#30: Receive the Holy Spirit: An Interview with Dr. Dan Wilt

In this episode, Matt chats with Dr. Dan Wilt, the author of the new book Receive the Holy Spirit: A 70-day Journey through the Scriptures. Dan shares about why he wrote the book, as well as fields some questions about how (and whether) God speaks to us today, the contemplative life, and how we can use our Spirit-wrought gifts in our various contexts. In this fascinating conversation, Dan offers a plethora of wise thoughts on Scripture, life, and ministry that you'll find immediately encouraging and eternally beneficial. Buy Dan's book, Receive the Holy Spirit: A 70-day Journey through the Scriptures, here: https://seedbed.com/receive About Dan: For the past 30 years, Dr. Dan Wilt has served as an author, educator, worship leader, pastor, songwriter, and conference/seminar leader in the US and abroad. He is the author of the books, Receive the Holy Spirit, Jesus in the Wild, and Roots: Advent and the Family Story of Jesus (Seedbed), as well as being the co-author of two books of prayers inspired by the Psalms, Sheltering Mercy and Endless Grace (Brazos Press). Dan teaches on the topics of the Holy Spirit, worship, spiritual formation, and creativity in university and seminary settings, as well as in churches internationally. He has a longing to see God’s people awaken to the love of God and the presence of the Holy Spirit in everyday life, and has invested decades mentoring artistic leaders as they influence from their vocational center in Christ. Dan works with Seedbed, a resourcing network that has the mission to “gather, connect, and resource the people of God to sow for a great awakening.” He lives with his wife Anita outside of Nashville, TN, and they have three grown children. You can connect with Dan's weekly spiritual formation email at DanWilt.com. + + + Don't forget to subscribe to The Bible (Unmuted)! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheBibleUnmuted www.matthewhalsted.com

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In this podcast, author and professor Matthew Halsted helps listeners understand the Bible in light of its ancient cultural and literary context. These episodes dig deep into the world of Scripture, theology, interpretation, and religion. But don't worry: it's not all cerebral. Each episode comes with practical insights to help listeners walk away with something meaningful and applicable from a Christian worldview. Some episodes are standalone, while others are part of a longer series. Many episodes feature guests (e.g., authors and speakers) who offer their insights into a particular topic.