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The daily broadcast of the Intentional Living radio program with Dr. Randy Carlson. Helping you to live an intentional life in Christ -- through your faith, relationships, finances, work, and health.

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    4 Keys to Freedom

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022


    Are you feeling stuck, maybe even feeling like a prisoner? Jesus Himself said: “So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.” Do you believe that? Has Christ set you free? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At […]

    Same Page Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022


    After your relationship with Jesus Christ, the next most important relationship on this planet is the one you have with your spouse. And because it's important, you'd better be intentional. What does God want to do in your marriage? Are you on the same page? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s […]

    How Do You Live a Balanced Life?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022


    It's defined as: being in harmonious or proper arrangement or adjustment, or proportion. Does that sound like a definition of your life? Hmmm… probably not. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a passion to help people […]

    How to Successfully Talk to Your Spouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022


    My dad was a little hard of hearing in one ear, and I remember him teasing mom, that depending on what she was saying, determined which each ear he turned toward her. Have you turned a deaf ear toward your mate? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! […]

    Encouragement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022


    Look up encouragement in an English dictionary, and you'll find encouraging words. Look it up in the Greek dictionary and it's: to come to one's aid, to comfort, and exhort. So, now that you know what encouragement means, are you doing that for your family? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s […]

    Turn Your Marriage Around

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022


    Look up repentance in the New Testament; it means doing a 180. Hi this is Kurt. Do you need to do a 180 in your marriage? Do you need to turn it around? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we […]

    Single and Satisfied

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022


    The apostle Paul tells us in his letter to the Philippians that he has, “Learned the secret of being content in any situation”. Dr. Randy talks to singles today and he asks this question: “Are you satisfied?” Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is […]

    Starved for Affection

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022


    There was a caller from years ago who said she had never known the depths of loneliness until she got married. You could hear the heartbreak in her voice. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a […]

    Sibling Rivalry

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022


    You may not remember them, but my favorite TV siblings were the Smother's Brothers. Tommy was constantly whining: “Mom always liked you best!” And Dickey? He rolled his eyes. Classic sibling rivalry; did you grow up with it? Are your kids in the middle of it? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. […]

    Parent or BFF?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022


    I suppose for some parents , they desperately want their kids so much to like them, that they're willing to do—or not do— just about anything. And rather than being a parent, they become a BFF. Well, if you want to raise a responsible adult, you need to parent with a backbone. Sign up for […]

    Forgiveness in Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022


    Are you familiar with the abbreviation RDA? It stands for Recommended Daily Allowance, and it's about nutritional intake to keep you healthy. But an RDA for forgiveness is also necessary, if you want to keep your marriage healthy. Dr. Randy helps you understand the giving and receiving of forgiveness in your marriage. Sign up for […]

    God's Purpose for Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022


    Jeremiah said: For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Do you know what those plans are? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Blog for inspiration! What is […]

    Love & Respect

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022


    Perhaps the two most fundamental acts and needs in a marriage are love and respect. So much so, that God said to husbands: love your wives. And God said to wives: respect your husbands. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, […]

    Intimacy in Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022


    Looking up the word intimacy online, and its definition was next to useless. I suppose you could read Song of Solomon. Or you could listen to Dr. Randy, as he explains that intimacy in marriage is w-a-a-a-y more than just sex. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! […]

    Kids & Words

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022


    There's this cool quote: “Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.” Now that's great advice, especially for you with your kids. Dr. Randy helps you consider both the content and delivery of your words, when speaking to your kids. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for […]

    One Thing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022


    Maybe you yell at your kids. Or you don't pray enough. Maybe you ignore your wife. Or clutter has overwhelmed you. Some of those sound familiar? What do you need to change? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, […]

    Marriage & Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022


    It's one of the leading contributors to divorce, and not being on the same page can be disastrous to your marriage. What am I talking about? Oh you know…Money… finances. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a […]

    Declutter Your Life (2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022


    Clutter… it can be a just a drawer in your desk, or maybe a closet; it could be your garage, or your whole house. Or… maybe you have cluttered thinking, a cluttered mind, a cluttered relationship, or a cluttered life. Is it time to make decluttering your one thing? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL […]

    Raising Your Kids Without Raising Your Voice

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022


    Elijah, an Old Testament prophet, stood in an earthquake, wind, and fire; but when a gentle breeze came, he knew the Lord was there. Now there's something there for parents, who are screamers, to learn. InTENtionals for Encouraging Your Kids Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! […]

    One Thing Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022


    So maybe there's something causing you grief in your marriage? Is there one thing you can start doing today, and then do every day, that will make a difference? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a passion to help […]

    Daughters & Catty Girls (2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022


    What do you say or do when your daughter is having to put up with catty girls at school—or church? Coming up on Intentional Living, Dr. Randy offers help to moms and daughters who are facing this problem. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is […]

    Marriage & Submission

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022


    Submission… isn't that some sort of outdated Biblical something-or-other that should have gone out with the Puritans. Or does it really speak to married couples of the 21st Century. Get your free copy of 30 Days of Intentional Prayer by Dr. Randy Carlson by clicking here Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. […]

    Healthy Habits for Parents

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022


    The Oxford Dictionary defines habit as: A settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up. Now that may be leaning toward bad habits, but Dr. Randy will be talking to you about healthy parenting habits. Get your free copy of 30 Days of Intentional Prayer by Dr. Randy Carlson […]

    Worry & Prayer (2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022


    You do know Jesus tells us not to worry, right? He said, “I tell you not to worry about your life. Don't worry about having something to eat, drink, or wear. Isn't life more than food or clothing?” How are you doing with worry? Get your free copy of 30 Days of Intentional Prayer by […]

    Figure Out What Pleases Christ… and Then Do It

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022


    You've heard the phrase “Intentional Living” a bunch of times, but what about the verse behind it? Ephesians 5:10 – “Figure out what will please Christ, and then do it.” Have you figured out what will please Christ in your marriage, or for your kids, or your faith, or your work? Get your free copy […]

    Worry & Prayer (1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022


    You do know Jesus tells us not to worry, right? He said, “I tell you not to worry about your life. Don't worry about having something to eat, drink, or wear. Isn't life more than food or clothing?” How are you doing with worry? Get your free copy of 30 Days of Intentional Prayer by […]

    Getting Your Marriage Unstuck

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022


    There's a great quote: “One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.” So… Is there too much duct tape in your marriage? Want to get your marriage unstuck? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! […]

    Declutter Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022


    Clutter… it can be a just a drawer in your desk, or maybe a closet; it could be your garage, or your whole house. But maybe you have cluttered thinking, a cluttered mind, a cluttered relationship, or a cluttered life. Is it time to make decluttering your one thing? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL […]

    Raising Respectful Kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022


    Raising respectful kids—when did you begin doing that? When did they get too old and is it too late? All of us not only appreciate respectful kids, but we also want to raise respectful kids. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Broadcast for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? […]

    High Stake Relationships

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022


    High-stake relationships… we've all got them. How are you doing with them? Call TRIPLE-EIGHT-TRIPLE-EIGHT-SEVENTEEN-SEVENTEEN. Dr. Randy helps you succeed in your high-stake relationships. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a passion to help people live intentionally […]

    Kids & Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022


    “Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.” Reality… Evidence… Pretty strong words. How strong is your faith? Do your kids see it? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional […]

    Overcoming Worry

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022


    There are many of us, who I suppose, seemingly give our worries to God, but then we take ‘em back, and start worrying all over again. Does that sound familiar to you? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, […]

    Friendships with Expiration Dates

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022


    Just put 5000 miles on your car? It's time for an oil change. Expiration date on your milk is way past? You know it's gone sour; pitch it! But what about a friendship? Is it time to let it go? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for […]

    Sibling Rivalry

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022


    “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” I suppose that quote could apply to a parent, a friend, a spouse, a pastor, or a mentor. Who influenced you? How has your life changed? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What […]

    Starved for Affection

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022


    There was a caller from years ago who said she had never known the depths of loneliness until she got married. You could hear the heartbreak in her voice. Coming up, Dr. Randy talks to you about being Starved for Affection. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute […]

    Daughters & Catty Girls

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022


    What do you say or do when your daughter is having to put up with catty girls? Coming up on Intentional Living, Dr. Randy offers help to this mom for her daughter who's facing this problem. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is Intentional […]

    Agreement in Marriage (1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022


    Can you imagine being married to someone for thirty years and they have NO interest in any of your interests? Dr. Randy talks to that wife. She's hoping for something, but he's just not interested. What would you “share” with her? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentionals Living BLOG […]

    Decluttering Relationships with Adult Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022


    You know, decluttering is not just about that drawer in the kitchen, or that cabinet in the garage. Sometimes we need to declutter a relationship—like with an adult child. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentionals Living BLOG for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a […]

    Who Influenced You?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022


    “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” I suppose that quote could apply to a parent, a friend, a spouse, a pastor, or a mentor. Who influenced you? How has your life changed? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentionals Living Broadcast for inspiration! What […]

    Intentional Living 101

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022


    You know, sometimes we'll mention a word so many times we just assume everybody knows what we're talking about… like Intentional. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals Living BLOG for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a passion to help people live intentionally in the […]

    Discontent and the Need for Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022


    Discontentment. Is it something you brought on yourself, or is it something which God has brought into your life? Maybe God is using discontentment to help you bring about change in your life. What do you need to change? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living BLOG for inspiration! […]

    Workaholics & Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022


    If you spend wa-a-a-ay too much time at work, and then when you come home you're spending too much time thinking about work, how is that affecting your marriage? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living BLOG for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have a […]

    Everyday Forgiveness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022


    Do you have a problem with that verse in the Lord's prayer where it says it's OK for the Lord to forgive us the way we forgive others? Hmmm. So… are you a good forgiver? Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living BLOG for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? […]

    Boys by Design

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022


    What does it mean to be a boy? What do you as a parent need to do to help your son thrive? Joining Dr. Randy is psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz, and together they're going to help you raise your son to become what God has designed him to be. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL […]

    Raising a Responsible Adult

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022


    You've heard Dr. Randy, on numerous occasions, talk about raising responsible adults. And coming up, he wants to know how you've done that; how you've been an intentional, successful parent. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living BLOG for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we have […]

    Experience Hope – Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022


    Hope, like love, has become seriously watered down. But hope is not something that you just wish would happen. It's something that you can really experience. It's something that can radically change your perspective, and your life. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Minute for inspiration! What is […]

    Turn Your Marriage Around

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022


    Look up repentance in the New Testament; it means doing a 180. Do you need to do a 180 in your marriage? Do you need to turn it around? If your marriage is heading in the wrong direction, Dr. Randy wants to talk to you. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s […]

    Repurposing Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022


    When people enter their 30’s or 40’s, or even their 50’s, they may ask themselves, “So what do I want to do when I grow up?” But maybe it's not about doing, maybe it's about buying something—like a fast car. (Hmmm…) Either way, Dr. Randy talks to you about Repurposing Your Life. Sign up for […]

    Walk by Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022


    “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” Those were Paul's words to the Corinthian Church. And walking doesn't just mean one foot after another. It's how you live your life. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an Intentional Living Blog for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At Intentional Living, we […]

    Blended with Ron Deal (2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022


    You and your spouse are pretty much on the same page, except when it comes to the kids you each brought into the family. Blended family expert Ron Deal joins Randy, and they're gonna help you have peace, cooperation, and love in that blended family of yours. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING […]

    Intentional Teens

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022


    I know, I know, you're thinking that intentional teens is an oxymoron, a contradiction in terms. Normally I'd agree with you. But you know what, if you're an intentional parent, then you can raise intentional teens. Sign up for Dr. Randy’s INTENTIONAL ONE THING CHALLENGE. Here’s an InTENtionals for inspiration! What is Intentional Living? At […]

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