January 4, 2020
Half of spiritual growth is learning. The other half is unlearning. Jesus didn’t do an orientation with his disciples. He did a disorientation. Six times in the Sermon on the Mount He says, “You have heard that it was said, but I tell you.” Jesus was uninstalling Old Testament paradigms and reinstalling
December 14, 2019
God’s greatest gift came wrapped in swaddling cloths. That gift is right relationship with God. It’s God with us, God for us, God in us. But that gift, like any gift, must be unwrapped.
November 23, 2019
In a pluralistic culture, we’ve got to get better at agreeing to disagree. This week’s podcast unpacks five practices, five principles. 1. Check Your Ego At The Door 2. Identify Least Common Denominators 3. Let your Conscience be your Guide 4. Don’t be Dogmatic about Disputable Matters 5. Love people when they least expect
October 24, 2019
The secret to the Double Blessing is this: the way you GET IT is by GIVING IT. God doesn’t bless us to raise our standard of living. God blesses us to raise our standard of giving. Discover five steps to flipping the blessing: 1) Take inventory 2) Find your signature 3) Learn their love language 4) Little things are big things 5) Have fun
October 19, 2019
The will of God is a lot less circumstantial and a lot more attitudinal than we imagine. The circumstances we are asking God to change may be the circumstances God is using to change us. How do you cultivate the attitude of gratitude? 1.) Whatever you don’t turn into PRAISE turns into PRIDE. 2.) Your FOCUS determines your reality. 3.) Don’t let what’s WRONG WITH YOU keep you from worshipping what’s RIGHT WITH GOD.
October 13, 2019
Before original sin there was original blessing. If we get that sequence wrong, the entire algorithm is off. Why? Because it changes who we see when we look in the mirror. Because it alters the way we relate to God. Blessing is God’s most ancient instinct. It’s also our deepest longing. The good news? God wants to bless you beyond your ability to ask or imagine.
September 14, 2019
There is a long line of women in Scripture who overcome the odds, put prejudice in its place, defy cultural conventions, and break through the glass ceiling. In the grand scheme of history, women are the unsung heroes. It’s the risks they take, the sacrifices they, and sometimes, the rules they break that change the trajectory of history.
August 31, 2019
Living UNSUNG is doing what we do for an audience of one. It’s living for the applause of nail-scarred hands. It’s making the most of our time, talent, and treasure. It’s recognizing that potential is God’s gift to us, what we do with it is our gift back to God.
July 20, 2019
We live in a culture that values fifteen minutes of fame more than a lifetime of hard-earned, hard-learned wisdom. The book of Proverbs sets the record straight: get wisdom. How? There are a hundred ways, but we explore three of them in this podcast. One, listen to your life. Two, surround yourself with the right people. Three, ask God for supernatural wisdom. And while you’re at it: never lose a holy curiosity.