Since the day that Adam and Eve walked out of the garden of Eden man has been searching for joy, satisfaction, identity, and hope in something other than God. While as Christians we may not be filling the pain of our lives with the "big sins" of sex, drugs, or alcohol getting our sense of satisfaction in anything outside of God means we are still living in our flesh. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses coping and misplaced satisfaction, what for many Christian can be a blind spot. You'll walk away from this weeks episode challenged to check your heart and encouraged to dig deeper in your relationship with Christ.
Have you ever questioned your purpose as a parent? Do you ever feel unable to be the parent God wants you to be? Join host Jerrad Lopes and Pastor Paul David Tripp, as they discuss topics ranging from parenting the heart instead of behavior to the peace that comes from realizing that God calls parents not because they are able but because He is able. This weeks episode will give you a new perspective on your role as a parent and a greater understanding of the fact that it's not about what you want for your children, it's about what God wants for them. This is an interview you won't want to miss and you are definitely going to want to take notes!
Scripture tells us that we are heirs with Christ if we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him. But few of us can say we have truly suffered persecution for Christ the way believers in scripture did. Pastor Saeed Abedini is one of those few and his story is compelling. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks with Pastor Saeed about coming to Christ, his four-year imprisonment in Iran for sharing his faith and the controversies that have arisen since his release. If you followed Pastor Saeed's story in the media, this episode is your chance to hear his firsthand account and learn the story behind the headlines.