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Better Productivity by Renewing Your Mind with Barb Raveling – Episode 24

Barb Raveling

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Duration 39:50

In this podcast episode, I had the privilege of speaking with Barb Raveling, author of The Renewing of the Mind Project.

Whenever we talk about managing our times in more effective ways – ways that bring glory to God – we are talking about more than simply behavior changes.

Changing behaviors and habits starts with changing our thought patterns. And Barb is an expert at what scripture says (and doesn’t say) about how to go about that process.

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“Your Procrastination Solution” Questions – Episode 23

Your Procrastination Solution Podcast

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Duration 22:51

Dealing with procrastination is often a highly individualized endeavor. Everyone procrastinates for different reasons; everyone finds victory with slightly different solutions.

Today, I get a little deeper into some of these more personalized issues, answering some questions sent in to me.

These questions were based off of my new (and free) ebook, Your Procrastination Solution – which I encourage you to download if you haven’t already.

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Learning to Love New Habits: How I Lost 100 Pounds – Episode 22

Learning to Love New Habits

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Duration 18:22

We talk a lot about finding a job that you love, finding the ministry position that you love, or finding the morning routine that you love.

Is our love a fixed constant that we have to organize our life around? Or is it more flexible?

Can we learn to love something?

Can we learn to love a new habit? Can we learn to love a stifling discipline? Can we learn to love our current job, position, ministry, and situation?

I’m convinced that we can. Because I’ve done it.

In this episode, I take a brief look at learning to love a new habit or your job – and the lessons that I learned in the process of losing 100 pounds.
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Spiritual Disciplines with Don Whitney – Episode 21

Don Whitney and the Spiritual Disciplines

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Duration 1:02:08

I had the honor of speaking in this episode with Dr. Don Whitney, author of the recently revised Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life – an accessible yet deeply edifying book on bible study, prayer, fasting, fellowship, worship, and much more.

Dr. Whitney is a man that doesn’t need much of an introduction. He is a leading expert on the biblical basis and practice of the spiritual disciplines – and his Spiritual Disciplines book is a classic that is heartily recommended by every Christian leader and teacher I’ve heard.

Take a listen to this episode to hear Dr. Whitney’s wisdom on incorporating the spiritual disciplines into our busy lives in an authentic and powerful way – and how to avoid many of the errors of thought or action that many experience with the disciplines.

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Matt Perman and the Gospel-Productivity Relationship – Part 3 – Episode 20

Interview with Matt Perman

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Duration 58:53

This is the final part of my interview series with Matt Perman, author of the upcoming book, What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done.

We talked mainly about practical tips and how Matt personally gets things done. He shares a lot of great ideas that can perhaps change your own productivity practices.

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Matt Perman and the Gospel-Productivity Relationship – Part 2 – Episode 19

Interview with Matt Perman

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Duration 1:04:28

In this podcast episode, we continue our discussion with Matt Perman, author of the upcoming book, What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done.

We had a great discussion, and Matt made some great points that I hope will benefit and challenge you.

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Matt Perman and the Gospel-Productivity Relationship – Part 1 – Episode 18

Interview with Matt Perman

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Duration: 45:32

It’s my privilege to air an interview with Matt Perman, author of the upcoming book What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done.

When you think about a distinctly Christian perspective on our time and productivity, Matt Perman is without a doubt one of the first names that will come to your mind. Listen in to this first part of the interview, where Matt shares a lot of great thoughts about how to be truly productive and to glorify God with our everyday lives.

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We Are Commanded to Pray for Wisdom – Episode 17

We Are Commanded to Pray for Wisdom

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Duration: 12:30

In the first chapter of James, we’re promised that God will give us wisdom when we ask. Not only that, but we are commanded to pray for wisdom.

This isn’t just wisdom to make the major decisions of our lives, but wisdom to handle even the seemingly insignificant situations.

In this podcast episode, I talk about this promise from God – as well as about the connection between wisdom and time management that is all throughout scripture.
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Overcommitment: How the Early Church Handled Being Way Too Busy – Episode 16

How the Early Church Handled Busyness

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Duration: 20:13

A lot of great and exciting things were happening as the early church was growing.

Yet that growth stretched the apostles to their limits, leading to overcommitment and chronic busyness – which led to further and potentially serious problems.

In this episode, we’ll take a look at how the apostles handled this situation, and we’ll learn some great practical wisdom that we can apply to our own busyness.
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The Crucial Difference in Motives: Being or Feeling – Episode 15

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Duration 12:39

Do you sincerely want to be a certain way? Or just feel a certain way?

Is there even a difference?

In this episode of the podcast, I talk about this important distinction in our motives. It’s a problem that I’ve observed in myself and in many others – and discovering this difference is a simple concept that can change your life.
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