Broken & Soaking in the Grace of Jesus– Christian author Sheila Walsh reminds us that God’s love is not based on our behavior. She says we can expect to fall down and make mistakes, while relying on “perfect” Jesus. Walsh offers vivid imagery and tips to help each of us keep a healthy mindset on … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.59
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Feeling Unprotected, Yet Choosing to Trust God– Fear can crush our outlook on the future. Migdalia Smith has survived abuse and sex-trafficking. She tells Family Life God is real and can help. She discusses lies we believe, patterns we often revert to when we feel unsafe or powerless, and ways to really trust God no … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.58
(Part 2) Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice– What does the Bible say about justice, and how does it relate to the modern idea of social justice? Pastor Ed Hardesty of Redeemer’s Fellowship in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania weighs in on immigration, conflicts in the Bible, and how Christians are called to live. Link to Part 1
(Part 1) Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice– What does the Bible say about justice, and how does it relate to the modern idea of social justice? While equal opportunity for each person is ideal, Pastor Ed Hardesty with Redeemer’s Fellowship insists no earthly government can ensure “equal” outcomes. Link to Part 2
National Day of Prayer 2021– What hinders you from communication with God? On this National Day of Prayer, Pastor Kevin Rollo with Light House Community Church in Windsor, New York tells us about this year’s focus and offers tips for overcoming hurdles to prayer in your life.
Free Speech While Off Campus– The Supreme Court heard arguments this week in the case of a former high school cheerleader from Pennsylvania. Are the words and speech of students off campus protected under the First Amendment? Hiram Sasser with First Liberty Institute unpacks what this case means for religious liberty and addresses concerns over … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.54
Executive Powers & Exec. Orders– Adam Carrington with Hillsdale College refreshes us on the separation of governmental branches, including an in-depth look at executive powers. What weight does an executive order carry? Professor Carrington also discusses how some Biden Administration directives have put pressure on Christian colleges over gender identity. Resources: HUD Release The Equality … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.53
An LGBT Suit Seeks to Pull Christian College Funding– Constitutional scholar Douglas Laycock, professor of law at the University of Virginia weighs in on the funding colleges receive, what would happen if LGBT advocates win their case, and a possible compromise.
Another Suit Against Jack Phillips– This time Colorado baker Jack Phillips has been sued by turning down a request to create a gender-transition cake. Masterpiece Bake Shop denied the request due to Jack’s personal convictions. ADF’s Kate Anderson updates us on the latest court case and the likely implications from the Supreme Court’s 2018 ruling … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.51
Good Gospel News from Russia– Even a pandemic cannot hold back the power of the Holy Spirit to touch and change lives. Michael Johnson with Slavic Gospel Association shares about the wave of children and adults coming to Christ. He tells how we can also meet basic needs for our neighbors while boldly proclaiming the … Continue reading Faith Under Fire Ep.50