Summit Lecture Series: Is Mormonism Christian or a Cult? with Douglas Groothuis

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.So, we’re talking about Mormonism… how to spot a cult.But first, keep in mind what Paul wrote in his letter to the church in Colossae: See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ. (Colossians 2:8) Throughout Scripture, we find several “warning passages” that tell us, “This … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 18: Condoms As A “Super Shield”

[display_podcast]ImWaiting has the opportunity to speak to many parent groups throughout the county.  We teach effective communication, healthy relationships, decision-making, STD education, etc, with the intent to equip parents with knowledge to start and continue conversations with their kids regarding risk behaviors and the consequences.Recently, we were advised to tell parents that they needed to teach their kids how to use condoms. In effect, that was a part of good parenting.  We de … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 139: Emoticons, Lisa Mills & Chonda Pierce

[display_podcast]I have a college degree in Communications. And, one of the unchanging facts in communicating with people is that emotion cannot be accurately conveyed through textual (versus verbal) interaction.Then came emoticons.Emoticons are important in today’s text messaging society. Now, emotions can be effectively communicated, such as: I hope you lose all your money and end up in a cardboard box =) See how the smiley face softens the blow of the preceding c … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Modern Day Apostles?

In the Roman Empire, a person who was given the power to speak on behalf of the Emperor was called Apostolos, or Apostle, meaning “sent one”. Likewise, an apostle of Jesus Christ was given the authority to speak the very words of God. To disobey the word of an apostle was to disobey God. And that’s still true today.When we read the New Testament, we are reading the words of the Apostles as given by God, just as we read in Galatians: “For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that … [Read more...]

The Big Picture 72: Do Older Christians Really Need to “Knock it Off”?

[display_podcast]I’m over 45 and I scare your children. Does my age disqualify me from speaking up about politics and culture? Do I really need to ‘knock it off!’? Andy Stanley says so. I’m Joel Fieri, and welcome to “The Big Picture’ podcast, where we seek to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society.Pastor Andy Stanley has gone viral lately with a couple Internet videos, one regarding political fear mongering and … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 154: The Parable of the Despised Samaritan

[display_podcast]It’s universally called “The Parable of the Good Samaritan.”Universally, that is, except where Jesus is concerned.As you will hear in this PODCAST, if Luke 10:33 in the NLT is any indication, Jesus would have most likely entitled this, “The Parable of the Despised Samaritan.”A title which goes to the heart of this story, really.Something that I need for you to feel as you listen, and to feel it deeply. For if not, this parable completely loses its punch.Fo … [Read more...]


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