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Episode 4 of “By the Waters of Babylon” podcast is now available: “Work that Serves Christ”

I have posted episode 4 of my new podcast, “By the Waters of Babylon.” You can listen here.

In this episode, I discuss the New Testament’s teaching regarding Christian vocation, stressing that Christians can and should serve the Lord Christ in whatever calling God has placed them.

I’ve added a new segment in this episode: Hymn recommendation. I highlight one of my favorite hymns by Isaac Watts, albeit a lesser-known one, “How Sad our State,” with the tune by Joan Pinkston, SASHA.

Finally, I recommend a little booklet that discusses the issue of Christian calling, What Is Vocation? by Stephen J. Nichols (P&R, 2010).

I pray that this episode will be a help and an encouragement to you. Please subscribe to the podcast, and if you find it helpful, please rate it on iTunes.

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.

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