Engaging in Difficult ConversationsIn this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock and Gary Barnes and Wendy Miller discuss navigating difficult conversations, focusing on goals, pitfalls, and how the gospel makes a difference...
May 15, 2020
George M. HillmanJohn Reece
Book Excerpt: Smart Church FinancesStewardship and Joy
In the parable of the talents (Matt 25:14–30), Jesus illustrated some clear business principles relevant to today’s church. The servants are given five,...
Grace-Based ParentingIn this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock, Dr. Tim Kimmel, and Darcy Kimmel discuss the pitfalls of fear-based and performance-based parenting, focusing on grace as the alternative....
Apr 17, 2020
Donald K. Campbell
Passing the TestThe complexities of life in our modern society put many to a severe test. Providing adequately for the needs of a growing family is a demanding and often wearisome task. In...
Apr 7, 2020
Gary HabermasDarrell L. BockMikel Del Rosario
Resurrection and the Vindication of JesusIn this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock and Gary Habermas with Mikel Del Rosario discuss how the resurrection of Jesus vindicates the claims He made about Himself. Note: This episode...
Mar 27, 2020
Raquel P. Wroten
Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey MalphursFifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of friends who took the trouble to share a tract with him. That freshman, Aubrey Malphurs (ThM,...
Feb 25, 2020
Blessed are the MeekDr. Nathan Smith, senior pastor of Heritage Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA, takes a look at the disposition of a life that has been tenderized by grace.
Feb 25, 2020
Jenny WangKelly CheathamKymberli Cook
A Christian Perspective on AnxietyIn this episode, Kymberli Cook, Kelly Cheatham and Jenny Wang discuss a Christian perspective on anxiety, focusing on how to respond to it and help those who suffer.
Jan 23, 2020
The Struggle with BurnoutFor those who struggle with burnout, Tim Lundy continues to encourage learning from and leaning on Jesus.
Jan 22, 2020
The Struggle with TemptationTim Lundy continues to talk about different struggles in ministry with a focus on temptation, reiterating his message of learning from and leaning on Jesus.
Gordon H. JohnstonDarrell L. BockMikel Del Rosario
Jesus and the Royal PsalmsIn this episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Darrell Bock, and Gordon Johnston discuss the Royal Psalms in the Old Testament and their connection to Jesus Christ in the New Testament.
Dec 6, 2019
D. Scott Barfoot
Leadership ResilienceOver the last decade, I’ve had the privilege of hearing story after story from DMin students and graduates serving in the front-lines of ministry that accentuate an unforgettable...
Dec 5, 2019
Why Worry?Jaron Jones, lead pastor of Shine Bible Fellowship Church in Houston, TX, discusses how worry causes a loss of focus on the most important parts of spiritual growth.
Nov 22, 2019
Samuel P. Chia
Cross-Cultural Insight: Get a Clear ViewAs a non-native English speaker, it often fascinates me how language can communicate different things, especially in a cross-cultural setting. For example, the color red in the...
Reflection of the TruthBeholding the Word of God is like looking in a mirror. We see two things: We understand what God is like, and unfortunately, we also find out more about ourselves and our desires....
Oct 11, 2019
The Greatest CommandmentWayne Walker, pastor and executive director of OurCalling, talks about the greatest commandment, to love God and love people.
Oct 1, 2019
Joseph M. Stowell
Who Do You Think You Are?Dr. Joe Stowell, president of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI, discusses living out the identity of followers of Christ and its importance as a key component of...
Oct 1, 2019
Kat L. ArmstrongNika SpauldingSam EatonDarrell L. Bock
Millennials Leaving the Church - ClassicIn this classic episode, Darrell L. Bock, Kat L. Armstrong, Sam Eaton, and Nika Spaulding discuss millennials leaving the church, focusing on how to better engage with this...
Sep 26, 2019
Dipa H. Hart
Of Scarcity and AbundanceDipa Hart, director of Ministry Formation, discusses how doing nothing when entrusted with something is not okay with God, but actually reveals how believers think and feel about...