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When a Christian Doubts: Part 2 – CTJ #40

This is the second episode of a two part series on doubt in the Christian’s life.  In this episode we begin to dissect how to address doubt and fuel the growth that should come along with it!   Have you ever struggled with doubt as a follower of Jesus and couldn’t understand why or how to even deal with it?  Perhaps you have asked yourself “What happens when a Christian doubts?”  Let us be the first to say, you are not alone!  We have struggled with everything from “Is there even a God, really” to “Is living a moral life really worth it?”  And, these are really struggles that at some point, every believer goes through in one degree or another.  Not everyone’s doubt is the same but I think there are similar ways to approach and address the doubt in our lives.

In our culture, doubt typically has a negative connotation, but the scripture has many examples of human doubt which ended in huge spiritual and personal growth.  We talk through some of the help we have available to us and how we can grow from these doubtful time in our lives.

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When a Christian Doubts: Part 1 – CTJ #39

Have you ever struggled with doubt as a follower of Jesus and couldn’t understand why or how to even deal with it?  Perhaps you have asked yourself “What happens when a Christian doubts?”  Let us be the first to say, you are not alone!  We have struggled with everything from “Is there even a God, really” to “Is living a moral life really worth it?”  And, these are really struggles that at some point, every believer goes through in one degree or another.  Not everyone’s doubt is the same but I think there are similar ways to approach and address the doubt in our lives.  This is the first episode of a two part series on doubt in the Christian’s life and how to recognize and address it biblically.  In these episodes we reference Job’s circumstance as well as that of the Psalm of Asaph (Psalm 73).   It is comforting to know that when a Christian doubts, it is not something foreign to God and there are scriptural examples and principles that we can go to that will help us in these times to grow!

 

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The Impact of Social Media: Part 1 – CTJ #36

How has Social Media impacted the world?  What about the individual?  What about the Christian?  What about the Church?

These are the questions we will seek to answer on this series of podcasts about the Impact of Social Media.  Part 1 will mainly focus on society as a whole down to the individual and then start to cross over to how it has impacted Christians individually.  Now that a sufficient amount of time has passed since the dawn of Social Media, there are numerous studies, findings, and consequences coming out that we want to explore.

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References:
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/05/01/606588504/americans-are-a-lonely-lot-and-young-people-bear-the-heaviest-burden

https://eand.co/three-things-to-learn-from-facebooks-latest-debacle-df6af136282a

https://eand.co/is-social-media-a-failure-f4f970695d17

 

CTJ #29: Authentic Christianity – What is Authenticity?

Authentic Christianity” is one of those buzz words in Christian circles that we all like to rattle off.  We all want to be known for our authenticity.  This week, Jordan is on the episode again, with Tim and Rob, to discuss the true meaning of authenticity for Christians.  Is it more than just being open about our brokenness?  Is it that at all?  What does it really mean to be an authentic Christian and what does that look like practically?  Join us to hear our thoughts this week.

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CTJ# 28: Capital Punishment Killed Jesus

This week we tackle the topic of Christians and capital punishment.  Being undecided at the start of the episode, Rob discusses the topic with Tim to think through how the death penalty lines up with the teachings of Jesus.  Tune in and get engaged.  If you are tired of typing out our long URL, you can find us at www.ctjpodcast.com

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CTJ #19: The Christian’s Reaction to Orlando Shooting

On this episode, Jordan and Tim talk about the tragic events that unfolded in Orlando.  How do Christians react to such a divided country?  Jordan and Tim share their observations and ways for Christians to respond to these Orlando shootings.  There are so many ripple effects that weigh in on the issues at hand so join us as we discuss these incredibly emotional topics.

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CTJ #18: Christianity and Abortion Law

This week, Tim and Rob are joined by Riley Steele to discuss Christianity and Abortion Law.  This is a very big issue for most Christians as it gets at the heart of many issues.  We discuss the various viewpoints held in regards to this topic, the various laws and help available, and many other topics that slide right into this enormous subject.

We will value your input on this episode as we don’t believe we have even begun to scratch the surface.

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CTJ #16: The Great Divide

Why do so many “Christians” not hold a biblical world view?  This week Tim, Jordan, and Rob tackled a topic that Jordan noticed was running through all our recent episodes and was a topic of study a few years ago.   Much of the discussion was fueled by “unchristian” a book on the statistics within Christendom.  Join us as we talk about some of the issues in the Christian faith related to the lack of a biblical world view and how it affects our living for Christ.

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CTJ #14: Marriage & Porn – The Christian Dating Discussion Part 4

Tim and Jordan are joined by special guests Manny and Michelle Capizzi to share their story of how porn addiction has affected their individual lives and their marriage.  Manny and Michelle are very honest and real about their stories and give great insight into how pornography affects our own minds and our relationships with others.

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CTJ #12: The Christian Dating Discussion: Part 2

For the first time, CTJ has ladies on the podcast!  Tim and Rob are joined by Sarah and Julia (their fiancee and wife, respectively).  This episode we continue the discussion from the last episode and dig into dating with a purpose, marriage and unrealistic expectations.

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