On this week's episode, Derek and Larry delve into the biblical idea of marriage. Through Genesis to the Apostle Paul walked, marriage was talked about tons. The Bible makes it clear that marriage is sacred, and it is something that was instituted - not by man - but by God. How does our worldview of marriage align with God's view of marriage? What common concepts of marriage are wrong... or right? Either way, there was so much to talk about that we had to split this into two parts!
On this week's episode, we take a slight detour. Larry and Derek discuss what it means to be a father. From terrible dad jokes to discipline, there are always constant twists and turns. How do we teach our children to love the Lord? How does being a father change your mindset and worldview? How can we use our love for our children to reflect the love that Jesus has for all of us?
In the latest installment, Larry and Derek tackle a big topic: JUSTICE and SOCIAL JUSTICE. At first glance, we believed this topic would be cut and dry, but Larry and Derek's minds were changed after seeing what justice and righteousness referred to in the Bible. We have to reach all the way back to Abraham to understand what the intent is with justice and righteousness. How does modern social justice align with biblical justice? Are some of social justice's concerns found in the Bible?
A new trend in Christianity has led to many prominent and every day Christians to leave the faith. People from Jon Steingard of Hawk Nelson to Rhett & Link of Good Mythical Morning have all went through this process. Larry and Derek break down what it means to deconstruct our faith. What is there to deconstruct about the Christian faith, and how does a biblical view of the world fit in our modern world?
Because of the latest mass shootings, President Biden announced his intentions to possibly use executive action on gun control saying, "No amendment is absolute." On the latest installment of the Jesus Name News Podcast, Larry and Derek seek to find out what the Bible says about weapons. Should Christians own weapons? Should we use them? What is the criteria for using force for defense?
On today's episode, Larry and Derek take a look at why young adults increasingly have no religious preference. How does politics factor into the equation? What role does the Western Church play in this drop in religious affiliation? Does western Christianity always gel with biblical Christianity? If you have any questions or feedback, find us on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages at Jesus Name Network! We look forward to hearing from you!
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Twitter was ablaze over "Satan Shoes". Derek and Larry take look at why Satanic imagery is becoming more prevalent, and whether the current culture of the Church has had any hand in the mockery of what Hell is. How could someone reject the presence of God? Why is arrogance and jealousy so bad? The Jesus Name News Podcast answers all of this and MORE!