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Author Andy Stanley helps viewers make better decision and live with fewer regrets

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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?


Many people wonder if Christianity is true, but for more and more people, the most important question is, “Is it actually good?”


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?


Ingratitude stings. The tricky part is that ingratitude isn’t an active thing; rather, it is a lack of action. But unexpressed gratitude has the potential to leave devastating blows in relationships.

Wish You Were Here
Episode 0003

How do you get from where you are to where you wish you were? In this episode, Andy introduces an idea that can help you find your way.

How to Be Drama Free
Episode 0004

All of life is connected. In this episode, Andy explains how to be wise with our time today in order to create a drama-free life in the future

Re:Solution (Part 1)
Episode 101

Re:Solution (Part 2)
Episode 102

Re:Solution (Part 3)
Episode 103

Guardrails (Part 1)
Episode 105

Guardrails are everywhere. They don’t get much attention until somebody hits one and a life is saved. In Part 1, Andy Stanley discusses the need for personal guardrails to help direct and protect our lives.

Guardrails (Part 2)
Episode 106

Your friends will determine the quality and direction of your life. Chances are, your biggest regrets involved friends. In Part 2 of Guardrails, Andy Stanley offers several guardrails to keep your friendships from leading you into danger.

Guardrails (Part 3)
Episode 107

We live in a culture where we tend to flirt with the guardrails instead of fleeing from them. In Part 3 of Guardrails, Andy Stanley unpacks some practical guidelines for married and single people .

Guardrails (Part 4)
Episode 108

Setting up guardrails in your life is easier said than done. In Part 4 of Guardrails, see how Andy and Sandra Stanley ahve intenionally established guardrails in their lives. These guardrails have protected them relationally, financially, professionally, and more.

Guardrails (Part 5)
Episode 109

Safeguarding your money. What kinds of guardrails do you need in order to protect yourself in the area of your finances? In Part 5 of Guardrails, Andy reveals a simple 3-part plan to establish personal guardrails that will protect you from financial disaster.

Guardrails (Part 6)
Episode 110

We live with a tension between our values and our desire for immediate gratification. So why bother having guardrails when they feel like barriers to getting something that seems good? In Part 6 of Guardrails, Andy shares a story that will encourage you to establish guardrails now and for all time.


There is a conflict that reflects a deep divide in today's American culture - a conflict that, if resolved, could pave the way for our nation to come together and successfully address the issues that fill the airways.


There is a conflict that reflects a deep divide in today's American culture - a conflict that, if resolved, could pave the way for our nation to come together and successfully address the issues that fill the airways.

Your Move (Part 1)
Episode 113

In this four part session you will learn how every decision and its outcomes become a permanent part of your story, what to do when you feel the need to pause before taking action, and how to make more of this life by making sound decisions.

Your Move (Part 4)
Episode 116

In this four part session you will learn how every decision and its outcomes become a permanent part of your story, what to do when you feel the need to pause before taking action, and how to make more of this life by making sound decisions.


How can a nation with so much wealth have a financial crisis? No matter who you ask - Republican or Democrat - the other side has caused our nation's problems. Listen as Andy reminds us what the Bible says about pointing fingers.


Should our nation's recovery take its cue from 12-step recovery programs? In this message, Andy introduces us to a step we should all take - a step that requires a good, long look in the mirror.


What should we expect from the private behavior of our public figures? And should a candidate's integrity affect our votes? Listen as Andy introduces us to an Old Testament leader who demonstrated one important qualification we should demand of our leaders today.


In God We Trust. Or do we? It's our national motto. But is it still true? In this message, Andy challenges the nation to make an important change in our rhetoric.


Somewhere along the way, our national attitude about debt changed. In fact, it did a 180°. In this message, Andy reminds us of the financial wisdom that has stood the test of time.


How would Jesus respond to our entitlement questions? What do I deserve? What should you get? What's fair? In this message, Andy points out that Jesus has a better question.


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?


When everything is important, nothing is important. What’s the one thing in your life that deserves your attention the most?


What are you holding on to that’s holding you back? Could this be the year you finally let it go?


Have you ever been your own worst enemy? Most of us have. Avoiding that scenario begins when we first pay attention to our own red flags.


We can talk ourselves into anything. Our internal narratives justify our beliefs as well as our actions. But when those narratives aren’t true, how do we replace them?


You want what you want. But what happens when doing what you want leads precisely where you didn’t want to be?


For many men, success means autonomy—the freedom to do what you want when you want. But what if that’s not as good as it seems?


We all have drama in our lives. Most of us want less of it. So where do we start?


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?


Not many people would say that money is the meaning of life. So how do you avoid making money your top priority?


A hero saves the day, and sometimes a hero saves the planet. That makes heroism seem inaccessible to most of us. But with a single question, we can access our heroic potential.


No one wants to be mastered by anything, but the question remains: Do you have money, or does money have you?


Your money talks—whether you have a little or a lot. What would it say about you?


A great marriage doesn’t happen by accident. Happy couples know that the secret lies in addressing the hopes, dreams, and desires of both people.


In every marriage, both people have hopes, dreams, and desires for the relationship. But how do you keep them from turning into expectations for each other to fulfill?


As long as you think your partner owes you something, your marriage will be all about keeping score. How do you prevent your relationship from devolving into transactions and negotiations?


Want to know the secret to a happy marriage? It’s a choice happy couples don't always know they're making, but it makes all the difference.


Most parents want what’s best for their children, but sometimes it comes at the expense of their children. So what’s the secret to great parenting?


When left unchecked, our emotions have the potential to control us. How do we silence the voices that fight for our attention?


How do you move forward when the weight of your past impacts your ability to live in the present?


There will always be someone who seems smarter, richer, or cooler. So how do you keep discontentment and comparison from stealing the life that’s right in front of you?


Anger shows up when you’re not getting what you want. But would it lose its grip if you looked beyond the things you want—or even deserve?


Living with too much fear can cause you to become self-absorbed, distracted, and overly protective. How do you keep fear from controlling what you say and do?


Sometimes the people closest to us are the ones who see the mistakes we’re about to make. How do you speak up when there’s something worth saying?


We all place our hope in what, or who, we depend on the most. But what do you do when you’re left disappointed? One of history’s most famous kings offers a way to move forward.


Payback. It’s always tempting, but does it really solve anything? Maybe there’s a better way.


Leading others can lead to some of your biggest challenges. So how do you lead well when you’re given authority and power?


Life rarely goes as planned. So what do you do when you discover your dreams and plans for the future can’t—or won’t—come true?


Friends influence the direction of your life, but what do you do when they’re leading you somewhere you don’t want to end up?


In romantic relationships, we all want to avoid unnecessary heartbreak, but what do you do when you begin veering into dangerous territory?


If not kept in check, our emotions can get the best of us and eventually hurt the people closest to us. So how do you minimize the negative effects of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy?


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?


Words have power. The words spoken about you and to you have shaped the person you are today. How do you use the power of words for good?


The story of how the world got the Bible begins with a single event—an event so extraordinary it was worth writing about.


The backstory of the Bible gives us important context for the stories in it. In this episode, Andy explores the radical worldview introduced “in the beginning.”


The Old Testament is the gritty, epic history of the people of Israel, but even broader than that, it’s the story of God preparing the world for a Savior.


The Bible did not create Christianity. Consequently, peace with God is possible even when you can’t find peace with everything in the Bible.


When we look back on regretful situations, we tend to rework the narratives in our minds to justify our decisions. This natural progression of internal thinking has made the easiest person to deceive the person in the mirror. So how can we avoid making decisions that lead to regret?


When everything is important, nothing is important. What’s the one thing in your life that deserves your attention the most?


What are you holding on to that’s holding you back? Could this be the year you finally let it go?


Have you ever been your own worst enemy? Most of us have. Avoiding that scenario begins when we first pay attention to our own red flags.


We can talk ourselves into anything. Our internal narratives justify our beliefs as well as our actions. But when those narratives aren’t true, how do we replace them?


You want what you want. But what happens when doing what you want leads precisely where you didn’t want to be?


What do we do with life’s big mysteries? How do we find peace with our unanswered questions?


We will always wonder about life’s big questions, but when it comes to faith, is there anything we can be sure of?