Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast

Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast

Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast, teaches you how to develop spiritual disciplines, routines, and manage your time by creating space in your life to consistently grow in love with God, neighbor as yourself, while navigating the complexities of daily living. Believers live in a world that’s fallen. Trying to decide what is right, truth, and righteous can be daunting without guidance from the Holy Spirit. You will practice spiritual disciplines and leave with next steps on how to implement them into your daily life without it becoming one more thing to do. Join host, Lyvita, as she and her guest encourage you on this journey called life. Her contact and more support can be found on www.lyvitabrooks.com


November 24, 2022 38 min

The Bible is real clear that lying is a sin and is displeasing to God. And yet I know we know this. So why do we keep doing it? Why do our children find it so easy to lie? Aren’t words important to us?  Host, Lyvita shares insight around choosing to not tell the truth and what to do if you do tell a lie.

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    Who are you and Whose are you are vital to understanding your purpose in life. Messing this up will have a great impact on your future. Host, Lyvita Brooks uses the book, Your Purpose is Calling, by Dr. Dharius Daniels, to help you discover your unique identity so you  can identify the things you are doing too much of and stop rushing through the things you should be doing.  In this episode, the spiritual discipline of silence and ...

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    The definition and purpose of marriage has changed drastically from its beginnings. So what is the biblical view of Marriage? How did it get started? What scriptures support marriage? What constitue one being married? When are you really married, biblically speaking. 

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    September 22, 2022 39 min

    This episode takes nuggets from Beyond the Circle series, written by Ted Dekker, to encourage believers to learn more about who they are in Christ. We are a powerful nation of people who keep forgetting who we are and whom we serve. Let’s begin practicing what we preach. 

    The host, Lyvita shares AHA moments in her unusal way of reviewing books as they relate to growing in the understanding of who you are as a person and your relatio...

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    September 8, 2022 43 min

    Suicide, cutting and  mental illness are on the rise. In this episode Lisa Campbell, a licensed Social Worker, joins host, Lyvita Brooks to discuss 4 things. First, understanding the terms, warning signs, who might attempt suicide and lastly, there is another way of relieving your pain because life is worth living. The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or Hotline is 988.  

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    So where are you in the family of God? Are you growing or mixing Christianity with man’s wisdoms, ideas and ever changing trends? Do you think of yourself as an immature believer or a mature believer? Something to ponder.

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    August 10, 2022 33 min

    What is Ministry? Is that specifically for pastors? No, every follower of Christ Jesus has a ministry. In this episode we first discuss the definition of a mature Christian then move on to understanding and defining ministry. Knowing that you have a purpose in life, a ministry, is another blessin in being a child of God.

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    Saints, are you having problems reading your Bible? What things are hindering you? Are you easily distracted? Are you finding studying the Bible is even more difficult than reading it? Could ADHD be a factor? Our guest, Elad Shapira, who is a Spiritual Director and Formation Coach, with host, Lyvita Brooks will help you identify if you are lazy or if there is something else, afoot, as well as, ways to overcome the hindrances.  

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    The subject of pride can be confusing. What about boasting and saying “I’m proud of you”? What does the Bible say about pride? What does unhealthy pride look like for a Christian? Join guest Kristi Gaultiere with host Lyvita Brooks discuss how to recognize pride’s sneaky maneuvers to get you off track. They don’t stop there but share how to stay on track and what to do when you do fall.  

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    Missionary work, Church planting, what is that really? Guest Alayu Dubale and host Lyvita Brooks discuss their definitions, differences, how you know you are called to this type of ministry, and more. Churches rather a group of people or YOU, are called to go make disciples and teach them how replicate what you are doing in building a church. Church planting is more than starting a church, it’s starting a church with new converts, ...

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    June 9, 2022 47 min

    A father’s passion can change a child’s perception about their world and life just by being present. Guest Michael Andrew, former football player and now author of a children’s Bible, has much to say about a father’s love for his children. Together with host Lyvita Brooks they discuss Michael Andrew’s book and life as a parent.

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    Laugh with and become inspired by guest Dawn Swayne and host Lyvita Brooks as they talk about God’s Temple. They discuss how the spiritual disciplines anchor you in Christ and their impact on helping you keep God’s Temple clean. You did know that you are God’s Temple? Right? 

    What an awesome God we serve that He implanted His Spirit within us? Now that’s a military tactic in which God’s knowledge is to awesome for us. 

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    God has a unique way of calling us to Go and Do. Guest Tanya Jones and Host Lyvita Brooks will inspire you to do just that. The interesting thing about this episode is that it was to focus on the milk and meat of God’s Word and instead he provided a testimony to prove that there is a difference. Tanya shares how God brought her back to himself.

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    Are you a spiritual, worldly or carnal person? Is there such a thing as a carnal Christian? Join in the discussion with guest Reverend Quinda Richardson and host Lyvita Brooks as they analyze the different labels given to Christains, along with "levels" vs "maturity".

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    What a powerful message of encouragement and hope for those who love the Lord. There is no other that this podcast could honor my uncle, Reverend Matthew Richardson, than to talk about the faithfulness of God in the plan's He has for His children.  My cousin and guest speaker, Natalie Smalley, shares how God magnified the life of a breast cancer survive to one of richness on all levels.  Together, Natalie and I, your host, Lyvi...

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    Is what you believe in conflict with how you act? What challenges are holding you back? Lyvita shares the blessing of the podcast and encourages you to GO and DO what God's called you to do. Then she offers three ways to support you in managing your time so you can spend quality time, consistently, with the Lord.  If you want to get started now, then join Create Space  which provides support through our email community for grow...

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    People have a tendency to interpret the Bible through the lens of politics, school’s theological viewpoint or their philosophical beliefs. And yet, there is only one True and Living God and His Son is Christ Jesus. Guest speaker Reverend Anthony Wilson talks with us about the simple message of the Gospel and the importance of practicing the spiritual discipline of Bible Study.

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    February 24, 2022 20 min

    There are three basic things Christians, believers in Christ are called to do. This is a review of the first two but the third one, to Glorify God is the topic of discussion. With a focus on how to "consider your calling".  What does that mean.  The host Lyvita Brooks is on a mission to help you focus on developing disciplines that allow your to fulfill God's calling on your life, but first, that begins with knowing who...

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    February 10, 2022 38 min

    Why can't we see that we are becoming more like the people in Corinthian than followers of Christ? The host Lyvita Brooks and her guest, Rev. Quinda Richardson, chat about what's going on and provide solutions for getting back on track.  This is one of those episodes, where sharing is a must.

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    January 27, 2022 31 min

    What is the Church? Who are Saints? These questions and others can be found in learning about the Church at Corinth where Paul schools the Corinthian Believers about who they are. Through laughter and words of encouragement, the host, Lyvita, will ignite your self-esteem by reminding you, Who You Are?

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