Reflections of Grace 62: Life Lessons with Jesus part 8 – Divine Encounters


[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: I was on a local track in a park and it was an otherwise beautiful day, aside from the wind whipping my hair around.   As I walked I was talking to Jesus, as is my custom when I am alone. As I was chatting with him I began thinking of my childhood and how hard it was.   My left arm was crippled at birth and I was never able to raise it above my head. As a child I ign … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 3: Watching Annie Through Colorblind Lenses

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[display_podcast] I had the awesome privilege this morning to take my family to the movies and see the new, 2014 version of the movie Annie. Like many parents my age, I grew up singing along to the 1982 version, and I gotta say… I loved the new version just as much. But, while I was watching it, I remembered a recent article that I read on Yahoo Parenting by Rachel Bertsche titled “Target’s Annie Ads Spark Controversy”. Here’s the column, my thoughts, and I hope you will continue the conversat … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 9

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit recently as in 2008, Kenneth Miller and Joseph Levine were quoted in national textbooks: “In their early stages of development, chickens, turtles, and rats look similar, providing evidence that they shared a common ancestry.” If the publishers and educators were honest about the data, they could (maybe even should) equally say that they shared a common designer. That is an equally legitimate interference from t … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Where’d the Kids Go?


[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. Today we’re going to check in again with the Back Row Baptist.  What’s on his radar this week is a problem that’s being discussed more and more in Christian circles, which is an alarming trend of young Christians abandoning their faith as they move out into college and young adulthood. … [Read more...]

Ouxano 70: 1 Samuel part 17 – Meet Goliath!

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[display_podcast]From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: 1 Samuel 17:1-11The Philistines now mustered their army for battle and camped between Socoh in Judah and Azekah at Ephes-dammim. 2 Saul countered by gathering his Israelite troops near the valley of Elah. 3 So the Philistines and Israelites faced each other on opposite hills, with the valley between them. Here. We. Go! Now, setting the stage a bit – God has rejected Saul as king of Israel. H … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 8

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In Biology: Concepts and Connections, a 2009 textbook, in reference to the homology of several different existing and extinct creatures, it was written: “Also providing evidence for evolution… Anatomical similarities between many species give signs of common descent.” It could have, maybe even should have also said, “Also providing evidence for intelligent design… Anatomical similarities between many species give signs of a common designer.”If they had posted both of these facts, it would t … [Read more...]