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by Brian Higgins - 1 month ago

Abortion, Christians, & The Value of a Life (with Ryan Lynn)

Abortion is a hot button topic that is often debated by both Christians and non Christians. Ryan Lynn (Founder of the Speak Life Collective) is here to challenge us on how we can think through this divisive topic as followers of Christ.In this discussion, Aaron and Brian dialogue with Ryan about the value of an unborn life, how to respond to those who hold pro-choice views, what it means to be pro-life, th...

by Brian Higgins - 2 months ago

Is God Allowing Suffering Just as Bad as Him Causing It?

When God made the world, he called it good... and yet when we look at the world today, a lot of times it doesn't really seem very good. It's filled with pandemics and violence and racism and division. And that's just this year, when we look back at human history, it is filled with all kinds of terrible things. We've talked to on this podcast about whether or not God causes evil, and while we recommend you go back ...

by Brian Higgins - 3 months ago

Strength in the Weak Places

No one wants to admit they are weak. Our culture puts a high value on strength. But even the strongest among us have weaknesses. Everyone does, even though we all try to mask it. In this episode, Aaron and Brian open up about their own weaknesses and vulnerabilities, how they have affected them in life and ministry, and most importantly, how they have found strength in Christ in their moments of weakness. ...

by Brian Higgins - 3 months ago

Warnings About Progressive Christianity (Repost from Can I Say That?)

Aaron gets invited to come onto Brenna Blain's podcast "Can I Say That?", a podcast that tackles tough topics around Christianity and faith. In the episode, Aaron speaks with Brenna about the topic of Progressive Christianity. What is progressive Christianity? What are some common held beliefs of those who would consider themselves to be progressive Christians? Why is this an important topic to study? ...

by Brian Higgins - 4 months ago

Does God Cause Evil and Suffering? - ft Gerry Breshears and John Piper

In this episode, we dive into some dangerous territory: questions about God's sovereignty. The sovereignty of God can be an extremely challenging topic for Christians. A lot of the debate centers on the phrase "God is in control." What do we mean when we say God is in control? For many, this question leads to an even bigger one: if God is in control, does that mean he causes evil and suffering? ...

by Brian Higgins - 4 months ago

Following Jesus In The Midst of Same Sex Attraction - Brenna Blain

Brenna Blain (host of the Can I Say That? Podcast) shares her story about the unique challenges of being a same sex attracted woman of faith. She tells us about her testimony of following Jesus, what led her to embrace an orthodox view of sexuality and faith, the important role that sensitive/empathetic youth ministry can play in a SSA child's life, and answers questions like "are all Christians called to...

by Brian Higgins - 4 months ago

The What and Why of Discipleship

Brian and Aaron discuss discipleship. What is discipleship? Why do we do it? Why is it important? What are ways we misunderstand it? All these questions and more on today’s GoodLion podcast! –– ...

by Brian Higgins - 5 months ago

5 Ways to Re-Center on Jesus When The World Seems Crazy

Aaron & Brian are back together to talk about 5 practical ways to Re-Center ourselves on Jesus (when the world seems crazy.) In all the insanity, loss, and change of 2020, many of us have felt distant from God, or like we've lost our focus on our purpose. Aaron and Brian walk us through these ideas: Return to Scripture Get back into Prayer (and pray purposefully) ...

by Brian Higgins - 7 months ago

Four Practical Ways to Live Like Jesus In Election Season

This article is a partial transcript from a recent episode of The GoodLion Podcast, a product of Calvary Global Network. Listen to the full episode below or subscribe. The 2020 presidential election has been the capstone of a remarkably bad year, the only cherry fitting for ice cream sundae of horrors that t...

by Brian Higgins - 7 months ago

Diving Deeper into Doubts and Questions

Aaron & Brian take an episode to respond to more questions from listeners about doubts and faith. ––––The GoodLion podcast is a show by Aaron Salvato and Brian Higgins, the founders of CGN’s GoodLion Podcast Network. Eac...