Episode 19: Disturbing Trends In The Abortion Conversation

April 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

Episode 11: Why Preaching?

September 8, 2017

Why is it important for believers to regularly sit under the Word of God preached? Is preaching even biblical? Join Barry and Drew as they seek to answer the question, "Why preaching?"

Today's Recommended Resource: "Sermon On The Mount: Lifeguide Bible Studies" by John Stott

Episode 10: Getting Familiar With Equipping Classes

August 18, 2017

Not sure if equipping classes are for you? Barry and Drew hash out the vision and heart behind these classes and show how they have something for everybody, new and mature believer alike. 

There will also be answers to questions you've been asking like: Do I have to take these in order? What if I'm already in a Sunday School class? Which one will be best for me to start with? How are the classes organized?

Today's Recommended Resource: An Overview of Cedar Grove's Equipping Classes