Whether it's out loud or in the quietest corner of your heart, at some point in your life, you've probably needed healing from something: medical, psychologiacl, relational, spiritual. So... have you gotten it? What does it look like? What do you need healing from now? Susan dives into the mysterious ways of Jesus in Mark … Continue reading S2 E45: More Than We Can Imagine
Thank you for your patience! We are still catching up from a summer of busyness. We are going to start posting more often in the coming weeks to play a little catch-up. Here's a Father's Day episode for your listening pleasure.... The gospel is not something you can win at! There is only the process: … Continue reading S2 E44: God Doesn’t Play Sportsball
Faithfulness is not a set of beliefs; it is something we live out in the waiting between the promise and the fulfillment of the promise. Abram and Sarai experience this· as does Peter. Both circumstances result in a name change. Check out this episode, where Susan delves into Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 and Mark 8:31-38. For … Continue reading S2 E21: God Is Not Running for a Second Term
Sometimes, when you're going about your every day business, you unintentionally spark off something you could never have foreseen. As we celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther accidentally sparking the Protestant Reformation, Susan shares some words about 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 and how we keep our faith in the love of God which is constantly … Continue reading Episode 80: Playdoh Protestants
Sick to the gills with politicians offering their "thoughts and prayers" without actually doing anything about the issues that lead to the tragedies that break our hearts? Us, too. So what do genuine prayers do? Do they change situations, or do they change us? Kris digs around in the murky waters of prayer, projection, misdirected … Continue reading Episode 75: Thoughts and Prayers
Like mastering a musical instrument, excelling in a sport, or any other thing that requires steady discipline and practice, becoming a more Christ-like person is an ongoing challenge for Christians. So, let's practice! Kris offers Romans 12:9-21 and a tool called the Rule of Life to help organize your spiritual chaos as you engage in … Continue reading Episode 66: Spiritual Fake It Til You Make It
We have no shortage of inputs telling us to be afraid, to think of everyone else as Other. Susan takes a look at Matthew 14:22-33 and the invitation Jesus offers us to be brave and nervy in the face of these fears, even when we might falter or fail, because courage is holier that the … Continue reading Episode 59: Fear and Loathing
Even prophets disagree. But what?! On what do we rely when there are so many voices with alternative messages of "truth"? Susan breaks down Jeremiah 28:5-9 and the complicated simplicity of stepping out in faith.