Aug 22, 2019

“Divorce Ain’t Even for the Birds” (Matthew 19:1-10)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss God's feelings toward divorce and how Christians are called to be ministers of reconciliation, not looking for a way to separate from one another. They also describe their own definition of an unbelievable day.

To read a companion essay written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/what-god-has-joined-together-matthew-194-8/

This episode originally aired in 2009 on the HopeFM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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Aug 15, 2019

“Salt & Light” (Matthew 5:13-16)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss Jesus' words about believers being the salt of the earth and the light of the world. We are called reflect God's glory to unbelievers so that they see and taste  His goodness by our conduct. They also lament the potential end of all things unbelievable. 

To read a short devotional on this topic written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/salt-light-matthew-513-16/

This episode originally aired in 2009 on the HopeFM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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Aug 1, 2019

“Ears to Hear” (Matthew 13:1-23)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the parable of the sower and how we ought to ensure that our hearts are ready to receive the truth of God so that we bear much fruit. They also riff on the concept of "tree-huggers." 

To read a corresponding devotional for this topic, written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/ears-to-hear-matthew-131-23/

This episode originally aired in 2009 on the HopeFM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel Marlton, NJ

 

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Jun 3, 2019

“Seventy Times Seven” (Matthew 18:21-35)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the parable of the unforgiving servant and how important it is for those who have obtained forgiveness of sins from the Lord to be examples of forgiveness in our relationships with others. They also talk about how the beginning of football season is unbelievable. 

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008.

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May 27, 2019

“The Ultimate Example of Selflessness” (John 10:17-18, Matthew 16:24-27)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff continue their series on the character of Jesus, specifically how He willingly laid down His life to save us and bring glory to His Father. When He asks us to take up our cross and follow Him, it is because He set the example for us to follow. They also wonder what it would have been like to live in ancient times when bartering was the primary means of currency. 

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008

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May 6, 2019

“Follow The Leader” (Matthew 4:18-22, Luke 9:23-26)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff continue their look into the character of Jesus by highlighting His leadership and what it means to be a true follower. They also riff on childhood playground games.

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008

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Apr 29, 2019

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (Matthew 16:15)

In an episode recorded in front of a live audience, Brent + Geoff begin a new series on the character of Jesus by focusing on the question He asked His disciples, "Who do you say that I am?" They also riff on overly-specific devotional bibles.

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008

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Feb 11, 2019

“A Church Divided: When Discernment Becomes Judgment” (Luke 9:49-56, Matthew 7:1-5)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss how our desire to discern error in the Church can sometimes be less about right doctrine and more about personal preference and opinion. This is what ultimately divides us in a way Christ never intended. They also talk about how difficult it is for husbands to shop for their wives.

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2007 

Oct 2, 2017

“Obey Your Thirst” (Psalm 34:8-10, Matthew 5:6)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss what it's like when we go through valleys and deserts in our Christian life and how God is able to satisfy unlike anything the world offers.

They also talk about how "unbelievable" sports drinks are.

 

Originally aired in February 2007 on the HopeFM Radio Network.

Sep 29, 2017

“Where is Your Treasure?” (Matthew 6:19-21)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the importance of letting the material things of this world go so that we can laid hold of the reward of knowing Christ. They also talk like Pirates. Yeah, pirates.

 

Originally aired in January 2007 on the HopeFM Radio Network

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