Episodes

April 10, 2022

The Lectureship: Leadership and Digital Discipleship

We talk about the lecture in July 28-30. If you'd like to get a ticket, you can go to www.balancingthechristianlife.com/lecture I…

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April 2, 2022

"Beyers look for other Beyers"...a conversation about Christian Adopt…

Have you ever thought about adopting? Scott and his wife Jenna have adopted six children, along with their biological daughter, H…

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March 27, 2022

Details about the lectureship

This week we give details about the lectureship we've been planning for late July. You can sign up for tickets at www.balancingth…

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March 20, 2022

Learning from a new Christian...a conversation with Daniel Lookadoo

Have you ever learned a lot from someone new in the faith? Today I talk with Daniel Lookadoo, a truly inspiring young man who und…

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March 13, 2022

Joy...one flavor of good spiritual fruit

This week I wanted to talk to some friends and fellow podcasters about joy. So I got my friends Keith Stonehart, BJ Sipe and Jare…

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March 6, 2022

Digital Discipleship: First the bad news

I wanted to start a series on digital discipleship and how Christians can use digital tools well. However, I wanted to start with…

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Feb. 26, 2022

Christian friends

This week I go to an audio essay about being a Christian friend. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/balancingthechristianl…

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Feb. 19, 2022

Christians and money...a conversation with Adam Shanks

As a Christian, how do you think about money? Many of us are motivated by fear, envy, contempt or other negative feelings all cen…

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Feb. 13, 2022

Working with a Christian counselor...a conversation with Jeanie Campb…

So, could you use a therapist? Jeanie Campbell is a retired Christian counselor who gives you some good reasons why you might wan…

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Feb. 5, 2022

Being a Christian man in a digital world...a conversation with Jared …

So what does it mean to be a Christian in a digital age? Jared Bollman is the host of the podcast Man Up! and an evangelist in Or…

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Jan. 29, 2022

Christian single parenthood...a conversation with Donna Dehoog

I meet several single parents and they have my full admiration, but I must admit I don't know exactly how to serve them best. Thi…

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Jan. 22, 2022

Think on these things...a conversation with Ann Hoover

How does God guard your mind? I think many of us overlook this passage in Romans, but Ann Hoover understands this passage and Pau…

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Jan. 14, 2022

Making Christianity your own...a conversation with Jake Embry

Do you remember when you knew you believed in Christianity and didn't simply inherit your parent's religion? My son Jake is going…

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Jan. 7, 2022

The danger of pornography...a conversation with BJ Sipe

This week, BJ Sipe tells his powerful story of overcoming and dealing with pornography and how he helps others do the same. Suppo…

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Jan. 1, 2022

Looking forward to 2022

This is really a podcast episode about the podcast. I want to put "out there" what I plan to do this year so you can help keep me…

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Dec. 24, 2021

Conversations and critical thinking..talking with Kenny Moorer

Moving from being a parent of young children to older children can be tricky. This week I talk to Kenny Moorer, an evangelist in …

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Dec. 17, 2021

Christians in Crisis...thinking about the tornadoes

Did you hear about the tornadoes? This hit the area where I grew up, and it affected me a lot. If you'd like to help out, you can…

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Dec. 10, 2021

Thinking fast and slow

Are you sure you know what you think you know? This week I examine what it means to think fast and slow. Support the show (https:…

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Dec. 3, 2021

The Parent Struggle

Being a parent isn't for sissies. This week I talk about some ideas I have about being a parent, especially at a time of difficul…

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Nov. 26, 2021

I believe, help my unbelief...a conversation with Nathan Ward

I believe, help my unbelief. Do you ever doubt? All of us do if we're thinking about Christianity in any depth. This week I talk …

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Nov. 19, 2021

Thank you...how to "do" gratitude

I'm returning for a few episodes to audio essays so I can end the semester. However, I love this time of year when we can think a…

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Nov. 12, 2021

Being a Godly woman

What does it mean to be a Godly woman? It's easy to point to Proverbs 31, but what does it look like in your life? This week, I t…

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Nov. 5, 2021

Converting from Islam, a conversation with Saif Alsafeer

I think we often focus on what we are not doing in spreading Christianity. But this week, I wanted to talk to someone whose journ…

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Oct. 29, 2021

The Christian Mindset...a conversation with Benjamin Lee

How does your mindset affect your Christian walk? This week I talk with Benjamin Lee from the I Can Do podcast. He helped me unde…

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