25: Why Do We Say “Amen” After We Pray?
In this short episode, Kenny answers a few simple questions about the word “Amen”? Kenny also makes several jokes, talks about his love for Chick-fil-a sauce, and there’s even an appearance from the Beetles.
For centuries, it has been the tradition of Christians to say “Amen” quite often. Many times we say it after a prayer, and sometimes we say it when we agree with the pastor’s “good preaching” in church. But what does this word mean? And why do we say it? This episode answers those questions.
Kenneth E. Ortiz (M.Div.) is a church planting resident at The Grove Church and Ph.D. student at Midwestern Seminary. He has 15+ years of vocational ministry experience. He’s also been a professor at Bethlehem College and adjunct faculty at Spurgeon College. Kenneth lives in Minneola, FL with his wife Malaina, they have two kids.