The Cross to Crown Podcast

Episode 10 : New Covenant Baptism

An episode of The Cross to Crown Podcast

By Chris Fales
This is the intentionally Christ obsessed Podcast of Cross to Crown Ministries hosted by Doug Goodin and Chris Fales. With a New Covenant Theology (NCT) perspective of the Bible it is our goal to see Christ Jesus put in His place as exalted in all things!
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Episode 42 : The Plans of a King
As we continue our series on Christian Manhood, Doug  takes us through the masculine trait of planing the wise use of our time. How do you use your time? Are you intentionally planning your days out? Doug provides a lot of great practical tips for taking charge of your time in this helpful episode. The content of this episode was taken from this video from Cross to Crown Ministries: Contact us at Check out Doug's blog at
August 28, 2019
Episode 41 : Decisions of a King
In this 3rd episode of our series on Christian Manhood Doug discusses the importance of men making decisions, how to make them, and why many men surrender the throne in this area of being kingly.  Contact us at Check out Doug's blog: Enjoy a host of resources at
August 21, 2019
Episode 40 : Why The Church Needs Stronger Men
Join us for our second episode on manhood and pastors as we discuss the need for Christian men to be strong men. Doug talks about weight lifting, wimpy church songs, being vulnerable, and whether men should share their hearts at small group. Check out Doug's blog at And Chris' blog at Get lost in a wealth of biblical resources at Contact us at
August 6, 2019
Episode 39 : Kingly
Today we begin a new series on Kings and Shepherds, that's manhood and pastors. In this episode we focus on the basics of being a Christian man, a king of the King. It's a timely message for an age when manliness is under assault from the world and watered down by even the most theological sound churches.  Contact us at Check us out for more resources at: Facebook: Cross to Crown Ministries Links mentioned in episode: Doug's blog: Chris' blog: Book by Christopher Yuon, "Holy Sexuality" can be found on Amazon at: App Mentioned in Episode: Voice Dream
July 30, 2019
Episode 38 : Two
Its the 8th and final episode in our series on the Sermon on the Mount and boy! is this episode loaded with a ton of great stuff: the Golden Rule, two gates, two roads, two trees, two foundations and so much more!
July 23, 2019
Episode 37 : Plank-Eye
Join us a s we look at one of the most popular and most out of context verses, "Thou shalt not judge!" Yeah, context matters so let's take a look at it and see what this passage is truly saying. This is part 7 of our series on the Sermon on the Mount! Contact us at
July 3, 2019
Episode 36 : The Singular Focus
What are you looking at?! LOL! No, I am not trying to punk with you, it's a genuine question. What you're focusing upon determines who you serve in this life, what rewards you can expect in the "next," and either lead you into a life of anxiety or peace. Join us as we dive into Matthew 6:19-31 in this 6th episode in our series on the Sermon on the Mount! Contact us at Check out out website at Be sure to "like" our FaceBook page, Cross to Crown Ministries.  
June 25, 2019
Episode 35 : The Secret Prayer and Fast
In this episode: Doug takes on the Pope, Chris comes out of the closet (prayer closet, that is), and Doug experiences two supernatural miracles at the church softball game! Oh, and we also continue our series on the "Sermon on the Mount" covering prayer and fasting (Matthew 6:5-18). Join us for what we pray is a Christ glorifying and church edifying episode! Contact us at Check out all the resources on our website"  
June 18, 2019
Episode 34 : Practicing Righteousness: Almsgiving
Here we go again with another installment of our series on the Sermon on the Mount! In this episode we take a look at Matthew 6:1-4, where Jesus begins to instructs his followers on how to practice (do) true righteousness. Today we discuss the first of three things that Jesus expected his disciples to practice, almsgiving. However, he did not just command the action, but a particular state of the heart in which the gift must be given.  Have a question or comment:
June 11, 2019
Episode 33 : But I Tell You
Here ya go folks, part 3 of our Sermon on the Mount series (Matt 5:21-38)! Enjoy! Check out our website at
June 4, 2019
Episode 32 : Fulfilled in Christ
Hey folks! Welcome to another Bible filled episode of The Cross to Crown Podcast! This week we are continuing our series on the Sermon on the Mount and tackle a very pivotal but often misunderstood passage of Scripture (Matt. 5:17-20). Get this passage wrong and you're going to miss out on what Christ is saying in the rest of his sermon! For more New Covenant Theology resources check out our website at Contact us at
May 28, 2019
Episode 31 : Beatitudes of the Kingdom
Sermon on the Mount Series, Part 1 - In this episode we kick off a new series on Matthew 5-7, the Sermon on the Mount. In Part 1 we cover the famed "Beatitudes" and "salt and light" passages.  Check out out website Facebook: Cross to Crown Ministries Contact us at
May 21, 2019
Episode 30 : Odd, Difficult, and Misinterpreted Bible Passages, Pt. 3
In this final installment of this series we cover Bible passages on the "Good Samaritan," “The Widow’s Mite/Gift,” and notion of equal submission to one another. Questions? Comments? Send them to Chris@CrossToCrown.Org
April 17, 2019
Episode 29 : Odd, Difficult, & Misinterpreted Bible Passages, Pt. 2
Round two! Head-coverings, Paul the compromiser(?), Yokes, and coffee mug verses! Yep, it's a bit of everything.  Contact us at
April 3, 2019
Episode 28 : Odd, Difficult, and Misinterpreted Bible Passages, Pt. 1
Where did Jesus go when he died? Are there some fallen angels in confinement now? What does Noah haver to do with all this? And what's this mention of "baptism for the dead"? Join us as we explore some "odd," difficult, and misinterpreted passages in the Bible in the first of a new series.  As always, if you need to contact us, please email me at 
March 27, 2019
Episode 27 : Q&A, Round 2
Get Blake White’s book on Israel and the Church from Amazon here: Check out Doug's 4 part Series on Sexuality and Sin: Contact us at
March 11, 2019
Episode 26 : Counted Righteous
Buckle up folks! This is a longer episode and we dive into a deep topic. The questions at hand are: how does Christ make us righteous? Is the cross-work of Christ sufficient? Does Christ earn a righteousness by his perfect life that is imputed to Believers? and MORE! Join us as we take a look at this topic that Chris and Doug graciously disagree over. Contact us at with you questions and feedback! Please share this and all the Podcast's episodes.
March 4, 2019
Episode 25 : The Lord’s Supper
Join us in this episode for a discussion on the Lord’s Supper? What is it all about? Who can take of it? Is there something mystical involved? Is it a “means of grace”? Contact us at Also, here is the link to the sabbath debate we mentioned:
February 18, 2019
Episode 24 : Biblical Sex
Well, in this episode we started off talking about the State of the Union address and then had a great discussion about what the Bible says about sex! Find out why Doug is the "Dr. Ruth" of Biblical sex.  Be sure to check out Doug's marriage book at: And his Pre-marriage book at: Contact us at
February 12, 2019
Episode 23: Stewardship: The Body
Part 3 in our series on Stewardship we discuss a biblical understanding and then spend a great deal of time talking about practical benefits and tips for a Christ-glorifying body. Long episode, strap yourself in!
February 4, 2019
Episode 22 : Stewardship : Money
Join us for part 2 in our series on Stewardship as we talk about money! Contact us at Please share the podcast!
January 14, 2019
Episode 21 : Stewardship: Time
It's a new year and with that we thought it would be great to start the year off with a series on "Stewardship" to we can oreintate our live on glorifying Christ in all things.  In this episode we briefly discuss the biblical understanding of Stewardship and then go on to talk about it in relationship to time. As always, time ran out on us so here is a link to a great video Doug did a little while back on some practical steps on planning out you time: Contact us at for any comments, questions, etc. 
January 8, 2019
Episode 20 : Remembering the Life of John G. Reisinger
On Dec. 17, 2018, a great man of God and leader in the New Covenant Theology movement went home to be with his Lord Jesus. In this episode we remember his life and work. You can read and listen to John Reisinger works and messages at For further details on his life you can read “One Greater than Moses: A History of NCT” by Heather Kendall. Note: due to the nature of this episode there is no intro or outro music. Contact us at
December 22, 2018
Episode 19 : Liberty, Legalism, and Lawlessness
Christ has set us free! But is our freedom to be restricted in any ways? What role does love play in regards to the use of our freedom? We take a dive into Romans 14 in this episode to learn more about Christian liberty! Contact us at
December 17, 2018
Episode 18 : Talking to God
Topic: Prayer! What is it? Why do it? How do we do it? Join us as we cover these questions and a whole lot more. Contact us at
December 10, 2018
Episode 17 : The God-Man
In this episode we discuss the "how" and the "why" of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Yeah, you can call it our "Christmas Episode." Contact us at
December 3, 2018
Episode 16 : Telling the Good News
In this episode we cover the message and some means of evangelism. Contact us at
November 19, 2018
Episode 15 : So You Want To Be A Pastor?
Ever felt called to be a Pastor? Listen in on this discussion with 20+ year pastoral veteran Doug Goodin about the ministry of pastoring. Contact us at
November 13, 2018
Episode 14 : Q&A #1
Our First Q&A episode! You asked the questions and we (mainly Doug, Lol) attempt to answer them. Contact us at
November 5, 2018
Episode 13 : Sanctification
Topic: Sanctification: what is it, what it’s not, and how do we become more like Jesus? Contact us at
October 29, 2018
Episode 12 : Blessed Assurance
Topic: Assurance of Salvation. Contact us at and check out our website at
October 23, 2018
Episode 11 : The Christian and the Government
In this episode we cover the Christian's relationship with their government. Contact us at
October 15, 2018
Episode 10 : New Covenant Baptism
Lets have a biblical conversation about baptism without "watering" it down or mixing in extra-biblical "ingredients"! Contact us at
October 8, 2018
Episode 9 : Three Difficult NT Passages About Mosaic Law
Here is the link to that series of messages by Doug on Promise and Fulfillment : Contact us at
October 1, 2018
Episode 8 : Israel: Christ & Church
Topic: The Church is the Eschatological Israel by Virtue of Her Union with Christ. This is the final episode in our "NCT Distinctives" series. Learn how you can win three books from Cross to Crown at the end of this episode. Please "like, subscribe, and SHARE"! Contact us at and check out all of our resources at
September 24, 2018
Episode 7 : The New Covenant Community: Forgiven and Indwelt
This week we review the 6th Distinctive of NCT: All Members of the New Covenant Community are Fully Forgiven and Have the Holy Spirit. If you would like to contact us with questions or comments email me at
September 17, 2018
Episode 6 : Not Moses, But Christ’s Law
Topic: Christians are NOT under the Law of Moses, but the "law" of Christ. Contact us at Check out the great resources (books, videos, audios, articles, etc) at our website Keep up to date on all thinks "Cross to Crown" by "liking" our Facebook page! Thanks for listening!
September 11, 2018
Episode 5 : The Unity of the Mosaic Law
Topic: The Mosaic Law was a Unit, without Divisions. Contact us at Check us out on Facebook and Twitter at Cross to Crown Ministries and explore the plethora of great resources at Be sure to "like" the episode and show, leave us feedback, and SHARE everywhere. Thanks for listening!
September 3, 2018
Episode 4 : Temporary by Divine Design
Topic: The Old Covenant was Temporary by Divine Design. Book Contest winner announced. Please "like" and share this episode and spread the word! If you have a question or a comment please email us at Check on the more in-depth lectures Doug delivered on this episodes topics in a series called "The Glory of the New Covenant" at :
August 27, 2018
Episode 3 : The Old In Light Of The New
In this episode we cover the 2nd distinctive of New Covenant Theology and talk a little bit about Andy Stanley's "unhitching" from the Old Covenant. Contact us at and be sure to visit our website at
August 20, 2018
Episode 2 : The One Plan of God
Join us as we begin a series on the "7 Distinctives of New Covenant Theology"! We start by looking at God's one plan centered in Christ Jesus! CONTACT INFO:,
August 13, 2018
Episode 1 : The Reason for Everything
In this inaugural episode we introduce you to the podcasts and your hosts, give a brief description of New Covenant Theology, and explore the answer to the question “Why did God create everything?”
August 6, 2018
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