My Armor 32: How Do We Get To Heaven?

[display_podcast] As I recently read 1 Peter 2, I realized Peter’s main point is this: Buck up, Cowboy! Figure it out! And just like I discovered in James’ epistle, there are things both in James and in Peter’s letters that are hard to hear, but very important for each of us to come face-to-face with. Here’s what I mean:So get rid of your feelings of hatred. Don’t just pretend to be good! Be done with dishonesty and jealousy and talking about others behind their backs. (1 Peter 2:1) That is … [Read more...]

My Armor 30: How 2 Pray

[display_podcast] So, I run the heater during the day and my air conditioner at night.  I think I sleep better when I’m in a cryogenic state.  What this turns into is a great night’s sleep for me, but I wake up in an icebox, so I have to run the heater full-tilt when I wake up.  I don’t know why I sleep so much better when it’s cold.  Maybe that’s why people enjoy camping so much. Not that any of this has to do with our topic at all.  Because this week’s topic is prayer. If you’re not doing it … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 22: The One Prayer God Will ALWAYS Say YES To!

[display_podcast] In our last podcast, I talked about God’s commandment to grow closer to Him and to be filled with the Holy Spirit.  This week, we’re going to look at what the Bible says we should do in order to live in a spiritually healthy manner. Just like breathing, we need to “exhale” or get rid of all the things that might hinder us; and “inhale” or bring in the things that God has for us to draw us closer to Him. 1 John 5:14-15 says this:This is the confidence which we have before H … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On 20: Clean Slates For Everyone!*

[display_podcast] In our last episode, I discussed how we can be absolutely assured that we have eternal life in heaven, just as the Bible promises.This week, we’ll talk about God’s love and forgiveness and how it plays in our lives today. It all starts with a simple Bible verse: John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life. So, we see here that Jesus Christ is God’s visible “reaching ou … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 9: The Prayer God REALLY Wants To Answer!

From Ray Schmautz, former Oakland Raider and servant of God for Cadence Intl. in Colorado Springs:In our last video podcast, I talked about God’s commandment to grow closer to Him and to be filled with the Holy Spirit.  This week, we’re going to look at what the Bible says we should do in order to live in a spiritually healthy manner. Just like breathing, we need to “exhale” or get rid of all the things that might hinder us; and “inhale” or bring in the things that God has for us to draw us c … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 20: Sex, Drugs and Christianity with Nate Larkin

[display_podcast] From Jeff Allen - comedian, thinker, and author: Be forewarned:  The content about to be expressed in this podcast is explicit in nature, but deals with real issues facing men and women all across the country in all aspects of life – even our pastors. Author, national speaker on the topic of sex addition and creator of the Sampson Society Nate Larkin joins us this week for An Examined Life. We start out our discussion talking about the word “worldview”. What does this weird … [Read more...]