Posts tagged: Jesus

Rally for Jesus Part II (Illinois Family Spotlight #214)

If you’re in need of encouragement (and truly, who among us isn’t), this edition of Spotlight will speak to your soul as we feature more prayer and exhortation from the recent Rally for Jesus. Rev. Ron Citlau references 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 as a model for Christians to engage with the world and strengthen the Church.

After the break, Rev. Ceasar LeFlore encourages us to claim the peace that Jesus promises to His followers and he passionately asks us to consider how the righteous people of God should respond when the foundations of our nation – truth, righteousness, sanctity of life, and family – are being destroyed.… Continue Reading

“Such Were Some of You: Trans Edition” (Illinois Family Spotlight #184)

Walt Heyer is the featured presenter on this edition of spotlight. We are featuring his presentation from the Illinois Family Institute 2019 worldview conference on the “trans” ideology. Mr. Heyer became a transgender man: hormones, surgeries and all. But he was, like most of us, saved by the blood of Jesus. This episode is his testimony.

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“We Need to Be About Our Daddy’s Business” (Illinois Family Spotlight #100)

The Reverend Doctor Joey Krol joins Monte and Dave on this one hundredth episode of Illinois Family Spotlight.

They discuss being conformed to Jesus, even when it comes to troublemaking; misaligned priorities; church leaders out of touch with the realities of the day; a recent poll showing that America is split on abortion; marijuana; and the coming election.

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BONUS: Neither Jew nor Greek — Neither Black nor White

Because racial tension continues to run high in our nation, it’s imperative that we take a few moments to address it.

Despite all the negativity dominating the headlines, the Internet, and airwaves, we must be mindful of the Biblical truths and principles that override sinful prejudices, biases, and emotions.

Serious Christians must rise above the chaos, anger, and anxiety. We must refuse to respond in kind.… Continue Reading

BONUS: Ensnared or Resolute?

This is a special edition of Illinois Family Spotlight. Last week, Dave Smith gave the Sunday morning message about the importance of continuing in the faith, being aware of godless worldviews and deceptions, and focusing our eyes on Jesus.  The text is from Hebrews 12:1-2. We thought we’d post it here for your listening edification.

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President Obama, More Religious Apostate than Religious Pioneer

Written by Dr. Michael Brown

According to CNN writer John Blake, President Barack Obama is “a religious pioneer” who, in the opinion of some scholars and pastors, is “also expanding the definition of who can be a Christian by challenging the religious right’s domination of the national stage.”

To be candid, and with due respect to the office of the president, Obama should be viewed as a religious apostate more than a religious pioneer.… Continue Reading