216 – COVID-19: The Tiredness You Feel is Grief

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  The losses we’re experiencing in this coronavirus season can leave us feeling weary and heavy. The grief is real and needs care. In this candid conversation, Bill and Kristi unpack the stages of grief and what it looks like to grow towards deeper integration and connection with Christ.…

215 – COVID-19: Turning Social Distancing into Solitude with Jesus

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  It can be tempting to fill the time we have these days with distractions, but this is a significant opportunity to draw closer to Jesus. Solitude surfaces our needs, emotions, and sin so that we can bring it into Jesus’ presence. Catch a vision for solitude in Christ’s…

213 – “Fear Not” the Coronavirus? Empathy and Courage are Needed

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  Here is a special message from Bill and Kristi in this season as we are dealing with the Coronavirus. Episode Notes:  Here are a couple of free resources we want to offer you. Included is an article encouraging you to not let fear take over and two breath prayers to help refocus your…

212 – EQ: Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence (SMART Love)

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: Grow in your emotional intelligence in this new series! We are often tempted to detach from our challenging emotions, but they are a part of what it means to be made in the image of God. Effective ministry leadership is increased by our empathy towards others, but it starts first with welcoming…

211 – Re-soul: Less is More – 4 Keys to Thrive in Your Mission

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: We often believe that more productivity, accomplishment, and ideas lead us to greater fruitfulness, but it ultimately leads us into anxiety, stress, and hurry. But in the way of Jesus, less is more. In this episode, Bill and Kristi offer four ways to help you lean into Jesus’ easy yoke…

210 – Re-Soul: 3 Ways to Add Margin in Your Ministry

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  Our greatest productivity does not come from how quickly we can move through life, but through being present. Learn from Jesus how to serve from a place of margin. In this episode, Bill and Kristi share what it’s been like to expose their soul-hurry and step towards greater…

209 – Re-Soul: 4 Ways Emotions Help You Excel

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  Denying our emotions leaves us functioning inauthentically and can ultimately lead to burnout. Serving God with wholeness and health includes paying attention to our emotions. In this episode, hear from Bill and Kristi and the stories of others of how discovering deeper emotions allows God to heal and…

208 – Re-Soul: How to Be a Non-Anxious Presence for Others

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:    We would appreciate your feedback! Please take a moment to fill out our survey here. A hidden contributor to burnout is internalizing stress. As leaders, we offer God’s grace through our presence in others’ lives as we listen and offer empathy from a non-anxious place. We increase…