November 24th, 2020 | 28 mins 2 secs
"Be thankful for what you have." -- Most of us have heard this familiar phrase from a well-meaning friend at some point. The problem with this advice is that it turns our attention inward, toward our possessions. This kind of self-focus is thankless by nature. When Christ is the source of our joy, we can live our lives for others. Our joy increases, and worry, fear, and doubt decrease.
November 13th, 2020 | 27 mins 57 secs
2020 presidential election, christian worldview, christians and politics
The 2020 presidential election has been one of the strangest in history. Would Christians be shocked to know that their religious liberties were the main item on the ballot? In a culture that is more and more aggressively antagonistic to the Christian worldview, how can we be prepared to defend our voice?
November 5th, 2020 | 27 mins 58 secs
christian worldview, courage, faith
Courage is the ability to move forward in the face of adversity, even when it requires moving toward our fears. In this episode, Marie & Greg Seltz talk about how courage requires love, and love requires us to be outward focused.
October 29th, 2020 | 25 mins 45 secs
christians and politics, civil politics, family political discussions
For many of us, the holiday season means family gatherings and conversations. What do you do when political issues come up? You may be tempted to avoid these discussions altogether, but Christians need to engage and share the truth in love. In this episode of Thru the Fire, the Seltzes help us understand why these conversations can be difficult and give some practical help to keep the tone respectful and loving.
October 22nd, 2020 | 31 mins 7 secs
family, family values
Family values are under attack in America. Are you doing your part to correct this destructive cultural and societal trend?
October 14th, 2020 | 30 mins 25 secs
cancel culture, christians and politics, politically correct
How can Christians combat the Cancel Culture