“It’s a Miracle!” – Temple Tax in a Fish’s Mouth

Episode 388: Who enjoys paying taxes? More than once Jesus was asked about paying taxes. Once He paid the temple tax with money from a fish’s mouth! What does Jesus getting money from a fish’s mouth have to do with us today? Tune in as I explore a rather strange miracle which contains a key element of the mind of Christ.

Today in Church History: Jonathan Edwards preaches “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Question of the Day: If you’ve never been baptized does that mean you won’t go to heaven?

“It’s a Miracle!” – Jesus Raises Jairus’ Daughter

Episode 380: A child has died. The parents are distraught. Friends & family members mourn. Then Jesus shows up & ruins the funeral. When Jesus raises the synagogue ruler Jairus’ daughter from the dead, He once again demonstrates He is Lord over life & death. Tune in as I walk through the several accounts found in Matthew, Mark, & Luke about when Jesus brought a little girl back from the dead.

Today in Church History: John Gill is ordained a Baptist pastor (1720)

Question of the Day: Can someone who has been baptized lose their salvation?

Election 2016

Episode 369: Many have lamented the fact that America has over 300 million citizens and yet Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two candidates put forward for President. They are the worst of both worlds. So why are we here and what do we do as Christians? Tune in as I explore these questions which may have startling answers. P.S. This will be the only episode about the election.

Today in Church History: John Gill baptized (1716)

Question of the Day: When Jesus drove the demons into the pigs, didn’t He cause loss of property & sin?

The Benedict Option

Episode 361: For a few years now philosophers and social commentators have been advocating the Benedict Option for Christians in response to the rise in secular influence and moral depravity in America. What is the Benedict Option? Tune in as I examine what this is, where it comes from, and if there is a better option for Christians in America today.

The Benedict Option – Dreher

The Benedict Option for Evangelicals

The End of the Moral Majority?

Today in Church History: The First Official Act of the Continental Congress (1774)

Question of the Day: Do I have to be baptized to go to heaven?

The New Birth

Episode 348: A Christian is one who has been born again or born from above. Unfortunately there is much confusion over what Jesus meant when He said to enter the kingdom one must be born of water & spirit. What is this new birth? Tune in as I unpack John 3.1-8 and seek to allow Christ to explain what it means to be born again.

Today in Church History: James A. Garfield, a preacher in the churches of Christ, is elected President of the United States (1880)

Question of the Day: What does “born of water” mean?

Booted from the Baptist Church

Episode 275: Did I ever tell you about the time I got kicked out of a Baptist church? I say kicked out; I was asked to not come back ever again or they’d call the police. It’s not what you think. Tune in as I tell my story and why truth matters.

Question of the Day: What’s wrong with the Baptist Church?

Marks of a True Christian, part 2

Episode 236: The name “Christian” is thrown around somewhat flippantly today. What does the New Testament say should characterize one who claims to follow Christ? Tune in as I explain distinguishing characteristics of a true New Testament Christian.

Question of the Day: How do I become a Christian?