Episode 375: Leviticus 13-14 gives the Law concerning leprosy. In the gospels, we read about a leper who disobeyed the Law in order to draw near to God. Tune in to hear the miracle in Jesus’ ministry when He extended His heart, hands, & healing when He cleansed a leper of his leprosy.
Today in Church History: Hilary of Poitiers Died (368)
Question of the Day: Why don’t preachers say the Lord’s Prayer?
Episode 367: Genesis 38 is a chapter of the Bible we tend to steer clear of due to its mature content. There is sin in just about every verse of this chapter. Where is God’s grace in all of this? “But where sin increased, grace abounded all the more.” Tune in as I take a look at this chapter & how God’s grace even reaches a man like Judah.
Today in Church History: English Parliament takes up a bill banning clergy from governmental positions (1641)
Episode 330: What do you do when you’ve blown it with God? I mean, royally blown it? King David was one who know about blowing it royally with God, but he also knew the way back home. In this episode, we dive into Psalm 32 to discover what we can do when we have blown it with God.
Today in Church History: Alexander Newcomer becomes a Christian (1858)
Question of the Day: Why doesn’t God just forgive without the cross?
Episode 326: Genesis serves as a backdrop for the whole Bible, acting as a source story of where everything came from. It also tells us how everything went haywire, especially when it comes to leadership. What does Genesis 3 teach us about leadership? Tune in as I unpack leadership principles from the third chapter of the Bible.
Episode 318: The unfortunate truth is that many Christians claim to know God & Christ but practice sin. Someone has called this the Moral Lie: claiming to have fellowship with God (Who is absolute moral perfection) while walking in darkness (practicing moral imperfection, i.e. sin). Tune in as I discuss what Jesus, the Truth, prescribes for this monstrous lie.
Episode 317: Why are homosexuals & pro-homosexual groups so opposed to Christians? Recently passed legislation in Indiana is just the most recent example. But even over the pond in merry old England Christianity is not only on the decrease but it is being perverted by elements within. Tune in as I explore these topics and offer what the Bible says as to why people hate Christians.
Episode 293: Recent news report seem to indicate that the Pope is waffling and even flip flopping on the issue of homosexuality. One month he’s dogmatic about it; the next month he seems about ready to sign a papal bull welcoming them into the church; the next month he’s saying kids need both a mommy & a daddy. Today I address this flip flopping and show why we should expect this from a mere man who claims to be the head of the church.
Today in Church History: Pope Boniface VIII publishes Unam Sanctum
Question of the Day: What’s wrong with the Catholic Church?
Episode 292: So last month Pope Francis convened a two week long meeting in the Vatican concerning “family life” among Catholics. Hot topic debates were had by a number of bishops while Pope Francis engage in active listening. Tune in as I report on the fallout from that meeting here in the States and what could be in the future for the Catholic Church as a result.
Today in Church History: Gregory the Wonder Worker Dies (270)
Question of the Day: What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
Episode 287: “Ask and it shall be given to you.” The Mayor of Houston asked for the sermons of five (5) pastors…and pastors from all over the world sent her sermons! But is this really the “Christian thing to do.” I share my conflicting thoughts over this AND a former homosexual calls “gay marriage” an oxymoron! Tune in as tackle this issue also.
Episode 285: No doubt you’ve seen recently in the news the situations in Idaho & Houston. In Idaho, a couple is being threatened with fines and jail time for not performing homosexual weddings based upon their religious convictions. In Houston, pastors from 5 churches have been ordered to hand over all their sermons dealing with homosexuality or gender identity. How should we think about these situations? I offer my Biblically informed view today.
*New Segment* This Day in Church History: Ignatius of Antioch fed to the lions (107)
Question of the Day: Do you think we will see intense in your lifetime?