Carty’s Contemporary Classics 43: Could God Have Picked A Better Plan?

[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 41: How To KNOW That You Will Live Forever

[display_podcast] Nobody consulted you and asked you if you wanted to be born. They just “had” you. Then, a generation later, you had your kids. You didn’t consult them beforehand, either. So, when we are born, we have life. And, one of these days, each and every one of us are going to die. Therefore, life is basically the dash between two dates. We see it on tombstones across the globe. Another definition for life is this: Life is a sexually transmitted disease that is 100% fatal! The botto … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics: Take A Look At The Snake, part 5

It’s been said that there are four things that God doesn’t know:He doesn’t know a sin that 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 problem of our sin … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics: Take A Look At The Snake, part 3

Nobody consulted you and asked you if you wanted to be born. They just “had” you. Then, a generation later, you had your kids. You didn’t consult them beforehand, either. So, when we are born, we have life. And, one of these days, each and every one of us are going to die. Therefore, life is basically the dash between two dates. We see it on tombstones across the globe. Another definition for life is this: Life is a sexually transmitted disease that is 100% fatal! The bottom line is that life … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 59: Real Stuff My Papa Would Say

[display_podcast]I’ve got to be real honest.  This week’s podcast is just a bit too much for me to dictate and write down, so do me a solid:  just push play and listen.In lieu of a full blog entry, I offer this podcast preview:  It’s been a tough month: one of my dogs was killed, I had to put the other one down and in the midst of all that, my brother and I got the call no grandson wants to receive – my Papa passed away.Papa always had something to say about everything, and while he m … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 14: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 2 with Louis Markos

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIn C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”, Lewis imagines if the people in hell could get on a bus and ride from hell to heaven. And when they arrive, the souls of the saints would come out and try to convince them to repent, give up their sinful ways and embrace Christ’s grace.In this book, Lewis’ depiction of heaven is incredibly beautiful because it’s REAL. In comparison, when the damned souls arrive and try to walk … [Read more...]