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...

“Liberty vs. Collectivist” Responses To COVID-19 In America & Canada – Episode #54

Canada vs America

COVID-19 highlights the tensions we have about our individual "civil liberties" and our "collective" duties as citizens. In today's podcast I talk with a Canadian friend as we compare and contrast America and Canada's responses to the coronavirus, and how our respective national DNA shapes the responses of our respective countries, and the tensions that exist in both nations.

A Pastor Talks Candidly About COVID-19 And The Church – Episode #53

Daniel Rushing - Jimmy Humphrey - COVID-19

COVID-19 is presenting a challenge to the church. In today's podcast, I sit down with pastor Daniel Rushing (Renovatus Church) to talk candidly about the impact of the coronavirus on the life and ministry of the church. Daniel believes this seemingly apocalyptic event will open-up the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to breathe new life into the church.