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Thin Line Believers

Thin Line Believers

By Thin Line Believers
Thin Line Believers is a podcast and devotional by first responders, for first responders. We believe in every Word of the Bible and hope to offer encouragement to police, firefighters, paramedics and veterans.
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Thin Line Believers

Two Fire Breathers
Continuing in the book of Revelation, we come to the 11th chapter where we're introduced to a couple of interesting people. We also get a glimpse of the rebuilt Jewish Temple....
December 16, 2020
Sweet Taste, Bitter Belly
Revelation 10 introduces us to another angel. It also tells of seven thunders uttering something that is kept secret... A very interesting and very important chapter in this amazing book of prophecy!
December 10, 2020
Revelation 9: A Demonic Attack
Going through chapter 9 of Revelation, we'll learn of demons being loosed to torture mankind. How do people respond? Do they repent and turn to God? Listen in
December 4, 2020
Is Trump on Your Throne?
God is still on the throne. In Revelation 7 and 8 we'll see a group of Jewish evangelists, more judgments poured out on the earth and how this relates to modern days.
November 10, 2020
Heaven... Or Hell on Earth. A Choice to Make
My friend Jay joins me to discuss Revelation chapters 4 through 6. Caught up into Heaven and the Great Tribulation on earth.
October 19, 2020
Blessed are Those Who Hear...
Revelation is the only book of the Bible that promises a blessing to those who hear it and to those who read it out loud. Let's receive that blessing, beginning with this episode.
October 11, 2020
This one is unedited and probably a bit too honest.
September 29, 2020
Enoch.... A Disappearing Act
Where are we headed? And... Do we want to go?
September 4, 2020
Are You Marked?
This episode discusses the marks received by believers and non believers. A choice has to be made regarding which mark we will receive. Listen in!
July 20, 2020
A 2500 Year Old Prophecy
A breakdown of part of Daniel chapter 7 and 8 and what it means for us. Not a lot of flare in this one, folks. This is a Bible study regarding the Antichrist and why we should be looking for Jesus Christ.
July 2, 2020
What in the World is Going On?
The current state of the world and what our reaction should be as Believers.
June 9, 2020
Covid...the Virus and the Antichrist
Enjoy this glimpse into the muddy, murky mind of Adam. What does this virus have to do with prophecy? Why are things so strange right now? Here. We. Go.
May 8, 2020
Don’t let fear overcome faith!
Steve walks us through not allowing fear overcome our faith during this trying time!
April 22, 2020
God's Economy
God will provide. He always has, always will. We're in some very strange times, but He has never failed. He's never caught by surprise.
April 10, 2020
Jim Conzelman of Faith RXD..... Faith, Community, Loss....and yeah, a Virus
Jim Conzelman is one of the co-founders of Faith RX'D, a faith based non-profit within the CrossFit community.  Jim is a retired US Navy veteran and is currently the Executive Director of Faith RXD.  Our discussion on this episode includes faith, the corona virus, the fitness community, and navigating the loss of his wife Becky.  
March 18, 2020
Complete Wellness with Greg Amundson
Greg is a former Santa Cruz County Deputy, a former DEA Agent, Army Captain, current author, CrossFit business owner, soon-to-be chaplain and legendary Firebreather.  In this episode, Greg shares his practical wisdom regarding mental, spiritual and physical wellness.  He also shares how each area of wellness connects to spiritual wellness and how it relates directly to Biblical scripture.  
March 11, 2020
My Cup of Kool-Aid Runneth Over
Chaplain Mike Vermace joined us this episode.  He'll share why he believes police officers are doing the work of Christ.  He talks about the trials we face and how there is hope in Jesus.  
March 4, 2020
All Out WAR
Our battle is not against flesh and blood!  It is a battle nonetheless....It's time we take the fight to the enemy.  Join Steve and Adam as we discuss just how to go on the offensive.
February 11, 2020
Follow-Up With Dean.... Is God Still Good?
Short answer, YES He absolutely is still Good.  Dean and his family have been in the midst of a fiery trial since October and he was kind enough to share his experience with us in this episode.  God is good all the time, even if we can't see it in our current or past situations.
February 4, 2020
Jay Dobyns: Even entering the Gates of Hell, the Angels were with him.
Jay Dobyns, former ATF agent and undercover operative joins Steve and Adam this week. Even though Jay is known for his undercover work and ultimately infiltrating the Hells Angels Motorcycle gang, he is a believer and a brother in Christ. Tune in to listen to this amazing interview. 
January 28, 2020
Adam Doomed Us, Jesus Saved Us - With Jay Stearns
I get the opportunity to interview a friend of mine who is a detective and a Bible believer.  Jay is a man of faith and he is not afraid to share his faith with anyone who will listen.  Check out this episode for some wisdom about the Gospel and what we should do with it.
January 20, 2020
2020: Whats your soul resolution?
The new year is upon us. 2020 is here and as usual we all are looking at things to change and improve. Give a listen to Steve as he navigates the resolution of your soul.
January 6, 2020
Christmas Joy?
Steve and Adam talk about where to find joy in this season. They also give an update (and prayer request) regarding the direction of Thin Line Believers.
December 24, 2019
He ran toward the bombing and got more than he intended to. Chris Fields OKC Fire
Chris Fields is a retired Firefighter from Oklahoma City who was one of the first on scene of the Oklahoma City Bombing In 1995. Chris was forever memorialized as part of that event by a photo taken of him holding baby Baylee, who had passed away. His story is captivating, give a listen!
December 15, 2019
In The Beginning... And other ramblings
The birth of my newest nephew sparked a thought for me... And that thought grew into a series of ramblings. And you get to listen in if you so choose.
December 7, 2019
Doubt.... we all have it.
Steve discusses doubt and what it can do to our spirituality.
November 26, 2019
What's Wrong With Me? (that's rhetorical, don't answer)
Difficult seasons... What's the answer when faced with a spiritual battle?
November 13, 2019
Are you a Romans 12 Christian?
Steve dissects Romans Chapter 12 in answering many questions about how Paul guides us to live in this chapter.
October 24, 2019
No, You're a Turkey
An update on Dean, a prophecy update and how we're to prepare. Check it out!
October 14, 2019
“Abba (daddy), father.” -Jesus
Steve digs deep into the authority figures in our walk. Our heavenly and earthly fathers and the struggles associated. Take a listen.
October 8, 2019
A Fan o' Manna
Let's fill ourselves with bread! The manna from heaven!
October 1, 2019
You Never have to fight alone. Joined by Sarah Hyatt of Shadows behind the Badge.
This week Steve is joined by Sarah Hyatt of Shadows Behind the Badge. Shadows Behind the Badge is an organization which brings awareness and resources to combat the heartbreaking trend of PTSD and Suicide.
September 24, 2019
Fire Brigade? Yeah... He's English - My Friend Dean the Chaplain
You're going to want to hear this one. Dean's story is amazing and it has something we can all relate to. Whether you are a veteran, a firefighter, or if you have felt the frustration of being pulled from something you love as a part of God's plan. Dean has been through a lot and his faith has allowed God to use him in amazing ways. Listen in!
September 17, 2019
Come As You Is!
John 4, the woman at the well.
September 10, 2019
λατρεία: Do you?
Give a listen and find out what the word means.
August 30, 2019
Bring the Sword to the Gunfight!
Let's talk about some current events and what they mean. Also.... Here's this:
August 20, 2019
Random thoughts with Steve
Works or legalistic...... or just the blood of Christ.
August 11, 2019
NOT a Mountain Climber
I learned a couple things climbing South Sister... First, I'm too fat for climbing... More importantly, I don't have to earn (or climb) my way into God's Love.
July 29, 2019
Put off the world!
What influences our struggles to maintain spirituality in a broken world? Join Steve to talk about it today!
July 17, 2019
Jesus, Crossfit and Coffee!
In this episode I sit down with my good friend Will. Will is a police officer, business owner, family man and most importantly, a believer. Check it out!
July 8, 2019
Rice and Beans... With my Brother
My brother joins me this episode (you're welcome mom) and actually impressed me with his wisdom... Check it out!
June 26, 2019
Depression: Talk About it!
Steve talks on the topic of depression. And continuation from trauma and Compartmentalization.
June 20, 2019
Fear not, take courage, don't be afraid... All words From God. Where should our courage come from? Can we be courageous Christian first responders?
June 12, 2019
How full is your faith meter?
Steve talks about our faith meter and what makes it rise or fall.
June 4, 2019
Jesus is God
Does Jesus ever claim to be God? Or is He just one sent by God to die for our sins? Disclaimer: I made a mistake in this episode, saying John and Peter were brothers. I hope you'll forgive my mistake.
May 28, 2019
When Tragedy Strikes.
What would you do when tragedy strikes? What did you do if it has? What does the Bible say about these times?
May 20, 2019
A Healthy Career and Relationships with Christ with Chaplain Jim Crowley
Words of wisdom from a retiring chaplain. For those early in their career, all the way up to the ones nearing retirement, Jim shares what he's seen from his unique perspective. How do we have a healthy relationship with Christ while facing the challenges of this job?
May 6, 2019
What Church is the right one?
Have you ever thought “what Church is the right one?” Have you ever had other say “you can’t get into heaven going to that Church?” Steve brings some insight into this on this week’s episode.
April 29, 2019
If God's so good, then why........? With Steve and Adam
Why do we face difficulty? Why does a good God allow hardship?
April 22, 2019
Sharing is caring: Your Testimony.
Steve talks about testimony, what the Bible says about it and how powerful sharing yours can be! Most importantly leading up to Easter, sharing what Christ has done for you!
April 15, 2019
Grace. Priceless, inexhaustible, unearned, amazing... With our Pastor and friend John Fehlen
West Salem Foursquare Church Pastor John Fehlen joined us for this podcast to talk about Grace. John discusses his own journey and testimony as it relates to God's Grace. This one is definitely worth a listen.
April 7, 2019
Approaching Christianity as a cold case with J Warner Wallace.
J Warner Wallace takes a unique approach to building his faith looking at the evidence for Christ.
March 30, 2019
The Problem with Porn...
Pornography has become a major problem in the church, but there is help available for those who want out.
March 24, 2019
Trauma and Compartmentalization with Dan Anderson.
Dan Anderson of the Shield Central Oregon is a licensed clinical mental health counselor who works out of the Bend Oregon area. Dan and Steve discuss trauma and Compartmentalization in this week’s episode.
March 16, 2019
Ali Perez Testimony Final: Saved by Jesus.
Ali wraps up how amazing testimony of the day Jesus saved him.
March 9, 2019
Ali Perez Testimony: Saved by Jesus Pt.2
Ali ventures further into his testimony and the events prior to his life altering experience of Jesus saving him.
March 1, 2019
Ali Perez Testimony: Saved by Jesus Pt.1
Ali Perez is a former San Diego County Sheriffs Deputy who’s testimony and account of September 25, 2012 is something you do not want to miss.
February 23, 2019
SEAL of God Chad Williams
This Week we're joined by Chad Williams who shares his story of his time as a Navy SEAL, but more importantly his story of how he came to know Christ.
February 16, 2019
Is it possible to be a Christian and work among the Thin Line?
Steve speaks on the perceived conflict of being both at once.
February 9, 2019
End Times?
Are we nearing Jesus's return? If so what should we expect and how should we be living our lives?
February 4, 2019
Overcoming Darkness with guest Brandon Young.
Brandon Young is a former Army Ranger, life long friend and fellow Christ follower who brings wisdom through experience.
January 26, 2019
Hope with Ben Courson
This week we had the opportunity to talk with Ben Courson of Hope Generation about the stresses first responders face. Ben offers a great point of view and some practical advice with a Biblical base on how to handle life's stresses, even while walking through trials in his own life.
January 19, 2019
Episode 9:Trials and Stress
Pastor Seth Baker joins us this week to discuss life's trials and how we should navigate them.
January 14, 2019
Episode 8:The Enemies work
How is the enemy working on you and your life. Steve’s wife Kori joins him this episode to touch on this important topic.
January 6, 2019
Episode 7: 2 Minute Warining
We're on the 20 yard line, let's finish strong.... And find some happiness and hope in the process!
December 31, 2018
Episode 6: Contentment and Perspective.
Contentment and perspective
December 22, 2018
Episode 5: HOPE in a difficult season
Hope is sometimes difficult to find. But our hope is found in the LORD
December 15, 2018
Episode 4: The CHRISTmas season and shift work.
Steve brings today’s message of Navigating the season and spreading the light of Christ even while on shift.
December 7, 2018
Episode 3: The Cross of Christ
Adam brings today’s message on The Cross in Old Testament Prophecy and what it means for you and me.
December 2, 2018
Episode 2: Giving Thanks
Steve talks about giving thanks not only in times of good.
November 24, 2018
Episode 1: Characteristics of a true Christian
Adam bring a very important first message : If Christianity became illegal, would there be enough evidence to convict us?
November 17, 2018