What is it about those Christmas traditions? Or those holiday movies? Do fulfilling traditions give us warm fuzzy feels or satisfy some kind of longing? Join me for this special holiday episode of THE NOTICE where we talk about traditions, expectations and how God takes notice of us during the holiday season. May God surprise you this Christmas!
Have you ever looked at a sunset and recognized the majesty of God's creation? Maybe you write, sing, dance. Perhaps you don’t feel creative at all. You’ll want to listen to a conversation about creativity with singer-songwriter, teacher, and worship leader Justin Reid. We discuss God as creator, how we reflect God through creativity, and how God notices and delights in our creativity. Justin shares some of his songs too!
With the busiest shopping season upon us, do you enjoy shopping or do you dread it? Does God even care about our shopping trips? Join us for this episode where we explore those questions, hear a few shopping stories, including one from author Karen Hossink, and remember that in the midst of a hectic season, God still takes notice.
Have you ever wondered about the different ways God heals? Or how you can stop the pain? Join us for part two of a conversation with Julie Eickenroth, Executive Director of Freedom Farm Ministries in Traverse City, Michigan. We discuss How to Stop the Pain, the variety of ways God heals and how deeply God wants to reach us.
Are you going through the motions of life thinking you're okay but secretly realize you may be depressed? Or perhaps you realize the need for more concentrated healing. Join me for this 2 part episode with Julie Eickenroth, Executive Director of Freedom Farm Ministries. We talk about the healing process, how to stop the pain, and the freedom and dignity that results as we discover we are loved and noticed by God.
Maybe your dream job was given to someone else or perhaps another relationship ended, or you simply feel unnoticed. If you're alive, you have faced the sting of rejection which may leave you unsure of how to respond. Join us for this episode where we discuss rejection, ways we attempt to get over it and new ways to take notice of God through rejection.
Have you faced some transitions in your life that left you hopeless? Perhaps you are carrying a burden and need a safe place to talk about it. If you're considering spiritual counseling or know someone who needs encouragement, you'll want to listen to Part 2 of a conversation with Bob Wessels, Pastor of Care at Trinity Church. We discuss how God equipped Bob for counseling, the importance of community and how counseling can help us have a more intimate relationship with God.
Have you recently gone through a life transition or recognize deep down something isn't quite right? If you have considered spiritual counseling or you know someone who could benefit, you’ll want to listen to this two-part episode with Bob Wessels, Pastor of Care at Trinity Church. We discuss his background, the Christian life, transitions, how God uses our experiences to serve Him, and how spiritual counseling can draw us into a more intimate relationship with God.
Have you ever felt like you were telling your story but no one was truly listening? Or maybe someone has mentioned to you they didn't feel like you really heard what they were saying. If that's you or you'd love to consider new ways to listen, you'll want to join us as we discuss seven different ways we may listen to others, explore what it is we're really trying to say and discover new insights into listening.
The memorial service has ended, the words of sympathy have dissolved, and you find yourself all alone with your grief. If that’s you or you know someone who lost a loved one, you’ll want to hear this interview with Ingrid Winsett, a ministry leader with Grief Share. We discuss the challenges and process of grief, responding to others who are grieving and how the God of mercy takes notice.