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The Backyard Preacher is a podcast devoted to expand your mind. Nate is a bit of a renegade, he talks about topics that you might not hear at your typical church service. The goal is to help you to live a better Christian life in this world.
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Apr 15, 2018

What if there was no failure or success, just doing?  Positive or negative, just being? Right or wrong, just love?  Doing, Being, Love.  

Mar 31, 2018

What is so good about Good Friday?  Nate talks about this and more in the latest episode of The Backyard Preacher Podcast.

Mar 19, 2018

The great mystery of faith is broken down and explained.  Nate examines several Biblical text to bring about a solid foundation you can stand on.  Be motivated inspired and blessed! God loves you!

Mar 3, 2018

The church of fish, that is what we are.  Follower the leader, do not question, God forbid you do not believe everything.  Believe it or not we probably lie to ourselves more than we lie to others.  Or, I could be telling a lie now?  What kind of person do you want to be? A follower or a leader?  A person who seeks material gain? Or someone who seeks what is greater?  Listen up!

Feb 23, 2018

We live in a country in which it cost more money to imprison someone for a year than it does to send them to college.  This is disturbing when the majority of inmates are not exceptional threats to society they are just poor misguided souls in need of change.  I also talk about the prison of the mind.  Paradise is how you perceive it regardless of where you are at.  I hope that you listen with an open mind and be set free today!

Feb 16, 2018

Another school shooting leaving 17 dead.  As we try to wrap our minds once again around another tragedy, the question is continually raised, why? and what can we do?  Faith without works is dead.  James tells us if you give someone a blessing without helping them physically, what good is that?  I do not have the answers, but we need to work together to bring about a reduction in the violence in our society.  

Feb 12, 2018

What is it to be a Christian?  Is it saying a prayer?  Living a certain way to fit in with other "Christians."  If you are a politician and quote verses to get votes, is that Christian?  Maybe it is just simply being human?  

Feb 4, 2018

Nate uses the teachings of Jesus so that we can live a life which is one of decreased self, and increased God.  

Jan 26, 2018

Nate gets personal with his own struggles with his son.  With his own pain as a father. How our perfect Father has been put through pain and suffering because of our rebellion.  Yet God is love, the never ending love of the Father is beyond our understanding.  It is time to except his love.

Jan 16, 2018

Nate has fun on this episode of The Backyard Preacher.  Just hold on and enjoy the ride!

Jan 10, 2018

Nate talks about the power of the Word!  Our words are more powerful than any of us realize.  The ignorant speak life and death without any hesitation.  Let us not be ignorant but use the power of the word to the glory of God.

Jan 1, 2018

As we leave 2017 and start 2018 we are living in the most divisive time that many of us have ever experienced.  Left, right, liberal conservative, progressive, fundamental.  What has divided us as Christians has been Jesus, but what will unite us will also be Jesus!  Listen and be blessed!

Dec 20, 2017

I hope you get that big TV as we are in the season of greed.  Is that what Christmas is all about?  Nate explains a bit in his own way what Christmas is all about.  

Dec 10, 2017

As Christians where is the country?  Are we a bunch of closed minded dominionist?  People who have it my way or the highway?  Absolutist who do not think for themselves?  Nate does not have the answers but I do know how to talk about some possibilities.  My only hope is that Christians in America are not so willing to sell their souls for political power.   

Dec 4, 2017

Nate talks about the huge increase in pay that corporations in America will receive if all goes as planned for the Republican party, in their efforts to pass a new tax bill.  The old trickle down scam!  Do you really think that corporations are going to increase your wage?  

Nov 24, 2017

What is there really to be thankful for?  Holiday stress, family with happy fake smiles living in homes they can not afford thankful for the bank to give out a loan.  It seems like the most thankful people are the people with the least.  Holidays are a high point in our lives.  Days of remembrance in which should carry over all year long.  Listen as Nate talks about Thanksgiving and much more! 

Nov 13, 2017

Nate talks about true, vs. false spirituality.  Specifically mind altering substances.  In Nate's opinion the most spiritual people are those with or with past substance issues.  The people who are seekers of something outside of themselves.  Yet substance method comes at a high price.  While True spirituality is found within yourself through natural means of journeying.

Nov 7, 2017

Nate puts a interesting twist on the parable of the wedding feast.  Nate also talks about our mental health and gun control issues.  

Nov 3, 2017

Now What?  There is always going to be someone to tell you no, your not good enough, don't have enough experience, don't have enough education, or they do not like the decisions of your past.  Are you going to let others define you?  Or, are you going to allow yourself be defined by your God nature?

Oct 28, 2017

Nate helps us to find heaven.  Not the heaven that one thinks of after we die, but the heaven Jesus talked most about.  The kingdom of heaven is now!  It is up to you to find the kingdom of God.  Because as Jesus said the kingdom of heaven is at hand!

Oct 13, 2017

Let's be happy!  The country is divided, yes we have serious issues, but we also must take care of ourselves.  If we get so wrapped up in trying to be the problem solver we crash and burn.  Believe me I know all to well how to crash and burn.  So on this episode let us be happy together!

Oct 12, 2017

Would Jesus take a knee?  That is the question I propose.  Players taking a knee in the NFL has been a highly controversial topic that has continued to divide an already divided country.  In this episode Nate talks about an event in the life of Jesus in which he did not just take a knee he went above and beyond anything that the players in the NFL are currently doing.   

Oct 3, 2017

The final instalment of the "New Aeon" series.  The most important.  Your will, your purpose, what you have been put on this earth to do.  We all have struggled with this and hopefully you will be able to find your will after listening to this podcast.  

Sep 26, 2017

Part 5 of the new aeon of Christianity.  The law is love.  Nate Sprott talks about this law and defines the law of love in Biblical terms.  Nate desires for you to walk in spiritual greatness clothed in divine humility!

Sep 21, 2017

We have seen the church twist scripture to control the population for thousands of years.  Today we have much more information at our fingertips.  Yet control, especially abusive control still remains a problem within the church.  The new Aeon of Christianity follows simple guidelines no rules, no dogma just Spirit led Christianity.

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