Episode 287: “Ask and it shall be given to you.” The Mayor of Houston asked for the sermons of five (5) pastors…and pastors from all over the world sent her sermons! But is this really the “Christian thing to do.” I share my conflicting thoughts over this AND a former homosexual calls “gay marriage” an oxymoron! Tune in as tackle this issue also.
Episode 286: It is a question as old as time: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all who are treacherous thrive?” (Jeremiah 12:1, ESV) Or to borrow a more common phrasing of a similar question: “Why do good things happen to bad people?” With so much evil in the world, with the prosperity of groups like ISIL who are grossing $1 million dollars a day and corrupt, dare I say treacherous, politicians succeeding and thriving, this is no doubt a question many people have today: Why? Tune in as I explore this important subject.
Today in Church History: The Unjust Execution of Boethius
Question of the Day: Should we avoid trials and temptations?
Episode 285: No doubt you’ve seen recently in the news the situations in Idaho & Houston. In Idaho, a couple is being threatened with fines and jail time for not performing homosexual weddings based upon their religious convictions. In Houston, pastors from 5 churches have been ordered to hand over all their sermons dealing with homosexuality or gender identity. How should we think about these situations? I offer my Biblically informed view today.
*New Segment* This Day in Church History: Ignatius of Antioch fed to the lions (107)
Question of the Day: Do you think we will see intense in your lifetime?
Episode 284: Paul says, “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.” (Ephesians 5:1, ESV) What a lofty calling! But how does one imitate God? Tune in as I unpack this text and the surrounding context to identify what it means to imitate God.
Question of the Day: How many Christians are there in the world?
Episode 283: The Catholic Church has said gays have gifts to offer the Catholic Church…er, uh, wait…No, they don’t. What’s going on and do gays have gifts for the (true) church? Hmm…Tune in as I cover this story and discuss how gays might be given gifts by Christ for the church.
Episode 282: The highly anticipated reboot of the Left Behind series hit theaters this past Friday. Starring Nicholas Cage and based upon the book by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, it tells the story of a group of people who have survived the rapture, i.e. the faulty belief that when Jesus returns, He will take faithful Christians out of the world but leave behind (hence the title) all the faithless. Tune in as I give two (2) very good reason why you shouldn’t throw your money away to watch this latest movie.