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SC: Episode 137

When you think about “maturity,” what things come to mind? What makes a “mature” Christian? This week on the podcast, we’re finishing out our series on the Fruit of the Spirit! Join Andrew for a look at the aspects of Faith, Meekness, and Temperance, as well as the Fruit of the Spirit as a whole and how we can find true maturity in the Lord. We’ve also got our next Photography moment, a further look at the book of Psalms, and more. That’s all on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 136

When you aren’t sure exactly which direction the Lord is calling you in life, how should you respond? This week on the podcast, we’ve got the next installment of our continuing interview series, the Tentmakers! This week, we’ll be interviewing Brent Thomas, who is a project manager and “solutions architect” in his new position with a software development company–a job he got after several months of following the Lord’s leading through some big changes in his life. We’ll chat about some of those changes, following God’s leading in “the next step”, being a witness in the workplace, and more; this is definitely an interview you won’t want to miss! We’ve also got a very special misisonFocus opportunity with InTheGap in Oklahoma City! All that and more, on this jam-packed episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 135

When you think about the influences in your life, would you categorize them as “good” or “bad?” This week on the podcast, we’ve got our special Courageous Men of the Word episode for the month of July! Join Andrew and Ben as they discuss the books of 1st and 2nd Kings, examining the reign of Solomon, Rehoboam, Jehoshaphat, Ahab, and many others–as well as the lessons we can learn from the lives of these men in history. We’ll also talk about how for many of these kings, one major factor determined their ultimate destiny. This has been a fascinating study this month, and is one we’re sure you won’t want to miss! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 134

When you think about someone who is “good,” what kinds of character traits come to mind? This week on the podcast, we’re continuing our look at the Fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5 with “Gentleness and Goodness!” Join Andrew as he dives into these (surprisingly) fascinating aspects of the Fruit and discovers some very interesting connections between these two traits throughout God’s Word. We’ll also continue looking at our “Books of the Month” (1st and 2nd Kings) in our ScriptureFocus segment…which just might tie in to the Fruit of the Spirit as well! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 133

When the “storms of life” rage, what should our response be? What stories and examples come to mind in God’s Word? This week on the podcast, we’re continuing our look at the Fruit of the Spirit! Join Andrew as he examines peace and long-suffering, and a very interesting story from the Gospel about them! We’ll also continue looking at our “books of the month” in our ScriptureFocus segment, take a quick look at one of the many stories about the prophet Elijah. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 132

Have you ever heard the phrase “Choose Joy?” How on earth can we “choose” to be joyful? This week on the podcast, we’re continuing our look at the Fruit of the Spirit, with the next part, which is Joy! Join Andrew as he takes a look at this aspect of the fruit, the true source of joy, and the implications it has in our daily lives. We’ve also got our next Photography Moment with our friend James from Lenspiration, something you certainly won’t want to miss. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 131

This week on the podcast, we’ve got a very special Part 2 of our CMOW Episode covering the Books of 1st and 2nd Samuel! This time we’ll continue the discussion as we look at the life of King David, including some of his success, some of his failures, and what truly made him “a man after God’s own heart.” We’ll also be releasing our next VersePic as we head into the month of July, so we’ve got a lot to talk about! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 130

How do you respond when you’re confronted about something you’ve done wrong? This week on the podcast, we’re going to begin the first of a special two-part episode examining two Kings, and their responses in that very situation! Join Andrew and Ben this week for the first part of our Courageous Men of the Word episode for the month of June, diving into 1st Samuel with a look at King Saul…and be sure to check back next week as we also look at King David’s life, and the contrast between the two! This is a pair of episode you won’t want to miss! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 129

When was the last time you took a look at the “fruit” in your life? This week on the podcast, Andrew will begin a multi-part series taking a look at the Fruit of the Spirit listed in Galatians chapter 5. This week, we’ll dig into an introduction to the Fruit, and look specifically at love…it’s sure to be a segment you won’t want to miss! Plus, we’ll also continue looking at our “Books of the Month” of 1st and 2nd Samuel in our ScriptureFocus segment! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC: Episode 128

This week on the podcast, we’re taking Sharpening Character “on the road!” Join Andrew as he sits down for an interview with Mr. Roger Mayo for the next installment of our long-term interview series, The Tentmakers. We’ll also dig deeper into 1st Samuel in our ScriptureFocus segment, as well as hear from James Staddon from Lenspiration in our Photography Moment about “Striving for Excellence.” All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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