88. Songs of the Soul: Why Christians Sing with Kellie Cunningham
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by Christi Rose
1M ago
Musician and music educator Kellie Cunningham guides our understanding of the theology behind singing by answering the following questions: Why did God design and command us to sing? Can you explain why it's important to listen to and sing music that is biblically sound? Why is congregational singing so important for believers? For someone who doesn't enjoy singing, how can they grow to love it? And how do we align our hearts with the words coming out of our mouths so we can offer sincere worship?   Website: smilingatthefuturepodcast.com  Email: smilingatthefuturepodcast@gmail.c ..read more
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87. When I Am Afraid: Finding Comfort in the Lord with Philip De Courcy
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by Christi Rose
1M ago
Pastor Philip De Courcy brings the comfort of God's Word to help us identify and overcome sinful fear by answering the following questions: How do we discern the differences between natural, sinful, and holy fear? How are we as Christians to understand the supposed disconnect between our theology of God’s protection and our experience? What is the antidote to sinful fear? Do you think single women could fit into the category for God's special care and protection for widows? Is there wisdom for a single woman to remain in her father's home if she has the opportunity to? For those ..read more
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86. Keep Running Your Race: How to Persevere Through Christ with Hannah Fuller
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by Christi Rose
1M ago
Biblical counselor Hannah Fuller offers encouragement to persevere well through trials by answering the following questions: How does perseverance look different for a Christian, and what fruit is produced when we persevere well? When we are in an extended challenge how do we guard our minds and hearts from despair? How do we persevere through the mundane seasons of life? And how can we grow in our ability to encourage each other?  Website: smilingatthefuturepodcast.com  Email: smilingatthefuturepodcast@gmail.com  Support The Podcast: ⁠https://donorbox.org/smiling-at-2024 ..read more
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85. Navigating Decisions: The Art of Seeking Counsel with Chris Hamilton
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by Christi Rose
2M ago
Chris Hamilton shares the wisdom in seeking counsel by answering the following questions: what are the areas of life where counsel is useful? How many counselors should someone have in their life? What are the characteristics of a discerning counselor? What are the types of questions you should ask when seeking counsel? What weight should counsel have on your decisions? How do you process through conflicting counsel? Is it ever wise to go against counsel? How should a single woman go about seeking a male perspective on a life decision? And what is your advice of being able to be a good counsel ..read more
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84. Navigating Medical Emergencies with ER Doctor Carlan Wendler
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by Christi Rose
3M ago
ER Doctor Carlan Wendler joins the podcast to provide practical guidance on how to navigate a medical emergency by answering the following questions: What is a Christian's responsibility when confronted with a medical emergency in everyday life? How can you help a family member or friend navigate the healthcare system? How do I know if I should go to Urgent Care or the ER when I need to see a doctor urgently? What encouragement can you offer someone who is stuck in endless online research for an undiagnosed health issue? What are proper expectations for those who are disillusioned with the US ..read more
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83. Replacing Pride with Humility with Stuart Scott
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by Christi Rose
3M ago
Biblical counselor and author Stuart Scott helps set the tone for this year by encouraging us to put off pride and put on humility by answering the following questions: What are symptoms of pride? What are common ways you see pride manifesting in singles and in dating relationships? How can we identify and steer clear of "counterfeit" humility? What would humility look like in a future husband / spiritual leader? Website: smilingatthefuturepodcast.com  Email: smilingatthefuturepodcast@gmail.com  Support $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=62433637  Recommended Res ..read more
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82. Setting Our Minds on Heaven with Tim Challies
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by Christi Rose
5M ago
Author and pastor Tim Challies encourages us with the truths about Heaven, our eternal home, by answering the following questions: Why is the topic of Heaven particularly meaningful for you? Why is it that Christians think so little about Heaven? Can you share some of the common misconceptions about Heaven you see among believers? Can you help us understand the balance of longing for the gifts of Heaven, but ultimately the Giver of those gifts? How can we use the topic of "Heaven" in our evangelism?  Website: smilingatthefuturepodcast.com  Email: smilingatthefuturepodcast@gmail.com&n ..read more
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81. Understanding the Purpose of Your Vocational Work with Reagan Rose
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by Christi Rose
5M ago
Our vocational work dominates our time perhaps more than any other activity in our lives. Reagan Rose joins this podcast discussion to give a biblical perspective on work by answering the following questions: How should Christians view their work, and is it just a necessary means to an end? How would someone evaluate if they have a proper "work/life" balance? Because stress in the workplace is at an all-time high, when should someone consider switching jobs or careers? What are your tips for how to have an exemplary work ethic? For women who desire marriage, a vocational job can feel like plan ..read more
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80. Lightening the Load: Bearing One Another's Burdens with Lance Quinn
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by Christi Rose
6M ago
As a pastor and biblical counselor, Lance Quinn provides encouragement on how Christian’s can demonstrate the love of Christ through bearing one another’s burdens by answering the following questions: What does the Bible say about bearing one another’s burdens? What are types of burdens we should help bear, and for how long should we bear them? How should you ask for help when you feel burdened beyond your ability? If you become aware of a need for someone, how do you know if you should be the one to meet that need? With technology, we are aware of more burdens than ever before. How do we unde ..read more
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79. Titus 2: Loving Your Children with Rachel Zwayne
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by Christi Rose
6M ago
Mother of five, Rachel Zwayne helps us understand the Titus 2 principle of "loving your children" by answering the following questions: How should Christian's view children, and what lies from the world do you see even Christians believing about children? How can the gospel play a central role in motherhood? What attitudes can single women "put on" that would make loving their children easier in the future? What attitudes can we "put off"? When is it appropriate to talk about children when you're dating, and which areas should you align on in child-rearing? And is it wise for single women to c ..read more
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