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The Kitchen Table #28: Response to the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

On this week’s episode of The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake have a conversation about the Christian response to the legalization of recreational marijuana. New songs in Music Matters from Joel Vaughn, All Sons & Daughters, and a 1993 oldie, but goldie from The Imperials. In Culture Shock, Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message and what the 2018 Box Office Queen says about God’s blessings. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #27: It Is OK for Christians to Curse?

On this week’s episode of The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake have a conversation about if it is OK for Christians to use profanity or not. New songs in Music Matters from Ryan Stevenson, Elevation Worship and a 1992 oldie, but goldie from Michael W. Smith. In Culture Shock, what does how we spend money on extravagant things say about of Christian witness. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #26: As Followers of Christ, How Do We Deal with Divorce?

This week on The Kitchen Table, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake welcome around the table, Shine.FM program director, Don Burns, as they look at the issue of divorce, the effects it has on children, and what the Bible has to say. In Music Matters, new music from Lincoln Brewster, a Christmas song from Chris Tomlin & Audrey Assad and an oldie, but goldie from Wayne Watson. In Culture Shock, some important things kids should know about Christmas. Be sure to subscribe for all the latest!

The Kitchen Table #25: Why Does Consistency Matter?

This week on The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake discuss why is it important to have consistency in following Jesus. New songs in Music Matters from 7eventh Time Down, Bryan & Katie Torwalt and Jake is introduced to Ska music with a 1997 classic from The O.C. Supertones. In Culture Shock, they discuss how parents respond to tricky faith questions. Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe today!

The Kitchen Table #24: Does God Call People to be Single?

Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter, his son Jake and guest Jennifer Lambert for another conversation across the kitchen table as they discuss God’s call on singleness. Also, in Music Matters, new music from Jesus Culture, Christmas music from Relient K and an Oldie But Goldie from Steven Curtis Chapman. In Culture Shock, remembering the faith of President George H.W. Bush and we hear Chris Pratt go off script at the Disneyland Christian Candlelight Ceremony.

The Kitchen Table #23: How Do We Maintain a Child-like Faith in a World Where We Are Suppose to Grow Up?

Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake for another conversation across the kitchen table as they discuss the conflicting thoughts in The Bible about having a child-like faith while putting away childish things. Also, in Music Matters, new music from I Am They, North Point Inside Out Worship band and an Oldie But Goldie from 4Him. In Culture Shock, with Thanksgiving over and Christmas on the way, how do we put down our devices and truly be WITH our family and friends.

What is the Relationship Between Following Jesus and Serving the Needs of Others?

Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake for another conversation across the kitchen table as they discuss our relationship as a follower of Christ and serving others. Also, in Music Matters, new music from We Are Messengers, Of The Land and an Oldie But Goldie from Al Denson. In Culture Shock, they duo reflect on the passing of Marvel superhero creator Stan Lee and discuss how superheroes can make us better Christians.

The Kitchen Table #21: Can Christians Get A Tattoo?

On this week’s episode, Shine.FM’s Brian and son, Jake, compare tattoos and discuss whether Christians should ink up.  In Music Matters, songs from Downhere, Hollyn and an Oldie but Goldie from Michael W. Smith. In Culture Shock, specific ways we can pray for our children in school.

The Kitchen Table #20: How Do We as a Church Respond & Minister to Those with Special Abilities?

Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian and his son Jake look this week at our role both as individuals and as a church in ministering to those with special abilities.  In Music Matters, they look at new music from Hillsong United, Phil Wickham and a 1984 oldie but goldie from Kenny Marks who passed away this week. In Culture Shock, Halloween happened this week and we as Christians didn’t become satanists. How do we use Halloween as a teachable moment in the discipleship of our kids.

The Kitchen Table #19: What are Appropriate Ways for a Christian to Manage the Relationship Between Faith & Politics?

Shine.FM’s Brian and his teenage son Jake look at the very difficult question of managing our faith walk with Christ in our politically-charged nation.
In Music Matters, new music from one sonic society featuring Elle Limebear, Lauren Daigle and a “goldie but oldie” from the late Rich Mullins.
In Culture Shock, a discussion on the recent statement from Joshua Harris on his change of thought from his 20-year old book, “I Kissed Dating Goodbye.”