182 – Healing Prayer: The Courage to Pray for Healing

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: God is still a healer today! Bill and Kristi talk about their new book, Healing Prayer: For Emotional & Physical Wholeness.  Healing can sometimes be a controversial topic. Join in as they discuss the hesitancies and fears we can have going into praying for healing and how God…

The Wounded Healer as a Spiritual Guide (Henri Nouwen)

Henri Nouwen in his book The Wounded Healer laments that most Christian leaders are not prepared to be spiritual leaders for hurting people. “Our service will not be perceived as authentic,” Nouwen warns, “unless it comes from a heart wounded by the suffering about which we speak. Thus, nothing can be written about ministry without a deeper understanding of…

DALLAS WILLARD: Wounded Healer For Criticism

Bill & Kristi continue their conversation about Dallas Willard a wounded healer, focusing on the pain of criticism. Criticism will easily give way to condemnation, but “There is therefore now no condemnation in Christ Jesus!” Dallas’ life was a loving example of how to respond and turn criticism from others into compassion, becoming a conduit of the healing love of Christ!

DALLAS WILLARD: Wounded Healer For Rejection

You might be surprised to hear that Dallas Willard was a wounded healer. In this episode Bill & Kristi look to the life of their beloved mentor, and the brokenness and humanity that formed him as a wounded healer. Dallas’ life demonstrates how a broken life surrendered is an opportunity for the love of God to manifest to those around us.

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.

Feeling Inadequate at Prayer

Have you ever found yourself feeling that you are falling short in your prayer life? It’s so easy to end up in a place of self-condemnation and discouragement. Bill & Kristi lead us to discover the beauty of surrendering to the Lord in prayer, allowing him to be our shepherd, and leaning into our dependance on Him.