“It’s a Miracle!” – Jesus Curses a Fig Tree

Episode 392: It is a unique miracle, a one-of-a-kind miracle of destruction: Jesus withers a fig tree. What is it that Jesus is communicating through this particular miracle? And how does it square with His nature? Tune in as I explore why Jesus cursed a fig tree & what it means for us today.

Today in Church History: The question of the lapsed (256)

Question of the Day: I am living with a man. Both of our spouses are deceased. What does the Bible say about that situation?

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?

America Less Religious

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.

US Public Becoming Less Religious

Americans say science is why they are leaving religion

50% of Americans skipping church, still believe in God

Today in Church History: North African Bishops Conclude the Lapsed Question (256)

Question of the Day: Where do we go when we die?

How to be Holy in an Unholy World

Episode 359: The archdiocese of Chicago is being sued by a homosexual man who was fired from his position as music director when he made known his engagement (and subsequent marriage) to his male partner. These are but the birthpangs of the consequences of the legalization of homosexual marriage in America as the dissenting justices warned. How shall we live when surrounded by such immorality? Tune in as we allow the Bible to explain how to be holy in an unholy world.

Chicago archdiocese sued over homosexual marriage

Today in Church History: Christians in the Arena in Carthage (202)

Question of the Day: Was Jesus Sinless?

Genuine Love

Episode 358: “Let love be genuine” (Romans 12.9). Such a simple command, but also a command which is rich with meaning & application. What does “sincere brotherly love” look like (1 Peter 1.22)? Tune in as I breakdown what genuine love for one another is.

Today in Church History: Anselm Defends Himself at Rockingham (1095)

Question of the Day: Is America Going Down?

Special Edition: Lent & Ash Wednesday

Episode 357: A billion Catholics and now more & more Protestants are observing the Lenten season which is kicked off by Ash Wednesday. For an in-depth historical account of the development of Ash Wednesday & Lent see here. But why is is this holy day so popular and seemingly gaining in popularity? Tune I ponder this question and more.

Why are so many Christians are Biblically illiterate?

Today in Church History: Fanny Crosby dies (1915)

Question of the Day: Should we copy other churches?

Guest Host – The David Creek Show

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!