Is the Social Gospel Really Gospel? | Season 2 Episode 2

The social gospel seeks to bring about change in society by applying Biblical principles to problems like poverty, hunger, and lack of education. In this Episode of Now Is the Time I discuss whether the social gospel is really gospel. I also answer a questions on Christian perfectionism and on the purpose of baptism.   Questions: If you have ...

Bombed and Abandoned Buildings in Slavyansk, Ukraine (Photos + Video)

This is what war looks like even after the battles are over and the guns are gone. Artillery destroys in seconds what took years to build and what will take generations to heal! Recently I visited Slavyansk, Ukraine which for several months in 2013 served as headquarters for a quick-moving Russian backed separatist revolt. The separatists promised ...

Are Altar Calls Biblical? | Season 2 Episode 1

Have you ever been in a meeting when the preacher called people forward to get saved? Maybe you've experienced the "With every head bowed and every eye closed, just slip your hand up..." kind of call. Or maybe you've heard the preacher say, "Just repeat this prayer after me." In this episode of Now Is the Time Podcast I tackle ...

I Almost Cancelled the Whole Thing!

By Monday, May 9, 2016 4 , Permalink 0

On Saturday I posted the following on Facebook: "Lost my voice and feeling terrible, tomorrow I'm supposed to preach twice, appreciate your prayers!" Honestly I really was feeling terrible! Christina told me, "You need to stay home!" I wanted to stay home! Sasha, who coordinates our ministry to the refugees called me. "I can't make it either, maybe we should cancel." For ...

Paul Washer’s Full Sermon from Shepherds’ Conference 2016

By Saturday, March 19, 2016 2 Permalink 0

Paul Washer's sermon on the substitutionary atonement at Grace Community Church during the 2016 Shepherds' Conference hit us like a tidal wave. Grown men wept as he spoke about how Christ took upon our sin and then called them to communicate this shocking truth to their people. Paul Washer Full #ShepCon SermonHere is Paul Washer's FULL #ShepCon Sermon Posted ...

Peace in War Time -Article in Message Magazine

By Thursday, March 17, 2016 0 , , Permalink 0

Message magazine just wrote an article covering our work with refugees from Eastern Ukraine, below is an excerpt, You can read the full article here.Caleb carefully pushes Sveta across the rutted sidewalk, working hard not to tip her wheelchair as they hit large cracks. “I have a very nice chair at home with bigger wheels,” Sveta says ...