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Rewind: Family Integrated Churches

In Church, Family, Scripture on May 29, 2010 at 2:20 am

A two-part series I produced in 2008 on the Family Integrated Church movement:

Click here for the first feature on the Family Integrated Church (9:45):

Click here for an extended version of the second feature on the Family Integrated Church (16:40):

From the early church councils and creeds to the revivals in colonial America, the church is constantly being called back to those things which are most important.  This feature with Doug Phillips, Scott Brown, Jeff Pollard and Voddie Baucham highlights a movement of reform occuring in the church today.

For more information regarding the National Center for Family Integrated Churches, click here.

Rewind: TheoVision International

In Church, Missions, Scripture on May 10, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Part I

Part II

During the summer of 2006 I had the privilege of bringing my family to the African country of Ghana. I had been invited by TheoVision International to do a 10-day seminar on radio broadcasting. While there, I recorded these interviews on this dynamic ministry.

Intelligent Design Discrimination Case at JPL

In Church, Culture, Current Events, Science on April 26, 2010 at 9:33 pm

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In 2008 the movie “Expelled” presented evidence of the discrimination many scientists face in the academic community for not holding to Darwinian evolution.

David Coppedge has been a regular Prime Time America guest over the last few years on a variety of astronomy topics, and he finds himself in an “expelled” situation at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  This feature takes a look at his case with his lawyer William J. Becker, Jr., and Casey Luskin, policy analyst for the Discovery Institute.

If you’d like to sign an on-line petition calling for academic freedom in cases like David’s, click here.

To read the complaint filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court on April 14th, click here.

Ministry Profile: KICY in Nome, Alaska

In Church, General Interest, History, Missions on April 22, 2010 at 8:41 pm

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Earlier this month, KICY–a missionary radio station in Nome, Alaska–celebrated 50 years of dynamic ministry in Western Alaska.

What began as a local outreach has turned into a broadcasting powerhouse reaching out with the gospel far beyond our country.

Guests include current general manager, Dennis Weidler, and Gary Walter, President of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Biography: The Life and Legacy of David Brainerd

In Church, Culture, General Interest, History on April 20, 2010 at 8:48 pm

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On this day in 1718, David Brainerd was born in New England.  He was the 6th of 10 children and lived a remarkable life for God during the years surrounding the First Great Awakening.

This conversation with Pastor Vance Christie, author of David Brainerd: A Flame for God, takes a look at his life and legacy.

Ministry Profile: Awana at Home

In Church, Culture, Family, Scripture on April 19, 2010 at 8:44 pm

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60 years ago Awana’s ministry to kids began in a Chicago suburb. Today, more than one million children and youth participate weekly in Awana groups around the world.

Recently they unveiled a new initiative to equip parents to be more involved in family discipleship: Awana at Home.

My guest is Michael Scarbrough, Director of U.S. Programs for Awana.

For more information about their 60th Anniversary Celebrations, click here.

Book: The Journibles (or the 17:18 Series)

In Church, Family, General Interest, Scripture on April 15, 2010 at 4:30 pm

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Over the last few decades the practice of journaling has become greatly regarded as an important part of each believer’s spiritual routine.

This feature highlights a new tool intended to help us bring this discipline together with our reading of the word, its called The Journibles.  Their creator is Rob Wynalda, a printer in Belmont, MI.

Guests also include Jeff Tolsma, elder at Maranatha Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI, and Dr. William Brown, President of Cedarville University in Ohio.

The Journibles 17:18 Series can be purchased through the Reformation Heritage Books website.

Theology: Hope and Bravery

In Church, Culture, Scripture on April 13, 2010 at 4:30 pm

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Sometimes for the believer we can struggle with balancing the hope of the new heaven and earth with the uncertainty of what we should do in the here and now. How do we live by the promise of coming paradise with the courage of doing good works for God’s glory while we wait?

Dr. Andrew Davis, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Durham, NC, helps us consider this issue.

The April 2010 Table Talk Magazine published a short article written by Dr. Davis on today’s theme entitled: The Bravest and Newest World.

Conversation: Spoken Word as Ministry with Micah Bournes

In Church, Culture, General Interest, Religion and Worldviews, Scripture, Testimonies on April 12, 2010 at 8:30 am

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In the 1980s and 1990’s an art form emerged out of the Hip-Hop and Rap subcultures known as “Spoken Word”–poetry that tended to be critical in nature regarding social concerns or inequities. Since that time, it has become a popular form of expression for more than protest, but continues to be provocative in its focus.

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Micah Bournes, a spoken word artist and Senior at the Moody Bible Institute, who uses it as a medium to share the gospel.

If you’d like to contact Micah his email address is: micahbournes@yahoo.com

Here are the complete versions of the spoken word pieces used in today’s feature plus a bonus one:

The List:

When America Dies:

Ex Nihilo:

Trust me:

Scripture: Reading the Epistles

In Church, Scripture on April 7, 2010 at 6:23 pm

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There are many helpful books on living the Christian life in stores today. From experiencing God to living the purpose filled life, the Christian publishing industry is alive and well with hundreds of titles geared for discipleship and application.

This conversation with Dr. Michael Vanlaningham, Professor of Bible at the Moody Bible Institute, looks at the book that preceded them all–-the Bible.