Video + Podcast: #OolaFun (Oola 7/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

The final “F” of #Oola is Fun….

(I know, some of you are “all in” on this— and some of you are wondering, “What in the world?”)

Either way, hear me...

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Video + Podcast: #OolaFriends (Oola 6/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

 

Our working definition for #OolaFriends is this:

People close enough to see your blind spots, relationally connected enough to call them out, and interdependent enough to “do all of...

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Video + Podcast: #OolaFaith (Oola 5/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

Faith is a humble confidence that everything is going to be OK…

… it doesn’t mean everything IS OK, that everything is good… some things are outright ugly…

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Video + Podcast: #OolaField (Oola 4/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

Let’s talk about FIELD for a bit...

We were created in God’s Image. He’s a Creator, a worker… one who adds value.

That means this—

Work isn’t a curse.

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Video + Podcast: #OolaFamily (Oola 3/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

This can be a tough area for a lot of people…

And it can be a GREAT one.

And it can be both. Even at the same time.

Long post warning


This is an area where I’ve felt like a failure...

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Video + Podcast: #OolaFinance (Oola 2/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

Here’s our definition for Finance…

Stewarding my resources in such a way that they serve me + my calling rather than enslaving me to serve anything else. Don’t serve...

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Video + Podcast: #OolaFitness (Oola 1/7) oola podcast video Sep 23, 2020

Fitness— one of the easiest areas to see progress (and, yeah, one of the easiest areas to “let go.”).

Let’s define it like this….

Fitness is a measure of your...

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Podcast: Free of the Inner Struggle (Redemption #6) podcast redemption Sep 15, 2020

If any one thing is characteristic of ALL of us, it’s likely that inner struggle we feel…

“I want to do this, but I know I should do that…”

Or-

“I don’t...

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Podcast: Freedom is Now (Redemption #5) podcast redemption Sep 08, 2020

Salvation is so much larger than we typically think. Jesus not only forgives our sins (as incredible as that is), but He does so much more. In every place that Jesus bled He brought a new degree...

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Podcast: Causes & Effects (Redemption #4) podcast redemption Sep 01, 2020

About the third or fourth time reading the Gospels and comparing each writer’s interpretation of the Cross to the Exodus event, I caught it: Jesus’ sacrifice at the Cross did far more...

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Podcast: You’re Not What You Did (Redemption #3) podcast redemption Aug 25, 2020

Salvation is Jesus’ identity. It’s who He is. 

Mary and Joseph were told to name their child Jesus for a specific reason. The angel told them, “You shall call His name...

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Podcast: No Judgment for You (Redemption #2) podcast redemption Aug 18, 2020

The week of His death, Jesus told a handful of His disciples that the time of judgment had come- and the “ruler of this world” was about to be cast out (John 12:31). You might remember...

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