Many critics of the Bible have accused God of being guilty of divine or cosmic child abuse. He ordered Abraham to sacrifice his own son Isaac, and God even sacrifice his own Son. Is this considered divine child abuse? It is important to understand the context and the overarching story of Holy Scripture in order to answer this question. Matt and Micah wade through some deeper water to help us understand what God was doing with Abraham and Isaac and His own son Jesus.
Join Matt and Micah as they discuss the responsibilities of a welcoming a guest preacher. Is it fair to ask a guest preacher to tailor his message to a certain theme? How do you handle the invitation at the end of the message? What if the guest preaches something contrary to the scripture or contrary to what a pastor has been teaching his people?
Join Matt and Micah as they give some helpful insight into the Old Testament laws concerning clean and unclean animals. Many Christians struggle understanding why God would prohibit his people to eat certain kinds of animals. On this podcast, you will hear that God’s intention was to give illustrations of purity to His people by using food and other common things like clothing and property.
Matt and Micah jump back into the podcast after a long break with a conversation about what God has been laying on their hearts to preach and teach. They offer great insight on some subjects such as the book of Mark and Ephesians and how they plan their preaching.
Matt is joined by special guest Marty Hurt, Minister of Music at Gaston Baptist Church in Booneville, MS. Matt and Marty have the privilege to serve together as worship leaders and friends. In this episode they discuss the origins of Christian worship and some of the practical aspects of corporate worship that provide constant conversation for them as they work together to lead a local church.
Why are we here? What has gone wrong with the world? What do we do to fix it? Matt and Micah discuss the importance of answering these questions and more as they survey the major worldview categories. How one views the world will determine how he or she will live.
Join Matt and Micah as they took a look at the landscape of the four New Testament Gospels. When these four writings are combined, we get a complete story of Jesus and what He came to do.
Matt and Micah examine some of the aspects of the 400 year period between the Old and New Testaments that are critical for students of the Bible. What happened after the final years of the Old Testament? When we open the pages of the New Testament, why is it a whole new world?
Join Matt and Micah as they record on location in Andrews, North Carolina at Snowbird Youth Camp. They take time to sit down with Brody Holloway, the director of Snowbird, to talk about his testimony and the story of the camp. Brody shares their philosophy of student camp ministry and how God has been at work over the last number of years to expand their influence in other ministry areas.
Matt and Micah are joined by special guest Zach Mabry who serves as Program Director and Worship Leader at Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters (SWO) Youth Camp in Andrews, North Carolina. Zach has been leading students in worship for years and he offers keen insight into the philosophy of worship at SWO. He takes time out of the busy camp schedule to sit down with the Gospel Reign cohosts and share his heart for seeing students meet together to worship the Lord.
Check out this incredible camp at www.swoutfitters.com.