• Topic > Christian Ministry & the Church

    Joining the conversation

    Are you a loyal listener who’s always wanted to join the conversation asking, “Why doesn’t somebody say this?” Well, today on Discover the Word, we give 4th chair contest winner Greg Brown the chance to be that “somebody.” He’s in the studio and part of the conclusion of their series about “Carrying Our Friends to Christ”! […]

    “Carrying Our Friends to Christ”

    Today on Discover the Word, we welcome one of our 4th chair contest winners to the table. Michelle is our guest and the topic is “Carrying Our Friends to Christ.” Michelle talks about the people in her life who carried her to Christ, and continued speaking into her life as her mentors, including the team here […]

    Overcoming the barriers to knowing Jesus

    We all know someone who we would really like to see come to Christ. Today on Discover the Word, we address the three most common barriers that people erect against accepting Jesus. Whether it’s emotional, intellectual, or volitional, people have their reasons. Overcoming barriers that keep us from “Carrying Our Friends to Christ.” Join the group […]

    There’s only one path to God, but there are many paths to Jesus

    “There’s only one path to God, and that’s Jesus. But there are many paths to Jesus.” Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss how “Carrying Our Friends to Christ” involves coming alongside them in ways that are meaningful to them. And as we’ll see in the story of a paralyzed man in Mark chapter […]

    Bringing others to Christ is a team effort

    Have you ever felt that a loved one’s faith in Christ was all up to you? And then felt guilty when you grew weary of praying about it day after day? Today on Discover the Word, we begin a new series in Mark chapter 2. Just as the paralyzed man had to be physically carried […]

    “What’s love got to do with it?”

    What’s love got to do with it? Well, according to the Bible, everything, but only if it’s real. Counterfeit love will never do.  Today on Discover the Word, the team, and guest Adele Calhoun, explores 1 Corinthians 13 and God’s big invitation for us to love as Jesus loved. An enlightening conversation in their series on […]

    Sharing the ministry of Jesus with others

    Is God more interested in what He’s doing through you or what He’s doing in you? Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss the symbiotic relationship between Jesus’s personal ministry to us and our willingness to share the fruits of that work with others, even when our hearts aren’t always in it!

    Being ready when Jesus shows up

    Everyone has tasks they don’t like. And there’s usually not much to marvel at in the mundane. Or is there? Today on Discover the Word, we examine the idea that even in boring, everyday activities, like Peter cleaning his fishing nets, Jesus shows up. We may not know when or how but we need to be ready! Learn how […]

    A fresh revelation

    What, or who, is in your boat? Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss how Jesus commandeered Peter’s fishing boat to deliver a message to people hungry to hear a word from God. Could God use something in your everyday life to bring a fresh revelation of His love? Because when Jesus is on board, […]

    God longs to hear from us

    We all want to hear from God, especially when we feel like we need answers! But is it possible that God wants, make that longs, to hear from us? Today on Discover the Word, we start our study in Luke chapter five, a passage that reveals people’s deep hunger to hear a word from God. And Jesus, […]

    “Fear of the Lord” . . . what does it mean?

    What does “fear of the Lord” mean? Does it mean we should cower and cringe . . . hoping that God won’t punish us for our mistakes? Today on Discover the Word, the team discusses a helpful way of thinking about what it means to “fear the Lord.” It’s kind of a surprising end to […]

    To know God and make Him known

    Fulfillment is found in many things, a challenging career, a happy family, or a fun hobby. But no matter what we occupy our time with, we need to remember our core mission, which is to know God and make Him known. Today on Discover the Word, the team discusses the joy that comes from helping […]

    God wants to rescue all men and women!

    How do you set your priorities? Today on Discover the Word, the team talks about why we should make it our priority to show the world God’s graciousness, His favor, and His love. It’s the same reason proclaimed in Psalm 67 . . . so that the world would know that God wants to rescue all […]

    His face shines upon us . . . and not just for our good

    “Us four and no more and close the door!” Ever heard that expression? It means, “Lord, bless our little group,  because that’s all I’m concerned about!” But that’s not how God operates. Today on Discover the Word, our team continues their discussion on Psalm 67, showing us that God causes His face to shine upon […]

    Bringing all nations into relationship with God

    “Good morning, Mr. Phelps. Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to . . .” Once a Mission Impossible fan hears those words, they know they’re in for some excitement—in some part of the world. Today on Discover the Word, the team uncovers a tremendously important mission. It’s found in Psalm 67 and the purpose […]