Aligning Our View of Marriage with God's

As we study the Sermon on the Mount, we're learning how to be human by thinking God's thoughts and taking on His ways. This includes His thoughts on marriage and covenantal commitment. In this episode, Whit and Casey discuss interpreting difficult passages, covenantal commitment, and how marriage should look in the Kingdom of Jesus. Check…

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From Kids to Adults: Parenting in the Transition Years

In this episode of Life in Motion, hosts Jamie and Heather catch up on the major milestones and events that have occurred in their lives over the past six months. They reflect on the challenges and joys of parenting adult children and their ins and outs for 2024. Check it Out: In the tapestry of…

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What Did Jesus Say About Anger and Lust?

Jesus pulls no punches in His Sermon on the Mount. He directly addresses the ways we tend to drift from His way of life. In this episode, Whit, Blake, and Casey explore Matthew 5:17-30, what it means for Jesus to fulfill the law, and the pitfalls of anger and lust. Check it Out: We often…

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The Beatitudes: Aligning Your Motives & Actions

In this episode, Casey and Whit talk about the last four beatitudes which urge us to be merciful, pure of heart, a peacemaker, and to expect opposition. What does it look like to live this out in 2024? Check it Out: One of the most important things about Christianity is that it’s more than an…

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The Sins of the Church

God has chosen to speak primarily to and through His Church. But are we listening? Revelation 2-3 contains messages and warnings from Jesus through the apostle John. When we understand the cultural context of these letters, we can more accurately understand what the Spirit was saying and heed the message ourselves. In this episode, Whit…

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How to Stop Reacting and Start Responding

Do you find yourself often regretting your reactions to conflict, inconveniences, or problems in your life (big or small)? • "I should be more mature by now!" • "Why do I let these things get to me?" • "Wow, I really overreacted..." In this week's episode, Heather & Jamie discuss enabling, reacting vs. responding, and…

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Overfunctioning: Doing for Others What They Can Do For Themselves

Are you an overfunctioner? How many times have you found yourself doing for others what they can and should do for themselves? We all too often carry burdens that aren’t ours to carry. Instead, they’re ours to manage, navigate, and equip others to carry for themselves. In this episode, Jamie and Heather admit their overfunctioning…

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Finding Joy When the Struggle is Real

Let's be honest, life can be messy! In this episode, Jamie and Heather talk about how they respond to the hard parts of life (spoiler alert: they're very different)and how they rebound back to joy. Looking back on their lives, they see how their response to the hard parts of life have changed over the…

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Conquering Lies With Truth

Did you know you have over 6,000 thoughts a day? (healthline.com). Your mind is constantly interpreting the world around you and within you in search of truth. To illustrate, Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “A man is what he thinks about all day long.” In short, your thoughts construct the reality you live in. So that…

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The Call to Compassion

There is no life of following Jesus that exists apart from good works. Good works are acts of service, compassion, generosity, kindness, and mercy. Ephesians 2:8 says, For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. God saved you through the sacrifice…

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