The 101st Provoke & Inspire Podcast features a few critical conversations. The guys discuss how so many Christian artists get stuck only playing for Christians and how to avoid this. The wrestle with how to respond to the tragic rise in high profile suicides and the mental illness epidemic in our world. Are we purely the victims of our chemicals or is our mental wellness a product of our choices? Listen in as the guys talk about this crucial issue in culture today.
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This episode features all four regulars breaking down several important topics. They talk about actor Chris Pratt’s courageous speech at the MTV awards and what we can learn from his approach to sharing the Gospel.
Next, they discuss when its appropriate for followers of Jesus to break the law for the sake of Gospel and specifically cite Steiger’s recent evangelism in Russia during the World Cup. The ask how do we balance being “good citizens” and maintaining our ultimate allegiance to Jesus?
Finally, the dig into the Trump administrations enactment of the “zero tolerance policy” and the devastating consequences on asylum seekers and their families. The discuss Attorney General Jeff Session’s use of Romans 13 in defense of the policy and how as followers of Jesus we should respond to this heartbreaking situation
Find out what the guys think about these intense topics!
In this rare in-person podcast David, Chad, and Ben talk about the importance of risk-taking as followers of Jesus. They share personal stories of God showing up when they were willing to step out.
Do most Christians play it too safe? What happens when your willing to take Holy Spirit inspired risks? Find out their answers to these questions and more!
David also shares Nigel's latest review of the podcast!
Miraculously, this episode features all four regulars! Despite being scattered around the globe they come together to discuss the critical subject of identity. Too often we allow what we do to define who we are.
The guys discuss how some personal examples of how they've gotten off track and what they have learned about keeping their identities in Christ alone.
oh and David gets mistaken for a lady (again)
In another "road report" podcast David and Ben once again check in from the No Longer Music tour of Albania. They talk about the first show they had to cancel in 8 years and why God sometimes allows us to fail.
David also talks about surviving uncle Bob in a sketchy crack house.
In this unique “road report” podcast the guys talk about what God is doing on the No Longer Music tour of Albania. Ben talks about his interview on the largest secular tv station in the country and why we should use every opportunity we are given to boldly share the Gospel. They discuss how to communicate in a clear but relevant way when given the chance to share Jesus in secular places.
Loneliness is killing us.
Several years ago, I experienced a short season of loneliness that gave me a taste of how intense it can be.
In this episode David, Ben, and Luke discuss the idea of a “calling.” What does it mean to be called by God? Are there dangers in misunderstanding this loaded Christian phrase, and how do we discern what we are actually called to do?
Also, David gives tips on how to avoid the sewage rats in Dehli if you find yourself in an Indian prison.