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Ep. 369 Webinar: How to Dismantle Self-Reliance and Overcome Unbelief

Ep. 369 Webinar How to Dismantle Self-Reliance and Overcome Unbelief

Show Main Idea: Self-reliance is the self-deceiving and isolating process of trying to be stronger and stronger while resisting the help of other people, especially help from the Lord. It is a sinful desire to build a lifestyle and reputation that releases a person from… Continue Reading …

Ep. 364 How Can You Know Your Decisions Won’t Disappoint You?

Ep. 364 How Can You Know Your Decisions Won't Disappoint You

Shows Main Idea – Making a decision that you hope won’t end with disappointment is a tedious task. How can you ensure there is no future disappointment after you take the plunge? You do due diligence, you follow sound advice, but it leads you into… Continue Reading …

Ep. 350 Webinar: You Have No Choice But to Resolve Conflict

Ep. 350 Webinar You Have No Choice But to Resolve Conflict01

Show Main Idea: Is there someone in your life with whom you have conflict? Stated differently, who bothers you? Has someone done something that has brought friction into your relationship with them? What if you flipped the question around: have you done something to someone… Continue Reading …

Ep. 346 Stunning Story of NHL Player Reconciling with a Competitor

Ep. 346 Stunning Story of NHL Player Reconciling with a Competitor

Show Main Idea: In 1975, there was a regrettable incident that took place on the ice during an NHL game. Boston Bruin Dave Forbes struck his Minnesota North Star competitor (Henry Boucha) in the eye, causing prolonged damage. Forbes was the first professional athlete taken… Continue Reading …

Ep. 296 Some Practical Advice for Those Struggling with Deep Hurts

Ep. 296 Some Practical Advice for Those Struggling with Deep Hurts

Shows Main Idea – A friend asked me for advice on helping someone who has gone through some deep hurts in her life. The horrific events were patterns, not an isolated episode. When assisting a hurting person, you must marshall many biblical helpers because of… Continue Reading …

Ep. 287 Considering the Curious Contours of Confession

Ep. 287 Considering the Curious Contours of Confession

Shows Main Idea – Lucia and I were meeting with a couple, and the conversation centered on the idea of confession. I shared some things with them to help as they continue to grow in loving each other well. At one point, the wife said… Continue Reading …

Ep. 278 An Interpretation of the Political and Personal Life of Donald Trump

Ep. 278 An Interpretation of the Political and Personal Life of Donald Trump

Shows Main Idea – There are many sides to all of us. If any of us were under the scrutiny that President Donald Trump has been under the past four years, none of us would fair too well. There are things that we do exceptionally,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 263 How to Be Free of Your Sin Regardless of the Other Person

Ep. 263 How to Be Free of Your Sin Regardless of the Other Person

Shows Main Idea – Sometimes we can become stuck in our old habits, and it creates a blind spot that keeps us from changing. Mable is one of those stuck people. She has a life-long pattern of sinful anger and does not know how to… Continue Reading …

Ep. 250 How to Tell If Too Much Social Media Is Bad for Your Soul

Ep. 250 How to Tell If Too Much Social Media Is Bad for Your Soul

Shows Main Idea – The news is a drag that can drag you down and suck the joy from your soul. God did not build your mind to hold all the anger, gossip, pain, suffering, rage, and destruction of the world. You have a small… Continue Reading …

Ep. 249 What Is Reactive Racism and Reflective Racism?

Ep. 249 What Is Reactive Racism and Reflective Racism

Shows Main Idea – Reactive racism is a spontaneous, lack of self-control moment where you say something unkind to someone. Reflective racism is more introspective and internalized. It’s a genuine racist. You might say it like, “He’s a racist.” Which one are you? Maybe you’re… Continue Reading …