Great Stories with Charles Morris
#29: Jay Stocker on Scripture Lullabies and How Kids Hide God’s Word in Their Hearts

#29: Jay Stocker on Scripture Lullabies and How Kids Hide God’s Word in Their Hearts

May 26, 2021

One of the best ways to find relief from anxiety and stress is through music. Jay Stocker knew this, which led him create a series of lullaby albums meant to help children escape nightmares, get a better night’s sleep, and hide Scripture in their hearts.  

After nearly eight years without a new installment in the Scripture Lullaby series, Jay Stocker is releasing the fourth volume of Hidden in My Heart: A Lullaby Journey Through Scripture focused on how we can all find hope in the Lord, even in a world of uncertainty. Charles Morris caught up with Jay in his home in Fort Collins, Colorado, to talk about how  kids, parents, and grandparents alike use this music to find much-needed peace and trust Jesus.

You can listen to the full interview right now or watch the video version here.

#28: David Instone-Brewer On Divorce and Remarriage in the Church

#28: David Instone-Brewer On Divorce and Remarriage in the Church

May 19, 2021

The Bible offers guidance on many issues. But when it coms to issues like divorce and remarriage in the church, there are still many questions that don’t have quick and easy answers. Questions like …

  • Is adultery the only grounds for divorce?
  • Is remarriage considered adultery?
  • What should you do if your spouse walks away from the marriage?

Dr. David Instone-Brewer helps clear things up on these issues that continue to remain controversial in the church today. Originally recorded in 2013 on the grounds of Tyndale House in Cambridge, England, today's episode of the Great Stories podcast is packed with answers to some of the toughest questions surrounding divorce and remarriage, along with helpful insights on what is actually said in the Bible and how the church should respond.

Dr. Instone-Brewer is the author of several books, including Divorce and Remarriage in the Church. He is also a research fellow at Tyndale House, which is a research library in biblical studies located in Cambridge, England. He previously served as a Baptist minister.

Going Deeper

#27: Fernando Ortega Wants You to Slow Down and Worship

#27: Fernando Ortega Wants You to Slow Down and Worship

May 12, 2021

Too many of us live each day under the tyranny of the urgent. Not only is this frenetic pace of the 21st century unsustainable, it’s not the way God intended you to live. On today’s episode, Fernando Ortega makes the case for slowing things down and making time for God in our daily lives. If you’ve ever heard him sing, you know the sound of his voice is unmistakable. Here, he talks about how worship is more than what we sing on Sunday. It’s a way of life that happens ever day. The question is, who — or what — do you worship?

#26: Tim Keller Answers Your Biggest Questions About Faith, Jesus, and the Reason for God

#26: Tim Keller Answers Your Biggest Questions About Faith, Jesus, and the Reason for God

May 5, 2021
  • Why does God allow suffering in the world?
  • How could a loving God send people to Hell?
  • How can one religion be “right” and the others “wrong”?
  • Why have so many wars been fought in the name of God?

These are questions Dr. Timothy Keller has been fielding from doubters in New York City for the last 30 years. On today’s episode of the Great Stories podcast, Tim answers some of the toughest questions that often come up about Jesus and the reason for God. By the time he's finished, you’ll have a better understanding of how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief, held by thoughtful people of intellectual integrity with a deep compassion for those who truly want to know the truth.