Cutting through the noise to find the truth about life, faith, and God.

Chuck Rathert and Aaron Mueller discuss issues and questions that are on the minds of people who are wrestling with the problems of existence and meaning, and explore how Christianity can answer these questions in a way that satisfies the longing of the human heart.

Latest Episode

Marriage, Part 2

Marriage is God’s way to reflect His own nature. The Trinity is God in eternal relationship – the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for ever loving in covenant commitment with each other. And marriage is one of the best ways to live in relationship like God does.

Episode 45    |    36 minutes

Marriage, Part 2 (Ep45)

Marriage, Part 2 (Ep45)

Marriage is God’s way to reflect His own nature. The Trinity is God in eternal relationship – the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for ever loving in covenant commitment with each other. And marriage is one of the best ways to live in relationship like God does.

Marriage, Part 1 (Ep44)

Marriage, Part 1 (Ep44)

Marriage is a mystery. On one hand it has the potential to be one of the most beautiful and satisfying parts of human existence, but on the other hand it has historically proven to be extremely difficult. Chuck and Aaron discuss biblical marriage, why it’s difficult, and how to enjoy its gospel power.

Science and Faith (Ep43)

Science and Faith (Ep43)

Has science disproved Christianity? Has the Enlightenment made religious belief obsolete? Chuck and Aaron discuss how the Christian belief that the creator God made a physical world makes studying that world an integral part of religious faith.

Sin (Ep42)

Sin (Ep42)

Sin is an unpopular topic – for everyone, Christians and non-Christians alike. Behind the notion of sin is the idea that we do, say, and think things that violate a universal moral code, and no one likes to think about how they might be wrong. But God has a plan to forgive our sins by clothing us with his son, Jesus.

Hidden Faith (Ep41)

Hidden Faith (Ep41)

It is difficult to talk about one’s deeply held beliefs. Knowing that people are frequently troubled or offended by expressions of religious faith makes it easy for Christians to be quiet about their Christianity. Chuck and Aaron talk about if and when it’s appropriate to share one’s belief in Jesus.

Work (Ep40)

Work (Ep40)

Is work important? If so, what are the most important jobs? What’s the difference between “sacred” and “secular” occupations? In this episode Chuck and Aaron discuss how important our work, as an expression of the gifts and call of God for each of us, is for bringing Him glory and serving our neighbor.

Repentance (Ep39)

Repentance (Ep39)

Repentance is a well-known religious word which frequently has connotations of giving up bad behaviors and doing good things, but when God calls us to repent he is actually offering to change our whole way of viewing ourselves and our world and trusting him for his view of us and the world.

Holy Communion (Ep38)

Holy Communion (Ep38)

An important part of Christian worship service is the celebration of Holy Communion. Where did it come from? What does it mean? And maybe most importantly, what does it do? In this episode Chuck and Aaron talk about the meaning and value of this Christian practice.

Praying as Conversation (Ep37)

Praying as Conversation (Ep37)

Many people who believe in God and pray to him sometimes feel like their prayers are unheard. But the Bible says that prayer is just our part of a conversation with God, a conversation in which he promises to also communicate with us.