Nurturing New Life in Jesus - Part Three: Discovering the Bible as Life’s Manual

June 13th, 2016

In the third part of this series for new Christians, Brian Johnston provides some practical advice for accessing the tremendous value contained in God's Word, the Bible.

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Nurturing New Life in Jesus - Part Two: How to be Sure It’s True

May 31st, 2016

In the second part of this series, Brian Johnston provides assurance from God's Word that it's a case of "once saved, always saved".

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Nurturing New Life in Jesus - Part One: The Beginning of a Relationship

May 21st, 2016

In the first part of this series aimed at new Christians, or those who seek to mentor them, Brian Johnston starts right at the very beginning - what it means to have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Seventeen: Changed Lives

May 11th, 2016

In this final episode of the series, Brian Johnston looks at perhaps one of the most powerful evidences for the reality of the Christian faith - changed lives.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Sixteen: Greatly Mistaken

May 1st, 2016

In the penultimate episode of this series, Brian Johnston highlights often humorous examples of so-called experts who got it hopelessly wrong! What is vital ,though, is not to be greatly mistaken about Jesus Christ.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Fifteen: Counting Down The Commandments

April 21st, 2016

In part fifteen of this series, Brian Johnston challenges the listener about their keeping of the Ten Commandments and why each of us falls short of God's holy standard.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Fourteen: Putting Away The Decorations

April 13th, 2016

In part fourteen of this series, Brian Johnston implores us not to forget Jesus Christ for the other 51 weeks of the year!

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Hope For Humanity - Part Thirteen: Which Virgin Birth?

April 4th, 2016

In part thirteen of this apologetics series, Brian Johnston points out that those who dispute the Bible's account of the virgin birth of Jesus as an impossibility, themselves often believe that the earth came into existence through what is effectively a similar process!

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Hope For Humanity - Part Twelve: Resemblance

March 21st, 2016

In this twelfth part of the series, Brian Johnston notes that although we don't know what Jesus looked like when he lived on earth, we do know that there is a striking resemblance with His Father!

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Hope For Humanity - Part Eleven: The Biggest Decision

March 11th, 2016

In part eleven of this series, Brian Johnston deals with some of the objections often raised about whether the "Christmas story" happened as recorded in the New Testament.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Ten: A Harsh Reality

March 1st, 2016

In part ten of this series, Brian Johnston explores how Herod's harsh command to kill the young infants after Jesus' birth, could be a clue to the truth of the Christmas story.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Nine: History Shaped In Cradles

February 23rd, 2016

In the ninth part of this series, Bible teacher Brian Johnston looks at the birth of some famous people and their importance in world affairs, and compares them with the birth and life of the most important Man who ever lived - Jesus Christ!

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Hope For Humanity - Part Eight: Sacrifical Giving

February 11th, 2016

In part eight of this series, Bible teacher Brian Johnston uses a short story by O. Henry and the Bible account of Abraham and Isaac to illustrate something of the depth of God's sacrificial love for us.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Seven: Looking For The Gardener

February 1st, 2016

In part seven of this series, Brian Johnston uses a number of illustrates to remind us that although we are lost, we have the opportunity to find God or, rather, to be found by Him.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Six: The Gospel According to A.A. Milne

January 23rd, 2016

In the sixth part of this series, Brian Johnston uses a Winnie the Pooh story to illustrate the point that logic is a powerful tool to support the truth of the Christian message.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Five: Two Sights

January 15th, 2016

In the fifth episode of this series, Brian Johnston asks the searching question: ' Have you seen your own heart?' Well, God has! He knows how sick it really is - and what (or who) the cure is...

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Hope For Humanity - Part Four: Hit For Six!

January 5th, 2016

In the fourth episode of this series, Brian Johnston shares six things that Christianity claims that God wants us to know - and each helps us to answer the big questions of life.

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Hope For Humanity - Part Three: Let’s Talk About Jesus!

December 16th, 2015

In the third episode of this series, Brian Johnston takes an initial look at the solution to the problems outlined in previous episodes - Jesus Christ.
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Hope For Humanity - Part Two: Symptoms Of Something Deeply Wrong

December 7th, 2015

In the second podcast of this series, Brian Johnston identifies some tell-tale signs that this world is in need of a Saviour.

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Hope For Humanity - Part One: The Biggest Lie Ever Told

November 27th, 2015

Daily headlines remind us that this world is broken in so many ways; an honest look within ourselves reveals deep problems within as well.  This series pinpoints the same cause behind both and rejects all man-made solutions in favour of a divine one - and calls on all listeners to accept or reject it.

 

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4 Reasons To Believe - Part Four: Jesus Christ

November 23rd, 2015

As the Apostle Paul opens his Bible letter to Christians at Rome, he gives 4 robust reasons to believe in the existence of God. So robust, in fact, they are still cutting-edge today, capable of demonstrating the bankruptcy of the rantings of Dawkins et al.  In this final episode of the series, Brian looks at the fourth and most important reason - Jesus Christ.

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4 Reasons To Believe - Part Three: Communication

November 13th, 2015

As the Apostle Paul opens his Bible letter to Christians at Rome, he gives 4 robust reasons to believe in the existence of God. So robust, in fact, they are still cutting-edge today, capable of demonstrating the bankruptcy of the rantings of Dawkins et al.  In this episode, Brian looks at the third reason - communication.

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4 Reasons To Believe - Part Two: Conscience

November 4th, 2015

As the Apostle Paul opens his Bible letter to Christians at Rome, he gives 4 robust reasons to believe in the existence of God. So robust, in fact, they are still cutting-edge today, capable of demonstrating the bankruptcy of the rantings of Dawkins et al.  In this episode, Brian looks at the second reason - our conscience.

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4 Reasons To Believe - Part One: Creation

October 26th, 2015

As the Apostle Paul opens his Bible letter to Christians at Rome, he gives 4 robust reasons to believe in the existence of God. So robust, in fact, they are still cutting-edge today, capable of demonstrating the bankruptcy of the rantings of Dawkins et al.  In this episode, Brian looks at the first reason - creation.

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The Saltiness Of The Sacrifice Of Christ - Part Four: A Sweet Savour

October 16th, 2015

In the final part of this series, Bible teacher Brian Johnston explains how the flavour that salt brings is a picture of the sweet savour of Christ's sacrifice on the cross.

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The Saltiness Of The Sacrifice Of Christ - Part Three: No Going Back

October 8th, 2015

In the penultimate part of this short series, Brian Johnston looks at another characteristic of salt which reminds us of what Christ did for us at Calvary.

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The Saltiness Of The Sacrifice Of Christ - Part Two: Something Long-lasting

October 2nd, 2015

In the second part of this short series, Brian Johnston considers another of the attributes of salt that reminds us of Christ's sacrifice - this time it is that salt is "something long-lasting". 

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The Saltiness Of The Sacrifice Of Christ - Part One: Its Value

September 22nd, 2015

In this new four-part series, Brian looks at an every-day household commodity - salt - as a picture of the sacrifice of Christ at Calvary.  In part one, Brian looks at the value of salt in ancient times.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 6: Preparing The Perfume

September 15th, 2015

We have a fragrant close to our series on the service of the keepers of the threshold in God's Old Testament temple - Brian draws lessons for us from the fact that one of their tasks was to prepare the perfume.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 5: Auditing The Utensils

September 6th, 2015

In the penultimate broadcast of this six-part series, Brian outlines perhaps the most unusual feature of the keepers of the threshold of the temple - auditing the utensils - and brings out the lesson for us today.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 4: Opening The Doors

August 30th, 2015

In episode 4 of 6 of this series, Brian looks at another key function of those who served in God's Old Testament temple - opening the doors.

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 3: The Nightwatchmen

August 18th, 2015

In part three of six, Brian Johnston reveals another important service that was performed at the threshold of the Temple in 1 Chronicles - being nightwatchmen.  What do we need to watch for today?

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 2: Stewards Of The Treasuries

August 11th, 2015

In the second of this six-parter, Brian Johnston reviews another important function in the service of God's temple that we can read about in 1 Chronicles - the stewards of the treasuries.  Find out the application for today...

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Keepers Of The Threshold - Part 1: Guarding The Gates

August 1st, 2015

In this first episode of a new six-part series, Brian Johnston introduces us to some "unsung heroes" of the service of the Old Testament temple - the keepers of the threshold.  In this episode, Brian explains one of their tasks - guarding the gates - and draws out some valuable lessons for Christians today

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Answers To Listeners’ Questions - Part 10: Can We Really Be Sure Of Salvation?

July 19th, 2015

In part 10 of this series of Listener's Questions, Brian Johnston deals with a crucial question for all believers - can we really be sure of salvation?

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Answers to Listeners’ Questions Part 9: What Is Blasphemy Against The Holy Spirit?

July 2nd, 2015

In the ninth part of this series, Bible teacher Brian Johnston deals with a question that has often troubled believers - is it possible for a Christian to commit this unforgiveable sin?

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Answers to Listener’s Questions Part 8: Why Was Salvation Such A Long Time In Coming?

June 24th, 2015

In the next part of our series of answers to questions from SFT listeners, Brian Johnston tackles the conundrum of why God waited so long to send Jesus Christ to be the Saviour of the world after the fall of humanity.  If you have your own Bible questions, please do contact us using the email address given at the end of the broadcast.

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Answers to Listener’s Questions Part 7: Is There Any Such Place As Purgatory?

June 16th, 2015

In the next in our series of listeners' questions, Brian Johnston deals with a topic about the afterlife. Is there, as some teach, a Biblical basis for the place known as "purgatory"?

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Answers to Listener’s Questions Part 6: Is Christianity Exclusive?

June 11th, 2015

In a world that demands tolerance, this question from one listener is very relevant: Is Christianity exclusive?  Brian Johnston provides the Bible's answer in the sixth part of this series of questions and answers.

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Answers to Listener’s Questions Part 5: Is There A Christian Way To Find A Marriage Partner?

June 1st, 2015

In episode 5 of this series, Brian Johnston tackles a more practical subject but a very important one in God's eyes - is there a Christian way to find a marriage partner?

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