In the Word, On the Go

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1 Verse from God’s Word for 10 Minutes of your Day


101: If God is merciful, does it really matter how I live? Melissa Kruger on Romans 12:1
Dec 11 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and best-selling author, Melissa Kruger talks about how God's mercy should ffect our lives. Melissa says, "God nailed his Son to a cross. In view of that mercy, you don't go on sinning. You live a…
100: What is Gospel-Centeredness all about? Jared Wilson on 1 Corinthians 15:1-2
Dec 9 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker, best-selling author, and professor, Jared Wilson talks about how the gospel applies to every area of life. Jared says, "If you really believe this gospel, it is also the grounds for your standing…
99: What’s the best way to confront other people? Shannon Popkin on Luke 6:33-35
Dec 4 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and author, Shannon Popkin, reminds us to look at the fruit in our own lives before talking to other people about theirs. Commenting on Luke 6:33-35, Shannon says, "When God shows us that there's ugly…
98: Jesus was born, but why did he have to live a life? Jeremy McMorris on 2 Corinthians 5:21
Dec 2 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Jeremy McMorris, lead pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Dalhart, Texas, discusses the righteousness of God which we have because of Christ. Jeremy says, "When God looks at me, he doesn't see me sinful or even…
97: How to think about differences in other people? Joel Muddamalle on Galatians 3:28
Nov 27 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Joel Muddamalle, Director of Theology and Ministry Products at Proverbs 31 Ministries, discusses the God-planned goodness of diversity that is highlighted in Galatians 3:28. Joel says, "We don't have to create…
96: Where to find hope when life seems hopeless? Darryl Dash on Romans 16:20
Nov 25 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor, blogger, and author, Darryl Dash, discusses the hope and peace we find in God's future judgment. Darryl says, "Satan who promises peace, delivers devestation. While the God who comes in peace, brings…
95: What does the Lord think about my thoughts? Trevin Wax on Psalm 19:14
Nov 20 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author, blogger, and pastor, Trevin Wax, talks about a verse that's been a "life verse" to him over the years. Commenting on Psalm 19:14, Trevin says, "We need to be constantly reorienting ourselves to the…
94: What does theology have to do with real life? Beau Landers on Romans 12:1
Nov 18 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and teacher, Beau Landers, talks about a verse that's been significant to him in his life and ministry. Commenting on Romans 12:1, Beau says, "In view of the sacrifice of Christ, we are to offer our…
93: Why are we not OK with not being OK? Kristen Hatton on 2 Corinthians 12:9
Nov 13 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and blogger, Kristen Hatton, talks about a verse that's meant a lot to her own family. Commenting on 2 Corinthians 12:9, Hatton says, "It's a good thing to be weak. The more we see how weak and needy we…
92: How do I handle anxiety and fear? Barnabas Piper on Isaiah 41:10
Nov 11 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author, blogger, and podcaster, Barnabas Piper, talks about a verse that's meant a lot to five generations of his family. Commenting on Isaiah 41:10, Barnabas says, "The promise of God is not that…
91: Does God communicate beyond Scripture? Tim Challies on Psalm 19:14
Nov 6 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and blogger, Tim Challies, talks the "two books" of God's revelation. Commenting on Psalm 19:14, Tim says, "God, I want my words and my heart to be clean before you. And I know I can have…
90: Are my children too young for Jesus? Megan Hill on Matthew 19:14
Nov 4 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and author, Megan Hill, discusses the openness of Jesus toward the youngest. Megan says, "Children are valuable. Jesus prays for them. Jesus is affirming that age or experience or wisdom or being able…
89: What are the dangers of being right? Iain Duguid on Jonah 2:9
Oct 30 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Old Testament scholar and author, Iain Duguid, discusses the place of grace in the book of Jonah. Iain says, "It's easy to spout correct theology and for our hearts to be distant from the Lord. The message of…
88: What’s the big story of my life? Brian Vickers on Genesis 12:1-3
Oct 28 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," NT scholar and author, Brian Vickers, discusses the place of the gospel in the big picture of Scripture. Brian says, "In essence, the Great Commission is this: The disciples of Jesus going into the world, and…
87: What to do when I feel worn out? J. A. Medders on Matthew 11:28-30
Oct 23 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor, podcaster, and author, J. A., Jeff, Medders, discusses the kindndess of the Lord who calls us to find rest in him. Jeff says, "Jesus's commands are not back-breaking. We're united to the One who's…
86: What if I don’t want to obey? Jen Pollock Michel on Philippians 2:12-13
Oct 21 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and author, Jen Pollock Michel, discusses the paradox of resting in our salvation while also working it out. Jen says, "God is helping us want what he wants. The Christian life isn't like we're moving…
85: Is God always good? Jonathan Gibson on Psalm 100:5
Oct 16 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," seminary professor and author, Jonathan Gibson, discusses the difficulty of trusting the goodness of God. Jonny says, "The Lord is good even when you can't see it. Just like the moon is always round even when…
84: What’s my purpose in life? Dan DeWitt on Ephesians 2:10
Oct 14 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and professoer at Cedarville University, Dan DeWitt, talks about God's wonderful plan for the lives of his children. Dan says, "God is not saying, 'I'm going to help you be everything you want to be.'…
83: How to experience the blessed life? Barbara Juliani on Matthew 5:3
Oct 9 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Bible teacher and author, Barbara Juliani, discusses how to find the "blessedness" of being "poor in spirit" (Matt. 5:3). Barbara says, "You have nothing. Jesus has everything. You need him. If we daily…
82: What is discipleship? Ivan Mesa on Ezra 7:10
Oct 7 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," editor at The Gospel Coalition, Ivan Mesa, discusses the importance of living life under and out of God's Word. Ivan says, "Study, do, and teach. This is what dicipleship is all about." "In the Word, On the Go"…
81: What if I feel like I’ve sinned too much? Carl Laferton on James 4:6
Oct 2 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and Executive Vice President of The Good Book Company, Carl Laferton, discusses how God give "more grace." Carl says, "We're only really going to be able to confront our spiritual adultery when we know…
80: What to think in dark times? Barbara Reaoch on 1 John 1:5
Sep 30 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Bible teacher and author, Barbara Reaoch, discusses how God is light and what that means for life. Barbara says, "God is light. And he shows us things as they really are. Even when the day feels dark, in his…
79: What does God think of me right now? Scotty Smith on Zephaniah 3:17
Sep 25 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor, author, and seminary professor, Scotty Smith, discusses how the Lord rejoices over his undeserving children. Scotty says, "Right now God is committed to all those who trust in Jesus. Right now he…
78: Should there be limits on what I pray for? Derrick Parks on Isaiah 7:11
Sep 23 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Pastor Derrick Parks, founding pastor at Epiphany Church in Wilmington, Delaware, reminds us that God is able to answer even the biggest prayers, according to his will. Commenting on Isaiah 7:11, Derrick says,…
77: Special Superhero Edition with Todd Miles on Mark 2:10-11
Sep 18 • 11 min
In this special, bonus episode of "In the Word, On the Go," professor of Theology and author of Superheroes Can't Save You, Todd Miles, reminds us that a proper, biblical view of Jesus reveals him to be no mere human, but instead to be equal with God and…
76: What does it mean to love? Wendy Alsup on 1 Corinthians 13:7
Sep 16 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," teacher and author, Wendy Alsup, focuses on the biblical definition of love and what that should look like in real life. Wendy says, "When we love others like God loves us, we bear up in long trials with our…
75: How to find help in dark times? Jonathan Gibson on Genesis 1:1
Sep 11 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," seminary professor and author, Jonathan Gibson, discusses the often missing truths that are found in the very first verse of the Bible. Jonny says, "The Lord made everything, so he can help us with anything."…
74: What to do when I feel inadequate? Steve Brown on 1 Corinthians 4:7-9
Sep 9 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," radio broadcaster, seminary professor, and author, Steve Brown, discusses the treasure of the gospel that we have in jars of clay. Steve says, "God loves us without exception or reservation. That's the…
73: Why should I obey God? Matt Smethurst on Deuteronomy 10:12-13
Sep 4 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and managing editor of The Gospel Coalition, Matt Smethurst, discusses the the goodness of God we can experience through obeying his commands. Matt says, "The secret to joy is obedience. Obedience is not…
72: What if I feel alone? Jessica Thompson on Isaiah 40:11
Sep 2 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and conference speaker, Jessica Thompson, looks at Isaiah 40:11 to remind us of the Lord's shepherd-care for his flock. Jessica says, "God gently leads us. He's not screaming at us to hurry up. The more…
71: How do I become a Christian? Jonathan Carswell on Luke 24:46-47
Aug 28 • 12 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and CEO of 10ofthose.com publishing, Jonathan Carswell, discusses the summary of the whole Bible which is found in Luke 24:46-47. Jonathan says, "Christ suffered, died, rose again, and, through…
70: What to do when I worry? Joshua Cooley on Philippians 4:5-7
Aug 26 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," children's pastor and New York Times best-selling author, Joshua Cooley, discusses how Philippians 4:5-7 guides our hearts away from anxiety. Joshua says that when facing difficulties, our hearts lie to us and…
69: How can I endure through suffering? Sally Michael on 2 Corinthians 4:17-18
Aug 21 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Sally Michael, prolific author and co-founder of Children Desiring God, now known as Truth:78, discusses how 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 reminds us that suffering on earth is temporary but glory in heaven is eternal.…
68: If I give, will I get back? Roger Erdvig on 2 Corinthians 9:8
Aug 19 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Roger Erdvig, author and headmaster of Wilmington Christian School, discusses how 2 Corinthians 9:8 encourages us to be generous because God is gracious. Roger says, "A tight-fisted way of living is the…
67: What to do in dark times? Tim Keesee on Psalm 139:12
Aug 14 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Tim Keesee, author, producer of the Dispatches from the Front documentary series, and director of Frontline Missions International, discusses how Psalm 139:12 assures God's children even when they are in…
66: What keeps us from falling away from Christ? Elyse Fitzpatrick on Jude 1:24-25
Aug 12 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Elyse Fitzpatrick, counselor, author, and speaker, discusses how Jude (verses 24-25) promises that God will protect his children. Elyse says, "Your standing before God is in God's hands. There are days when you…
65: Are you a credit thief? Daniel Im on 1 Samuel 13:3-4
Aug 7 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Daniel Im, pastor, author, podcaster, and Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com at LifeWay Christian Resources, discusses how 1 Samuel 13:3-4 warns us about taking credit away from others.…
64: Am I aware of others around me? Timothy Paul Jones on Genesis 40:7
Aug 5 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Timothy Paul Jones, professor and vice-president at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, discusses how Genesis 40:7 reminds us of the importance of taking interest in others.…
63: What is shaping your priorities? Eric Sipe on Matthew 6:33
Jul 31 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Eric Sipe, senior pastor at Calvary Bible Church in Columbus, Ohio, discusses Matthew 6:33, which says "Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you."…
62: Why do I need self-control? Chris Brauns on Proverbs 25:28
Jul 29 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Dr. Chris Brauns, reminds us that the Lord uses self-discipline to provide protection for our lives. Commenting on Proverbs 25:28, Chris says, "We all battle for self-control in a fallen…
61: How can I handle anxious thoughts? Gloria Furman on Psalm 94:19
Jul 24 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and speaker Gloria Furman discusses Psalm 94:19. She reminds us that, "It's so easy to meditate on your temporary, changing circumstances, on all the things that are going wrong. But then,…
60: How do I handle guilty feelings? Jason Alligood on Romans 8:1
Jul 22 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor Jason Alligood reminds us that there is no condemnation "in Christ." Summarizing Romans 8:1, Jason says, "For those who have been united to Christ, they do not need to fear the condemnation they rightly…
59: What does it mean to be made in God’s image? Marty Machowski on Genesis 1:27
Jul 17 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Pastor Marty Machowski discusses Genesis 1:27. He summarizes this verse by saying, "God created people to reflect who He is—both boys and girl, men and women are created by God's design to reflect His image."…
58: What do you think about your sin? Thomas Schreiner on Psalm 25:11
Jul 15 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and professor, Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner, reminds us that God knows our sins are great and still forgives us. Commenting on Psalm 25:11, Tom clarifies that, "If we recognize that our sin is…
57: What’s the purpose of my suffering? Melissa Kruger on Psalm 126:5-6
Jul 10 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and teacher, Melissa Kruger, reminds us that God is able to turn our tears to joy. Commenting on Psalm 126:5-6, Melissa clarifies that, "The sowing that happens in tears, God is able to…
56: How can I face pain and loss? Mark Vroegop on Lamentations 3:22-23
Jul 8 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Mark Vroegop, discusses Lamentations 3:22-23 and the faithfulness of God's promises even in times of suffering when he seems absent. Mark says, "The grace of Christ never runs out. His…
55: What’s so important about wisdom? Joel Fitzpatrick on Proverbs 1:8-9
Jul 3 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and minister, Joel Fitzpatrick, discusses Proverbs 1:8-9 and the constant need to gain wisdom. Joel says, "Living in wisdom shows that you belong to King Jesus, the embodiment of wisdom." "In the Word,…
54: What are you asking God for? Stephen Smallman on Ephesians 1:16-17
Jul 1 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and pastor, Stephen Smallman, discusses Ephesians 1:16-17 and how it should affect the way we pray. Steve says, "Do you know what you already have in Christ? As a new Christian, I had wanted something…
53: How does God help our fears? Deborah Harrell on John 1:12
Jun 26 • 8 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author Deborah Harrell, discusses John 1:12 and what it means to be heirs and children of God. Deborah says, "What does your struggle look like through the lens of being a child of the King? I am a…
52: Special Superhero Episode with Todd Miles on Philippians 2:10-11
Jun 24 • 12 min
In this special, bonus episode of "In the Word, On the Go," professor of Theology and author of Superheroes Can't Save You, Todd Miles, reminds us that a proper, biblical view of Jesus reveals him to be a mighty Savior. Commenting on Philippians 2:10-11,…
51: How do we know God? Don Whitney on Philippians 3:10
Jun 19 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," professor of Biblical Spirituality and best-selling author, Donald Whitney, reminds us that there's nothing more important than knowing God through Christ. Commenting on Philippians 3:10, Don says, "The…
50: What’s a mark of a true follower of Jesus? Brian Vickers on Mark 10:45
Jun 17 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," professor of New Testament and author, Brian Vickers, reminds us that Jesus is not only our Savior but also our Example. Commenting on Mark 10:45, Brian says, "Giving yourself in service to others is the true…
49: What does it mean to ‘abide’ in Christ? Barbara Reaoch on 1 John 4:15
Jun 12 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," children's author and speaker, Barbara Reaoch, reminds us that God makes his home with those who confess Jesus as the Son of God. Commenting on 1 John 4:15, Barbara says, "God never turns his back on his…
48: Does the Bible have a political preference? Kevin Smith on Matthew 22:40
Jun 10 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," historian, preacher, and executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, Kevin Smith, reminds us how God intends us to live out both the command to love God and to love people. Commenting on…
47: Why does God allow my weakness to continue? Steve Nichols on 2 Corinthians 4:7
Jun 5 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and president of Reformation Bible College, Steve Nichols, reminds us that God puts the gospel inside of us. Commenting on 2 Corinthians 4:7, Steve says, "When we feel like we're not up to…
46: What should you do with your talents? Shannon Popkin on Philippians 2:5-7
Jun 3 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and author, Shannon Popkin, reminds us that Jesus emptied himself by serving others. Commenting on Philippians 2:5-7, Shannon says, "In a world where everyone is trying to measure up, the only way to be…
45: How to be brave no matter what I’m facing? Jared Kennedy on Joshua 1:9
May 29 • 8 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," children's pastor and author, Jared Kennedy, reminds us that God commands us to be brave, trusting not in ourselves but in him. Commenting on Joshua 1:9, Jared says, "God commands us to trust him and be brave…
44: How does God deal with our pride? Deepak Reju 2 Kings 5:11-12
May 27 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor, counselor, and author, Deepak Reju, reminds us that God humbles our pride, for our good and his glory. Commenting on 2 Kings 5:11-12, Deepak says, "God is jealous for his own children. He's going to…
43: What gives your life meaning? Tony Merida on Philippians 1:21
May 22 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Tony Merida, points us to the superiority of Jesus Christ. Commenting on Philippians 1:21, Tony says, "Life is about knowing and enjoying Christ, and dying means that we get to enjoy more of…
42: What does it mean that God is our Father? Trillia Newbell on Romans 8:15
May 20 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," speaker and author, Trillia Newbell, points us to the fatherhood of God. Commenting on Romans 8:15, Trillia says, "God, who is set apart, allows us to be his children so you can relate to God as Father. He…
41: How do I discern right from wrong? Tim Challies on Hebrews 5:14
May 15 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and blogger, Tim Challies, talks about how believers to learn discernment. Commenting on Hebrews 5:14, Tim says, "There's a close tie between maturity and discernment. If we are going to…
40: How to think when I don’t know what’s going on? Ronnie Martin on Psalm 139:11-12
May 13 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Ronnie Martin, reminds us that nothing is difficult or obscure to the Lord. Commenting on Psalm 139:11-12, Ronnie says, "Just because I can't see what's going on in life, doesn't mean that…
39: How do I find meaning in the mundane parts of life? Melissa Kruger on 1 Corinthians 15:58
May 8 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and teacher, Melissa Kruger, reminds us that even the smallest task is not insignficant to the Lord. Commenting on 1 Corinthians 15:58, Melissa says, "Jesus took the shame for your sin in…
38: How do I deal with shame? Jack Klumpenhower on Luke 7:47
May 6 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author and teacher, Jack Klumpenhower, reminds us that Jesus meets us in our shame. Commenting on Luke 7:47, Jack says, "Jesus took the shame for your sin in your place. So if you belong to Jesus,…
37: How can I live a more godly life? Chris Brauns on Titus 2:12
May 1 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Dr. Chris Brauns, reminds us that grace promotes godliness. Commenting on Titus 2:12, Chris says, "Sanctification is as much by grace as justification. Hoist your sail and grow in grace,…
36: What gives meaning to life (and death)? Matthew Hoskinson on Genesis 2:15
Apr 29 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Dr. Matthew Hoskinson, reminds us that all believers, because they have God's Spirit, bring God's presence and meaning to any place they go. Matthew raises the question, based on Genesis…
35: Do I measure up? Deborah Harrell on Romans 5:1
Apr 24 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author Deborah Harrell, discusses Romans 5:1 and how justification defeats pride and encourages humble obedience. Deborah says, "God’s gift of righteousness frees me from the burden of constantly…
34: What’s the point of it all? Tom Luttman on Romans 11:36
Apr 22 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Tom Luttman, president of Bible Visual International, reminds us that God is the center and aim of everything in all of life. Romans 11:36 says, "For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him…
33: How can God’s Word truly change me? Dave Aubrey on Psalm 119:11
Apr 17 • 13 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and songwriter, Dave Aubrey, reminds us that God wants us to internalize his Word. Dave summarizes Psalm 119:11 with three words: Abide, Delight, and Obey. To learn what these words mean and to discover…
32: How do I become a child of God? Barbara Reaoch on Galatians 4:4-5
Apr 15 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Barbara Reaoch, author and Children's Director for Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) International, points all of us, and especially children to the need to become "children of God." Speaking about Galatians 4:4-5,…
31: What can I do to change the world? Daniel Im on Matthew 9:37-38
Apr 10 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Daniel Im, pastor, author, podcaster, and Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com at LifeWay Christian Resources, reminds us that God's plan is to use prayer to accomplish his gospel purposes on…
30: How can my life make a difference? Darryl Dash on 2 Timothy 2:2
Apr 8 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Darryl Dash, author and pastor at Liberty Grace Church in Toronto, Canada, reminds us that God's plan has always been to pass along the gospel through ordinary people. Commenting on 2 Timothy 2:2, Darryl says,…
29: How do I connect all of life to God? Rob & Stephanie Green on Deuteronomy 6:6-7
Apr 3 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Rob & Stephanie Green, co-authors of a new book for new parents (Tying Their Shoes: A Christ-Centered Approach to Preparing for Parenting), discuss Deuteronomy 6:6-7 a foundational biblical text for parents.…
28: How should I think about the broken parts of my past? Derrick Parks on Philippians 1:12
Apr 1 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Pastor Derrick Parks, founding pastor at Epiphany Church in Wilmington, Delaware, reminds us that God uses every aspect of our lives, even the difficult parts. Commenting on Philippians 1:12, Derrick says, "God…
27: Do you feel stuck in life? Mark Livingston on Ecclesiastes 3:1
Mar 27 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Mark Livingston, senior pastor at First Baptist of Keltys in Lufkin, Texas, discusses the different seasons of life which Ecclesiastes 3:1 reminds us about. Mark says, "If we're having the worst day of our life…
26: Why did God put me here? Joel Muddamalle on Acts 17:26
Mar 25 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Joel Muddamalle, Director of Theology and Ministry Products at Proverbs 31 Ministries, discusses the plan of God as revealed in Acts 17:26. Joel says, "It's easy to think of a God who is mighty and majestic.…
25: How can I shine as a light in a dark world? Shannon Popkin on Philippians 2:14-16
Mar 20 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and speaker Shannon Popkin discusses Philippians 2:14-16 and the importance of not grumbling and complaining. Shannon says, "It's not hard to be cheerful when everything goes the way you want. If you're…
24: How does a Christian live in messed up world? Timothy Paul Jones on Jeremiah 29:7
Mar 18 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Timothy Paul Jones, professor and vice-president at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, discusses how Jeremiah 29:7 guides us on how to live as citizens of two kingdoms. How…
23: What is God doing in my life? Eric Sipe on Romans 11:36
Mar 13 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Eric Sipe, senior pastor at Calvary Bible Church in Columbus, Ohio, discusses Romans 11:36 as a comforting reminder that God is involved in even the difficult or confusing details of my life. Eric says, "All of…
22: How do you prepare for parenting? Rob & Stephanie Green on Ephesians 6:4
Mar 11 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Rob & Stephanie Green, co-authors of a new book for new parents (Tying Their Shoes: A Christ-Centered Approach to Preparing for Parenting), discuss Ephesians 6:4 a foundational biblical text for parents. The…
21: What’s the vision statement for the Christian life? Stephen Nichols on Psalm 27:4
Mar 6 • 11 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Stephen Nichols, president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer for Ligonier Ministries, discusses Psalm 27:4 as a compelling and God-focused vision for the Christian life. Steve says,…
20: How does the gospel change our lives? Trillia Newbell on Ephesians 2:8-9
Mar 4 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and speaker Trillia Newbell discusses Ephesians 2:8-9—a verse which changed her life. Trillia says, "We have no boast. The gospel reminds us that any good thing that we see in ourselves is only a gift…
19: Why does God forgive? Jon Boulet on 1 John 1:9
Feb 27 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Jon Boulet, senior pastor at Sycamore Hill Church in Hockessin, Delaware, shares his reflections on 1 John 1:9. Jon says, "As a believer you can be confident that God has obligated himself to mercy. You can…
18: Is God involved in the small details of my life? Deepak Reju on 2 Kings 5:2-3
Feb 25 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Deepak Reju, counselor, author, and associate pastor for counseling and families at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., discusses 2 Kings 5:2-3. Deepak says, "In any moment of tragedy or suffering…
17: What does hardship teach me about myself? Blake Hardcastle on Jeremiah 17:8
Feb 20 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Blake Hardcastle, director of the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Delaware, discusses Jeremiah 17:8 as a model for how to live the Christian life. Blake says, "When your trust is in the Lord…
16: Why is it uncomfortable to receive something freely? Melissa Kruger on Isaiah 55:1
Feb 18 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Melissa Kruger, author, women's minister, and editor at The Gospel Coalition, discusses Isaiah 55:1. Melissa observes, "There are so many things that invite us but don't satisfy our thirst. Everyone is trying…
15: What does God think of my prayers? Ronnie Martin on Psalm 27:8
Feb 13 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Ronnie Martin, lead pastor of Substance Church in Ashland, Ohio, discusses Psalm 27:8. Ronnie observes, "Sin creates the barrier that says we have to become something before we can come to God. God delights in…
14: Where will we meet in heaven? Chris Brauns on Revelation 22:2
Feb 11 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Chris Brauns, discusses Revelation 22:2 and how the future can transform your life in the present. You'll have to listen to the entire episode to understand, but once you do, you'll…
13: How do we find signs of God’s love? Tony Merida on Romans 8:31
Feb 6 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Tony Merida, lead pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses Romans 8:31. Tony says, "We’re going to have trouble and trials, and it’s easy to think that God is opposed to us, but the…
12: What’s below the surface of our sin? Deborah Harrell on Romans 4:20
Feb 4 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author Deborah Harrell, discusses Romans 4:20 and the importance of daily faith in God. Deborah says, "When we're struggling or tempted, so often we pray for our outward circumstances to change,…
11: 1 Corinthians 13:13 with Andy Naselli
Jan 30 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Andy Naselli, author and professor of New Testament at Bethlehem College and Seminary discusses 1 Corinthians 13:13 and the priority of love in all of life. Andy says, "Faith, hope, and love are all…
10: Exodus 20:5 with Kevin Smith
Jan 28 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Kevin Smith, executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware discusses Exodus 20:5 and the place of this portion of the Ten Commandments in the life of a believer. Kevin says, "Who runs…
9: Galatians 2:19 with Brian Vickers
Jan 23 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," Dr. Brian Vickers, Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southen Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses Galatians 2:19-20 and what it means to die and to live "with Christ." Brian says, "When you…
8: Genesis 50:20 with Nancy Guthrie
Jan 21 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and speaker Nancy Guthrie discusses Genesis 50:20 and the place of suffering in the life of God's children. Nancy says, "God has the power to use the worst things that happen to us … for good. Jesus…
7: Genesis 32:28 with Jack Klumpenhower
Jan 16 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," best-selling author, Jack Klumpenhower, talks about the walk of faith as described in the life of Jacob in the book of Genesis. Jack says, "God has come down to us in Jesus, and he's died for us to give us…
6: Galatians 2:20 with Jared Kennedy
Jan 14 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor and author, Jared Kennedy, talks about the most central aspect of our identity as Christians. Jared says, "The most important thing about us is not our story, but Christ's story that has been given to…
5: John 1:1 with Barbara Reaoch
Jan 9 • 9 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and speaker Barbara Reaoch, Children's Director for Bible Study Fellowship International discusses John 1:1. Barbara says, "Jesus came with a purpose—that we might know God." "In the Word, On the Go" is…
4: Romans 12:2 with Tim Challies
Jan 7 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," pastor, author, and blogger Tim Challies discusses a verse that gets at the heart of how we live as followers of Jesus. Tim summarizes the message of Romans 12:2 as, "Think like a Christian—live like a…
3: Genesis 3:15 with Nancy Guthrie
Jan 4 • 10 min
In this episode of "In the Word, On the Go," author and speaker Nancy Guthrie discusses what she thinks may be one of the most important verses in the entire Bible: Genesis 3:15. Nancy says, "Evil is not going to have its way in the world forever. And God…
2: John 15:5 with Marty Machowski
Jan 2 • 9 min
Pastor Marty Machowski discusses John 15:5. He summarizes this verse by saying, "We can't accomplish anything for God's kingdom apart from Jesus. We can't do it alone. When I ran into difficult times as a parent, the message God gave to me was 'I don't…
1: What’s this Podcast All About?
Dec 13, 2018 • 1 min
In this initial episode, podcast host Champ Thornton shares some of the background behind this podcast.