In this road report edition of the Provoke and Inspire podcast, David and Ben share what they’ve been learning while being on tour with No Longer Music in Ukraine.
Ben talks about the unity and diversity of skills on display in the NLM crew and asks how every follower of Jesus can find real purpose in a fake world? They discuss our culture’s emphasis on “doing” over “being” and how the first step to finding your role is to stop looking for it.
Check out this critical conversation recorded in Pavlograd, Ukraine!
In this episode of the Provoke and Inspire podcast, David and Ben are joined by John Cooper (Skillet) and Brian “Head” Welch (Korn) to discuss the intense reaction to John’s recent Facebook post, “What in God’s Name is Happening to Christianity?”
They ask whether social media is the proper avenue for working out one’s faith, and discuss the worrying influence of secular culture on Christian influencers.
You don’t want to miss this episode!
John Cooper's FB Post
In this bonus episode, David and Ben react to the recent renunciations of faith by Marty Sampson and Joshua Harris and specifically look at John Cooper’s (lead singer of Christian rock band Skillet) response.
They ask critical questions about the negative impact of our culture’s glorification of youth, and whether being “real” is always right.
This is a critical conversation for every follower of Jesus.
In this episode, Ben demands an explanation for why David hates the word “balanced.”
David shares his deep conviction that nothing significant is accomplished by balanced people, with a balanced effort.
He makes the case that the life of Jesus demonstrated extraordinary effort, devotion, and faith and that if we want to change the world, we must live a similarly imbalanced life.
Brian "Head" Welch from the band Korn joins the podcast and shares how he stays spiritually healthy amid his crazy life.
We discuss intimacy with Jesus and the power of His promises!
Brian also shares his most embarrassing on-stage moment.
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In this episode, David and Ben share practical tips for how to share the Gospel with people outside the church. They break down an interview David did on MTV Lebanon and share critical principles for how to be relevant in communicate who Jesus is.
This is a vital discussion for all followers of Jesus.
In our latest podcast, we talk with bible teacher and radio personality, Steve Brown. Steve shares his insight from over 50 years of public ministry.
We discuss whether self-righteousness is the most significant barrier to people coming to know Jesus, and whether our holiness has anything to do with our witness.
Does God work the same all over the world? Will people respond to the Gospel in the USA the same way they do in Russia?
Ben and David talk about this reaction they seem to see all over the world where people think that preaching the Gospel works in other countries but won’t work in their own. They debunk this lie and look at why it seems that so many followers of Jesus around the world have turned away from just preaching the simple Gospel.
Are we raising our kids to believe something that is just a set of good habits and morals or are we showing them what it truly means to have a relationship with God?
David shares his experience in raising two kids as a missionary and some of the important steps he took so that they would see what it really means to follow Jesus.
In this bonus episode of the Provoke&Inspire podcast Ben and David answer questions sent in from our community. They look at what makes overseas missions unique and why it’s important, discuss the use of vulgar language and the importance of having a healthy revelation of hell.