A pastor who's got his antennae tuned up for a person's confession will listen for where the First Command has broken loose in a Christian's life. He will listen for where the command has laid him open and left him naked and exposed and ashamed before God and his neighbors.
Chad and Daniel tackle the dietary rules for Israel. Why are some animals clean and others unclean? Is it health? Is it pagan association? Is there any real reason at all? What does it have to do with holiness? And what does God declaring all things clean tell us about the New Covenant? They talk about all this and more. Have a listen!
When I get honest, I admit I am a bundle of paradoxes. I believe and I doubt, I hope and get discouraged, I love and I hate, I feel bad about feeling good, I feel guilty about not feeling guilty. I am trusting and suspicious. I am honest and I still play games.
Pictures of God’s grace for us in and through His Son, Jesus, can be found in the most unlikely places. Recently, I witnessed one such picture of God’s grace during WrestleMania 34. That’s right. WrestleMania. Professional wrestling’s most popular pay-per-view event of the year.
Daniel and Erick begin the book of Acts. Are there two baptisms? What is going on in the ascension to "heaven?" Who chooses Apostles and do the disciples get it right? What is descriptive in this book and what is prescriptive? Join the guys as they start this journey through the development of the church. Have a listen!
What is the role of the law in the life of the Christian? Is the Christian under the law? If I am free from the law why doesn’t it feel like it? I wrote this story to help answer these questions and illustrate the above words of Paul from Romans 7.