WWUTT: God Has a Wonderful Plan for Your Life?

If you are a disciple of Jesus, then God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life, just like he did for the first disciples! What kind of wonderful plan?Well, Peter was crucified upside-down. Andrew, his brother was also crucified. James was executed by the sword. John, his brother was exiled and died of old age. Philip was tortured and then crucified upside-down. Bartholomew was skinned alive and he, too crucified upside down. Thomas was speared to death while praying. Matthew was … [Read more...]

Ask Pastor John: Will I Be Single for the Rest of My Life?

Based on the inbox, Pastor John, there are a lot of Christians listening to the podcast who did not expect to be single entering 2017. Ashley, one of our listeners, is among them. She writes in to ask this: “Pastor John, my struggle is singleness. I’m 28, an elementary teacher, and that’s not really a profession to meet single men. I know that with the age of Tinder and hookups, casual sex will leave me empty inside, and it’s not a lifestyle that I’m seeking. At the same time I feel alone as a Ch … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: The Dance

In a small town on the Texas-Mexico border, Matthew Brue stood in the driveway of Shining Light Rehabilitation Ranch and watched his father drive away. Alone at 17, miles away from his family for the first time, officially signed over as “property of the state,” Matthew turned around and sobbed. The 23-acre rehabilitation ranch, which unfurled in front of him, housed a community of hardened criminals with whom he would spend the next year as he grappled with his drug addiction.Matthew grew up … [Read more...]

Reasonable Faith Podcast: Questions on the Soul, Fine Tuning, and a Maximally Great Being

Dr. Craig answers Questions on the Soul, Fine Tuning, and a Maximally Great Being, in other words: what happens to the soul at death, clarifications on the Argument from Fine Tuning, and the Ontological Argument. [display_podcast]KEVIN HARRIS: Welcome to Reasonable Faith with Dr. William Lane Craig. I’m Kevin Harris. Some good Q&A on the podcast today regarding the Soul, Fine Tuning, and a Maximally Great Being. Stay close for that. By the way, I personally suspected just from what I was … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 185: The Mysterious Member of the Trinity (Part 1)

[display_podcast]Welcome to the Upper Room Discourse.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, we are now standing on the precipice of Jesus’ passion -- Judas’ betrayal, Jesus’ arrest, Peter’s denial, Jesus’ incarceration, His trials, His Crucifixion, climaxing of course in His glorious Resurrection.What should have been a night primarily of celebration  -- of the Passover, and all of its rich meaning -- quickly morphed into an evening of last-minute and desperate instruction. Jesus h … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Appearances of Christ Before His Incarnation

[display_podcast]Christmas is the time in which we celebrate the incarnation of Jesus Christ, the Word who “became flesh and dwelt among us”. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) But this same Word, who was God and was also with God… In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. (John 1:1-2) …actually made … [Read more...]