Taking Every Thought Captive, The Balance Between Humility and Prepping For God's Plan, and Coastal'
This week, Joel, Bethany, Nate, Pastor Joey, and Pastor Shaun discuss growing in humility and working towards being prepared if God grows our influence, how to take every thought captive in the midst of a culture that has everything with which to distract us, and what Coastal's ordination process is!
Tithing and the Struggle of Generosity, El Paso and Dayton Shootings, and Gaining Weight
This week, Joel, Clark, Bethany, Pastor Andrew, and Pastor David discuss tithing during difficult times, developing and cultivating the discipline of generosity, the aftermath and theology of the recent shootings, and gaining weight.
Holinnes and Boundaries, The Billy Graham Rule, Joel's Return to Hosting
This week, Joel, "The Professor" Bethany, Nate, and Clark Johnson discuss what happens when you grow in holiness and others don't, why the Billy Graham Rule existed and being unequally yoked, and Joel's triumphant return to hosting!
What Saying "Yes" to Ministry Looked Like, Favorite Books and Verses, and Technical Difficulties
This week, Cameron, Bethany, Nate, Pastor David and Pastor Shaun discuss what it looked for them to say "Yes" to ministry, what books and scripture have had the greatest impact on their faith, and the many technical difficulties (that happened because Joel wasn't there).
Idolatry, Becoming Like What You Worship, and Cameron Replaces Joel
This week, Cameron, Bethany, Pastor Shaun, Pastor Wilson, and Pastor David discuss the many facets of idolatry, why it can be so hard to weed out, what it looks like to become like what you worship, and Cameron finally replaces Joel
Long-suffering, Can You Serve You Home and Ministry Well?, and Cameron's Segues
This week, Cameron, Joel, Pastor David, and Pastor Andrew discuss assurance of our salvation and what it looks like to maintain assurance during suffering, serving your home when ministry is more fulfilling, and Cameron's segues.
Is Burnout Unbiblical, When Serving is a Sin, and Intern Cameron's Debut
This week, Intern Cameron, "The Professor" Bethany Lay, Joel, Pastor David, and Pastor Shaun discuss why burnout is not biblical and what can potentially cause burnout, when serving within ministry no longer glorifies God, and how much better Cameron is at hosting than Joel.
Love Your Neighbor, The New Covenant and The Mosaic Law, and Joey as a Bullfrog
This week, Pastor Joey, Pastor Wilson, "The Professor" Bethany Lay, Joel and Intern Elise discuss loving your neighbor, why living in community is important, how Jesus fulfilled the law, and how Joey sounds like a bullfrog.
Church Discipline, "Nominal Christianity", and Joel's Job In Jeopardy Again
This week, Pastor Shaun, Pastor David, Bethany, Joel and Elise discuss the foolishness of being a nominal Christian, why church discipline is necessary for a church to even be considered a church, and how to best mix people's mics.
Unity in Relationships, How to "Let God and Let God", and Pastor Shaun Finally Breaks
This week Joel, Bethany, Pastor David, Pastor Shaun, and Intern Elise discuss how to pursue unity in relationships, what it looks like to shut up and pray and trust difficult people with the Lord, and Shaun turns into a tea kettle.
Joy in Trials, The Effect of Discipline on Our Joy, and Better Impressions
This week Joel, Bethany, Pastor Shaun, Pastor Joey discuss what joy looks like as you get older, how to have joy in the midst of depression and anxiety, why discipline and reduced phone usage are keys in fostering joy, and Joel's impression redemption!