WWUTT: Modern Day Apostles?

In the Roman Empire, a person who was given the power to speak on behalf of the Emperor was called Apostolos, or Apostle, meaning “sent one”. Likewise, an apostle of Jesus Christ was given the authority to speak the very words of God. To disobey the word of an apostle was to disobey God. And that’s still true today.When we read the New Testament, we are reading the words of the Apostles as given by God, just as we read in Galatians: “For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Closet Christian 26: Who Are We To Judge?

[display_podcast]When I hear the word “judge”, I think of a short-circuited party scene. You know, where everyone is dancing and having a good time until the mom comes in, turns off the music and everything stops prematurely. A fun time is ruined and everyone has to go home.That’s how I fell when I’m being judged, when I’m watching someone being judged, or when I’m judging somebody myself.It’s like sitting on a ball of fun and popping it. There just really isn’t room for judgment. … [Read more...]

OMG (Oh My Gosh!) with Ross Bennett 6: Vinnie Brand

[display_podcast]Stand up comic, comedy club owner and long-time friend Vinnie Brand stops by to discuss his early days doing stand up and so much more.Vinnie has a unique technique in that he doesn’t write anything down – not a premise to a joke nor a structure to a story nor a blueprint to a routine – before hitting the stage.  It helps him feel and stay “in the moment”.So, how does this translate into real life?It’s been said that God can only be experienced “in the moment”.  C … [Read more...]


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