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Radical Grace/The Lutheran Difference

Pastor Gary Held and Matthew Pancake Discuss Theology, Christian News, Science, and Technology, as well as a Christian's devotional life from a Lutheran Perspective. Radical Grace IS the Christian difference.

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Neither Willl They Believe Though One Rose From The Dead
Brother Andrew, God's Smuggler, dies at 94; a pro-life leader's home is raided by the FBI, and Hurricane Ian makes its way on shore. Meanwhile, we look at common interpretations of "the Rich Man and Lazarus". Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 10/01/2022
The Rise Of The Nones And The Return Of The Faith
A Brooklyn Pastor gets attacked during his sermon for the second time, Christian Schools are booming, and Putin plans to win at all costs. Afterward, Pastor and I discuss the "nones" and why Faith is necessary for everyone's life. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 09/24/2022
The Sneaky Ways Churches Deny The Gospel
Eminem makes the top spot on the Christian Charts, Oberlin College gives in, and Queen Elizabeth II passes away. Later we take a look at how the sneaky ways churches and pastors rob their flocks of the good news. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 09/17/2022
The Senior Pastor Brain Drain And Denial Of The Gospel
A Power Company decides to cook its customers during a heatwave, a Kansas teacher wins a victory for free speech, and Porn Hub loses its place on Instagram. Afterward, we discuss a study that says senior pastors score low on Christian doctrine. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 09/10/2022
The Dahmer Problem
A new study shows that post-pandemic test scores in Math and Reading are down, China begins officially "liquidating" house churches, and Eminem raps that Jesus is his Lord and Savior. And that brings us to the problem of Jeffery Dahmer becoming a Christian and what it implies. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 09/03/2022
The Reality Of The Hidden God
Students get natural debt relief in an unnatural way, Uvalde students set to attend Catholic Church this year, and the Webb Telescope bangs up the big bang. Later Pastor Gary reminds us of the hiddenness of God and what that means to a Christian today. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 08/27/2022
When To Burn And When To Turn
Archaeologists discover the home of Peter and Andrew, the Anglican church in Australia splits up, and some one burned a church's food pantry. Then Pastor Gary wonders what Jesus means being "bringing fire on the earth". Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 08/20/2022
Can God Turn Loss Into Triumph?
Front Half: The United Methodist Church becomes un-united as churches globally pull out of the denomination, the Hamilton play performance at a Texas church gets a cease and desist notice, and the FBI Raids Trump's Mar a Lago estate.  Back Half: Spending time in the life of Joseph.   Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com
59:58 08/13/2022
All Agog about Magog
First Half: The Baptists define the word Pastor amid strife over Saddleback Church, Visa is in trouble over Child Porn, and another shooting occurs around a church during service. Second Half: Is it true that recent events point to the End Times? Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page
59:58 08/06/2022
Walking In The Light By Faith in Christ
In the front half: Canadian Health Officials lose in their attempt to shut down a church with covid restrictions, a pastor gets robbed during his sermon, and Ted Haggard is back in the scandal again. In the back half: Pastor Gary is preparing to teach his new congregation at Trinity Lutheran about walking in the light from a law and gospel perspective, so he's practicing for his bible study on the show. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com
59:58 07/30/2022
Conversion Confusion
California ups the stakes for parents of children seeking transgender treatment, the Catholic Church sells 43 properties to pay court settlements, and a stolen relic is returned by some spooked thieves. Meanwhile, people still get confused about conversion and what it means for a Christian's life. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 07/23/2022
The Problem Of The "Do Something" Gospel
Our government tells us that inflation is up, floating abortion clinics are coming to a port near you, and Crisis Pregnancy Centers are allegedly evil. Later a listener wonders if the church at large has become complacent and Pastor Gary has an answer. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 07/16/2022
The Mysterious Sign Of Jonah
Chick-Fil-A wins favorite restaurant for the eighth year in a row, Creflo Dollar retracts his teachings on tithing, and some Nigerians wait in a basement for Jesus. Later, Pastor Gary unravels the mystery of the Sign of Jonah. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
60:37 07/09/2022
What Rights Do You Actually Have?
A Texas Pastor dies in a road rage incident, people try to "cancel" Justice Clarence Thomas, and "Millennial Humor" gets a trans activist in trouble with authorities. Then a listener email gets Pastor Gary fired up. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 07/02/2022
When Your World View Is Challenged By New Information
The Supreme Court gives religious freedom a win, the FBI investigates abortion terrorists, and a youth pastor dies at the hands of police while being pinned to the ground. In the meantime, Pastor Gary wants to challenge a common worldview held by youth in China and perhaps by youth around the world. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 06/25/2022
Jesus Leads The Way To Where?
The Southern Baptist Convention finally condemns the Prosperity Gospel, a Google AI is rumored to be sentient, and the Federal Reserve takes potshots at inflation. Meanwhile, Pastor loves it when a teaching plan comes together. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 06/18/2022
The Post-Covid Return Of The Church
Southern Baptist Convention sex abuse drama deepens, Joel Osteen's church service is interrupted by abortion activists, and Rick Warren is finally stepping down. Later Pastor Gary talks about Post-Covid Church Plans. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 06/11/2022
What Does It Mean That Jesus Is In Us?
Southern Baptists release the secret list of abusers, Indiana bans biological males from competing in women's sports, and another shooting happens, this time at a hospital. Meanwhile, Pastor Gary talks about what it means to be in Christ. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 06/04/2022
What The Ascension Of Our Lord Means
Southern Baptists are ready to out sex offenders in their denomination, Nancy Pelosi is barred from Communion, and another school shooting leaves 19 dead. But it's Ascension day, and we're going to focus on that. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 05/28/2022
Are Christians Saved By Their Worldview?
Israel is done with Covid Restrictions entirely, Pastor Greg Locke says Christians can't be Democrats, and an ancient City of Caves is discovered in Turkey. Meantime Pastor Gary takes issue with a survey that claims only 37 percent of pastors have a Christian Worldview. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
60:02 05/21/2022
Once Saved Always Scared
Women are more likely to be pro-life than men, the CDC tracked your phone during covid, and baby formula is missing from store shelves. Then we show how you can use a doctrine that's supposed to give comfort to destroy someone's faith. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
60:02 05/14/2022
BAPTISM: A Source Of Inflammation
A leaked document from the supreme court suggests that Roe v. Wade is about to be overturned. But where that's the scandal of our age, a bigger and longer-lasting scandal is the Sacrament of Baptism. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 05/07/2022
Are We All Gluttons For The Holy Spirit?
After School Satan is kept out of School, Texas Heartbeat law survives again, and Musk buys Twitter to the dismay of the left. Meanwhile, it was time for a corrective on being filled with the Holy Spirit. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
60:02 04/30/2022
Get Baptized Or Get Arrested
New Jersey Diocese agrees to $87.5 million settlements for sexual abuse, Burger King makes a buck off Jesus' name and words, and a woman was forced to get baptized during a traffic stop. Meanwhile, Pastor and I hope to see the End of the End Times. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
60:02 04/23/2022
That Which Is Of First Importance
A Maryland pastor allegedly arranges fraudulent marriages, 70 percent of Americans say Disney is on the outs, and the End Times just never seems to end. Meanwhile, Pastor and I are all about the resurrection of the dead. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:54 04/16/2022
The All-In Attitude Of Christ
A new survey says that Bible reading is at an all-time low, Elon Musk buys a controlling stake in Twitter, and Colorado tells Oklahoma and Texas to Hold My Beer by passing a law that says unborn infants have no rights. Also, Pastor Gary wants everyone to see how Jesus goes all-in for our salvation. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 04/09/2022
Palm Sunday? Or Passion Sunday?
The International Lutheran Council takes a stand, the Beehive States comes in 12th banning trans-men from competing in woman's sports, and half the world is watching Anime. Meanwhile, Pastor and I discuss the benefits and problems of "Passion Sunday". Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 04/02/2022
This Week In Lent: The Enemy Of My Herodian Is My Friend
A Trans Identified Swimmer wins the NCAA Championship, Hillsong's Lead Pastor Resigns over inappropriate behavior, and Alcohol-related deaths skyrocketed during the Pandemic. Meanwhile warning to Jesus sparks a question that needs an answer. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 03/26/2022
This Week In Lent: How to Think when you Hit Rock Bottom
Idaho passes its very own 6-week abortion law, Daylight savings time may become permanent, and John MacArthur gets caught in a domestic abuse scandal. Meanwhile, Pastor and I discuss the concept of hitting rock bottom. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 03/19/2022
This Week In Lent: Bear Fruits In Keeping With Repentance
Even Kaitlyn Jenner agrees that Trans athletes in women's sports is unfair, Elon Musk wants more oil, and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch says the war in the Ukraine is good. Meanwhile, Pastor and I talk about how to bear fruit in keeping with repentance. Visit Matthew Pancake's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/matthew.pancake Visit Pastor Gary Held's Facebook http://www.facebook.com/garyheld Visit our Website www.RadicalGraceRadio.com Visit Our Youtube Page Risen Savior's Youtube Channel
59:58 03/12/2022