Connecting Faith 12-24-2018 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
Connecting Faith 12-21-18 | 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.
Connecting Faith 12-7-18 | Ed Stetzer on the GC2 Summit | Religious Liberty and Human Flourishing with Travis Wussow
Ed Stetzer offers details on the upcoming GC2 Summit. Then, Travis Wusssow looks back on 2018 and what 2019 holds for religious liberty and human flourishing. Travis is Vice President of Public Policy for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
Connecting Faith 12-6-18 | Chap Clark on being an Adoptive Church | Laura Richie on The Advent Storybook
December 7, 2018
What is the santification of culture and how can we be intentional about this advent season to consider why Jesus came? Carmen talks through the story of a school principal in Nebraska who essentially banned Christmas. Chap Clark a pastor, speaker, trainer, consultant and author or co-author of 25 books, including the award-winning Hurt 2.0: Inside the […]