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.
Episode 360: We’re back in action! And none too soon! Several news articles indicate that America is becoming less religious. Why is that? Several answers are put forward in each article (see below). However, Scripture may have the best explanation of all. Tune in as I look at Isaiah 6 & the ministry of Isaiah & how his mission is connected with ours.
Episode 303: Elijah the prophet once prayed for a drought. California is in the middle of a drought. So what are some connections which might be helpful or at least worth consideration given what we know about droughts in Scripture? Tune in as I “think aloud” some of these helpful considerations and how they may be relevant today.
Today in Church History: Martyrdom of 13 year old Agnes (304) AND Orthodox priest Peter Alexeyevich Bulgakov in the USSR (1931)
Question of the Day: Is America under the judgment of God?
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.
Episode 276: You hear it on various news media outlets. Typically, they have some cleric or imam on from CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) who says it. “Islam is a religion of peace.” Is Islam really a religion of peace, though? Tune in as I allow the Noble Quran to speak for itself and unveil the historical roots of Islam’s “history of violence.”
Question of the Day: How is Christianity different than Islam?
Episode 263: A prominent philosopher is telling people not to believe the doctrine of the rapture which will be given prominence in an upcoming movie. Leaders of the homosexual movement are upset that the Center for Disease Control has released the figures for the number of gay American adults – a paltry 1.6%. What do these two events have in common? Whether you hold to the erroneous doctrine of the rapture or cling to the sin of homosexuality, you must be converted! Tune in as I explore this vital Bible subject.\
Episode 216: Join in as I walk through the second lesson of the Upon the Rock Bible Study. Who is Jesus? Why is He so special? We will examine several texts which address these and other questions. Below is the downloadable worksheet.
Episode 215: Join in as I walk you through the first lesson of the Upon the Rock Bible Study Series. In this first lesson, we get to know the God of the Bible – that He exists and that the Bible, His Word, is trustworthy. Below is the worksheet.
Episode 193: We finally come to the end of the book of Revelation. Here we find several challenges to the city. Tune in as I provide one final chapter of clarity to an often confusing book. Plus, a wrap-up, wrap-down of a few principles we learn from the book of Revelation.
Episode 192: Our typical interpretation of Revelation 21 & 22 is that this is heaven. However, I challenge that view in this episode. If John is not talking about heaven, what is he talking about? Tune in as I explain the vision.