The Ben Cotten Podcast
By Ben Cotten
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The Weekly Edition is short and encouraging insights intended to point you to Jesus and give you a spiritual boost for the week. Special guests, funny stories, real life testimonies, and more appear on regular special episodes.
||CleanEpisode 29 – On Not Putting Your Child to Death||We are doing a sermon series on parenting right now at the Church. I found this great verse that I’m going to use regarding disciplining your kids. It’s both hilarious, and helpful all at the...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28 – Where are the Fathers?||Intro Over the past couple months, we have had several guest speakers come to the church. All of them are fathers in the faith. 1 of them was my actual father, and the other was...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27 – How To Love Those You Hate||I preached the book of Jonah on Sunday. The big idea of Jonah’s story is that Jonah couldn’t manage to love his enemies. He wanted to receive the mercy of God, but he was not...||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26 – Love Your Immigrant Neighbor||Today I’m thinking about the immigration issue that’s so hot on the news right now. Specifically this tragedy that has been happening now for a long time, with the kids in cages down near the...||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25 – Grace Doesn’t Need Your Balance||There is a Christian “code of conduct”. There is a way that all followers of Christ should act, across all of time. This does not negate the gift of grace. This doesn’t compete with grace....||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24 – Kinship in a Time of Exile||When in exile, kinship matters more. Or maybe we just take it for granted. DEFINE: kinship – 1. the state or fact of being of kin; family relationship 2. relationship by nature, qualities, etc.; affinity...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 – Encouragement for Fathers||Father’s Day is coming this weekend, and I want to take a moment to encourage the Father’s along their way, because parenting is hard. Being a Father isn’t easy, it isn’t for the faint of...||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 – More Than You Can Handle||It’s More Than You Can Handle Have you ever had someone say to you, “God never gives us more than we can handle”? I have. And it’s usually when you are going through a very...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 – Jesus is More Than Your Problem Solver||What is your greatest treasure? We all have things and people that we treasure. Friends, family, a home, success, sobriety, etc. It can be material things as well. Growing in spiritual maturity involved being honest...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 – What’s Your Good News?||The Letter I received a letter and an information packet, recruiting me and other ministers to be trained and mobilized for outreach. By the Church of Scientology. They recon that we cannot solve the important...||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The Next C.S. Lewis
Ben Cotten is the next great theological philosopher of our generation, with deep insight into the divine discussions that rests deep in each of our individual minds. His wit and humor keeps things fresher than febreeze on a fresh hunt for deer. His voice feels like smooth melted butter, incapsulating your ear cavity. He may not look like Zac Efron, but he sure sounds like him. Keep your eyes, ears, minds, and hearts open for more from THE GREAT MAJESTIC BEARDED Reverend Benjamin Andrew Cotten!
Episode 1 – Weekly Edition: Debunking New Year’s Resolutions
What a great start to the podcast. You might have been standing in a closet doing the recording but I felt as if I was sitting on top one of the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains sipping on a cup of warm coffee listening to sound wisdom for my soul. I'm looking forward to the next one.