Episodes from April 2020

Why did God allow that to happen?

What’s “that” exactly? Well, it could be anything really, and chances are you’ve asked this question before. Whether it be the current global climate regarding COVID-19 or something intensely more personal, our minds often chase after the answer to the why-question. After all, we tend to be meaning makers. So, is there a purpose behind all of it? Is there a reason I’m going through what I’m going through? In this week’s episode, Cameron and Dr. J have a conversation…

How can we have joy in all circumstances?

The novelty and newness of quarantine may be wearing off or well-worn off by this point. Chance are no matter what these past several weeks have looked like for you, you would agree that you wish we weren’t in the season we are in. And, that’s probably not a brand new feeling; have you been there before? Yet, the Bible is pretty clear that we are called to have joy. Not just in the easy moments, but in all circumstances.…

How can we be the church when we can’t go to church?

Being caught in-between makes things difficult to navigate. Yet, that’s precisely where we find ourselves today. And, it’s clear that we can’t sit around and wait for things to back to normal. If we do, we will be waiting for quite some time! So, what are we supposed to do in these transitional seasons? Specifically, how are we to be the church when we can’t go to church? How do we continue this mission when the church buildings are closed?…

What do we do when we don’t know what to do?

If there’s one thing we know about the unexpected seasons of life, it’s that we can expect them. Our world presently finds itself in a season it was not fully prepared for and one it did not anticipate. Whether it’s a global health pandemic or something more intimate and personal, we need to navigate through unexpected moments with God-honoring initiative. But, what are we to do when we don’t know what to do? What are we to do when there…

What’s love got to do with it?

The golden rule has been taught to us since we were kids: treat others the way you want to be treated. Jesus comes and tell us, too, that we must love our enemies. But, this word love is one that we use rather flippantly and with a wide spectrum of meaning. So what does it really mean to love? What does this call to love others really entail? Why does the Apostle Paul talk about love when he talks about…