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479- This Homily Brought To You By Mountain Dew!

479- This Homily Brought To You By Mountain Dew!

August 4, 2021

I try to take my walk seriously, but I find myself losing focus when I am praying or reading the Bible. I have ADHD, but I don't want to use that as an excuse. What can I do? (13:31-28:48)

I've made a lot of positive changes in my life. Now I am stressed by having so many good things going on. How do I deal with the stress of positive things? (28:52-41:41)

What was the deal with the Sabbath in Jesus's time? The religious leaders seemed to take it extremely seriously. Why was it such a point of tension? (41:45-1:02:18)

Closing Song: Jesus Is On The Main Line (Lee Younger)

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478- Church, brought to you by Facebook

478- Church, brought to you by Facebook

July 28, 2021

How do I recover friendships after the pandemic lockdowns, including with some friends who are mad at me for not seeing them more during the last year? (17:03-31:52)

People got really mad at the "Modest is Hottest" thing, which I understand. But I like to dress modestly, is there something inherently wrong with that? (31:56-47:43)

I want to get married ASAP, and my partner wants to wait a year and have a big wedding. How do we navigate that difference? (47:45-1:08:03)

Closing Song: Be Thou My Vision (The Deacons Division)

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477- Whose Sermon Is It Anyway?

477- Whose Sermon Is It Anyway?

July 21, 2021

I feel like sometimes I pray compulsively. How do I pray without obsessing? (20:42-33:25)

Is it wrong that Philippians 4:13 and the way people use it kind of annoys me? (33:30-46:14)

How do I balance having confidence with being humble? (46:19-59:56)

Closing Song: Romans 12:15 (The Poolhouse Guru)

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476- Weird Al’s Purity Polka

476- Weird Al’s Purity Polka

July 14, 2021

The person I am interested in said they like me, but they can't be with me. It's a complicated situation. How do I not lose my mind? (18:33-34:41)

Psalm 37:1 makes it sound like we are not supposed to do anything when evil is happening. I can't be reading that right can I? (34:45-45:58)

I am in a situation where I feel a lot of anger- at the other person, at God, at myself. How do I process that? (46:02-58:26)

Closing Song: My Good Is Knowing You (Jed Brewer)

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475- Inviting A Gator To Church

475- Inviting A Gator To Church

July 7, 2021

I have wounds from a parent. How do I work through the pain and the past? (17:15-29:31)

I feel like a spent a lot of time being lost. I hear about this "new me". When does it actually arrive? (29:36-40:57)

I thought when we came out of lockdown, I would be so excited. But I find myself feeling blah about lots of stuff. What is going on? (41:05-53:40)

Closing Song: You're Calling Me (Lee Younger)

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Designed To Heal

Designed To Heal

June 29, 2021

We talk to our good friend Dr Bem Culiat and her co-author Dr Jennie McLaurin about physical and spiritual healing and their new book Designed To Heal: What The Body Shows Us about Healing Wounds, Repairing Relationships, and Restoring Community.

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474- You Don’t Know About Psalty?

474- You Don’t Know About Psalty?

June 23, 2021

I am confused, if God's power is what saved me, what is there for me to do? Why do I have to do anything? (14:18-28:26)

How do I get out of the cycle of beating up on myself for mistakes I've made? (28:33-42:56)

What are prophets? I see pastors and people giving themselves that title and it seems weird. (43:04-57:51)

Closing Song: No He Wasn't (Lins Honeyman)

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473- Perfect Loves Drives Out Fear (with Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra)

473- Perfect Loves Drives Out Fear (with Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra)

June 16, 2021

I used to talk to God like He was my friend or therapist, then I got freaked out that I was being inappropriate. How should I approach Him? (12:02-26:15)

Matt talks to Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra, Senior writer at The Gospel Coalition and coauthor of Gospelbound about the stories in her new book, where the American church goes from here, and dealing with deconstruction. (28:22-42:48)

The Bible says Jesus went through all the things we go through. Does that mean He was ever unsure about His purpose? (43:09-57:38)

Closing Song: 1 John 4:19 (The Poolhouse Guru)

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472- By This Everyone Will Know

472- By This Everyone Will Know

June 9, 2021

My mom has been repeating horrible, offensive things she hears on her preferred news channel and I am struggling to deal with it. What should I do? (12:38- 30:41)

Someone told me I have a fear of success. What does that mean and what would I do about it? (30:47-45:58)

Philippians 1:27 says to "conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ." So, how do I do that? (46:03-59:42)

Closing Song: Oh The Deep Deep Love of Jesus (Lee Younger)

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471- Blast Your Spiritual Quads (with Ben Kirby of PreachersNSneakers)

471- Blast Your Spiritual Quads (with Ben Kirby of PreachersNSneakers)

June 2, 2021

What does spiritual growth actually mean? How do I know if I am growing? (10:04-24:43)

Matt talks to Ben Kirby of instagram sensation PreachersNSneakers about his new book looking at Christian celebrity pastor culture. (25:25-44:11)

I met someone I like, but we have very religious beliefs. Should I end things before we get too attached? (44:37-59:59)

Closing Song: Always, Always, Always (Jed Brewer)

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