Ep. 32 - Is Church as we Know it Over?

March 22, 2019

This week Jason was out of town so Andrew was joined by Chuck Hooten to discuss a recent article featuring this headline, "Church as we Know it is Over. Here's What's Next." Is this true? Why should this question concern us? Are there some traditions that we hold too high? What is Church? How does the Bible define it? How does the digital marketplace fit into Church? 

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 31 - A Recent Admissions Scandal and Parenting

March 15, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discussed the recent admission scandal that littered the headlines. You can read about it here. Why should the Church care about this issue? What can we learn from these mistakes? Do we parent in this way? What would drive someone to cheat the system in this way? What are some practical ways for Christians to parent well while also knowing when to step back? 

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 30 - Adoption

March 8, 2019

This week Jason was out of town so Andrew was joined by Chuck Hooten to discuss adoption and the Church. Why should the Church care about adoption? What does adoption say about the Gospel? How can the Church partner with governmental entities and families to love the orphan well? What are some practical ways for Christians to make adoption a reality?

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 29 - The Prosperity Gospel and the Christian’s Response

March 6, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss the prosperity gospel and the Christian's response. Where does this message come from? What damage is it doing? Why should we be careful not to fall into this belief system? What are some practical ways for Christians to discern what we hear and see?

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 28 - The SBC, Houston Chronicle, and Sexual Abuse

February 22, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss the recent Houston Chronicle article detailing sexual abuse within Southern Baptist Churches. What does this say about our denomination? Should Christians pay attention to events like this? What practical things can leadership do to make sure that our churches create an environment that protects the vulnerable? What practical things can lay people do to work toward this? 

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 27 - The State of the Union

February 7, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss the State of the Union address. Should Christians pay attention to events like this? Should we engage in the political process? What practical things can we take away from observing this political process? How are Christians to navigate these waters between Sundays? 

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 26 - Grief

January 31, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss grief. Is grief different for the Christian than the rest of the world? How is a Christian to grieve? How are we to grieve with loved ones? What are some practical steps we can take to walk through the grieving process with a loved one?

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 25 - Social Media and the “Mob Mentality”

January 24, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss social media's impact on society and the "mob mentality." Recently we have seen a number of stories concerning this issue as social media users are quick to comment and make assessments on situations without pause or reflection. What is the Christian to do in this arena? What do our posts and comments say about our heart? Do we represent the Church and the Gospel in the social media realm?    

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 24 - Sanctity of Human Life

January 16, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss Sanctity of Human Life Month. It has been 46 years since abortion became the law of the land via Roe v. Wade. What is the Church's response to this? How are we to engage with this issue politically and spiritually? Is this a gospel issue? How can the Church partner with pregnancy centers and other ministries to see that life is valued and the gospel is proclaimed?   

Listen as they discuss these questions and more. 

Ep. 23 - Immigration and the Church

January 10, 2019

This week Jason and Andrew discuss immigration. There has been a great deal of discussion surrounding this issue from a political point of view. On this week's episode the guys take a look at this issue from a Gospel point of view. What are some ways Christians can engage in this discussion? What is the government's role? What are some principles that should be reflected in policies moving forward?   

Listen as they discuss these questions and more.