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CROSS & Culture

CROSS & Culture

By Christopher N. Croom
CROSS & Culture is a podcast and service focused on faith, culture, and politics. We discuss what is going on in the world, through the lens of the Biblical and Systematic Theology. We want to help you engage the culture in a way that can effect real change. PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/crossandculture?fan_landing=true
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Baptism and Covenant Theology
Many Christians have questions about baptism. Are only believers to be baptized? Is it ok to baptize infants? Today, C.N. and Brolo discuss this topic and C.N. will reveal the theology behind it, and why there may be more than meets the eye, regardless of what side of the discussion you are on, today on CROSS & Culture.
38:40
November 14, 2020
Election Edition 2020
CN and Brolo take a last-minute look at the 2020 Presidential Election.
51:03
November 3, 2020
How Influence Works
Influence: It is all around us. The world and its stars have influence,  and the Church has influence. But who is BEING influenced? And by what/who?    Join CN and Brolo today as we discuss concepts of influence in the world, and how the Christian needs to be involved.
41:17
October 24, 2020
The Dilemma of Faith (Sermon '15)
How hard is it to live in this world, when the wicked prosper?
39:59
October 7, 2020
The Peculiar Nature of Suffering (Mk 15:1-15) (Sermon '16)
What does it look like for Christians to suffer? What should we know about how to conduct ourselves during bouts of persecution?
30:18
October 7, 2020
Heroes of the Faith
C.N. and Brolo discuss heroes of the faith? Is it biblical to have heroes? How should Christians view those who came before them?
22:46
September 20, 2020
CROSS & Culture Reacts to "Cuties"
The vile wickedness of Netflix's "Cuties" is discussed.
15:43
September 18, 2020
CHURCH: Help or Hindrance to Walk with God?
Is Church membership and attendance a help or hindrance to your walk with God?
17:38
September 16, 2020
A Reverence for History
The fringe extremists in America want you to believe we need to rip apart the remembrance of our history. But is that a wise thing to do?  Does history have a place in our lives?   Today, Chris explores the Biblical concept of HISTORY and how it is spoken of in Scripture and how Christians are to understand and use history in their own lives.   You NEED to understand how to engage this discussion, as the world continues to move at a torrid pace toward changing everything and reestablish a new history, built in their own image.    Please remember to subscribe, and donate to the GOFUNDME page, as CROSS  & Culture is seeking to grow and allow a faster pace to get to the freedom to create more content for you.    https://www.gofundme.com/f/kickstarting-cross-amp-culture?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
30:25
July 18, 2020
Psalm 13 and Rioting in the Streets
The world is ablaze after the killing of a George Floyd in Minnesota, and correctly considering the use of Psalm 13 in the instance.  How are you interpreting the things around you, in light of the chaos that has ensued? Are you engaging? Retreating? Do you know how to engage? Let CROSS & Culture help you think through the difficulty of racism in America and what you can do to positively influence the situation amongst those you interact with. 
36:22
May 30, 2020
Hiding the Word in Your Heart
How much of our attention belongs to the world? Are we still captivated in awe with Christ? Perhaps the reason we struggle with our heart and struggle with many sins is that we have not given God's word the proper place in our hearts. If we fail to guard the place that belongs only to God, our awe of Him will surely not be what it ought to be; join me today, as I discuss this from Psalm 119:9-16.  Also, brief comments on COVID-19 guidance update which should be a bigger deal than it is in the news; the Michael Flynn case, and Mail-In Ballots. Please join me on CROSS & Culture.
44:14
May 21, 2020
H.R. 6800 and DIFFUSING THE ANGER WITHIN
H.R. Bill 6800 certainly has its flaws, but what are some of the highlights of this bill, and is it something we, as Christians, can embrace? Also, we all know that anger is alive and well in the world, and even sometimes in the Church. How do we, as Christians, begin to learn to diffuse the anger that is within us so that we can walk humbly with our God and for His purposes? Join me on CROSS & Culture!
40:17
May 17, 2020
"The Lust of Being Right"
In Western culture, little seems to be more important than being right, or winning an argument. This attitude has led to divide, tribalism, and violence. Today on CROSS & Culture, we look into exactly what it means to lust after being right, if it has affected you, and how you can combat it.  Please join us, on this episode of CROSS & Culture.
54:39
May 9, 2020
COVID19 Response and a devotional from Philippians 1:12-18
Taking a few minutes to let you know how to respond to COVID19 fears, and devotional time from Philippians 1:12-18.
22:60
March 22, 2020
Soteriology: A Very Brief Look at the Nature of God and Man in Salvation
This is a brief look at how the will of both God, and man function, with regard to soteriology and choices of good and evil. 
21:26
December 24, 2019
When God Covered Man
Genesis 3:20-21 covers not just the promise God made, but the evidence He gave, that His work would come to pass.
07:26
October 22, 2018