The Just Thinking Podcast - Darrell Harrison & Virgil Walker

The Just Thinking Podcast - Darrell Harrison & Virgil Walker

Applying biblical truth to social, cultural, political and theological issues in our world.

Darrell B. Harrison serves as Dean of Social Media at Grace to You, the bible-teaching ministry of John MacArthur. In his role at Grace to You, Darrell is responsible for developing and implementing the ministry’s social media strategy. Darrell has a blog called “Just Thinking . . . for Myself,” which has more than 22,000 subscribers, and is the lead host of the Just Thinking podcast which, one of the top-ranked Christian podcasts in America, with more than 1.2 million episodes downloaded. Darrell is a fellow of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI) at Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS) in Princeton, New Jersey, and is a graduate of the Theology and Ministry program at PTS. Darrell is currently in the final phase of becoming certified as a biblical counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He and his wife Melissa, who is also in the process of becoming certified with ACBC, reside in Valencia, California. They have three adult children—Collin, Naomi, and Yasmine—all of whom reside in their native state of Georgia.

Virgil L. Walker is the Discipleship Pastor at Westside Church in Omaha, Nebraska where he has served for 6 years. Virgil is currently attending Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is working toward the completion of his Master of Divinity (MDiv). Prior to ministry, Virgil worked in the pharmaceutical sales industry where he managed award winning sales teams. He completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2007. Virgil has also served as a national award-winning recruiter for the Air National Guard where he served for 12 years of both active and reserve duty. Virgil and his wife Tomeka have been married for 25 years and have three children. In addition to his duties as a Pastor, Virgil is heavily involved in Jail Ministry, side-walk ministry at Abortion Clinics, and Street Evangelism. Virgil is also the co-host of the Just Thinking Podcast.

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The Just Thinking Podcast - Darrell Harrison & Virgil Walker
  • Has God Really Said? - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 112

    The topic of ‘women preachers’ and ‘women pastors’ has been hotly debated for decades within the evangelical church. Categories such as “complementarian” and “egalitarian” have been created to describe the two primary camps that seem increasingly divided over this subject. However, in this episod...

  • Activist Theology - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 111

    The #LeaveLOUD movement is urging black evangelical Christians to exit white evangelical spaces, primarily on the basis that white evangelical Christians don't recognize or celebrate black evangelical Christians for who they are. But is such a movement biblical? On this episode of the Just Thinki...

  • Introduction - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 1

    Darrell Harrison and Virgil Walker introduce the show and tell you what to be looking out from them in the future. The Just Thinking Podcast is part of The B.A.R. Podcast Network.

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  • Whiteness - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 67

    “Whiteness.” What, if anything, is it, and who, if anyone, is guilty of it? In this episode of the Just Thinking broadcast, Darrell and “Omaha” (Virgil) look to the Scriptures in discussing the topic of “whiteness” and the influence of Critical Race Theory and Black Liberation Theology in shaping...

  • Racial Reconciliation? - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 92

    What is “racial reconciliation”? Is it biblical? Many evangelicals seem to think it is. So much so that “racial reconciliation” has become big business with some Christian ministries and organizations. But what does Scripture have to say about the subject? Listen as Darrell and Omaha look to the ...

  • George Floyd and the Gospel - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 98

    In a first-of-its-kind episode, Darrell Harrison and Virgil “Omaha” Walker get behind their respective microphones for a no-holds-barred, completely impromptu, unscheduled, and unscripted (no notes) discussion about how believers in Christ should respond to events surrounding the death of Mr. Geo...

  • Black Lives Matter? - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 102

    In this episode of the Just Thinking Podcast, Darrell and Virgil (“Omaha”) take an in-depth look at the organization known as Black Lives Matter—and the Marxist worldview that fuels it—against the truth of the Word of God. Grab a notepad, a pen, and pack a lunch, because this episode is 2 1/2 hou...

  • The Church of BLM - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 103

    In this “freestyle” episode, Darrell and Virgil (“Omaha”) discuss some of the fundamental doctrines that guide the organization Black Lives Matter and how those beliefs are more resemblant of a “church” with its own religion than a political entity seeking social justice.

  • The Doctrine of Elections - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 105

    In the United States, another major and, potentially divisive, election cycle is upon us. Consequently, the ever-present question has arisen: How are professing Christians to vote? In this episode of the Just Thinking podcast, Darrell Harrison and Virgil “Omaha” Walker look to the Scriptures for ...

  • A Biblical Exposition of Unity - The Just Thinking Podcast - Episode 106

    Subsequent to the presidential election held in the United States on November 3, 2020, many evangelical leaders, primarily on social media, began exhorting Christians to come together in a spirit of unity around the presumed incoming administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Notwithstanding ...