Category Archives: Faith Debate

Blog posts for the Frederick Faith Debate.

Program Air Date: Sunday, April 28th, 2019 – 9am

Christian Foreign Missions in a Predominantly Muslim Nation News outlets have reported  on Muslims by the thousands streaming into Europe.  Politically this has often been framed either in humanitarian terms or in terms of an invading force.  Politics aside, there is the reality of life within a mix of Islam and Christianity.  There are situations…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, April 21st, 2019 – 9am

Living Out a Call to Foreign Missions We love stories, and true stories are the best.  Don’t you appreciate movies that say, “Based upon a true story and actual events”?  Last episode, “The Faith Debate” began to hear true stories from foreign missionaries, and this episode brings more.  What are the most dramatic, most mundane,…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, April 14th, 2019 – 9am

Recognizing a Call to Foreign Missions If you attend a church, then you’ve likely heard your pastor mention the importance of overseas missions.  Perhaps you’ve even had missionaries visit your congregation.  Perhaps you’ve given financial support to foreign missions.  Perhaps you’ve even gone on your own short missions trip of a week or two or…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, April 7th, 2019 – 9am

“Scripture Verse Grenades” Launched in the Immigration Debate Words found in Leviticus 19, Matthew 25, Romans 13, and other books of the Bible are used by Christians when arguing their point of view on United States border security and immigration reform.  Are these passages being used accurately and appropriately?  Two Christian pastors help place some…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, March 31st, 2019 – 9am

The “Politics” of the Immigration Debate in Christian Churches Some Christian pastors say erecting a wall at the border between The United States and Mexico is an act of violence.  Some Christian pastors say enforcing border security with a wall is a biblically sanctioned activity of the state.  How has this issue been allowed to…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, March 24th, 2019 – 9am

Is “Illegal” Immigration Christian? Some Christian pastors say that we find walls and other forms of border control exemplified in the Bible, so the state is doing its duty in enforcing immigration laws.  Some Christian pastors say increased border security comes at the cost of spreading the Gospel.  What’s the answer?  Two Christian pastors help…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, March 17th, 2019 – 9am

Is “Trump’s Wall” Christian? Some Christian pastors advocate for the construction of a wall at the United States southern border, and cite Scripture to defend their view.  Other Christian pastors say Jesus wants walls torn down, and if Jesus wants no walls, then we must want no walls, too.  Who’s right?  Who’s wrong?  Or is…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, March 10th, 2019 – 9am

“That Terrifies Me… I’m Afraid” A listener asks how she can be sure that she’s been born again.  She’s concerned that her faith is too cold to be real.  Can you relate?  The Faith Debate panel tackles this concern with thoughtful analysis and heartfelt concern. This is part two or a four part conversation.  (Note: …read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 – 9am

A Dialogue About Christian / Muslim Relations (Part 3) Many Christians recognize a distinct pattern given in Matthew 18 for dealing with a problem, or more specifically, people who pose for us problems.  You might believe this is primarily talking about dealing with problems among believers, and that would be a good belief.  But it…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, February 24th, 2019 – 9am

A Dialogue About Christian / Muslim Relations (Part 2) Disagreements and misunderstandings will happen in life, but is this ever an excuse to disrespect others?  The Bible does teach that people should speak to others with love.  Even if we have to deal strongly with certain people, love and respect should be our guide.  Our…read more »