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by Brian Higgins - 7 months ago

God's Right To Change The Plan

People generally want to feel in control. We work, think, and plan to map out where our lives are going. But sometimes, it feels like God comes along and totally changes the plan. This can leave us confused, wondering how our lives got turned upside down, and worst of all, wondering if we ever really heard God in the first place. In this episode, Aaron and Brian talk about their personal experience with this in th...

by Brian Higgins - 7 months ago

Evangelism During a Pandemic? - with Joel Turner

Pastor and comedian, Joel Turner, talks with Aaron about evangelism... specifically the challenges of doing it during a pandemic, his views on top methods and best practices, the involvement of the Holy Spirit, and much more! ––– The ...

by Brian Higgins - 7 months ago

Social Media: Distraction or Gospel Opportunity?

Aaron Salvato & Brian Higgins are back with Season 4 of the GoodLion Podcast! Is social media a distraction to Christians, or does it actually present one of the greatest Gospel/Evangelism mission fields of our time? What happens when we stop viewing social media as negative, or allowing it to influence us negatively, and instead focus on how we can use it to share Jesus with others? ...

by Brian Higgins - 9 months ago

The Cup Of Wrath – Understanding God’s Justice And Mercy

Why is God’s wrath often depicted in the Scriptures as a cup of wine? How are we to understand God’s wrath theologically? Who must face God’s wrath? Who will be spared? Does the Christian have to worry about wrath? And what’s the deal with Final Judgement? Aaron and Brian wrestle through these tough theological topics on today’s episode of the GoodLion Podcast. ...

by Brian Higgins - 10 months ago

How Can We Be A Light In A Politically Divided World? (With Scott Curran) | Tough Questions For The Current Crisis Miniseries P4

2020 has been a politically charged year. Between COVID 19, the upcoming election debates about health and safety vs. rights and religious freedom; and now the recent murder of George Floyd and the following Black Lives Matter protests, one thing has become clear: Our nation is divided. Our nation is caught in a never-ending culture war between left and right, and many on both sides of the divide see the battle as...

by Brian Higgins - 11 months ago

Can Wrath Be Redemptive? | Tough Questions For The Current Crisis Miniseries P3

As we wrestle through the tough questions raised by Covid-19, we begin to look at the topic of God’s wrath. Could God be the one behind this pandemic? Is it a sign of His wrath? What even IS wrath? We see clear examples of God judging people harshly all throughout scripture, especially in the Old Testament. What is the purpose of wrath? Mere crime and punishment? God getting angry and doing something about...

by Brian Higgins - 11 months ago

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome – With Mike Neglia

Aaron sits down with Mike Neglia (Calvary Cork, Expositors Collective) to discuss the struggle of “Imposter Syndrome”, a psychological pattern in which one doubts one’s accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. This is something many people in ministry struggle with, including Mike and Aaron. The two get vulnerable about their own struggles with this problem and then dis...

by Brian Higgins - 11 months ago

Does God Punish The World With Pandemics & Natural Disasters? Part 2 Miniseries

When we face some sort of big global crisis, many make statements about how this is certainly proof of God’s wrath and judgment against the world. Aaron and Brian dive into this concept, examining the Prophets’ warnings, specific examples of God’s judgment in the OT, and the importance of context in the metanarrative of Scripture. As usual, there are no easy answers found here, but at the GoodLion Podcast, we want...

by Brian Higgins - 1 year ago

Did God Cause Covid-19 in Order to Punish Specific People? | Tough Questions for the Current Crisis Miniseries P1

The Covid-19 Crisis has been the most challenging thing our world collectively has faced since WWII. For many, a part of that challenge has been the tough theological questions that have been raised about God, His Love, His Judgment, His Mercy, and His plan in all of this. In today’s episode, Aaron & Brian dive into the question: Did God Cause Covid-19 in order to Punish Specific People? They examine some claims b...

by Brian Higgins - 1 year ago

What Exactly is Spiritual Thriving?

Everyone is focused on improving themselves during the COVID-19 crisis, but how does that work spiritually? Most people think of adding a lot of spiritual habits to their daily routine. In this conversation, Aaron and Brian unpack what God really wants out of us and how spiritual thriving is less about doing things for God and more about being with God. ...