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October 22, 2021 00:36:30

Callom Harkrader: The Power of Drama

God’s people have always sought creative ways to convey the gospel. Callom Harkrader’s experiences with dramatic presentations of the Gospel of Mark have been used by God in delightful ways. He shares about this unique ministry and how drama and theater can “sneak past watchful dragons.”  Learn more about The Mark Drama. ...



October 08, 2021 00:39:48

Simon Edwards: Why Faith Makes Sense

In our world today, many people never give the Christian faith a moment’s consideration because they assume it makes no sense and doesn’t fit the realities of life. Simon Edwards would point people in the exact opposite direction - that faith makes sense and makes the most sense of our world and our lives in this world.  Recommending Reading: The Sanity of Belief: Why Faith Makes Sense, by Simon Edwards.  ...



September 24, 2021 00:35:48

Sam Allberry: Sexuality and Gender

Questions around sexuality and gender are always before us in our highly sexualized world. Author and pastor Sam Allberry helps us think deeply and clearly and communicate compassionately about these difficult topics.  Note: This episode may not be appropriate for children, due to the frank discussion about sexuality.  Show Notes:  Learn more about Sam Allberry and visit his author page. VIDEO: Sam Allberry explains how the message of Jesus on marriage is life-giving. ...



September 10, 2021 00:28:48

Randy Newman: On Mere Evangelism

Have you ordered your copy of Mere Evangelism by Randy Newman yet? This episode will highlight some of the key concepts in the book. Click here to order Randy's book. ...



August 27, 2021 00:41:52

Bill Fullilove: Discerning God’s Will

One of the most important questions we face - over the course of our entire lives - is “How do we discern God’s will.” Bill Fullilove has lots of experience helping people with this crucial question and we explore it together. We especially consider where our own desires fit in the process. Show Notes: “Because I Want To?” – A Christian Approach to Desire and Vocational Calling, by Bill Fullilove. ...



August 13, 2021 00:40:10

Tom Schwanda: Experiencing Spiritual Growth

We’re called to love God with all our heart, soul, strength, and mind. Some of us gravitate toward the intellectual side and love God with our mind. Others go in the opposite direction toward feelings. But these should not be in opposition to each other. Rather, we’re whole persons called to love God with our whole being. Tom Schwanda helps us pursue this integrated approach to discipleship.  Show Notes Books by Tom Schwanda: The Emergence of Evangelical Spirituality: The Age of Edwards, Newton, and Whitefield (Classics of Western Spirituality) Soul Recreation: The Contemplative Mystical Piety of Puritanism ...