What can we learn from a Bible story about a talking donkey? What about the account in Joshua where the sun and moon stand still? Should biblical directives like women wearing head coverings still be followed today? Tackling such tricky questions head-on, our guest will provide fascinating historical and theological insights that help to demystify puzzling passages. Join us for a fascinating conversation.
We know the harm that comes from prioritizing work or family at the cost of the other, so what is the secret to living a fully engaged and balanced life in both work and family? Today, our guests will address head-on the complex tensions in career fulfillment, working parent guilt, timing, and marital and spiritual health. With proven research, personal experience, and applicable insights, they will share practices that will help you cultivate your own, individual, purpose-fueled family.
Dr. Eric J. Bargerhuff has served in pastoral ministry for over 22 years and is currently the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of the Honors Program, and a Professor in the Bible and Theology Department at Trinity College of Florida. Having achieved a Bachelors and Master of Divinity Degree in Ashland, Ohio, Eric also holds a Ph.D. in Theological Studies (Biblical and Systematic Theology) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. His deep love for people, writing, and teaching keeps him active in his local church leading Bible studies while also writing books that help people understand biblical verses, stories, and principles in context so that they can faithfully apply them to the Christian life.
Jeff Shinabarger is the founder and executive director of Plywood People, an Atlanta-based non-profit that helps launch and sustain start-ups. He is the author of the book More or Less: Choosing a Lifestyle of Excessive Generosity, which challenges readers to become aware of where they have enough and to give away what they have more than enough of, and Yes or No: How Your Everyday Decisions Will Forever Shape Your Life, which gives practical advice for how to make good decisions and say “no” when necessary.
Born in Bolivia, André Shinabarger has a deep passion for building community with marginalized people groups. She works for Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta as a Physician Assistant and is an adjunct professor for Emory University and is an Advisor to Plywood People. Together with her husband Jeff, she co-hosts the podcast Love or Work, where they ask, “Is it possible to change the world, stay in love, and have a healthy family?