An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 19: David Barton, the Constitution, Common Core and the Decline of our Classrooms

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[display_podcast] Joining our show this week is my friend David Barton. David is an minister, conservative activist, and author. He founded WallBuilders, a Texas-based organization which promotes the view that it is a myth that the US Constitution insists on separation of church and state.  He is the former vice chair of the Republican Party of Texas. David has been described as a Christian nationalist and "one of the foremost Christian revisionist historians"; much of his work is devoted to adv … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Key Things To Consider Regarding Old Testament History

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[display_podcast]The stories of the early nation of Israel begin in the first book of the Old Testament, Genesis, and continues through the Book of Esther, with portions of Jonah and Daniel as well. In order to get you into the feel of what it’s like to be in the ancient times that these books took place, we’re going to go through some general guidelines that will help you understand the text much easier as you read. Remember, some of these people lived up to 4,000 years ago. That is a long t … [Read more...]

Ouxano 65: 1 Samuel, part 12 – Israel at War

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[display_podcast] In 1 Samuel 11, we see Saul being demonstrated publicly as Israel’s king by defeating the Ammonites, and then in chapter 12, Samuel offers his farewell address to the people of Israel - thus the end of the era of the judges in Israel’s history.  Yet, while he no longer stands as a judge over God’s people, he still remains a prophet, speaking on behalf of the Lord. So, as we pick up the story in chapter 13, we see Saul beginning to set up his political and military strong … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Politics – Caesar vs. God

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[display_podcast]Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri.This podcast hopes to begin and sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society.Today I want to talk about politics. It’s an uncomfortable subject for many Christians, which is why so many of us avoid it. Some of us don’t avoid it and tend to over-emphasize it. These are my thoughts on politics, specifically on how we can strike a balance in the big picture.Many Chri … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 9: Andy Andrews

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[display_podcast]New York Times best selling author and comedian Andy Andrews joins the show this week from his home in Alabama.  Early on in his stand up career, Andy toured with the likes of Kenny Rogers and Joan Rivers, and appeared on “Nashville Now”.  Yet he realized early on that the “Nashville Now” audience had a very finite lifespan and was getting older by the minute.  Now, it was during his stint with Joan that he went to “America’s Playground”, Las Vegas, and Andy had performed on … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Closet Christian: Only Old People Attend Church

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[display_podcast]When I hear the word “church”, I think of little old ladies who bake delicious cookies and wear cardigans all year because they’re always cold.  Or I think of a glorified rock concert.  The worship team has sprung “Moves Like Jagger”, and they seem to be more focused about entertaining than glorifying God.  It’s silly.  It’s kitschy.  And I don’t buy it.  It’s not sincere.The Church is a hard thing.  It’s not just a place.  It’s a group of people.  Many people attend chur … [Read more...]


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