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SaultFellowship

By Craig Buckner
Two Pastors discuss Ministry and Life (after Corona-virus)
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The Future of Ministry @ Bible Fellowship

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Love Thy Neighbor
Everyone quotes the Bible when they want us to get the vaccine or wear a mask. But is it really loving to force people to do what they don't want to do? Even if they are wrong do we want to live in a world where we are forced to do something that should be a matter of conscience?
01:15:44
October 2, 2021
Positive Rights
We discuss the difference between positive rights and negative rights, the biblical definition of justice, and the implications this has on our society.
01:00:55
July 22, 2021
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
We talk about the importance of being purposeful with your health and the impact that a healthy lifestyle can have on our spiritual lives.
01:02:39
July 15, 2021
Pastoral Plagiarism
We discuss the recent accusations against the new SBC President Ed Litton of Plagiarism. Is Plagiarism a  thing in the Christian faith? What does it look like and how do we evaluate it?
01:07:27
July 8, 2021
Get Woke or Die
Pastor Craig and Pastor Jeremy talk about the need for Christians to resist Critical Theory and it's various ideologies. Sometimes it feels like the minority always wins. We have the ability to overcome the vocal minority by being immovable. We sometimes feel like this is not a good look for Christians, especially when the new morality of woke culture is tolerance.
59:05
June 10, 2021
Post Pandemic Evangelism
We discuss our need to be a people that are personally involved in reaching the lost and discipling others.
58:27
June 3, 2021
Deconstructing Again
We talk about former DC Talk artist Kexin Max and his recent announcement about becoming a exvangelical.
01:03:56
May 21, 2021
Reg-ee-na, Reg-eye-na
The name has nothing to do with the subject matter. We talk about the decline of the Academy Awards and speculate as to the reasons.
56:54
May 4, 2021
What is Justice
George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Maxine Waters, and what this means to Christians...
01:06:45
April 22, 2021
Insert Name Here
Name this episode! Leave a comment or review and give us your best title. In this podcast, Pastor Craig and Pastor Jeremy discuss our calling to ministry.  We talk about our expectations going in and the changes that have taken place over time, especially changes to the definition of truth and how it is evaluated.
01:04:53
April 9, 2021
Church Membership
PC and PJ discuss the recent Gallup poll finding that membership in religious institutions has fallen below 50%. This was from 70% in 1999.
01:03:02
April 4, 2021
The 12th 5 Year Plan
China's Social Credit System, and what implications are for us in Western Democracies.
01:07:42
March 25, 2021
Christian Celebrities
Today we discuss the current situation with the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Are these changes necessary? Do popularity and ministry mix? What causes us to be so disappointed and put out by the moral failures of Christian leaders? 
01:01:51
March 18, 2021
Homage to a Dying Mother?
We discuss Mark Ruffalo's remarks at the recent Golden Globes award Ceremony. Humanism rears its ugly head.
51:19
March 4, 2021
And So it Begins
We follow up on the situation with Pastor James Coates. We also discuss the current legislation being proposed banning hate speech on social media in Canada and the equality Act in the United States.
01:17:53
February 25, 2021
Pastor Arrested
Pastor James Coates from Edmonton Alberta, Canada is arrested by the RCMP for not complying with Ministry of Health regulations by exceeding 15% capacity in a church service. We discuss the implications this has for churches and our future freedoms in Canada.
01:06:21
February 18, 2021
Civil Disobedience
We discuss what the Bible has to say about Civil Disobedience. Is it moral, should Christians engage in it, is it a valid form of protest?
01:06:16
February 11, 2021
Ratio Christi
Pastor Jeremy Interviews the President and CEO of Ratio Christi. Ratio Christi is a ministry that "uses apologetics to share the Gospel and to strengthen Christians for the challenges that we face on college and university campuses."
01:06:07
February 4, 2021
The Tower of Babel
We discuss the current push to globalization and how this parallels the story of the Tower of Babel, and really the naritive that has been playing out throughout human history. 
01:06:34
January 28, 2021
God is Sovereign
In the midst of all that is happening it is important to remember that nothing escapes God's sovereign control.
01:05:48
January 28, 2021
Please Don't Censor Me!
PC and PJ discuss the future of a world where we are no longer able to have an opinion.
01:22:43
January 14, 2021
Individualism vs Collectivism
In this episode we discuss collectivism versus individualism. There is a big push toward collectivism because individualism is no longer a shared value.
01:11:15
January 8, 2021
Conspiracy Theorists
We talk about how the derogatory label Conspiracy Theorists is used to denounce anyone who questions or desires to seek the truth.
01:05:09
January 2, 2021
You Can't Cancel Christmas
We discuss the real meaning of Christmas. The pandemic has caused the Ontario Government to go into lockdown again. If you don't have all the holiday traditions, can you really call it Christmas?
50:19
December 24, 2020
A Very Merry Christmas Indeed
PC & PJ Discuss the difficulty of sharing the good news at Christmas when everyone is looking for a feel-good message. Christmas is absolutely about good news but unless we are honest about our condition it's not good news.
59:42
December 17, 2020
The Great Reset
We discuss the Great Reset, The World Economic Forum, and the true meaning of "Build Back Better".
01:10:25
December 10, 2020
Should Christians Wear Masks?
The answer may surprise you.
01:01:29
December 3, 2020
Conversion Therapy
We discuss the Canadian Bill C-6, which outlaws not only conversion therapy but also makes it illegal to suggest that as a possible solution during counseling.
01:07:55
November 26, 2020
U.S. Presidential Elections
Just another example of how much our world is changing. USA, the great experiment called democracy, finds itself o life support following the recent elections. What should our response be as a Christian? Is civil war the answer, will it come to that? Should we be very afraid? Answers to all this and more!
01:01:39
November 19, 2020
Jim Devlin Interview
Pastor Jeremy interviews Jim Devlin. Jims shares his story of finding Christ and the difference that has made in his life and family.
01:04:17
November 12, 2020
The Social Dilemma
We review the NetFlix documentary "The Social Dilemma"
01:17:32
November 5, 2020
Halloween Good or Bad?
We discuss various viewpoints that Christians commonly hold for this controversial holiday.
50:17
October 29, 2020
Too Judgmental
Is the church too judgmental? According to Hilary Clinton, it is the reason we are losing so many young people. By judgmental, maybe they mean not affirming?
55:14
October 22, 2020
Thanksgiving
Pastors Craig and Jeremy discuss the need for giving thanks in every believer's life.
59:52
October 15, 2020
Cancel Culture
Why are we so quick to shout down dissenting Ideas? Is this the way we cancel truth? There was a time when it was a virtue to listen to the other side, to debate ideas, and respect people even if you didn't respect their ideas.
01:08:24
October 8, 2020
Are You Listening?
We discuss the current dialog taking place in our culture or lack thereof. It seems that everyone wants to be heard, but nobody is listening.
01:01:18
October 1, 2020
The Value of Personal Devotions
We what it means to have a daily devotional life how we do it and what are the pitfalls etc.
55:06
September 29, 2020
Escaping our Racist Past
We talk about the recent discussion in the Southern Baptist Conference (SBC) about changing their name because of their early history with the issue of slavery and current racial tension.
01:05:58
September 17, 2020
Evangelism in a Post Pandemic World
We discuss how reaching the lost is going to take some effort and creativity in the future. People have a lot more resistance to anything requiring groups, events or other organized programs.
01:08:31
September 10, 2020
What About Forgiveness
In light of recent political and social unrest surrounding social justice and racism, we discuss a forgotten option of forgiveness. How do justice and forgiveness work together and what is a proper response?
01:10:16
September 1, 2020
To the Glory of God
We discuss the final phrase in our mission statement. All we do is to the Glory of God. We talk about how important is is to his creation that we delight in his glory!
01:04:49
August 27, 2020
American Gospel, Prosperity Gospel
We discuss the documentary American Gospel: Christ Alone. Also discuss the Prosperity Gospel and it's effect on the church as a whole.
01:02:26
August 26, 2020
Todd White and the American Gospel Part 1
We discuss prosperity gospel preacher, Todd White's sermon where he repents of not teaching the whole Gospel. Part 1 of 2
01:03:43
August 13, 2020
John MacArthur vs California
We discuss the recent opening of Grace Community Church in California, In defiance to COVID restrictions .
01:07:41
August 8, 2020
By the Grace of God
We continue our discussion of Bible Fellowship's mission statement. This time we talk about the phrase, "by the grace of God" and discuss the purpose behind it and how it shapes what we do as a church and how we do ministry and share the gospel.
01:03:17
July 28, 2020
The COVID Excuse
Jeremy and I discuss the current trend of businesses to blame the pandemic for anything that they don't want to do.
01:06:07
July 11, 2020
"Emotions" with May Saari
Special guest May Saari joins Pastor Jeremy to discuss her work in helping people manage their emotions. You can check out her podcast @ Definitely Not Fine wherever you listen to podcasts.
58:28
July 7, 2020
Mission Statement Series: "make disciples"
This begins a series on our mission statement here at Bible Fellowship. We discuss what it means to make disciples, and how we get it wrong sometimes. How we make it more complicated than it really is, and how Jesus made disciples.
39:53
June 25, 2020
Re-Entry
We discuss the changes, in store for face to face fellowship on the 28th of June.
01:02:41
June 22, 2020
Rona Fatigue
Pastors Craig and Jeremy discuss the emotional impact of several months of talking about nothing but what to be afraid of, and dealing with the pressure of physical distancing, counting people in the room and staying out of the path of aerosol particulates! 
01:08:34
June 11, 2020
Riots, Justice, and our Future Home
Given the current state of unrest in our world over the death of George Floyd and the actions of the Minneapolis Police/City Officials, what is the appropriate response for a Christian? What will it take to heal our world of racism and what can we do about it? 
01:08:08
June 4, 2020
Deconstruction
Jonathan Steingard announced on his Instagram page that he had lost his faith in God and is no longer a Christian. We discuss recent high profile Christians losing faith, the impact on fans and the contributing factors in their lives that lead to these conclusions.
01:01:11
May 28, 2020
Apologetics, good for us or not?
Recent news of the passing of Ravi Zacharias brings up a discussion between Pastors Craig & Jeremy about his ministry, and impact and the value of apologetics to the body of Christ.
58:18
May 21, 2020
Why are we Non-Denominational
Jeremy and Craig discuss how we ended up in a non-denominational church and why we prefer it over a denomination. Also discuss the reasons why a person may move to another church and how to make that decision.
51:28
May 14, 2020
The Future of Ministry @ Bible Fellowship
Pastors Craig and Jeremy discuss what if anything will change because of COVID-19 and the shift to online ministry. Will we return to business as usual? What has the use of technology taught us concerning how ministry should be done?
53:05
May 7, 2020
Called to Ministry
Pastor's Craig and Pastor Jeremy discuss their calling into ministry and how others can know they also are called to ministry.
48:47
May 4, 2020
Social Media for Christians
What happens to us when we get on social media? Its like we forget that the whole world is watching. Here are some tips for navigating and being an effective ambassador for Christ in this time of isolation and social distancing.
01:02:52
April 28, 2020