All of us who have been raised in the conservative church and then been woken up from the mandatory theology that is placed on us understands how hard this is. We have been programmed and now we wish to be free.
What if we could stop being Facebook bullies and instead start being kind? What if we could actually think before we type? What if we decided to love instead of hate? What if we allowed God back into the Garden? Maybe, just maybe the world would be a better place.
What if anything does patriotism and church have in common? There has been a lot of open patriotic activity within the church since the election. Yet is this such a new phenomena? No, it isn't we have seen it for thousands of years. Buckle up and hold tight The Backyard Preacher Podcast is a click away!
"You would not be here if you still did not have something that you must do in life, that only you can do. You would not be here if there was not a job for you to do." - Lon Milo DuQeutte In the church we are saturated with the concept of purpose yet so many of us our found lacking. Let us find our purpose and therefore find your "will."
Fear, it is the demonic force that binds us. Fear has brought this country to a breaking point. We have a massive racial problem in this country that needs to be addressed. Black men are being killed by police officers and being found not guilty by the courts as they did the Klansmen of old. Nate speaks to this and the great idea of love which cast out all fear in this latest podcast.
Nate talks about the tragic shooting of a congressman. Also the wake of a possible civil war. The damage the government has done and how Jesus handled it in his time. Listen up and God bless!
This week mental health therapist Stacy Griffith joins me as we discuss Jesus the great therapist. How his counseling abilities are very similar to our modern practices.
So many times we are held back by our minds because what we "Think Others Will Think of us." This is the great hindrance of many of our dreams and passions. Let Nate's message help set you free with the power of the Spirit of God.
Happy Memorial Day, let us remember those who have since past on who served our country. When was the last war in which our soldiers actually were sent to war to defend this nation? 1812? WWII? certainly not any of the modern conflicts in which rich white men sent our sons and daughters to die for their agenda. Nate talks about this and much more.
It is so good to be back! Nate gives an interesting message on faith while giving some opinion on the current political environment along with; what people do want to hear and what they do not.
In this episode of the Backyard Preacher Podcast Nate examines faith and works. James says faith without works is dead. Yet what are these works? Is it right action? Religious ritual? Loving your neighbor? These are all great, but we humans will always come up short. The fact is we cannot please God through right action. Being a "good" person; Jesus himself said "who is good?" The problem is many of us try to please God through right action that we become infatuated with our religious belief, rituals, and deeds it creates a type of religious OCD.
Good day Backyard Preachers! It has been a while but I AM back. Nate talks a little bit about his recent struggles along with the power of our words. We struggle in life, it is not easy. Yet through are struggles sometimes we are just paying the price for a better life. Be blessed!
Nate talks about the connectedness that each and every single one of us have. You have been that person and that person has been you. So Be kind and Stay Inspired!
Nate takes a look at Luke chapter 4. Was Jesus really in a struggle with the devil, or was it his own ego after 40 days without food? Either way Jesus learned that their was more important things in life than self pleasure and the "wants" of the world. So forget yourself and start living a life of power!
Nate takes a look at Mark 11:12-25. He discusses how we rob God and are also lacking in faith. Take a fun fascinating backyard trip through this common scripture.
Nate talks about forgiving yourself, loving yourself, and being kind to yourself. This is a message from the heart. We cannot be effective as Christians and walk in the love and light of Christ when our own love and light is covered by guilt and shame.
Happy St Patrick's Day! All you wannabe Irish people who just want another excuse to drink. Please be safe out there! OK, Nate takes on the division of flesh and Spirit, looking at the text from Luke chapter 8 which describes the transfiguration of Christ from an esoteric perspective. Enjoy, and stay inspired!
The first comedy by Nate Sprott, The Backyard Preacher in this no holds barred event of religious proportions feel free to be offended.
Tragedy strikes and we cry out why God? Why God? We lost our puppy yesterday at the hand of a vicious dog while our Ebony just wanted to love and play. Ebony never knew a stranger neither did our Lord. Both gave their lives, listen with a tender heart the story of Ebony our beloved puppy.
Nate talks about the fight between the flesh and the Spirit. The battle of our true selves and that of the illusion of ego which tries to take over our lives. We succumb to pain then use a variety of vices based on our animalistic biology to place a bandage on a wound that can only be healed through Christ.
Pope Francis set off a firestorm in the religious world with his latest homily, claiming that it was better to be an atheist than a bad Christian. Nate takes a look at this along with the Pope's claim of Christian universalism.
Nate talks about the transcendence of the human spirit into a more capable medium, that being the machine. How is this still compatible with Christianity? Nate also talks about the possible simulation of this life and continuing to follow your passions despite being trapped in a program.
Nate looks at Mark chapter 4 and what many look upon as a text relating to salvation Nate re examines the text and discovers that it is full of motivation.
Nate often introduces the podcast with his line "This is not your mother's religious program we are not TBN, I will not ask for your money give it to someone who needs it." So today Nate talks a little bit about money and ministry. Although the greater portion of the show is focused on the spiritual awakening of Jesus and an awakening that we must also have as his followers. Listen up and be blessed. Please share!
Today Nate talks about what the singularity of Christianity that can bring us all together in unity as Christians, no matter your flavor. We currently live in a divided country with a divided church. The time for unity is now. Listen and receive the guidance you need to live out a life of love and unity.