Sep 12, 2019

“Pray Hard” (Exodus 17:8-16, James 5:13-18)

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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Sep 9, 2019

“A Word for the Pew Potato” (Various Scriptures)

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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Sep 5, 2019

“Peace Beyond Understanding” (Philippians 4:6-7)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the peace that comes from God in the midst of trials and tribulations. They also riff on ferrets and other unusual household pets. 

To read a companion essay, written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/peace-beyond-understanding-philippians-47/

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

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Sep 2, 2019

“Peace with God” (Colossians 1:19-22, Romans 5:1-2)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff look at how God made a way for us to be at peace with Him while we were still His enemies, and also how we can continue to rest and be at peace in our walk with Him once we have been saved. They also riff on Prom Season for Christians. 

To read or listen to a companion essay, written by Geoff, visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/peace-with-god-romans-51-2/

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

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Aug 29, 2019

“A Healthy Fear of Sin & the Enemy” (Genesis 4:7, 1 Peter 5:8, Various Scriptures)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the importance of keeping a healthy perspective in regards to the ongoing danger of sin and the power of the enemy. They also discuss unbelievable advertising campaigns.

To listen to or read a companion essay to this topic, written by Geoff, visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/podcast-022/

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

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Aug 26, 2019

“WISDOM: The Fear of the Lord” (Psalm 111:10, Various Scriptures)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss the fear of the Lord and how it is the catalyst for true wisdom. They also discuss irrational fears and phobias.

To read or listen to a companion essay written by Geoff visit: https://theunchainedgospel.org/podcast-021/

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

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Aug 22, 2019

“Divorce Ain’t Even for the Birds” (Matthew 19:1-10)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss God's feelings toward divorce and how Christians are called to be ministers of reconciliation, not looking for a way to separate from one another. They also describe their own definition of an unbelievable day.

To read a companion essay written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/what-god-has-joined-together-matthew-194-8/

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

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Aug 19, 2019

“Tried & True: A High Priest that Can Sympathize” (Hebrews 4:14-5:10)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss Jesus' role as our High Priest and how He was subject to weakness and battled to temptation in order to better aid those who are weak and tempted. They also riff on the unbelievable feeling of getting your drivers' license.

To read a devotional written by Geoff on this topic visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/tried-true-hebrews-415-16/

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Aug 15, 2019

“Salt & Light” (Matthew 5:13-16)

In this episode, Brent + Geoff discuss Jesus' words about believers being the salt of the earth and the light of the world. We are called reflect God's glory to unbelievers so that they see and taste  His goodness by our conduct. They also lament the potential end of all things unbelievable. 

To read a short devotional on this topic written by Geoff visit https://theunchainedgospel.org/salt-light-matthew-513-16/

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Aug 12, 2019

“Watch Yo’ Mouff: Taming the Tongue” (James 3:1-12)

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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