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Topic: Buddhism

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-27
Evangelical Deconstruction: If you are familiar with DC Talk's, Kevin Max, what do you think of his and other's ex-evangelical deconstruction? [Galatians 1:10].
Michael, the Buddhist: How is Michael, the Buddhist doing?


2021-05-25
Meditation for the Christian: Are you familiar with "The Practice of the Presence of the Lord" by Brother Lawrence". What parallel can be made between meditation for the Buddhist and the Christian? [Psalm 1:2-3].



2021-05-03
"One Way" Through Jesus: If there is only "one way", through Jesus, then is there no provision for all those that never heard of this way or Jesus? [John 14:6, Ezekiel 18:32, 2 Peter 3:8-10, John 1:9-10].



2021-04-13
Misunderstanding of the Gospel Truth: Is it not an unfortunate misunderstanding of the gospel to think it is anything but a universal message and there are not other ways to salvation and truth than through Jesus?



2021-03-04
A Buddhist Explains His Rejection of the Christian God: A Buddhist called explains why he can't accept the Christian God.
Why Would God Create the World with Such Suffering: Why did God just leave well enough alone instead of creating a world with terrible suffering?


2020-12-08
Those of Other Faiths: Do you think that people of other faiths possibly benefit from their beliefs, similarly, or even better than some Christians do? [John 1:8-9, Psalm 24:1] (A lot of static on the line.)



2020-09-14
Statue of Buddha: Is having a statue of the Buddha in your home idolatry?



2020-08-31
Why Christianity is the Correct Faith: In light of all the different religions in the world, what makes Christianity the correct and true faith? Are we looking all at the same God? [Deuteronomy 18, John 5, Philippians 4:6, James 4:2-3].



2019-02-21
Reincarnation: What does the Bible say about reincarnation?
God Speaking to us: Does God speak to us through other people?


2018-08-10
Let Thy Will Be Done: We say in the Lord's Prayer, "let Thy will be done". How do we know things have actually been done in His will for the last 2,000 years?
Future False Religions & Cults: Why didn't God have John specifically direct admonitions to Muslims and Mormon & Buddhists?


2018-04-24
Jesus & Other Religious Leaders: How is Jesus different from Buddha & other religious leaders? What is the difference between Buddhism and Christianity?



2017-09-29
Baptism: Is there only one way to do baptism? what about a Buddhist baptism?



2017-09-28
Michael the Buddhist Caller: Mike's Buddhist's teacher is attending a Christian church, just letting him know that he & his teacher are both going now.



2017-08-11
Buddhism & Reincarnation: Is not the resurrection a form of reincarnation?



2017-08-11
Calling into the Narrow Path Show: How often can we call your show & ask a question?
Mike the Buddhist Calling in: Michael the Buddhist has been calling your show for 20 years, isn't that right?
Original Sin: Is sin passed down from every parent & have to live (or die) with the consequences of their sin? [Romans 5:12-21]

2017-07-27
Calvinism & Election: Michael the Buddhist asks about Calvinism & the term "elect"



2017-07-05
Comparison of Buddhism & Teachings of Christ: Buddhism & teachings of Christ comparison.



2017-06-08
Buddhism & Christianity: Buddhist compares his faith/belief system & Christianity.



2017-05-24
Buddhism & Christianity Parallels: I'm trying to show you that there are parallels between the Christian faith & buddhism! (regular Buddhist caller, Mike the Buddhist)



2017-05-02
Christianity: Buddhist caller is a little bit convoluted, finally asks, What is the Christian life?



2017-04-25
Dharma & the Gospel of Christ: Dharma of the Buddha & the gospel of Jesus are really beginning to, in my mind, merge together, says a regular Buddhist caller.



2017-03-29
Buddhism: Buddhist calls to clarify what buddhists believe about the idea of sin is



2017-03-27
Buddhist & Christianity: a buddhist caller talks about his differences between buddhism & Christianity



2017-02-03
True Christianity: What is the true way to be a Christian, because Buddhists seemed more Christ-like than Christians?



2016-03-16
Overwhelming Presence of the Holy Spirit (about Michael the Buddhist): Caller thinks Michael the Buddhist needs to release his grip on Buddhism & firmly grip Christianity so he can really feel the presence of the Holy Spirit, which he had called & talked about in a previous show.
The Early Church in Jerusalem: In following God’s will & serving Him, what did the church in Jerusalem look like? Were they zealous for the law? Was it an underground church? [Acts 21:18]
Home Church Requirements: Are overseers or pastors required in a home church? Do you have to have apostolic leaders & titles?

2016-03-16
Felt Christian Love: Michael the Buddhist touched by Christian’s presence & likes the fellowship or relationships with Christians but does God fulfill the need for love from others?



2016-01-15
Reincarnation, Hypnosis & Eastern Religions: What can you tell me about Reincarnation, Hypnosis, Evil Spirits & the like?



2015-11-18
Buddhism verses Christianity: Mike the Buddhist gives some thoughts about the perception of reality.



2015-10-29
JW's: What do Jehovah's Witnesses believe regarding the Millennium. Where religions that raised up in the 19th century as a result of Jesus coming back soon?
Peace when going to Christian groups: I have a wonderful peace whenever I go to Calvary Chapel. (Steve then asks him what holds him back from accepting Jesus.)


2015-09-10
Eastern Philosophy infiltrating the church: What is Steve's opinion about incorporating Christianity with Buddhism, Hinduism, Metaphysics, Transcendental meditation and so on?



2015-08-28
Buddhist Attending a Bible Study: Buddhist attending a Bible study in a Calvary Chapel has no plan on changing his beliefs, so should he continue going?



2015-04-09
Conscience & Witness of God: God & your own conscience would know when we did wrong, so what is the relationship between one's own conscience & that of a Higher Power?



2015-03-23
Buddhism vs Christianity: Michael the Buddhist is calling again to converse about Buddhism verses Christianity.



2015-03-19
Christianity & Buddhism: Michael the Buddhist calls again to continue the discussion about why he's not seeing it in Christianity. (He gives an interesting drowning scenario)



2015-03-13
Buddhism: Michael the Buddhist called to critique yet another caller talking about him & Buddhism.



2015-03-09
Michael the Buddhist: Michael wants to avoid pain, but the thing we need to get away from is sin, so he needs to change his entire belief structure.
Lewis Sperry Chafer: Caller reads a quote from Lewis Sperry Chafer & wondering what Steve's thoughts are on it, about works & Calvinism.


2015-03-02
Michael the Buddhist: Michael the Buddhist is a popular fellow of late, people wondering about him (a call was about him last month also).
Size of the Universe: Why did God make the universe so big? Are there possibly other planets like ours, other "experiments" God has out there?


2015-03-02
Michael the Buddhist calls: Michael the Buddhist calls back to reply to caller who called the week before about him being indecisive & tries to explain why he's not a Christian.



2015-02-24
Michael the Buddhist: Michael the Buddhist has been calling for years, & doesn't he need to just make up his mind? He seems to be wavering.



2015-01-20
Branches Bearing Fruit: Are there 3 different groups of Christians, Christians who bear fruit, Christians who don't, & Christians who break off, is that right? [john 15:1-5]
Falling Away (for Buddhism): If Steve were to fall for Buddhism, does that means that he fell from grace? 20 2, 2, 1025


2015-01-19
A couple of jokes are exchanged: Michael the Buddhist shares a joke & Steve shares one.
Karma: What does Steve think of Karma just being the hand of God?


2015-01-08
Jesus & Eastern Religions: Wouldn't Jesus have been aware of all the Eastern Religions during His day?



2014-10-27
Making Someone Pray: What do you think about me trying to make my son pray even though he says he's not a Christian, & doesn't want to participate, throwing back at me that if I was with a bunch of Buddhists, that I wouldn't pray to Buddha, even to be polite, so why should he, since he isn't a Christian?



2014-09-30
Sam Harris: Sam Harris is looking into Buddhism.
Sanctification: Sanctification is change of the heart.


2014-09-18
Being in touch w/ your Heart: Isn't Christianity to just be in touch w/ your heart, to come back to that innocence that a child possesses?



2014-09-05
Michael the Buddhist: Caller wants to tell Michael the Buddhist to ask God to reveal Himself know to Michael the Buddhist? People should pray for him.



2014-08-15
Beliefs Separate People: Michael the Buddhist called to followup on a call he had made a few days before & point out that beliefs separate people.



2014-08-12
Losing Friends for lack of Mutual Faith: Mike the Buddhist calls to say he feels sad that he's losing Christian friends just because he hasn't converted over yet.



2014-07-29
Non-judgmental Association w/ Christians: Michael the Buddhist was hoping he wouldn't be being judged or cutoff for not embracing Christianity.



2014-05-27
Michael the Buddhist: Caller sad that Michael the Buddhist won't be calling anymore. He was learning some valuable insights from his discussions w/ Steve.



2014-05-07
Michael the Buddhist's Last Call: (This wasn't his last call, though....he called in more recent years as well) Michael the Buddhist called to say this would be the last time he'd be calling.



2014-04-28
Michael the Buddhist vs Steve Gregg Viewpoints: Long Discussion about what Michael thinks Steve sees him for since he's not embracing the Christian religion, but that Steve's wrong in his perception.



2014-04-10
Freedom to Learn: Steve could learn from Michael the Buddhist too, as well as Michael should listen to Steve.
"Best they can": Even if Michael the Buddhist hasn't literally accepted Jesus as his Savior, at least he's trying his best.
Hell - Eternal Torment: Even though you say you don't believe in an eternal hell, & eternal torment, you actually really do.

2014-04-10
Obedience: Obedience seems pretty childish, according to Michael the Buddhist.



2013-01-16
No Bible Anywhere in America: It's kind've hypocritical of the American government to say we can not preach or teach the Bible, but accommodate any other religion that is not Christian such as Buddhism & Islam.
Trinity: Can you explain the Trinity?


2013-01-10
Salvation: Michael the Buddhist wants to know what it is that frees people, especially the Christian, from the bondage of sin?
The Kingdom of God: The Kingdom of God is within us, isn't that what the Bible says? [Luke 17:21]

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