Meeting People Head On: Clean Slates For Everyone!*

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[display_podcast] In our last episode, I discussed how we can be absolutely assured that we have eternal life in heaven, just as the Bible promises.This week, we’ll talk about God’s love and forgiveness and how it plays in our lives today. It all starts with a simple Bible verse: John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life. So, we see here that Jesus Christ is God’s visible “reaching ou … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 102: When Hopelessness Met Gentleness

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[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: She was a footnote in this chapter of the Jesus Story. But she was NEVER a footnote to Jesus. And neither are you, as you will be reminded in this poignant PODCAST. If I had to choose one word to describe this woman -- and let me assure you, there are many to choose from, such as desperate, fearful, impoverished, unclean, shunned, rejected, lonely, isolated, alone, damaged -- If I had to choose one word to d … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz: Following God’s Game Plan

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[display_podcast] After retiring from the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, I wanted to go and get equipped so that God could use me in ministry.  Although, I didn’t really know what that meant, or where or how God could use a guy like me.  So, I went back to San Diego State to finish my undergrad studies and worked with Youth For Christ while there.  And, while God was using us to do some great things during that time, I realized that the depth of my Biblical knowledge wasn’t where it needed to be, so I e … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 101: The Demoniac of the Decapolis

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[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: Whenever I talk about Satan, demons, spiritual warfare, or anything remotely related, the numbers of distractions in the room increase exponentially. This is a pattern I have documented over 40 years of ministry. Regardless of time of day, day of week, season of year, or venue in which I teach, it’s as if the devil himself does not want anyone (including you) to hear what the Bible teaches about our (and Go … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen: Golf, Guffaws & God with Phil Glasgow


[display_podcast] From world-renown comedian Jeff Allen:The best experience for my own comedy career came out of the Knoxville Comedy Theater, started up by my good friend Phil Glasgow, where we performed three shows a day (talk about a comedic work out)!  It forced me to learn how to hone my act into a tight, consistent performance.But when I first met Phil, I had no idea that he was a Christian.  I just knew that he had access to some of the greatest golf courses, including Augusta … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 21: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus with Nabeel Qureshi


[display_podcast] From world-renown comedian Jeff Allen: We have an incredible man and scholar with us this week – and you’re probably wondering, “How smart could he be if he’s willing to be a guest on my podcast?” – But, I’m honored to be joined by Dr. Nabeel Qureshi. Dr. Qureshi is a former devout Muslim who was convinced of the truth of the Gospel through historical reasoning and a spiritual search for God.  Since his conversion, he has dedicated his life to spreading the Gospel through … [Read more...]