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  • Episode 154- Holiday Edition- Thanksgiving- An Interview with Gary DeMar- Part 2- The Case for America's Christian Heritage November 23, 2023
    Happy Thanksgiving! In Part 2 of our interview with Mr. Gary DeMar, author of The Case for America's Christian Heritage, we discuss the topics of state governments, chattel slavery, and the two-fold view of the Enlightenment period that involved our Founding Fathers. If you'd like to pick up a copy of Mr. DeMar's book just […]
  • Episode 153- Holiday Edition- Thanksgiving- An Interview with Gary DeMar- Part 1- A Case for America's Christian Heritage November 16, 2023
    Rick Welch, Ralph Hicks and Rick Carter traveled to Marietta, Georgia to meet with author and speaker, Gary DeMar to discuss his book, A Case for America's Christian Heritage. Through painstaking research, Mr. DeMar makes his case that the beginning of our nation was founded upon principles of Christianity and the bible. In recent years […]
  • Episode 152- A Listener's Request- A Study on Marriage and Divorce November 9, 2023
    One of our listener's wrote in to tell us about a pastor who suggested that he divorce his second wife and try to go back and reconcile his first marriage to prevent from going to hell. Strangely enough, his first wife was on her third marriage and he was happily married and had children in […]
  • Episode 151- Testimonies- Nick Eller- Faith with Bipolar, An Intimate Look November 2, 2023
    Our guest, Nick Eller, longtime friend of Rick Welch's wife, Holly, joins the Burros in Giraffe Studio to discuss his recent diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder. Nick tells of the effects it had on his life before, during and after his diagnosis and how his faith has helped him face the realities of how his life […]
  • Episode 150- A Study on Demons- Part 2- The Exorcisms of Jesus and the Apostles October 26, 2023
    In Part 2 of our study on Demons, the Burros look at the unsuccessful attempts at exorcisms at the hands of the sons of Sceva as well as the incredible ones performed by Paul that led to the conversion of a jailer in Phillipi, It's a fascinating deep dive into one of the most terrifying […]
  • Episode 149- Halloween Edition- A Study of Demons- Part 1- The Exorcisms of Jesus Christ October 19, 2023
    Jesus Christ was an exorcist. It sounds weird to say it that way, but it's true. The Burros sit down in Part 1 of our study on Demons to discuss the exorcisms performed by Jesus in the New Testament. Rick Welch brings some background information regarding who these beings are, where they came from and […]
  • Episode 148- The Cast Discusses the NFTU Study of Homosexuality and the Bible October 12, 2023
    The entire Burros cast sit down in Giraffe Studio with Tiziana (host of Notes from the Underground) to discuss her deep dive study into Homosexuality and the Bible. Each one from the group bring their views on the subject as well as personal feelings and reflections on their experiences with it in real time. In […]
  • Episode 147- Notes from the Underground- Homosexuality and the Bible- Part 6- An Open Discussion October 10, 2023
    Tiziana opens up the floor to discuss her study and to bring any opposing view. Rick brings an alternative look to the study. Join us this Thursday as we release the entire cast of the Burros of Berea sitting down to discuss this difficult topic and how their views on Homosexuality were shaped and what […]
  • Episode 146- Side Study- Songs of Worship in the Book of Revelation October 5, 2023
    Sarita "the Edge" Edgerton fills in again as host and brings a fascinating study on the worship songs that are found in the book of Revelation. Many contemporary Christian artists utilize the imagery and language of this ancient prophetic book and use it in modern worship. In this episode you'll also hear some of Andy's […]
  • Episode 145- Side Study- A Conversation on Suffering September 28, 2023
    Sarita "the Edge" Edgerton fills in as host for Rick while he is away and brings up a topic that most people understand...suffering. Looking through the scriptures as well as their personal points of view on suffering, the Burros dig deep to try and understand how the outlook on suffering should be by a believer […]
  • Episode 144- More from the Sermon on the Mount September 21, 2023
    Rick, Big Daddy Carter, Ralph and Andy dig in a little more from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. So what does it mean to be "salt of the earth" or "light of the world"? Jesus makes bold statements about His disciples and what is expected of them in His kingdom. It's a power packed look […]
  • Episode 143- Testimonies- Jack Pelham- Let Us Reason Together September 14, 2023
    The Burros talk with our guest, Jack Pelham, to hear his personal testimony. Jack reached out to Rick via email and shared his thoughts on some of our previous episodes. In that email, Jack had laid out specific points and shared his findings in the scriptures to keep some of what is being said in […]
  • Episode 142- Notes from the Underground- Homosexuality and the Bible- Part 5 September 12, 2023
    In the final part of Tiziana's extensive study into same sex activity and the bible, she wraps up the research by looking into two specific words used by the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians and in 1 Timothy (although she does not believe the second book was written by Paul). These two words, one which […]
  • Episode 141- Taking a Magnifying Glass to Judas Iscariot's Life September 7, 2023
    The Burros do a deep dive into one of the most villainized men that ever lived, the betrayer of Jesus Christ, Judas Iscariot. They comb through the texts to try and unearth clues into this man's psyche to determine how someone so close to the Son of God could get it all wrong. This is […]
  • Episode 140- Testimonies- Jon Paul Miles- The Sufficiency of God's Grace August 31, 2023
    This week, our guest, author Jon Paul Miles joins the Burros to share his personal testimony. Growing up in church and begin in a charismatic movement, Jon struggled with his own personal views on the grace of God. Over time, the Lord would challenge his foundations and he would begin a journey of studying the […]
  • Episode 139- Testimonies- Jim Beaver- When God Gives You a Melody August 24, 2023
    Rick and Andy sit down in Giraffe Studio with their long time friend, Jim Beaver to hear his personal testimony. Growing up in a home that was encumbered by mental illness, Jim heard the gospel at a young age when his father turned on a Billy Graham special on television. After asking for salvation, Jim […]
  • Episode 138- Side Study- The Beatitudes August 17, 2023
    Sarita "the Edge" Edgerton leads our latest Side Study on The Beatitudes. We have special guest, Jim Beaver, in the studio with us to discuss the opening statements of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. From the moment he starts, his teaching turns the world upside down. We hope you enjoy this episode! If you'd like […]
  • Episode 137- Notes from the Underground- Homosexuality and the Bible- Part 4 August 15, 2023
    Tiziana Severse is back in the studio with her fourth part of the series, Homosexuality and the Bible. In an attempt to avoid "clobbering" with what are called "the Clobber Verses", she begins to break down certain aspects of the Greco-Roman culture and why specific terms do not mean what we interpret them to mean […]
  • Episode 136- Roundtable Discussions- Getting the Word out About Preterism August 10, 2023
    Rick Welch and Big Daddy Carter of the Burros sits down with Pastor David Curtis, Dr. Amy Castillo, Joel Rosenauer and Bob Cruickshank for a Roundtable discussion about how to get the word out about preterism. With each person at the table being holding to a fulfilled eschatalogical view, the group discuss ways they share […]
  • Episode 135- Testimonies- Joel Rosenauer- Following God's Lead August 3, 2023
    In our second testimony episode from our Berean Bible Church recordings, Joel Rosenauer sits down with Rick Welch, Big Daddy Carter and Cherrie Lewis to share his personal testimony. After becoming a Christian, Joel would soon be called into the ministry. However, during the Covid lockdown he began to diligently search the scriptures which would […]