Speaking of Life

Speaking of Life logoDr. Joseph Tkach, president of Grace Communion International, comments each week, giving a biblical perspective on how we live in the light of God's love. Most programs are about three minutes long – available in video, audio, and text.
It seems like everywhere we look these days, we’re hearing about fake news. (2.67 minutes)

Previous Programs

Have you ever decided to punish a disobedient child? Did you ever declare that the punishment should last forever? (4.17 minutes)
Most Christians don't believe the gospel -- they think that salvation comes only if a person deserves it through faith and a moral life. (3.33 minutes)
The latest end-of-the-world obsession concerns the Mayan Calendar that ends a 144,000-day cycle this year on Dec. 21, the day of the winter solstice. The number 144,000 sounds biblical, so the doomsayers are once again out there warning us to expect something drastic to happen. (4.13 minutes)
God asked Hosea to make his family a living parable – illustrating God’s feelings about his chosen people being unfaithful. (3.38 minutes)
It is important that Christians work together and set aside our denominational differences. We should focus on what we have in common at the center of our faith and worship. (4.52 minutes)
February is Black History month in the USA, during which we acknowledge the contribution that African Americans have made to this country.  (4.03 minutes)
The godless world is wrong about sin, righteousness, and judgment. But Jesus said that the Holy Spirit would expose those errors. (3.47 minutes)
When plagues struck, Christians nursed the sick. When orphans were left to fend for themselves, Christians cared for them. (3.70 minutes)
Why is it that we humans, even those of us who profess to be Christians, seem to find the idea of simple grace so impossible to believe? The prevailing view among Christians today seems to be that when all is said and done, salvation depends on what we have done or not done. (5.12 minutes)
The story of Christmas can remind us that whatever trials we might face, whatever our lot in life, Jesus is with us and right there beside us. God knows our plight and stands alongside us in undying love. (2.77 minutes)