CrossPolitic Show
CrossPolitic Show
#ish My President Says and Reversing the Tower of Babel through Mission Work

Folks, a couple things to note up front. First, Pastor Toby Sumpter will be at the 2018 Shepherds’ Conference in February. For more details, see our upcoming events below. Secondly, Gabe will be in Dallas/Forth Worth and will be at a pub at 8pm on Monday the 22nd: Christ, Culture, and Beer. Thirdly, pay attention to our sponsors during the commercial break. We are grateful for their support and partnership. To find out more about our partnerships (limited number) and advertising packages, please email us at Lastly, the best way you can help us out is to join our club membership!

Show Notes:

This week we’re joined by two guests. First, Dr. Joost Nixon of Training Leaders International joined us to discuss TLI’s work training pastors in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Here is their hot-sheet of pressing needs for teachers:

Non-formal (2018)
·         Gospel of John in Ethiopia in March
·         Hermeneutics in Liberia in March
·         Galatians or Mark in Tanzania in May
·         Genesis in Liberia in August

Formal sites (2018)
·         Exegesis of an OT book in Uttar Pradesh in October of 2018.
·         Synoptic Gospels, Togo, in late May
·         Worldviews/Comparative religion in Serbia in late April
·         Exegesis of an OT prophetic book in Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2018

If you are interested, we would love to speak with you. Email

Our second guest this week is Csaba Leidenfrost, a missionary to the Bakwe people in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa. To find out more about this work, please visit here.

In CrossPolitic news, we discuss Trump’s recent controversial comments on immigration. What else is new.

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Upcoming events to note:

1) CALLED Conference July 16th through 20th– a conference that will challenge Christian high school students to become the next generation of cultural leaders, because they are CALLED…
→ to put on the whole armor of God
→ to engage culture
→ to advance the Kingdom

2) Trinity Reformed Church Epiphany Lectures are March 2nd and 3rd. Followup website for details.

3) Grace Agenda: Enraging Culture April 13th and 14th in Moscow, Idaho. Register here!

4) Good Shepherds’ Conference: Toby will be in Bloomington, Indiana February 21st through the 23rd. Register here!

5) The World We Made, and What to Do About It: January 19th through 21st: Register here!

6) The Londoner (5150 Colleyville Blvd Colleyville, TX) January 22nd at 8pm. Gabe will be speaking on Christ, Culture of Education, and Beer.

*We are also scheduling, as our time allows, one CrossPolitic Live show per quarter. If you want to host a live CP show at your conference or special event, please email us at

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