Saving Faith: The Role of Conviction and Control

Special guest Lincoln Murdoch joins Mike and Nick to continue the discussion on saving faith and the importance of conviction. 

saving faith: Is Saving Faith Just A Prayer?

What is faith? What is Saving Faith? Have we presented this clearly so people know what is expected of them as they start following God? Join us today as we discuss Part 2 and define what it means to have faith. 

saving faith: Do We Present Christianity Accurately?

Join us today as we we discuss how one becomes a Christian and the implications for not presenting it thoroughly.  

Time To Slow Down

Do you ever feel like you can't put your phone down? Join Mike, Nick, and Sam as they discuss the value of slowing down and the spiritual dangers that lurk if we don't.

Christ and Crossfit...Seriously Though

How do we embody kingdom living with one another? Join Mike, Nick and special guest Cody Conner as they discuss principles of living out Gospel and how we can learn from the success of Crossfit.  

Do You Want Peace?  

Have you said this before..."I just need peace?" or how about, "I just don't feel peace about that?".  Today we discuss the modern day perceptions of this word 'peace', and how this compares to the Biblical usage.  


christian dating 101

Join us today as we discuss the topic of Christian Dating.  


what is god's will for my life?

Everyone has asked the question, "What is God's Will for my life?"  Examples like "Which job should I take?" or "Who do I marry?" have come across the minds of many. Join us today as we discuss and give some direction on Gods will for your life! 


Rebuke and Correction...This is Tough!

Have you ever given or received a rebuke or correction? How did it go? Join Mike and Nick as they discuss what the Bible says on rebuking and how we can use it to grow in many areas of our lives.


Spiritual Giftings: A Thing of the Past?

Are spiritual giftings for today? Join Mike and Nick as we discuss the relevance and purpose of the giftings in our lives.


Voluntourism and Short Term Mission Trips

How can we best make disciples of all nations on a short term mission trip? Join Nick and Kayla Failla as they share their perspective from being both short and extended term volunteers in other nations.


how to set relational boundaries

Have you ever felt like someone crossed a 'relational boundary' with you?  Better yet, do you know how to set up a healthy boundary?  Join Mike and Valerie McLaughlin as they discuss some practical wisdom on setting up healthy relational boundaries.  


Forgiving Well

Join us as Mike McLaughlin and Erica Hike discuss the topic of forgiveness.  In this episode, we address some practical tools to process anger, resentment, bitterness and we learn to Forgive Well.   


What is a successful church?

Join Mike and Nick as they discuss church numbers and how to view success in light of your local church.


family worship: Time well spent

"Family devotions" can mean a lot of things to many people. It can seem daunting, chaotic, awkward, and impossible. Join us as we discuss the crucial necessity of this practice how it can practically look!


grieving well

Valerie McLaughlin shares some of her observations on how she has learned to grieve the loss of her father Dave Songster.  Join us as we discuss the practical on how to grieve well.


resurrection power: more than miracles

Slain in the Spirit, signs and wonders, and eternity in heaven are images many think of when they hear "Resurrection Power." But what is God's definition?


women, teach kids and be quiet...

Paul says women should be silent and not teach but are we missing his point? Join us as we discuss these scriptures and what the text actually proclaims about women.


how to start a prayer time

"Prayer" is a buzzword but we rarely teach people how to pray. What does that actually look like? Join us as we discuss specific application of how to start a prayer time and begin cultivating a consistent life of prayer.


exponential power of one

What does Mike selling make-up and discipleship have to do with one another? Find out as we discuss the power, and commission, each one of us has to make disciples.


is Remarriage adultery?

Jesus says remarriage is adultery but what did he mean? Join us as we discuss the idea of remarriage in part two of our Divorce and Remarriage topic.


is divorce Acceptable?

Arguably one of the most relevant and misunderstood topics in the church today. Join Mike and Nick as they discuss the topic of divorce in part one of two episodes on Divorce and Remarriage.


Tattoos, stereotypes, and the kingdom of god

What do tattoos and stereotypes have to do with the kingdom of God? Find out as Mike and Nick discuss with special guest Abel Avila how judgements on appearance, economical status, and race can be a detriment to spreading the kingdom of God.


is church hopping ok?

Is church hopping a problem? Join us as we have a frank discussion on seven reasons why people leave a church and whether those reasons are legitimate.


worship and Entertainment

The dangerously flirtatious relationship between worship and entertainment in our church culture. Join us as we chat with Jess Hottman and Ed Getzlaff, of the "Hottman Sisters", to discuss these two worlds and what it means for us as believers.


What to do with continual sin

On today's episode, Mike and Nick discuss the issue of perpetual known sin. What does the Bible say about it? What if you are struggling with it? How do you counsel someone who is living in it?


why practical theology

Join us as we discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of the word theology.