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Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast

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 relationship to the LORD.

Nerd of Godcast Daily Devotion
09-21-22 // Miniature Painting and Spiritual Discipline // Mike P

Nerd of Godcast Daily Devotion

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 6:29


Mini Painting x Marvel United x Spiritual Discipline x Ecclesiastes 2:24-25 Your daily crossover of faith and fandom! Experience daily Biblical encouragement from nerdy Christian podcasters, bloggers and content creators. Join the Nerd of Godcast community at www.NOGSquad.com

Engage to Flourish
Ep. 37 Being Transformed into His Likeness

Engage to Flourish

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022


Brett is back to continue the introduction to our series on Spiritual Disciplines to help Damon unpack the why behind the seeries. They discuss how our church is trying to help people grow spiritually during the 166 hours a week they are not at church, talk about how disciplines are a foundation for discipleship, and how God wants to transform us into the image of His Son. If you are as excited as we are about this series, check out this episode! ---------------- Don't forget that you can listen and subscribe to the Engage to Flourish Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts!

ECF Church
Sunday September 18, 2022 sermon only

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 49:21


Pastor Andy continues his sermon on the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence: taking a Sabbath- specifically, focusing on the hope that is to come with Christ's return. This recording is of the sermon only

St Matt's Bath
Pastorate 14-9-22 with Sue Wakely "Guidance"

St Matt's Bath

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 51:02


Number 4 in our Spiritual Disciplines series - Guidance. NB This recording includes a time of discussion and sound quality is variable

St Matt's Bath
Pastorate 7 - 9-22 - Simplicity with Tim Buckley

St Matt's Bath

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 47:18


Number 2 in our series on Spiritual Disciplines - "Simplicity". NB This session ended with an open discussion, not all of which has been included due to the variable sound quality.

ECF Church
Sunday September 18, 2022

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 87:48


Pastor Andy continues his sermon on the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence: taking a Sabbath- specifically, focusing on the hope that is to come with Christ's return. This recording is of the whole service.

Eat This Scroll
Journaling

Eat This Scroll

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 21:55


How do you slow down?Life has got to be some of the busiest it's ever been. Between industrialization and the exponential growth of technology the comoddity of reflection and peace have become invaluable. Lew shares this week how he has seen the simple practice of journaling bring clarity and reorientation of his heart towards God. 

Del Ray Baptist Audio
Spiritual Disciplines: Bible Intake, Part 2

Del Ray Baptist Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 65:41


Mercury Payton, Pastor of Del Ray Baptist Church. Spiritual Disciplines Class: Lesson 3. Taught September 18, 2022.

Faith in the Valley
The What & Why of the Bible - Ep. 94

Faith in the Valley

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 30:53


This is the preaching ministry of Wakefield Valley Bible Church in New Windsor, Maryland, USA. This is our second message looking at the Spiritual Disciplines. This sermon, preached at Wakefield on September 18, 2022. If you want to know more about the church, visit WakefieldBible.org. Please subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen.

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula
EP 75 - The Discipline of Simplicity Part 1

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 33:38


How busy is your life? How many things do you possess? Perhaps the reason we feel overwhelmed or depressed is simply because our life is not simple. In today's podcast, Doug & Paula discuss the crucial, almost life altering Spiritual Discipline of Simplicity. Take a listen and examine your lifestyle in light of Jesus' teaching on simplicity.-Feel free to email us with any questions at info@servingbb.org or for more information check out our website at https://servingbeyondborders.org-Follow us on:Instagram - @servingbeyondbordersYouTube - Serving Beyond BordersFacebook - Serving Beyond Borders-"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve. . ." Mark 10:45-#podcast #podcasting #podcasts #spotify #applepodcast #podcaster #podcastshow #itunes #interview #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #missions #jesus #god #love #bible #faith #jesuschrist #christian #church #christ #gospel #holyspirit #prayer #christianity #pray #godisgood #bibleverse #hope #worship #amen #jesuslovesyou #theradicalchristianlife

Hearing Jesus: Daily Bible Study, Daily Devotional, Hear From God, Prayer, Christian Woman, Spiritual Life, Build a Relations
\\ How to Integrate the Spiritual Disciplines Into Your Daily Life So You Can Hear God's Voice More Clearly

Hearing Jesus: Daily Bible Study, Daily Devotional, Hear From God, Prayer, Christian Woman, Spiritual Life, Build a Relations

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 20:13


How to Integrate the Spiritual Disciplines Into Your Daily Life So You Can Hear God's Voice More Clearly   Developing a spiritual rule of life is an important part of integrating the spiritual disciplines in our daily lives.  Today we recap all the disciplines and talk about ways to make sure we don't forget their impact in our relationships with God.   Hey friends, welcome to the Hearing Jesus Podcast.   Do you sometimes doubt if you are truly hearing God's voice or if it's really your own? Do you wonder how you can know the difference? Do you struggle to feel confident in your relationship with God and what He says in his word? Do you sometimes feel stagnant or like you hit a wall in your spiritual life?   Hey, I'm your host, Rachael Groll: missionary, author, pastor, and life coach. And I have been there. I, too, was doubting God's voice in my own life. I, too, felt insecure about the things I thought God might be calling me to do. I wanted to make a difference in the world and be obedient to what God was calling me to do, but I wasn't quite sure how to figure out what exactly that was. I kept telling myself that I was wasting time trying to figure it out or waiting for Him to show me. Or that I wasn't qualified to do the things I thought He might be telling me to do.   The answer for me was found in the pages of the Bible, as I learned how to understand what it was actually saying. If you are ready to grow in your faith and to step confidently into the calling God has for you, then join me as we dig deep into God's word so you can learn to live out your faith in your everyday life.   Friend, you are loved, you are cherished, and you are His.   The Hearing Jesus Podcast will encourage and equip you to step into the calling God has for your life, living out your faith in the everyday. Together we will break down walls that keep us from growing spiritually. We will dig deep into our Bibles to understand and connect the Scriptures to our lives. We will boldly obey what God calls us to do, walking through doors that only He can open.   Join me for your daily dose of faith, honesty, and prayer.   Learn -> https://shehears.org Connect -> rachael@shehears.org Community-> https://www.facebook.com/groups/743928930315696/ Instagram-> https://www.instagram.com/she_hears/ Missions Support-> https://www.cotni.org/campaigns/rachael-groll     Need to chat one on one? Snag a private session with Rachael: https://calendly.com/shehears     Want to go a little deeper?   Purchase the She Hears: Learning to Listen to Jesus Bible Study on my Etsy shop here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SheHearsShop?ref=profile_header   In this six-week study from the Book of John, Rachael Groll takes you on an in-depth exploration into the lives of six women Jesus knew. Women often deal with feelings of insecurity and unworthiness, yet the lives of these women show that Jesus values us, wants a relationship with us, and can use us to further His kingdom. In her warm, conversational style, Rachael ties together her life experience, knowledge of the Scriptures, and her compassion for women to encourage us and enable us to become the women God has called us to be.        

Binmin Podcast
Binmin Podcast Ep. 43: Worship | Spiritual Disciplines 101

Binmin Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 15:13


Worship is central to the life of every Christian. But does it just happen on Sundays? What exactly does “worship” mean? And how can I be more worshipful with my life this week? JOIN the NEWSLETTER SUPPORT Binmin with a tax-deductible gift HERE 0:00 - INTRO. *RECOMMENDED RESOURCE DR. DON WHITNEY'S BOOK SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE 1:05 - SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: HABITS THAT PROMOTE SPIRITUAL GROWTH, CHRISTLIKENESS & DRAW US CLOSER TO GOD (1 TIM. 4:7) 1:30 - WORSHIP: ASCRIBING THE PROPER WORTH TO GOD OUR FUNDAMENTAL PURPOSE AS HUMANS IS TO WORSHIP GOD! -TO BECOME MORE CHRISTLIKE IS TO LIVE A LIFE OF WORSHIP. IT'S THE ONLY RESPONSE YOU CAN HAVE TO THE LORD. 3:17 - WHY SHOULD WE WORSHIP GOD? 1. FOR WHO HE IS 2. FOR WHAT HE DOES -REV. 4-5: “YOU ARE WORTHY!” 5:42 - HOW DO WE WORSHIP? WORSHIP IS FOCUSING ON AND RESPONDING TO GOD *BROTHER LAWRENCE THE PRACTICE OF THE PRESENCE OF GOD 7:15 - PUBLIC AND PRIVATE WORSHIP SHOULD BE BASED UPON THE BIBLE 1. PUBLIC WORSHIP: IN THE CHURCH ASSEMBLY (1 COR. 12:12; HEB. 10:25) 2. PRIVATE WORSHIP: DEVOTIONAL BIBLE READING, ETC. (LUKE 5:16) 9:47 - SO WHAT? DON'T PRACTICE JUST PUBLIC OR JUST PRIVATE WORSHIP 12:23 - WHAT'S YOUR NEXT STEP? 3 DAYS OF 15 MINUTES OR 3 WEEKS OF 1 SERVICE 14:09 - THANK YOU & WRAP UP For more info about Binmin & more resources for your spiritual life, visit www.Binmin.org CONNECT WITH THE BINMIN TEAM Instagram: Binmin Instagram Linkedin: Binmin Linkedin Twitter: Binmin Twitter Ask Questions: info@binmin.org PODCAST RESOURCES More from Binmin: Binmin.org Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on AnchorFM Subscribe on YouTube PLEASE CONSIDER LEAVING A REVIEW If this podcast is helping you make your spiritual life more important to you, help share it by leaving an Apple podcast review in the “Ratings & Reviews” section at the bottom of the podcast's page. Thank you for sharing!

One Decent Pastor
Spiritual Disciplines

One Decent Pastor

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 58:45


Today the guys talk about spiritual disciplines - Bible reading, prayer, fellowship, thankfulness and more.

Verity by Phylicia Masonheimer
079 | How to Hear God's Voice

Verity by Phylicia Masonheimer

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 22:06


In this episode we look at how Scripture describes God's voice and how to hear Him in prayer. We discuss the Spirit's role in speaking, how to check a voice against God's word, and how God's nearness invites us to listen.

A Beautiful Church
Introduction - Spiritual Rhythms

A Beautiful Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 2:53


The mission of this podcast is to highlight the beauty and diversity of God's Church – both in Chattanooga and the Church at large.Welcome to Season 5 of A Beautiful Church Podcast! For the past four seasons, we've brought you ecumenical voices from across the greater Chattanooga area through Adam's conversations with pastors, priests, and ministry leaders – all with the goal of showing the beauty within the diversity of God's Church and how there's more that unifies us than divides us. Unity is at the core of ChattHOP's mission, and in this season, we're highlighting a different way of building unity by exploring spiritual disciplines that the Church has used for centuries.If you want to go deeper with these spiritual practices, check out the Retreat Guides on our website's Resources page.  About Adam WhitescarverAdam is passionate about seeing God's people possess vibrant prayer lives to help them make a difference in the sphere of influence God has given them. In ministry since 2001, Adam enjoys his family, teaching, singing, and reading a myriad of subjects. He and his wife, Stephanie, live in North GA with their four children. Links and Resources:A Beautiful Church websiteChattanooga House of Prayer websiteGive todayResources from the Chattanooga House of Prayer Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe! If you like what you heard, please leave a review on iTunes and share what you liked about the show.

A Beautiful Church
What is Spiritual Formation?

A Beautiful Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 45:42


The mission of this podcast is to highlight the beauty and diversity of God's Church – both in Chattanooga and the Church at large.Joining Adam for Season 5 is Micki Ann Harris, the Spiritual Formation Director at the Chattanooga House of Prayer. In this episode, Micki Ann shares how her life experiences led her to Chattanooga and ChattHOP, and she and Adam talk about their Rhythms Retreats and why these spiritual practices are invaluable for Christians.Although Micki Ann became a Christian as a 9-year-old, she found her calling in ministry when she rededicated her life at 20. After moving across the country several times and serving in many church and ministry roles, Micki Ann helped found the Chattanooga House of Prayer in 2010. Her current role is the culmination of years of growing in intimacy with God and feeling a personal need for the beautiful and life-giving spiritual practices that she teaches to others. These spiritual rhythms are the backbone of the retreats Micki Ann leads at ChattHOP, and although there are various rhythms (as you'll hear in this season!), the goal of each one is fostering deeper intimacy with God. Listen in to this episode to find out some of the specific rhythms that Micki Ann and Adam will be discussing this season. About Adam WhitescarverAdam is passionate about seeing God's people possess vibrant prayer lives to help them make a difference in the sphere of influence God has given them. In ministry since 2001, Adam enjoys his family, teaching, singing, and reading a myriad of subjects. He and his wife, Stephanie, live in North GA with their four children. Jump Through the Conversation:[1:19] Introduction to Micki Ann[6:34] How a difficult season deepened Micki Ann's intimacy with Christ[9:56] Micki Ann's calling and growth in ministry [14:59] Adam's observations and encouragement to twenty-somethings[16:04] The relationship between action and formation[20:04] Micki Ann's history with ChattHOP[23:48] Current role as Spiritual Formation Director[25:30] The inception of Rhythms at ChattHOP[29:47] What retreats at ChattHOP look like[33:30] Some of this season's topics/rhythmsSilence and solitudeCultivating intimacy with GodMeditative approach to ScriptureSabbathForms of prayerUnderstanding worth of human bodiesRule of life[39:11] Why one should attend a ChattHOP retreat Links and Resources:A Beautiful Church websiteChattanooga House of Prayer websiteGive todayResources from the Chattanooga House of PrayerCelebration of Discipline by Richard FosterSacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe! If you like what you heard, please leave a review on iTunes and share what you liked about the show.

As You Go
Season 3 Kick-Off: Kelly Minter with Live Audience

As You Go

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 28:48


With today's episode, we're marking the start of our third season of the As You Go podcast. We've made an exciting new addition to the show for this season: Rolling Hills Women's Ministry Director Miranda Kokes will now serve as co-host alongside our Counseling Director, Kathy Koon! If you've been a longtime listener, you might remember that Miranda was one of our guests back in March (2022). If you haven't already, we recommend you check out that episode to get to know her and her story! But, thankfully, not everything has changed. As You Go is still meant to encourage and disciple women who are daily trying to follow Jesus by balancing work, family, friendship, health, and everything else life throws at us. Today's episode starts our new season off strong, complete with our first-ever live audience! We'll be in conversation with Christian author, speaker, and musician, Kelly Minter.Kelly tells us about her upbringing in the church her parents founded in her hometown in Virginia. Later, she shares what drove her to move to middle Tennessee and to begin her vocation as a communicator of the Gospel and Christian living. Now, in her mid 40s, Kelly is a seminary student, a well-known traveling speaker, and an author of numerous books and Bible studies. One such study, titled Encountering God, is currently blessing our Women's Ministry Midweek bible study and small groups, which are collectively called “The Gathering”. The seven-week journey delves into the spiritual disciplines, especially with women in mind. Life gets busy, and if we're not carefully prioritizing our time, it will feel like we don't have enough hours in the day to pursue God. The first step toward getting more consistent and feeling more fulfilled in our spiritual disciplines is recognizing that taking care of our relationship with God is both our first and our last needs! Today, Kelly gives insight into what inspired her to write this new study, and just how significant of a need it aims to meet. Kelly also discusses the challenge of writing about disciplines that she herself has not mastered. As an example, Kelly explains how prayer didn't come as naturally to her as other spiritual disciplines have. And she's not alone: Christ-followers are always striving to live more like our Lord. But we're not Jesus, and perfection should never be our expectation. Kelly shares encouragement and a challenge to stay the course as we pursue small but meaningful growth in these disciplines. Doing life in community makes lots of things easier, and pursuing spiritual growth is one of them. We hope you will take the time to listen to this wonderful conversation with Miranda, Kathy, and Kelly this week. May it encourage you and bless you As You Go. 

ECF Church
Sunday September 11, 2022

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 74:26


Pastor Andy Muscella continues the sermon series of the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence. This week he talks about the importance of taking a Sabbath. This recording is of the whole service.

ECF Church
Sunday September 11, 2022 sermon only

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 57:40


Pastor Andy Muscella continues the sermon series of the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence. This week he talks about the importance of taking a Sabbath. This recording is of the sermon only.

Coaching For Pastors - Daily Coaching, Encouragement, and Support for Pastors

We hear it all the time, but we're steeped in it in our culture - instant gratification, quick satisfaction, right-now results. We do not want to wait. In our quest for spiritual transformation, we can fall for the quick fix, the... silver bullet!There is none. I talk about the reality of spiritual transformation today as we look at Richard Foster's Celebration of Discipline. What does it take for transformation to happen in the life of the pastor?Enjoy!Support the show

Crosswalk.com Devotional
The Spiritual Discipline of Contentment

Crosswalk.com Devotional

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 6:40


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Del Ray Baptist Audio
Spiritual Disciplines: Bible Intake, Part 1

Del Ray Baptist Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 62:33


Josh Hart, Pastor of Del Ray Baptist Church. Spiritual Disciplines Class: Lesson 2. Taught September 11, 2022.

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula
EP 074 - The Discipline of Silence and Solitude

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 33:41


If you want to hear what the Christian Martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the agnostic Aldous Huxley, and the fifteenth century mystic Thomas á Kempis have in common, then take a listen. Doug & Paula continue their discussion on the Spiritual Disciplines with today's focus on an easy-to-know what to do, but hard to do it Discipline. Your life will look more like Jesus if you practice it!-Books discussed in this podcast:John Mark Comer, The Ruthless Elimination of HurryThomas á Kempis, The Imitation of ChristAldous Huxley, Brave New World-Feel free to email us with any questions at info@servingbb.org or for more information check out our website at https://servingbeyondborders.org-Follow us on:Instagram - @servingbeyondbordersYouTube - Serving Beyond BordersFacebook - Serving Beyond Borders-"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve. . ." Mark 10:45-#podcast #podcasting #podcasts #spotify #applepodcast #podcaster #podcastshow #itunes #interview #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #missions #jesus #god #love #bible #faith #jesuschrist #christian #church #christ #gospel #holyspirit #prayer #christianity #pray #godisgood #bibleverse #hope #worship #amen #jesuslovesyou #theradicalchristianlife

The Sojo Show
37. Back to the Basics: Accelerate your Spiritual Growth

The Sojo Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 34:07


To grow on a spiritual level, you need to go back to the simplicity of Christ!And that's what the new series in September is about: BACK TO the BASICS! Back to the simplicity of the Word, the gospel, and Christ. In today's episode you'll hear: Crazy analogy between football and this month's series! (Jen did a great job with it, it's a must listen for sure!) About the fundamentals of our spiritual growth.A beautiful reminder for us to not neglect the Bible!Practical tips and benefits for getting back to the basics with the Spiritual Disciplines  (solitude, silence, hospitality, and more!)Everything about the Spiritual Growth Accelerator - SGA 2022 coming SOON!-Learn more about the Spiritual Growth Accelerator: www.sojoacademy.com/sga Read the Full Show Notes: www.sojohub.com/basics037Become a member: www.sojoacademy.comSojo Academy is an ongoing membership for Christian women that provides a practical, streamlined, spiritual growth plan for every woman.Connect with us: www.instagram.com/sojosociety

Think Deeper
The Most Neglected Spiritual Discipline

Think Deeper

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 66:10


Every Christian knows they are to pray, study the Word, attend worship, and so on. But many Christian families don't know that God expects them to come together in the home to spend time in teaching, worship, and prayer. This week we discuss the what, why, and how of family worship, including: - Why Christian families should view family devotionals as a non-negotiable part of their schedule - What Deuteronomy 6 and Proverbs 22:6 teach us about God's expectations and promises for parents
- How to find time in a busy schedule
- Practical tips and tools for developing a family worship habit in your home, including Will's brand new Family Worship Guide available at focuspress.org!

Midtown Church in Central Austin
Series: How We Change Title: Spiritual Disciplines

Midtown Church in Central Austin

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 32:02


I Corinthians 9:24-27. What we do spiritually forms us to Jesus or the world, so we need to ask, "What are the things we're doing, doing to us?"

Springcreek Church - Garland, TX Podcast
Spiritual Disciplines | Strength in Solitude

Springcreek Church - Garland, TX Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 21:33


STRENGTH IN SOLITUDEPastor Jessica Fernandez, Ph.DSeptember 11, 2022There are many times in life when we experience loneliness - times when we feel alone, empty, and disconnected. On the contrary, solitude is a sense of deep connection with our God where we find a sense of belonging. Jesus often spent time in silence and solitude to encounter the Father. Loneliness is dependent on what is happening around us, whereas solitude is time alone that is focused solely on our dependence on God. In times of loneliness, encountering the Father produces strength in solitude.1. SOLITUDE IS GOD'S REMEDY FOR LONELINESS.“Like many other feelings in our lives, it's easier to experience it than to define it. Loneliness is being all by yourself even when you're surrounded by people. Loneliness is a feeling of isolation even in the midst of a crowd. You feel unwanted. You feel unneeded. You feel as though there's nothing to live for. You feel as though nobody really cares anymore. That's loneliness. Loneliness eats away at the inner person. It saps you of strength. It robs you of hope, Loneliness, as it were, puts a wall around you no matter how free you may be.”- Warren Wiersbe2. LONELINESS IS NOT BEING ALONE, BUT FEELING ALONE. You can BE alone and not FEEL lonely at all.“I found solitary confinement the most forbidding (hostile) aspect of prison life. There is no end and no beginning; there is only one's mind, which can begin to play tricks. Was that a dream or did it really happen? One begins to question everything.” - Nelson Mandela “Solitude is a gift from God, but isolation is a tool of the enemy.” - Carey Nieuwhof3. IN TIMES OF LONELINESS, ENCOUNTERING THE FATHER PRODUCES STRENGTH IN SOLITUDE.“If we possess inward solitude we do not fear being alone, for we know that we are not alone. Neither do we fear being with others, for they do not control us. In the midst of noise and confusion, we are settled into a deep inner silence. Whether alone or among people, we always carry with us a portable sanctuary of the heart.” - Richard Foster• If Jesus, the son of God, the savior of the world had made time to connect with God, without distractions, how much more do we need to be practicing the spiritual discipline of solitude?• If time with God is so important and beneficial - why is it so hard?“Solitude is the Spiritual Discipline of voluntarily and temporarily withdrawing to privacy for spiritual purposes. The period of solitude may last only a few minutes or for days. As with silence, solitude may be sought in order to participate without interruption in other Spiritual Disciplines, or just to be alone with God.”- Donald S. Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life4. IN THE BUSYNESS AND CRAZINESS OF OUR LIVES, HOW CAN WE DISCONNECT AND UNPLUG TO PRACTICE SOLITUDE?---DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1. Have there been times when you thought you were engaging in solitude and you were actually isolating yourself?2. Have there been specific times when engaging in solitude gave you the strength to deal with certain situations? Or, has God revealed to you areas in your life that need to be dealt with?3. What are some strategies you can implement in your life to increase time in solitude?https://www.springcreekchurch.org/#realspringcreekchurch #strengthinsolitude #solitude #loneliness #lonely #God #connection #belonging #strength

Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast
Suicide or Cutting/ NOT the Answer

Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast

Play Episode Play 58 sec Highlight Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 43:07


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.  Saints, this episode is not about rather a person is saved, if they cut themselves or die from committing suicide or have a mental illness. Nor is this episode about, if one loses their salvation if they do commit suicide or die because of it. There is enough information and discussion about that on other podcasts, blogs, magazines, medical information and research, and the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Advocacy organization website.   Some of us think that Christians should be the "FREE- est" people in the world from dealing with the problems of suicide, or cutting, even mental illnesses. Why? Because Christians have surrendered to the will of God through Jesus Christ.  The truth is, Christians are not immune and it all depends on the one thing only God can see, but man can't...a person's heart. The key is developing an on-going relationship with Christ through His word. Then applying His word. One's heart, your heart, your heart's motive, only God knows the truth and you in part.  Don't get me wrong in Christ Jesus, you will find hope not a "magic pain-reliever" but the truth.  The love, security, and hope you carve are found in Christ Jesus. How much of His love, security and hope you receive will depend on you, even though He has more than an abundance.And yet this episode is not about that either. It's about awakening  you to the reality that there will be some Christians that will commit suicide and some will cut themselves, even our youth. We share tools and resources to help if it happens to you or someone you know, and the signs. We are not medical doctors nor are we giving medical advice.  These are our experiences as educators, social worker, and believers in Christ. Once again the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988.  Shalom.

ECF Church
Sunday September 04, 2022 sermon only

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 48:56


Pastor Jason Ackerman continues the sermon series on the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence. This week he talks about slowing down and matching the pace of Jesus. This recording is of the sermon only.

ECF Church
Sunday September 04, 2022

ECF Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 68:09


Pastor Jason Ackerman continues the sermon series on the Spiritual Disciplines of Abstinence. This week he talks about slowing down and matching the pace of Jesus. This recording is of the whole service.

Ruah Space
Soul Training with Fr. Albert Haase

Ruah Space

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 32:24


In this episode, Fr. Albert Haase returns to the podcast to discuss his book Soul Training with the Peace Prayer of St. Francis. We discuss this famous prayer of St. Francis, the role of detachment in spiritual formation, and more! A friend of Ruah Space and a listener favorite, Fr. Albert challenges and encourages us […]

Encouraged & Equipped
I'm God's Favorite -- A Conversation About Spiritual Disciplines

Encouraged & Equipped

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 49:31


If you want discipline to feel rigid and miserable, this is not the episode for you. Because Brooke Seale, Lindsay Horton and Camille Adams chat about the spiritual disciplines in a way that makes us want more of them in our lives. They talk about what has, and hasn't, worked for them, the ways they experience grace through spiritual practices, and why they know God more because of them. Rather than giving us a detailed guide to spiritual disciplines their discussion motivates us to step into spiritual routines this fall. To find out more about our community or how to get involved in the Fort Worth area (Tarrant, Parker, & Johnson County locations), visit us online at www.ccbcfamily.org/women or find us on Instagram @christchapelwomen.

The Reconstructionist
Jonathan Thompson on Spiritual Disciplines, Gifts of the Spirit, and Revival

The Reconstructionist

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 48:19


Today I'm with Jonathan Thompson (or Jon as his friends call him). Jonathan is going to blow your mind and spiritual life up. Brace yourself, this episode isn't for the faint of heart. Enjoy!

Resurrection Oakland Podcast
Spiritual Disciplines - Serving - September 4

Resurrection Oakland Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 37:25


In this next installment of our Spiritual Disciplines series, Pastor Dave teaches us about what service gives us, what service shows us, and finally, where service comes from.

All Things
28. Óscar Romero 1: Being the Microphone of Christ

All Things

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 45:07


This time we look at how St. Oscar Romero allows us to think of something like simple human words actually speaking of a transcendent God, and how this also shows not just preacher, but all Christians how to do the work of speaking of God without engaging in manipulation. Support us on Patreon HERE!  https://shemasd.org Script by Wilson Ryland and Kevin Portillo Original Score by Julius Obregon Jr.

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula
EP 073 - The Discipline of Fasting

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 31:31


All major religions have some form of fasting. Besides the spiritual connection that is associated with fasting, many of the physical benefits are now being touted. But exactly why did Jesus' fast and instruct His followers on how to fast? In today's episode Doug & Paula will explore this commonly known and commonly neglected Spiritual Discipline and shed light on how to practice it!-Feel free to email us with any questions at info@servingbb.org or for more information check out our website at https://servingbeyondborders.org-Follow us on:Instagram - @servingbeyondbordersYouTube - Serving Beyond BordersFacebook - Serving Beyond Borders-"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve. . ." Mark 10:45-#podcast #podcasting #podcasts #spotify #applepodcast #podcaster #podcastshow #itunes #interview #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #missions #jesus #god #love #bible #faith #jesuschrist #christian #church #christ #gospel #holyspirit #prayer #christianity #pray #godisgood #bibleverse #hope #worship #amen #jesuslovesyou #theradicalchristianlife

The Art Of Living Well
Spiritual Disciplines - Guest: Deacon Ralph Poyo

The Art Of Living Well

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 4:51


Deacon Ralph Poyo discusses some of the things that Catholics struggle with the most. #catholic #artoflivingwell --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-art-of-living-well/support

All Things
27. Announcement: Thanks For Listening! + Support us on Patreon

All Things

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 2:19


We want to take this time to thank you and to let you know how you can support the show moving forward. While we'll still be releasing bi-weekly episodes of All Things, we've decided to open a Patreon page where you can sign up for one of three subscription options. Any option you pick will grant you the following perks: 1-week early episode access and a download of our bi-weekly meditations (which will be subscriber-only from now on). You can sign up at patreon.com/shemasd starting this Monday 9/5. Stay tuned for the first official episode of our upcoming series on Óscar Romero this Monday!

Our House: A to Z
Spiritual Disciplines & Getting Our Lives Together

Our House: A to Z

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 41:00


What are they and what can happen when we realign ourselves and put these disicplines into practice? Topic Ideas - Questions: info@hpc.church  

Binmin Podcast
Binmin Podcast Ep. 42: Fasting | Spiritual Disciplines 101

Binmin Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 15:24


Fasting is something few Christians in the West practice. But is it important? What does Jesus say about it? And is it as hard or dangerous as it seems? JOIN the NEWSLETTER SUPPORT Binmin with a tax-deductible gift HERE 0:00 - INTRO. *RECOMMENDED RESOURCE DR. DON WHITNEY'S BOOK SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE 0:53 - SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: HABITS THAT PROMOTE SPIRITUAL GROWTH, CHRISTLIKENESS & DRAW US CLOSER TO GOD 1:20 - JESUS EXPECTS US TO FAST (Matt. 6). AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK GOD'S GRACE. 2:22 - DIFFERENT KINDS OF FASTING: 1. NORMAL FAST - no food, yes water 2. PARTIAL FAST - limitation of diet (Dan. 1:12; Matt. 3:4) 3. ABSOLUTE FAST - no food or liquid (Acts 9:9) 4. SUPERNATURAL FAST - only God sustains (Deut. 9:9; Matt. 4:1-2) 4:55 - REASONS TO FAST: “P.R.E.S.S. H.O.P.E.” 1. P: PRAYER 2. R: REPENTANCE (Jonah 3:4-5) 3. E: EXPRESSING WORSHIP 4. S: SEEKING GUIDANCE - need God's wisdom 5. S: SEEKING DELIVERANCE - enemies, circumstances 6. H: HUMBLING OURSELVES BEFORE GOD (Ps. 35:13) 7. O: OVERCOMING TEMPTATION (Matt. 4:1-2) 8. P: PROVIDING FOR THE NEEDS OF OTHERS 9. E: EXPRESSING CONCERN 9:18 - THE BIBLE DOESN'T TELL US HOW LONG TO FAST: JUST DO IT SAFELY! IF YOU'VE NEVER FASTED BEFORE, START WITH 1-2 MEAL FAST IF FAST MORE THAN 1 DAY, TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR. 11:26 - SO WHAT? 13:14 WHAT'S YOUR NEXT STEP? TRY FASTING WITH A GOAL 14:27 - THANK YOU & WRAP UP For more info about Binmin & more resources for your spiritual life, visit www.Binmin.org CONNECT WITH THE BINMIN TEAM Instagram: Binmin Instagram Linkedin: Binmin Linkedin Twitter: Binmin Twitter Ask Questions: info@binmin.org PODCAST RESOURCES More from Binmin: Binmin.org Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on AnchorFM Subscribe on YouTube PLEASE CONSIDER LEAVING A REVIEW If this podcast is helping you make your spiritual life more important to you, help share it by leaving an Apple podcast review in the “Ratings & Reviews” section at the bottom of the podcast's page. Thank you for sharing!

Church Public
Woke Spiritual Disciplines

Church Public

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 39:16


Today on ChurchPublic we have:Woke Spiritual Disciplines - Eating bugs is the new sacrament of the Left.Also:California banning gas cars while also telling people to not charge their electric vehicles.The Satan Club wants your children to join the after school program. We will look at the latest in sports progression. And a few other stories along the way.ChurchPublic brings you Current Events from a Christian Perspective!Thanks for watching! Thanks for listening!At Church Public we create compelling content to equip you to follow Jesus and engage in the public square.Find Me:Website: churchpublic.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChurchPublic/Twitter: https://twitter.com/churchpublicInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/churchpublic/Support:www.patreon.com/churchpublichttps://paypal.me/churchpublic?country.x=US&locale.x=en_USToday is a great day to start your own podcast. Whether you're looking for a new marketing channel, have a message you want to share with the world, or just think it would be fun to have your own talk show...podcasting is an easy, inexpensive, and fun way to expand your reach online.Following the link in the show notes let's Buzzsprout know we sent you, gets you a $20 Amazon gift card if you sign up for a paid plan, and helps support our show.https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1132064Support the show

AeroNova
202 Intro To Spiritual Disciplines - Nancy Wheatley

AeroNova

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 37:24


Spiritual Life and Leadership
136. Healthy Attachment and Spiritual Leadership, with Todd Hall, author of The Connected Life

Spiritual Life and Leadership

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 38:26


Todd Hall is the author of The Connected Life and professor of Psychology at Biola University and faculty affiliate at the Harvard Human Flourishing Program.  In this episode we discuss a key component of healthy leadership: secure attachments.  Healthy leaders more likely grew up with safe and secure attachments (primarily with their parents or key caregivers) or have worked to develop safe and secure now in their adult years.  Todd Hall unpacks how to grow into a healthy leader by developing those safe and secure attachments.THIS EPISODE'S HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDES:Todd Hall is the author of The Connected Life and professor of Psychology at Biola University and faculty affiliate at the Harvard Human Flourishing Program.According to Todd Hall, a “connected life” is a life in which we feel known and accepted by the important people in our lives.  And we don't feel alone with our emotional pain.Having a secure attachment is characterized by:  comfort, challenge, and companionship.A life of healthy connectedness requires healthy connections in our childhood.When we don't have strong connections, according to Todd Hall, we can develop unhealthy insecure attachments.Anxious attachment manifests as a feeling that people in my life won't be there for me.Dismissing attachment manifests with shutting down their connections and sense of need for other people.Todd Hall shows how our relationships with our childhood attachment figures impact the way we relate to God.Todd Hall tells his own story of struggling with his relationships as a child and the healing he experienced as he grew up.Peer relationships can also affect our sense of attachment in our relationships.According to Todd Hall, the experience of suffering can lead to growth if it is processed well.We process our suffering well as we bring our suffering to God.The act of “lament” can be a way of bringing our suffering to God.Lament includes four elements:An address to God.A pouring out of our suffering to God.A request to God to alleviate our suffering.An expression of trust in God.When we suffer we also need to bring our experience with people who are safe.In order to lead well, pastors and church leaders need to address their own attachment needs and learn to be attuned to their own emotions.RELEVANT RESOURCES AND LINKS:Books mentioned:The Connected Life, by Todd HallRelational Spirituality, by Todd HallWebsite:www.connectedlifebook.com

Resurrection Oakland Podcast
Spiritual Disciplines - Generosity - August 28

Resurrection Oakland Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 40:55


In this latest installment of our Spiritual Disciplines series, Pastor Brent discusses the principles of generosity, the major problem with generosity, and ultimately, how we can overcome that problem.

Resurrection Church Sermons
Topical Summer - Relationships: On Spiritual Disciplines

Resurrection Church Sermons

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 32:08


Series: Topical Summer - Relationships Title: On Spiritual Disciplines Preached by Pastor Mason Ballard Resurrection Church 8.28.2022 #ResurrectionChurch #Charleston #WestVirginia

All Things
26. Saints as Mentors - An Introduction to St. Óscar Romero

All Things

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 39:44


This time we introduce to you St. Oscar Romero. Over the course of this series we will look at what he shows is possible in Christ, by the Spirit, and in this world in the areas of communication, community, and liberation. https://shemasd.org Script by Wilson Ryland and Kevin Portillo  Original Score by Julius Obregon Jr. Full transcript here

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula
EP 071 - The Discipline of Study

The Radical Christian Life with Doug and Paula

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 35:47


Continuing the discussion on the Spiritual Disciplines, today's focus is on the Discipline of Study. Doug & Paula not only show what the Discipline of Study is, but actually provide some practical ways to begin doing it. So get out a pen and notebook and begin taking your study of God's Word to the next level!!!-Feel free to email us with any questions at info@servingbb.org or for more information check out our website at https://servingbeyondborders.org-Follow us on:Instagram - @servingbeyondbordersYouTube - Serving Beyond BordersFacebook - Serving Beyond Borders-"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve. . ." Mark 10:45-#podcast #podcasting #podcasts #spotify #applepodcast #podcaster #podcastshow #itunes #interview #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #missions #jesus #god #love #bible #faith #jesuschrist #christian #church #christ #gospel #holyspirit #prayer #christianity #pray #godisgood #bibleverse #hope #worship #amen #jesuslovesyou #theradicalchristianlife

The About Her Podcast
The What and the How of the Spiritual Disciplines with Dr. Donald Whitney

The About Her Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 45:38


This week on The About Her Podcast, I chat with Dr. Donald Whitney about the What and the How of the Spiritual Disciplines. Dr. Whitney currently serves as Professor of Biblical Spirituality and Associate Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of nine books including Spiritual Disciplines For the Christian Life, How Can I Be Sure That I Am A Christian, Praying the Bible, and more. Prior to serving at Southern Seminary, Dr. Whitney served as Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has served in local churches in pastoral ministry for over 24 years. He is married to his lovely wife Caffy, and together they currently reside in Louisville, KY. Recommended Resources Spiritual Disciplines For the Christian Life by Donald Whitney Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney Habits of Grace by David Mathis Disciplines of A Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes Piercing Heaven: Prayers of the Puritans The Valley of Vision Podcast Sponsors This week's podcast episode is sponsored by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Concrete Conversations. Thank you for partnering with The About Her Podcast to help make this week's conversation possible! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theaboutherpodcast/support

Right-Side Up Leadership Podcast
321 Nancy Ortberg "Spiritual discipline? Here's a better term"

Right-Side Up Leadership Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 27:05


On today's episode, Alan has a great interview with Nancy Ortberg about spiritual disciplines and why there may be a better term simply a discipline. About Nancy Nancy Ortberg served as a teaching pastor for eight years at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. During that time she led Network, a ministry that helps people identify their spiritual gifts and find a place of service in the church, and Axis, a weekly gathering for the eighteen- to twenty-something generation. She is a founding partner of Teamworx 2, a business and leadership consulting firm that provides fast-paced, practical, and compelling sessions to leaders and their teams. Teamworx 2 works with businesses, schools, nonprofits, and churches to address issues of organizational effectiveness and teamwork. Nancy is a gifted communicator who is passionate about helping people connect what they believe with their everyday lives. She is currently the CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ, a non-profit organization working to catalyze a holistic gospel movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nancy is the author of Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey through tattoos, tofu, & pronouns and Unleashing the Power of Rubber Bands, lessons in non-linear leadership. She and her husband, John, live in the Bay Area and have three children. Connect with Nancy Website Book Podcast Level your leadership in 2022 Right Side Up Collective Schedule your FREE breakthrough coaching session