The Greater Heritage

The Greater Heritage

The official podcast of The Greater Heritage, a Bible teaching and Christian publishing ministry that equips Christians for an abundant life of service, personal spiritual growth and character development through the study of God’s Word. Tune in for Bible studies, sermons, Christian book reviews and more.


July 12, 2023 15 mins

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Overcoming Apathy: Gospel Hope for Those Who Struggle to Care by Uche Anizor and published by Crossway.

About the book: In Overcoming Apathy, theology professor Uche Anizor explains what apathy is and gives practical, biblical advice to break the cycle. Inspired by his conversations with young Christians as well as his own experiences with apathy, Anizor takes a fresh look at...

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0:50 – Introductions
2:00 – Reading and literacy statistics
5:36 – Why do Christians need to read well?
10:29 – Benefits of reading
12:01 – How to read well in an age of distraction
16:50 – Current cultural and celebrity attitudes toward books
21:58 – Marcel Proust, John Milton and Maryanne Wolf on reading
35:50 – How to approach and read God’s Word
49:22 – Best practices for ...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Reactivity: How the Gospel Transforms Our Actions and Reactions by Paul David Tripp and published by Crossway.

About the book: Digital media and technology are altering the way people act—and react—toward each other. Criticism, outrage, and controversy dominate social engagement and unfortunately many Christians have joined in the chaos. This book instructs believers to view ...

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In this podcast episode we talk with Ryan Denton, founder of Christ in the Wild Ministries, and author of Augustine the Evangelist: The Zeal, Hope and Methodology of the Bishop of Hippo and other books on evangelism and open air preaching.

Throughout our discussion Ryan shared with us his insights about evangelism and open air preaching, specifically what it's like to be a street preacher, the difference between being a pastor ...

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In this podcast episode we talk with Art Ayris, CEO of Kingstone Studios and Publisher for Kingstone Comics.

Art is a regular contributor on Christianity and media and has been interviewed by numerous outlets including FOX News, Publishers Weekly, WORLD magazine, Movieguide, and many others.

He has earned multiple writing and producing awards for film and television, and he and his wife Kelly, a former television director and on-air ...

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Proverbs 4:14-19 (KJV)

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.  Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the pe...

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For this podcast episode we sat down with Daena Creel, one of the foremost authorities on the life and work of the pioneering and best-selling Christian author Grace Livingston Hill (1865-1947).

Daena is also a writer, archivist, and historian. She works closely with the Hill family to preserve Grace’s legacy for future generations of readers, and is the author of The Grace Livingston Hill Cookbook: Vintage Recipes from the Holiday ...

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Psalm 148:11-14 (KJV) - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:  Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven. He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the Lord.

In this...

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For this podcast episode we sat down with Christian radio programming and advertising executive Chris Arnzen.

Chris is the talk host of Iron Sharpens Iron Radio - a Christian radio broadcast that addresses a multitude of topics from a distinctly Reformed Christian worldview.

Over the years, his career in Christian media, especially radio, has taken him all around the country interviewing various pastors, authors and other Christian p...

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 For this podcast episode we sat down with Dr. Mark Talbot, associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College and had an insightful and illuminating conversation about suffering and the Christian life. We also talked about the art of writing well, the intersection of Christianity and philosophy and more.

Dr. Talbot hosts the When the Stars Disappear podcast, and is the author of the Suffering and the Christian Life series, includ...

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How do you design a well-run, effective and biblical Children’s ministry? Why is child evangelism so critical for the church? What kind of work is being done at the front lines and in our schools to lead children to Christ?

In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk about all of this and more with Mark Robb, Local Director for Child Evangelism Fellowship’s East Central Florida Chapter.

The importance of child evangelism ...

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Ever look in the mirror and realize that you've aged? Maybe your youth's supple features have given way to time's wrinkles? Or perhaps you're not quite as fast, quick witted or energetic as you used to be?

At one time or another we've all had to come to grips with the realization that our bodies are finite. Sure, we're born strong and we tend to feel invincible when we're young, but even the young ...

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May 5, 2022 13 mins

There is a trend today in academic circles and among the general public that advocates for imposing moral judgements on the actions of those from the past.

Those who espouse such an approach are easily offended by history, and they contort it to prove their own agendas.

Such approaches to historical inquiry fail to study the past for the sake of the past, nor do they acknowledge that other time periods are very unlike our own. 

In thi...

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And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear. (1 Peter 1:17, KJV)

The Cambridge Dictionary defines a code of conduct as: A set of rules that members of an organization or people with a particular job or position must follow.

Many companies and governments have codes of conduct, but did you know that Christians also have a code of...

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And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. (Matthew 18:5-6, KJV)

God places tremendous value on children. They truly are precious in his sight. However, there are many alarming trends today that are leading Children into ...

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An Interview with Miriam Huffman Rockness of The Lilias Trotter Legacy

In this special episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk with author Miriam Huffman Rockness (Keep These Things (Doubleday), Home: God’s Design (Zondervan), and A Passion for the Impossible: The Life Of Lilias Trotter (Discovery House). Miriam also serves as a member of The Lilias Trotter Advisory Board, the governing body of The Lilias Trotter Legacy.


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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World by Brett McCracken and published by Crossway.

Brett McCracken is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition and the author of Uncomfortable; Hipster Christianity; and Gray Matters. He is an elder at Southlands Church Santa Ana where he lives with his wife Kira and two sons.

Book Review

The Wisdom Pyramid com...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter J. Williams and published by Crossway.

Peter J. Williams (PhD, University of Cambridge) is the principal of Tyndale House and chair of the International Greek New Testament Project.

In Can We Trust the Gospels? Peter Williams presents a concise but highly grounded and well-rounded study on the historical reliability of the Gospels (Matthew, M...

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In this episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we review Lead: 12 Gospel Principles for Leadership in the Church by Paul David Tripp and published by Crossway.

Dr. Paul David Tripp is a pastor, event speaker, and a best-selling and award-winning author. With more than 30 books and video series on Christian living, Paul’s driving passion is to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life.

Lead is a wonderful book o...

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In this special episode of The Greater Heritage podcast we talk with singer-songwriter Joanne Hogg.

“Jo” is a Northern Irish singer and songwriter, best known for her work as the lead singer and songwriter with the Celtic Christian progressive rock and pop band Iona. She has also worked on numerous solo projects, including most recently The Map Project Parts 1 & 2, and she is involved in various ministries as well.

Throughout the...

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