The Basics of Life ConversationsDec 03, 2021
Jen Telles | Candidate, Vista School Board
Jen Telles is a candidate for the Vista Unified School Board. A business owner with two children in Vista schools, she is working for change in our schools. Listen to her story as she explains why she is running and how the race is run.
Leslie Salazar-Carrillo | Chief Executive Officer at Pathway Health Clinic
Season 6 is all about normal people making a difference, and few are making more of a difference in North County San Diego than Leslie Salazar-Carrillo. Join Pastor Rob Salvato with this conversation with an amazing woman and mother, a God-transformed life that has taken her to lead the Pathway Clinic helping unplanned pregnancies.
Pastor Pancho Juarez | Pastor/Founder: The Ark Montebello (Calvary Chapel Montebello)
Season 6, Normal People Making a Difference, continues with Pastor Rob Salvato and his conversation with Pastor Pancho Juarez of the Ark Montebello in East Los Angeles. Pastor Juarez shares his story growing up and coming to Christ, meeting his wife and struggling through her health issues, pastoring a church through these times in East LA, and how we reach this new generation.
Christopher Rodriguez | Congressional Candidate for California 49
Season 6 begins with Normal People Making a Difference and Congressional Candidate for the 49th District of California Christopher Rodriguez. His sensational life story growing up in Chicago with a gang member father, joining the Marines after 9/11 and serving in two combat tours in Iraq, earning the Purple Heart for his injuries, then becoming one of the top Hispanic realtors in the nation after returning home, buying a farm, being elected to the Oceanside City Council, all while raising 7 children with his wife. Join Pastor Rob Salvato as we hear his story and how his faith has played a role in his journey in making a difference.
Kevin Steele | Lead Pastor, National Hills Baptist Church, Augusta, GA
Pastor Rob Salvato catches up with a former member of his youth ministry turned pastor as they talk about Pastor Steele's remarkable and blessed journey raising his autistic son.
Radio listeners pick up at 21:39
Josiah O'Neil | California Congressional Candidate
Join Pastor Rob Salvato as he has a wide-ranging discussion with Josiah O'Neil, former Combat Medic, Law Enforcement Officer, State Department Officer and now California Congressional Candidate for District 49
Radio listeners pick up at 22:29
Prophecy Update | The Prophetic Implications of Russia Invading Ukraine | Pastor Rob Salvato
Join Pastor Rob Salvato in this very timely special episode as he reveals how the current invasion of Ukraine by Russia aligns with Biblical Prophecy.
Mark Hitchcock | Prophecy
Pastor Rob Salvato is joined by Dr. Mark Hitchcock as they talk about Bible prophecy in light of some of the things we are seeing in our world today. Dr. Hitchcock has written more than 30 books related to prophecy that have sold over a million copies, and is the lead pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmund, OK.
Radio Listeners skip to 21:52
Jack Hibbs | Prophecy
Pastor Jack Hibbs is the guest of Pastor Rob Salvato as they talk about Bible Prophecy and how it relates to what is going on in our world today. Pastor Hibbs is the Founding and Lead Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills and is a sought after conference and prophecy speaker.
Radio Listeners skip to 22:06
Tom Hughes | Prophecy
Join Pastor Rob Salvato as he shares a conversation with Pastor Tom Hughes of 4|12 Church in San Jacinto, CA and Hope For Our Times website and podcast. The Pastors talk about what is going on in our world and how it relates to Bible Prophecy.
Radio listeners pick up at the 23:33 mark.
Greg Denham | Biblical Revival
Pastor Greg Denham of Rise Church in San Marcos, California, joins Pastor Rob Salvato to examine the some biblical examples of revival from Nehemiah and Acts, how they resemble recent revivals, and how they might look like future revivals. Join Pastor Rob and Pastor Greg for this fascinating in-depth study on biblical revival.
*Radio listeners skip to 24:24
Jud Wilhite | Revival
Pastor Rob Salvato is joined by Pastor Jud Wilhite, Senior Pastor of Central Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. This conversation dives in to what revival is looks like personally and corporately, as well as how revival happened and will happen in unique places like Las Vegas. Join Pastor Rob and Pastor Jud as they explore these and many more subjects about revival.
*Radio Listeners skip to 24:26
Brett Meador | Making Sense of Revival
Continuing our series on revival, Pastor Rob Salvato is joined by Pastor Brett Meador of Athey Creek Christian Fellowship located in Portland, OR. In this episode, Brett and Rob answer questions about what revival looks like currently, what it looked like in the past, if we as believers have any effect on bringing on revivals, as well as other thoughts on the theme of revival.
Radio Listeners go to 24:23
David Guzik | What is Revival?
*For listeners from the radio, pick up the broadcast at 24:25.
Rob Salvato | Ambition and Leadership
Pastor Rob Salvato teaches from Matthew Chapter 20 about the subject of ambition: Is it a negative thing? If so, then how come Jesus did not rebuke His disciples for seeking it? Listen in as Pastor Rob explains.
Phil Metzger | Jesus Calls to Hate?
Pastor Rob Salvato is joined by Pastor Phil Metzger for the continuing series "The Hard Saying of Jesus", this time in Luke 14:25-27 clarifying Jesus' call to hate.
Brenen Beeler | Unforgivable Sin?
Pastor Brenen Beeler of Regenerate Church joins Pastor Rob on the podcast to discuss sin and forgiveness.
Daniel Fusco | Jesus talks on Faith
In this episode of the Basics of Life Conversations, Pastor Daniel Fusco returns to talk to Rob about faith and following Jesus.
Dave Menard | The Cost of Following Jesus
Jeff Gill | Camels & Needles
Pastor Jeff Gill & Pastor Rob Salvato talk about Jesus' famous line to the rich young ruler concerning the eye of a needle and a camel.
Nick Cady | Jesus said to "Drink His Blood"?
Pastor Nick Cady joins Pastor Rob Salvato to talk about what Jesus meant when He thinned out the crowds after the feeding of the five thousand.
Tony Clark | Casting Pearls to Swine
Ed Taylor | Real Forgiveness
On this episode of the Hard Sayings of Jesus, Ed Taylor joins Rob Salvato to tackle on a difficult portion on forgiveness.
Nate Holdridge | Does Jesus Promote Violence?
As we continue the Hard Sayings of Jesus, Rob Salvato and Nate Holdridge tackle Matthew 11:12, where many have been left wondering if Jesus is promoting violence.
Josh Blevins | Did Jesus Come to Divide?
To kick off our new season on the "Hard Sayings of Jesus" Rob Salvato and Josh Blevins break down Matthew 10:34-39 to clarify whether or not Jesus came to divide families or unite families.
Lisa Collins | God Story
Lisa Collins concludes season three's "God Stories" of the Basics of Life Conversations with Rob Salvato. Stay tuned for season four on "The Hard Sayings of Jesus".
Tommy Cota | From Prison to Pastor
Justin Thomas | Sexuality & Gender
Justin Thomas, pastor of Calvary The Hill, talks with Rob Salvato about gender, sexuality, the LGBT community and the Gospel.
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Wayne Taylor | When Your Daughter "Comes Out"
Amy Lefotu | Redeeming Sexuality
Dominic Done | Doubt & Deconstruction
Pastor and author of "When Faith Fails", Dominic Done, talks with Rob about doubt and deconstruction. You can find more from Dominic on his website https://www.pursuingfaith.org
Season 3 Premiere with Rob Salvato
We're kicking off season 3 of the Basics of Life Conversations by hearing Rob Salvato's God story. Stay tuned for more God stories to come for season 3.
Brett Meador | Prophecy Update
Pastor Rob Salvato concludes season 2 of the Basics of Life Conversations with a discussion on bible prophecy with Pastor Brett Meador of Athey Creek Fellowship.
Father's Day Special | The Fatherhood of God
In this episode, Pastor Rob talks with Pete Denham, Jesse Hernandez, and Tyler Bacquet about the fatherhood of God and lessons they've learned as dads.
Evan Wickham | Progressive Christianity
Skip Heitzig | Biography of God
Tony Clark | Memorial Day Special
Pastor Tony Clark of Calvary Chapel Newport News shares on the importance of Memorial Day, and how to serve those who have served in the armed forces.
Jason Duff | Suffering with God
Moming |Rachel Urbina & Stacy Henschel
In this Mother's Day Special, Pastor Rob sits down with Rachel Urbina and Stacy Henschel to talk about the subject of moming. Rachel and Stacy co-host a podcast together called Moming where they talk about the blessings and challenges of the mom world. Tune in for this special Mother's Day episode.
Brett Meador | God is Doing Something Amazing in Portland
David Zamora | Ministry in the Inner-City
Evan Wickham, Dominic Balli, & Danny Donnelly | Good Friday Special
Jordan Verdin | Treating People with Dignity
Mark Hitchcock | Is the Covid Vaccine the Mark of the Beast?
Kari Trent Stageberg | Merging in Marriage
Kari Trent Stageberg returns to the Basic of Life Conversations to talk to Rob Salvato about merging in Marriage. This conversation is based off of Kari's latest book titled "The Merge" and dives into what it looks like when two different people come together for a lifetime.
Daniel Fusco | Crazy Happy
Denise Salvato | The Mission of Marriage
Pilgrim & Jen Benham | Marriage & Ministry
Pilgrim and Jen Benham of Shoreline Church in Bradenton, Florida talk with Rob Salvato about marriage and ministry. The Benham's have been apart of multiple church plants and host the Marriage & Ministry Podcast.
Ed Taylor | Suffering with God
Pastor and author, Ed Taylor, joins Rob Salvato in a conversation based around suffering with God. In this conversation Pastor Ed shares a real and raw experience of how God met him during a time of great suffering.
Ben Courson | Living for Jesus in 2021
Founder of Hope Generation and lead pastor of Applegate Christian Fellowship, Ben Courson, is back for season 2 of the Basics of Life Conversations. Rob Salvato sits down with Ben Courson and Tyler Bacquet to talk about they learned from 2020, and what they're looking forward to in 2021.