Now there are five vows I have in mind which we do well to make and keep. Deal thoroughly with sin. Never own anything—get rid of the sense of possessing. Never defend yourself. Never pass anything on about anybody else that will hurt him. Never accept any glory. A. W. Tozer, Gems from Tozer (Camp Hill, PA: WingSpread, 1979), 65.

http://austingardner.net/NewEnglishPodcast/Joe_Kotvas_International_Deaf_Ministries.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:25 — 17.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSThis is the final installment in a series in which Pastor Austin Gardner and Missionary Joe Kotvas discuss ministering to the deaf and how to reach them with the Gospel. In this final podcast, Brother Kotvas argues very well that there are deaf all over…

http://austingardner.net/NewEnglishPodcast/Joe_Kotvas_National_Deaf_Ministries.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:02 — 12.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSThis is the second podcast in a series of three in which Pastor Austin Gardner speaks with Missionary Joe Kotvas about Efata ministries in Lima Peru. In it, Brother Kotvas talks about how pastors in America could reach out to the deaf in their community…

http://austingardner.net/NewEnglishPodcast/Joe_Kotvas_Lima.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:24 — 15.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSPastor Austin Gardner and missionary Joe Kotvas discuss the history of the ministry to the deaf in Peru and about Brother Kotvas’s ministry to the deaf and the numerous other aspects of his ministry there in Peru while encouraging young people to consider Efata Ministries…

http://austingardner.net/NewEnglishPodcast/David_Gardner_Peru1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:02 — 12.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSDavid Gardner son of Austin Gardner and missionary to Peru talks about what it’s like to do ministry on the foreign field as well as giving advice on how to be more effective and insight into what ministry often looks like for him.

Evangelical Christianity is now tragically below the New Testament standard. Worldliness is an accepted part of our way of life. Our religious mood is social instead of spiritual. We have lost the art of worship. We are not producing saints. Our models are successful business men, celebrated athletes and theatrical personalities. We carry on our religious activities after the methods…