Pandemic or no pandemic, James Paulgaard sheds light on the church being slowly nudged aside from the centre of society. So what is Jesus doing in that? Better yet, what is he doing in YOU?
James is an associate pastor at Walnut Grove Lutheran Church in Langley, BC., and to check out what their church is all about, go to https://www.wglc.org/
Dynamic father and son pastor duo Marv & Matt Ziprick put a premium on "story" and reveal that Jesus is seriously up to something, from the youngest of us to the oldest.
Marv & Matt are pastors at Bethel Lutheran Church (Sherwood Park, AB.), and have both been instructors at CLBI over the years, teaching on a variety of classes, including "Biblical Worldview" and "Faith, Film, & Culture".
To check out what their church is up to, head over to www.bethelchurch.com
Clarity - Simplicity - Intentionality - Consistency
Pastor Greg Finke on where Jesus is calling us to be, and why he is calling us there.
Check out Greg's organization and take a look at his book "Joining Jesus on His Mission: How to be an Everyday Missionary" available now.
CLBI President Dean Rostad outlines his journey that led him to become president of CLBI, he shares his experience in transitioning from parish to campus ministry, in helping to shift bible school culture, and in working through the challenges and breakthroughs of discipleship.
"We are willing to go into the unknown, because we are not."
We uncover a surprising connection between call display and Disney. In Luke 7, Jesus visits Simon's house, is treated with disrespect when interacting with a woman at his feet, and responds with a challenge for Simon to view forgiveness (and love) differently. We are loved, therefore we look for love at work from the one who first loved us.
"Hot dang, this is gonna fly!"
With CLBI's roots going all the way back to 1932, we get a glimpse into how it all started and what life was like as people came together and established a Bible school in rural Alberta. With the help of an ever increasing cloud of witnesses, we look into God's currency, and how a tiny prayer and $1,000,000 are equal in God's eyes.
"You're not even playing the game. What are you doing???"
Diving into the idea that perhaps God is changing our criteria for what we consider to be a waste of time. Dan stops by and shares why CLBI is important to him. The crew responds to alumni submissions to the same question.
"Babylon 5 and Bible School"
In the first episode of the series, Ted & Cullen touch on WHY CLBI is so important to them as alumni, in their lives, and as current staff. They also share the trajectory of the podcast series as it leads towards the big "why?".