Ironically, a short episode on perseverance and encouragement.
Are you all in when it comes to the Kingdom? What does it mean to be all in? How do we help grow the people to disciple to be all in? In this episode, we address some of those questions as well as some of our own struggles in those areas.
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Prayer is hard, and if we were honest with ourselves, most of us struggle to have the kind of prayer life we really think we should. Today, we are going to be talking about a really great way to grow your prayers and your prayer life. We’ll be talking about praying God’s words back to Him. It is super powerful, and really good to spur us on toward better prayers. Included in today’s episode will be an example and opportunity for you to pray through a passage in Matt 13 together with us.
What can we learn about disciple making from a major tech investor and beekeepers?
Have you ever found yourself facing a decision and not knowing which way is right and which way is wrong? Each choice has the potential for obedience and each choice has the potential for sin.
I recently was faced with a similar problem. For me, the final thing that helped me make my decision was the question in the title of this post. Which sin would I rather commit… or rather which sin would I want to avoid the most?
Have you ever flunked Matthew twenty-five 101? I’m not even talking about the advanced class. I’m talking about 101. Dave and I have flunked it a few times. I actually don’t think you can really pass it until you have flunked it a few times.
In this episode we discuss some of the challenges of living out this scripture is intentionally. One of those challenges is escaping our middle class insulation from the poor.
Last week, Kris talked about how he takes people from his church down to minister to the homeless in Oklahoma City in order to help them grow and disciple them. Today’s podcast ties in perfectly to what Kris shared.
How do you disciple your future son-in-law while he is in a drug rehab program before he has even met your daughter? How do you welcome someone coming out of jail and drugs into your house? Listen to Kris share about the way his church actively brings people into ministry to others, and then listen to his story of how he met and begin discipling a man who would one day become his son-in-law.
This is Kris’ story. His story is more than just how he discipled his future son-in-law. In this story you will hear about how following Jesus permeates his life. You’ll hear about how his church helps pull people into hands on ministry, about ministry to the homeless in OKC, God using them in Liberia, and much more.
This is Kris’s story.
This is the story of God’s redemption of Stephen Harney. From meth addict with his life falling apart to solid follower of Jesus, listen in to how God used a jail guard and a Bible to begin Stephen’s surrender to Jesus. Then hear the story of how God used a man named Kris to help Stephen grow spiritually and then get back on his feet. And, in only the way God can write a story God used Kris to introduce Stephen to the love of his life, Brook. (who was featured on our last episode.)