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A podcast of question and exploration, not question and answer; for those curious about spiritual direction and the spiritual life.

A podcast of question and exploration, not question and answer; for those curious about spiritual direction and the spiritual life.
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United States

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A podcast of question and exploration, not question and answer; for those curious about spiritual direction and the spiritual life.

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English

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8154833970


Episodes

What does it mean to be a Christian?

8/29/2019
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From politics to the pulpit this is a question you could get a myriad of answers on these days. Come explore this question with us as we wind down season one. It's been great to have you listening, be sure to subscribe to be the first to hear when we go live with season 2! No question is too awkward or insignificant. Submit your question to the podcast! Submission Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd Your...

Duration:00:25:12

Is it okay for a Christian to date a non-Christian?

8/22/2019
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From purity culture to online dating and loaded ideas scattered all around dating culture we explore the question: Is it okay for a Christian to date a non-Christian? Whether you are dating now, considering it, raising a future dater, or reflecting on your dating past this episode will give you much to consider and offer you a gracious space to do so. No question is too small or insignificant. Submit your question to the podcast! Submission Form:...

Duration:00:25:43

What is the relationship between religion/spirituality and masturbation?

8/13/2019
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Ah, masturbation. How does one engage individual sexual satisfaction in light of their pursuit of spiritual growth and religion? How would a spiritual director explore this question? Listen in as we explore this still-rather-taboo topic. Now that you know we will explore any question, Submit your question to the podcast!! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd Your...

Duration:00:28:06

Is homosexuality a sin?

7/25/2019
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So many people are hurt by the tension of this topic. This is part 2 of 3 in a sexuality series, this time exploring the question "Is homosexuality a sin?" Listen in as we navigate the church-wide landmines, regardless of theological disposition, within this charged topic. Part 3 in episode 13 next week explores the questions of masturbation and spirituality. Now that you know we will explore any question, Submit your question to the podcast!!...

Duration:00:30:36

Are we born with a sexual orientation or do we choose it?

6/27/2019
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In this episode Sam and Kimberly explore part 1 of 3 in a sexuality series "Are we born with a sexual orientation or do we choose it?" Listen in as we navigate the church-wide landmines, regardless of theological disposition, within this charged topic. Part 2 in episode 12 next week explores the questions, "Is homosexuality a sin?" Now that you know we will explore any question, Submit your question to the podcast!!...

Duration:00:25:22

"Can a spiritual director's faith tradition or theology be different than mine?"

6/14/2019
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In this episode Sam and Kimberly explore the question "Can a spiritual director's faith tradition or theology be different than mine?" Can you be guided by someone who has a different take on important issues? Can you guide someone who has different ideas about the Bible than you do? Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at...

Duration:00:15:16

Does God even care about the details of my life?

6/6/2019
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In this episode Sam and Kimberly explore the question "Does God even care about the details of my life?" Does freedom in decision making impact our spiritual growth? Is there even freedom in our decisions? What if we miss "plan A" for our lives? Is there even a "plan A"? What role does desire play into our spiritual lives and decision-making process? Listen in! Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at...

Duration:00:17:39

What things in the Bible should we rethink?

5/31/2019
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In this episode Sam and Kimberly explore the question "What things in the Bible should we rethink?" Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd Respond with your thoughts, reflections, or disagreements at askaspiritualdirector@gmail.com. We always love to hear from you.

Duration:00:18:48

Where is God in my exhausted, just getting by, parenting routine?

5/22/2019
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In this episode Sam and Kimberly explore the question "Where is God in my exhausted, just getting by, parenting routine? Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd Respond with your thoughts, reflections, or disagreements at askaspiritualdirector@gmail.com. We always love to hear from you.

Duration:00:16:59

Is it possible to go a week without sinning?

5/16/2019
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In this episode we explore the question, "Is it possible to go a week without sinning?" Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd Respond with your thoughts, reflections, or disagreements at askaspiritualdirector@gmail.com. We always love to hear from you.

Duration:00:13:18

How Can I Know God's Will in a Specific Circumstance of My Life?

4/25/2019
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In this episode we explore the question "how can I know God's will in a specific circumstance of my life?" Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Submit your question to the podcast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5c69d7fd A quick google search will give several great options for practicing Ignatian discernment using the Examen. This link takes you directly to the website for...

Duration:00:25:36

Do I have to be sure of my faith to be in spiritual direction?

4/5/2019
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In this episode we explore to the question "do I have to be sure of my faith to be in spiritual direction?" Your hosts: https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ The book Samuel mentioned The Culture Code: the secrets of highly successful groups The most powerful words in struggle are "me, too" mentioned by Brené Brown here in her TED talk Listening to Shame

Duration:00:17:12

Who is Spiritual Direction for?

3/26/2019
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In this episode we explore the question What do I look for in a Spiritual Direction for? And how do I find one? Click here to submit your anonymous question to the Ask A Spiritual Director podcast. https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Resources from the podcast to find a spiritual director: https://www.sdiworld.org/ Spiritual Directors International https://www.graftedlife.org/ Grafted Life Ministries (aka ESDA- Evangelical Spiritual Directors Association).

Duration:00:21:59

What is the difference between therapy and spiritual direction?

3/19/2019
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In this episode we explore the similarities and differences between therapy and spiritual direction. How does the experience differ? How does the training of the practitioner differ? How do you know which you need? Click here to submit your anonymous question to the Ask A Spiritual Director podcast. https://kimberlypenrodpelletier.com/ https://www.samuelogles.com/ Resources from the podcast to find a spiritual director: https://www.sdiworld.org/ Spiritual Directors...

Duration:00:18:37

Introduction to Ask a Spiritual Director

2/27/2019
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Where spiritual directors respond to your questions about all things related to connecting with God on our individual and communal journeys. Submit Questions for the show @ https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14bbfb9RZ_RRl7_I_-xxW3jVPAG88pdfRKQeadmE7nw8/edit Find your podcast hosts at: samuelogles.com kimberlypenrodpelletier.com

Duration:00:14:45