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The Big Why

Removing confusion to advance the mission.

Episode 13: Why is creativity important?

December 5, 2018

This week the guys sit down and talk through the importance of creativity in the local church. They also talk about a particular element added for this Advent season. Show Notes: If you're curious about what Humble Beast is, go to humblebeast.com.

Episode 12: Why do we celebrate Advent?

With the Christmas season now in full bloom, the guys talk through the why of Advent and why the Old Testament is vital for Advent and the whole Biblical story.

Episode 11: Why do we do outreach?

November 21, 2018

This week, the guys sit down and discuss outreach and communion cups.

Episode 10: Why do we pray?

In this episode, Dave, Ben, and David discuss prayer and read an anonymous comment that was left in Ben's mailbox. Together, they parse out what is helpful and how we can better serve Living Water Church.

Episode 9: Why is Pastor Dave not a CEO?

November 7, 2018

Why does Pastor Dave say that he is not the CEO of the church? Is the word gospel-centered a buzzword or does it have a purpose in the church's mission? Dave, David, and Ben sit down with a bag of left-over Halloween candy in this episode to talk it out. Question answered: We used to have a time after service that we could meet with someone in the small room by the stage if we needed prayer. Why was this discontinued? Sunday service can bring a lot of intense emotions to the surface when you are struggling with an issue. It can be really helpful to talk with someone on Sunday instead of waiting until you can arrange a time to meet with a pastor during the week.

Episode 8: Why do we sing?

October 31, 2018

This week, David sits in the host's seat and asks Ben and Dave why we sing as a church.

Episode 7: Why Join A Community Group?

October 24, 2018

Community Groups are the backbone of our church – the primary place where you will be guided closer in your walk with Jesus Christ. Made up of men and women from all walks of life, CGs gather throughout the week to know and love one another, study along with the Living Water sermon series, and pray for one another (Acts 2:42). Community Groups are much more than a weekly event; it’s a group of people to do life with, powered by the grace of God.

Episode 6: Why Is Solomon Celebrated?

October 17, 2018

Why are Solomon's writings, specifically Song of Solomon, celebrated as an ideal of sexual/romantic love when he was with so many women? Doesn't this seem upside down? Aren't there consequences for Solomon's sin? Click play to hear the discussion. Resources mentioned in the Podcast ESV Study Bible https://www.crossway.org/bibles/esv-study-bible-case/

Episode 5: Why Membership?

October 10, 2018

This week, Dave, David, Chad and Ben discuss why we practice covenant membership at LWC.

Episode 4: Why Is Chad Moving To Albuquerque?

October 3, 2018

On this episode, the guys discuss the news of Chad's departure to Albuquerque, New Mexico in light of a lead pastor position.

Episode 3: Why Is Meagan Leaving?

September 26, 2018

This week, Dave, David, and Ben sit down with a special guest. Together they answer questions about the church on mission, worldliness, and what in the world is the table-logo for on our sermon series graphic.

Episode 2: Why A Topical Series & Male Preachers?

September 19, 2018

On this week's episode, Dave, David, Chad, and Ben sit down and talk through the reasons of a topical series and complementarianism in the home, workplace, and church.

Episode 1: Why A Podcast?

September 12, 2018

In the inaugural episode, Dave, David, Chad, and Ben sit down to discuss the purpose for the creation of The Big Why podcast and how it will benefit and equip Living Water to live on mission with Jesus.