The Sermon on the Mount is one of the most well known and most celebrated sermons in all of history, and for good reason. Nothing gives us as much insight into how Jesus wanted his followers to act than this powerful and brilliant sermon. It is basically his manifesto, laying out the cause and purpose […]
Read More The House On The Rock
Fear is quite possibly the most intimidating four letter word in the entire world. When the Bible speaks of “men’s hearts failing them for fear” it isn’t exaggerating. That literally happens. There is something that is so gripping about fear that it paralyzes us and refuses to allow us to respond rationally. Instead, we get […]
Read More Fear’s Biggest Fear
This is an informal, monthly conversation with Mike Hackathorn, the other contributor of the Hacka Blog, where we will be discussing wide-ranging topics. Today we are talking about the Holy Spirit – why we need to receive the Holy Spirit, what is the sign that you have received it, how it can change your life, […]
Read More 69. Hacka Convo: Infilling of the Holy Spirit
In today’s episode, we introduce the new co-host of The Hacka Podcast! We also look at the story of the Rich Young Ruler and how it applies to our lives as followers of Jesus.
Read More 58. The DO Test – What Is It and Why Do We Need to Pass It?
Have you ever felt that no matter what you did it was not good enough? I have had times in my life where I have felt that way. Whether it’s your parents, your friends, or your spouse it seems that everyone has their own expectations for you, and you cannot live up to them. Expectations […]
Read More Paul’s Writings: Galatians
You might think that the letter to Philemon is a weird place to start when addressing Paul’s writings. Many people don’t seem to think of it as much of a letter, and fail to see its importance in the scriptures. It is an extremely short letter, but it packs a big punch when you really […]
Read More Paul’s Writings: Philemon
There is no doubt that the Apostle Paul is the most influential Christian in the history of the church. I have to admit from the beginning that, aside from Jesus Christ, he is my favorite character in the entire Bible. His writings have survived centuries of scrutiny and speculation, and yet they continue to inspire […]
Read More Paul’s Writings: Introduction
This is an informal, monthly conversation with Mike Hackathorn, the other contributor of the Hacka Blog, where we will be discussing wide-ranging topics. Today we are talking about the importance of the Oneness of God, arguments for it, and why studying the doctrine for yourself is so important.
Read More 43. Hacka Convo: Talking About the Oneness of God
Suppose you walk into a room and see a man and woman talking rudely to each other (you assume). You do what most people should do and try to stop them from fighting with one another. What you don’t realize is that they are brother and sister and that they are just teasing one another. […]
Read More The Importance of Context
In today’s episode, we are joined by Simeon Costa. He is an International Evangelist who has travelled ministering for the past 20 or so years. He is the developer of a Bible study called Life Studies and has a unique ministry as an Evangelist where he stays with churches for months at a time. He […]
Read More 42. Simeon Costa – Evangelism, Discipleship and Life Studies￼