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Focus On The Family

Life is challenging for Christian singles. How do you balance work and personal life? How do you own your faith? How can you date with a purpose? And prepare for marriage? All while honoring God through it all? Hit up The Boundless Show, a Christian podcast for young adults, for some good, honest conversation. The young adult years are full of possibility and choices that shape who you become. Join host Lisa Anderson to discuss the highs and lows, lean on each other, and trust God in this important season of adulthood.

Life is challenging for Christian singles. How do you balance work and personal life? How do you own your faith? How can you date with a purpose? And prepare for marriage? All while honoring God through it all? Hit up The Boundless Show, a Christian podcast for young adults, for some good, honest conversation. The young adult years are full of possibility and choices that shape who you become. Join host Lisa Anderson to discuss the highs and lows, lean on each other, and trust God in this important season of adulthood.

Location:

Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

Life is challenging for Christian singles. How do you balance work and personal life? How do you own your faith? How can you date with a purpose? And prepare for marriage? All while honoring God through it all? Hit up The Boundless Show, a Christian podcast for young adults, for some good, honest conversation. The young adult years are full of possibility and choices that shape who you become. Join host Lisa Anderson to discuss the highs and lows, lean on each other, and trust God in this important season of adulthood.

Language:

English

Contact:

Focus on the Family Colorado Springs, CO 80995 1-800-232-6459


Episodes

Should You Both Want Kids?: Episode 745

5/12/2022
The “children/no children” conversation, plus navigating death with a loved one, and when you and your friend like the same person. Featured musical artist: About a Mile ( https://www.facebook.com/aboutamile ) Receive the book "The Value of Wrinkles: A Young Perspective on How Loving the Old Will Change Your Life" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-boundless-2022-05-12?refcd=1414304 Roundtable: Let’s Talk About Having Kids When dating someone and...

Duration:00:50:52

Men and Self-Esteem: Episode 744

5/5/2022
Men overcoming low self-esteem, plus a Q&A with pastor Jonathan Pitts on grief, and should you change churches when dating? Featured musical artist: Jonathan Cain ( https://jonathancain.org/ ) Roundtable: Low Self-Esteem in Men When you’re one click away from seeing the highlight reels of your friends' lives, it’s easy to think you’re not as important or special as anyone else. Or maybe you’ve thought that since childhood; old wounds don’t always heal, do they? Hurtful experiences, poor...

Duration:00:55:06

Women and Self-Esteem: Episode 743

4/28/2022
Women overcoming low self-esteem, plus pastor Jonathan Pitts on grief, and how do you share your opinions humbly? Featured musical artist: Love and the Outcome ( https://loveandtheoutcome.com/ ) Roundtable: Low Self-Esteem in Women When you’re one click away from seeing the highlight reels of your friends' lives, it’s easy to think you’re not as important or special as anyone else. Or maybe you’ve thought that since childhood; old wounds don’t always heal, do they? Hurtful experiences, poor...

Duration:00:53:55

Learning to Say “No”: Episode 742

4/21/2022
How to set boundaries and say “no,” plus the pros and cons of marrying young, and where to turn when it feels like your life has stalled. Featured musical artist: Audio Adrenaline ( https://www.facebook.com/audioadrenaline/ ) Roundtable: It’s OK to Say “No” Your friend invited you to a party, your church is asking you to volunteer, and you’re thinking about joining a new small group. While opportunities in life are endless, saying “yes” to all of them is a recipe for burnout. Sometimes it’s...

Duration:00:55:04

What Is Real Repentance? (Part 2): Episode 741

4/14/2022
Repenting for real, plus signs of a healthy dating relationship, and should you leave a church over theological differences? Featured musical artist: David Dunn ( http://www.daviddunnmusic.com/ ) Roundtable: Signs of True Repentance (Part 2) Repentance is an important part of the Christian life, and because we’re all sinners, we should be experts at repenting, right? The truth is, living in genuine repentance is harder than you think. Pastor Mark Bates and professional counselor Tim Sanford...

Duration:00:57:49

What Is Real Repentance? (Part 1): Episode 740

4/7/2022
Repenting for real, plus hope for women struggling with sexual sin, and should you date someone with a criminal record? Featured musical artist: Austin Stone Worship ( https://www.austinstoneworship.com/ ) Roundtable: Signs of True Repentance (Part 1) Repentance is an important part of the Christian life, and because we’re all sinners, we should be experts at repenting, right? The truth is, living in genuine repentance is harder than you think. Pastor Mark Bates and professional counselor...

Duration:00:52:59

Ask the Boundless Team (Part 2): Episode 739

3/31/2022
Part two of a Q&A with the Boundless team, plus questions about practicing humility, and should she be friends with an ex-boyfriend? Featured musical artist: Vertical Worship ( https://www.verticalofficial.com/ ) Roundtable: The Boundless Team Answers Your Questions (Part 2) Our team got together to answer questions sent in by you, our listeners. The questions range from what’s on our current playlists to favorite places to travel, dating advice, getting through a difficult season of life...

Duration:00:53:02

Ask the Boundless Team (Part 1): Episode 738

3/24/2022
Part one of a Q&A with the Boundless team, plus what true humility looks like, and is dating a non-Christian always a bad move? Featured musical artist: Nathan Tasker ( http://www.nathantasker.com/ ) Roundtable: The Boundless Team Answers Your Questions (Part 1) Our team got together to answer questions sent in by you, our listeners. The questions range from what’s on our current playlists to favorite places to travel, dating advice, getting through a difficult season of life and more. Hear...

Duration:00:56:24

Pay Off That Debt: Episode 737

3/17/2022
Creative ideas for paying down debt, plus a Q&A on friendships with the opposite gender, and dating without disappointing your parents. Featured musical artist: Stu Garrard ( http://www.stugworld.com/ ) Roundtable: Creative Ways to Tackle Debt School loans, car payments, credit cards. Many young adults walk into adulthood staring at a mountain of debt. Is there a way to take control and start chipping away at the problem? Surprisingly, small steps make a big difference, and being creative in...

Duration:00:50:19

Lost in Love: Episode 736

3/10/2022
Date without compromising who you are, plus a discussion on friendships with the opposite gender, and should your parents approve of your date? Featured musical artist: All Sons & Daughters ( https://www.instagram.com/allsanddmusic/ ) Roundtable: Dating Someone Without Losing Yourself Your friend started dating someone, but now they’ve gone MIA. Or you know someone who got in a relationship and turned into a different person. Too many people are willing to compromise their values,...

Duration:00:55:06

Let Him Lead?: Episode 735

3/3/2022
The desire for control in dating, plus navigating life transitions, and are you spending too much time with your boyfriend or girlfriend? Featured musical artist: Various Artists ( https://www.integritymusic.com/ ) Roundtable: Who’s Leading Your Relationship? In an ideal world, everyone in a relationship would be perfectly sacrificial, always seeking the good of the other person, and finding a just-right balance of leadership and following, giving and taking. But we’re not in the real world....

Duration:00:55:11

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Episode 734

2/24/2022
Moving on after a breakup, plus Plugged In’s Adam Holz on the latest movies and Oscar buzz, and Lisa recommends her favorite books. Featured musical artist: Abandon ( https://www.instagram.com/abandonmusic/ ) Roundtable: Finding Hope After a Breakup Breakups are tough. Your dreams for the relationship are dashed, and your heart is left wondering if it will ever recover. Is there a healthy way to move on? Our guests share their breakup experiences and what they learned through the process. If...

Duration:01:01:28

Church Since the Pandemic: Episode 733

2/17/2022
How COVID has impacted the way we do church, plus discovering your life purpose, and should single adults foster and adopt children? Featured musical artist: Aaron Strumpel ( http://www.aaronstrumpel.com/ ) Roundtable: COVID and the Local Church Since the start of the COVID pandemic, many churches have seen a big drop in both attendance and volunteers. Congregations are divided on things like mask mandates, vaccines, livestream technology and more. Our panelists share what has changed for...

Duration:00:54:01

Unrequited Love: Episode 732

2/10/2022
When the person you like isn’t attracted to you, plus hope for people-pleasers, and how to respond to a single pastor’s romantic interest. Featured musical artist: Covenant Worship ( https://covenantchurch.org/whatwedo/worship/ ) Roundtable: When Attraction Isn’t Mutual You happen to really like someone, but as you get to know them it becomes clear that the feelings of attraction aren’t mutual. Should you hold on to the hope that their feelings will change, or is it safer to just move on?...

Duration:01:00:40

Learning to Rest: Episode 731

2/3/2022
Making time for rest, plus common fears of a people-pleaser, and should you and your spouse have separate bank accounts? Featured musical artist: David Baloche ( https://www.louderthanthemusic.com/product.php?id=2437 ) Roundtable: How to Rest Well Your to-do list is full and it seems like you don’t have enough time to catch your breath. Are you taking on too much? Are your priorities off? Maybe you don’t know the difference between “checking out” and getting true restorative rest. Our guests...

Duration:00:59:03

When Your Life Goals Seem Vague: Episode 730

1/27/2022
Uncertainty around goals and calling, plus a live Q&A with Carey Nieuwhof, and should you speak up if a friend is engaged to a non-Christian? Featured musical artist: Stu Garrard ( https://www.stugworld.com/ ) Roundtable: Clarifying Your Life Goals Late January is typically the time of year when many give up on their New Year's resolutions. But what if you aren’t even sure what your goals are? What if the trajectory of your life seems vague at best? Our panel opens up about times they felt...

Duration:00:56:56

Serving in Your City: Episode 729

1/20/2022
Volunteering in your community, plus Carey Nieuwhof on maximizing effectiveness, and should you reconnect with a high school love interest? Featured musical artist: Hollyn ( https://www.instagram.com/iamhollyn/?hl=en ) Roundtable: Volunteering Where You Live Whether it’s helping the homeless, being on a neighborhood committee, tutoring, or something out-of-the-box, the options for serving your community are endless. But how do you pick something and actually make it happen? How do you find a...

Duration:00:52:22

The Proper Care of Extroverts: Episode 728

1/13/2022
How to love your extroverted friends, plus a Q&A with author Gary Thomas, and making room for a romantic interest when you have a full life. Featured musical artist: Je’kob ( https://www.facebook.com/iamjekob/ ) Roundtable: Understanding Extroverts How well do you understand your extroverted friends? Do you know what makes them tick? Do you celebrate their strengths? Our panel of extroverts shares some of the dos and don’ts of a successful extrovert relationship, so if you’ve ever wondered...

Duration:00:55:28

The Proper Care of Introverts: Episode 727

1/6/2022
How to love your introverted friends, plus a Q&A with counselor and author Debra Fileta, and what makes a good small group? Featured musical artist: Darlene Zschech ( https://www.darlenezschech.com/ ) Roundtable: Understanding Introverts How well do you understand your introverted friends? Do you know what makes them tick? Do you celebrate their strengths? Our panel of introverts shares some of the dos and don’ts of a successful introvert relationship, so if you’ve ever wondered how to...

Duration:00:55:49

A Fresh Look at a New Year: Episode 726

12/30/2021
Healthy attitudes for approaching a new year, plus self-care and goal-setting strategies, and hope for emotional eaters. Featured musical artist: Jeremy Rosado ( https://www.instagram.com/iamjeremyrosado/?hl=en ) Roundtable: Out With the Old, In With the New ‘Tis the season to straddle the “what-ifs” of last year and the “if-onlys” of the year to come. But what’s the right attitude and a healthy balance to have as the calendar turns the page? Our guests reflect on both the victories and...

Duration:00:50:05