Paradox
Episode 235-The Bible‘s Contradiction

Episode 235-The Bible‘s Contradiction

September 23, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley takes a look at his lifelong relationship with the Bible in an attempt to answer the question, "If the Bible is filled with contradictions, then what value does it have for us today?"

 

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Episode 234-Paul‘s Contradiction

Episode 234-Paul‘s Contradiction

September 13, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley looks at the contradiction contained in Colossians. 

Episode 233-The Gospel Contradiction

Episode 233-The Gospel Contradiction

September 10, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley looks at contradictions between the four gospels. 

Episode 232-The Proverbial Contradiction

Episode 232-The Proverbial Contradiction

July 18, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley looks at the Biblical Contradiction in Proverbs 26:4-5.

Episode 231-Experiencing Hope

Episode 231-Experiencing Hope

June 27, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers a commentary on Lamentations 3, a surprising and authentic poem of hope.

 

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Episode 230-Experiencing Betrayal

Episode 230-Experiencing Betrayal

June 20, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers an audio commentary on Lamentations 2.

 

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Episode 229-Experiencing Lamentations

Episode 229-Experiencing Lamentations

June 18, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley discusses the first of five poems in the book of Lamentations. 

 

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Episode 228-The Judgment of Samson’s Mother

Episode 228-The Judgment of Samson’s Mother

May 30, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley takes a look at the story of Samson's Mother in Judges 13, and sees a lot of parallels between this ancient story and a recent movie. 

Episode 227-The Judgment of the Concubine

Episode 227-The Judgment of the Concubine

May 24, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley looks at Judges 19, one of the most tragic and gruesome stories in the entire Bible. This commentary looks at the ethics of masculinity and what happens when women's humanity is rejected.

 

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Episode 226-The Judgment of Jephthah’s Daugther

Episode 226-The Judgment of Jephthah’s Daugther

May 17, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers an audio commentary on Judges 11, and looks closely at the tragic story of Jephthah's daughter and our promises to God. 

Episode 225-The Judgment of a Certain Woman

Episode 225-The Judgment of a Certain Woman

May 14, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers an audio commentary on Judges 9, the story of Abimelech and a Certain Woman with a millstone, and looks at the idea of heroes intersected with the ethics of violence.

Episode 224-The Judgment of Jael

Episode 224-The Judgment of Jael

May 12, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers a commentary on Judges 4 and 5, the story of Jael, Deborah, Barak, and Sisera, and shares why he believes that Judges is a deceptively progressive book from the Bible.

Episode 223-The Resurrection of God

Episode 223-The Resurrection of God

April 15, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers the final part of our Easter 2021 series with a close look at the resurrection. He asks the question, "What does the resurrection mean to me today?" which is a question that every Christian should be asking.

Episode 222-The Grave of God

Episode 222-The Grave of God

April 5, 2021

Pastor Craig offers a commentary on Holy Saturday, the day that Jesus Christ stayed in the Tomb. This is part of our Easter Series at Paradox, entitled, "Resurrection Weekend."

 

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Episode 221-The Death of God

Episode 221-The Death of God

March 28, 2021

Craig offers a commentary on Mark 15 as he looks at the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. He gave this sermon at Paradox Church in Redlands, CA on March 27, 2021.

Episode 220-The Rules of Deuteronomy

Episode 220-The Rules of Deuteronomy

March 21, 2021

Craig offers this commentary on Deuteronomy 23:1, Acts 8, and Isaiah 56. This sermon was given at Paradox Church on Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Episode 219-The Sexuality of Deuteronomy

Episode 219-The Sexuality of Deuteronomy

March 13, 2021

Craig gave this teaching on premarital sex, Deuteronomy 22, and what the church needs to do going forward on March 13, 2021. 

 

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Episode 218-The Misuse of Deuteronomy

Episode 218-The Misuse of Deuteronomy

February 23, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers a commentary on Deuteronomy 22:5, and discusses every verse in the Bible that speaks about transgender and non-binary identities.

 

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Episode 217-The Reparations of Deuteronomy

Episode 217-The Reparations of Deuteronomy

February 15, 2021

Pastor Craig offers commentary on Deuteronomy 15:12-15 while discussing Ta-Nehisi Coates' article "The Case for Reparations," progressive and regressive ethics, and what all of this has to do with us today.

Episode 216-The Generosity of Deuteronomy

Episode 216-The Generosity of Deuteronomy

February 9, 2021

Pastor Craig offers this commentary on Deuteronomy 15 and discusses why the cancellation of student debts today is rooted in the Biblical tradition.

Episode 215-The Unity of Deuteronomy

Episode 215-The Unity of Deuteronomy

January 25, 2021

Craig looks at The Shema, the most important prayer in Judaism, and how it challenges our notion of prayer in 2021 today. 

 

 

Episode 214-Martin Luther King Jr and the Mirror

Episode 214-Martin Luther King Jr and the Mirror

January 17, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley discusses Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesus Christ's parable of the tax-collector and the Pharisee in Luke 18.

 

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Episode 213-The Narrative of Deuteronomy

Episode 213-The Narrative of Deuteronomy

January 11, 2021

Pastor Craig Hadley offers this commentary on Deuteronomy 1-4 with a close look at the historical context of the setting, composition, and reading of this book. He discusses the Capitol being stormed on Wednesday, January 6, and talks about the best way to work against this insurrection.

 

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Episode 212-Dear Bode (2020)

Episode 212-Dear Bode (2020)

December 14, 2020

Pastor Craig discusses John 3:16, Christmas, fatherhood, boyhood, and the pandemic in this sermon. 

Episode 211-Jehoiachin’s Fate

Episode 211-Jehoiachin’s Fate

December 8, 2020

Craig Hadley discusses 2 Chronicles 36 with a look at King Jehoiachin and the alternate endings of Chronicles and Kings.

Episode 210-Josiah’s Scroll

Episode 210-Josiah’s Scroll

December 1, 2020

This is an in-depth discussion about 2 Chronicles 34, God, King Josiah, the Prophetess Huldah, and a mysterious scroll found in the basement of the Temple. 

 

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Episode 209-Hezekiah’s Hope

Episode 209-Hezekiah’s Hope

November 19, 2020

Craig discusses 2 Chronicles 28-32 and the story of King Ahaz, King Hezekiah, King Sennacherib and the siege of Jerusalem in 701 BCE

Episode 208-Athaliah’s Power

Episode 208-Athaliah’s Power

November 9, 2020

Craig gave this teaching on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Paradox Church.

Episode 207-Abijah’s Trumpets

Episode 207-Abijah’s Trumpets

October 12, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, October 10, 2020. 

Episode 206-Solomon’s Legacy

Episode 206-Solomon’s Legacy

October 9, 2020

Craig teaches on 2 Chronicles 1-9. Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, October 3, 2020. 

Episode 205-Michal’s Defiance

Episode 205-Michal’s Defiance

October 7, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Episode 204-David’s Census

Episode 204-David’s Census

September 23, 2020

Craig gave this teaching on 1 Chronicles 21:1 and 2 Samuel 24:1 on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Paradox.

Episode 203-The Anger of Nahum

Episode 203-The Anger of Nahum

August 31, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, August 29, 2020.

Episode 202-The Schadenfreude of Nahum

Episode 202-The Schadenfreude of Nahum

August 25, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, August 22, 2020. 

Episode 201-The Day of the Lord

Episode 201-The Day of the Lord

August 14, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

Episode 200-Contradicting Hope

Episode 200-Contradicting Hope

August 12, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, July 25, 2020.

Episode 199-An Oasis of Joy

Episode 199-An Oasis of Joy

July 23, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, July 18, 2020. 

Episode 198-The Holiness of Immigration

Episode 198-The Holiness of Immigration

July 22, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, July 11, 2020. 

Episode 197-Entitled Exceptionalism

Episode 197-Entitled Exceptionalism

July 8, 2020

Craig gave this teaching for Paradox on Saturday, July 4, 2020. 

Episode 196-The (Sur)Reality of Job

Episode 196-The (Sur)Reality of Job

June 16, 2020

Craig gave this teaching for Paradox on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

Episode 195-The (Un)Clear Voice in the Whirlwind

Episode 195-The (Un)Clear Voice in the Whirlwind

June 10, 2020

Craig gave this teaching from his living room for Paradox Church on June 6, 2020. 

Episode 194-The (Non)Sins of Job

Episode 194-The (Non)Sins of Job

May 31, 2020

Craig gave this teaching at Paradox on Saturday, May 30, 2020 over Facebook and YouTube live.

Episode 193-Is Church Essential?

Episode 193-Is Church Essential?

May 28, 2020

Pastors Craig and Mandy sit down to talk about why "essential" is a bad label to assign to church.

Episode 192-The (Ir)Religiosity of Job

Episode 192-The (Ir)Religiosity of Job

May 26, 2020

Craig gave this teaching remotely for Paradox Church on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Episode 191-Garrett Speyer is an ICU Nurse

Episode 191-Garrett Speyer is an ICU Nurse

May 20, 2020

Craig interviews Garrett Speyer about his six weeks he spent in New York City as an ICU nurse during the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Episode 190-The (Im)Patience of Job

Episode 190-The (Im)Patience of Job

May 19, 2020

Craig gave this teaching for Paradox Church on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Episode 189-The (In)Security of Job

Episode 189-The (In)Security of Job

May 12, 2020

Craig gave this teaching from his living room at Paradox Church on Saturday, May 9, 2020.

Episode 188-Preposterous Resurrection

Episode 188-Preposterous Resurrection

April 27, 2020

Craig gave this sermon from his living room on Saturday, April 25, 2020. 

Episode 187-The Story of Pastor Mandy Cordero

Episode 187-The Story of Pastor Mandy Cordero

April 23, 2020

Mandy Cordero, the Youth Pastor at Paradox, sits down with Craig Hadley to share her story, and how she came to work at Paradox. 

Episode 186-There’s Something about Mary Magdalene

Episode 186-There’s Something about Mary Magdalene

April 20, 2020

Craig gave this teaching for Paradox on Saturday, April 18, 2020 from his living room. 

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