Casting Nets Podcast

Real Life, Living Faith

About the show

This is a show about thoughts on how to live life in a God pleasing way. We will tackle real events, hopefully find real ways to live a Christian life in those events.


  • Episode 15: Vacancy

    January 17th, 2020  |  50 mins 24 secs
    christ, church, congregation, jesus, lutheran, pastor, vacancy

    What happens when a church has their pastor called away? What happens with the pastor who is called to handle the vacancy?

  • Episode 14: Suicide

    January 10th, 2020  |  50 mins 46 secs
    christ, forgiveness, jesus, justification, luther, suicide

    What has the church said about suicide? Has it been misguided and should we look at it again?

  • Episode 13: Future

    December 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    anxious, church, future, gospel, jesus, kingdom, lutheran, wels, wondering

    Why are we so anxious about the future? Maybe we are focusing on the wrong things?

  • Episode 12: Catechism Not Just For Kids

    December 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
    catechism, christ, instruction, jesus, luther, lutheran, small catechism

    Luther's Catechism isn't just for the kids. It isn't just for a time. Let's become masters of the Catechism as a great way to study the Scripture.

  • Episode 11: Santa Claus

    December 6th, 2019  |  51 mins 46 secs
    christ, holiday, jesus, lutheran, santa clause, st. nick

    Have you ever thought about Santa Clause and why he is a part of the Celebration of Christmas? We have thought about it. May you want to know what we think.

  • Episode 10: Let Sears Prepare Them for Christmas?

    November 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    advent, christ, christmas, holiday, incarnation, jesus, lights, traditions, tree

    Christmas traditions and preparation for this special Holiday time.

  • Episode 9: Called to Serve Not a Slave to the Church

    November 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    burnout, call, christ, jesus, lutheran, ministry, pastor, servant, service

    We explore the call to the public ministry and the work of the pastor. We also explore some of the reasons that both Pastor and Congregation can misuse this relationship.

  • Episode 8: Christians and Public School

    November 15th, 2019  |  55 mins
    catechism, christ, christians, jesus, lutheran, parents, public school, students, vocation

    We talk today about how Christians can attend public school and how are they called to share their faith.

  • Episode 7: Me2 and the Feminization of Men

    November 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins
    abuse, baptism, christ, females, forgiveness, god, males, marriage, me2, social trends

    We tackle a hard subject with a amazing guest who has a powerful story to tell. Let forgiveness be proclaimed as we make our way through Me2 and other closely connected topics.

  • Episode 6: All The Saints

    November 1st, 2019  |  47 mins 15 secs
    all saints, believer, christ, dearly departed, death, funerals, jesus, loved ones, lutheran

    How are we to think about those who have gone on before us? What is the big difference in how we view believers who have passed away?

  • Episode 5: Quit Stealing Our Reformation

    October 25th, 2019  |  51 mins 35 secs
    baptism, lord's supper, lutheran church, reformation, wels

    What was the Reformation that is celebrated Oct. 31? What does it mean to be Lutheran? Is there any difference?

  • Episode 4: Sacrificing the Bull: Family Conflict Resolution

    October 18th, 2019  |  52 mins 45 secs
    christ, conflict, family, forgiveness, jesus, lutheran

    Let's face it we all get into some really bad family conflict. But how do we make right what we may have made so wrong? Today's topic may help.

  • Episode 3: Parenting: Forgiving Those You May Want to "Kill"

    October 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    casting nets podcast, forgiveness, gospel, law, lutheran, parenting

    Forgiveness is hard especially in the family. Maybe, we can take a look at Luke 15 and try and figure out how to do this thing called forgiving in a generation filled with the Law.

  • Episode 2: Worldview Christ Focused

    October 4th, 2019  |  46 mins 31 secs
    christ, christianity, gospel, law, lutheran, pastors, worldview

    How do you approach life? Have you ever given it any thought? We have a couple thoughts to share.

  • Episode 1: I "Like" Social Media

    September 27th, 2019  |  39 mins 39 secs
    casting nets, christian, lutheran, podcast, social media, talk, youth

    Social Media can have some ill effects. Looking to Christ is the only way the only way to build self-esteem.