The Way Home featuring Renne Rizzo

What does it mean to be pro-life? Renee Rizzo joins me to talk about being pro-life in more than name only. Renee is the president and CEO of Hope Clinic for Women in Nashville, Tenn. Hope Clinic for Women is faith-based. It is a safe and confidential place for anyone dealing with unplanned pregnancies, prevention, pregnancy loss (miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, or abortion), and postpartum depression. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @hopeclinic Website: hopeclinicforwomen.org Be inspired and equipped to stand up for human dignity at Evangelicals for Life. Join us and Focus on the Family in Washington D.C. before the March for Life next January....

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The Way Home featuring Gary Thomas

What do relationships have to do with our sanctification? Today on the podcast, I'm joined by my friend Gary Thomas. Gary is a bestselling author, international speaker, and prolific writer. I have thoroughly enjoyed Gary's writing and teaching throughout the years. He is the author of fourteen books, including the bestselling, Sacred Marriage, Sacred Parenting and his latest book, Cherish, releasing in January. Gary is an avid runner who has completed eleven marathons, including Boston three times. He lives in Houston, Texas, with his wife and three children where he is a Writer in Residence at Second Baptist Church. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @garylthomas Website: garythomas.com Join us for Evangelicals for Life in Washington, D.C., January 26-28, 2017....

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The Way Home: Episode 86 featuring Bruce Ashford

How can pastors recover the sense of the Lordship of Christ? Bruce Ashford joins me today to discuss Christianity, cultural engagement and his new book Every Square Inch: An Introduction to Cultural Engagement for Christians. Bruce is Provost and Professor of Theology & Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  One Nation Under God: A Christian Hope for American Politics. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @BruceAshford Website: bruceashford.net Join us for Evangelicals for Life in Washington, D.C., January 26-28, 2017. ...

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Teach Us To Pray: Your Kingdom Come

This is the sixth article in a series of blogs posts on the Lord’s Prayer. You can read the previous entries in this series here, here, here, here, and here. In this post, we will discuss the second request Jesus encourages us to present in the Lord’s Prayer: “Your Kingdom Come.” So what does it mean to pray “Your Kingdom Come?" 1) This kind of prayer involves   First we acknowledge that we are not God. To pray “Your Kingdom Come” is an acknowledgement that there is another King than the kings of the world. It also acknowledges our dependence on God. We cannot usher in the kingdom of God. We cannot, on our own, make a better world. We are at the mercy of God. This prayer is a desperate plea: Lord, please send your kingdom! Second, we acknowledge that this world is not as it should be. This is a prayer...

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