129 – Family: Ministry as a Single Person

The Apostle Paul says that being single is better because it allows one to be fully devoted to the Lord. How does one deal with feelings of loneliness? Is there a difference between loneliness and solitude? Join Bill and Kristi as they explore what Paul said and other challenging questions that come up surrounding the life of ministry as a single person.

127 – Family: Confessions of a Perfectionist

Pastors, ministry leaders, and others who are strongly committed to following Christ seem to be the most susceptible to perfectionism. We can help ourselves by being honest about the ways that our perfectionism has gotten out of control. Join us as Bill shares stories about his “perfectionism” and how Kristi helped him to process and find freedom in Christ.

126 – Family: De-Enmeshing with Meta-communication

Pastors and leaders often struggle with setting healthy boundaries in relationships. Their best intentions can lead to unintentional pain for themselves and those they love. In the process they end up stressed out and exhausted! Join Bill & Kristi as they go deeper on the subject of boundaries and enmeshed relationships.

125 – Family: People Pleasing

Trying to please everyone can get exhausting, wearing you out and hurting the people you’re trying to please! As pastors and leaders in ministry, it is easy to slip into this well intentioned but unhealthy pattern. Join Bill & Kristi as they vulnerably share from their own experience identifying and correcting this threat to harmony in their family. 

124 – Family: Healthy Boundaries

Compassion fatigue is real! It is significant and will take a toll on your family, your marriage and your soul! Not having boundaries can take a toll that has a ripple effect through all of our relationships. Join Bill & Kristi in a honest, grace filled conversation about healthy boundaries in life and ministry.

123 – Family: Grief Leads to Joy!

In a new series titled Family, Bill & Kristi address 5 threats to harmony in your family, beginning with unresolved grief. Do you find yourself pretending, avoiding being honest with your family about how you are doing and how the difficult things in life are affecting you? After all, you are a ministry leader! You need to appear strong, un-phased by the ups and downs of life! It is our hope you are encouraged by this powerful conversation.

122 – Letter’s From Papa

As Bill & Kristi have been enjoying becoming grandparents, Bill was led to write letters to his daughter Jenny and her baby girl Juliette. In these intimate letters of love from papa Bill is able to pour out the love and delight that he has received from his Abba Father to his beautiful daughter and precious granddaughter. In this episode of Soul Talks Bill shares two of his Letters From Papa.

Living Into Your Resurrection

After seeing the movie I Can Only Imagine, Bill & Kristi unpack the powerful and honest journey portrayed. The miraculous takes place when we allow the light of Jesus into the dark and difficult places in our lives. There is freedom and healing that comes when we trust Christ and his ambassadors in our lives to help us to fully receive his love and redemption.

When Unconscious Trauma Causes Conflict

Emotion is an big part of who we are and how we relate to God and one another. Making the connection between ourself, our experiences our hurts today and those we encountered as a child is critical. Our willingness to recognize those connections can be life changing. Bill & Kristi share the power recognizing the impact of emotional trauma has in bringing wholeness and healing.