Episode 21: Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Religious Liberty

June 8, 2018
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On June 4th, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jack Philips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado, who was being charged with sexual orientation discrimination for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Barry and Drew hash out the details of the case and seek to shed some light on its significance for religious liberty in the United States.

Today's Recommended Resource: The ERLC's Andrew Walker Weighs In On This Case

Episode 20: The Theology of Corporate Worship

May 2, 2018
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Today Drew and Jason sit down to talk about all things Sunday worship gatherings. Why do we do our services the way we do? What determines which songs we sing? Jason helps us think about our worship gatherings through a biblical framework.

Today's Recommended Resource: www.desiringgod.org

Episode 19: Disturbing Trends In The Abortion Conversation

April 19, 2018
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In this week's episode, Pastor Barry highlights some recent trends in the abortion conversation and offers some helps on how to filter these disturbing developments through a Christian worldivew.

Episode 18: The Bible, Homosexuality, and Our Response (Part 2)

April 3, 2018
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In this episode, Drew and Barry seek to offer some pastoral counsel on how to respond to those closest to us who have embraced homosexaultiy.

Today's Recommended Resource: livingout.org

Episode 17: The Bible, Homosexuality, and Our Response

March 8, 2018
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What does the Bible say about homosexuality and how should we respond to family or friends who currently embrace that lifestyle? Listen in as Drew and Barry seek to offer some answers.

Today's Recommened Resource: rosariabutterfield.com

Episode 16: What Are The Blessings Of Church Membership?

February 22, 2018
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In last week's episode, Barry and Drew showed us where we see church membership in the Bible. Now in part two of this two part installment on membership, Drew will outline some of the benefits which come from formally commiting ourselves to a local body of believers.

Today's Recommended Resource: Church Membership: How The World Knows Who Represents Jesus by Jonathan Leeman

Episode 15: Is Church Membership Biblical?

February 8, 2018
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"I love Jesus, I'm  just not into organized religion." Have you heard that phrase before? Today Barry and Drew discuss what meaningful church membership is and then address the question "Is church membership biblical?". 

Episode 14: Personal Ministry

January 18, 2018
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Are you a minister? Well, if you're a Christian, your answer should be "Yes!". No, not everyone is called to pastoral ministry, but every believer is called to minister in some way. Today Barry and Drew walk through different ways that you can become involved in ministry and the steps you can begin to take.

Episode 13: Getting Familiar With Our Church Budget & Special Offerings

January 5, 2018
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In this episode, Barry and Drew sit down to discuss our budget and special offerings. As the Lord brings new people into our church, we thought the new year would be a good opportunity to help everyone get on the same page with church finances.

Episode 12: The Why & How of Family Worship with Josh Hedger

November 4, 2017
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In town for our association's fall discipleship conference, Josh Hedger (pastor of Emmaus Church in Kansas City, Missouri) stops by to talk with Drew about how we can best disciple our kids to love Jesus.

Today's Recommended Resource: "The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name" by Sally Lloyd-Jones