Apollos Watered Podcast

#208 | The Story of God & Idolatry in Western Culture, Pt. 1 | Mike Goheen

September 12, 2023

We all know that cultures such as those in India have their own pantheon of false gods that we often think of as statues, but idolatry is more than the worship of statues. And demons are not only at work in Majority World cultures. Idolatry and the demonic are just as much at work in […] Read More

#207 | How to Read and Understand the Psalms | Bruce Waltke

September 8, 2023

As we go about our missionary encounter with Western culture, we need instruction from the Scriptures. And we need to see the Scriptures from the vantage point of the audience it was written to. There have been more tears cried on the pages of the Psalms than any other book, because it is a book […] Read More

#206 | Charting Social Change | Anne Snyder

September 5, 2023

How does social change happen? Can a movement like the Asbury Renewal spark real social change? What in our society causes movement? Is it just a changing of generations? What role does technology play? What role is Artificial Intelligence going to play? These are just some of the questions that we discussed in today’s episode. […] Read More

#205 | Living A Countercultural Life, Pt. 2 | Chris Castaldo

September 1, 2023

What do the Beatitudes look like in a culture where politics rules in a zero-sum game? What role do the Beatitudes play in helping us with our anxiety? How do we hold this purifying vision of God in the Beatitudes in a world? Today’s guest is Pastor and Theologian Chris Castaldo back to the show […] Read More

#204 | Living A Countercultural Life, Pt. 1 | Chris Castaldo

August 29, 2023

How do we live in a culture obsessed with success? How has the Christian faith morphed from a countercultural movement to one that is obsessed with power and politics? These are questions we all wrestle with and the Bible speaks to the longings and ragings of our hearts, showing us a better way forward that […] Read More

#203 | The Wolf In Your Pocket, Pt. 2 | Chris Martin

August 25, 2023

Travis and Chris Martin continue their conversation on his new book, The Wolf in Our Pockets: 13 Ways the Social Internet Threatens the People You Lead? In this conversation, they discuss free speech, politics online, YouTubers, Facebook, the all-knowing algorithm, how these platforms are forming us, anxiety, the high school hallways, and what should and […] Read More

#202 | The Wolf In Your Pocket, Pt. 1 | Chris Martin

August 22, 2023

How much does social media affect you on a daily basis? How much is it threatening the people you lead? How much are they medicating themselves? What can we do about it? Chris Martin is here to help! Chris Martin is a content marketing editor at Moody Publishers and a social media, marketing, and communications […] Read More

#201 | Does Your Church Allow For People In Process?, Pt. 2 | Mark Baker

August 18, 2023

It’s part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Mark Baker. We are talking about becoming a centered-set church. What is that? Most churches are bounded or fuzzy, but its the churches that are centered that see the greatest transformation. How do we know that? Because that’s what we did! The question is: are sinners welcome […] Read More

#200 | Does Your Church Allow For People In Process?, Pt. 1 | Mark Baker

August 15, 2023

What does it mean to belong to your church? What are the standards? Who is in and who is out? Is there room for a process? What happens when someone sins? What about the person who is in sin and just starting to come to church and wants to learn? And what about the person […] Read More

#199 | Anxiety Reduction, Scripture, and Brain Science | Charles Stone

August 8, 2023

How do you reduce anxiety? What can you do to relax? What does the Scripture say? What does brain science tell us? What about holy noticing and multitasking to do with it? Plenty! Travis welcomes Charles Stone to the show today. Charles has been a pastor for over 40 years serving as a Lead Pastor, […] Read More

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