Same Sex Marriage: Correct… Not Politically Correct with Frank Turek

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Whenever you are discussing a controversial topic with someone, ask them, “Do you consider yourself a tolerant person?”  When they reply that they are, you then say, “Well, good.  So, when I say something that you don’t agree with, then you will still treat me and my ideas with respect, even though you don’t agree with them, right?  That’s what a tolerant person would do.  Correct?” By doing this, before things even have a chance at getting heated, you have already “defanged” any response that t … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 95: Leaning Into His Embrace!


[display_podcast] A client recently said to me, “I wonder sometimes why others look at me and think I have it so together. They say ‘You lead a wonderful life!’   They confided that they could assure me that they are far from wonderful.  Walk a few days in my shoes, they say.”I began to share with them that they do know Someone who is wonderful.  Without Him walking besides us I would drown in our own delusions. If you are feeling lost or alone right now, allow me to take your hand and … [Read more...]

Church for Men: Why Informality Is Suddenly OK


[display_podcast] (Author’s note: This post originally appeared in January 2013. It was part of a series about the huge changes that are rocking Western society – and their impact on men and the church. I am not advocating these changes; I’m simply trying to explain why they’re happening, to help believers respond with greater understanding to those they may disagree with.) I’m one of the millions of viewers enchanted by one of TV’s hottest show – Downton Abbey. It’s the story of an aristocrati … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Christian Parenting Is A Journey… With Lots of Twists, Turns and Detours

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[display_podcast] “Ouxano” is a Greek word meaning “Growth” used throughout the New Testament in regards to spiritual development. So, this week we are going to begin a series about guiding the spiritual growth of our children. Now, parenting is one of the most important roles and tasks that we have, just as people. So, we need to think carefully about what it means to disciple our own children. But, before we get too deep into it, let me tell you a bit about myself, so that you know where I’m … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics 38: Could God Have Picked A Better Plan?

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[display_podcast] It’s been said that there are four things that God doesn’t know:He doesn’t know a sin He doesn’t hate. He doesn’t know a sinner He doesn’t love. He doesn’t know a plan any better than the one He gave us. He doesn’t know a time any better than NOW.John 3:16 tells us that:God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Could He have figured out a better way to solve the prob … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics 37: Take A Look At The Snake & Be Born Again

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[display_podcast] Some people who are “Born Again”… and KNOW that they are born again… You see, you’ll know that you know when you are. But, when you’re not sure, then you probably aren’t. But some people who are and know that they are are what I call a “Point In Time” Christian. A Point in Time Christian is someone who may not remember the exact date, but they remember the circumstance – it may have been at a revival meeting or Harvest Crusade, it may have been kneeling beside your bed with yo … [Read more...]