Episode 45: Retirement and Vocation, with Jeff Haanen, author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement

We are called to participate with God in the healing of the world through our very work–as teachers, as mechanics, as doctors, as attorneys, as salespeople.  Our work brings the goodness of God into the world. But what about when we retire?  How can we participate with God in the healing of the world then?  … More Episode 45: Retirement and Vocation, with Jeff Haanen, author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement

Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

The world today is nothing like the world as it was fifty years ago. Because of this, a lot of churches are really struggling with how to be the church in the 21st century.  People used to go to church because, well, that’s just what you did. But not anymore. Today, even a lot of … More Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

Episode 9: The Four-Chapter Gospel – Interview with Geoff Hsu

How we think about the Gospel affects everything else. It affects the way we think about God.  It affects the way we relate to others.  It affects our leadership. What does the Gospel we believe tell us about God?  About ourselves?  What does the Gospel tell us about the world? What role does guilt and … More Episode 9: The Four-Chapter Gospel – Interview with Geoff Hsu

Episode 7: Made for More – Interview with Bobby Benavides

When Bobby Benavides, a California native, went on a short-term mission trip to rural West Virginia in 2003, he never imagined God would call him to stay and serve there for the next fifteen years.  I should say, fifteen years and counting!  Bobby has no plans to leave any time soon.  It was through this … More Episode 7: Made for More – Interview with Bobby Benavides

Episode 6: From Tragedy to Comic Books – Interview with Mario DeMatteo

What do you do when your life gets turned upside down? Mario DeMatteo’s life was turned upside down in more ways than one when he suddenly became a quadriplegic. It was tragedy, to be sure. But it turned out to be the thing that drew Mario closer to God and set his life on a … More Episode 6: From Tragedy to Comic Books – Interview with Mario DeMatteo