Conversations for Life
Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood with Aimee Byrd

Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood with Aimee Byrd

May 19, 2020

How can churches equip men and women as disciples of Christ? Join me and guest author Aimee Byrd to discuss her new book Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Trauma and the Christian Life with Dr. Diane Langberg

Trauma and the Christian Life with Dr. Diane Langberg

April 29, 2020

Today we are honored to sit down and talk with psychologist, author, and speaker Dr. Diane Langberg. Dr. Langberg is the author of numerous books, including Suffering and the Heart of God, On The Threshold of Hope, and her newest book coming out in October called Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church. How should a Christian understand and respond to trauma in their own life and in the lives of others? How can the church integrate recovery from trauma into its discipleship model? How can the church create a space for the traumatized to share their stories and find help?

 

Critical Theory with Guest Dr. Neil Shenvi

Critical Theory with Guest Dr. Neil Shenvi

April 21, 2020

Have you heard terms like white fragility, intersectionality, white privilege, or social justice? Join us today as we talk with Dr. Neil Shenvi about the theory behind these ideas. We will also talk about how parents can equip their children to discern truth from falsehood so that they are able to reconcile the claims of critical theory proponents with what the Bible says about God's concern for mercy and justice.

The Novel Coronavirus’ Economic Impact

The Novel Coronavirus’ Economic Impact

March 31, 2020

Join me today for a timely discussion with Dr. John Rush, assistant professor of economics at Covenant College, as we talk about the ongoing economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic. What does it look like to love our neighbor in the midst of this? What is contained in the stimulus package and what impact will it have on the economy? What long-term impact will this have? There are no clear answers, but the discussion will help all of us process our personal concerns and the big picture. 

 

Emotional & Spiritual Abuse with guest Natalie Hoffman, Pt. 2

Emotional & Spiritual Abuse with guest Natalie Hoffman, Pt. 2

March 24, 2020

This week I continue my conversation with Natalie Hoffman about emotional and spiritual abuse in conservative Christian circles. How can churches respond better when a woman shares that she is in an emotionally or spiritually abusive marriage? What can a woman do who finds herself in an emotionally or spiritually abusive marriage? Check out giveherwings.com for training to identify and help those in an emotionally and spiritually abusive marriage.

Emotional & Spiritual Abuse with guest Natalie Hoffman, Pt. 1

Emotional & Spiritual Abuse with guest Natalie Hoffman, Pt. 1

March 17, 2020

Christians believe marriage is a covenant between a man and woman before God for life, what do we do then when we find ourselves in a spiritually or emotionally abusive relationship? How do we know the difference between normal marital problems and emotional or spiritual abuse? Who do we turn to? How should church leaders respond when someone is seeking help in a spiritually or emotionally abusive relationship? Join me as I talk with Natalie Hoffman who runs an organization called Flying Free Now that helps women who find themselves in spiritually or emotionally abusive relationships. She is also the author of, Is It Me? Making Sense of Your Confusing Marriage, A Christian Woman's Guide to Spiritual and Emotional Abuse.

A Change of Affection, a conversation with author and speaker Beckett Cook, Pt. 2

A Change of Affection, a conversation with author and speaker Beckett Cook, Pt. 2

March 10, 2020

Hear more from Becket Cook in part two of our conversation with author and speaker Becket Cook. In this episode we talk extensively about the influence of the media and Hollywood on our beliefs about what is right, wise, and good, and how easily this can cause Christians to doubt their own Scriptures. Join us today as we talk about the things that matter most to those that matter most to you.

A Change of Affection, a conversation with author and speaker Becket Cook, Pt. 1

A Change of Affection, a conversation with author and speaker Becket Cook, Pt. 1

March 3, 2020

Listen to Beckett share his story of how God opened his eyes and brought him out of a gay Hollywood lifestyle into saving faith, and hear him answer common questions many Christians have about same sex attraction. Find out more at www.crosslife.org.

Keeping Place, A Conversation with author Jen Pollock Michel

Keeping Place, A Conversation with author Jen Pollock Michel

February 25, 2020

In today's conversation, I sit down with author Jen Pollock Michel to talk about her book Keeping Place. How does our desire for Home point us upward toward God and outward toward our neighbor? Conversations for Life desires to engage in uplifting conversations about things that matter most to those that matter most to you. New episodes are released every Tuesday and don't forget to visit www.crosslife.org for more information.

Man Enough, A Conversation with Nate Pyle

Man Enough, A Conversation with Nate Pyle

February 13, 2020

How do men mask woundedness with false masculinity? How can we pursue Christ-likeness? Join me today as we sit down with pastor and author Nate Pyle to discuss how Jesus redefines manhood.