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The Hero of the Story

By The Gospel Project

Hosted by Aaron Armstrong and Brian Dembowczyk, The Hero of the Story helps you focus on the gospel in every area of your life and ministry by exploring the big story of Scripture and big truths of the Christian Faith. The Hero of the Story is presented by The Gospel Project. For more information and content, visit gospelproject.com.

  1. 1.
    Jesus, Doubt, and the Great Commission [Ep. 201]11/23/2020
    26:17
  2. 2.
    The Holy Spirit and the Christian’s Life [Ep. 200]11/19/2020
    25:00
  3. 3.
    Jesus, Thomas, and Preparing for the Spirit’s Arrival [Ep. 199]11/16/2020
    31:45
  4. 4.
    Evangelism, Words, and Deeds [Ep. 198]11/13/2020
    38:44
  5. 5.
    How Jesus Teaches Us to Read the Bible [Ep. 197]11/09/2020
    32:06
  6. 6.
    Understanding the Mission of the Church [Ep. 196]11/05/2020
    31:06
  7. 7.
    Good News at the Empty Tomb [Ep. 195]11/02/2020
    22:38
  8. 8.
    How Much Faith is Enough? [Ep. 194]10/30/2020
    26:06
  1. 9.
    Psalm 22 In Real Life [Ep. 193]10/26/2020
    40:52
  2. 10.
    Sin, Death, and the Gospel [Ep. 192]10/22/2020
    18:56
  3. 11.
    Jesus’ Prayer in the Garden [Ep. 191]10/19/2020
    29:52
  4. 12.
    Exploring the Aspects of the Atonement [Ep. 190]10/16/2020
    28:16
  5. 13.
    The Calm Before the Storm [Ep. 189]10/12/2020
    34:03
  6. 14.
    No Need for Another Sacrifice [The Hero of the Story 188]10/08/2020
    21:02
  7. 15.
    Questioning Jesus & Disagreeing Like Christians [The Hero of the Story 187]10/06/2020
    53:14
  8. 16.
    More than a Formality [The Hero of the Story Ep. 186]10/01/2020
    30:12
  9. 17.
    Entering and Weeping Over Jerusalem [The Hero of the Story 185]09/28/2020
    31:57
  10. 18.
    A Bodily Resurrection [The Hero of the Story]09/24/2020
    27:42
  11. 19.
    Jesus, Waiting, and Raising Lazarus from the Dead09/21/2020
    38:45
  12. 20.
    The Church and the Kingdom [The Hero of the Story]09/17/2020
    25:50
  13. 21.
    Jesus, The Bread of Life [The Hero of the Story]09/15/2020
    43:07
  14. 22.
    Sin and Rebellion [The Hero of the Story]09/10/2020
    25:01
  15. 23.
    Jesus and the Parable of the Two Sons [The Hero of the Story]09/07/2020
    36:37
  16. 24.
    Sin and Transgression [The Hero of the Story]09/03/2020
    28:56
  17. 25.
    The Kingdom of Heaven and the Purpose of Parables [The Hero of the Story]08/31/2020
    25:10
  18. 26.
    Sin and Missing the Mark [The Hero of the Story]08/27/2020
    19:51
  19. 27.
    The Transfiguration [The Hero of the Story]08/24/2020
    29:47
  20. 28.
    Jesus: The Only Sinless Human Ever [The Hero of the Story]08/20/2020
    25:10
  21. 29.
    Walking on Water [The Hero of the Story]08/17/2020
    23:48
  22. 30.
    Jesus: God *and* Human [The Hero of the Story]08/13/2020
    14:52
  23. 31.
    Jesus, the Bread of Life [The Hero of the Story]08/11/2020
    31:28
  24. 32.
    The Centrality of Jesus’ Divinity [The Hero of the Story]08/07/2020
    18:40
  25. 33.
    Why Demons Fear Jesus [The Hero of the Story]08/03/2020
    29:25
  26. 34.
    What Does Omnipotence Mean? [The Hero of the Story]07/31/2020
    18:57
  27. 35.
    Jesus, Our Good Shepherd [The Hero of the Story]07/27/2020
    29:04
  28. 36.
    The God Who is Everywhere [The Hero of the Story]07/23/2020
    15:10
  29. 37.
    What Jesus Taught About Money & Possessions [The Hero of the Story]07/20/2020
    26:28
  30. 38.
    The God Who Knows Everything [The Hero of the Story]07/16/2020
    19:30
  31. 39.
    What Jesus Taught about Prayer [The Hero of the Story]07/13/2020
    27:12
  32. 40.
    The (Positive) Challenge of Understanding Infinite God [The Hero of the Story]07/10/2020
    16:39
  33. 41.
    The Consequences of Following Jesus [The Hero of the Story]07/07/2020
    29:44
  34. 42.
    Why God’s Truthfulness Matters [The Hero of the Story]07/02/2020
    16:18
  35. 43.
    Discipleship and the Sermon on the Mount [The Hero of the Story]06/29/2020
    29:36
  36. 44.
    Jesus, Sin, and Disabilities [The Hero of the Story]06/22/2020
    29:55
  37. 45.
    The Faithfulness of God [The Hero of the Story]06/18/2020
    21:09
  38. 46.
    Jesus, the Sabbath, and the Pharisees [The Hero of the Story]06/15/2020
    36:39
  39. 47.
    What in the World is Wrong With the World? [The Hero of the Story]06/11/2020
    25:28
  40. 48.
    When Jesus is Our Last Resort [The Hero of the Story]06/08/2020
    29:28
  41. 49.
    The Faith of a Samaritan Leper [The Hero of the Story]06/02/2020
    21:42
  42. 50.
    Living Water and the Samaritan Woman [The Hero of the Story]05/26/2020
    26:34
  43. 51.
    Nicodemus and the New Birth [The Hero of the Story]05/19/2020
    34:08
  44. 52.
    Rejected at Nazareth [The Hero of the Story]05/12/2020
    19:36
  45. 53.
    Why did Jesus perform miracles? [The Hero of the Story]05/06/2020
    17:44
  46. 54.
    Why did Jesus talk about fishing for people? [The Hero of the Story]04/27/2020
    21:47
  47. 55.
    Understanding God’s Justness (and Justice) [The Hero of the Story]04/23/2020
    21:56
  48. 56.
    Why is Jesus called the Lamb of God? [The Hero of the Story]04/20/2020
    19:06
  49. 57.
    Understanding God’s Mercy [The Hero of the Story]04/16/2020
    10:39
  50. 58.
    Was Jesus tempted to sin? [The Hero of the Story]04/13/2020
    27:06
  51. 59.
    What the Bible says about Christ as our Substitute [The Hero of the Story]04/09/2020
    27:32
  52. 60.
    Celebrating Easter at Home [The Hero of the Story]04/06/2020
    27:41
  53. 61.
    The Gospel & Generosity in Uncertain Times [The Hero of the Story]04/03/2020
    15:30
  54. 62.
    Understanding God’s Graciousness [The Hero of the Story]04/02/2020
    25:50
  55. 63.
    Why was Jesus baptized? [The Hero of the Story]03/31/2020
    23:12
  56. 64.
    What Does the Bible Teach About Demons? [The Hero of the Story]03/26/2020
    26:00
  57. 65.
    Was Jesus disobedient to His parents? [The Hero of the Story]03/23/2020
    25:59
  58. 66.
    Family Discipleship Basics [The Hero of the Story]03/21/2020
    30:08
  59. 67.
    What Does the Bible Teach About Angels? [The Hero of the Story]03/19/2020
    23:51
  60. 68.
    How did Jesus obey the Law as a baby? [The Hero of the Story]03/16/2020
    20:27
  61. 69.
    Do Miracles Still Happen Today? [The Hero of the Story]03/12/2020
    23:29
  62. 70.
    Is the Story of Jesus’ Birth True? [The Hero of the Story]03/09/2020
    18:59
  63. 71.
    How Prayer and Providence Work Together [The Hero of the Story]03/05/2020
    19:43
  64. 72.
    The Final Prophecy of Jesus’ Birth [The Hero of the Story]03/02/2020
    21:20
  65. 73.
    How God’s Providence Works [The Hero of the Story]02/27/2020
    21:15
  66. 74.
    Why a Genealogy Really Matters [The Hero of the Story]02/24/2020
    22:29
  67. 75.
    Understanding the Importance of the Virgin Birth [The Hero of the Story]02/20/2020
    13:48
  68. 76.
    Malachi, Satire, & Why the Bible Talks About Behavior [The Hero of the Story]02/17/2020
    17:15
  69. 77.
    Life, Death, and Life After Death [The Hero of the Story]02/13/2020
    17:58
  70. 78.
    Responding to Backsliding [The Hero of the Story]02/10/2020
    16:04
  71. 79.
    The Starting Point of Sin [The Hero of the Story]02/06/2020
    22:23
  72. 80.
    Nehemiah and God’s Protection [The Hero of the Story]02/03/2020
    16:36
  73. 81.
    How Does Scripture Define the Gospel? [The Hero of the Story]01/30/2020
    21:58
  74. 82.
    Esther and the Unseen Hand of God [The Hero of the Story]01/27/2020
    18:16
  75. 83.
    What Does the Bible Say About Worship? [The Hero of the Story]01/23/2020
    24:53
  76. 84.
    Who Was the King Zechariah Prophesied? [The Hero of the Story]01/20/2020
    17:12
  77. 85.
    How Do We Understand God’s Glory? [The Hero of the Story]01/16/2020
    14:41
  78. 86.
    Why Would Anyone Oppose Worshiping God? [The Hero of the Story]01/13/2020
    27:03
  79. 87.
    Making Sense of the Relationship Between Human Actions and God’s Plans [The Hero of the Story]01/09/2020
    20:07
  80. 88.
    Ezra and the Exiles’ Return [The Hero of the Story]01/06/2020
    19:23
  81. 89.
    Obadiah and God’s Justice [The Hero of the Story]12/30/2019
    31:37
  82. 90.
    What Does a Genealogy Have to do With Christmas? [The Hero of the Story]12/23/2019
    34:04
  83. 91.
    How Humans Bear God’s Image [The Hero of the Story]12/19/2019
    18:40
  84. 92.
    How Do We Make Sense of Hard-to-Understand Prophecies? [The Hero of the Story]12/16/2019
    24:56
  85. 93.
    The Good News of God’s Unchanging Nature [The Hero of the Story]12/12/2019
    17:28
  86. 94.
    How Should We Respond to Unjust Commands? [The Hero of the Story]12/09/2019
    29:13
  87. 95.
    Understanding the Holiness of God [The Hero of the Story]12/05/2019
    18:46
  88. 96.
    How Does God Respond to Our Pride? [The Hero of the Story]12/02/2019
    30:21
  89. 97.
    Does God Sustain Us in Trials? [The Hero of the Story]11/25/2019
    34:02
  90. 98.
    Understanding the Love of God [The Hero of the Story]11/21/2019
    21:33
  91. 99.
    How Can We Have Hope in Hard Times? [The Hero of the Story]11/18/2019
    20:44
  92. 100.
    Making Sense of the Trinity [The Hero of the Story]11/14/2019
    30:21
  93. 101.
    What Happens When God’s Patience Ends? [The Hero of the Story]11/11/2019
    20:29
  94. 102.
    What is Monotheism? [The Hero of the Story]11/07/2019
    18:18
  95. 103.
    Does God Allow Evil To Go Unchecked? [The Hero of the Story]11/04/2019
    24:35
  96. 104.
    Understanding the Transcendence of God [The Hero of the Story]10/31/2019
    18:48
  97. 105.
    Why Would God Give a New Covenant? [The Hero of the Story]10/28/2019
    23:38
  98. 106.
    Understanding the Immanence of God [The Hero of the Story]10/24/2019
    19:00
  99. 107.
    God’s Grace in Repentance [The Hero of the Story]10/21/2019
    30:10
  100. 108.
    Understanding the Goodness of Creation [The Hero of the Story]10/17/2019
    18:55
  101. 109.
    God, Suffering, and the Gospel [The Hero of the Story]10/14/2019
    24:18
  102. 110.
    How Did God Create the Universe? [The Hero of the Story]10/10/2019
    23:01
  103. 111.
    Should God Judge People for Worshiping Other Gods? [The Hero of the Story]10/07/2019
    24:10
  104. 112.
    Addressing the Problem of Evil [The Hero of the Story]10/03/2019
    22:56
  105. 113.
    God’s Love to Unfaithful People [The Hero of the Story]09/30/2019
    19:32
  106. 114.
    Explaining the Preservation of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]09/26/2019
    34:03
  107. 115.
    God’s Mercy to Rebels [The Hero of the Story]09/23/2019
    32:40
  108. 116.
    Explaining the Illumination of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]09/19/2019
    19:43
  109. 117.
    How can we see what God is doing? [The Hero of the Story]09/16/2019
    21:31
  110. 118.
    Unpacking the Clarity of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]09/12/2019
    23:40
  111. 119.
    Does God Give Power to His People? [The Hero of the Story]09/09/2019
    29:27
  112. 120.
    Understanding the Authority of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]09/05/2019
    20:40
  113. 121.
    Is God Really With Us? [The Hero of the Story]09/02/2019
    32:21
  114. 122.
    Understanding the Inerrancy of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]08/29/2019
    33:04
  115. 123.
    Is God in Control? [The Hero of the Story]08/26/2019
    27:18
  116. 124.
    Understanding the Inspiration of Scripture [The Hero of the Story]08/22/2019
    19:50
  117. 125.
    When the Wise Become Fools [The Hero of the Story]08/19/2019
    23:41
  118. 126.
    Special Revelation Explained [The Hero of the Story]08/15/2019
    20:02
  119. 127.
    The Good News in God’s Temple [The Hero of the Story]08/12/2019
    20:25
  120. 128.
    General Revelation Explained [The Hero of the Story]08/08/2019
    20:20
  121. 129.
    The Gospel According to Ecclesiastes [The Hero of the Story]08/05/2019
    28:55
  122. 130.
    Why Men Should Serve in Kids Ministry [Best of the Podcast]06/24/2019
    19:46
  123. 131.
    What is the Goal of Our Group Time? [Best of the Podcast]06/17/2019
    28:00
  124. 132.
    How Do We Keep Our Students Focused on the Gospel? [Best of the Podcast]06/10/2019
    17:46
  125. 133.
    How Does the Gospel Protect Us From Theological Tribalism? [Best of the Podcast]06/03/2019
    22:28
  126. 134.
    How Does Gratitude Protect Us From Grumbling? [Best of the Podcast]05/27/2019
    12:36
  127. 135.
    How to Not Lose Our Grip on the Gospel [Best of the Podcast]05/20/2019
    15:44
  128. 136.
    The Gospel, Art, and Our Identity in Christ [Best of the Podcast]05/14/2019
    28:00
  129. 137.
    The Gospel, Sin, and the Judges Cycle04/30/2019
    20:01
  130. 138.
    Philemon, Forgiveness, and the Gospel04/23/2019
    32:17
  131. 139.
    Joshua’s Call to Faithfulness and the Problem of Our Hearts04/17/2019
    22:22
  132. 140.
    Prayer, Boldness, and Making the Sun Stand Still04/10/2019
    22:22
  133. 141.
    Joshua, the gospel, and the call to courage03/26/2019
    19:56
  134. 142.
    Why do preschoolers need to study the book of Judges?03/13/2019
    25:32
  135. 143.
    Should Christians Participate in Lent?03/05/2019
    15:47
  136. 144.
    What is a Gospel Issue?02/27/2019
    38:23
  137. 145.
    57. Lies Christians Believe02/19/2019
    34:32
  138. 146.
    56. Does God Always Open a Door?02/13/2019
    17:49
  139. 147.
    55. “God is my co-pilot”02/04/2019
    13:50
  140. 148.
    54. “God gained another angel”01/28/2019
    14:06
  141. 149.
    53. Listen to Your Heart01/21/2019
    20:50
  142. 150.
    52. Preach the Gospel Always… and Use Words01/15/2019
    25:02
  143. 151.
    51. Will God Give You More Than You Can Handle?01/07/2019
    18:35
  144. 152.
    Ep. 50. Does God help those who help themselves?12/31/2018
    20:28
  145. 153.
    Ep. 49: Pursuing Spiritual Health in the New Year12/17/2018
    32:14
  146. 154.
    Ep. 48: How Do We Focus on The Gospel at Christmas?12/10/2018
    22:28
  147. 155.
    Ep. 47: Ministry as Gospel-Centered Parents and Leaders12/03/2018
    24:09
  148. 156.
    Ep. 46: Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry and Missions11/26/2018
    23:13
  149. 157.
    Ep. 45: Transformation in a Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry11/19/2018
    21:50
  150. 158.
    Ep. 44: Teaching in a Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry11/12/2018
    21:52
  151. 159.
    Ep. 43: Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry – The Problem We Face11/05/2018
    19:53
  152. 160.
    Ep. 42: Does Gospel Centrality Transcend Theological Perspectives?10/29/2018
    26:04
  153. 161.
    Ep. 41: Why Men Should Serve in Kids Ministry10/22/2018
    20:43
  154. 162.
    Ep. 40: Is There a Difference Between Christ-Centered, Bible-Centered and Gospel-Centered?10/15/2018
    20:29
  155. 163.
    Ep. 39: Live from FTC1810/08/2018
    25:47
  156. 164.
    Ep. 38: The Goal of Gospel Ministry to Adults10/01/2018
    23:47
  157. 165.
    Ep. 37: The Goal of Gospel Ministry to Teens09/24/2018
    25:23
  158. 166.
    Ep. 36: The Goal of Gospel Ministry to Preteens09/17/2018
    15:16
  159. 167.
    Ep. 35: The Goal of Gospel Ministry to Children09/10/2018
    22:50
  160. 168.
    Ep. 34: The Goal of Gospel Ministry to Preschoolers09/04/2018
    20:50
  161. 169.
    Ep. 33: The Gospel and the Arts (with Andrew Peterson)08/28/2018
    34:29
  162. 170.
    Ep. 32: The Gospel in South Africa08/21/2018
    22:54
  163. 171.
    Ep. 31: The Gospel and Pop Culture08/14/2018
    29:47
  164. 172.
    Ep. 30: The Gospel and Social Media08/06/2018
    31:10
  165. 173.
    Ep. 29: A Gospel-Centered View of Dignity07/30/2018
    34:14
  166. 174.
    Ep 28: The Gospel and Rest07/23/2018
    17:34
  167. 175.
    Ep 27: Welcoming Leaders in a Gospel Culture07/20/2018
    11:45
  168. 176.
    Ep 26: The Gospel, Women, and the Culture07/19/2018
    19:21
  169. 177.
    Ep 25: How Do We Develop a Gospel Culture in an Urban Context?07/18/2018
    12:57
  170. 178.
    Ep 24: How Do We Grieve in a Gospel Culture?07/17/2018
    13:59
  171. 179.
    Ep 23: The Restorative Power of Discipline07/16/2018
    13:20
  172. 180.
    Ep 22: Being Gospel People in the Workplace07/09/2018
    24:55
  173. 181.
    Ep 21: The Difficult Art of Gospel-Centered Discipline07/02/2018
    30:28
  174. 182.
    Ep. 20: 7 Letters, 7 Churches and Our Churches06/25/2018
    22:35
  175. 183.
    Ep. 19: The End of the Bible’s Storyline06/18/2018
    19:29
  176. 184.
    Ep, 18: Building a Study of The Bible’s Big Story06/11/2018
    27:16
  177. 185.
    Ep 17: The Gospel, Lament, and Justice06/04/2018
    26:11
  178. 186.
    Ep. 16: Discipleship and the Goal of Group Time05/28/2018
    31:27
  179. 187.
    Ep. 15: Showing the Kindness of God05/21/2018
    20:32
  180. 188.
    Ep. 14: Explaining “The Beginning” to Students05/14/2018
    18:26
  181. 189.
    Ep. 13: Teaching Tough Truths to Kids05/07/2018
    24:37
  182. 190.
    Ep. 12: Grumbling and Gratitude04/30/2018
    15:15
  183. 191.
    Ep. 11: Love and Obedience04/23/2018
    11:59
  184. 192.
    Ep. 10: Gospel Purity and Student Ministry04/16/2018
    19:38
  185. 193.
    Ep. 9: Learning to Love Leviticus04/09/2018
    19:25
  186. 194.
    Ep. 8: Unity in the Gospel04/02/2018
    18:58
  187. 195.
    Ep. 7: Gospel-Motivated Generosity03/26/2018
    22:21
  188. 196.
    Ep. 6: What do we mean by “Gospel Culture”?03/19/2018
    23:22
  189. 197.
    Ep. 5: Losing Your Grip on the Gospel03/12/2018
    16:15
  190. 198.
    Ep. 4: Gospel Threads in the New Testament03/05/2018
    32:42
  191. 199.
    Ep. 3: Gospel Threads in the Old Testament (part 2)02/28/2018
    19:15
  192. 200.
    Ep. 2: Gospel Threads in the Old Testament (part 1)02/26/2018
    18:46

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