Reflections of Grace 137: Put Your Basket in the Water

[display_podcast]I used to agonize over how my children and grandchildren would turn out.  When I saw them making poor choices I would try to ‘fix it’ for them so they wouldn’t experience the pain I knew was sure to come.When they were little it was easier to do this and be in complete control of what their choices were…but as they got older and became their own person I began to realize I was losing that control, and fear would grip me.As a parent you learn with each new year in the … [Read more...]

First Liberty Briefing: It’s Okay to Celebrate Christmas on the Town Square

A New York town was at the center of an atheist’s demands to remove religious references from an annual Christmas event.Thank you for joining us for the First Liberty Briefing, an exclusive podcast where host Jeremy Dys—also First Liberty Senior Counsel—provides an insider’s look at the stories, cases, people and laws that have made America the world’s leader in protecting religious liberty. Elaine Spaziano organized “Christmas on the Canal” for 17 years. It became a tradition for most of th … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: A Freeing Reality

“When everything that you’re holding onto is ripped out of your hands, you really start to identify where your treasure is.” Andrew Burkhart, a pastor in Moore, Oklahoma lost everything he owned in the storm of May 20, 2013. His pregnant wife and young daughter were in their house moments before the tornado struck, but got out just in time before it was destroyed. Andrew tells his story of the wreckage and realizing where his true treasure is found. “We heard that the storms were going to be ba … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 78: Black Lives Matter & National Police Regulations from a Christian Cop’s Perspective

[display_podcast] So much has been thrown at us, as a society, such as biased media pushing their agenda instead of objectively reporting the truth, Black Lives Matter and police officers being shot and killed on a regular basis. It begs the question: how do we deal with this, as Christians? As followers of Jesus, we want to deal with it in the proper manner – in a way that is pleasing to God and that serves our fellow man. In my pursuit of an answer to this, I haven’t seen anyone asking police … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 167: Tim Hawkins

[display_podcast]Tim Hawkins is an incredibly gifted comedian, a great guy… and an amazing friend! (And, I’m not just saying that because he joins me on this week’s show.)Lately, Tim and I have been talking about a show we’ve both been enjoying – The Crown, which is basically about Queen Elizabeth’s early reign and is quite compelling. Although, while it’s similar to Downton Abbey – but everyone gets along – the niceness of it makes us wonder just how historically accurate the show is. … [Read more...]

BreakPoint This Week: Advent, Sacred Time, and Worldview

[display_podcast] By Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Discovered by e2 media network and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not e2 media network, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. It is time to prepare for Christmas. But I don’t mean at the shopping mall. I mean sacred preparation. This upcoming Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, the time historically “set aside by the Church to help believers prepare to receive the fullness of Jesus’ coming.” And t … [Read more...]