Confessions of a Closet Christian 26: The Starbucks Christmas Cup

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[display_podcast] Okay, so I kept seeing references to the new Starbucks Christmas cup on my newsfeed and how it made some Christians mad. I ignored the posts because I couldn’t help thinking: “Great. What did we do now?” I eventually got sick of seeing the reports because I didn’t understand how my Tall, Nonfat, 180 Degree, Extra Whip, No Foam Peppermint Hot Chocolate could have offended Christians and caused them to speak out for Jesus.A quick skim of an article told me Christians on … [Read more...]

Christian Home and Family: This Christmas, I Give You Jesus

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:CHRISTMAS CAN BE A HECTIC TIME.But I don’t have to tell you that, do I?Gifts to buy, cards to mail, parties to attend, decorating and baking to do… If we’re not careful, the celebration can outpace the meaning.Here’s my 4-minute Christmas-time reset for you… a chance for you to:Press the “play” button below Close your eyes Take a deep breath Soak in the truth Reconnect with the meaning behind the celebration … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 2: Parenting Through the Holidays with John Stonestreet

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[display_podcast] Welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – I’m Jefferson Drexler and this is the podcast where we talk about what it means to parent intentionally, instead of just letting life happen to you and your kids.  Too often, we get bogged down by life’s circumstances: work, school, meetings, little league games, dance recitals, picking up the house, folding the laundry, re-folding the laundry, feeding the dog… there is perpetually 25 hours worth of things to take care of each and every day. … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 50: Bacon, Isaac Witty & Darren Marlar


[display_podcast]This week’s show begins with a love letter to bacon.This stems from a recent headline that read, “If You Read This Story About Bacon, You Will Never Eat Bacon Again!”  I mean, really, what kind of monster is the writer who would misuse their God-given talents tot destroy the happiness of so many innocent bacon lovers?!  Are health writers out of their minds?!?!These are the same people who destroy the dreams and imaginations of children by telling them rotten behind- … [Read more...]