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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136: Tentmaker’s Interview with Brent Thomas

When you aren’t sure exactly which direction the Lord is calling you in life, how should you respond? What should we do when we don’t have a “long term” vision? 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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114: The Fruit of the Spirit and Abiding in the Vine

This week on the podcast, we’ve got some very special things in store! Andrew will be talking about “The Fruit of the Spirit” and “Abiding in the Vine”—including some personal testimonies about each of those! Plus, we’ve got a special missionFocus segment featuring InTheGap, a fantastic ministry that you can both learn from and get involved in… and even a special way you can save on their Leadership academy in the next couple weeks! All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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094: Isaac & Abraham

This week on the podcast, Andrew will be furthering our miniseries on the Hall of Faith from Hebrews 11 while also combining the discussion with our ScriptureFocus Segment! He’ll be discussing the obedience of Abraham even when God’s plan didn’t make sense, God’s master plan for good, the Spirit’s ability to pray for us, and much more! Ben will be taking a look at why bad things happen to good people (or have we got that backward?), with a focus on man’s depravity and our eternity. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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SC 091: James, 1 & 2 Peter

Show Notes: This week on the podcast, we’ve got our Courageous Men of the Word episode for the month of September! Join Ben and Andrew as they discuss thoughts from the books of James, 1st Peter, and 2nd Peter, plus some things that the Lord has been teaching both of

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087: The Tentmakers with Dwight Pate

This week on the podcast, we’ve got the next installment of our Tentmakers Interview series! Andrew will be sitting down with Dr. Dwight Pate, a general dentist & professor of dentistry, discussing his practice, as well as the ministry and mission opportunities it affords. In fact, this is even partially a missionFocus interview too! Plus, we’ve got a look at our ScriptureFocus verse for this week, Hebrews 13:5. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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073: missionFocus with Chad Christianson of In the Gap

This week on the podcast, we’ve got a missionFocus interview with Mr. Chad Christianson, director of In the Gap in Oklahoma City! Plus, we’ll take a quick look at Paul’s “Prison in the Palace,” and how he took advantage of the situation God placed him in to share the Gospel. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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049: Salt and Light: Being in the World & Not of It

This week on the podcast, Wes takes CMOW segment from Zechariah 1; “Salt and Light: Being in the World and Not of It”. Then, Andrew discusses the need for foreign missions in our missionFocus interview with Rev. Keith Coleman, Executive Director of the “Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions.” All that and more, in this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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042: Fellowship with God

This week on the podcast, Andrew will look at 1 Timothy 1, examining a few truths young men can glean from this very practical book. Also, we’ve got a special missionFocus challenge for you, our listeners! Additionally, we’ll have more information about our “Meet the Team” interviews starting next week. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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035: The Testimony of an Atheist & the Gospel in Cambodia with Mark Baldwin

On this episode of the podcast, Ben will examine 2 Kings and Psalm 34 in his CMOW Segment “The Fear of the Lord.” Then, Andrew has a missionFocus interview with Pastor and Missionary Mark Baldwin: “The Testimony of an Atheist, and the Gospel in Cambodia.” All that and more, on this week’s episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!

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