Undefended - Daniel Bush

Aired On: Monday April 3, 2017

It's natural to avoid pain and suffering, but what if lowering our defenses actually opens us up to the supernatural? Would an intimate experience with God be worth giving up self-protection? Join Dr. Daniel Bush on Steve Brown, Etc. as he talks with Steve and the crew about his new book, Undefended: Discovering God When Your Guard Is Down. The truth is that pain is coming whether we embrace it or not, so why not be vulnerable enough to meet God where it hurts? Daniel Bush received his Ph.D. from the University of...
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Katharina and Martin Luther - Michelle DeRusha

Aired On: Monday March 27, 2017

He was the father of the Reformation. She was a nun who dropped life in the convent like a bad habit. Together, they were a legendary couple with a revolutionary marriage. Join Michelle DeRusha on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of her new book, Katharina and Martin Luther: The Radical Marriage of a Runaway Nun and a Renegade Monk. Breaking vows, taking vows, and the private lives of a pair of plucky protestants... don't miss it! Michelle DeRusha writes about finding and keeping faith in the everyday at michellederusha.com, as well as for the Lincoln Journal...
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Getting Jesus Wrong - Matt Johnson

Aired On: Monday March 20, 2017

Jesus is not a life coach, a movement leader, a cultural visionary, or a blessing dispenser, but you might not know that by listening to many Christians talk about their faith. Are you sure you're following the right Jesus? Join Key Life author Matt Johnson on Steve Brown, Etc. as he talks about his new book, Getting Jesus Wrong: Giving Up Spiritual Vitamins and Checklist Christianity. Matt shares his personal encounters with a string of false saviors and shows us what it looks like to get Jesus right. Matt Johnson is a husband, father to two little...
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Grace Encounter - Kevin Labby & Jerry Parries

Aired On: Monday March 13, 2017

Different, but not divided. That's the idea behind two Central Florida churches—one African-American and one white—coming together to celebrate the renewing and reconciling power of the gospel. Join pastors Jerry Parries and Kevin Labby on Steve Brown, Etc. as they talk with Steve about forming a friendship, swapping pulpits, and leading their very different congregations to worship as one. Then share the experience with them, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Bishop Herb Andrew, Ray Cortese, Freddy Banos, and Alex Early at the Grace Encounter conference, March 15-17 at Willow Creek...
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Unchained - Noel Jesse Heikkinen

Aired On: Monday March 6, 2017

The Bible tells us that it was for freedom that Jesus set us free. How's that working out for you? Do you still feel chained by sin and guilt? You're not alone. Join Noel Heikkinen on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of his new book, Unchained: If Jesus Has Set Us Free, Why Don't We Feel Free? The true definition of freedom in Christ will surprise you. Noel Jesse Heikkinen is an admittedly screwed-up pastor at Riverview Church in Lansing, Michigan. He's also the US Midwest Network Director for Acts 29 and the Chairman of...
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Grace Encounter - Freddy Banos & Alex Early

Aired On: Monday February 27, 2017

Black, white, Hispanic, conservative, liberal... we're a deeply divided country. But God's radical grace has the power to bring us together. Join Alex Early and Freddy Banos on Steve Brown, Etc. as they talk with Steve, Pastor Jerry Parries, and Pastor Kevin Labby about the renewing and reconciling power of the gospel. Then get together with them, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Bishop Herb Andrew, and Ray Cortese at the Grace Encounter conference, March 15-17 at Willow Creek Church in Winter Springs, Florida. Visit GraceEncounterConference.com to register and get discounted hotel rates.​ The conference...
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Lost & Found - Kendra Fletcher

Aired On: Monday February 20, 2017

Kendra Fletcher, homeschooling mom of eight, took pride in having it all together—the right schooling, the right theology, the right church, and the right meal-planning, home-managing, keep-it-all-together parenting. Then it all fell apart. Three of Kendra’s children were taken to the brink of death in a period of 18 months. Join Kendra on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of her new Key Life/New Growth Press book, Lost & Found: Losing Religion, Finding Grace. You'll see that doing life and religion “right” is a poor substitute for a living relationship with a loving God. ...
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Grace Encounter - Elyse Fitzpatrick & Ray Cortese

Aired On: Monday February 13, 2017

Jesus said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” That’s more than a promise for the future. It’s happening right now in our broken lives as God’s unconditional love embraces us just as we are. Grace changes everything. Join Elyse Fitzpatrick and Ray Cortese on Steve Brown, Etc. as they talk with Steve, Pastor Jerry Parries, and Pastor Kevin Labby about the power of the gospel and what to expect at the upcoming Grace Encounter conference. Then join them, along with Bishop Clarence McClendon, Alex Early, Freddy Banos, and Bishop Herb Andrew for the Grace...
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