On August 17, 2017 on the famed Las Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, a raging terrorist drove a windowless white van 60mph down the pedestrian-filled walkway, killing or injuring nearly 100 people. In this timely podcast, Podcast Seminary Dean, Dr. Freddy Cardoza, addresses the Barcelona ISIS Attack, exploring terror sentiments among Muslims around the world from […]
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Racism is a scourge of our time. Whether it is racism, hatred, or any form of person-centered evil, it should be condemned. In this special episode of Podcast Seminary, Dean Freddy Cardoza discusses the happenings at Charlottesville on August 12, 2017 as they were unfolding, including personal experiences involving racism, and an appeal for the […]
Why do you behave the way you do? How do you have a clear conscience? Human behavior confounds us– and even the scientific community. This is because of fundamental confusion about the nature of humanity. Because human nature is misunderstood, the reasons for behavioral problems (habits, behaviors, addictions, issues, dysfunction, etc.) are also misunderstood– simply […]
Coming in August, we will offer a Spiritual Formation Focus for the entire month. Our series is called “How to Have a Clear Conscience.” In it, we’ll offer “How to Have a Clear Conscience” Featuring: Prepare your heart for this powerful series! Podcasts, Blogs, and Vlogs begin launching at the beginning of August 2017!
We’re excited about how well our 3-month old podcast has been received. This is a special thank you for the more than 6000 downloads our podcast has received in only the first 3 months. Here you’ll see the covers of each of the first 20 episodes. You can click it and link to our new […]
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Everybody should know what God wants to do in and through his or her life– and a big part of that is understanding Christian Discipleship. In this brief quiz, you’ll learn your level of mastery over the very basics of Christian discipleship. Take the 5 Minute Quiz!
What Is the Didache? The Didache (literally “Teaching” but commonly called “The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles”) is an ancient spiritual formation discipleship book. It is an extrabiblical (non-scriptural) booklet that provides an orthodox understanding of essential Christian teaching. It is the earliest known discipleship manual from the Early Church in existence, believed to express […]
What is the Ivory Tower? There will be more said about this later…. but the Ivory Tower is a well-known ‘thing’ in Higher Education (like in seminary!). It’s a term that means ‘having to do with higher education’ and it symbolizes the lofty ideals of education and how gaining such knowledge has been, historically, not […]
What the Global South Needs to Know About Postmodernism I was asked by a fellow believer and reader of my blog about the problem of Postmodernism. As of late, Postmodernism has begun making more headway in Africa, particularly Zambia, and further into the Global South. He invited me to respond with a blog, so I […]
God doesn’t want us to live in fear—but many do. This session is to challenge us not to fear, but to overcome it with courage. Throughout scripture, God says it again, and again, and again—Fear Not; Be Not Afraid, Be Strong and Courageous, and other similar phrases— a few hundred times, in fact. So it’s […]
Is Jesus Really the Only Way? “Can I Ask That?” Video Series: Session 7 of 7 Is Jesus Really the Only Way? As a Christian, I say “Yes” and for good reason. But the Bible makes it clear that not only “Christians” should believe in Jesus. Rather, God wants everyone to believe and follow Christ […]
Secret Sin: How to Understand and Avoid It One of the most tricky and insidious forms of disobedience is Secret Sin. Secret sin “happens” because of all kinds of reasons, but they seem to be rooted in either raging against living in a fish bowl of maintaining a life of perfection OR the simple desire […]
“Can I Ask That?” Recently I was posed a handful of questions by a current Saddleback Pastor, Brandon Bathauer of Saddleback Church’s Irvine South and Great Park Campuses. He asked if I could give a one-minute response on 7 different questions about faith. Here are the 7 questions in this series: 1. Is It OK […]
What Does It Mean to Become a Christian? The Christian life, and Christianity is general, is largely misunderstood in American and perhaps other cultures. There are many reasons, I’m sure, but I’m certain that part of it is because of caricatures assigned to it by non-adherents, and it is also due to the failure […]
Envy. Entitlement. Those are two words I hate. That isn’t to say I haven’t ever practiced those vices. But I really do hate them. Envy is, of course, inward turmoil stimulated by a heart that cannot celebrate another’s good fortune. It involves wanting what another has. Jealousy, envy’s evil twin and hellacious handmaiden, involves […]