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by Brian Higgins - 9 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 - 9 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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...

by Brian Higgins - 1 year ago

What Should We Do with Our Doubts? - Ft. Dominic Done

Aaron Salvato invites pastor and author Dominic Done onto the show to discuss questions about faith and doubt. Questions asked: 1. What has been your biggest crisis of faith, and how did you overcome it? 2. Growing up in the faith can cause a lot of doubts when you start to grow older because you can feel like your faith isn’t YOURS. How ca...

by Brian Higgins - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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? ...