I’ve Let Go Of The “Old Normal” – Episode #72

Letting Go

COVID-19 has many people talking about the "new normal." In today's podcast, I want to talk about letting go of the "old normal," as we learn to adapt to a world in transition. To do this, I want to look at the preaching of John the Baptist and Jesus, who taught us to embrace the new thing that God was doing in the history of the world...

The Church Is Not A Circus – Episode #71

Ring Master

I believe COVID-19 is being used by God to challenge the models of ministry we commonly use in the church. In today's podcast, I talk about how John MacArthur's defiance of government orders to shut down his large church as something that exposes the broken mindset we have as a church, and how we need to get back to a much more nimble and personal model of ministry, like we read about in the Bible. A model that doesn't resemble a circus...

Homeschooling vs. Virtual Learning (Education During A Pandemic) – Episode #69

Education

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are weighing the options when it comes to the upcoming 2020 school year. Should they send their kids to school? Or will they elect to have their child learning virtually? Or should they take their kids out of public school altogether, and homeschool them? How is a parent to do decide what is best for their child's education during a global pandemic? In today's podcast, I talk...

The Babylon Bee Published Another Headline I Pitched Them… Again

Walmart

Walmart recently announced that they would require masks to be worn in all Walmart and Sam's Club stores nationwide. Inspired by the irony that a store that barely requires you to wear pants and a shirt is now going to require folks to wear masks... I couldn't help but pitch a headline idea over to the folks at the Babylon Bee. And, they liked it enough to publish my headline idea, for the second time this year!

We Love Making Noise With Our Pots And Pans ~ Episode #65

Making Noise With Pots And Pans

Our culture has become like a child banging pots and pans together on the kitchen floor. We make plenty of noise, but have no love. Looking at 1 Corinthians 13 today, I question whether or not we really love as we ought to, and how the ultimate acid test of love is seen in how we treat our enemies.

Going On Summer Vacation During The Pandemic – Episode #61

Summer Vacation

Memorial Day is upon us. How is the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines impacting your summer vacation plans this year? Are you maintaining a quarantined lifestyle, or are you making plans that include practicing reasonable social distancing recommendations while going on vacation? In this podcast...

“Liberty vs. Collectivist” Responses To COVID-19 In America & Canada – Episode #54

Canada vs America

COVID-19 highlights the tensions we have about our individual "civil liberties" and our "collective" duties as citizens. In today's podcast I talk with a Canadian friend as we compare and contrast America and Canada's responses to the coronavirus, and how our respective national DNA shapes the responses of our respective countries, and the tensions that exist in both nations.

A Pastor Talks Candidly About COVID-19 And The Church – Episode #53

Daniel Rushing - Jimmy Humphrey - COVID-19

COVID-19 is presenting a challenge to the church. In today's podcast, I sit down with pastor Daniel Rushing (Renovatus Church) to talk candidly about the impact of the coronavirus on the life and ministry of the church. Daniel believes this seemingly apocalyptic event will open-up the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to breathe new life into the church.