The Brian Dainsberg Podcast

Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Living the Christian life in today's world is complicated. This podcast will unpack some of the cultural issues we're facing and how we can continue to "Fight the good fight of the faith (1 Tim. 6:12)."

Location:

United States

Description:

Living the Christian life in today's world is complicated. This podcast will unpack some of the cultural issues we're facing and how we can continue to "Fight the good fight of the faith (1 Tim. 6:12)."

Language:

English

Contact:

262-375-2400


Episodes

"Get Back to Work!": Reflections on Work Ethic

1/15/2023
"Where have all the workers gone?" This question has become a frequently repeated one. And it's a very important one. But showing up isn't enough. When you do show up, work hard! Put forth your best effort. Not because you're attempting to amass a materially affluent kingdom, but out of love for the customers, clients, and people your work serves. Resources: Teach Them to Work: Building a Positive Work Ethic in Our Children - Mary BeekeGrace at Work: Redeeming the Grind and the Glory of...

Duration:00:22:22

Top 5 Books of 2022

12/15/2022
Here are the five best books I read this past year. Happy shopping! Happy reading! Resources: What About Evil?: A Defense of God’s Sovereign Glory - Scott ChristensenConfessions of a French Atheist: How God Hijacked My Quest to Disprove the Christian Faith - Guillaume BignonLiberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age - Andrew T. WalkerGod’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible - Vaughan RobertsNone Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God -...

Duration:00:15:35

Clergy and the American Revolution

11/15/2022
The conversations and debates that preceded the American Revolution were frequent and spirited. The colonial clergy were active participants in it. But according to Dr. Gary Steward, they have been misunderstood. Were these ministers co-opted by secular thinking? Or did they remain faithful to their theological heritage in advocating for political resistance? Resources: Justifying Revolution: The American Clergy's Argument for Political Resistance, 1750-1776

Duration:00:24:29

4 Ways God Wants You to See Your Work

10/15/2022
Work doesn't always involve receiving a W-2 or 1099 tax form. Not all work is compensated. But work makes up much of our lives whether it's in the office, on the construction site, or at home with kids, dishes, dirty floors or weedy gardens. God has spoken to this important aspect of our lives. Resources: Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work

Duration:00:12:59

Ancestral Guilt and Corporate Repentance

9/15/2022
Are human beings culpable for sins their ancestors committed? Within the critical theory ecosystem is the notion of ancestral guilt which answers this question in the affirmative. How does this stand up to the scrutiny of Scripture? Resources: https://shenviapologetics.com/

Duration:00:22:16

Is the Bible Reliable?

8/15/2022
Most historians are quick to acknowledge the historical credibility of the works of Herodotus or Thucydides or Julius Caesar's invasion of Gaul. How does the Bible's reliability stack up against these? The evidence is overwhelming: the Bible is the most well-attested ancient document we have. Resources: Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical WorldThe New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?

Duration:00:28:49

COVID Lessons

6/15/2022
COVID was a challenging season for all of us. There was no easy way through it. Pastors Brian Dainsberg, Jon Vallier, and Dwayne Sommersell discuss some lessons learned through this incredibly unique time.

Duration:00:29:39

Is Church Attendance Optional?

5/15/2022
Attending church is a spiritually charged activity. More so than we realize. But it's often treated as a hobby. "I'll get to it when I can" is the adopted approach. As always, we'll search God's Word to provide us with clarity on this basic, but often misunderstood topic.

Duration:00:19:31

(Bonus Episode) Bold Move: Lakeside Alliance Church

4/24/2022
Alliance Bible Church is expecting and we're due to give birth to Lakeside Alliance Church in the fall of 2023. This bonus episode will provide some of the answers to the questions many are asking including: Why plant a church? Why plant in this particular area? And who will be leading the charge to make it happen?

Duration:00:28:22

Four Reasons Christianity Is Compelling

4/15/2022
I've been a Christian for a long time, but there are four particular aspects to Christianity that I have found incredibly compelling. Join me for a personal podcast that details why following Jesus has become so important to me.

Duration:00:26:55

Abortion

3/15/2022
Abortion is an emotional topic. It's a controversial topic. But is it complicated? Not really. It all boils down to one question: what is the unborn? Resources: The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture

Duration:00:22:40

Male and Female He Created Them

2/15/2022
What is a man? What is a woman? It may seem strange, but those questions have become difficult to answer in the gender jungle. What's happening? Why is it happening? This episode will wrestle with those complexities. Resources: Gender Ideology: What Do Christians Need to Know?God and the Transgender Debate

Duration:00:34:49

5 Reasons to be Wary of Socialism

1/15/2022
Interest in socialism waxes and wanes like a teenage infatuation. "He loves me. He loves me not." This episode will extract five reasons we all should be wary of this idea that never seems to go away. Resources: Socialism: The Failed Idea That Never Dies

Duration:00:25:25

Feelings, Justice, and Cancel Culture - Part 2

12/15/2021
Satisfying personal desires has become the definition of the "good life." Follow this notion far enough and it leads to distorted definitions that end in moral chaos. If you want to understand cancel culture, you've got to start here. This episode will explain five outcomes of this approach to life and offer biblical correctives to each one. Resources: The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual RevolutionStrange New World:...

Duration:00:26:10

Feelings, Justice, and Cancel Culture - Part 1

11/15/2021
Satisfying personal desires has become the definition of the "good life." Follow this notion far enough and it leads to distorted definitions that end in moral chaos. If you want to understand cancel culture, you've got to start here. Resources: The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution

Duration:00:17:15

What is Racism?

10/15/2021
"Racism." "Racial reconciliation." "Systemic injustice." These are terms heard often today, but definitions often remain vague. In this episode, Pastor Dwayne Sommersell and I will explore how the Bible defines and talks about these important matters. Resources: Slave of Christ: A New Testament Metaphor for Total Devotion to Christ

Duration:00:24:53

Critical Theory: Doctrine & Biblical Critique

9/15/2021
Critical Theory has "doctrine" to it; fundamental tenets that shape the ideology. This episode will explore its doctrine and offer a biblical response to it. Resources: https://shenviapologetics.com/Confronting Justice without Compromising TruthLive Not By Lies

Duration:00:31:46

Critical Theory: History

8/1/2021
Critical Race Theory (CRT) has received quite a bit of attention over the recent months. CRT fits under the broader umbrella of Critical Theory (CT), which has a rich and lengthy history. This episode will seek to trace the genealogy of this much talked about ideology.

Duration:00:22:25