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A podcast meant to encourage and invest in the next generation of young leaders in the Church. I desire to provide a resource of practical observations and insights gained over 20 years in local church ministry.

A podcast meant to encourage and invest in the next generation of young leaders in the Church. I desire to provide a resource of practical observations and insights gained over 20 years in local church ministry.
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A podcast meant to encourage and invest in the next generation of young leaders in the Church. I desire to provide a resource of practical observations and insights gained over 20 years in local church ministry.

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English


Episodes

Backing away from the Bible ... (Objection #4: The Willful Objection)

9/4/2019
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There is a disturbing move (among many Christians) away from the authority of scripture. Why is this and what are we to make of it? Pt. 4 The Willful Objection

Duration:00:05:18

Backing away from the Bible ... (Objection #3: The Emotional Objection)

9/2/2019
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There is a disturbing move (among many Christians) away from the authority of scripture. Why is this and what are we to make of it? Pt. 3 The Emotional Objection

Duration:00:05:18

Backing away from the Bible ... (Objection #2: The Cultural Objection)

8/28/2019
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There is a disturbing move (among many Christians) away from the authority of scripture. Why is this and what are we to make of it? Pt. 2 The Cultural Objection

Duration:00:06:54

Backing away from the Bible ... (Objection #1)

8/26/2019
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There is a disturbing move (among many Christians) away from the authority of scripture. Why is this and what are we to make of it? Pt. 1

Duration:00:06:08

Forgiveness: Returning Evil With Good

7/16/2019
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Forgiven people are to be forgiving people. But HOW do we forgive when we have been hurt? We Choose to return evil with good.

Duration:00:11:37

Forgiveness: Refusing to Retaliate

7/15/2019
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Forgiveness is a great idea ... until we have to forgive someone. But forgiveness is the way of the Christian. SO what do we do? Forgiveness begins with the choice NOT to retaliate.

Duration:00:07:57

Off Track: What to do when someone is stuck in sin?

7/8/2019
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What do we do when a brother or sister in Christ is off track and/or stuck in a pattern of sin? How do we help without being judgmental jerks?

Duration:00:14:34

"Whole Church" Dealing with Distraction

6/25/2019
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In this episode we kick off a new mini-series called "Whole Church". In this series we will deal with the things that cause us (as individuals and as Churches) to become distracted from our mission.

Duration:00:19:10

How do I know I am a good man?

4/30/2019
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At Catlin Church of Christ we are kicking off a series exploring a tough but critical topic ... What does it mean to be a good man? Not according to cultural standards but rather according to God's? And what could happen if we rediscovered God's purpose and plan for the hearts of men?

Duration:00:12:16

What gets our best "Yes"? (Tough Talks from Jesus)

4/15/2019
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Every day of our lives we make decisions of what will be our priorities for that day. We also do this with our lives. Each of us will choose to say "Yes" to some things and "No" to others. These "yes or no" decisions will determine the course of our lives ... and even our eternities! So, who ... or what ... is getting your best "Yes"?

Duration:00:41:25

Ignoring the problem won't make it go away...

3/25/2019
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What do we do when someone claiming to follow Jesus ... isn't? In our culture we are told it is judgmental to address something in another person's life. We are told it isn't our business. But that's not what Jesus says. In today's episode we explore Jesus' tough teaching on what to do when a fellow Christian is caught up in sin.

Duration:00:35:14

Tough Talk from Jesus: Things we wish He hadn't said.

3/21/2019
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Jesus, that hurts to hear! Sometimes we love what Jesus says. Other times ... not so much! His words often confront us, correct us, challenge us and transform us. Sadly, over history (and even today) many would-be Christians back away from Jesus because we find His words too hard to swallow. Yes, Jesus' words will often cause us pain ... but they can also lead to life!

Duration:00:29:44

"1220 Christians and why I really don't like Christianity."

3/15/2019
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A conversation with a skeptic ... and coffee connoisseur! The painful (but important) objection a skeptic gives to Christianity. What does this objection mean for Christians ... and what can we do to change this reality?

Duration:00:16:20

Anyone can come to Jesus!

3/11/2019
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What would Jesus do when confronted by a man dying of leprosy? And what will He do today if/when we bring Him lives of brokenness, failure, and sin?

Duration:00:34:04

"But we've ALWAYS done it this way!"

3/4/2019
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What happens when we remain anchored to the past? Often times it means we get stuck resorting to methods and approaches that might have worked in past but will likely not move us into the future.

Duration:00:17:53

"Am I REALLY on the road that leads to Heaven?"

2/28/2019
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One of the toughest things Jesus ever said is that not everyone is on the road that leads to Heaven. It's tough news. Are we on the road that leads to Heaven? Can I be? How can I know for sure?

Duration:00:36:07

"Killer Comments" Pt. 1 "We Can't Do That"

2/25/2019
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In this episode we begin a series that looks at the words, comments, and phrases in the church that can kill ideas, ministry, and imagination. Today we challenge the "Killer Comment" that says "We can't do THAT."

Duration:00:15:10

Why I am an unlikely preacher.

2/25/2019
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In this introductory podcast I share how a kid from a less-than-Christian home became a preacher and leader in the Church. I also share my desire to be a resource to young ministers and leaders in the Church.

Duration:00:16:01