Losing the Bonds of “Truth” (i.e. falsities)
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Losing the Bonds of “Truth” (i.e. falsities)

Pastors Jim and Ray uncover some popular “truths” in the modern church, which have resulted in a lukewarm church with no power. They address the word of faith, positional righteousness and other lies that have resulted in a great lack of brokenness and humility and a host of self-oriented sins. Study the scriptures! Get your...

Faith is Substance
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Faith is Substance

Join us today for an interview/discussion with Pastor Ray Greenley and Pastor Jim Kerwin. Have you come to terms who you actually are? Have you actually repented and given yourself fully to Jesus?

What’s the Context? — Part 5
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What’s the Context? — Part 5

Today Is “Elephant-Eater” Commitment Day! Are you making the commitment to read through the Bible annually? If so, Bible reading chart links are just below. Bible-Reading Charts: Since this is day of making a commitment for annual Bible reading, Jim shares this link that will resolve to a page on The Navigators website — https://finestofthewheat.org/charts-npc....

What’s the Context? — Part 4
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What’s the Context? — Part 4

Synopsis: Jim Kerwin explores Roman military discipline in the context of book of Acts to shine light on the guards at Jesus' tomb; they definitely were not Roman soldiers! After a brief discussion of some basic Bible study reference books everyone should have, we turned to reconsider the Throne-Room vision in Isaiah 6:1-9, discovering the...

What’s the Context? — Part 3
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What’s the Context? — Part 3

Synopsis: Hermeneutics 1: Jim Kerwin takes us through other examples of textual, cultural, linguistic, and historical context by: elaborating further on “Wives, submit” and “Husbands, love” (Ephesians 5:22-24). We see how Paul's context for these exhortations to mutual submission (v. 21) is based on continuous infilling with the Holy Spirit (vv. 18-20) — that's the...

What’s the Context? — Part 2
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What’s the Context? — Part 2

Synopsis: After a quick review of context (and the associated word textile) Jim Kerwin takes us through a “what is the context?” thought-exercise: from considering a single embroidered thread in a blouse (like a single verse); next seeing that thread in the context of an embroidered flower (like a small scripture passage or pericope); expanding our...

What’s the Context? — Part 1
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What’s the Context? — Part 1

Synopsis: Interested in in-depth Bible reading and Bible study? Today's guest host Jim Kerwin (M.A., Biblical Studies) from Finest of the Wheat Teaching Fellowship, introduces us to the subject of hermeneutics — how to read and study and share the Scriptures in context. And for our purposes this week, discovering the context comes down to...

Why Do You Call Me Lord?
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Why Do You Call Me Lord?

“Lord” isn't just a four-letter word. In this encore sermon, Pastor Jim Kerwin unfolds that the word “Lord” expresses the reality that Jesus is the sovereign king of the universe. Though many call Jesus “Lord,” not all live it. Jesus said, “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord' yet do not the things which I...

Be Fruitful Subjects of the King
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Be Fruitful Subjects of the King

On today's broadcast, we've integrated the sermon that Pastor Jim Kerwin gave at Ray and Alexandra's wedding on September 30th, with a welcome by Pastor Ray and an offertory by Sister Alexandra, both on August 27. Will you make the decision to be a subject of the King of Kings (i.e. Jesus)? We self-select, as...

Forgiveness is Conditional
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Forgiveness is Conditional

Pastor Jim Kerwin and his precious wife Denise discuss the great need for us to walk in forgiveness. If we fail to forgive others, we will not be forgiven and those great mountains in our lives will NOT be removed (See Mark 11:23-26). Sister Denise uses a story from Corrie Ten Boom's life to illustrate the...