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Episode 1017

How Can My Difficult Marriage Glorify Christ?

Topic: Marriage
A faithful, covenant-keeping spouse can display the truth of Christ’s covenant with us — even after a failed marriage.
Episode 1016

Do We Really Need Musical Worship?

Topic: Corporate Worship
Qualified leaders should help God’s people come together to express his infinite value by lifting their voices and hearts in song.
Episode 1015

When Should Christians Use Satire?

Topic: Speech
While satire, irony, sarcasm, and ridicule all have their place in exposing evil and harm, Christians should patiently seek to win others in love.
Episode 1014

Why Does the New Testament Cite Extrabiblical Sources?

Topic: Inspiration & Inerrancy of the Bible
Sometimes biblical authors drew in material from outside the Bible in order to strengthen their points for their audience.
Episode 1013

What Is Revival and Where Do We Find It?

Topic: Revival / Awakening
Revival is a concentrated work of God where Christians in various churches earnestly desire more of Christ, boldness in witness, and commitment to missions.
Special Episode

The Benedict Option and American Politics

Topic: Evangelism, Culture, Government
Christians are called to be different from the world, but engaged with the world. That’s not comfortable, but it is essentially Christian.
Episode 1012

Why I’m Baptist

Topic: Baptism & Membership, Christian Unity
First, be a Bible-guided Christian. Second, embrace the Bible-rooted doctrines of grace. Third, come to your convictions on baptism.
Episode 1011

My Prodigal Left Home — Should I Give Him Money?

Topic: Parenting
If you have a prodigal, immerse yourself in the Bible and pray with your spouse for wisdom, love, boldness, and joy.
Episode 1010

Is God Ever Surprised?

Topic: The Foreknowledge of God
God is never ignorant about the future or about anything. He is never uncertain about what is coming. He is God.
Episode 1009

What If Life Turns Out to Be Pointless?

Topic: Worldview
Christianity and nihilism are exclusive, because God himself is the meaning and purpose and value of human existence.