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Critical thinking and analysis for people hungry for truth and charity between differing views.

Critical thinking and analysis for people hungry for truth and charity between differing views.
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Critical thinking and analysis for people hungry for truth and charity between differing views.

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An Interview with a Hero: Saving Lives at CompassCare

5/1/2019
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The abortion rate here in Rochester, New York, has been plummeting over the past couple decades, thanks to CompassCare. What is CompassCare? Why don't we ask the CEO Jim Harden? In fact, that's what we have here, a tremendous overview of the life and practice of a Christian pregnancy crisis center. And not only is CompassCare "a" pregnancy crisis center, but it is the epicenter of the steepest drop in a local abortion rate anywhere in America. And Jim has been the man guiding this...

Duration:00:21:57

Cough Up the Black Pill (Again)

4/30/2019
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You and I have that black pill on our tongues every day. Some days we get it halfway down our throats. Spit it out. We have work to do; we don't have time for self-indulgent griping and complaining about the world of Babylon caving in around us. Yes, Notre Dame burned down pretty badly. But the Church still stands... though we too are burning down. What is the Church, and what is our role? This episode is a bit of a stream of consciousness leading to a new series on Christian action in...

Duration:00:23:03

It's Good to be a Man w/ Michael Foster

3/26/2019
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Adam welcomes Michael Foster of the It's Good to be a Man podcast, a new project aimed at equipping Christian men with clarity and confidence in our masculinity. You won't regret listening to this one. After you listen, head over to the new show's website and get plugged in, and please support them in any way you can, through likes, shares, and donations. All the best, Adam

Duration:00:59:47

The Big Gay Hate Hoax & Other Media Fever

2/20/2019
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In the past several weeks, the mass media/celebrity complex has produced at least three major rage hoaxes, culminating with the big gay hate hoax featuring Jussie Smollett. Well, our minds are being programmed to react to these fomented "stories," and to fall into rank with our side of the left/right paradigm. The news cycle has become a mentally violent, click-hunting charade of psychological warfare, and I don't think the right thing is to try to avoid it. Listen to this bit of...

Duration:00:30:34

The True Face of Progressivism Unmasked Ep. 54

1/12/2019
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In this episode, we hear a powerful preacher absolutely unmask the elite progressive worldview. That's all I will say about it. Push back against the ever-present culture by establishing rituals and habits in your own life, which engender goodness, self-control, and order. Thanks for listening. The Citizen of New Jerusalem podcast began as a weekly show, but due to lack of financial support, is now an intermittent program. You get episodes when you get episodes! Love to all the fans...

Duration:00:23:30

Mocking the Devil's Weak Counterfeit Western Civilization Ep. 53

12/1/2018
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Western civilization in its current form is a weak counterfeit of its former self. In the past, Christ was recognized as King and lawgiver over our societies, but today we've enthroned our genitals in His place. Listen in to this chuckling romp of a conversation between Adam and Michael Kinsella, the head of the Irish section for reviving Western civilization (I say with tongue in and then out of cheek). Forget all of this and just listen to the episode. Two friends blow holes in the...

Duration:01:12:27

The Roman Catholic Sex Scandals and her Authority Claims, with Steven Wedgeworth Ep. 52

9/18/2018
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The Roman Catholic Church continues to burn hot and tall in front of the watching world. There is a civil war within her between the progressives, who are oddly and grotesquely defending homosexual and pederast priests, seemingly out of a desire to not cede ground to traditionalists. The trads are fighting to return the Church to her roots and foundational traditions and morals. And we Calvinists and other outsiders look on with wonder. We look on with horror and hope, thinking perhaps...

Duration:00:47:25

How I See the Roman Catholic Church and Its Sex Scandals Ep. 51

9/4/2018
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The Roman Catholic Church and its sex scandals. What a heading, huh? As of this writing, the RCC is embroiled in a new round of worldwide sex scandals in its priesthood. The institutional hierarchy of the RCC is being implicated from bottom to top in a long series of crimes and sins that threaten the faith and very survival of the visible witness to the resurrection of Christ. I stand by that assessment. In this episode, I give my long view of the RCC from my own experience, trying to...

Duration:01:02:58

A Little Something for You and Some Comments on Rome's Latest Scandals (Mini Ep)

9/1/2018
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Hey friends and fellow citizens of the New Jerusalem, Adam here. I hope you've been enjoying the first 50 episodes of the show. I have worked hard to keep the podcast producing content, even on an interim basis while I get used to life as a new father. To my regular subscribers and financial supporters, you are awesome - thank you for being here with me. I know the CoNJP is not the world's most profound, I know there are many people out there doing bigger and better things, but for the...

Duration:00:07:01

You Need this Anchor of the Soul! Ep. 50

7/30/2018
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You need this anchor. This episode gives it to you. FIFTY episodes! On today's program, we get back to the deepest, strongest encouragement a soul can have. Listen closely. This is where you can encourage Adam in return. Become a monthly supporter, share the show with others, leave us an iTunes review, or send feedback. Thanks for any of that. Adam

Duration:00:41:08

How NOT to Defend the Faith! Ep 49

7/27/2018
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There are many ways people try to defend the Christian faith. You will hear one on this episode that should never be used. Today Adam responds to a recent conference session at the 2018 Issues, Etc. Making the Case conference. The speaker in this session was Craig Parton, who teaches the audience that we should not make a defense of the Christian faith beginning with the authority of Scripture. We beg to differ. While much of what Mr. Parton says is excellent, his underlying foundation...

Duration:00:59:27

Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating Again w/ Jonathan Fisk Ep. 48

6/16/2018
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Pastor Jonathan Fisk's new book Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating Again has hit the market, and you need a copy. Fisk has seen the glazed-over eyes of one too many Christians as the truths we hold dear are repeated week in and week out. This book will act as an electrical shock to your fading Christian heartbeat, or if you are on fire for the Lord, this will be a shot of high-octane gas on your flames. Whatever your place in the Church, you can use a reminder, a wake-up call, no... a...

Duration:00:28:23

What is Replacing Christianity in the West? Ep. 47

6/10/2018
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Paganism is replacing Christianity in the Western world. But it's not one simple brand: we face an onslaught from many directions. With the Church on the decline in all its forms, and with people looking everywhere else for answers, very old forms of thinking and worship are making new inroads where Christendom once stood firm. Politics, education, media, government, religion--whatever institutions we count on to be there, functioning for our benefit--Paganism is making a resurgence in...

Duration:01:16:45

Ireland Surrenders to the Eugenic Globo-Fascists Ep. 46

5/26/2018
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Yesterday the Irish voters rejected the 8th amendment to their Constitution, paving the way for legalized abortion in the tiny island nation. The Roman Catholic Church has been supplanted by the eugenic globo-fascist bureaucracy in yet another once-staunchly Christian country. This episode is a bit of a rambling look at some of the background to what is happening in the West regarding the sanctity of human life. Hear about George Soros, Julian Huxley, Brave New World, Karl Marx, and a few...

Duration:00:47:23

For whom is Baptism? Ep. 45

3/23/2018
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A real sloppy show this time, but hey! You got a show! In the last show, Adam tackled the question of what happens in baptism. Using Scripture and Church history, we saw that there is a consensus that there is real activity on God's part in baptism--something more is happening than just a human step of obedience. However else we define that, we need to begin there. And on today's show, we examine, albeit not in great detail, the Reformed answer to the question For whom is baptism? A...

Duration:00:34:30

What Happens in Baptism? Ep. 44

2/20/2018
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Is baptism our step of obedience to show our identification with Christ? Yes. Is baptism a means of saving grace? Yes. Lucia from Germany asked Adam several questions in response to this post here. If the Church catholic is to be healthy and unified in truth, we'll have to figure out this question together, and rejoice in the answer! Adam has been working out the baptism question for the better part of a decade, and talks through some of the issues in this episode. Here is the document...

Duration:00:55:10

Despair and Hope

2/15/2018
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The vortex of bad news and chaos in our culture threatens to drive us to despair. I don't know many people who are both deeply engaged and also truly joyful and triumphant at heart. I, for one, refuse to despair, ultimately. I am facing a culmination of years of spiritual development, reaching something of a crisis time, but I look forward with hope. Do you? How do you find the energy to work for the good in the world? Check out this unscripted monologue where Adam looks to raise some...

Duration:00:20:37

The West is Doomed... for now - A Peter Hitchens lecture Ep. 42

1/29/2018
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World War I was the end of Christian Europe, and we have been watching her slow demise ever since. In his eulogy for Europe and the West, Peter Hitchens lays out the causes of death and the dim future. This is what it sounds like to have a realistic, fatherly love for the West. We cannot paint a rosy picture of a future we have created by our own demotic lust. And yes, I said demotic. Look it up if you don't know what that means. Now, I'm not going to say I agree with Mr. Hitchens point...

Duration:00:36:56

Grace & Works: A Chat w/ Shane Anderson Ep. 41

1/11/2018
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Adam interviews Presbyterian ruling elder Shane Anderson on the subject of grace and works in the Christian life. A proper Reformed family kerfluffle has roiled the ranks over the past four months concerning the role our works play in our relationship with God. On this episode, Shane and Adam attempt to iron out a few of the biblical details, and to set straight some of the misunderstandings that are keeping brothers and sisters on separate sides of this battle. Adam truly does not believe...

Duration:01:41:54

Fundamentalism: A Friendl(ier) Critique Ep. 40.5

1/1/2018
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Following up on Episode 40, Adam here presents another, more careful look at fundamentalism in America. Which form of Christianity will be the foundation of a good civilization in the future? Fundamentalism has a lot going for it, but what are it's main weaknesses? Last week Pastor Matt Fletcher joined Adam to give a personal perspective on the movement, but this week we bring you a session recording of Phil Johnson from Grace to You ministries. (Obviously Phil was not a guest of CoNJP,...

Duration:01:19:52