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Wheat Among The Tares

Wheat Among The Tares

By Gethsemane Global Radio
This is a weekly podcast that focuses on current events in association with churches and their pastors and missionaries around the world...
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A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This episode is the ninth of a continuing series, which is spotlighting  the history of the Authorized Holy Bible (1611 AV). Focus of this episode is on the history of the evangelistic efforts and the spread of the Gospel in colonial America in the late 1700's and 1800's, God using men as Jonathan Edwards, Charles Finney and David Brainard as instruments in the 2nd Great Awakening...
28:47
May 11, 2022
A Conversation w/Brother Robbie Mullinax, Missionary/Founder of The Bible Team
In this episode, Brother Mullinax provides our Wheat Among the Tares listeners with an update on recent events in China as to the lock-down impact on the Church and how the communist government is attempting to eliminate access to Christian programs and materials from the populace. He also provides details of the recent shift in the ministry of The Bible Team, and what is being done to reach the Chinese people with the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ...
33:11
May 04, 2022
A Conversation with Chris Murray, Missionary w/International Baptist Outreach Ministries to Southeast Asia
In this episode, Brother Chris Murray provides details as to the founding of IBOM and the current outreach to the countries of southeast Asia (Philippines, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand and Laos). He includes his personal history as to service in the Philippines for over 20 years, and how the ministry helped to prepare him for the larger outreach to these other countries. Listen and hear how you can help to pray for the brethren and pastors that minister daily the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in these predominately closed countries...
36:45
April 27, 2022
A Conversation with Pastor Adrian Hendricks, Heritage Baptist Church, Bangalore India
This episode focuses on the current political situation (April 2022) in the nation of India, with a spotlight on persecution events against Christians. Pastor Hendricks provides insight as to the spiritual war behind these events, and what is needed as related to prayer for he and the brethren in India...
29:13
April 20, 2022
A Conversation with Attorney David Gibbs, President of Christian Law Association
This episode focuses on the current case before the US Supreme Court involving the State of Mississippi and the ban on abortion after 15 weeks, also known as the "Heartbeat Act". Brother Gibbs provides excellent insight as to the how's and why's of the case and how God's people should be praying for members of the Supreme Court and the moving of the Lord on the hearts of these justices...He also gives a brief and blessed overview of how the Christian Law Association began in the living room of his home...
36:52
April 13, 2022
A Conversation with Brother Soapy Dollar, Host of The Storyteller
Brother Dollar is the host of the weekly program, The Storyteller, which is an audio collection of true life stories of First Nations people from across Native North America who are following Jesus Christ. In this episode, Brother Soapy (Mescalero Apache) gets to tell of his story, how he was abandoned on the streets of Albuquerque New Mexico as a baby, and was "found" of the Lord as a young man, and how the Lord Jesus Christ has changed his life. An inspiring account of the the Lord's grace and mercy...
33:25
April 06, 2022
A Conversation with Jeff Krontz, Director of the Fairhaven Home for Men, St. Stephens SC
In this episode, Brother Jeff Krontz, Director of Fairhaven Home, provides details as to the start of the Fairhaven Home for Men and how the Lord directed both he and Pastor Alfred Willis (Life Baptist Church, St. Stephens SC) into this ministry for those whose lives have been destroyed by drugs and alcohol. The story is truly a blessing and he describes how the Lord has met the many and varied needs that have risen - may the Lord bless you as you listen...
34:20
March 30, 2022
A Conversation with Mike Wonser, Missionary to Hawaii Update
Brother Wonser updates us regarding his missionary endeavors on the island of Oahu among the native Hawaiians, the "houseless" (homeless) and the ministry to the US military troops awaiting deployment. He also gives insight as to the involvement of his family in the day-to-day ministry, and how the Lord has given them a heart for "others"...
29:35
March 23, 2022
A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This episode is the eighth of a continuing series, which is  spotlighting  the history of the Authorized Holy Bible (1611 AV). Focus  of this episode is on the history of the evangelistic efforts in both England and colonial America in the 1700's, God using men as George Whitefield, John Wesley, Jonathan Edwards and Gilbert Tennent as forerunners to the Great Awakening...
29:10
March 16, 2022
A Conversation with Tim Faulk, Veteran Missionary & Director w/ Reach International Ministries - Myanmar
This  episode provides an update on the current religious persecution and political situations in the nation of Myanmar. Brother Faulk describes in detail  the involvement of the Burmese military's operations against several regions of the country and how our Christian brethren are being impacted. Brother Faulk also relates of the sudden and recent loss of his daughter-in-law, along with telling the story of the loss of his wife less than two years ago. The information conveyed in this episode will certainly help  you to pray in an informed way for this ministry...
31:46
March 09, 2022
A Conversation with Pastor Meredith Sears, Coastal Light Baptist Church, Charleston SC
This episode provides the details into the life-altering event of Pastor Sears, who is now a paraplegic as the result of a tragic fall. He provides a careful explanation of what happened on the particular day, how he, his family and church family have handled this turn of events, and the victories that the Lord Jesus Christ has given through grace and strength from his word...
33:16
March 02, 2022
A Conversation with Eric Fair, Missionary to Papua New Guinea
This week's guest on “Wheat Among the Tares” is second-generation missionary to Papua New Guinea, Bro. Eric Fair. He shares his experience growing up in Papua New Guinea and his own personal calling to serve there alongside his parents, who have served on this field since 1994. His personal testimony of his desire to know God's call on his life provides wisdom to those who are considering mission work, especially on the foreign fields...
29:06
February 23, 2022
A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This episode is the seventh of a continuing series, which is spotlighting  the history of the Authorized Holy Bible (1611 AV). Focus of this episode is on the evangelistic efforts in England and colonial America in the 1600 & 1700's by men such as John Bunyan, George Whitefield, John Wesley, Jonathan Edwards and George Muller, and how they were opposed by the religious hierarchy of their days as to the preaching of the Gospel to the common man...
33:36
February 09, 2022
A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This episode is the sixth of a continuing series, which is spotlighting the history of the Authorized Holy Bible (1611 AV). Details of this episode includes how the issuance of the Authorized Bible first affected England and Scotland, and the reception it received from both the high church hierarchy and lower church bishops during the first 50 years. Discussion also includes the beginnings of the spiritual awakenings that occurred in both England and eventually the American colonies under the preaching of John Bunyan, George Whitefield and John and Charles Wesley...
29:26
February 02, 2022
A Conversation with Pastor Steve Williamson, Gethsemane Baptist Church, Lexington SC
This episode focuses on the subject of social media from a pastor's point of view - how it affects Christians today in their lives, the lives of their families and the realities of their walk with the Lord. This discussion provides details in three vital areas of living: our personal life and the potential of a secret side , the gift of time as given from God, and the effect of social media on our thinking and perceptions...
30:52
January 26, 2022
A Conversation with Chris Shull, Veteran Missionary to Greenland
In this episode, Brother Shull describes the resumption of the ministry in Greenland, following a three-month visit to the United States. He provides details as to what the Lord is doing in the village of Ilulissat, Greenland, and also shares some history of earlier evangelistic works, originally established by the Moravians in the early 1700's. This field of service is challenging, but listen to Brother Shull's description of God's grace to he and his family...
30:10
January 19, 2022
A Conversation with Pastor Charles Kenya, President of Touch Point Ministry, Spartanburg SC
Pastor Kenya, in this episode, provides our listeners with the rich details of how the Lord brought he and his family to the United States from the nation of Kenya. He also shares how the Lord led in the formation of Touch Point Ministry, and the current efforts of this missionary endeavor to his native country along with the status of persecution against Christians...
32:16
January 12, 2022
A Conversation with Bill Whatcott, Street Ministry & Pro-Life Advocate, Canada
This episode provides a detailed history of Mr. Wattcott's arrest and 5-year court case involving his involvement in handing out pamphlets in Toronto CA at a Pride Parade in 2016. Brother Wattcott provides some very interesting facts about the prosecution of his case, and the depth to which the Canadian government has pursued this situation, and the initial victory he has won through the Lord's intervention. Be reminded to pray for this brother as you listen...
25:14
December 29, 2021
A Conversation with Todd Nettleton, Voice of The Martyrs
This episode centers on persecution updates from two fields: the Middle East and the nation of Africa. Brother Nettleton provides details into his recent trip to the Middle East and relates several eyewitness accounts of his interaction with believers in this area. He also conveys information of recent events in the countries of Nigeria and Mozambique, and the need for prayer for the brethren that are suffering...
29:15
December 22, 2021
A Conversation with Tim Faulk, Veteran Missionary & Director w/ Reach International Ministries - Myanmar
This episode focuses on the current religious persecution and political situations in the nation of Myanmar. Brother Faulk describes in detail the involvement of the Burmese military's operations against the Chin, Kachin and Karen tribes of Myanmar, which are predominately Christian in theology. The information conveyed in this episode will certainly help you to pray in an informed way for the churches in the country of Myanmar...
29:05
December 15, 2021
A Conversation with Attorney David Gibbs, President - Christian Law Association
Attorney Gibbs, in this episode, provides details as to the questions before the US Supreme Court in association with the abortion case from the state of Mississippi. He provides an insight as to what points the Supreme Court justices are addressing, and offers his thoughts as the impact of the prayers of God's people for this outcome. This episode also addresses the vaccine mandate that is impacting the lives of all Americans, and what advice the Christian Law Association is offering to those who are facing the challenges posed by this mandate...
30:57
December 08, 2021
A Conversation with David Hixon, Pastor & Missionary to Southeast Asia
This episode spotlights how the Lord moved Pastor Hixon to leave the pastorate of 28 years, to go to the foreign fields of southeast Asia. He describes the inner struggles of both himself and his wife, as they considered this life-changing decision, and the anticipated blessings of serving on the field for the Lord Jesus Christ...
28:28
December 01, 2021
Thanksgiving Special Program - November 2021
Join Pastor Steve Williamson, Brad Lindsey of the Hymns For Life radio series and host Blake Lindsey, in a look back at the founding of the Thanksgiving observance here in America, and the history behind several of the beloved hymns associated with the the Thanksgiving holiday...
30:13
November 24, 2021
A Conversation with Ms. Kathi Sanney, Director of the Tabernacle Children's Home, Greenville SC
This episode focuses on the founding of the Tabernacle Children's Home ministry, it's history and the consistent and caring efforts of those who have been, and are involved in the daily operation of this orphanage ministry. Ms. Sanney conveys her own personal history, having been raised in a children's home environment, and how the Lord touched her heart to be a servant to children in her adult life. May you be blessed as you listen...
32:49
November 17, 2021
A Conversation with Timothy Davis, Missionary to Myanmar (Burma)
This episode provides a detailed conversation with Brother Timothy Davis as to the Lord's leading in his life as a 12-year old young man, to desire  the mission call to the nation of Myanmar. He conveys how the Lord brought people into his life that were from Myanmar during his early ministry years here in the United States before ever leaving to the mission field, and how the Lord touched his heart for this country, to fulfill the harvest call for the souls of men...
33:37
November 10, 2021
A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This particular episode is the fifth in a five-part series spotlighting  the history of the Bible and it's preservation through the years up to the AV 1611 Bible. This episode focuses on the details involving the promulgation of the Authorized Bible, and how men from the three major universities in England at the time (Cambridge, Oxford and Westminster) were used by God to give the world the "exact translation of the Holy Scriptures into the English tongue"...
31:21
October 27, 2021
A Conversation With Mitch Prosser, VP of Palmetto Family Council, Columbia SC
This episode provides insight from Brother Prosser as to the current political movements that are targeting our families, pastors and churches. Being a pastor himself, he brings to light what we as Christians can do to combat these influences, and steps to take to return the needed Christian principles to our society once again...
29:11
October 06, 2021
A Conversation with Nick Perkins, Missionary to Ghana, West Africa
This episode features Gethsemane Baptist Church's own, missionary Nick Perkins, who provides our listeners with the "how" of God's call on his life to enter mission work, and specifically what the Lord has done to direct he and his family's path to work in the church and school ministries in Ghana, West Africa, a work originally begun by Brother Johnny Todd in the early 1970's...
26:37
September 29, 2021
A Conversation with Missionary Robbie Mullinax - The Bible Team Ministries
This episode spotlights the ministry of The Bible Team, a ministry associated with Bible distribution to churches in China and Korea. Brother Mullinax provides details as to his call to this field of service, how the Lord touched the hearts of his wife and children to support this special ministry, and the efforts over the past 17 years to bring the word of God to the people of the Far East...
32:28
September 22, 2021
A Conversation with Matthew Womack, Missionary to the orphans of South Africa
Brother Womack provides details in this episode as to his (and his family's) call to the orphanage ministry (Little Fish) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and what the Lord is currently doing in reaching these children with the truth of the gospel. He also describes the aspects of several other outreaches of this missionary work - all for the purpose that men might be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth...
32:16
September 15, 2021
A Conversation with Attorney David Gibbs - Christian Law Association
Attorney Gibbs, in this episode, provides the listener with excellent insight into the controversy surrounding the COVID Vaccine mandates, both in the public and private sectors, and what Christians and American citizens should do with regard to the application of both conscience and religious exemptions and assistance with the process...
31:01
September 08, 2021
A Conversation with Todd Nettleton, Author & Host of Voice of the Martyrs Broadcast
This episode provides an insight into the ministry of Voice of the Martyrs and it's impact on Christians and the world. Listen as Brother Nettleton provides anecdotal testimony of several brethren that have suffered for name of Jesus Christ as result of his personal interviews...
29:41
September 01, 2021
A Conversation with Karl Baker, Teacher of Church History
This particular episode is the fourth in a four-part series spotlighting the history of the Bible and it's preservation through the years up to the AV 1611 Bible. Discussion includes the works of the Geneva Bible, the Great Bible and the promulgation of the Authorized Bible under the reign of James I in England. The program also includes a discussion of John Bunyan, who while in prison, was given to write the great allegory, Pilgrim's Progress, the second most published book in history...
30:55
August 25, 2021
A Conversation with Jeff Kruchkow, Missionary to Mongolia
This episode spotlights the ministry of Brother Kruchkow in the nation of Mongolia, with an emphasis on outreach of their printing ministry of the scriptures and tracts to reach those that have never heard the name of Jesus Christ...listen as Brother Kruchkow describes the details of how the Lord directed him in the founding of this ministry and what the Lord is doing through him to reach this nation...
34:13
August 18, 2021
A Conversation With Karl Baker - Teacher of Church History
This is the third in a series of podcasts that features Pastor Karl Baker in discussion of Christian church history. This particular episode focuses on the lives of the Waldensians and the histories of John Huss and William Tyndale, and their influence in the preservation of the Bible...
33:19
August 11, 2021
A Conversation with Mark Baumgartner, Moment of Hope Ministries (Pro-Life Sidewalk & Counseling)
This episode is the second guest appearance for Brother Baumgartner, who shares with us an update of the ministry and details involving recent events as to "saves" and persecutions occurring with the sidewalk ministry. The discussion also focuses on the recent case from the state of  Mississippi that is scheduled to be heard by the US Supreme Court regarding the Heartbeat legislation case, etc. Trust this episode will be a blessing...
32:14
August 04, 2021
A Conversation with Karl Baker - Teacher of Church History
This is Episode 2 of a continuing discussion regarding the need for God's people to study church history, and details involving the importance of remembering those of the faith that have gone before us...
35:11
July 28, 2021
A Conversation with Chris Shull, Pioneer Missionary to Greenland
This episode provides a detailed history of Brother Chris Shull's call to the mission field of Greenland, the providence of God's hand from his first day of arriving on the field, and how the Lord has expanded the ministry during his 14 years of service to the present day. He describes certain aspects of the ministry and the hardships associated with the harsh environment of the Arctic...
26:59
July 21, 2021
A Conversation with Pastor Karl Baker, Teacher of Biblical Church History
This episode provides insight into the beginnings of church history with a focus on the history of the Authorized Bible, and the movement of the scriptures throughout the world. Details as to the present day movement to change biblical history and erase it from the foundational principles of our country is also an element of the discussion...
35:05
July 14, 2021
A Conversation with Mr. Robert Hess, Board Member & Director of Hearts for the Hungry
This episode provides details associated with the origination of Hearts for the Hungry, and specifically how Mr. Hess became involved with this ministry to the nation of Haiti. Listen as Brother Hess describes how the needs of adults and children are met through the varied outreaches of Hearts for the Hungry and the working hands of veteran missionaries...
38:19
July 07, 2021
A Conversation with Dr. David Gibbs, President & Founder of the Christian Law Association
This episode focuses on the recent issue(s) surrounding the transgender movement and its impact on churches and Christian schools here in United States. Dr. Gibbs provides an excellent overview of the legal landscape and what Christians can, and must do, to stand for godly principles in association with this movement...
32:26
June 30, 2021
A Conversation with Brother Damon Matacchiera, Missionary to Zambia Africa
In this episode, Brother Matacchiera describes how he was called by the Lord Jesus Christ to minister in the nation of Zambia Africa, how his family is now serving in the ministry and how the Lord has equipped them in this field of service...be blessed to hear this man's testimony of the Lord's hand on this family...
29:55
June 23, 2021
A Conversation with Mr. Adam Mathews, Councilman, City of Lebanon, Ohio
This program details the recent action taken by the City of Lebanon Ohio, to become known as a Sanctuary City For the Unborn, and the details involving the steps taken to implement this designation. Take time to listen how Councilman Mathews describes how one young man, adopted from the nation of India, and now living in the Lebanon Ohio area, became the impetus for this action taken by the City...
32:13
June 09, 2021
A Conversation with Ronnie Brown, Host of "Forgotten", a podcast of Christian history
This program features a conversation with Brother Brown, who conveys how the podcast, "Forgotten" came to be, and it's focus on telling the stories of Christian men and women who have let their lights shine before men, and how their lives have glorified the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ...
28:06
June 02, 2021
A Conversation with Mr. Benjamin John of Christian Concern, based in London England
This episode focuses on the ministry of Christian Concern, which provides legal assistance to pastors and other individuals who have suffered persecution for their faith...Mr. John provides many details as to the ministry and how it has assisted to secure liberties for these Christian brethren who have suffered the wrong...
35:49
May 26, 2021
A Conversation with Steven Smith, Director of Shepherd's Disciples of Lexington SC
This episode focuses on the ministry of the Shepherd's Disciples, an alcohol and drug addiction recovery program. Brother Steven Smith provides an insight into the ministry as to it's beginnings and how it is affecting the lives of those that come for help. The program also includes an interview with one of the graduates of the ministry program, Mr. Jacob Ray, who provides us with his testimony of how the Lord Jesus Christ changed his life as result of this Bible-based ministry. Listen to what the Lord is doing...
22:37
May 19, 2021
A Conversation with Mike Wonser, Missionary to Hawaii
Brother Wonser shares his missionary endeavors on two fields of service: the Philippines for 13 years and the current ministry on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. Listen as he shares of his experiences and answers to prayer in the life of a missionary...
33:39
May 12, 2021
A Conversation with Tim Faulk of Reach International Ministries, Missionary to Myanmar
This episode focuses on the most recent developments in the country of Myanmar (Burma), as relating to the pastors and teachers associated with Reach International Ministries. Brother Faulk has ministered in the country of Myanmar for the past 5 years and is presently in the United States as result of the pandemic situation, closure of the country, etc. Listen as he describes the needs of the brethren and how best to pray for them in the midst of their hardships...
29:45
May 05, 2021
A Conversation with Pastor Adrian Hendricks, Pastor of Heritage Baptist Church, Bengalaru India
Pastor Hendricks describes for our listeners the most recent Covid lock-down conditions in the country of India and the impact of the church and the overall population, and also provides insight as to persecution that has arisen from Hindu mobs in the area of Karnataka (where his church is based)...
20:27
April 28, 2021
A Conversation with Jon Barr, President - Silent Word Ministries and David Smith, Minister to the Deaf, Gethsemane Baptist Church
This program focuses on the ministry to the deaf, both locally and internationally through both of these ministries. Both of these men spotlight how the Lord called and prepared them for their respective ministries. Contact for Silent Word Ministries can be found at www.silentword.org...
34:37
April 21, 2021
A Conversation with Stephen Villarreal, Missionary to Mexico
The conversation spotlights two areas of service for this 2nd generation missionary, the north central area of Mexico and the US southern border, site of illegal immigration history and the great need for the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Listen as this young man describes what the Lord has put upon his heart to do...
31:08
April 14, 2021
A Conversation with Mark Baumgartner - A Moment of Hope Ministries
Brother Baumgartner provides the details of the origin of this pro-life sidewalk-counseling ministry, and first-hand accounts of the impact of the ministry and its outreach...
32:10
April 07, 2021
A Conversation with Pastor Kris Casey, Adams Square Baptist Church, Worcester MA
Pastor Casey describes the history of the church and the recent events surrounding the City of Worcester's efforts to shut down worship services as result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The church's stand resulted in victory...
28:50
March 31, 2021
A Conversation with Missionary Tim Faulk - Reach Mission Team to Myanmar
The program focuses on the current political situation within Myanmar and its effect on our Christian brethren in the country...vivid descriptions of what is happening and explanations of how to pray for Christians who are suffering...
34:49
March 17, 2021
A Conversation with Dr. Charles Kenya - Missionary Pastor & Church Planter
Be enlightened and challenged through this conversation with Brother (Dr.) Charles Kenya as he describes his conversion, call to the ministry and details of his life's journey with the Lord from Kenya to the United States. The journey is worth the time...
33:48
March 10, 2021
Conversation with Robbie Mullinax - Missionary To China
Conversation focuses on present ministry challenges for this group and what the Lord has done to answer prayer...
36:20
March 03, 2021