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In the final episode of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the important role believer's serve in turning backsliders from the error of their ways. They also riff on society's need to revamp or recreate nostalgic things for no reason.

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In episode 9 of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the power of prayer in the believer's life. They also riff on over-hyped technology that never came to fruition. 

For a companion essay written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/pray-god-is-listening-james-516-17/

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In episode 8 of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the need for humility in the life of the believer, specifically in recognizing our sin. They also riff on their favorite pies.

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In episode 7 of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the difference between wisdom from above and the wisdom of this world and how these are always at war with each other. They also riff on the various methods of warfare utilized over the course of human history.

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In episode six of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the power of the tongue and how we ought to be careful of the words we speak. They also irreverently wonder how forest fires start and discuss the difference between a child's perspective and the reality of being a firefighter. 

For a companion devotional, visit this post from our friends at the Unchained Gospel:

https://theunchainedgospel.org/taming-the-tongue-james-31-12/

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In the 5th episode of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the hotly debated topic of Faith vs. Works and how good works should be the outward fruit of a life rooted in faith. They also share their past experiences in the emergency room.* 

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ *and is not a commentary on the front-line healthcare workers risking their lives to fight the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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In the 4th episode of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss how Christians should not show partiality to people because of their perceived wealth or status. They also riff on people who repeatedly chase the latest trends. 

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In the 3rd episode of their series in James, Brent + Geoff discuss the importance of not just hearing God's word but receiving it, and putting it into practice in your daily life. They also riff on the phenomenon of people running out of bread, milk and eggs the day before a snowstorm and having to run to the store. 

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In the 2nd episode of their James series, Brent + Geoff discuss the difference between tests that God uses to produce good fruit in our lives and the temptation that ensnares our sinful nature and ultimately brings death if we don't break the cycle of sin. They also discuss what it would be like if as adults we celebrated Valentine's Day the same way we did as children.

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In the first episode of their series on the book of James, Brent + Geoff discuss how God uses trials in our lives to produce patience and to bring us closer to Him. They also riff on cooking shows.

This episode originally aired in 2011 on the Hope FM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff use a devotional from Charles Spurgeon to discuss the story of Moses raising his staff to lead Joshua and the Hebrews to victory as a powerful example of the importance of prayer and devotion to God. They also riff on the idea of doing everyday activities with more force. 

To read a companion essay by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/pray-god-is-listening-james-516-17/

This episode originally aired in 2009 on the HopeFM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the lackadaisical attitude that creeps into the church when people get too comfortable enjoying their safe Christian culture. They also riff on ending up in the wrong place. 

To read a companion essay written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/blessed-are-the-doers-james-122-25/

This episode originally aired in 2009 on the HopeFM Radio Network, a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Marlton, NJ

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff look at James chapter 3 and discuss how the tongue can be a powerful tool or dangerous weapon depending on whether we are surrendered to the Lord. They also riff on lion-tamers, crocodile hunters and other thrill seekers.

To read a short devotional on this topic written by Geoff visit http://www.theunchainedgospel.org/taming-the-tongue-james-31-12

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff continue their look at the character of Jesus by highlighting one of the only characteristics that Jesus ascribes to Himself, His meekness. They also talk about how unbelievable boardwalks are.

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff continue their journey through Hebrews 11 in their series on faith, but take a detour to the book of James to discuss the hotly debated topic of works vs. faith. They also riff on the emotions stirred by video montages. 

Originally aired on HopeFM in 2008. 

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss how once we are grafted into the family of God, it is our responsibility to look out for both the spiritual and physical well-being of our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Originally aired in 2007 on the HopeFM Radio Network.

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In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the wonderful truth that we can speak to the Creator of the Universe and He hears us. Sadly, most people either neglect this discipline entirely, or take advantage of this direct access to God by using it as a divine complaint box or as spiritual Santa Claus. 

 

Originally aired in 2007 on the HopeFM Radio Network

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