Reflections of Grace 134: Toxic “Christians”

[display_podcast]Have you ever been deeply disillusioned by someone whom you thought was a friend but turned out to be a controller or manipulator and when you didn’t comply with their demands they dropped you?  Do you think because we are to seek to love everyone with God’s unconditional love that means you should allow them total access into your life?Actually real genuine love has many boundaries.  To enable someone to treat you with anything less than respect is actually enabling them … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 133: Those Spiritual Black Holes

[display_podcast]Have you ever had a time when you felt like you were in a spiritual black hole?   I have. The pressure seemed unbearable. No sense of God‘s presence. No sense of anything going on around me.These are the times, sorry to say, when I tend to question God’s love for us.  But then He demonstrates to me that He was there all the time. I call these times “faith experiences.”I have come to believe the black holes are needful in order to know that we have the shield that can … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 158: Tim Hawkins

[display_podcast]I am overjoyed this week to come to you directly from funnyman Tim Hawkins’ bus at 1:00 am! Traveling between the Dakotas, we are living out a country song and swapping stories. But, Tim doesn’t just tell stories so much as he orchestrates them, adding interesting musical soundtracks from a harmonica, pan flute, or any other musical instrument he may find lying around. This weaving together of music and comedy comes from his youthful introduction to the likes of Weird Al Yan … [Read more...]

Transform: The Real Power of Business Networking & Connections with Shawn Manaher

Shawn Manaher is my guest this week, as we discuss his contribution to my 2-book set “Entrepreneur Mind Hacks”.  Shawn has some golden nuggets regarding the power of good connections to share with us, and advice on how to avoid totally messing them up!Let’s start with the basics: What are networking & business connections?According to Shawn, networking connections are simply making and building relationships related to whatever you want to build.  So, in this context were talking abou … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Men Don’t Be Angry, Women Be Modest?

I desire that in every place the men should pray lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling. Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel with modesty and self-control. Not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess Godliness – with good works (1 Timothy 2:8-10) The Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy about being sound in doctrine. If you put these things before the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ … [Read more...]

Transform: Morning Rituals to Jump-Start Your Day with Susan Finch

Susan Finch was one of the most prolific contributors to my 2-book set "Entrepreneur Mind Hacks" . This week, she is offering the “full scoop” of her genius, as we discuss hacks that can move your business forward.One of Susan’s greatest nuggets that she wrote was, “Productivity starts before you punch the clock” – meaning that before you even sit down to begin your first task of the day, you need to be in the right frame of mind in order to do a great job that day. For Susan, this begins fro … [Read more...]