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Reflections of Grace 52: Living from the Heart – Letting Go & Surrender

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[display_podcast] Reminder: This is a rough outline of the podcast. If you want to hear about my personal application of this teaching please tune in and listen.It is usually at the peak of arrogance that we feel the first blow pointing towards true surrender, and we reluctantly do it because we have to! Isn't that God's patient way with us? He allows us to come to the fact that there is just no other choice. Here are a few things I have learned about surrender along my journey that I … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily: Five Tips for Success in Your Remarriage with Children

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[display_podcast] This week, we’ll discuss five tips that lead to a successful blended family.  All of these take time and conscious effort, but have huge payoffs in creating a harmonious, loving family in the end. 1)  Maintain an atmosphere of family inclusiveness.  Make it clear that we are one family and we are ALL important.  This must begin with BOTH parents.  The two of you, together, set the tone for the whole family.  Even if the kids resist and are stand-offish, keep at it.  Your perse … [Read more...]

Experience God: Luke 1:28-38 (NLT) – Gabriel Appears to Mary

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[display_podcast] Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina, or “Sacred Reading”.Luke 1:28-38 (NLT) – The Birth of Jesus Foretold 28 Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!” 29 Confused and disturbed, Mary tried to think what the angel could mean. 30 “Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God! 31 You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus. 32 He will be v … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Intelligent Design with Sean McDowell, part 7

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One of the leading explanations for the origin of information within the cells of the human body for those who do not believe in intelligent design is “Chance”. In his book, The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins uses the word “luck”. He says that we if we just get lucky, then Darwinian evolution could take over and solve all our problems.Personally, I simply don’t have enough faith to believe that this could happen by chance.But Dawkins explained his theory through what he called the “Monkeys … [Read more...]

Confessions Of A Closet Christian: Why Do We Censor God?

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[display_podcast] When I hear the word “censor,” I think of the bleep sound I hear when someone swears on live TV.  Censoring serves its purposes. When I think about God, in my head – He’s the most important thing in my life.  But I’d rather only eat Fiber One cereal for a month than say that out loud. When it comes to God, I play the censor, I’m my own bleep button. When I tell someone about good news that was an answer to prayer, I’ll easily censor out the prayer part and just let the good … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Who Really Means It?

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[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. Today I wanted to follow up on my podcast from a couple weeks ago with the Backrow Baptist, the guy in the back pew who can’t quiet keep the rhythm or sing on-key. You’ve seen him, and he’s seen you. On that podcast we were talking about how to respond to our rapidly secularizing cultur … [Read more...]


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