SC: 170: The Red Dog, the Notebook, and the Stresses of Everyday Life

What do a red dog, a notebook, and dealing with the stresses of life have to do with each other? This isn’t an April Fool’s joke or a puzzle of some sort; its actually the topic for a segment on this episode of the podcast! 🙂

This week on the podcast, we’ll be talking about the “growing up” stages in our lives, the tension and stress in our lives, and the three ways we can respond to stress–and, how only one of those responses is the *right* way. We’ll also be beginning to prepare ourselves for Easter, and looking at the sacrifice that Jesus made for us. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character podcast!

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SC 169: March CMOW — Running the Race

This week on the podcast, we’ve got our third CMOW episode of 2019! Join Andrew (and a surprise guest!) as we discuss what we’ve been learning from our theme of this month of fitness. We’ll look at some lessons from fitness that apply to physical and spiritual areas of our lives, at we’ve talked about in our other episodes this month…and even unveil our next challenge coming up for April!  All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 168: Orienteering, and the Way, the Truth, and the Life

This week on the podcast, we’re taking a look at orienteering, truth, and following the Lord! Join Andrew as he takes a look at John 14:6, and digs into the rich truths of Jesus being “the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” We’ll keep pressing on with our fitness challenge this month, take a look at our ScriptureFocus verse from Romans 12, and much more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 167: Satan’s Marketing Dept., and The Cloud of Witnesses

This week on the podcast, we’re taking Sharpening Character “on the road!” We’ve got an encouraging segment from Ben on “Satan’s Marketing Department,” which is a segment you certainly won’t want to miss. Then, we have a special ScriptureFocus segment (with a guest!), recorded in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, discussing a very interesting verse that ties right in with our theme this month of fitness! That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 166: Running to the Sunrise

When we don’t feel like “running the race of life” anymore—like we can’t take another step, and the goal just isn’t in sight, what can we do to regain hope? For that matter, what even *is* hope?

This week on the podcast, were digging right in to fitness…starting with a discussion of finding hope along the “journey of life.” Join Andrew as he look at some encouragement to “stay the course”, and looks at where our hope should truly be found. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 165: February CMOW — The Good Samaritan

This week on the podcast, we’ve got our second CMOW episode of the year! Join Andrew (and Ben!) as we discuss what we’ve been learning from our theme of this month: “Love Thy Neighbor.” We’ll look a bit more at the Good Samaritan, review what we’ve talked about in our other episodes this month…and also reveal our next challenge coming up in March!  All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 164: What *IS* Love?

Love. We talk about it, preach about it, think about it, try to exhibit it…but what really is *IT*? Does God’s Word really have anything to say about defining love, examples of it, and where it comes from?

The answer is a resounding YES! This week on the podcast we’re digging into 1st Corinthians 13–what many call “The Love Chapter.” Join Andrew as he dives into this very rich passage of God’s Word, and examines not only the definition of love, but also the ultimate Source of that love. And was that…a pot lid??! This is an episode you definitely won’t want to miss! That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 163: “Love Your Enemies”

When it comes to loving others, its easy to love those who love us in return. But what about “the unloveables”–those that are spiteful, hateful, and just flat out rub us the wrong way? Are we supposed to love *them* too?

This week on the podcast, we’re talking about loving our enemies! Join Andrew as he digs into some verses from the Sermon on the Mount, and examines what Jesus had to say about “loving the unloveables.” We’ll take a look at a Biblical definition of who our enemies really are (and the answer might surprise you…), pose an extra “bonus challenge”, and more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 162: Who is My Neighbor?

Have you ever thought to yourself, “who really is my neighbor?” Is it just the person next door? Or, in the Biblical sense, is it perhaps more than that?

This week on the podcast, we’re talking about the Good Samaritan! Join Andrew as he digs into this fascinating parable, and looks at some of the applications it has to our lives today. We’ll also continue looking at our theme this month (hint hint: loving our neighbors!) in our ScriptureFocus segment, and much more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 161: January CMOW – Goal Setting

This week on the podcast, we’ve got our first CMOW episode of 2019! Join Andrew (and Ben!) as we discuss what we’ve been learning from our theme of goal setting this month–including some personal testimonies! We’ll also take a look at an awesome verse from Jeremiah in our ScriptureFocus segment…and did we mention we’re releasing our theme and challenge for the month of February? All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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