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  • Episode 123- Notes from the Underground- Homosexuality and the Bible- Part 2 June 6, 2023
    Tiziana Severse is back in the studio to continue her study of Homosexuality and the Bible. The term "sodomite" has been used in society to describe the sexual sins of the people of Sodom, who were destroyed by a raining hail of fire, along with the city of Gomorrah. Taking a microscope to the scriptures […]
  • Episode 122- Dr. Sam Frost Friday- Part 2- Our Heavenly Home, Days in Past and Future June 2, 2023
    In Part 2, Dr. Sam Frost joins us in Giraffe Studio to continue our discussion of why he left Full Preterism and endeavored to seek out scholarship to assist him in understanding what he found in the scriptures he could not explain. Rick Welch asks him a question in regard to the description of heaven […]
  • Episode 121- A Discussion about Universalism June 1, 2023
    Big Daddy Carter and Rick Welch begin a discussion that wasn't planned in regard to the topic of Universalism. The conversation deals with what the idea of universal salvation is, what the distinctions are, and why there are some who hold to this theological system. Tiziana and Andy jump in to add their thoughts and […]
  • Episode 120- Dr. Sam Frost Friday- To Infinity and Beyond May 26, 2023
    Dr. Sam Frost sits in Giraffe Studio to begin discussing the issues he discovered in Full Preterism that caused him to leave. Some of the questions brought into the conversation was "Is God Infinite? Or is He eternal? Is there a distinction?" or when Jesus says "all that has been given to me I will […]
  • Episode 119- Side Study- What is the Garden of Eden Exactly? May 25, 2023
    The Burros sit down in Giraffe Studio to discuss something in Genesis Chapters 1 and 2 that is driving Rick Welch bananas. Although this episode is releasing after our conversation about the pluperfect tense of words found in the Bible with Dr. Sam Frost, Rick brings up an issue regarding the English translation that can […]
  • Episode 118- Testimonies- Dr. Sam Frost- Never Stop Learning May 18, 2023
    Dr. Sam Frost, author of "Why I Left Full Preterism" joins the Burros of Berea at Giraffe Studio to give his personal testimony. Growing up in a Pentecostal church with his mother and with a loving stepfather who was a Seventh Day Adventist, Dr. Frost had a love for the Holy Bible and the Church […]
  • Episode 117- Side Study- What is the Book of Jasher? May 11, 2023
    Rick Carter brings a study on a book that is mentioned and quoted from in the Holy Bible, the book of Jasher. The Burros sit in and discuss this book and how it relates to the scriptures understanding that it is not part of the canon of the Old Testament. However this book is referenced […]
  • Episode 116- Notes from the Underground- Homosexuality and the Bible- Part 1 May 9, 2023
    Tiziana Severse, as always brings a microscope to one of Christianity's thornier topics, Homosexuality. In this episode she begins to carefully discuss the topic and the surrounding issues in regard to it. This episode may be triggering as we discuss some of the instances around "same sex activity" in the bible that may not be […]
  • Episode 115- A Comedic Look at Scripture Out of Context May 4, 2023
    WARNING!- This episode has content not suitable for children under the age of 18. Parental Guidance is suggested. If odd or dark humor isn't your thing, then this episode is not for you. May the 4th be with you!The Burros once again look at interesting and odd scriptures found within the bible, occasionally with some […]
  • Episode 114- It's Time to Grow Up- A Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews- Part 5- Wilderness Walking 101 April 27, 2023
    The Burros of Berea get back on track with their study of the Epistle to the Hebrews after last week's recap and reconfiguration of the study format. This week we get into what the Son of God actually does for the believer, elevating them from being lost and dead in sin to being in favor […]
  • Episode 113- It's Time to Grow Up- A Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews- Part 4.5- Summer School April 20, 2023
    The Burros of Berea take a step back and revisit the study after Andy and Tiziana express concern about the path we're taking. This episode we discuss the overall outline of the study as well as the long game to understanding the message of this pivotal letter. We hope that all who study with us […]
  • Episode 112- Testimonies- Pastor Josh Sexton- When The Rules Don't Apply April 13, 2023
    The Burros sit down with Pastor Joshua Sexton of Mill River Church of North Carolina. After his father died suddenly when he was six weeks old, his mother moved the family to Charlotte with her parents. Soon she would remarry and move the family to Brevard, a small town in Western North Carolina. As he […]
  • Episode 111- Notes from the Underground- Ruth- Part 4 April 11, 2023
    Tiziana Severse is back to complete her fourth and final part on her study of the Book of Ruth. She sits in the studio with Sarita, Andy and Rick to discuss the special customs in marriage for the Jews, what Naomi is suggesting to Ruth, and how Boaz positioned himself to redeem these women and […]
  • Episode 110- It's Time to Grow Up- A Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews- Part 4- Freshman Year April 6, 2023
    The Burros of Berea are back in the studio to continue their study of the Epistle to the Hebrews. Rick Welch brings to the table the understanding of what "subjection to an angel" meant to the 1st century Christians of the time and why the worship of angels was an incorrect position. He also discusses […]
  • Episode 109- Side Study- Who Wrote the Gospel of John- Part 5- Holy Moly Nicodemus April 4, 2023
    Rick Carter extends our Side Study of Who Wrote the Gospel of John with a unique perspective on the character of Nicodemus. Looking deeper at the meeting between Jesus and Nicodemus and placing it within the time frame of the other gospel accounts, Rick picks up on a special type of non-linear writing much like […]
  • Episode 108- Testimonies- Dr. John Noe- Answering the Call March 30, 2023
    The Burros of Berea speak with Dr. John Noe, author of Peak Performance Principles for High Achievers, People Power, The Apocalypse Conspiracy, Beyond the End Times: The Rest of...The Greatest Story Ever Told, Hell Yes/Hell No, The Next Great Reformation and many more. Growing up in church, Dr. Noe tells how through the years that […]
  • Episode 107- Side Study- How Old is Adam? March 23, 2023
    In his first Side Study, Rick Carter III brings a unique perspective to the age of Adam and the idea of how long a day was to God. As always with the Burros, the speculations go in different directions trying to piece together what actually happened in the garden and how time was calculated from […]
  • Episode 106- Testimonies- Steve Shermett- An Actor's Life- Rabbi Josiah of The Chosen March 16, 2023
    Actor Steve Shermett of The Chosen joins the Burros of Berea to tell his personal testimony. Steve plays the role of Rabbi Josiah on the hit global sensation The Chosen and tells of his experiences on that show. Soon his latest film, The Righteous Twelve, will be streaming. Thanks for listening and supporting this podcast! […]
  • Episode 105- Notes from the Underground- Ruth- Part 3 March 14, 2023
    Tiziana is back in the studio breaking down her third episode on the book of Ruth, with Andy, Rick and joining today Sarita! They break down the culture of the "Threshing Floor" and also the Levirite Marriage. It's a fascinating deep dive into the love story of King David's great grandparents and the significance of […]
  • Episode 104- It's Time to Grow Up- A Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews- Part 3- Middle School to High School March 9, 2023
    In our third part of the study of the Epistle to the Hebrews, Rick delves deeper into the Old and New Testament references that align with the writer's sentiments regarding the Son of God. The "knowledge of good and evil construct" phrase begins to take shape in the study as Rick attempts to show how […]