The Great Divorce

In this episode I discuss the classic book on heaven and hell by C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce. In the story the narrator wakes up in hell and takes a buss to the edge of heaven where him and the other passengers have a chance to give up hell and all that sent them there in order to enter heaven. I will be discussing some of the reasons people decided they would rather return to hell than give up what they were being asked to part with.

It is Well With My Soul

"It is Well With My Soul" is one of the best known hymns, and this episode deals with the personal tragedies that caused Horatio Spafford to write the now famous words. Spafford had great faith in God to be able to say "it is well with my soul" after suffering such great loss.

From Hugh Hefner to Mother Teresa

A lot of people think following God has to be all or nothing, right up front, and they try to go from a life like that of a lifelike Mother Teresa overnight, and when they fail in their drastic transformation in the short amount of time they thought it would take they get discouraged and give up and mostly return to their old lives. Righteousness is a journey, not a destination, and it took a lifetime for Mother Teresa to get to where we view her as a saint.

Blessed to be Alive

There have been so many times in my life where I have come close to death and yet miraculously survived. I have no doubt that I had some divine intervention on my behalf, which leads me to believe that God has a purpose for my life.

Interview with Lee and Kathy Baker

Lee and Kathy Baker are former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints (Mormon Church) and are the hosts of the Mainstream Mormonism radio program an are part of the 4Witness Ministry.

Lee was a faithful member of the LDS Church for 32 years, and was even a bishop, before he was excommunicated for asking questions about the Church and Kathy resigned from the Church when Lee was excommunicated.

What Does It Mean to Take Up Our Cross?

As Christians we often say we take up our cross and follow Jesus, but are we still willing to take up our cross when it is identified to be something painful or something we are asked to give up that we are not sure we can part with?