Dec 12, 2019

“Happy are the Broken-hearted” (Matthew 5:4)

In the 2nd episode of their Beatitudes series, Brent + Geoff discuss the blessing of God's promised comfort to all who mourn and how Jesus bore our sorrows and was acquainted with our grief. They also riff on water cooler conversations.

This episode originally aired in 2010 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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Dec 9, 2019

“Happy are the Spiritually Bankrupt” (Matthew 5:1-3)

Brent + Geoff begin a new series in the Beatitudes. In the 1st episode, they discuss what it means to be "poor in spirit." They also riff on the economy. 

This episode originally aired in 2010 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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Oct 17, 2019

“Weight Watchers” (Hebrews 12:1, 1 Peter 5:8, Matthew 5:29, 26:41)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the importance of being vigilant and removing anything that may be impeding our walk or taking our attention away from the Lord. They also riff on various strategies for losing weight. 

To read a companion essay written by Geoff, visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/weight-watchers-hebrews-121/

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

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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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