In this “Instant Reaction Podcast,” our regulars, minus Luke who is traveling, discuss some current events, including Hillsong’s growing list of celebrity attendees, the recent hurricanes, and the tragic death of author and apologist Nabeel Qureshi.
The day before I left to embark on my 1,500-mile, intensive, nine-day fundraising trip to the New England area––a trip that would end up being about the same distance as driving one way from Los Angeles to Mexico City––I felt hugely defeated. Deflated even. Everything in me was thinking about how I could back out. I wondered what excuse I could come up with that would warrant canceling on countless meetings, without harming a bunch of great friendships. Thankfully nothing sufficient came to mind, and I was forced to press through.
Everyone in a band hates each other… at least, that’s the stereotype we often hear. How can we deal with conflict in a band or even just in a group setting? How important is unity? The regulars will answer all your questions!! Well... maybe not, but they will talk about this issue and what they’ve learned through many years of experience in ministry. And this time on David’s Random Story, you’ll get to hear about the time that a punk put a rat on the shoulder of a pastor who was trying to impress the founder of YWAM.
Is leadership really necessary? Won’t a leader hold you back? In this 4th episode of Road Rules, the regulars discuss the importance of good leadership and knowing your giftings in a team setting. And, of course, there’s also another random story brought to you by David.
At what point does striving to live a holy life just become legalistic, or a set of rules we try to follow? The podcast regulars tackle the topic of holiness in this new episode of the Road Rules series, and David shares a secret to eating at a restaurant without paying.
Over the past several years, I’ve hoped to more consistently fulfill 1 Corinthians 4:20: “For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.” It hasn’t made sense to me how Christianity now could look so different to us compared with when it all started. I’m reading through the Book of Acts again, and the stories of the early church clearly spell 1 Corinthians 4:20. So, what’s wrong with me?
Is prayer really that important in a band? Shouldn’t musicians focus more on practicing? While Luke is stuck in traffic in the Swiss alps, Ben, Chad, and David talk about having the perspective that prayer changes everything, and David shares the first of many random stories.
Does a band need a clear vision to succeed? What is a covenant and how is it relevant to a Christian artist? In this first episode of the new series “Road Rules," the P&I regulars discuss these other related topics and Luke admits he supports girl bands.