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Before We Go

158 EpisodesProduced by David & Karen MainsWebsite

Well-loved Christian authors and radio and TV broadcasters, David and Karen Mains, are looking over the decades of our lives to discuss topics of importance we want to leave with younger generations before we go. We release our new podcasts every Wednesday morning, and sometimes on Saturday mornings… read more

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Life-altering Books — Before We Go Podcast 158

August 10th, 2022

19:02

Have you ever read a book that you later felt had altered your life in some positive way? Perhaps such a book is worth reading again. That is the very subject that David and Karen Mains discuss, as they each share one …

Interview with Dr. Francis Schaeffer — Before We Go Podcast 157

August 3rd, 2022

25:41

As time has passed, more recent followers of Jesus may not have heard of the transformative and creative work performed by the late Dr. Francis …

Big Picture Blindness — Before We Go Podcast 156

July 27th, 2022

16:06

Sometimes, we Christians become so busy with our day-to-day activities, and even with our service to Christ and His Kingdom, that we lose sight of the “big picture.” David and Karen Mains discuss how we can set aside …

Learning to Celebrate — Before We Go Podcast 155

July 20th, 2022

18:51

There are times in the life of a believer in the life-transforming power of the Lord Jesus Christ when it becomes critically important to celebrate what God is doing in that believer’s life. David and Karen Mains …

In These Last Days — Before We Go Podcast 154

July 13th, 2022

14:55

Making adjustments to our lives, setting new priorities, and purposefully choosing to make our relationship with God the major focus of our …

Answering Difficult Questions — Before We Go Podcast 153

July 6th, 2022

16:16

When approaching difficult or controversial subjects, is there a particular mindset that Christians should cling to as they interact with others …

A Solemn Consideration — Before We Go Podcast 152

June 29th, 2022

18:18

Is there a way to increase the power of prayer? David and Karen Mains discuss a companion to prayer that will magnify the effectiveness of our praying.

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Upping Our Game — Before We Go Podcast 151

June 22nd, 2022

15:51

Prayer is the powerplant of the Christian church. David and Karen Mains discuss how churches need to increase their emphasis on corporate prayer, in order to regain a position of relevancy in modern America.

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The Moment of Truth — Before We Go Podcast 150

June 15th, 2022

16:53

When disasters strike our nation, do churches respond in a relevant way? Does the church properly represent the Lord Jesus Christ to our culture? …

Keeping a God Hunt Notebook — Before We Go Podcast 149

June 8th, 2022

18:21

Once you become aware of the four specific ways you can see God touching your life, as you search for them, you need to write down those times you see the hand of God at work.

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Going on the God Hunt — Before We Go Podcast 148

June 1st, 2022

11:02

David and Karen Mains share a spiritual discipline that has shaped them, as individuals, and also had a significant impact on the spiritual formation of their family members: Going on a God Hunt.

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Identifying More Closely — Before We Go Podcast 147

May 25th, 2022

17:51

In response to the tragic mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, David and Karen Mains discuss ways that white churches and individual white Christians can become more closely identified with their brothers and sisters in …

Asking Appropriate Questions — Before We Go Podcast 146

May 18th, 2022

18:17

Sharing your faith in Christ with someone does not have to be a daunting task. David and Karen Mains discuss how asking appropriate questions can open up a profitable discussion concerning a believer’s faith in Christ.

The Sins of the Church — Before We Go Podcast 145

May 11th, 2022

18:33

Because the church consists of individuals who are, in turn, influenced by their own personal sins and by the sins of the culture, the church in …

Our Sinful Nation? — Before We Go Podcast 144

May 4th, 2022

17:29

We don't seem to hear much about sin anymore. Even those speaking from the pulpits of our churches rarely talk about the sins that pervade our …

The Church Welcome — Before We Go Podcast 143

April 27th, 2022

18:18

When you visit a church you haven’t visited previously, how do the people at that church welcome you? David and Karen Mains discuss their recent experiences of visiting churches in their area. Then, they make some …

The Surprising Blessing of Autism — Before We Go Podcast 142

April 20th, 2022

17:50

God often surprises us in amazing ways. He gives us blessings wrapped in the loving hearts of the people He brings into our lives. For David and Karen Mains, one such person is George Koch. To celebrate his 15 years of …

You Want Me To Give A Talk? - Part 3 — Before We Go Podcast 141

April 13th, 2022

16:16

If someone asks you to speak to a group of people about your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, do you know how to begin preparing such a talk? In Part 3 of this discussion, David and Karen Mains offer some very concrete …

You Want Me To Give A Talk? - Part 2 — Before We Go Podcast 140

April 6th, 2022

18:36

If someone asks you to speak to a group of people about your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, do you know how to begin preparing such a talk? In Part 2 of this discussion, David and Karen Mains offer some very concrete …

You Want Me To Give A Talk? - Part 1 — Before We Go Podcast 139

March 30th, 2022

21:20

If someone asks you to speak to a group of people about your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, do you know how to begin preparing such a talk? David and Karen Mains offer some very concrete steps on how to begin this task.

Going on the God Hunt — Before We Go Podcast 138

March 23rd, 2022

17:31

David and Karen Mains remind us of a spiritual practice that can help us see God’s hand in the daily experiences of our lives. This will help us remain aware of His loving care for us.

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Praying for Ukraine — Before We Go Podcast 137

March 16th, 2022

18:18

During this time of crisis in the nation of Ukraine, many Christians have been rightly moved to pray. David and Karen Mains offer very helpful …

The Positive Opposite — Before We Go Podcast 136

March 9th, 2022

19:02

During times of great dissension, when strife exists among family members, between neighbors, or even between political parties, Christians can …

A Call to Pray for Our Nation — Before We Go Podcast 135

March 2nd, 2022

15:10

As the discourse throughout America becomes more and more rancorous, David and Karen Mains issue a call to pray for our nation.

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The Dramatic Touch of God’s Hand — Before We Go Podcast 134

February 23rd, 2022

16:16

Through the dramatic touch of God’s hand, prayer groups empower a Christian’s ability to effect great change in our nation. David and Karen Mains share an example of how a Prayer Group can have a lasting impact.

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The Prayerlessness Problem — Before We Go Podcast 133

February 16th, 2022

18:40

Many Christians set aside time to pray. But, few Christians set aside time to pray with another person or other people. David and Karen Mains discuss how the problem of prayerlessness negatively impacts the churches in …

Three Books — Before We Go Podcast 132

February 9th, 2022

19:44

Imagine a household where all three occupants are currently writing three separate books. David and Karen Mains describe the books each of them and …

Dealing with Secret Sins — Before We Go Podcast 131

February 2nd, 2022

19:08

One of the most debilitating aspects of every person’s spiritual life is the pervasive nature of secret sins. David and Karen Mains discuss what …

An Alternative Way that God Communicates — Before We Go Podcast 130

January 26th, 2022

17:09

Is it possible that God is using nature to speak to America? Based on ways that God has dealt with people in the past, David and Karen Mains discuss how it is not at all beyond the realm of possibility that He is using …

Divine Discipline — Before We Go Podcast 129

January 19th, 2022

19:28

As a child, what kind of discipline did you experience in your home? David and Karen Mains talk about their childhood and then explore the kind of loving Father that God is to those He has chosen to belong to Himself.

Aging Sagely — Before We Go Podcast 128

January 12th, 2022

20:44

As we get older, we begin to think about the gratitude we have that God has chosen to give us additional years on this earth. David and Karen Mains …

A Special Gift from God — Before We Go Podcast 127

January 5th, 2022

16:39

As we get older, we begin to think about how many more years that God might give us on this earth. David and Karen Mains discuss what to do with …

Positive Deviants — Before We Go Podcast 126

December 29th, 2021

17:43

When you hear the word “deviant,” you may think of something or someone negatively. David and Karen Mains discuss how our world becomes changed for the better when “positive deviants” decide to influence the world in …

Celebrating Our Superhero — Before We Go Podcast 125

December 22nd, 2021

18:27

Do you have a favorite superhero? David and Karen Mains share some insights into who their superhero is and how they share their excitement about, and appreciation for, that superhero.

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The Hassle of the Holidays — Before We Go Podcast 124

December 15th, 2021

16:10

David and Karen Mains discuss how we can make time to rediscover the wonder of this Christmas season and take the hassle out of the December holidays.

The Powerful Medicine of Gratitude — Before We Go Podcast 123

December 8th, 2021

22:24

In response to the generosity of family and friends, David and Karen Mains recently experienced a wonderful adventure to celebrate their 60th wedding …

Exploring the Effect of a Secular Society — Before We Go Podcast 122

December 1st, 2021

28:26

David and Karen Mains explore the effect of a secular society by sharing an interview with the late Dr. Francis Schaeffer.

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What Will You Pray For Today? — Before We Go Podcast 121

November 24th, 2021

14:49

David and Karen Mains ask the question: “What will you pray for today?” Then, they make a suggestion as to how we should pray to seek God’s help for …

Do We Have A Testimony? — Before We Go Podcast 120

November 17th, 2021

19:29

David and Karen Mains give their strong endorsement for a new book and explain how this kind of testimony has a significant ability to share what God has done in a person’s life.

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A Unique Role — Before We Go Podcast 119

November 10th, 2021

17:45

A believer can accelerate his or her spiritual growth by connecting with a spiritual director. David and Karen Mains describe what a spiritual director does and how having a spiritual director has affected their …

Hidden in Our Hearts — Before We Go Podcast 118

November 3rd, 2021

15:11

What does it mean to hide God’s written Word in our hearts? David and Karen Mains discuss the delight that comes from memorizing verses of Scripture …

Remembering to Remember — Before We Go Podcast 117

October 27th, 2021

18:00

Celebrating special days, whether specific personal days, or days of national significance, remains an important part of our lives. David and Karen Mains discuss the importance of remembering the past and celebrating …

Now What Do I Do? — Before We Go Podcast 116

October 20th, 2021

19:34

David Mains has recently finished a new book. Now he and his wife, Karen Mains, discuss how to employ the Scriptural principle of the Sabbath: rest and celebration.

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Asking Good Questions - Part 2 — Before We Go Podcast 115

October 13th, 2021

15:51

Asking the right questions is one key to a productive interpersonal exchange. David and Karen Mains continue to discuss the value of asking the right questions.

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Asking Good Questions - Part 1 — Interview with Bishop Festo Kivengere — Before We Go Podcast 114

October 6th, 2021

21:54

Asking the right questions is one key to a productive interview. David Mains interviews the late Bishop Festo Kivengere of Uganda. Then, David and Karen Mains discuss the value of asking the right questions.


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The Brevity of Life — Before We Go Podcast 113

September 29th, 2021

16:15

Recognizing that each person’s life has a finite length, David and Karen Mains discuss what priorities Christians should choose in order to live the …

Asking Why — Before We Go Podcast 112

September 22nd, 2021

25:48

Confused about what is happening as we face a consistent string of unusual natural events? David and Karen Mains offer some very practical …

Cookies, Darts, and Arnold Schwarzenegger — Before We Go Podcast 111

September 15th, 2021

16:04

What does it take to capture someone’s attention and then engage them in a very positive conversation? David and Karen Mains share some of their experiences, where they engaged with the people who cross their pathways …

End Time Signs — Before We Go Podcast 110

September 8th, 2021

15:45

Jesus told His disciples about the type of signs that would signal the time of His second coming was near. David and Karen Mains discuss these signs …

Choose Carefully — Before We Go Podcast 109

September 1st, 2021

23:30

With lots of projects on our To-Do Lists, it is easy to become overwhelmed. David and Karen Mains discuss the value of making wise choices regarding the unfinished projects we add to our busy lives.

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A Second Chance — Before We Go Podcast 108

August 25th, 2021

20:08

Have you ever considered trying to amend your part in the destructive behavior patterns that tend to plague many families? David and Karen Mains …

Who is Really Who? — Before We Go Podcast 107

August 18th, 2021

17:15

Karen Mains has received an invitation from Who's Who in America. She and David discuss how Christians can assess the value of such an invitation and how God is the One who determines our true value.

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The “What’s Good About and What’s Bad About” Game — Before We Go Podcast 106

August 11th, 2021

18:30

As a Christian matures in his or her spiritual journey, taking time to invite the Holy Spirit to tell him or her what’s good about that one and …

Watch and Pray — Before We Go Podcast 105

August 4th, 2021

15:01

How often do Christians think about the return of the Lord Jesus Christ? David and Karen Mains share their thoughts about the spiritual discipline …

Proper Expectations — Before We Go Podcast 104

July 28th, 2021

18:43

David and Karen Mains explore the fact that while revival is something every believer should long for, in the long run, revival is not a …

Asking Good Questions — Before We Go Podcast 103

July 21st, 2021

22:17

Do you dislike chit chat or small talk? David and Karen Mains, especially Karen, really dislike small talk. They share some thoughts on how to turn a discussion from an mere exchange of small talk into a genuine …

A World Beyond Our Own — Before We Go Podcast 102

July 14th, 2021

19:33

There can be much more to travel, or to a time of vacation, than merely getting away. David and Karen Mains discuss a key element of what they have learned during their extensive trips around the world.

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Right Time, Right People — Before We Go Podcast 101

July 7th, 2021

15:56

Recounting experiences during their sixty years of marriage, David and Karen Mains illustrate how God has provided just the right people, for the right task, at the right time, and in the right place.

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What to Do in Times of Extreme Stress — Before We Go Podcast 100

June 30th, 2021

16:56

After helping their son empty his recently sold house and move to a new residence, David and Karen Mains share important spiritual lessons they have …

Lessons Learned — Before We Go Podcast 99

June 23rd, 2021

17:48

As their Wedding Anniversary approaches, David and Karen Mains discuss some of the lessons they have learned over their 60 years of marriage.

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Restoring Your Spiritual Joy — Before We Go Podcast 98

June 16th, 2021

17:37

Once again, David Mains shares a chapter from his new book, tentatively titled Prayer Vigilantes. This chapter addresses how revival can significantly impact the spiritual growth of an individual, a church, and even a …

Exponential Improvement — Before We Go Podcast 97

June 9th, 2021

18:03

Once again, David Mains shares a chapter from his new book, tentatively titled Prayer Vigilantes. This chapter addresses the great value and enormous power that comes from praying for revival with like-minded …

The Welcomed Guest — Before We Go Podcast 96

June 2nd, 2021

17:08

David Mains shares another chapter from his new book, tentatively titled Prayer Vigilantes. This chapter addresses how Christians should respond if …

Interview with Jane Allen — Before We Go Podcast 95

May 26th, 2021

13:28

How does the author of the book, Open Heart, Open Home, respond when someone appears on her doorstep who needs a place to live? Karen Mains interviews, Jane Allen, who came to live with the Mains in 1980. This is an …

Imperfect and Intimidated - Part 2 — Before We Go Podcast 94

May 19th, 2021

18:46

David Mains continues to share a chapter from his new book, tentatively titled Prayer Vigilantes. This chapter, “Imperfect and Intimidated,” addresses the importance of prayer in times that lead up to great movements of …

Imperfect and Intimidated - Part 1 — Before We Go Podcast 93

May 12th, 2021

18:15

David Mains shares the first part of a chapter from his new book, tentatively titled Prayer Vigilantes. This chapter, “Imperfect and Intimidated,” addresses the importance of prayer in times that lead up to great …

Interview with Luis Palau - Part 2 — Before We Go Podcast 92

May 5th, 2021

24:04

David and Karen Mains celebrate the life and ministry of Evangelist Luis Palau, who recently graduated to heaven. They share another interview David conducted with Rev. Palau in 1981.

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Interview with Luis Palau - Part 1 — Before We Go Podcast 91

April 28th, 2021

27:06

David and Karen Mains celebrate the life and ministry of Evangelist Luis Palau, who recently graduated to heaven. They share an interview David conducted with Rev. Palau in 1979.

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Three Words We Don’t Like — Before We Go Podcast 90

April 21st, 2021

20:51

Do you have words that you don’t like to hear? In this Podcast, David and Karen Mains examine three words that they do not like to hear used among …

A Work in Progress — Before We Go Podcast 89

April 14th, 2021

26:45

David and Karen Mains talk about the important role that prayer plays in sparking an interest in a sweeping movement of God’s Spirit that will …

Talking About the Golden Rule — Before We Go Podcast 88

April 7th, 2021

17:32

David and Karen Mains discuss how one can use talking about the Golden Rule as a way to engage in conversation about spiritual matters with people …

Tell Me: I want to hear and I want to understand — Before We Go Podcast 87

March 31st, 2021

20:55

Karen Mains shares with us the background that has led her to write a new book, tentatively titled “Tell Me” with a subtitle “I want to hear and I want to understand.” She reveals the amazing power of listening and how …

The King’s Vigilantes — Before We Go Podcast 86

March 24th, 2021

25:27

David Mains shares a chapter from his new book. The working title of the book is “The King’s Vigilantes.” David recounts the stories of some of the previous great revivals that God brought about in the United States.

Do It Tomorrow — Before We Go Podcast 85

March 17th, 2021

21:38

Are you prone to procrastinate? Do you keep putting off something that you sense God wants you to do? When you begin a new task, do you find yourself …

Approaching God as a Child — Before We Go Podcast 84

March 10th, 2021

18:49

Sometimes it helps us to relate more intimately with God if we remember to approach Him the way a child would approach Him. David and Karen Mains …

Cultivating the Engoded Life — Before We Go Podcast 83

March 3rd, 2021

23:07

David and Karen Mains share from their experience how to work toward cultivating the engoded life—a life wherein we become more and more united with …

Do You Really Understand the Bible? — Before We Go Podcast 82

February 24th, 2021

21:19

David Mains shares with Karen, and with our listeners, the overall structure of the Bible and how understanding this structure makes reading the Bible more comprehensible.

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Holding Fast to the Truth — Before We Go Podcast 81

February 17th, 2021

24:48

David and Karen Mains discuss the critical importance that truth has for believers during our current age and how to live accordingly.

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The Journey of No Return — Before We Go Podcast 80

February 10th, 2021

25:49

Christians who move toward an older age have an advantage that opens up new opportunities for them to serve others through a ministry of prayer. …

Death Threats — Before We Go Podcast 79

February 3rd, 2021

20:14

When officials in our government face death threats, it is time for Christians to devote themselves to praying for those leaders. David and Karen …

Little People — Before We Go Podcast 78

January 27th, 2021

23:12

The so-called little people—those individuals who feel they are of lesser importance—can faithfully take action in seemingly small ways that can have …

Pass the Baton — Before We Go Podcast 77

January 20th, 2021

23:01

David and Karen Mains urge those in their senior years to develop a strategy to pass the baton in their areas of interest to someone who will carry on the race.

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A Call for Granny Vigilantes — Before We Go Podcast 76

January 13th, 2021

32:19

The most powerful tool in the arsenal of a determined believer is the power of prayer. David and Karen Mains issue a call to gray-haired citizens to …

A Serious Talk About Aging — Before We Go Podcast 75

January 6th, 2021

22:21

While the process of aging may seem daunting, there are actually many benefits that come to us as we age. David and Karen Mains share some of the benefits they have recognized and are willing to celebrate.

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The Gift of Old Age — Before We Go Podcast 74

December 30th, 2020

22:16

Every day we all get a little bit older. As the years go by, we tend to lose more of our strength and vitality. David and Karen Mains discuss the …

Anticipating the Culmination — Before We Go Podcast 73

December 23rd, 2020

22:16

This special time of year celebrates a very important event. But, was the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ a culmination, or just the beginning of a …

Prophetic Words — Before We Go Podcast 72

December 16th, 2020

30:23

In these stressful times, David and Karen Mains urge listeners to pay particular attention to the prophetic words spoken by trusted individuals.

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Seeking God’s Perspective — Before We Go Podcast 71

December 9th, 2020

23:04

In difficult times when everything seems quite chaotic, David and Karen Mains urge listeners to concentrate on seeking God’s perspective regarding …

The Gift of Encouraging Others — Before We Go Podcast 70

December 2nd, 2020

20:21

In this season of gift giving, we have a very special gift that we can lovingly give to others. David and Karen Mains talk about the nature of this gift and share examples of how they have received this gift throughout …

Who is Our King - Part 4: Known by Name — Before We Go Podcast 69

November 25th, 2020

30:44

As Christians, we speak often about the Kingdom. But, who is our King? What do we know about Him? Do we understand that He knows us by name? David and Karen Mains share another episode with us from their book: Tales of …

Who is Our King - Part 3: Choose Hope — Before We Go Podcast 68

November 18th, 2020

23:22

As Christians, we speak often about the Kingdom. But, who is our King? David and Karen Mains share how our King helps us deal with stress through another episode from their book: Tales of the Resistance—part of the …

Who is Our King? - Part 2 - Before We Go Podcast 67

November 11th, 2020

28:29

As Christians, we speak often about the Kingdom. But, who is our King? What do we know about Him? David and Karen Mains offer some answers to these questions through another episode from their book: Tales of the …

Who is Our King? - Part 1 - Before We Go Podcast 66

November 4th, 2020

27:46

As Christians, we speak often about the Kingdom. But, who is our King? What do we know about Him? David and Karen Mains offer some answers to these questions through an episode from their book: Tales of the Resistance

The Gift of Freedom - Before We Go Podcast 65

October 28th, 2020

26:51

God gives us the Gift of Freedom. We should not take this gift lightly. David and Karen Mains discuss how to make that God-given freedom come alive …

Dying Early - Before We Go Podcast 64

October 21st, 2020

27:42

Just as a human can die early, so a nation can die early, as well. David and Karen Mains offer four concrete suggestions that Christians may use to help preserve and extend the life of our nation.

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The Language of Lament - Before We Go Podcast 63

October 14th, 2020

24:13

The word “lament” appears a significant number of times in the Old Testament. In our society today, we rarely hear someone speaking about the value of, or need for, time to lament. Yet in our day, we have many …

Is God Pro-life or Pro-choice? - Before We Go Podcast 62

October 7th, 2020

26:42

On this podcast, David and Karen Mains discuss a topic that will force many listeners to think carefully about how God views what has become a …

Become a Conflict Resolver - Before We Go Podcast 61

October 1st, 2020

23:50

The social climate in the United States leading up to the 2020 Presidential Election seems fraught with conflict. Even within families, people seem …

It's Time to Prepare - Before We Go Podcast 60

September 23rd, 2020

22:55

David and Karen Mains ask the question we must all ask ourselves: “Are we prepared for what is to come?” Whether we want to think seriously about it …

The Tongue: A Blaze Set on Fire by Hell - Before We Go Episode 49

September 16th, 2020

25:27

We each need to keep a tight reign on our tongue because it is like a blaze set on fire by Hell that does great damage. David and Karen Mains offer …

Interview with Roy Hession - Before We Go Podcast 58

September 9th, 2020

38:50

Personal revival—a spiritual coming to life again—represents a gift from God to believers who genuinely seek to have a deeper relationship with Him. Roy Hession, author of the best seller, “The Calvary Road,” shares his …

Dealing with Debt - Before We Go Podcast 57

September 5th, 2020

26:02

What should be done about the problem of debt? David and Karen Mains share their own experiences with debt and offer some practical suggestions as to …

Exploring Alternate Tributaries - Before We Go Podcast 56

August 29th, 2020

27:45

When something in the “main stream” of your experience brings the flow of your life to a standstill, don’t be afraid to explore “divergent tributaries.” You may very well discover something new that will re-start your …

Responding to Catastrophic Events - Before We Go Podcast 55

August 23rd, 2020

23:36

The Noah story is a Biblical reminder to live with the next catastrophic event always in mind.

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Endangered Species - Before We Go Podcast 54

August 13th, 2020

21:36

Let the elderly of today's church ensure that the effectual prayers of God's senior citizens will not disappear from our generation.

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The Blame Game - Before We Go Podcast 53

August 5th, 2020

26:41

The harmful, childish habit of habitually blaming others can be halted by developing the practice of honest and humble self-evaluation.

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A Prophetic Word for Today - Before We Go Podcast 52

July 29th, 2020

26:51

Hosts David & Karen Mains discuss how America is wrestling with God in the midst of the worldwide pandemic.

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I Hear You - Before We Go Podcast 51

July 24th, 2020

26:43

Hosts David & Karen Mains converse about the power of listening. 

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The Gift of Tears - Before We Go Podcast 50

July 15th, 2020

20:08

Asking God to grant us the tears of Jesus, hosts David & Karen Mains converse about current events in America and our need for profound tears in regard to our times. 

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Interview with Dr. Helen Roseveare - Before We Go Podcast 49

July 8th, 2020

38:01

David and Karen Mains host a throwback interview by Valerie Bell with Dr. Helen Roseveare - English Christian missionary to the Congo, doctor and author.

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Revival: What's in a Name? - Before We Go Podcast 48

July 1st, 2020

25:18

David and Karen Mains converse about Revival and our need for it in America.

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Interview with Dr. J. Edwin Orr - Before We Go Podcast 47

June 24th, 2020

38:18

David and Karen Mains host a throwback interview with Dr. J. Edwin Orr - pastor, professor, author, and foremost authority on religious revivals .

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Interview with Leonard Ravenhill - Before We Go Podcast 46

June 19th, 2020

39:05

David and Karen Mains host a throwback interview with Leonard Ravenhill - Christian evangelist, and author on the topics of prayer and revival.

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Interview with Francis Schaeffer - Before We Go Podcast 45

June 11th, 2020

28:29

David and Karen Mains host a throwback interview with Francis Schaeffer - American theologian, philosopher and apologist.

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Open Heart, Open Home Part 3 - Before We Go Podcast 44

June 4th, 2020

27:51

This is the time for the church to rediscover the Biblical concept of hospitality, says hosts David and Karen Mains.

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Open Heart, Open Home Part 2 - Before We Go Podcast 43

May 27th, 2020

28:13

Today's loneliness epidemic should be a signal to the church to call out the spiritual gift of hospitality, says hosts David and Karen Mains.

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Open Heart, Open Home Part 1 - Before We Go Podcast 42

May 25th, 2020

31:31

One of the most powerful ways to model the love and welcome of God is by the practice of Christian hospitality , says hosts David and Karen Mains.

How does He do that? - Before We Go Podcast 41

May 13th, 2020

21:56

Christians can learn to live in the wonder of the resurrected Christ's involvement in their daily lives, say hosts David and Karen Mains.

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Sanctifying Time - Before We Go Podcast 40

May 6th, 2020

22:58

Are you good at sanctifying time? David & Karen Mains talk about learning to set aside time unto the Lord.

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A Passion for the Kingdom - Before We Go Broadcast 39

April 29th, 2020

24:41

What are you passionate about? What was Jesus passionate about? David & Karen Mains discuss Jesus' teaching about the Kingdom of God.

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In the Midst of a Pandemic, Surprises - Before We Go Podcast 38

April 25th, 2020

33:57

Bad times become good times when you place your hope in the God of surprising outcomes. To get the Scripture verse handout mentioned in this podcast, visit http://grow.beforewego.show/ or email hosts@beforewego.show

In the Midst of a Pandemic, Listen - Before We Go Podcast 37

April 22nd, 2020

31:50

When you don't know what to do, listen. Make your maze time an occasion to discover how much Jesus identifies with your struggles, and let Him be the one to talk you through what needs to be done. To get the Scripture …

In the Midst of Pandemic, Joys - Before We Go Podcast 36

April 18th, 2020

32:44

How do we survive difficult days? One good thing to do when you don't know what to do is to take note of the joys that refresh your spirit. To get …

In the Midst of Pandemic, Confidence - Before We Go Podcast 35

April 15th, 2020

31:43

How do we negotiate the mazes of life? David & Karen Mains assert that to move from confusion to confidence you must do your best to remove any of life's unnecessary elements. To get the Scripture verse handout …

In the Midst of Pandemic, Promises - Before We Go Podcast 34

April 11th, 2020

33:09

A good time to embrace the great promises of God's Word is when trying to maneuver through a maze. David & Karen Mains affirm that embracing …

In the Midst of Pandemic, Grace - Before We Go Podcast 33

April 8th, 2020

26:57

David & Karen discuss the importance of looking to God, and to His grace, especially during times of crisis. To get the Scripture verse handout mentioned in this podcast, visit http://grow.beforewego.show/ or email

In the Midst of Pandemic, Relationships - Before We Go Podcast 32

April 4th, 2020

41:50

David & Karen discuss the importance of support groups, and not being alone, especially during times of crisis. To get the Scripture verse handout mentioned in this podcast, visit http://grow.beforewego.show/ or …

In the Midst of Pandemic, Believe - Before We Go Podcast 31

April 1st, 2020

34:37

When life is confusing, choose to believe our Lord will make a way for you through the maze, says David & Karen Mains. To get the Scripture verse handout mentioned in this podcast , go here:  

In the Midst of Pandemic, Hope - Before We Go Podcast 30

March 25th, 2020

27:35

Even in difficult circumstances it is important to hope in the Lord, says well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains.

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For Children of All Ages - Before We Go Podcast 29

March 18th, 2020

31:29

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 29th podcast discussing this: Through imaginative literature (as well as through …

The Enchanted City - Before We Go Broadcast 28

March 11th, 2020

29:13

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 28th podcast: There is a real Kingdom of Darkness and a Kingdom of Light.

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Kingdom Truth - Before We Go Podcast 27

March 4th, 2020

40:06

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 27th podcast on this topic: Christ's strategic message was about the Kingdom of God.

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What’s Your Kingdom Quotient? - Before We Go Podcast 26

February 26th, 2020

22:10

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 26th podcast asking the question: How many of us seek to live out Christ’s major teaching message—that of the Kingdom of God—in our thoughts and actions?

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The Kingdom of God Interviews with Chuck Colson - Before We Go Podcast 25

February 19th, 2020

33:49

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 25th podcast discussing: A Voice from the Past: Chuck Colson’s Thoughts on the Kingdom …

A Strategy to Help End Loneliness - Before We Go Podcast 24

February 12th, 2020

24:24

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 24th podcast discussion: Listening is one the great skills that can overcome the alienation of loneliness.

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The Value of Listening Groups - Before We Go Podcast 23

February 5th, 2020

23:52

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 23rd podcast discussion: The architecture of listening groups is designed to provide a …

The Value of Really Listening - Before We Go Podcast 22

January 29th, 2020

22:21

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 22nd podcast discussion: a profound way we can help to heal our broken society is to give one another the gift of hearing and understanding.

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Instagram Prayers - Before We Go Podcast 21

January 22nd, 2020

20:01

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 21sh podcast discussing how concise written prayers enhance the practice of communing with God throughout the day.

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The Scammer - Before We Go Podcast 20

January 15th, 2020

21:53

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 20th podcast discussing how it is wise to be aware of the tactics of your great enemy Satan.

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No More Coverups - Before We Go Podcast 19

January 8th, 2020

22:59

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 19th podcast with a conversation about how secret sins need to be named and confessed.

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Medicine for Mouth Disease - Before We Go Podcast 18

January 1st, 2020

24:50

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 18th podcast with a conversation about Karen's insights into the power of the tongue to do good or to do evil.

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Merry Christmas: a Walk Down Memory Lane - Before We Go Podcast 17

December 25th, 2019

12:57

David & Karen Mains launch their 17th podcast with Christmas visits from the Chapel of the Air Archives: the Mains kids talk about creating …

God with His People in Revelation Chapters 21-22 - Before We Go Podcast 16

December 18th, 2019

41:52

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 16th podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, Chapters 21-22.

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Lockup and Judgement in Revelation Chapter 20 - Before We Go Podcast 15

December 11th, 2019

39:27

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 15th podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, Chapter 20.

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The Return of Jesus in Revelation Chapter 19:11-21 - Before We Go Podcast 14

December 4th, 2019

35:57

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 14th podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, Chapter 19:11-21.

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Two Wicked Cities in Revelation 17-19:10 - Before We Go Podcast 13

November 27th, 2019

37:47

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 13th podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, Chapters 17-19:10.

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Let Justice Roll Down - Before We Go Podcast 12

November 22nd, 2019

19:20

There are good reasons why our justice system is often more slow and tortoise-like than it is swift and speedy like the hare. 

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The Seven Bowls of Wrath in Revelation Chapters 15-16 - Before We Go Podcast 11

November 20th, 2019

41:56

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their 11th podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, chapters 15-16.

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Praying for Our Leaders - Before We Go Podcast 10

November 15th, 2019

24:08

Praying effectively for our national leaders takes some forethought.

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The Unholy Trio in Revelation Chapters 12-14 - Before We Go Podcast 09

November 13th, 2019

39:03

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their ninth podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation, chapters 12-14.

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Prayer and Fasting - Before We Go Podcast 08

November 8th, 2019

20:22

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their eighth podcast with a discussion about how in a divided society Christians must take seriously the power of words to wound or to heal.

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The Seven Trumpets in Revelation Chapters 8-11 - Before We Go Podcast 07

November 6th, 2019

36:59

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their sixth podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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What Time Is It? - Before We Go Podcast 06

November 1st, 2019

17:53

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their sixth podcast with a conversation about the crucial role that the local church must play …

The White Robed Martyrs in Revelation Chapter 7 - Before We Go Podcast 05

October 30th, 2019

38:56

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their fifth podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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Seven Seals Opened in Revelation Chapter 6 - Before We Go Podcast 04

October 23rd, 2019

43:38

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their fourth podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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Heavenly Worship in Revelation Chapters 4-5 - Before We Go Podcast 03

October 16th, 2019

34:33

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their third podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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The Seven Churches in Revelation Chapters 2-3 - Before We Go Podcast 02

October 9th, 2019

30:22

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their second podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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A Brief Introduction to Revelation Chapter 1 - Before We Go Podcast 01

October 4th, 2019

36:12

Well-loved broadcasters David & Karen Mains launch their first podcast with a conversation about David's insights into the book of Revelation.

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