Following the conversation from Episode 6 - Spiritual Practices for Spiritual Formation with Jasmine Bradley & Karen Grant, we asked former guests of the podcast for their input into the conversation. Below you'll find their answers along with some suggested resources and a short BONUS video that didn't make it into the final edit of Episode 6. Enjoy! Continue reading
No matter your religious background, if you're a Christian now then you have some practices for spiritual formation. They are the things we all do in order to grow spiritually. You may call it something different, but we want this episode to be a resource for you to learn about some new practices that will lead to deeper spiritual formation. Continue reading
by Aaron Charles If you’re like me, the word “practice” always brings to mind Allen Iverson. If you don’t know, Iverson was the MVP-winning point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers. He famously ranted about practice in an interview that has been played countless times since. He made it clear that he wasn’t talking about a game, he was just talking about…practice. Continue reading
The theme for June at We All Need Each Other is spiritual formation. Inspired by the book The Deeply Formed Life by Rich Villodas, we're taking a look at the practices (the things we do) that help us grow, mature and form us spiritually. You can join the conversation by simply responding to this very short survey! You answers will help shape the conversation in the next episode. So, if you've got some insight into great practices for spiritual formation, or if you've heard of some great ideas, please share them with us!
Not all the questions we ask are serious. For the upcoming episode, Aaron Charles asked Pastor Stephen Love of Redemption City Church in South Bend about his favorite Denzel Washington movies and performances. The question was lighthearted, but helped us to learn more of Love's perspective. Watch the conversation below. And watch for Episode 5 - THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE with Stephen Love, coming on Saturday, May 15! Continue reading
On Episode 4 of We All Need Each Other, Dan and Aaron had a conversation with Pastor Jonathan Brooks and Kory Lantz about what it means to live in and serve in community. This conversation really got to the heart of what this podcast is all about – the fact that we all need each other and can learn from one another’s perspective. Continue reading
We are excited to bring you a BONUS episode this week and we're even more excited about the reason for this extra content! We All Need Each Other has a new co-host and his name is Aaron Charles. If you've been paying attention, you know Aaron has already been contributing to the podcast through his writing. He's a gifted communicator and has a heart that fits right into the spirit of the show. Continue reading
By Dan Weiss As we draw near to Holy Week and Easter Sunday, we would do well to reflect on the life of Jesus. But it might also be of great value to consider the example of His disciples. Throughout the Gospels we can see this group of 12 men who left everything to follow Jesus. The stories are filled with mistakes, betrayal, victories, miracles and kinship. These men spent several years learning from and becoming more like the Son of God. Surely there were distractions, but in the accounts we read we can see their focus on the one person who they believed held the key to eternal life. Continue reading