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22-1130-Inside Out_ You Really Have the Time



Your life is probably not too busy to fit in prayer, Bible reading, or another of the disciplines that draw us closer to God.    “We all the time think: ‘Oh well, at the end of the day I just didn’t have time to read my Bible today,’ or, ‘I just didn’t have time to … Continue reading 22-1130-Inside Out_ You Really Have the Time


22-1116-Inside Out_ Your Friend, Cancer, and the Holidays



People with cancer are already in a club nobody wants to be a member of. Add holidays to the mix and it gets even more complicated.   “As far as the holiday season, because of the emotion, and the community and the family gatherings, it’s a tough time to be dealing with a cancer diagnosis. … Continue reading 22-1116-Inside Out_ Your Friend, Cancer, and the Holidays


22-1102_Inside Out_ Humility in an Age of Disagreement



Jesus calls us to humility, and that’s what’s needed to mend divisions in our churches and communities.   “There’s a really kind of twisted pressure in Christianity in this day and age to sort of make a name for yourself. And that can blatantly happen as we’re seeing people professionalize their brand, like try to build … Continue reading 22-1102_Inside Out_ Humility in an Age of Disagreement


22-1019-Inside Out_ What to Do with Anger



Learning to negotiate anger is key if we’re going to have good relationships.       Dr. Josh Straub and his wife Christy Straub want to help children learn that early. The Straubs are family and leadership coaches who head up the organization Famous at Home, and their newest book for children is What Do I Do … Continue reading 22-1019-Inside Out_ What to Do with Anger


22-0921-Inside Out_ Growing Disciples Like Jesus Did



Around the country, Christians are exiting the Church or adapting the faith to accommodate their preferences. Dennis Allen believes the way to grow resilient, mature disciples is to return to the way Jesus did it.   “Until leaders, leaders in Christ, until we start changing the culture, to realize what relationship means, and true biblical … Continue reading 22-0921-Inside Out_ Growing Disciples Like Jesus Did


22-0907-Inside Out_Your Parent with Dementia



Each year more than 10 million people worldwide are newly diagnosed with dementia. And that means more and more adult children are faced with decisions about their parents’ care. “It is very hard to watch a competent loved one lose his or her ability to bathe and dress, to make a grocery list or fix … Continue reading 22-0907-Inside Out_Your Parent with Dementia


22-0824-Inside Out_Discernment: Pursuing What’s Good



Both Church and country are deeply divided. Author Hannah Anderson believes developing the biblical discipline of discernment can help us sort through all the messages so that we can determine what is good and then pursue it.   “We are being flooded with information and the conversations are often so polarized, so tribal, that we … Continue reading 22-0824-Inside Out_Discernment: Pursuing What’s Good


22-0810-Inside Out_Pro-Life Post Roe



The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade promises to save lives. But women continue to face the circumstances that motivated them to choose abortion in the past.   “In every state we will have women who–married and unmarried–face an unwanted pregnancy, face fear, anxiety, and real challenges for bringing that baby into the … Continue reading 22-0810-Inside Out_Pro-Life Post Roe


22-0727-Inside Out_ Answer to the Pastoral Crisis?



What are churches to do about the alarming percentage of pastors thinking of leaving ministry? One option is to grant weary pastors a sabbatical–or preempt the weariness with intentional time away. Relieving pastors of church responsibilities for a short time can give them time to refocus, recharge, and tap into their relationship with Jesus.   … Continue reading 22-0727-Inside Out_ Answer to the Pastoral Crisis?


22-0629-Inside Out_Pray for Ukraine



The war in Ukraine continues to rage.  “I know that the war has gone down the list of headlines in North America,” Don Parsons told me right before leaving the US to head back to Poland. “But the war is just as intense as it was. There is heavy fighting. There are people who are … Continue reading 22-0629-Inside Out_Pray for Ukraine