136 – Emotions: Befriending Our Sadness

Sadness is an emotion many of us struggle to get in touch with. It can be difficult to open up our hearts to feel the deeper hurts and be honest about our needs. Bill and Kristi share their process with sadness and the healing pathway that helped them to experience restoration, growth, and reconnection with the God of grace and comfort.

135 – Emotions: Befriending Our Shame Pt. 2

Sometimes as pastors and leaders, we can carry hidden shame that only very few people know about. In this episode, Bill shares a story of a pastor who was struggling with doubts about his own personal relationship with Jesus. Join in on the conversation as Bill & Kristi further unpack this pastor’s journey from feeling shame to discovering peace in Christ.

134 – Emotions: Befriending Our Shame

Sometimes shame makes us want to isolate and hide. But God never wants us to feel shame. Praise God for the gift of grace that he has for us! As we look to Jesus we are increasingly set free from shame. Join Bill and Kristi as they unpack the remedy to shame.

133 – Emotions: Befriending Our Anxiety

Did you know that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the US, affecting 40 million adults? The good news is we can invite the peace of Christ into our lives! Learn from Bill and Kristi as they share how they were able to find help from Jesus during times of anxiety and stress.

132 – Selah: Be Still

“Be still” is one of the most famous but least practiced Bible verses. Here’s an inspiring, unforgettable, and easy way to pray Psalm 46:10 at any moment in your day.

131 – Emotions: Befriending Our Anger

It’s always helpful to be aware of all our emotions, including anger. If you have trouble feeling angry then that is a problem just as much being easily angered or resentful is a problem. The key is how we deal with our anger. Listen to Bill and Kristi share on the importance of processing our anger and bringing it to God.

130 – Emotions: Befriending Our Emotions

When Jesus says, “Come to me” he’s inviting us bring our emotions to him. That’s where apprenticeship to Jesus starts because we live in our emotions, whether we feel them consciously or not. Listen to Bill and Kristi unpack more on Jesus’ heart to shepherd our emotions.

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.

128 – Family: De-Triangulate into the Circle of Love

When there is unresolved conflict in a relationship, there will be a tendency to “triangle in” a third person which can weaken the bond of the primary relationship. Join Bill and Kristi as they explore how this works in real life and what the Bible teaches us about conflict resolution.  

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.