Real Stuff My Dad Says: Givers and Takers

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[display_podcast] Dennis Prager has famously said that the world consists of only two races:  the decent and the indecent. But my dad has his own delineation between people – there are Givers and there are Takers. This doesn’t mean that if you simply accept a gift from someone, you’re a taker.  What it does mean is that if you have been blessed, you should bless someone else when you have an opportunity. Sadly, “takers” tend to develop and live a lifestyle where they forget how to give to oth … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily: Feel Like Giving Up?

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: Do you ever feel like just throwing in the towel?  You’re tired of going around the same mountain over and over again.  You feel like you may never get the victory, may never see the change come, may never experience the freedom you are craving. I felt like giving up this weekend.  Same old problem raised its ugly head again in my blended family.  Lord, will it ever change?  Will we … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Why The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Not A Checklist

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If you’ve been in Christian circles for any length of time, you’ve heard a sermon or talk about the fruit of the Spirit. You’ve seen it on plaques in people’s homes, you’ve heard children’s songs about this list of virtues.Galatians 5:22 says – “the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control.” Our human tendency is to take list of character qualities like that and make them into a checkl … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Can We Be Moral Without God? with Frank Beckwith, part 4

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.Let’s talk about God and morality. When we talk about the moral law, we have to first talk about its characteristics.What do I mean by its characteristics? Well, when we talk about the characteristics of physical objects, such as a glass of water, we recognize that it takes up space, it has a certain shape, it’s somewhat transparent, and it’s wet just to name a few of its characteristics.However, moral law i … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Getting More Out of the Epistles

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[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: In this week’s podcast, we look at some of the key elements to keep in mind when reading the New Testament Epistles and how to apply them to each of our lives. Remember, there is ONE correct interpretation - or original meaning - of what the apostle meant, but there can be MANY correct applications. One example comes from 2 Corinthians 8:20-21 –20 We are traveling together to guard against an … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Why Having Your Kids Memorize Scripture Could DESTROY Them!

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IN THIS EPISODE OF THE CHRISTIAN HOME AND FAMILY PODCAST, I WANT TO SHOW YOU HOW GETTING YOUR KIDS TO MEMORIZE BIBLE VERSES MAY NOT HELP THEM, AND HOW IT COULD EVEN GO FARTHER TO DESTROY THEIR LIVES. Let me be clear. I LOVE the Bible. I believe it to be God’s word, divinely inspired, and profitable for our instruction, edification, and teaching. I can’t tell you how much I have grown because of the truths the scriptures contain. I read it every single day of my life.BUT, I also know, from pe … [Read more...]


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