Episode 356: The Iowa Caucus (Hawkus??) was earlier this week. Whether your candidate won or not, there is a principle or three from Scripture we need to keep focused on during the entire election cycle. What is it? Tune in as I unpack the Biblical view of nations, national leaders, and God’s involvement in all of this.
Today in Church History: Muslims execute Joseph of Aleppo, claiming he had promised to become a Muslim but reneged. (1686)
Question of the Day: Who do you think will become the next President?
Episode 355: My friend & brother David Creek stops by the studio and takes over the program to vent about a bunch of the stuff that grinds his gears. Listen carefully or your might miss exactly what he’s up to. ALSO, the Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robot Boys debut their new hit single – Alexander the Coppersmith!
Episode 354: You see them from the time to time on the side of the road. Usually they are armed with a sign which says something to the effect of “Anything will help. God Bless.” Sometimes they come up to you at the store asking for money. What do we do with these folks? I heard some pretty harsh solutions recently which I discuss as I consider the application of the Golden Rule to the poor.
Episode 353: “As you wish that others would do to you, so do to them” (Luke 6.31). Jesus says volumes in that short phrase. Action, breadth, & clarity (ABC) are addressed in this single word. Tune in as discuss the Golden Rule and how this should show up in our lives.
Today in Church History: Anabaptist preacher Leonhard Schiemer is beheaded and burned in Austria (1528).
Question of the Day: Where does it say the church should help the general public? Shouldn’t help be given only to Christians?
Episode 350: What should be the Christian’s response to the refugee crisis? Related to this is the immigration question. How should we Christians who happen to live in America respond to the foreigners who seek to live among us? I believe there is Biblical teaching about how we, as Christians, should treat the refugees seeking asylum in America. Tune in as I explore Old & New Testament for divine guidance on these important issues.
Today in Church History: Clement of Rome martyred (101)
Episode 349: “You’re a mean one…Starbucks?” Apparently Starbucks has become the new Grinch that stole Christmas since this year they have decided to abandon Christmas themed cups for straight red cups. And many conservative Christians are upset about it. They say it is yet another shot fired in the War on Christmas. But is it really? Is Christmas ruined because of Starbucks’ disposable cups? Tune in as I explore this contemporary issue from a Christian perspective.
Question of the Day: Should I, as a Christian, still go to Starbucks?
Episode 344: So last week the Pope visited the United States. He made many appearances and gave several speeches. Then he hoped on Holiness One and flew back to the Vatican. So what did we learn from the Pope’s visit to the U.S.? Tune in as I point out several things which may be lessons we can learn from the Pope’s visit.
Episode 342: Many people have questions about angels & demons. In this episode, I deal with the origin of all angels – good or fallen – as well as address their nature (what are angels like?). Along the way I’ll work to clean up some common misconceptions about angels.
Episode 341: Poor Kim Davis. You have probably been following the story of the Kentucky county clerk who because of her religious convictions refuses to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. That decision landed her behind bars and only today was released. So how should we as Christians view what’s happening with Kim Davis? Tune in as I work through this current event.
Today in Church History: Massachusetts Puritans found Harvard College (1636)
Question of the Day: Is it sinful for Christians to go to/sign marriage licenses for/bake cakes for homosexual marriages?