You Are Enough!

During the fourteen years that I was fasting from publishing books, Kristi and I were on a retreat with a group of church leaders. As I was quiet and still before God, some inner emotions surfaced and I became aware of feeling inadequate and deficient. I felt I was not doing enough with my life:…

155 – Enneagram: Quieting Your Mind (Head Types)

Anxiety is the basic emotional posture of the head types. Some of us may rely on getting more information, or finding the right people, or simply get distracted with pleasures in order to avoid the feeling of anxiety. Join Bill and Kristi as they identify the unique challenges of each type and share how they can take their anxiety to Jesus.

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.

Don’t Just “Grin and Bear it”

A pastor shares, “I thought it was wrong to vent emotions. I didn’t want to name negative emotions and make them more real so I just kept them inside.” Repressing emotions puts them in your body and diminishes your capacity to love and lead well. Kristi helps Bill process his feelings about Brennan Manning’s memoir confessions of ongoing alcoholism and deceit during his ministry.

When You’re Stuck in Your Head

Like some ministry leaders today Nicodemus was stuck in his head and emotionally reluctant. Jesus offers masterful empathy to help him re-think — and re-feel! — his life to be “born from above” in the Kingdom of God. Here’s an insightful Bible study on John 3:1-17 put into the format of a refreshing empathy-based conversation.