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Entries for February 2021

 

Should Christians Swear?

God is Holy, and our ability to declare truth starts with our words about Him. Does taking His name in vain mean He has an ego, or is something else going on? Carrie sheds light on this important issue. - PART 1.

Swearing pastors- Facebook posts with OMG and other euphemisms. Are we sending the right message and is our speech strengthening or weakening the gospel? Carrie tackles a touchy but important topic! - PART 2

 





 

Is Your Church Welcoming people with Special Needs?

Young Life Capernaum serves a special community. Exec. Director Blaine Clyde shares their mission and joins pastor Eric Trout in describing a welcoming church. See Young Life Capernaum.





 

Jesus, A Comic Superhero?

DC Comics “Second Coming” has the largest Christian publisher of comics speaking out. Art Ayris reveals his passion for the bible, the gospel and reaching the world through comics that teach truth, not lies. A must for kids & teens. See: www.kingstone.co.





 

Authentic Spirituality

t’s difficult to finish the race in our spiritual journey at times. Some seasons are dark and some confusing. Author and Pastor R. Sonny Misar explains the beginning stages which are full of joy and wonder!   See: JourneyToAuthenticity.com  - PART 1.

Author and Pastor R.Sonny Misar defines each of six stages of our spiritual journey and how each stage in the pilgrimage means a journey to a sacred, authentic place. Inspiring for Easter Preparation!  - PART 2.





 

Bullying Breakthrough

An expert on youth culture, Jonathan McKee shares his own heartbreaking story of being bullied, how it impacted his identity and the impact of bullying on all of our kids. This is eye-opening and important!  See TheSource4Parents.comPart 1.

Teens are bullied 24/7 and some bullying has led to suicide, including a 12-year old! Jonathan McKee gives his insight, research and practical tips for parents, teachers and leaders to stop this devastating behavior.  Part 2.

 





 

Equipping Young Christians

PART 1.   Author and Apologist Sean McDowell explains some unique features of Gen Z, how they are processing life and their faith and how we can help guide them to truth. Informative and inspiring!  See ColdCaseChristianity.com So The Next Generation Will Know

PART 2.  Author and Apologist Sean McDowell explains the best ways to teach Gen Z a biblical worldview, prepare them for a challenging world and how to share their faith with others. 

 





 

Offering Compassion Without Compromise

Is someone you love living in a homosexual lifestyle? Pastor Ron Citlau shares his own journey of sexual brokenness and addiction and how God’s relentless love and the truth set him free. Part 1

Is the church shamed into silence on homosexuality? What does love look like when we disagree? Why is sexual sin different than all other sin? Should we attend a same sex wedding? Ron Citlau answers these and other important questions.  Part 2.





 

The Truth About the Gay Christian Movement

Dr. David Kyle Foster shares how the power and hope found in the Father’s love frees everyone to become like His Son and our only identity and label is Christian. A thoughtful, loving conversation and this article is a must read!  https://www.masteringlife.org/media-librery/articles-videos





 

Outward Focused Church

PART 1.  65% of churches in America are plateaued or dying because of an inward focused culture. Dr. Dave Cole and Jon Wren share what changed in their mind to become outward focused pastors. Insightful and encouraging!  See: OutwardFocusedNetwork.com 

PART 2.  Is it possible to change how we “see” the church and our mission? Can we become more life-giving and outward focused?  Dr. Dave Cole and Jon Wren share their story of collaboration, learning and insights we can all use in every part of our life! 

 





 

Legal Support for Churches

Pastor, your church deserves the best counsel on legal matters involving zoning, gender, hiring and much more. Erik Stanley Sr. Counsel with ADF explains how this can happen! See:  https://www.adfchurchalliance.org





 

The Truth People Are Afraid to Share

Dr. Robert Lopez speaks out against the Equality Act, and candidly shares how some lifestyles are dangerous, dirty and hurting people. See his article at https://stream.org/the-lgbt-juggernaut-time-for-christians-to-face-our-failure/





 

My Pillow Amazing Story!

Mike Lindell, creator of my pillow joins Carrie to share his amazing journey from crack cocaine to selling 41 million pillows! Inspiring! See MyPillow.com.  - PART 1.

Mike Lindell shares more of his journey, amazing miracles and finally redemption as a follower of Jesus Christ! You will be surprised and blessed!  - PART 2.

 





 

Is Cloning Ethical?

With modern science now cloning monkeys, Polo horses and even Barbara Streisand’s dog, is cloning people next? Dr. David Prentice, expert on cloning & bioethics explains the problem. See www.lozierinstitute.org 





 

Accidental Safari – How to Plan Ahead

What if something happens to a loved one - are you ready? Elder Law attorney Richard Tizzano shares his personal story, why he went from ministry to law and why plans bring peace!  See AccidentalSafari.com  - PART 1.

Healthcare, Long-term insurance, accidents, nursing homes, power of attorney etc. Elder law attorney Richard Tizzano offers guidance and insight before the challenges come! See AccidentalSafari.com - PART 2.

 





 

An Alternative to Drugs

Dr. Ed Carlton offers an alternative to drugs for kids (ADHD) and  medication for teens and adults that is drug free! Surprising!





 

The Thyroid’s Impact

With over two hundred varying symptoms, thyroid disease is often undetected and undertreated, leaving many suffering. Dr. Janet Maccaro shares her own journey. A must listen!  PART 1.

Dr. Janet Maccaro is a survivor of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and thyroid cancer. Listen as she shares facts you may not know, and may be living with. Don’t live unwell any longer! PART 2.

 





 

Cold Case Christianity

J. Warner Wallace shares his story from devout atheist to believer, and his occupation as a cold case detective and how it influenced his faith journey. https://coldcasechristianity.com. - PART 1.

Young men and women need evidence for their faith and J. Warner Wallace explains how to communicate that truth effectively. - PART 2.

 





 

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

Social science expert, author and world-renowned speaker Joseph Grenny explains how influence works and how we cause real change personally and professionally. See VitalSmarts.com.  - PART 1.

What are the 3 keys to the best influencers, and what 6 influences impact all of us? Social science expert Joseph Grenny share these and more!  - PART 2.

 





 

Speak Up!

The Christian has a need and a calling to speak. What should we say to ourselves, to our Lord and to others? Let’s speak up and be counted in this culture that needs our voice! Join the conversation about how your words matter!  





 

It’s About Time

What is your best time of day to be productive, be creative or collaborate? Turns out research shows a definitive blueprint. Tune in to talk time!





 

Ten Qualities of a Modern Gentleman

Is being a gentleman an archaic concept? Is it wealth and status or is it a choice? Etiquette expert Deborah King gives us the blueprint for masculine success! See: FinalTouchSchool.com.





 

Encouragement to Girls

Deborah King, CEO and Founder of Final Touch School gives tips to girls that help produce confidence and encourage tweens and teens. For more skills get Emily’s Club at TheLegacyInstitute.com/EmilysClub.