Category Archives: Faith Debate

Blog posts for the Frederick Faith Debate.

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 »

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

A Dialogue About Christian / Muslim Relations (Part 1) Christians should try to get along with other people.  Right?  But what does that mean?  Does it mean Christians should always agree with people?  Does it at least mean not intentionally looking for opportunities to anger and upset people?  Romans 12 says, “If it be possible,…read more »

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

A Listener Asks for Help, We Do Our Best to Provide Aid For the past five weeks the show has focused on a series of emails received from a listener.  The first two shows (January 6th and 13th) did not have a panel discussion, as they were used to read to you the entirety of…read more »

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

A Listener is Worried She’ll Go to Hell and is at Her “Wits End” On January 6th and 13th we shared a lengthy email exchange between the show and a listener who is seriously wrestling with the question of her eternal salvation.  Then, on January 20th and 27th our panel began discussing the issues within…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, January 27th, 2019 – 9am

Note:  This show was originally scheduled for March 10th, 2019.  Due to a technical error the show intended aired on January 27th instead.  So, this missed show from January 27th has been moved to air March 10th.  In essence the two shows have flipped positions.  Look to the bottom of this post to see what…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, January 20th, 2019 – 9am

Response to “Question for Your Program” A listener asks how a person can “take hold of Christ in the heart in a way that transforms”.  She is concerned that her faith is not genuine because God “seems abstract and distant”.  Then she adds, “I can’t imagine that I’m the only one having problems with this”.…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, January 13th, 2019 – 9am

“How Do I Make My Heart Trust God When He Seems Abstract To Me?” A listener writes: “How do I make my heart trust when God seems abstract?  Intellectually I know He is real, but not so to my heart and experience.  Since Jesus is Peace personified, I can’t know Him without having inner peace…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, January 6th, 2019 – 9am

“My Concern Is That I Haven’t Been Born Again… I’m Afraid.” A listener writes: “Hi Troy.  I’m interested in knowing how one takes hold of Christ in the heart in a way that transforms.  I’ve been stuck in this place for a long time, wanting the ‘penny to drop’, but that hasn’t happened.  I don’t…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, December 30th, 2018 – 9am

How Political is Too Political? The previous show looked at intramural questions facing the Christian church.  This show the focus turns to intermural questions, again using the National Day of Prayer as a case study.  How inclusive should it be?  For example, should people of all races be invited?  Both sexes?  Don’t worry, the questions…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 – 9am

How Ecumenical is Too Ecumenical? This is a real and serious question for Christ’s church.  As a case study, this shows looks at the National Day of Prayer.  Each spring a number of Christian church leaders gather with political leaders all across the nation to pray and encourage common values.  What faith traditions should be…read more »