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Reaching Prisoners: Literature, Covid-19, and Criminal Justice Trends

Strength to Strength welcomed Mike Fisher to effective ways to reach prisoners. There are more than two million people locked up in prisons and jails of the USA. Many of these people are hurting and looking for answers. Mike introduces the Loaves and Fishes Magazine, which is a free Christian discipleship magazine for prisoners. Also, he […]

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Rooted and Built Up in Him

Strength to Strength welcomed Jimmy Nsanze to share his testimony. Here he shares his life story, and particularly how God in recent years has brought him from the Pentecostal tradition into a kingdom church. Among other factors, he notes the impact that The Historic Faith online courses have had on his faith journey. He also speaks […]

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The Unreached People Group Next Door

Strength to Strength welcomed Clyde Zimmerman to discuss practical evangelism. What would the the impact if our churches became intentional about being missionaries as part of our daily lives? Are our neighbors in North America a new “unreached people group”? Has the Anabaptist community simply accepted the lost around us as normal, and believe we need […]

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Stories of Enemy Love

This was the second part of a two-part Special Event held on March 27, 2021. Also, see “The Power of Enemy Love” by Pablo Yoder. Join Pablo Yoder as he outlines what it means to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16). This two-part event highlights proactive peace-making and loving your enemies, illustrated through […]

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The Power of Enemy Love

This was the first part of a two-part Special Event held on March 27, 2021. Also, see “Stories of Enemy Love” by Pablo Yoder. Join Pablo Yoder as he outlines what it means to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16). This two-part event highlights proactive peace-making and loving your enemies, illustrated through first […]

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Tools for Developing Sexual Integrity

Strength to Strength welcomed Tim Kuepfer to open conversation around sexual sin in the church. We know pornography and other sexual sins are a big problem in the church because we’ve heard scary statistics thrown around. How can families and churches safely navigate the age of the internet in a sexualized world? What tools are effective […]

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The Power of a Story

Strength to Strength welcomed Merle Burkholder to discuss how stories connect with people in a wholistic way. They communicate a truth, connect with our emotions, and bring understanding that leads to change. Merle also shares his personal experiences through his YouTube channel with 180+ stories (and counting), many from his time in Haiti, and all with […]

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Economics Jesus’ Way

Strength to Strength welcomed John D. Martin to discuss what Jesus intended for his followers in relation to finances. Using the Sermon on the Mount as his text, he explores the difficult words of Jesus. Can we make sense of these passages without dodging its plainest meaning? An interactive question-and-answer period follows. The Strength to Strength podcast is […]

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Life Lessons from a Zillion Canoe Trips

Strength to Strength welcomed Brian Martin to discuss his experiences as “Chief Brian” at the Bald Eagle Boys Camp and the Allegany Boys Camp. Using stories, he shares Scriptural discipleship lessons drawn from many years of experience discipling boys. An interactive question-and-answer period follows. The Strength to Strength podcast is available through many outlets. Listen online, download episodes, […]

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Vaccines: Efficacy and Ethics

Strength to Strength welcomed Philip Hess to discuss the history of vaccines, as well as the health and moral implications. Of particular relevance in the Covid-19 era, Philip helps to carefully sort through the known data, while identifying popular myths circulating online. An interactive question-and-answer period follows. Philip Hess comes from a family line of medical […]