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Conversations with John & Lisa Bevere
25 minutes | 10 days ago
How To Hear God’s Voice (part 2)
So many people want to hear God’s voice, but have no clue there are actually things that can block His voice in their lives. Today we’re unpacking this on the podcast as we continue our conversation on how to hear the voice of God.In this conversation, we answer questions like:—What are the different ways God speaks?—What blocks God’s voice in our lives?—How does idolatry affect the way we hear God?More than anything, we want to encourage you: don’t stop speaking to God because you don’t feel like He’s talking to you. God actually wants to speak to you even more than you want to hear from Him!Want to dive deeper and learn more about how God speaks and how to tune your ear to His voice? Start the Hearing God course today at NO COST TO YOU on the MessengerX app!Have a friend who has been struggling to hear God’s voice? Feel free to share this episode with them!
21 minutes | 24 days ago
How To Hear God’s Voice (part 1)
Hearing God’s voice is vital to sustaining a life-giving relationship with Him, but so many Christians have trouble knowing how and what God is speaking.Today on the podcast we’re tackling this topic head-on, answering questions like:—Does God speak to everyone?—What does His voice sound like?—What does it mean to live in the peace of God?If you have been trying to follow God without regularly hearing His voice, you’re missing out on a profound aspect of knowing Him. God is a communicator and loves to commune with His children.We hope you walk away from this conversation knowing that not only does God speak, but He wants to speak to you!Want to dive deeper and learn more about how God speaks and how to tune your ear to His voice? Start the Hearing God course today at NO COST TO YOU on the MessengerX app!Have a friend who has been struggling to hear God’s voice? Feel free to share this episode with them!
62 minutes | a month ago
A Special Conversation on Receiving God’s Love with Pastor Maria Durso
Have you ever struggled to receive God’s love? We’re unpacking this today in this special guest edition of Conversations with Pastor Maria Durso.Recently, Lisa hosted a conversation with Pastor Maria Durso on her podcast The Godmother with Lisa Bevere. The conversation was powerful, redemptive, such an incredible testimony of God’s love… and when it was all said and done, it ended up being one of our all-time favorite interviews here at the Messenger Podcast Network… so for that reason, we want you—our friends over here in the Conversations with John and Lisa crew, to have a chance to hear that conversation.Pastor Maria is a powerhouse mother, wife, grandmother, pastor, and minister. Her story is one of incredible redemption and triumph, a true testimony to the power of God’s love.In this episode, Pastor Maria shares:—her story of motherlessness, trauma, abuse, and how God intervened in the midst of her pain—how she learned to receive God’s love—how to pray powerful prayers over your kids—the roles of younger women and older women in the churchWhatever your story may be, God wants to meet you in the midst of it. He is faithful to heal your wounds, redeem your pain, and rewrite your story in a way that empowers you to move forward in strength.You can connect with Pastor Maria on Instagram at @mariadurso129 or on her website at mariadurso.com!Books mentioned in today’s show:—Ageless, by: Maria Durso—From Your Head to Your Heart, by: Maria DursoP.S. Haven’t downloaded the MessengerX app yet? Get the app today (http://onelink.to/3mvb9f) at NO COST to you and start growing in your faith more than ever before!
24 minutes | 2 months ago
What is the Role of the Prophetic in Today’s Culture?
There has never been more confusion surrounding the role of prophecy in our culture today. The last year has left so many people in our world wondering, “Does the prophetic even have a place in today’s culture?” and “How do I know what voices to listen to or trust?”Today we’re diving into this topic on the podcast. We talk about the role of the prophetic in the Old Testament vs. how it operates in our culture today, how to know which voices to trust, and how to move forward in strength, able to navigate the prophetic pollution in our culture today.Listen now and learn how to walk confidently in the prophetic in the way God intended for you. If you have friends who have wondered about the role of the prophetic in today’s culture, feel free to share this episode with them!-John & LisaP.S. Haven’t downloaded the MessengerX app yet? Get the app today at NO COST to you and start growing in your faith more than ever before—http://onelink.to/3mvb9f!
23 minutes | 2 months ago
Building a Marriage that Lasts (part 2)
“What do I do when my spouse just feels like a roommate?”We’re tackling this question and more on the podcast today! Today’s episode of Conversations with John and Lisa is part two of our “Building a Marriage that Lasts” conversation in which we’re answering questions sent in from the audience.Some of the topics we’re tackling are:-How to co-lead (a business or a ministry) with your spouse-How to avoid competition and comparison in your marriage-How to make your marriage a priority in midst of life’s busyness-How to keep the romance alive-How to set a vision for your marriageOur passion is to see marriages whole and thriving as husbands and wives learn how to better love and communicate with each other! We hope this conversation equips you to do just that!Want to dive deeper and learn more about building a marriage that lasts? Start the Story of Marriage course today at NO COST TO YOU in the MessengerX app. Find the app here: http://onelink.to/3mvb9f
21 minutes | 3 months ago
Building a Marriage that Lasts (part 1)
“How do you build a marriage that lasts?”As we travel, meet people, and interact with so many of you on social media, we get a variation of this question constantly. Well today on Conversations with John and Lisa, we’re diving into this!We recently asked our listeners what questions they have about marriage. Today is part 1 of a conversation in which we answer your questions!Some of the questions we’re answering today are:—Who is supposed to lead in a marriage?—How do you work through differences you can’t seem to align on easily?—How do you learn to communicate well when there are major differences in personality styles?—Prenups… good idea or bad idea?Our passion is to see marriages whole and thriving as husbands and wives learn how to better love and communicate with each other! We hope this conversation equips you to do just that!Want to dive deeper and learn more about building a marriage that lasts? Start the Story of Marriage course today at NO COST TO YOU in the MessengerX app. Find the app here: http://onelink.to/3mvb9f
37 minutes | 3 months ago
A Bevere Roundtable Discussion on the Labels that Limit Us
In this special episode of Conversations, we’re not only joined by our youngest son Arden to continue the conversation on his new book, but we’re also joined by all four of our boys and our daughter-in-love Christian!We recently all sat down to have a conversation about the labels that limit us and how God is redefining those labels, and we want to share this conversation with you—our podcast family!Tune in as we talk about what it looks like to go from doubtful to seeking, discouraged to hopeful, lost to focused, and so many more!Don’t forget to grab a copy of Arden’s new book “Redefined: Confronting the Labels that Limit Us” today on Amazon: https://amzn.to/35UYdFgAnd you can dive into the Redefined course today on the MessengerX app: http://onelink.to/3mvb9f!
22 minutes | 3 months ago
A Generation REDEFINED with Arden Bevere
In this episode of Conversations, we’re so excited to be joined by our youngest son, Arden Bevere, as we dive into the message behind his first book, “Redefined: Confronting the Labels that Limit Us.”At some time or another, all of us have to face off with the labels that limit us and make room for God to tell us exactly who we are. Arden shares his passion for his generation and his desire to see them walk FREE of the labels and into the destiny and calling God has for them.Tune in as we unpack what it looks like to let God redefine the labels in our lives!You can order Arden’s Redefined book today here: https://amzn.to/35UYdFgAnd download the MessengerX app today in the App Store!
27 minutes | 4 months ago
Vision for 2021 and Beyond with our International Director Rob Birkbeck (part 2)
The MessengerX app is here! In this episode, our International Director, Rob Birkbeck, joins us once again to continue the conversation on our vision for 2021 and beyond. This conversation comes just a few days after the launch of our new state-of-the-art discipleship app MessengerX.Our passion is to see nations around the world discipled. Why? Simply because we believe that EVERYONE deserves to know—and MessengerX is how we intend to tell everyone, everywhere about the love of God and truth of His Word.Tune in for this conversation on our vision for this app in the nations, and if you haven’t already, be sure to download the MessengerX app today in the App Store. You can also find it here: http://onelink.to/3mvb9f!
28 minutes | 4 months ago
Vision for 2021 and Beyond with our International Director Rob Birkbeck (part 1)
2021 is here and we couldn’t be more excited! We have so much vision and hope for this year and are excited to share it with you in this episode and the next…but to know where you’re going, we believe it’s important to keep in mind what God has already done.Join us for this conversation with our Messenger International International Director, Rob Birkbeck, as we look back and share some of the incredible stories of what God has been doing in the nations over the past 10 years.We are so excited to be on this journey with you, our podcast family, and can’t wait to see what God does in 2021 and beyond!For more information about what’s coming in 2021 and how you can join the mission to revolutionize discipleship around the world, visit: messengerinternational.org.
25 minutes | 4 months ago
Standing for Truth in the Midst of Cancel Culture with the Benham Brothers (part 2)
In this episode, we continue our conversation with twin brothers, authors, speakers, and real estate entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham. They share their experience standing up to cancel culture and remaining steadfast in their convictions of God’s Word and truth, despite being pressured to back down from their faith in moments of tension.David and Jason discuss how God can use us best when we are broken and bold, and how He can weave these moments in our lives together for our good and for His glory.As you listen to this episode, we hope you feel empowered to stand in love and truth, even when it feels the most difficult.You can grab a copy of David and Jason’s latest book “Bold and Broken” on Amazon or at boldandbroken.com.
43 minutes | 5 months ago
Standing for Truth in the Midst of Cancel Culture with the Benham Brothers (part 1)
In this episode, we sit down with twin brothers, authors, speakers, and real estate entrepreneurs David and Jason Benham as they share their powerful story of standing for truth amidst a culture so quick to “cancel” those who refuse to conform to the patterns of the world.In the first part of this two-part conversation, Jason and David share the beginnings of their journey—from their father’s incredible conversion experience and work in the pro-life sphere, to their time as Minor League baseball players, to the beginnings of their careers in real estate, all the way up to the beginnings of talks about a potential reality show with HGTV.David and Jason share how if “Your theology is not your biography, then your theology is worthless.” Their story illustrates time and time again the power of standing for truth and living it out in the everyday decisions of life.As you listen to this conversation, we hope you feel challenged to stand for God’s truth in the midst of a culture that increasingly demands compliance.You can grab a copy of David and Jason’s latest book “Bold and Broken” on Amazon or at boldandbroken.com and check back in two weeks for part two of this conversation!
34 minutes | 5 months ago
Listen to a Chapter from the New X Book!
In this episode, you get an exclusive listen to one of the chapters from John’s new book “X: Multiply Your God-Given Potential.” In this chapter, titled “Diligence and Multiplication,” John shares how hard work and God’s grace are a powerful combination when we’re seeking to build a life that multiplies the Kingdom of God.He shares stories from the times early on in ministry when he and Lisa were serving under the vision of their pastors, to the conception of Messenger International and the early days of the ministry, to the publishing of the Bait of Satan. He dives into how God honored their diligence and hearts, and multiplied the work of their hands along the way.As you tune in today, we hope you are inspired to work diligently at everything God has placed in front of you and watch as He is faithful to multiply what is in your hands!You can grab a copy (or the audiobook version) of John’s new book on amazon today or at messengerpodcasts.com/xbook!You can also dive into the X Suite (which includes the Gifted and Multiply courses) here: bit.ly/3lWM9Jy!
24 minutes | 6 months ago
How to Multiply Your God-Given Potential
In this episode, John and Lisa sit down to discuss John’s new book X: Multiply Your God-Given Potential. John shares how every single person is gifted by God, and it’s up to each person to decide how they will use that gift: Will they bury it? Use it to serve their own agenda? Or will they use it to build God’s Kingdom?John dives into how faithfulness, contrary to common thought, it not our ability to well-maintain what has been entrusted to us, but rather to multiply what has been entrusted to us.Tune in as John shares what inspired him to pen this message as well as other stories from the book.You can pre-order the book today and get the audiobook FREE at messengerpodcasts.com/xbook!
21 minutes | 6 months ago
Why We Need Fervent Prayer in 2020
2020 took so many of us by surprise. It has tested us and refined us, and in so many ways given us an opportunity to live out what we believe amid unimaginable circumstances.One of the keys to moving through this season in strength, both for us and for our team at Messenger International, is fervent prayer. When a believer stands in faith and prays fervently, mountains move.In this episode, we dive into what it looks like to pray fervently, how and why Scripture commands us to pray this way, and what happens we do! We hope this episode encourages you today!To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess.
23 minutes | 7 months ago
How to Respond to Authority When You’ve Been Mistreated
For years following the releases of The Bait of Satan and Under Cover, we have been asked the question, “How do you respond to authority when your leader is abusing their place of power and you’re being mistreated?”In today’s podcast, we dive deep into this topic. We talk about how to differentiate between moments where you simply feel mistreated by a leader and how to respond when you truly are being mistreated. We discuss examples from God’s Word when people faced abusive leadership and the precedent they set for how to respond in situations like these.As you listen today, we hope you feel equipped and inspired to handle these situations in a way that ultimately brings honor to God!To grab a copy of “How to Respond When You Feel Mistreated,” “The Bait of Satan,” or “Under Cover,” visit our website at messengerinternational.org.To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess.
29 minutes | 7 months ago
Q&A with John and Lisa! (Part 2)
In this episode we answer even more of your questions! We recently asked our communities on social media for questions our listeners wanted us to speak to on the podcast. We had so many incredible questions pour in that we couldn’t limit it to just one show! This week is part two of our Q&A series and we’re answering questions like “How do you respond to a pastor who abuses their authority?” and “What does modesty look like in 2020?” Tune in as we dive into everything from how to encourage a doubting spouse in their faith to how we personally respond in seasons of disappointment. We hope your faith is built as you listen today! To grab a copy of the Godmothers book today, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/godmothers. To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess.
25 minutes | 8 months ago
Q&A with John and Lisa! (Part 1)
In this episode, we answer your questions! After putting out a prompt on our social media accounts, we’ve compiled a list of your questions to begin tackling in this two-part Q&A podcast series! Today we answer questions like “What are your best tips for getting through the first couple years of marriage well?” and “How do you know if you’re hearing God’s voice?”Tune in as we dive into everything from navigating relational dynamics with in-laws to seeking God when you’re “spiritually exhausted,” to knowing the difference between your God-given calling and your own desires.To grab a copy of the Godmothers book today, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/godmothers.To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess.
51 minutes | 8 months ago
Listen to Chapter One of Godmothers
In this episode, we continue our deep dive into the Godmothers message! Lisa shares the first chapter from the Godmothers Book called “Why You Need One.” In this chapter, Lisa reveals the deep need we have for godmothers in our lives and how these people serve as a catalyst for our transformation. Listen in as Lisa shares what it was like to be a young woman in ministry who desperately longed for a godmother, but couldn’t find one, and how God used that season to help her become the woman she wished she’d had by her side.To grab a copy of the Godmothers book today, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/godmothers.The Godmothers audiobook will be available on Christian Audio and Audible on September 15th. To pre-order it today, visit: https://christianaudio.com/godmothers-lisa-bevere-audiobook-download To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/godmothers.
28 minutes | 9 months ago
All About Godmothers!
In this episode, John and Lisa discuss all things Godmothers! With the launch of Lisa’s book only a week away, she shares her heart for the Godmothers message. She dives into how to get moving when you’ve been frozen in fear, and what it looks like when God begins to close the gaps between the older and younger generations. Tune in today to learn what it looks like to be someone who helps bridge gaps in others’ lives! Get the Godmothers audiobook FREE today when you pre-order the Godmothers book at messengerpodcasts.com/godmothers.To get access to our entire library of courses for the monthly contribution of your choice, visit: messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess.
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