TheBLAST Podcast

TheBLAST Podcast

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We welcome you to TheBLAST Podcast, where we seek to inspire, challenge and inform all Christians and especially those of the Christian Fellowship Ministries. Recreating those conversations that shape disciples and encourage saints. For decades, the Trumpet magazine has been a great blessing to churches, pastors and disciples around the world. This podcast aims to be electronic descendant of that effort.


045.2 – Rehab Ministry for Newbies [PART 2]
Jun 26 • 25 min
We make a call for disciples to take this ministry and run with it. What a fantastic platform for discipleship! Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! Leave us a…
045.1 – Rehab Ministry for Newbies [PART 1]
Jun 10 • 34 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! Leave us a Five-Star review on iTunes. We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the…
044.2 – Make Small Churches Great Again [PART 2]
May 27 • 36 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! Leave us a Five-Star review on iTunes. We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the…
044.1 – Make Small Churches Great Again [PART 1]
May 20 • 29 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the show. Show Notes for Episode 44.1 Thanks…
042.4 – Put the Phone Down! [PART 4]
Apr 1 • 26 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the show. Show Notes for Episode 42.4 In this…
042.3 – Put the Phone Down! [PART 3]
Mar 25 • 30 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the show. Welcome back to the third part of…
042.2 – Put the Phone Down! [PART 2]
Mar 18 • 31 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of important links before we share the content of our episode: We need your feedback! We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch storeto support the show. In this episode, we continue to…
042.1 – Put the Phone Down! [PART 1]
Mar 11 • 32 min
Please support us at Patreon.com! A couple of housekeeping items before we get into the content of our episode: We need your feedback! We need your support at Patreon.com Please check out our merch store to support the show. LISTENER FEEDBACK! Fake News…
041.3 - Carl Milliman: God’s Grace in Action [PART 3]
Mar 4 • 29 min
Carl Milliman’s testimony explains how he was able to recover from the curse of his backsliding and make a full recovery into God’s will. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
041.2 - Carl Milliman: God’s Grace in Action [PART 2]
Feb 25 • 31 min
There is a tremendous amount of agony and pain in this story, but also there are valuable lessons learned that Carl shares with us. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
041.1 - Carl Milliman: God’s Grace in Action [PART 1]
Feb 18 • 32 min
Carl Milliman explains his origin story and tells us about the early days of his ministry. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
040 - Raising the Bar: Church Discipline
Nov 21, 2018 • 103 min
What would it be like if a basketball coach lowered the rim, shortened the three-point and foul lines? Would it make his team better? Maybe only in their own minds. That’s why standards are so critical to maintain in any arena of life. —- Send in a voice…
039 – The Celebration of the Biblical Family
Nov 13, 2018 • 55 min
Please listen carefully to these testimonies so that you can have compassion on those who struggle with same-sex attraction, and realize that the Gospel works for them too! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
038 – Introducing West2East Hope International
Sep 14, 2018 • 54 min
John Dumas joins us and tells us how West2East Hope International got started. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
037 – Missions Ministry with Minimal Money
Jul 30, 2018 • 74 min
‘Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,’ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
036 – Immigration, Priorities, and Evangelism
Jun 26, 2018 • 87 min
How the Hierarchy of Responsibility affects your life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
035 – America’s Forgotten Christian Heritage
Apr 24, 2018 • 80 min
Remembering why this nation carries such unprecedented blessing, wealth, liberty, and innovation. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
034 – Focusing on Youth Ministry
Mar 19, 2018 • 47 min
In this episode, we welcome Mr. Teddy Ray Cooper all the way from Kusel, Germany for a helpful conversation about a necessity in every growing church: Youth Ministry. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
033 – Keeping A Right Heart in Support Ministry
Feb 2, 2018 • 56 min
While the ministry of preaching and church-planting is often spotlighted, the ministries of helps and administrations are not only biblical but extremely necessary. Every Christian is called to preach (see Mark 16:15), but not everyone is called to be a…
032 – Refuting the Cult Accusation
Jan 26, 2018 • 122 min
On this episode of TheBLAST Podcast: We address the longstanding controversy of Potter’s House Churches being labeled as cults.We examine a YouTube video with just such an accusationWe will give our defense against these accusationsAnd finally, we will…
031 – Year in Review: 2017
Jan 7, 2018 • 66 min
Welcome back to the TheBLAST Podcast.We do this to be a blessing to the Body of Christ: disciples, pastors and Christians everywhere; giving you the ammo you need to be a witness and perhaps to make those long, quiet drives more enjoyable.Part IFor our…
030 – The Festivals of Light
Dec 26, 2017 • 72 min
Welcome back to the TheBLAST Podcast.It’s been a while, we know. No excuses, we’re back!We do this to be a blessing to the Body of Christ: disciples, pastors and Christians everywhere; giving you the ammo you need to be a witness and to perhaps to make…
029 – The Power of Music
Aug 30, 2017 • 54 min
It’s back! TheBLAST Podcast makes a long-awaited return. Pastor Adam invites Pastor Dion to have a lively discussion on the Power of Music. We hope you enjoy it! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
028 – Defeating Discouragement
Dec 1, 2016 • 80 min
In this episode Pastor Adam interviews possibly the most encouraging man on the planet - Evangelist Richard Brooks! Richard’s testimony is amazing. From being a California hippy to somehow ending up in an Australian jail, Richard was powerfully saved AND…
027 – The Power of Inadequacy
Oct 13, 2016 • 86 min
We welcome you once again to TheBLAST Podcast where we attempt to emulate just a fraction of what The Trumpet magazine does. We seek to inspire and encourage all Christians, especially those of the Christian Fellowship Ministries.In tonight’s episode we…
026 – The Pastoral Rebuke: Giving & Receiving
Sep 2, 2016 • 93 min
We open the show with a tribute to Sister Mitchell and the impact that she made through her example and her sacrifice. If you haven’t seen the Memorial service please watch the Livestream. Segment One We are pleased to be joined be Pastor Paul Alvarez…
025 - No Talent Needed & Conference Reflections
Aug 22, 2016 • 49 min
First and foremost we do apologize for the lapse between episodes. Think of it as our summer vacation. Actually we’ve been extremely busy. We know that’s no excuse and we are sorry to have kept you waiting. We’ll do our best to be more consistent. We…
024 - Outreach Inspiration (Even For the Untalented)
Jun 27, 2016 • 74 min
Hello and welcome back to TheBLAST Podcast, where we seek to inspire and challenge all Christians, especially those within the Christian Fellowship Ministries. As many of our listeners know, we have been asked repeatedly to do an episode regarding…
023 – Serving God & Country
Jun 15, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode we are extremely blessed and privileged to welcome Evangelist Richard Graham to discuss the important topic of serving God and Country. As a 21-year Army Sergeant, Evangelist Graham has some very helpful insights to offer to churches,…
022 – Discipleship Qualities to Look For in Men
May 28, 2016 • 75 min
Episode 022 – Discipleship Qualities to Seek in MenGreetings once again, BLASTers! This week’s episode was recorded during a car ride to a Men’s Discipleship meeting in Jacksonville, NC. So, what topic was on our minds? Discipleship, of course! Years ago…
021 – TransGender INSANITY
May 17, 2016 • 101 min
Hello BLASTers! We welcome you back to Episode 21 where we discuss the raging issue of the hour - Transgender bathroom rights! What do we do? How do we respond? But first, we want to give a big THANK YOU to Pastor Brian Lowery for donating the…
020 - Election 2016: Re-Examining the Current Choices
May 10, 2016 • 52 min
Segment OneHello BLASTers! Sorry for the span between episodes. We’ve been ultra-busy! Between Pastor Adam going to the Philippines to preach for Pastor Mel Biangco and a multi-church revival with Pastor Campbell as soon as he returned it’s been quite a…
019 – Regaining Dignity for the Small Church Experience
Apr 8, 2016 • 103 min
Most of you who listen to TheBLAST Podcast are Americans and can therefore vouch for the fact that, given the option, Americans tend to gravitate toward things that are bigger. Just think of the smartphone phenomenon: remember when they seemed to be…
018 – Men Making Amends (MMA)
Apr 1, 2016 • 50 min
Hey BLASTers! Dave here with this week’s episode recap. In the first segment we had the privilege of interviewing Lincoln Sheppard of Fullerton, CA who, along with his pastor, Richard Salanoa, has created a new ministry called Men Making Amends along with…
017 – The Pro-Life Generation
Mar 16, 2016 • 73 min
We’re back this week with another special edition of TheBLAST Podcast. This week, we dive into the worthy subject of preserving the lives of the most vulnerable among us: The Pre-Born. We’re delighted to welcome Maggie Teton and Michael Maunder to the…
016 – Kingdom Resources
Mar 8, 2016 • 92 min
Episode 16 is ready for you to hear! Our topic this time around is Kingdom Resources. First Segment – We kick off this sweet sixteenth episode by looking at the problem of dry-well syndrome. How do we keep ourselves from losing our spiritual inspiration?…
015 – The New Convert Experience: Don’t Forget the Baby
Feb 29, 2016 • 98 min
TheBLAST Podcast is back with a special episode about the importance of caring for our new believers. In segment one Pastor Dragoon and Dave welcome Cadence O’Neal, our church’s most recent new believer, to TheBLAST audience. We share the absolute…
014 – Christians and the Constitution
Feb 23, 2016 • 101 min
On this MEGABLAST edition of TheBLAST Podcast, we dive in to the world of politics. Segment One In the first segment, we are reminded of the Christian heritage and foundation of our society and our government. Without the first Great Awakening, there…
Bonus Material: Why David Smale is Pro-Life
Feb 23, 2016 • 5 min
Dave shares a touching real-life story of his experience with abortion. Please let this testimony impact your heart as you determine your values in life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
013 – You Are What You Eat: What Do You Put In Your Soul?
Feb 15, 2016 • 72 min
Welcome to Episode 13 of TheBLAST Podcast! We’re grateful that you take the time to listen and participate in this journey along with us! In this lucky 13th episode, Dave and Pastor Adam discuss the issue of what we choose to feed our souls with. After…
012 – Winning the World Through Discipleship
Jan 30, 2016 • 53 min
TheBLAST Podcast is back this week with an engaging episode all about the power of discipleship. We are grateful to welcome Pastor Joshua Fowles to be part of our discussion for this episode! Dave has broken down the real-world numbers that reveal why the…
011 - Reflections on Prescott Winter Conference
Jan 22, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to episode eleven of TheBlast Podcast, where we seek to inspire and challenge all Christians. Especially those in the Christian Fellowship Ministries! Today we begin with a few numbers that show the steady growth of our listenership. Thank you for…
010 – Should Christians Arm Themselves?
Jan 8, 2016 • 93 min
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009 – Fellowship Standards: Stay In the Lines
Dec 24, 2015 • 86 min
Stay in the Lines! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
008 – The Church Building
Dec 14, 2015 • 87 min
How important is the church building? Join us as we explore the necessity for and the wisdom in a church building. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message
007 - Small Business in the Kingdom
Dec 8, 2015 • 101 min
Google, Apple, Microsoft, Ford, Walmart, McDonald’s… All behemoths of business right? Yes, but let let us never forget that they all began small. Our nation was built with the conviction that a little guy with a big idea can really make a difference.…
006 - Thanksgiving and Creativity
Nov 23, 2015 • 104 min
Welcome BackWe are back this week with an episode all about Thanksgiving. First Segment We take the time to examine the historical roots of how the holiday came to us. From the Pilgrims at Plymouth rock, to George Washington during the American…
005 - Spiritual Warfare / Being a Spiritual Christian
Nov 7, 2015 • 72 min
Welcome to Episode V of TheBLAST Podcast! We can’t thank you enough for your support and encouragement in this endeavor. We cherish your valuable time as you listen to these podcast episodes and journey with us, one week at a time. First Segment…
004 - Unmasking Halloween
Oct 28, 2015 • 99 min
Welcome to Episode IV! In this week’s episode, Dave and I delve into the topic of All-Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween. We take the first segment of the show to discuss the immense growth of the death culture in the western world and includes the rising amounts…
MiniBLAST - Following Up on Ep. 002- The Persecuted Church
Oct 21, 2015 • 47 min
We are pleased to be joined by Pastor Kevin Mcmahon from Little Rock, AR in this episode to discuss the needs of the persecuted church and the work that is being done by the organization OpenDoors See our webpage at www.vbph.org/theblast for a short video…
003 – Marriage & Ministry: Finding the Balance
Oct 18, 2015 • 91 min
This week, Dave and I tackle a vital issue that could make your life a great blessing or.. a living nightmare. How does someone who’s serious about serving God and people in ministry also keep a handle on their marriage relationship? We discuss many…
MiniBLAST - The Sermon Workshop Episode
Oct 14, 2015 • 22 min
Assistant Pastor Nick Walters from Norfolk and Pioneer Pastor Philip Buzscek from Hampton join me in a late night car ride returning from the Sermon Workshop that featured Pastor Wayman Mitchell, Pastor Greg Mitchell, Pastor Terry Haynes and Pastor Mike…
002 - The Persecuted Church
Oct 9, 2015 • 89 min
In this episode, Adam & Dave begin by looking at George Barna’s amazing list of topics that church goers say they want to hear more of. Number two on the list is Religious Persecution. We delve into the topic examining history of religious persecution…
001 - Staying Connected – The Reason For This Podcast
Oct 2, 2015 • 67 min
Joining us this episode is Missionary Pastor Gary Monnens to discuss the importance of connections. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblast-podcast/message