Word Matters is a podcast dedicated to helping Christians understand some of the most confusing and controversial passages of the Bible. In each episode, Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax discuss a challenging passage, explore interpretations, offer potential solutions, and walk through practical ways to teach the passage.
Brandon D. Smith
Brandon D. Smith is Managing Editor for the Christian Standard Bible and serves as one of the pastors at City Church in Murfreesboro, TN. He is also Editorial Director for the Center for Baptist Renewal and has written a few books, including They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament.
Trevin Wax is the Bible and Reference Publisher at LifeWay Christian Resources, General Editor of The Gospel Project, and a teaching pastor at Third Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. He is also the author of several books, including Eschatological Discipleship, This Is Our Time, and Gospel-Centered Teaching.
Word Matters is presented by the Christian Standard Bible, an English translation that is faithful to the original languages without sacrificing clarity. Both Brandon and Trevin help steward the Christian Standard Bible and see it as a vital aspect of their ministries. However, Word Matters is an independent entity.