Jared Belcher, Ben Shoun, & Brett Moore
As the 10 Minute Think Thru prepares to take a break during the summer, we share a few books that are great summer reads. See you again in the fall!
Consuming alcohol is a practice that some Christians are divided on. Some say it can be ok, others say it's unwise and can hurt your witness, and others see drinking as an obvious sin. So in this episode, we consider what Scripture has to say about alcohol. Is it acceptable for any Christian to drink at all?
Bring up any hot-button topic and everyone is bound to have a passionate opinion. There is no denying it - nearly all of us are self-appointed "experts" on every complicated issue from immigration, to end-times prophecy, to predestination. Of course, thinking about those kinds of things is great! But rather than taking the posture of an eager student, most of us tend to speak with the confidence and passion befitting a well learned scholar, certain of our own rightness and astonished that anyone would disagree. In this episode, we discuss some of the ways this behavior shows up in our lives and how we can avoid becoming "commentariats."
We've all heard the advice, "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life," but how wise is that counsel? Millions of Americans are unemployed by choice and studies have shown that the majority of those who are in the workforce are unhappy about their jobs. As our team has been listening to some thoughts about the decline of blue collar work in America by Dirty Jobs host, Mike Rowe, we decided to discuss the danger of "doing what you love."
Yoga is practiced every week by millions of Americans, many of whom are Christian. But as it is rooted in Hindu origins, is the practice of yoga worshipping false gods? As harmless as stretching and mindfulness are, could yoga be spiritually harmful to a Christian?
It's the time of year for resolutions and setting goals, including spiritual ones. But can you discipline yourself into spiritual growth? Isn't growth up to the Lord?
For most people, Monday night's presidential debate was more or less, a reason to be frustrated. In fact, following up last week's episode, there's a lot to be upset about these days. But when venting online can only go so far, there is something Christians can do that really will change our broken world.