That Time I Was Laid Off From Work (And Tips For Handling Job Loss) ~ Episode #84

Layoff Notice

This past week at work, a lot of people were laid off and lost their job. I wasn't among them in this round of layoffs. But I once was, and there is the very real possibility I could be laid off in the future. In this week's podcast, I talk about the inevitability of job loss, how we can prepare for it, and how we can handle it once we find ourselves out of work.

Casting Lots (And Making Hard Decisions) – Episode #76

Casting Lots

Have you ever had to make a really hard decision in life, but didn't really know what to do? In ancient times, people used to "cast lots" to divine the will of God for their life. In the 21st century, we tend to be a little more sophisticated with making hard decisions. In today's podcast, I talk about how to make hard decisions, and casting lots...

I’ve Let Go Of The “Old Normal” – Episode #72

Letting Go

COVID-19 has many people talking about the "new normal." In today's podcast, I want to talk about letting go of the "old normal," as we learn to adapt to a world in transition. To do this, I want to look at the preaching of John the Baptist and Jesus, who taught us to embrace the new thing that God was doing in the history of the world...

Living An “Uncaged” Life ~ Episode #68

BridgeLivWat

We love living life inside the box. It brings us comfort. And according to musician John Howey, this comfort becomes a cage that oppresses us. It's a life we need to be freed from. We need to become "uncaged." In today's podcast, I talk to John about the uncaged life, and his upcoming album.

Going On Summer Vacation During The Pandemic – Episode #61

Summer Vacation

Memorial Day is upon us. How is the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines impacting your summer vacation plans this year? Are you maintaining a quarantined lifestyle, or are you making plans that include practicing reasonable social distancing recommendations while going on vacation? In this podcast...

Reflections On “A Grief Observed” by C.S. Lewis – Episode #60

Grief - Wilted Rose

This past week, a friend of mine died unexpectedly. Trying to process my grief, I turned to "A Grief Observed" by C.S. Lewis. In today's podcast, I walk through this raw and emotionally gut-wrenching book as I wrestle with the loss of a loved one...

Are You Stuck In A Rut? What To Do When Tomorrow Never Comes – Episode #57

Bill Murray Groundhog Day

Are you stuck in a rut? I think the coronavirus has many of us feeling like we are stuck in a rut, and one that mirrors Bill Murray's "Groundhog Day," where every day is the same and tomorrow never comes. In today's podcast, I talk about some practical steps we can take to get out of a rut...