Posts with the category “truthcurrents”

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Cocaine Hippos and Environmentalism
November 12th, 2021
What do hippos, climate change, and Mother Earth have in common? The underlying worldview in each of these is often characterized in the Bible as idolatry. How bad is environmentalism really? Listen i...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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What would Jesus think?
November 5th, 2021
Are there parts of our lives that we have overlooked? Do you participate in society so you can be cool? What would it look like to be weird for Jesus? How do we apply the Bible to our everyday situati...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Religion of Wokeism
October 29th, 2021
What does it mean to be “woke”? Is it to take a certain stance on particular issues? Is it a frame of mind? Is it a good thing? Does it help us to see the world accurately? Pastor Michael unpacks what...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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COVID Vaccines: Following the Science
October 22nd, 2021
When it comes to the mainstream narrative of COVID-19, everyone tells us to follow the science. In today’s #TruthCurrents, Pastor Michael does just that.Joseph Mercola, “Patents Prove COVID Fraud and ...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Surveillance Capitalism: Too much of a good thing?
October 20th, 2021
How high tech are you? How connected are you to the digital world? Have you thought about how much companies or the government know about you? Or how much you want them to know about you? How do we re...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Abortion: The Fight Intensifies
October 8th, 2021
As the fight against abortion continues, Biden shows himself as the most radical pro-abortion leader in the history of the United States. As conservatives push back against the pro-choice movement, ho...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Big Tech and Free Speech
October 1st, 2021
What do we mean when we use the term “free speech”? How should we respond to Big Tech like Google, Facebook, and Amazon when they attempt to prohibit a plurality of voices? Does the Bible have anythin...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Biblical Necessity of TruthCurrents
September 24th, 2021
Why TruthCurrents? What is at stake if we don’t learn to think biblically about current events? What’s coming up in the near future? Listen in as Pastor Michael helps explain the importance of TruthCu...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Coronaphobia and the Consequences of Fear
September 17th, 2021
Are you afraid of COVID-19? Should Christians be afraid of it? What effect can this fear have on us?  Christians must be careful not to confuse wise caution with fear. One is healthy, the other is not...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Texas’ Heartbeat Bill: Abortion Debate Heats Up
September 10th, 2021
After the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to strike down the new Texas Heartbeat Bill, abortion activists have increased their zeal for abortion to new levels. How well do their arguments stand...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Should Christians pull their kids from Public School?
September 3rd, 2021
The public education system seems to be moving further and further to the left in some parts of the country. Is it better for Christians to pull their kids out of public schools? Should we seek value-...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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American Retreat from Afghanistan
August 27th, 2021
This week the situation in Afghanistan has increased in complexity, confusion, and tragedy. Does the Bible have an answer for all of the evil which appears to be winning in the world right now? How sh...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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COVID Vaccine Thoughts: Part 2
August 20th, 2021
Last week Pastor Michael began to address how Christians should conduct themselves as we engage in the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine. This week we continue on that topic. What does it mean t...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Should Christians get the COVID-19 vaccine?
August 13th, 2021
There is no shortage of controversy and debate over the COVID-19 vaccine. How should Christians think through this issue? Should Christians get vaccinated? Is the COVID vaccine safe? Listen in as Past...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Can the Gospel really cure society?
August 6th, 2021
We are surrounded by people who claim that antiracism, wealth redistribution, or other societal transformations will fix the all of our societal ills. Can we have confidence that the Gospel is the tru...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Real Racism in America: Pursuing Equity, Ditching Equality
July 30th, 2021
Why is Critical Race Theory a big deal? We are now seeing the implications of the philosophy of CRT play out in our schools in America. Is it ok to chase equity at the expense of equality? Do the ends...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Is Socialism biblical?
July 23rd, 2021
Was Jesus a socialist? Did the early church model socialism for us? Should we support a socialistic government as Christians? Join Pastor Michael as he explains his answers to these questions in Truth...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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American Culture: Plenty of Nonsense to Go Around
July 16th, 2021
In America we see the constant shifting of priorities and a rejection of reality in so many corners of society. How can Christians expect to keep ourselves grounded amid the nonsense of our day? Liste...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Olympics Reveal More Than Athletic Ability
July 9th, 2021
As the 2021 Olympics get ready to kick off there has been no shortage of controversy. What can Christians learn from the Tokyo games and how should we adjust our attitudes toward the culture moving fo...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Are our Children being targeted?
July 2nd, 2021
What affect is the transgender movement having on your children? Are you aware of the pressures placed on young people in America from every corner of the culture? PAstor Michael addresses these quest...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Are Southern Baptist becoming liberal?
June 25th, 2021
After the annual SBC meeting last week many are calling out Souther Baptists for an apparent liberal drift. Is that really the case? Pastor Michael Gabbert addresses this debate after returning from t...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Real Impact of a Father
June 18th, 2021
In anticipation of Father's Day 2021, Pastor Michael addresses the necessity of a father in each home. What does the science say about it? What does the Bible say about it? Listen to find out.......  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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What is the Deep State?
June 11th, 2021
We have all heard the conspiracy theories about the Deep State in the federal government. Is there anything to them? Is the Deep State even a real thing? How should Christians understand this? Listen ...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Shell of Contemporary Art
June 4th, 2021
Our world is filled with mundane re-used art.  We have endless sequels of movies, people making invisible art, and this world is craving an art that inspires.  Do Christians have what the world is ask...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Do we really need truth?
May 21st, 2021
Why do we produce TruthCurrents? Why spend so much time each week talking about truth and current events? A pastor in North Carolina who worships Allah with friendly muslims helps us to see why we mus...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Grizzly Bears and Biblical Economics
May 14th, 2021
What can the President of the United States learn from the grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park? Let’s see if we can figure that out today on TruthCurrents.For most of the 20th Century one of th...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Issue of Abortion: Where are we now?
May 7th, 2021
One of the criticisms of the Pro-Life Movement is that the Church only got involved with the abortion debate after they entered into politics in the 1980’s. People who think that are historically illi...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Big Government and the Bible
April 30th, 2021
President Joe Biden stood before a fully masked and socially distanced collection of Washington Congressmen and other dignitaries to tell us his vision of government. How does that vision line up with...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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How should Christians respond to packing the courts?
April 23rd, 2021
What do you know about Court Packing? How do we think about this subject Biblically? Have you started to panic yet? Let’s talk.President Biden has formed a Presidential Commission to study the Supreme...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Public School System: Who Is Discipling your Children?
April 16th, 2021
What is the social and political agenda of your local public-school system? Do you know? Should you care? I have some thoughts.There are places in the United States right now where the social agenda i...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Bible and Gun Rights: Should Christians own guns?
April 9th, 2021
Should Christians own guns? Our President doesn’t think so. But what does the Bible say?The Second Amendment has been an ongoing powder keg of debate in recent years with both sides of the issue argui...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Christians and the Communist Threat (in America?)
April 2nd, 2021
Americans are not looking for war with Communist China. But apparently Communist China thinks they’re at war with us. How do we think about this problem Biblically?The history of relations between the...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Calling out Andy Stanley and Rick Warren: Keep Churches Open
March 26th, 2021
I don’t challenge mega-church pastors in public very often, but today we need to talk.Earlier this month in an interview, Andy Stanley, who is the pastor of North Point Community Church in Atlanta, ma...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Should Christians back down from arguments
March 19th, 2021
In an increasingly contentious culture like ours, do you find yourself working hard to avoid arguments and conflict? If you answered yes, listen up.One of the things that strikes me in our culture is ...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Tulsa Race Massacre
March 12th, 2021
What do you do when you find out you’ve been lied to most of your life? Today I want to talk you about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. And I want to tell you why I didn’t know about it.In 1921, May 30th...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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The Reality of Despair
March 5th, 2021
Anxiety is escalating in our culture. And with the pandemic, lockdowns and quarantines are only making things worse. Let’s talk.As we enter 2021, we finally have the opportunity to look back on some o...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Will the Equality Act actually achieve equality?
February 26th, 2021
Will Rogers once said that, “America is safest when Congress is in recess.” Well, right now Congress is not in recess but they are up to no good. Let’s talk.A new bill has just been submitted in the H...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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Censorship by Big Tech
February 19th, 2021
I’m old enough to remember a brand-new invention called “electronic mail.” Now, social media is very close to taking over our lives. Let’s talk.As far back as 2019, Ray Fowler on his blog “RayFowler.o...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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When the News is Overwhelming
February 12th, 2021
Do you find yourself regularly overwhelmed by global crisis and national problems? Do the headlines seem to ruin your day more often than not? Well then, let’s talk.Truth Currents is designed not to b...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert
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What is the value of a human life?
February 5th, 2021
Are humans just another animal species or are we something special? Your answer to that question is more important than you realize.About fifteen years ago the London Zoo had a very special exhibit. T...  Read More
by Andrew Gabbert

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