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!
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.
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.
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.
Ken Baugh reflects on being a lead pastor and shares his story of stress overload, church conflict, fear, shame, anger, and how God used this to call him into a new and deeper ministry of being a wounded healer to disciple people to Jesus.