This episode is still Borg-less, but it is not pastor-less! For Pastor Martin Blocki joins the prof and parishioner to share his unique story and offer his insights into caring for those caring for others. Martin and his wife, Kathy, were excitedly expecting twin girls just over two decades ago. But tragically, due to a … Continue reading Episode 240: Caring for the Caregivers
On this episode of 3GT, the gentlemen are joined by Naghmeh Panahi. They along with their listeners have the privilege of hearing her share the incredible story of the Lord’s redemption in her life. Born in Iran, Naghmeh moved with her family as a child to the USA and was converted to Christ at age … Continue reading Episode 239: The Incredible Story of Naghmeh Panahi
“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” Jesus said this action reveals His true followers from false ones (see Matt. 25:31-46). Every fall across the nation, thousands of college students pour into college campuses from all over the world. If near a campus, does your church welcome these “strangers”? Though still Borg-less, 3GT is … Continue reading Episode 238: Ministering to College Students
They are back! Well, at least two of them are. The professor and parishioner resume recording while the pastor continues his needed hiatus. On this episode, Barry actually interviews Scott as he just completed a difficult murder trial involving a child. Scott explains his work as a prosecuting attorney, gives insight into the case, and … Continue reading Episode 237: Justice – Do It!
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It’s summertime and that should mean more time for reading. It’s also a good time to remind God’s people to read their Bibles. So consider yourself reminded, and here is some help to encourage you along the way! For the 3GTers discuss on this episode some keys for reading the Bible the way it’s meant … Continue reading Episode 236: Reading the Bible Biblically
The parishioner is away celebrating his anniversary with his sweetie, so the pastor and prof have fun sharing what people think Scott looks like from just the sound of his voice. Then they get down to business. Barry and Kyle discuss the significant meeting this month of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in … Continue reading Episode 235: Side C Christianity
After the last episode dealing with congregants and pastors leaving the church, a listener said, “Hey, wait a minute! What about ruling elders?” So the 3GTers added this postscript episode. The segment begins with a reminder about the need and place of ruling elders in the church. The guys explain the stability lay elders bring … Continue reading Episode 234: P.S. Hey, What about REs?
The guys tackle a situation often faced by people in the church. What do you do when a fellow member tells you they are leaving the congregation? Unlike a previous episode that dealt with those who have already walked out the door, this half hour plus addresses those heading that way. The 3GTers begin by … Continue reading Episode 233: If You Leave Me Now
So the pastor heard that a certain professor (not the one on this podcast!) teaches that fasting is no longer required in the Christian era. He wants to know what the parishioner and the professor on this podcast think. Are Christians to fast? The 3GTers begin by defining fasting Biblically, then clarifying exactly what they … Continue reading Episode 232: Holding Fast