Ask Pastor John: Did My Lust Cause Our Miscarriage?

Welcome back to the Ask Pastor John podcast with longtime author and pastor, John Piper. Pastor John, here’s the next question on the list, and it’s a heavy one, an email from an anonymous man: “Pastor John, did God cause, or would God cause, my wife to miscarry our child because I have a struggle with lust and pornography? I have a lot of guilt right now, and I don’t know how to think about God’s discipline and punishment for my sin. I’m very confused, please help.” Wow. I see four issues at le … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 164: Aunt Jolene & Julie Barnhill

[display_podcast]As a blessing to us all, “Aunt Jolene” calls in this week from a pay phone in New York. She is in the Big Apple for the Gift Shop Retailers Convention, working to get her legendary baklava sold in gift shops around the country. While there, she is taking in the sights, including Trump Tower. She’s hoping to bump into the Don and offer her home for a place for him and his family to come and stay. She actually has supported Trump since the beginning of his presidential run, des … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 155: Devin Henderson & When Comedians Camp

[display_podcast]Funnyman Devin Henderson joins our show for the very first time this week, and it is truly an honor!Now Devin and his bride have been married for ten years. And, while many people say it’s the first year of marriage that is the hardest, Devin contends that the most difficult part is actually the first ten!But, in truth, his wife makes him a better person. She encourages him to do better things. For instance, she suggested that they start eating better.So, he’s mad … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 9: Walking Hard with Marvin “Merv” Mattair

[display_podcast] This week, we wrap up our conversation with Marvin “Merv” Mattair and learn about his success in sending his message throughout his community.  Whenever any of us talk about sexual risk avoidance in the public square, we are faced with some of the most odd point of opposition.  Merv was able to overcome that hurdle primarily by communicating to his local school principals that he, just like they, are interested in what is best for the kids in their community.  It’s been proven … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 8: How to Serve, Protect, and Love Your Children

[display_podcast] This week, as we continue our conversation with Marvin “Merv” Mattair, we dive into our role, as parents, in raising our kids to be amazing young men and women, despite and within the ever-changing culture they are surrounded with… especially in regards to dating. Merv is a firm believer in creating a respectful atmosphere at home. What we, as parents, say and do around them and how we treat them will directly affect what they are attracted to as they grow older. So, even when … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 8: Nissan’s “With Dad” Compared To My Dad

[display_podcast] Hello, and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – the podcast where we talk about parenting with intentionality, rather than simply letting life happen to you and your kids day after day. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and just like you, I have some days when I feel like my first aid kit isn’t sufficient and it should contain head-to-toe bubble wrap, but then there are so many other days when I’m incredibly proud that my little guys rubbed dirt on their scratch and said, “I’m all good!” … [Read more...]