SC 178: May CMOW – The Relationship of Prayer

This week on the podcast, we’re wrapping up the month of May with our 5th CMOW episode of the year…and we’ve got a special guest along for the ride! Join Andrew and Darien as we review this month and our theme of prayer and discuss the things we’ve been learning along the way. We’ll also be revealing our next challenge for June…and having some fun in the process! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 177: How To Pray–Right and Wrong

Is there a “right” or a “wrong” way to pray? According to God’s Word, there actually is…but probably not how you’re thinking!

This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a look at the instructions Jesus gave us for praying in the “Sermon on the Mount,” including perhaps the most famous prayer ever recorded. We’ll see the ways we’re *not* supposed to pray…and the encouragement of how we should. We’ve also got a special ministry opportunity to share, and much more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 176: Prayer Instructions

Have you ever wished there was some kind of “instructions” for prayer? Come to find out, there’s an entire book filled with them!

This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a look at some of the types of prayers we have recorded in God’s Word, and the examples the Lord has given us. We’ll also look at the most important thing in prayer–and it may not be what you’re thinking! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 175: Praying Without Ceasing – Action, or Attitude?

In relationships with someone, what are the two key things required to keep the relationship healthy and growing? The answer may be more simple than you think!

This week on the podcast, we’re talking about “praying without ceasing,” and what that actually looks like. And in case you’re wondering, it doesn’t mean walking around with your eyes closed at all times! 🙂 We’ll look at what it truly means to be constantly communicating with God, and living a life defined by “praying without ceasing.” Plus, we’re celebrating something special this week…so be sure to listen and find out what! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 174: Prayer, Humility, Surrender, and the Blast Furnace

When we’re praying about something and God answers “no” or “wait,” what should or response be? Should we be disappointed? Bitter (no!)? What about peaceful?

This week on the podcast, we’re going to be looking at the ways God answers prayer, and some of the reasons why He might not always say “yes.” And you’ll find out what it has to do with silver, gold, a blast furnace, and the incredible story God is writing in each of our lives if we’ve surrendered to Him. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 173: April CMOW – The Road to Emmaeuas

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we finish our journey through “the Holy week” as we walk with the two disciples on their journey to Emmaeuas, look at the Great Commission, and wrap up this awesome story. We’ll also be looking at some lessons learned throughout this month on the podcast, and reveal our next theme and challenge as we look onward into May. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 172: 72 Hours

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we continue the journey this week, taking a closer look at the 72 hour stretch from the Last Supper to the Resurrection, when so much prophecy was fulfilled, our debt was paid, and Jesus was victorious over death! We’ll look deeper at some of the things that went on, and perhaps the perspectives of some of those who witnessed the events that took place. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: 171: Palm Sunday

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in Jerusalem during that first Easter, to watch the events unfold that had been foretold for centuries, as the God’s mercy, judgement, and grace came together in the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus life, and His Resurrection and victory over death? This week on the podcast, we’re going to take a step back in time to see what it was really like!

Join us as we take a closer look at the first Palm Sunday and Jesus’ “Triumphal Entry” into Jerusalem. We’ll look at some of the things going on, and perhaps the perspective of some of those in the crowd during that exciting day. We’ll be continuing on with the journey, as we come ever closer to Easter. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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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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