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by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM S2 E5 - Dr. Christopher Yuan on Sexuality, Transformation & Holiness: Vault

Dr. Christopher Yuan shares his testimony from leading a gay lifestyle to being a born-again believer and professor at Moody Bible Institute. Rather than only focus on the topic of sexuality, Dr. Yuan emphasizes the need for holiness. Dr. Yuan shares his thoughts on culture and Christianity in the twenty-first century that you won’t want to miss on this episode!

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM S2 E3 - The Reality of Heaven and Happiness: Vault

How real is heaven to you? Even as believers, is heaven just a concept that we read or study in the Word rather than a real, ultimate destination? We read about joy and hope God infuses within us towards, not only heaven, but also to carry us through the ups and downs of this life. Do we truly LIVE this reality out for others to see? Pastor Brian Brodersen considers such truths in a discussion with author, Randy Al...

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM S2 E2 - Brian Brodersen Interviews John Lennox: Vault

Scientist and mathematician professor at Oxford University, Dr. John Lennox, shares his experiences and background as a means to explain the authority of the gospel message, and its profound accuracy that cuts through contemporary atheistic thought. Pastor Brian Brodersen and Dr. Lennox discuss the great need for believers to understand the importance of engagement and asking questions to those in their community alo...

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM 22 - Season 1 Review

Pastor Brian and Josh conclude season one by tracing back and highlighting topics covered such as women in ministry, racism, international movements and much more. As season one closes, we are excited to launch season two in the New Year!

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM 21 - Five Recommended Podcasts

Podcasts can be a great resource for news, information and personal edification, especially for those in ministry. There are so many podcasts available today, it's hard to discover them all. In this episode, Pastor Brian talks to Josh about five podcasts he recommends, which range from Albert Mohler's "The Briefing" to the U.K. based "Quantum of Solas."

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM 20 - Defining Calvary Chapel Global Network

Pastor Brian explains what the Calvary Chapel Global Network is and gives details as to how the network will be led, what it will look like being a part of the network and what resources will be provided as well.

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

Calvary Global Network

In a recent letter sent to all Calvary Chapel pastors, I announced that Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa is launching the Calvary Global Network (hereinafter known as “CGN”). Since then, I have received a number of inquiries about CGN. Here are some points to help clarify what the network looks like. We are CALVARY CHAPEL. Our doctrinal positions remain unchanged. We hold fast to the historic evan...

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM Episode 19 - Innovation and Church Planting

Pastor Brian and Josh discuss church planting. While planting a church may be exciting for a pastor, it is often so easy to burn out when church growth performs slowly. Simply put, God is who brings church growth. It is not based on the models or programs used, but it is a matter of the heart. Remain steadfast in your pastoral ministry and let the Lord lead.

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

When Good Men Separate

“Then after some days Paul said to Barnabas, ‘Let us now go back and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they are doing.’ Now Barnabas was determined to take with them John called Mark. But Paul insisted that they should not take with them the one who had departed from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work. Then the contention became so shar...

by Brian Brodersen - 4 years ago

TTM Episode 18 - Civility and Using Right Language

Pastor Brian and Josh examine civility in today’s culture and discuss various terms that are often used within the church, analyzing the right use for each term in language.