212 – EQ: Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence (SMART Love)

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: Grow in your emotional intelligence in this new series! We are often tempted to detach from our challenging emotions, but they are a part of what it means to be made in the image of God. Effective ministry leadership is increased by our empathy towards others, but it starts first with welcoming…

211 – Re-soul: Less is More – 4 Keys to Thrive in Your Mission

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks: We often believe that more productivity, accomplishment, and ideas lead us to greater fruitfulness, but it ultimately leads us into anxiety, stress, and hurry. But in the way of Jesus, less is more. In this episode, Bill and Kristi offer four ways to help you lean into Jesus’ easy yoke…

210 – Re-Soul: 3 Ways to Add Margin in Your Ministry

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  Our greatest productivity does not come from how quickly we can move through life, but through being present. Learn from Jesus how to serve from a place of margin. In this episode, Bill and Kristi share what it’s been like to expose their soul-hurry and step towards greater…

209 – Re-Soul: 4 Ways Emotions Help You Excel

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:  Denying our emotions leaves us functioning inauthentically and can ultimately lead to burnout. Serving God with wholeness and health includes paying attention to our emotions. In this episode, hear from Bill and Kristi and the stories of others of how discovering deeper emotions allows God to heal and…

208 – Re-Soul: How to Be a Non-Anxious Presence for Others

Listen to this episode of Soul Talks:    We would appreciate your feedback! Please take a moment to fill out our survey here. A hidden contributor to burnout is internalizing stress. As leaders, we offer God’s grace through our presence in others’ lives as we listen and offer empathy from a non-anxious place. We increase…

When Henri Nouwen Couldn’t Feel God’s Love

The warmth of God’s presence can be elusive. In his secret journal, Henri Nouwen is vulnerable about a dark season in which he couldn’t feel God’s love.  He’d helped millions of other people around the world into a more tender and intimate experience with God, but he was in a Dark Night of the Soul.…