Sometimes my heart wavers more than I want it to, or think it should. A few days ago, I had a still small conversation with Jesus about how much I struggle to surrender. I wondered how it was possible to be a growing Christian of 25 years and yet sometimes simultaneously feel like a wavering skeptic of 25 years.
In this “Instant Reaction Podcast,” our regulars, minus Luke who is traveling, discuss some current events, including Hillsong’s growing list of celebrity attendees, the recent hurricanes, and the tragic death of author and apologist Nabeel Qureshi.
The day before I left to embark on my 1,500-mile, intensive, nine-day fundraising trip to the New England area––a trip that would end up being about the same distance as driving one way from Los Angeles to Mexico City––I felt hugely defeated. Deflated even. Everything in me was thinking about how I could back out. I wondered what excuse I could come up with that would warrant canceling on countless meetings, without harming a bunch of great friendships. Thankfully nothing sufficient came to mind, and I was forced to press through.
Everyone in a band hates each other… at least, that’s the stereotype we often hear. How can we deal with conflict in a band or even just in a group setting? How important is unity? The regulars will answer all your questions!! Well... maybe not, but they will talk about this issue and what they’ve learned through many years of experience in ministry. And this time on David’s Random Story, you’ll get to hear about the time that a punk put a rat on the shoulder of a pastor who was trying to impress the founder of YWAM.
Is leadership really necessary? Won’t a leader hold you back? In this 4th episode of Road Rules, the regulars discuss the importance of good leadership and knowing your giftings in a team setting. And, of course, there’s also another random story brought to you by David.
At what point does striving to live a holy life just become legalistic, or a set of rules we try to follow? The podcast regulars tackle the topic of holiness in this new episode of the Road Rules series, and David shares a secret to eating at a restaurant without paying.