Hope's Reason

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A podcast that looks at church history, Christian leadership, disabilities and so much more.

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http://www.stephenjbedard.com/
Description
A podcast that looks at church history, Christian leadership, disabilities and so much more.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-08-24 04:48
last episode published
2018-08-23 17:38
publication frequency
14.38 days
Contributors
Stephen J. Bedard owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
45
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Categories
Society & Culture Education Religion & Spirituality History Christianity

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Episodes

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23.08.2018 http://www.stephenjbedard.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/HR-Podcast-2017.001.jpeg

At the Intersection of Theology and Disability

Two of biggest interests that I have are theology and disability. Thankfully these two topics do intersect. When I wanted to talk about this, I knew exactly who I wanted to chat with. Keith...
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The Metanarratives of Christianity and Islam

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Duane Alexander Miller, author of Two Stories of Everything. This is a book that I really appreciated and you can read my review here. Duane is...
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Interview With Wesley Huff on Faith and Apologetics

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Wesley Huff, a fellow Canadian apologist, about his faith journey and current ministry. Wes ministers on campus with Power to Change and is also a doctoral...
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Philosophy: Who Needs It?

In this episode, I have a conversation with Jason Crowder. Jason describes himself as “an academic, an author, a Christian Hedonist, a husband, a mentor, a philosopher, a philosophical theologian, and a theologian.” He is...
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2.05.2018

Positively Powerless: An Interview With L.L. Martin

There is power in positive thinking. Or is there? Is the positive thinking movement harmless or are there some connections to some dangerous ideas? In this episode, I interview L.L. Martin about her new...
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An Interview With Ron Sandison on Autism

In this episode of the podcast, I talk to Ron Sandison about the topic of autism. Ron not only has autism himself, he also is an autism advocate. You can find out more about...
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19.09.2017

Update on the Podcast

Although there has been not much activity on the Hope’s Reason podcast, I have not given up on podcasting. The History of Christianity podcast, which started as a series on Continue reading
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26.04.2017

Autism Awareness: 3 Areas For Improvement

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism awareness has come a long way in the past few decades. More people than ever before are aware of autism. But there is more Continue reading
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17.04.2017

How Can I Know Jesus Really Rose From the Dead?

A sermon based on John 20:24-31 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction There is no lack of bad news for us these days. We have a regular diet Continue reading
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10.04.2017

Hosanna: Please Help Me!

A sermon based on Mark 11:1-11 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Did you know that you know some Hebrew? If you have ever used the words amen Continue reading
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3.04.2017

Psalm 139: Ruining a Perfectly Good Psalm

A sermon based on Psalm 139 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction There are certain Psalms that stand out because of their beautiful language and the depth of their Continue reading
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27.03.2017

Psalm 121: Where Does Your Help Come From?

A sermon based on Psalm 121 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I love the Psalms. What I appreciate about them is that they wrestle with what it means Continue reading
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23.03.2017

Faith and Spirit in Christian Life

This is a sermon preached by Isaac Martinez at Queen Street Baptist Church. Visit Isaac’s blog here.
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23.03.2017

Jesus and the Seder Meal

This is a sermon preached by Gary Page at Queen Street Baptist Church.  
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6.03.2017

The Lord’s Prayer

A sermon based on Luke 11:1-4 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction When I was in the army and would be on course, we would often be taught Continue reading
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2.03.2017

Interview With Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig on Small Church Ministry

When I put together my list of top five favourite podcasts for 2016, one that I knew would make the list was the 200 Churches podcast. There are some amazing Continue reading
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28.02.2017

Sitting and Serving

A sermon based on Luke 10:38-42 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction One of the hardest things about being a parent is that my children do not act Continue reading
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20.02.2017

Staying on Mission

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction If there is one piece of technology that I love, it is my GPS. That little box saves me so much Continue reading
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15.02.2017

Autism Dad: Meet My Daughter

Autism is not just a disorder, it is about people. In order to help you understand what autism is like, I’m introducing you to my children. In this episode, I Continue reading
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13.02.2017

Being a Missional Church

A message based on Luke 10:1-12 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction On January, 2, 2017, exactly one third of a religious group called, United Society of Believers Continue reading
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6.02.2017

Dealing With Rejection

A message based on Luke 9:51-56 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction We have all experienced rejection at some point in our life. It could have been asking Continue reading
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4.02.2017

Interview With Andrew Walsh on Theistic Evolution

Faithful Christians have a variety of views on the origins of life and the age of the earth. One of these views is theistic evolution. Dr. Andrew Walsh shares with Continue reading
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1.02.2017

History of Christianity 10– The Apostle Paul

In this episode, we look at the life of the Apostle Paul. We examine his beginnings in Tarsus as a faithful Jew to his death in Rome as a follower Continue reading
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26.01.2017

The Good Samaritan

This sermon was preached by Mike Neels at Queen Street Baptist Church. The message is on the Good Samaritan and is based on Luke 10:25-37.
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25.01.2017

An Interview With Deane Proctor on the Church and Mental Health

In this episode, I interview Deane Proctor of Queensway Baptist Church on the subject of the church and mental health. Deane is the co-host of a podcast called Mind Matters and you Continue reading
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24.01.2017

An Interview With Dallas Friesen on Christian Leadership

In this episode of the podcast, I interview Dr. Dallas Friesen, Director of Congregational Development with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. Dallas talks to us about his experience Continue reading
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18.01.2017

An Interview With Paul Franks on Apologetics and Philosophy

For the last six years, I have been teaching at Tyndale University College as a sessional lecture, mainly in the area of the New Testament. I have really come to Continue reading
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16.01.2017

6 Things We Learn From the Transfiguration

A message based on Luke 8:28-36 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Have you ever had a defining moment in your understanding of God? A moment when you saw Continue reading
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11.01.2017

An Interview With Darryl Dash

In this episode, I have the opportunity to talk with Darryl Dash. Darryl is the founding pastor of Liberty Grace Church in Toronto. We had a great conversation about what Continue reading
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9.01.2017

Remember the Good Old Days?

A sermon based on Ezra 3:10-13 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I have a confession to make. I am nostalgic. Not just a little bit, but excessively so. Continue reading
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6.01.2017

History of Christianity 9– James: Brother and Author

This episode of the History of Christianity asks the questions: 1) Was Jesus really the brother of Jesus and 2) Did he really write the epistle of James in the Continue reading
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3.01.2017

Autism Dad: Meet My Son

My interest in autism is not just theoretical. I am an autism dad and I would like to tell you about my son Logan.
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2.01.2017

An Acts Church: Resolutions

A sermon based on Acts 2:42-47 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Have you ever picked a New Year’s resolution and stuck to it? Some of the experts Continue reading
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2.01.2017

Introduction to the Autism Dad Podcast

This is the first episode of my Autism Dad  podcast where I outline the kinds of topics that I will include. If you are interested in autism at all, as Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 8– Pillars of the Church: Peter, James and John

In this eighth episode of the History of Christianity, we take a look at the three men that the Apostle Paul describes as the pillars of the church: Peter, James and John. Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 7– The Church is Born

In this seventh episode of the History of Christianity, we take a look at the beginnings of the church, starting with the day of Pentecost and going to the Jerusalem Council. Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 6– Jesus: Crucifixion and Resurrection

In this sixth episode of the History of Christianity, we take a look at Jesus as he enters Jerusalem, is arrested and crucified. We also look at the resurrection and why historians Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 5– Jesus: The Ministry Years

In this fifth episode of the History of Christianity, we look at Jesus’s ministry before his entry into Jerusalem. Rather than recounting every event in the Gospels, we look at some Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 4– Jesus: The Early Years

In this fourth episode of the History of Christianity, we look at Jesus from his birth to his baptism. We also look at questions of whether Matthew and Luke invented Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 3– Jesus: Before the Early Years

In this third episode of the History of Christianity, we take a look at Jesus before he was born in Bethlehem. The New Testament teaches that Jesus was both divine and pre-existent. Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 2– Sources for Jesus

In this second episode of the History of Christianity, we take a look at the sources we have for Jesus. How can we even know that Jesus lived? We look Continue reading
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31.12.2016

History of Christianity 1– John the Baptist

In this first episode of the History of Christianity, we take John the Baptist as our starting point. In many ways, John is the conclusion of the Old Testament era Continue reading
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5.12.2016

Advent Two: Peace

A sermon based on John 14:25-27 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I want you to imagine your favourite nativity scene. Maybe it was one you had growing Continue reading
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3.12.2016

Hope’s Reason: A Reboot

In May of 2011, I started a podcast called Hope’s Reason: A Podcast of Apologetics. This morphed into Hope’s Reason: A Podcast of Discipleship. Recently, I have been streamlining my Continue reading
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28.11.2016

Advent One: Hope

A sermon based on Romans 5:1-5 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction One of the themes of Advent is hope. When we think of the Christmas story, many Continue reading
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