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English, Christianity, 1 season, 314 episodes, 2 days, 8 hours, 30 minutes
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In Matthew 16:18, Jesus said, “On this rock, I will build my church.” While the church has been established for over two millennia, how do we engage with our local communities? This podcast offers insight into how the church should take on current issues, cultural barriers and religious differences in order to evangelize the lost and preach the Gospel to all people.
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A Theology of Comedy

Rapp Report episode 287 Discussing humor within Christianity. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/21/202456 minutes, 18 seconds
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Christian Collaboration

Rapp Report episode 286 Christian Podcast Community and Truth in Love Network are two Christian podcasting groups, but are they competition, or can they be a collaboration? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/14/202446 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Function of a Pastor, Part 1

Rapp Report episode 285 This episode covers an overview of the roles, titles, and functions of the office of pastor and deacon. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/7/20241 hour, 1 minute
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More on Alistair Begg and Responding

Apologetics Live episode 231 We will continue the discussion on the comments from Alister Begg after his sermon explaining his comments. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Write us a review and tell us how we are doing. Fill out our suvery about this show. Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/2/20242 hours, 8 minutes, 59 seconds
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What is a Pastor? 1 Timothy 2:12-14, Part 3

Rapp Report episode 284 In this episode, we examine in depth the passage of 1 Timothy 2:12-14, addressing the key text that teaches that women cannot be pastors. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/31/202455 minutes, 48 seconds
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What is a Pastor? Not a Woman, Part 2

Rapp Report episode 283 Andrew starts his series on “What is a Pastor” with a discussion on what a pastor is not and that is a woman. Andrew addresses the following biblical arguments that people make from women in the Bible: Chloe Priscilla Junia Euodia and Syntyche Lydia Phoebe Deborah This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/17/20240
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What is a Pastor? Not a Woman, Part 1

Rapp Report episode 282 Andrew starts his series on "What is a Pastor" with a discussion on what a pastor is not and that is a woman. Andrew addresses the following emotional arguments that people make: That is misogynist. Women are just as good at public speaking as men / Women can teach just as good as men Why do you think women are not smart enough to read/interpret/preach from their Bibles? Women will respond to the Gospel presented in a way they can relate to it and men cannot do that. “Who did Jesus appear to first? A woman! Thank goodness she didn’t believe she couldn’t preach!” It is about equality “There is no male or female, no Jew nor Greek..." there aren't gender distinctions anymore (Gal 3:28) The Bible says, "you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood..." so if we are all priests then women can act in the role of preaching. If women are not allowed to preach then they are victims of oppression and are not being allowed to serve God fully. If God has gifted a woman with preaching and called her to do it, who are we to say she cannot? How do you know God has not called some women to preach and gifted them with that gifting? If a woman feels "called to preach" but is denied this by the church then that church is causing her to sin by not allowing her behind the pulpit. Paul was speaking to the culture in 1 Timothy 2:12ff so it no longer applies to us Women can be pastors over children’s ministries. Women pastors in the church could preach because they were preaching under the authority of the senior pastor. Email: “I have a need - please stop maligning women pastors in your memes. I have been called and ordained by God. I am conservative, and prolife. I pastor a small congregation that no man would take because the salary is very low. Women were never maligned by our Lord. Now your meme about "not a pastor not a church" has stirred up a hornet's nest on FB Calvinism the Group that Chooses You. Does this serve the body of Christ? What is gained? This diminishes what should be our common efforts to combat Satan and reach the secular, God-hating populace. If the Spirit gives me gifts to preach and pastor, who are you to ignore that and criticize? May the peace of Christ and his truth, be with you. Karen GC” This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/10/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 40 seconds
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What is a Pastor – Overview

Rapp Report episode 281 We start a new series asking the question, what is a pastor? This is an overview of the series. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/3/202428 minutes, 50 seconds
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Search Us with Ken Powers

Rapp Report episode 280 We reveal some new technology that allows you to search all our shows quickly. Lets.Church This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/13/20230
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Christian Discipline

Rapp Report episode 279 Discussion on overcoming evil and godly discipline. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/6/202356 minutes, 16 seconds
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What is a Man with Jon Harris

Rapp Report episode 278 Jon Harris joins Andrew Rappaport to talk about biblical manhood and the cultural shift against it. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/29/202355 minutes, 41 seconds
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Unraveling the Israel-Palestine Conflict with Dr. Michael Brown

Rapp Report episode 277 How much do you really know about the Israel-Palestine conflict? Unravel the complexities of this historical and ongoing situation as Dr. Michael Brown and I journey through its roots, exploring the unique challenges it presents. Raised in a conservative Jewish home, Dr. Brown’s perspective is shaped by his personal journey to a Pentecostal charismatic faith, offering listeners a unique lens through which to examine the situation in Israel. We start off by immersing ourselves in the history of the modern state of Israel, the Jewish people's connection to the land, and the various peoples that have lived in the area over the centuries. We then focus on the unique history of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the myths surrounding the Palestinian people and the Jewish people, breaking down misconceptions and shedding light on the realities of life in Israel. The refugee crisis in Israel is another critical area that we delve into, revealing its unique characteristics and the role of various nations in its perpetuation. As we venture further into the current political dynamics in Israel, we unpack the controversial role of Prime Minister Netanyahu and the ethical dilemmas faced by Israel in the international arena. We also discuss the spiritual darkness surrounding the group's actions and tactics used by Hamas, shedding light on the harsh realities faced by the people of Gaza. Finally, Dr. Brown and I explore the potential for the gospel of Jesus Christ to bring unity and peace in the region. This is a conversation full of depth and insight that will leave you with a fresh perspective on the realities, misconceptions, and hopes surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict. Don't miss it! (0:00:02) - Israel's Situation and Jewish Believers' Journey (0:05:09) - The Significance of Israel (0:10:53) - Israel-Palestine Conflict and History (0:18:54) - The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict and Refugee Crisis (0:26:01) - Hamas, Israel, and the Middle East (0:34:25) - Israel's Ethical Dilemma and International Perception (0:41:11) - Refugee Crisis and Media Warfare (0:49:16) - Israeli Politics and Unity Around Netanyahu (0:58:23) - Debating the Jewish Perspective on Israel Resources mentioned: UNWatch.org PalWatch.org MemriTV.org AskDrBrown.org This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/15/20231 hour, 4 seconds
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A Christian View of Israel and Hamas

Theology Throw Down Episode 31 The topic is the current situation between Israel and Hamas This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected]
11/8/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 40 seconds
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He is Back and Needs Your Help

Andrew Returns and needs your help. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/8/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Update and Prayer Request

Rapp Report episode 276 Where is Andrew? He will provide an update and some prayer requests. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
7/12/20234 minutes, 23 seconds
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Dissecting Faith and Works: A Deep Dive into Salvation and James 2

Rapp Report episode 275 Are good works the ticket to salvation? We crack open the theological conundrum often associated with James 2. Discover the purpose of works in salvation as we dissect the often misinterpreted words of James 2. We will navigate through the multi-faceted concept of 'salvation,' examining the distinct meanings of regeneration, sanctification, and glorification and the role each plays in our ultimate redemption. Rest assured, the issue of works-based salvation will not leave us stumped - we are excluding glorification from this debate, and you will soon find out why. Ready to challenge societal norms and confront harsh realities? Let us embark on a journey through faith and works, taking cues from James himself. Witness the power of faith when works fortify it and learn why faith alone might land you no better off than a demon. We will lay bare the truth about those who are all talk and no action and reveal how the consistency of your actions could be a litmus test for the authenticity of your faith. Dive into the life of Abraham, a case study on the importance of faith and works. We will delve into how Abraham's willingness to sacrifice Isaac was a testament to his faith, a form of sanctification, not regeneration. It is a potent reminder that our works justify us in the eyes of others, not God. So, whether you are a seasoned believer or a spiritual seeker, this episode promises a fresh perspective on salvation and the role of works in faith.   (0:00:01) - Interpreting James 2 (17 Minutes) We tackle the often-discussed topic of whether works are necessary for salvation. We discuss the importance of understanding the authorial intent behind words like "salvation," which can have multiple meanings depending on context. We define terms such as regeneration, sanctification, and glorification and explain how each relates to salvation. (0:17:18) - The Importance of Works in Faith (9 Minutes) We explore the concept of faith and works, the societal norm of selling oneself into slavery or begging for food due to persecution. We consider the example of James, who speaks to those scattered abroad and facing difficult circumstances. We discuss the idea that faith without works is dead and examine the concept that the works someone does over a long period of time can show if they have genuine faith. We contemplate the concept that those who profess belief without possessing faith are no better than demons and that it would be foolish to profess belief without having it. (0:26:36) - Justification by Works and Faith (17 Minutes) We explore the notion of justification by works through the life of Abraham. We explain how Abraham's faith was proven genuine through his willingness to sacrifice Isaac. We further explain that Abraham was justified by works, a type of sanctification, not regeneration. We discuss how Abraham was already regenerated long before he offered his son as an offering and how the works justified him in the eyes of others, not in God's eyes. Finally, we talk about how James is not speaking of regeneration but of sanctification when he says that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone. (0:43:49) - Podcast and Speaking Engagements Updates (8 Minutes) We discuss upcoming events, including evangelism training sessions and meetings in Indianapolis, DC, Idaho, and New York. We also discuss speaking engagements at churches and the Legacy Classical Christian Academy Worldview Week in Texas. Finally, we encourage listeners to share this episode with others and contact us if they want to attend one of our upcoming events. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors:
7/5/202351 minutes, 51 seconds
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Our Popular American Evangelical Women’s Ministry: Is it failing Christian Women?

Cross-promotion episode: check out the Throughly Equipped podcast at ChristianPodcastCommunity.org
6/21/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dinosaurs, Dragons, and the Bible with Bodie Hodge

Rapp Report episode 274 Dinosaurs, Dragons, and the Bible is a one-of-a kind Christian apologetic resource sure to captivate families, scientists, historians, and theologians! Using the Bible as the absolute authority, Bodie Hodge of Answers in Genesis, the Creation Museum, and the Ark Encounter, provides answers to the most asked questions about these amazing creatures. As Christians, we must not ignore what the Scriptures say about dinosaurs and dragons and accept the secular world’s wisdom. This #ProBible handbook offers fascinating answers based on fossil footprints, soft tissue, biblical references to dragons, serpents, and leviathans, and much more. Go beyond the Hollywood version of these magnificent creatures to discover the truth of these icons of Creation and testaments of God’s power in the Genesis Flood. Designed for almost all ages, the book answers questions such as: How Did Huge Dinosaurs Fit on the Ark? Are Dinosaurs and Dragons the Same Thing? How Do I Use the Bible as the Framework to Look at Dinosaurs? Were Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark (and Did Any Go Extinct Before the Flood)? Are Dinosaur Fossils in the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic Rock Millions of Years Old or from the Flood? Why Don’t We Find the Word “Dinosaur” in the Bible? Are There Any Human and Dinosaur Fossils Buried Together? Dinosaurs are nearly synonymous with evolution in the minds of much of the world. Studying these answers will help Christian families, church leaders, scientists, and theologians develop greater faith in the infallibility of God’s Word and His role as Creator.   Get the book now This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/14/20231 hour, 22 seconds
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Covenant Theology with Patrick Abendroth

Rapp Report episode 273 Andrew has Patrick Abendroth on to discuss his new book "Covenant Theology". It is an educational discussion that will be helpful to understand the view. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/7/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 21 seconds
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The 3 things you need to know about Dispensationalism

Rapp Report episode 272 Andrew Rappaport is here to explain the core ideas of Dispensationalism. Throughout the discussion, Andrew Rappaport, with his vast experience and profound knowledge, will elucidate these concepts, making them accessible and relatable for both newcomers to theology and seasoned scholars. This is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of Dispensationalism and its role in Christian theology. Tune in to embark on this intellectual journey that is bound to challenge and enrich your theological perspectives.   Follow Adam: YouTube: Curious Christianity Twitter: @curi_christian This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE  
5/31/202359 minutes, 58 seconds
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Answering Questions about Family

Rapp Report episode 271 Some Q&A from the Michiana Reforming Families Conference were not answered at the conference were not answered due to time, so the speakers come on to address all the questions that were asked. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/17/202357 minutes, 10 seconds
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Church, Part 4 of What We Believe, Part 39

Rapp Report episode 270 Discover Christ's authority's crucial role in church leadership as we welcome Pastor Nathaniel Jolly from the Truth Be Known Podcast for an insightful discussion. We'll explore who holds the ultimate authority in a church setting, how it impacts the way a church functions, and how to apply scripture to everyday life. Listen in as we dive into thought-provoking topics, including the role of women in the church according to 1st Timothy 2, the distinction between gifts and talents, and the purpose of spiritual gifts. In this powerful conversation, Andrew Rappaport sheds light on the significance of looking to the Word of God for guidance, recognizing various spiritual gifts such as teaching, administration, mercy, and exhortation. We'll also examine the issue of church discipline, discussing the balance between laissez-faire and sin policing and the role of the Holy Spirit in convicting people of their sins. This episode will encourage you to reflect on the process of church discipline, the importance of forgiveness, and keeping matters as private as possible. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your understanding of Christ's authority in church leadership and its vital implications for the body of the church. We hope you'll come away with a fresh perspective on approaching your faith, your interactions with fellow believers, and your commitment to living out God's Word in your daily life. Join us for this thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Nathaniel Jolly and enrich your spiritual journey. Listen to the previous episode in the series. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/10/202356 minutes, 23 seconds
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Importance of Church and Interpreting the Bible

Rapp Report episode 269 Episode Summary: In this episode, we dive into various topics, starting with the role of humor in Christianity and the importance of not taking ourselves too seriously regarding theological differences. We discuss Keith Foskey's denominational videos, which highlight the various denominations and their unique quirks, and explore the value of church community, accountability, and the proper functioning of the church body. We examine the significance of biblical interpretation, touch on the importance of discipleship, and discuss the responsibility of preaching the Word of God. We also compare different approaches to hermeneutics, engage in a lively debate on the Sabbath, and discuss the role of Christians in politics. Finally, we wrap up the conversation with some lighthearted banter and acknowledge the importance of staying connected to our faith community. Join us as we navigate these thought-provoking topics and have some laughs along the way! Chapters: (0:00:02) - Exploring the Meaning of Church (0:12:35) - The Accountability of Church Attendance (0:19:20) - Biblically Functioning Church (0:28:05) - The Structure of Home Churches (0:40:06) - Interpreting the Bible (0:50:45) - Teaching Interpreting Scripture Through Sermons (0:54:23) - Covenant Theology vs. Progressive Covenantism (1:03:33) - Transcendent Law and Rest (1:15:35) - Political Activism and Theology (1:22:29) - Exploring Theological Discussion (1:28:14) - The Power of Entertainment Chapter Summaries: (0:00:02) - Exploring the Meaning of Church (13 Minutes) In this episode, we explore the role of humor in Christianity and the importance of not taking ourselves too seriously regarding theological differences. We discuss the denominational videos created by Keith Foskey, which highlight the various denominations and their unique quirks, and how these videos can be entertaining and educational. We also address some Christians' criticism towards humor, arguing that laughter can be a good medicine for the soul, as stated in Proverbs. Throughout the conversation, we share anecdotes from our experiences engaging in theological discussions with friends from different denominations, emphasizing the importance of respectful and enjoyable conversations despite our disagreements. (0:12:35) - The Accountability of Church Attendance (7 Minutes) We delve into the importance of accountability and submission within the Christian faith. We discuss how some individuals may avoid attending church or submitting to spiritual leadership due to pride or a desire for autonomy. The conversation emphasizes the value of church community, spiritual gifts, and the "one another's" of the New Testament, as well as the potential dangers of self-reliance and a lack of accountability in one's spiritual journey. The importance of humility and recognizing the need for support and guidance from fellow believers, pastors, and elders are stressed throughout the discussion.' (0:19:20) - Biblically Functioning Church (9 Minutes) We discuss the concept of a biblically functioning church, its structure, and the importance of elders and deacons. The conversation explores the evolution of the church over time, from its origins in the Greek word to the more specific definitions found in history to today's usage. We also address the common misuse of "two or three are gathered" concerning discipline. Furthermore, we explore the role of house churches and stress the importance of structure, accountability, and the proper functioning of the church body.' (0:28:05) - The Structure of Home Churches (12 Minutes) We examine the significance of biblical interpretation and the potential dangers of misinterpreting Scripture. The conversation highlights the importance of understanding the context of biblical passages and the role of church leaders in teaching the Word of God. We also emphasize the need for character and personal life examination in choosing shepherds within the church ra...
5/3/20231 hour, 29 minutes
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Church, Part 3 of What We Believe, Part 38

Rapp Report episode 268 The church is thus a unique spiritual organism designed by Christ, made up of all born again believers in this present age (Ephesians 2:11-3:6). The church is distinct from Israel (1 Corinthians 10:32), a mystery not revealed until this age (Ephesians 3:1-6; 5:32).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Church, Part 2 of What We Believe, Part 37 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
4/26/202357 minutes, 3 seconds
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Culturally Acceptable Violence Versus the Christian Church

Rapp Report episode 267 This week, Andrew Rappapport joins Chris Hohnholz as they discuss the recent mass shooting in Nashville, Tennessee and the growth of culturally acceptable violence against certain groups in the nation. Show Links: STTK Article – Audrey Hale and Culturally Acceptable Violence This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
4/19/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 48 seconds
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Update on Israel Trip

Rapp Report episode 266 Andrew and Eric Johnson discuss their trip to Israel and explain the importance of visiting the Holy Land to understand your Bible better. Watch the video version of this podcast to see the pictures. Help Eric and MRM with their bookstore. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE Update on Israel Trip
4/12/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 53 seconds
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CA State Shut down a Christian Ministry

Rapp Report episode 265 The state of CA shuts down a Christian ministry previously relied on for help. Now, this ministry needs your help. Andrew talks with Haps Addison about the ministry of Olive Branch Ministries. Help fund their move. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE  
4/5/20231 hour, 1 minute, 4 seconds
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Church, Part 2 of What We Believe, Part 37

Rapp Report episode 264 Andrew Rapport and Pastor Steven Dew explore the church's foundation in this episode. Discuss when the church started and what it is, why doctrine divides yet also unifies, and how a lengthy and detailed doctrinal statement can help you look for a good church. They discuss the formation of the church, known as the body of Christ, beginning on the day of Pentecost and concluding at the rapture. They distinguish between the two main camps of theology: dispensationalism and covenant theology, and further explain that the term "church" has changed over time and that the body of Christ started on the day of Pentecost, meaning there is a distinct difference between Israel and the church. They emphasize the importance of humility in theology, noting that when one sits at the feet of Christ, He will correct everyone’s views. They explore the topics of covenant theology and dispensationalism, specifically in relation to the formation and end of the church. Lastly, they discuss the unique spiritual organism of the church, distinct from man-made systems. Chapters: (0:09:05) - Distinguishing the Church and Israel (0:20:16) - Humility in Theology (0:24:44) - Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism (0:32:20) - Distinctive Characteristics of the Church (0:45:26) - Misapplied Church Discipline and Pride (0:50:43) - The Importance of a Diocesan Statement Chapter Summaries: (0:09:05) - Distinguishing the Church and Israel (11 Minutes) This episode covers the formation of the church, known as the body of Christ, beginning on the day of Pentecost and concluding at the rapture. The conversation distinguishes between the two main camps of theology: dispensationalism and covenant theology. It explains that the term "church" has changed over time and that the body of Christ started on the day of Pentecost, meaning that there is a distinction between Israel and the church. The speaker further explains that both covenant theology and dispensationalism are systems of interpretation and have their end times views. (0:20:16) - Humility in Theology (4 Minutes) The conversation focused on the difficulty of fitting into one theological camp or another when reading the Bible. It was discussed that even if John MacArthur or RC Sprowl influences one, there will still be areas of disagreement. Ultimately, it was brought to attention that pride must not be taken in one's theological system, as when one sits at the feet of Christ, He will correct everyone's views. It was suggested that those who may have tuned out the conversation due to certain words should have still listened, as the point was to not be prideful about one's theological system. (0:24:44) - Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism (8 Minutes) This conversation covers the topics of covenant theology and dispensationalism, specifically in relation to the formation and end of the church. Andrew highlights the differences between the two views, noting that there is much agreement between them and that the church will end with the rapture. He also touches on the end times, noting that the church's completion will lead to a transition back to national Israel and that some who were not Jewish will be saved. (0:32:20) - Distinctive Characteristics of the Church (13 Minutes) This conversation explores the unique spiritual organism of the church, as distinct from man-made systems, which are made up of all born-again believers in this present age, between Pentecost and Rapture. The church is distinct from Israel and is a mystery not revealed until this present age. The body of Christ is a living organism, and the Word of God is alive and active. (0:45:26) - Misapplied Church Discipline and Pride (5 Minutes) They discuss the application of Matthew 18. Jesus is addressing the disciples' pride and telling them to be like a child when it comes to humility. They then delve into the issue of discipline, mainly when someone is unwilling to repent.
3/29/202358 minutes, 8 seconds
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Church, Part 1 of What We Believe, Part 36

Rapp Report episode 263 In this podcast episode, Andrew Rapport and Pastor Steven Dew discussed the concept of the Church. Pastor Steven read a passage from the striving for eternity doctrinal statement, which states that the Holy Spirit immediately places all who place their faith in Christ Jesus into one united spiritual body called the Church, of which Christ is the head. The episode discussed the importance of having a solid foundation in faith and understanding the difference between believers and unbelievers in a church setting. It was argued that churches should have a plurality of pastors to be able to protect and feed the sheep rather than just feeding the goats or entertaining them. They also discussed the parable of the soils, in which half of the soils represent people in the church who are not believers, including the rocky soil, which is for those who have no foundation, and the thorny soil, which is for those who succumb to temptation and trial. The importance of membership and the need to teach members about true biblical doctrine was discussed. It was suggested that doctrines unite true believers and provide a platform for conversation and understanding. Chapters: (0:00:02) - The Church (0:11:44) - Limitations of Belonging to the Church (0:21:50) - Membership Exploration (0:36:45) - The Church (0:46:05) - The Role of the Pastor Chapter Summaries: (0:00:02) - The Church (12 Minutes) In this episode, Andrew Rapport and Pastor Steven Dew read the following section of the doctrinal statement available at www.StrivingForEternity.org. "All who place their faith in Jesus Christ are immediately placed by the Holy Spirit into one united spiritual body, called the church (1 Corinthians 12:12-13), the bride of Christ (2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:23-32; Revelation 19:7-8), of which Christ is the Head (Ephesians 1:22; 4:15; Colossians 1:18)." (0:11:44) - Limitations of Belonging to the Church (10 Minutes) This episode discussed the importance of having a solid foundation in faith and understanding the difference between believers and unbelievers in a church setting. It was argued that churches should have a plurality of pastors to protect and feed the sheep rather than just feeding the goats or entertaining them. The parable of the soils was discussed, in which half of the soils represent people in the church who are not believers, including the rocky soil, which is for those who have no foundation, and the thorny soil, which is for those who succumb to temptation and trial. (0:21:50) - Membership Exploration (15 Minutes) This portion of the conversation focuses on the importance of membership and the need to teach members about true biblical doctrine. The conversation brings up the idea of the 'numbers game' and how churches have started to focus on size rather than doctrine. It is suggested that doctrine unite true believers and provide a platform for conversation and understanding. The conversation then focuses on doctrine dividing, ultimately concluding that doctrine divides between those who believe what the bible teaches and those who do not. Still, that doctrine should also be used to unify believers. (0:36:45) - The Church (9 Minutes) 'Echlessia', the Greek word for church, has evolved over the years. In the first century, it was used to refer to a gathering for the purpose of worshipping God. Later, it was necessary to be more specific, and the language of the visible and invisible church, or the universal and local church, was used. The local or visible church comprises both believers and unbelievers, while the invisible or universal church comprises only believers everywhere and all the time. (0:46:05) - The Role of the Pastor (12 Minutes) This conversation focused on ecclesiastical separation and the roles of pastors in the church. It discussed the importance of recognizing Christ as the head of the church and the value of a plurality of elders working together.
3/22/202358 minutes, 4 seconds
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Parenting with Purpose and Persistence: A Discussion with John and Cindy Raquet

Rapp Report episode 262 In this episode, Andrew welcomes John and Cindy Raquet to the show to discuss their book, Purposeful and Persistent Parenting. We discuss the importance of recognizing that parents and children's struggles with sin differ. We also discuss the challenges of parenting eight children and how the book's authors discovered the concept of blue-tape boundaries while child-proofing their house. Finally, we discuss the idea of using boundaries as a blessing rather than a burden and the importance of having grace for both child and parent. My guests emphasize the importance of consistency when teaching children about boundaries and suggest that families buy a bulk of the book as a resource for new parents. The episode gives listeners an insight into how to better parent with purpose and persistence. Order Purposeful and Persistent Parenting by John and Cindy Raquet Chapters: (0:03:16) - Parenting by Experience (0:07:49) - Houseproofing Your Child (0:11:48) - Boundaries as a Blessing for Parenting (0:25:29) - Grace Filled Parenting and Consistent Boundaries (0:33:58) - The Importance of Consistency in Parenting (0:43:05) - Being Purposeful and Persistent in Parenting(0:52:58) - Protecting Our Children (0:59:25) - Protecting Our Children (1:09:21) - Purposeful and Persistent Parenting Chapter Summaries: (0:03:16) - Parenting by Experience (5 Minutes) This conversation focuses on parenting and the challenges that come with it. They discuss their experiences parenting eight children and how they have learned from their mistakes. They also talk about how their family has grown with grandchildren and how they were inspired to write a book about parenting. The book is unique in that it provides practical advice, not just theoretical principles, and it also involves using blue tape. (0:07:49) - Houseproofing Your Child (4 Minutes) The authors discuss the importance of setting boundaries with children. The book's authors discovered the concept of blue tape boundaries while child-proofing their home. They realized that instead of child-proofing their house, they should train their children to respect boundaries. To do this, they used a blue tape boundary to separate the linoleum kitchen floor from the carpeted dining room area, teaching their crawling child to stay on the carpet. This approach proved to be successful. (0:11:48) - Boundaries as a Blessing for Parenting (14 Minutes) The authors discuss using boundaries as a blessing rather than a burden. The book introduces the idea of using blue tape as a visual reminder to young children of areas they are not allowed to explore. It is emphasized that this is an idea, not a hard and fast rule, and that consistency is critical in teaching children the concept of boundaries. Grace-filled parenting is discussed, and the idea of having grace for both child and parent is explored. (0:25:29) - Grace Filled Parenting and Consistent Boundaries (8 Minutes) The authors discuss the concept of grace-filled parenting and the importance of not complaining about children. Grace-filled parenting is rooted in the understanding that our relationship with our children is not based on their performance and that our children are unmitigated blessings from the Lord. This relationship must still be balanced with teaching our children to obey and live within the boundaries set by God. Additionally, it is essential to not complain about our children to show them the gift they are and to help them learn to take their burdens to the Lord. (0:33:58) - The Importance of Consistency in Parenting (9 Minutes) The authors focus on the importance of consistency in parenting. They begin by discussing how it may be difficult for a child to have a situation where it is okay to be mean and yell at each other when it is just them at home, yet different when someone else is around. The goal should be to create integrity and consistency in all areas of life.
3/15/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 53 seconds
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Holiness, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 35

Rapp Report episode 261 Holiness is a significant part of the Christian life, but few focus on it. This episode covers the doctrine of separation. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Separation from sin is clearly called for throughout the Old and New Testaments, and the Scriptures clearly indicate that in the last days, apostasy and worldliness shall increase (2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1; 2 Timothy 3:1-5). Out of deep gratitude for the undeserved grace of God granted to us and because our glorious God is so worthy of our total consecration, all believers should live in such a manner as to demonstrate their adoring love to God and so as not to bring reproach upon our Lord and Savior. Separation from all religious apostasy and worldly, sinful practices is commanded of us by God (Romans 12:1-2, 1 Corinthians 5:9-13; 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1; 1 John 2:15-17; 2 John 9-11). Believers should be separated unto the Lord Jesus Christ (2 Thessalonians 1:11-12; Hebrews 12:1-2) and affirm that the Christian life is a life of obedient righteousness that reflects the teaching of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:2-12) and a continual pursuit of holiness (Romans 12:1-2; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Hebrews 12:14; Titus 2:11-14; 1 John 3:1-10).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Holiness, Part 1, What We Believe, Part 34 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/8/202352 minutes, 53 seconds
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Holiness, Part 1, What We Believe, Part 34

Rapp Report episode 260 Holiness is a significant part of the Christian life, but few focus on it. This episode covers the doctrine of separation. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Separation from sin is clearly called for throughout the Old and New Testaments, and the Scriptures clearly indicate that in the last days, apostasy and worldliness shall increase (2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1; 2 Timothy 3:1-5). Out of deep gratitude for the undeserved grace of God granted to us and because our glorious God is so worthy of our total consecration, all believers should live in such a manner as to demonstrate their adoring love to God and so as not to bring reproach upon our Lord and Savior. Separation from all religious apostasy and worldly, sinful practices is commanded of us by God (Romans 12:1-2, 1 Corinthians 5:9-13; 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1; 1 John 2:15-17; 2 John 9-11). Believers should be separated unto the Lord Jesus Christ (2 Thessalonians 1:11-12; Hebrews 12:1-2) and affirm that the Christian life is a life of obedient righteousness that reflects the teaching of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:2-12) and a continual pursuit of holiness (Romans 12:1-2; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Hebrews 12:14; Titus 2:11-14; 1 John 3:1-10).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Eternal Security, What We Believe, Part 33 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/1/202347 minutes, 50 seconds
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Eternal Security, What We Believe, Part 33

Rapp Report episode 259 Does the Christian have eternal security?  Can Christians lose their salvation? This is a question often debated within Christianity. This episode addresses the doctrine of the security of salvation. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: All the redeemed, once saved, are kept by God’s power and are thus secure in Christ forever (John 5:24; 6:37-40; 10:27-30; Romans 5:9-10; 8:1, 31-39; 1 Corinthians 1:4-8; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 7:25; 13:5; 1 Peter 1:5; Jude 24). It is the privilege of believers to rejoice in the assurance of their salvation through the testimony of God’s Word, which, however, clearly forbids the use of Christian liberty as an occasion for sinful living and carnality (Romans 6:15-22; 13:13-14; Galatians 5:13, 25-26; Titus 2:11-14).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Sanctification, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 32 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/22/20231 hour, 44 seconds
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Does Andy Stanley Allow LGTB to Serve in Church?

Rapp Report episode 258 "Andy Stanley is a pastor and author who has spoken publicly about his belief that the Bible is clear that sexual activity should only occur within the context of a marriage between one man and one woman. He has also stated that while he personally disagrees with the lifestyle of homosexuality, individuals should be treated with love and respect. It's important to note that some people may interpret his statements differently and that it's always best to read or hear his words directly rather than rely on secondhand sources." However, is this accurate? Andy Stanley tells a story of a divorced couple that the man got into a LGBT relationship. Andy Stanley discusses why he would not allow the "couple" serve in church and the answer will surprise you. Drew's Facebook video This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/15/20231 hour, 50 minutes, 57 seconds
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Calvinist Boo Crew Discussion with Andrew Rappaport

Rapp Report episode 257 The Calvinist Boo Crew has a discussion with Andrew Rappaport on a variety of topics. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/8/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 37 seconds
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Sanctification, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 32

Rapp Report episode 256 The topic of Sanctification is the cause of great confusion, especially between Christians and works-based systems. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: There is also, by the work of the Holy Spirit, a progressive sanctification by which the state of the believer is brought closer to the standing the believer positionally enjoys through justification. Through obedience to the Word of God and by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, the believer is able to live a life of increasing holiness in conformity to the will of God, becoming more and more like our Lord Jesus Christ (John 17:17, 19; Romans 6:1-22; 2 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4; 5:23). In this respect, every saved person is involved in a daily conflict, the new creation in Christ doing battle against the flesh, but adequate provision is made for victory through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. This struggle nevertheless stays with the believer and is never completely ended throughout this earthly life. All claims to the eradication of sin in this life are unscriptural. Eradication of sin is not possible, but the Holy Spirit does provide for victory over sin (Galatians 5:16-25; Ephesians 4:22-24; Philippians 3:12; Colossians 3:9-10; 1 Peter 1:14-16; 1 John 3:5-9).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Justification, What We Believe, Part 32 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/1/202357 minutes
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Sanctification, What We Believe, Part 32

Rapp Report episode 255 The topic of Sanctification is the cause of great confusion, especially between Christians and works-based systems. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Every believer is sanctified (set apart) unto God by justification and is, therefore, declared to be holy and is, therefore, identified as a saint. Sanctification is positional and instantaneous and should not be confused with progressive sanctification. Sanctification has to do with the believer’s standing, not his present walk or condition (Acts 20:32; 1 Corinthians 1:2, 30; 6:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 2:11; 3:1; 10:10, 14; 13:12; 1 Peter 1:2). There is also, by the work of the Holy Spirit, a progressive sanctification by which the state of the believer is brought closer to the standing the believer positionally enjoys through justification. Through obedience to the Word of God and by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, the believer is able to live a life of increasing holiness in conformity to the will of God, becoming more and more like our Lord Jesus Christ (John 17:17, 19; Romans 6:1-22; 2 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4; 5:23).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Justification, What We Believe, Part 31 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/25/202349 minutes, 47 seconds
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Justification, What We Believe, Part 31

Rapp Report episode 254 The topic of justification is the cause of great debate, especially between Christians and Roman Catholics. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Justification before God is an act of God (Romans 8:33) by which He legally declares righteous those who, through faith in Christ, repent of their sins (Luke 13:3; Acts 2:38; 3:19; 11:18; Romans 2:4; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Isaiah 55:6-7) and confess Him as sovereign Lord (Romans 10:9-10; 1 Corinthians 12:3; 2 Corinthians 4:5; Philippians 2:11). This righteousness is apart from any virtue or work of man (Romans 3:20; 4:6) and involves the imputation of our sins to Christ (Colossians 2:14; 1 Peter 2:24) and the imputation of Christ’s righteousness to us (1 Corinthians 1:30; 2 Corinthians 5:21). Hence, God is both “just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus” (Romans 3:26).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Election, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 30 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/11/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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Election, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 30

Rapp Report episode 253 The topic of election is the cause of great debate. This is the role that God plays in selecting those He will save. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: The unmerited favor that God grants to totally depraved sinners is neither related to any initiative of their own part nor to God’s anticipation of what they might do by their own will, but is solely of His sovereign grace and mercy (Ephesians 1:4-7; Titus 3:4-7; 1 Peter 1:2). Election should not be looked upon as based merely on abstract sovereignty. God is truly sovereign, but He exercises this sovereignty in harmony with His other attributes, especially His omniscience, justice, holiness, wisdom, grace, and love (Romans 9:11-16). This sovereignty will always exalt the will of God in a manner totally consistent with His character as revealed in the life of our Lord Jesus Christ (Matthew 11:25-28; 2 Timothy 1:9).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Election, Part 1, What We Believe, Part 29 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/4/202353 minutes, 40 seconds
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Election, Part 1, What We Believe, Part 29

Rapp Report episode 252 The topic of election is the cause of great debate. This is the role that God plays in selecting those He will save. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Election is the act of God by which, before the foundation of the world, He chose in Christ those whom He graciously regenerates, saves, and sanctifies (Romans 8:28-30; Ephesians 1:4-11; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 2:10; 1 Peter 1:1-2). Sovereign election does not contradict or negate the responsibility of man to repent and trust Christ as Savior and Lord (Ezekiel 18:23, 32; 33:11; John 3:18-19, 36; 5:40; Romans 9:22-23; 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12; Revelation 22:17). Nevertheless, since sovereign grace includes the means of receiving the gift of salvation as well as the gift itself, sovereign election will result in what God determines. All whom the Father calls to Himself will come in faith, and all who come in faith the Father will receive (John 6:37-40, 44; Acts 13:48; James 4:8).   Listen to the last episode in the series: What is Regeneration, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 28 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/28/202257 minutes, 36 seconds
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What is Regeneration, Part 2, What We Believe, Part 28

Rapp Report episode 251 The topic of regeneration is the cause of great debate. Are we saved by works or not? Does saying a prayer save us? How about deciding to follow Jesus? This is answered, and the confusion over this issue is explained. The issues of regeneration and sanctification are explained in detail. Andrew details the doctrine of super-intending, which solves the problem many see with arguments of who chooses a person's salvation, God or man? Regeneration is clarified in this episode. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Genuine regeneration is manifested by fruits worthy of repentance as demonstrated in righteous attitudes and conduct. Good works will be its proper evidence and fruit (1 Corinthians 6:19-20; Ephesians 2:10) and will be experienced to the extent that the believer submits to the control of the Holy Spirit in his life through faithful obedience to the Word of God (Ephesians 5:17-21; Philippians 2:12b; Colossians 3:16; 2 Peter 1:4-10). This obedience causes the believer to be increasingly conformed to the image of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 3:18). Such a conformity is climaxed in the believer’s glorification at Christ’s coming (Romans 8:17; 2 Peter 1:4; 1 John 3:2 3).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Bonus: Superintending the Solution to Calvinism vs. Arminianism, What We Believe, Part 27 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/21/202254 minutes, 34 seconds
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From Everlasting to Everlasting

Rapp Report episode 250 Andrew interviews Will Dobbie on his book Everlasting to Everlasting. A 30–day guide that clearly explains the steps of salvation This devotional walks readers through the stage–by–stage path of God’s salvation, from eternity past,through life and death, and into eternity future. The book explores rich, substantive theology, making it accessible and clear without dumbing it down, and includes illustrations and applications. The stages of the Ordo Salutis as Will Dobbie frames it are spread across thirty daily devotionals. Each day’s entry contains: ·      Scripture verses ·      an examination of the particular doctrine at hand ·      illustrations ·      applications ·      a suggested prayer ·      a question to ponder Life in our world can include uncertainty, anxiety and tragedy. In this context, the theological richness and profundity of God’s salvation plan offers the believer confidence,comfort, clarity and perspective, to God’s greater glory.   Short promo video for the book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dST47OsH8c0 Resources mentioned: Links to buy the book: Amazon and Christian Focus Emmanuel Church Knoxville website  This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/14/202253 minutes, 3 seconds
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The New Testament Case For Fading Miracles

Rapp Report episode 249 A theological approach to this subject demonstrates that miracles done through human agents were rare, and as the New Testament era came to a close, they faded in frequency. To read the sermon and see all the charts and data check out: The New Testament Case for Fading Miracles. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/7/202245 minutes, 42 seconds
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Short and Well Not So Sweet

We will be taking a short break from podcasting for an important reason.
10/26/20226 minutes, 55 seconds
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Radical Womanhood, Part 1

Rapp Report episode 247 In this episode Andrew plays an episode of the Throughly Equipped podcast with Melissa Lex. She brings in a co-host, Amy Russo from Grace & Peace Radio, to talk about the book Radical Womanhood by Carolyn McCulley. Both women are podcasters on the Christian Podcast Community.  Topics discussed: The women behind feminism First, Second, and Third wave feminism The hypocrisy within the movement Submission and the Gospel This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/19/20221 hour, 11 minutes
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Bonus: Superintending the Solution to Calvinism vs. Arminianism, What We Believe, Part 27

Rapp Report episode 246 Many people fight over Calvinism and Arminianism. Who is right and who is wrong? the answer may surprise you. Andrew provides answers from Scripture to resolve this debate. Most of the focus of debate focuses on did God choose us or did we choose God. Also, the other question answered is who did Christ die for on the cross. This is a bonus episode. Listen to the last episode in the series: What is Regeneration, What We Believe, Part 26 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/12/202258 minutes, 53 seconds
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What is Regeneration, What We Believe, Part 26

Rapp Report episode 245 The topic of regeneration is the cause of great debate. Are we saved by works or not? Does saying a prayer save us? How about deciding to follow Jesus? This is answered, and the confusion over this issue is explained. The issues of regeneration and sanctification are explained in detail. Andrew details the doctrine of super-intending, which solves the problem many see with arguments of who chooses a person's salvation, God or man? Regeneration is clarified in this episode. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Regeneration is a supernatural work of the Holy Spirit by which a new nature and eternal life are given (John 3:3-7; Titus 3:5). It is instantaneous and is accomplished solely by the power of the Holy Spirit through the instrumentality of the Word of God (John 5:24) when the repentant sinner, as enabled by the Holy Spirit, responds in faith to the divine provision of salvation. Listen to the last episode in the series: What is Salvation, What We Believe, Part 25 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/5/202249 minutes, 29 seconds
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God Doesn’t Whisper Again

Rapp Report episode 244 Jim Osman, author of God Doesn't Whisper, to answer the following questions from a listener: "At first, when I listened to this I was upset, like, why shouldn't I expect to hear from God audibly? I had to ask God, please help me keep an open heart and teach me what I need to know, which He did. I still have questions by the way, but at the end of this podcast I can truly say I've learned something fresh. I don't know if I agree with all that was said, but I definitely see what I need to work on in my walk with Christ. I've had to ask myself; is the Word truly sufficient for me? Why exactly do I desire to hear God's voice? I do have a question or two that I need answered, I was disappointed it was not really talked on, or perhaps I missed when it was discussed. Question 1 is, does God speak audibly in this day and age? 2. Is it wrong to desire to hear from God audibly? Even knowing that it is not a compulsory part of the Christian walk and should not be expected, but are you saying 'don't even think about it'? Thank you." This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/28/202259 minutes, 21 seconds
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Confirmation Bias in the Bible (John 9)

Rapp Report episode 243 Andrew is joined by Chris Hohnholz of Voice of Reason Radio to discuss the confirmation bias seen in John 9. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Fill out our survey about this show Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/21/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 10 seconds
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Introducing Christianity to Mormons

Rapp Report episode 242 Andrew interviews Eric Johnson of mrm.org on his new book Introducing Christianity to Mormons. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/14/202259 minutes, 33 seconds
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The State of Apologetics in the Church

Rapp Report episode 241 A panel discussion on the state of apologetics in the church was hosted by CARM.org. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/8/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Right Way vs The Wong Way to Interpret Scripture

Rapp Report episode 240 Andrew was on the Thoroughly Equipped podcast talking about hermeneutics. A “2 Opposing Doctrines” episode with special guest Andrew Rappaport from Striving For Eternity. We discuss hermeneutics, the science of interpretation. Topics discussed: What is Hermeneutics? Why is it important? Why should we study the Bible? Study of bible vs reading the bible as devotions, what’s the difference? What are the typical ways people misinterpret the Bible? How does one rightly handle the Bible? Why is context so important? What are the different types of context? What are the different types of literature? Why should women make an effort to learn hermeneutics? How does knowing hermeneutics help God’s women learn discernment? Hope this episode blesses you and brings glory to God! For the transcript or to email me go to: The Thoroughly Equipped Woman This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/31/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 13 seconds
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Is the USA Government Targeting Christians?

Rapp Report episode 239 National Strategy for Counter-Terrorism Against Christians This July 4th episode looks at counter-terrorism and is not a pleasant one. The government has put out a new document to explain its strategy for countering what they call domestic terrorism. That sounds good. However, when we see how they define a domestic terrorist and how they plan to deal with it, Christians need to pay attention. This is the new government’s goal in counter-terrorism. Andrew and Bud take the time to walk through this strategy and show how it is a tool for Marxism and an attack on Christian in America. This episode is scary for the Christian, but hope is provided at the end. It is a detailed plan to silence any who disagree with their Marxist agenda and call them terrorists by identifying them as white supremacists. This strategy ignores true terrorists and attacks patriots. They do not see the riots of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) as terrorism, but the Trump rally on January 6th is the focus of terrorism. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/24/20222 hours, 1 minute, 17 seconds
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Grace in the Shadows

Rapp Report episode 238 Andrew was interviewed for the Grace in the Shadows podcast. Dr. Marla and Dr. Jonathan Behler interview Andrew Rappaport, author and speaker with Striving for Eternity Ministries. In this broadcast, Andrew shares how he was reared in a Jewish home and became a Christian at 16. He also shares about his life and ministry. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/17/202241 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Lord Reigns (Psalm 93)

Rapp Report episode 237 A sermon that Andrew delivered at GraceLife Church. It is from Psalm 93 and will encourage everyone, especially those that are suffering. “The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved. Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting. The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their roaring. Mightier than the thunders of many waters, mightier than the waves of the sea, the Lord on high is mighty! Your decrees are very trustworthy; holiness befits your house, O Lord, forevermore.” (Psalm 93) This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/10/202251 minutes, 17 seconds
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What is Salvation, What We Believe, Part 25

Rapp Report episode 236 Salvation is a general and specific term that many confuse. Are we saved by works or not? This is answered, and the confusion over this issue is explained. The issues of regeneration and sanctification are explained in detail. Andrew details the doctrine of super-intending which solves the problem that many see with arguments of who chooses a person's salvation, God or man? Regeneration is clarified in this episode. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Salvation is wholly of God by grace because of the redemptive work of Jesus Christ, the merit of His shed blood, and not based on human merit or works (John 1:12; Ephesians 1:7; 2:8-10; 1 Peter 1:18-19).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Abortion, What We Believe, Part 24 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/3/202250 minutes, 47 seconds
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Resurrection

Rapp Report episode 235 Andrew was on the Hearts for the Lost podcast discussing the importance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
7/27/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 55 seconds
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Everything was Great with Andrew Until this …

Rapp Report episode 234 Andrew gets very personal with his audience, and yet encourages you to encourage others. Everything was going great with him until some things snowballed out of control. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE  
7/20/202254 minutes, 4 seconds
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Caesar and the Church

Rapp Report episode 233 Interview with Anthony Forsyth about his book Caesar and the Church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
7/13/202257 minutes, 23 seconds
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Abortion, What We Believe, Part 24

Rapp Report episode 232 Abortion has been in the news as Roe v. Wade was finally overturned. This was a great day of rejoicing by children in the womb everywhere. As Andrew and Bud were going to record on the next section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement as the announcement of the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Also, say tuned to the end because Andrew will make a special announcement that surprises even Bud. This is the section of the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement that is addressed: Abortion is the act of murdering an unborn child. The modern debate on the issue of abortion finds its roots in the view of the creation of man. Due to evolutionary thinking, the unborn child is called a fetus and treated as a parasite. A full propagation view does not allow for abortion at any time or in any circumstances. This statement is based on the fact that at the point of conception, the unborn child is a full human being with a physical body (yet being formed but, nonetheless, existing) and a spirit.   Listen to the last episode in the series: Irresistible Grace, What We Believe, Part 23 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
7/6/202254 minutes, 12 seconds
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Sufficiency of Scripture

Rapp Report episode 231 Andrew is joined by the Truth be Know podcast for a special joint podcast discussing the two greatest dangers to the church: the lack of sufficiency of Scripture and how to interpret the Scripture. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/29/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 22 seconds
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Irresistible Grace, What We Believe, Part 23

Rapp Report episode 230 Irresistible grace is a topic of much love and hatred. It is often confused because there are so many different understandings of the term irresistible grace. In Adam’s sin of disobedience to the revealed will and Word of God, man lost his innocence, incurred the penalty of spiritual and physical death, became subject to the wrath of God, and became inherently corrupt and utterly incapable of choosing or doing that which is acceptable to God apart from divine grace. With no recuperative powers to enable him to recover himself, man is hopelessly lost. Man’s salvation is thereby wholly of God’s grace through the redemptive work of our Lord Jesus Christ (Genesis 2:16 17; 3:1-19; John 3:36; Romans 3:23; 6:23; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Ephesians 2:1-3; 1 Timothy 2:13-14; 1 John 1:8). Because all men are in Adam, all men of all eras, Jesus Christ being the only exception, inherit a nature corrupted by Adam’s sin. All men are thus sinners by nature, by choice, and by divine declaration (Psalm 14:1-3; Jeremiah 17:9; Romans 3:9-18, 23; 5:10-12).   Listen to the last episode in the series: Total Depravity, What We Believe, Part 22 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/22/202253 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bonus: Father’s Day

Rapp Report episode 229 Bonus episode for Father's Day. This is a collection of stories about people and their fathers. Some stories are sad, some touching, and some loving. Listen to Gabe's full story from her podcast. Here are some of the links from the surprise: Announcement of the surprise: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-101-surprise-special-announcement-you-won-t-want-to-miss/id1504519991?i=1000541487121 Recap experience of Wheel: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/recap-wheel-of-fortune-experience-taping-the-show-dad/id1504519991?i=1000542451551 Reaction video of my dad: https://youtu.be/gXVTxPPQ-jU This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resourcesListen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/19/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 22 seconds
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Total Depravity, What We Believe, Part 22

Rapp Report episode 228 Total depravity is a topic of much love and hatred. It is often confused because there are so many different understandings of the term total depravity. Every person has a sin nature and is totally depraved in that they lack the proper affection and love toward God and do evil. Total depravity also refers to the complete man having been corrupted by sin, including man’s will. The inherited sin is the nature of man while the imputed sin is the reality of that nature imputed to each person from Adam. Adam and Eve are sinners because they sinned. Every person afterward sins because he possesses a sin nature. After the fall, Adam and Eve committed sin because they then had a sin nature. Listen to the last episode in the series: Should People Fill the Earth, What We Believe, Part 21 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/15/202259 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Preeminence of Christ (Col 1:13-20)

Rapp Report episode 226 Andrew Rappaport preached a sermon on the preeminence of Jesus Christ from Colossian 1:13-20. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/8/202253 minutes, 19 seconds
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Traced – Human DNA’s Big Surprise

Rapp Report episode 227 Andrew interviews Nathaniel Jeanson on his new book Traced: Human DNA's Big Surprise. Get 10% off the book until July 4, 2022 with the coupon code: TRACED22. More resources mentioned in the episode. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
6/1/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 42 seconds
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How to Identify What is the True Religion

Rapp Report episode 225 Andrew was on the Entrusting the Faith podcast discussing different religions. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/25/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 24 seconds
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Should People Fill the Earth, What We Believe, Part 21

  Rapp Report episode 224 This is a different episode. Andrew and Bud free-style it discussion theology and what is behind theological differences. They talk about the command to fill the earth. Is that a command for us today? Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the command of God to fill the earth. Much of this discussion gets into the differences between Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology and how these two camps interpret Scripture.   Listen to the last episode in the series: Man's Sin Nature, What We Believe, Part 19 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/18/202251 minutes, 21 seconds
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Man’s Sin Nature, What We Believe, Part 20

Rapp Report episode 223 The sin nature of man is often debated. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the sin nature of mankind. Are people born in sin or are we born good? The sin nature is that reality that has been imputed directly from Adam to every individual since Adam (except Jesus Christ) (Romans 5:12-19). The whole human race exists seminally through Adam as the head. Thus, there is a seminal universality of humanity. The nature that each person, with the exception of Christ, possesses is the sinful nature passed on from Adam to each generation. By this nature, all men are guilty with race guilt through Adam. The sin nature is inherited, and each person is guilty at the point of conception. Listen to the last episode in the series: The Purpose of Man, What We Believe, Part 19 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/11/202256 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Purpose of Man, What We Believe, Part 19

Rapp Report episode 222 The creation of man, was by God not evolution. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the creation of mankind. The purpose of God creating mankind is twofold: to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. God’s intention in the creation of man was that man should glorify God, enjoy God’s fellowship, live his life in the will of God, and by this accomplish God’s purpose for man in the world (Isaiah 43:7; Colossians 1:16; Revelation 4:11). Listen to the last episode in the series: Creation of Man, What We Believe, Part 18 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
5/4/202254 minutes, 40 seconds
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Creation of Man, What We Believe, Part 18

Rapp Report episode 221 The creation of man, was by God not evolution. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the creation of mankind. They answer many questions. What does it mean that we are created in the image of God? How are humans different than angels? Man was directly and immediately created by God on the sixth day of creation. He was created in God’s image and likeness and with the appearance of age. Man was created free of sin with a rational nature, intelligence, volition, self-determination, and moral responsibility to God (Genesis 2:7, 15 25; James 3:9). Men are distinct from angels in that they are a race while angels are not. Therefore, men cannot become angels, and angels cannot become men. Men are distinct from both angels and God and will be for all eternity (1 Corinthians 6:3; Hebrews 1:14; 2:6-8; 12:22-24). Men are similar to angels in having a personality but limited more so in power and abilities. Listen to the last episode in the series: Satan, What We Believe, Part 17 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
4/27/202258 minutes, 52 seconds
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Christianity vs. Conservatism

Rapp Report episode 219 This week, Andrew Rappaport of Striving for Eternity joins Chris Hohnholz of Voice of Reason Radio to discuss how Christians need to consider what is the source of their authority when they engage in conservative politics. Are the end goals of political activism more important than God’s Word and what compromises do we make when we ally ourselves with secular conservatives? Show Notes: Dave Rubin Twitter Post Glenn Beck/Dave Rubin Video Clip Andrew Rappaport – Political Activism: A Christian’s Role This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
4/13/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 27 seconds
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Does Leviticus Apply to Us Today?

Rapp Report episode 218 Andrew was on the P40 Ministries podcast with Jenn Kokal talking about Leviticus 14 and the issue of leprosy. Andrew explains how this applies to us today. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
4/6/202232 minutes, 48 seconds
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Satan, What We Believe, Part 17

Rapp Report episode 217 Satan, who is he, and what does he do? Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing angels & demons. Many people make the mistake of giving Satan more authority than he has. This episode will discuss the following from the statement: Satan was the highest created being that fell in an act of disobedience to God (Isaiah 14:12-14; Ezekiel 28:11-17). Satan is a real spiritual person and has intellect, will, and emotions (Isaiah 14:12-13; Matthew 4:6; Luke 22:31; 2 Corinthians 2:11; Ephesians 6:11; 1 Timothy 3:6; 2 Timothy 2:26; Revelation 12:12). Satan is, as all angels are, limited by God (Job 1:12; 2:6; 1 John 5:18). Satan does not know what a person thinks, nor is he everywhere affecting everything. Satan can only be in one place at one time. Satan is called an evil deceiver seeking to tempt, oppose, and accuse God and His children (Zechariah 3:1; Matthew 4:3, 10; John 17:15; Acts 5:3; 1 Corinthians 7:5; 1 Thessalonians 3:5; 1 John 5:18-19; Revelation 12:9; 20:2, 10). He is the god and ruler of this world, the prince of the power of the air, and the ruler of the demons (John 12:31; 2 Corinthians 4:4; Ephesians 2:2). As a serpent, he is crafty and guile and called “the red dragon” in Revelation (Genesis 3:1; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Revelation 12:3, 7, 9). Satan is God’s adversary and is called “Belial.” meaning “worthless” or “wicked” (Zechariah 3:1; Matthew 4:10; 2 Corinthians 6:15; Revelation 12:9; 20:2). Satan is not only a person but he is also active in relation to Christ, God, nations, unbelievers, believers, and the world system. Listen to the last episode in the series: Demons, What We Believe, Part 16 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/30/202254 minutes, 4 seconds
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Demons, What We Believe, Part 16

Rapp Report episode 216 Demons, what are they? Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing angels & demons. Many do not realize how their view of fallen angels affects their theology. Demons are angels that have fallen and are unholy. Fallen Angels Unholy angels are those angels that are confirmed in unholiness by a single act of disobedience that occurred between Genesis 1:31 and 3:1. The fall of the unholy angels occurs between God’s declaration that all creation was “very good” (Genesis 1:31) and the temptation of Eve by Satan (Genesis 3). These angels apparently fell at the same time that Satan fell and were at that time confirmed in a condition of fallenness. Unholy angels abode on earth or imprisonment but those on earth have access to heaven (Isaiah 14:12; Job 1:6; Jude 6). Unholy angels will be judged by redeemed people (1 Corinthians 6:3). Hell was prepared for suffering and containment for these angels and will be cast into the Lake of Fire for all eternity (Matthew 25:41; Revelation 20:13-14). Due to the organization of angels, these angels are agents of Satan (Matthew 12:26-27; Ephesians 6:11-12). While attempting to thwart the plan of God, they actually execute it (Daniel 10:10-14; Revelation 16:13-16). They may possess unsaved men (Matthew 4:24) but not believers. Listen to the last episode in the series: Angels, What We Believe, Part 15 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/23/202256 minutes, 6 seconds
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Holy Angels, What We Believe, Part 15

Rapp Report episode 215 Angels, what are they? Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing Angels. There is much confusion on this subject because of two factors. The first factor is the little amount of biblical information on the subject. The second factor is the fascination and Hollywood hype on the subject. In relation to believers, they are actively watching over and ministering to individuals and congregations (Genesis 28:12; John 1:51; 1 Kings 19:5; Psalm 91:11; Daniel 6:22; Matthew 4:11; 18:10; Luke 16:22; 1 Corinthians 11:10; 1 Timothy 5:21; Hebrews 1:14). Nowhere does the Bible indicate that there is one angel for each believer. There may even be more than one ministering to anyone believer at a time (Matthew 18:10; Luke 16:22). Their ministry is in urging unto holiness (1 Corinthians 11:10), aiding (Hebrews 1:14), answering prayers (Daniel 9:21; Acts 12:7; Revelation 5:8), observing worship (1 Timothy 5:21; 1 Corinthians 4:9; 11:10; 1 Peter 1:12), rejoicing in salvation (Luke 15; 10), and giving revelation (Acts 7:53; Galatians 3:19; Hebrews 2:2). In relation to unbelievers, these angels will be involved in the future judgment and act as the reapers at the end of the age (Matthew 13:39, 49-50; 25:31-33; Revelation 8-10). In relation to nations, these angels have a special relationship to Israel and will be active in gathering elect Israel in the Millennium (Daniel 10:21; 12:1; Matthew 24:31). Listen to the last episode in the series: Angels, What We Believe, Part 14 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/16/202253 minutes, 45 seconds
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Holy Angels, What We Believe, Part 14

Rapp Report episode 214 Angels, what are they? Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing Angels. There is much confusion on this subject because of two factors. The first factor is the little amount of biblical information on the subject. The second factor is the fascination and Hollywood hype on the subject. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: Holy angels are those angels that are confirmed in holiness by a single act of obedience that occurred sometime between Genesis 1:31 and 3:1. Holy angels abode in heaven while still having access to the earth (Mark 13:32; Daniel 9:20-23). These holy angels minister to God and specifically to the incarnate Christ. They also minister to believers, unbelievers and nations. In relation to God, there are angels that worship (Isaiah 6:2-3), praise (Job 38:7; Psalm 103:20), serve (Genesis 19:12-13; Revelation 19:10; 22:8-9), and punish His enemies (2 Kings 19:35; Acts 12:23). While Christ dwelled physically on earth, angels made announcements (Luke 1:26-33; 2:8-14; Matthew 28:6), strengthening Christ (Matthew 4:11) and were present throughout His ministry (Luke 22:43; Acts 1:10). Listen to the last episode in the series: Angels, What We Believe, Part 13 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/9/202249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Angels, What We Believe, Part 13

Rapp Report episode 213 Angels, what are they? Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing Angels. There is much confusion on this subject because of two factors. The first factor is the little amount of biblical information on the subject. The second factor is the fascination and Hollywood hype on the subject. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: Angels are created, not eternal, beings (Psalm 148:5); therefore, they are not to be worshiped. Each angel was individually and directly created by God as ministering spirits (Matthew 22:28-30; Hebrews 1:14). They were created before the foundation of the world (Job 38:6-7). Angels, like man, are not eternal but immortal meaning once created, they do not cease to exist. However, unlike man, angels were not created as a race, but a total number (innumerable to man) were created at one time. Men cannot become angels, and angels cannot become men. Angels are distinct from both man and God and will be for all eternity (1 Corinthians 6:3; Hebrews 1:14; 2:6-8; 12:22-24). Angels are similar to man in having a personality but limited in power and abilities. Angels were tested for obedience by a one-time confirmation of holiness or unholiness while man’s confirmation occurs at death. Angels are organized and submissive to that organization (Colossians 1:16; Ephesians 1:21; Jude 9; Revelation 12:7). Listen to the last episode in the series: The Holy Spirit, Spiritual Gifts, What We Believe, Part 12 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
3/2/202251 minutes, 54 seconds
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Politicians Then and Now

Rapp Report episode 212 Andrew preaches a message from Mark 15:1-15 about the Roman trials of Jesus. It reveals that politicians have not changed in two thousand years. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/23/202259 minutes, 22 seconds
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How Do I Get Started with Bitcoin?

Rapp Report episode 211 How to get started with Bitcoin is the topic of this episode. Welcome to Andrew Rappaport's Rapp Report, where we provide Biblical interpretation and application! The show is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and the Christian Podcast Community. In today’s episode, host Andrew Rappaport is joined by friend and Pastor Jim Osman of Kootenai Community Church in Idaho for part two of the conversation on bitcoin started in the last episode!  The hosts of the Bitcoin and the Bible podcast - Dave, Simon, and Will - join us again to discuss bitcoin, focusing today on the practical side of starting to use bitcoin.   Before turning to practical advice, though, Jim asks what will keep bitcoin from inflation or from dropping in value.  Will explains that people continue buying bitcoin because it's a superior form of money, and they will ultimately have the ability to consume all available bitcoin supply.  This dynamic, grounded in the fact that value is subjective and based on market needs, listeners can be assured that the value of bitcoin will not go to 0.  With regard to inflation, Will describes the way that bitcoin operates with a hard cap of 21 million, and how the bitcoin system is designed with a kind of self-regulation because it's in every bitcoin holder's best interest to hold others to the rules of the system.   Turning to some possible concerns and responses to them, the group first considers whether or not the bitcoin cap will pose a problem.  Even when the cap is reached, there will be plenty of bitcoin and sufficient divisibility to ensure global commerce can exist on a digital system.  And while some people are wary of bitcoin's fluctuations in market value, the current fiat system is over-engineered to avoid volatility.  Volatility, however, is a sign of life, and actually provides a reason for us to trust bitcoin!  The change in the bitcoin market is rooted in the fact that the market is free and open, and so at each moment, the dollar price of bitcoin is determined by willing buyers and sellers.  While the primary reason people put their money in banks is to be able to move it digitally, bitcoin facilitates this movement even better than banks; it allows for the transfer of money without bank control and with great speed.   As the conversation progresses, the group considers what bitcoin mining is.  At its most basic level, this mining involves grouping pending transactions into a block and finding the random number to make the block valid.  The process leaves a track of work that demonstrates the history of transactions and is done with a specially purposed computer.  The sort of computer required to mine (an ASIC miner) helps to bolster the security of the process, and some bitcoin users have also elected to study quantum computing, which is expected to protect bitcoin in the more technologically-advanced future.   Dave, Simon, and Will encourage listeners to lean into bitcoin rather than other cryptocurrencies, and the next topic of conversation is the rationale behind this selectivity.  Some cryptocurrencies are trying to be money, and others are not doing so, and in general, money wants to converge on a single best form of money.  At this point, bitcoin is the predominant form of digital money; the choice cycle pushes bitcoin value up and down, and the positioning of bitcoin at the pinnacle of the cryptocurrency world gives it a lot of security.  Other forms of cryptocurrency don't work well because the incentive behind them (the driver of crypto outcomes!) won't work, and some of them are even built of systems that allow the rich and powerful to rewrite the rules.   Now, assuming a person is convinced to give bitcoin a shot, the glaring question still remains: How can someone get set up on bitcoin?  Fortunately, there are great resources (including a Startup Guide and many others on BitcoinandtheBible.com!) to help lead the way, and though there are things to learn,
2/16/202257 minutes, 18 seconds
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What is Bitcoin?

Rapp Report episode 210 Welcome to Andrew Rappaport's Rapp Report, where we provide Biblical interpretation and application. The show is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and the Christian Podcast Community. On today’s episode, host Andrew Rappaport is joined by friend and Pastor Jim Osman of Kootenai Community Church in Idaho. Unlike our usual episodes, we will be in discussion with another podcast from the Christian Podcast Community, Bitcoin and the Bible, to discuss the issues of money, Bitcoin and the church. Join us for part one of this two-part episode!   To begin, the hosts of Bitcoin and the Bible introduce themselves and their show, the heart of which encourages Christians all around the world with the message that God has provided for us. With the great reset underway and the worldly transitions taking place, it is incumbent upon the church to put ourselves in a position to thrive going forward. Dave, Simon and Will are members of Kootenai Community Church.   Most people have no concept or Biblical understanding of currency, why we have it and how we should view it. At the very beginning, God created Adam and Eve and gave them the job of tending to His garden. Thus, work is built into the human condition as a good and noble thing given by God. The fruit of our labor can be traded amongst one another. It didn’t take long for the human population to realize a medium for exchange was needed. Thus, money is a way to facilitate trade and increase the prosperity of a society. Today, Dave explains, money is borrowed into creation and is really just a claim on a debt obligation. We have now found ourselves in a situation in which the debt has spiraled out of control and we are in need of a new monetary system to reset.   In a free market system, mediums of exchange must be divisible and recognizable. The value of currency differs greatly from place to place, depending on the needs of the population. Therefore, money does not have intrinsic value but is dependent on time, society, and circumstance. Money is desired due to its flexibility and allowance of other goods and services from the economy. Some Christians believe that money is inherently evil and vain. However, money is a morally neutral mechanism of storing labor. It is the greed of money that makes it evil. God refers to Abraham, who was rich in cattle, as a righteous man. Thus we are led to believe that He has given us permission to use the money he has allowed us to choose freely in a way that honors and glorifies Him.   The fiat system refers to the present operating system in which the money used is a decree by the government to be used in paying taxes and as the official currency. This money, however, is based solely on debt and is moved in the ether. Already, we are living in a world in which money has been dematerialized and is issued under the promise of its future performance. Bitcoin is likened unto gold in that all of the capital and energy has been invested into it for it to be created.   The concept of cryptocurrency is often a difficult one for people to understand, and Andrew breaks it down in the simplest way possible. Gold is great at storing value over time, while fiat currency is a great medium of exchange over space. Separately, they each have their own fatal flaws. The technological improvement of the fiat standard is the ability to combine the two currencies based on trust. Anyone can look at the situation and determine it is horribly dangerous. There is no interface between the digital and physical worlds. What needed to be done was to design money that exists digitally and also has digital scarcity, which nobody can control. A predefined system with rules but not rulers, which specified its monetary policy in the very beginning, makes it impossible to develop more of the currency and lets everyone monitor, would be a digital system that respects the store value of money. Rather than relying on an auditor,
2/9/202256 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Holy Spirit, Spiritual Gifts, What We Believe, Part 12

Rapp Report episode 209 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Holy Spirit and the giving of spiritual gifts. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: The Holy Spirit administers spiritual gifts to the church. The Holy Spirit glorifies neither Himself nor His gifts by ostentatious displays, but He does glorify Christ by implementing His work of redeeming the lost and building up believers in the holiest faith (John 16:13-14; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; 2 Corinthians 3:18). God the Holy Spirit is sovereign in the bestowing of all His gifts for the perfecting of the saints today. Speaking in tongues and the working of sign miracles in the beginning days of the church were for the purpose of pointing to and authenticating the apostles as revealers of divine truth and were never intended to be characteristic of the lives of believers (1 Corinthians 12:4-11; 13:8-10; 2 Corinthians 12:12; Ephesians 4:7-12; Hebrews 2:1-4). See last week's episode as it leads into this one: The Holy Spirit, What We Believe, Part 11 Resources mentions: The Biblical View on Tongues Have Tongues Ceased? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
2/2/202256 minutes, 40 seconds
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Biblical View of Sexual Morality

Rapp Report episode 208 After the Canadian C-4 Bill on conversion therapy, Andrew went to his pulpit to deliver a message on a biblical view of sexual morality. This episode is that message. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/26/20221 hour, 33 seconds
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The Holy Spirit, What We Believe, Part 11

Rapp Report episode 207 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Holy Spirit. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: The work of the Holy Spirit in this age began at Pentecost when He came from the Father as promised by Christ (John 14:16-17; 15:26) to initiate and complete the building of the Body of Christ, which is His church (1 Corinthians 12:13). The broad scope of His divine activity includes convicting the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment; glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ; and transforming believers into the image of Christ (John 16:7-9; Acts 1:5; 2:4; Romans 8:29; 2 Corinthians 3:18; Ephesians 2:22). The Holy Spirit is the supernatural and sovereign Agent in regeneration, baptizing all believers into the Body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:13). The Holy Spirit also indwells, sanctifies, instructs, empowers believers for service, and seals them unto the day of redemption (Romans 8:9; 2 Corinthians 3:6; Ephesians 1:13). The Holy Spirit is the divine Teacher, who guided the apostles and prophets into all truth as they committed to writing God’s revelation, the Bible. Every believer possesses the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit from the moment of salvation, and it is the duty of all those born of the Spirit to be filled with (controlled by) the Spirit (John 16:13; Romans 8:9; Ephesians 5:18; 2 Peter 1:19-21; 1 John 2:20, 27). This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/19/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Stand on Biblical Sexual Morality

Rapp Report episode 207 Andrew is joined by Pastor Mike Hovland of Grace Bible Fellowship to talk about the new Canadian bill that outlaws talking people out of homosexuality or like sins.     This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/7/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Holy Spirit, What We Believe, Part 10

Rapp Report episode 205 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Holy Spirit. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: The Holy Spirit is a divine Person, eternal, underived, possessing all the attributes of personality and deity including intellect (1 Corinthians 2:10-13), emotions (Ephesians 4:30), will (1 Corinthians 12:11), eternality (Hebrews 9:14), omnipresence (Psalm 139:7-10), omniscience (Isaiah 40:13-14), omnipotence (Romans 15:13), and truthfulness (John 16:13). In all the divine attributes He is coequal and consubstantial with the Father and the Son (Matthew 28:19; Acts 5:3-4; 28:25-26; 1 Corinthians 12:4-6; 2 Corinthians 13:14; and Jeremiah 31:31-34 with Hebrews 10:15-17). The work of the Holy Spirit is to execute the divine will with relation to all mankind. His activity is sovereign in creation (Genesis 1:2), the incarnation (Matthew 1:18), the written revelation (2 Peter 1:20 21), and the work of salvation (John 3:5-7). This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
1/5/202257 minutes, 14 seconds
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Jesus Christ’s Return, What We Believe, Part 9

Rapp Report episode 204 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Son, Jesus Christ. This is a branch of theology known as Christology. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: Jesus Christ will return to receive the church, which is called His Body, unto Himself at the rapture, and returning with His church in glory, will establish His millennial kingdom on earth (Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Revelation 20). Jesus Christ is the One through whom God will judge all mankind (John 5:22-23): a) Believers (1 Corinthians 3:10-15; 2 Corinthians 5:10) b) Living inhabitants of the earth at His glorious return (Matthew 25:31-46) c) Unbelieving dead at the Great White Throne (Revelation 20:11-15) As the Mediator between God and man (1 Timothy 2:5), the Head of His Body the church (Ephesians 1:22; 5:23; Colossians 1:18), and the coming universal King, who will reign on the throne of David (Isaiah 9:6; Luke 1:31-33), He is the final Judge of all who fail to place their trust in Him as Lord and Savior (Matthew 25:14-46; Acts 17:30-31). This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/29/202152 minutes, 38 seconds
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Jesus Christ Provides Justification, What We Believe, Part 8

Rapp Report episode 203 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Son, Jesus Christ. This is a branch of theology known as Christology. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: On the basis of the efficacy of the death of Jesus Christ, the believing sinner is freed from the punishment, the penalty, the power, and one day the very presence of sin, and he is declared righteous, given eternal life, and adopted into the family of God (Romans 3:25; 5:8-9; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15; 1 Peter 2:24; 3:18). Our justification is made sure by His literal, physical resurrection from the dead and that He is now ascended to the right hand of the Father, where He now mediates as our Advocate and High Priest (Matthew 28:6; Luke 24:38-39; Acts 2:30-31; Romans 4:25; 8:34; Hebrews 7:25; 9:24; 1 John 2:1). In the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave, God confirmed the deity of His Son and gave proof that God has accepted the atoning work of Christ on the cross. Jesus’ bodily resurrection is also the guarantee of a future resurrection life for all believers (John 5:26-29; 14:19; Romans 1:4; 4:25; 6:5-10; 1 Corinthians 15:20, 23). Resources mentioned: The Resurrection and Premillennialism Premillennialism vs Postmillennialism This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/22/20210
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Virtual Evangelism with Peter Hammond

Rapp Report episode 202 Andrew and Jim Osman interview Peter Hammond to talk about how he used virtual environments for evangelism to the lost. He started out using video games. He admits that video games can be an addiction. After he was freed from that addiction he found his way to use online games to spread the gospel. As more and more of our relationships are online and virtual and Peter found ways to use that to share the gospel. Gaming has changed. It is no longer the single-player against a computer. Now it is played online with people virtually working together talking through the game but another audience is the many people that watch people play online and hear the conversations. Video games provide great opportunities for evangelism but that was not enough for Peter. Peter and his team have now written their own game as a means of sharing the gospel. They even have in the game a Way of the Master training. They had a Muslim girl that lives in a country where the gospel is not allowed to hear the gospel. He uses the game as an apologetic tool to answer the questions that many people ask. The goal of the game is to find the Bible in a world where the teachings of the Bible have been removed from the culture. Support Missionary Gamer Ministry Here are some clips of Peters ministry:   Download the game UE5 Games: https://everygoodwork.itch.io Twitch Channel: http://www.twitch.tv/missionarygamer YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/missionarygamer Twitter:  https://twitter.com/MissionaryGame1 MG Website: http://www.missionarygamer.com Support these Ministries on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/everygoodwork   Please read and share the article Why In The World Are You Debating RA Fuentes? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/15/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 6 seconds
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Jesus Christ the Virgin-born Incarnation, What We Believe, Part 7

Rapp Report episode 201 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Son, Jesus Christ. This is a branch of theology known as Christology. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: Jesus Christ is virgin-born (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23,25; Luke 1:26-35); He is God incarnate (John 1:1,14); and the purpose of the incarnation was to reveal God, redeem men, and rule over God’s kingdom (Psalm 2:7-9; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:29; Philippians 2:9-11; Hebrews 7:25-26; 1 Peter 1:18,19). In the incarnation, the second person of the Trinity laid aside His right to the full prerogatives of coexistence with God, assumed the place of a Son, and took on an existence appropriate to a servant while never divesting Himself of His divine attributes (Philippians 2:5-8). Jesus Christ accomplished our redemption through the shedding of His blood and sacrificial death on the cross. His death was voluntary, vicarious, substitutionary, propitiatory, and redemptive (John 10:15; Romans 3:24-25; 5:8; 1 Peter 2:24).   Resources mentioned: The Resurrection and Premillennialism Premillennialism vs Postmillennialism This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/8/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds
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Jesus Christ the God-Man, What We Believe, Part 6

Rapp Report episode 200 Andrew and Jim Osman continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Son, Jesus Christ. This is a branch of theology known as Christology. Andrew together with Jim Osman discuss the false views and beliefs people often have about the Trinity. Other doctrines believe that the Trinity is three separate Gods-- God the Father, God the Son, and God the Spirit. In this episode, Andrew and Jim collectively explain from the context of Modalism that God is not three distinct deities but changes forms of activity under which God manifests Himself. Thus, there is really just one God. They also talk about Calvinism-- the doctrine of salvation and the incommunicable attributes that only God possesses: omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence. These are one of the well-known topics that become debatable and are often used against Jesus Christ not being God and in turn, leads people to believe that Jesus Christ is created thus, he cannot possess the said attributes. Moreover, other doctrine teaches the part of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ that when Jesus became man, they believe he surrendered the prerogative of being a deity. Further down the episode, they talk about a question: Is Jesus still a man today? The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Trinity, possesses all the divine excellencies, and in these, He is coequal, consubstantial, and coeternal with the Father (John 10:30; 14:9). God the Father created according to His own will, through His Son, Jesus Christ, by whom all things continue in existence and in operation (John 1:3; Colossians 1:15-17; Hebrews 1:2). In the incarnation (God becoming man), Christ surrendered only the prerogatives of deity but nothing of the divine essence, either in degree or kind. In His incarnation, the eternally existing second Person of the Trinity accepted all the essential characteristics of humanity and so became the God-Man (Philippians 2:5-8; Colossians 2:9). Jesus Christ represents humanity and deity in indivisible oneness (Micah 5:2; John 5:23; 14:9-10; Colossians 2:9). Last episode in the series: God the Father, What We Believe, Part 5 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
12/1/202159 minutes, 3 seconds
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Can You Trust the Bible with Bodie Hodge

Rapp Report episode 199 Bodie Hodge of Answers in Genesis joins Andrew and Jim to discuss the question can you trust the Bible? Bodie is a speaker, writer, and researcher for Answers in Genesis, Bodie Hodge has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Many people misunderstand the purpose of Andrews in Genesis. Many think it is a ministry to provide evidence to unbelievers but Bodgie explains that the ministry is to the believer to encourage them. The purpose of the ministry is to uphold the Bible from the first verse. People claim that we cannot trust the Bible because it has been edited over hundreds of years. Bodie provides an easy-to-understand answer. When talking about the reliability of the Bible Bodie compares how other religions like Islam and Jehovah's Witnesses. Bodie explains how the number of manuscripts proves that the Bible can be trusted. They discuss how the different languages prove the Bible as accurate. Bonus at the end was a discussion on how good preachers use communication. Get the books How Do We Know the Bible is True? Resources mentioned: Spiritual Warfare with Jim Osman God Doesn’t Whisper with Jim Osman This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/24/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 13 seconds
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Person of Interest with J. Warner Wallace

Rapp Report episode 198 Andrew welcomes J. Warner Wallace to the show to talk about his latest book Person of Interest. The book is all about Jesus and answers many arguments made from an unbelieving world. In his book, J Warner Wallace challenges many arguments made from an unbelieving world. The book provides many objections made by unbelievers and provides easy-to-understand arguments with illustrations on almost every page.  Jim and Andrew talk about more than just the book. They will cover some topics about Mormonism, the danger of pride, and other things. Andrew and Jim contributed chapters to a book about witnessing to Mormons.  They discuss how that book came about. Get the book Person of Interest by J. Warner Wallace Get the book Sharing the Good News with Mormons Listen to the previous episode of the Rapp Report with Jim Wallace This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/17/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 16 seconds
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History of CARM with Matt Slick

Rapp Report episode 197 Andrew found an interview he did with Matt Slick of CARM.org for a documentary and plays the raw file for you on this episode. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/10/202134 minutes, 16 seconds
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What are the Dangers Critical Race Theory Poses to the Church?

Rapp Report episode 195 Part 2: What are the Dangers Critical Race Theory Poses to the Church? What is critical race theory (CRT)? It is the ideology that is behind most of the diversity and inclusivity training in school and the workplace, and these trainings are actually counterproductive because they are leading to more bias and fear. It is a lens through which to see the world (a worldview) – it shapes how you view politics, theology, and education. Critical theory sees everything as the oppressed versus the oppressor. It is deconstructing those constructs until they get down to fitting into this worldview of the oppressed versus the oppressor. Why does this matter? What’s the big deal if our kids are being taught it in schools? Isn’t inclusiveness and diversity training a good thing? What are the dangers it’s posing on the church? Are we falling for a false narrative? The language in our culture is changing, and we need to be aware of what the truth is behind it all. The church is falling for the social justice gospel. When you add anything to the gospel, you’re changing the gospel! This episode talks about critical race theory and how it is affecting the church. Check out Red Hot Mindset with Gabe Cox Check out Part 1: What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
11/3/202150 minutes, 52 seconds
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What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)?

Rapp Report episode 195 Part 1: What is Critical Race Theory? Cultural Views of CRT What is critical race theory (CRT)? It is the ideology that is behind most of the diversity and inclusivity training in school and the workplace, and these trainings are actually counterproductive because they are leading to more bias and fear. It is a lens through which to see the world (a worldview) – it shapes how you view politics, theology, and education. Critical theory sees everything as the oppressed versus the oppressor. It is deconstructing those constructs until they get down to fitting into this worldview of the oppressed versus the oppressor. Why does this matter? What’s the big deal if our kids are being taught it in schools? Isn’t inclusiveness and diversity training a good thing? What are the dangers it’s posing on the church? Are we falling for a false narrative? The language in our culture is changing, and we need to be aware of what the truth is behind it all. Check out Red Hot Mindset with Gabe Cox Check out Part 2: What are the Dangers Critical Race Theory Poses to the Church? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/27/202152 minutes, 18 seconds
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Wives and Submission (1 Peter 3:1)

Rapp Report episode 194 Andrew provides a detailed explanation of the passages used to explain the submission of wives. Many people have not searched the context to understand the meaning. Must wives obey their husbands in every aspect? Must wives submit to their husbands at all? Does Ephesians 5:22 and 1 Peter 3:1 teach that wives must submit to their own husbands or is there a great context that is often missed? It is important to look at the context. It is in the context of each passage that we see the truth of Scripture and it may not lead to where you think it will. Sometimes the common understanding of a passage of Scripture is not the clear meaning because some do not examine the context and see the greater context. The reality is that the two main passages used to teach wives submission to their own husbands have a greater context that is often ignored. The Scriptures teach that we are each to have submission to one another. Just as a wife is to submit to her own husband, so each husband is to submit to their wife. This lesson will help to understand the divisive issues taught in the church and explain the context to help balance the views held by many churches. Other episodes on the subject: Does God Allow a Woman to be a Pastor/Preacher in the Church? Can Women be Pastors? Differences between men and women with Amy Hall This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/20/202150 minutes, 45 seconds
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God the Father, What We Believe, Part 5

Rapp Report episode 193 Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Father. This is a branch of theology known as Theology Proper. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: "God the Father, the first Person of the Trinity, orders and disposes all things according to His own purpose and grace (Psalm 145:8-9; 1 Corinthians 8:6). He is the Creator of all things (Genesis 1:1-31; Ephesians 3:9). As the only absolute and omnipotent Ruler in the universe, He is sovereign in creation, providence, and redemption (Psalm 103:19; Romans 11:36). His Fatherhood involves both His designations within the Trinity and His relationship with mankind. As Creator He is Father to all men (Ephesians 4:6), but He is spiritual Father only to believers (Romans 8:14; 2 Corinthians 6:18). He has an all-inclusive plan that He designed for His own glory in all things that come to pass (Ephesians 1:11). He continually upholds, directs, and governs all creatures and events (1 Chronicles 29:11). In His sovereignty He is neither author nor approver of sin (Habakkuk 1:13; John 8:38-47), nor does He abridge the accountability of moral, intelligent creatures (1 Peter 1:17). He has graciously chosen from eternity past those whom He would have as His own (Ephesians 1:4 6); He saves from sin all who come to Him through Jesus Christ; He adopts as His own all those who come to Him; and He becomes, upon adoption, Father to His own (John 1:12; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:5; Hebrews 12:5-9)." This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/13/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 6 seconds
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God the Father, What We Believe, Part 4

Rapp Report episode 192 Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing God the Father. This is a branch of theology known as Theology Proper. The What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website discussed is: "God the Father, the first Person of the Trinity, orders and disposes all things according to His own purpose and grace (Psalm 145:8-9; 1 Corinthians 8:6). He is the Creator of all things (Genesis 1:1-31; Ephesians 3:9). As the only absolute and omnipotent Ruler in the universe, He is sovereign in creation, providence, and redemption (Psalm 103:19; Romans 11:36). His Fatherhood involves both His designations within the Trinity and His relationship with mankind. As Creator He is Father to all men (Ephesians 4:6), but He is spiritual Father only to believers (Romans 8:14; 2 Corinthians 6:18). He has an all-inclusive plan that He designed for His own glory in all things that come to pass (Ephesians 1:11). He continually upholds, directs, and governs all creatures and events (1 Chronicles 29:11). In His sovereignty He is neither author nor approver of sin (Habakkuk 1:13; John 8:38-47), nor does He abridge the accountability of moral, intelligent creatures (1 Peter 1:17). He has graciously chosen from eternity past those whom He would have as His own (Ephesians 1:4 6); He saves from sin all who come to Him through Jesus Christ; He adopts as His own all those who come to Him; and He becomes, upon adoption, Father to His own (John 1:12; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:5; Hebrews 12:5-9)." This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
10/6/202155 minutes, 27 seconds
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Kevin Sorbo on Hollywood and Culture

Rapp Report episode 191 This week Andrew and Bud are joined by actor Kevin Sorbo. Kevin has been an actor known for the TV series Hercules that ran for over six years. Kevin Sorbo ran into problems in Hollywood as he started to challenge people with their intolerance. Instead of crying and complaining he started creating family-friendly films to counter the Hollywood culture. Kevin mentions many of his faith-based films and how they the impact they have had with people. This episode discusses so much more than just films. Kevin points out how movies influence society, especially children. We are seeing the influence of movies affecting the culture. Kevin makes a case for standing up against the culture and speak out the truth. He is living that out by creating independent family-friendly films. Also, you get to hear some personal funny stories of Kevin's life.   Get more informaiton on Kevin Sorbo Watch the video as a Parton Listen to Sam Sorbo (Kevin's wife) on the Schoolhouse Rocked podcast This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/28/202158 minutes, 27 seconds
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Interpreting Scripture, What We Believe, Part 3

Rapp Report episode 190 Continuing on the What We Believe series, Andrew and Bud examine the subject of interpreting Scripture.   The part of the What We Believe statement that Andrew and Bud examine is the following: "The only means of interpreting Scripture is a literal, grammatical, and historical interpretation which affirms the belief that the opening chapters of Genesis present creation in six literal days (Genesis 1:31; Exodus 31:17) and seeing a distinction between Israel and the church. The Bible constitutes the only infallible rule of faith and practice (Matthew 5:18; 24:35; John 10:35; 16:12-13; 17:17; 1 Corinthians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Peter 1:20-21). Whereas there may be many applications of any given passage of Scripture, there is but one true interpretation according to God, except where Scripture makes it clear that God intended a dual meaning. The meaning of Scripture is to be found as one diligently applies the literal grammatical-historical method of interpretation under the illuminating of the Holy Spirit (John 7:17; 16:12-15; 1 Corinthians 2:7-15; 1 John 2:20). It is the responsibility of believers to ascertain carefully the true intent and meaning of Scripture, recognizing that proper application is binding on all generations. Yet the truth of Scripture stands in judgment of men; never do men stand in judgment of it." Previous episodes in the series: Is the Bible Eternal – What We Believe, Part 1 What is the Inspiration of Scripture? – What We Believe, Part 2 Other resources on interpreting Scripture: Interpreting Scripture Rules for Interpreting Scripture This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/19/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 20 seconds
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What is the Inspiration of Scripture? – What We Believe, Part 2

Rapp Report episode 189 How was the Scripture inspired? What is inspiration? Andrew and Bud unpack the Striving for Eternity doctrinal statement and discuss the teachings of the Scripture. The statement discussed from What We Believe: "The Bible is inspired by God. Inspiration is that supernatural work of the Holy Spirit in which He superintended (controlled and directed) the reception (to the writers) and communication (to the hearers and the readers) of the divine message to mankind such that the product (the original writing) is verbally (every word) and plenary (completely) both inerrant (without error) and authoritative (2 Timothy 3:16). God spoke in His written Word by a process of dual authorship. The Holy Spirit so superintended the human authors that, through their individual personalities and different styles of writing, they composed and recorded God’s Word to man (2 Peter 1:20-21) without error in the whole or in the part (Matthew 5:18; 2 Timothy 3:16), thus, making the Scriptures completely and totally sufficient for life and godliness." Listen to Is the Bible Eternal – What We Believe, Part 1 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
9/12/202159 minutes, 8 seconds
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Is the Bible Eternal – What We Believe, Part 1

Rapp Report episode 188 Is Scripture eternal? Why does it matter? This episode starts a new series and provides an overview of why studying theology is important. Andrew and Bud look at the Striving for Eternity statement on What We Believe and they start the series with The Holy Scriptures. The Scripture is revealed from God and is the authority for the Christian for faith and practice. Many Christians do not study about the Scriptures and why we value them. They do not cover the full section but address the following paragraph: "The Bible is God’s special self-revelation, which is limited in space and time and are directed to various designated individuals (2 Peter 1:21). The accepted writings that make up the Bible are the 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books without any of the additional writings commonly known as the Apocrypha. The Bible provides the only inerrant and absolutely authoritative propositional knowledge of God that exists."   Resources mentioned: You cannot Trust the Bible because It has been edited Is the Bible Reliable? Manuscripts Prove the Bible is Reliable Can You Trust Your Bible? How Do You Know the Bible is True and Not Other Books? Why Should We Believe the Bible? Governments Must Pay $800,000 in Legal Fees to Church for COVID-19 Overreach  
9/5/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 4 seconds
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Witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses

Rapp Report episode 187 Andrew was on The Thinking Podcast talking about witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/29/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 6 seconds
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Faith over Fear

Rapp Report episode 186 Many Christians are living in fear with anxiety. Andrew the Bud discusses what it means to fear God and how to overcome fear and anxiety. The number of Christians living with anxiety is also rising at an alarming rate. According to a study conducted by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 32.4% of Christians in America are living with anxiety, which is more than double what it was just ten years ago when only 16.8% suffered from such an ailment! In today's fast-paced society, many Christians are living in fear with anxiety. In a world where success is measured by an individual's ability to keep up and do more than they were able to the day before, it can be difficult for someone of any faith tradition not to feel overwhelmed at some point or another. The number of Christians suffering from anxiety has also been increasing alarmingly over recent years; one third say that their own stress level impacts how often they attend church services on Sundays as well as who goes out into the community. There is a significant number of Christians in this world who are living with fear and anxiety. If you're wondering if it's possible for someone to be both Christian and have these types of feelings, the answer is yes! Many people - including many Christians - live their lives feeling anxious because they don't feel like themselves anymore or that they're not doing enough for others. These fears can take over our minds so much until we’re physically sick from them; however, there are ways to heal your mind as well as strengthen yourself against future attacks on your mental health. The answer is providing in Scripture. Christ is the answer. This episode will help the listener to focus on eternity. Resources mentioned: Come, Let Us Worship: The Fear of God God’s Sovereignty in Your Desperation What Does Striving for Eternity Mean? Come, Let Us Worship: The Hope Of Glory Podcast: What Does Striving for Eternity Mean? Introducing The Bud Zone This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/22/202156 minutes, 35 seconds
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Response to Liberal Theology

Rapp Report Daily episode 185 In this episode, Andrew and Bud respond to some of the common arguments from liberal theology. The goal of liberal theology is to deconstruct the Bible using higher criticism and textual criticism. These are topics that are often taught in seminary and not in churches. However, it influences many churches because they do not understand the topics nor know the arguments against them. Two of the common arguments from liberal theology is the claimed source document of the gospels, Q, and the supposed authors of the first five books of the Bible with the JEPD theory. Liberal theology claims that there was a source document for the gospels, called 'Q'. They claim that Mark used Q to write his gospel and then Matthew and Luke used Q and Mark to embellish more. The argument is that though we do not have any evidence that Q ever existed we can conclude what Q was but looking at these passages that Matthew, Mark, and Luke have in common. However, the fact that liberal theology does not want to acknowledge is that there is no evidence that Q ever existed. It is assumed, which is a begging the question fallacy. The JEPD theory teaches that the first five books of the Bible were not written by Moses but by several authors. The goal of this is to discount the literal 24-hour 6-day creation by arguing that Genesis chapters one and two are written by two different authors. Liberal theology teaches that there was an author that used the name Jehovah and another that used the name Elohim. They claim that a third author wrote the book of Deuteronomy. The last set of authors was the priest that took these three writings and put them together into the five books of the Bible that we have today. Again the response is simple and the same, there is no evidence for this liberal theology and deconstruction. It is assumed. So, once again they are using the begging the question fallacy.   Other resources: Can You Trust Your Bible? Informal Debate with “Secular Humanist Atheistic Jew” David Neff, Part 2 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/15/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 14 seconds
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Quick update from the Kenneth Copeland Conference

Rapp Report episode 184 A quick update from our (Justin Peters and Andrew Rappaport) trip to the Kenneth Copeland conference. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/11/20216 minutes, 35 seconds
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That Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

Rapp Report episode 183 Many people have heard people, even pastors, use passages from the Bible and when we study in context we discover that does not mean what you think it means. This episode evaluates the following Scriptures: Revelation 3:20 Jeremiah 29:11 Matthew 18:19 Matthew 18:20   Resources Mentioned: Get Justin Peters book Do not Hinder Them This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
8/4/202157 minutes, 34 seconds
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Social Media Censorship and the Christian

Rapp Report episode 182 Andrew and Bud discuss the censorship of Facebook and Twitter for the Marxist administration. They go through the community standards for Facebook and the rules for Twitter and expose how they create arbitrary rules to allow them to censor content they do not like yet appeal to section 230 to say that the government cannot censor them. They want it both ways. Andrew lays out a detailed list with examples of the hypocrisy of these Big Tech giants and their censorship. This is another scary episode that exposes the government's overreach in targeting Christians. The government is working with Big Tech to spy on people illegally. As Christians, we need to know what is happening in society but that should not cause us to fear. Andrew provides a Christian response and a hope for a future at the end.   Resources mentioned: National Strategy for Counter Terrorism Against Christians Facebook Community Standards The Twitter Rules Social media censorship is a potent threat to freedom of speech Section 230—Mend It, Don’t End It The USPS' Semi-Secret Internet Surveillance Apparatus Is Facebook Really Suppressing Conservative Christian Websites Like The Stream? Social Media Censorship and the Law This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow or call (800) 873-0176 and use promo SFE
7/25/20211 hour, 34 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Importance of the Local Church with Steve Ham

Rapp Report episode 181 Andrew and Bud are joined by Steve Ham to talk about the importance of the local church. Steve Ham is the pastor of Hyde Park Baptist Church and used to work for Answers in Genesis with his brother Ken Ham. We will answer the question of what is the church? Why is the local church important? Why is it important for a local pastor over some celebrity pastor on the radio or tv? How is it different from a social club? The church is the regenerate people of God. Therefore, it is for Christian, not the unbeliever, and the sermon would be different. The church is a gathering of God's people therefore we cannot be the church alone in our home's watching some preacher on tv. Pastor Ham left a large international ministry to serve as a local church pastor and explains why he did that, as he sees himself as a slave of Christ to serve God. Pastor Steve loves the church because he loves Christ. Steve gets into the differences between a well-known pastor on the radio versus your local pastors. Your pastor knows you and works all week on preparing a sermon for you. The preaching on the radio did not prepare a message for you but for their congregation.   Resources mentioned: National Strategy for Counter Terrorism Against Christians Facebook Community Standards Facebook To Warn When You've Been Exposed To Heretical Content Gay chorus threatens: 'We're coming for your children' This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
7/18/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 22 seconds
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What More SBC Issues with Justin Peters

Rapp Report episode 180 Andrew and Bud are joined by Justin Peters to further talk about the continuing problems within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). They discuss more about Ed Litton's plagiarizing of D Greear. What should SBC churches do? They will talk about options. However, The convention has moved beyond what many think is possible to recover. The behavior and protection of Ed Litton, the new president of the SBC, exposes the rot of the SBC. It is far more than just the plagiarism issue. The SBC elite are woke and promoting social justice but not to the point of promoting a black man that is not in line with their social justice line of thinking. Justin makes a case to leave the Southern Baptist Convention. This would not be an easy decision but maybe a necessary one. The church needs to stand with integrity and though the SBC states, "the world is watching", they seem to have forgotten that when it comes to Ed Litton and his plagiarism. There is a call for Ed Litton to resign but some claim that would be wrong. In fact, some try to say that the way Litton's plagiarism was discovered was somehow wrong, but it was all public sermons. Resources mentioned: Taking the Bible Seriously with Andrew Rappaport Logos Webinar The SBC’s Wrong “Brand” of Black Man? National Strategy for Counter Terrorism Against Christians How should the Ed Litton borrowing sermons situation be handled? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
7/11/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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National Strategy for Counter Terrorism Against Christians

Rapp Report episode 179 This July 4th episode looks at counter terrorism and is not a pleasant one. The government has put out a new document to explain their strategy for countering what they call domestic terrorism. That sounds good, however, when we see how they define a domestic terrorist and how they plan to deal with it, Christians need to pay attention. This is the new government's goals to counter terrorism. Andrew and Bud take the time to walk through this strategy and show how it is a tool for Marxism and an attack on Christian in America. This episode is scary for the Christian but hope is provided at the end. It is a detailed plan to silence any who disagree with their Marxist agenda and call them terrorists by identifying them as white supremacists. This strategy ignores true terrorists and attacks patriots. They do not see the riots of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) as terrorism but the Trump rally on January 6th is the focus of terrorism. Resources mentioned: FACT SHEET: National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism Facebook tests prompts that ask users if they're worried a friend is 'becoming an extremist' Facebook Now Sending Messages to Some Users Asking About Potentially ‘Extremist’ Friends The Constitution of the United States Christchurch Call to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist online content adopted Homegrown Violent Extremist Mobilization Indicators 2019 Edition Search on your own "Christianity is white supremacy" This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
7/4/20211 hour, 58 minutes, 45 seconds
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Whispering Sexual Sin, Ed Litton (SBC)

Rapp Report episode 178 Ed Litton, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, preached a sermon where he said, "In the Bible, sexual sin is whispered, compared to the shout God makes about greed and judgmentalism.”  Andrew and Bud discuss the issue of homosexuality in the Bible and examine if God actually "whispers" about sin especially compared to other sins like greed and judgmentalism. The Bible is clear on its position about homosexuality, even if Ed Litton is not. The discussion focus on the issue that truth matter and theology matters but for Ed Litton of the SBC, it is that the narrative matters. The problem with Litton's sermon does not stop with that quote. It seems that much of Litton's sermon is directly from JD Greer, the previous president of the SBC. The role of a pastor is to study to preach the Word of God. If a pastor is getting his sermon from others then is he neglecting their primary role as a pastor? Did Litton use Greer's sermon, or could it be that neither of them wrote that sermon by pay for a sermon service? Resource mentioned: Sex, Whispers, Sermon Swiping Ed Litton teams up w/ LGBT news host agreeing Baptist are contemptible Newly-elected Southern Baptist president outlines his goals Pastor's Statement by Ed Litton   Other resources: The Soft Baptist Convention What Happened To Al Mohler? A Fight is Brewing in the SBC – So Pray This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
6/27/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 15 seconds
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The State of the SBC

Rapp Report episode 177 Bud Ahlhim hosts to address some important issues with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). He will discuss some of the events at the convention and the election of Ed Litton. He will explain what happened and why? Resources mentioned: A Fight is Brewing in the SBC – So Pray What Happened To Al Mohler? The Soft Baptist Convention This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
6/20/202141 minutes, 30 seconds
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Are Christians to Blame for Low Vaccination Rates?

Rapp Report episode 176 Are Christians to blame for the low vaccination rates? Are Christians spreading false information about the Covid vaccine? Is there a direct relationship between Christianity and vaccination to support these claims? Andrew and Bud apply critical thinking and logic to the arguments made but the media and professing Christians like Russell More, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Ed Stetzer, dean and professor at Wheaton College. A recent study found that Christians have some of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. The Bible is clear that Christians are to use their lives to serve and share the gospel with others. So, we ask you this: should a Christian be complicit in spreading false information about vaccines? It is hard to say if Christians are more against vaccinations than other groups, but one thing is for sure: when it comes to health and safety, we should always be asking questions about the Covid vaccination. There is a lot of misinformation out there about vaccinations, and unfortunately, some of these ideas are being perpetuated by the church. This podcast will debunk some common myths about vaccinations so that you can make an informed decision. In the vaccine debate, there are two sides: those who support vaccines and those who do not. But in this podcast explores a third side to the story that many people overlook- Christians! If you are wondering what a Christian perspective is on vaccines, listen to this podcast! Other episodes on this subject: To Mask or Not to Mask the Christian Response Biblical Answer to Wearing Masks or Not Answering Your Questions on Masks in Church and Other Topics   Resource mentions: Some evangelicals spread falsehoods about COVID vaccines while the world is desperate Pastor reveals the reasons behind COVID vaccine hesitancy in the evangelical community ‘We clearly have an imbalance’: CDC holding emergency meeting over COVID vax concern Was the Whole Pandemic About the Vaccine? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
6/13/20211 hour, 34 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bonus: Special Live Show

Rapp Report episode 175 Tune in for a special edition episode as Chris Huff of “Matter of Theology” and Andrew Rappaport of “Striving for Eternity” join Chris for a live recording of VOR from the Cruciform Conference. They have a round table discussion of why Christians should seek to be “Still Standing” in an age when the world is coming against the church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
6/10/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 22 seconds
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SNATCH THEM FROM THE FLAMES – DISCERNMENT SEMINAR – #2, “Sufficiency of Scriptures” by Justin Peters

Rapp Report episode 174 Beulah Baptist Church, Winter Garden FL, Guest Speaker Justin Peters, reveals the "Sufficiency of Scriptures" Friday 7 May 2021 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
6/6/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 56 seconds
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SNATCH THEM FROM THE FLAMES – DISCERNMENT SEMINAR, Session 1, “False Teachers” by Andrew Rappaport

Rapp Report episode 173 Beulah Baptist Church Winter Garden Fl, Guest speaker Andrew Rappaport preaches from the Book of Jude, Friday 7 May 2021 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
5/30/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 14 seconds
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Rejoice in Trials (1 Peter 1:6-9)

Rapp Report episode 172 discussing trials and temptations This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
5/23/20211 hour, 1 minute, 16 seconds
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Biblical Slavery

Rapp Report episode 171 Andrew was on the Clergy Talk podcast discussing Biblical slavery. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
5/9/202153 minutes, 29 seconds
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What is the Law? (Romans 7)

Rapp Report episode 170 Does the law of God apply to Christians today and if so how?   This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
5/2/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hearing the Voice of God with Jim Osman

Rapp Report episode 169 Andrew and Bud respond to a review from when Jim Osman was on discussing his book, "God Doesn't Whisper". They respond to the topic of hearing the voice of God. Hearing the voice of God is a common concept within Christianity. At the root of the issue is a problem people have with the sufficiency of Scripture. Jim is a local church pastor and that is something that unfortunately is unique in this age of platform-building pastors. They discuss the importance of the local church. Get Jim's books This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
4/25/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 42 seconds
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Election and Foreknowledge (1 Peter 1:1-2)

Election and Foreknowledge Rapp Report episode 168 This Rapp Report podcast episode is for those who want to be prepared for the coming persecution, a study of suffering for Christ--but in pursuit of joy. It will deal with some hard issues like election and foreknowledge. Are they true? If so, what should we do? The book of 1 Peter addresses the issue of suffering for the cause of Christ, and it is also a book that talks about how we can be prepared to suffer. But what does this mean? If you are not familiar with the doctrines of election or foreknowledge then they will sound like some weird ideas. And if you have heard these doctrines all your life but never really studied them then they may seem strange as well. I think one reason why many people avoid studying these issues is that they do not know where to start or how to study them. There are so many questions and possible objections that come up when talking about the doctrines of election and foreknowledge that it can be hard just getting started in the first place. This episode will give us a good introduction to both doctrines, along with some practical things we need to do on our own part--in order to prepare ourselves for persecution ahead in America (and elsewhere). The understanding of these doctrines is easily understood when rooted in knowing the attributes of God. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
4/18/202147 minutes, 59 seconds
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Introduction of 1 Peter

1 Peter Rapp Report Daily episode 167 The Striving for Eternity midweek Bible study on 1 Peter. This week we will look at an overview of 1 Peter and start to dig into the first verse: “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia”. This book provides a preparation for suffering. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
4/11/202159 minutes, 11 seconds
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Protect Yourself in a Digital World

Rapp Report episode 166 The Internet is a wonderful place to connect with friends and family, but it's also an easy place for criminals to steal your identity. We live in a digital world and so many people are not aware of the dangers lurking around. There are so many things that can harm you in the digital world, such as computer viruses, email scams, and phishing scams. These things can be harmful to your system or even steal your identity. This is the need to focus on cyber security. Cybercriminals do not care who they hurt or what they destroy as long as it is profitable for them! They target everyone from individuals to businesses to government agencies - anyone with valuable information on their computers. This could be anything from credit card numbers and passwords to corporate secrets and classified data. If the cybercriminal gets this information, he might be able to sell it on the black market where others can use these stolen items against you or worse yet - steal money directly from you by using your identity! It does not matter if you are a big corporation or just an individual at home trying to make ends meet; hackers will go after anyone with something of value on their computers! It only takes one computer virus or email scam to ruin your life. Protect yourself in a digital world with cyber security. The best way to protect yourself is to be aware of the different types of dangers and how they work. Andrew and Bud will discuss computer viruses, email scams, phishing scams, and ransomware on this show today! They will also give you tips on how you can better protect yourself from these threats!   Resources mentioned: Have I been pwned? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
4/4/202158 minutes, 26 seconds
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Can you lose your salvation?

Rapp Report episode 165 Have you ever wrestled with the question, "Can I lose my salvation?" If so, this is one episode that's worth another listen as Andrew and Bud discuss it. The question of whether or not you are "saved" is one that has been debated for centuries. Some believe it is possible to lose your salvation, others do not think so as long as you remain faithful throughout the rest of your life and repent when necessary, while some simply deny such a notion altogether but instead promote eternal security. The first thing to keep in mind is that the Bible never says you can lose your salvation. It does not say it cannot be lost, but rather there are no verses which state this as a possibility for those who have accepted Jesus Christ's sacrifice on their behalf and follow Him faithfully throughout life (and repent when necessary). To understand the answer to the question, one must understand the nature of salvation. In the Bible, salvation is a free gift of God's grace. It cannot be earned or lost but it can only come through faith in Jesus Christ who died on our behalf and rose again for us to have eternal life with Him (John 14:26). This means that we are saved by what He has done not because there was something inherently good about you that made this happen; rather your belief alone saves you from sin as well death itself!   Twelve Tests of Assurance (John MacArthur) Do you enjoy fellowship with Christ and His people? 1 John 1:3 Are you sensitive to sin? 1 John 1:9 Do you hate the world and its evil? 1 John 2:15 Are you obedient to God’s Word? 1 John 2:3 Do you love Jesus Christ with an unusual love? 1 John 3:2 Do you see a decreasing pattern of sin in your life? 1 John 3:5 Do you sacrificially love other Christians? 1 John 3:14 Do you experience answered prayer? 1 John 3:22 Do you experience the inner working of the Holy Spirit? 1 John 3:24, 4:13 Do you discern between spiritual truth and error? 1 John 4 Do you believe Scripture? 1 John 5:1 Have you been attacked, persecuted, for the truth? Phil 1: 28 Resources mentioned: Does Hebrews 6 Teach that You Can Lose Your Salvation? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe Sponsors: Logos Bible Software MyPillow use promo SFE and call (800) 873-0176
3/28/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bonus: Can Al Mohler have his cake and eat it too, Part 2

Rapp Report 164 Andrew and Bud are still scratching their heads about Al Mohler's comments on The Briefing podcast from November 11, 2019. In this episode, they look at how Mohler answered (or really not answered) questions about social justice at the 2019 Shepherds Conference Q&A. The SBC has accepted resolution 9 which uses Critical Race Theory and intersectionality. It seems like a lot of people have been confused by Dr. Mohler's comments after that Q&A and we wanted to help clear things up for you! We talk through some of Al's responses from the Q&A as well as his own podcast.   Resources mentioned: By What Standard documentary The Statement on Social Justice ad the Gospel This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
3/23/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 8 seconds
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Bonus: Can Al Mohler have his cake and eat it too, Part 1

Rapp Report 163 Rewind In this episode, Andrew and Bud address how Mohler feels that foreign politicians must answer the question of is homosexuality a sin. However, they point out that Mohler has not kept his own word in asking Beth Moore to answer this question.   Resources mentioned: Justin Peters article This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
3/21/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Equality Act: A Christian Overview

Rapp Report Daily episode 162 Andrew and Bud provide a Christian perspective of the Equality Act. This bill is Romans 1 coming to America. This bill will protect sexual perversion. This episode will cover the impacts of this bill on first amendment freedoms, economic, medical, educational, governmental, women, children, and Christian. Resources mentioned: The Equality Act: A Christian Overview This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
3/14/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 37 seconds
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Right Thinking – Equality Act and More

Rapp Report episode 161 Andrew and Bud address a bunch of different topics and articles in the news and provide a Christian perspective on these topics.   Get discounts on MyPillow products with the promo code SFE and call (800) 873-0176 or go to MyPillow.com, click on the Radio Listeners square, and use promo code SFE. Resource mentioned: Rep. Jerry Nadler defends Equality Act, says “God’s will is of no concern” The Equality Act Is Set to Destroy Religious Freedom—What Should We Do? The Equality Act and the Cost of Freedom The Equality Act Here are the executive actions Biden has signed so far Boston Public Schools Suspend Advanced Class Enrollment Test; Say Too Many Students In Them Are White Or Asian This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe  
3/7/202158 minutes, 48 seconds
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Dependence on God (Mark 6:7-13)

Rapp Report episode 160 This is a sermon that Andrew preached where Jesus prepares the twelve to go out in pairs to preach and cast out demons. The focus of the instruction is the dependence upon God for provisions. Many people found this sermon very helpful in light of the government's overreach into the church and every other area of life. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
2/28/20211 hour, 10 seconds
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The Spiritual Abuse of Ravi Zacharias

Rapp Report episode 159 Ravi Zacharias has been in the news recently, even after his death, due to his sexual abuse of multiple women. Andrew and Bud address that in a very different way than so many others have done. They focus not so much on the sexual abuse but the spiritual abuse and how to identify it and protect yourself against it. Resources mentioned: Report of Independent Investigation into Sexual Misconduct of Ravi Zacharias Open Letter from the International Board of Directors of RZIM on the Investigation of Ravi Zacharias Ravi Zacharias Hid Hundreds of Pictures of Women, Abuse During Massages, and a Rape Allegation What Ravi Did and Where We Go From Here. RaviWatch The Mistake We Made with Ravi Ruth Malhotra_Letter to RZIM Board Chairman_February 6, 2021 C&MA Denomination Decides Not to Discipline Ravi Zacharias Over Credentials, Alleged Illicit Relationship Public Statement on Accusations Against Ravi Zacharias 'You Are One Step Away from Complete and Total Insanity'
2/21/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 46 seconds
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Bonus: Secret Hearing Lands Pastor in Jail for Refusing to Stop Pastoring

Rapp Report episode 158 Bonus episode Pastor James Coates of GraceLife Church in Edmonton Canada was arrested and the court held a secret hearing. The court is keeping him in jail until he gives up being a pastor. His crime was having church services. This show will describe the events. You do not want to miss it. Andrew is joined by the Matter of Theology guys Chris Huff and Drew Von Nieda Special guests: Pastor Carl Hargrove, Darrell Harison, and Kofi Adu-Boahen   Resources mentioned: GraceLife Church Worship Service - Feb 14, 2021 (Romans 13:1-4) This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
2/18/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Importance of Rest

Rapp Report episode 157 (drops tomorrow but you can subscribe to the podcast now) In this very personal episode, Andrew explains the importance of rest and how the lack of rest has affected his health. He opens up in a special way to his audience and shares what has been happening. Rest is seen throughout the Bible. God ordained one day out of seven to rest, one year out of seven for rest, and one out of seven of the seven years to rest. God designed our bodies for rest. Andrew shares about his health condition due to a lack of rest. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
2/14/202125 minutes, 29 seconds
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Yours Till Heaven with Ray Rhodes Jr

Rapp Report Daily episode 156 Andrew interviews Ray Rhodes Jr. author of the books Susie about Susie Spurgeon and the newest book Yours Till Heaven on the love story of Charles and Susie Spurgeon. They discuss the book. Charles and Susie Spurgeon had a love story that lasted throughout their life. Susie played a very special role in the life and ministry of Charles Spurgeon. Though they did not have a perfect marriage, they had a very godly marriage. Susie was stricken with an illness that later in life prevented her from even attending church. They weathered criticism, trails, and difficultly together. Susie Spurgeon created a book ministry to provide poor pastors good Christian books. After Charles' death, Susie planted a church late in life even with her illness. She was known for her support of Charles' ministry. Charles was devoted to his wife, and he was a great lover of his wife. Order your copy of Yours Till Heaven Today. Get an autographed copy of Yours Till Heaven   This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
2/7/202158 minutes, 10 seconds
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Why are Categories of Theology Important

Rapp Report episode 155 Andrew and Bud are joined by Jeremy Howard from Do Theology podcast to discuss his theology chart and why it is important to categorize theology. Resources mentioned: Keeping Doctrine in its Place Doctrine Table Do Theology episodes: Approaches to Theological Triage Look at the Chart This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/31/202158 minutes, 56 seconds
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Politically Incorrect with Phil Johnson

Rapp Report episode 154 Andrew and Bud are joined by Phil Johnson from Grace to You to discuss the state of the country and its affect on the church. This episode will greatly encourage Christians to live in these dark days. You will be encouraged for the great work of God head of us. Resources mention: Political Activism - A Christian's Role by Andrew Rappaport Politically Incorrect? by Phil Johnson This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/24/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 27 seconds
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Political Activism – A Christian’s Role

Rapp Report episode 153 What should be a Christian's response to an abusive government? Resources mention: Political Activism - A Christian's Role by Andrew Rappaport Politically Incorrect? by Phil Johnson This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/17/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 39 seconds
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Bonus: A Christian Response to the Cultural Fight at the Capitol

Rapp Report episode 152 Andrew Rappaport provides a Christian response to the situation between the conservatives and the socialists in America. Read a Christian's role in political activism. https://strivingforeternity.org/political-activism-a-christians-role This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/14/202129 minutes, 6 seconds
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Dependence on God (Mark 6:7-13)

Rapp Report episode 151 Andrew preached a sermon out of Mark 6:7-13 on having dependence on God. Jesus prepares the twelve to go out in pairs to preach and cast out demons. The focus of the instruction is the dependence upon God for provisions. This was very encouraging to those that heard it live and may be an encouragement to you also. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/10/20211 hour, 53 seconds
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The Gospel in the Old Testament

Rapp Report episode 150 In this episode, we provide a sermon that Andrew preached on the gospel in the Old Testament. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
1/3/202144 minutes, 25 seconds
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Answering Your Questions on Masks in Church and Other Topics

Rapp Report episode 149 Andrew and Bud are joined by Pastor Andrew Smith of Christ Reformed Community Church to help answer questions from the audience. They answer the following questions: My church believes that the governor's mask mandate is a law and requires masks in church. They said they will excommunicate us if we do not wear a mask during church. What do I do? Can a church discipline someone out for not wearing a mask? How do you respond to someone that says, "love is love" you cannot control who you fall in love with even if they are the same sex? Is it normal to be stressed out days before preaching a sermon and worried afterward that you did not say anything wrong?   Resources mentioned: THE OBSESSION WITH MASKS & LOCKDOWNS: Helpful or Hysteria? Interview With Dr. Simone Gold. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
12/14/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 15 seconds
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King James Onlyism with Fred Butler

Rapp Report episode 148 This week Andrew and Bud are joined by Fred Butler of Grace to You to talk about his new book Royal Deceptions: Exposing the KING JAMES ONLY Conspiracies Against God's Word. They discuss the history and motivation of the King James Bible completed in 1611. Fred explains his background in seminary when he got into KJV onlyism and promoted it strongly. They discuss some of the arguments made for the King James Bible as the only Bible to use and provide responses. Fred explains the arguments he used to use and how to respond against them. Those arguments are: 1) The Exclusivity Argument, 2) The Promise Argument, 3) The Textual Argument, 4) Have Heretics Corrupted Our Bibles, 5) The Purity Argument: The Line of Good Bibles, 6) The Scholarship Argument, and 7) The Historical Argument.   Resources mentioned: King James Onlyism? The King James Bible Song This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Leave us a review Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
12/5/20201 hour, 32 minutes, 27 seconds
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Can You Trust Your Bible?

Rapp Report episode 147 Many attack the Bible claiming that it is not trustworthy. Andrew and Bud will discover an area of study called Textual Criticism. It is the study to get back to the original words of the Bible. They will discuss how changes occur in copying the Bible and how we can know that we can trust it. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
11/29/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 28 seconds
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God’s Sovereignty in Your Desperation

Rapp Report episode 146 Andrew and Bud examine Mark 5:21-43 and look at the desperation of Jarius and the woman and their faith in Jesus Christ as God. There are many similarities and contrasts between the two people that help to bring to light things in our life.   Andrew will be preach at Christ Reformed Community Church in Saint Augustine, FL on December 13, 2020 and at Beulah Baptist Church in Winter Garden, FL on December 19-20, 2020. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
11/22/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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White Fragility with Chris Hohnholz

Rapp Report episode 145 Andrew and Bud welcome award-winning podcaster, Chris Hohnholz of the Voice of Reason Radio, to discuss his review of the book White Fragility. This book makes a case for destroying the current power structure of American to try to create a utopia. This book assumes that all whites are racists and if they deny it then that is proof of their racism. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
11/15/20201 hour, 25 minutes, 51 seconds
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Biblical Answer to Wearing Masks or Not

Rapp Report episode 144 The issue of wearing a face mask has become very divisive in our culture. The church should have answers, however, in many cases, the church is following the culture. Andrew and Bud are joined by Pastor Andrew Smith to discuss the arguments made for Christians to wear masks and a biblical argument against wearing masks. Check out Pastor Andrew Smith's church ChristReformedcc.com Check out Pastor Andrew Smith's sermons and podcasts PastorAndrewSmith.com Listen to the previous podcast To Mask or Not to Mask the Christian Response. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
11/8/202056 minutes, 9 seconds
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Joe Biden a Christian?

Rapp Report episode 143 Andrew and Bud review an article from Joe Biden in the Christian Post. Biden argues for his "Christian" faith. They will look at Biden's agenda and compare it to Scripture. Then they will review an article that reviews Biden's followers' view on how to deal with conservatives once Biden wins. Get Logos 9 Resources mentioned: The greatest commandment has guided my politics by Joe Biden The pastor thought Trump was ‘evil.’ So he quit his conservative church This November 3rd, listen to the Spirit inside you Catholics Oppose Trump Biden pledges to enact pro-LGBT Equality Act in first 100 days as president A Radical Proposal for Dealing with Trump Supporters After Biden Wins This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
11/1/20201 hour, 45 minutes, 19 seconds
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Andrew on the Canadian Atheist Program

Rapp Report episode 142 Andrew was interviewer on the Canadian Atheist program. They will discuss many topics including how Andrew got saved, abortion and foul language, which proved that words have a morality and are not just words. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
10/25/20201 hour, 20 minutes, 12 seconds
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Being in the Center of a Storm maybe the Center of God’s Will

Rapp Report episode 141 Sometimes we question what in the world is happening and we even may question God. The disciples did that same thing and Andrew will address suffering and how to have a proper view of struggles.This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
10/19/202042 minutes, 30 seconds
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To Mask or Not to Mask the Christian Response

Rapp Report episode 140 Follow the Science Dr. Anthony Silvestro joins Andrew and Bud to discuss the topic of masks or face coverings. They talk about the science of wearing a mask and what it protects or not. The size of COVID droplets is much smaller than much of the other masks allow. The science shows that the holes in the mask are 1000 times larger than the COVID virus. In addition, our breath breaks down the mask in 15 minutes. The manufactures of masks have to list things that masks are not to be used for and they discuss that it clearly states that it will not protect against viruses. Is this Political? Why are so many states requiring face coverings? They discuss fear being used to push politics. The mandates are not for people to wear masks but for stores to be required to have a sign that requires masks. Many of the mandates require a not vented mask which is not to protect the person wearing the mask but others supposedly. When is Clean Really Clean? Do the process that stores use to disinfect and clean surfaces work? Dr. Silvestro explains why the method of straying a disinfectant and immediately wiping it off does not kill viruses on a surface. Therefore, the cleaning process does not actually disinfect the surface. Fear, Fear and More Fear The face coverings are being used to drive fear. Unbelievers fear death, but Christians should not fear death. The government has used the mask mandates to make millions of people to live in fear, which makes it easier to control a population of people. The science does not support the use of masks but the politics do. Anthony answers the question, does wearing a mask promote a lie? Does the Bible Have an Answer? There is a biblical perspective that is provided that is discussed. Is wearing a facemask loving your neighbor? Is not wearing a mask disobeying the government as stated in Romans 13? Does Christian liberty have a play in this issue? Churches should open and the men support the actions of John MacArthur. Resources Mentioned To Wear, or Not to Wear a Facemask with Alistair Begg This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
10/11/20201 hour, 36 minutes, 34 seconds
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President Trump Gets Covid is an October Surprise?

Rapp Report episode 139 Andrew speaks about politics and culture providing a Christian point of view. He addresses 1) Justice Ginsberg’s death, 2) the CA law requiring corporations to have one LGTB and one black on every board, 3) the debate between Trump and Biden, and 4) President Trump having COVID. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
10/4/202050 minutes, 19 seconds
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God Doesn’t Whisper with Jim Osman

Rapp Report episode 138 Andrew and Bud interview Jim Osman about his new book God Doesn't Whisper. They cover the many arguments for the common thought that Christians are hearing the voice of God as a regular occurrence or at least should be common. Pastor Osman coves 1) do we need to hear from God outside Scripture, 2) should we expect to hear from God outside of Scripture, and 3) must we learn to hear from God outside of Scripture? Then Jim addresses some of the most common arguments for hearing the voice of God. Lastly, he explains how to make decisions as a Christian without hearing the voice of God. Get your copy of God Doesn't Whisper today. Jim is the pastor of Kootenai Community Church Previous episode with Jim Osman This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
9/27/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 55 seconds
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Kofi is Burning Down the House

Rapp Report episode 137 Andrew and Kofi discuss ministry and the struggles they have been having. Andrew gets personal with where he has been and why he has not been recording for a while. Lastly, Kofi talks about his house burning to the ground in the wildfires. Support Kofi Kofi's Church This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
9/20/20201 hour, 19 minutes, 17 seconds
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How Preaching Affects Your Sanctification

Rapp Report Daily episode 136 Andrew talks with Pastor Paul Shirley about Grace Advance and his book Expository Sanctification. They discuss in depth how preaching affects your maturity in Christ. Many people do not think how God uses preaching in the sanctification process. This discussion might just change everything you think about church. This may be the only book about preaching designed for the person listening to preaching and not for the preacher. This is a must-read for every church attender. Get your copy of Expository Sanctification today. Better yet get a copy for every member of your church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
9/13/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 49 seconds
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How Preaching Affects Your Sanctification

Rapp Report Daily episode 136 Andrew speaks with Pastor Paul Shirley about Grace Advance and his book Expository Sanctification. They go into depth discussing how preaching helps to mature a Christian. This may be the only book about preaching designed for those that listen to preaching not do the preaching. This is a must-read for every church attender. Get your copy of Expository Sanctification today. Order a copy for every member of your church today. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
9/13/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 49 seconds
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Mark 2:18-22 – Out with the Old and in with the New

Rapp Report Daily episode 135 In this sermon, Andrew provides a Jewish view of the Sabbath. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
7/27/202051 minutes, 39 seconds
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Mark 2:23-28 – Lord of the Sabbath

Rapp Report episode 134 A sermon from Andrew on Mark 2:23-28 on the Lord of the Sabbath. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
7/19/202054 minutes, 50 seconds
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Personal Look at Prejudice and Racism and a Solution

Rapp Report episode 133 Andrew shares a personal story of prejudice and racism. There has been much discussion on Blak Lives Matter and Andrew provides a Christian perspective. After a short history lesson, Andrew provides a solution to the problem of prejudice and racism. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
7/12/202048 minutes, 17 seconds
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Questions & Answers with Justin Peters and Andrew Rappaport

Rapp Report episode 132 Justin Peters and Andrew Rappaport answer questions from the Snatch them from the Flames Home Edition seminar. You do not want to miss it. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
7/12/20201 hour, 56 minutes, 49 seconds
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Identifying False Teachers

Rapp Report episode 131 Andrew Rappaport from the Snatch them from the Flames Home Edition, session 4. Andrew works through the book of Jude to list 28 characteristics to identify false teachers. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
7/5/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Real Story of Joseph Smith’s Death

Rapp Report episode 130 Bill McKeever of Mormon Research Ministry joins Andrew to discuss how LDS (Mormon) leader Joseph Smith died 176 years ago. Bill goes through the official LDS history of the church documents and the newer version to show how the LDS church has not had a consistent account of their own history. Contact MRM to have Bill or Eric Johnson speak at [email protected]. Resources: Viewpoint on Mormonism (Radio Show and Podcast) Final Moments at Carthage Jail and the Death of Joseph Smith The Untold Story of the Death of Joseph Smith This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
6/27/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 34 seconds
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Discerning False Teachers with Justin Peters

Rapp Report episode 129 Justin Peters from the Snatch them from the Flames Home Edition, session 3. Justin teaches us to discern false teachers. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
6/21/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 28 seconds
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Interpreting Scripture

Rapp Report episode 128 Andrew Rappaport from the Snatch them from the Flames Home Edition, Session 2. Andrew teaches on how to interpret the Scripture. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
6/14/202058 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Sufficiency of Scripture with Justin Peters

Rapp Report episode 127 Justin Peters from the Snatch them from the Flames Home Edition. This is the first session where Justin speaks on the Sufficiency of Scripture. Check out the new website JustinPeters.org This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
6/8/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 9 seconds
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Women’s Ministry with Susan Heck

Rapp Report episode 126 Andrew talks with Susan Heck about the problems and solutions to women's ministry in the church. Check out Susan's resources This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
5/31/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 46 seconds
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Sola Christus

Rapp Report episode 125 Andrew was on the 5 Sola Podcast with James Watkins. They discuss the importance of Christ alone. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
5/24/202058 minutes, 49 seconds
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Biblical Slavery

Rapp Report episode 124 Andrew was on the Christian Worldview Projects' Table Talk show discussing Biblical slavery. Many challenge the Bible because it talks about slavery. However, those people do not have the same understanding of slavery as in the Bible. This episode goes into detail of the Biblical view of slavery and how to answer challenges on the subject. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
5/17/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 14 seconds
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Matt Chandler’s Failure is Cedarville’s Problem

Rapp Report episode 123 Matt Chandler refused to obey 1 Tim 5:20 and with their history of ignoring immorality by their staff they passed a disqualified man onto Cedarville University and now wants to be excused. what is really happening? Watch the video version of the show. Resources mentioned: Process of Reconciliation Card Matt Chandler announces that pastor Anthony Moore removed from ministry An Apology from Matt Chandler/Elders of The Village Church and a Statement of Forgiveness from Karen Hinkley Former Member Accepts Acts 29 Megachurch Apology in Church Discipline Case Former staff member at Dallas-area megachurch indicted for indecency with a child The Village Church sued for more than $1 million over alleged abuse at church camp Duty to Report Suspected Child Abuse in the State of Texas MY JOURNEY WITH JAMES 5:19, A GOSPEL OF GRACE, AND ANTHONY MOORE Cedarville U Fires Professor With History of Admitted Sexual Abuse Cedarville University Fires Prof For Alleged Sexual Misconduct About Todd and His Team It Takes a (9Marx) Village Cedarville University, Paige Patterson, Al Mohler: Tough Times for Female Christian Professors Are Some Christian Colleges Like Cedarville University Becoming Dumping Grounds for Fallen Pastors/Theologians Like Anthony Moore? A Guest Post by Todd Wilhelm This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected]
5/10/20202 hours, 6 minutes, 50 seconds
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Do Pastors Children Have to be Believers?

Rapp Report Daily episode 122 Andrew addresses the passage in Titus 1:6 with the question do pastors children have to be believers in Jesus Christ. Some say that in order to be qualified as a pastor, his children must be believers. Others say the children must be faithful. But, what does the Scripture say? That is what Andrew walks us through to rightly interpret the text of Titus 1:6 to a proper interpretation. Get the Qualification of Chruch Leadership quick reference card or the whole bundle of cards. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
5/3/202054 minutes, 11 seconds
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American Gospel with Brandon Kimber

Rapp Report episode 121 Progressive Christianity Exposed: American Gospel with Brandon Kimber. Brandon Kimber joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss his new film American Gospel: Christ Crucified. This is a film on the "Progressive Christianity" movement. Brandon discusses how the film was created and why he made it as he did. There was some debate that he allowed the progressive Christians too much air time and he explains why he allowed that in the film. They discuss progressive Christian and the dangers of it. Progressive Christians have a different gospel from the gospel in the Bible. They talk about the keys attributes of Progressive Christianity and how to identify it. People how to believe in progressive Christianity have issues with the attributes of God. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
4/26/20201 hour, 2 seconds
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Economics During Uncertain Times

Rapp Report Daily episode 120 Daniel Mynyk of the Truthspresso podcast. Daniel provides a basic overview of how economics works and the danger of the government just printing more currency. What should be the Christian's view of money? Is money evil or just the love of money and what is the difference? What is a biblical view of economics versus the world's view? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
4/19/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
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Revived Thoughts – Listening to Sermons of Old

Rapp Report episode 118 Troy Fraiser & Joel Bourdess join Andrew to discuss their podcast Revived Thoughts. They talked about the importance of listening to sermons of great pastors many of whom you may have never heard of before. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe  
4/12/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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Covenant Theology with Emilio Ramos

Rapp Report episode 117 Emilio Ramos, pastor at Heritage Grace Community Church and founder of Red Grace Media, joins Andrew to discuss his view on Covenant Theology.  They discuss the different covenants and how that affects our interpretation. They have disagree on the view of Israel and the Church and the future of Israel in God's plan. Resources: Red Grace Media YouTube This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
4/5/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 5 seconds
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MacArthur on Dispensationalism

Rapp Report 116 Andrew and Bud start a discussion on the topic of the church. What is the church? They started by looking at the meaning of the Greek word for Church and how it was used in part 1. Part 2 provides a history lesson on who the Roman Catholic Church came to be what it is and how that affected the church. This episode they examine the church during the Reformation and how the meaning of the church became about the functioning of the church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
3/29/20201 hour, 22 minutes, 24 seconds
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What is the Church, Part 4 – Dispensationalism vs. Covenant Theology

Rapp Report 115 Andrew and Bud start a discussion on the topic of the church. What is the church? They started by looking at the meaning of the Greek word for Church and how it was used in part 1. Part 2 provides a history lesson on who the Roman Catholic Church came to be what it is and how that affected the church. This episode they examine the church during the Reformation and how the meaning of the church became about the functioning of the church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community Support Striving for Eternity Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Get the book What Do They Believe Get the book What Do We Believe
3/22/20201 hour, 25 seconds
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What is the Church, Part 3

Rapp Report 114 Andrew and Bud start a discussion on the topic of the church. What is the church? They started by looking at the meaning of the Greek word for Church and how it was used in part 1. Part 2 provides a history lesson on who the Roman Catholic Church came to be what it is and how that affected the church. This episode they examine the church during the Reformation and how the meaning of the church became about the functioning of the church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/15/20201 hour, 1 minute, 49 seconds
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What is the Church, Part 2

Rapp Report 113 Andrew and Bud start a discussion on the topic of the church. What is the church? They started by looking at the meaning of the Greek word for Church and how it was used in part 1. In this episode the provides a history lesson on who the Roman Catholic Church came to be what it is and how that affected the church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/8/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 41 seconds
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What is the Church, Part 1

Rapp Report 112 Andrew and Bud start a discussion on the topic of the church. What is the church? They start by looking at the meaning of the Greek word for Church and how it was used. Then they examine how different theological camps, i.e. Covenant theology and Dispensationalism view the church. Lastly, they focus on some of the issues with the modern church movement. Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/1/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Torahism Answering Hebrew Roots and Other Movements

Rapp Report 111 Andrew interviews R. L. Solberg and they discuss his book Torahism. Torahism is the central teachings of the Messianic Movement, Hebrew Roots Movement, Black Hebrew Israelites, and many others. They provide arguments against the claims of those that hold to Torahism. Get the book Torahism by R. L. Solberg at http://torahismbook.com   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/23/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 54 seconds
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From Darkness to Light: Kidnapped to Gangs to Bible Rebinding

Rapp Report 110 Andrew interviews Jeffrey Rice of Post Tenebras Lux Bible Rebinding. Jeff was kidnapped at the age of 11 years old. After his escape, he was robbed at gunpoint at 14 years old so he turned to gangs. After 9/11, Christ started to get a hold of his life. He had to teach himself to read by reading his Bible. In 2003, Jeffrey started attending church, where they proclaimed he was a Christian and had him teach Sunday School. One night watching TBN he saw Ray Comfort on The Way of the Master and saw himself in need of Christ. After coming to Jesus Christ, Jeffrey needed a way to use his energy. He discovered that he has positional virago, which means that he easily gets dizzy if he moves too quickly. The doctors believed it was PSTD cause from his childhood. Jeffrey took his PSTD and used to create some of the most handcrafted Bibles. These are Bibles that will last generations. They are something to past down to your children and their children. You want to listen till the end when Jeffrey preaches the gospel with a passionate message.   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/16/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 43 seconds
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Discipleship with Dr. Philip Attebery

Rapp Report 109 Dr. Philip Attebery is the Dean at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary. He has written on discipleship and served in youth ministry. Andrew and Philip talk about why discipleship matters and why it is important. Discipleship is a missing element of the American church. They discuss the difference between the Church Growth Movement and a healthy church. Dr. Atterbery was involved in writing a series of manuals to train people to disciple others call the DiscipleWay. This is a tool to teach people to teach others. DiscipleWay is a leadership training to equip people to equip others. Andrew and Philip discuss a seminary education and its importance. As the Dean, he explains his role there at BMA seminary. If you are interested in attending a seminary check out https://www.bmats.edu. BMA offers online degrees and named the most affordable seminary in 2018. Join a G3 Expository Preaching Workshop in your area   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/9/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 16 seconds
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Interviews from G3, Part 2

Rapp Report 108 More interviews from the G3 Conference with Paul Taylor, Phil Sessa of the Stop and Think  about It podcast and Nathan Fisher Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/2/202058 minutes, 2 seconds
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Interviews from G3, Part 1

Rapp Report 108 Andrew gets some interviews at the G3 Conference with brothers Grady Adams and Cameron Berttel, from Grace to You.  These interviews were great. Graddy will encourage your heart with his passage for the gospel and Cameron will share some insights into the ministry of John MacArthur. Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/26/202058 minutes, 28 seconds
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Can Al Mohler have his cake and eat it too, Part 2

Rapp Report 107 Andrew and Bud evaluate Al Mohler's comments on The Briefing podcast from November 11, 2019, about having your cake and eating it to actually applies to him. This is part 2 of a 2 part series, listen to part 1. In this episode, they look at how Mohler answered (or really not answered) questions about social justice at the 2019 Shepherds Conference Q&A. The SBC has accepted resolution 9 which uses critical race theory and intersectionality and Mohler will not address that.   Resources mentioned: By What Standard documentary The Statement on Social Justice ad the Gospel   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/19/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 2 seconds
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Can Al Mohler have his cake and eat it too, Part 1

Rapp Report 106 Andrew and Bud evaluate Al Mohler's comments on The Briefing podcast from November 11, 2019, about having your cake and eating it to actually applies to him. This is part 1 of a 2 part series, listen to part 2 next week. In this episode,they address how Mohler feels that foreign politicians must answer the question is homosexuality a sin. However, Andrew and Bud point out that Mohler has not kept that same standard with Beth Moore when she was asked to answer openly about homosexuality. Can Mohler eat his cake and keep it to?   Resources mentioned: Justin Peters article   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/12/20201 hour, 46 seconds
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Marriage, Feminism and Abortion with Gloria Allred

Rapp Report 105 Ben Shapiro interviews Gloria Allred on his Sunday show and provides an insightful bit of information on a variety of topics. Andrew is joined by Virgil Walker of the Just Thinking podcast to discuss these topics.   Resources referred in the podcast: Texas man who killed church shooter says he was "doing what needed to be done" Fort Worth-area church shooter had history of arrests, violent behavior across country Texas church grieves, prays, sings after deadly shooting Abortion was leading cause of death worldwide in 2019 with 42 million killed   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/5/20201 hour, 45 minutes, 8 seconds
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We Hear from You and Your Feedback

Rapp Report 104 As the year comes to a close, we hear from you and hear your feedback. It is a touching episode to hear how this podcast and the ministry of Striving for Eternity has affected so many people. Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/29/201943 minutes, 47 seconds
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End of Year Update

Rapp Report 103 Andrew provides an end of the year update on Striving for Eternity and what they are planning for the next few years. Andrew shares the feedback from some people that became Christians due to this podcast.   Podcasts referenced in this show What does Striving for Eternity mean? Personal look into the Testimony of Andrew Rappaport What does Striving for Eternity mean? Almost Arrested at a LDS Temple Interview of Chris Arnzen Answering the Critics from the Philippines   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/22/201944 minutes, 44 seconds
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Black Hebrew Israelites Kill and White Liberals Give Them Cover

Rapp Report 102 Recently in Jersey City, NJ two Black Hebrew Israelites targeted a Kosher grocery store for a place of murder. Andrew addressed this anti-Semitic attack. Many people do not understand what Black Hebrew Israelites (BHI) believe. Andrew provides an overview of what holds this racist group together. Then he provides examples of the extreme views held by many of the BHI groups but not all. BHI has a wide range of beliefs. Andrew could not provide all the details of BHI so the following are some resources for research. Podcasts: Responding to a Black Hebrew Israelite Black Hebrew Israelites (BHI) Refuted Talking Black Hebrew Israelites with Vocab Malone Black Hebrew Israelites with Vocab Malone Objective Morality to Black Hebrew Israelite and Bad Logic BHI Confusion Based On A Racist Concept Debates: BHI vs Jewish Christian Debate Deuteronomy 28׃68 does not refer to the Africa slave trade Andrew Rappaport Jewish Christian vs Zadok Limmuwd Yehoshua Hebrew Israelite debate   However, there are some liberals in the United States government that immediately jumped to false conclusions to protect these BHI black supremacists. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. blamed white supremacy as the cause of blacks murdering innocent Jewish people. The New York Times blamed President Doland Trump. Andrew explains the danger of providing cover for black supremacy.   Enter the Christian Podcast Community contest This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/15/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 36 seconds
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What Does Striving for Eternity Mean?

Rapp Report 101 What does Striving for Eternity mean? Read the article https://wp.me/p9MuI1-3wT This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/8/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 34 seconds
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Secular Humanism is Superior to Christianity Debate

Rapp Report 100 Andrew debates the topic "Secular Humanism is Superior to Christianity Debate". This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/1/20191 hour, 22 minutes, 53 seconds
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Red Letter Christianity is Social Justice

Rapp Report Daily 99 Red Letter Christianity is Social Justice Andrew and Bud discussion a new movement in Christianity called Red Letter Christianity (RLC). They will discuss in detail the arguments made by the RLC movement and what the Bible states. You can hear in their own words what RLC believes and seeks to do. However, there are some dangers with RLC and we can see how the social justice warriors are using it. They will not only play them in their own words but will show how people like Jory Micah and Beth Moore are using this to justify their sinful practice of preaching as God condemns. Andrew will read right from the Red Letter Christian website to see their mission, what they are about and their values. They will play a video from Tony Campolo explain RLC. You will also hear from Shane Claiborne explain RLC.  Andrew will use an example of Tony misusing Romans 8. Andrew and Bud will address Jory Micah and her unbiblical claims. She will state that she questions the salvation of anyone that does not call God "mother" and Andrew will play an episode of his daily Rapp Report to answer this.   This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/24/20191 hour, 38 minutes, 2 seconds
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How Did Andrew Get Saved?

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0098 Andrew shares how he got saved. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/17/201931 minutes, 41 seconds
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Importance of Church History

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0097 Andrew is joined by pastor Andrew Smith of Christ Reformed Community Church. He is the host of Today in Church His-story podcast. They discuss church history, its importance, early heresies, and the England reformation. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/10/20191 hour, 31 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Culture War Against Christianity

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0096 Andrew is joined by the editor of Striving for Eternity, Bud Ahlheim to discuss the Truth Matters conference, Beth Moore, the culture war against Christianity and socialism. Resources mentioned in the podcast Beth Moore Transgender Issues: http://www.unz.com/isteve/father-cant-stop-his-ex-wife-from-giving-their-son-puberty-blockers/ https://www.theblaze.com/glenn-radio/james-younger-transgender https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/judge-rules-dad-will-have-say-in-gender-transition-of-7-year-old  https://www.disrn.com/2019/10/24/texas-governor-said-state-will-investigate-transgender-transitioning-of-seven-year-old/ Culture War Christian doctor of 30 years loses job for refusing to use transgender patient’s preferred pronoun Always Drops Female Symbol From Menstrual Products After Pressure From Transgender Activists Transgender Has Child Pornography Conviction Overturned Because He Was “Struggling” With His “Identity” Biological Male Wins Women’s Cycling World Championship For 2nd Consecutive Year Biological Male Breaks World Records For Women’s Squat, Women’s Bench Press, Women’s Deadlift Socialist agenda Socialism This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/3/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 45 seconds
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Christ is Supreme

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0095 Andrew’s sermon at Grace Bible Church in Redwood City, CA This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/27/201952 minutes, 54 seconds
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Beth Moore Defends Egalitarianism with Justin Peters and Jim Osman

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0094 In this Rapp Report episode, Justin Peters and Jim Osman join Andrew Rappaport to discuss Beth Moore’s defense of egalitarianism and attack on complementarianism. She was speaking at the Caring Well Conference on the topic, Does Complementarianism Cause Abuse? Here is the Facebook clip: https://www.facebook.com/flyingfreenow/videos/2447138878940250/?v=2447138878940250 Here is a partial transcript of it: https://conservativeresurgencevoices.com/2019/10/04/does-complementarianism-cause-abuse-beth-moore/ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/20/20191 hour, 49 seconds
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Amber Guyger – Racism vs. Justice

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0093 Jamal Bandy of the Prescribed Truth Podcast joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss the reaction of the Amber Guyger case. Amber was a Dallas police officer, who entered the wrong apartment and shot and killed Botham Jean. His brother, as a Christian offered her the gospel, his forgiveness, and a hug. We paly the video.  However, the response after her sentencing making the issue of racism and injustice because many felt 10 years in prison was not enough. Resources mentioned: The Just Thinking Podcast Prescribed Truth episode This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/13/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 27 seconds
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Almost Arrested at a LDS Temple

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0092 Andrew is joined by Eric Johnson of Mormonism Research Ministry (mrm.org). Eric is working with Striving for Eternity to plan the March 2021 Israel trip (2021IsraelTrip.com). They discuss what to expect on that trip and encourage people to register quickly as the $100 discount runs out soon. Andrew and Eric discuss police activity on the streets when evangelizing. Eric was threatened with arrest at an LDS temple in NC. Andrew shares some accounts while on the streets also. They discuss ideas about evangelism, specifically to Mormons.   Resources mentioned in this episode: Viewpoint on Mormonism Miracle of Forgiveness The Mormon Temple Crash Course on Mormonism This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/6/20191 hour, 23 minutes, 38 seconds
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Gender Inclusive Dolls, Abortion and Hate Crimes

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0091 Andrew covers a wide range of topics from Mattel’s gender-inclusive dolls, to abortion to the “ok” hand signal now being a hate signal. Resources mentioned in the episode: The DISRN article about the Mattel gender-inclusive dolls The Washington Post article with the video clips The Gender Reveal podcast episode Facebook post from Daniel J. Lewis of the Audacity to Podcast podcast about abortion: According to Planned Parenthood’s own 2017–2018 fiscal year report, they performed 332,757 abortions during that period (source: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/…/190124-annualreport18-p…). And this is only abortions counted by Planned Parenthood! According to the CDC, 638,169 abortions were reported in 2015 (source: https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehea…/data_stats/abortion.htm) That’s like wiping out the entire population of Las Vegas every year (source: https://www.census.gov/…/…/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html). That’s 1,748 lives snuffed out EVERY DAY. Let that sink in! And before you think there’s no home for all these children, experts estimate that there are 1–2 _million_ couples every year waiting to adopt, and yet fewer than 150,000 children are actually placed into these open homes yearly. (Source: https://adoptionnetwork.com/adoption-statistics) How can humanity ever hope to solve smaller problems if we’re savagely killing off the most innocent of us? How big do these numbers have to get before people do something to stop the genocide? And in the one minute it took you to read this post during business hours, 2–3 children were murdered in the USA alone. September 24, 2019 | Mayor & Council Meeting: Regular Session AP article about the OK hand signal ADL list of hate signals This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/29/201952 minutes, 27 seconds
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How to Live for Christ when Life Happens?

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0090 Pastor Frank Mullis joins Andrew to discuss how to live for Christ when the unexpected and sometimes tragic happens. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation on our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/22/201951 minutes, 25 seconds
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Is the Prosperity Gospel Slipping into Your Life – What is the Gospel?

Andrew Rappaport’s Rapp Report 0089 Is the Prosperity Gospel Slipping into Your Life? I.              What is the gospel? The gospel has been under attack and will always remain under attack. It has been under attack by the redefinition of its meaning. People are always trying to change the gospel. If someone gets everything else right about God, but the gospel wrong, they are damned to hell. God’s enemies do not care about attacking any doctrine more than the gospel. It is the most important thing to get right. II.            Imputation Definition: charging to an account The word imputation, according to the Scriptural usage, denotes an attributing of something to a person, or charging of one with anything, or a set of something to one’s account. It is a legal term. This is the Old Testament idea of the blood sacrifice. The sin was imputed to the animal sacrifice. This is the one area that defines Christianity. If you have everything else right about Christianity and get this one doctrine wrong, you are not Christian.  This doctrine is the one defining doctrine of Christianity that you must not get wrong.  It is literally a matter of eternal life or death! The Christian can be free from sin. Christ came to be the second Adam (Romans 5:12-19). 12Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned— 13(For until the law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law. 14Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those who had not sinned according to the likeness of the transgression of Adam, who is a type of Him who was to come. 15But the free gift is not like the offense. For if by the one man’s offense many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abounded to many. 16And the gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned. For the judgment which came from one offense resulted in condemnation, but the free gift which came from many offenses resulted in justification. 17For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.) 18Therefore, as through one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man’s righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. 19For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous.   This passage of Scripture explains how sin entered the world by the act of one man, Adam. This one act caused a sin nature in every man, even before there was a written law to explain the penalties.  The immediate result of that one act of sin was death— physical, spiritual, and ultimately eternal.  This death has been passed on to everyone from generation to generation.  Finally, with all that by one act of sin, there was also one act of righteousness by Christ that remedies the act of Adam.  This contrast is in view in this passage of Scripture. The contrast parallels the sin of Adam and the salvation of Christ. It reveals the similarities and differences between the two events in history.  The sin of Adam was a real event and test in history, not a mythical account. The parallels between Adam and Christ are seen in the “oneness.” The result of Adam’s sin was both physical and spiritual death.  The “oneness” is revealed in the one sinful act of Adam and the one righteous act of Christ.  The sin nature extends to all people— except Christ.  Sin was brought into the world by one sinful act, not multiple acts. Thus, Christ’s death was one act for one act, not one act for many acts.  Therefore, Christ died by one act for sin, not sins. How is God’s grace by the act of Christ different from the one sinful act of Adam?
9/15/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Benny Hinn Repents with Justin Peters

Rapp Report 0088 Justin Peters joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss the message from Benny Hinn about his “repentance” of the prosperity gospel. Is it true? Check out Justin Peters Ministry at JustinPeters.org Here is the message from Benny Hinn about his repentance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TQQirZI9Eo Here is Benny Hinn’s response to Justin Peters tweet exposing that he was continuing to do the same teaching: https://www.facebook.com/BennyHinnMinistries/videos/414813399162399/ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/9/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bonus: What Makes a Biblical Marriage

Rapp Report Daily 0087 Pastor Frank Mullis’s message at the Equip Jersey Conference 2019 on what makes a biblical marriage. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/4/20190
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Is Showing Partiality Always a Sin?

Rapp Report Daily 0086 Andrew Rappaport talks about some thoughts about showing partiality and liberalism. Join Striving for Eternity in Israel 2021IsraelTrip.com Subscribe to the new Striving for Eternity YouTube channel bitly.com/ytsfe This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at bitly.com/ytsfe Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/1/201953 minutes, 23 seconds
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Exposing Public Ministries and People with Jim Osman

Rapp Report Daily 0084 Pastor Jim Osman joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss the way some attempt to expose public ministries and people, how false teachers try to avoid correction and how to properly expose false teachers. Mentioned on the podcast Discernment and Judge Not with Todd Friel of Wretch TV/Radio Podcasts promoted: 5 Solas This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/25/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bonus: Should You Preach?

Rapp Report Daily 0085 Andrew Rappaport delivers a message from Equip Jersey Conference 2019 challenge people about their marriage and evangelism. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/22/201936 minutes, 24 seconds
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How to Deal with Joshua Harris with Justin Peters and Jim Osman

Rapp Report Daily 0083 Pastor Jim Osman and Justin Peters join Andrew Rappaport to discuss Joshua Harris's claim that he left the faith and how we should respond to it. Below is the full sermon from Pastor Jim Osman referred to in the podcast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KnpHffrPUI&feature=youtu.be Podcasts promoted: Prescribed Truth What Are We Even Doing Here? Are You Just Watching? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/18/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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Social Justice with Dr. Anthony Silvestro

Rapp Report Daily 0082 Dr. Anthony Silvestro provides a definition and explanation of the danger of social justice from the Equip Jersey Conference hosted by Striving for Eternity. Podcasts promoted: Prescribed Truth What Are We Even Doing Here? Are You Just Watching? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/10/201958 minutes, 43 seconds
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Apologetics with Kevin Conover of Educate for Life

Rapp Report Daily 0081 Andrew discusses apologetics with Kevin Conover of Educate for Life. They talk about: Kevin's testimony and how he got into teaching apologetics How to reach the next generation How families are missing the mark with training their children The Educate for life courses. Kevin was handcuffed to an atheist for 24-hours on the Buzzfeed show and during a Bible study on slavery, the atheist changed his mind about what the Bible says on the subject. Podcasts promoted: Prescribed Truth What Are We Even Doing Here? Are You Just Watching? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/4/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 7 seconds
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Social Justice and the Leftist Agenda

Rapp Report Daily 0080 Andrew and Jamal Bandy of the Prescribed Truth podcast discuss many issues like being woke, social justice and forgiving someone that does not repent. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/28/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bonus: The Judges of the Old Testament

Rapp Report Daily 0079 Andrew covers the judges of the Old Testament. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/26/201924 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

Rapp Report Daily 0078 Andrew teaches through Colossians 1:15-23, which is an important text when discussing the Deity of Christ with cults. This passage lifts Jesus Christ on high with the supremacy of Christ. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/21/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 38 seconds
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Interview of Chris Arnzen

Andrew flips the tables on Chris Arnzen of Iron Sharpens Iron Radio and comes on his show to interview the host on his own show. Rapp Report Daily 0077 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/15/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Blue Letter Bible

Andrew is at the headquarters for Blue Letter Bible and gets an interview with their Chief Operating Officer. Rapp Report Daily 0076 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/7/20190
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Bonus: Encouragement

Daily episodes summarized to encourage you to encourage others. Rapp Report Daily 0075 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
7/3/20190
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Hollywood, Media and Critical Thinking with Eve Franklin

Eve Franklin of Are You Just Watching podcast joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss how to apply some critical thinking to watching Hollywood movies and media. Rapp Report Daily 0074   Here are the questions that were discussed:Women pastors in general 1. What is your position about women pastors? 2. Why do you think so many people want to support the idea of female preachers? Beth Moore in general 3. Do you have any concerns about Beth Moore and her teaching? 4. Have you seen over the years anything that concerns you about the direction Beth Moore is taking? The Open Letter 5. What is this open letter to Beth Moore about? 6. Why is it important for her to make a public position? 7. What are the dangers that you see with her on this issue? 8. Do you think she will answer or respond?   Here are links to some of the articles mentioned: https://michellelesley.com/2014/08/14/updated-five-reasons-its-time-to-start-exercising-moore-discernment/ https://michellelesley.com/2017/09/22/women-and-false-teachers-why-men-dont-get-it-and-why-its-imperative-that-they-do/ https://michellelesley.com/category/rock-your-role/ (This is my "Rock Your Role" series of articles on the Scriptures dealing with the role of women in the church.) https://michellelesley.com/bible-studies/ https://michellelesley.com/searching-for-a-new-church/ https://michellelesley.com/biblical-counseling-resources/ https://michellelesley.com/speaking-engagements/ Every Monday Michelle have a feature called "The Mailbag" where she answer readers' questions. This Monday's edition will deal with all the questions we've been getting about the letter. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/30/20190
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An Open To Beth Moore about Homosexuality with Michelle Lesley

Andrew Rappaport is joined by Michelle Lesley to talk about the open letter to Beth Moore that she put out and signed. Here is a link to the open letter: https://michellelesley.com/2019/06/19/an-open-letter-to-beth-moore/ Rapp Report Daily 0073   Here are the questions that were discussed:Women pastors in general 1. What is your position about women pastors? 2. Why do you think so many people want to support the idea of female preachers? Beth Moore in general 3. Do you have any concerns about Beth Moore and her teaching? 4. Have you seen over the years anything that concerns you about the direction Beth Moore is taking? The Open Letter 5. What is this open letter to Beth Moore about? 6. Why is it important for her to make a public position? 7. What are the dangers that you see with her on this issue? 8. Do you think she will answer or respond?   Here are links to some of the articles mentioned: https://michellelesley.com/2014/08/14/updated-five-reasons-its-time-to-start-exercising-moore-discernment/ https://michellelesley.com/2017/09/22/women-and-false-teachers-why-men-dont-get-it-and-why-its-imperative-that-they-do/ https://michellelesley.com/category/rock-your-role/ (This is my "Rock Your Role" series of articles on the Scriptures dealing with the role of women in the church.) https://michellelesley.com/bible-studies/ https://michellelesley.com/searching-for-a-new-church/ https://michellelesley.com/biblical-counseling-resources/ https://michellelesley.com/speaking-engagements/ Every Monday Michelle have a feature called "The Mailbag" where she answer readers' questions. This Monday's edition will deal with all the questions we've been getting about the letter. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/23/20190
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Bonus: The Attributes of God

In this bonus episode, Andrew goes through 31 attributes of God to help you in your study and understanding of God. Rapp Report Daily 0072 Get the Attributes of God reference card  https://strivingforeternity.org/product/attributes-god-reference-card This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/20/20190
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Does God Allow a Woman to be a Pastor/Preacher in the Church?

Andrew asks the questions, “Does God allow a woman to be a pastor?” and “Does God permit women to preach in the church?” There are many different views on these issues. The question we must ask is this, “What does God’s Word say?” Andrew will examine the excuses people offer in support of female pastors and preachers. He will deal with the pertinent texts and demonstrate that the Bible, though it clearly teaches that men and women are of equal value before God, also teaches that men and women have different roles assigned to them by God and that the role of pastoring and preaching simply is not a role He has assigned to women. Andrew will conclude the program by explaining why this issue is of such importance for the church today. Rapp Report Daily 0071 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/16/20190
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Answering the Critics from the Philippines

Justin Peters of JustinPeters.org and Andrew Rappaport update people on their trip to the Phillippines. They address many issues that they covered at the many events, like church discipline, female pastors, NAR and Word of Faith and much more. However, not everyone was happy that they were there. So Justin and Andrew respond to their critics. Rapp Report Daily 0070 Resources mentioned: Conference sessions from Cebu on Facebook: Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Q&A Theology Gals episode on MOPS International Check out Reformations Pages on Facebook and Twitter This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/9/20190
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Question and Answer Session (Justin Peters and Frank Mullis)

Question and Answer Session (Justin Peters and Frank Mullis) This conference message was delivered at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Rapp Report 0069 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
6/2/20190
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Personal look into the Testimony of Andrew Rappaport

Andrew was interviewed on the Reboots podcast with Tracy Winchell. On this episode, Andrew gets more personal that you have heard him before. He shares about how God saved him, what happened when his parents found out and how God called him into ministry. Rapp Report 0068 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
5/26/20190
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Bonus: Survey of the Bible

An overview of all the books of the Bible Rapp Report 0067 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
5/22/20190
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Biblical Basis for Suffering from Genesis 3 & Romans 8 (Joe Suozzo)

Biblical Basis for Suffering from Genesis 3 & Romans 8 (Joe Suozzo) This conference message was delivered at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Rapp Report 0066 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
5/19/20190
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Is Church Discipline only for Serious Crimes or any Offense?

Danny Purvis of Growth Project Radio and Harmony Community Church joins Andrew to discuss a podcast that made the argument that church discipline is only for serious crimes and really should not be done in the church because it does not work. Rapp Report 0065 Get the Process of Reconciliation quick reference card that was mentioned. It is a helpful tool. https://strivingforeternity.org/product/flow-chart-side-1-process-reconciliation-card For more information on church, discipline listen to episode 24 of the Rapp Report  https://strivingforeternity.org/church-discipline-rapp-report-weekly-0024-striving-for-eternity Listen to the previous episode with Danny on his book Marriage Pyramid https://strivingforeternity.org/the-marriage-pyramid-with-dr-danny-purvis Here is the episode of Growth Project Radio that we discussed on the show http://www.growthproject.org/podcast/gpr-s2-e13-2nd-peter This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com  
5/12/20190
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God’s Sovereignty in Suffering (Justin Peters)

God's Sovereignty in Suffering (Justin Peters) This conference message was delivered at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Rapp Report 0064 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
5/5/20190
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Mass Murder in Sri Lanka and Some cannot Identify the Victims

Andrew is joined by Virgil Walker from the Just Thinking podcast to discuss the mass murder in Sri Lanka last week and why it is that so many could not bring themselves to identify who were the victims. The left who blame Christians for so many of the ills of culture, cannot bring themselves to admit that Christians are being targeted over and over again. There is a political agenda to attack Christianity and blame Christians when in fact is the Christians that are the victims as the left victimizes Christians. The media would not call the victims Christians but only "Easter Worshipers". Andrew and Virgil then respond to a video of Steven Furtick defining the purpose of the church. They explain the biblical purpose of the church and it is not what Steve Furtick thinks that it is. Read Kofi's article about discipleship, (https://strivingforeternity.org/do-we-really-need-discipleship-part-1) This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
4/28/20190
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Is Christ just a Pagan Copy?

Andrew answers the questions asked 1) is Christianity just a copy of pagan religions and 2) what makes Christianity different than other religions. Rapp Report 0062 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
4/21/20190
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Dealing with Depression from Psalm 42-43 (Frank Mullis)

Pastor R. Frank Mullis preached about Dealing with Depression from Psalm 42-43 (Frank Mullis) at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Rapp Report 0061 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
4/17/20190
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Qualifications of Church Leaders

Andrew goes over the qualifications of church leaders. Get the quick reference chart for quick reference: https://strivingforeternity.org/product/qualifications-church-leaders Rapp Report Daily 0060 I.              Blameless (1 Timothy 3:2, 10; Titus 1:7) Repeated three times Required for both elders and servants (implied to female servants) It literally means, “that cannot be laid hold of” and sometimes translated “above reproach”.  This is a must.  It has the idea of “unrebukeable”.  This does not mean the man must be perfect, for then no one could ever be qualified.  It has to do with the idea of not having anything that could be nailed to someone, in other words, nothing that they are covering up.  The man must reconcile things and not cover them up. Examples: Elder arrested for drunk driving and stopped down for “personal sin” the man was not qualified until the sin was named.  Another example was an elder that had a daughter that had a child out of wedlock and wanted to hide her away until after the birth and not mention it to anyone, he was disqualified because of the cover-up. II.            Temperate (1 Timothy 3:2, 11) Repeated twice Required of elders and female servants The Greek word literally means “wineless,” or “unmixed with wine”.  It means sober, temperate as in abstaining from wine, either entirely or at least from its immoderate use or of things free from all wine, as vessels, offerings. This is the word that is often used to describe one who abstains from alcohol.  Here, it is used in a metaphorical sense to describe the pastor as one who keeps a watch over his own conduct and ministry.  He is not given to excesses in any way. This word has the idea of self-controlled or level-headed, not someone who rushes into something without thinking it through. III.         Sober Minded (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:8) Repeated twice Required only of elders The Greek word has the meaning of a sound mind, sane, in one’s senses or curbing one’s desires and impulses, self-controlled, temperate. An elder needs to be as a character SELF-DISCIPLINED.  He needs to be one characterized by discipline in his priorities, in his use of time, in his duties for service. He is a person who is serious about spiritual things.  That does not mean he is cold and humorless, but that he views the world with an eternal perspective. If one is temperate and sober-minded in their thinking, will result in being self-disciplined. IV.          Good Behavior (1 Timothy 3:2) Used once Required only of elders The Greek word means, well arranged, seemly, modest.  Its basic meaning is to be orderly.  His well-disciplined mind leads to a well-disciplined life. The elder needs to be organized by nature.  If a pastor is not organized many of the duties of his calling may be neglected. V.            Hospitable (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:8) Repeated twice Required only of elders The Greek word That word translates philoxenos, a compound word from the Greek words for “to love,” and “strangers” and has the meaning of hospitable or generous to guests.  It does not refer to entertaining friends, but showing hospitality to strangers. VI.          Not Given to [Much] Wine (1 Timothy 3:3, 8; Titus 1:7) Repeated three times Required of both elders and male servants Not given to wine in 1 Timothy 3:3 is a single word that This word literally means "not a slave to alcohol".  The New King James Version has a footnote for this word stating that it could be translated not addicted. Not given to much wine in 1 Timothy 3:8 is not the same word.  It is several Greek words that mean to not be addicted or given over to wine. This does not mean that the elders cannot have any wine but the servants can have some.  This talks more about the issue of addiction, not wine.  Paul encourages Timothy to have a little wine to prevent the dysentery of the water (2 Timothy 5:23).  However,
4/14/20190
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The Truth about Trials from James 1:2-4 (Justin Peters)

Justin Peters preached about the truth about trials from James 1:2-4 at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Bonus episode Rapp Report 0059 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
4/10/20190
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Why am I Suffering? (Frank Mullis)

Pastor R. Frank Mullis preached about why do I suffer at the Sanctification through Suffering Conference. Rapp Report 0057 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
4/7/20190
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Interviews from Shepherds Conference Chris Hohnholz and Tom Buck

Some interviews from the Shepherds Conference with Chris Hohnholz and Tom Buck Rapp Report Daily 0056 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/31/20190
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Interviews from Shepherds Conference Darrell Harrison and Alex Strauch

Some interviews from the Shepherds Conference with Darrell Harrison and Alex Strauch Rapp Report Daily 0055 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/24/20190
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Discernment and Disqualification with Phil Johnson from Shepherds Conference

Phil Johnson unpacks his message from the Shepherds Conference about discernment and the qualification for ministry. Rapp Report Daily 0054 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/17/20190
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The Marriage Pyramid with Dr. Danny Purvis

Andrew talks with Dr. Danny Purvis about his new book, the Marriage Pyramid. They discuss Danny's Navy career and marriage. Check out Growth Project Radio http://www.growthproject.org/radio Buy the book https://www.amazon.com/Marriage-Pyramid-Pathway-Godly/dp/0578421755 Rapp Report 0053 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/10/20190
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Is the New Apostolic Reformation a Cult with Amy Spreeman

Andrew talks with Amy Spreeman about the New Apostolic Reformation. They define what it is and how NAR influence people. Some resources mentioned New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) Lou Engel ends “The Call” to usher in Billy Graham’s “mantle” Naomi's Table Bible Studies https://naomistable.com Pirate Christian Radio http://www.piratechristian.com Berean Research https://bereanresearch.org Rapp Report Daily 0052 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
3/3/20190
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From Death to Life How Salvation Works with Allen Nelson IV

Andrew is joined by Pastor Allen Nelson IV to talk about his book "From Death to Life". They get into a lengthy discussion on the topic of salvation and how it works. Allen writes for Things Above Us at https://thingsabove.us/author/anelson/ Purchase Allen's book at Things Above Us at http://thingsabove.us/fromdeathtolife-2/ Watch the Spiritual Transition game on YouTube This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/24/20190
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Discernment and Judge Not with Todd Friel of Wretch TV/Radio

Andrew Rappaport and Todd Friel discuss discernment and judging others. Todd provides more rules for discernment. Register for the Sanctification through Suffering https://strivingforeternity.org/conference-on-suffering Rapp Report 0050 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/17/20190
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Abortion, Racism and Culture with Virgil Walker

Andrew Rappaport and Virgil Walker talk about abortion, racism and the culture. Rapp Report 0049 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/11/20190
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G3 Interviews with Kofi and Fred Butler

More interviews from G3 Conference, these include Kofi and Fred Bulter. Kofi and Andrew discuss discipleship and the importance of it. Fred from Grace to You talks about the early years of the ministry of John MacArthur. Check the Sanctification through Suffering Conference Check out the Christian Podcast Community Podcast Awards Rapp Report 0048 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
2/3/20190
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G3 Interview with guys from Theology Driven and Gabe Hughes

Andrew sits down as the G3 conference with some of the guys from Theology Driven podcast when Pastor Gabe Hughes from When We Understand The Text (WWUTT) podcast and joins us. It is some great conversations and maybe the guys at Theology Driven revealed that they are not really in a car recording their podcast ... maybe. Rapp Report 0047 Check out the Striving for Eternity Conference on Suffering  This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/30/20190
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The Importance of Context

Context is important for interpreting Scripture. Sometimes the context explains the meaning of a text that some could be confused about due to reading out of context. Rapp Report Wrap-up 0033 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/27/20190
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Baptism Debate at G3 with Les Lanphere and Discussion about the Super Bowl Outreach

Les Lanphere and Andrew Rappaport discussed the topic of baptism at the G3 Conference. After was an interview about Sports Fan Outreach International's Super Bowl Outreach. Rapp Report 0046 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/21/20190
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Prophecy and the Bible

A recap of the Christian Podcast Community podcasters event held at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. Andrew walks you through some of the private tour information that he gave to those in attendance. We hear from some of the guys at the Theology Driven podcast.  The episode starts with a discussion about the slave Bible that was on display. Most of the topics will be about the history of the Bible tour. Rapp Report 0045 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/14/20190
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Making Resolutions that Last

Every year people make New Year's resolutions, only to drop them by February. However, we examine Nehemiah as an example of someone that made a lasting resolution. There are things that we can learn from Nehemiah that teach us how to make a lasting resolution. He displays that a lasting resolution requires, prayer, commitment, a plan and to plan for the unexpected. Rapp Report Daily Wrap up 0031 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/12/20190
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Andy Stanley and Leighton Flowers discuss Calvinism

Andy Stanley and Leighton Flowers discuss Calvinism's impact on the local church.  Do they fairly represent the position that they do not hold to? Get your attributes of God quick reference chart at https://strivingforeternity.org/product/attributes-god-reference-card/ Want Logos? Get five free books and a discount from Striving for Eternity at http://bitly.com/sfelogos Rapp Report Weekly 0044 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support Striving for Eternity at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/6/20190
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Are You Suffering? We have a Conference for You

Striving for Eternity is going to host a conference in 2019 on dealing with long-term suffering like depression, anxiety, and long-term struggles. It will be in NJ in March and keynotes speakers will be Justin Peters and Frank Mullis. Stay tuned to Striving for Eternity as we will be adding details soon. Rapp Report Daily 0220 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/4/20190
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New Podcast to Help You Podcast

We are adding a new podcast for 2019 to help podcasters. More and more people are starting to podcast and Christian Podcast Community has the mission to encourage and equip podcasters for excellence in podcasting. Rapp Report Daily 0219 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/3/20190
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Why start the Christian Podcast Community

Striving for Eternity has focused on building the foundation for the Christian Podcast Community and in 2019 you can expect it to start growing. This podcast will provide some reason why we are starting the Christian Podcast Community. Christianity is the largest category for all podcasts and 1/3 of all podcasts were added just in 2018. More and more people are starting to podcast and Christian Podcast Community has the mission to encourage and equip podcasters for excellence in podcasting. Rapp Report Daily 0218 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/2/20190
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Christian Podcast Community Update

Here is an update on the Christian Podcast Community and what Striving for Eternity has been doing for 2018. Rapp Report Daily 0217 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
1/1/20190
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New Podcast Feed for the Rapp Report Daily Show

Do you enjoy listening to the Rapp Report Monday through Friday for the short 2-minute episodes? Well, it is moving to a new feed. We created a new podcast for the Rapp Report Daily. Make sure that you subscribe to the new feed and stay on the Rapp Report for the longer weekly episodes. Rapp Report Daily 0216 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/31/20180
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Is the Bible Reliable?

Andrew delivered a message at Striving for Eternity's Equip NorCal Conference on Biblical reliability. Can you trust the Bible? Has it been edited and changed so that we cannot trust the message of the Bible? Andrew provides the answer that it is very reliable. If you want more information on this topic get Andrew's book "What Do We Believe" at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com Rapp Report Weekly 0043 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/30/20180
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Contradictions: The Bible Teaches Many Ways to be Saved?

On a recent Apologetics Live show, someone claimed that the Bible contains contradictions because it teaches many ways to be saved. However, most people like this person does not understand what salvation means. This podcast will quickly explain the differences in the general word "salvation" and address the passages he used to show that he was wrong. There are no contradictions in the Bible on the way to be saved. Rapp Report Weekly Wrap Up 0030 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/29/20180
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Having an Eternal Mindset

This is a sermon from Philippians 1 about having an enteral mindset. It was delivered at the Equip NorCal Conference in September 2018 in Redwood City, CA by Andrew Rappaport. Rapp Report Weekly 0042 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/23/20180
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Theology is the Love of God

Many people claim that theology is divisive and not helpful yet it is the foundation of Christian belief. Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0029 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/22/20180
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John MacArthur Claims Jews and Christians Worship the Same God

John MacArthur was interviewed by Ben Shapiro on his Sunday show. MacArthur stated some things that we somewhat debatable and some that caused controversy. Some disagree that Jews and Christians worship the same God. Many came to Andrew to get his opinion as a Jewish Christian. So here is Andrew's response. Watch the Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-ofKxfYqGw Mentioned on the podcast Theology Gals Theology Driven Freed Thinker Just Thinking   Rapp Report Weekly 0041 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/16/20180
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Debunking the Myths of Christmas

Many of the things that people believe about Christmas are really myths that people want to believe. Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0028 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/15/20180
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Mother Forces Six Year Old Son to Transition to a Girl in Divorce

A mother is forcing her son, James, to transition to a girl in the middle of a divorce and is charging her husband with child abuse for not supporting the transition when her son claims he does not want to wear girl clothes. The mother is seeking to prevent the father from having rights to seeing his children while also seeking to make him pay for transition surgery for James when he turns eight. Articles referred to in the podcast: http://thefederalist.com/2018/11/26/mom-dresses-six-year-old-son-girl-threatens-dad-losing-son-disagreeing/ https://legalinsurrection.com/2018/11/texas-mom-says-6-year-old-boy-is-transgender-dad-disagrees-and-could-lose-custody/ If you want to support James' fathers you can do that at SaveJames.com The battle against Christian cake baker went to the Supreme Court was discussed in detail on a previous Rapp Report Andrew first addressed an issue in NJ where a teacher was suspended for telling 1st graders that Santa Clause is not real. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/9/20180
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Was the cross Cosmic Child Abuse?

Atheists like Richard Dawkins, claim that the cross is an act of cosmic child abuse. Claims like these are illogical and display a lack of understanding of the Bible. Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0027 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/8/20180
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When your House Burns to the Ground

Andrew Rappaport talks with Joe Conkle and tragedy and using it to share the gospel. Joe's house burnt down four years ago and he used it as an opportunity to share the gospel and lead others to Jesus Christ. Andrew shared about a family in his church that just had their house burn down and they are in need. If you can help them please contribute to the GoFundMe that was set up. https://www.gofundme.com/freehold-township-house-fire Also, Joe and Andrew talked about the Prayer Stands that Joe uses for evangelism. They are a great tool for evangelism. Rapp Report Weekly 0039 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com  
12/2/20180
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Be prepared for when tragedy strikes

Tragedy will strike everyone at some point in their life. For the Christian, we can be prepared to deal with it before it strikes. There are some simple steps to prepare for tragedy. Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0026 This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
12/1/20180
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Music Glorifying God | Rapp Report Weekly 0038 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew interviews T Deimaris Barlow of the B.A.R.S. podcast. They discuss rap music, church, and social justice. Check out T Deimaris Barlow's SermonAudio page This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/25/20180
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Thanksgiving Holiday | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0025 | Striving for Eternity

The history and purpose for the holiday of Thanksgiving. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/24/20180
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Is Jesus polyamorous? | Rapp Report Weekly 0037 | Striving for Eternity

The is not an episode of the young. Andrew will address three different attacks on Christianity. Christians trying to justify pornography. Some Christians try to claim that as long as it is married coupled doing the sexual acts then it should be biblically allowed. A recent article from Christian News Network shows how two lesbians targeted a Christian baker for a lawsuit. Read the article Lesbians Who Filed Complaint Against Baker for Not Making Wedding Cake Wore Hidden Microphones. Andrew will talk about how the women were already "married" before then when wedding cake shopping and they were wearing hidden microphones while visiting several bakeries. Most of the discussion will be on a recent video claiming that Jesus is polyamorous. This video is filled with logical fallacies and bad hermeneutics. Andrew will expose the issues from this video from Queer Theology. Previous Andrew spoke with a lawyer about the Christian Baker Supreme Court Case Check Tyler Vela's response to this same video on his Freed Thinker podcast This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/18/20180
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Identifying False Teachers | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0024 | Striving for Eternity

Jude provides a list of examples of false teachers and how to identify them. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/17/20180
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Leaving behind a Godly Legacy | Rapp Report Weekly 0036 | Striving for Eternity

A special episode on a very special day. Andrew was interviewed about leaving behind a lasting and godly legacy. This episode will be more personal then you have ever heard Andrew before. It is an important message for families and especially for fathers. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/11/20180
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Is the Bible sufficient for the culture? | Rapp Report Weekly 0035 | Striving for Eternity

The Immigration caravan and how should the Christian respond? The Exodus 1947 account. Can we blame President Trump for the bombs sent to Democrats? Should Christians look to be victims? The divide of culture and even Christians with that "us" vs. "them" thinking. Did you know that the Vatican has their own Pokemon Go version? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/4/20180
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Prayer and the Christian Life | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0023 | Striving for Eternity

Prayer is one of the greatest struggles in the Christian life. There are many helpful things to help the Christian in the discipline of prayer. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
11/3/20180
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Why doesn’t Judaism accept the Christian Messiah | Rapp Report Weekly 0034 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew Rappaport Responds to Rabbi Tovia Singer’s video titled “Why doesn't Judaism accept the Christian Messiah?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zNpKvu9ghU&feature=youtu.be This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/28/20180
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Western Culture and the Church | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0022 | Striving for Eternity

Christianity had a large impact on western culture but now the culture is having an effect on the Christian church. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/27/20180
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Foundations in Genesis | Rapp Report Weekly 0033 | Striving for Eternity

Foundations in Genesis by Anthony of Silvestro delivered at the Equip Norcal 2018. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/21/20180
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Spiritual Gifts | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0021 | Striving for Eternity

Discussions on the topic of spiritual gifts This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/20/20180
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Justin Peters and KJV Only Discussion | Rapp Report Weekly 0032 | Striving for Eternity

Discussions with Justin Peters of Justin Peters Ministries, Jim Osman of Kootenai Community Church and Josh Comstock join Andrew Rappaport of Striving for Eternity to discuss the Word of Faith movement, Beth Moore, social justice movement the evangelism conference and KJV onlyism in the fundamental Baptist churches. Check out the #JustinIWin campaign at JustinIWin.com This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com  
10/15/20180
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The Nature of Jesus | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0020 | Striving for Eternity

This discusses three questions related to the nature of Jesus Christ: What is the hypostatic union? Does the Bible teach that Jesus is God? Why must Jesus be God? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/13/20180
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What is the Gospel with Mark Spence

What is the Gospel? preached by Mark Spence of Living Waters at the Equip NorCal conference 2018. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
10/7/20180
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Presuppositional Apologetics | Rapp Report Weekly 0030 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew Rappaport delivers a message about presuppositional apologetics from Equip NorCal 2018 in Redwood City, CA after he addresses some things says from the Theology Driven podcast. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Support us at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/30/20180
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Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0019 | Striving for Eternity

The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel reading through all 14 articles of the statement. You can read and sign the statement at https://statementonsocialjustice.com/ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/29/20180
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Exposing Chris Date in Debate | Rapp Report Weekly 0029 | Striving for Eternity

George Alvarado joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss his debate with Chris Date of the Rethinking Hell podcast and they expose the debate tactics that make Chris such a good debater, but that does not make his position correct. George has a series of blog articles discussing in detail the problems with conditionalism (the position that Chris holds to as he rethinks if hell is forever).  https://ourcommonsalvation.wordpress.com/rethinking-conditionalism/ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/23/20180
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Sabbath, to honor or not to honor? | Rapp Report Weekly 0028 | Striving for Eternity

Many Christians debate whether to honor the Sabbath day or not. Andrew responds to a podcast from Theology Gals about the Sabbath. Andrew explains the issues and where can we agree and disagree. Then there is a surprise guest that comes in to discuss it with Andrew. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/16/20180
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Dealing with Depression | Rapp Report Weekly 0027 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew and Amy Mantravadi discuss their struggles with and solution to depression. Depression grips many, even in the church. Most try to hide it from others to their detriment. Check out Amy's blogs at: http://amymantravadi.com/ Her books are available at: http://www.chronicleofmaud.com/ Need help with depression please contact https://www.ccef.org/ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/9/20180
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Statement on Social Justice with Josh Buice | Rapp Report Weekly 0026 | Striving for Eternity

Pastor Josh Buice of the G3 Conference joins Andrew Rappaport to discuss to break the news of the new statement on social justice for the church.  Dr. John MacArthur wrote, "Over the years, I’ve fought a number of polemical battles against ideas that threaten the gospel. This recent (and surprisingly sudden) detour in quest of 'social justice'” is, I believe, the most subtle and dangerous threat so far." Dr. MacArthur along with others like Phil Johnson, James White, Voddie Baucham, Josh Buice, Justin Peters and others met in Dallas, TX on June 19th to begin strategizing a biblical response. Now that response is available for everyone to read and sign. Stand up and make a difference. There are over 75 men that have already stood up and signed this statement, will you be one?  Oops and we discuss the problems with Beth Moore. John MacArthur's blog article This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/4/20180
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The Role of the Pastor with Pastor Gabe Hughes | Rapp Report Weekly 0025 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew discusses the role of the pastor with Gabe Hughes of wwutt.com. One of the videos they discuss is the issue of church discipline. Gabe Hughes is pastor of First Southern Baptist Junction Church Check out Pastor Gabe's books This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/2/20180
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Overcoming Spiritual Depression | Rapp Report Weekly Wrap-up 0018 | Striving for Eternity

So many Christians struggle with spiritual depression that can be caused by many things but they avoid the very things they need to heal. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
9/1/20180
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Church Discipline | Rapp Report Weekly 0024 | Striving for Eternity

Church Discipline, most churches do not want to talk about it but Andrew is joined by Coleen Sharp of Theology Gals Podcast to discuss it. What does Matthew 18 really teach? The 4 step process is explained and the misuses and proper process of reconciliation. To get the Process of Reconciliation quick reference sheet at the Striving for Eternity store. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/26/20180
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Why are there so many churches and how to find a good one? | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0017 | Striving for Eternity

Why are there so many churches and how to find a good one? There are so many options to choose from for a church but how to select a good church? This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/25/20180
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Worship Wars in Film? | Rapp Report Weekly 0023 | Striving for Eternity

Interview with Les Lanphere producer of the film Calvinist talks about his newest project Spirit and Truth, a film about worship. Visit the film website Support the film on Kickstarter This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/19/20180
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What do Jehovah Witnesses Believe? | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0016 | Striving for Eternity

What do Jehovah Witnesses believe? They say that they are Christian and believe the Bible, but they have views that do not match the Bible. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/18/20180
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Interview from Growth Project Radio | Rapp Report Weekly 0022 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew was interviewed on Growth Project Radio. How important is it to have sound doctrine to teach sound theology? In this podcast, we interview special guest Andrew Rappaport.  Join us as he expounds on his newest book, “What Do We Believe”.  Andrew has an extensive background in Judaism as well as 30 years’ experience of “Open Air Evangelism” or “Street Evangelism”.  Listen in on this podcast to hear what his book has to offer.  He wants us to know there is something for everyone in this book. In this episode, he speaks on the conundrum of our Holy Trinity, Do we believe that God exists, and so much more!  There is much to learn from this interview and it is presented in a candid, friendly setting. Check out Growth Project Radio  This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/12/20180
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Revoice Conference and the LGTB Christian | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0015 | Striving for Eternity

The Revoice Conference wants the church to accept LTGB people as part of the church but they do not address the true sin and they will not stop until the church accepts their sin as normal. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/11/20180
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Black Hebrew Israelites (BHI) Refuted | Rapp Report Weekly 0021 | Striving for Eternity

Recently Andrew was in New York City and had a group of Black Hebrew Israelites (BHI) that engaged with the team that was there to evangelize. Many do not know what BHI believes and Andrew will play the audio from the night and teach how to engage with aggressively large groups of BHI men. This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us [email protected] Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StrivingForEternity Join the conversation in our Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/326999827369497 Watch subscribe to us on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/StrivingForEternity Support us financially at http://StrivingForEternity.org/donate Get the book What Do They Believe at http://WhatDoTheyBelieve.com Get the book What Do We Believe at http://WhatDoWeBelieveBook.com
8/5/20180
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What Do Mormons Believe? | Rapp Report Daily Wrap-up 0014 | Striving for Eternity

Andrew reviews what it is that Mormonism teaches and compares it to the Bible.  This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources strivingforeternity.org Listen to other podcasts on the Christian Podcast Community: ChristianPodcastCommunity.org Get the full interviews with your support at http://www.patreon.com/StrivingForEternity Please review us on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rapp-report/id1353293537 Give us your feedback, email us