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30 minutes | May 10, 2022
Faith & Mental Health
May is Mental Health Awareness month. This month is set aside to raise awareness about mental health, to fight the stigma, and educate the public about mental health issues. So we want to do our part and have a transparent and honest conversation about mental health and faith. Our guest today: Fatima Banister is a therapist and coach that’s all about mental health, faith, and purpose. She is the founder of Sis Health thyself a sisterhood that helps women to improve their self worth by increasing trust in themselves and trust in God. https://www.sishealyourself.com/ Related Episodes "Mental Health 101" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9359902 "Prioritize Your Mental Health" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8505396 Scripture mentioned Psalm 34:17-18 "The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalms 32:7-8 "You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you Thank you so much for tuning in today!Would you take 60 seconds right now to text a friend, inviting them to take a listen to this episode :) Support the show
44 minutes | Apr 27, 2022
Happily Ever After
Marriage should be enjoyed, not endured. Tune in as we explore and unpack practical strategies that can help you to live Happily Ever After with your spouse. Our Guest Today: Donnatello and Erickius Pittman Scripture from today's episode Mark 8:6-10 “But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ 7 ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, 8 and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh. 9 What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.” Related Episodes "Our Best Relationship Advice" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9996873 "Keys to a Lasting Godly Marriage" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/7641259 Would you take 60 seconds to leave us a rating and review?Thanks!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
19 minutes | Apr 20, 2022
Before You Say "I Do"
Choosing a spouse is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make in this life. So before you say "I do" there are some things that you need to address and discuss with the person that you are dating or engaged to. Tune in to find out what those things are!Scripture from today's Episode1 Corinthians 13:4-8"Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 8 Love never ends"Be sure to share this episode with some friends that you want to see thriving in their relationships!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
20 minutes | Mar 30, 2022
Does Going to CHURCH Really Matter?
Does Going to CHURCH Really Matter? Yes! It does...but why? Tune in to find out. Scripture mentioned Hebrews 10:25 "not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” 1 Corinthians 12:12 “For just at the body is one and has many members and all the members of the body, though many are one body, so it is with Christ. If you are in the Houston Area we'd love for you to worship with us at Champion Forest Baptist Church. https://www.championforest.org/Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
21 minutes | Mar 16, 2022
Bible Study 101
In this episode we take a deep dive into the importance of knowing God's Word. When it comes to the Bible we should do these 5 things: Listen to It Read It Study It Memorize & Meditate on it Obey & Apply It! Related Episodes Prayer 101 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9523644 Fasting 101 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9481727 Scripture from this Episode 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
36 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
(Ep. 100) How to Share your Faith?
Welcome to Episode 100! This episode is all about teaching you how to share your faith.Questions we answer: How can we effectively package our testimony & share our faith? How can we be more intentional in sharing the Gospel in our everyday lives? What does look like to leverage social media to point people to Christ? Connect with the guest: Mitch Tidwell https://www.instagram.com/mitchtidwell/Scripture from today's episode Acts 1:8 "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and rSamaria, and to the end of the earth.” Matthew 28:18-20 “18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Related Episode "The Gospel" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/4442279Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
27 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
Relationships & Communication
Tune in as my wife and I discuss 7 Ways to Upgrade Your Relationship in the areas of Communication & Conflict Understand that the goal of communication is mutual understanding Don’t underestimate the impact of your words & tone Recognize any negative communication patterns you may have Give each other space & grace to have a timeout Don’t assume you’re healthy b/c you don’t have conflict Take responsibility for your actions Invite others in Proverbs 15.1 - A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Music today by J. E. White https://music.apple.com/us/album/fall-in-love/1540331885?i=1540331922Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
22 minutes | Feb 2, 2022
Our BEST Relationship Advice
I'm joined today by my lovely wife, Arielle, and this episode is all about thriving in your marriage. Tune in as we give our best relationship advice from ourselves and from some of our friends. Scripture from this episode Matthew 6:33 “Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you” Proverbs: 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Click here to hear our Love Story, How we met and all the juicy details "Relationship Goals" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/4266275Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
22 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Your Spiritual To-Do List
This episode will help you to build a strong spiritual foundation for a blessed 2022. Here are 4 things that need to be on your to-do list right now. Connect with God through His Word Connect with God through Prayer Connect with God’s People Connect to the Will of God Scripture Acts 2:42-47 42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. 43 And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. 44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common. 45 And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. 46 And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, 47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved. Related Episodes "The Priority, Privilege, and Power of Prayer" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9523644 "Prayer Still Works" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8462585 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
25 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
But God...enough said. If you need a boost in your faith ,then this episode is for you. Please know there is no situation beyond the reach of God. He can "But in" at any moment and turn things around in your favor!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
19 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
The Greatest Gift of All!
Christmas isn't about the gifts that we give and receive. Christmas is a reminder of the Gift that God gave us over 2000 years ago. John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." During these holidays I want to encourage you to stay close to Christ & point others to Christ because Jesus is the reason for the season and He is the Greatest Gift of All!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
27 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
How to Beat the Holiday Blues!
Happy December! This is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be a very stressful and lonely time, as many of us may struggle with the Holiday Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder. In this episode we give you practical tips that will help you to cope and to THRIVE mentally and emotionally.Today's Guest: licensed therapist and self care educator, Katrina Legginshttps://www.knicolewriting.com/Music today by Lil Byron and Janell Harville https://open.spotify.com/album/61JGOOCos5PClTc875Eyjc If you are enjoying this content, would you consider clicking the link below to become a monthly supporter? We have giving options for every budget.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
19 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
An Attitude of Gratitude
Happy Thanksgiving!Tune in as this sermonic episode will inspire you to have an Attitude of Gratitude! Text Luke 17:11-19 Jesus Heals 10 Lepers3 Action points from the sermon: Be interruptible: God wants to use you to bring Him glory, but you must be interruptible and open to all that God wants to do in & through you Be Loud for Jesus: In your life, conversations, spheres of influence (work\school, etc) social media, point others to Christ. Be Grateful: There may be a lot to complain about, but there is a lot to be grateful for as well…The fact that you still have breath in your body means that God isn’t done with you yet and that my friend is more than enough to be grateful If you are enjoying this content, would you consider clicking the link below to become a monthly supporter. We have giving options for every budget. To those that have already donated, thank you so much! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
25 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
Baecation Do's & Don'ts
A Baecation is a vacation that you take with your bae\boo\significant other. In this episode Paul & Arielle share travel tips for couples. Don’t leave God out Collaborate Plan but don't over plan. Make a Budget Make room to rest and relax Get out of your comfort zone Leave work at home Capture the moment Resolve conflict ASAP Avoid the "post vacation blues" If this podcast ministry has been a blessing to you, would you consider supporting us by becoming a Patron, fancy word for monthly donor. You can click the link below to set it up, takes less than 2 mins. There are giving options for every budget, no amount too small or too big. Thank you in advance!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
25 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
The Priority, Privilege, & Power of Prayer!
Prayer is all about talking to God. But you may ask How to Pray? Why is prayer important? Tune in for answers to those questions as well as content that will give you a solid foundation for a vibrant prayer life. Prayer must be a Priority. Prayer is a Privilege. Prayer is Powerful!Mark 1:35-39 "35 And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. 36 And Simon and those who were with him searched for him, 37 and they found him and said to him, “Everyone is looking for you.” 38 And he said to them, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came out.” 39 And he went throughout all Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and casting out demons."Related Episode - "Prayer Still Works" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8462585If you are enjoying this content and would like to support our podcast ministry, please click the link below. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
15 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
The Do's & Don'ts of Biblical Fasting
Fasting is a powerful spiritual discipline taught and modeled by Jesus. Fasting is also one of the more neglected spiritual disciplines honestly. Tune in as the host, Paul Calcote, discusses the Do's & Don'ts fasting and answers the following questions: How long to fast? Types of fast? Why should we fast? When to fast?Quotes from this episode "Fasting means going without food for spiritual purposes" "When we fast, we are expressing and demonstrating our obedience, worship, and love to God" "Fasting makes us more sensitive to the voice and timing of the Holy Spirit" Scripture 1 Tim 4:7 Discipline yourself for the purpose of Godliness Matthew 6:16-18 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 17 But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, 18 that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
22 minutes | Oct 27, 2021
How to Win with Your Money!
If you are ready to take control of your finances and ready to WIN with your money, then tune in!Scripture From Today's Episode Luke 16:10 "One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. Matthew 6:33 “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” Related Episode "So You Want to Buy a Home" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/5426710If you are enjoying the content and would like to support, please click the link below. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
37 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
What Does the Bible Say about Money!?
If you want to know what the Bible has to say about money, then tune in. We also discuss money saving hacks, the relationship with between money and mental health, as well as how to manage your money well. Connect with the guest: money coach, Katie Jones https://agapeinvests.com/Scripture from today's episode 2 Corinthians 9:7 "Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." Colossians 3:23 "Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people." Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money 1 Timothy 6:10a "For the love of money is the root of all evil..." Related episodes "Million Dollar Life Lessons" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8011948 "Secure the Bag" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8200192 If you would like to support this podcast ministry, click the Patreon link below. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
20 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
Mental Health 101
Today, we take a practical and spiritual look at Mental Health. We discuss prioritizing your mental health (self care), being holistically healthy, and ways we can help others who may be struggling mentally and emotionally.Connect with the guest: Brent Dyer https://www.brentandrewdyer.com/Scripture from today's episode. 2 Timothy 1:7 "for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control."Related Episodes "It's Okay Not To Be Okay" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/5992840 "MENtal Health pt. 1" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8628215 "Prioritize Your Mental Health" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/8505396 If you are enjoying this podcast, would you consider supporting the show by clicking the link below. No amount too small or big, as we have support tiers to fit every budget. Thank you in advance and God bless! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
22 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
Goal Setting is not Enough!
Happy October! It’s the final quarter of the year. So let’s make it count. Goal setting is not enough. You must create and implement systems and habits to ensure execution and success. I don’t want you to merely be a goal setter but a goal getter, a goal achiever and that will take discipline. This episode discusses the importance of setting God-honoring goals in various aspects: spiritual, physical, relational, financial, and mental! Scripture from this episode Matthew 6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you" James 2:17 “So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” 3 John 1:2 "Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul" Practical Steps from today’s episode Take some time today and set your goals. Then develop a system and incorporate habits in order to reach your goals For accountability, share your goals with someone that loves you Then execute If you are enjoying this podcast, would you consider supporting the show by clicking the link below. No amount too small or big, as we have support tiers to fit every budget. Thank you in advance and God bless!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulcalcote?fan_landing=true)
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