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Millennials, Hip Hop and Apologetics - Special Guest: D.A. Horton

D.A. Horton joins us on this episode to discuss millennials, hip hop and apologetics.

D.A. Horton currently is preparing to relocate his family to Los Angeles to plant a church. During this season of preparation he will be serving on staff at Summit Church while continuing his speaking and writing ministries. Prior to his current role he served as; the National Coordinator for Urban Student Missions at the North American Mission Board (NAMB), the Executive Director of ReachLife Ministries, the non-profit ministry of Reach Records and as an urban church planter, pastor and Lead Teaching Elder in Kansas City, MO for close to 6 years.

For over 16 years D.A. also used the medium of Rap music as a tool to help educate the people of God on the precepts of Scripture as well as how to evangelize to the lost by presenting them with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

D.A. also has served as an Adjunct Professor at Calvary Bible College teaching systematic and contemporary theology courses in addition to the seven urban-focused courses he wrote for the Urban Studies major.

D.A. earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies at Calvary Bible College and his Master’s Degree in Christian Studies from Calvary Theological Seminary. D.A. is currently working towards his PhD in Applied Theology with a North American Missions emphasis at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

With a heart to provide local churches with quality Bible-centered tools and resources for evangelism and discipleship, D.A. wrote two books; G.O.S.P.E.L. and DNA: Foundations of the Faith both published through Moody Publishers. His third book, Bound to Be Free: Escaping Performance to be Captured by Grace, will be released through NavPress in spring 2016.

He and his wife of 12 years Elicia have two daughters, Izabelle and Lola and one son, D.A. Jr. (aid Duce).

Theodicy & Hip Hop Series Part 4: Drake and Free Will

In this series we examine how Hip Hop artists wrestle with theodicy (how can a loving, all powerful and all knowing God allow evil) in their lyrics. This episode explores Drake's song "You & The 6" and one of the Christian responses to the problem of evil, the Free Will Response. This episode includes special guest, Dr. Van Gayton

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Theodicy & Hip Hop Series Part 3: Kanye West and Greater Good Defense

In this series we examine how Hip Hop wrestles with theodicy (how can a loving, all powerful and all knowing God allow evil) in their lyrics. This episode explores Kanye West's song "Heard 'Em Say"and one of the Christian responses to the problem of evil, the Greater Good Response. This episode includes special guest, Pastor Cam Triggs (http://camtriggs.com/)

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