BEL Interviews Latest Chicago Cubs Draftee
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* Bob Enyart Interviews David Bote: The Chicago Cubs have just drafted two recent Faith Christian Academy players, pitcher Pierce Johnson and shortstop David Bote. In studio Bote speaks of his faith, his baseball career, and his hopes and plans for the future. Update: David signed his contract with the Cubs the day after this show aired.
* David Bote has Left the Building: In the second half of the program, co-host Doug McBurney joins Bob on air and the two discuss interactions with a couple Christians who would not sign the personhood petition until...
* 85 MPH Texas Speed Limit: Angels in heaven rejoice! The state of Texas is considering introducing an 85-MPH speed limit.
Today's Resource: Meet the Apostle Peter in this important Bible study. Have you considered why Peter addresses his letters to no well-known recipients? Rather, similarly to James, John, and Jude, he sends them generically to the circumcision believers scattered abroad. Why? Meanwhile, Peter mentions the Apostle Paul, who addresses his epistles to many well-known leaders and specific regional churches. Teacher Bob Enyart demonstrates that understanding the big picture of the Bible, its plot, helps to see even such small books as First Peter and Second Peter in their proper perspectives. Such biblical observations go a long way toward explaining the differences between Peter and Paul. For as Peter himself wrote of, "our beloved brother Paul" who "has written to you as also in all his epistles… in which are some things hard to understand…"