December 1, 2020
Last week the Supreme Court granted an injunction against lockdown restrictions in New York. What does this ruling tell us about religious liberty and how to practice our faith during the coronavirus? Should churches stay open? Even more importantly, who gets to decide? In this episode, we talk about the ruling, the various opinions, and broader religious liberty trends in the country.
"Equal Justice Under Law: A Win for Religious Liberty" - Cole Feix
November 18, 2020
In this episode, we're answering questions that have come in this month. We tackle the texts dealing with homosexuality in the New Testament, a question about the Christian principles in the founding, an interesting fact about David and Jonathan, and the doctrine of predestination.
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November 10, 2020
Judges reveals the dark side of humanity without God. When the Israelites settle in the promised land, they go after other gods, but God raises up judges to deliver them. We discuss the "judges cycle" and what it shows us about human nature, the faithfulness of God, and the way he uses ordinary people to accomplish his purposes.
November 3, 2020
"Give us eyes to see your work in the world and the courage to do it."
October 13, 2020
This week we pick up with the second half of the conversation with Zach and Chelsea about finding freedom and sobriety in Christ. Chelsea tells her story and we talk about breaking generational trends and allowing the gospel to create a new future.
October 6, 2020
Christ came to set us free, and Zach and Chelsea know that firsthand. This week and next, we talk about being set free from addiction, breaking generational chains, and watching God write a new story.
September 29, 2020
Nehemiah is one of the most relatable characters in the Bible, and one of the best leaders. This story continues the book of Ezra as the people of God return to Jerusalem and rebuild the walls. In this episode we discuss the book of Nehemiah and the lessons we can take from his life and leadership.
September 22, 2020
In this episode, we talk about the Netflix movie "Cuties," what it reveals about our culture, and how Christians can talk about God's plan for sexuality.
Ryan Smith is a pastor at Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK and founded Trust the Circle a ministry devoted to trusting God's design for sexuality. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
September 8, 2020
Ezra is one of the last characters we meet in the Old Testament and one of the most faithful. After Cyrus allows the Jews to go back to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple, Ezra brings a second wave of Levites and calls the people to repentance. He's an example to preachers, teachers, and everyone who's faithfully following God and in the end, he leads an incredible revival among the people of God.