Reflections of Grace 115: What Is It You Have That I Don’t?

[display_podcast] One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of  the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living.  Jesus called out  to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!”  And they left their nets at once and followed Him.”  (Matthew 4:18-20)I don’t have the gift of evangelism.  My husband does and he loves it!  I love people and have a shepherd’s heart, but I am not … [Read more...]

Transform: How to Conduct Righteous Business

(The following was originally published at When it comes to your life and business, what do you HUNGER FOR?In Matthew 5:6, Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,     for they will be filled.” Within the business community it’s all to easy to hunger and thirst for lots of things… and righteousness is pretty far down the list. We hunger for success, for respect among our peers, or the next big account. The list of the things we desire goes o … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Is Islam A Religion of Peace? with Nabeel Qureshi

There is a verse in the Qur’an that basically says, “Believe what you want to believe, let me believe what I am going to believe” – kind of a “let’s all live together and everyone be happy” teaching. This was written early on in Muhammad’s dictation of the Qur’an.Later, however, there are verses like Sura 9:29, which says, “Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Apostle, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth , … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen: Christian Worldview with Nancy Pearcey, part 1

[display_podcast]Today, we welcome one of my favorite authors. I fell in love with her 2000 Gold Medallion Award winning book How Now Shall We Live? which she wrote with the late, great Chuck Coleson. Another of my favorites she wrote is Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. This amazing author, educator, and Christian worldview expert is a professor at Houston Baptist University, and just an amazing woman – Nancy Pearcey.But, Nancy hasn’t always been the per … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 136: Elevator Hero, Matt Falk & Sonny Shroyer

[display_podcast]A while back, I was in Fresno. I was in an elevator just as the doors were closing. At the last second, I saw this guy sprinting across the lobby trying to make it in before the doors closed, so I politely tapped the door, causing it to open again so he could get in the elevator with me. As he boarded, he looked at me with a surprised expression and said, “Thank you. Cheers, mate!” in his Australian accent.Now, if he were from Toledo, I wouldn’t have a second thought abou … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 152: Forcing the Devil to Flee

[display_podcast]It is, without a doubt, one of the most precious truths in all of the Bible. From the lips of Jesus Himself to the seventy upon their return from their first mission’s trip, in this PODCAST you will hear Him say, “I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning.”Fact: Satan is a fallen foe.Fact: The devil has been defeated.As we have discussed for the past two weeks, Fact: Satan is not losing the war; he has already lost it.There is a day coming, sooner r … [Read more...]