Category: Society & Culture

Navigating Aging with Courage & Grace

What advice would you give your younger self? In this episode, Jamie and Heather have a candid conversation about Heather turning 50 and the unexpected reflections and realizations that come with it. They talk about the complexities of aging, parenting, the pressures of social media, and living to the fullest in every season of life.…

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Matthew 6: Ancient Wisdom for the Digital Age

We live in a time where we can curate and present our lives for optimal praise and validation. Social media preys on a desire built into every human heart - the desire for approval. Wanting approval isn’t a bad thing. In fact, we’re hardwired for it. The question is, who are we seeking approval from?…

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Boomers to Gen Z: How to Bridge the Generational Divide

In a world where the pace of technological advancement is ever-increasing, we find ourselves navigating a divide between generations like never before. So, how do we relate to the people who came before us and the people coming after us? In this episode, Whit and Casey talk about passing the baton to future generations, leaving…

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pursuing justice

Pursuing Justice With Wisdom and Compassion

There’s a tension when it comes to justice that we have to wrestle with: the tension of compassion and judgment, but also the tension of the individual and the community. Life isn’t black and white, and the Proverbs make this clear. So, in a complicated and broken world, how can we become people of justice?…

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"I can't believe I'm a Christian!"

Do you have some skepticism about Christianity?  Most people do. Or they at least have some hesitations about following God. Isaac was no different. But for Him following God came with more than just some slight hesitations, it came with a long list of grievances. In this episode, Whit and Adam sit down with their…

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Is it okay to question authority?

In today's culture, there's a growing trend of questioning authority figures. We don't want anyone to tell us what we should do. Why can't we just do what we want? But what if there's something to being tethered to a community, trusting the authority God has placed over you, and staying committed even when things are…

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Cancel Culture - Living in an age of moral outrage

Cancel culture seems like it’s a brand new social construct, but actually, we see the same roots of cancel culture in scripture. We all want to be on the right side of history, we all want justice, but the tension between justice and mercy is not easily navigated. So how do you live righteously in…

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Am I wasting my life? 

We know we can’t be the only ones who wake up at 3 AM wondering, “AM I WASTING MY LIFE?” Internet influencers, 30 under 30s, and a to-do list/goal-focused culture put constant pressure on you to be more successful at a younger age than the generation before you. As a result, the pressure convinces you…

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Shame: Why asking for help is so hard pt. 2

"Shame is an intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging.” — Brené Brown We're following up on last week's topic "Why asking for help is so hard" and diving deeper into shame. At work, at home, or in everyday life, you might be experiencing…

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Can I follow Jesus and smoke, drink, and cuss?

Have you ever wondered how far is too far? Like, where does God draw the line on sin? You probably desire to do good, but isn't it hard to understand what good is? There seem to be more and more gray areas, so how do you know if it's okay to take a hit, smoke,…

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