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Episode 273: Leading Through Lent - The Antidote of Empathy
Episode 272: Leading Through Lent - What’s Wrong With This Picture?
Episode 271: Leading Through Lent - It’s Getting Real
Episode 270: Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted
Episode 269: Blessed are the Peacemakers
Episode 268: Blessed are the Merciful
Episode 267: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
Episode 266: Blessed are the Meek
Episode 265: Blessed are They Who Mourn
Episode 264: Blessed are the Pure in Heart
Episode 263: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
Episode 262: Praying for the Year Ahead
Episode 261: The Hope of God with Us
Episode 260: The Hope of God with Us - Expectations
Episode 259: The Hope of God with Us - New Life
Episode 258: The Hope of God with Us - Stay Alert
Episode 257: The Question Behind the Question of Leadership
Episode 256: The Question Behind the Question - Overwhelm
Episode 255: The Question Behind the Question - Grief, Loss & God’s Presence
Episode 254: Words that Matter - Leader
Episode 253: Words that Matter - Leader
Episode 252: Words that Matter - Love
Episode 251: Words that Matter - Hope
Episode 250: Words that Matter - Disciple
Episode 249: Words that Matter - Evangelism
Episode 248: Words that Matter - Believe
Episode 247: Listening to God Intentionally
Episode 246: Listening to God Attentively
Episode 245: What’s Your Listening Style?
Episode 244: Listening to the People Around You
Episode 243: Listening at the Deepest Level
Episode 242: 5 Characteristics of Good Listeners
Episode 241: 7 Reasons People Aren’t Listening to You
Episode 240: Hope in the Ordinary - Do It Again
Episode 239: Hope in the Ordinary - Your Words Make a Difference
Episode 238: Hope in the Ordinary - Integrity
Episode 237: Hope in the Ordinary - Love and Acceptance
Episode 237: Hope in the Ordinary - Love and Acceptance
Episode 236: Hope in the Ordinary - Freudenfrede
Episode 235: Hope in the Ordinary - Notifications
Episode 234: Hope in the Ordinary - For the Birds
Episode 233: Hope from Christian Conferencing
Episode 232: Hope from Fasting
Episode 231: Hope in Holy Communion
Episode 230: Hope in Prayer
Episode 229: Hope in Searching the Scriptures
Episode 228: Misunderstanding the Means of Grace
Episode 227: The Means of Grace - Where Hope Abounds
Episode 226: Hope for the Journey - Learning to Rise
Episode 225: Hope for the Journey - Sacrificial Love
Episode 224: Hope for the Journey - Facing the Unknown
Episode 223: Hope for the Journey - Confession
Episode 222: Hope for the Journey - Temptation
Episode 221: Hope for the Journey - Self-Denial
Episode 220: Hope for the Journey - Forgiveness
Episode 219: Hope for the Journey - Repentance
Episode 218: Using Your Talents to Lead with Hope
Episode 217: Communicating with Hope
Episode 216: Leaving a Legacy of Hope
Episode 215: Hope-Filled Relationships
Episode 214: Leading with Hope
Episode 213: Remembering God’s Presence and Power
Episode 212: Hope Filled Encouragement
Episode 211: Hope Throughout the Year - An Introduction
Episode 210: Love is a Big Deal
Episode 209: Joy is a Big Deal
Episode 208: Peace is a Big Deal
Episode 207: Hope is a Big Deal
Episode 206: Advent - What’s the Big Deal?
Episode 205: The Great Thanksgiving
Episode 204: 3 Reminders for Christ Centered Leaders
Episode 203: 5 Reasons to Teach Gratitude
Episode 202: Giving God Thanks
Episode 201: The Intersection of Immigration and Faith
Episode 200: We Should Do A Podcast About That...
Episode 199: Your Missional Identity
Episode 198: The Importance of History and Context in Leadership
Episode 197: One Barrier to Leadership as Service
Episode 196: Being Among the People
Episode 195: We Are One Body in Christ
Episode 194: Leadership as Service
Episode 193: 5 Practices for Leaders to Navigate Challenges
Episode 192: Leaders, You Can Do Hard Things
Episode 191: 4 Barriers to Leadership Growth
Episode 190: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do
Episode 189: The Power of Being a Learning Leader
Episode 188: 71 Ways to Add Play to Your Day
Episode 187: Sabbath, Technology, and Fun in Ministry
Episode 186: Why Play?
Episode 185: What’s Your Best Wisdom on Rest, Relaxation, and Play?
Episode 184: What’s Your Best Wisdom on Rest, Relaxation, and Play?
Episode 183: What Makes Rest, Relaxation, and Play Possible?
Episode 182: Ingredients for Joy and Meaning
Episode 181: The Work Behind Play
Episode 180: 3 Barriers to Rest, Relaxation and Play
Episode 179: Holy Moments
Episode 178: Any Difference that Makes a Difference
Episode 177: Reimagining Community After Conflict
Episode 176: 3 Aspects of Nurturing a Community
Episode 175: Integrity and Accountability in Corporate & Church Leadership
Episode 174: Becoming the Beloved Community
Episode 173: Courage and Accountability
Episode 172: Accountability in Life, the Local Church, and Leadership
Episode 171: What’s Your Best Wisdom on Self-Awareness?
Episode 170: Self-Awareness, Self-Care, and the Triggers that Trip Leaders Up
Episode 169: Self-Awareness in Different Seasons of Life and Ministry
Episode 168: Self-Awareness as God-Awareness
Episode 167: 5 Aspects of Self-Awareness
Episode 166: The Essential Relationships for Christ-Centered Leaders
Episode 165: Relationships are Messy AND Needed
Episode 164: Celebrate the Relationships that Nurture Your Giftedness
Episode 163 - Four Spaces to Build Relationships
Episode 162 - Stay Focused on Your Purpose
Episode 161 - Commit to Focus on Your Purpose
Episode 160 - Start with Why
Episode 159 - Courageous Leaders Know Their Purpose
Episode 158 - Two Questions to Review Your Year
Episode 157 - Leading with Core Values and Not Giving Up
Episode 156 - Holding Space for Tenacious Hope
Episode 155 - Giving Thanks for the Good News of God’s Love
Episode 154 - Thoughtful Relationships
Episode 153 - Giving Thanks for Relationships
Episode 152 - Finding Connections
Episode 151 - Giving Thanks for Disciple-Making
Episode 150: The Good, Bad, Ugly and Beautiful
Episode 149 - Giving Thanks for Hope
Episode 148 - Take Thoughtful Action with Joe Graves
Episode 147 - Giving Thanks for Your Unique Talents
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Episode 145: Giving Thanks
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Episode 131: God’s Love for the World
Episode 130: Connecting Voice and Touch
Episode 129: The Word Became Flesh
Episode 128: Pause - Jesus is With You
Episode 127: Pause - Living in Relationship with God
Episode 126: Pause - Immersed in the Movement of God
Episode 125: Pause for All People
Episode 124: Pause, Then Go and Make Disciples
Episode 123: Pause for Empowerment
Episode 122: Pause
Episode 121: The One Decision You Must Make
Episode 120: Four Questions to Ask to Find Meaning from the Storm
Episode 119: Leading Through Storms with Trust
Episode 118: Leading Through Storms - Pausing to Rest
Episode 117: Leading Through Storms with Vulnerability and Empathy
Episode 116: Leading Through Storms
Episode 115: Habits that Ground Us
Episode 114: Step Into the Arena - Part 7
Episode 113: Step Into the Arena - Part 6
Episode 112: Step Into the Arena - Part 5
Episode 111: Step Into the Arena - Part 4
Episode 110: Step Into the Arena - Part 3
Episode 109: Step Into the Arena - Part 2
Episode 108: Step Into the Arena - An Introduction
Episode 107: 5 Missionary Concepts Every Disciple Needs to Embrace
Episode 106: Do I Need a Specific Talent...
Episode 105: Who You Are is How You Lead
Episode 104: Are You a Wholehearted Disciple?
Episode 103: 3 Ways Clarity Drives Connection
Episode 102: 3 Reasons to Claim Who God Created You to Be
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Listen to Episode 101: The Courage to Take Imperfect Action
Listen to Episode 100: The Courage to Celebrate New Beginnings
Listen to Episode 099: The Courage to Recognize God is With Us
Listen to Episode 098: The Courage of the Shepherds
Listen to Episode 097: The Courage of Elizabeth
Listen to Episode 096: The Courage of Mary
Listen to Episode 095: The Courage to be Grateful
Listen to Episode 094: Helping Parents and Kids Become Who God...
Listen to Episode 093: Being a Jesus Follower at Work
Listen to Episode 092: The One, Surprising Foundational Skill Disciples Need
Listen to Episode 091: Do You Want to Lead with Courage?
Listen to Episode 090: Building Courageous Relationships
Listen to Episode 089: Setting the Foundation for Following Jesus Every Day
Listen to Episode 088: Claim Your Purpose as a Christ-Centered Leader
Listen to Episode 087: What do skills and gifts have to do with calling?
Listen to Episode 086: Leverage the Means of Grace to Tune into God’s Call
Listen to Episode 085: Revisit Your Call & Get the Clarity You Need to Lead
Listen to Episode 084: Move from Sharing Information to Leading Transformation
Listen to Episode 083: Living an Integrated Life
Listen to Episode 082: Jesus, Love, Conflict and Tacos
Listen to Episode 081: Five Conversations Every Leader Must Have
Listen to Episode 080: The Value of Celebration
Listen to Episode 079: Becoming a Wholehearted Leader
Listen to Episode 078: Listening to God
Listen to Episode 077: Becoming a Leader Who Listens
Listen to Episode 076: Choosing to Practice our Values, Not Just Profess
Listen to Episode 075: Choosing What is Right Over What is Fast and Easy
Listen to Episode 074: Choosing Courage Over Comfort
Listen to Episode 073: Will You Commit to Kingdom Leadership?
Listen to Episode 072: What’s Your Grace Story? Part 3
Listen to Episode 071: What’s Your Grace Story? Part 2
Listen to Episode 070: What’s Your Grace Story? Part 1
Listen to Episode 069: Galatians 6
Listen to Episode 068: Galatians 5
Listen to Episode 067: Galatians 4
Listen to Episode 066: Galatians 3
Listen to Episode 065: Galatians 2
Listen to Episode 064: Galatians 1
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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Part 2
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Part 1
The Habits that Keep Us Grounded
Four Essential Phases of Building a Relationship
Can I Trust You?
We Have a Disciple-Making Problem
What Gets in the Way of Disciple-Making
Is it Hope or Wishful Thinking?
Day 12: Choices
Day 11: Coaching
Day 10: Calling
Day 09: Constellation of Influence
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