Constructing a Reconstructed Sermon: Part 1
Gordan Runyan offers some thoughts on the question, “How should a sermon preached by a Reconstructionist differ from others preached on the same Bible text?” Should a CR sermon look like a CR sermon, even when its topic is not a particularly CR topic? What would that look like? In future episodes in this series, Psalm 133 will form the basis for a nuts-and-bolts walk-thru in the process of sermon preparation, seeking to build a Christian Reconstructionist sermon from the ground up.
Reconstructing the Heart: Guilt-Give Away
In this edition of Setting the Record Straight, Dr. Jason Garwood continues the series, Reconstructing the Heart, by examining the great problem of guilt and man’s attempt to rid himself of it. For more content, please visit crosscrownchurch.com. Thanks for listening!
149: Are You Missing the Harvest?
We all want to participate as laborers for the harvest, but we may be missing the opportunities that are right in front of us such as Christian education. Listen and discover effective ways to serve God’s Kingdom!
The Price and Remedy of Compromise
Completing the series in the book of Jeremiah, Gordan Runyan highlights two last, important themes we saw repeated in the prophet’s writings. They have application when thinking about the state of the churches, and the state of our individual lives; and what actual reform would look like.
148: If Not God’s Law, Then Whose?
What is theonomy? Why is it necessary? What happens when it’s applied? What happens when it’s not? The great crisis of our times remains theonomy vs autonomy, and this episode reveals the truth about God’s law in a clear, conversational format that will strengthen your love for God’s law a well as provide you with a great way to share theonomy with others.
Genealogies, God’s Covenants, and Fallible People
In this episode, Russell Traweek, pastor of Christ Covenant Church, a home fellowship in Sweeny, Texas leads us with a message from a sermon series in Matthew as we look at the significance of genealogies, God’s covenants throughout Scripture and the way God uses fallible men and women to accomplish His Kingdom purpose.
Reconstructing the Heart: Whole Body, Whole Gospel
Emotions: we all have them and we’ve all been told to keep them to ourselves. But is this a healthy way to view our God-given emotions? And what about Christian rationalism and the elevation of the mind over every other human faculty? In this edition of Setting the Record Straight, Dr. Jason Garwood explores the impact of Greek Philosophy in modern thinking and feeling, and exposes the fallacious reasoning of what normally passes in Christianity today. For similar content, please visit crosscrownchurch.com. Thanks for listening!
The House Jesus Built
What did Jesus mean when he said he was leaving to prepare a place in his Father’s house? In this edition of Setting the Record Straight, Dr. Jason Garwood preaches a message answering this very question from John 14. For more sermon content, please visit crosscrownchurch.com/sermons. Thanks for listening!
The Tale of Two Abusive Ditches
In this episode of Setting the Record Straight, Russell Traweek, pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Sweeny, TX continues a sermon series called Churchology with a message called, “The Tale of Two Abusive Ditches.”
A Profile of Courageous Interposition
Gordan Runyan presents the biblical data for a man named Ebed-melech, and the manner in which he flung himself into the breach to save a life. His example highlights our present need for Christians to act like real patriots (and not jingoists) in the defense of the weak and oppressed.