"Escaping the Grip of the False Gospel of Grit" With Kaitlin Garrison
Our desire to please God can so easily turn into us trying to perform.But how do we know when we've slipped into striving? On this episode of the podcast, our new friend and author, Kaitlin Garrison, teaches us the difference between the true gospel of grace and the false gospel of grit. Overcome the cycle of shame from not being good enough by discovering the sweet relief that comes from our righteousness being found in Christ alone.Related Resources:- Order Kaitlin's new book, Sweet Relief: How the Gospel Frees Us from a Life of Striving, today!- Connect with Kaitlin on Instagram @kaitlinngarrison- We created COMPEL Writers Training just for YOU! Stay accountable to practice your writing skills, and know you are not alone through our online community. Registration for COMPEL is only open for a limited time, so don't wait. Click here to join today!
Therapy & Theology: Can Boundaries Really Help My Relationships? With Lysa TerKeurst
We can love people … but we can’t change them. So what can we do? Draw necessary, healthy boundaries. It may feel overwhelming or even unloving at times, but what if boundaries are the unlikely thing needed to help your most difficult relationships? In this episode, Lysa TerKeurst, Dr. Joel Muddamalle and licensed counselor Jim Cress help you discern what types of boundaries you may need in your relationships so you can live in the peace you really long for. You'll be encouraged to find that boundaries aren't just a good idea, they're a God idea. Related Resources: - Click here to pre-order Lysa TerKeurst's new book, Good Boundaries and Goodbyes. (Editor's note: The first three chapters of the book will be available September 5, 2022, to those who pre-order.) - Check out our YouTube channel to watch these episodes in shorter installments. - Ready to take the next step in finding a Christian counselor? Here’s a good place to find the right fit for you and your circumstances: American Association of Christian Counselors.Click here to download the transcript for this episode.
"The Unexpected Gift of Uncertainty in Your Bible Study" With Amy Carroll
It's easy to seek certainty when life feels unpredictable and out of control. But what if uncertainty leads us closer to God? On today's episode, our dear friend, Proverbs 31 writer and author, Amy Carroll challenges us to embrace uncertainty because we learn how to better trust and seek God. Through her "clarity principle," she walks us through a three-step Bible study technique when we're seeking answers in the middle of uncertain seasons. This principle is one you'll want to save for later, so grab a pen and paper to take notes! Related Resources:- Subscribe to receive free Encouragement for Today weekday devotions in your inbox. - Make sure you get a copy of Amy's newest Bible study, Esther: Seeing Our Invisible God in an Uncertain World, co-author Lynn Cowell. - Connect with Amy on Instagram @amydohmcarrollClick here to download the transcript for this episode.
"How To Live Undistracted" With Bob Goff
Let's admit it, most of us are pretty easily distracted. If we're breathing, there are thousands of things a day vying for our attention daily. But how do we do this? Today on the podcast our friend and author, Bob Goff walks through how to live more intentional lives. When we stop focusing on what everyone else is doing, we can stop being distracted from what God is doing. With scriptural insight and practical advice, together we'll learn to orient our lives and hold on to hope when everything feels overwhelming.Related Resources:
Start living a less-distracted, more joy-filled and love-oriented life with Bob's new study, Undistracted Study Guide plus Streaming Video: Capture Your Purpose. Rediscover Your Joy
Connect with Bob on his website bobgoff.com.
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Therapy & Theology: Mile-markers of Healing with Lysa TerKeurst
In the middle of your pain, how do you know if you're moving towards healing? When you're desperate to feel like your old self again, the self you were before the trauma happened, the pain can try to overtake you. But there is hope friend. In this episode of Therapy & Theology, Lysa TerKeurst, Dr. Joel Muddamalle and licensed counselor Jim Cress will walk through 10 mile-markers to identify healing after you’ve been hurt or wronged.Related Resources: - We can’t always assume the broken pieces of our life circumstances are terrible and pointless — not with our God. Gain healthier ways to process your pain and learn to see even your most hurtful situations through truth-based perspectives with Lysa TerKeurst’s new devotional, Seeing Beautiful Again: 50 Devotions to Find Redemption in Every Part of Your Story. Get your copy here. - Check out our YouTube channel to watch these episodes in shorter installments. - Ready to take the next step in finding a Christian counselor? Here’s a good place to find the right fit for you and your circumstances: American Association of Christian Counselors.Click here to download the transcript for this episode.