Basic Bible Podcast
238 - Messy Ministry
Daniel Leach, Bible college student and one of my former students, is back on this podcast this week. Daniel shares a little bit about how God is working in his life and then encourages us to endure in the ministry God has given us despite the challenges that come along with that.
Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry by Paul David Tripp
Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane C. Ortlund
240 - The Rain that Never Stops, Part 128:30The Basic Bible podcast is back! This week we are discussing the Rain that Never Stops by M.R. Scott. M.R. joins us for this chat - a chat so interesting we had to make it into two different episodes! So, join us we talk about the personal challenges of struggling with depression within a Christian community. Tune in next week for part 2.Recommended Resource:The Rain That Never Stops: And the Problem of Depression by M. R. Scott
239 - Fundamentalism, Evangelicalism and the Emerging Middle33:18Happy Easter!!!! This week I was planning to upload an Easter message I recently preached, but unfortunately there was a problem with the recording. So, in its place, I have reached into the archives and pulled out a retro interview I conducted with Phil Johnson of Grace to You. It's been well over a decade since I recorded this, but I think it is still relevant today. So, join us this week as we talk about Fundamentalism, Evangelicalism and the emerging middle.Recommended Resources:Dead Right: The Failure of Fundamentalism by Phil Johnson
237 - The Trail of Tears31:28You won't want to miss this week's episode of the podcast. We are welcoming back Doug Shaw of Forthright Ministries. The past summer, Doug joined his friend and Evangelist Jimmy Muskrat as they retraced the Trail of Tears that Native Americans were once forced to endure. Tune-in to hear not only a historical overview of our horrific past, but listen in as Doug tells share with us tales about how the gospel overcomes even the deepest of division.Recommended Resources:Forthright MinistriesJimmy Muskrat at Cherokee Removal Memorial Park
236 - In the King's Presence34:47How would you act in the presence of a king? How about the King of Kings? This week out guest is Pastor Hexon J. Maldonado, the author of the new book, In the King's Presence: How Christ’s Royal Majesty Enriches Corporate Worship. Often times worship is portrayed as merely a matter of personal preference but if were entering into the throne room of God, our preference really doesn't matter. What does the Bible say about weekly, corporate worship? Tune in and fine out!Recommended Resources:In the King's Presence: How Christ’s Royal Majesty Enriches Corporate Worship by Hexon J. Maldonado
235 - So Many Lions, So Few Daniels26:10This we are excited to welcome back famed apologist Ray Comfort of Living Waters Ministry. Ray is here to promote his latest book, So Many Lions, So Few Daniels: Living Without Compromise in a World in Need of Truth. Listen in as Ray and I chat about evangelism in a world hostile to the true gospel.Recommended Resources:So Many Lions, So Few Daniels: Living Without Compromise in a World in Need of Truth by Ray ComfortOperation London
234 - Deaf Ministry in the Dominican Republic29:31Join us this week as we hear from an old friend of mine, Eric Quinlan. Eric is a missionary to the deaf in the Dominican Republic. So listen in as Eric shares his personal testimony and how the Lord led him to this particular but often over-looked mission field.Recommended Resources:InSign: A Basic Guide to Learning Dominican Sign Language by Eric Lee Quinlan and Juana E Gonzalez de Q. A Family Beneath the Cross by José R. Mallén MallaDon't Just Sign... Communicate!: A Student's Guide to the Deaf Experience by Michelle JayMaster ASL - Level One by Jason E. Zinza American Sign Language UniversityThe Quinlan Family
Reining in Ray - Confronting the Antichrist about Cheese Curds30:24It's been awhile since we recording this edition of Reigning in Ray, but here we go! This week Ray and I tackle Christians about the Antichrist, the canon of Scripture, confronting false prophets and the most important question of all - cheese curds or nachos?
233 - Depression in the Christian Life29:31Depression is one of those things we don't like to talk about. As Christians, oftentimes depression is covered by fake smiles and cliché spiritual platitudes that we would like to think are true but merely serve to hide the shame we don't want anyone to know about. It is time to bring reality to the light. Man good Christian struggle with depression. This week our guest is Pastor Aaron Richert, the author of Depression in the Christian Life: Getting help up from people who have been down.Recommended Resources:Depression in the Christian Life: Getting help up from people who have been down by Aaron Richert