Prophets and Teachers | Episode 17

At this moment in the Early Church, the Holy Spirit selects Saul and Barnabas for mission work. This begins a series of Spirit-filled adventures for the dynamic duo.

Prison Break | Episode 16

Proclaiming the Gospel is a threat to political powers. It can get people imprisoned, yet God’s message will carry on.

Antioch | Episode 15

It was Antioch where the believers were first called Christians. On this episode, we learn what the word Christian means along with rethinking the concept of church

For Jews and Gentiles | Episode 14

In Acts 11, Peter was recently given a vision about the Gospel being for everyone. A community is transformed as they follow the Holy Spirit’s agenda.

The Others: Part II | Episode 13

As Acts 10 continues, we learn that the gospel is about stepping outside of your comfort zone and learning to accept all people without prejudice.

The Others: Part I - Episode 12

We often ostracize and look down on those who don't look or talk like us, even if they share our beliefs. How does Peter's view of the Gentiles parallel the way we see certain groups of people?

All Over Joppa | Episode 11

When Tabitha passes away, an entire community is shaken. How can we have a greater impact in our communities?

A Great Persecution | Episode 9

Saul persecutes the followers of the Way, and Simon the sorcerer learns about real power. Oleg, Sergio, and guests provide a quick snapshot of the narratives in Acts 8.

Stoned | Episode 8

As Stephen is filled with the Spirit, the Sanhedrin becomes filled with rage. Stephen pays a large price to save the temple authorities.

Filled with God | Episode 7

The Apostles select seven godly men to help with food distribution. Stephen (being filled with the Spirit) was one of those seven. How can we be filled with God to be chosen for His plans?

Suffering for the Name | Episode 6

As the Apostles work miracles and share the gospel, the temple authorities get jealous and imprison them. Sharing the gospel is not an easy lifestyle, but with the Holy Spirit, its a rewarding one.

From Foe to Follower | Episode 10

Saul meets his Maker in one of the greatest conversion stories of all time. When God's plans meet your purpose, everything changes.

Community Culture | Episode 5

As the Spirit-filled community grew in numbers, they learned, fellowshipped, and shared possesions with each other. How can we learn to be more united as we're filled with the Holy Spirit?

Action of the Faction | Episode 4

Peter's transformation is an example of how the Holy Spirit convicts and converts. His spiritual healing leads to the healing of many others.

The Fellowship of the Community | Episode 3

As the new community grew in Acts 2, their mindset and lifestyle changed. Oleg and Sergio discuss how a community filled with the Holy Spirit should live.

Tongues of Fire | Episode 2

The Holy Spirit comes to the Apostles at Pentecost, unifying them in mission and purpose. Oleg and Sergio discuss this pivotal event along with how we can receive the gift of the Holy Spirit today.

Kingdom Restoration | Episode 1

A new season of Cross Connection begins as Oleg and Sergio look into the Book of Acts.

Conclusion - Episode 32

The Gospel of Luke comes to a close; Oleg, Sergio, and the team review some of Luke's biggest themes.

Resurrection - Episode 31

In what ways does Jesus reveal himself to us today?

The Crucifixion - Episode 30

Salvation, Forgiveness, or an Example. What did the death of Jesus on the Cross really accomplish?

Betrayal - Episode 29

A few hours before his arrest Jesus told his disciples "Pray that you may not enter into temptation." What is that temptation that Jesus warned his disciples about?

Celebration - Episode 28

Eucharist (the Holy Communion) was instituted by Jesus and is celebrated by Christians today. But what is the true meaning behind it? Coming up on Cross Connection.

Jesus and Prophecies - Episode 27

Today's news predicts a gloomy picture for this world. But is this what Jesus predicted about the future of this world?

Debates With Jesus - Episode 26

What dangers do we face when we invent our own religions and reject the authoritative teachings of Jesus?

Closer to Jesus - Episode 25

Christians say that your life changes when you encounter Jesus. Is that really true?

Receiving Sight - Episode 24

Do you want to live forever? What did Jesus say about how we can inherit eternal life?

The Kids of the Kingdom - Episode 23

Do you think God can give you anything you ask? What did Jesus say about that?

The Kingdom Within - Episode 22

When will the Kingdom of God come? Jesus gave a very clear answer to this question.

Kingdom Economics - Episode 21

What can we learn from Jesus' teaching on wealth and money?

Finding Joy - Episode 20

Oleg and Sergio discuss what can bring genuine happiness and real joy to us.

Giving Everything - Episode 19 (Season Finale)

The season finale airs

The Free Kingdom - Episode 18

Oleg, Sergio and company explore the nature of the kingdom that Jesus brings.

The Kingdom is Here - Episode 17

The kingdom of God is perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts in Christianity. What exactly is thid kingdom?

Where is Your Heart? - Episode 16

Have you ever been anxious? What if you are anxious because you're trusting in the wrong thing?

Hypocrisy - Episode 15

Hypocrisy is everywhere, yet no one likes it. What did Jesus teach about it and how can it be eradicated from our lives?

Internal Transformation - Episode 14

Change can only really happen from the inside out. So what did Jesus say about internal transformation?

The Radical Kindgom - Episode 13

How easy is it to love those who often hurt you? How easy is it to live out the teachings of Jesus?

Discipleship II: The Dangers of Discipleship - Episode 12

Following Jesus is a wonderful, beautiful journey. But there are dangers along the way as well. What are they and how can we overcome them?

Discipleship I: Taking Up The Cross - Episode 11

There are a lot of ideas about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. But Jesus himself had something very interesting to say about that.

True Faith - Episode 10

Faith is one of the most important elements of the Christian walk. But how do we know we're walking in true faith?

Hearing and Acting - Episode 9

How do we not just be hearers of God's Word, but doers?

Understanding Jesus - Episode 8

Jesus calls his disciples to believe in him in times of sorrow and in times of happiness. How can we have that unshakable faith?

Obedience of the Disciples - Episode 7

How is it possible to love your enemies, and how could we possibly put that into practice?

Healings and Parties - Episode 6

Jesus was seen in the most unexpected places among sinners. What can we learn from the fact that Jesus so freely mingled with sinners?

Jesus' Ministry Begins - Episode 5

Jesus said he came to preach to the poor, heal the brokenhearted, and free the oppressed. While the religious people rejectd his message then, does our religion reject it today?

John the Baptist - Episode 4

Oleg and Sergio take a look at the life of one of the most underestimated characters in all of scripture.

The Birth of Jesus - Episode 3

What is the real meaning behind Jesus' birth and what can we learn from it?

Songs of Praise - Episode 2

In Luke 2, Oleg and Sergio take a closer look at two songs of gratitude that changed the world.

Anticipation - Episode 1

Oleg and Sergio begin an all-new season with the Gospel According to Luke.

The Triumphal Entry - Episode 13

Do you feel that political powers oppress those who are weak? Do you feel that religion has become a tool for exercising power and oppression?

In Need of Jesus - Episode 2

Have you ever had a problem that no one else but Jesus could help you with?

The Destruction of the Temple - Episode 15

Jesus said that no one can know the future. Despite that, some Christians spend too much time trying to figure out what the future would look like. Why is this so dangerous?

Overview of John - Episode 29

What if there was a place where you could meet God face to face? The team presents an overview of the gospel of John.

People at the Cross - Easter Special

When we look at the scene of the Cross, we tend to focus on Jesus. But what about those that were around Him? What do they reveal?

Who Is The Greatest? - Episode 11

We all have the desire to be greater, but what if Jesus wants to turn our understanding of greatness upside down?

True Devotion - Episode 16

What does it take to be a true disciple of Jesus?

The Lord of the Sabbath - Episode 3

Jesus broke first century laws of Sabbath observance. He even declared himself the Lord of the Sabbath. So, did He abolish the Sabbath?

Jesus and His Identity - Episode 7

Only one miracle is recorded in all four Gospels: The Feeding of the 5,000. Why is it so important?

Jesus and Traditions - Episode 8

Jesus said to religious people of His time, "You have rejected the Commandments of God for the sake of your tradition." Why do we do the same thing today?

Jesus and the Opposition - Episode 14

What does it mean to love God and your neighbor as yourself?

Jesus and Disciples - Episode 4

Jesus said that all sins will be forgiven except for one. What is that sin that will not be forgiven?

The Triumphal Entry - Episode 13

Do you feel that political powers oppress those who are weak? Do you feel that religion has become a tool for exercising power and oppression?

The Meaning of the Cross - Episode 17

What did Jesus accomplish by His death on the cross?

Destiny of the Disciples - Episode 6

Does becoming a follower of Jesus mean that your life will be easy? What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?

Faith and Fear - Episode 5

Have you ever been really afraid of something? Jesus said that if you have faith, you will not be afraid. Is it really possible?

Seeing Jesus - Episode 9

Has your perception of Jesus ever changed? Here are four stories in Mark that all deal with seeing Jesus differently.

The Beginning of the Good News - Episode 1

The season premiere of Cross Connection begins with an all-new gospel - The Gospel of Mark.

On The Way With Jesus - Episode 12

What does it mean to really follow Jesus?

The Way of the Cross - Episode 10

Jesus completed His journey to the Cross and asks us to do the same. What does that mean for our lives?

The Resurrection - Episode 18

Did Jesus really rise from the dead? And, what difference does it make anyway?

The Arrest of Jesus - Episode 36

After supper Jesus said that all of his disciples will abandon him. Peter boldly stated: "Even if I have to die with you, I will not deny you." But, the story of Peter's denial is recorded in all four Gospels...

The Cost of Discipleship - Episode 27

Many people talk about what we need to DO to get into heaven, but what do we need to GIVE UP in order to follow Jesus?

CC: Season's Greetings - Advent and the People of God

On the third program of Season's Greetings, the group takes a look at the Magi and the Shepherds. These groups could not be more different, yet they both brought what they had before God. How can we do the same?

"The Sermon on the Mount: Money and Stress" - Episode 8

It seems that the bills never stop coming to the mailbox. You pay one, and it's back before you know it. Paired with stress, these are perhaps the two topics that worry most people. Yet, 2000 years before our time, Jesus had important words on thi

"Alms, Fasting, & Prayer" - Episode 7

Could it be wrong to give to the poor, or fast for your beliefs? Oleg Kostyuk's answer may surprise you.

Faith That Moves Mountains - Episode 25

Jesus talked about a faith that can move mountains. Today, we do too.

The True Meaning of Miracles - Episode 13

Jesus desires mercy, not sacrifice. So what did Matthew really want us to learn about His miracles?

Jesus' Apocalyptic Prophecy - Episode 33

The signs Jesus gives in Matthew 24 look very scary at first glance. But were they meant to inspire more than just fear? Today we take a look at this often-misunderstood text.

The Sermon On The Mount: Conclusion - Episode 10

"In conclusion..." These words should read as, "Pay attention." When Jesus ended his sermon, He left His disciples with this very important point...

Jesus' Authority - Episode 12

We often say that Jesus had authority, but what kind of authority? On Cross Connection we discover three types of Jesus' authority.

Lessons in Greatness and Forgiveness - Episode 26

What did Jesus mean when he said we must all become like little children?

Four Parables of Waiting in the Meantime - Episode 34

After Jesus stated that no one knows the day or the hour, not even the angels, he gave four parables that summarize Jesus' advice on how to be ready.

Three Miracles of Healing and Restoration - Episode 11

It's not that Jesus isn't performing miracles today. He is doing the same work that He did with us. It's that we are looking for the wrong thing.

Three Tricky Questions - Episode 31

"Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's." The group takes a look at Jesus' response to three tricky questions and asks if it's wrong to turn your religious beliefs into political action.

"John the Baptist and His Mission" - Episode 3

If you were to describe a great man of the Bible, you probably wouldn't describe him wearing rough clothes, and eating bugs. Yet that is the very hero in this episode of Cross Connections.

The Resurrection of Jesus - Episode 38

The resurrection of Jesus changed the world forever. Take it away, and you leave the entire world without a gospel. So what does the resurrection mean to us in our lives today?

CC: Season's Greetings - God With Us

To close out "Season's Greetings," the group examine the incredible concept of God revealing His love by actually becoming one of us. How does God lowering Himself to our level change our view of the season?

Unexpected Faith - Episode 22

We all know stories of discrimination, but do you know the one in Matthew 15?

"Six Antitheses of Jesus" - Episode 6

Jesus said that a simple thought can be the same as committing adultery. Join Oleg Kostyuk as we learn how to enact Christ's seemingly contrasting statements in our own lives.

Tradition vs. Commandments - Episode 21

It's religion's toughest heavyweights, Tradition vs. Commandments, on this episode of Cross Connection.

Discipleship (Part 1) - Episode 14

Did Jesus really limit the people that we should minister to?

The Transfiguration of Jesus - Episode 24

What does it mean to take up one's cross? There are many opinions out there, but what exactly did Jesus mean when He said it?

"Advent and the People of God" - Episode 2

If you met a hero, would you know it? The Jews of the Old Testament were longing for a messiah, but when he finally came they didn't recognize him. On Cross Connections, learn how to recognize messiah.

Three Polemic Parables - Episode 30

Jesus said that the Kingdom of God will be given to those who bear fruit. But what type of fruit do we need to bear? Join us as we search the scriptures and become amazed at the incredible answer!

Status in the Kingdom of Heaven - Episode 28

Jesus said that "whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant." Does that mean we should stop trying to work our way up in life?

The Crucified God - Episode 37

The idea of the Son of God dying on the cross was utter folly to the natural mind of both Jews and Greeks due to their abhorrence of crucifixion. But, the success of the message of a crucified God can only be explained by the power of God.

Preparation for Jesus' Death - Episode 35

Jesus took the bread and the wine and said eat and drink for this is my body and this is my blood. Jesus offered his blood, his life, his death, all for us, all so that our sins can be forgiven.

"The Baptism and Temptations of Jesus" - Episode 4

We find Jesus on the banks of a river, asking to be baptized. Yet the question must be asked, why would a sinless man need to be baptized? In Cross Connections we explore the meaning and the importance of Jesus' baptism.

True Rest - Episode 16

What do the disciples, Jesus, and a woman with life-threatening cancer have in common, that the Pharisees of Jesus' day did not? Find out on today's Cross Connection, and find out how you can get it too!

CC: Season's Greetings - Joseph, Mary, and the Greatest Christmas Gift

On the second part of CC: Season's Greetings, the CC gang takes a look at Mary and Joseph, asking what made them worthy of being entrusted with the Greatest Gift. How can we be more like them?