Episode 457: Charles Martin and Pastor Joby Martin on Responding to the Miraculous, Prayer, and Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

Our dear friend, Charles Martin is back on the pod with his pastor and friend (but no relation), Joby Martin. We talked about God not answering prayers in the way that we want Him to, what was going on in Judas’ mind/heart during Holy Week, and their new book Anything Is Possible: How Nine Miracles of Jesus Reveal God’s Love for You. Also, be sure to check out Charles’ new book Son of Man. You know I can’t resist a chance to talk about miracles and how well Jesus loves!

Please note that this conversation was recorded just hours after the recent tragic mass shooting at a Nashville school. We do talk about this tragedy throughout the show, so I wanted to let you know beforehand, in case your heart is tender towards this right now (as is all of ours). We are praying for our friends, family, and community to be able to have space to grieve together and care for one another.

As a reminder, That Sounds Fun will not release any new episodes during Holy Week next week. We’ll see you back here after Easter!

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NYTimes bestselling Christian author, speaker, and host of the That Sounds Fun Podcast, Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, entertainers not to miss, and interviews with friends.

Joby Martin

Charles Martin

Conversation Links:

Romans 8:26

John 6:25-71

Job 1

Job 13:15

Psalm 91

If the Tomb Is Empty: Why the Resurrection Means Anything Is Possible

John 12:1-8

Acts 2:1-42

Mark 10:46-52

What If It’s True?: A Storyteller’s Journey with Jesus

They Turned the World Upside Down: A Storyteller’s Journey with Those Who Dared to Follow Jesus

Matthew 16:18

Luke 9:18–20

John 14:12-14

Matthew 10:7-8

Luke 8:43-48

Luke 22:31

Daniel 3:16-18

Romans 8:28

Isaiah 6:5

Revelation 1:17

John 7:6

John 20:4

1 Timothy 1:15

Romans 7:24-25

The Chosen

Matthew 26:25 

Kevin Queen

Son of Man: Retelling the Stories of Jesus

Charles Martin – Son of Man Teaching from Israel Video


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