Jesus in HD 170: When “THIS Mountain” Moves

[display_podcast]To be perfectly honest with you, the passage here in Matthew 21 is coming - for me, at least - at just the right time. And perhaps for you as well.Given the current political climate in our beloved country, and the increasing despair that I have felt as the presidential primary season has now concluded, I so desperately need to hear my own message, courtesy of Jesus.Jesus assured His disciples, “Whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”As yo … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Jehovah is God’s True Name?

In the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the title hero must make it past three riddles in order to claim the treasure of the Holy Grail – the cup that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper. In the second of those riddles, Indiana must correctly spell God's true name by stepping on tiles for each letter. One wrong step and he'll fall to his doom. He says that God's true name is Jehovah. Now in the movie, the cave temple holding the Grail had been around for almost a thousand years; but a … [Read more...]

Transform: Self-Discipline Mind Hacks to Optimize Productivity & Success with Dan Crask

This week, Dan Crask joins me to discuss some very practical things that will help you get the most out of your work day and work space. This is a great one for entrepreneurs and home-based business folks. Dan is “The Brand Shepherd” among my fellow collaborators for my two-book set, “Entrepreneur Mind Hacks”.  He is also a marketing expert and graphic designer as well as just a great guy!  His chapter in Entrepreneur Mind Hacks is simply titled “Tips on Staying Productive”, and he strikes gold … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 23: Giving Power Through Knowledge

[display_podcast]Q: Why wait if I already did it? I didn’t want to but I felt pressured.~ 11th grade femaleA:  There are actually three different parts to this question we recently received after a presentation.  One question and two statements.  Let’s look at each of them.First the question:  “Why wait if I already did it?”One of the biggest lies is that if you’ve already done something you have to continue, especially if something could potentially make your life more difficult … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 7

Ideas have stories.What I mean is that ideas that have consequences very often come to us in the context of a narrative.  At Summit, we teach that there are really six big stories of the world that are fighting for your attention.  Robert Webber says that this is“The most pressing spiritual issue of our time: who gets to narrate (tell the story of) the world?”There are six stories right now vying to tell the story of the world.The first one is Secular Humanism.  Secular Humani … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 127: Mistaken Thinking

[display_podcast] As a young believer coming into a new group of believers, I was so shy.   I kept to myself though I longed to join other young couples and make friends.  I would watch them gather together and keep myself apart from them because I felt so inferior.  I had nothing to offer them, I thought.  I just have to look good and they will think I am together.   It didn’t work.  I mistakenly thought they didn’t like me.  This was because I always believed I was flawed because I was abuse … [Read more...]