Simply Joyful Podcast: No More Perfect Marriages with Jill Savage

A Candid Conversation on Marriage & How to Better Affair Proof Yours!Marriage! We're talking about marriage today! I know this episode is going to be such an incredible blessing to you! My lovely guest Jill Savage is sharing from her new book, No More Perfect Marriages. She gets very vulnerable and talks about her husband's infidelity and how that impacted their family. I know you will be encouraged as she shares very practical advice about how you can work to affair proof your own ma … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Sin & Grace

[display_podcast]We are continuing our conversation concerning Original Sin. Sin is the necessary backdrop to the wondrous message of grace that has appeared in Christ. If we are to make sense of anything Jesus said or did, we must understand how grace relates to sin.In his conversation with Nicodemus, Jesus said that a person can’t even see the kingdom of God unless he is first born again. In other words, because we are dead in sin, we must first be spiritually regenerated before we can … [Read more...]

BreakPoint: Fujimura’s “Culture Care” – A Better Model for Engagement

When it comes to culture, do you consider yourself a foot soldier or a gardener? Okay, that’s a bit cryptic. But let me explain. [display_podcast]When was the last time you participated in a boycott? Or shared a Facebook post alerting your friends to a dangerous cultural trend?Good stuff. Now, let me ask you this: When was the last time you went to an art museum? Or bought tickets to the theater? Or listened to a great piece of music? Or wrote a poem and shared it with friends?I a … [Read more...]

Ask Pastor John: How Can My Difficult Marriage Glorify Christ?

A really good and important question comes to us today from an anonymous husband. “Dear Pastor John, I have been following your podcast ‘religiously’ for the past six months. As a backsliding believer it has played a significant role in bringing me back to God and to serving him, albeit in much weakness and stumbling. I am ever thankful. My marriage has suffered much due to me neglecting my wife in many ways over the past 22 years of our marriage. Currently it is teetering on the brink of colla … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Submit to the Governing Authorities?

The Apostle Paul said:Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God’s servant for your good… … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 195: Jesus on Trial

[display_podcast]To say that after “they” — to quote the Apostle John — “bound Jesus and brought Him first to Annas,” Jesus’ life would never be the same again would be a gross understatement and wholly inaccurate.Fact is, as you are about to hear in this PODCAST, only some 15 hours after this cohort of some six hundred elite Roman soldiers led Him away in chains, Jesus’ life would be over.The Roman leader principally responsible for Jesus’ execution? The Procurator Pontius Pilate, wh … [Read more...]