We are excited to announce our NEW Daily Thunder Simulcast and Podcast!
With a passionate heart for Christian discipleship, the majesty and centrality of Jesus Christ, and the life-changing power of the Gospel, the Daily Thunder Podcast is a daily teaching series from the Bible to exhort, equip, and encourage Christians down the Narrow Way of the Cross. Taught by Eric Ludy, Nathan Johnson, and other guests – now you can have a little of the Ellerslie Discipleship boom, grit, and oomph thundering daily in your earbuds.
The concepts of Christian freedom and submission seem to be contradictory – yet as believers, we are called to both – so how do these two concepts work together practically in the life of a Christian?
Listen to Eric answer the question: How can a Christian be free and submissive simultaneously?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: Let's Go Fly a Kite!
Restitution is not a word we typically use today … yet it's importance to the Christian life is paramount. In this Ask Eric episode, Eric talks about what restitution is and discusses the five stages that lead us to biblical restitution.
Listen to Eric answer the question: What ever happened to biblical restitution?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: Removing the Kinks
In this Ask Eric episode, Eric tackles the issue of whether or not Christianity values logic … and in so doing, shows that not only is logic valued and foundational but also that Christianity is the most logical thing in the world.
Listen to Eric answer the question: Does Christianity Value Logic?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: The New Lego Collection
Certain topics in Scripture seem juxtaposed to one another—for example: sovereignty and free will, suffering and prosperity, or church government and spiritual gifts—and such tensions have divided the Church over the ages. In this episode, Eric Ludy tackles the difficult topic of divisive doctrines.
Listen to Eric answer the question: How do you handle divisive doctrines?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: The Just Balance
While it may seem like an obvious question, Christians must remember that not only is God more powerful, but the enemy has nothing (no authority, position, power, or control) over God. He has been defeated, and as Christians whose position is IN Christ, we too can walk in freedom and victory over the wiles and schemes of the enemy. In this video, Eric not only gives a succinct answer to the question but also gives several arguments from the Bible that refutes the claims and lies of the enemy.
Listen to Eric answer the question: Is the Devil an Equal Power to God?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: The Strategy of God
The Gospels don't describe in detail our precious Messiah. What did Jesus look like? Was He tall? What color were His hair and eyes? While we don't know the answers to these specific questions, the Bible does give us a few clues.
Listen to Eric answer the question: Was Jesus Handsome?
All of us will face trials, difficulty, and problems – especially as Christians. The question is not how to do we get out of these situations as fast as possible, but rather how do we handle the circumstance that will bring the most glory to God. In short, we must discover how to suffer well.
Listen to Eric answer the question: What is the secret to suffering well?
Audacious is defined as: "showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks." Throughout Scripture, numerous stories can be labeled as daring, bold, or audacious. But what are some of the most audacious moments?
Listen to Eric answer the question: What are some of the most audacious moments in Scripture?
Many of us have a distaste for life's problems, difficulties, or inconveniences … and thus avoid them whenever possible. But could there be a greater purpose to our inconveniences and how does God want to use those in the lives of ourselves and others?
Listen to Eric answer the question: Is inconvenience a good or bad thing?
How did the voices of our Christian heroes sound like? In this fun video, we get to hear the voices of William Booth, AW Tozer, and Leonard Ravenhill in this special video by our friend Ben Price.
Also a reminder tomorrow is the last day to sign up for a full-ride scholarship to our Spring Semester.
While every parent has a vision for what they desire their children to do and become, as Christians there should be one central passion we desire to train our children with.
Listen to Eric answer the question: As a father, what are you training up your children to do?
So, we are at it again. We decided that we want to keep a good thing going.
We are giving out 3 full-ride scholarships to this upcoming spring discipleship training.
The Church has had to face a lot of threats throughout Christian history … so what is one of the greatest threats to the Church in this generation? Is it some outside force or something more insidious?
Listen to Eric answer the question: What is one of the greatest threats to the Church in America?
QUESTION: Can a church be healthy if it is packed full of immature believers?
» Want to take this topic even deeper? Check out Eric Ludy's sermon: A Heart to Heart
In this loaded question, Eric Ludy tackles the question of whether Christians should seek the gift of tongues as mentioned in 1 Corinthians. His answer might surprise you.
QUESTION: Should Christians Seek the Gift of Tongues?
» Check out the sermon The Happy Road.
When it comes to the Holy Spirit, many Christians tend to fall into one of two camps: either over-emphasize the Holy Spirit or ignore Him altogether. Here are Eric’s thoughts on the topic.
There are a variety of awkward concepts and statements in the New Testament and Eric talks about his top three.