The Filter for December 14

The second to last old format edition of The Filter. This week Todd and I talk crazy weather as the harbinger of the apocalypse, proof of the flood, pastors who rape and steal, and how trustworthy do people think pastors really are? Check it out:

Show Notes

Survey: One in three Americans see extreme weather as a sign of biblical end times (0:30)

Finally… a ‘pay to speak at’ conference… You in? (4:45)

Churches uses live Nativity displays in response to ban (8:42)

Brownsville Revival Reunion? Really? (12:27)

Evidence Suggests Noah’s Ark Flood Existed, Says Robert Ballard, Archaeologist Who Found Titanic (17:41)

Why I dislike mega churches (22:12)

Poll: Who is More Honest Than Pastors? (26:23)

Church to decide whether to keep their pastor accused of rape… (29:25)

As Kentwood pastor’s embezzlement tally doubles to $316,000, some church members continue their support (31:08)



About the Author: Matt Steen

Over the last fifteen years I have been a Church Planter, Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor, and now I serve churches through coaching (, providing online giving services (, and through keeping them informed ( I love Jesus, my wife, the Redskins and Capitals and am currently living in Waco, Texas where I am studying the finer points of BBQ.