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Learn to think biblically about everything. Teaching theology, apologetics or verse by verse Bible Studies. Mike Winger teaches with clarity, doesn't shy away from controversial topics and always seeks to teach the Bible accurately. This will equip you to know and defend the Christian faith and understand the Bible in a deeper way.
 
With over 20 years of coaching experience, Brad Gough a.k.a. "Coach" takes a deep dive into the coaching side of soccer. From tactics and formations to the locker room, he's got you covered. He'll review the FC Cincinnati matches, he'll also interview other coaches from around the region, review a new beer each week, and of course, he'll explore The Mailbag. Produced by CST Media.
 
Candid conversations about Theology, Church, and Mission, hosted by Jay Kim and Isaac Serrano. The Regeneration Podcast is a series of conversations with a variety of people - church leaders, authors, academics, creatives, and you - exploring some of today’s most confusing and difficult questions about the theology and mission of the Christian church. Our aim is to create a thoughtful, interesting, and engaging dialogue that confronts the toughest questions, rather than shying away from them ...
 
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Michael Lofton reviews Mike Winger’s criticisms of Roman Catholicism by showing their inconsistency and their bias. Mike Winger on Why I Can’t Be Roman Catholic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZVHHmCOjOg&t=3949s https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Reviewing-Mike-Winger-on-Catholicism-with-Michael-Lofton-128-kbps.mp3…
 
Brenna Blain joins Phylicia to share her personal testimony of same sex attraction and how her faith in Christ interacts with it. We talk about how Christians can love and live well with SSA friends and family, how to respond to those who think acknowledging SSA means you don’t think Christ sanctifies/saves, and “hate the sin love the sinner”.…
 
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK’S SHOW. Coach offers up his thoughts on FC Cincinnati’s newest arrivals, Isaac Atanga and Gustavo Vallecilla. Coach then hits The Training Ground with Coach Carl Francazio. Coach Francazio is the Former Boys Youth Director and Travel Coach for Pacesetter Soccer Club and Current Youth Director and Travel Coach for Frederick…
 
Michael Lofton reviews a video demonstrating “pop lockin” for Jesus, Pastor Jim Standridge who yells at his congregation and warns them “I’m important” and finally Pastor Mike Winger’s reasons for not being Roman Catholic. https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Comedy-Hour-Pop-Lockin-Preacher-Calls-Out-Church-Mike-Winger-on-the-Pa…
 
Michael Lofton addresses Pope Paul VI’s comments on dissent from Vatican II, discusses the level of assent to be given to Vatican II and explains Pope Pius XII’s comments from Humani Generis on the level of assent owed to papal encyclicals. https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Pope-Paul-VI-on-Dissent-from-Vatican-II-with-Michael…
 
Since Brandan Robertson has accused me of editing his clips to take him out of context here is a link to the full teaching on “Truth” that I got the clips from. The teaching portion begins at about 37 minutes in. You can see for yourself that I haven’t done that. https://vimeo.com/257414376 Here’s the video where Brandan makes this rather odd and b…
 
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK’S SHOW. Coach offers up his thoughts on this weekend’s friendly with the Chicago Fire. Who impressed you the most? Coach Gough welcomes Yuya Kubo into the manager’s office this week. Coach then hits The Training Ground with University of Pikeville Men’s and Women’s Soccer Head Coach, Gary Warford. Coach Warford brings a lo…
 
I know, I said this was going to be a shorter video but after having looked at hours of misleading teaching from Brandan Robertson I decided to dig a bit deeper. Here are some links that may interest you. My original teaching on the passage in Mark where Jesus says "dogs" https://youtu.be/DJZ7zmL2eyc My video on Critical Race Theory (I think this o…
 
I have often heard this passage used in ways that I don't think it was ever intended to be. In this study we are going through the anointing of Jesus by Mary, but unlike last time where we handled a rather complex set of questions about how this passage supposedly shows irreconcilable contradiction in the Gospels we are now looking at this passage …
 
Michael Lofton and Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller discuss the differences between Catholics and Lutherans on justification. They examine the differences between initial and increases in justification and discuss the implications such a distinction creates for Catholics and Lutherans. They also discuss the reception of the concept of the “works of the law…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference: 0:00 - Introduction 1. 1:29 [Is Salvation Applied to All Mankind?] Since Jesus died to save all of mankind, won't everyone be saved regardless of whether or not they place their faith in Christ, just like how gravity still works on everyone whether they believe in it or not? 2. 6:47 [About Energy & the Kala…
 
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK’S SHOW. Coach discusses preseason friendlies and what Jaap Stam is looking for in these matches. Now that Luciano Acosta’s arrival is official, Coach breaks down his potential impact on this squad. Allan Cruz’s spot on this squad is apparently in doubt? Coach discusses what his role could be in 2021. After not having anyth…
 
Questions Asked: 1. How did you become an artist and iconographer? 2. What is the difference between art and iconography? 3. Is working on an icon a prayerful activity? 4. What inspires you when you are working on your art? 5. How can others who may not have the talent you have begin to do their own art and iconography? Bio: Jonathan Pageau is a pr…
 
To protect himself from possible retribution by the World Mission Society Church of God, “David Erdman” is using a fake name and his face is blurred out. This is because the WMSCOG is alleged to use law suits and family separation as ways of silencing those who openly come against them. Here are some resources that came up in my discussion with Dav…
 
I almost gave up trying to resolve this supposed "contradiction" between Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Was Jesus anointed with oil/perfume once, twice or three times? Is there error in the Gospels about this? This is a rather complicated set of problems that will take time to unpack. In my study this week I searched and searched and could not find …
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference: 0:00 - Introduction 1. 1:20 [Kalam Cosmological Argument] When using the Kalam Cosmological Argument, how can I convince skeptics that this argument should lead to belief in the God of the Bible specifically, and not just "a creator" in general? 2. 7:58 [About the Antichrist, Antiochus, & Daniel] Is there a…
 
Mario became convinced that Jesus bodily rose from the dead because of the historical evidence for it. He wrote a paper defending the resurrection for a school project, in Belgium, and asked me to do an interview on the topic as well as to answer several objections from his teacher. What excites me the most is just knowing his story and how those o…
 
Michael Lofton discusses the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and its response to a question about blessing civil unions. He also addresses whether found here: https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2021/03/15/210315b.html He also addresses whether Vatican II taught anything infallible and raises some interesti…
 
People have been using this verse of Scripture to deny the deity of Christ for a long time. in reality, it's actually a beautiful way of teaching the deity and humanity of Christ. We will go through it in detail and answer objections while trying to make sure we don't lose the simple and profound teaching of the passage. Jesus didn't know the day o…
 
Michael Lofton engages criticisms from Bryan Denlinger, a KJV-Only Baptist Fundamentalist, about the Catholic Church and whether it teaches people from other religions are saved. He also addresses a conspiracy theory that says the Pope is the creator of COVID! You don’t want to miss this comedy hour! https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference: 0:00 - Introduction 1. 1:11 [Grieving the death of the unsaved] How do we biblically grieve the death of a loved one who wasn't saved? Since we don't believe in purgatory, and therefore we don't pray for deceased people, what is an appropriate (but still loving) response in this situation? And how can we ki…
 
I've had a number of people asking me about when pastor Chuck Smith predicted the rapture. It's an uncomfortable topic for a Calvary Chapel pastor, which I am, and for someone who looks up to and deeply appreciates pastor Chuck, as I do. This is because Chuck Smith is the founder of Calvary Chapel and I can say that his ministry has had a big, posi…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference: 0:00 - Introduction 1. 0:36 [Parable of the Dishonest Manager] What is the meaning of the Parable of the Dishonest Manager in Luke 16: 1-13? I was having a Bible study with a friend over Discord, and we're wondering about this. 2. 10:01 [Anxiety about the Rapture] Is it bad to hope that Jesus doesn’t come b…
 
What's a Calvinist? And what on earth is an Arminian? In this episode, you'll find out! With a quick overview of church history and the key players in this theological discussion, we lay the foundation for the different doctrines inherent to these two Christian views. Learn a little more about both, decide where you stand, and remember to show grac…
 
Michael Lofton discusses whether popes could err habitually in their teaching authority or even in their prudential judgements. He focuses on Donum Veritatis but also engages many other sources when considering the question. https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Can-the-Pope-Habitually-Err-in-Matters-of-Faith-or-Discipline-with-M…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference: 0:00 - Introduction 1. 0:13 I'm a follower of Christ, and I have several major illnesses which makes me uninsurable, and I can’t afford a funeral plan. My family will likely cremate me, but I’m REALLY troubled about this. Can only buried bodies be resurrected? Will I miss out on eternal life and go to Hell …
 
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK’S SHOW. On this episode of Talking Tactics, Coach puts on his acting shoes and portrays Jaap Stam in the current Frankie Amaya saga. He actually could play the role of Jaap with that matching dome though. This week on the Training Ground, Coach discusses Rondo’s and why they’re beneficial in training. For the first time in…
 
This is part 54 of the Mark Series, going verse by verse through the Gospel of Mark. Today we are in chapter 13:24-27 Feel free to use my videos in your own gatherings as an aid to studying Scripture. See the WHOLE Gospel of Mark playlist here. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZ3iRMLYFlHuGenHwUdeiQ5M-uj5XW4sF…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference:0:00 - Introduction1. 0:38 The NT has a lot of examples of demons being very active, and Jesus & the Apostles had to cast many demons out of people - there was a lot of activity and possession. But in the OT, demonic activity and possession is not talked about at all (or very, very rarely). I was wondering w…
 
Lori Anne Thompson's full victim impact statement video - https://youtu.be/4kDe8caElaw This is not a video I'm looking forward to. But this is why I'm doing it.1) Ravi's victims need vindication. In particular, Lori Anne Thompson has been continually maligned and horribly treated because she brought TRUE accusations against Ravi. I believed the wor…
 
Michael Lofton discusses Eastern Orthodoxy’s views on the canon. He engages the Philaret catechism as well as Fr. Michael Pomazansky’s comments on the canon. He then address. Fr. John Erickson’s view on women’s ordinations and then finally engages Pope St. John Paul II’s general audience on the Magisterium and whether the pope is infallible in his …
 
Fr. Mitch Pacwa joins the R&T crew for a discussion on sola scriptura, it’s history, theology and general difficulties. He offers an apologetic for the Catholic Church’s position on tradition and also engages live chat questions. https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Sola-Scriptura-with-Fr.-Mitch-Pacwa-SJ-128-kbps.mp3…
 
0:00 - Introduction1. 2:11 If Revelation was written after 70AD, why wouldn't John say anything about the destruction of Jerusalem? Wouldn't he write about a prophecy of Jesus that came true? Pretty big event to ignore.2. 6:09 Do we have free will? If not, how does that affect God's sovereignty? If yes, how can we be punished for sins when we had n…
 
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK’S SHOW. On this episode of Talking Tactics, Coach takes a closer look at new DP signing Brenner from Sao Paulo. Coach takes a closer look at what he does well, and where he doesn’t particularly excel, yet, in The Film Room. Coach is back with Part 2 of “The Training Ground”. In this segment, he visits with fellow CST’er an…
 
I'm surveying different interpretations of "the abomination of desolation" and comparing them to the Scripture to see if they fit.If you want to see my teaching surveying 6 different end times perspectives then click here - https://youtu.be/xmw0uVLunwUHere’s my video on Daniel 9 https://youtu.be/pK5RsOaVy4UAnd here’s one on Daniel 11, the most prop…
 
Michael discusses some problems he observes with some Eastern Orthodox who lack distinctions and nuance. He then recommends some books on the Magisterium, per a viewers request. Lastly, he answers live chat questions. https://reasonandtheology.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Distinctions-and-EO-Apologetics-Resources-for-the-Magisterium-128-kbps.mp3…
 
Question Time Stamps for Quick Reference:0:00 Introduction1. 0:53 Recently, I've seen several of your videos dealing with The Passion Translation, and the criticism seems very much on point. Clearly, Brian Simmons is a bit of a nut and I think you'd agree that religions can attract those types of people. So, why would you assume Paul, or the author…
 
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