But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 09:45

Why Deuteronomy is the Best Book in the Bible Featured

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Every Christian knows the importance of reading their Bible, but many are overwhelmed with the task of devouring such a monstrous book! Often times, when Christians lose steam in their yearly reading plans, they can become frustrated and feel defeated. It is for this reason that individual book studies can be
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (December 1, 2015)

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Don’t treat God like Santa Claus – “We don’t do Santa Claus at my house. This is probably not surprising for many of you, since it’s not unheard of for Christians to not do the whole Santa thing (or if we do, we tend to do it with caveats

Monday, 30 November 2015 11:15

Disagreement Without Division Featured

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In my last article, I asked the readers to stop and give consideration to the practice of somewhat blindly following our internet inspired Christian leaders.  It is my sincere hope that the heart of that article was to suggest that we need a well-rounded, biblical perspective as we follow what appear to be biblical brethren who promote

Monday, 30 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 30, 2015)

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John 3:16 and Man’s Ability to Choose God – “It is ironic that in the same chapter, indeed in the same context, in which our Lord teaches the utter necessity of rebirth to even see the kingdom, let alone choose it, non-Reformed views find one of their main

Friday, 27 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 27, 2015)

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Are T.D. Jakes and Steven Furtick Heretics? Yes. – “Jakes does not pray for God’s will to be done. He can’t, in any way that is pleasing to the Lord, because he does not know God (Romans 8:7-8). That seems pretty bold and judgmental for me to say that.

Thursday, 26 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 26, 2015)

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A Thanksgiving Pause – “It’s almost Thanksgiving. But, there is still today, which is considered the single busiest travel day in the US. AAA estimates that 47 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles for the holiday. Airlines report that over 90% of

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:00

Book Review: “Implications Abound” by Adam4D

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Late last year I began seeing posts on Twitter from some of my Christian brethren linking to a number of cartoons.  Naturally, this piqued my curiosity as many of the men sharing these comics were more of what I would consider, well, not comic strip kind of guys.  After spending what seemed like a couple of hours on the Adam4d.com website

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 25, 2015)

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Oh, How I Love the Law! – “I have been around Christians all my life, and I don’t know that I’ve heard too many of them exclaim, ‘Oh how I love your law!’ Yet in Psalm 119 we find David saying that very thing, expressing his love for

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 24, 2015)

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Doctrine Matters: Eternal Life Depends Upon It – “Christianity is much more than getting your doctrine right. But it is not less. You can have right doctrine and not be a Christian. You can know all sorts of true things about Jesus and not be saved. The

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  • On today’s show guest host, Pastor Nate Pickowicz, discusses the need for repentance within the gospel message, as well as a few words on how to increase your desire for the Word of God.

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[00:03:58] Topic 1: The Need for Repentance in the Gospel

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Saturday, 21 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 21-22, 2015)

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3 Tips For A More Civil Conversation About Syrian Refugees – “Muslim extremists working for Islamic State (ISIS) slaughtered 129 people and injured another 350 in the streets of Paris on Friday. The group promised to bring the carnage to Washington, D.C. and New

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  • On today’s show Landon and Pastor Nate discuss the growing scourge of lowest common denominator Christianity before moving into a discussion about Biblical manhood.

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[00:09:42] Topic 1: Lowest Common Denominator Christianity

  • What is LCDC and why is it
Friday, 20 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 20, 2015)

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Accepting Syrian Refugees is Not Compassion – “One of the most hotly contested issues in America today is the President’s proposal to bring to America thousands who are exiting war-torn Syria for Europe and the Unites States. Many fear, with good cause, that

Thursday, 19 November 2015 06:00

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Thursday, 19 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 19, 2015)

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The Good Unwanted Gift of Singleness – “I wanted an MRS degree. Instead, I got a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. I was never the girl who dreamed about getting married. I entered college single, and ready to take on the world. I had Christ, I was getting

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 18, 2015)

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Getting the Gospel Right – “The gospel of Jesus Christ is a sacred message. It is God’s chosen means for reaching all who would come to saving faith (1 Corinthians 1:21). Whether you preach to a congregation or witness to your neighbor, eternal destinies hinge

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 12:00

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If we polled the average person in America, asking them to identify what they consider to be the most dangerous religion in the world, we would undoubtedly hear a variety of answers. The answers might include Islam, various cults, or even Satanism. Certainly everyone has their perspectives and their reasons.  I’m going to argue that the

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 17, 2015)

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The Suicide of the West – “The massacre in Paris has brought two things, already obvious, into high relief once again. We are observing, in slow motion, a collision between two very diseased cultures. The diseases are quite different but seem, in some respects, to

Monday, 16 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 16, 2015)

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A Call for Christian Extremists – “The effects of extremism have been on display all weekend. Even this morning they are splashed across every television screen, every news site, the front page of every newspaper. The attacks in Paris have shown us extremism at its

Saturday, 14 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 14-15, 2015)

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Win A Copy of “Transforming Homosexuality”! – “We are pleased to give you a chance to win a free copy of Transforming Homosexuality by Denny Burk and Heath Lambert! If you have read our review and listened to our podcast, you know I’ve made the

Friday, 13 November 2015 13:30

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Joel 2:1 [ESV] “Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near…”

One of the great benefits of being a member of a faithful local church is the opportunity, often through a “Sunday school” type

Friday, 13 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 13, 2015)

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Youth Group Madness – “How low can evangelical youth ministries go? A mega-church youth pastor put peanut butter in his armpits and had the kids lick it out. Kids at youth groups were coerced into drinking Coke through their friends’ used

Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:00

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We are pleased to give you a chance to win a free copy of Transforming Homosexuality by Denny Burk and Heath Lambert!  If you have read our review and listened to our podcast, you know I’ve made the claim that this book is far and away one of the most important books to be published in the past decade.  Don’t hesitate,

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  • On today’s show Pastor Nate joins Landon to interview Dr. Denny Burk on his new book Transforming Homosexuality and then spends some time discussing various topics in American Evangelicalism.

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[00:06:12] Topic 1: Interview w/ Dr. Denny Burk

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Thursday, 12 November 2015 02:45

The Daily Discovery (November 12, 2015)

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10 Serious Problems with Jesus Calling – “Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling is a phenomenon that shows no signs of slowing down. According to publisher Thomas Nelson, it ‘continues to grow in units sold each year since it was released [and] has surpassed 15