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February 17, 2019 -- Podcast

Confronting Life – Drowning Doesn’t Have To Be Normal (#039)

00:31:20 minute listen
In a culture that pressures us to “do all, be all and look good doing it,” the weight of “more” is always looming; feelings of drowning are raw and real. But what if, rather than adding more stuff to our already maxed out lives, we took the time to consider what we could shed, instead? Today’s episode is a conversation about the concept of an “elimination diet.” By intentionally thinking about every area of our lives, and by giving critical thought to the things that are “necessity” and those that are mere “nicety,” we begin to see what is helping...

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February 4, 2019 -- Confronting Life

Beth McCord — Confronting Self-Awareness, Different Views Of The World (#038)

00:53:10 minute listen
We all think our view of the world is the right view, but what if we learned to see the world through nine different types of lenses? How might it shape our views? This is exactly what makes The Enneagram the popular typology tool that it is today. Today’s episode is a conversation with Your Enneagram Coach, Beth McCord, about what it could look like for us to meet in the middle and honour one another in order to see our relationships flourish.

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January 28, 2019 -- Confronting Life

One Year! – Confronting Transformation (#037)

00:36:32 minute listen
Movement, change and transformation are rarely overnight events. Rather, they are so often slow progressions that unfold. But as J.R.R. Tolkien so wisely puts it, little but little, one travels far.

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January 21, 2019 -- Confronting Justice

Cassandra Lee – Confronting Justice, Whispers of Justice Rising (#036)

00:52:07 minute listen
Today’s episode is a conversation about justice, but also about the power of education and how dreaming for the impossible can lead to incredible places if the Global community is willing to engage, lean into the uncertainty together and allow for justice to rise with unrelenting tenacity.

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January 14, 2019 -- Confronting Justice

International Justice Mission, Phil Reilly – Confronting Justice, Part Two (#035)

00:47:50 minute listen
According to IJM's statistics, there are 40 million people in slavery today. These numbers are staggering, so what can one do? How can one help? Today’s episode is a two-part conversation with Phil Reilly, National Director of Development for International Justice Mission. Phil’s expertise and insight into the world of slavery helps each of us understand what we can do to take personal action steps towards confronting justice, and how there really is hope when we enter into this weighty topic with a solutions-based mindset and approach.

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January 7, 2019 -- Confronting Justice

International Justice Mission, Phil Reilly – Confronting Justice, Part One (#034)

00:51:59 minute listen
According to IJM's statistics, there are 40 million people in slavery today. These numbers are staggering, so what can one do? How can one help? Today’s episode is a two-part conversation with Phil Reilly, National Director of Development for International Justice Mission. Phil’s expertise and insight into the world of slavery helps each of us understand what we can do to take personal action steps towards confronting justice, and how there really is hope when we enter into this weighty topic with a solutions-based mindset and approach.

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December 17, 2018 -- Confronting Christmas

Confronting Christmas, Unwrapping The Gift of Christmas (#033)

00:36:34 minute listen
As we head into the Christmas season, take time to think about what gift giving is all about and what the gift of Christmas really means.

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December 10, 2018 -- Confronting Christmas

Sarah Harmeyer – Confronting Christmas, Gathering People With Love & Intention (#032)

01:11:21 minute listen
Our guest today has personally invited 3000 people to sit with her in her own backyard for a simple meal around her table. As she shares her heart and vision for people, you will be inspired and challenged to not only invite people to gather, but to gather them in a more loving, thoughtful and intentional way.

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December 3, 2018 -- Confronting Christmas

Confronting Christmas, Remembering To Slow Down (#031)

00:16:50 minute listen
Today’s episode is a story inspired by the traffic light and how the traffic light is a reminder that a fulfilling life is found when we take time to notice the importance of ALL the speeds in life, especially at Christmas.

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November 26, 2018 -- Confronting Faith

The Collective – Confronting Faith & Doubt, With Matt Rigby (#030)

00:37:24 minute listen
In this episode we discuss faith and doubt, learning and reading, and all the good stuff that goes along with taking a good look at what we believe and why. Because the problem is not that people are uneducated; the problem is that they are educated just enough to believe what they've been taught but not to question it.