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#166: Healers Need Healing: Let’s Talk About Burdens

Why is it that you never see your favorite superheroes checking in to the doctor's office? Is it that we portray the image that in order to be a "hero" to someone that you have to be almost invincible to pain or suffering? Depression and other mental health struggles do not discriminate. An important part of any kind of human service or ministry is to be mentally and spiritually well. Too often, in our flesh, we try to mask the perceived weaknesses associated with depression, anxiety, and...


#165: Erin’s Story

Erin Stoffel shares about the day her life changed forever. On, May 3, 2015, as the Stoffels went for an early spring walk a random act of violence temporarily separated this family and left Erin fighting for her life. The extreme pain of separation has given Erin an understanding of God, His love and His healing power. Although Erin’s story still has many chapters to complete, she candidly shares with those willing to listen where hope can be found. "#165: Erin’s Story" appeared on...


#164: Preparing for the Remarkable

Every day, you are being prepared for the next remarkable moment. The only way you'll recognize it is if you are looking for opportunities to share hope. Thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wausau community and all those affected by the recent tragic events. "#164: Preparing for the Remarkable" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#163: Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing

Jeff and Dave continue to look at the book of Colossians in Chapter 2 this week. "#163: Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#162: Millennial Fatherhood

Jeff and Jason talk about what it takes to intentionally raise your kids to be godly men and women for life. "#162: Millennial Fatherhood" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#161: Becoming Resilient

This week, we've centered our discussion around an article on 8 qualities the most resilient people share. As business leaders and entrepreneurs (parents, teens, young adults), you know that success requires the resilience to keep moving ahead even when confronted with obstacles and roadblocks. You have a willingness to swim upstream and not give up simply because the tide is against you. Resilient people are successful because they possess these eight qualities... Jeff and Dave share...


#160: Living Life From The Refuge

When life is headed out of control, look to the Refuge. The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety. "#160: Living Life From The Refuge" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#159: Double Mindedness, Apathy, & Repeat Offenses

Jeff and Dave talk about 3 things that frustrate our faith journey: double-mindedness, repeating the same sin, and apathy. "#159: Double Mindedness, Apathy, & Repeat Offenses" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#158: What’s The Point?

Jeff and Dave continue the Initiate series this week. Most people will struggle with doubt, whether it's with your abilities, or with faith, or trusting people. Doubt is very real and doesn't just go away when you put your faith in God. So, if you've ever questioned the point of life, listen to this episode and share your thoughts with us. "#158: What’s The Point?" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#157: Initiate (Part 3)

Jeff and Dave continue the Initiate series this week. This is all about looking at the building blocks of the Christian faith. This week, we look at living with spiritual disciplines. How do you put them into action in your life? "#157: Initiate (Part 3)" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#156: Initiate (Part 2)

Jeff and Dave continue the Initiate series this week. This is all about looking at the building blocks of the Christian faith. It might seem odd to think about how you and I learn things. But check this out. We all learn differently. Our minds are so wonderfully made to absorb a vast amount of information. How we learn and what we learn about God matters in this faith journey. You might have even learned some things that were untrue about God and are working through unlearning them. Listen...


#155: Initiate (Part 1)

Jeff and Terra Kay kick off a new series called Initiate this week. This is all about looking at the building blocks of the Christian faith. Terra will share her heart on rescuing women out of the human trafficking industry. "#155: Initiate (Part 1)" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#154: It’s Christmas!

Jeff and Dave hope to make your Christmas a little warmer, a little brighter with some of our stories and favorite scripture reading selections about the real Christmas story ... Jesus' birth. Enjoy. "#154: It’s Christmas!" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#153: Getting Into The Christmas Spirit

Many of life's greatest gifts and pleasures cannot be wrapped. The Christmas Spirit is one of them. On this episode, Jeff and Dave share ideas and experiences that have helped put Christmas in the right perspective. Listen and share your thoughts. "#153: Getting Into The Christmas Spirit" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#152: ‘Tis The Season For Peace

Jeff and Dave have a few tips to help you discover peace in your life. Did you know that you can have peace in life even with a list of deadlines and appointments? This week, ask someone how they maintain peace in their life and have a conversation about it. Or look at your life. Do you have peace? Listen to the episode and share your thoughts. "#152: ‘Tis The Season For Peace" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#151: ‘Tis The Season For Joy

The hustle and bustle is in full swing as we get ready for Christmas. But for many of us, the sense of joy isn't with us at this time of year. Whether you're dealing with grief or a difficult life season, Jeff and Dave hope to make your week a little brighter as we dive into what it means to have joy. "#151: ‘Tis The Season For Joy" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#150: How to Face Adversity & Win

Adversity happens more often than we'd wish and lasts longer than we'd like. Sometimes, we can even allow the weight of the situation affect our minds in a way where we begin to question our purpose and meaning in life. This week, Jeff and Dave talk about ways to cultivate an attitude of thankfulness and one amazing story that is sure to touch your heart. "#150: How to Face Adversity & Win" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#149: A Thanksgiving Feast For The Soul

This week, America celebrates Thanksgiving. Jeff and Dave talk about ways to cultivate an attitude of thankfulness and one amazing story that is sure to touch your heart. Plus, Jeff Hollenbeck sits down with Jeff to share about the Perspectives course coming in January. "#149: A Thanksgiving Feast For The Soul" appeared on HopeNet 360.


#148: Trusting in Princes, Horses & Chariots

The Psalmist writes that some people trust in chariots and horses; some even trust in princes. Every one of these things fail, eventually. If you've put so much energy into this year's election and you've found a place of disappointment or disillusionment, Jeff and Dave would like to open up a conversation and talk about how to find that place of hope and peace again. Has something in life let you down? Join the club. We've all got moments of great displeasure. The good news is, there's...


#147: Why Are We Making Enemies?

It's no secret that this current season in the political cycle has divided and strained even the closest of relationships. Have we lost the ability to agree to disagree and still work together to bring hope to our communities? This week, Jeff and Dave discuss how to overcome disagreement and work to maintain healthy friendships. "#147: Why Are We Making Enemies?" appeared on HopeNet 360.