Episode 32 – A Fool and His Money

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00032-AFoolAndHisMoney.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBe sure to leave a rating AND review through iTunes (or whatever podcast catcher you use) and then e-mail the username used and the location the review was left to joe@jwexperience.com to be entered to win a 6-volume set of The Truth Chronicles, co-written by me and my friend, Tim. Money. We all need it, we often want it. Money makes the world go ’round. But money, or rather our use of it, reflects our love for God. Hitting a few verses that relate to budgeting and eliminating debt, Joe opens up a bit about his own struggles with money and encourages you to do better. Amazon Affiliate Links: The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey http://amzn.to/2ih3LDA Money, Possessions, & Eternity by Randy Alcorn http://amzn.to/2vQCk8n YNAB Referral Link https://ynab.com/referral/?ref=o-4U8SC8sbXGFZby&utm_source=customer_referral Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News … Keep reading!

Episode 31 – Is The New Testament Historically Reliable? Part 3

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00031-IsTheNewTestamentHistoricallyReliablePart3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode, Joe examines the third principle of historiography, The External Evidence Test. People, places, and Christian beliefs have been attested to by numerous extra-biblical and even non-Christian sources throughout history, lending additional credibility to the truth of Christianity. Amazon Affiliate Links: The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict: Evidence I & II Fully Updated in One Volume To Answer The Questions Challenging Christians in the 21st Century by Josh McDowell http://amzn.to/2vjIEpS Evidence for Christianity by Josh McDowell http://amzn.to/2fkrsda The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F.F. Bruce http://amzn.to/2f0bmp4 The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History by Colin J. Hemer (SUPER EXPENSIVE!) http://amzn.to/2fDQWCC Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That http://www.mp3ye.eu/sweet-brown-ain’t-nobody-got-time-for-that-mp3-download_255151.html its-not-that-easy.wav and wait-a-minute.wav http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/voices-4.html Joel Osteen “Ease is … Keep reading!

Episode 30 – Is The New Testament Historically Reliable? Part 2

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00030-IsTheNewTestamentHistoricallyReliablePart2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSContinuing with the basic principles of historiography (the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship), Joe looks at the Internal Evidence Test in an effort to demonstrate that the New Testament is a historically reliable document. Amazon Affiliate Links: The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict: Evidence I & II Fully Updated in One Volume To Answer The Questions Challenging Christians in the 21st Century by Josh McDowell http://amzn.to/2vjIEpS Evidence for Christianity by Josh McDowell http://amzn.to/2fkrsda The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F.F. Bruce http://amzn.to/2f0bmp4 Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That http://www.mp3ye.eu/sweet-brown-ain’t-nobody-got-time-for-that-mp3-download_255151.html its-not-that-easy.wav and wait-a-minute.wav http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/voices-4.html Joel Osteen “Ease is Coming” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZI2-cUw6g Accessed 3/11/17 allwings.mp3 and almostthere.mp3 http://www.gotwavs.com/Movies/Star_Wars_Episode_IV_A_New_Hope_p5.html honored.wav, destiny.wav, and bad_feeling.wav … Keep reading!

Episode 29 – Is The New Testament Historically Reliable? Part 1

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00029-IsTheNewTestamentHistoricallyReliablePart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJoe starts by looking at the first of three basic principles of historiography (the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship), the Bibliographical Test, in an effort to demonstrate that the New Testament is a historically reliable document. Charts mentioned in the episode: Amazon Affiliate Links: The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict: Evidence I & II Fully Updated in One Volume To Answer The Questions Challenging Christians in the 21st Century by Josh McDowell http://amzn.to/2vjIEpS The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F.F. Bruce http://amzn.to/2f0bmp4 Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That http://www.mp3ye.eu/sweet-brown-ain’t-nobody-got-time-for-that-mp3-download_255151.html its-not-that-easy.wav and wait-a-minute.wav http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/voices-4.html Joel Osteen “Ease is Coming” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZI2-cUw6g Accessed 3/11/17 allwings.mp3 and almostthere.mp3 http://www.gotwavs.com/Movies/Star_Wars_Episode_IV_A_New_Hope_p5.html honored.wav, destiny.wav, and … Keep reading!

Episode 28 – Advantages of Small Churches

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00028-AdvantagesOfSmallChurches.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Big churches are not necessarily bad, but there are many advantages to small churches, too. Joe discusses a couple of them and suggests listeners check out the article from Christianity Today below. Christianity Today Article http://www.christianitytoday.com/karl-vaters/2017/july/50-churches-100-instead-of-1-church-of-5000.html?paging=off   Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That http://www.mp3ye.eu/sweet-brown-ain’t-nobody-got-time-for-that-mp3-download_255151.html its-not-that-easy.wav and wait-a-minute.wav http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/voices-4.html Joel Osteen “Ease is Coming” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZI2-cUw6g Accessed 3/11/17 allwings.mp3 and almostthere.mp3 http://www.gotwavs.com/Movies/Star_Wars_Episode_IV_A_New_Hope_p5.html honored.wav, destiny.wav, and bad_feeling.wav http://www.wavsource.com/movies/star_wars.htm Star Wars is a registered trademark of Lucasfilm. Outro: “Anachronist” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Keep reading!

Episode 27 – So You Want to Be A Pastor?

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00027-SoYouWantToBeAPastor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAll Christians are called to serve. Some are called to official or vocational positions, such as a preaching pastor. Yet wherever you fit into the realm of service, you have a responsibility to serve faithfully before you can be expected to take on more duties. Using Matthew 25:14-30 and Acts 13:1-3 as a guide, this episode discusses continuing in the small things to prove ability to handle bigger tasks. The winner of the Rate and Review T-shirt contest is my lovely wife, Abigail, since she was the only participant. Get your rating and review into iTunes now to be able to win when we host a contest again, probably around the holidays. Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news Sweet Brown – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That http://www.mp3ye.eu/sweet-brown-ain’t-nobody-got-time-for-that-mp3-download_255151.html … Keep reading!

Episode 26 – Be doers of the Word, not just hearers

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00026-DoersNotJustHearers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPopular megachurch pastor Francis Chan left his megachurch in 2010 and has since been involved in a home church movement. Listen as Joe shares his thoughts on this and as he touches on James 1:21-27. News article about Francis Chan: http://www.christianpost.com/news/francis-chan-goes-into-detail-with-facebook-employees-on-why-he-left-his-megachurch-190136/ Check out your local library, they are a treasure trove of information! Books I’ve read from my library (Amazon Affiliate Links) October Sky by Homer Hickham http://amzn.to/2u1wccW Martin Luther by Martin E. Marty http://amzn.to/2txL5Dk Remember to leave a rating and review for the podcast in iTunes and then contact me through one of the means below to let me know which review is yours to be eligible for a T-shirt or coffee cup of your choice from one of the following stores: https://teespring.com/stores/read-old-dead-guys https://www.facebook.com/pg/ASourceOfJoyGraphics/shop/ Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: Bite-Sized Theology https://www.facebook.com/groups/1643844862602170/ Twitter: @bite_sizedtheo E-mail: joe@jwexperience.com Intro: “Alarming News (60 seconds)” https://www.shockwave-sound.com/royalty-free-music-track/8584/alarming-news … Keep reading!

Episode 25 – The Blessing of the Bible

http://media.blubrry.com/bite_sized_theology/p/jwexperience.com/podcast/Episode00025-TheBlessingoftheBible.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Bible is an incredible book, inspired by God (literally “God-breathed”), recorded by dozens of authors over many centuries, providing a cohesive narrative of the human condition and God’s solution for sin. Yet there was a time when many were unable to hear or even read these life-giving words in their own language; in fact, there are still some 1500-1600 people groups throughout the world who STILL do not have Scripture in their native tongues. Join me for a brief history of how the English Bible came to be. Don’t forget to rate and review for a chance to win a coffee mug or T-shirt! You can choose from either of the following online sources: https://teespring.com/stores/read-old-dead-guys https://www.facebook.com/pg/ASourceOfJoyGraphics/shop/ Wycliffe Bible Translators: https://www.wycliffe.org/ Amazon Affiliate Link: Tyndale: The Man Who Gave God an English Voice by David Teems http://amzn.to/2sB4GyP Get in touch: Website: www.jwexperience.com Facebook: … Keep reading!