Podcast: Five Questions (LifeLift #21) lifelift podcast Jun 30, 2020

I’ve thrown a lot of information your way during this series of talks. After writing about the gifts and after teaching about them in several environments for the past twenty years,...

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Podcast: Caution Flags (LifeLift #20) lifelift podcast Jun 23, 2020

I remember going to see Nana and Pop when I was a kid. Seems like every time we visited their home, Pop was sitting in his den watching NASCAR when we arrived. 

I couldn’t ever get into...

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Podcast: Discover Your Purpose (LifeLift #19) lifelift podcast Jun 16, 2020

We’ve covered a lot of ground— far more than I imagined we’d cover when I first envisioned this book project. In the previous talk I offered you six reasons why we have...

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Podcast: Six Purposes of the Gifts (LifeLift #18) lifelift podcast Jun 09, 2020

Now that we have solid understanding of what the gifts are (and even what they’re not), let’s talk about why we have them. In this chapter I’ll outline six reasons I believe...

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Podcast: What They Are, What They're Not (LifeLift #17) lifelift podcast Jun 02, 2020

To understand the gifts more, it’s helpful to outline what they are— like we’ve done in the previous two talks (here and here). By now, you probably recognize where you’ve...

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Podcast: An Open List (LifeLift #16) lifelift podcast May 26, 2020

In the previous talk we referenced 1 Corinthians 12:1-7. That passage helped inform our definition of the gifts. 

In his next few lines, Paul provides us with a short list of some of the...

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Podcast: Created Design (LifeLift #14) lifelift podcast May 12, 2020

Something perplexed me for several years after I became a Christian. I was taught that our spiritual gifts were a result of our “second birth.” I still believe that to be true.

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Podcast: Manifestations, Expressions, & Appointments (LifeLift #15) May 06, 2020

You might have dropped into this series (or the LifeLift book) because you wanted to learn more about spiritual gifts. I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news  is that...

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Podcast: Are You a Gift or Gifted? (LifeLift #13) lifelift podcast May 05, 2020

There’s something unique about the church, something sacred that goes far beyond bricks and mortar and the land upon which we build our houses of worship… something that even...

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Podcast: The Will of God (LifeLift #12) lifelift podcast Apr 14, 2020

When I was in high school, a lot of people in the church found themselves talking about two things: the rapture and the “will of God.” The Left Behind series was in full force, so...

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Podcast: The Written & Living Expression (LifeLift #11) lifelift podcast Apr 07, 2020

There’s an interesting tension we find in the New Testament: Jesus is the Word of God and Jesus does the Word of God. We’re consistently confronted with deciding the proper place of...

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Podcast: Powerful Intimacy (LifeLift #10) lifelift podcast Mar 31, 2020

I understand if the previous talk caught you off guard. So before going forward, let’s step back and see just how “in line” the things I communicated to you are.

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