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Planet Jesus – Canceling Cancel Culture – Ep. 21

Welcome to the Planet Jesus Podcast! This is Ep. 21 “Canceling Cancel Culture.” In this episode, I acknowledge that there are times when we need to call out bad behavior and sin. But, that can only occur from a position of relationship. Also, I address the void that exists for a person who is canceled….

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Rethinking the Gospel – Matthew 2 – Ep.2

In this episode, we will look at a subtle theological message that Matthew intended for his Jewish audience. The message was about the conflict that existed between two sons of the patriarch Jacob: Joseph and Judah. The broken relationship that existed between these two brothers was healed when Joseph saved his brother Judah and the…

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Rethinking the Gospel – Matthew 1 – Ep.1

In this episode, we will look at the royal genealogy of Jesus the Messiah. Abraham, David and Jesus Christ become the recurring words used throughout Matthew’s first chapter. We will discover that these names will recur throughout his gospel and will underscore the theme Matthew established in chapter one, that is, that all the promises…

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Planet Jesus – Busy, Not Busybodies – Ep. 20

The Kingdom of God is structured for interdependence were everyone labors to support the needs of the whole. Christians should work together to support one another and represent a kingdom of abundance, not scarcity.

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Planet Jesus – Worship Leads to Living – Ep. 19

As the Apostle Paul writes to the Roman Christians, he challenges them to think about their role in society. Throughout time these questions have always been relevant to Christians.  Who do we know that deserves our wrath, but instead receives our graciousness? How do we use our God given gifts? How should we react to…

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Planet Jesus – Citizens of Heaven – Ep. 18

Shining the Light for a world enveloped in darkness is not simply a task set for us. On the contrary, this Light should shine as part of our birthright as Children of God. Being a good citizen of heaven affords us with great opportunity and privilege, not to squander, but to share, by modeling God’s…

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Planet Jesus – Good Cretans – Ep. 17

In this episode, the Apostle Paul, an early detractor and then follower of Jesus, speaking to believers in Crete, describes how humble obedience and love can influence those around us. He explains how Christians should behave out in the world? Respond to the issues of the day…? And support rulers and authorities… even if you…

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Planet Jesus – Judgement & Mercy – Ep. 16

There is a delicate balance between judgement and mercy; too much of either creates social problems. In this episode, we will consider an often misunderstood passage regarding the commission of the disciples of Jesus to be fishers of men. What has been interpreted as a statement of evangelical inclusiveness is actually a message of judgement….

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Planet Jesus – The Kingdom of God (Part 2) – Ep. 15

“Go into all the world and report the good news!” These were a few of the last words spoken by Jesus to his disciples. This commission takes courage and vulnerability, but it is through weakness that hope is spread to a world in despair. In this episode, Rob will continue what he began in Episode…

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Planet Jesus – The Kingdom of God (Part 1) – Ep. 14

In this episode, we will consider what it means to be a citizen of the Kingdom of God. What is the culture of that kingdom. How that meaning and our actions are informed by the character of the king(Jesus). And, how that meaning has been ignored or twisted. This episode is the first of a…

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