Blending Your StepFamily: Healthy Communication, Part 2

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: Picking up where we left off last week, healthy communication is a part of a strong foundation for a family.  If the foundation decays, the family inevitably falls apart – and the parents must lead the way toward effective, healthy communication. Assertive communication clearly states what you desire and need with respect, clarity and boundaries. And, it supports the other person to … [Read more...]

E3 Partners Expedition Podcast 14: Overcoming Fear in India & Seeing God’s Plans in Ethiopia

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[display_podcast] We start this week’s podcast by hearing from Tina who took a giant leap of faith in signing up to go to India, and the Lord really showed up!Several months before our trip, I went home from church after hearing the announcement about it and wrote down a list of a bunch of reasons why I shouldn’t go: I didn’t have enough money, I didn’t have someone to take care of my two kids, It’s too far away, etc., etc. I figured that I’d pray about it for a while (and perhaps hoping tha … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Closet Christian: Why Do We Focus On First World Problems?

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[display_podcast] From Jana Elizabeth Doughty:I just ate a macaroon that I thought had vanilla filling, but it was lemon. #firstworldproblems Hand wash only.  #firstworldproblems My customized MacBook Pro hasn’t shipped yet.  #firstworldproblemsThis hashtag is hilarious.  It’s witty.  It’s clever.  It’s true.  These are silly things.  Miniscule surface things that in the grand scheme don’t matter.  But they matter to us.  They’re problems.  Big or small.  And they accumulate quickly. … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Myths of Evolution with Sean McDowell, part 3

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.If science is simply the search for the natural explanation, then any type of intelligent design or creationism is ruled out before we even begin the investigation.Now, this is not, traditionally, how science has been defined. It’s really been just in the 20th century that people have changed the definition of science. And since they have changed the definition of science, evolution has been accepted by de … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Helicopter Parenting

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[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. It’s been a while since we’ve heard from our not-so-groovy friend the Late ‘Boomer as he lets us in on how he’s doing in his efforts to clean up the societal mess that is the legacy of his generation, the Baby Boomers. On a previous visit from the ‘Boomer, we discussed an article from … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 75: Socks in the Courtroom, Bob Smiley & Bob Nelson

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[display_podcast] From the USA Today:An Indiana attorney who hates socks and has a habit of appearing in court with bare feet stuffed into his shoes faces possible sanctions if he shows up without them again in court.In a directive issued in an August 26 court order, Blackford Circuit Judge Dean A. Young addresses Todd Glickfield's courtroom fashion faux pas and explains the court decorum policy and the judge's authority to set rules, including a dress code."It strikes me that the j … [Read more...]


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