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    Christmas Gifts From Heaven, Ep. 2 - Jesus Is Emmanuel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021

    It’s fun to get gifts – especially if it’s just the thing you want — but the greatest gift any of us have ever received is when the presence of God came to live among us.

    Christmas Gifts From Heaven, Ep. 1 - The Reason for the Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021

    Sometimes we forget that the promise of Christmas is found in the Old Testament. When the Father sent his Son two thousand years ago, it was an answered promise and the most important Christmas gift.

    The Faith of John Bunyan, Ep. 5 - How Grace Changed John Bunyan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021


    Pilgrim’s Progress has been translated in over 200 languages and has never gone out of print. But have you ever wondered what led to John Bunyan’s understanding of grace?


    The Faith of John Bunyan, Ep. 4 - Grace Upon Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021


    John Bunyan thought he was living a good life until he overhead a conversation among friends. The words he heard would change his life forever. 


    The Faith of John Bunyan, Ep. 3 - Never Good Enough

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021


    Is it possible to be religious but lost? Jesus says you can. It is not how many good things we do that saves us, but rather trusting in the complete work of Christ the Savior.


    The Faith of John Bunyan, Ep. 2 - The True Beauty of Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021


    Why is grace such a hard gift to receive? Perhaps it’s because it exposes our pride and self-sufficiency? But only when we die to ourselves can we see the true beauty of grace.


    The Faith of John Bunyan, Ep. 1 - True Immortality

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021


    Some would say John Bunyan was immortalized through his classic book “Pilgrim’s Progress.” But for this man of God, everlasting life could only be found in one place . . . his faith in Jesus Christ.


    Pilgrims on the Way, Ep. 5 - The Answer to Grief and Doubt

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021

    It’s not easy being a Christian in this world. Low points like sadness, despair, suffering, and doubt are inescapable stops on our journey of faith. Thankfully, we don’t tread this path alone.

    Pilgrims on the Way, Ep. 4 - The Distractions We Face

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021

    If life is a pilgrimage, then that begs certain questions. Like, "What dangers do we face on this spiritual journey?” and “Is this a path we travel alone?

    Pilgrims on the Way, Ep. 3 - The Struggles of the Christian Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021

    If you trust in Jesus, will all your problems be over? Of course not! Yes, Jesus delivers us from sin and death, but we are all still humans on a journey through this fallen world.

    Pilgrims on the Way, Ep. 2 - You Need Deliverance

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021

    When encountering obstacles in life, the typical response is to try handling it in our own strength and on our own terms. But where can you turn when your burdens become too big to bear?

    Pilgrims on the Way, Ep. 1 - Meet Tyler Van Halteren

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021

    Tyler Van Halteren is a missionary in Cambodia who also has the heart and skills to creatively introduce one of the greatest Christian books of all time to a new generation. Hear his story.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 10 - The Why of Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021

    The details of the nativity are well known. A baby, a manger, a few shepherds, and some wise men. But why did Christ come to earth in the first place? The answer is found in his most famous parable.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 9 - Jesus’ First Jerusalem Encounter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021

    Not much is known of what took place between Christ’s birth and ministry. And yet one event that often gets overlooked was his first visit to Jerusalem ... as a baby.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 8 - Massacre of the Innocents

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021

    Infanticide. It’s one of the most vile things you could possibly imagine, and it takes place in first pages of the New Testament. What is there for us to learn from this often-ignored nativity story?

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 7 - Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021

    If you’ve ever seen or acted in a church Christmas play, you know what the wise men offered Jesus. But why were they significant? More than symbolism, these offerings fulfilled an ancient prophecy.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 6 - Subverting Expectations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021

    The wise men journeyed from the East to find the King of Kings. Finally, they arrived in the small, back-country town of Bethlehem. What did they expect? Were they disappointed?

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 5 - O Little Town of Bethlehem

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021

    What was Bethlehem really like in the first century? Even though it was famous, this small town was often overlooked. And it turns out, this made it the perfect place for a king to be born.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 4 - A Lowly Savior

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021

    Why would a group of shepherds the first ones to hear about Christ’s birth? And what does that mean for you and me?

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 3 - A Tale of Two Josephs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021

    The story of Joseph and Mary is full of echoes of the Old Testament. Not only do their lives move Israel’s story forward, but they also embody some of God’s biggest promises.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 2 - What did Mary think?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021

    Mary, the mother of Jesus. We all know the story . . . or do we? Listen in on today’s episode that seeks to find the real Mary of the Bible.

    The Living Nativity, Ep. 1 - Separating Truth From Lore

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021

    There is so much about Christmas that is not necessarily Christmas. Once you look past the lore to the real manger, you can meet Jesus in a vibrant way. 

    Come Unto Me, Ep. 5 - A Historic Breakfast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021

    Breakfast may be known as the most important meal of the day, but it can also be lauded as the setting for one of the most important stories in the gospels.

    Come Unto Me, Ep. 4 - Jesus Loves the Little Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021

    When it comes to simple truths, adults have the tendency to make things complicated. Perhaps this is why Jesus wants all of us to be more like children when we come to him.

    Come Unto Me, Ep. 3 - What it Means to Follow Jesus

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021

    Life usually doesn’t turn out the way we expect—this seems to be doubly true in 2020. But this is also what we should expect when responding to Christ’s call to “follow me.”

    Come Unto Me, Ep. 2 - Rest for Weary Souls

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021

    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about church? Singing, Sermons, and Sunday School might top your list. But what about rest?

    Come Unto Me, Ep. 1 - I Will Give You Rest

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021

    You may have heard Jesus’ hard sayings, like “take up your cross,” “narrow is the way,” and “sell your possessions.” But before any of us can comply, we must “come unto him.”

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 10 - The Lord Always Provides

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021

    Scripture promises that God provides and does all things for the good of those who love him. But what about when we turn our backs on him or lose faith?

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 9 - Who is Mary Magdalene?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021

    Mary Magdalene is the most enigmatic of all the Marys mentioned in the Gospels. She was also one of Christ’s most devoted followers. If we can get to know her better, we’ll also know Jesus better too.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 3 - Facing Life’s Storms

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021

    When Jesus calmed the storm with just a word, he wasn’t just doing a one-time parlor trick. This moment in Bible history holds great significance for anyone facing a unique storm in life.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 7 - How Jesus Heals

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021

    “Do you want to be healed?” That is what Jesus asked the man at the pool of Bethesda. It’s also a question for us. But the promise isn’t just about overcoming illness and physical ailments.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 6 - Jesus vs. Satan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021

    What comes to your mind when you think of Satan? A man in a red suit holding a pitchfork? A cartoon? These devilish images may be common in our culture, but the Bible paints a very different picture.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 5 - Does God Change?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021

    Does the temperament of God change from the Old Testament to the New? What may seem like contradictions are actually elements God masterfully uses to convey his full redemption story.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 4 - God Rescues Sinners

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021

    Jew or Gentile, rich or poor, the good news is an invitation for anybody to experience God’s love and become united with his people. But what about those who have done evil against us?

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 3 - John the Baptist’s Doubt

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021

    John the Baptist was a powerful prophet, but even he had a moment of doubt. On today’s program, Charles Morris takes a closer look at who John was and how he met Jesus.

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 2 - Sons of Thunder

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021

    James and John were zealous in everything, even to the point of wishing violence on their neighbors. What changed these sons of thunder into loving, self-sacrificing leaders in the faith?

    The Call of Christ, Ep. 1 - Dallas Jenkins on Making 'The Chosen'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021

    The coming of the Messiah was the most important event in human history. But the people Jesus chose to follow him ranged from the ordinary to the outcast. Not much has changed in 2,000 years.

    Your God, My God: Ep. 5 - How God Blesses Outsiders

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021

    Time and time again, God works in ways we do not expect. In Ruth, we see the Lord subvert expectations by bringing an outsider into his great plan of redemption.

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    Your God, My God: Ep. 4 - Redemption

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021

    If you want a perfect picture of redemption, look no further than the cross. If you want to see how it plays out between two people, read the book of Ruth.

    Your God, My God: Ep. 3 - How Ruth Taught Us Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021

    Christians are people of grace. We are redeemed by grace, and we live by the grace of God. But what does that mean, exactly? There are few demonstrations of grace more beautiful than this.

    Your God, My God: Ep. 2 - Jesus Behind the Scenes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021

    How does the Lord work in the little, seemingly insignificant moments of our lives? And where is he at when everything seems to go wrong?

    Your God, My God, Ep. 1 - The Gospel According to Ruth

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021

    The book of Ruth is the account of an ordinary family going through very real, messy struggles in life. It’s also a beautiful example of God’s hidden presence in our daily circumstances.

    Come and See, Ep. 5 - God Used Jonah Anyway

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021

    Jonah was a reluctant prophet, upset that God wanted to save a city of terrible people. But the Lord still used Jonah in a mighty way.

    Come and See, Ep. 4 - Abraham’s Conversion Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021

    Before he became “Father Abraham,” Abram was an average man who wasn’t searching for God. And yet the Lord found him and transformed his heart.

    Come and See, Ep. 3 - How God Saved Rahab

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021

    One of the most unlikely stories of faith comes from a pagan prostitute living in enemy territory. This astonishing story reveals the mystery of grace that can turn the most unlikely of hearts to God.

    Come and See, Ep. 2 - Ruth's Leap of Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021

    The life of Ruth is an unexpected story about trust in God. On today’s episode, hear how she left everything to follow the Lord during a faithless time in Israel’s history.

    Come and See, Ep. 1 - God's Grace > Naaman's Pride

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021

    What happens when you meet God? The Bible is full of stories about regular people who have an encounter with the Lord, and their lives are dramatically changed forever.

    The Case for Christ, Ep. 5 - How Ezekiel Points to Jesus

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021

    How can dry bones live again? The Prophet Ezekiel explains it is only through the breath of the living God.

    The Case for Christ, Ep. 4 - Come and See

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021

    Some of the greatest stories of conversion started with “Come and see.” Often, it’s a personal relationship with someone that sparks our interest in Jesus, and the Spirit fans that spark into faith.

    The Case for Christ, Ep. 2 - Reviewing the Evidence

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021


    Can the resurrection of Jesus stand under scrutiny? Lee Strobel thought it could surely be disproven, but God had other plans for him. Discover the evidence that led him to faith in Jesus.


    The Case for Christ, Ep. 1 - Meet Lee Strobel

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021


    Lee Strobel was more than a skeptic. With fervor and the tools of an investigative journalist, his singular mission was to debunk Christianity. Of course, he reached a surprising conclusion.


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