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Pastoring In A Ukrainian War Zone – Benjamin Morrison (Season 7 Finale)

With war raging between Russia and Ukraine, we wanted to take a moment and connect with a pastor in the thick of it. Friend of the show and CGN pastor Benjamin Morrison is currently doing ministry in the midst of a war zone... and he has a ton of perspective to offer us. We cover things like: What is God doing in Ukraine? How is the Church operating? How can we pray for the mental…
GoodLion Ministries
March 30, 2022

The Joys and Challenges of Holy Sexuality – with Dr. Christopher Yuan

Sexuality is one of the main ways people identify themselves today. Our modern moment asks people to freely express who they are by unchaining themselves from traditional concepts of sexuality. This has led many Christians to revert to hardline stances about what a person must be, and particularly, what a person must avoid, in order to be accepted by God. What if there was a different way to look at sexuality? A way more Biblical,…
GoodLion Ministries
January 5, 2022

Wresting With The Supernatural – (With Michael Bowles) | A discussion on demons, healings, signs from God, and other spiritual experiences. (With Michael Bowles)

Aaron and Brian chat with their friend Michael Bowles (Pastor, former youth pastor, and current student at Western Seminary) about the challenges of wrestling through the supernatural. The guys talk about their own experiences with things like God speaking, signs from God, healings, and even exorcisms of demons... while acknowledging that in a lot of our western Church culture the supernatural can seem bizarre and rare. Our goal In this episode is to help you…
GoodLion Ministries
December 14, 2021

Social Justice: Should Christians use the term, or avoid it? – With Dave Lomas, ft. arguments from Voddie Baucham

In all of the insanity, confusion, and cultural upheaval of the early 2020s, there's been a growing resurgence of the term “social justice” that has taken the world by storm, especially in the wake of George Floyd's death. However, like many issues today, Christians are divided on the term social justice. To some, it represents a Biblical form of restorative justice that reflects our responsibility to honor, love, and serve all humans as made in…
GoodLion Ministries
October 26, 2021

Engaging with Real Deconstruction: A look at Exvangelical memes – With Dominic Done!

Deconstruction is a growing trend in religious and philosophical circles. While many Christians have begun to address deconstruction, we don’t often engage with deconstructionist ideas directly. In this episode, Aaron and Brian are joined by Dominic Done, author of When Faith Fails: Finding God In the Shadow of Doubt and founder of a ministry to skeptics and doubters called Pursuing Faith. Aaron, Brian, and Dominic respond directly to deconstructionists memes to answer questions coming directly…
GoodLion Ministries
October 19, 2021

Following Jesus In The Midst of Same Sex Attraction – Brenna Blain

Brenna Blain (host of the Can I Say That? Podcast) shares her story about the unique challenges of being a same sex attracted woman of faith. She tells us about her testimony of following Jesus, what led her to embrace an orthodox view of sexuality and faith, the important role that sensitive/empathetic youth ministry can play in a SSA child's life, and answers questions like "are all Christians called to be straight?" It's a nuanced…
GoodLion Ministries
February 1, 2021

Why Wait For Marriage? (With Jon Keith and Jordan Aly) – A Discussion on dating and sexuality.

Aaron sits down with his old friend Jordan and her boyfriend (now fiancé since the time of this recording!) Hip-Hop and R&B artist Jon Keith to discuss dating, sex, and waiting for marriage to engage in sexuality. In this culture it's harder than ever for couples to wait, and many don't even really have a theology for "why" they should wait or what the purpose is. Many people who have struggled and made mistakes in…
GoodLion Ministries
January 18, 2021

Questions About Systemic Racism, With Benjamin Morrison

On this week's episode, Aaron sits down with Pastor Benjamin Morrison to discuss two articles he wrote for CalvaryChapel.com about the issue of systemic racism. The articles received some pushback due to the tense feelings many people have in this moment around the topic, and so Aaron and Ben take time to flesh out a lot of the common concerns and issues that revolve around the term. It's a lengthy yet interesting discussion that gets…
GoodLion Ministries
December 5, 2020

PodClass – Ways Men and Women Can Help One Another Fight | Fighting Sexual Objectification pt 5

In today’s class I ask the men in the class, what would you want to tell your sisters in Christ that they could do to help you fight the battle against objectification. I ask the women in the class the same thing about the men. It’s a great discussion with a lot of fantastic input from the students, and we hope it gives you a lot to think about. Stay tuned for next week’s episode…
GoodLion Ministries
January 27, 2020