Starting Right

Starting Right

Starting Right is a 5 minute Day Starter to help keep you motivated, encouraged, and focused throughout your day. DannyMac is a pastor, teacher, motivational speaker, husband, and father. His years of leading and training people have given him vast experience in helping individuals to accomplish change in their lives and meet their goals. He can help you set the course for your day by offering practical advice from God's Word in a positive and fun way. There is no better way to begin your day than by Starting Right with DannyMac.

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June 18, 2021 6 min

Welcome to the Friday Roundup.  Today we present a quick summary of each of our podcasts for this week.  
Thank you for listening.  Please share our podcast with your friends.   Have a great weekend

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Over the past few years, we have seen changes in government policies at every level that have erased or threatened the principles that are important to those who are Christ-followers.  This quote by Frederick Robertson reminds us how we need to respond.
"Christian life is action: not speculating, not debating, but doing... Feelings pass, resolve and thoughts pass, opinions change, but what you have done lasts.  Through the ages,...

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June 15, 2021 6 min

Cain experienced several 'firsts' in his life.  He was Adam and Eve's first child.  He was the first person to be 'born' on earth.  He was the first big brother on earth and he was the first murderer.  Even though he didn't finish his life so well there are some things that he went through that we can relate to even today.  Today we will look at how to avoid the Cain Effect, and keep ourselves from falling i...

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June 14, 2021 6 min

Today we look at one of the top Christian songs in 1980.  Listen to the podcast and see if you can guess who it is before you listen to the link below.

Here is the youtube link to today's song.
https://youtu.be/8q-IQ3DEVSI

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June 13, 2021 5 min

A young woman was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given 3 months to live.  As she was talking with her pastor about her funeral, she told him that she wanted to be buried with a fork in her hand.  The puzzled pastor was amazed by her reason.

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Welcome to the Friday Roundup.  Today's episode is a summary of our broadcasts this week. You might call it the weekly 'Readers Digest' version of Starting Right.  Enjoy.

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June 9, 2021 5 min

When God had Joshua lead the people of Israel across the Jordan River, Joshua immediately built a marker on the far side as a reminder of what God had done.  
Our families are our greatest earthly gift from God.  We want to be reminding them of what the Lord means to us and what He has done in our lives. What markers have we built in our homes and our lives that our families can see that remind them of our relationship with God?  

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June 8, 2021 5 min

A desperate man brought his sick son to Jesus' disciples, and they couldn't heal the boy.  Feeling crushed and hopeless, what would he say to Jesus?

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June 7, 2021 5 min

Have you been struggling with something fighting something for too long?  Today we look at a new song from Jack Cassidy and what to do with "...everything that hinders us and the sin that so easily entangles us."  Enjoy.

Link to 'Let Go Let God' by Jack Cassidy
https://youtu.be/7SJ97-_v5U4

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June 6, 2021 6 min

Today we look at Christianity from a unique perspective.  In 1941, C.S. Lewis, wrote 'The Screwtape Letters,' in which he imagines the spiritual battleplan and actions of a demon for the soul of a human.   Our episode looks at some of the lessons and encouragement within this fascinating book.  Spoiler Alert:  The demon loses.

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Welcome to the Friday Roundup. Today's podcast presents a summary of each of our episodes this week.  Enjoy and have a great weekend.

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June 2, 2021 6 min

Hopes and dreams were never meant to die.  No matter what our age, we all have inside of us the potential to experience things that we haven't done yet.  Today we talk about how we can move toward fulfilling some of that potential and see some of our dreams that God has given us, come to be.

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June 1, 2021 5 min

Today we take a look at some of the strange things parents will say to their children in order to teach them.  They may be illogical but most of us can relate to what they are saying.  

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May 31, 2021 5 min

The When we pray we usually end that prayer with, 'Amen.'  It is the appropriate way to finish a prayer, but many people do not know what 'amen' really means.  It is not simply proper prayer etiquette, it means much more than that.  Today we explore a little bit of the meaning of 'amen' and take a look at a song that ran for over 60 weeks atop the Gospel Music charts.  

Here is the link to “Let the Church Say...

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May 30, 2021 5 min

Do you know what is considered the 7 Wonders of the Modern World?  6 of the 7 are man-made structures, including the Great Pyramids, the Panama Canal, and the Great Wall of China.  The Grand Canyon is the only "natural" wonder on the list.  
Today we take a different look at what those 7 Wonders might be with a little help from some eighth-grade students.

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Welcome to the Friday Roundup.  Today we present short summaries of each of our episodes for this week.  I hope that you enjoy them and if you missed any that you will go back and listen to the entire episode.  Have a great weekend.

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May 26, 2021 6 min

Some days it seems like everything goes wrong.  And then before long, even the tiniest frustration can become seemingly overwhelming.  Dr. Richard Carlson has written a book called, 'Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and it's all small stuff.'  Today we look at one of his fundamental keys to help keep us from those times when we feel overwhelmed.

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Prisca, who most of us know as Priscilla, was a powerful and influential woman in the early church.  She did not let tradition, customs, or opinions keep her from doing what she was called to do.  And she made a huge influence for God's Kingdom.

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May 24, 2021 5 min

The group, 'Mercy Me,' was recently named the top Christian Artist of the past decade.  They continue to produce powerful music that very often makes us stop and evaluate the 'what ifs' in our lives.  Their new release, 'Say I Won't' once again challenges us with great lyrics and a strong melody.  Today we meet Mercy Me roadie, Gary, and take a look at the story behind the song.

Here is the link to, Say I...

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May 23, 2021 6 min

You probably don't recognize the name Elishama, but he is one of the most famous secretaries in the Bible.  Listen today and find out why.

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