Story Team Weekly: A Freeing Reality

“When everything that you’re holding onto is ripped out of your hands, you really start to identify where your treasure is.” Andrew Burkhart, a pastor in Moore, Oklahoma lost everything he owned in the storm of May 20, 2013. His pregnant wife and young daughter were in their house moments before the tornado struck, but got out just in time before it was destroyed. Andrew tells his story of the wreckage and realizing where his true treasure is found. “We heard that the storms were going to be ba … [Read more...]

Dad Tired: Why I’m Becoming A Minimalist

Jerrad Lopes helps every day families learn how to follow Jesus in every day life. Dad Tired is a group of guys from around the world who are taking their faith, their family, and their marriage very seriously. You can become a part of the group by going to DadTired.com and clicking on the Community tab, which will link you to our closed Facebook group. Many of you have reached out to me after last week’s podcast, where I described the really tough times my wife and I have been going through, a … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 180: The Sheep and the Goats

 [display_podcast]Let me tell you! If you want to see in crystal-clarity the character and the heart of God, this is it. Right here, right now, in real time, in this PODCAST.This in a breathtaking public display for all the world to see, at which the whole world will marvel. The broken heart of our God whom Peter described as “not wanting anyone to be destroyed (a word that means to destroy fully, to bring to nothing) but (who) wants everyone to repent.”This portrait of our G … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Is Mormonism Christian or a Cult? with Douglas Groothuis part 9

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.Biblically, there are two eternal destinies: eternal fellowship with God and His redeemed creatures in the new heaven and new earth; or a place for those who are outside, as Revelation 22:15 puts it: Outside the city are the dogs—the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idol worshipers, and all who love to live a lie. This is a place for the unbelievers, those who deny the Gospel, those who pe … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Is Mormonism Christian or a Cult? with Douglas Groothuis part 8

Joseph Smith said: “God was once a man like us. God himself, the Father of us all, dwelt on Earth, the same as Jesus Christ did.” That is not Biblical and there’s no reason to believe it.You see, a guy (Joseph Smith) goes out seeking God. He supposedly has a vision of God. An angel comes to him and tells him about some tablets and then helps him translate the tablets with the “seer stone”; and then the tablets are taken up into heaven. Then this guy goes around telling us what the “restored … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 161: A Fox in the Henhouse

[display_podcast]As you will hear in this PODCAST, there is No.Clearer.Picture in all of the Bible of the heart of God towards sinners -- I’m talking the hardest of hardhearted sinners -- than this one right here in Luke 13.A Scriptural snapshot that will go a long way to defining your Biblical view of God and your Biblical understanding of Jesus, both as a man and as God.If you think of the Bible as a picture book, Luke paints for us a portrait of Jesus that is, quite frankly, ir … [Read more...]