We feature faithful saints who are doing the work of ministry as the Lord equips and builds His church.
A Christian Theology of Authority & Government by Pastor Chris LeDuc
Chris LeDuc, Pastor of Cannon Beach Bible Church, Cannon Beach, OR, joins Bud on this episode to discuss an array of issues faced by the contemporary church. From mandated church shutdowns, to Romans 13, to sphere sovereignty, and to the certain singular hope found only in Christ and His gospel, Pastor LeDuc draws from Scripture, Reformation theology and history, as well as American history to outline a Christian theology of authority and government. Pastor LeDuc is in the midst of preaching "A Christian Theology Of Authority And Government," a highly recommended series which may be found on his church's YouTube channel.
Pastor LeDuc may be found on Facebook HERE.
For more information on his church, please visit the Cannon Beach Bible Church website HERE.
For videos from Pastor LeDuc, please visit the Cannon Beach Bible Church YouTube channel HERE.
His sermon referenced in this podcast, Putting Romans 13 In Its Place, may be heard HERE.
A number of books, authors, and ministries mentioned in this episode are helpful resources for further study. These include the following:
Calvinism: Six Stone Lectures by Abraham Kuyper
Our Program: A Christian Political Manifesto by Abraham Kuyper
Justifying Revolution: The American Clergy's Argument For Political Resistance, 1750-1776 by Gary Steward
Slaying Leviathan: Limited Government And Resistance In The Christian Tradition by Glenn S. Sunshine
A Christian Manifesto by Francis A. Schaeffer
Resistance To Tyrants: Romans 13 And The Christian Duty To Oppose Wicked Rulers by Gordon E. Runyan
The Mission Of God: A Manifesto Of Hope For Society by Joseph Boot
The Ezra Institute
The Bud Zone Podcast With Pastor Tony Hicks
Senior Pastor Tony Hicks of Clifton Baptist Church joins Bud on this episode to discuss a variety of topics including his participation in the most recent Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, TN. The discussion includes topics such as the Ed Litton plagiarism scandal and recent SBC activity regarding sexual abuse and the SBC Executive Committee.
For more information about Clifton Baptist Church, located in Franklinton, Louisiana, please go to CliftonBaptistChurch.net.
Pastor Hicks' Youtube channel may be found HERE.
He may be found on Facebook HERE.
For information regarding some of the current events in the Southern Baptist Convention, we recommend Founders Ministries. Additional resources may be found at the Conservative Baptist Network.
The Bud Zone – G3 Review With Rob Miller
On this episode, Rob Miller joins Bud for a conversation about their attendance at the recent G3 Conference held in Atlanta. From the powerful, expositional preaching to the breakout sessions to the sweet fellowship with other saints, the conversation is encouraging and joyful.
Rob has previously joined The Bud Zone on an episode discussing the Horner Bible Reading Plan. That episode may be found HERE.
Listeners are also encouraged to listen to last week's episode, Faith In An Age of Tyranny, which has been very popular. That episode may be found HERE.
For more information about the G3 Conference, please go to G3Min.Org.
The Bud Zone Podcast: Faith In An Age Of Tyranny
On this episode, Bud is joined by Dr. Andrew Smith and Rochadd Hendrix for a broad discussion of faith and faithfulness during an age of increasing tyranny.
Dr. Andrew Smith may be followed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/andrew.smith.98031506 and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RevAndrewSmith.
For sermons, blog articles, and Dr. Smith's podcast, Today In Church His-Story, please visit his website HERE.
For more information on Dr. Smith's church, please visit the Christ Reformed Community Church website HERE.
As referenced in this episode, please see Dr. Smith's article What The World Needs Now: A Treatise On The Christian World Order.
Rochadd Hendrix may be followed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/rochadd.hendrix
Rochadd is the designer and distributor of the very popular "The Government Is Not God" shirt. Contact him on Facebook to get yours!
Please be sure to listen to the two previous episodes on which Rochadd and Bud discuss the topic of "The Government and God" ...
Government, God, and Rochadd - Part 1
Government, God, And Rochadd - Part 2
Some Suggested Reading:
Calvin’s Institutes, Chapter 20, Of Civil Government
Lex, Rex - Samuel Rutherford
Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos: A Defense Of Liberty Against Tyrants, Stephen Junius Brutus
God’s Terrible Voice In The City, Thomas Vincent
The Quest For Cosmic Justice, Thomas Sowell
The Revolt Of The Public And The Crisis Of Authority In The New Millennium, Martin Gurri
Warning To The West, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Christianity And The State, Rousas John Rushdoony
For Politics: The Christian, The Church And The State, The Ezra Institute, Joseph Boot
For Government: Toward A Christian View Of Authority, The Ezra Institute, Joseph Boot
Coronavirus And The Leadership of The Christian Church: A Sacred Trust Broken, Ernest Springer III, Joel E. Yeager, Daniel O’Roark
The Doctrine Of The Lesser Magistrates: A Proper Resistance To Tyranny And A Repudiation of Unlimited Obedience To Civil Government, Matthew J. Trewhella
Idols For Destruction: The Conflict of Christian Faith and American Culture - Herbert Schlossberg
Justifying Revolution: The American Clergy's Argument for Political Resistance - Gary Steward
The Bud Zone Podcast With Pastor Tedd Mathis
Faith and joy in chaotic times: Pastor Tedd Mathis of Pueblo West Baptist Church, Pueblo West, CO joins Bud for an encouraging and joyful discussion about faith and faithfulness in these chaotic times.
To follow Pastor Tedd on social media, please find him on Facebook and @teddmathis on Twitter.
For more information on Pueblo West Baptist Church, please visit their website HERE or at PuebloWestBaptistChurch.com.
If you would like to be added to Pastor Tedd's daily "Texts From Tedd," please send a text message to him at 719-371-0567 requesting to be added.
For information concerning the upcoming GraceAlone Colorado Conference, please visit the Conference Website HERE or at GraceAloneColorado.com.
In the conversation with Bud, Pastor Tedd mentioned the helpful work of Founders Ministries and their documentary on the dangers of critical race theory/intersectionality. Get more information on this ministry HERE or at Founders.org. The documentary "By What Standard" by Founders Ministries may be found HERE.
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The Bud Zone Podcast With Elizabeth Prata
On this edition of The Bud Zone Podcast, Christian writer Elizabeth Prata joins Bud for an encouraging conversation about her salvation, her writing ministry, and her ministry to women.
Elizabeth is a faithful, prolific Christian author whose many discipleship, devotional, and discernment articles may be found at The-End-Time.Org.
Her podcast, The End Time Blog Podcast can be found on numerous podcast platforms.
Elizabeth may be followed on these social media platforms:
I’ve met Bud and he’s genuine and loves the Lord! It’s good to hear these conversations!
Biblical and Informative
One of the newest podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community. This is a great show!! Bud has super guests and they stick to the Holy Scriptures. It’s very informative about different topics but remains true to God’s Word. Showing that it is relevant to today and how we exegete it does matter!!