LifeLift

LifeLift

Hosted by: Andy Jenkins

Weekly talks by Andy Jenkins on Grace + Freedom + Purpose + Empowerment. Faith-driven Life-Coaching = move from where you are to where you're designed to be, experience life at the next level

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How to respond in healthy ways vs reacting in unhealthy ways

Soul wholeness involves recognizing your emotions, reading what they say before you react, and then responding to the world around you in a healthy + intentional way— one in alignment with the Spirit. Let’s discuss...
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How to quit falling back into the old habits

Most of us understand that we have a body and Spirit. We often confuse “soul” and “spirit” as being the same thing, though. They are different. Hebrews 4:12 says, “For the Word of God is living and active, sharper...
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You (already) have everything you need

Many of us seem to think we need something “more,” that we don’t have the ______________ (fill in the blank to your unique situation) we need in order to move from where are are to where we’re designed to be. But...
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The interruptions are where the best things happen

Life is full of interruptions. In fact, if it wasn’t for the constant nips and tugs at us, most of us could be far more productive.  Or so we think.   When you look through the Gospels, though, you realize that MANY...
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Where you are isn’t who you are

Where you are isn’t who you are. It’s your location, for sure, but it’s not your identity.  We often confuse our place in life with our personhood— for good and bad. When things are going great, we tend to think too...
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All things at all times all for good (w/ Adam Hicks)

Adam and I wrap our series of 3 talks here, landing on the premise that “all things work together at all times for your good” (Romans 8:28). Notably, Paul— the author of the verse— didn’t say that— ❌ all things are...
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Development in your disaster (w/ Adam Hicks)

In the previous talk Adam and I discussed the first thing to do when you face trauma— recognize where you are and choose to feel it… We’re promised that Jesus meets us “in the fire,” and the truth is that we’re going...
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You can feel it now or you can feel it later (w/ Adam Hicks)

Last year I met my friend Adam Hicks, a pastor at Desperation Church, in the Green Room at a church facility dedication. We have similar stories… 👉 happily married 👉 doing what you feel like you’re called to do 👉...
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Prayer is less about the words and more about the living relationship

If we took and poll and asked people what prayer is, most of them would say, “Prayer is when I talk to God…” But maybe it’s more about the PRESENCE than it is the words we say. (Especially when we realize that He...
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Hope is a better apologetic than dogma

ometimes it’s not what you say, it’s what you do… And that’s especially true when you live through something. When you exhibit a hope that defies that odds, a disposition that makes no (human and logical) sense yet...
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The “small” in front of you is the door to the “big” that seems beyond your reach

We’re always looking for the next big thing, it seems— a project, a place, or even a person that will help grant us our identity and value. But the “big,” Biblically speaking, often comes through the small. In fact,...
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Vibrant faith is more about transformation and less about information

Last week, I shared the first talk from a small group I co-led over a decade ago. This week, let’s continue… The second week of the “Simple Christianity” series at the Birmingham Dream Center (during our small group...
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