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Episode 110: A Voice from the Past

The Gospel of John wraps up the public ministry of Jesus in an unexpected way, by returning to the memory of John the Baptist. What can we learn from this and how can it shape our perspective on sharing with others the truth about Jesus today?…

A Voice from the Past

The Background The Gospel of John wraps up the public ministry of Jesus in an unexpected way, by returning to the memory of John the Baptist. At the beginning of this gospel, we read about the message of John the Baptist (John 1:6-36). But…

Episode 99: Guest Interview with Mike Redick

Is evangelism something reserved for a person called an evangelist, or is it the responsibility of every believer? In the mid-1900's, evangelism strategy in the United States focused heavily on a door-to-door outreach. Is this still a wise strategy? Guest…

Episode 96: I Misused a Metaphor

As a college student, I preached a sermon from Matthew 5:14-16. But looking back, I now realize that I misused a metaphor! To help you be a better Bible student, I’ll show you what I mean. I’ll let you learn from my mistake, and discover…

I Misused a Metaphor

As a college student, I preached a sermon from Matthew 5:14-16. But looking back, I now realize that I misused a metaphor! To help you be a better Bible student, I'll show you what I mean. I'll let you learn from my mistake. What is a Metaphor? First,…

Unbelieving Family

Did you know that Jesus lived with unbelieving family members? We get a glimpse into this part of his life from John 7:1-9. Jewish authorities wanted to kill Jesus. (John 7:1) This was a difficult phase in the public ministry of Jesus, requiring…

Gospel Conversations

Three Case Studies 1. Kent and Monica Walters at the Grocery Store Checkout Kent and Monica Walters spent an hour shopping for groceries on a Friday night. It was the end of a busy work week, and they were eager to get home for some supper…

Voting for a President

If you are a voting United States citizen and a born-again Christian, which presidential candidate, if any, should receive your vote? Any candidate has flaws. In fact, any candidate will inevitably be a horrible sinner, though sometimes this…