Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 1: A Game of Inches

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When I was a boy, my super-athletic brother was my hero.  As a grade-schooler, I would bring in news clippings of him and share them during show and tell, bragging, “This is my big brother!”  So, it was only natural that I set out to be as good of an athlete as he was.By the time that I got into high school, I walked onto the school campus for the first time and one of the football coaches approached me and asked, “Ray, do you think that you’ll ever be as good as your brother was?”  Up til th … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Closet Christian: Only Old People Attend Church

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[display_podcast]When I hear the word “church”, I think of little old ladies who bake delicious cookies and wear cardigans all year because they’re always cold.  Or I think of a glorified rock concert.  The worship team has sprung “Moves Like Jagger”, and they seem to be more focused about entertaining than glorifying God.  It’s silly.  It’s kitschy.  And I don’t buy it.  It’s not sincere.The Church is a hard thing.  It’s not just a place.  It’s a group of people.  Many people attend chur … [Read more...]

Church for Men 11: Glen Dry of Sportsman’s Church

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[display_podcast]Imagine a church that meets outdoors. Rain or shine. Next to a fishing hole. Around a campfire. There’s no shortage of men in this church. In fact, guys come early to go fishing – and stay late to talk around the fire.Sound like a little bit of heaven? It’s called The Sportsman’s Church, and it meets every Sunday night in Victoria, Texas, 125 miles southwest of Houston.Bring your bible – and your fishing pole.The founder of Sportsman’s church is Glen Dry. He was w … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 25: Is Christ the Only Way, Part 5 with Brett Kunkle

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgTo learn what the truth is about Jesus, we need to look at the primary source documents that tell us about him.  Now, it just so happens that the earliest documents containing information pertaining to Jesus’ life are the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.However, notice that we refer to these books as “primary source documents” rather than simply saying, “What does the Bible say about Jesus?”Too ofte … [Read more...]

Experience God: Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)

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[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in His love He will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. Check out suzannelederer.com for a deeper look into the age-old worship practice.And, for more encouraging and engaging podcasts and videos, visit the E-Squared Media Network at www.e … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 30: Walking in the Spirit – Faith

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[display_podcast]Faith - many people struggle continually to have more of it.  They groan and strain like a woman in labor.  They think, “if only I had more faith my prayers could be answered.”Hebrew 11: 5-6 says  "By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death.  He could not be found, because God had taken him away.  For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God." Revelation 4:11 says  “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glor … [Read more...]


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