The Way Home: Episode 41 featuring Jefferson Bethke

He burst onto the scene with the viral video: Jesus > Religion. Since then, Jefferson Bettke has been a creative gospel witness online and to audiences around the country. His videos have been seen by tens of millions on Youtube and his books have reached the bestseller lists. So what is it about the digital…

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ICYM: Some recent articles

In case you missed it, here are some recent articles I’ve written: No Quick Fixes – In Touch Magazine A. W. Tozer famously said, “It is doubtful whether God can bless a man greatly until He has hurt him deeply.” Maybe this is what Paul was referring to when he told the believers at Corinth that…

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The Way Home: Episode 40 featuring Matthew Hall

How did Carl Henry shape the modern evangelical movement? And what would he say to the movement today? My friend Dr. Matthew Hall joins me on the podcast today to discuss Henry, the importance of studying church history, and the contemporary evangelical movement. Dr. Hall serves as the Vice President for Academic Services at the…

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The Way Home: Episode 39 featuring Alan Cross

How should Christians think about immigration, the refugee crisis, and race? Today, my friend Alan Cross joins me to discuss these important issues. Alan is a Southern Baptist pastor in Montgomery AL, an author, blogger. He’s the author of a great book When Heaven and Earth Collide.  Listen to this week’s episode Show Notes: Twitter: @alanlcross…

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The Way Home: Episode 38 featuring Jonathan Howe

How should pastors conduct themselves on social media? Should pastors blog and if so, why? And what does it take to get a good podcast off the ground? These are questions I posted to Jonathan Howe, a very good friend and an expert on creating, publishing, and posting digital content. Jonathan is Director of Strategic…

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The Great Commission Versus the Church Calendar

From my latest piece for In Touch:  “It’s not simply the pastor’s job to make disciples, it’s the job of the whole church,” I had said for the umpteenth time in a message on discipleship. When my sermon was finished, I headed to the back of the auditorium, as I’ve always done, to shake hands…

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