The Patriot Pastor‘s Podcast

The Patriot Pastor‘s Podcast

Pastors Wade Lentz and Harold Smith have real discussions that range from the topics of church life to defining our roles as Christian patriots.


March 13, 2024 32 mins

In this enlightening episode of the Patriot Pastors Podcast, host Harold Smith and guest Wade Lentz delve deep into one of the most controversial discussions of our time: the enforcement of the death penalty. This conversation centers around capital punishment’s moral considerations and societal impacts, presenting a thorough analysis from a distinct biblical viewpoint. The episode’s narrative is intertwined with personal anecdotes...

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In today's episode, podcast co-host Wade Lentz preaches a sermon on the timeless truths found in Mark 10:17-22. Wade Lentz is the pastor of Beryl Baptist Church in Vilonia, Arkansas, where he has served for over ten years. 

In this passage, Jesus challenges the young rich ruler to confront the idols of his heart, his earthly riches.

In a world consumed by materialism and self-gr...

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In this eye-opening episode of the Patriot Pastors Podcast, hosts Wade Lentz and Harold Smith underscore America's current moral breakdown through the lens of the Book of Romans, Chapter 1. The hosts insightfully draw parallels between the depraved state of U.S. morals and the religious decline outlined in this significant scripture. They examine societal issues like the denial of God's existence, failure to honor Him, prideful int...

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January 11, 2024 35 mins

**Sermon spotlight from Harold Smith**

In this episode, Pastor Harold dives deeper into the Lord's Prayer sermon series that he preached at First Baptist Church of Roland, Oklahoma, where he is pastor. 

Tune in to the Patriot Pastor's Podcast and listen to this powerful message on "The Lord's Prayer: Repentance."

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January 4, 2024 30 mins

In this special episode, pastors Wade Lentz and Harold Smith speak about "Three Things to Consider in 2024," we delve into pivotal insights shaping our perspective for the year ahead. 

Firstly, "Concern for our Country":

We navigate through the current landscape, addressing challenges and opportunities that lie before our nation. As patriotic citizens and believers, understanding our roles and responsibilities becomes paramount.


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December 18, 2023 36 mins

🎙️ Sermon Highlight: "In the Fullness of Time" by Wade Lentz

Join us on the Patriot Pastor's Podcast as Wade Lentz delivers a powerful message inspired by Galatians 4:4-5. In this enlightening sermon, Wade unpacks the significance of this divine timing, illustrating how it fulfilled ancient prophecies and brought forth redemption for sinful humanity.



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December 8, 2023 32 mins

This week's Patriot Pastor's Podcast episode features a disturbing documentary recently released called "Let Us Prey." Pastor Harold Smith takes us on an eye-opening journey exploring the systemic issues and the concealed stories that rocked the Independent Fundamental Baptists. Harold speaks about the silence and the failure of church leadership to address and prevent these atrocities.  

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November 30, 2023 38 mins

In this episode, Pastor Harold delves deep into the profound essence of the Lord's Prayer, uncovering its transformative power within the context of building and nurturing our relationship with the God our Father. Pastor Harold illuminates the intricacies of prayer as a cornerstone of our connection with God, guiding us through the spiritual journey of communion, trust, and faith.


Tune in to the Patriot Pastor's Podcast and embar...

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November 22, 2023 34 mins

Title: "From Heart Aflame to Hearts Adrift: Navigating Spiritual Transitions Across Generations"

Description: Join pastors Wade Lentz and Harold Smith on a thought-provoking journey through the ebbs and flows of spiritual fervor across generations. In this episode of "The Patriot Pastor's Podcast," they delve into the fascinating contrast between the spiritual fervency of one generation and the spiritual drift of its successors.


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November 14, 2023 41 mins

Pastor Wade Lentz @ Beryl Baptist Church

Title: Hope in a Hopeless World Text: Habakkuk 1:1-4

I. A Perplexing Problem

II. A Proper Perspective

III. A Profound Praise

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November 7, 2023 31 mins

There is so much going on in the world that is discouraging, so pastors Harold Smith and Wade Lentz just wanted to share a brief word of encouragement from God's Word. We trust the Lord will use this episode to help you today.

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September 28, 2023 34 mins

In this 75th episode of the Patriot Pastor's Podcast, Pastor Harold Smith takes us on his journey as to why he has decided to walk away and unplug himself from all social media platforms. He is not advocating that everyone should leave; however, his reasons for doing so should cause us to ask ourselves why we are on social media platforms and why it is healthy for us to be on them. We pray that this episode will be a help to you. 

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September 14, 2023 33 mins

In this episode, Harold Smith and Wade Lentz speak on a wide range of topics that are taking place in the world today. Starting with Hank Williams Jr.'s recent marriage, Tucker Carlson's feud with Gov. Abbot of Texas, the new impeachment inquiry against Pres. Biden, and finally, the ongoing politics and bureaucracy within the SBC.

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August 22, 2023 34 mins

The singer, who has the hottest song in the nation right now, is not some Nashville superstar or pop sensation. The singer who has the most popular music on all platforms is a young man from the hills of Virginia named Oliver Anthony. His music has received tens of millions of downloads in just the past two to three weeks! His most popular song, "Rich Men North of Richmond," is huge, gaining a listenership that crosses all social a...

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August 10, 2023 36 mins

Most Americans know of the famous speech in which Patrick Henry stated, "Give me liberty or give me death," but sadly, that is all most Americans know about this great patriot. Please take a few minutes and discover the extraordinary life of one of our Founding Fathers, Patrick Henry! 

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July 13, 2023 28 mins

Here is a podcast episode from two years ago that you probably have not listened to but need to listen to. It is an episode in which pastors Wade Lentz and Harold Smith answer the question, should pastors discuss political issues behind the pulpit? Some would say, "No!" Others would say, "Absolutely!" While many others are just not sure how to answer this question. Listen to this episode and see why we believe pastors should not av...

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June 29, 2023 34 mins

There is no hotter topic than the subject pastors Wade Lentz and Harold Smith tackle and discuss in their latest episode. That subject is "Why Women Can't Preach." In this episode, they lay out a few reasons why they believe that women should not hold the office of pastor or teach men in the church. We trust this episode will give clarity to this very controversial topic. 

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In this special edition of the Patriot Pastor's Podcast, we recap the events of #SBC23 in New Orleans. We talk about many of the low and some of the high moments that are commendable. 

We discuss:

1) The outcome of the SBC Presidential race between Mike Stone and the incumbent Bart Barber.

2) The president of Lifeway, Ben Mandrell, whose mind is set that Lifeway will continue to sell material that does not align with the Baptist Fa...

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In this episode, Wade Lentz and Harold Smith discuss and review the new documentary "Shiny Happy People" on Amazon Prime. A documentary that exposes Bill Gothard and the fundamental Christian movement he founded in the 1960s. This documentary reveals several theological inconsistencies that Bill Gothard taught as truth. As well as many ethical and immoral behavior allegedly committed by Bill Gothard himself. We chose to speak about...

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This episode explains why the Pilgrims did not use the King James Version of the Bible and preferred to use their trusted Geneva Bible instead. We also discuss the fallacy of KJV Onlyism. As well as the reliability of the Textus Receptus manuscripts.

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