The Big Picture 75: The Truth Hidden In California Prop. 57 – A Christian Cop’s Perspective

[display_podcast] Recently, producer Jefferson Drexler and I sat down with a friend of mine, Chris, who is a police officer here in Southern California. He offered a police officer’s perspective on the challenges Christians and other people of faith are facing and will be facing in the days and years to come. Part one of our discussion deals with Prop. 57: Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements.  Chris, Southern California Police Officer: From a Christian pe … [Read more...]

Ask Pastor John: The Heart of Christian Hedonism — and the Bible and Creation and Everything

Today’s question comes from an international listener named Waiganjo Kamotho. “Hello Pastor John! My question is over a few lines from your daily devotional, dated August 21, 2016. It all made perfect sense until I got to this line where you write: ‘All the works of God culminate in the praises of his redeemed people.’ And this was even more confusing: ‘The climax of [God’s] happiness is the delight He takes in the echoes of His excellence in the praises of the saints.’ Whew. Maybe it’s due to th … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 181: Judas the Betrayer

[display_podcast]It’s getting real. Real fast.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, something in the last few days of Jesus’ final week triggered Judas to do the unthinkable.You talk about someone selling their soul to the devil, literally or figuratively? Well, Judas did both. Judas sold his soul to the devil, literally and figuratively.“Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, one of the Twelve.” (Luke 22:3) Why here? Why now? Why this?In order to answer these and addi … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 31: Helping Your Kids Set Boundaries By Setting Your Own

[display_podcast] This is the eighth and final installment of our amazing interview with Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Parents – you are more of a model for your kids than you’ll ever know! Matt gives some great practical advice on how to help them set boundaries by actually setting boundaries for yourself. Matt Clinton, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: My daughter, who is only 18-months-old, can already work an iPhone. She already knows how to swipe through the pictures on … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: The Election Is Coming

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. Chuck Colson often said, “Salvation won’t arrive on Air Force One.” Ok, we all agree on that. So, how now shall we live?[display_podcast]Well, perhaps you’ve heard: there’s an election next week.And I’ve never seen the nation or the Church more divided over politics. For the most part … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 19 (Marxism)

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to summit.org Let’s talk about Marxism.The key work of Marxism is the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. Its controlling idea boils down to class struggle and Materialism. Now, Materialism is similar to Naturalism, but they put all their weight on “stuff” and “resources”.So, what Marx believed was that the entire history of the world could really be understood through the lens of “those who had resources … [Read more...]