Jesus in HD 131: The Wonder of It All (or if you prefer, Embracing Paradox)

[display_podcast] Believe it or not, there is in the Bible a grand total of (Are you ready?) 31,102 verses. And, as you are about to hear in this PODCAST, of these 31,102 verses, the one verse that best summarizes the state of my relationship with God is this one verse here in Mark 9. In all honesty, this is right where I live. And, were the truth to be told, I’d be willing to wager that most of us live here too. These words uttered, by the desperate dad in this story, could well be my wo … [Read more...]

Transform: Why Christians Are BAD At Mindset Practices

(The following was originally published at www.CareyGreen.com.) A mindset is based on your beliefs: what you believe about the world, about yourself, and about other people, and even about God.  It’s about truth.   Are you believing what is real and true, from God’s perspective?  Because we often say that we believe in certain things and we have faith in God’s promises; but, when the stresses of life come at us, and our emotions get involved, we get dragged down and even begin to doubt these ve … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 80: Jesus’ PERFECT Answer to John’s (and Ours?) Pivotal Question

[display_podcast] When we last left our old friend, John the Baptizer, his faith was in a free-fall. He was here last week, sort of, to tell you his scintillating story in his own words. (If you have not heard that PODCAST, may I respectfully request that you listen? A story that I promise you, you will never forget.) Think of it. John… The man whose coming was predicted by the prophets… Whose birth was foretold by an angel… Who identified and introduced Jesus to the world… John the Baptizer … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 79: An Unexpected Visit From a Dear Old Friend

[display_podcast] Luke 7:18-1918 The disciples of John the Baptist told John about everything Jesus was doing. So John called for two of his disciples, 19 and he sent them to the Lord to ask him, “Are you the Messiah we’ve been expecting, or should we keep looking for someone else?” John the Baptizer is, by his own admission, was a walking contradiction. As you will hear in this PODCAST, he had a remarkable beginning, and yet a dismal crash and burn. In a word, his faith in Jesus COLLAPSED … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 19: Dealing with Doubts, Part 3 with Brett Kunkle

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIn most people, unresolved pain leads to widespread anger in our lives.  Whether it’s from a broken family, pain caused by other Christians or other relational pain, there is huge potential for any unresolved pain to lead to anger and bitterness.  And this pain, anger and bitterness can cause you to walk away and reject God.So, what can we do about this?The first step is to take your pain to God. Psalm 139 … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Dealing with Doubts with Brett Kunkle, part 1

What happens when we step out of our safe Christian bubbles and come face to face with questions such as: Why do you think God even exists? Why do you trust the Bible? Wasn’t Jesus merely a good man and teacher?Often times, questions like these become the seeds of doubt in the minds of many Christians today.Doubt is simply uncertainty in regards to God. What each of us needs to know is that doubt is a universal human experience. It’s not unique to Christians – even atheists doubt their ow … [Read more...]


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