Update for August 2018

Hello everyone! It’s the end of the month which means it’s time for another update. Adoption Update If you’ve listened to the last episode of the podcast you’ll likely remember that I finally revealed that my wife and I are adopting a little girl from India! There aren’t many details I can really share at […]

Don’t Be a Jerk, or Ungodly Combative Christianity | AA:15

Housekeeping Blogging through Song: “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots News The Persecuted Church Christianity CRACKDOWN: Families ‘living in fear’ as angry mob DRIVES them from village. Christianity CRACKDOWN: Church attacked by mob in Nigeria. ‘GENOCIDE’ crisis. Christianity CRACKDOWN: Priest STABBED in Bethlehem as religion SHRINKS in conflict. SCOUTS Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission […]

Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14

Thanks for listening! This week Dan examines the latest controversy regarding the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, shares stories of his long employment with the company, and considers the Christian response to the controversy. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or by reaching out at ancientabandonpodcast@gmail.com! Don’t […]

Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12

Thanks for listening! This week Dan discusses the state of young evangelicals according to a recent study and dives into what Jesus meant by “seek first His kingdom” as a response to the divisiveness of American social and political life today. I’d love to hear your thoughts and questions on this topic and others at […]

An Update for March 2018

Boy, oh boy, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything (apologies to everyone for such a long delay). A Quick Personal Update I mentioned part of this in a previous episode of the podcast, but for those of you who may not listen to it, I am very happy to let everyone know […]

The Christmas Season | AA:11

In this week’s episode we discuss the SCOTUS case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the “discovery” of an ancient gnostic manuscript, and some frequently asked questions about celebrating Christmas; all with some seasonal jams mixed in! Thanks for listening. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe. Find show notes for this episode […]

Why I Walked Away from Democratic Socialism | AA:09

In this episode Dan shares his testimony about his past as a Democratic Socialist and the journey that God took him down to change his thinking.   Don’t have a Bible?  Check out BibleGateway.com for free access to the Scriptures Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Be sure to like Ancient Abandon at facebook.com/ancientabandon. If you’d […]

Should We Defend Beliefs We Disagree With? | AA:08

In this week’s episode Dan answers a listener’s question about defending spiritual beliefs we disagree with. Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Be sure to like Ancient Abandon at facebook.com/ancientabandon. If you’d like to become a financial supporter visit pateon.com/ancientabandon Don’t have a Bible?  Check out BibleGateway.com for free access to the Scriptures Digging the music?  […]

Sukkot: The Feast of Booths | AA:06

In this episode we briefly touch on the Las Vegas massacre, and the Yahoo/Equifax security breaches before we learn about the final Feast of Sukkot through the lens of Messianic prophecy.  What does this week mean for us now?  What does it mean for the children of Israel?  What is the significance of booths, water, […]

Day of Atonement | AA:05

In this episode we learn about the holiest day in all of Judaism: Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement through the lens of Messianic prophecy.  What does an ancient feast have to do with the future?  How will Jesus’ second coming impact the Jews?  What is the truth about replacement theology and […]