230: May Review – A Foundation in the Past, a Hope in the Future

In a season where it seems like all hope is gone, where can we turn? The past can provide us a glimmer of it…but what about the future?

Join Andrew this week for our review episode for May, looking back at the month, some lessons learned, and our next theme for June. We’ll look again at the stories of Moses, Gideon, and David, as well as what God as the Creator has to do with having hope (confidence) in the future and His promises. That’s all on this week’s episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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229: Facing Impossible Odds – David

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the next installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll turn to perhaps one of the most famous stories of the whole Bible, of “The Shepherd, The Slingshot, and Selfless Love”—Looking at David’s facing Goliath, and a situation that threatened to tear a friendship apart. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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228: Facing Impossible Odds – Gideon

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the next installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll be looking at a man who turned “From Fear to Faith with a Fleece:” the Life of Gideon–and how God used a man who had fears, doubts, and little hope, and brought him up in courage to rescue his entire country from an innumerable army. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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227: Facing Impossible Odds – Moses

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before?

Join Andrew this week on the podcast for the next installment of our “Facing Impossible Odds” series, looking at stories from the Old Testament of God’s faithfulness, and the lessons we can learn from “HIStory.” This week, we’ll be looking at “a basket case”: the Life of Moses—and how God saved Moses from death as a baby, and despite him taking matters into his own hands, raised him up to lead the Israelites out of bondage. That’s all this week on the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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226: April Review – Be Still…

There’s times where we just need to be still…and rest. And if there ever was a time for that, it’s now!

Join Andrew this week for our review episode for April, looking back at the month, some lessons learned, and our next theme for May. We’ll look again at Priorities, “Selah,” the story of Joseph, and a fascinating passage from Psalm 4. That’s all on this week’s episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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225: Facing Impossible Odds – Joseph

In a world that feels as if everyone is up against “impossible odds,” where can we turn? The obvious answer is to the hope we have in the Lord, but is there some way to solidify that confidence? Some way to see what God has done before? Join Andrew this

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224: Selah

In a world that seemed all too busy before there was even a crisis, is there something we might be missing in all this? Not something else to do, but perhaps something that involves NOT doing some things? Join Andrew this week on the podcast for a look at a

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223: Priorities

As the entire world seems to press “pause” amidst the crisis at hand, we have an opportunity to take a look at what we’re doing and why. What are our priorities…and have those been lining up with what God calls us to do? Join Andrew this week on the podcast

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222: March Review – In Whatsoever State I Am

If there was ever a time where looking back at what’s happened and seeking to learn was important, it’s now. When the entire world has turned upside down, and in a matter of just a few weeks everything planned isn’t planned any longer, where can we turn? Or rather, Who

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221: Defining Moments

In a world rocked by stress, tension, and fear, how do we respond…and where do we find our identity? In the situation and crisis…or somewhere else? This week on the podcast, join Andrew as he looks at “definitions,” and making sure we have a firm footing in this time of

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