I’m Waiting 24: Teenage Athletes, Sex, and the Bible with Matt Clinton, part 1

[display_podcast]Hi, I'm Leslie Salazar Carrillo, Director of the I'm Waiting program.I had a chance recently to sit down with Matt Clinton of  Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the Oceanside, Carlsbad, and Vista areas.  But, before the interview started, Matt and I got a chance to catch up and we are just bouncing ideas off of each other.  And thankfully, it got recorded!It's a little bit of a prelude into the depth of the conversation that Matt and I were able to have about the re … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Closet Christian 43: Is There More to Thanksgiving than Turkey?

[display_podcast] From Jana Elizabeth Doughty: When I hear the word “Thanksgiving,” of course I think of turkey and mashed potatoes.  Maybe a little Black Friday shopping.  Maybe some pilgrims and some corn.  It’s easy to associate the holiday with football games and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  I even think of the National Dog Show sponsored by Purina that my family inevitably watches as we leave the TV on after the parade and begin to cook. When I think of thanksgiving in the Bible, my S … [Read more...]

Ouxano 61: 1 Samuel, part 8 – 21st Century Idols

[display_podcast] The fifth chapter of 1 Samuel focuses largely on the Philistines.  Now, as we study the Bible, we see the Philistines as an enemy of God’s people – a group of people God and Israel deal with on a regular basis.  However, too often, 21st century Christians fall into the trap of looking at these scriptures and interpreting them to mean that the “Philistines” of today’s world are anything secular, or outside of Christianity – that “the world” are the “bad people” that need to be s … [Read more...]