Church for Men 23: Is Self-Esteem Wrecking Church Attendance?

[display_podcast] The modern self-esteem movement is celebrating its 50th birthday. In 1965, sociologist Morris Rosenberg invented “The Self-Esteem Scale” — the first academic tool that assessed a person’s view of himself. In 1969 Psychologist Nathaniel Branden took that data and released “The Psychology of Self-Esteem,” which became the bible of the modern self-esteem movement. Over the next two decades higher self-esteem came to be seen as the antidote to crime, drug abuse, teen pregnancy and … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 107: Crush Speak, Jeff Woodroof & Anthony Griffith

[display_podcast] When I was a boy, I loved back-to-school season. I mean, I liked the learning aspect of it, but what I loved was GIRLS! And there were girls at school!! And, by law, the girls HAD to go to school; and I could go to school and be around them. So, I really felt like September was simply a blessing from God in some way. But I was never really able to ever talk to girls. At least, not in any sort of manner that conveyed my deep sense of admiration and love. In fact, most of the … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics 41: How To KNOW That You Will Live Forever

[display_podcast] Nobody consulted you and asked you if you wanted to be born. They just “had” you. Then, a generation later, you had your kids. You didn’t consult them beforehand, either. So, when we are born, we have life. And, one of these days, each and every one of us are going to die. Therefore, life is basically the dash between two dates. We see it on tombstones across the globe. Another definition for life is this: Life is a sexually transmitted disease that is 100% fatal! The botto … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 123: A Dramatic Detour in Jesus’ Road to Destiny

[display_podcast] Welcome to one of the strangest stories -- many would call this a troubling tale -- in Jesus’ entire life and ministry. As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, what happens here in Mark 7, and its parallel passage in Matthew 15, seems highly uncharacteristic of Jesus; uncharitable to a tragically needy-yet-remarkable mommy; and unnecessarily cold and calloused as far as a Jesus is concerned. A Jesus, I will humbly remind you, who defined Himself as “gentle” in Matthew 11, a … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace: Breaking the Old Records Spinning in Our Minds

[display_podcast]If we are made new in Christ why do we avoid dealing with certain areas of our life? Why do we tolerate people treating us the way they do? How is it that we keep finding ourselves repeating the same old dysfunctional patterns? We ask these questions because we recognize we're stuck in behaviors that we know are not a part of God's will. Even when we know the answer as to why we do what we do, we often stay stuck.Learning to merge off of the broad way and onto the … [Read more...]

Transform: Life and Business for the Glory of God with Carey Green

Greedy people, Business problems, and Christians For Christ-followers, greed is one of the biggest business problems. It’s a subtle little poison that inches its way into us without us even knowing it.Greed Earthly ambitions Desires for success that don’t honor GodYou get the picture, right? Business problems such as greed don’t have to sink the ship Because as a follower of Christ you have the promised Holy Spirit as a help in overcoming those and many other thing … [Read more...]


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