What the Church is Supposed to Be

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4IwqklCHngpLwDIvHKRy0V?si=2c1f07c4e0a9439f This is Episode 78 of The Jesus Society Podcast, and today’s podcast is something I’ve been thinking about and working on for a very long time. Now, before you listen to today’s episode, I highly encourage you to go back and listen to last week’s episode, which is an episode I did early in … Continue reading What the Church is Supposed to Be

TJS Rewind – The Attraction of Christianity

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Yi9K24AB7pwGPyWUCTr53?si=128f114ae9354976 Today's episode is a TJS Rewind episode, originally recorded last year. I'm republishing it today because it provides some important background material for the episode I'm planning to release next week. Today I want to delve into early church history a bit. I think studying church history is important. And here’s why: If you … Continue reading TJS Rewind – The Attraction of Christianity

Reformation Redux: Faith vs. Works

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6vowjsHn1gHUGwQourH3vg?si=FQPh5x4QTFKr8cCy9VmxxQ This is Episode 76 of The Jesus Society Podcast, today I want to revisit a subject most Christians have fussed about since the Reformation. And that is the idea of faith and works. This is not an unimportant topic, but I believe it has been polarized by the issues of the Reformation, and that polarization … Continue reading Reformation Redux: Faith vs. Works

Discovering God’s Plan for Your Life

https://open.spotify.com/episode/38yEvpcH5hEqvjG97jZUCm?si=-qqx0cfZQy-8-DhvtQtT7w This is Episode 74 of the Jesus Society Podcast. And I’m still not ready to pick up our discussion of the Lord’s Prayer again. I apologize for that — I don’t like to start stuff and not complete it — but I’m not getting traction there, and until the Lord and I find a … Continue reading Discovering God’s Plan for Your Life

When Life Overwhelms You

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7I0JiPSOHHwU0UzVSoE4hG?si=b1HtxrXtRJuoviIFI-vvyA This is Episode 73 of the Jesus Society Podcast (NOT Episode 3 as I say in the recording). And we are NOT continuing our discussion today of the Lord’s Prayer. Frankly, I've been a little overwhelmed by life lately. So that's what we're going to talk about today -- WHY I've been feeling overwhelmed, … Continue reading When Life Overwhelms You

The Lord’s Prayer Part III — Our Father . . . Hallowed Be Your Name

https://youtu.be/h8a9pZ061mg This is Episode 72 of the Jesus Society Podcast. And we’re continuing our discussion today of the Lord’s Prayer, focusing today in on the first phrase — “Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.” As I’ve said, the Lord’s Prayer is much more than just a quaint little, easy-to-memorize do-all prayer … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer Part III — Our Father . . . Hallowed Be Your Name

The Lord’s Prayer Part II — The Father Heart of God

https://open.spotify.com/episode/57U3LGb5PJM9lENhviEV2N?si=t-1VLHJVRbqgK67TWLhAZQ Last week I introduced a new series on the Lord’s Prayer. For several reasons, I’ve decided to do a rewind episode this week because it fits what we’re going to be talking about in the first part of the Lord’s Prayer. So what you’re about to hear originally aired as Episode 28, which was … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer Part II — The Father Heart of God

The Lord’s Prayer Part I — Teach Us To Pray

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2p7ti3BdD078IZRKsnJ5Bm?si=Ge-PY4vEQ9KwFskikPVAyw This is Episode 70 of the Jesus Society Podcast. And today we’re going to begin a short series on the Lord’s Prayer. I was told years ago by one of my early Bible instructors that the last great discipline a Christian masters is the discipline of prayer. I don’t think that’s a helpful statement, … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer Part I — Teach Us To Pray