Jesus in HD 129: Remember, Don’t Forget

[display_podcast] Defining moments. There aren’t many of these throughout the course of someone’s lifetime. But when they occur, as you will hear in this PODCAST, they are utterly unforgettable. We are talking about game-changing moments; history-altering moments; LIFE-altering moments. Rare snapshots of seminal events, frozen in time, after which your world will never be the same again. Welcome to one such defining moment, courtesy of Jesus, after which the disciples -- three of them -- were … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 126: Victory Through Defeat

[display_podcast] Jesus now has exactly seven months left. As you will hear in this PODCAST, Jesus knows it. He understandably recoils from it. But He must now prepare His disciples for it. Here in Matthew 16, and its parallel passage in Mark 8, we have reached a crucial moment in the life and ministry of Jesus. Make no mistake about it. These words here in Matthew 16 are a game-changer… One that reveals much to us about the character of Jesus and the strategy of Satan. An intriguing story … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 125: The Church’s One Foundation

[display_podcast] The disciples were never at their lowest. Yet our friend, Peter, was never at his finest. As you will hear in this PODCAST, Peter made a declaration the reverberations of which have echoed down through the two thousand years of church history. This was HUGE. What Peter said and where he said it are mind-blowing in their impact upon our world and in our lives. This might just be my very favorite passage in all of the Gospels. Perhaps after hearing this, it will be yours … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 79: Calling A Spade A Spade – The Inconvenient Truth About Josh Duggar

[display_podcast] First off, if you’re offended by this week’s title, then this may not be the right article for you.  Secondly, if you do not consider yourself a Bible believing Christ-follower, this may not be the right article for you.  Thirdly, if you think that Josh Duggar should be rung up and banned from the public circle, then this may not be the right article for you. All that being said, if you consider the Bible to be infallible, and if you value the words written in the Book of Hebr … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 111: What I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now (A First-Person Rendition)

[display_podcast] As you will hear in this PODCAST, I have now reached a point in my life and ministry where I am easily bemused. Bemused by a question that I more and more frequently get asked. When I am out speaking at a camp or a conference, often times a young man or woman just starting out in the ministry, or headed for his first ministry, will with furrowed brow and pen poised at the ready ask me this singularly significant question: What do you wish you knew then that you know … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 71: The Apostle Peter’s Startling Story (a First-Person Rendition)

[display_podcast]It is, without a doubt, my absolute favorite spot in all of Israel. Which, given my love for the land and its people, is quite a remarkable statement.In this PODCAST, you will hear where it is, and why it is.Here’s a clue: It’s the Apostle Peter’s favorite spot too. John 212 Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of His disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.”T … [Read more...]