Episode 1308

Should Hell Motivate Our Missionaries?

Topic: Frontier Missions, World Missions
We cannot afford to ignore hell. Christians must care about suffering, but especially eternal suffering. And it must mobilize us to go and to send.
Episode 1307

I Feel Trapped in My Job — What Should I Do?

Topic: Work & Vocation
We were made to work, and we are happy only if we do work. But what should we do if our job makes us feel trapped, not fulfilled?
Episode 1306

How Your Career Could Crush You

Topic: Work & Vocation
If we are not finding purpose in our work from God, then we will likely turn our job into a means of self-fulfillment and self-advancement.
Episode 1305

Is Investing in Stocks Any Better Than Gambling?

Topic: Money, Retirement
Wherever we put our money, we are accepting risk. So is there any difference between educated sports gambling and investing in stocks?
Episode 1304

Did Jesus Endorse Polygamy in the Parable of the Ten Virgins?

Topic: Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage
“The bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast.” Did Jesus endorse polygamy here?
Episode 1303

Why Is God Withholding Marriage from Me?

Topic: Dating & Singleness, Waiting
How can single people who desire marriage keep those desires in proper perspective? Pastor John offers six ways to cultivate godly desire.
Episode 1302

Are Calvinists Inconsistent with Romans 9?

Topic: The Sovereignty of God, Predestination
God sends the wicked to hell because they deserve it. God welcomes the humble to heaven because Christ secured it. This isn’t inconsistent. This is the gospel.
Episode 1301

How Can We Prioritize Our Marriage over Work and Kids?

Topic: Marriage & Family
Marriages die from neglect but grow with God-centered time and attention. Pastor John gives six ways to feed your marriage the time it needs.
Episode 1300

When Does Bible Neglect Become Sinful?

Topic: Bible Reading
When does diminishing time in God’s word become sinful? Pastor John identifies five symptoms of Bible neglect.
Episode 1299

I’m Tired and Busy — How Do I Make Time for the Bible?

Topic: Bible Reading
We wake up every day needing to meet God in his word. Don’t leave the word to fill the cracks. Force other things into the cracks.