Category Archives: Faith Debate

Blog posts for the Frederick Faith Debate.

Program Air Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2019 – 9am

Conversation with the Author of “The Shack” Christ, Universalism (and more) In the acknowledgements, in the back of the novel titled “The Shack”, the author says that the book shows “the ways in which God works.”  The back pages of the book say that it offers “a magnificent glimpse into the nature of God.”  It…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019 – 9am

Conversation with the Author of “The Shack” Religion & Law (and more) “The Shack” is a movie that raked in tens of millions of dollars at the box office.  Before that, “The Shack” was a book that topped the best-seller lists… now with well over 20 million copies in print.  “The Shack” has sold more…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, May 12th, 2019 – 9am

Conversation with the Author of “The Shack” The Nature of God (and more) Over the past dozen years there’s been a fight in the Christian church.  This fight has not been merely along typical denominational lines, but has been more of a civil war kind of fight.  Evangelical versus evangelical.  Professing conservative Christian versus professing…read more »

Program Air Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2019 – 9am

View of America from a Foreign Missions Perspective Many probably have a mental image of what things must be like in European countries.  As limited as this view might be, guesses can still be ventured as to the politics, the economy, the scenery, and the religious climate.  But what do the people living over there…read more »

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 »