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Renew Your Mind

Posted: June 19, 2020 in Uncategorized

There are so many things in this world that want our attention. When something gets our attention we have a decision to make. Do we follow our thoughts on what has captivated us and conform to the patterns of the world around us? The Bible teaches us that we should not conform to the pattern of this world, instead we should be transformed by the renewing of our minds. What does it mean to renew our minds? As believers we must be careful to guard our minds so we don’t become like the world.

Woke Baptist Church

Posted: June 17, 2020 in Uncategorized

Are you tired of everything going on in the world today? Are you tired of the “woke” rhetoric? What is going on in the world today, especially within the Southern Baptist Convention that seems to be becoming more and more “woke” as the days go on. How do we respond to this? Is the Gospel sufficient? Is the Gospel the only thing we should use in the fight against sin?

In this episode we look specifically at racism, sex trafficking, and abortions. Is the Gospel sufficient for these things? We will break down an evangelical leaders comments about these issues on this episode and point all things back to the glory of God, the exaltation of Christ and the building up of others.

As a result of the murder of George Floyd we have seen peaceful protests lead to riots, that have led to more injuries and murder, only to lead to cancellations of TV shows plus a neighborhood in Seattle taken over by Antifa. As believers, what are we supposed to do with all of this chaos in our world? Take a listen as we uncover exactly what we should be doing in the midst of a world that has gone mad. 

Joy In Depression

Posted: June 10, 2020 in Uncategorized

Depression is real, and it hurts, but can we have true joy in the midst of depression? If so, where do we find it? Are we to look for joy? Take a listen to the latest episode of the Doctrine Matters Podcast to hear a few practical ways for us to have joy, even in the midst of depression.

Depression and Suicide

Posted: June 5, 2020 in Uncategorized

Anxiety and depression are real issues in our world today. Sometimes depression leads to suicide. In this episode Steven unpacks ways that we can hopefully and prayerfully overcome bouts of depression at the same time escaping the temptation to take our own life. This is a very hard subject to talk through but we can talk about it from a Christian worldview to help men and women overcome depression and anxiety in Christ alone. 

Black Out Tuesday

Posted: June 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

Today is a day of protest on social media. The idea is to blackout your social media account for a day in protest to the oppression that black people feel and have felt for years and years. Today is a day where you are encouraged to do your own research as to why their is oppression in the black community. Is this the  best course of action to begin reconciliation? Should we trust everything we research on our own? Or should we open up a dialogue or a conversation with someone? Take a listen to this special episode concerning black out Tuesday. 

State of the Union

Posted: June 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

What is the remedy for the state of our union? Everywhere we look we see sin and frustration. Our nation seems to be in distress and we clearly need something that works. What works? Listen as we break down the most recent frustrations in our nation today and what needs to be done about it. 

Assemble and be Destroyed

Posted: May 27, 2020 in Uncategorized

What is going on in our world today? From a Mayor saying she would destroy Church buildings to cops potentially killing someone captured on a cell phone video, to a potential racist phone call made to the police. Should Christians be silent through all of this? Should we sit by and watch it all happen having nothing to do with the brokenness in our world? Take a listen to Pastor Steven unpack a few stories along with a call to action (again) for believers everywhere. 

Is the Church and State separate? It is supposed to be, but I don’t think it is. During this interesting time it seems the state in many locations has waged war against the Church. Could this be persecution? The beginning of what could end in violent persecution? What can we do as the Church? 

Everywhere you look you will see fallen man. Sin is everywhere. Sin seems to be taking over our news, our social media, our lives! We are consumed by it. We see total depravity on full display, but what is the cure? The Gospel of Jesus Christ. Listen to this episode to hear a few things in the media today that point to the depravity of man and what we as Christians need to be doing about it.

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