We all want to be the masters of our own destinies. But what if autonomy is an illusion?
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Your Best Year YetEpisode 500
What are you holding on to that’s holding you back? Could this be the year you finally let it go?
Four Questions for Better Decisions: “Really”Episode 501
“What was I thinking?” We’ve all asked ourselves that question at some point. So, how do we avoid making decisions that become regrets?
This One ThingEpisode 501
We all make resolutions. We all break resolutions. Something in each of our lives deserves our attention—a habit, a relationship, a debt. In this message, Andy Stanley gives us the key to finally tackling our "one thing."
Every decision we make becomes a permanent part of the story of our lives. But how do we keep that in mind when our emotions threaten to get the best of us?
We all face decisions in life that leave us feeling a bit uneasy. So, how do we make the right decision when what we’re considering feels wrong?
Good decisions lead to fewer regrets in life. But could embracing a greater purpose change the way we approach every decision?
When dating, it’s easy to believe that finding the right person and saying the right vows will solve everything. Maybe it’s time we debunk those myths.
Comparison Trap Part 1Episode 506
The labels people put on you could cause you to miss God's plan for you
The Bible is not the foundation of the Christian faith. In this episode, Andy argues that it's better than that.
Love, Dates & Heartbreaks: “The Fine Print”Episode 506
The idea of finding love is often more exciting than actually preparing for it. But could our preparation be the very thing that helps us win the relationship we’ve always wanted?
Comparison Trap Part 2Episode 507
Get out of debt, stay out of bed, clean out your closet. (Debt, sex, and your dysfunction)
Love, Dates & Heartbreaks: “Grown up Love”Episode 507
Countless love stories and fairy tales focus on people finding love and living happily ever after. But how do we navigate relationships in the real world?
Comparison Trap Part 3Episode 508
Pray together, out loud, on a regular basis. If you resist this, lean into it and figure out why. Couples that pray together stay together ( 1 out of 10,000 get divorced)
Dating is complicated. But does it really have to be?
Follow Part 1Episode 509
"The longer you live, the more you have to give. Invest your time in those coming along behind. The value of your life is determined by how much of it you give away. (what are you going to do with the treausre that is you) what you will value the most are the lives you have shaped"
Love, Dates & Heartbreaks: “Groundhog Date”Episode 509
When it comes to relationships, how do we make sure we’re learning from our past mistakes instead of repeating them?
We all have hopes and dreams, but what are we supposed to do when our hearts are broken and it seems like our dreams can’t come true?
We all end up somewhere in life. Why not end up somewhere on purpose?
What do you do when you realize there’s a gap between where you are in life and where you want to be?
When you realize you’ve lost your way, whom do you trust to lead you in the right direction?
Distractions. Temptations. We’ve all got ‘em. But when emotions threaten to lead us astray, how do we keep our focus on what’s most important?
The Secret to ContentmentEpisode 516
There's always going to be someone who seems smarter, richer, or funnier than us. So how do we avoid the endless cycle of comparison and competition?
Me & My Big Mouth: “Quick to Listen”Episode 517
We all want to be right, especially in the heat of an argument. But instead of settling for being right, what if we made things right?
Me & My Big Mouth: “Untamable”Episode 518
With just a few words, you can build someone up or tear them down. But how do you keep that in mind when holding your tongue is the last thing you want to do?
Me & My Big Mouth: “According to Code”Episode 519
Words have power. The words spoken about you and to you have shaped the person you are today. So, how do you use this power for good?
Me & My Big Mouth: “Right Where You Want ‘Em”Episode 520
What goes around often comes around. When we find ourselves in positions of power over the people who have hurt us, how will we respond?
What To Do When There’s Nothing You Can Do: “What To Do When There’s Nothing You Can Do”Episode 521
When life offers no good options and no perfect answers, what are you left with? And more importantly, how do you move forward?
A Road Map for LifeEpisode 522
Along the road of life, we all pick up some baggage. But how do you keep the ghosts of your past from showing up in your future?
What do you want for yourself? Is it a what? Is it a who? And are you sure it’s what you really want?
This Human RaceEpisode 524
Perhaps nothing characterized the life of Jesus more than his pursuit of people whose lives and lifestyles did not look like his. If we fail to listen to people who don't experience the world the way we do, we will never bear their burden.
In a world characterized by short-term desires, how do we prioritize what we care about most?
If you could choose, how would you want people to describe you? Your answer just might help you uncover what you really value.
Ever feel like you’re constantly chasing the next thing? Getting what you really want in life begins with examining what you ultimately value.
Who Needs God: “Atheist 2.0”Episode 528
Once upon a time, Americans believed religion offered solutions. Today, many believe religion is the problem. In the twenty-first century, do we really need God?
Who Needs God: “Gods of the No Testament”Episode 529
What if the God you walked away from never existed to begin with?
Who Needs God: “The Bible Told Me So”Episode 530
Many people are taught to believe that “if the Bible says it, that settles it.” But what do you do when that argument no longer cuts it?
Who Needs God: “The God of Jesus”Episode 531
If we’ve always assumed God is something he’s not, how can we know who he really is?
Who Needs God: “Who Defines Justice?”Episode 532
We all want to rid the world of injustice. But who gets to define what’s just?
Who Needs God: “I Do”Episode 533
We all want to be the masters of our own destinies. But what if autonomy is an illusion?
Is it possible to disagree with someone politically and yet love them unconditionally?
When Religion Meets Politics: “Choosing Sides”Episode 535
Churches and faith communities aren’t immune to political divisiveness. So how, and why, should Christians from both sides of the aisle pursue unity?
The unity and diversity of first-century Jesus followers shocked and intrigued the ancient world. How can modern-day Christians follow their lead?
In the Meantime: “The New Normal”Episode 537
When you find yourself in a situation that seems hopeless, it’s easy to become angry, resentful, or jealous. How do you find the strength to move forward?
In the Meantime: “A Purpose and a Promise”Episode 538
What’s the secret to being happy no matter your circumstances?
In the Meantime: “Yes, You Can”Episode 539
What do you do when life feels out of control? Is there a way to discover contentment in your most difficult circumstances?
Leading Through: “Leading Through Uncertainty”Episode 540
Now, more than ever, the world needs leaders. How do you lead the way forward when you've entered uncharted territory?
Leading Through: “Leading with Moral Authority”Episode 541
The people who have the most influence in our lives often have little to no official authority over us. Yet when they speak, we listen. When they lead, we follow. What do they have that sets them apart? And how can we leverage it in our leadership?
Leading Through: “Leading with Clarity”Episode 542
Whether you’re a leader in the boardroom or the living room, people look to you for certainty. But when that’s no longer an option, you can still offer them the next best thing.
Leading Through: “Leading with Empathy”Episode 543
During times of uncertainty and disruption, the people around us need to know we care. How do we lead with empathy and compassion?
Leaders are everywhere—in government, in the community, at the office, and in our homes. But the ones worth following are those who first learn to lead themselves well.
Pack Your Bags: “Now And Then”Episode 545
Life is full of change. When you’re faced with a transition in life, how do you prepare for what’s next?
Pack Your Bags: “Praying Ahead”Episode 546
Sometimes you know what’s coming next—a graduation, a new job, a wedding, a new baby, or a retirement. But even when you know what’s next, how do you make sure you’re prepared for what’s next?
Welcome to Wonderland: “Show and Tell”Episode 548
We will always wonder about life’s big questions, but when it comes to faith, is there anything we can be sure of?
Is Christianity Good?: “Good News/Bad News”Episode 549
Many people wonder if Christianity is true, but for more and more people, the most important question is, “Is it actually good?”
Is Christianity Good?: “What Happened?”Episode 550
First-century Jesus followers were convinced the message of Christianity was good news of great joy for all people. So why has it become it so easy to walk away from?
How to Win at Life: “How to Win at Life”Episode 551
We all want to win, but each of us defines winning differently. How do you define success?