The Problem of Evil: Obstacles to Faith with Mark Mittelberg, Part 2

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.In Christianity, we have what is known as “The Problem of Evil”. This is why many people say, “That’s why I can’t be a Christian. God can’t be good and great and still allow evil to exist in our world.”My question to them is: What is your alternative?No one is neutral on this subject. Eventually, each person lands on some worldview, or reconciliation of how this whole “Problem of Evil” works out.As I und … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Understanding Old Testament Poetry

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[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: This week, we ask the following questions:  What exactly is Old Testament Poetry? How does it vary from other writings in scripture?  And, how does it help tell the story of God’s Word and how does it apply to my story, today? The Bible was written for you, so you may be surprised at how applicable these age-old poems are to life in the 21st century. Old Testament Poetry consists of the Book of P … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 10: Schoolhouse Rock, Obamacare, Immigration and Your Kids

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[display_podcast] Hello and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It, the podcast where we talk about parenting on purpose – with the intention of instilling character and values in our children that would make our grandparents proud. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and I’m the first to admit that I probably watched too much television as a child, but I wasn’t just one to stare mindlessly into the boob tube – I actually paid attention. I remember acing a high school History exam without studying a single minut … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz: Following God’s Game Plan

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[display_podcast] After retiring from the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, I wanted to go and get equipped so that God could use me in ministry.  Although, I didn’t really know what that meant, or where or how God could use a guy like me.  So, I went back to San Diego State to finish my undergrad studies and worked with Youth For Christ while there.  And, while God was using us to do some great things during that time, I realized that the depth of my Biblical knowledge wasn’t where it needed to be, so I e … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 101: The Demoniac of the Decapolis

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[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: Whenever I talk about Satan, demons, spiritual warfare, or anything remotely related, the numbers of distractions in the room increase exponentially. This is a pattern I have documented over 40 years of ministry. Regardless of time of day, day of week, season of year, or venue in which I teach, it’s as if the devil himself does not want anyone (including you) to hear what the Bible teaches about our (and Go … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How To Get Started With Family Devotions

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:How to begin your own family devotions:UNDERSTAND YOUR PURPOSEFamily devotions are intended to facilitate heart-level spiritual growth. They are not just about getting more knowledge into your head (or the heads of your kids). So your goal in devotions should never be to teach your kids to be perfect little theologians, having all the answers to every questoion, or applying religious formulas for a happy day/life. Family … [Read more...]


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