The kind of love we crave, that we will go to any lengths to find, is already present for us here and now. The Lord's love for us reaches into our hearts and soul.
167: C.S. Lewis - Under the aegis of His Church, learning and the arts flourish
We continue our conversation with C.S. Lewis, as he addresses the distinction between dying and living for one's nation, party, and class. How do we distinguish between the demands of Caesar and God?
166: C.S. Lewis - If you don't read good books you will read bad ones
Gentlemen, You Can't Fight in Here, This is The War Room. C.S. Lewis addresses the distinction between dying and living for one's nation, party, and class. How do we distinguish between the demands of Caesar and God?
If God is for us, who can be against us?
"Whom shall we fear?" We fear no one. We're not afraid of anything. Instead, we wait for the Lord with good courage. He will strengthen our hearts, as the psalmist writes (Ps 27:1).
165: Timothy Keller - Postmodernism: Only powerlessness and oppression brings moral high ground and true knowledge
Now You're Playing with Power. In this episode, we discuss what happens when a society subverts the power of dominant groups in favor of the oppressed.
Abnormally Normal in Christ
Everything normal for the Church of Christ is abnormal for those who reject Jesus as Savior. We worship a God who creates new life... and who gives His blessing, declaring, "I am pleased with you."
164: Timothy Keller - Lots of foolish and cruel things can make us happy
This Hurts You More Than It Hurts Me. Further discussion and analysis of utilitarianism... What happens when we drill down into the harm principle and uncover the truth about human nature? And we jump into post-modernism.
163: Timothy Keller - If you believe in human rights, you are probably not a utilitarian
You Gotta Pump Those Numbers, Those Are Rookie Numbers. We continue our examination of Tim Keller's Biblical Critique of Secular Justice and Critical Theory. In this episode, can a society maximize the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people…
162: Timothy Keller - Liberals’ insistence that religious views stay out of public discourse is hypocritical
You Gotta Serve Somebody, part 3. We continue our reading of Tim Keller’s critique of modern political ideologies and their possible effects on our churches.
161: Timothy Keller - There is no need in liberal society for any consensus on moral values
You Gotta Serve Somebody, part 2. We continue to examine Tim Keller’s critique of modern political ideologies, and whether they study up to a biblical and theological critique of their core principles.
The End of Existentialism with Guest Donovan Riley
Jesus is a real person talking to you and feeding you, which is beyond intellectual Christianity!
160: Timothy Keller - Biblical justice differs in significant ways from all the secular alternatives
You Gotta Serve Somebody. Tim Keller breaks down various political ideologies and asks, “What does God’s Word have to say about this?”
159: Zempel - Churches Aren’t Avoiding Death By Keeping Their Doors Closed. They’re Ensuring It
This Little Light of Mine... When we allow feelings of fear and insecurity about our health and well-being dominate discussions about churches opening their doors, are we thereby complicit in the spiritual death of our churches?
Yearning for the Lord in Distress
The unbeliever will search for relief from temptations in worldly prescriptions and pleasures. The believer searches for answers in the promises of the One who can bring true lasting peace in mind, body, and soul.
158: John MacArthur - God has not granted civic rulers authority over the doctrine, practice, or polity of the church
In this part two, Pastors Riley and Gillespie continue our reading of this contemporary article on the relationship of the Church and State from John MacArthur.