Pursuing Faith with Dominic Done

Pursuing Faith with Dominic Done

Do you want your faith in God to grow, but sometimes struggle with nagging doubts? What does it look like to believe in God in the face of life's hardest questions? Pursuing Faith seeks to unpack these questions through thought-provoking stories, conversation and hope. The host is Dominic Done - speaker, professor, and author of the books, "When Faith Fails: Finding God in the Shadow of Doubt" & "Your Longing Has A Name."

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Bringing Light into Darkness
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneMay 23, 2024x
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00:37:55

Bringing Light into Darkness

In this episode, we explore Jesus' declaration, "I am the light of the world" made during the Feast of Tabernacles, a significant Jewish festival. Jesus' words challenge the religious leaders and offer a radical vision of spiritual guidance and human flourishing. We'll dive int...

Desperate For A Miracle
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneApril 30, 2024x
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00:33:00

Desperate For A Miracle

In this episode, Dominic talks about the reality and power of miracles. Every one of us longs for a miracle in our lives. It could be the need for a physical, mental, or emotional miracle. Perhaps a breakthrough in a relationship or finances. The Bible is full of miracle storie...

Feed My Sheep
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneApril 19, 2024x
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00:31:25

Feed My Sheep

Acts 2 records one of the greatest and most important sermons ever preached. God used it to spearhead a revival that turned the world upside down. What’s surprising, however, is not that God used words to initiate a revolution — but who he used to speak it. In this message, Dom...

Naked and Unashamed
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneFebruary 01, 2024x
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00:35:44

Naked and Unashamed

In this episode of Pursuing Faith, Dominic explores John 8, and the words Jesus spoke to a woman who was full of shame. He said to her, “neither do I condemn you, go your way and sin no more."When we are in a place of shame, the natural response is to hide our truest self or to...

Breaking Bread with the Dead: How Reading Shapes Your Intellectual and Spiritual Journey
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJanuary 12, 2024x
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01:04:53

Breaking Bread with the Dead: How Reading Shapes Your Intellectual and Spiritual Journey

In this episode, Dominic has a conversation with Joseph Clair. Joseph serves as the executive dean of the Cultural Enterprise, which encompasses the humanities, theology, and education. He is also dean of the College of Humanities and an associate professor of theology and cult...

Why Does God Allow Storms?
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJanuary 04, 2024x
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00:35:03

Why Does God Allow Storms?

In John 6, Jesus allowed his disciples to sail into a storm. But why? Why would he allow them to face something that they were terrified of experiencing?In this episode, Dominic shares three ways that God uses storms in our life: To grow our faith, strengthen our hope, and deep...

The Meaning of Christmas
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneDecember 22, 2023x
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00:24:09

The Meaning of Christmas

In this special Christmas episode, Dominic shares a message from the gospel of John. What’s unique about this gospel is that, unlike the other gospels, John doesn’t give us the facts about Christmas. For example, there is no mention of the manger, the star or the wise men. Inst...

God of Suddenly: Are You Ready To Say “Yes” When God Says Go?
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneDecember 15, 2023x
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00:38:57

God of Suddenly: Are You Ready To Say “Yes” When God Says Go?

In this episode, Dominic explores the story of Jesus sudden healing of the man at the pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-15). God is a God of 'suddenly.' This is found 87 times in the Bible. They wept, 'suddenly' an angel appeared at the tomb...They walked, 'suddenly' He appeared on th...

Dominic Debates an Atheist
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneNovember 29, 2023x
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01:07:09

Dominic Debates an Atheist

In this episode of Pursuing Faith (first published by the Unbelievable Podcast), Dominic debates British philosopher and atheist, Julian Baggini. Julian is the author of over 20 books, founder of the British Humanist Association, has written articles for the New York times, the...

Find Your Wow
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneNovember 22, 2023x
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00:30:24

Find Your Wow

Have you lost your sense of wonder? Are there things, places, opportunities, or people that, in your stress and distraction, you’ve looked past? Have you failed to see the beauty right in front of you? In the hope of big happiness, are you missing the small joys? In this episod...

Pipe Theology
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneNovember 17, 2023x
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00:37:23

Pipe Theology

In political science, the word “reactionary” is used to describe someone who is content with the status quo. Without a vision of their own, when change comes, they quickly adapt to the new environment. However, a “revolutionary” is someone who creates and calls others into posi...

When Your Soul is Restless
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneNovember 10, 2023x
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00:34:18

When Your Soul is Restless

In this episode of Pursuing Faith, Dominic teaches on the story of the Samaritan woman from John 4. We’re surrounded by a world that fuels our discontent. Alluring advertisements, temptations, distractions, materialism and consumerism all offer the promise of satisfaction, but ...

What is Belief In God?
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneNovember 03, 2023x
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00:39:02

What is Belief In God?

What does it mean to actually "believe" in God? Is it merely an affirmation of faith or something more? In this episode of Pursuing Faith, Dominic explores Jesus conversation with Nicodemus in John 3 through the lens of what true belief looks like.If this ministry has been an e...

That Time I hit a Harley
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneOctober 26, 2023x
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00:44:18

That Time I hit a Harley

Over the last few months we’ve been going through the Gospel of John, having a look at the history and background, as well as exploring cultural and apologetic questions that this book raises for us today.In this episode we’ll be unpacking the first part of John 3, digging into...

Following Jesus Isn’t Safe
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneOctober 12, 2023x
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00:44:52

Following Jesus Isn’t Safe

In this episode, Dominic explores John 2:13-25. In this controversial passage, Jesus is seen driving out religious leaders from the temple. This raises a ton of fascinating questions about the character of Jesus, the nature of organized religion and church, and God’s vision for...

Who is God? (Part 2)
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneSeptember 22, 2023x
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00:45:20

Who is God? (Part 2)

In this episode, Dominic shares part 2 of a talk he gave in Portland, Oregon. C.S. Lewis once said that theology is a type of map - that instead of being merely analyzed from a distance - ought to be used in the moment by moment trenches of our humanity. In this message, Domini...

Justin Brierley on The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJuly 20, 2023x
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Justin Brierley on The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God

Dominic interviews Justin Brierley about his new book, The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God, and how we may be witnessing a return of belief in our generation. The cultural narrative that has shaped the west for decades is that secularism has replaced Christianity, and that ...

Who is God? (Part 1)
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJune 30, 2023x
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00:45:21

Who is God? (Part 1)

AW Tozer once wrote: “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. The history of mankind will probably show that no people has ever risen above its religion, and man’s spiritual history will positively demonstrate that no religion has...

Sarah Yardley on Navigating Change with an Unchanging God
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJune 09, 2023x
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00:51:10

Sarah Yardley on Navigating Change with an Unchanging God

Dominic Done and Sarah Yardley explore what the Bible says about change and how to navigate it. Our Website:PursuingFaith.orgMentioned in this episode:SarahYardley.comCreation Fest UKWe'd love to hear from you! info@pursuingfaith.org

When Change Finds You with Kristen Strong
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneMay 10, 2023x
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00:51:36

When Change Finds You with Kristen Strong

In this episode, Dominic has a conversation with Kristen Strong. Kristen is the author of When Change Finds You, Girl Meets Change and Back Roads to Belonging. They talk about about how to get through seasons of change, and the role that true friends have in breathing life into...

Death is Defeated
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneApril 07, 2023x
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00:38:25

Death is Defeated

Happy Easter weekend! In this episode, Dominic shares a talk he gave on the story of the resurrection of Lazarus. His tragic death and resurrection, as recounted in John 11, is not only a picture of Jesus death and resurrection — but a story of hope for all of humanity. Because...

How to Deal with Church Hurt with Mary Jo Sharp
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneMarch 16, 2023x
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00:58:13

How to Deal with Church Hurt with Mary Jo Sharp

Why would anyone want to be a Christian when there is so much hypocrisy in the church? Dominic interviews Mary Jo Sharp, as she shares her journey as one who still holds to a beautiful faith, despite wounding experiences within the Christian community.Our Website:PursuingFaith....

Evan Wickham on Worship as Hope and War
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneMarch 01, 2023x
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01:14:32

Evan Wickham on Worship as Hope and War

In this episode, Dominic has a fascinating conversation with his friend, Evan Wickham. After giving an update about his life and ministry, Evan shares his thoughts on worship and its tenacious power to transform our lives. Evan Wickham is Lead Pastor of Park Hill Church in San ...

After Doubt: How To Question Your Faith Without Losing It with AJ Swoboda
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneFebruary 17, 2023x
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00:40:46

After Doubt: How To Question Your Faith Without Losing It with AJ Swoboda

Is there a way to walk faithfully through doubt and come out the other side with a deeper love for Jesus, the church, and its tradition? Can we question our faith without losing it?In this episode, Dominic chats with award-winning author, pastor, and professor A. J. Swoboda to ...

Is Jesus God?
Pursuing Faith with Dominic DoneJanuary 31, 2023x
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00:50:04

Is Jesus God?

In this episode, Dominic tackles the question: Is Jesus God? According to a recent Christianity Today article, 43% of evangelical Americans believe that Jesus was a good moral teacher, but not divine. But what does the Bible say about this? What does it mean when Jesus claimed ...