Below are 5 new episodes of the TAKE 5 series, which airs weekdays on WTLN 950 AM Radio at 6:55 am & 5:55 pm. For more information visit rts.edu/takefive.
Imagine a Timothy or Titus without a Paul, a Joshua without a Moses, an Elisha without an Elijah, an Apollos without an Aquilla or Priscilla. Imagine the disciples without Jesus! It’s hard to, isn’t it? And when I try to imagine it, it doesn’t look good. Because each of these peoples was nurtured and guided […]
Last week, the Supreme Court issued rulings that boosted the cause of same sex marriage by a 5-4 decision, and ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional. This is a major decision that will have long term impact. The court accelerated the advance of gay marriage in the US, and decided that […]
“It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likenesses to Jesus. A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.” These words are from Scottish pastor and evangelist Robert Murray McCheyne (b. May 21, 1813) and today is the 200th anniversary of his birth. I first came to know […]
For over 20 years I have been a pastor. I am still a pastor. But for the last three years, I have also been a seminary president where we train pastors and leaders for the global church. In my work, I now get to work with many churches and denominations. We have over 60 denominations […]
Fifty years ago American pastor and author Aiden Wilson Tozer died (April 21, 1897-May 12, 1963). Tozer has been described as a 20th century prophet who called the church back to God and godliness. Think of it this way. Before there was the book The Holiness of God, by R. C. Sproul (1986), and Knowing […]
How does Christ’s Church live faithfully amidst the World Religions I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Dr. Michael Goheen, Professor of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, about how the Christian church can live faithfully in a world of religious pluralism, the responses offered by the Christian church, the theology of […]