Episodes
Published 02/20/24
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis continues his study on the nature and mission of the local church. Particularly in this episode, Jonny continues in his study of every believer’s responsibility to the church. In this episode, Jonny focuses on the importance of understanding our identity as a member of the family of God and then discusses the various spiritual gifts that Paul mentions in Romans 12. In this episode, and in the last, Jonny details five responsibilities to the church. 1. Lay...
Published 02/20/24
If you’re a Christian, you don’t simply “go to“ church, you are the church - you are a vital member of the bride of Christ. And in this episode, Jonny Ardavanis continues his series on the church by articulating the part you play in the church. It all starts with: 1. Laying down your life, and 2. Humbling your heart.  Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 02/13/24
In this episode, after looking at the call and qualifications of pastors/elders in his previous episode, Jonny Ardavanis now examines and expounds on the function and motivation of elders within the body of Christ. The health of the Christian is tied to the health of the church and there are no healthy churches apart from godly and qualified elders. Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 02/06/24
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis looks at the calling, and the qualifications of the elders/pastors that Christ has entrusted with shepherding His church. In examining both 1 Peter 5 and 1 Timothy 3, Jonny highlights 16 explicit qualifications and two fundamental attitudes that define those who lead the church. Why is this important for a church member? Because if you’re a Christian you are called to submit to the elders of the church (Heb. 13:17). Therefore understanding their calling and...
Published 01/31/24
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis begins a short-series on the nature, function, and mission of the church. Furthermore, in the weeks to come, Jonny will detail the believer’s responsibility within the church as they steward their spiritual gift for the building up of the Body of Christ. In this episode, Jonny turns to Matthew 16 and examines: 1. The church’s confession 2. The church’s builder 3. The church’s invincibility If you enjoy this episode, please share with others to that they may...
Published 01/23/24
In this episode Jonny Ardavanis sits down Mark Spence, the SVP of Living Waters Ministries and asks him to share the main hindrances and objections he receives while he shares the Gospel. As an evangelist, Mark faithfully preaches on the streets in an attempt to reach the lost. As believers we are called to share the gospel (1 Peter 3:15), we are commissioned as Christ’s ambassadors - but so often, we don’t know where to start or what to say. How do we faithfully articulate the gospel? Is...
Published 01/16/24
As a new year begins, maybe you consider the brevity of life and have a renewed desire to live a life that lasts. Our life is fleeting and fragile and yet, there is, within the heart of the believer a burden to invest and steward the time allotted to them by God.   C.T. Studd once said, “Only one life will soon be past, only what’s done for Christ will last.“  As we begin a new year , Jonny Ardavanis is going to point us to the scripture and provide for us “Five Hallmarks Of A Life That...
Published 01/09/24
In this episode Jonny Ardavanis looks at Eight promises God make to those who commit their life to His word. As we begin a new year, there can be no greater resolution and goal than to commit our lives to the Scripture. Furthermore, Jonny details the Bible reading plan that he uses and how you can access that at Dialinministries.org Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 01/01/24
Each year we sing, “round yon virgin, mother and child,” but have you ever stopped to ask: What makes the virgin birth so important? In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis breaks down four critical realities regarding the virgin birth that ought to solidify your faith and bolster yoru worship this Christmas season. Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 12/21/23
Today, the spirit of Christmas (as we have come to know it)  is often disconnected from the Christ of Christmas. There is obviously nothing wrong with candy canes, christmas carols, gifts, decor, traditions, and hallmark movies (well maybe something wrong with those), but in the hullabaloo of it all, Christ is so often pushed to the peripheral corner of the day in which we celebrate His birth.  In order to examine the “spirit of Christmas” we must turn to God’s word and in doing so, we must...
Published 12/14/23
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis examines Mary’s song of praise in the first chapter of Luke’s Gospel. In her song, Mary articulates the proper response that everyone should have to the incarnation of Jesus Christ. Although falsely praised and prayed to in the Roman Catholic tradition, Mary is however, a model of Spirit-filled worship to the One who was born to save His people from their sins. There isn’t a story in all of fiction that is better than the Savior who would come and be born of a...
Published 12/08/23
Jonny Ardavanis is the Lead Pastor at Stonebridge Bible Church in Franklin, TN and the President of Dial In Ministries. He formerly served as the Dean of Campus Life at The Master’s University and as a Camp Director at Hume Lake Christian Camps. Jonny’s heart is to see people understand and love the Word of God and more so, to love the God of the Word. Jonny is married to Caity Jean and they have two precious daughters. Dial In with Jonny Ardavanis: Big Questions, Biblical Answers, is a...
Published 11/30/23
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis examines the biblical theme of gratitude. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “in everything give thanks for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” In this episode, Jonny will survey: The grounds of our thankfulness;The fruit of our thankfulness The hindrances to our thankfulness Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 11/22/23
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Published 11/17/23
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis continues his study on the subject of Biblical Wisdom and looks to the book of James. In James 3, the Scripture delineates the wisdom of this world from the wisdom that is “from above.” In doing so, James reveals that the tangible fruit of true wisdom is “good deeds.” Wisdom is not so much what we know as it is the translation of applying what we know to how we live. Biblical wisdom manifests itself in a life that is: Pure, peaceable, gentle, reasonable,...
Published 11/09/23
Jonny Ardavanis is the Lead Pastor at Stonebridge Bible Church in Franklin, TN and the President of Dial In Ministries. He formerly served as the Dean of Campus Life at The Master’s University and as a Camp Director at Hume Lake Christian Camps. Jonny’s heart is to see people understand and love the Word of God and more so, to love the God of the Word. Jonny is married to Caity Jean and they have two precious daughters. Dial In with Jonny Ardavanis: Big Questions, Biblical Answers, is a...
Published 10/26/23
So much of the Christian life boils down to making wise choices. But how do we live a life of wisdom?  In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis walks through the Biblical starting point of wisdom. Namely, the fear of the Lord.  Although the fear of the Lord is a pervasive topic throughout God’s Word, it is insufficiently addressed today and as a consequence, there is a deficiency of wisdom in the Church today. Do you want to be wise? You must grow in the fear of the Lord.  Watch Videos Visit the...
Published 10/12/23
In this episode Jonny Ardavanis sits down Mark Spence, the SVP of Living Waters Ministries and asks him to share the main hindrances and objections he receives while he shares the Gospel. As an evangelist, Mark faithfully preaches on the streets in an attempt to reach the lost. In doing so, he encounters much opposition to the truth and in this episode he will break down how he responds to common objections, obstacles and rebuttals people provide while he shares with them. Watch Videos Visit...
Published 10/05/23
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis articulates three consequences of sin. In the life of a believer, we are no longer under sin’s reign, but we still face the consequences that occur as a result of our sin and still receive discipline from the Lord. Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 09/28/23
Jonny Ardavanis is the Lead Pastor at Stonebridge Bible Church in Franklin, TN and the President of Dial In Ministries. He formerly served as the Dean of Campus Life at The Master’s University and as a Camp Director at Hume Lake Christian Camps. Jonny’s heart is to see people understand and love the Word of God and more so, to love the God of the Word. Jonny is married to Caity Jean and they have two precious daughters. Dial In with Jonny Ardavanis: Big Questions, Biblical Answers, is a...
Published 09/07/23
Published 08/31/23
Jonny Ardavanis is the Lead Pastor at Stonebridge Bible Church in Franklin, TN and the President of Dial In Ministries. He formerly served as the Dean of Campus Life at The Master’s University and as a Camp Director at Hume Lake Christian Camps. Jonny’s heart is to see people understand and love the Word of God and more so, to love the God of the Word. Jonny is married to Caity Jean and they have two precious daughters. Dial In with Jonny Ardavanis: Big Questions, Biblical Answers, is a...
Published 08/24/23
In this episode, Jonny Ardavanis discusses the priority and privilege of prayer. In doing so, he highlights the A.C.T.S. formula of prayer: Adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication. When we go to God in prayer, we pray not only with our grocery list of "gets," but with an understanding of the privilege we share in being able to approach God as our Father. Watch Videos Visit the Website Follow on Instagram Follow on Twitter
Published 08/17/23
Jonny Ardavanis is the Lead Pastor at Stonebridge Bible Church in Franklin, TN and the President of Dial In Ministries. He formerly served as the Dean of Campus Life at The Master’s University and as a Camp Director at Hume Lake Christian Camps. Jonny’s heart is to see people understand and love the Word of God and more so, to love the God of the Word. Jonny is married to Caity Jean and they have two precious daughters. Dial In with Jonny Ardavanis: Big Questions, Biblical Answers, is a...
Published 08/10/23