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Thinking about some of the deepest and most profound conversations we see in Scripture, I’m struck by how many take place over food and/or drink.…
James Travis
April 30, 2024

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  • "Your Adversary the Devil" with Brian Brodersen
    on June 20, 2024 at 6:00 pm

    Pastors and leaders, you won’t want to miss this session! Here, Brian Brodersen will give us a glimpse into his assigned portion of Scripture, i.e., 1 Peter 5. This chapter begins with a word to the shepherd, those of us who are […]

  • The Narrow Gate Part 2
    on June 20, 2024 at 7:00 am

    Matthew 7:13-23

  • Suffering Changes Us
    on June 19, 2024 at 12:00 pm

    Suffering changes us. Most people who have walked through moments of suffering in life will tell you two truths they reflect on: (1) they would never wish those circumstances of suffering to be repeated in their life, and (2) they […]

  • How to Faithfully Engage the Contemporary Culture - with Justin Thomas
    on June 19, 2024 at 8:37 am

    Justin Thomas is the president of Calvary Chapel Bible College in Twin Peaks, California. Prior to leading the Bible College, Justin was the founding pastor of Calvary: The Hill in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, […]

  • The Narrow Gate Part 1
    on June 19, 2024 at 7:00 am

    Matthew 7:13-23

  • Why Do People Choose Your Church?
    on June 18, 2024 at 12:33 pm

    Join host Brian Kelly as he sits down with Mike Nolan, a member of the congregation at their recently established church. In this episode, they explore the importance of new churches and discuss what draws people to be part of them. […]

  • Jeanna Combs, Part 2
    on June 18, 2024 at 7:00 am

    It was great to be able to sit down and talk with Jeanna Combs in studio. Jeanna was born in Hawaii, but was raised by her single mom along with her three brothers in Vista, California. As a young girl, the church became her second […]

  • The Ethic of the Kingdom of God Part 2
    on June 18, 2024 at 7:00 am

    Matthew 7:1-12

  • Preaching Matthew, Using Commentaries Well and Collaborative Preparation
    on June 18, 2024 at 6:15 am

    3/5 of the Expositors Collective leadership team take a break from filming their video course to chat about teaching through the Gospel of Matthew. Nick and Mike are teaching it at their churches and John is recording audio commentary […]

  • "Shepherding the Flock" with James T. Meeks
    on June 17, 2024 at 6:17 pm

    How Do You Grow Your Flock as a Pastor? Attention Pastors and Leaders! Don’t miss this enlightening session with Pastor James T. Meeks. With 44 years of experience shepherding Salem Baptist Church and growing it to a congregation […]

  • WSL West Coast Conference 2023 - Krista Fox - The Church's Response to Depression and Suicide
    on June 17, 2024 at 4:07 pm

    In this episode, we are sharing content from the Breaking New Ground live event in Murrieta, California from October 2023. This episode was from a breakout session teaching from Krista Fox on "The Church's Response to Depression and […]

  • Why Do People Choose Your Church?
    on June 17, 2024 at 9:00 am

    Join host Brian Kelly as he sits down with Mike Nolan, a member of the congregation at their recently established church. In this episode, they explore the importance of new churches and discuss what draws people to be part of them. […]

  • The Ethic of the Kingdom of God Part 1
    on June 17, 2024 at 7:00 am

    Matthew 7:1-12

  • "Suffering for Righteousness" with John Dickson
    on June 14, 2024 at 2:50 pm

    What should our posture be as Christians in today's world? In this episode of the CGN International Conference Microcast, John Dickson provides a preview of his upcoming main session titled "Suffering for Righteousness" at the CGN […]

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