Running from Mercy with Tony Carter
December 27, 2018
Have you ever run away from what you knew God wanted you to do? Welcome to the reality of Jonah – and so many others over the years! Pastor Tony Carter joins Carmen to talk about the reluctance we often experience in following God’s will – and the joy that comes with doing so! […]
Making the Great Christmas Exchange
December 26, 2018
On the day after Christmas you might be thinking about making lots of gift exchanges. Carmen challenges us to consider making the great Christmas exchange – the one Jesus came to deliver. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
Christmas Eve worship readings and The Christmas Cradle with Meadow Rue Merrill
December 24, 2018
Everything – literally everything – changes tomorrow. This is literally the night that everything changes! We prepare through readings from all four gospels and a conversation with Meadow Rue Merrill about her family traditions and The Christmas Cradle. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
Women in Apologetics with Krista Bontrager | Rooting for Rivals with Peter Greer
December 21, 2018
Apologetics expert and Women in Apologetics Conference board member and resident theologian Krista Bontrager shares about apologetics study, then Carmen talks about the competitive spirit in the church with Rooting for Rivals author Peter Greer.
Connecting Faith 12-20-18 | Christopher Yuan on Holy Sexuality
December 20, 2018
Professor and Author Christopher Yuan returns to discuss his own story of confronting sin, accepting God’s grace and growing in holiness with a commitment to sexual purity. Christopher’s book is Holy Sexuality and the Gospel.
Connecting Faith 12-19-18 | Headlines of the Day | Matthew Soerens on Immigration Issues
It can be difficult keeping all the facts straight regarding immigration issues and especially those surrounding funding the border wall. Matthew Soerens from World Relief offers some clarity and addresses the prospects of a government shutdown.
Connecting Faith 12-18-18 | #Praythenews for Christians in China | Justin Giboney on Boundaries | Karen Moore on What a Great Word
December 19, 2018
#Praythenews today for our brothers and sisters in China who are facing increased persecution for worshipping in churches that aren’t registered with the government. Justin Giboney, political strategist, attorney and co-founder of the AND Campaign, talks with Carmen about boundaries, orthodoxy and orthopraxy. Then Karen Moore shares what is unique about her newest devotional book, […]
Connecting Faith 12-17-18 | Truth for Our Day | James Bryan Smith on The Magnificent Journey
December 18, 2018
A recent poll shows that 62% of Americans believe President Trump isn’t telling the truth about Russia. Truth has been a frequently discussed concept since the 2016 election. As ambassadors of the One who is the Truth, let us be the people who are fiercely committed to Truth and speak the truth in love on […]
Connecting Faith 12-14-18 | Wonder, Worship and Holiness during the Holidays with Becky Kiser
December 17, 2018
Becky Kiser is the founder of Sacred Holidays and she shares how we can regain a sense of wonder, worship and holiness throughout the holiday season. Becky’s book is Sacred Holidays.
Connecting Faith 12-10-18 | Phil Cooke on Making an Impact in the Digital Age | Whit Briskey on Legal Challenges for the Church
December 10, 2018
Film producer, media consultant, and author Phil Cooke shares how Christians can have real influence in the digital age. Then, attorney Whit Briskey of Mauck and Baker looks at the challenges on the legal horizon for churches and other religious non-profits.