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Practical, truthful, applicable, personable, humorous, helpful - that's Sandy Creek Stirrings! The goal of Sandy Creek Stirrings is to “stir up” Christians to do something great for the cause of Christ! Steeped in a heavy dose of Biblical, factual, and logical truth, you can expect practical content… read more

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E147 - In Honor of Dr. Dave McCoy: "It Pays To Serve God"

September 28th, 2021


It is with saddened hearts that we remember the great Dr. Dave McCoy.  Dr. McCoy passed away from Covid-19 just hours after celebrating 40 years as pastor of Peoples Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia.  Listeners of …

E146 - Answering Humanism

September 24th, 2021


Based in pride, humanism does its best to try and tear down Christianity and to try and merge religion with what is truly no religion at all.  The …

E145 - Discipleship: How To Be Involved - Part 2

September 21st, 2021


Someone once said, “Baptists have typically done a good job of winning souls and baptizing them, but have done a horrible job of discipleship.” …

E144 - 3 Thoughts For Your Devotions

September 17th, 2021


How have your devotions been?  How has your walk with God been? Have you noticed Satan fighting to get your devotions off track?  Your walk with God is the foundation for your Christian life and we must learn to keep …

E143 - Humanism: What Does It Look Like?

September 14th, 2021


One of the biggest enemies we face in our lives is "Humanism".  In the spiritual war going on about us, humanism has been doing its best to reek …

E142 - My Story Won't Wow You: How I Met My Wife

September 10th, 2021


They say the two most important decisions you will ever make is to accept Christ's gift of salvation and who you will spend your life with.  I've …

E141 - Discipleship: How To Be Involved - Part 1

September 7th, 2021


Someone once said, “Baptists have typically done a good job of winning souls and baptizing them, but have done a horrible job of discipleship.” …

E140 - Payday Someday by Dr. R.G. Lee

September 3rd, 2021


Today's episode features a message preached over 1200 times by Dr. R.G. Lee: "Payday Someday".  Known to be one of the most famous messages of all times, Payday Someday saw thousands come to the Lord!  Listen to this …

E139 - How To Not Forget

August 31st, 2021


“I forgot” has become one of the most used excuses in history and this present time.   How often have you heard someone offer the excuse of "I …

E138 - Q&A: Bits of Wisdom For The Assistant to the Pastor

August 27th, 2021


A listener sent in a question asking: "What advice would you give for the second man - an assistant to the pastor?"  I am humbled and honored that …

E137 - 10 Tips For Junior Church Workers

August 24th, 2021


Do you work in Junior Church?  Are you involved in the children's programs of your church?  I encourage everyone to take a serious look at serving in …

E136 - My Story Won't Wow You: I Almost Quit - Part 2

August 20th, 2021


I almost quit.  I almost gave in.  I almost threw in the towel.  When my family came off the mission field, my pride, bitterness, and arrogance stepped up to bat over the home plate of my life.  Join me in this episode …

E135 - My Story Won't Wow You: I Almost Quit - Part 1

August 17th, 2021


I almost quit.  I almost gave in.  I almost threw in the towel.  When my family came off the mission field, my pride, bitterness, and arrogance stepped up to bat over the home plate of my life.  Join me in this episode …

E134 - Looking For A Priest

August 13th, 2021


The "Stand in the Gap" verse of Ezekiel 22 talks about how God can find no one to stand in the gap.  The question rings true today.  God is looking for someone to fill in the gap?  Can God count on you?  What type of …

E133 - TV Filters and Cuss-boxes: Should Christians Use Them?

August 10th, 2021


The “cuss-box” or TV filter is simply a device that mutes out and clips scenes with profanity, nudity, violence, and more based on the settings you …

E132 - Are Baptists Protestant?

August 6th, 2021


A question I get asked frequently is: "Are Baptists protestant?  Are they a protestant denomination?"  Most of the world refer to us as protestant, but is that true?  Take a look with me in this episode at the history, …

E131 - "If My People" by Dr. David Gibbs Jr.

August 3rd, 2021


Have you ever thought what you would do if you and your family was sued by the government?  Many years ago, a Christian school was sued by a state …

E130 - 5 Things Wrong With Seventh Day Adventism

July 30th, 2021


As we continue our series entitled "5 Things Wrong With", join me as we discuss the Seventh Day Adventist religion!  The Seventh Day Adventists claim to believe and teach the Word of God, they claim Ellen G. White was a …

E129 - My Story Won't Wow You: Cancer Comes

July 27th, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking, or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story.  Everybody …

E128 - 10 Skills Every Man Should Know

July 23rd, 2021


Boys and Men.  There is a difference.  Sadly, in today's world, we have many adult boys - guys who never grew up and never matured.  There are things …

E127 - 5 Things Wrong With Catholicism

July 20th, 2021


With an estimated 1.2 billion catholics across the world, catholicism has a rather large following.  Officially organizing and starting in the late …

E126 - Shepherds in the Bible: What Were They Like?

July 16th, 2021


Have you ever notice how much the Bible talks about shepherds and sheep?  How much do you know about shepherds in Bible times? If your answer is "not much" then this is the episode for you!  Welcome to an episode all …

E125 - My Story Won't Wow You: Island Life

July 13th, 2021


As we continue our series entitled "My Story Won't Wow You", I continue to talk about living on St. Barths - what island life was like.  I share some …

E124 - BONUS: A Word From The Host

July 4th, 2021


Happy 4th of July to you!

In this episode, I remind you of the significance of the 4th of July and encourage you to remember the brave lives …

E123 - 5 Things Wrong With Mormonism

July 2nd, 2021


In this episode, we examine the Mormon religion in comparison to Scripture.  Are they a true or false religion?  Do they believe in many "gods" or one God?  Do they believe in works based salvation?  Can I become a …

E122 - The Right Time

June 29th, 2021


This episode deals with the area of punctuality - being on time.  Many struggle with arriving on time to their engagements, work, and church.  In …

E121 - Top 10 Games For Couples

June 25th, 2021


Games can be one of the best ways a couple can spend time together.  They get you away from the TV and help to build conversation.  I think my favorite part of my wife and I playing games together is the conversations …

E120 - The Apocrypha: Is It Scripture?

June 22nd, 2021


Many times I have been asked about the Apocrypha. Some have no idea what the apocrypha is, but those who came from the catholic church will know …

E119 - Consequences

June 18th, 2021


In many ways, this episode can be life changing.  If you heed the warnings of this episode, remember its content, and follow its plea then this …

E118 - Why I'm An Onlyist

June 15th, 2021


As we hold up the Word of God and preach the Word of God, saying, “This  is truth!  Follow this!”,  many come along and want to destroy the truth  we …

E117 - My Story Won't Wow You: All About St. Barths

June 11th, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking, or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story.  Everybody …

E116 - Should An Independent Baptist Watch "The Chosen"?

June 8th, 2021


I recently had someone ask what my opinion of "The Chosen" was and should Christians watch it.   "The Chosen" claims to be the first multi-season …

E115 - Teaching Your Children Wise Money Habits

June 4th, 2021


As parents, we have the responsibility to teach our children in all of areas of life, including the area of finances.  In this episode, I give 3 areas you need to address in the area of finances with your children, as …

E114 - 5 Things Wrong With Jehovah Witnesses

June 1st, 2021


Welcome to the first episode in our new series entitled: “5 Things Wrong With” and you fill in the blank.  Each episode of this series will deal with …

E113 - My Story Won't Wow You: The Thoughts of a Missionary Kid

May 28th, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking, or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story.  Everybody …

E112 - Vaccines: (Part 2) Examining the Facts, Exposing the Myths, Exploring the Logic

May 25th, 2021


This  is one of the most opinionated and often divisive subjects a Christian  can discuss.  If you google “should Christians support vaccines”, you …

E111 - Vaccines:(Part 1) Examining the Facts, Exposing the Myths, & Exploring the Logic

May 21st, 2021


This is one of the most opinionated and often divisive subjects a Christian can discuss.  If you google “should Christians support vaccines”, you …

E110 - Q&A: Resources for Church Staff?

May 18th, 2021


This episode answers a question sent in by a listener: "What are some resources you would recommend for those on church staff?"  In response, I give …

E109 - Q&A: Should A Lady Wear A Head Covering?

May 18th, 2021


In this episode, we answer some more questions that were sent in by our listeners: "Should a lady wear a head covering?" and "How do you give the …

E108 - My Story Won't Wow You: Miracles and Culture Shock

May 14th, 2021


In this episode, we continue the series entitled "My Story Won't Wow You".  I start off by telling one of the most incredible financial miracles I …

E107 - Proving Jesus Is God

May 11th, 2021


Is Jesus God?  This is one of the common questions asked concerning Jesus Christ.  It's a question revolving around the deity of Christ - one of the …

E106 - All About Jesus: Answering Common Questions About Christ

May 7th, 2021


In this episode, we answer some of the most common questions about Christ.  Questions like: Did Jesus have long hair?  What color was Jesus?  What …

105 - 10 Mistakes Church Planters Should Not Make - Part 2

May 4th, 2021


Join us for part 2 of our series entitled "10 Mistakes Church Planters Should Not Make"!  These episodes are extremely practical for church planter, …

E104 - 10 Mistakes Church Planters Should Not Make: Part 1

April 30th, 2021


For this 2 part series, I am joined by veteran church planter: Pastor Patrick Gimenez.  In this episode (Part 1), Pastor Gimenez gives the story of what led him into planting Victory Springs Independent Baptist Church …

E103 - Win at Work: How To Lead Your Co-workers To The Lord

April 27th, 2021


Your workplace is one of the biggest built in mission fields available to you.  Each and every single day, you have the opportunity to work right beside those who need the Savior.  How can you win them to the Lord?  How …

E102 - Practical and Productive Finances: Part 3

April 23rd, 2021


As we finish the last part of our "Practical and Productive Finances" series, we end with wise principles for spending.  Everyone like to spend money in some regards.  Whether it be needs or wants, examine the wise …

E101 - 5 Life Changing Messages Every Person Needs To Hear

April 20th, 2021


The Bible says in Proverbs 22:28, "Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set."  Our spiritual fathers - the spiritual giants of old …

E100 - The 100TH Episode!

April 16th, 2021


Join me for this exciting celebration of our 100th episode!  In this episode, we discuss the many different countries and states our listeners tune in from, our top 5 most listened to episodes, the thoughts of listeners …

E99 - My Top 10 CD's On Youtube

April 13th, 2021


Have you ever looked for new music to listen to?  You have your favorites but need to add some other good, godly music to your playlist collection? …

E98 - Practical and Productive Finances: Part 2

April 9th, 2021


As we continue our mini-series on finances, let's talk about savings.  After discussing the principles of stewardship and the priority of giving in part 1, we must understand the Biblical precept of saving.  Saving is …

E97 - Practical & Productive Finances: Part 1

April 6th, 2021


Finances are a key part of our lives and today we begin part 1 of a mini-series on finances.  They are how we buy and sell, how we live, how we give, and how we prepare for the future.  Preparing a practical and …

E96 - My Story Won't Wow You: RV Livin'

April 2nd, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking,  or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the  streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story. …

E95 - First Q&A

March 30th, 2021


This episode is our very first Q&A episode!  We are so excited when our listeners send in questions!  In this episode, we answer the following …

E94 - Judge Not!

March 26th, 2021


"Don't judge me!  The Bible says judge not!"  

Have you ever had someone respond to you that way before?  Have you ever had someone throw out “Judge not”?  Out of all passages of Scripture, that the world seems to have …

E93 - How To Know God's Will

March 23rd, 2021


God’s will can often be viewed as a dark, ominous, and often mystical legendary lore that cannot be found.  This simply is not true.  You can know the will of God for your life.  You can know what God wants you to do …

E92 - My Story Won't Wow You: Mississippi, Florida, and Where???

March 19th, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking, or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story.  Everybody …

E91 - The Biblical Approach To Finding A Spouse

March 16th, 2021


The biggest decision you will ever make, besides your salvation, is who you will spend the rest of your life with - your spouse.  This decision can literally make or break your future.  Knowing that the world has never …

E90 - "Are You Renting or Buying?" with Evangelist Dave Sommerdorf

March 12th, 2021


In a critical point of my life, a man of God stood in a pulpit and preached a critical truth.  The message was entitled, "Are You Renting or Buying?" …

E89 - 10 Simple Ways To Get More Scripture In Your Home

March 9th, 2021


In this episode, I am briefly joined by my three year old daughter, Liberty, and she starts off the episode quoting 2 verses that she has memorized …

E88 - My Story Won't Wow You: Two Births

March 5th, 2021


My story won't "wow" you.  I didn't come from a life of drugs, drinking, or cigarettes.  I've never been to jail.  I've never slept on the streets.  My story, well, it just won't wow you.  But it's my story.  Everybody …

E87 - Parent Like Amram and Jochebed

March 2nd, 2021


In this episode, I encourage you to be a parent like Amram and Jochebed.  They raised a trio of children that God wanted to use and God even included …

E86 - How To Lose Every Single Time

February 26th, 2021


Do you like to lose?  I would be hard pressed to find someone who enjoys losing.  We don't like to lose.  We like to win!  Sadly, many people are …

E85 - How To Make A Decision and Keep It

February 23rd, 2021


Have you ever made a decision before only to not keep it just a week or two later?  Have you ever knelt at an altar and said, "God, I'm going to give this up!", only to be doing the same thing in less than a month? …

E84 - What Is An Assistant to the Pastor?

February 19th, 2021


A listener asked, "What is an Assistant to the Pastor and what does he do?"  What a wonderful question!  I appreciate those who wish to learn about …

E83 - A Parent's Response

February 16th, 2021


Parent, how's your response?  Taken directly from a passage in 2 Kings, we examine the effect of a parent's response on the life of our children.  We see two responses: that of a disinterested parent and that of a …

E82 - Interview with Evangelist Dave Sommerdorf

February 12th, 2021


Join me as I sit down with Evangelist Dave Sommerdorf for an interview episode!  We discuss many topics, such as: being a Christian in the military, keys for a lasting marriage, how to rise through the ranks at your …

E81 - Baptist History Lesson #23 - Filling God's House

February 11th, 2021


This is the very last episode of our Baptist History series.  In this episode, you will hear how the Baptists of the 1800s and 1900s filled the house of God.  See how they impacted the world for Christ and be touched by …

E80 - There's A Wicked King!

February 9th, 2021


"There's a wicked king!"  That's the cry of today.  Many Christians are concerned with who is in power and the looming of the future.  How can we continue to keep standing and be strong Christians?  How can we live for …

E79 - All Your Teen's Problems

February 5th, 2021


I think most godly parents realize that, in general, we have a big problem with the youth of America.  The next generation simply isn’t rising to the standards we need them to.  The next generation is failing across the …

E78 - Baptist History Lesson #22: The Gospel to America and the World

February 4th, 2021


The Constitution and Bill of Rights are in place giving religious freedom to America.  What will the Baptists do with this opportunity?  Hear the stories of Baptists as they take the Gospel to other states and preach …

E77 - The Duel of the S's - Sabbath vs. Sunday

February 2nd, 2021


Sabbath vs. Sunday.  Why do we meet on Sunday instead of the Sabbath?  Didn't God command for us to meet on the Sabbath?  Why was the Sabbath even instituted?  Is one day more important than the other?  All these …

E76 - Chivalrous?

January 29th, 2021


Are you chivalrous?  Are you courteous and kind - a gentleman?  In a world of boys who have never grown up, we need to be the type of men who understand how to behave and act.  Prepare for an extremely practical episode …

E75 - Baptist History Lesson #22: Baptists and the American Constitution

January 28th, 2021


Would we have the Constitution today if it were not for the Baptists?  Why was John Leland so important to the foundation of our nation?  Where did …

E74 - The Jibberish of the Church - Tongues

January 26th, 2021


What does the Bible say about "tongues"?  Are they still something the church should practice today?  Why is there such a big disagreement on …

E73 - God's Key To Conquering Sorrow

January 22nd, 2021


Sorrow is no respecter of persons.  Everyone will, at some point in their life, go through a time of sorrow...but why do some people make it out of sorrow stronger and others never come out of it?  How can you make it …

E72 - Baptist History Lesson #21 - Baptists and The War for Independence

January 21st, 2021


Find out how the Baptists were involved in The War for Independence!  Baptists of old didn't sit on the sideline, they fought right along side our …

E71 - The No-So-Golden Ticket: Gambling

January 19th, 2021


Millions of people play the lottery each year and each person claims to be the owner of the "Golden Ticket".  The reality is, when the numbers are …

E70 - The Most Important Thing You Can Do: Part 2

January 15th, 2021


In Part 2 of "The Most Important Thing You Can Do", we take the content and message of soul-winning and practically apply them to actual scenarios. …

E69 - Baptist History Lesson #20 - The Persecution Before the Revolution

January 14th, 2021


Discover how Patrick Henry was involved in defending the rights of the Baptists and how Isaac Backus stood before the Continental Congress.  Learn …

E68 - The 50% Marriage Stat: Divorce in the Bible

January 12th, 2021


Divorce - what does God have to say about it?  Divorce is a real issue in this world and God has something to say about marriage and divorce.  Some …

E67 - The Most Important Thing You Can Do: Part 1

January 8th, 2021


Do you want to be a soul-winner?  You should be!  God left us here on earth to win souls for Him by sharing the Gospel with other people.  In this …

E66 - Baptist History Lesson #19: Shubal Stearns and the Sandy Creek Baptist Church

January 7th, 2021


This Baptist History contains, in my opinion, the most influential and impactful figure in all of Baptist History.  Join me as we discuss the impact …

E65 - On-Demand Murder: Abortion

January 4th, 2021


Abortion.  Say the word and a dividing line appears.  Each group takes sides and the arguments for each can become vicious at points.  Sadly, like many debates and hot topics the argument can boil down to shouting match …

E64 - Interview with Dr. Dave McCoy

January 1st, 2021


Join me as I sit down with Dr. Dave McCoy, the pastor of People's Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia.  We sit down and discuss a multitude of …

E63 - Let Us Go On

December 31st, 2020


Let us determine to do as the author of Hebrews says in chapter 6 and verse 1, "...let us go on...".  If I can encourage you this new year, let me encourage you to keep moving forward for the cause of Christ.  Join me …

E62 - Count Your Blessings

December 29th, 2020


As 2020 is coming to a close, I encourage you to sit down with your family, a pen, and a piece of paper and review God's blessings from 2020.  As the song says, "Count your many blessings, name them one by one, and it …

E61 - A Christmas Piano Playlist

December 25th, 2020


Merry Christmas to you!  Here is a Christmas piano playlist for you to enjoy on your Christmas day.  May God bless you and yours as you celebrate the glorious gift of the birth of our Messiah - Jesus Christ!  May you …

E60 - The Story Behind The Carols

December 24th, 2020


Merry Christmas Eve!  This is the perfect episode for light listening throughout the day of Christmas Eve. Predominately a "musical" episode, I share …

E59 - Mary Pondered All These Things

December 21st, 2020


During this Christmas week of 2020, I wanted to discuss the phrase "And Mary Pondered All These Things".  You will find the phrase of Mary pondered a few different times in Scripture.  What was Mary, the mother of …

E58 - 3 Newlywed Focal Points - Part 2

December 18th, 2020


Join  my wife Tabitha and I as we sit down and share 3 key areas newlyweds  need to be prepared for.  We start off with a short intro into how we  met and then dive into the first of 3 critical areas of any marriage. …

E57 - Baptist History Lesson #18 - The Great Awakening, George Whitefield, and Isaac Backus

December 17th, 2020


Have you ever heard of the Great Awakening?  It was a revival that lasted from the 1730's through the 1740's and it shook this New World for the cause of Christ.   Learn more about those glorious days in this episode. …

E56 - Why Should I Live A Godly Life After Salvation?

December 15th, 2020


"Well, I'm on my way to Heaven, now I can live however I want!"  Have you ever heard someone say something similar to that? I hear it all too often.  It's a mentality that is a sad response to the work and salvation of …

E55 - 3 Newlywed Focal Points: Part 1

December 11th, 2020


Join my wife Tabitha and I, for Part 1 of "3 Newlywed Focal Points", where we sit down and share 3 key areas newlyweds need to be prepared for.  We start off with a short intro into how we met and then dive into the …

E54 - Baptist History Lesson #17 - The Boston Baptists and The Wightman Family

December 10th, 2020


What will be the fate of the Boston Baptist Church after the passing of the "Fighting Baptist" Thomas Gould?  What will happen to them?  Learn this …

E53 - The Gap Theory

December 8th, 2020


The Gap Theory: True or False?  Is there really a gap of millions of years between Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2?  Is it a viable belief from Scripture?  Can it possibly be true?  Join me today as we discuss the Gap …

E52 - How To Listen To Preaching

December 4th, 2020


So, how do you listen to preaching?  What is the most effective tips to get the most of the preaching time at your church?  In this episode, we discuss the most practical tips for how you can get more out of the …

E51 - Baptist History Lesson #16: Baptists in the New World Part 4

December 3rd, 2020


Today, we learn about a man by the name of Henry Dunster: the first president of Harvard Universtiy and a Baptist of old.  What a great man!  We talk …

E50 - The Truth About Music: Part 3

December 1st, 2020


In the final episode of our mini-series "The Truth About Music", we discuss the Contemporary Christian Movement.  Learn the dangers of CCM and how to …

E49 - Holiday Traditions

November 27th, 2020


Merry Christmas to you!  Do you have traditions for the holiday season?  Are there certain special things you do each year?  Well, there is something …

E48 - A Testimony of Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2020


Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope each and every single one of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving.  As you do, here is a message that has been a personal …

E47 - The Truth About Music: Part 2

November 24th, 2020


Join me for the second part of our mini-series entitled: "The Truth About Music".  In this episode, we discuss the standards we should judge our …

E46 - Interview with Pastor Patrick Gimenez

November 20th, 2020


Join me for an interview episode with Pastor Patrick Gimenez!  In this episode, we discuss many different topics, such as:

  - His salvation …

E45 - Baptist History Lesson #15: Obadiah Holmes and the Early Colonies

November 19th, 2020


The story of Obadiah Holmes.  If you have never heard the story of Obadiah Holmes, you have missed out on a key and influential figure in Baptist …

E44 - The Truth About Music: Part 1

November 17th, 2020


In this mini-series, we talk about how we should evaluate our music.  Music is a big part of our lives as humans and is an important subject we …

E43 - Consistencies of Great Christians

November 13th, 2020


As  I have come across great Christians, they always seem to have something  in common.  They all seem to share some vital aspects of godly living …

E42 - Baptist History Lesson #14 - Baptists In The New World Part 2

November 12th, 2020


What happens to Roger Williams? Who laid the foundation for Religious Liberty in America?  Who was John Clarke?  What laws were the governments of …

E41 - Tithing: Should Christians Tithe?

November 10th, 2020


Should Christians Tithe?  Isn't tithing just part of the Old Testament law?  Is tithing even mentioned in the New Testament?  Is tithing still a …

E40 - Transform Your TV

November 6th, 2020


Join in the episode today as I ask you to transform your TV.  TV has gotten out of hand.  The average American spends 28 hours a week watching TV. …

E39 - Baptist History Lesson #13 - Baptists in the New World Part 1

November 5th, 2020


In today's Baptist History lesson, we begin our journey into the New World.  Learn how religious freedom wasn't real in the New World and the …

E38 - Alcohol and the Christian

November 3rd, 2020


What does the Bible have to say about alcohol?  Is God "ok" with the Christian who partakes of alcohol?  What does "wine" mean in the Bible?  Is ok …

E37 - Why You Should Avoid The Car Payment

October 30th, 2020


Today's podcast deals with a subject that some might consider a "hot take" but is something that I believe to be wise.  For the teen's just starting …

E36 - Baptist History Lesson #12

October 29th, 2020


In today's lesson on Baptist History, we continue through the 16th century by studying the lives of two men: Michael Sattler and Menno Simons!  See the stand they took and what they suffered for their faith.   May their …

E35 - Halloween: A Christian's Response

October 27th, 2020


If you knew something dangerous was knocking on your door, would you open the door?  Many would not open the physical door, but sadly, many …

E34 - Help Your Pastor Through Church Etiquette

October 23rd, 2020


Your Pastor has a very important responsibility : according to 1 Peter 5, he is in charge of feeding the flock of God.  That is not an easy job.  How can you be a help to your Pastor?  Church etiquette can be a great …

E33 - Baptist History Lesson #11

October 22nd, 2020


Join me today as we talk about the Church of England and its involvement in the Protestant Reformation.  We will also discuss when Baptists began …

E32 - Witchcraft: In the Bible, In Today, & In Your Home

October 20th, 2020


In this episode, we talk about witchcraft in the Bible, witchcraft today, and witchcraft in your home.  One of the things that Satan wants you to be comfortable with is the presence of witchcraft in your home.  Learn …

E31 - What You Should Bring To The Next Church Potluck

October 16th, 2020


Have a church potluck or a church fellowship coming up?  Unsure of what to bring?  Join me, as I give you 10 fresh and new ideas for you to take, as well as the MOST IMPORTANT thing you can bring to ANY church …

E30 - Baptist History Lesson #10

October 15th, 2020


In this episode, we begin to discuss that time in history known as the "Protestant Reformation".  We look at the lives of Luther, Calvin, Knox, and …

E29 - Why & How Christians Should Vote

October 13th, 2020


Should Christians vote?  Should Christians stay out of politics?  Should Christians avoid having a say in our government?  In this episode, we talk …

E28 - Interview with Dr. Scott Caudill

October 9th, 2020


Join me as I sit down with the President and Director of Macedonia World Baptist Missions and one of my hero's: Dr. Scott Caudill!  In this episode, we discuss many exciting topics and I am thrilled to present this …

E27 - Baptist History Lesson #9

October 8th, 2020


In today's episode, we talk about the rise of the English Bible, the life of John Wycliffe, and the persecution of the Baptist Lollards.  Will you …

E26 - The Faithful Failure Too Many Christians Make

October 6th, 2020


Today's episode is something that needs to be addressed in our churches across the nation.  It is a crucial part of our faith and something we need to rally behind and defend.  A pastor recently said that he has never …

E25 - Why Have To Spit Out The Bones?

October 2nd, 2020


Why do we only recommend the preaching and teaching of those who teach the same as we do?  It's a good question and one that should be answered.  In …

E24 - Baptist History Lesson #8

October 1st, 2020


Lesson #8 of Baptist History covers the Preparation for the Reformation: Part 2.  In this episode, we talk about the other things that set the stage for the Protestant Reformation: the Printing Press, the Renaissance, …

E23 - Bible Versions Part 3

September 29th, 2020


In the final part of Bible Versions, we discuss specifically, almost exclusively, the King James Bible.  We discuss several topics and how we can defend and answer the critics of the KJB.  Join me, as we talk about the …

E22 - The Necessity of Devotions: Family Time

September 25th, 2020


In our final episode on "The Necessity of Devotions", we discuss a vital, but often forgotten, necessity in our devotions: Family Devotions.  Do you and your family meet together daily and spend time with God? Do you …

E21 - Baptist History Lesson #7

September 24th, 2020


In this segment of Baptist History, we discuss the preparation for the Protestant Reformation.  We start by examining the first step towards the …

E20 - Bible Version Part 2

September 22nd, 2020


In Bible Versions Part 2, we discuss that vital belief of “not  taking away from or adding to the Words of God”.   Take a look with me  as we examine the facts behind the truth of this vital subject.  Here is  a bit of …

E19 - The Necessity of Devotions: Prayer Time

September 18th, 2020


As  we continue our mini-series entitled "The Necessity of Devotions", we  examine our Prayer Time.  In this portion, we discuss the importance of  prayer time in your daily devotions and hope to help make your prayer …

E18 - Baptist History Lesson #6

September 17th, 2020


As  we continue talking about early Baptists, hear the stories of the  Paulician's and the Waldensian's in today's episode! They suffered persecution …

E17 - Bible Versions Part 1

September 15th, 2020


Have  you heard questions regarding what Bible version to use?  Does it even  matter?  Are there really any differences between them?  In part 1 of  our Bible Versions episodes, we discuss the hundreds of English …

E16 - The Necessity of Devotions: Bible Time

September 11th, 2020


In this episode, we begin the first part of a mini-series entitled "The Necessity of Devotions".  In this first part, we start out by talking about our Bible Time - how to hit refresh and make our Bible time come alive. …

E15 - Baptist History Lesson #5

September 10th, 2020


Where did the name "Baptist" begin?  Why don't we just call ourselves "Christians" and just leave it at that?  Why is there a need to define who and what we are?  As we dive into today's episode, take a look with me at …

E14 - Is Christ In The Old Testament?

September 8th, 2020


I sat there shocked.  A Baptist preacher had just told me that Christ is not in the Old Testament.  I had heard Jehovah Witnesses say that.  I had …

E13 - What Does My Social Media Say About Me?

September 4th, 2020


Do  you realize that your social media contributes to your testimony as a  Christian?  Whether good or bad, the things you post, follow, like, …

E12 - Baptist History Lesson #4

September 3rd, 2020


To properly understand the history of the Baptists, we must get to know a little bit about those who attacked and persecuted the Baptist people for over 1500 years.  We entitle this portion of Baptist History - "The …

E11 - Calvinism Part 2

September 1st, 2020


In Part 2 of our episodes on Calvinism, we breakdown the final 3 of the 5 main tenets of Calvinism: Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace, and Perseverance of the Saints.  Join me as we arrive at a logical, Biblical …

E10 - My Coffee Pot Is Magic, Right?

August 28th, 2020


A seasoned man of God once told me, "Every time you see something good  in the Bible, dig deep to find the cause."  In this episode, we discuss  the …

E9 - Baptist History Lesson #3

August 27th, 2020


Baptist History Lesson #3 - The Apostle Paul gives two warnings to the early churches about some things that are going to happen, both inside and …

E8 - Calvinism Part 1

August 25th, 2020


In today's apologetics episode, we discuss the belief system of "Calvinism", sometimes also called "Reformed Theology".   In part 1, we breakdown the …

E7 - MY Bible

August 21st, 2020


In  this episode, we talk about how to make your Bible YOUR Bible.  To start off, we answer our first question submitted for our Q&A.  After that, we get into the main topic for the day: MY Bible.  We talk  about …

E6 - Baptist History Lesson 2

August 20th, 2020


What is the significance of denominational titles?  What do the names "Baptist", "Catholic", "Presbyterian", or "Methodist" really mean?  In this …

E5 - What Is Biblical Salvation?

August 18th, 2020


"If you died today, are you 100% sure you would go to Heaven?"  This is the most important question anyone can ever answer.  Sadly, the more I ask …

E4 - Hold Your Nose and Help Your Leader

August 14th, 2020


Want to hear an embarrassing blunder I made during our journey as missionaries?  Then this is the episode for you!  Not only do I share my personal story but we also discuss practical tips for being a help to your …

E3 - Baptist History Lesson #1

August 13th, 2020


In our very first episode on Baptist History, we answer two very important questions:  

1: Who started the New Testament church?  Christ or Peter? 

2: When was the New Testament church started?  During the time of …

E2 - Intro to Apologetics

August 11th, 2020


"Apologetics" simply means "the defense of the faith".  The question is: should we defend our faith?  Should Christians make a public stand for the …

E1 - Welcome to Sandy Creek Stirrings

July 25th, 2020


Welcome to Sandy Creek Stirrings!  I am honored that you would take the time to join me!  In this very first episode, we talk about the purpose, the …

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