Stuff They Didn't Teach Me In Sunday School


Ever wondered if there was just a bit more to some of those lessons you learned in Sunday school? Well, we thought so too. Join Bruce Wurdeman as he takes you behind the scenes and uncovers "Stuff They Didn't Teach Me In Sunday School."

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Episode 184: Our Bright, Glorious Future

Revelation 21-22

Apr. 22, 2013

If Jesus Christ asks you to lay down your life in this world, you can be confident He'll bring you to a much better life afterward.
 

       

Episode 183: A Spiral Staircase

Revelation 4, 5, 7, 13

Apr. 15, 2013

You can't read Revelation like an historic timeline-a series of events occurring one after another. It keeps circling back on itself and pushing forward.
 

       

Episode 182: Seven Letters

Revelation 1-3

Apr. 8, 2013

Jesus dictated letters for seven churches in Asia Minor. Do you ever wonder what He'd write to your church?
 

       

Episode 181: Secret Code Book or Key to Unlock the Future?

Revelation

Apr. 1, 2013

A lot of people look to Revelation to predict the future. But is that what John really had in mind?
 

       

Episode 180: Safe in His Keeping

Jude

Mar. 25, 2013

With so many lies and deceptions, it's nice to know Someone is guarding us.
 

       

Episode 179: Should We Welcome Them or Not?

2 and 3 John

Mar. 18, 2013

The apostle tells one church to welcome guest speakers but another to have nothing to do with them. Can't he make up his mind?
 

       

Episode 178: Time to Take a Test

1 John

Mar. 11, 2013

The last of the apostles gives us a test to recognize false teachings, masquerading as the truth.
 

       

Episode 177: Will We Ever Learn?

2 Peter

Mar. 4, 2013

Two thousand years ago Peter battled a new philosophy. Why are we still battling it today?
 

       

Episode 176: Why Would I Want to be Different?

1 Peter

Feb. 25, 2013

Peter knows being different is going to cause Christians to be persecuted and killed. Why does he still want us to be different-and then tell others?
 

       

Episode 175: Is My Faith on Life Support?

James

Feb. 18, 2013

This letter requires us to take a hard look at ourselves. It's not for the faint of heart.
 

       

Episode 174: An Authorless Book?

Hebrews

Feb. 11, 2013

We may not know who wrote it, but there's no doubt who inspired it.
 

       

Episode 173: Last Words

2 Timothy

Feb. 4, 2013

Nearing the end of his life, Paul writes his last letter to Timothy.
 

       

Episode 172: Young Leaders

1 Timothy

Jan. 28, 2013

Leading God's people is a tough job. What advice does an old veteran of the cross share with a young pastor?
 

       

Episode 171: Should I Threaten or Appeal?

Philemon

Jan. 21, 2013

Which works better when you want someone to do something God's way-the Law or the Gospel?
 

       

Episode 170: Reading Someone Else's Mail

Titus

Jan. 14, 2013

You can learn a lot about Paul when you sneak a peek at his letter to someone else.
 

       

Episode 169: Things Are Starting to Heat Up

2 Thessalonians

Jan. 7, 2013

No, Judgment Day didn't come while you were napping. Times are going to get a little rough first.
 

       

Episode 168: Let Me Get This Straight

1 Thessalonians

Dec. 31, 2012

Paul, you said Jesus Christ is returning for all believers. What about my loved ones who believed in Him but are now dead?
 

       

Episode 167: Keeping to the Straight and Narrow

Colossians

Dec. 24, 2012

The church at Colossae got it from both sides and found it hard to stay on the right path. It's prime time for a letter from Paul.
 

       

Episode 166: Rejoice Always!

Philippians

Dec. 17, 2012

It's one thing to be joyful when life is going good. But how can Paul be so positive when he's sitting in prison?
 

       

Episode 165: So What?

Ephesians 4-6

Dec. 10, 2012

Now that God has revealed His mystery, what are we supposed to do about it?
 

       

Episode 164: Teaching Angels

Ephesians 1-3

Dec. 3, 2012

God has had a hidden plan from the beginning. You won't believe whom He has chosen to teach it to the angels.
 

       

Episode 163: Who Gave You the Right?

2 Corinthians

Nov. 26, 2012

He never even met Jesus until after His death and resurrection. Why should anyone consider Paul a full apostle?
 

       

Episode 162: Drifting on the Tide

1 Corinthians

Nov. 19, 2012

What can you say to a church that is swept along by cultural influences? The Corinthians might not be happy to hear what Paul has written to them.
 

       

Episode 161: To Whom It May Concern

Romans

Nov. 12, 2012

Paul has never met the Christians living in Rome. But that won't stop him from sending them a letter anyway.
 

       

Episode 160: All for Nothing?

Galatians

Nov. 5, 2012

What would you do if you finished your first missionary journey, only to later learn your work was being undone? Paul takes up his pen and fires off a red-hot letter.
 

       

Episode 159: Is This the End or a New Beginning?

Acts 27-28

Oct. 29, 2012

Paul ends his missionary journeys in Rome-or does he?
 

       

Episode 158: The Road from Jerusalem to Rome

Acts 23-26

Oct. 22, 2012

Paul's supposed to stand trial before the Roman governor in Jerusalem. How does he end up on trial in Rome before the emperor instead?
 

       

Episode 157: Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire

Acts 21-23

Oct. 15, 2012

Paul barely escaped a murderous Jewish mob, and now he is brought before the same high court that condemned Jesus. Could that be a smile on his face?
 

       

Episode 156: Open Doors and Opposition

Acts 19-21

Oct. 8, 2012

In one city Paul has tremendous ministry opportunities. In another he faces opposition, arrest and, quite possibly, even death.
 

       

Episode 155: Whatever It Takes

Acts 16-18

Oct. 1, 2012

Paul ended up in some very strange places. But no matter what, he always found a way to share the message with the people around him.
 

       

Episode 154: You Have to Do This Our Way!

Episode 154: You Have to Do This Our Way!

Sep. 24, 2012

One group of Christians threw down an ultimatum. It took the whole church to settle the dispute.
 

       

Episode 153: The Ball Gets Rolling

Acts 13-14, 15:36-41

Sep. 17, 2012

It's time to start spreading the word to outsiders. The Holy Spirit chooses His team and sends them out from an unlikely place.
 

       

Episode 152: Persecution Flares Up

Acts 12

Sep. 10, 2012

When they see a leading apostle executed and the head apostle next in line, all believers can do is pray. But when you're praying to Jesus you should expect big things.
 

       

Episode 151: Time for Change

Acts 10-11

Sep. 3, 2012

A strange vision got Peter's attention, but what happened at Cornelius' house really sealed the deal.
 

       

Episode 150: God's Great Reclamation Project

Acts 9

Aug. 27, 2012

How did God turn a murderer into one of His greatest apostles?
 

       

Episode 149: To Samaria and the Ends of the Earth

Acts 8

Aug. 20, 2012

Like ripples spreading across a pond, the Church won't stay put in Jerusalem.
 

       

Episode 148: Hey! I'm Hungry Too!

Acts 6-7

Aug. 13, 2012

How did some hungry women lead to the first martyrdom for Christ?
 

       

Episode 147: Something's Different this Pentecost

Acts 2

Aug. 6, 2012

It wasn't the first Pentecost, but this year it took on a whole new meaning.
 

       

Episode 146: Where's Your Crown?

Acts 1

Jul. 30, 2012

Even after His earthly mission is complete, Jesus' disciples were still looking for an earthly kingdom. Why do we?
 

       

Episode 145: Back Home to Galilee

John 21

Jul. 23, 2012

It's good to be home. Anyone up for fishing?
 

       

Episode 144: In Complete Control

John 18-19

Jul. 16, 2012

It may not have looked like it to the casual observer, but a closer inspection will show you Jesus wasn't a helpless victim overcome by circumstance-far from it!
 

       

Episode 143: The King Stoops Low

John 13-17

Jul. 9, 2012

He's not doing the limbo, but Jesus is stooping ever lower to show His love and save us from our sins.
 

       

Episode 142: Thinking Differently About Judgment Day

John 11

Jul. 2, 2012

Jesus belatedly goes to raise a loved one from death. In the process He transforms the way we think about Judgment Day.
 

       

Episode 141: On Being Sheep

John 10

Jun. 25, 2012

Jesus has something to teach us about sheep, shepherds, and why we need Him as our Good Shepherd.
 

       

Episode 140: He Was There in the Wilderness

John 7-8

Jun. 18, 2012

This Jewish festival commemorates Israel's journey from Egypt to the Promised Land. Jesus wants them to know He was there all along.
 

       

Episode 139: A Tough Teaching To Swallow

John 6

Jun. 11, 2012

The crowds don't mind eating Jesus' bread; they're just having a tough time swallowing His teaching.
 

       

Episode 138: Look at Me

John 3-5

Jun. 4, 2012

We're always looking around at a thousand different things. It's time to set our gaze on one face.
 

       

Episode 137: A New Focal Point

John 2

May 28, 2012

Every feature of Old Testament worship pointed ahead to Jesus. So why are the Jews stuck on those Old Testament things?
 

       

Episode 136: Christ's Humble Messenger

John 1:19-51

May 21, 2012

John the Baptist called himself nothing more than a voice calling in the wilderness, who kept pointing to someone far greater. Who is this Jesus?
 

       

Episode 135: He Came to Camp Out

John 1:1-18

May 14, 2012

A tent was good enough for God in the Old Testament; so why not in the New?
 

       

Episode 134: Time to Go to School

Luke 23:50-56; 24

May 7, 2012

Jesus knew it wouldn't be enough to show them He was risen; first He has to teach them why He had to die.
 

       

Episode 133: Why Should God Care about Them ... and Me?

Luke 22 and 23

Apr. 30, 2012

During times of trouble do you sometimes feel like God doesn't care? Once you look at Jesus' through Luke's witnesses you'll know better.
 

       

Episode 132: Walking Headlong into Resistance and Opposition

Luke 9, 10 and 15

Apr. 23, 2012

When resistance comes from all directions, how is Jesus able to keep on going?
 

       

Episode 131: Final Preparations

Luke 2:22-52 and 3

Apr. 16, 2012

Aren't we ready to jump into the story of Jesus' adult life? Why is Luke stretching things out first?
 

       

Episode 130: The Christmas Story

Luke 1-2

Apr. 9, 2012

Put aside the Christmas cards, and take a seat by Mary; she's ready to tell us about the first Christmas.
 

       

Episode 129: A New Gospel, a New Approach

Luke 1:1-4

Apr. 2, 2012

The third Gospel was written with a different purpose to a new audience. You might even see yourself there.
 

       

Episode 128: Jesus Seals His Fate-and His Church's Future

Matthew 23, 28

Mar. 26, 2012

There's only one way to save the Jewish religious leaders, and Jesus will do it-even knowing it will cost Him His life.
 

       

Episode 127: From God's Eyes to Man's Hands

Matthew 9, 11 and 15

Mar. 19, 2012

Jesus looks deep inside every man and feels pity and compassion. Why then do we look at other people's hands and feel rage?
 

       

Episode 126: Haven't We Been Here

Matthew 3:1-5:2

Mar. 12, 2012

God sends His Son to retrace the steps of God's People. What's that all about?
 

       

Episode 125: The Visitors from the East

Matthew 2

Mar. 5, 2012

Who are the mysterious men from the east- and why did their visit spell the doom for baby boys in Bethlehem?
 

       

Episode 124: A Man's Christmas Story

Matthew 1:18-25

Feb. 27, 2012

And you thought Christmas was just for children!
 

       

Episode 123: Who Would Listen to a Traitor?

Matthew 1:1-17

Feb. 20, 2012

He was a despised tax collector for Rome. Why in the world would Jesus want him to write to the people who hated him?
 

       

Episode 122: Never Saw That Coming!

Mark 16

Feb. 13, 2012

Jesus gave His followers plenty of advanced warning. So why didn't anyone see it coming?
 

       

Episode 121: History's Greatest Cave-in

Mark 15

Feb. 6, 2012

What made Jerusalem's most powerful man back down and condemn an innocent man to death?
 

       

Episode 120: All Alone

Mark 14:32-72

Jan. 30, 2012

It's tough to face hard times all alone. It's even tougher when you end up facing God's wrath all alone.
 

       

Episode 119: Intentions Are Everything, Right?

Mark 14:3-25

Jan. 23, 2012

Perhaps Judas' motives were a bit more noble than simple greed. So how much do our intentions and motives weigh into God's judgment?
 

       

Episode 118: The End-of the Temple, Jerusalem and Us

Mark 13

Jan. 16, 2012

What can we learn from the destruction of the Jerusalem temple 1,952 years ago?
 

       

Episode 117: Who Are You?

Mark 12

Jan. 9, 2012

What right does a carpenter have to come in and disrupt the temple activities? Someone's got some explaining to do!
 

       

Episode 116: Empty Fig Trees and Temples

Mark 11

Jan. 2, 2012

Why would Jesus curse a healthy fig tree and drive sacrificial animals out of the temple?
 

       

Episode 115: Why Would Jesus Be Interested in Children?

Mark 10

Dec. 26, 2011

Think children weren't worth Jesus' time? That's what the disciples thought. Time to think again!
 

       

Episode 114: The Disciples' Roller Coaster Ride

Mark 9

Dec. 19, 2011

One minute they see Jesus' glory; the next they hear He's going to suffer and die. No wonder they're confused!
 

       

Episode 113: Time to Take a Closer Look

Mark 8

Dec. 12, 2011

Jesus has to heal a blind man twice. Is He losing His touch?
 

       

Episode 112: He Sure Has a Way with People

Calling women "dogs" and sticking His fingers in deaf peoples' ears? What's up with that?

Dec. 5, 2011

Mark 7:24-37
 

       

Episode 111: Politically Incorrect

Mark 7:1-23

Nov. 28, 2011

The Jewish religious leaders weren't too happy with the things Jesus said and did. What turned them against Him?
 

       

Episode 110: A Ruler Caves, a Shepherd Cares

Mark 6

Nov. 21, 2011

Herod chooses his honor over an innocent man's life. Jesus takes an active concern for the crowds who have come to hear Him.
 

       

Episode 109: Time for a Little Smackdown

Mark 5

Nov. 14, 2011

In this corner, 6,000 demons, an incurable disease and death! And in this corner, a carpenter-turned-preacher! Let's get ready to ... well, you know what's coming, right?
 

       

Episode 108: Who Is This?

Mark 2:23-4:41

Nov. 7, 2011

The twelve disciples witness amazing things: demons on the run and winds and seas stilled with a word.
 

       

Episode 107: Head-Butting Time

Mark 1:21-2:22

Oct. 31, 2011

In this corner the Pharisees and Scribes! In this corner the young radical from Nazareth! Let's get ready to rumble!
 

       

Episode 106: Clearing Ground

Mark 1

Oct. 24, 2011

No one is ready to receive Jesus as He is; that's where John comes in.
 

       

Episode 105: Hit the Ground Running

The Book of Mark

Oct. 17, 2011

Many Jews saw Jesus' powerful miracles and heard His wonderful teachings but still rejected Him as their King. What kind of king were they waiting for?
 

       

Episode 104: Watching for a King Who'll Never Come

(Period between the Old Testament and New Testament)

Oct. 10, 2011

Many Jews saw Jesus' powerful miracles and heard His wonderful teachings but still rejected Him as their King. What kind of king were they waiting for?
 

       

Episode 103: The Movers and Shakers

(Period between the Old Testament and New Testament)

Oct. 3, 2011

You never see them in the Old Testament. So under what rock were the Pharisees, Scribes and Sadducees hiding?
 

       

Gone Fishin'! Bruce will be back at the end of September

Bruce is on vacation and will be back in the next few weeks with all new episodes! Stay tuned!

Aug. 22, 2011



Episode 102: It's Intermission - Scenery Change!

(Period between the Old Testament and New Testament)

Aug. 8, 2011

When the Old Testament curtain closes we're in the Persian Empire. By the time we get back from intermission we're speaking Greek in the Roman Empire? Are we in the wrong theater?
 

       

Episode 101: Join Our Poetry Circle

The Books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Lamentations and Psalms

Aug. 1, 2011

Here's some poetry you can read without having to surrender your man card!
 

       

Episode 100: Coming Home at Last

The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

Jul. 25, 2011

You're finally coming home. You top the last hill, take a look and stop dead in your tracks.
 

       

Episode 099: See That Noose Over There?

The Book of Esther

Jul. 18, 2011

This town ain't big enough for the both of us.
 

       

Episode 098: Let Me Make One Thing Perfectly Clear

The Book of Daniel

Jul. 11, 2011

His chosen nation may be helpless captives, but the Babylonians better not count Yahweh out quite so easily.
 

       

Episode 097: Changing Your Focus

(No specific passages are referenced.)

Jul. 4, 2011

Big things in life will do that to you - probably even 70 years of captivity.
 

       

Episode 096: The Mad Prophet

Ezekiel 34 and 37

Jun. 27, 2011

What would you do if you saw a man cut off his hair- throw it up in the air and swing a sword through it?
 

       

Episode 095: If You Could Ask God Anything...

Habakkuk 1-3

Jun. 20, 2011

Would you like to ask God why bad things happen to good people? Here's a prophet who did- and shares God's answer.
 

       

Episode 094: The Dream Job- NOT!

Jeremiah 20:1-13

Jun. 13, 2011

Would you take a second look at a prophet's job description? "You will be mocked, beaten, put in stocks, threatened with death..."
 

       

Episode 093: More than You Bargained For?

Zephaniah 1-3

Jun. 6, 2011

Are you looking forward to Judgment Day? Be careful what you ask for!
 

       

Episode 092: Does God Step Up?

Nahum 1-3

May 30, 2011

Does God sit back and watch- or does He take an active part in human history?
 

       

Episode 091: Here Comes The Judge, Prosecutor, Witness and Jury

Micah 1, 5 and 6

May 23, 2011

What chance do you stand if God is your judge, prosecutor, witness and jury?
 

       

Episode 090: No Middle Ground

Isaiah 1, 9

May 16, 2011

No one cuts you down quite like Isaiah, or lifts you back up again.
 

       

Episode 089: Dumb and Dumber

2 Kings 23:31-25:30

May 9, 2011

The Babylonians took away the brightest Jews. Not the brightest idea...
 

       

Episode 088: Judah's Last Gasp

2 Kings 22

May 2, 2011

Crashing down out of control, Judah has one last chance. Can this king save the nation?
 

       

Episode 087: Judah's Rock Bottom

2 Kings 21

Apr. 25, 2011

Why don't parents call their kids Manasseh? Maybe it has something to do with what this king did!
 

       

Episode 086: Okay, He was Not Quite Perfect

2 Kings 18

Apr. 18, 2011

Hezekiah, you were going so well. Why would you go and do a dumb thing like that?
 

       

Episode 085: Three Strikes, You're Out!

2 Kings 17

Apr. 11, 2011

Assyria takes the mound and Israel is set down in order. Time to bring in the Samaritans.
 

       

Episode 084: You Want Me to Marry a What?

Hosea

Apr. 4, 2011

God asked some pretty strange things of His prophets. This one might just take the prize.
 

       

Episode 083: The Unwelcomed Southerner

Amos

Mar. 28, 2011

He lays into the rich and calls women "cows." How long would he be welcome in your town?
 

       

Episode 082: World's Worst Prophet?

Jonah

Mar. 21, 2011

What prophet hates those to whom God sends him, announces their coming destruction, and then sits down to watch the fireworks?
 

       

Episode 081: Didn't See That Coming

2 Kings 6-7

Mar. 14, 2011

Sometimes God's deliverance comes out of left field.
 

       

Episode 080: Missionary Slave

2 Kings 5

Mar. 7, 2011

Captured as a child in an enemy raid, she became his slave. Why would she want to help him?
 

       

Episode 079: God's New Starter

2 Kings 2

Feb. 28, 2011

It's time to replace Israel's lead prophet. What is God doing with that whirlwind and couple of angry bears?
 

       

Episode 078: You're Going Where?

1 Kings 19

Feb. 21, 2011

Elijah - your God just won the Super Bowl. What are you going to do next?
 

       

Episode 077: Let's Get Ready to RUMBLE!

1 Kings 18

Feb. 14, 2011

In this corner, weighing in at 450 prophets- BAAL! In this corner, weighing in at just 1 prophet- YAHWEH!
 

       

Episode 076: Being Bigger and Richer isn't Always Better

Which would you prefer? Sophistication and wealth with turmoil or poverty with stability?

Feb. 7, 2011


 

       

Episode 075: Not the First Impression He Wanted to Make

1 Kings 12

Jan. 31, 2011

If you're a young, new king, how can you establish your kingdom? You probably don't want to do what Rehoboam did!
 

       

Episode 074: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Part Two)

1 Kings: 11

Jan. 24, 2011

Israel wasn't too excited about their king overspending and overtaxing. Then Solomon ticked God off too.
 

       

Episode 073: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Part One)

1 Kings: 3-10

Jan. 17, 2011

Sure, God was happy with the temple. But what did He think about the hit list?
 

       

Episode 072: David's Dying Wish

1 Kings 1-2

Jan. 10, 2011

He is lying on his deathbed. What kind of man leaves his son a hit list?
 

       

Episode 071: Skeletons in the Family Closet

2 Samuel 13-19

Jan. 3, 2011

Imagine- one son is a rapist, another is a murderer- and now he's coming after you.
 

       

Episode 070: When It Just Keeps Getting Worse

2 Samuel 11

Dec. 27, 2010

He got another man's wife pregnant. How much worse can it get? Lots worse.
 

       

Episode 069: Who Built Your House?

2 Samuel 7

Dec. 20, 2010

He just wanted to build a house for God- was he ready for God to build a house out of him?
 

       

Episode 068: A New City, A Bitter Wife

2 Samuel 6

Dec. 13, 2010

You win some, you lose some- David gains a capital city but loses his marriage.
 

       

Episode 067: How to Unite a Divided Nation

2 Samuel 2-4

Dec. 6, 2010

How do you unite twelve tribes with divided loyalties? Join your professor King David for Politics 101.
 

       

Episode 066: The Perfect Opportunity

1 Samuel 24

Nov. 29, 2010

His enemy was right there in his hands! Why did David let him go free?
 

       

Episode 065: Battlefield Trophy

1 Samuel 17

Nov. 22, 2010

Young David carried a rather unique trophy from the battlefield. I bet your wife wouldn't let you hang it on the wall!
 

       

Episode 064: Israel Will Call Him King, But God Won't

1 Samuel 10

Nov. 15, 2010

God may grant Israel the king the people ask for, but He won't take a backseat to him.
 

       

Episode 063: What Were They Thinking?

1 Samuel 4-6

Nov. 8, 2010

Israel's enemies capture God's ark and hold it hostage in the temple of their god. Big mistake!
 

       

Episode 062: The Boy Who Stands In The Gap

1 Samuel 3

Nov. 1, 2010

Isn't it just like God to send a boy to do a man's job?
 

       

Episode 061: Where's The Punch Line?

Ruth 4:16-17

Oct. 25, 2010

It's a great story of a young widow's loyalty and the good-hearted man who takes her as his wife. But what's it doing in the Bible?
 

       

Episode 060: The Tribe that Nearly Went Extinct

Judges 19-20

Oct. 18, 2010

What would make a Levite dismember his wife's corpse and send a piece to each of Israel's tribes? Do I hear another major beat down coming?
 

       

Episode 059: Self-Serving Superman

Judges 13-16

Oct. 11, 2010

How do you get a self-absorbed super-judge to deliver God's people from their enemies? A little anger goes a long way.
 

       

Episode 058: The Mercenary Levite

Judges 17-18

Oct. 4, 2010

Times are getting really bad in Israel. Now a Levite agrees to be priest to the highest bidder.
 

       

Episode 057: How Dare You Fight Without Us!

Judges 12:1-7

Sep. 27, 2010

One of Israel's tribes goes on the war-path because of a missed invitation- and gets a major beat down.
 

       

Episode 056: When Your Mouth is Faster than Your Brain

Judges 11

Sep. 20, 2010

Before you make a rash promise, you'd better think it through carefully. Just ask Jephthah- and his daughter!
 

       

Episode 055: The Bramble Who Became King

Judges 9

Sep. 13, 2010

Of all the people you could choose to be king- why choose a mass murderer?
 

       

Episode 054: The Cowardly Judge

Judges 6-8

Sep. 6, 2010

The angel called Gideon a mighty warrior. Really? Really?
 

       

Episode 053: Never Trust A Woman In A Tent!

Judges 4-5

Aug. 30, 2010

Had a tough day on the battlefield? You haven't seen anything yet!
 

       

Episode 052: Here Comes The Judge!

Judges 2:11-23

Aug. 23, 2010

For those suffering under ruthless foreign nations God has a left-handed answer.
 

       

Episode 051: Don't Worry, We'll Get Around To It

Joshua 13:1-13

Aug. 16, 2010

Surely Israel captured enough land for now. What can it hurt to leave the rest for later?
 

       

Episode 050: We're All In This Together

Joshua 7

Aug. 9, 2010

What do you mean? Other people do wrong and I have to suffer for it?
 

       

Episode 049: God's On The War Path!

Joshua 2-6

Aug. 2, 2010

A holy war isn't what you might think. God is very capable of doing His own fighting -- thank you very much!
 

       

Episode 048: The End of an Era

Deuteronomy 34

Jul. 26, 2010

Moses climbs the mountain from which he will not return.
 

       

Episode 047: I Don't Think I Heard You Right!

Deuteronomy 27-30

Jul. 19, 2010

You think Egypt had it bad when Pharaoh refused to listen to Moses? Wait till you hear the terrible future awaiting Israel.
 

       

Episode 046: God's Exclusive Clubhouse?

Deuteronomy 12:11, 21

Jul. 12, 2010

God said there was one place to worship Him. Are all the other nations shut out?
 

       

Episode 045: Don't Look at Me!

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

Jul. 5, 2010

Why did God choose Israel and not one of the other nations? Why did He choose you and me?
 

       

Episode 044: "What'd You Say About My God?"

Deuteronomy 6:4

Jun. 28, 2010

The neighboring nations recognized Israel's God. Why wouldn't Israel recognize theirs?
 

       

Episode 043: Sorry Moses, But I Wasn't Even Born Yet!

Deuteronomy 5:1-3

Jun. 21, 2010

Was everyone under forty thinking, "Moses is Losing It"?
 

       

Episode 042: Rain Comes From Where?

Numbers 25

Jun. 14, 2010

They really thought rain came from prostitutes? I gotta hear this one ...
 

       

Episode 041: There Goes My Commission!

Numbers 21-24

Jun. 7, 2010

Promised a tremendous reward to put a curse on someone, what made Balaam do the opposite?
 

       

Episode 040: Anything But Snakes!

Numbers 21:4-9

May 31, 2010

God's remedy for a snake bite was lifting up a bronze serpent on a pole. What's His remedy for our serpent bite?
 

       

Episode 039: When God's Leader Lost His Cool

Numbers 20:1-13

May 24, 2010

Who would have thought Moses would end up disqualified? What went wrong?
 

       

Episode 038: C'mon, You Call This a Fair Fight?

Numbers 12, 16, and 17

May 17, 2010

First Moses' sister squares off against him, next his cousin with two leaders, then the whole nation of Israel. How could you call that a fair fight?
 

       

Episode 037: Are We There Yet?

Numbers 13-14

May 10, 2010

Why did it take Moses 40 years to lead Israel on its one-and-a-half-year trip? Was he too stubborn to ask directions?
 

       

Episode 036: This is Getting Old!

Numbers 11

May 3, 2010

If you had to eat the same stuff day after day for a year and a half, you might feel like griping too
 

       

Episode 035: Sometimes One Goat is Just Not Enough

Leviticus 16

Apr. 26, 2010

Jesus' work of salvation was so great one goat wasn't enough to symbolize it.
 

       

Episode 034: How Did That God Slip Through?

Exodus 32

Apr. 19, 2010

Didn't God smash all the Egyptian gods with His ten plagues? How did one slip into the Israelite camp at Mt. Sinai?
 

       

Episode 033: God's Tent

Numbers 9:15-23

Apr. 12, 2010

Who knew God was into camping?
 

       

Episode 032: A Bowl of What?

Exodus 24:1-11

Apr. 5, 2010

"Hey Moses, what are you going to do with that bowl of blood? Why are you coming toward us?"
 

       

Episode 031: What's God Doing Here?

Exodus 20:1-21

Mar. 29, 2010

So you thought you could keep God in one tiny compartment in your life? Better think again!
 

       

Episode 030: They're not called the Ten Suggestions!

Exodus 20

Mar. 22, 2010

True, but the Bible doesn't call them the Ten Commandments either. What does it call them?
 

       

Episode 029: What Is It?

Exodus 16

Mar. 15, 2010

He sent an entire nation out into the wilderness with no food or water. What was God thinking?
 

       

Episode 028: Trapped between a Rock and a Hard Place

Exodus 14

Mar. 8, 2010

You're caught between the Egyptian army and the Red Sea. Where do you go when God leads you into a trap?
 

       

Episode 027: The Knockout Punch

Exodus 12

Mar. 1, 2010

One last plague puts Pharaoh on his back, while the blood of a lamb sends God's people on their way.
 

       

Episode 026: "The Beat Down by the Pyramids!"

Exodus 5-10

Feb. 22, 2010

In this corner, we have the God of Israel! In this corner, we have the gods of Egypt! Let's get ready to RUMBLE!
 

       

Episode 025: Don't Kill the Messenger!

Exodus 4:21-26

Feb. 15, 2010

God just sent Moses to Pharaoh. So why is He trying to kill him on the way?
 

       

Episode 024: Deliverer In Training

Exodus 2:11-22

Feb. 8, 2010

After 40 years, Moses may know his way around the Egyptian court- but he's not a deliverer yet. God has just the place in mind to complete his training.
 

       

Episode 023: Planting Israel's Deliverer Right in Pharaoh's House

Exodus 1:1-2:10

Feb. 1, 2010

Pharaoh said, "Throw every Hebrew baby boy into the Nile". How did one end up being his grandson?
 

       

Episode 022: Genesis- That's a Wrap!

Genesis 42-50

Jan. 25, 2010

Before God can bring Israel out of slavery in Egypt, He has to move Jacob and his family into Egypt. Hmmm, how is He going to do that?
 

       

Episode 021: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor - Hey, Wait!!!

Genesis 37

Jan. 18, 2010

While Joseph is making sure his brothers know he is dad's favorite, and his brothers are making sure to put him in his place- what is God making sure?
 

       

Episode 020: God's Plan Works - No Matter What

Matthew 2:13-23

Jan. 11, 2010

Go ahead and try to stand in His way - Satan keeps trying! But there's just no way to stop God's plan for His creation- or for you.
 

       

Episode 019: Who Are These Guys?

Matthew 2:1-12

Jan. 4, 2010

Who were the wise men and why did they gather their gifts and travel afar to worship the young King of the Jews? Why did King Herod gather his soldiers to ride to Bethlehem with a "gift" of their own?
 

       

Episode 018: The Dirty, Smelly Shepherds

Luke 2:8-20

Dec. 28, 2009

They were dirty, foul and smelly- but the angels didn't mind. In this fourth special Christmas episode Bruce visits the fields outside of Bethlehem.
 

       

Episode 017: Real Baby- Real Place

Luke 2:1-7

Dec. 21, 2009

"Once upon a time"- no, that's not it. "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away"- no, no- not that either. In this third special Christmas episode Bruce shows Jesus' birth is neither fairy tale nor fiction.
 

       

Episode 016: Joseph- A Man of Justice and Compassion

Matthew 1:18-25

Dec. 14, 2009

Your fiancé is pregnant and you're not the father- what do you do? In this second special Christmas episode Bruce introduces us to Joseph.
 

       

Episode 015: God Does a Whole New Thing

Matthew 1:1-17

Dec. 7, 2009

In this first special Christmas episode Bruce shows us some of the skeletons in the closet of Jesus' earthly family, along with the knack God has of making new beginnings.
 

       

Episode 014: Jacob Comes Full Circle

Genesis 35

Nov. 30, 2009

It's time to throw away the crutches you've been leaning on all your life. What can you lean on now?
 

       

Episode 013: Rape of Dinah

Genesis 34

Nov. 23, 2009

What Would Jesus Do? Probably not what Dinah's brothers did...
 

       

Episode 012: Wrestling With A Stranger

Genesis 32

Nov. 16, 2009

What do you do when your brother is coming out to meet you- the one who wanted to murder you twenty years ago? (Oh, did I forget to mention he's bringing four hundred men with him?)
 

       

Episode 011: Stolen Gods

Genesis 31

Nov. 9, 2009

What self-respecting god would get himself stolen and sat upon? The Lord has an interesting sense of humor.
 

       

Episode 010: Cheater Gets Cheated

Genesis 29-30

Nov. 2, 2009

Ever wake up on your honeymoon with your fiancé's sister wearing your ring? What happens when the cheater becomes the cheat-ee?
 

       

Episode 009: Jacob's Ladder

Genesis 28: 10-12

Oct. 26, 2009

Fleeing for his life, Jacob hits rock bottom. God's reclamation project starts with a dream.
 

       

Episode 008: What's In A Name?

Genesis 25:19-34; 27:1-40

Oct. 19, 2009

Who would name their child "The Cheat" and not expect him to live down to his name?
 

       

Episode 007: The Cave of Machpelah

Genesis 23

Oct. 12, 2009

Sixty-two years after God's promise what does Abraham have to show for it? A dead wife and a cave to bury her in. What went wrong?
 

       

Episode 006: God's Covenant with Abraham

Genesis 15: 1-21

Oct. 5, 2009

What does chopping up animals have to do with God's plan of salvation? Tune in to this week's edition to find out.
 

       

Epiosde 005: God's Promise

Genesis 12: 1-20

Sep. 28, 2009

God made three promises to Abraham: land, descendants, and that he would be a blessing to all nations. The bounty of these promises extended far beyond Abraham's earthly life; they stretch through this present world into eternity itself-the new heavens and the new earth.
 

       

Episode 004: God Chose Abraham

Joshua 24: 1-15

Sep. 21, 2009

As we see in the case of Abraham (and will see often in our search through the Bible), God doesn't think the way we think. And He often chooses the most unlikely men to lead His people and accomplish the things He wants done.
 

       

Episode 003: Noah's Vineyard

Genesiss 9: 20-29

Sep. 14, 2009

The Bible is unique among the holy books of the world's various religions. It is not afraid to show the flaws of its heroes.
 

       

Episode 002: The Fall

Genesis 3: 1-15

Sep. 7, 2009

Have you ever watched someone do something dangerous without realizing the peril they were putting themselves in? Adam stood watching his lovely wife become completely caught up in Satan's deception. If Adam had stepped forward and tried to warn Eve, she might well have answered him, "How can something that feels so right be so wrong?"
 

       

Episode 001: Adam and Eve

Genesis 2: 18-25

Aug. 28, 2009

Eve was an amazing gift God gave to Adam. She was unique and different from him, but they complemented and fit each other perfectly. That is the way God intended our marriages to be - husband and wife each complementing the other with the unique gifts He gives.
 

       

Promotional Video

Aug. 28, 2009

Promo Video of Stuff They Didn't Teach Me In Sunday School
 

   

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