Episode 1576

Martin Luther King and His Partner in the Cause

Race & Ethnic Harmony
Christian citizenship expands far beyond the country on our passport. We share a citizenship with those from every nation who call upon the name of Jesus.
Episode 1575

Is an Audio Bible Sufficient for Devotions?

Bible Reading
Is listening to the Bible just as good as reading it? Or do we risk missing something if our Bible intake comes mainly through listening?
Episode 1574

Confronting Lukewarm Worship

When we see and savor the providence of God, lukewarm worship gives way to wonder, awe, and holy reverence before our majestic God.
Episode 1573

How Do I Bear with Immature Christians?

Pastoral Ministry
Faithful pastors long to see their churches grow up in faith, hope, and love. So, how does a pastor bear with those who seem to be going backward?
Episode 1572

How Often Should I Question My Salvation?

Assurance of Salvation
The Bible instructs believers to examine themselves, but does it tell us to what extent or how often we should question our salvation?
Episode 1571

What Difference Does Providence Make?

The Sovereignty of God
What difference does seeing and savoring the providence of God make? Pastor John explains why providence overflows with practical implications.
Episode 1570

Can I Take a Vaccine Made from Aborted Babies?

Disease & Sickness, Abortion
Several vaccines in current use are developed from the cells of aborted babies. Can Christians use these vaccines in good conscience?
Episode 1569

How Do I Become Passionate About Bible Reading?

Bible Reading
Regular, disciplined Bible intake is not optional for God’s people. It is God’s plan for preserving us and bringing us safely to glory.
Episode 1568

Eight Years of APJ, and What’s Ahead

Preaching & Teaching
At the end of another year, Pastor John reflects on 2020, the world of Ephesians, and the need for a new tidal wave of God-centered teaching.
Episode 1567

Should We Talk More About ‘Following Jesus’?

Identity in Christ
In the Gospels, Jesus repeatedly tells people to follow him. But why doesn’t that call ring out in the rest of the New Testament?