Redeemer Talk

Church & Culture Audio Podcast

Episode 18: Save the Swayze

Seeking the Peace of Monroe • October 17, 2019 • Troy Lizenby

In this episode, Troy Lizenby gives a preview of what to expect from an upcoming project to restore the Swayze Natatorium Historic Building at Forsythe Park in Monroe. Lizenby has spearheaded the restoration project, known as Save the Swayze, which will be held Friday, Oct. 18, in conjunction with Geneva Academy's Big Serve fundraiser. As part of Geneva Academy's Big Serve fundraiser, you can sponsor a student or support the K-12 classical education school by contributing online at www.genevaclassical.org/big serve 100% of all contributions to the Big Serve will support student scholarships and help provide tuition assistance for families seeking a classical Christian education for their children. The Save the Swayze project will be completed through volunteer labor as well as through the support of local businesses and groups.

Episode 17: Christendom Lectures

Previewing the Christendom Lectures • October 3, 2019 • Steve Wilkins

In this episode, Pastor Steve Wilkins provides a preview of what to expect from the Christendom Lectures scheduled for Jan. 6-8. Pastors C.R. Wiley, Rich Lusk, and Steve Jeffery will be giving lectures about how the Church should respond to suffering and persecution. You register or find out more at www.christendomlectures.org

Episode 16: Deacon James

Striving in Sports, Life, Faith • September 20, 2019 • Deacon James

In this episode, Deacon James speaks to us about his love of sports and how it prepares us for striving in our lives and faith. He also tackles the relationship between athletics and academics as well as his passion for wrestling.

Episode 15: Terry Williams & Robert McBroom

September 5, 2019 • Terry Williams & Robert McBroom

Terry McBroom Williams and our own elder, Robert McBroom talked about The City of Faith Ministry. City of Faith was originally founded as an opportunity for outreach to a forgotten demographic, prisoners.

Episode 14: Elisabeth Brown

Contented Life as a Single Person • August 22, 2019 • Elisabeth Brown

Elisabeth Brown recently sat down with us at Church of the Redeemer in West Monroe to talk about a book she has been writing to encourage single people, especially single women, whose friends are getting married and having children, and how to find contentment and continue to mature in faith.

Episode 13: Will Merritt

Woodworking • August 8, 2019 • Will Merritt

Will Merritt talks with Assistant Pastor Drew Maney on woodworking, his workshop, and the object lessons that wood provides for the Christian.

Episode 12: Pastor Uri Brito

Ruth Through New Eyes • July 25, 2019 • Uri Brito

Pastor Uri Brito, of Providence Church in Pensacola, Florida, speaks with us about a commentary on the book of Ruth that was recently published in the Through New Eyes Bible Commentary Series from Athanasius Press in West Monroe. Pastor Brito co-wrote the commentary with Pastor Rich Lusk, of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The commentary can be found for purchase online at www.athanasiuspress.org

Episode 11: Dr. David R. Erb

Sing & Make Music Together • July 11, 2019 • David Robert Erb

Dr. David Erb of New Saint Andrews College provides encouragement on singing and making music together in the home.

Episode 10: Phyllis Brode, R.N.

Culture of Care • June 27, 2019 • Phyllis Brode

Phyllis Brode, R.N., one of our members here at Church of the Redeemer, shares some stories from her 38-year career as a dialysis nurse as well as some insights into the challenges facing patients and the health care industry in general, provoking us to visit the sick and tend to the suffering in our midst.

Episode 9: DeSiard Street Shelter

The Mission of the Shelter: Being Salt and Light to the Homeless • June 13, 2019 • Dan Nash, Troy Lizenby

Troy Lizenby and Dan Nash who are on the board for the DeSiard Street Shelter sat down with us to discuss the mission of the shelter and how we can be salt and light to the homeless in our community.

Episode 8: Pastor Steve Wilkins

A Hospitable Home Speaks Louder than Words • May 30, 2019 • Steve Wilkins

Pastor Steve Wilkins sat down with us and talked about some practical advice on hospitality to strangers and to the brethren, and what it looks like to demonstrate true hospitality to those around us.

Episode 7: Musician John Mason Hodges

The Bach Lectures & Standards of Beauty • May 16, 2019 • John Mason Hodges

John Mason Hodges of the Center for Western Studies in Memphis, TN talked with Jarrod Richey about music and the upcoming Bach Lectures at COTR. Hear his insights and preview of these upcoming music talks.

Episode 6: Pastor Steve Wilkins

Hospitality to Friends and Strangers • May 2, 2019 • Steve Wilkins

Pastor Steve Wilkins sat down with us and talked about how hospitality is a reflection of God's kindness to us and how hospitality is more than just entertaining friends over a meal.

Episode 5: Gardener Jim Turner

Gardening, Landscaping, and the Christian Mission • April 18, 2019 • Jim Turner

One of our long-time members, Jim Turner sat down and discussed with us his background in gardening and professional landscape development. You won't want to miss Jim's insights on pairing of plants and the his encouragement to go out and get your hands in the soil.

Episode 4: Author Remy Wilkins

On the Novel 'Strays' and the Value of Fiction • April 4, 2019 • Remy Wilkins

Sarah Richey sat down and discussed writing with Remy Wilkins, author of "Strays" in this fourth episode of Church of the Redeemer's "Redeemer Talk Podcast". They discussed the value of story and narrative in strengthening how to understand the scriptures more clearly.