How the Bereans Sought the Truth

June 21, 2021 ...

The earliest followers of Jesus understood that ideas have consequences. Those disciples could not have a casual relationship with the truth, because persecution often accompanied the gospel and faith became a matter of life and death. The Book of Acts commends the commitment to truth: “Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than …

Sharing the Higher Rationality of Christ

June 15, 2021 ...

To share God’s wisdom in this way, we first must be aware of the major worldviews that are dominant in our time, which are primarily held unconsciously. Once aware of these, we can discern their consequences on our culture, friends, and even ourselves. Today’s major worldviews outside of the Christian perspective include material/naturalism, secular humanism …

Clinging to Truth

June 15, 2021 ...

These are all entirely false claims that are believed by tens of millions of Americans including many evangelical Christians. If you are a follower of Jesus and claim to believe that the Bible is the infallible Word of God, then truth matters to you. Or at least, truth should matter to you! After all, the …

Walter Kim | Theology of Race

September 15, 2020 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith and Walter discuss:: What — if anything — the Bible says about race; How the Tower of Babel and Pentecost relate to diversity; The racial situation among first century Christians; and How Christians today ought to respond to racism and racialization. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: Events …

Changing a Denomination’s Theological Statement

December 15, 2019 ...

Hosted by Leith Anderson, this podcast will help you understand: How the EFCA’s history with premillennialism influenced the decision; What resources and conversations were needed for pastors and churches to consider the change; Why some EFCA pastors didn’t want the Statement of Faith to change; and What recommendations EFCA leaders would offer to other groups …

Lessons Learned Through a Medical Crisis

September 15, 2019 ...

In this podcast, you’ll be inspired as you hear John share: How God used his illness to strengthen his faith and ministry; What encouragement he offers to those who do not see healing in their future; How the medical crisis impacted his marriage; and How God miraculously healed him. Read a Portion of the Transcript …

Finding Unity in the Essentials

February 26, 2019 ...

Many were emerging from an era of separatism in which efforts at unity were minimal and even discredited. But, attendees at the Chicago event noted a unique moving of the Holy Spirit. Thus, “Adopted — without dissent — was a seven-point doctrinal affirmation that would not only be NAE’s standard, but it also became the …

The History of Islam

February 15, 2019 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear from a Christian scholar of Islam on: The role of commerce in the spread of Islam; How the main segments of Islam (Sunnis and Shiites) developed; The historical background of “jihad” and how Muslims understand it; and Why Christian and Muslim relations soured. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: …

Better Together

February 11, 2019 ...

That feeling of being different pervaded Pentecostalism in the first few decades of its existence. These were the heady decades of the Fundamentalist-Modernist controversy in American Protestantism. The Assemblies of God — along with other Pentecostal denominations — clearly mustered in the ranks of conservative doctrine. Indeed, in 1928, Pentecostal Evangel editor Stanley Frodsham declared, …