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Life in the Kingdom Podcast

Life in the Kingdom Podcast

How should Christians view everything that’s happening in this world? The Life in the Kingdom Podcast aims to tackle that question by addressing not only the what, but also the how, why and where do we go from here. We want to come alongside you and discuss the issues you’re discussing, ask the questions you’re asking, interview the persons you’re interested in, and highlight stories that get you thinking. In so doing, we hope you’ll gain a biblical perspective and a deeper understanding of today’s events and life’s questions, big and small.

Episodes

  • How Parents Can Confront the Pornography Scourge With Boldness When It Affects Their Family How Parents Can Confront the Pornography Scourge With Boldness When It Affects Their Family Play in Edifi Player

    How Parents Can Confront the Pornography Scourge With Boldness When It Affects Their Family

    Navigating the digital, porn-saturated world is challenging and painful for parents but it is essential that they engage it, especially as it pertains to their kids, with courage. Authors Daniel Weiss and Josh Glaser provide a roadmap for moms and dads in their new book, "Treading Boldly through a Pornographic World" articulating how they can be empowered to resist the destructive forces in the culture that corrupt children in this way while instilling in their families the truths and …

  • Filmmaker Unpacks the Driving Forces Rushing Kids Into Hormonal, Surgical Gender-Transition Filmmaker Unpacks the Driving Forces Rushing Kids Into Hormonal, Surgical Gender-Transition Play in Edifi Player

    Filmmaker Unpacks the Driving Forces Rushing Kids Into Hormonal, Surgical Gender-Transition

    Filmmaker Jennifer Lahl of the Center for Bioethics & Culture Network details what is fueling the rapid push to set children, teens, and young adults on a pathway of experimental transgender medicalization such as puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and body-disfiguring gender surgeries, and the journey of making her latest documentary called "Trans Mission: What's the Rush to Reassign Gender?"

  • Christian Baker Reveals Details of His Religious Liberty Battle — and How God Sustained Him Christian Baker Reveals Details of His Religious Liberty Battle — and How God Sustained Him Play in Edifi Player

    Christian Baker Reveals Details of His Religious Liberty Battle — and How God Sustained Him

    Jack Phillips and his attorney join Life in the Kingdom and open up about what it has been like fighting ongoing religious liberty battles in American courts, including the United States Supreme Court and how he relied on God during one of the most crucial First Amendment battles in history — themes he elaborates on in his memoir "The Cost of My Faith: How a Decision in My Cake Shot Tood Me to the Supreme Court."

  • A Fresh Look at the 'Deconstruction' Trend A Fresh Look at the 'Deconstruction' Trend Play in Edifi Player

    A Fresh Look at the 'Deconstruction' Trend

    In this episode of Life in the Kingdom, Tommy Hinson, who was interviewed in The Christian Post's award-winning article series called "Leaving Christianity" in 2019, unpacks what is behind the increasingly visible presence of Christians who have deconstructed their faith, how it can be a good thing when pursued with honest motives, and what is driving this phenomenon. Hinson is an Anglican pastor who leads Church of the Advent just outside of Washington, DC.

  • 'Brave and Bold': Empowering Men to Walk With God 'Brave and Bold': Empowering Men to Walk With God Play in Edifi Player

    'Brave and Bold': Empowering Men to Walk With God

    In this episode of "Life in the Kingdom," pastor Marty Machowski explains how real strength comes from following Jesus and reflecting him to a watching world, unpacking the truth that becoming a real man means trusting God in every area of life.

  • Untwisting Scriptures: Author Rebecca Davis Breaks Down Where People Go Wrong on the Bible Untwisting Scriptures: Author Rebecca Davis Breaks Down Where People Go Wrong on the Bible Play in Edifi Player

    Untwisting Scriptures: Author Rebecca Davis Breaks Down Where People Go Wrong on the Bible

    Author Rebecca Davis breaks down where people go wrong on the Bible, and how we can all take the proper approach to scripture.

  • As Biblical Prophecies Unfold, Is the Jewish Temple's Real Location Hiding in Plain Sight? As Biblical Prophecies Unfold, Is the Jewish Temple's Real Location Hiding in Plain Sight? Play in Edifi Player

    As Biblical Prophecies Unfold, Is the Jewish Temple's Real Location Hiding in Plain Sight?

    Brandon Showalter sits down with Dr. Christian Widener, author of the new book, "The Temple Revealed: The True Location of the Jewish Temple Hidden in Plain Sight," to discuss Widener's fascinating belief that the real location of the Jewish temple might be hiding in plain sight.

  • Seeing God's Plans in the Midst of Our Circumstances: Pastor Keion Henderson's Inspiring Story Seeing God's Plans in the Midst of Our Circumstances: Pastor Keion Henderson's Inspiring Story Play in Edifi Player

    Seeing God's Plans in the Midst of Our Circumstances: Pastor Keion Henderson's Inspiring Story

    Keion Henderson, pastor of The Lighthouse Church in Houston, Texas, has a powerful and compelling personal story. And through it, he's been able to see God's plans in the midst of chaos. Henderson discusses how to handle transitions and how to cope. Listen to him share his incredible story and the lessons he teaches in his book, "The Shift: Courageously Moving from Season to Season."

  • Debunking myths about how children are affected when adults pursue ‘happiness’ Debunking myths about how children are affected when adults pursue ‘happiness’ Play in Edifi Player

    Debunking myths about how children are affected when adults pursue ‘happiness’

    Author Katy Faust of Them Before Us says it’s time to respect the rights of children as she discusses how adults often make decisions at the expense of children as well as the devastating consequences of divorce and reproductive technology, among other issues.

  • Why Christian men can’t find an inspiring example of manhood in churches Why Christian men can’t find an inspiring example of manhood in churches Play in Edifi Player

    Why Christian men can’t find an inspiring example of manhood in churches

    Many churches tend to present a "nice" and convenient Jesus, offering little in the way of manhood. But Parker Green, author of Way of the Violent, wants Christian men to see who Jesus truly is and how He exemplified strength and power through humility and sacrifice.

  • Teens are being shaped by the digital world; here’s what you can do about it Teens are being shaped by the digital world; here’s what you can do about it Play in Edifi Player

    Teens are being shaped by the digital world; here’s what you can do about it

    It’s the smartphone generation where youths are constantly connected to the digital world and their identities are largely being shaped through it. Jason and Lisa Frost, authors of The Glass Between Us, discuss how to tackle the challenges that come with “digital natives” and how to help youths journey through adolescence without being exploited.

  • Mental illness and helping the Church not to overspiritualize it Mental illness and helping the Church not to overspiritualize it Play in Edifi Player

    Mental illness and helping the Church not to overspiritualize it

    The Church doesn't like to talk about mental illness and has long overspiritualized it. Ryan Casey Waller, author of Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don't Want to Talk About, says it's time to engage in more nuanced discussions that doesn't involve shaming or simplifying it as a faith issue.

  • A pastor encounters Jesus amid grief losing 37-year-old son A pastor encounters Jesus amid grief losing 37-year-old son Play in Edifi Player

    A pastor encounters Jesus amid grief losing 37-year-old son

    Pastor Bruce Boria, who lost his son in a kayak accident this year, discusses grief, the endurance of faith and how the Holy Spirit comforted him in a surprising vision.

  • Former drug addict finds God’s promises on the yellow brick road Former drug addict finds God’s promises on the yellow brick road Play in Edifi Player

    Former drug addict finds God’s promises on the yellow brick road

    A former drug addict who was incarcerated for 10 years, Pastor Juan Martinez details how the Holy Spirit revealed biblical truths through one of the most popular children's stories, The Wizard of Oz, and how God transformed his life to now reach people with the truth of Christ.