The Alex McFarland Show

The Alex McFarland Show

Alex’s greatest passion is growing the Body of Christ and instructing Christians on how to stand strong in the face of ever-diminishing morals, ethics, and values. Find out more at www.alexmcfarland.com

Episodes

November 23, 2022 30 min

Psalm 75:1 says “Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks.” Reflecting upon Thanksgiving, Alex McFarland shares with listeners the Biblical directives for having a heart postured toward gratitude. Modern-day science has unintentionally come into alignment with scripture on the topic of gratitude, and has proven that there are multiple positive benefits of thankfulness. Alex reviews those benefits with listeners and encourages them to fi...

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Today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show features a conversation between Alex and Chris Romans. Chris is the youth pastor of First Baptist Church of Yorktown, Texas. He recounts when God prompted him to get involved in youth ministry, and how he eventually ended up being elected to serve on the local school board. While many have speculated that the influence of believers on culture is waning, Chris shares his enthusiasm regardin...

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On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex sits down with Pastor Mark Collins of First Baptist Church of Yorktown, Texas. The two men discussed the tragic shooting of 2017 at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, where Mark was a former associate pastor. While reflecting on the horrific tragedy that it was, Mark tells a few stories about the way God was at work behind the scenes. Mark also shares why he first ...

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The midterm elections are right around the corner. Discussing the role of the Church in Government, Alex sits down with write-in candidate for North Carolina Senate, Alvin Robinson, to hear why he decided to get involved in politics. With nearly two decades of public safety service to his name, Alvin was fired from two careers after refusing to receive the Covid vaccine. Instead of complaining about the wrongs done to him by a corr...

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Lawlessness has become ramped in our society. With wrong often being seen as right, it’s clear that our world has diverted far from the Biblical standard from which we are called to live in accordance to. On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex sits down with Pastor Duane Sheriff of Victory Life Church. Pulling concepts from his new book, Counter Culture, Pastor Duane talks about the difference between a Revival and a G...

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With midterm elections just around the corner, it’s important for believers to understand why voting is so crucial. On this episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex is joined by Gary Harris, the Dean of Students at East Rankin Academy. The two discuss the history of our republic and god-given freedoms, the significance of the electoral college and how it works, and why it’s of vital importance to our country that all Christians exe...

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The United Methodist Church in America recently accepted a lesbian as their bishop. It’s clear that many believers all around the world are conflicted, not knowing what is right when it comes to gender and sexuality. On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex helps listeners understand what exactly the Bible has to say regarding these topics. He also makes it clear that one cannot reject the Word of God, without rejecting ...

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What does it look like to build the Church of Jesus during a pandemic, in the midst of the 21st century? Pastor Jamie Arnette of Dillon First Baptist Church sits down to discuss this with Alex McFarland. Pastor Arnette shares some of the struggles that his church has faced during the peak of Covid and what measures they have taken to counteract them. He also opens up, giving an honest perspective of his wife’s battle with Huntingto...

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God does exist, and he is infinitely more than we can possibly imagine. He is existence itself—not just a topic for discussion but the source of our next breath. On this edition of the show, Alex sits down with author Garland Grimes as they discuss God being the foundation of truth and why truth matters. 

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We live in a time where there is an abundance of ideologies and philosophies. From secularism and marxism, to naturalism and nihilism, Alex dives into the basics of what several of these “isms” believe. He also emphasizes the importance of Christians having a clear understanding of what they believe and why. To conclude the show, Alex lists 5 things that Christians can do to stand unwavering in the face of the immense uncertainty a...

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The ideologies of Nihilism, Fideism and Relativism have an increasing grip on our World. That’s why now, more than ever, believers need to take a stand for Realism, which is rooted in the Christian faith. Join Alex McFarland for today’s episode as he explains the difference between each ideology and unearths three areas of responsibility that the Church must take hold of to change the tide of our oppressed culture. 

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As our country reflects on the solemn anniversary of 9/11, Alex continues his series on cults and false teachings, focusing this episode on the religion of Islam. Islam has nearly doubled in size since that fateful day 21 years ago, and Alex does a deep-dive into its rapid growth. Exploring the beliefs, practices and nuances of the religion and its followers, Alex arms his listeners with the understanding that they need to lovingly...

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On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland show, Alex sits down the longtime friend, Pastor Bert Harper. Alex and Bert co-host a live radio show called Exploring the Word. Together, they come to Alex’s podcast audience to discuss the state of the Church and the importance of believers getting “back to the basics.” Tune in to hear Bert share what those “basics” are, the importance of leaving room for the Spirit of God, and the differe...

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Today, on the Alex McFarland Show, Alex sits down with Robert Youngblood of the American Family Association to discuss the current cultural climate of our world. While the Bible tells us that in the last days, many will depart from the faith, it also urges believers to remind those individuals of the truth of Jesus Christ. Alex and Robert explain to listeners how they can protect themselves against the darkness of the hour, and why...

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On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex continues his discussion on various religious cults, focusing on Jehovah's Witnesses. He explains the theological and sociological traits that all cults have. Comparing Jehovah’s Witnesses to Christianity, Alex helps listeners identify several crucial differences. While taking heed to honor those who are a part of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Alex takes a strong stance against the...

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Today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show is the first in an unfolding series that will compare Christianity against other religions. Alex begins the series by discussing some of the key differences between Christianity and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While Mormons often affirm that they are Christians, Alex helps listeners understand why that isn’t absolute truth. He also uncovers some of the lesser known and...

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 While even non-believers will often acknowledge the reality of the demonic, many people, Christian or not, don’t necessarily have the most accurate information on this topic. On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex provides listeners with 5 points from scripture regarding Satan and his demons. Emphasizing the significance of adopting the right mindset before studying the spiritual realm, Alex explains why it is importa...

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The legacy of C.S. Lewis has greatly surpassed his death in 1963. Some have argued that he is one of the most influential voices of the last 500 years of Christendom. On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex sits down with award-winning actor, Max McLean. Max portrayed C.S. Lewis in a recent film titled, The Most Reluctant Convert. The two discuss the remarkable life of C.S. Lewis and Max recounts the process of making t...

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Within the realm of Christian publishing, the fastest growing segments are worldview and apologetics. On today’s episode of the Alex McFarland Show, Alex talks with a fellow apologist, Dr. Gary Habermas. The two discuss why apologetics is so relevant today and why the resurrection of Jesus is at the heart of it. Dr. Habermas shares his own journey of coming to faith in God, and explains how Christian principles and beliefs compare ...

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In the book of Romans, Paul highlights the clear connection between moral decay and spiritual blindness. On this episode of the Alex McFarland show, Alex unpacks that concept further and explains how it translates into today’s society. In a culture insistent that the individual defines truth, and where everything is forced to be equal, Alex empowers listeners to stand strong upon the ultimate truth, which is the Word of God.

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