19 episodes

Mike Sternad and Anthony Rea discuss topics on faith, life, society, etc with a heart to examine challenging issues using a biblical perspective.

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Mike Sternad and Anthony Rea discuss topics on faith, life, society, etc with a heart to examine challenging issues using a biblical perspective.

    The Role of the Assistant Pastor

    The Role of the Assistant Pastor

    Mike and Anthony talk to Paul Hammontree and try to break the record for how many times the word 'pastor' is said in 45 minutes as they discuss topics like duties, functions, pitfalls, and relationships related to Assistant Pastors from various perspectives.

    • 45 min
    Leaving a Major Denomination, Cancer, and Suffering - Paul Hammontree

    Leaving a Major Denomination, Cancer, and Suffering - Paul Hammontree

    Anthony interviews Paul Hammontree on leaving the Lutheran church, planting a church in Louisiana, his cancer battle and why God allows His saints to suffer. 

    https://www.calvarybr.org
    https://mountainlife.church

    • 48 min
    A Retrospective with Gayle Erwin

    A Retrospective with Gayle Erwin

    Mike interviews Gayle Erwin, author of The Jesus Style. Gayle shares first hand experiences that have marked his life and ministry as a servant ranging from his youth in Mississippi to serving God's people in Africa. 

    https://www.servant.org

    • 34 min
    Anxiety and Depression - Jaime Solis

    Anxiety and Depression - Jaime Solis

    Mike interviews Jaime Solis on the common conditions of anxiety and depression and discusses how those are often overlooked or misunderstood in the church. 

    • 14 min
    Calvary Chapel in the Deep South - Sandy Adams

    Calvary Chapel in the Deep South - Sandy Adams

    Pastor Sandy Adams of Calvary Chapel Stone Mountain, GA discusses his experiences over four decades of pastoring a non-denominational Church in the Bible Belt. Topics include the challenges found in the early days of ministry, advice to church planters, racial reconciliation, and lasting excitement for ministry. 

    https://calvarycsm.com

    • 58 min
    Considering Contentment - Jeff Gipe

    Considering Contentment - Jeff Gipe

    Mike Sternad interviews Pastor Jeff Gipe on the issue of contentment answering questions concerning the the cause and cure of discontentment in our lives. 

    https://www.jeffegipe.com
    https://newcreationhb.com
    Amazon link to Jeff's book: https://tinyurl.com/yanfhwbk

    • 30 min

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Anthony and Mike are great. They take topics that might scare some to talk about but they speak so biblically and easy about it. Everyone should listen.

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