcast - Apple Podcasts, Facebook & website

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Voting Dilemmas with Sam Sey - 6CR #97
Sex, Gender, Race and Denominations: A Conversation with Paul Carter - 6CR #96

Sex, Gender, Race and Denominations: A Conversation with Paul Carter - 6CR #96

November 6, 2020

Recently a baptist pastor came out as a trans woman during an online sermon. Darnell & Joel invited Paul Carter of Cornerstone Baptist Church Orillia to discuss this recent event as well as the following:

  • Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ) values & polity
  • Purpose & value of church denominations
  • 2020 CBOQ assembly failed renewal attempt
  • Importance of ecclesiology
  • Critical Race Theory & BLM in the church
  • Being salt & light 
  • Pastoring in a pandemic 

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

related episode: 6CR #71

References:

What in the World Is Going on with the CBOQ?

Transgender Pastor Fired After Coming Out To Her Mississauga Church

About CLRA

CBOQ

Defining Choices: The CBOQ Finally Decides

2012 sermon referenced: Ground Zero for Sexuality and Gender

Pastoring In A Pandemic: Part 1 & Part 2

Contact info:

Into The Word: FB & Website

Paul Carter: The Gospel Coalition

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Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

December 6, 2019

Members of York University’s student group - Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) - staged a protest on Nov 20, 2019 at York University's Vari Hall. SAIA was protesting a panel discussion with Reservists on Duty, an organization of former members of the Israeli Defense Force. The protests resulted in a conflict that escalated to violence. This event serves as a catalyst for Darnell & Joel to provide their two cents regarding the long standing conflict between Israel and Palestine. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Is Israel practicing Apartheid?
  • Is Canada’s support of Israel justified
  • 7 types of Propaganda
  • Biblical theology of Israel’s existence in Palestine

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References:

Anti-Israel protest at York University turns violent

Toronto police investigating York U protest for possible hate crimes

Justin Trudeau's response to violence and antisemitism at York University

Doug Ford's response to the protest at York University

SAIA York mission statement

SAIA York Twitter

Historical Maps of Israel and Palestine

The Israel-Palestine conflict: a brief, simple history

Award Winning Journalist Jeremy R Hammond on the History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

ISRAELI APARTHEID FACTSHEET

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

The Gritty Truth About Israel's 'Jewish-Only' Highways

Stephen Harper: Why don't You Support Israel

A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid

7 Types & Examples of Propaganda Techniques to Blow Your Mind

Politics - According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture

NGO Apartheid State Campaign: Deliberately Immoral or Intellectually Lazy?

Four ways Jews and Arabs live apart in Israeli society

Top Ten Myths about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israel’s attack on Egypt in June ’67 was not ‘preemptive’

The Occupation of the American Mind (original 84-minute version)

The Occupation of the American Mind (21-minute version)

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TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

November 8, 2019

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby is the first listener requested book to be featured on TYPBST. Darnell & Joel focus their conversation on the Biblical arguments in this book. Darnell developed an apologetic acronym to summarize his analysis of the arguments: C-H-U-L-O

  • Church: ecclesiology 
  • Hatred: racism
  • Unempathisable
  • Legislated diversity vs. Spirit led diversity
  • Other brothers
  • Bonus section: thoughts on Jemar Tisby's recommended solutions

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References:

The Color of Compromise

Pass The Mic

AD Robles' criticism: Abuse of History + Economic/Theological Ignorance = Jemar Tisby

James White's feedback: The Color of Compromise, Steven Anderson Continued, Open Phones

Sam Sey's Review: The Color of Compromise

'Survivor' contestant's racial comment leads to touching moment

CP: CHRIST OVER POLITICS: LIVE AT TRINITY CHURCH’S CONFERENCE

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Unsaved Kanye with Anthony Mitchell - 6CR #59

Unsaved Kanye with Anthony Mitchell - 6CR #59

November 1, 2019

Kanye West dropped his first Christian album - JESUS IS KING. Darnell & Joel are joined by Anthony Mitchell to discuss the album and fan fare. The conversation covers the following topics:

  • Anthony's history in the Christian music industry
  • Kanye's salvation
  • Insights about Kanye from the Zane Lowe interview
  • Where does Kanye's album fit within Christian hip hop
  • JESUS IS KING album review

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References:

Kanye's new album: JESUS IS KING

Zane Lowe interview: Kanye West: Jesus Is King, Sunday Service, and Being Born Again

Anthony Mitchell Contact info:

Overflow Ministries Group: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Website

Overflow Music Playlists: Spotify, Apple Music

maddenmitchellmedia@gmail.com

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Black Forgiveness - 6CR #56

Black Forgiveness - 6CR #56

October 11, 2019

Amber Guyger was convicted of murdering Botham Jean and shortly after his brother Brandt offered her forgiveness. This was followed by some Christians voicing concern that Brandt's offer of forgiveness would diminish black justice. Darnell & Joel breakdown the following aspects of this serious of events:

  • Concerns with how the case was handled
  • Racial Trauma & Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome
  • Negative responses to the act of forgiveness
  • Biblical evaluation of justice and forgiveness

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References:

Tim Challies: 9th Commandment - Duties Required & Sins Forbidden

Mother of man slain by cop says son's hug should not be "misconstrued" as "complete forgiveness"

Jurors in former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger case speak about decision

Botham Jean’s Brother’s Offer of Forgiveness Went Viral. His Mother’s Calls for Justice Should Too.

White Christians, do not cheapen the hug and message of forgiveness from Botham Jean’s brother

The Amber Guyger Trial Showcases a Special Class of Citizen

Bishop Talbert Swan tweet: "Post Traumatic SLAVERY Syndrome"

Black Forgiveness Culture Undermines ADOS Case for Reparations

Scripture References: Micah 6:8Colossians 3:13Romans 3:23Galatians 1:8 & John 20:22-23

When Forgiveness isn’t Woke Enough

Meme referenced: 45 yr sentence for Police Dog Killer

Paul Carter's comments

AD Robles response to Kyle Howard and Jemar Tisby

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Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

September 20, 2019

Dr. Tony Costa is teaching a new course on Social Justice at Toronto Baptist Seminary, this fall semester. Darnell & Joel discuss the following with Dr. Tony Costa:

  • Biblical vs Secular Social Justice
  • Subjective vs Objective Morality
  • Social Justice in the Canadian Context
  • Identity Politics within the Church
  • Team Woke & Team Spoke
  • Demographic of Church Elders
  • Good vs Bad Discrimination

Related episodes - 6CR #38

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References:

Dr. Tony Costa's Current Courses

Exodus 23:3

Scientist Suggests Climate Change Could Pave the Way for Cannibalism

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 1: Deconstructing Communities | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 2: Radical Subjectivity | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, Michael O'Fallon

5 Things We’ve Learned as We Transition from an Ethnic to a Multicultural Church

Dr. Tony Costa contact info:

@tmcos_tony

tmcos@rogers.com

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