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Health Mandates, Tucker Carlson, & Nicki Minaj

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Scripture: Romans 13:1-14
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Pastor Joel Webbon and Constance Troutman from Truth + Fire podcast talk about health mandates, the black community’s hesitancy to the vaccine, and how all Christians should think biblically about these crazy times.

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Health Mandates, Tucker Carlson, & Nicki Minaj

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Scripture: Romans 13:1-14
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Pastor Joel Webbon and Constance Troutman from Truth + Fire podcast talk about health mandates, the black community’s hesitancy to the vaccine, and how all Christians should think biblically about these crazy times.

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Calling Out “WOKE” Preachers By Name!

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Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:18-201 Timothy 1:3-5Colossians 2:8Ephesians 5:11Titus 1:9
Topics: False Doctrine, Gospel, Loving the Saints, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

A few months ago, Pastor Joel Webbon produced an episode of Theology Applied with special guest, Justin Peters, titled “Calling Out False Teachers By Name.” In this episode, Pastor Joel chose NOT to call out certain major leaders in American Evangelicalism who have been pedaling the “woke gospel,” also known as the “social-justice gospel.” Since that time, Pastor Joel has …

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Biblical Counseling 101: The Sufficiency Of Scripture

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Scripture: Colossians 1:28
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel Webbon hosts a conversation with Dr. John Street about the necessity for biblical counseling, and the tragic acceptance of secular counseling by masses of Christians today.

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Alcohol, Marijuana, & The Law Of God

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Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8-9Psalm 104:14-15
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel Webbon and Pastor Doug Wilson discuss the differences between marijuana and alcohol from a Christian worldview.

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Christians Desperately Need Discernment

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Scripture: 1 John 4:1-6
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This article is a part of an extended series of articles. If a particular statement seems to be lacking sufficient support or clarification, we encourage you to go back and read the previous articles, as well as commit to reading the following articles as they are published. Thank you for your patience. 1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but …

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The Dangers Of Minimizing Sin

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Scripture: Psalm 32
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Confession & Repentance, Guilt & Shame, Humility, Prayer, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Many Christians, and even pastors, go to great lengths to conceal and minimize their sin. But a refusal to confess our sins produces only misery and heartache. It causes us to fall under the fatherly displeasure of God. Therefore, Christians should run to God quickly and fully.

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Why Does Crisis Usually Serve The Political Left?

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Scripture: Matthew 12:30Romans 8:7-8
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Confession & Repentance, Guilt & Shame, Humility, Prayer, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Common Grace, Doctrine of Man, Contributor: Joel Webbon

It is of the utmost importance that we remind ourselves that although we should resist the temptation of politicizing everything, everything is still being politicized by someone. Suppose we believe that policies (including what kind of bans should be enforced during a pandemic) flow downstream from morality and that morality flows downstream from theology. If this is the case, Christians …

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Why Christians Should Avoid The Enneagram with Doreen Virtue

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Scripture: Philippians 2:1-30
Topics: False Doctrine, Doctrine of Common Grace, Doctrine of Man, False Doctrine, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Confession & Repentance, Guilt & Shame, Humility, Prayer, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Idolatry, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel has a discussion with @Doreen Virtue , a former New Age advocate, about Christian’s idolatrous obsession with the Enneagram and its dangerous origins. Subscribe to our podcast Theology Applied and to our YouTube channel today!

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Gospel Sacrifice vs. Sinful Sacrifice

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Scripture: 1 Samuel 15:20-23
Topics: Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Confession & Repentance, Guilt & Shame, Humility, Prayer, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Idolatry, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This article is a part of an extended series of articles. If a particular statement seems to be lacking sufficient support or clarification, we encourage you to go back and read the previous articles, as well as commit to reading the following articles as they are published. Thank you for your patience. TWO TYPES OF SACRIFICE         …

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Resisting The Woke Church

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Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:18-21Colossians 3:13
Topics: Gospel, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Guilt & Shame, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Anxiety, Christian Ministry, Guilt & Shame, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Assurance of Salvation, Wisdom & Discernment, Confession & Repentance, Guilt & Shame, Humility, Prayer, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Wisdom & Discernment, Idolatry, Wisdom & Discernment, Worldliness, Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Culture & Politics, Justice, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode, Pastor Joel hosts a very interesting conversation with his friends Darrell Harrison and Virgil Walker from the Just Thinking Podcast. Their discussion focuses on the divisive nature of “social justice” and “racial reconciliation.” However, before hopping into this topic, Darrell and Joel commiserate about the pain of being a Christian who lives in California. Bonus Content For …