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Monday, October 21, 2019

In the first hour our host Kerby Anderson welcomes author and psychologist Dr. Chris Thurman. He discusses his book, The Lies We Believe about God: Knowing God for Who He Really Is. His next guest is J. Kent Edwarads, PhD, DMin. Kent is Founder & CEO of CrossTalk Global and is dedicated to equipping ‘biblical communicators, so that every culture can hear God’s voice.” The final guest is Dr. Kenneth Barnes. Kenneth has a new book, “Redeeming Capitalism.” He explores the history and workings of our economic system. 

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Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Host, Point of View Radio Talk Show

Kerby Anderson is the President of Probe Ministries and host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He also serves as a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and has spoken on dozens of university campuses including University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Colorado…

Guests
Chris Thurman
Dr. Chris Thurman
Psychologist | Author
Dr. Chris Thurman is a psychologist in private practice in Austin, Texas. He earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Texas. Dr. Thurman is a bestselling author and a popular speaker who has conducted hundreds of seminars for churches and corporations around the country. He and his wife, Holly, have three children.
The Lies We Believe about God: Knowing God for Who He Really Is
Without even realizing it, many people believe lies about God, such as:

“God’s love must be earned.”
“God has lost control of everything.”
“God gives us everything we want in life.”

In The Lies We Believe about God, psychologist Chris Thurman explores the influences that affect everyone’s view of God, the cost of not knowing God for who He really is, and how knowing God more intimately can bring greater meaning and joy to life.

This engaging, biblically rooted book calls readers to see the truth of who God is—truth that can set them free to enjoy a deeper relationship with Him.
Kent Edwards Show Page
J. Kent Edwarads, PhD, DMin
Founder & CEO - CrossTalk Global
Dr. Edwarads’ ambition is to change people’s lives with the Word of God and equip others to do the same. Kent is known for his passion for preaching, and brings over 30 years of Christian leadership experience, as a senior pastor, church planter, and educator in both North American and international contexts. He is a popular conference and seminar speaker and preaches and regularly lectures nationally and internationally.

Dr. Kent Edwards has pastored in Canada and the USA for over 30 years and currently serves as the tenured Professor of Preaching & Leadership at Talbot School of Theology / BIOLA University, and as Founder/CEO of CrossTalk Global. Kent directed the Doctor of Ministry Programs at Talbot School of Theology and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary for 13 years while serving as Executive Board Member of the Association for Doctor of Ministry Education, and founder/editor of The Journal of Christian Ministry. His also the past president and longtime board member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

Dr. Edwards is the Founder/CEO of CrossTalk Global. Founded in 2013, this evangelical non-profit organization is currently equipping church leaders in 8 countries and four continents how to understand and effectively communicate the Bible to their home cultures. CrossTalk’s innovative educational strategy and emphasis on equipping local leaders is designed to start movements that transform cultures with God’s Word.

Dr. Edwards has authored two award-winning books: Effective First-Person Biblical Preaching (Zondervan, 2005) and Deep Preaching (Broadman & Holman, 2009). Kent has also contributed to It’s All in How You Tell it (Baker, 2003), The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching (Zondervan, 2009), Models for Biblical Preaching (Baker2014) and Serving the Word (Wipf & Stock, 2015). As a member of the Speakers Bureau for Convene, Kent teaches Christian C-suite executives how to create and strategically deploy narratives to accelerate their companies, while growing in their appreciation of the stories of Scripture.

Kent has earned the degrees of Bachelor of Theology (Ambrose University), Master of Divinity (Tyndale Seminary), Doctor of Ministry (Denver Seminary), and a Ph.D. in Intercultural Education (Biola University). Kent’s D.Min dissertation focused on communicating Old Testament narrative literature, while his Ph.D. dissertation was on effective intercultural leadership.

Kent has been married to Nola for thirty-six years. They have two grown sons.
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CrossTalk Global
1. People Need the Bible

2. People Need Help Understanding the Bible

3. God communicates Person-to-Person

4. The Global Need
Kenneth Barnes Show Page
Kenneth Barnes, PhD
Author | Educator | International Businessman - Ridley Theological College | Gordon-Conwell Theologial Seminary
For nearly thirty years, Dr. Ken Barnes has combined a career in international business with life as a theological scholar and bi-vocational pastor in both the U.S. and U.K., where he holds dual citizenship. He most recently served as Dean of the Marketplace Institute at Ridley Theological College in Melbourne, Australia and Associate Director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative at Oxford University’s Centre for Christianity and Culture. Currently the Mockler-Phillips Chair in Workplace Theology and Business Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theologial Seminary, Dr. Barnes also teaches theology and religious studies at Oxford University’s Department of Continuing Education and taught at Oxford’s Saïd Business School in their M.B.A. program.
His new book, 'Redeeming Capitalism' is based upon a very popular and regularly oversubscribed course that he teaches at Oxford, entitled: “More Money Than God, Wealth, Virtue and the Redemption of Post-modern Capitalism”.
Redeeming Capitalism
For good or ill, the capitalism we have is the capitalism we have chosen, says Kenneth Barnes. Capitalism works, and the challenge before us is not to change its structure but to address the moral vacuum at the core of its current practice.

In Redeeming Capitalism Barnes explores the history and workings of this sometimes-brutal economic system. He investigates the effects of postmodernism and unpacks biblical-theological teachings on work and wealth. Proposing virtuous choices as a way out of such pitfalls as the recent global financial crisis, Barnes envisions a more just and flourishing capitalism for the good of all.
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