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14 minutes | Feb 27, 2020
Closing out Colossians
In this final episode of this season, Lisa dives into four directives that Paul gives in Colossians chapter 4. The book recommendation is Vindicating the Vixens, edited by Sandra Glahn. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
12 minutes | Feb 20, 2020
Live as if Christ lived here
Is Christianity just following a bunch of rules? In this episode Lisa discusses what it means to be one with Christ and how that affects how we view the Christian life. The book recommendation for this week is Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
17 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
The new practices of a believer
In this episode, Lisa jumps back into Colossians and discusses the putting off and putting on that Paul talks about in chapter 3. What are the remains of the old life that we should leave behind and what practices are to mark our lives now? This week's book recommendation is Half the Church by Carolyn Custis James. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
13 minutes | Feb 6, 2020
How to improve human relations
In this episode, Lisa talks about recognizing other people as image-bearers and other believers as having the Spirit of God. This will change the way we interact with the people around us and how we see ourselves. This week's book recommendation is Liturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
17 minutes | Jan 23, 2020
Don't get stuck; pray Scripture
This episode is back to Colossians to talk about prayer and how we can allow the Bible to guide our prayers. This week's book recommendation is The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
17 minutes | Jan 16, 2020
How do we respond to temptation?
This episode is a discussion on three ways we can respond to temptation. We can be deceived; we can blatantly disobey; we can respond with the truth of Scripture . This week's book recommendation is Practice Resurrection by Eugene Peterson. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
20 minutes | Jan 9, 2020
What's the will of God?
This week is a dive into Paul's prayer in Colossians 1 and how we can know, not only what God's will is for our lives, but also how we can stick with it until we see Jesus. The book recommendation is The Forgotten God by Francis Chan. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
13 minutes | Jan 3, 2020
Goal setting for our actual lives
In this episode, Lisa lays out what the podcast will look like for this season. Then she jumps into a short conversation about how to set goals that matter to the life you’re already living. The book recommendation for this week is Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend. You can sign up for the Practices of Becoming weekly emails here! You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
14 minutes | Jun 26, 2019
Jonah Was a Prophet
This episode dives into the minor prophet Jonah. After a brief recap of the story, Lisa breaks down three ways we can see God moving after people in this tiny book. This week's book recommendation is How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth by Christopher Wright. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! If you click links in show notes and purchase anything, Lisa will receive a small commission from that purchase at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Becoming Disciples!
14 minutes | Jun 19, 2019
Why I Stopped Using the Word "Headship"
In spite of how inflammatory the title might sound, this week's episode encourages us to use the language of the Bible whenever possible. Lisa lists five reasons that she no longer uses the word "headship" and is instead careful to use the phrasing of the Scripture. Lisa also introduces a new show segment where she will recommend a book that has helped disciple her. She starts out with A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson. You can find Lisa on her blog or on Instagram! If you click links in show notes and purchase anything, Lisa will receive a small commission from that purchase at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Becoming Disciples!
13 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
Reframing Modesty and Lust
In this episode, Lisa is actually talking about more than just modesty and lust. This is a conversation about how we should describe people's behavior in context of their own relationships with God and not in the context of the opposite gender. Tim Mackie's Sermon on the Mount episode You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!
22 minutes | Jun 5, 2019
Questions, Context, and Women
In this episode, Lisa talks through the two main passages that are pulled out when we talk about women in the church, 1 Corinthians 14 and 1 Timothy 2. Paul and Gender with Cynthia Westfall "Ezer" by Carolyn Custis James Are Women More Easily Deceived? You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram.
15 minutes | May 29, 2019
Submission: Basic Posture of a Believer
This episode marks the start of a new series on women, or both men and women, and the Bible. Lisa jumpstarts the series by discussing submission and why it's a character trait that is to be displayed by both genders. Sandra Glahn and 1 Peter 3 Pt. 1 1 Peter 3, Pt. 2 The Weaker Vessel Series on Women and Theology Find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram.
26 minutes | May 22, 2019
Your Questions + My Responses
Lisa pulled in her husband to read your questions this week. Hear answers to everything from her enneagram number to how she finds time to read to how she decides what she shares on the internet. You can find Lisa on Instagram and on her blog!
23 minutes | May 15, 2019
Imaging God in Work + Relationships
After the Mother's Day break, Lisa wraps up the conversation about being made in the image of God. What does it mean to image God in how we work? How does God work? How are we supposed to relate to other people? Run with the Horses by Eugene Peterson You can find Lisa on her blog or on Instagram!
15 minutes | May 8, 2019
Honoring the Mothers
All women mother. This episode starts with the need for spiritual mothers and then moves to motherhood as discipleship (and what mothering teaches us about discipleship). It ends with some practical ideas for thriving as a mama. Happy Mother's Day! You can find Lisa on Instagram and on her blog!
16 minutes | May 1, 2019
Image Bearer: What's That?
In this episode, Lisa talks about what it means for human beings to be made in the image of God. How does that change how we relate to others and look at our work? How does that change how we look at ourselves? What does that mean for us as believers? You can find Lisa on Instagram and her blog.
24 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Huldah the Prophetess
Old Testament stories might feel irrelevant to our lives today but they aren't! We can always see how God is working and the consistency of His character throughout all time. In this episode, Lisa walks through the story of Huldah with the hopes of introducing you to one of her favorite "unknown" Bible characters and sparking an interest in how the prophets weave into the narratives of Scripture. You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram.
15 minutes | Apr 17, 2019
Walking by the Spirit
To wrap up the beginner believer series, Lisa talks about walking by the Spirit. The two pitfalls of this life that we are called to are veering into liberalism or becoming shackled by legalism. How can we leave those behind and how do we learn and teach that? You can find Lisa on her blog and Instagram!
22 minutes | Apr 10, 2019
This week, Lisa discusses why we need spiritual disciplines and what we're really after when we cultivate them. She talks specifically about Bible reading and prayer and the eyes back/eyes forward outlook we need in order to remember the story we live in. Sermon on the model prayer Find Lisa on Instagram or on her blog.
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