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April 16, 2018 -- Confronting Life

Allison Fallon – Accepting The Different Versions Of Our Lives (#010)

01:03:19 minute listen
A thought-provoking conversation with Allison Fallon as she challenges us to think through where we go with our questions when we find ourselves in difficult places, how we can show up in our lives in really honest ways, and how accepting “I don’t know” can be the most freeing thing we come to grips with.

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April 9, 2018 -- Confronting Church

Wayne Jacobsen – Living Loved (#009)

01:10:50 minute listen
On this episode, Cindy and Renae get to pick Wayne Jacobsen's brain on all things God, faith, raising kids in the midst of rethinking the institution of church, and why people who love Jesus keep leaving churches.

Podcast Episode

March 26, 2018 -- Confronting Culture

Angi Fletcher – Sharing Our Stories (#008)

01:00:35 minute listen
With social media typically being a networking platform based on filters, half-truths and façade’s, have you ever wondered what it’s like to follow someone who’s willing to be refreshingly honest and vulnerable? Today’s episode is about living and sharing your story with openness and transparency. As Angi Fletcher shares her story with us, which is a story marked by the hardships of divorce, death, depression, grief and anxiety, we learn that in the midst of such circumstances, the human spirit’s ability to rise above while openly sharing it with others is a powerful and beautiful thing. To own your story...
March 20, 2018 -- Confronting Mission

Weight of Worth

5 minute read
Worth: it is a word that communicates value, importance and deservedness. And YOU are worth finding, worth knowing, worth loving, you and all your one million layers. Always hold that close.

Podcast Episode

March 19, 2018 -- Confronting Mission

Craig Greenfield – The Upside Down Kingdom (#007)

00:38:54 minute listen
An intriguing exploration into what it means to live and model the upside down Kingdom of Jesus, Craig Greenfield challenges each of us to consider what it could look like to live out the Gospel with radical hospitality.

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March 12, 2018 -- Confronting Perspective

Julie Rohr – The Power of Perspective (#006)

00:50:22 minute listen
What do you do when you’re diagnosed with a rare form of Leiomyosarcoma at the tender age of 33? When your world is tipped upside down and the odds are stacked against you, how do you cope? This episode is a brilliantly hopeful conversation with Julie Rohr — cancer fighter and intentional optimist.
March 8, 2018 -- Confronting Culture

I Am Woman

3 minute read
Every women captures the idea of “womanhood” in a different light and teaches us more of what it means to grow into our own design. I am woman. Hear me roar, but also hear me cry, hear me encourage, hear me whine, hear me lead, hear my silence, and hear me sing.

Podcast Episode

March 5, 2018 -- Confronting Church

Matt Rempel – Connecting At The Ground Level (#005)

01:00:11 minute listen
It's less important where we're attending on a Sunday morning and more important where the Spirit has planted us for the purposes of God and the Kingdom in our neighbourhoods.

Podcast Episode

February 19, 2018 -- Confronting Culture

Sarah Marriott – There’s Always Room For One More (#004)

00:39:50 minute listen
It’s so important that we jump off of the well-tread paths and go ahead and make those mistakes … and be willing to fail, and be willing to mess up, and know that as we are faithful, not successful — but as we are faithful — that God is faithful and just to forgive us.

Podcast Episode

February 12, 2018 -- Confronting Culture

The Tendency To Add On Extras (#003)

00:25:31 minute listen
Striving manifests itself in the look of performance, in attendance, in being well put together, in having all the answers, in showing up to everything. That, in a way, can appear to be a form of striving—making it seem like you have to present yourself at this perfect type of Christian.