Episode 324: Baltimore is on literally on fire due to riots in the wake of Freddy Gray’s funeral. Freddy Gray was a black man who died under suspicious circumstances while in police custody a couple of weeks ago. With all the racial tension in cities like Baltimore & Ferguson, MO, what should Christians think? Tune in as I tackle the subject of race as it relates to Christianity.
Today in Church History: John Newton is ordained (1764)
Episode 323: With court cases looming & a decision pending from the Supreme Court, it appears that soon same-sex marriage will be legal in the US. So what should Christians do? Tune in as I explore this question from a Biblical perspective.
Episode 322: Some say it as late 1 AM when Jesus & His disciples enter Gethsemane. Whatever time it was, it is in the Garden of Gethsemane that we find Jesus’ greatest teaching on prayer. Tune in as we “walk amid the shades, While the ling’ring twilight fades,/ See that suffering, friendless One, Weeping, praying there alone.” Discover the transforming effect of prayer.
Today in Church History: William Law is suspended from his pulpit for non-conformist views (1713)
Question of the Day: Why does God hear my prayers?
Episode 321: So what are the basic fundamentals of prayer? In Luke 11, Jesus gives us the foundational principles concerning prayer which every disciple needs in order to build a transformative prayer life. Tune in as I unpack this text and what it means for us.
Today in Church History: King Edward VI grants royal assent to The Book of Common Prayer, the second version of his reign (1552)
Episode 320: Prayer was a priority for Jesus but why? In this episode we climb into the prayer closet with Jesus and take a look at His prayer life as recorded in the gospel of Luke. Tune in as we discover why prayer was so important to Jesus.
Today in Church History: Justin Martyr’s feast day declared (1882)
Episode 319: Luke highlights the prayer life of Jesus in his gospel. But to prepare us for Jesus, he first introduces us to several ordinary people of prayer through whom God will carry out His purposes & will. Who are these ordinary pray-ers? Tune in as meet the divine nobodies God calls to accomplish His mission.
Today in Church History: Handel’s Messiah is heard for the first time (1742)
Episode 318: The unfortunate truth is that many Christians claim to know God & Christ but practice sin. Someone has called this the Moral Lie: claiming to have fellowship with God (Who is absolute moral perfection) while walking in darkness (practicing moral imperfection, i.e. sin). Tune in as I discuss what Jesus, the Truth, prescribes for this monstrous lie.
Episode 317: Why are homosexuals & pro-homosexual groups so opposed to Christians? Recently passed legislation in Indiana is just the most recent example. But even over the pond in merry old England Christianity is not only on the decrease but it is being perverted by elements within. Tune in as I explore these topics and offer what the Bible says as to why people hate Christians.