Summit Lecture Series: The Worldview Behind Porn with Sean McDowell, part 4

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Imagine a path that no one walks through. Without the clearing caused by traffic, all places are equal. But, as one person, then another, then several hundred more walk along the path, then they become worked into the forest itself and eventually become a fixed place where traffic moves through.The same can be said about our beliefs, habits and experiences. These patterns become like paths in our brains that we naturally “walk down” and naturally behave accordingly.Another example: many p … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 89: Life Purpose Coaching 26: Sugar Coated Anger

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[display_podcast] Sometimes our communication and conflict management patterns can be out of whack.   This can be for a variety of reasons based on our background and learned behavior.  Those patterns can change with some insights, skills and relationship help. You have to want it to change.  It is always about a choice, isn’t it? So, if this post helps you see your own passive-aggressive behaviors, you will understand why others find it difficult to be around you, trust you, and respect you … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 24: Dramatic Theology with Richard Everett

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[display_podcast] 4:00 am is a really interesting time of day.  It’s at that hour where creative people like Richard Everett start getting some really interesting ideas.  But, by 9:00 in the morning, Richard looks back at what he had previously thought were strokes of genius  and wonders, “What the hell was that??”  But, as his grandfather used to tell him, while ideas that come in the middle of the night shouldn’t be trusted, there still may be something there of value. The truth is that, even … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 88: Life Purpose Coaching 25 – Burn out

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[display_podcast] Have you ever suffered from burn out?    I have and when I was in the middle of it I didn’t know what was going on…until I talked with a friend, who happens to be a  therapist, and she said it sounded like I was suffering burn-out.I felt like everything was the same as always, but, in actuality I had been experiencing major blows of loss, emotionally, in my personal life… family, and disappointments and lack…that just kept happening with no end in sight.And still is, … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: The Worldview Behind Porn with Sean McDowell, part 3

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To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.One “script” of pornography is that “All women want sex from men”. Ask any woman… well, maybe not ANY woman… make sure it’s someone you have a safe relationship with. But almost any woman would tell you that this simply isn’t true.Yet, one of the messages that porn sends is that women are simply on standby, simply waiting for any man to ask them to have sex.Another “script” of porn is “Women like all sexual … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 37: Today’s Culture War

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[display_podcast] It’s time for another Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri, back again to hopefully bring clarity to the mammoth challenges facing today’s Church and greater society. In light of recent events I think it might help to check in with our not-so-groovy friend the Late ‘Boomer as he gives us his perspective on current events as part of his effort to clean up the societal mess that is the legacy of his generation, the Baby Boomers. Here goes. Now that the Supreme Court has landed … [Read more...]


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