“It’s a Miracle!” – Miracles at the Crucifixion

Episode 396: What is God’s reaction to the gospel? In a word: miraculous. Jesus’ death on the cross was accompanied by several miracles. Tune in as I examine each one, the significance of them, & what our reaction should be to Jesus’ death.

Today in Church History: Absalom Jones ordained the 1st black priest in the Episcopal Church

Question of the Day: Do you believe that after you die you sleep until Jesus comes?

The Crusades, pt.1

Episode 306: Recently, our fearless leader President Barak Obama gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast and made some remarks concerning the Crusades that has rankled the hair on the back of some Christians necks. “Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” But is that really the case? Is history really that simplistic? Tune in as I give a history lesson on the crusades and what really drove the Crusaders into battle.

Historians Weigh In

Sources:

Gonzales, Justo. The Story of Christianity. Vol. 1. New York: Harper One, 1984. Print.

Shelley, Bruce L. Church History in Plain Language. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008. Print.

The Cross of Christ

Episode 161: Recently, archaeologists in Turkey dug up a chest which supposedly contains a piece of the cross that Jesus died on.  So what does this mean? Tune in as I break down how when an idol’s-a-tree that is really gross idolatry.

Did Archaeologists Find Jesus’ Cross?

Other Ancient Relics

Question of the Day: Where does it say you have to go through Christ to get to God?

Enemies of the Cross of Christ

Episode 137: “Many…walk as [the] enemies of the cross of Christ.” (Philippians 3.18). What did Paul mean when he wrote this? And what does it mean for us today? We’ve probably got some idea of what we think it means, but are we willing to confront the brutal truth contained in this passage? Tune in as I dive into this text.

Question of the Day: Was Peter the first Pope?