Balancing the Christian Life helps Christians grow. It focuses on practical ways to improve relationships with each other and God, and what it means to be a digital disciple.
What does it mean to pursue love and why is it a big deal for Christians to do exactly that? This week we talk to David Osteen about how both balance and pursuit are essentially to loving God and each other more.Support the show
This week we talk to Steve Wolfgang about the textual track of the lecture series. I also answer some questions about the lectureship.
This week we talk to Brady Cook from Diakonos Marketing. Brady is hosting a Bible Summit in June and participating in the Balancing the Christian Life Lecture Series in July.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
This week Darin Gerdes uses the invasion of Ukraine as a way to talk about Christian leadership and its pitfalls.
Darin has an excellent podcast called The Leadersmith where he has been talking about Zelenskyy and his leadership during this crisis.
We talk about the lecture in July 28-30.
If you'd like to get a ticket, you can go to www.balancingthechristianlife.com/lecture
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Have you ever thought about adopting? Scott and his wife Jenna have adopted six children, along with their biological daughter, Holiday. Scott talks about his fears, his relationship with God, and his joy about seeking more Beyer kids.
Scott's contact information is:
Cell Phone 425-870-9470
This week we give details about the lectureship we've been planning for late July. You can sign up for tickets at www.balancingthechristianlife.com/lecture
In this episode, Hal Hammons discusses the track he planned and Nathan Cox does the same.
Have you ever learned a lot from someone new in the faith? Today I talk with Daniel Lookadoo, a truly inspiring young man who understands Christianity well and can teach you a lot about having a passion for the faith. I know you'll love Daniel.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
This week I wanted to talk to some friends and fellow podcasters about joy. So I got my friends Keith Stonehart, BJ Sipe and Jared Bollman together...and that's what we did. It was a lot of fun, but the conversation was a lot deeper than I anticipated it would be.
I love this conversation. These are some great guys who understand joy pretty well!
I wanted to start a series on digital discipleship and how Christians can use digital tools well. However, I wanted to start with the bad news first. These are the dangers of digital discipleship.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
As a Christian, how do you think about money? Many of us are motivated by fear, envy, contempt or other negative feelings all centered around these green pieces of paper with numbers. However, Adam Shanks tells us why we should consider money as a tool and servant rather than a goal and master.
Adam is a fellow podcaster of the Preach Impediments program, as well the author of the book In God We Trust, and several other titles.
So, could you use a therapist? Jeanie Campbell is a retired Christian counselor who gives you some good reasons why you might want to consider getting some help from a counselor from time to time. She also talks about how what we feel and what we think are often at odds with one another. Jeanie is just a gem.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
So what does it mean to be a Christian in a digital age? Jared Bollman is the host of the podcast Man Up! and an evangelist in Oregon. He's also enthusiastic about the use of digital tools to spread Christianity and how to be a man in a culture which misunderstands and sometimes attacks them.
Jared is someone who has a refreshing viewpoint of today's culture. Find out who he says are the most important influences in his lif...
I meet several single parents and they have my full admiration, but I must admit I don't know exactly how to serve them best. This week I talk to Donna DeHoog, a single mother of two teenage boys about how she raises her boys, has a full time job, runs a small farm, and keeps everything together and glorfiies God in the process. She's someone I truly admire.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife...
How does God guard your mind? I think many of us overlook this passage in Romans, but Ann Hoover understands this passage and Paul's instruction to think on good things in a different way. As someone who was diagonsed as an asymptomatic bipolar disorder victim.
Ann is also a true spiritual encourager. She is a mom, a Christian and someone who makes you better because you know her.
Do you remember when you knew you believed in Christianity and didn't simply inherit your parent's religion? My son Jake is going through that process now as he starts college. I understand this is partially a dad talking to his son, but I think Jake brings up some concerns and ideas many new Christians have.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
This week, BJ Sipe tells his powerful story of overcoming and dealing with pornography and how he helps others do the same.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianlife)
This is really a podcast episode about the podcast. I want to put "out there" what I plan to do this year so you can help keep me accountable.
Maybe we can do the same for each other.
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Hosted by Laura Beil (Dr. Death, Bad Batch), Sympathy Pains is a six-part series from Neon Hum Media and iHeartRadio. For 20 years, Sarah Delashmit told people around her that she had cancer, muscular dystrophy, and other illnesses. She used a wheelchair and posted selfies from a hospital bed. She told friends and coworkers she was trapped in abusive relationships, or that she was the mother of children who had died. It was all a con. Sympathy was both her great need and her powerful weapon. But unlike most scams, she didn’t want people’s money. She was after something far more valuable.