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67 minutes | Jul 17, 2021
"King and Country: the King Inaugurated" by Ken Miller
Strength to Strength welcomed Ken Miller to discuss the fifth segment of this “King and Country” series.How does the Resurrection of Jesus Christ “inaugurate” Jesus as King of kings and why is the resurrection central to our faith? Can the resurrection be documented historically, and if so, how? What difference should the resurrection make in our lives at 9:55 on Thursday morning?An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
65 minutes | Jul 10, 2021
"From Atheist to Follower of Jesus" by Shihua Zhu
Strength to Strength welcomed Shihua Zhu to describe his spiritual journey into the kingdom of God.Shihua is a former atheist whose life has been completely transformed by God. His story of salvation is full of God’s love and work in his heart, and a worthy example to all.In his testimony, he discusses his life in China, his immigration to the United States, and most importantly his experiences of being introduced to Jesus and his subsequent coming to faith.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
85 minutes | Jul 3, 2021
"In God We Don’t Trust" by Matthew Milioni
Strength to Strength welcomed Matthew Milioni to discuss the relationship that God wants his people to have with the kingdoms of the world.How is a Christian to relate to a national holiday such as Independence Day and the celebration of the American Revolution? What is our role as Christians who belong to the Kingdom of Heaven?Join us for a very important conversation around the Christian and the empire.Thanks to Kevin Brechbill who helped to develop this presentation, but was unexpectedly unable to participate.
65 minutes | Jun 26, 2021
"King and Country: the King’s Stories" by David Adams
Strength to Strength welcomed David Adams to discuss the fourth segment of this “King and Country” series.When the promised King became flesh to dwell with man, He brought with Him a new constitution with new laws. He also came telling stories, wonderful stories. These stories, He told His followers, contain the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven.We will explore the parables of the King, what are they, how Jesus used them, and how they fit with His other teaching. As an example, we will look at an unusual parable, the parable of the unjust steward in Luke 16, plumbing its depths for the King’s wisdom as to how His followers are to use their money.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
77 minutes | Jun 19, 2021
"Discovering the Kingdom" by Daniel Willis
Strength to Strength welcomed Daniel Willis to discuss his spiritual journey from nominal Christianity into Jesus’ kingdom.His testimony is that “although the Kingdom of God was right in front of me, I was so nearsighted, believing the lies of the worldly church, that I could not see the narrow gate. I kept seeking, wanting to know the truth, and I believe God brought me to China so that I can see that Jesus actually means everything He says.”An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
57 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
"King and Country: The King's Constitution" by John D. Martin
Strength to Strength welcomed John D. Martin to discuss the third segment of this “King and Country” series.The Sermon on the Mount is often referred to as the constitution of the Kingdom of God. Is that just an oft-repeated phrase, or is there reason to understand this sermon as foundational?When Jesus concluded this sermon, “the people were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes” (Matthew 7:28, 29). If we understand Jesus’ authority in these words, how will it affect our lives?An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
75 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
"My Word Shall Not Return Void" by Joseph
Strength to Strength welcomed Joseph* for an interview of his church planting work.Bryant Martin, representing All-Nations Bible Translation, interviews Joseph on his work of Bible translation, community development, and church planting among a large unreached Muslim people group in Asia.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.* alias used for security purposes.
63 minutes | May 29, 2021
2021-05-29 “King and Country: the King Arrives” by Wendell Martin
Strength to Strength welcomed Wendell Martin to discuss the second segment of this “King and Country” series.From Alexander the Great to Julius Caesar to King James, rulers have grabbed power and controlled empires. But Jesus of Nazareth was made in a different mold. As Pilate asked: “Are you really a King then?”Let’s look at the arrival of King Jesus and how He controls creation, governs his citizens, and conquers his enemies.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
82 minutes | May 22, 2021
"Does My Understanding of the Atonement Matter?" by Philip Hess
Strength to Strength welcomed Philip Hess to discuss the implications of Jesus’ atonement.Does it matter how we understand Christ’s death? How do our views about this topic affect our view of God and the Christian life? In this talk we will discuss biblical teaching about the atonement, and historical developments in the doctrine. In particular, we will look at the popular Protestant understanding of the Atonement, known as “Penal Substitution.”An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
69 minutes | May 15, 2021
"When Jesus Says 'Follow Me'" by Siraji Admomati
Strength to Strength welcomed Siraji Adomati to share his testimony.Born and raised as a Muslim, Siraji shares his journey from Islam to a follower of Jesus Christ. He is now an active church-builder in a kingdom church in Uganda.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
66 minutes | May 8, 2021
"King and Country: the King Foreshadowed" by Chuck Pike
Strength to Strength welcomes Chuck Pike to discuss the first segment of this “King and Country” series.For centuries, the Holy Spirit pointed to an eternal kingdom that would come, and the great King who would reign over it.In this session, we explore many prophecies that reveal clues about this kingdom: beginning in Genesis, sweeping throughout the Old Testament, and ultimately fulfilled by Jesus in the New Testament. This will show the importance of the kingdom in God’s plan, and lay a solid foundation for sessions to follow.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
69 minutes | May 1, 2021
"Contending Earnestly for the Faith" by Clark Wray and Zack Johnson
Strength to Strength welcomed Zack Johnson and Clark Wray to discuss the ministries of The Historic Faith, and Sattler College.Clark Wray joined to discuss The Historic Faith, a project by Sattler College in collaboration with Scroll Publishing to deliver online courses that combine intellectual honesty, spiritual integrity, and sound scholarship.Zack Johnson discussed Sattler College in Boston, Massachusetts. Sattler College was founded upon the biblical vision of Christian discipleship that addresses the mind, soul, and heart. Their mission is to provide an education that instructs the mind, discipleship that shapes the soul, and inspiration that inflames the heart.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
98 minutes | Apr 24, 2021
"Leveraging Business for Kingdom Advance - part 2" by Finny Kuruvilla
Join Finny Kuruvilla as he outlines how business can be leveraged for advancing Jesus’ kingdom.In the last ten to twenty years, business has come to the foreground for its potential to alleviate global poverty in a more sustainable and dignified manner compared to traditional charity.In this talk, Finny Kuruvilla outlines the potential of using business for the advance of the church. This two-part talk will include theological foundations and applications.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
57 minutes | Apr 24, 2021
"Leveraging Business for Kingdom Advance" by Finny Kuruvilla
Join Finny Kuruvilla as he outlines how business can be leveraged for advancing Jesus’ kingdom.In the last ten to twenty years, business has come to the foreground for its potential to alleviate global poverty in a more sustainable and dignified manner compared to traditional charity.In this talk, Finny Kuruvilla will outline the potential of using business for the advance of the church. This two-part talk will include theological foundations and applications.An interactive question-and-answer period follows in Part 2.
57 minutes | Apr 17, 2021
"Reaching Prisoners: Literature, Covid-19, and Criminal Justice Trends" by Mike Fisher
Strength to Strength welcomed Mike Fisher to effective ways to reach prisoners.There are more than two million people locked up in prisons and jails of the USA. Many of these people are hurting and looking for answers.Mike introduces the Loaves and Fishes Magazine, which is a free Christian discipleship magazine for prisoners. Also, he discusses implications of Covid-19, as well as trends of violent crime and incarceration rates in the past sixty to seventy years.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
62 minutes | Apr 10, 2021
"Rooted and Built Up in Him" by Jimmy Nsanze
Strength to Strength welcomed Jimmy Nsanze to share his testimony.Here he shares his life story, and particularly how God in recent years has brought him from the Pentecostal tradition into a kingdom church. Also, he speaks about the importance of brotherhood, community, and accountabilityAn interactive question-and-answer period follows.
68 minutes | Apr 3, 2021
"The Unreached People Group Next Door" by Clyde Zimmerman
Strength to Strength welcomes Clyde Zimmerman to discuss practical evangelism. What would the the impact if our churches became intentional about being missionaries as part of our daily lives?Are our neighbors in North America a new “unreached people group”?Has the Anabaptist community simply accepted the lost around us as normal, and believe we need to board an airplane to be a missionary?Using tools like SALT Microfinance by Christian Aid Ministries, Clyde has worked among the poorest communities in the world. In the past few years, be started asking, “What about our neighbors afflicted in generational poverty at home? Can’t these same Bible principles work at home?”An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
85 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
"Stories of Enemy Love" by Pablo Yoder
Join Pablo Yoder as he outlines what it means to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16). This two-part event highlights proactive peace-making and loving your enemies, illustrated through first hand experiences.In the afternoon session, Pablo’s presentation is accessible to younger children. Besides story-telling, he shows a collection of items left behind by the robbers.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
69 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
"The Power of Enemy Love" by Pablo Yoder
Join Pablo Yoder as he outlines what it means to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16). This two-part event highlights proactive peace-making and loving your enemies, illustrated through first hand experiences.An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
86 minutes | Mar 20, 2021
"Tools for Developing Sexual Integrity" by Tim Kuepfer
Strength to Strength welcomed Tim Kuepfer to open conversation around sexual sin in the church.We know pornography and other sexual sins are a big problem in the church because we’ve heard scary statistics thrown around. How can families and churches safely navigate the age of the internet in a sexualized world? What tools are effective for setting men and women free from addictive sexual sin?An interactive question-and-answer period follows.
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