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The Practical Christian Podcast
70 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
The true meaning of Genesis 1 with Marty Solomon | Top 10
Today I get to sit down with Marty Solomon, co-host of the Bema Discipleship podcast.Learn more about Bema by visiting their website: bemadiscipleship.comFollow Marty on Twitter @martysolomon Some things you'll hear us discuss on this episode: How a Jew approaches Bible study The challenges presented by the Greco-Roman worldview The real meaning underpinning the creation story in Genesis 1 Stuff we mention in this episode: "The Sabbath" by Abraham Joshua Herschel "Velvet Elvis" by Rob Bell "Jesus for President" by Shane Claiborne Disclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission.
7 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
The art of savoring scripture | Top 10
I used to think that if I didn't read at least three chapters a day God was disappointed in me somehow. I'm glad I don't think that way anymore!In this episode I'll explain how to focus on the "quality" of your Bible study to unlock some new things you otherwise would have missed.Scripture referenced: Psalm 127:1-2
37 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
Understanding God's plan to use your career with Shawn Sommerkamp | Top 10
Today I get to sit down with Shawn Sommerkamp to discuss how our jobs can be fertile ground for God to work.Sign up for Shawn's "52 Weeks of Inspiration" at motivationeer.com Stuff we mention in this episode: "Willpower Doesn't Work" by Benjamin Hardy "Man's Search for Meaning" by Victor E. Frankl Disclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission.
8 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
The power of five seconds | Top 10
In this episode, you'll learn how to escape "overthinking" and take decisive action when your gut is telling you to do something but you're afraid to do it.Check out this video with Mel Robbins to learn more about the five-second rule.
42 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Why God's plan for sex rocks with Sheila Gregoire | Top 10
Today I get to sit down with author, speaker, and blogger Sheila Gregoire to talk practically about sex.We dive into the real questions that most Christians wonder about but don't necessarily feel comfortable bringing up in their small group so get ready to take notes!Some of Sheila's resources we discuss during the episode: 31 Days to Great Sex Sexy Dares - 24 Dares for Couples Boost Your Libido Course Books that Sheila recommends: "Josephine E. Butler: An Autobiographical Memoir" "Surprised By Joy" by C.S. Lewis "How God Became King" by N.T. Wright "The Emotionally Destructive Marriage" by Leslie Vernick "How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong" by Leslie Vernick "Boundaries in Marriage" by Cloud and Townsend Disclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission.
8 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
How to share your faith and not feel weird | Top 10
Let's face it, talking to someone about God can feel incredibly intimidating. But it doesn't have to be! In this episode, we'll dive into a trick I've used to be able to share my faith in an authentic way and not feel weird while I'm doing it.
51 minutes | Dec 1, 2021
Homosexuality and same-sex attraction with Guy Hammond | Top 10
Today I get to sit down with the founder of Strength in Weakness Ministries, Guy Hammond, to discuss how to live a life of holiness when you're same-sex attracted.Check out more resources from Guy at strenghtinweakness.orgYou can watch the trailer for the documentary that's coming out about Guy's life at findingguy.comStuff we mention in this episode: "The Gay Gospel?" by Joe Dallas "Inside Out" by Larry Crabb Disclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission.
9 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Do this when you feel distant from God | Top 10
Every Christian experiences dry spells, where you feel emotionally distant from God and have trouble connecting.In this episode, I'll teach you how to use psalms as scripts for your prayer life.Scriptures referenced: Psalm 37 Psalm 73 Psalm 19
37 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
Recklessly Alive with Sam Eaton | Top 10
Today I get to sit down with Sam Eaton, founder of the Recklessly Alive ministry that helps Christians cope with depression and thoughts of suicide.If you're considering suicide, call the Suicide Hotline right now at 1-800-273-8255.Visit RecklesslyAlive.com to find more resources from Sam.Pick up a copy of Sam's book, Recklessly Alive: What My Suicide Attempt Taught Me About God and Living Life to the Fullest. Stuff we mention in this episode: "Crazy Love" by Francis Chan "Radical" by David Platt "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years" by Donald Miller Disclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission.
10 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
How to choose between two good options | Top 10
What are you supposed to do when you have to choose between two good options? How do you make the "best" decision that is inline with God's will?In this episode, I'll unpack what is and isn't the will of God and the one question you can ask yourself so you never have to second-guess your decisions.
7 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
A sneak peak at what's coming up on the podcast
In this episode, I'll share a sneak peak of what you can expect on the podcast for the rest of the year and what I'll be launching in the new year.Listen to the "Women in the Church" podcast, my latest Bible study project.
1 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
No episode today. Wife is having a baby :)
7 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
The secret to unlocking "times of refreshment"
In this episode, you'll learn why making a decision to confess and repent from our sin (and then following through) is the final hurdle you need to overcome to reclaim your relationship with God.Scripture Referenced: Acts 3:19-20
9 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
Why taking risks is a GOOD thing for Christians
In this episode, you'll learn why God likes to wait until AFTER we take a risk to swoop in and do amazing things in our lives.Scripture Referenced: 1 Samuel 14:6-7, 13-14
9 minutes | Aug 11, 2021
The power of fasting regularly
In this episode, you'll learn why Jesus turned to fasting and prayer to prepare for big moments in his ministry (and how you can supercharge your spiritual walk by doing it on a regular basis).Scripture Referenced: Matthew 4:1-2
6 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Just take a nap
In this episode, you'll learn why sleep deprivation (and not some super spiritual reason) could be the cause of your spiritual funkiness.Scripture Referenced: 1 Kings 19:1-8
6 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
The power of praying with others
In this episode, you'll discover why praying with other Christians can help you draw strength, encouragement, and support when you need it the most.Scripture Referenced: James 5:16
7 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Ask God out on a date
In this episode, we'll dive into one of my favorite strategies for drawing closer to God... taking him out on a special date! Don't knock it until you try it :)Scripture Referenced: Mark 1:35
8 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Discover your "Sacred Pathway" for connecting with God
In this episode, we'll talk about the different ways you can draw near to God that aren't reading your Bible and praying.Grab a copy of "Sacred Pathways" by Gary Thomas. You'll be glad you did!Scripture Referenced: Micah 6:8 Disclaimer: This episode description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links and make a purchase a portion of that sale will go directly to supporting this podcast.
7 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Give us this day our daily salad?
In this episode, we'll dive into a funny story from the Old Testament to see why changing your diet can have such a big impact on your energy and your relationship with God.Scripture Referenced: Daniel 1:8-16
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