The Way Home: Marty Machowski on family devotions

What’s the best way to teach our kids about the Bible? Marty Machowski joins me to talk about this and to offer some helpful tips for doing family devotions. My family has found his books to be extremely helpful. Marty serves as the executive pastor of Covenant Fellowship Church in Glen Mills, Penn. The Good…

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Don’t Swing for the Fences

For a lifelong Cubs fan, there was hardly a more thrilling player than Sammy Sosa. Let’s set aside, for a moment, the fact that he played during the scandal-plagued steroid era. At the time, I was a giddy baseball fan, tuning into WGN to hear every thrilling at bat in 1998, when Sosa and Mark…

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The Way Home: John Onwuchekwa on corporate prayer

John Onwuchekwa joins me to to talk about the calling on his life, the importance of corporate prayer, and maybe a little bit on the NBA, too. John serves as pastor of Cornerstone Church in Atlanta, Ga. He is the author of the excellent book Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church.  Show Notes Twitter: @JawnO…

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The Way Home: Nancy Guthrie on the Bible, theology and teaching our kids to pray

How does the Bible fit together? How does the Old Testament fit with the New Testament? Nancy Guthrie joins me to talk about this and more. She also shares the importance of parents teaching their children to pray. Nancy teaches the Bible at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tenn. Show Notes Website: nancyguthrie.com Twitter: @saysNancyGuth3 Book: What Every Child Should…

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Embracing My Less than Spectacular Church

For nearly nine years I was on senior staff at one of the largest evangelical churches in the suburbs of Chicago. We were highly organized, and prided ourselves on excellence in all of our ministry outreaches. My drive to work every day was about 30 minutes, a commute that took me past many small churches,…

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The Way Home: Josh Chatraw on apologetics in the 21st century

How do we speak the gospel into a culture that is increasingly secular? Josh Chatraw joins me to discuss this and more. Josh is the founding director of the Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement at Liberty University, and Associate Professor of Theology and Apologetics. He regularly teaches, preaches, and writes as Theologian in Residence at…

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The Power of an Average Mentor

It was an inauspicious meeting, really. It took place in the corner booth at a Burger King. He, in his early 70s, a veteran pastor and church leader. Me, a young Bible college graduate and soon-to-be pastor. I was serving as a volunteer youth pastor at a struggling church in the Chicago suburbs and he…

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