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Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.

Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.
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Take 5 minutes every week to focus on your faith and life. Think of it as a mini biblical counseling session. Each episode will explain a concept from Scripture to help you find freedom in Christ and dig your roots deeper into His purposes for you.

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Episodes

Five to Focus 33. Jesus: For His Glory or Your Greed?

5/21/2018
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Are you willing to praise Jesus no matter the cost? Or do you just go through the motions and think more about what’s in it for you? In other words, are you willing to humble yourself or are you looking to be exalted? Scripture Reference: Mark 14 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for […]

Duration:00:05:00

Five To Focus 32. I’m Scared To Adopt

5/14/2018
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Moses and Gideon are examples of how to be faithful in serving the Lord even if you feel timid. Ryan’s quick testimony of fear through the process of adopting some of his children can be applicable to your fearful situations and help encourage you to not let fear distract you from following Jesus. Feedback If […]

Duration:00:05:40

Five To Focus 31. Getting Out of Low Places (Part 2): Trusting God

5/7/2018
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Judges 6 brings us to part 2 of Gideon’s example: trusting in God because He is faithful. His character is trustworthy. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or […]

Duration:00:05:19

Five To Focus 30. Getting Out of Low Places (Part 1): Confess Sin

4/30/2018
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In Judges 6, Gideon gives us examples of why we might find ourselves in low places in life. Sometimes it is a result of sin. Next week’s episode will focus on another reason. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would […]

Duration:00:06:32

Five To Focus 29. Follow God’s Plan for You, Not Someone Else

4/23/2018
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The interaction between Jesus and Peter in John 21:20-22 is a great reminder to us that God’s Word is personal. It is for you–and don’t let others distract you from obeying. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to […]

Duration:00:06:47

Five To Focus 28. Desires Influence Actions and Direct Worship

4/16/2018
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David’s words in Psalm 27:4-6 give a pattern of desires–actions–worship that will help us walk in the path of righteousness. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact […]

Duration:00:05:13

Five to Focus 27. Listening to Sadness

4/9/2018
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The Road to Emmaus account in Luke 24 is a great example in how Jesus handled the sadness of two people who were struggling to make sense of what they experienced in life. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you […]

Duration:00:06:29

Five to Focus 26. The Gospel Saves and Sustains

3/26/2018
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The good news about Jesus is not just something you raise your hand in agreement with one time in your life and then move on to whatever else you want without giving it a second thought. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. […]

Duration:00:06:15

Five To Focus 25. Epitaph for Epaphras

3/19/2018
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What will your epitaph say? Another way to think about that question is to think about what are the main priorities in your life for which you are striving and will be most remembered for? Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. […]

Duration:00:04:57

Five To Focus 24. Is It Wrong To Euthanize My Pet?

3/12/2018
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One of the joys of pastoral ministry is walking through different life situations with people and helping them look to Scripture for guidance. Here’s an example of one of those situations. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to […]

Duration:00:05:46

Five To Focus 23. Strength and Equipping For Every

3/5/2018
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We talked about the four roles of Scripture in your life in the last four episodes. Now focus on what should happen next when you allow Scripture to take its place in your life. Scripture reference: 2 Timothy 3:17 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply […]

Duration:00:04:02

Five To Focus 22. Let Scripture Train in Righteousness

2/26/2018
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The last of four roles of Scripture in your life: it will train you in righteousness. Scripture reference: 2 Timothy 3:16 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or […]

Duration:00:05:50

Five To Focus 21. Let Scripture Correct

2/19/2018
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The third of four roles of Scripture in your life: it will correct you. Scripture reference: 2 Timothy 3:16 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact with […]

Duration:00:06:11

Five To Focus 20. Let Scripture Rebuke

2/12/2018
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The second of four roles of Scripture in your life: it will rebuke you. Scripture reference: 2 Timothy 3:16 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact with […]

Duration:00:04:27

Five To Focus 19. Let Scripture Teach

2/5/2018
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The first of four roles of Scripture in your life: it will teach you. Scripture reference: 2 Timothy 3:16 Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact with […]

Duration:00:05:13

Five To Focus 18. Sixty-Six Books Tell One Story

1/29/2018
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A common argument against the inspiration of Scripture: The Bible is a collection of unrelated books. From the outside, it is kind of strange how Christians talk about the Bible: is it a book, or is it 66 books? Find out how you can get more from the Bible by keeping the larger story in […]

Duration:00:05:09

Five To Focus 17. Your Faith Is Not Founded On Fables

1/15/2018
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Exploring the argument that the Bible is a collection of fables. Scripture reference: 2 Peter 1:16-21 Archaeology article: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-archaeology/israeli-archaeologists-find-2700-year-old-governor-of-jerusalem-seal-impression-idUSKBN1EQ0WH Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may comment on this post or interact […]

Duration:00:06:41

Five To Focus 16. Divine Inspiration of Scripture Gives Us Confidence

1/8/2018
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Seneca Rocks in WV was thrilling! Focus on how the fact that God inspired His Word gives you confidence to daily walk in your faith! Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may […]

Duration:00:04:28

Five To Focus 15. Contentment Combats Jealousy

1/1/2018
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It is easy to compare yourself to others and become jealous. Listen to a couple examples from the Bible on combating jealousy by being content. Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill out this form. If you would like to discuss this episode, you may […]

Duration:00:05:50

Five To Focus 14. St. Nicholas Slaps Arius

12/25/2017
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St. Nicholas was a real man with a real God. Listen to this story of defending sound doctrine. Sources consulted: Hill, Jonathan. Zondervan Handbook to the History of Christianity (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan), 2006. http://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/bishop-nicholas-loses-his-cool Feedback If you have a suggested topic for an episode of Five To Focus, simply fill […]

Duration:00:04:52

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