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  • Episode 204- Testimonies- Ed Stevens- Living a Fulfilled Life July 18, 2024
    Rick "Big Daddy" Carter and Rick Welch sit down to hear the testimony of Ed Stevens. Being raised in a Christian household and eventually becoming a Christian himself, Mr. Stevens set about on a journey of vigorous study of the Bible. In 1975, he came to the position of fulfilled eschatology. In 1993, during one […]
  • Episode 203- It's Time to Grow Up- A Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews- Zach Davis- Part 7 July 12, 2024
    The Burros of Berea continue to listen in to Zach Davis's study of the Epistle to the Hebrews. Now we get into how God revealed Himself in times past, but in the "Last Days" had spoken to them by His Son. Thanks for listening!If you'd like to support Zach Davis's Channel, please visit his Patreon […]
  • Episode 202- How Do I Make My Calling and Election Sure Exactly? July 11, 2024
    Rick Welch shares his sermon from Father's Day with the cast. The Burros sit down in Giraffe Studio to discuss the points brought out in the sermon regarding "making your calling and election sure" as well as persistence in prayer in the life of a Christian. Thanks for listening!If you'd like to contribute to the […]
  • Episode 201- Revisiting Contradictions in the Bible with Dr. Eric Smith July 4, 2024
    After Ralph's study on the argued contradictions in the Bible, Tiziana decided to invite her professor, Dr. Eric Smith to come on the show and discuss the topic. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Early Christian Text and Tradition at Iliff School of Theology in Denver Colorado. Originally from right here in North Carolina, […]
  • Episode 200- Testimonies- Kirsten Brooks Barton- Being a Scrupulous Berean June 27, 2024
    Our guest, Kirsten Brooks Barton joins the Burros in Giraffe Studio to share her personal testimony. Dealing with challenges of drug addiction, Kirsten was on a severely destructive path when she had an encounter with Jesus Christ and has never been the same since. She recently began a YouTube channel where she explores her faith […]
  • Episode 199- Catching Up with Sarita on the Campaign Trail June 20, 2024
    Rick Welch tracks down Sarita and catches her just before she heads out to knock on doors and introduce herself to more voters in her district. She won 41% of the vote beating out two of her campaign opponents and has now entered into a runoff election. So Rick wanted to hear about how she's […]
  • Episode 198- The Feasts of the Lord- The Feast of Weeks/Pentecost June 20, 2024
    Rick, Ralph and Andy sit down in Giraffe Studio and briefly discuss the Feast of Weeks known by Christians as Pentecost. So what is the significance of that particular day in history for the Hebrews? Is there any significance to the 3,000 men that were saved that day? And when Peter quoted the prophet Joel […]
  • Episode 197- Side Study- How Sovereign is God?- Part 5- Kelly Coy Updated Testimony June 19, 2024
    After the conclusion of our four part study titled, How Sovereign is God?, Kelly Coy had an encounter with God while reading the book of Numbers. Since that encounter, Kelly has had a radical transformation where he understands the depth and consequences of complaining about life's situations. It's a powerful testimony that shows us all […]
  • Episode 196- Testimonies- Luke McInnes- Lifted Up from Down Under June 13, 2024
    Rick Welch's friend, Luke McInnes from Melbourne, Australia joins him, Andy and Ralph to share his personal testimony. Growing up in a secular society and going through the divorce of his parents at the age of 8, Luke began a life devoted to financial success and had no interest in religion at all. That would […]
  • Episode 195- It's Time to Grow Up- Zach Davis- Part 6 June 12, 2024
    Our Study of the Epistle to the Hebrews titled, It's Time to Grow Up! is back! Our friend Zach Davis, Pastor of Marked Tree Baptist Church takes the lead on this look into the first century church in transition from the Old Covenant to the New Covenant. After a long hiatus due to unforeseen circumstances […]
  • Episode 194- Testimonies- Brett Prieto- Gaining Victory by Submitting June 6, 2024
    Rick Welch and Rick "Big Daddy" Carter have a Zoom call with Brett Prieto. Mr. Prieto shares his testimony as well as his journey into the field of screenwriting and acting. Click this link if you'd like to see his film, Victory by Submission! https://youtu.be/Eg8C_49BvWQ?si=EllbB_mS479ihkGMIf you'd like to support our podcast, please visit: www.patreon.com/theburrosofbereaIf you'd […]
  • Episode 193- Feasts of the Lord- Part 1 May 30, 2024
    The Burros begin a new study on the Feasts of the Lord found in Leviticus 23. Each of the feasts are done in remembrance of certain events the children of Israel had gone through. The incredible part is that each feast also points to their coming Messiah. Year after year, the Israelites practiced their faith […]
  • Episode 192- What the World Could Look Like May 23, 2024
    Rick sits down with Andy in the studio to continue their side chats about Christianity and the World. Rick goes through the Sermon on the Mount and explains in detail how Jesus is teaching his disciples (those who are practicing a discipline given by their teacher) how to interact with the Father in an intimate […]
  • Episode 191- The Burden of Proof May 16, 2024
    Rick sits down with Andy to discuss a recent conversation that he'd been in about providing the proof of the existence of God. Who has the burden? Does the person that makes the claim have to produce enough evidence to prove it? Or does the person who states there is no God have the burden […]
  • Episode 190- Swapcast- The Family Whom Jesus Loved May 9, 2024
    Rick Welch spoke at Berean Bible Church on Palm Sunday and shared his message entitled, "The Family Whom Jesus Loved". After his deep dive study into Who Wrote the Gospel of John, he continued to do research surrounding the special family in Bethany. Mary, Martha and Lazarus all were loved uniquely by Jesus and after […]
  • Episode 189- Side Study- Are There Contradictions in the Bible? May 2, 2024
    Ralph Hicks leads his first ever study titled, Are There Contradictions in the Bible?. Andy sent the Burros a compelling TikTok from Dan McClellan regarding the changes or additions made to ancient texts found in the Old Testament. Ralph discusses this and asks the group their thoughts on the matter. If you'd like to support […]
  • Episode 188- Testimonies- Dr. Carrie Doehring- Leaning Into Loss April 25, 2024
    Dr. Carrie Doehring joins the Burros cast via zoom this week to talk with us about the death of her son Alex, who chose to end his life at the age of 27. In this candid interview, Dr. Doehring uses her experience as a pastor and a professor of pastoral counselling and care to walk […]
  • Episode 187- Side Study- How Sovereign is God?- Part 4 April 19, 2024
    You've made it! This is our final part of the series where we dive into the controversial topic of Calvinism. We discuss the five points of Calvinism, T.U.L.I.P. Total depravity, Unconditional election, Limited atonement, Irresistible grace, and Perseverance of the saints. Guest Kelly Coy leads the discussion of "How Sovereign is GOD" when it comes […]
  • Episode 186- Testimonies- Rick Welch- The Love of a Son April 18, 2024
    The title of this episode can be misleading in two ways. 1. This isn't our very own cast member Rick Welch. 2. Mr. Welch will describe in detail how he was lost in addiction and his own son, another Rick Welch, searched for him from street to street until he found him and told him […]
  • Episode 185- Walking in Step with The Spirit- Part 4- Patience April 11, 2024
    Sarita continues her study of the Fruit of the Spirit in her final part 4! In today's episode, she looks deep into the fruit of patience in the believer. Thanks for listening and supporting our podcast! If you'd like to become a patron of the podcast, please visit: www.patreon.com/theburrosofberea. If you'd like to learn more […]