In Jesus’ divinity and humanity, he journeyed with the Father through stages of faith. He is our model. In this episode, Bill and Kristi walk through the ways that Jesus journeyed through each of the CHRIST stages. Grow in your faith as you see more deeply how Jesus engaged his human life with joy and trust in the Father!
Bill and Kristi’s new book, Journey of the Soul, helps you name where you are in your relationship with God, whose love for you is unconditional. Their model of spiritual growth seeks to show God’s goodness and grace, which is for everyone! Listen in and take your next step on the journey.
Bill and Kristi have experienced first-hand the difficulties and benefits of balancing work and marriage. Their commitment to navigating this reality has offered them insight and practical tools to creating a thriving marriage and fulfilling work. They talk openly about what they’ve learned and how it can help you love your spouse more deeply and engage in meaningful work.
Group process is a powerful tool in growing a vibrant faith integrated with healthy emotions. Guiding people in a group journey is challenging with many different personal experiences and personalities. That’s why Bill and Kristi created a practical and helpful leader’s guide so that you can confidently shepherd your group with structure and empathy.
Dallas Willard inspired the model that Bill and Kristi write about in their upcoming book, Journey of the Soul. His writings in The Divine Conspiracy and his personal conversations with them offered a helpful and important framework for helping people journey with Christ. Bill and Kristi offer an overview of these CHRIST stages of faith featured in Journey of the Soul.
The life of Dr. Martin Luther King inspires and challenges us to seek Christ and fight for justice. Bill and friend John Walton, African-American pastor, discuss the responsibility to offer empathy and care for the oppressed, out of Christ’s love. Hear vital invitations and challenges for Christ-followers in the midst of a divisive time in our country and church.
This week, hear Kristi’s behind-the-scenes story of writing Journey of the Soul. It’s one of sacrifice and surrender, which ultimately led her to embrace God’s invitation to write alongside Bill.
In anticipation of the release of Journey of the Soul, Bill reflects on his journey in waiting on God to fulfill his calling to write. Bill honestly shares the deep and powerful transformation that came through wrestling with the sacrifice and realization of a life-long dream.
This episode was recorded in the summer of 2017. God is always present loving us and inviting us to join the wonderful things he’s doing. C.S. Lewis calls this “Narnia.” But if we’re “checked out” emotionally, we miss out. To help you experience the in-breaking of Christ and his Kingdom of the Heavens, Bill tells the story of an alcoholic pastor he helped into recovery.
Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: God’s presence is real and active, but we don’t always experience it like we want to in the midst of life’s painful moments. Immanuel journaling is a spiritual practice that invites you to experience God’s empathy and nearness. Kristi sits down with Sungshim Loppnow, creator of Immanuel Journaling,…