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Star 88This archive contains segments that have been discontinued and are no longer aired, including Shock Therapy Live and Theology Thursday. These podcasts will no longer be updated, but past shows are available for listening and download.

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Below are the episodes from the podcast.

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  2/25/2016 Thinking About Modern Day Slavery, the End Times, Demonic Possession, and More!
What's up guys and gals? Today is Shine a Light on Slavery day, so we're joined by our boy BNix to continue that discussion (listen to the whole Morning Invasion podcast from today...you won't regret it!) and we delve into some end times discussion, the question of whether or not a christian can be possessed, and more. Tune in and put on your thinking cap!
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  2/24/2016 Not Exactly Shock Therapy Live
What's up guys and gals? Today we're talking all about social media activism ("slacktivism") and whether or not it actually matters or has any effect. Pastor Nate's not here, but tune in for a fun, introspective hour of The Morning Invasion right here!
   
  2/11/2016 Thinking About Anxiety, Paul's Thorn, Lent, and More!
What's up, Theology buffs and buffettes?!? Tune in today as BNix, Dex, Stevo, Teo and special guest Tim Skipper from House of Heroes discuss erasing memories/fears and the spiritual implications of that, theories about what Paul's thorn was, other savior figures with parallels to Christ, and more! Check it out!
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  2/4/2016 Thinking About Contemplative Prayer
Welcome to another fun edition of Theology Thursday! Today our boy Bnix is out for his anniversary, but we're happy to welcome in Stephen Christian and (via phone) his friend Chris Heuertz, author and director of Gravity, a center for contemplative activism! We talk a little bit about community and what "contemplative prayer" actually is and how it can be a vital tool for every Christian! RESOURCES REFERENCED: "Simple Spirituality" and "Unexpected Gifts: Discovering the Way of Community" by Chris Heuertz "The Practice of the Presence of God" by Brother Lawrence
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  2/3/2016 Purity, Falling from Grace, and Cats
Let's get straight into this week's edition of Shock Therapy Live! Pastor Nate Heitzig is live in studio to answer some tough questions from listeners and to share his thoughts on Stevo's psychological stereotyping via hot wings list. Check it out!
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  1/28/2016 Bible Difficulties, The Holy Spirit, and More!
Welcome to a solid hour of thinking with our boy Pastor Brian Nixon! Today we discuss difficulties with the Biblical texts, the role of the Holy Spirit in daily life, and a whole lot more. (No flat Earth though.) Resources Referenced: Norman Geisler's series on Gospel Variations "Surprised by Hope" by N.T. Wright
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  1/27/2016 Addiction, Gender-Reassignment, and Problems with the Church
Welcome to another edition of Shock Therapy Live! Today we've got Pastor Nate Heitzig in to talk about those really tough questions that pop up in the day to day life of the modern day Christian. Tune in for some tough questions (and answers) about addiction, doubts and faith, and a whole lot more.
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  1/21/2016 Music, Adultery, Purgatory, and Pastoral Failure
It's time to take some time to think about it with Pastor Brian Nixon on today's Theology Thursday hour! We've got some tough questions today dealing with a bevy of topics including music, adultery and divorce and moving on, the protestant take on purgatory, and pastoral failure. Shooo! Sit down, hang out, and think about it with us!
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  1/20/2016 Weed in the Workplace and Teachable Moments
It's time for this week's Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig and we are so excited to welcome his wife, Janae! She adds a solid voice and vital voice to the conversation, so tune in and get ready for a great discussion. Is it ok to smoke weed (any amount) if you're a Christian? How do you teach your children about these things? Today we talk all about it!
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  1/14/2016 Welcome to The Morning Invasion!
It's a new year and with it comes a new morning show! Your Theology Thursday boys are joined by Dex for the first edition of a deep thinking morning Invasion! In light of the passing of David Bowie, we discuss the christian's role in mourning when it comes to artists or the like that aren't professing believers and how their impact on our world can still be appreciated. We also talk New Earth Creationism and different dimensions and how that works with faith! Tune in for a great hour of deep thinking!
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  1/13/2016 Shock Therapy Live with Dex!
It's time for an all-new version of Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Dex! Tackling the tough questions and giving out solid, biblically-based advice, this show is for those tough spots in life that you might need to talk out to walk through! Tune in for the discussion!
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  12/31/2015 Theology Thursday 12/31/2015: The Final Broadcast of 2015: Resolutions, Addiction, and More!
That's right folks, it's the final Theology Thursday of 2015! Tune in to hear more about a theological take on New Year's Resolutions, a question about traditions vs. guidance of the Spirit, and a conversation about addiction. Enjoy it!
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  12/17/2015 Theology Thursday 12/17/2015: An Interview with Joshua Ryan Butler about "The Skeletons in God's Closet"
Today we're stoked to bring you an interview with author Joshua Ryan Butler about his new book "The Skeletons in God's Closet" and how he's using new examples to shift some old paradigms about Hell, Judgement, and Holy War. Check it out! Resources Referenced: www.joshuaryanbutler.com
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  12/10/2015 Theology Thursday 12/10/2015: A Zombie Nativity, Donald Trump, and Christian Freedom
It's time for a THICK edition of Theology Thursday wherein we discuss many political type things. A man in Ohio has a zombie-themed nativity that he says he is being forced to remove because of people finding it offensive and we take the discussion to the steps of religious liberty. Donald Trump has called for a ban on all Muslims...how does the Christian respond to that? Listen in to hear the discussion! Resources Referenced: "War and Peace: From Genesis to Revelation" by Vernard Eller
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  12/3/2015 Theology Thursday 12/03/2015: Mass Shootings, God and Evil, and the Power of Prayer
Today we dive deep into the current topic of mass shootings and the Christian response. The New York Daily News recently labeled some politicians' calls for prayer (concerning the San Bernardino shootings)"empty platitudes" and Dr. Brian Nixon and the boys discuss the role and effectiveness of prayer in times like these. Tune in for a good one! Resources Referenced: "If God, Why Evil?" by Norman Geisler "The End of Christianity" by William B. Dembski "God, Freedom, and Evil" by Alvin Plantiga "Tough Questions about God and His Actions in the Old Testament" by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. "Why Suffering" by Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale (and more!)
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  12/2/2015 Shock Therapy Live 12/02/2015: Doubting Your Faith, Questions on the Job, and Fighting for a Marriage
It's true! It's real! It's actually an ALL NEW edition of Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig! Today he walks through some tough topics with a few listeners and it's time for you to listen in!
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  11/19/2015 Theology Thursday 11/19/2015: An Interview with Terry Glaspey
Welcome back friends! Today we're joined by Author Terry Glaspey to discuss his book "75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know" and the tension and beauty that exist between Christianity and the arts. Tune in for a solidly fun interview! Resources Referenced: "75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know" by Terry Glaspey "Who's Afraid of Modern Art?" by Daniel Siedell "Culture Care" by Makoto Fujimura
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  11/5/2015 Theology Thursday 11/05/2015: The Theology of Giving (Crew Week!!!)
It's Crew Week here at Star88, so Pastor Brian Nixon comes into Theology Thursday bringing the gift of generosity...or at least some theology behind giving. Check it out!
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  10/29/2015 Theology Thursday 10/29/2015: Prayer, the Arts, and More
Welcome back, friends! Today we've got the whole gang in studio to talk about prayer, the collision of arts and faith, and more! What happens when our "christian" art is nothing more than one dimensional? How can the arts truly reflect the utmost creativity of our Creator? Tune in and join the discussion! Resources Referenced: "Whose Afraid of Modern Art?" by Daniel Siedell "Imagine" by Steve Turner "75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know" by Terry Glaspey
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  10/28/2015 Shock Therapy Live 10/28/2015: Faith on the Job
Today Pastor Nate Heitzig comes into studio to have a great discussion about faith on the job, relationships, and more. Tune in for the fun!
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  10/22/2015 Theology Thursday 10/22/2015: Sta(r)tic Radio
It's time for Theology Thursday, but what do Stevo and Teo do when both Brian Nixon AND Stephen Christian can't do the show? They have an epic discussion anyway! We discuss a story out of Argentina featuring an art exhibit showcasing the obsession with culture's standard of beauty...using a "Virgin Mary Barbie" and a "Crucifixion Ken!" Where do we draw the line between art and blasphemy? What about other arts such as movies, music, tv? We talk all about it today, so tune in!
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  10/21/2015 Shock Therapy Live 10/21/2015: Hang Therapy Live and More
It's another quiet day at Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig, but never fear; a listener question gets the convo going and the noggins a'thinkin. Check it out!
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  10/15/2015 Theology Thursday 10/15/2015: Infertility, Jesus and Politics, Church History, and Animal Souls
It's time for another Theology Thursday with Stevo, Teo, and Pastor Brian Nixon! Stephen Christian is out of town, but your boys have a great conversation about the intersecting of faith and politics, ethics, and more! Tune in for another good one. Resources Referenced: "Living Water" by Chuck Smith
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  10/14/2015 Shock Therapy Live 10/14/2015: Fellowship and Advice
Tune in for today's show as we hang out and just talk about life with Pastor Nate Heitzig!
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  10/8/2015 Theology Thursday 10/08/2015: Teo and Bnix Go Solo
Hola, Theology Thursday nerds! Today we've got a brand new podcast for you, but with a twist...it's only Teo and Bnix! Today we're talking about a ton of stuff, but with only two guys?!? Is it another sign of the end times? With Stevo on vacation and Stephen Christian in some lame meeting, can the show survive? Tune in to find out!
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  10/7/2015 Shock Therapy Live 10/07/2015: Living Life and Baseball
It's time for an all-new Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Teo! Tune in to hear them discuss baseball, life, and of course dole out advice of the biblical kind. Also, listen in to hear Teo be really, really quiet. Check it out!
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  9/30/2015 Shock Therapy Live 09/30/2015: Christian Dating or Not-Dating Tactics, Worship Leader Issues, and How We as a Church Relate to Foreign People
There's a lot to dig into in today's edition of Shock Therapy Live featuring Pastor Nate Heitzig and special guest Janae Heitzig! We cover everything from Christians using dating apps to find that special someone to instances in the Bible when people lie to further the gospel. Check it out!
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  9/23/2015 Shock Therapy Live 09/23/2015: The End of the World as We Know It and Juggalos
Welcome back to an all-new Shock Therapy Live featuring Pastor Nate Heitzig. Today we talk about scripture in and out of context and how it's been used in reference to everything from binding demons to justifying masturbation and even liking the Insane Clown Posse. Tune in for a good discussion!
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  9/17/2015 Theology Thursday 09/17/2015: More on Date-Setters, Neo-Platonic Influence on Eschatology, and Genocide in the Bible
Hola Theology Thursday faithfuls! Today we're carrying on some of the convo from last week; Date-Setters and all things End-Times. We're also sad to report that Pastor Jarrett Petero won't be joining us for the program for the foreseeable future, as his responsibilities at Calvary Santa Fe will be keeping him busy. Don't fret though, we've still got Pastor Brian Nixon, Stephen Christian, and Stevo and Teo along for the ride. Listen in!
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  9/10/2015 Theology Thursday 09/10/2015: Regarding Kim Davis and Date-Setting the End Times
Hello Theology folks! Today we've got Pastor Brian Nixon, Stephen Christian, Stevo, Teo, AND Pastor Nate Heitzig, who pops in to join the discussion on Kim Davis (the Kentucky clerk who was jailed and released recently). Stephen also brings up the topic of End Times pastors who specialize in predicting the exact date and time of Jesus' return and why they can't be trusted. Check it out!
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  9/3/2015 Theology Thursday 09/03/2015: Q & A with Dr. Norman Geisler
Hola friends! Today we have a very special edition of Theology Thursday featuring none other than Dr. Norman Geisler! Tune in for some solid talk about his new book, "The Bible's Answers to 100 of Life's Biggest Questions." We cover questions on truth, moral dilemmas, and the future (as it pertains to end-times prophecies.) Dr. Geisler also sneaks in some pretty good one-liners here and there, so look out for those. Resources Referenced (all by Dr. Geisler): "Chosen But Free" "The Christian Ethic of Love" "Origin Science"
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  9/2/2015 Shock Therapy Live 09/02/2015: Now with more Heitzig!
Today is a super sweet and very special Shock Therapy Live as we welcome in not only Pastor Nate Heitzig, but also his amazing wife Janae! Tune in for a fresh perspective (from a woman even!) as we tackle some tough questions about loneliness and relationships on the first September (ALREADY?!?) episode of Shock Therapy Live!
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  8/27/2015 Theology Thursday 08/27/2015: Three Definitions of "Death," the Origin of Cain's Wife, and Justified Divorce
What's up Theology Thursday crew? Today we've got a fresh, great-smelling podcast straight out of the oven just for you! Today we've got Pastor Jarrett Petero live in studio and we have some really deep conversation about death and differing definitions of the term within scripture, when divorce is justified, and where Cain's wife came from. Check it out!
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  8/26/2015 Shock Therapy Live 08/26/2015: Hard-times in Life, Struggling with Mental Disorder, and How to Pursue a Blossoming Friendship
It's time for another Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo and Teo! Today we talk bipolar disorder, new relationships, financial struggle, and more. Check it out!
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  8/20/2015 Theology Thursday 08/20/2015: Studio Questions Because the Phones are Down
Welcome to another brand new Theology Thursday! Unfortunately the phones are down, Jarret's out, AND Stephen's out, but we still have a great podcast waiting for you. Today boys field some tough email questions to BNix and we end up having a deep show. Check it out!
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  8/13/2015 Theology Thursday 08/13/2015: Social Justice and Evangelism; Mutually Exclusive or Would-Be Best Friends?
It's time for another Theology Thursday friends! Today Pastor Brian Nixon, Stephen Christian, Stevo and Matteo break it down theologically and even invite some friends along! Speaking on the invisible line between evangelism and social justice, our boy Milam Byers from Food for the Hungry calls in to provide a little insight. Check it out! Resources Referenced: Francis Schaffer, "Pollution and the Death of Man" and "Art and the Bible" Steve Turner, "Imagine" and "Popcultured" Daniel Siedell, "God in the Gallery" Peter Harris, "Under Bright Wings: A Rocha Story" A Rocha: http://www.arocha.org/en/
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  8/12/2015 Shock Therapy Live 08/12/2015: Happy Bday Matteo! Here's the Heaviest Shock Therapy Live Ever!
Hey guys and gals, tune in today for a very heavy Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig! Today's questions mostly pertain to marriage and divorce, so get out the tissues and furrow those eyebrows!
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  8/6/2015 Theology Thursday 08/06/2015: The Golden Ratio, Song of Solomon, Relating to a Skeptic, and Cormac McCarthy
I know what you're thinking....YES! It IS a brand spankin' new Theology Thursday right here waiting for you. The gang's all here, and today we've got a bevy of topics to get that thinker ticking. Go ahead and hop into your favorite contemplative thinking place and let's get to it!
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  8/5/2015 Shock Therapy Live 08/05/2015: Special Edition Inteview with Laurie Coombs
Tune in today to hear a very special interview with author Laurie Coombs about her new book, "Letters from My Father’s Murderer: A Journey of Forgiveness." We don't have Pastor Nate Heitzig in today, but man...it's an intense convo. Could you find a way to forgive a murderer? Don't miss her story!
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  7/29/2015 Shock Therapy Live 07/29/2015: The Proper Time to Leave a Ministry, Compromising Faith on the Job, and Special Guest Joe Rickard!
Welcome back friends! Today we've got a brand new Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Matteo, AND our good friend and very special guest Joe Rickard (Islander, Red, The Wedding). Tune in for some solid answers to tough questions!
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  7/23/2015 Theology Thursday 07/23/2015: Heaven and More
Hola amigos and amigas! Today we've got a brand new Theology Thursday just for you, fresh out of the kitchen and smelling just fine! Today your chefs are Dr. Brian Nixon, Stephen Christian, Stevo and Matteo and we're talking about Heaven and differing perspectives. Check it out! Resources Referenced: "Heaven" by Randy Alcorn "Simply Christian" by N.T. Wright "Suprised by Hope" by N.T. Wright "The Great Divorce" by C.S. Lewis
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  7/2/2015 Theology Thursday 07/02/2015: The Boys are Back in Town!
Tune in today as we pack the studio full with Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarret Petero, our bud Stephen Christian, and of course Stevo and Matteo. Not only do we have a ton of folks on the mic, but we have many questions too! From Adam and Eve to racism to bellybuttons, we've got it all!
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  7/1/2015 Shock Therapy Live 07/01/2015: Fourth of July Edition
Join Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Matteo as they take in a bevy of questions all about relationships, relating to non-christian friends, and of course...medical marijuana.
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  6/25/2015 Theology Thursday 06/25/2015 with Danno and the Burg
Check out a special Theology Thursday with Danno and the Burg!
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  6/24/2015 Shock Therapy Live 06/24/2015: Untitled
Check out a great podcast of Shock Therapy Live...right now!
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  6/18/2015 Theology Thursday 06/18/2015: Following Jesus and Faith Comes By Hearing
Today for Theology Thursday, we have a very special broadcast from the "war room" at Faith Comes by Hearing in Albuquerque, NM! Listen in for some great stories about the ministry of FCBH, as well as personal stories about what it means to practically follow Jesus.
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  6/10/2015 Shock Therapy Live 06/10/2015: J-Dubs, Mo-Mos, Rom-Coms, Non-Noms, and Non-Coms
We're stoked to bring you another great podcast of Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig! Today we get questions about family members in cults and how to hang with them, being single and having friends who are married/engaged/dating and how to hang with them, and just people in general and...how to hang with them! Wondering what those words in the subject line mean? Listen in and learn!
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  6/4/2015 Theology Thursday 06/04/2015: Cosomoly, Polygamy, and the Water Canopy Theory
Today is another great edition of Theology Thursday as we continue to welcome in our bud Stephen Christian in to help with the show along with Pastor Brian Nixon and Stevo and Teo. Today we cover a wide-range of topics; everything from pologamy to cosmology...and that's just the first twenty minutes! Listen in and maybe even learn something!
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  6/3/2015 Shock Therapy Live 06/03/2015: Finding Identity in Family
Pastor Nate Heitzig is back and today we're talking about identity, contentment, and the family. Check it out!
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  5/28/2015 Theology Thursday 05/28/2015: Tattoos, Bethel Music, Hyper-Calvinism, and Formal Church Discipline
Welcome to a SUPER cool edition of Theology Thursday! Today we welcome Mr. Stephen Christian (he of Anberlin fame) into the fold of our fair podcast, and he throws out some straight WISDOM from the heart as we tackle some pretty heavy questions. Today we talk about a spiritual cornucopia of subjects, including tattoos, hyper-calvinism, Bethel Music's ministry (is it a cult!?!?), and we have an intense discussion on church discipline. LOTS to hear in this podcast, so tune in and enjoy.
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  5/21/2015 Theology Thursday 05/21/2015: Angelology
What's up ladies and gents!?! It's time for another heavenly edition of Theology Thursday because today we're talking about Angels. No, not the baseball team from Anaheim...or the fictional baseball team from the Disney movie starring Christopher Lloyd. No, we're talking actual, biblical angels. Pastors Brain Nixon and Jarrett Petero take your boys Stevo and Teo on a journey of...angelic proportions. You get it.
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  5/14/2015 Theology Thursday 05/14/2015: Disasters, Prayer, the Angel of Death, and Finding a Balanced Church
On today's edition of Theology Thursday, Pastor Brian Nixon, Stevo, and Teo press on without surgery-laden Jarrett Petero, but things are good! Today we've got some questions about the difference between the angel of death and Satan, the power (and purpose) of prayer, and BNix tells the story of his sister who survived the recent train derailment in Pennsylvania. There's more too...so listen in! Resources Referenced: "If God, Why Evil?" by Norman Geisler "God, Freedom, and Evil" by Alvin Plantingua
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  5/13/2015 Marriage Questions, Raising a Family Post-Divorce, and When to Leave a Church Led by a Family Member
Happy day, friends! Welcome to another edition of Shock Therapy Live, where listeners call, email, or facebook in questions of the personal kind! Today we have a couple questioning the purpose of marriage after already both going through divorces, a family trying to navigate a father coming out as gay, and a pastor's son questioning when the right time to leave his dad's church would be. Sit back and listen in to another great Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig!
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  5/7/2015 Theology Thursday: 05/07/2015: Pnuematology and The National Day of Prayer
Theology Thursday returns on the National Day of Prayer this week, so your theological boys Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero are in the house bringing you some words on Pnuematology (the study of the Holy Spirit) and how that relates to prayer. What's the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer? Does the Spirit even play a role? Find out more today. We've also got some great listener questions and more lame hijinks from Stevo and Teo. Have some fun!
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  4/30/2015 Theology Thursday: 04/30/2015: Natural Disasters, Speaking Out Against False Doctrine, the Purpose of the Gifts and More
Good day Theology Thursday Listener! Today the boys tackle questions about natural disasters and God's role in them, the purpose of spiritual gifts, pastors leaving churches without an action plan, and more. Listen in for all the theological fun! Resources Referenced: "Is This a God of Love?" by Dr. A.E. Wilder Smith "Living Water" by Chuck Smith
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  4/29/2015 Calling and Taking Steps Forward into God's Will for Your Life
Today's Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate is all about calling and pursuing God's will in your life. We all know that pastors and theologians are called by God, but what about the artist? The EMT? The fast food worker? Tune in today and hear what Pastor Nate has to say about God's calling.
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  4/23/2015 Theology Thursday: 04/23/2015: Eschatology 101
After a listener emails in a question about differing theological views on the rapture, The TT squad decides to tackle a Theology Thursday focus on Eschatology. Listen in as Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero school Stevo and Teo in the arts and sciences of the end times. Resources Referenced: "The Final Act" by Chuck Smith "Blood Moons Rising" by Mark Hitchcock "From God to Us" by Norman Geisler "God's Inerrant Word" by John Warwick Montgomery
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  4/22/2015 Saving a Second Marriage, Earning the Right to Love Someone, and Dealing with a Little Persecution at Home
On today's Shock Therapy Live (USSR Space Program), Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Teo dive into some issues of the relational and personal kind, and even have a little fun along the way. Today we hear from a listener struggling with his faith at home, another who wants to show love to a co-worker with a completely different lifestyle and belief system, and a third trying to save her second marriage. There's all that and more on today's STL podcast!
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  4/16/2015 Theology Thursday: 04/16/2015: The Actual Location of Heaven, Raising Kids As Jesus Would, Beers and Bible Study, and the Human Soul
It's back again! Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero join Stevo and Teo in the AM for Star 88's Theology Thursday! Today we have some great discussion on an assortment of topics, so buckle down and listen in. Resources Referenced: "Heaven" by Randy Alcorn "The Soul: How We Know It's Real and Why It Matters" by J.P. Moreland
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  4/15/2015 Fostering an Unbroken Home and Being a Friend to Someone Walking Away from Faith
Welcome to a Tax Day Edition of Shock...wait, I mean USSR Space Program (pew! pew!). Today Pastor Nate, Stevo, and even Matteo throw out advice to listeners concerning broken homes and fostering an unbroken home, preparing to be a Christian summer camp team member, and how to be a friend to friends that might be wavering in their faith. Nate also changes the name of the show. You'll hear it.
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  4/9/2015 Theology Thursday: 04/09/2015: Dr. Steven Collins and the Search for the Real Sodom
Today we've got Dr. Steven Collins in for our first edition of Theology Thursday on the all-new Star88! Listen in as Dr. Collins, Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero, and of course Stevo and Teo discuss the actual archeological evidence concerning Sodom.
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  4/8/2015 The All-New Shock Therapy Live
Welcome to the first edition of Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig on Star88fm! What do you do when a fellow worker at church has started smoking pot before showing up to help at Awana? What about when your cousin takes advantage of you letting him stay with you for a while, but he's making no moves to make his life better? What about when life just weighs you down? Tune in for some answers to these questions and more on Star88's Shock Therapy Live!
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  4/2/2015 Theology Thursday 04/02/105: A Discussion With Dr. John C. Lennox
This is the best Theology Thursday ever. 'Nuff said. -matteo Resources Referenced: All of Dr. Lennox's books and debates. 'Nuff said.
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  3/19/2015 Theology Thursday: 03/19/2015: The Unpardonable Sin, Calvinism, Christopher Hitchens, and Legal Marijuana
Hope you're ready for a great discussion during Theology Thursday today! Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero tackle a few great questions about predestination, legal marijuana, and the new athiesm. Check it out! Resources Referenced: "God is Not Great" by Christopher Hitchens Debate between William Lane Craig and Christopher Hitchens Transcript: http://www.reasonablefaith.org/does-god-exist-craig-vs-hitchens-apr-2009 "Is God Great? - A Debate with Christopher Hitchens and John Lennox" Alistair McGrath and Christopher Hitchens Debate: http://library.fora.tv/2007/10/11/Christopher_Hitchens_Debates_Alister_McGrath
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  3/18/2015 Shock Therapy Live!
Get ready for some great discussion about life, relationships, marriage, and who knows what else with Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo in today's edition of Shock Therapy Live!
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  3/5/2015 Theology Thursday 03/05/2015: Jarrett's Trip to the Middle East and the Inerrancy of Scripture
Today we continue the discussion started last week on the inerrancy of Scripture and Scriptural authority, and we also get a little recap from Jarrett's trip with Pastor Skip (rhyme) and Reload Love to the Middle East. Listen in for some good stuff. Resources Referenced: "Defending Inerrancy" by Norman Geisler "Can We Still Believe the Bible?" by Craig Bloomberg
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  3/4/2015 Questions Concerning Sex, Respect, Re-marriage, and Work Relationships
It's time for this week's edition of Shock Therapy Live and Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo take some tough questions about sex after marriage and how to truly love and respect your spouse in a biblical way. We hear from a few listeners today, so buckle in and get ready for a great Shock Therapy Live!
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  2/26/2015 Theology Thursday 02/26/2015: Beginning the Discussion on "Biblicism"
Today Pastor Brian Nixon, Steveo and Matteo take the Theology Thursday Focus back to Bibliology and talk a little bit about "biblicism." We also hear from our listeners and take some calls and email questions. Check it out guys and gals! Resources Referenced: "God, Freedom, and Evil" by Alvin Plantinga "If God, Why Evil?" by Norman Geisler
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  2/25/2015 Working Through Depression, Absolute Truth , and Long Distance Relationships
On today's edition of Shock Therapy Live, Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo from Team Awesome Morning Party (along with Matteo) dig in deep with some tough questions from listeners. Relationships, absolute truth, and everything in between crops up in a great hour of personal issues and truth from the Word. Check it out!
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  2/19/2015 Theology Thursday 02/19/2015: Ash Wednesday, The Da Vinci Code, More Controversial Comments from Rob Bell, and the Church and the Gay Community
It's time again for Theology Thursday! We talk about every single thing mentioned in the title of this podcast as well as Christology, which is our Theology Thursday Focus this week. Check it out! Resources Referenced: "The Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel "Know the Creeds and Counsels" by Justin Holcomb
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  2/18/2015 Relationships, Relationships, Relationships :D
Today is ALL about relationships. Dating, listening, letting go of past jealousies...it's all here! Listen in as Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo from Team Awesome Morning Party help some listeners out with some sweet listener life questions.
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  2/12/2015 Theology Thursday 02/12/2015: Predestination, Tongues, The Serpant Seed Theory, and Katy Perry
Today is a really great Theology Thursday podcast and we're stoked you're listening! Today we cover a great range of topics and even have a Theology Thursday Focus on Bibliology. From predestination to Katy Perry receiving a word from the Lord, we cover it all. Check it out! Resources Referenced: "Charisma Vs. Charismania" by Chuck Smith "From God to Us" by Norman Geisler "The Canon of Scripture" by F.F. Bruce "Chosen But Free" by Norman Geisler
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  2/11/2015 Further Discussion on Marriage Strife, Church-Hopping, and More!
It's time for Shock Therapy Live! Listen in as Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo take listener questions and emails and try to tackle those tough issues that can often fill up journal/diary pages in the lives of believers. Today the boys talk about marriage communication, church-hopping, and meeting people where they are with Christ's love. Check it out!
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  2/4/2015 Appropriate and Inappropriate Signs of Affection and Taking Things to Extremes
Welcome to another sweet podcast of Shock Therapy Live featuring Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo from Team Awesome Morning Party! Today the guys tackle tough topics ranging from appropriate signs of affection between family members to an asian teen cutting off his hand in order to quit his internet addiction. We also learn more about Jesus Love People (www.jesuslovespeople.com), the amazing study currently happening at Calvary Albuquerque!
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  1/29/2015 Theology Thursday 01/29/2015: Alien Life, the Origin of Ethnicity, Cultural Filters on the Gospel, and the All-New Theology Thursday Focus
Hello again fellow theology-buffs! Today Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero are back in the studio with Team Awesome Morning Party for a late January edition of Theology Thursday! We start off strong with some conversation on alien life and whether it can fit into a biblical-worldview (universe-view?), the origin of Ethnicity, cultural filters that we might not know we place on the Gospel, and we introduce a new segment within Theology Thursday! In Theology Thursday Focus, we take a closer look at the different categories of study within Theology, and we start today with a definition and discussion about Theology Proper. Check it out! Resources Referenced: Hugh Ross: http://www.reasons.org/about/who-we-are/hugh-ross "Knowing God" by J. I. Packer "God is Love" by Gerald Bray "Knowledge of the Holy" by A.W. Tozer Science: The Punnet Square :)
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  1/28/2015 Strife Within Marriages and Jesus Jukes
It's time for another Shock Therapy Live and today Stevo and Pastor Nate Heitzig answer questions about marriages that are serious trouble, the new Calvary Albuquerque series called Jesus Loves People, and even the definition of a "Jesus Juke." Check it out! Do you ever have a question for the guys? Please email it to studio@mystaticradio.com with "shock therapy live" in the subject line! We definitely keep it anonymous if you'd like, so don't hold back. Thanks for listening!
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  1/22/2015 Theology Thursday 01/22/2014: Gnostic Works, the
Today Theology Thursday goes deep into the history of the Bible as we discuss discrepancies, translations, and interpretative error. We also talk a little about the Gnostic movement throughout history and the question of those books belonging in the Bible. Listen in as Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero take calls and emails and answer some tough questions on the minds of many listeners. Resources Referenced: "How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It" by Skip Heitzig "The Canon of Scripture" by F.F. Bruce "From God to Us" by Norman Geisler "Journey From Texts to Translations" by Paul Wegner Also, check out this PDF written by our very own Dr. Brian Nixon giving more insight into different translations of the Bible!
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  1/21/2015 More Family Matters, Wearing Cologne at Church, and Going Out on the Town
It's time for another edition of Shock Therapy Live and Pastor Nate and Stevo are ready for your questions! Listen in as they tackle a listener's familial issues, abiding by the checks in our spirit, and even singing some Neil Diamond. Yeah, Neil.
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  1/15/2015 Theology Thursday 01/15/2015: Repentance and Forgiveness, Transgender People and the Fall, and Messianic Jew/ Christian Relationships
It's another Theology Thursday ready for you! Today we cover a huge range of topics, including depression, transgender lifestyles, forgiveness and repentance (and which must come first), and even a family struggling with tension because Messianic Jewish and Christian practices and their differences. Put your thinking cap on and let Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero take you on a theological journey!
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  1/14/2015 Shock Therapy Live Returns for 2015!
We've got the first episode of Shock Therapy Live for 2015 waiting right here for you in this podcast! Today Pastor Nate and Stevo discuss friendships between believers and unbelievers, overcoming cultural and racial boundaries with love, and Pastor Skip Heitzig's upcoming series Jesus Loves People! Check out www.jesuslovespeople.com and get in the know!
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  1/8/2015 Theology Thursday 01/08/2015: A Gamut of Topics to Kick-Off the New Year!
Welcome to 2015, Theology Thursday listener! Today, Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero help Matteo and DJBossman Dan (Stevo is on vacation) get through a great heap of listener questions and ideas! We've got questions of Mythological figures and their relation to the truth/Christ, the History Channel's take on the Ark of the Covenant and its possible nuclear characteristics/ alien origin, a viral video naming a certain energy drink brand as the mark of the beast, and even a question about Christianity and marijuana use. Lots of direct scripture references and personal stories help move the conversation along, so listen in!
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  12/18/2014 Theology Thursday 12/18/2014: The Theological Implications of the Sony Hack, the Bema Seat, and Humility
It's time for the final Theology Thursday of the year! Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarret Petero and even Stevo and Matteo get in on the game today! We have a fascinating discussion on fear culture, humility, the eternality of God, Preterism, Gap Theory, and more! Listen in for a solid show that caps off the year nicely! Resources Referenced: "Contending with Christianity's Critics" by William Lane Craig "God is Good, God is Great" by William Lane Craig & Chad Meister "The Devil's Delusion" by David Berlinski (and more!)
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  12/11/2014 Theology Thursday 12/11/2014: A Discussion with Nathan Foster; Author.
It's time for another edition of Theology Thursday, and today is a treat because both Pastors Brian Nixon AND Jarrett Petero are out and Stevo and Matteo are left to try to save this sinking ship. Luckily, author Nathan Foster calls in to tell us all about his new book, "The Making of an Ordinary Saint: My Journey From Frustration to Joy with the Spiritual Disciplines!" Nathan Foster is an associate professor of social work and theology at Spring Arbor University, and is the son of Richard J. Foster, theologian and author of the now-classic "Celebration of Discipline." Don't miss this great conversation!
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  12/4/2014 Theology Thursday 12/04/2014: Miracles in Modern Times
A recent story about a Christian family trying to pray a deceased relative back to life (while hiding the body for at least 6 months) spurs a great discussion about miracles, healing, and things of that nature. Listen in as Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero, along with Stevo and Matteo, tackle the sensitive topics of death, life, the role of faith in miracles. Does God still show up miraculously, or was that specifically meant for the time of the early church? Resources referenced: "Miracles" by C.S. Lewis "Miracles" by Eric Metaxes "In Defense of Miracles" by Douglas Geivett
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  12/3/2014 Relationships, relationships, and relationships.
Welcome back to another great Shock Therapy Live with Stevo and Pastor Nate Heitzig! Today we talk a lot about relationships, all the way from the shallow end of things to the deep! It's a good one, so check it out!
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  11/20/2014 Theology Thursday 11/20/2014: Christian History 101 with Jean-Pierre Isbouts
Yes! We're back with another fresh edition of Theology Thursday, as Stevo, Matteo, and Dr. Brian Nixon welcome guest and notable National Geographic historian Jean-Pierre Isbouts to tell us about his new book, "The Story of Christianity." If you're into church history at all, today is FOR YOU. If you're not, listen until the end anyway...it gets pretty inspiring.
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  11/6/2014 Theology Thursday 11/06/2014: Flu Shots, Witchcraft, Eschatology, and More
Another podcast is here with a full hour of talk of the theological variety on this edition of Theology Thursday, featuring Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarret Petero, as well and resident knuckle-heads Stevo and Matteo from Team Awesome Morning Party! Today we delve into spiritism and magic, different eschatological views of the church, horoscopes and paganism, and even flu shots. Yes, flu shots. Listen in! Resources Referenced: "The Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel "Conviction with Compromise" by Norman Geisler
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  11/5/2014 Back to Alcohol and Marijuana, Setting Boundaries, and Lecrae
It's time for another brand new Shock Therapy Live with Stevo and Pastor Nate Heitzig! Today we take it back to a couple of weeks ago and re-discuss alcohol consumption and smoking marijuana, we discuss boundaries in relationships, and we have a pretty dang good time. Tune in for a good one!
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  10/30/2014 Theology Thursday 10/30/2014: Death, the Pope "okays" evolution, and Lights and Sounds in Church
Welcome to another Theology Thursday podcast! Today Pastors Brian Nixon and Pastors Jarrett Petero discuss some theology with Matteo and DJBossman Dan (Stevo is on vacation). We discuss death (it is Halloween, you know), the Pope's recent stance on Evolution, proper methods of attracting outsiders when it comes to worship, and writing books geared toward a mainstream audience if you're a Christian. It's a rich discussion, so check it out!
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  10/23/2014 Theology Thursday 10/23/2014: The Place of the Arts in Christianity and Questions about Spiritual Gifting
Welcome back, Theology Thursday podcasting friend! Today is all about the place of arts in Christianity as well as spiritual gifting and it's place in modern times. Today's a super interesting convo, and Pastor Brian Nixon drops some knowledge for Stevo and Matteo to chew on. Pastor Jarrett Petero isn't here, but that doesn't stop the boys, so listen in! Resources Referenced: "Art and the Bible" by Francis Schaeffer "Imagine" and "Popcultured" by Steve Turner and more!
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  10/22/2014 Family Matters, Salvation and Frog-stomping, and Condemning and Condoning
It's a new episode of Shock Therapy Live for you, and Pastor Nate, Stevo, and Matteo are fielding some tough questions from callers and emailers alike. Today we have questions about a friend's new faith, a leader who thinks it's fine to smoke weed and a friend who doesn't know how to approach it, and some family issues that are very unique. Check it out!
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  10/16/2014 Theology Thursday 10/16/2014: Supoenas for Sermons and Loving Others
It's time for Theology Thursday, peeps! Today our beloved pastor Brian Nixon is out, but Stevo, Matteo, and Pastor Jarrett Petero take on a legal case out of Houston, TX making headlines involving a mayor that has issued subpoenas to area pastors for sermons in the name of an equal rights program that's been getting flack recently. It's a conversation worth listening to, so try it out.
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  10/15/2014 Mediums, Being a Best-Woman at a Friend's Wedding, and Violence in Video Games.
Today is a jam-packed, solid edition of Shock Therapy Live with Pastor Nate Heitzig! We discuss violence in video games and other forms of media, a caller asks about how to tell her gay friends that she can't be their Best Woman because of her convictions, and then we get a smidge spooky with a question about a medium (someone who talks to spirits). Listen in!
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  10/9/2014 Theology Thursday 10/09/2014: Dying with Dignity
Today for Theology Thursday, the guys tackle the headline making story of Brittany Maynard, the 29 year old woman who has decided to "die with dignity." We discuss the theological, social, and cultural ramifications of this kind of thing....and man, it's a heavy, thought-provoking discussion for christians and non-christians alike. Check it out. Resources Referenced: "Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Options" by Norman Geisler "The Problem of Pain" and "A Grief Observed" by C.S. Lewis Read Brittany's letter here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/07/opinion/maynard-assisted-suicide-cancer-dignity/index.html Read a response from another person suffering from debilitating cancer Kara Tippetts here: http://www.aholyexperience.com/2014/10/dear-brittany-why-we-dont-have-to-be-so-afraid-of-dying-suffering-that-we-choose-suicide/
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  10/8/2014 Shock Therapy Live Has Returned!
That's right people, Pastor Nate Heitzig is back and he's bringing a brand-spankin' new Shock Therapy Live in his train! Join Nate and the guys in Team Awesome Morning Party as they tackle some questions that came in over the summer!
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  10/2/2014 Theology Thursday 10/02/2014: A Special Sharathon Edition with Dr. Steven Collins and Dr. Joseph Holden
Awesome guys! Today is day 2 of the Fall Static Sharathon, and we welcome Doctors Steven Collins and Joseph Holden into our broadcast today to tell us all about the verifiability of Biblical Archaeology! It's a great time, so listen in to hear from some ACTUAL experts! Check out their websites: www.digsodom.com and www.veritasseminary.com
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  9/25/2014 Theology Thursday 09/25/2014: The Historicity of Jesus
Hey guys, welcome back to the Theology Thursday podcast! Today, Stevo and Matteo from Team Awesome Morning Party and Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero take a look at the historicity of Jesus, not only from the Bible itself but mostly from non-biblical sources. Listen in! Resources Referenced include: "If God, Why Evil?" by Norman Geisler "The Wrong Jesus" by Greg Monette "The Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel "The Historical Jesus" by Gary Habermas Also, check out this article: www.reasonablefaith.org/the-evidence-for-jesus by William Lane Craig
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  9/18/2014 Theology Thursday 09/18/2014: In Defense
When: Starts Monday 10/13/2014 7:00:00 PM - Ends Wednesday 10/15/2014 8:30:00 PM Where: Calvary Nob Hill & Calvary Albuquerque Come listen to and engage with international lawyer and modern philosopher Dr. John Warwick Montgomery at Calvary Nob Hill in the Lobo Theater. Dr. Montgomery is considered by many to be the foremost living apologist for biblical Christianity. On Monday, October 13, at 7 pm, learn about the "Historical Case for Jesus." On Tuesday, October 14, at 7 pm, Dr. Montgomery presents a "Lawyer's Defense of Christianity." Then come to Expound at Calvary Albuquerque on Wednesday, October 15, at 7 pm as he answers the question, "Can We Trust the Bible?" The author of more than forty books in five languages, he holds ten degrees and is internationally regarded both as a theologian and as a lawyer.
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  9/4/2014 Theology Thursday 09/04/2014: The Hell Podcast
I wanted to entitle today's podcast as "One Hell of a Podcast," but I knew people would probably get offended. Instead, I decided to write it here in the description because I thought people would be less offended for some reason. (You can send your concerned/hate/fan mail to studio@mystaticradio.com if you feel so inclined.) Anyway, today we discuss the more prolific few of the many (yes, there are many) views on Hell and eternity, or "eternality" as BNix would say. Resources referenced include: "Erasing Hell" by Francis Chan "Love Wins" by Rob Bell "Sense and Nonsense About Heaven and Hell" by Kenneth Boa
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  8/28/2014 Theology Thursday 08/28/2014: Donatist Controversy, Diocletian Persecution, Nature, and Generation Z
On today's episode of Theology Thursday, Pastor Brian Nixon captivated our attention with the Donatist Controversy, Diocletian persecution, the idea that this world is actually just a hologram, and using science as proof of God's creation. Here are some resources that Pastor Brian Nixon gives out: Hugh Ross - Beyond the Cosmos, Dr. Henry Morris, Dr. Garry Parker, Dr. AE Wilder Smith, Francis Collins, Michael Behe, Steven Meyers - Signature in the Cell, William Demske
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  8/21/2014 Theology Thursday 08/21/2014: Animal Cruelty, The Implications of the Fall, and a Whole Lot More
It's another great Theology Thursday today as we discuss a variety of topics! Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero delve into animal cruelty issues, the question of whether or not the devil was actually a snake, and more. Check it out! A few resources are referenced, so listen closely and do what you can to learn!
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  8/14/2014 Theology Thursday 08/14/2014: The Spiritual Implications of Depression and Suicide
In the wake of the tragic suicide of Robin Williams, Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero (along with Stevo and Matteo) spend most of today's podcast discussing depression and suicide and the many spiritual questions that can rise up in relation to the two.
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  8/7/2014 Theology Thursday 08/07/2014: The Gungor Controversy and Biblical Interpretation
Theology Thursday is back and ready for an intense discussion on Biblical Interpretation and the recent comments of Michael Gungor from the band Gungor. Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero provide incredible insight into the issue and try diligently to help Stevo and Matteo walk along with them through this crazy train of ...words. Check it out! Resources Referenced: Gungor's blog: http://gungormusic.com/2014/08/im-with-you/ Original article from Oakland Press: http://www.theoaklandpress.com/arts-and-entertainment/20131025/sound-check-gungor-keeping-his-feet-on-the-rock Recent Articles from Christian News Sources: http://www.christianpost.com/news/dove-award-winning-gungor-rattles-christian-world-with-revelation-that-they-dont-believe-the-bible-literally-124373/ http://www.worldmag.com/2014/08/gungor_drifts_from_biblical_orthodoxy http://www.charismanews.com/culture/44924-you-won-t-believe-who-doesn-t-believe-the-whole-bible-anymore
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  7/31/2014 Theology Thursday 07/31/2014: The Realibility of the Canonization of Scripture
Thursday means one thing to you, faithful Theology Thursday podcast listener, and today that one thing is that we have a brand spanking new edition of Theology Thursday just for you! Today Pastor Brian Nixon and Team Awesome Morning Party spend the entire hour on a discussion of the canonization of the Bible. Were the dudes that made the calls reliable? Were they politically motivated? How do we even know we can trust in the Bible if it was compiled by a bunch of regular old guys? Listen in and hear some church history, friend. Resources Referenced: "The Canon of Scripture" by F.F. Bruce "From God to Us" by Norman Geisler
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  7/24/2014 Theology Thursday 07/24/2014: Wars and Rumours of War
Welcome back to the theologically nerdy corner of Static Radio, Theology Thursday! Pastors Brain Nixon and Jarrett Petero bust out the heavy artillery as they (along with Stevo and Matteo) discuss the topic of war. What are the four christian perspectives of war? You'll find out. Prepare for a very thought provoking discussion. Resources Referenced: "Renaissance" by Os Guiness
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  7/10/2014 Theology Thursday 07/10/2014: Persecution and Politics
Welcome back again, faithful friends! It's time for another jam-packed edition of Theology Thursday with Stevo and Matteo and our very special guest Pastor Brian Nixon. Pastor Jarrett Petero is away at a conference, so this theological version of the three amigos tackles some pretty divisive "hot-button" topics: Persecution and Christianity in the Political Sphere. Get ready for some thinking! Resources Referenced (and not referenced but recommended): "Tortured for Christ" by Richard Wurmbrand "The Hiding Place" by Corrie Ten Boom "Simply Jesus" by NT Wright "Issues Facing Christians Today" and "Christ in Conflict" by John Stott "The Global Public Square" by Os Guinness and more! Also, here's the Relevant Magazine that BNix references: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/current/politics/7-things-christians-need-remember-about-politics
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  7/3/2014 Theology Thursday 07/02/2014: Transdimensionality, The Death of Death, Celebrity Pastors and Biblical Pastors, and Pain in Heaven
Oh yes! It's time for another edition of Theology Thursday and today we dive into some very dense and sweet topics that involve....theoretical science!?!?! That's right! Transdimensionality, a few scientists' efforts to reverse the cellular process (and basically kill death), The glorified body of Christ, and more! We also discuss faith as a gift, some recent controversies with celebrity pastor types and ways the church can constructively handle those situations, and more, so check it out! Some resources referenced include: "Heaven" by Randy Alcorn "Beyond the Cosmos" by Hugh Ross
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  6/26/2014 Theology Thursday 06/26/2014: Saints, Angels, and Prayer
Welcome to Theology Thursday! Today Pastor Jarrett Petero is sick, but luckily Pastor Brian Nixon is still able to show up (despite his very unusual pre-World Cup "traditions") to help your boys Stevo and Matteo navigate a discussion about Saints. Is it wrong to pray to them? Is it just a Catholic thing? Do Protestants have any common threads? Tune in for a great discussion!
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  6/19/2014 Theology Thursday 06/19/2014: The Problem of Evil
Today's Theology Thursday is actually dedicated to one topic (believe it or not!): The Problem of Evil. We hear from Gabe, Youth Pastor at Calvary Tohlakai and the fires raging in the Navajo Reservation around the church, providing an intro into the discussion of evil. Can an all knowing, loving, good God logically exist within a world of evil? Did God create evil? Listen to the discussion on these questions and more as Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero and Team Awesome Morning Party get into the thick of it. Resources Referenced: "On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision" by William Lane Craig "Evil and the Justice of God" by N.T. Wright "If God, Why Evil?" by Norman Geisler http://www.resonablefaith.org/the-problem-of-evil
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  6/12/2014 Theology Thursday 06/12/2014: Molonism, Baptism for the Dead, and Sleep Laws (or Lack Thereof.)
Today we talk about many things in Theology Thursday, including (but not limited to): Molonism (Calvinism & Arminianism) Praying for Others to Accept Christ Sleep and the Bible Attending a Homosexual Wedding The "Snake" in the Garden Baptism for the Dead (No specific books are referenced for resources, but listen in to hear more!)
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  5/29/2014 Theology Thursday 05/29/2014: God's Omnipotence, The Language of Christ, Apologetics, and Mormonism
Today's Theology Thursday focuses on a variety of topics, and Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero lend a helping hand to the boys in Team Awesome Morning Party as they try to get involved in the conversation. Resources Referenced: "Reasoning from the Scriptures" by Ron Rhodes "When Critics Ask" and "When Skeptics Ask" by Norman Geisler
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  5/28/2014 The Final Shock Therapy Live (For the Summer)
Tune in today to hear the final Shock Therapy Live until the fall, as we take a little hiatus for the summer. Today Pastor Nate and Steveo (and Matteo) give a little advice on situations that can be used for a little witnessing, parenting, and Paul and...Nero? Check it out!
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  5/22/2014 Theology Thursday 05/22/2014: Ethics, Charismatic Churches, Heresy, and Bart Ehrman's New Book
Theology Thursday is your favorite thing and you like it so much that it's the best! Welcome back to another solid edition of this here show, wherein we speak with Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero about all things theological. Today we discuss a bevy of topics and really get some good insight. Check it out! Resources Referenced: "Charisma vs. Charismania" by Chuck Smith "The Hiding Place" by Corrie Ten Boom "Ethics" by Norman Geisler "How Jesus Became God" by Bart Ehrma "How God Became Jesus : The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus' Divine Nature---A Response to Bart Ehrman" - Various "Heresy" by Allister McGrath
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  5/15/2014 Theology Thursday 05/15/2014: Foul Language, Twitter Rants, and Cultural Relativism. And Robots.
Behind the curtain, there is a wizard. That wizard is named Theology Thursday, and he needs you to listen to today's podcast. (He also needs a new "branding agent.") Today, our resident nincompoops (Stevo and Matteo) get learned on by Pastors Brian "the Brain" Nixon and Jarrett "the Heart" Petero in matters of relativism, robots, agendas, language, and even twitter. Check it, mane! Resources Referenced: "Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid-Air" by Francis J. Beckwith & Gregory Koukl "Time for Truth: Living Free in a World of Lies, Hype & Spin" by Os Guinness "The Bible" :)
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  5/8/2014 Theology Thursday 05/08/2014: Faux-Modernism, The Holy Spirit, Rick Warren's Theology, Predestination, and 14 Bottles of Tequila.
Yes! Theology Thursday is back and comin' in strong with the whole gang in studio for today's segment. Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero help Stevo and Matteo learn more and more about another slew of topics today, including The Holy Spirit, Replacement Theology, speaking in Tongues, Predestination, and the rise of Faux- or Psuedo-Modernism. Resources Referenced include: "Living Water" by Chuck Smith "Charisma vs. Charismania" by Chuck Smith "Romans" (the For Everyone Series) by N.T. Wright
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  5/7/2014 Nate and Stevo Take On New Age Goddess Parties, Cussing in Movies, and Puppies...the Scourge of the Diamond.
It's time for Shock Therapy Live and Pastor Nate and Stevo (and Matteo) take your questions over email, facebook posts, AND phone calls. Today we run a gamut of topics including abusing grace, cursing in movies, and going to Purple-Themed New Age parties and how to even handle it. Tune in!
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  5/1/2014 Theology Thursday 05/01/2014: A Day in the life of Dr. Steven Collins
Welcome back, true believers! It's time for another segment of Theology Thursday (smack-dab in the middle of the Static Sharathon!) with Stevo, Matteo, Pastor Jarret Petero (BNix couldn't be here today) and special guest Dr. Stephen Collins, the man who actually found the ancient city of Sodom!!! Listen in for a treasure trove of ancient patriarchal archeological knowledge and bad jokes.
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  4/24/2014 Theology Thursday 04/24/2014: Movies, Aliens, the Singularity, and How to Deal with a Minister's Fall
Stevo's out for today (pray for his son Brody, who is sick) so Mitch steps up to the plate to help out Matteo and Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero with some swanky Theology Thursday action. Prepare for the boys to school you on Movies (Transcendence, Noah, Donnie Darko, and others), Ancient Alien theories, pagan rituals involving Easter, and how a the church is to approach a minister's fall from grace. Resources Referenced: "Popcultured" by Steve Turner "The Christian Mind" by Harry Blamires "Signature in the Cell" by Steven Meyers "The Language of God" by Francis S. Collins
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  4/23/2014 "How Do I Deal With My Friend Who Just Came Out? I Hate My Daughter for Leaving Her Daughter for Drugs, and Struggles with Rejection Because of Depression
Today Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and Matteo discuss depression, rejection, friends coming out of the closet, and family strife on another hard-hitting edition of Shock Therapy Live. Listen in and hey, if you wanna hit us up with some feedback, email us at studio@mystaticradio.com. We'd love to hear from you!
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  4/17/2014 Theology Thursday 04/17/2014: The Return of the Theology Thursday Podcast
...And we're back! Last week's podcast went all 3rd letter to the Corinthians on us and was lost amidst a "server reset," but we're happy to report that things are back online and we're ready to talk about some Resurrection in celebration of Easter! Today Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero school the boys in Team Awesome Morning Party on all things risen and pastel, and it's quite the golden egg, if you know what I mean. (whaa whaa whaaaa.) We discuss these themes within the Resurrection: 1. Timeline 2. Evidence a. Eye Witness Accounts b. Reliability of Scripture Accounts 3. More Scriptural Insight We also discuss the meaning of the "morning star" a bit, and the parallels and mistranslations of that term throughout church history. Check it out! Resources for ya: Daniel Wallace (many books on Resurrection) F.F. Bruce: "Canon of Scripiture" Paul D. Wegner: "The Journey from Texts to Translations" N.T. Wright: "Resurrection and the Son of God," "Surprised by Hope," "Simply Christian"
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  4/16/2014 Perservering in Forgiveness for a Brother, Struggling with Pornography, and the 501c3 Gang.
Today we have a great discussion on forgiveness and how long we should persevere when a family member is in a cyclical pattern of addiction or wrong doing, and we get to hear from many sides of the situation and get some great perspective. We also talk about pornography and it's grip on a struggling listener.
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  4/9/2014 Addiction, Tattoos, Praying Out Loud, and World of Warcraft.
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo (along with Matteo) tackle a few inquiries about justifying tattoos, praying out loud in front of demons, separation vs. divorce, and a few more. The guys also confess to getting back into World of Warcraft. Except for Matteo, who is an eternal noob.
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  4/3/2014 Theology Thursday 04/03/2014: The Rapture, the Apocrypha, and the Book of Revelation (and More.)
Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero are back and they are back with a vengeance! Join Team Awesome Morning Party and the two resident theologians as we get through a bunch of questions straight from you concerning the deeper side of things. Want some resources? Check them out: Revelation: "Things to Come" by Dwight Pentecost, "The Final Act" by Chuck Smith, "Revelation" by Skip Heitzig The Apocrypha: "The Canon of Scripture" by F.F. Bruce Creation Story Interpretations: "Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?" by John Collins Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit and its relation to Cults: "Living Water" by Chuck Smith, "Reasoning From the Scriptures with Mormons" by Ron Rhodes The World Vision Controversy: An Article on Homosexuality from Pastor Brian Nixon http://www.assistnews.net/Stories/2014/s14030021.htm
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  4/2/2014 Where is God when I'm Angry? How do I respond to someone who is convinced that God is mistaken? What's the difference between lust and love?
Today Pastor Nate Heitzig and Team Awesome Morning Party take on some great questions that get into issues of justice, grace, lust, identity, and fighting temptation. It sounds like that same old story, but it's a brand new discussion about some same old topics.
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  3/26/2014 How do I know what God's will is? Is it ok for Christians to smoke pot if it's legal? Are AA/NA meetings of God?
Today the phone lines are jammed with questions of the mixed bag variety and we hear biblical observations and answers from Pastor Nate Heitzig, Stevo, and even Matteo. Subject line have your interest piqued? Listen in and see what the boys have to say on this edition of Shock Therapy Live.
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  3/19/2014 Advice for the Relationship Burn Out and Discussion on Marriage, Masturbation, and Condoning Sin.
Welcome to Shock Therapy Live, where things get real really fast. Today Pastor Nate and Stevo take calls and emails about some personal situations that can seemingly get kind of confusing for the Christian. Check it out!
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  3/13/2014 Theology Thursday 03/13/2014: Demonic Possesion, Secret Societies, and Encouragement for Those Who've Walked Away
Today on Theology Thursday things take a turn into spookier territory as we discuss demonic possession, the differences between said possession and temptation, the thin line walked by engaging culture with faith through culture, encouragement for those who have walked away, and even secret societies and things of the like. Want some resources that you can turn to? A great place to start is www.parchments.com!
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  3/12/2014 If I'm a Christian, can I play video games? What is the correct way to pray? Any advice for a youth group in transition?
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo are joined by Matteo in the Shock Therapy Live studio and run through a round of questions about entertainment, prayer, the gift of the Holy Spirit, and more. Resources that help out with the convo include: "When God Prays" by Skip Heitzig RZIM.org (Ravi preached a message about entertainment that is available for podcast)
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  3/6/2014 Theology Thursday 03/06/2014: Noah, Church Attendance, Christian Perfectionism, The Increasing Role of Advanced Technology in our World, and More.
Welcome back folks! A new Thursday crests the Sandia Mountains and brings with it another riveting edition of Theology Thursday with resident scholars Pastor Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero and resident buffoons Stevo and Matteo. Today we tackle quite a few different but nonetheless fascinating topics including: Noah (the movie and the biblical account) Resource: author Henry Morris Church Attendance Christian Perfectionism (positional vs. practical) Blasphemy (where does the line get drawn?) Technology/A.I. (where does THAT line get drawn?) Resource: http://www.assistnews.net/Stories/2007/s07120123.htm Civil Unions/ Biblical stance on gender relations Resource: http://www.assistnews.net/Stories/2014/s14030021.htm Agree,disagree, or just have a questions for the guys? Shoot it our way! Send us any questions or feedback to studio@mystaticradio and put Theology Thursday in the subject line. Booyah.
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  3/5/2014 School Ministry Club Advice, People Making Fun of Public Prayer, and Such.
Today Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo discuss questions about leading an FCA at high school, how to interact with other students of different faiths, handling ridicule over prayer in the workplace, and even a question about the resurrection. Check out Shock Therapy Live right now!
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  2/27/2014 Theology Thursday 02/27/2014: Discrepancies in the Bible, Camel Domestication, Biblical References to Homosexuality, and Snake Handling
Theology Thursday is back on this next to last day of February, and Stevo and Matteo welcome Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero in to tackle more tough questions relating to all things Theological. Check it out, and here are some references and resources mentioned if you'd like to delve into the topics further: Biblical Discrepancies/ Contradictions: "When Critics Ask" & "When Skeptics Ask" by Norman Geisler (other topics are covered mostly by Scripture)
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  2/26/2014 Causing Others to Stumble, Tattoos, and Motivating Christians to go to Church.
Today Pastor Nate Heitzig and Stevo discuss a solid variety of topics, exploring the whole "causing a bro or sis to stumble" discussion, tattoos and their contextual view in scripture, and inviting/ motivating people (even Christians) to go to church.
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  2/20/2014 Theology Thursday 02/20/2014: A Little Follow-up on Old Earth/New Earth Creationism, Discussing the Nephilim, Familial Protection under Christ, and Exactly When the Soul Enters the Body.
Today we cover a wide range of topics in Theology Thursday with our resident scholarly types (Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero) and our resident knuckle-heads (Stevo and Matteo) including: When does a soul enter the body? Conception? Later? Resources: "Jesus, Friend of Children" by Skip Heitzig "Safe in the Arms of God" by John MacArthur Familial Protection/Blessing in Christ Follow-up on Old Earth vs. New Earth Creationism vs. Theistic Evolution Resources: Brian's "Larry the Fish" Example The Discovery Institute Research Authors: William Dembski, Phillip Johnson, "The Science of God: The Convergence of Scientific and Biblical Wisdom" by Gerald Schroeder "There is a God" by Antony Flew Resurrection (this topic will be covered in-depth in a future episode): Resources: "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus" by Gary R. Habermas and Mike Liacona William Lane Craig N.T. Wright What the heck were the Nephilim? ..and more! Thanks so much for listening, and if you love the segment, tell your friends!
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  2/13/2014 Theology Thursday 02/13/2014: New Earth v. Old Earth v. Middle Earth v. Hollow Earth
Sadly, Gandalf and Mole Man weren't able to make the debate so we discuss new earth vs. old earth and why you should study this for yourself.
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  2/12/2014 Teaching Kids How to Handle Conflict, Suicide, and Familial Money Matters.
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo roll up their sleeves and tackle some topics including kids fighting other kids and teaching your kids how to handle it, in-laws in your financial business, the birds and the bees, and how to approach the family members of people that commit suicide.
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  2/6/2014 Theology Thursday 02/06/2014: The Creation/Evolution Debate, The
This week Dr. Ken Hamm of Answers in Genesis debated world famous scientist Bill Nye (the Science Guy) about the viability of teaching creationism in our schools alongside the theory of evolution, and you know our boys Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero are going to give their insights on the whole shebang. We discuss the question of God's will changing; Does He ever change His mind? We also cover translation issues and the hebrew world for "homosexuality." Resources Referenced: The Will of God / Translation of the Bible: "Bible Difficulties" - Norman Geisler "From God to Us" - Norman Geisler Creationism / Christian Evolutionism / Other: "Darwin's Doubt" - Stephen Meyer Authors: Henry Morris, Jay Richards from the Discovery Institute http://www.godandscience.org/youngearth/death.html
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  2/5/2014 "Creationism and Proper Cuddling Techniques for Children"
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo talk a little bit about the creationism/evolution debate, adoption problems, and parenting...things.
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  1/30/2014 Theology Thursday 01/30/2014: Progressive Theology, Other Important (Denomination-Specific) Christian Books, Agnosticism, the Age of Accountability, and More.
It's time for another edition of Theology Thursday, and today Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero help us navigate quite a few theological topics (8 different ones to be exact!) Can babies be saved? Is it right for a pastor and his congregation to be out getting drunk in bars or night clubs? Are Seventh-Day Adventists part of mainstream Christianity? We discuss these questions and more on today's podcast. Check it out! Resources Referenced: Progressive/ Process Theology: Authors: Norman Geisler, William Lane Craig, A.W. Tozer ("The Knowledge of the Holy") Denomination-Specific Important Books: The Book of Discipline (Methodist) The Calvary Chapel Distintives (Calvary Chapel) Salvation of Babies/Mentally Ill/Those Who Haven't Heard the Gospel: "From the Edge of Eternity" Skip Heitzig Seventh-Day Adventivists: "Kingdom of the Cults" by Walter Martin Agnosticism and Christianity: "The Case for Faith" by Lee Strobel "The Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel Islamic Law Article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25874580
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  1/23/2014 Theology Thursday 01/23/2014: Free Will or Predeterminism, Especially Difficult Spiritual Warfare, and the Question of Other People Outside of the Garden of Eden
It's Theology Thursday again, and we open the show with one of the most consistent questions of the nature of God and it's relation to man's eternal destination: Do we have free choice? We also talk about spiritual warfare and how it can make us doubt our standing with the Lord, when sin becomes an intense craving that seems impossible to deny, and close out with a few thoughts on where Cain's wife came from. Prepare your thinking cap. Referenced resources include: Calvinism / Armenianism: "The Nature of Necessity" by Alvin Plantinga "A Reasonable Response" by William Land Craig and Joseph Gorra People Groups Outside of the Garden of Eden: "Science and the Bible" by Henry Morris
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  1/16/2014 Theology Thursday 01/16/2014: Speaking in Tongues, Legal Mary Jane, Divorce, and Consequences.
Welcome back to Theology Thursday, our weekly segment with Pastors Brian Nixon (affectionately called B-Nix around these parts) and Jarrett Petero (affectionately called Brad Pitt II around these parts) that digs deeper into the thick water of Theology. Today we approach topics including the legalization of Marijuana in Colorado, speaking in tongues, divorce, and whether or not God's plan changes for individuals throughout the course of a believer's life. Put on your thinking cap and let's get to it!
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  1/15/2014 "Is Filing for Bankruptcy Biblical?"
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo tackle some debt questions, and even talk to a caller from across the pond that loves the show.
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  1/9/2014 Theology Thursday 01/09/2014: Our Inaugural Edition of Theology Thursday
Welcome to our new segment for 2014, Theology Thursday! We welcome Pastors Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero to help out with some deep questions of the theological variety, so put your thinking caps on and get ready to dig deep!
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  1/8/2014 "Finding Direction and Hearing Some Encouragement"
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo offer advice to those looking to be a true face of love to an unbeliever, looking for the right road to take at a critical juncture in life, and looking to share a little testimony of encouragement back to the station.
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  12/18/2013 Relationships
Basically if you have any relationship questions, just listen to this podcast and they will most likely be answered.
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  12/11/2013 "Guilty By (Your Own) Association"
Pastor Nate and Stevo take on some email questions and calls about guilt over past sins, bringing some very severed family ties back together, and living together before marriage.
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  12/4/2013 "Tithing and Living Under the Weight of Crappenstance."
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo get into some good discussion about tithing in tough times, as well as just living with doubts about the overall goodness of God.
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  11/20/2013 Predestination and the Holy Spirit
Special guests Brian Nixon and Jarrett Petero hang out and answer questions on predestination, the role of the Holy Spirit and whether He leaves at the rapture, and the effects of tattoos, drinking and the Christian.
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  10/30/2013 "Celebrating Holidays"
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo talk about Halloween; is it cool for christians to participate? They also touch on costumes, Santa Claus, and all things holidays.
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  10/23/2013 "Marriages on the Rocks"
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo get through some tough talk about marriage, family, and relying on God during the tough times that come with every marriage.
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  10/9/2013 "Loving on Family Members Struggling with Addiction, Nude Drawings, and Innocence Lost."
Today Pastor Nate and Stevo talk through some tough topics including addiction, possible demon possession, and the instance of a young boy caught with nude drawings and how to handle it.
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  9/25/2013 "Consequences: Abortion, Condoning Sin, & Never Having that Tough Conversation"
Stevo and Pastor Nate Heitzig volley a round of tough, touchy subjects involving abortion and it's devastating consequences (to both the girl and the guy,) attending a family member's homosexual wedding, and the outcome of putting off a really hard discussion between a woman and her increasingly wayward husband.
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  9/4/2013 "Suffering, Prescription Pills, "New" Gospels, and a Praise Report!"
In today's episode of Shock Therapy Live, Nate and Stevo cover a wide range of topics including depression, suffering spiritually and physically, and even hear a testimony of God's blessing.
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  8/21/2013 Suicide and Gossip
What's behind ministry, suicide, and gossip
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  8/14/2013 What is Worship?
This week we dive in to worship and what music glorifies God...
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  8/7/2013 Dealing with Death & Studying Gods word
On this episode of STL we talk about the difference of denominations, dealing with death, and teaching line by line vs. topically.
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  7/24/2013 Masons & Ministry
Today we talk with Pastor Brian Nixon about the Freemasons, and serving in ministry.
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  7/17/2013 Dating and The Pope
This week we discuss dating outside your faith, praying to saints...or anyone not named Jesus, and the latest on the Pope's twitter.
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  7/10/2013 Relationships and Contentment
On this episode of STL we talk about relationships, involvement in church, and being content in your job.
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  7/3/2013 Marriage, divorce, homosexuality
On this episode of STL Pastor Nate and Stevo cover attending a gay marriage, divorce and bitterness, and what we call judging...
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  6/19/2013 Marriage to Sex Changes
On today's episode of STL we talked about masturbation, marriage, and and sex changes.
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  6/12/2013 Love and Marriage
On today's episode of STL we talk all about marriage! Have questions? Listen to THIS episode!
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  5/29/2013 Relationships
On today's episode of STL we cover a few different topics all based around relationships.
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  5/22/2013 From Fantasizing to Serving
On this episode of STL we talk about sex toys & fantasizing in a biblical Christian marriage, reading the satanic bible, serving in church, and how to remain at peace with those around you.
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  5/15/2013 Family to Tattoo's
On todays episode of STL we talk about tattoos, homosexuality, marriage, and speaking to family caught up in sin.
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  5/8/2013 Medication and Smoking weed
Sticking to what you say, arguments for the existence of aliens, standing firm in your faith, medication, smoking weed.
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  4/17/2013 Between Right and Wrong
On today's episode of STL we talk about interacting with co-workers who aren't believers, addressing Christian friends who are in sin, and how two wrongs don't make a right.
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  4/10/2013 Marriage
In this episode of STL we get some fantastic questions about marriage, emotional affairs, and how to be a Godly spouse.
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  4/3/2013 Relationships to Cutting
In the episode of the STL we talk about texting the opposite sex, cutting, submission, Christians being in MMA, and cursing.
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  3/20/2013 Sexual Sin
On today's episode of STL we talk about adultery, what adultery is, pornography, age of accountability...
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  3/6/2013 Aliens to Reconciling
On today's episode of STL we talk about aliens, animals in heaven, sexual sin, water baptism, and reconciling.
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  2/27/2013 Tithing to Feeling
On today's episode of STL we talk about cross dressing, tithing, responding to sin, and old flames...
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  2/20/2013 Feelings and Friends W/Benefits
On today's episode of STL we talk about depression, loneliness, friends w/benefits, and to a mother who has an older and rebellious teenager.
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  2/13/2013 From Cross Dressing to Gossip
On today's episode of STL we cover sexual sin and serving in ministry, cross dressing/transvestite and marriage, eternal security, sanctification,drinking and gossip.
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  2/6/2013 Gambling, Masturbation, and Rebellious Teens
On this episode of STL we cover whether or not it's ok to gamble, smoking medical marijuana, masturbation and pornography, rebellious teens and parenting, and looking for spiritual guidance.
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  1/30/2013 Purity and Ethics
On this episode of STL we talk about the Zeitgeist movie, purity, and ethics.
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  1/23/2013 Plastic Surgery & Communication
On this episode of STL we tackle questions about plastic surgery, fear of death, sexual sin, and communication in relationships.
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  1/16/2013 Laws of The Land
In this episode of STL we discuss gun control, marijuana and other narcotics, euthanasia, and how to discern between schizophrenia and God's voice.
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  1/9/2013 Cutting and Break ups
This week STL returned! We cover money issues, cutting, why church is importante, parental decisions and getting over break ups.
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  7/29/2012 Feminism & False Prophets
This week Mitch...as in THE Mitch from the morning show, and her husband Kelly joined the discussion as we talked about the "feminist" movement, the purpose of dating, false prophets, finding the "right" church, and whether or not the opposite sex can be friends.
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  7/22/2012 Guilt and Salvation
This week we discuss how to overcome guilt from forgiven sins, what it means to "accept" Christ, the purpose of baptism, how to handle being in a marriage with separation, and what to do when you are overcome with fear.
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  7/15/2012 Picking an Accountability Partner
This weeks topics included how to handle bitterness, gossip in the church, backsliding, picking an accountability partner and how a Christian should tackle politics.
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  7/8/2012 Consequences of Sin
Definitely heavy this week as we talked to people who are dealing with the consequences of adultery, children dealing with divorcing parents and single parents trying to raise up their children to follow Christ.
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  6/17/2012 Praying to Saints
Packed show this week as we talked about hypocrisy in youth groups, following religion vs. Christ, is prayerlessness a sin, praying to saints, why pray at all and what our bodies will be like after we die.
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  6/3/2012 Age of Accountability
On this episode we discuss the age of accountability, what the Bible says about salvation and speaking in tongues.
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  5/6/2012 Cults & Church Complaints
This week we tackled how to move forward when you've been burned by a church, how to approach a friend who hates God, how to talk to someone you are interested in dating, and whether or not you should even be dating...period.
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  4/29/2012 Racism & the Church
This week we had calls about the connections between psychological disorders and demon possession, racism in the church, tattoos, why fat pastors may be hypocritical, flaws in the church, and how sinners get in to heaven.
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  4/22/2012 Confronting Sin & Side Hugs
This week we threw down the acceptable parameters of the "hug"...sort of, talked about the fear of God, how to tell if something is of God or just plain wack, an how to confront a friend who is "actin a foo!"
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  4/15/2012 STL Success Stories
This week we asked for your input. How has Shock Therapy Live helped your life? Amazing answered including one who overcame an addiction and used it to answer another caller struggling...don't miss this show!
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  4/1/2012 Easter & Paganism
Busy show this week as all phone lines were jammed all show long! We fielded questions about what it means to "keep the Sabbath holy", what relationships look like in heaven, to circumcise or not to, whether or not Easter is pagan, how to know when the Holy Spirit enters your body, how to encourage and train others to evangelize, what kind of carpenter Jesus was and how to approach a friend about crazy doctrine...wow, packed show.
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  3/25/2012 Conversations with a Lesbian
This week we discuss how to stand up after being broken in a crappy relationship, battling spiritual warfare and also have a conversation with a self-proclaimed lesbian.
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  3/18/2012 Relationships & The Shack
This week we talked about forgiveness in a marriage when unfaithfulness occurs, why we have wisdom teeth, how to know when you should be in a relationship, how to dig in at your church and what to do when you feel far from God.
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  2/26/2012 Animal Souls & Same Sex Marriage
On this edition of Shock Therapy Live we discuss the eternal destination of puppies, whether or not Christians should care about civil matters, if someone may be born with certain tendencies, and if it is sin to buy lotto tickets.
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  2/19/2012 Oral Sex & Marriage
This week we discuss oral sex in marriage, how to move forward from a destructive relationship, lust, how one can be saved from sin, and what babies look like in heaven.
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  1/29/2012 Mormonism & God's Love
On this episode we dig deep into Mormonism and we also tackle the question of whether or not God loves Christians more than others.
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  1/22/2012 Religion & Jesus
This week we talked about the boundaries of spicing up the marriage bed, drinking and social media/causing others to stumble, prayer requests vs. gossip, divorce, the age of accountability, fearing death and the difference between Jesus and religion.
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  12/18/2011 Birth Control & Defining Lust
Special Guests Lenya Heitzig and Janae Heitzig join us for a special edition of Shock Therapy Live where we discussed birth control, defining lust and whether or not you can "lust" after a spouse, opposite sex besties, sex before marriage and how to help a grieving friend.
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  12/11/2011 Media & Suing Others
This week on STL we discuss being a witness to family members, what is acceptable entertainment, "Christian" bands in bars, what God says about suing, and get an amazing update from a past caller on couples living together before marriage.
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  11/27/2011 Hooters & Witchcraft
This week we talk about stealing monkeys, talking to friends who are walking in sin, how to honor dishonorable parents, battling witchcraft, doing things that aren't sin but still stupid, and Christians frequenting Hooters.
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  11/20/2011 Yoga & Masturbation
This week we discussed the difference between sinning and walking in sin, tattoos, can a Christian participate in Yoga, being a Christian and smoking weed, and whether or not masturbation is actually a sin.
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  11/13/2011 Freakin' Smoking & Celebrating Christmas
This week we talked about using words like freakin', flippin' and effing, whether or not a Christian should smoke, do Christians need to follow the Old Law and whether or not Christians should celebrate Christmas.
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  10/30/2011 Halloween & Dominic Balli
Special guests Dominic Balli and Pastor Ray Del Toro join us as we discuss halloween, Christians cussing, and the problems with money and greed.
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  10/23/2011 True Love & Horror Movies
This week we tackled depression, sleeping over at your boyfriends house, how to know when you are in love, if its OK to get angry, horror movies, and hanging with the "wrong" crowd.
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  10/16/2011 Ghosts & Joel Osteen
Interesting show as we talked about being a light in your community, what the Bible has to say about ghosts and good ole Joel Osteen.
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  10/9/2011 Smoking & Loving Jesus
On this episode we talked about loving your non-Christian friends, how to forgive someone who continually betrays you, and what it means to be a smoker and lover of Christ.
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  10/2/2011 God's wrath & Spiritual possession
This week on Shock Therapy Live Nate and Stevo answer questions about Gods anger, where is God when life sucks, spiritual possession of inanimate objects, explaining evil to a child, pornography in marriage, and living with/marrying a non-believer.
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  9/25/2011 "Secular" Music & Sex
Stevo & Pastor Nate talk about submitting to governing authorities, listening to "secular" music, having non-Christian friends, how to discover God's will for your life, how to be a light on your campus, and how to talk to a teen about sex...wow, packed show.
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  9/18/2011 Marriage & Generational Curses
Tonight we discussed generational curses, universalism, the Biblical view of a spouse wearing clothes that aren't appealing to their mate, when to stay or go in a marriage, and can an unmarried couple be married in God's eyes.
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  9/11/2011 Catholicism & Honoring your Parents
This week Stevo and special guest Greg from Desert Springs tackle being unequally yoked, Catholicism, heresy in the church, and what it means to honor your parents.
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  9/4/2011 Cutting & Hidden Sin
We discuss how to approach family members about your hidden sins, what the Bible says about cutting, music in the church and Deja-Vu...no, not the Denzel flick.
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  8/28/2011 Pornography, Drug Addiction & Suicide
We had lots of honest, bold questions this week. Is the Bible the inerrant word of God, how do I over come pornography/masturbation addiction, and what happens to those who commit suicide? Join us as we make our way through the heaviest Shock Therapy Live to date.
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  8/14/2011 Homosexuality, Pop-Culture & Jesus
What does the Bible really say about homosexuality? How do we approach Pop Culture through the eyes of Christ? Join us as we set out to tackle these questions and more.
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  8/7/2011 Christian Liberty vs. Being Set Apart
Have you ever wondered how to forgive yourself for a past wrong? What does the Bible say about drinking alcohol in public, and what does it really mean to be "set apart"? We answer these questions and more on this edition of Shock Therapy Live.
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  7/31/2011 Tattoos, Drinking & the Bible
On this episode we address tattoos, piercings, and drinking and what the Bible says about each. We also discuss what it means to cause others to stumble, and the issue of Christians and medical marijuana.
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