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Restore The Glory Podcast

Sep 28, 2022

Jake and Bob take time to debrief the series on Same Sex Attraction and address feedback from listeners.

Key Quote:

For our struggle is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens. - Ephesians 6:12

Key Points:

  • Jake and Bob address some listener feedback about the series
  • The distinction between a pastoral approach and a philosophical or theological approach to the conversation
  • Can heterosexual and homosexual sins be weighted the same? 
  • The denial of truth that’s pervasive in our current culture
  • Why it’s problematic to apply the term ‘conversion therapy’ too broadly
  • Bad therapy vs good therapy
  • The difference between being ‘value neutral’, imposing an ideology or respecting a client’s freedom in therapy
  • Defining healing and the healing process
  • Jake and Bob close with their hopes for this past season and a reveal of what’s coming next

Practical Application/ Reflection Questions:

  1. Did you experience a reaction of grief during any episodes in this series? Note when and why and spend some time in prayerful reflection.
  2. Consider the distinctions presented between a pastoral approach vs a philosophical or theological approach to this topic. How do you find yourself more inclined to respond to others? Where might you need to adjust your approach to bringing more truth or more love to the conversation?
  3. What’s your response to Jake and Bob’s distinction between ‘good therapy’ and ‘bad therapy’? 
  4. Which guest did you appreciate hearing from the most and why?


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Audio editing by Forte Catholic