WWUTT: Inviting Unbelievers to Church?

Should we invite unbelievers to church? Should we invite unbelievers to church?Sure! Why not? Church should be a place where anyone who comes through the doors will hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ proclaimed!The Scripture says, “The wages of sin is death! But the free gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord!” (Romans 6:23)May this message be preached from every pulpit! But, we need to understand unbelievers are not part of the Church.In Romans 8:9, Paul sai … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 193: Jesus’ Unanswered Prayer

[display_podcast]Jesus’ final words here at the tail-end of the Upper Room Discourse connect directly with Jesus’ opening words at the very beginning of the Upper Room Discourse.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, Jesus began His parting words to His disciples with this promise: “When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am.” That is the beginning of John 14.Jesus added one last exclamation point to it all with this parting pra … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: Forgiven and Set Free

Michelle was always a people pleaser. An only child from a stable home, she was a responsible kid with decent grades and a job at age 16—things that made her parents happy. She often listened to the voices around her for both approval and acceptance, and she watched her friends for cues on how to act. Some of her friends had boyfriends, so Michelle decided she wanted one, too. Some of her friends were having sex, so when Michelle got a boyfriend at age 18, she didn’t see any reason not to sleep w … [Read more...]

5 Minutes in Church History: Rio 1558, the Guanabara Confession of Faith

Who were the 16th-century Calvinist missionaries of Brazil? In this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Stephen Nichols tells the fascinating history of the Guanabara Confession of Faith.The Summer Olympics were just held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. But I want to take us back to Rio in 1558. There is a slight backstory here, so let’s pick it up. In 1555, a French colony was established in what is now Rio de Janeiro. Then it was simply known as the Guanabara Bay. That original French c … [Read more...]

Reasonable Faith Podcast: Church Discipline Stirs Controversy

Dr. Craig considers a case of church discipline in which a man was removed from membership. The local media cried foul! Was the church wrong? [display_podcast]KEVIN HARRIS: Dr. Craig, if you are a church that exercises what is known as church discipline you just might make headlines, and you might make the press. Dallas Morning News picked up this story of a young man who underwent church discipline from a local church. It went viral, a Facebook page was set up with thousands and thousands o … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Welcome!

I am so excited that this day is finally here! The Simply Joyful podcast is finally “live!”  The purpose of the Simply Joyful Podcast is to encourage and inspire you to find simple ways to bring more joy into your day. Whether you are looking for a little encouragement in your faith, family, home, homeschooling (if you do) — or just in life — then this is the podcast for you! Let’s get real and talk about the challenges that we face as women in our day-to-day lives. My guests and I will discuss … [Read more...]