Jesus in HD Part 116: This Daddy’s Lament

[display_podcast] You might call this discussion “One Daddy’s Lament.” Or to put an even finer point on it, “My Daddy’s Lament.” Or even “This Daddy’s Lament.” The “This Daddy” in that title referring to me. All if which I will explain in mere moments as you listen to this PODCAST. But for now, I don’t have to tell you that Jesus was a radical in every sense of that word. Jesus did things that were totally unexpected, unpredictable, unconventional. More to the point of this discussion, Jesus s … [Read more...]

Ouxano 96: Christian Apologetics, Part 1 – Biblical Reliability

[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: In this week’s podcast, we begin a series where we will look into the basics of Christian Apologetics. Now Apologetics isn’t saying, “I’m sorry” for Christianity, it is actually the defense, or rational explanation of the Christian faith. First off, ask the question, “Why is the Bible different from other books?”  There are a lot of people in the world who contend that the Bible is just a collect … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 113: Stand Your Ground (What to Do, and What Not to Do)

[display_podcast] Welcome to one of the most practical and profitable passages in all of the Gospels. As you will hear in this PODCAST, Jesus’ words hit us right where we live. I mean, this goes right to the heart of who we are as Christ-followers, how we interact with our world, and how the world consequently perceives us. Given the positive responses of so many of the people at Safe Haven where this message was taught, I know that you will find this most helpful in your own Christian li … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Applying the Bible to Your Everyday Life

When reading the Bible, stories become much more than just stories when you approach them with the three simple questions:What is God doing or saying in this passage? How do the people respond to Him and then He respond to their response? How does this apply to me?In this week’s podcast, we take a look at John 1:35-50 and look at the seemingly simple story of Jesus calling His disciples.35 The following day John was again standing with two of his disciples. 36 As Jesus walked b … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 112: Alone, But NEVER Alone!

[display_podcast] So here’s my question: If you were Jesus, and you wanted to convey the idea in a way that no one could possibly miss, That you loved someone… That you cared about someone more than they could ever even begin to imagine… That you would be there for that person No. Matter. What… That in their loneliest moments, when they felt totally abandoned and isolated and detached from everyone, that you were still there… That your love and care and kindness towards that person would ne … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Trusting God When It Hurts

From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:One of the most difficult parts of the Christian life is continuing to trust God when hard things are coming into our lives. In times of disappointment and pain – when situations worse than your wildest nightmares are happening to you.And you are God’s child. How do you explain that?God, what are You doing? Why is this happening to me? I thought I was Your child and that You were my Protector?But, you see, God is ab … [Read more...]