Category Archives: Faith Debate

Blog posts for the Frederick Faith Debate.

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 »

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 »