S2E9: Don’t Despise Your Youth: An Interview with Asher and Zachary


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In this episode we interview Asher and Zachary, two young adults who have committed their lives to be disciples of Jesus. They share their journey of how they came into an understanding of the Gospel, what challenges they’ve faced specifically as young adults, and how the election of Israel, the return of Jesus, and the age to come have motivated righteous living among an otherwise self-centered generation of young people.

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The Apocalyptic Gospel Podcast explores the Gospel that Jesus’ earliest disciples heard and what the last several decades of historical studies have clarified about this first-century Jewish message.

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  • S2E9: Don’t Despise Your Youth: An Interview with Asher and Zachary


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    In this episode we interview Asher and Zachary, two young adults who have committed their lives to be disciples of Jesus. They share their journey of how they came into an understanding of the Gospel, what challenges they’ve faced specifically as young adults, and how the election of Israel, the return of Jesus, and the age to come have motivated righteous living among an otherwise self-centered generation of young people.

  • S2E8: “I want you to be unified with our people”: An Interview with Mark Klafter


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    In this episode we interview Mark Klafter, a Jewish believer in Jesus and the son of a Hungarian Holocaust survivor. Mark was born in New York City in 1950 and came to know the Lord in a radical way in 1973. Mark shares his life story and how he came to identify as a Jewish disciple of Yeshua. From his long relationship with Art Katz to his encounter with the God of Israel at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, Mark’s journey has led him to understand the centrality of Israel and the Jewish people to the gospel.

  • S2E7: Keeping the Urgency Alive: An Interview with Tim Miller


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    In this episode we interview Tim Miller, a missions trainer, Bible teacher, and the founder of the Daniel Training Network, a resource development ministry committed to equipping the church to follow Jesus faithfully until he returns. Tim shares some of his experiences over the last twenty years of ministry serving in various parts of Africa and the US. In addition to telling some dramatic stories, Tim encourages us to remain faithful through the simple elements of discipleship.

  • S2E6: Longing for Immortality: An Interview with Joel Richardson


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    In this episode we interview Joel Richardson, speaker, author, teacher, and filmmaker. Joel’s primary passion is to see the Gospel proclaimed throughout the Muslim world. He discusses how the Jewish apocalyptic framework for the Gospel has affected his life and ministry and given him tremendous hope in the midst of adversity and suffering. Meditation on the tangible hope of the restoration of all things and the resurrection of the dead propels us through the “meat grinder” of this age.

    Connect more with Joel and his ministry at https://joelstrumpet.com

  • S2E5: Interview Reflections #1


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    In this episode we reflect on some of our favorite points from the first four interviews of this season with David Gordon, Dalton Thomas, Dick Brogden, and Richee Parks. Because we did not want to fill the interviews with a lot of our own commentary, we decided to take a full episode to reflect on some of the things that were said. (Also, don’t miss the intro where we make fun of Bill’s taste in movies!)

  • S2E4: Mess is Best: An Interview with Richee Parks


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    In this episode we interview Richee Parks, who works full-time with the Daniel Training Network in Bloomington, MN. Richee is a husband and father of four and has a heart for youth ministry. He discusses discipleship within the family and among today’s youth, exploring some of the challenges faced in leading young people in modern “comfort Christianity” to become faithful witnesses of the gospel.

  • S2E3: Missions and the Return of Jesus: An Interview with Dick Brogden


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    In this episode we interview Dick Brogden, founder of the Live Dead movement that plants churches among unreached people groups. Dick and his wife Jennifer have served as missionaries for 29 years working in Africa and the Middle East. They are deeply driven by the cross and the return of Jesus. Dick shares some personal stories and challenges disciples to live wholeheartedly for the Gospel. Buckle up, listeners… Dick’s words will challenge you!

  • S2E2: Exalting Jesus Among the Unreached at the End of the Age: An Interview with Dalton Thomas


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    In this episode we interview Dalton Thomas, director of Frontier Alliance International (FAI). Having pioneered multiple ministries in the Middle East for the last decade, he shares with us his journey and some of the highs and lows associated with it. Dalton shares our conviction about the centrality of eschatology to the Gospel, and he is deeply motivated by the crucified Jewish Messiah, his return, and his inheritance among the Gentiles.

    To connect with FAI, download their app or visit https://www.faimission.org.

  • S2E1: Clarity, Confidence, and Courage: An Interview with Pastor David Gordon


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    In this episode we interview our dear friend David Gordon, pastor of People’s Church in Burlington, North Carolina.  David has been in full-time ministry for over 30 years and shares some of the experiences, challenges, and successes that have accompanied his journey in the Jewish apocalyptic framework for the Gospel.  Pastor David gives us practical insights into gaining clarity, confidence, and courage as we seek to be faithful witnesses to Jesus the Messiah.

  • E33: The Nag Hammadi Library and Jewish Apocalypticism


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    In this special episode, John, Bill, and Josh discuss a pet project of theirs: the Nag Hammadi Library.  As we prepare for season 2 of our podcast, join us for this profound episode as we express the depths of revelation and keep the kingdom from withering within us.