Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera

Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera

Faith and spirituality can be difficult to understand. Finding answers can be confusing, especially in a world overwhelmed with information from so many different points of view. Let’s break down these complex topics of faith and gain a better understanding of the sacred… and the secular. Welcome to Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera!


June 1, 2023 66 mins

Welcome to 'Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera,' where we delve into matters of faith, life, and meaning. Join us as we explore the intriguing topic of Jesus and Politics. Discover how Jesus' teachings on love, justice, and compassion intersect with the broader realm of politics, challenging conventional notions. Through insightful discussions and biblical exploration, we uncover the transformative power o...

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In this episode of "Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera," we embark on a captivating journey into the power of the Holy Spirit that extends far beyond speaking in tongues. Join us as we delve into the significance of the Holy Spirit in our lives, going beyond the remarkable events of the Day of Pentecost. Discover how the Holy Spirit guides, empowers, and transforms believers, as we explore the diverse dime...

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Welcome to "Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera," where we explore the big questions of faith, life, and meaning. In today's episode, we'll be diving into a topic that has sparked controversy and debate among Christians for centuries: "once saved, always saved" or the belief that salvation cannot be lost.

The concept of eternal security is grounded in the Christian doctrine of ju...

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In this episode, we are honored to have two esteemed guests joining us to discuss the world of urban ministry and the Latino church landscape. Bishop Dr. Ray Rivera, founder of the Latino Pastoral Action Center, and Lisa Trevino Cummins, president & founder of Urban Strategies in Washington DC, provide valuable insights and perspectives on the history and current state of Latino churches, and how they are adapting to the challenges...

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April 27, 2023 64 mins

Worship and praise are essential practices in the Christian faith, but what do they really mean and how can they help us deepen our relationship with God?

In this episode of Seek & Find, Dr. Marc Rivera breaks down these concepts and explores their similarities and differences, drawing on biblical teachings and the Christian tradition. He provides practical guidelines and best...

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Paul encouraged believers to "train yourself in godliness" and to "exercise self-control in all things" (1 Timothy 4:7-8).

In this episode of "Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera," we'll be discussing the importance of spiritual disciplines for our personal growth and development. Dr. Rivera will define spiritual disciplines and explain the value and significance of each one. We'...

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The Ethics of Prayer in Politics: When Personal Agendas Trump God's Will

In this episode, we examine the controversy surrounding the abuse of prayer in politics. While an open prayer for God should be void of human agenda and personal preferences, some religious leaders have used prayer as a tool to advance their own political interests, sometimes at the expense of the church and society. Have these leaders become too involved in p...

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March 23, 2023 43 mins

On this episode of Seek & Find, we examine the impact of dogma on spiritual growth. Some people have faced negative religious experiences that have led to a disconnect between their spiritual beliefs and personal experiences. This disconnect can result in blaming God for these negative experiences, making it difficult to move past the trauma and grow spiritually. 

Whether you are a long-time member of a religious community or just ...

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March 16, 2023 47 mins

In this episode, we will explore the ongoing debate surrounding women in church leadership. For centuries, women have played vital roles in the church, yet have been largely excluded from formal leadership positions. Despite this, many women have emerged as prominent figures in their communities and have become strong advocates for change.

We're joined by Dr. Marc Rivera, who will provide insights into the reasons behind this exclu...

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March 9, 2023 56 mins

In this episode of our podcast, we dive into the question that has been asked by countless people throughout human history: Who is God? We discuss how different religions and belief systems have different names for the divine being they worship, including Allah in Islam, Brahma or Brahman in Hinduism, Buddha in Buddhism, and Yahweh, Adonai, Elohim, Jehovah, and other names in Judaism and Christianity.

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March 2, 2023 45 mins

The word “church” originates from the ancient Greek word “ecclesia,” meaning “the called-out ones.” The word evolved to describe both followers of Christ and the building used for religious purposes. You cannot have one without the other.

As churches reopen in the wake of the pandemic, a survey by Pew Research Center found in-person church attendance has plateaued.

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February 23, 2023 46 mins

Reading the Bible instills inspiration and brings balance to our lives!

In this episode we talk about “How to read the Bible?” and answer questions like…

  • Where do we start?
  • Is there a specific order we should follow?
  • Why read the Bible?
  • What are the benefits of reading the Bible?

Many people are asking questions like this online, averaging...

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February 16, 2023 54 mins

The Bible is the most popular book in the world, with nearly 4 billion copies sold over the last 50 years. A survey from 2021 says that 11% of Americans read the Bible daily. The Bible is also the most copied book of antiquity.

The topic of this episode is "Who wrote the Bible?"

Over the past 12-months, this question garnered over 22,000 online searches a month. Listen as Dr. Marc dissects this very popular question.


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February 9, 2023 27 mins

Welcome to Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera.

In this introductory episode, you'll learn more about Dr. Marc Rivera and the inspiration for this podcast.

Thank you for listening and God Bless!

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