Thee Generation Podcast

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By: Jim Van Gelderen, Bobby Bosler

The Thee Generation Podcast is an audio resource dedicated to a generation of young people who are committed to total surrender to God and total dependence on His power to reach the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. This podcast is designed to strengthen and encourage through a series of Bible-based, practical talks.

Satisfied: Emotional Purity—FIRE!
Last Sunday at 3:04 AM

As we jump back into our purity discussion, we need to cover a touchy subject! Just how much physical contact is permitted before marriage? Join us as we answer this and other questions showing how decisions you make right now can make your marriage incredibly special!!

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan or listen to the rest of the series here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity and lead others to do the same. To ask q...


Dr. Jim: My Journey to Having Children
11/27/2022

In this episode, Dr. Jim continues his series about the key seasons in his life and what God taught him. This time, he recounts the trial of faith in having children. Hear how God turned their barrenness into blessings—one, two, maybe three—and be encouraged that the impossibilities you may be facing could well be the very pathway to God's richest blessings.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please tak...


GoMission: To the Uttermost (with Margaret Stringer)
11/20/2022

In this episode, Mark Gillmore interviews a saintly woman who begged God as a young person to let her be a missionary. Hear how God answered Margaret Stringer's prayer and sent her to the uttermost part of the earth to reach the unreached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

For more information about Margaret Stringer's ministry, including books that she wrote about her missions work, you can go to margaretstringer.com.

If you have your own unique story of gospel advance or if you sense God leading you toward a particular people group, we'd love...


Bobby Bosler: Reality Check
11/15/2022

In this episode, Bobby Bosler takes a helpful diagnostic to evaluate how your total surrender and total dependence is actually doing in practice. Don't settle for generalities or imprecision, get a reality check from the book of James!

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in getting the word out and raising...


Dr. Jim: My Journey to the Right One
11/06/2022

In this episode, Dr. Jim recalls how God led him throughout his youth to remain pure and to find the one God had prepared for him to marry. Hear how God protected his purity, prepared his future spouse, and how they met and pursued the will of God together. Finding the right one is not so much about the method; it's about a walk of faith that pursues the will and presence of God.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Pod...


Satisfied: Live Q&A — TGYS 2022
10/29/2022

We're LIVE! Well...a live audience at least! Join us as we jump back two weeks to the TG Youth Summit where we had the privilege of recording this podcast in a room with about 90 young people. In this packed episode, I (along with a very special guest) answer questions about purity from young people just like you.

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan  here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity and lead others to do t...


GoMission: The Potential Price of Missions (with Glenn Cole) — TGYS 2022
10/29/2022

In a second live session from the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Mark Gillmore and Glenn Cole recall a victorious, yet tragic recent story of sacrifice for the cause of missions. Listen and ask yourself the question, is world missions worth the price that God might call me to make to reach the world with the Gospel?

This is one of four podcast episodes recorded live at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022. If you were blessed by this podcast, don’t forget to make plans to jo...


Decisions of Death, Bobby Bosler — TGYS 2022
10/28/2022

In the closing sermon from the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Bobby Bosler addresses a common perspective one can have when it comes to impossibilities—that no death is required. Listen and be encouraged by the words of Jesus as He calls us to follow Him to our death, so that abundant life may follow!

This is the tenth sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed by...


Do You Know Who You Are? Jim Van Gelderen — TGYS 2022
10/27/2022

In this sermon from the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Dr. Jim addresses one of the biggest reasons why we fail: because we do not understand or believe who we truly are. Hear the truth about you that is the very foundation for victory. Stop believing a lie and start living in accordance with who you truly are!

This is the ninth sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If...


What Happens to Those Who Never Hear? Mark Gillmore — TGYS 2022
10/26/2022

In this powerful sermon at the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Mark Gillmore poses a question that ought to change the course of anyone's life who truly contemplates its answer. Hear about stories of gospel need, find several tools available right now for gospel proclamation, and get inspired to reach the world NOW before it's too late.

During this session, Pastor Gillmore mentioned several online resources. Here are links to each:

Thee Generation Gospel Video 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKPNxGp0MeYThee Generation Gospel Video 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MIpRsoHwAASalvation Focus Gospel Video: https...


How to Use the Christ Walk Journal, Wayne Van Gelderen — TGYS 2022
10/25/2022

In this training session, Pastor Wayne Van Gelderen teaches the young people at the Thee Generation Youth Summit how to spend an hour in prayer by using the Christ Walk Journal. Don't just listen, try to do this yourself!

For more information on the Christ Walk Journal and how to purchase, please go to christwalk.com.

This is the seventh session in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

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There's Power in a Testimony, Bobby Bosler — TGYS 2022
10/24/2022

In this sermon, Bobby Bosler demonstrates the power of a personal testimony by sharing his own. Hear how God took an impossible situation and did what could not be done to deliver, call, and use someone who was simply willing to say "Yes" to God!

This is the sixth sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed by this sermon, don’t forget to make plans to...


The Power of Light, Jim Van Gelderen — TGYS 2022
10/23/2022

In this sermon, Jim Van Gelderen shares a powerful burden from the Lord at the Thursday evening service at the Thee Generation Youth Summit. God blessed as he exposed selfishness, secrecy, and the power of coming clean. Learn the power that can overcome the greatest darkness you can possibly imagine, the power of light!

This is the fifth sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed...


Faith Talks: Every Choice Matters (with Summer Rains) — TGYS 2022
10/22/2022

Live from the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Janna Faith and Anna Faith talk with Summer Rains, wife of the youth director at Fall Baptist Church. In this episode, Summer shares the story of her surrender to Christ as a young person, the challenges of faith in her journey, and how every choice she made in her youth, both good and bad, continues to affect her life to this day. 

To participate in the final episode of the year, please share a brief testimony with the Faith Twins about how God has used the Faith Talks program in y...


GoMission: Amazing Opportunities in Sierra Leone (with Glenn Cole) — TGYS 2022
10/22/2022

Live from the Thee Generation Youth Summit, Mark Gillmore and Glenn Cole discuss a recent missions trip to Sierra Leone, West Africa, how God blessed in remarkable ways, and how the abundant opportunities for the gospel and the need for the laborers abound. Let your heart be touched and your will stirred to spend your life for Africa.

This is one of four podcast episodes recorded live at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022. If you were blessed by this podcast, don’t forget to make pl...


Overcoming the World, Dean Miller — TGYS 2022
10/22/2022

In this sermon, Dean Miller takes a hard look at the greatest enemy of our souls and the single greatest opponent to the forward advance of the gospel: the world. Listen carefully in this deep-dive into what the world is, why we should resist it, and how we can overcome it in the power of the Lord Jesus Christ!

This is the fourth sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

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It'll Kill the Gospel, Matt Weber — TGYS 2022
10/21/2022

In this sermon, Matt Weber takes us to the early church and draws out attention an issue that threatened gospel advance almost from the very beginning. The greatest threat to God moving in our midst isn't our weakness or our sin, it's a lack of true relationship with Jesus Christ.

This is the third sermon in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed by this sermon, don’t...


What Do You Do When Life Hems You In? Jim Van Gelderen — TGYS 2022
10/20/2022

In this sermon, Jim Van Gelderen deals with a subject absolutely essential to overcoming impossibilities: impossibilities! He deals with the perspective of faith that can truly say "Happy" when life brings great challenges and puts you in the furnace of affliction. Learn how to count is all joy in this essential sermon!

This is the second of several sermons in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed...


Mission Impossible, Dean Miller — TGYS 2022
10/19/2022

In this sermon, Pastor Dean Miller opens the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit with a powerful look at the role of the Holy Spirit in Christian living and victory. Hear how we often try to "pedal uphill" in our own strength, when we actually have everything we need to overcome the impossible.

This is the first of several sermons in a special series that will contain all of the sermons and workshops delivered at the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit at Falls Baptist Church in Menomonee Falls, WI this past October 12-14, 2022.

If you were blessed by...


Live from The War MAX—TGYS 2022 Recap
10/15/2022

With this year's TGYS in the books, join Bobby Bosler and Jim Van Gelderen live in the lobby of Falls Baptist Church as they reflect on the week and all God did. Hear about how the new competitions went, which team won, and how God worked in hearts. 

If you didn't get a chance to make it to the TGYS this year or if you did but want to join us again next year, then mark October 11-13, 2023 in your calendars for our ninth annual Thee Generation Youth Summit in Menomonee Falls, WI! 

For more fa...


Bobby Bosler: Preparing for the Impossible
10/09/2022

In this episode, Bobby Bosler gives some tips on how to prepare not only for this year's Thee Generation Youth Summit, but how to prepare for a life that defies human explanation. Learn to list the human impossibilities in your life and to look to God for the miracle that makes it happen!

If it's October 11th or earlier when you read this, there's still time to register for the Thee Generation Youth Summit! Squeeze in your registration before things start this Wednesday and prepare for a week of exciting competition and life-changing preaching!

If...


Faith Talks: Overwhelmed, Yet Victorious (with Britney Torres)
10/01/2022

In this episode, the Faith Twins talk with Britney Torres, wife of the Spanish Ministry's pastor at Falls Baptist Church. Listen as Mrs. Torres shares several deep trials and how God used them to shape and strengthen her faith. Listen and learn to turn to God when overwhelmed, to stand strong when alone in your journey, and how to expect great good when life turns for the worst.

To participate in the final episode of the year, please share a brief testimony with the Faith Twins about how God has used the Faith Talks program in your...


Satisfied: Emotional Purity—Put Down the Pen!
09/25/2022

If God did lead you to a spouse, how would He do it? Would it be the story you always dreamed of - every detail just as you imagined? Or does God have something better in mind? In this podcast we discuss another misconception that has led so many to despair. 

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan or listen to the rest of the series here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity and lead others to do...


Dr. Jim: My Journey in College
09/18/2022

In this episode, Jim Van Gelderen recalls the deep work God did in his life during his college years. Hear how God used godly friends, key ministry endeavors, and exciting preaching opportunities to shape him for the ministry God was going to use him in down the road.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a brief review. That wo...


TG ALERT: TGYS Savings Expire Tuesday!!
09/12/2022

Save $10 when you register for the 2022 Thee Generation Youth Summit by Tuesday night, September 13th, at midnight. To register and find more information about the TGYS, please visit theegeneration.org/youth-summit/.


GoMission: Strategic Advance in Uganda (with Taylor Rains)
09/11/2022

In this episode, Mark Gillmore talks with Taylor Rains, a missions student in Bible college, about his recent internship with Phil Prettyman in Uganda. Taylor tells stories of open doors for the gospel in high schools, amazing results (and crazy connections) from a martyred missionary couple in the midst of Muslim strongholds, and why you should consider seeing the mission fields of Africa with your own two eyes.

If you have your own unique story of gospel advance or if you sense God leading you toward a particular people group, we'd love to hear about it. Even...


Bobby Bosler: What is Surrender?
09/04/2022

In this episode, Bobby Bosler goes back to basics to add clarity to a concept that is core to Thee Generation: surrender. Learn what it is and why it’s essential in this helpful and convicting talk.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in getting the word out and raising the visib...


Faith Talks: Building Spiritual Backbone (with Rhonda Van Gelderen)
08/28/2022

In this episode, the Faith Twins talk with Rhonda Van Gelderen, wife of Dr. Jim and mom of Janna Faith. Listen to this encouraging story of how a young lady with a strong conscience and a heart for God attended public school and yet still stayed pure, found God's will, and even saw God do the impossible in her family—all because she built a spiritual backbone for the things of God!

Faith Talks is a monthly program on the Thee Generation podcast designed to help young ladies discover greater ways to nurture and exercise their faith in...


Satisfied: Emotional Purity—The Soul Hole
08/20/2022

How much can you tell about a person simply by staring into their eyes? It is a scary truth that the eyes are the window into the soul, but this has deep ramifications in emotional purity as well. Take this 15-minute episode to consider if you have proper control of the hole to your soul. 

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan or listen to the rest of the series here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity an...


Dr. Jim: My Journey to Seek God
08/13/2022

In this episode, Dr. Jim shares how his quest for God became his own and how his impossible call made him aware that he desperately needed God. Hear his candid testimony about what stirred his heart, what feelings he experienced on his quest, and what he did practically to search for God. Listen and be challenged to seek God for yourself.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the ti...


Bobby Bosler: Proactively Dealing with Temptation
08/09/2022

In this episode, Bobby Bosler talks about the source of temptation—what it is and why it's important to know what it is. Listen and find out how this simple fact can radically alter how you deal with temptation, particularly before it ever occurs.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in gettin...


GoMission: Rolling with the Rohingya
08/02/2022

In this episode, we get an update from Mark Gillmore and his son, Stephen, about how the efforts are going to engage the Rohingya people in Milwaukee. Hear how the team is endeavoring to cross cultural barriers and how their plans have adjusted along the way.

If you have your own unique story of gospel advance or if you sense God leading you toward a particular people group, we'd love to hear about it. Even if it's just a sentence or two, share what God is doing in an email to gomission@theegeneration.org.

GoMission...


Faith Talks: Faith in War and Weakness (with Sarah Swanson)
07/18/2022

In this episode, Anna Faith interviews Sarah Swanson, wife of missionary Glenn Swanson. Listen to a riveting testimony of their service and survival in a time of war in Cameroon, West Africa. Learn how to keep your faith strong in the midst of perilous rescue, unexplainable weakness, and heartbreaking tragedy.

To watch the funeral of Benjamin Reimers and hear his testimony and story, you can watch it on the Falls Baptist Church Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0tViVsrZgk

Faith Talks is a monthly program on the Thee Generation podcast designed...


Dr. Jim: My Journey to Effectiveness
07/10/2022

In this episode, Dr. Jim shares his journey to effectiveness starting with key steps of faith in soul-winning and gospel conversations on the streets of Chicago. Hear how God lit a fire in his heart for teens and prepared him for His life's ministry as a high schooler and young college student.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a...


Satisfied: Emotional Purity—The Only One
07/03/2022

What was so special about the first marriage? Can our marriages ever be as valuable as the first one God designed? These questions will be answered in this podcast as we discuss what it really means to be The Only One.

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan or listen to the rest of the series here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity and lead others to do the same. To ask questions or share testimonies, send a...


Bobby Bosler: A Discriminating, Stingy, and Judgmental God
06/27/2022

Your view of God will either help or hinder prayer life. In this episode, Bobby Bosler shares what he's learning from the letter of James about who God is, what he's trying to accomplish in our lives, and why a clear picture of Him is absolutely essential for confident, prevailing prayer. Listen and have your mental picture of God radically challenged as you learn about your God.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen...


GoMission: Entering the Open Door
06/18/2022

In this episode, David Rea shares not only about his initial reservations about surrendering to Christ and how God changed his heart, but also how God changed his perspective on one of the greatest open doors of our time: the continent of Africa.

If you have your own unique story of gospel advance or if you sense God leading you toward a particular people group, we'd love to hear about it. Even if it's just a sentence or two, share what God is doing in an email to gomission@theegeneration.org.

GoMission, hosted by Mark...


Satisfied: Emotional Purity—On Mission
06/11/2022

Knowing that the desire towards the opposite gender is not only powerful but God-given, how could He expect us to function before that desire is satisfied with a spouse? Today we go to the original marriage to see God's priorities for your life today!

Download the Satisfied Battle Plan or listen to the rest of the series here!

Satisfied is a monthly program on the Thee Generation Podcast designed to offer practical tools based on biblical principles so that anyone can experience full purity and lead others to do the same. To ask questions or s...


Faith Talks: A Miraculous Provision (with Emma Reed)
06/06/2022

In this episode, Emma Reed talks with the Faith Twins about her and her husband Caleb's journey into full-time evangelism and how God provided their miracle truck in answer to prayer. Learn how your faith decisions today can lead to miracles down the road.

Faith Talks is a monthly program on the Thee Generation podcast designed to help young ladies discover greater ways to nurture and exercise their faith in their day-to-day walk with Christ. To leave a question for the Faith Twins or our guest, send an email to faithtalks@theegeneration.org.

If you’ve...


Dr. Jim: My Journey to the Call
05/31/2022

In this episode, Dr. Jim shares the details about how God brought him to surrender and confidence in his call to preach as a high school student. Learn about how to know if you're called and how to handle the nagging worry that you won't be able to do it.

If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts Also, please take the time to give us a five-star rating and write a brief r...