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Conversations that cultivate freedom, flourishing, and wholeness of heart through Jesus Shaped Spirituality.

Conversations that cultivate freedom, flourishing, and wholeness of heart through Jesus Shaped Spirituality.
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Conversations that cultivate freedom, flourishing, and wholeness of heart through Jesus Shaped Spirituality.

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Episodes

Episode 93 - Chuck DeGroat, “Wholeheartedness", Part II

4/18/2019
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Finding Wholeheartedness “Blessed are the brokenhearted...those who have come to the end of themselves.” - Chuck DeGroat Michael concludes his two-part discussion with Chuck DeGroat. Chuck is Professor of Counseling and Christian Spirituality at Western Theological Seminary in Holland MI, and Co-Founder and a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies, San Francisco. He has spent the last 20+ years in a fluid combination of pastoral ministry, seminary teaching, and clinical counseling and...

Duration:00:23:08

Episode 92 - Chuck DeGroat, “Wholeheartedness", Part I

4/11/2019
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Finding Wholeheartedness “Wholeheartedness is living life in the presence of God.” - Chuck DeGroat On this episode of Restoring the Soul, you’ll hear the first of a two-part conversation between Michael and Chuck DeGroat. Chuck is Professor of Counseling and Christian Spirituality at Western Theological Seminary in Holland MI, and Co-Founder and a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies, San Francisco. He has spent the last 20+ years in a fluid combination of pastoral ministry,...

Duration:00:26:39

Episode 91 - Kelley Gray, “Passion for Growth"

4/5/2019
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Passion for Growth “I care so much more about the heart level and gut level..I call it the nervous system level.” - Kelley Gray On this episode of Restoring the Soul, Michael will introduce the newest member of the Restoring the Soul team, Kelley Gray. During the course of their conversation, you’ll learn about her upbringing, her training, and why she is so passionate about restoration. As an Enneagram teacher, Kelley teaches self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and harmonious...

Duration:00:52:59

Episode 90 - Michael Cusick, “The 4 Gospels"

3/29/2019
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The 4 Gospels “Christianity just didn’t feel real to me.” - Michael John Cusick On this episode of Restoring the Soul we take you to October of 2017 for a sermon Michael John Cusick presented to the students of Denver Seminary. The sermon was entitled “The 4 Gospels” and it was Michael’s intention to present a message that helped students bridge the gap between what they believe with what they experience. The 4 Gospels presented in this talk are the Gospel of Performance, Experience,...

Duration:00:32:37

Episode 89 - Ian Cron, “Julianne Cusick Finds Her Inner Encourager"

3/21/2019
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“Julianne Cusick Finds Her Inner Encourager” On this episode of Restoring the Soul, we conclude the 3-part series of Ian Morgan Cron’s Typology podcast conversations. Julianne Cusick, who is married to Michael and serves on the staff of Restoring the Soul, sat down with Ian in January 2018. In this conversation, you will discover that Julianne is an Enneagram type 1 and, among other things, makes reference to her relationship with Michael (Enneagram Type 2), and some of the ups and downs...

Duration:00:51:03

Episode 88 - Ian Cron, “The Grace of Letting Go", Part II

3/14/2019
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“The Grace of Letting Go” On this episode of Restoring the Soul, Michael concludes his conversation with Enneagram expert, Ian Cron. Michael was a guest on a recent Typology podcast where he and Ian talk about identity and finding worth by helping others. We’re pleased to be able to bring you this insightful talk. Click here if you would like to listen to Part I of their conversation. Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, Enneagram teacher,...

Duration:00:27:35

Episode 87 - Ian Cron, “I'm OK if You're OK", Part I

3/8/2019
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“I’m OK if You’re OK” We’re turning the table on today’s podcast as Michael is being interviewed by Enneagram expert, Ian Cron. Michael was a guest on a recent Typology podcast and we thought it would be fun for you to listen as Michael now answers the questions. Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, Dove Award–winning songwriter, and Episcopal priest. His books include the novel Chasing Francis and spiritual memoir...

Duration:00:27:59

Episode 86 - Bill Thrall Part II, "The Journey of Trust"

2/21/2019
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This is part 2 of Michael's conversation with Bill Thrall, Vice Chair and co-author with Truefaced-Leadership Catalyst. As Vice Chair and co-author with Truefaced-Leadership Catalyst since 1995, Bill’s genuine desire to see relational health in those he works with, has been vital in setting the tone of the organization. His eloquence and integrity have given him opportunities to teach Truefaced’s principles internationally. His wisdom has been penned throughout the entire series of The...

Duration:00:26:01

Episode 85 - Bill Thrall Part I, "The Soul of a Leader"

2/14/2019
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The Soul of a Leader On the next two episodes of Restoring the Soul, we're reviving one of our most popular interviews with Bill Thrall. As Vice Chair and co-author with Truefaced-Leadership Catalyst since 1995, Bill’s genuine desire to see relational health in those he works with, has been vital in setting the tone of the organization. His eloquence and integrity have given him opportunities to teach Truefaced’s principles internationally. His wisdom has been penned throughout the entire...

Duration:00:33:20

Episode 84 - Lysa Terkeurst, “It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way

2/7/2019
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“Sometimes to get your life back, you have to face the death of what you thought your life would look like” Lysa TerKeurst, It's Not Supposed To Be This Way Lisa Terkeurst is Michael’s guest for this episode of Restoring the Soul. She is president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and the New York Times best-selling author of Uninvited, The Best Yes, Unglued, Made to Crave, and 16 other books. As president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa and her team have led thousands to make their...

Duration:00:53:47

Episode 83 - John Eldredge Part II, "Wholeness and Holiness"

1/31/2019
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Wholeness and Holiness “You can’t heal your character without wholeness...without the restoration of your being.” - John Eldredge We’re thrilled to welcome back John Eldredge to the Restoring the Soul podcast. This episode concludes Michael’s two-part conversation. John is an author, a counselor, and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God's love, and learn to live in God's...

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 82 - John Eldredge Part I, "Wholeness and Holiness"

1/23/2019
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Wholeness and Holiness “The heart is central. Your heart matters. And the heart needs healing.” - John Eldredge We’re thrilled to welcome back John Eldredge to the Restoring the Soul podcast. John is an author, a counselor, and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God's love, and learn to live in God's Kingdom. John earned his master’s degree in Counseling from Colorado Christian...

Duration:00:33:50

Episode 81 - Tony and Vivian Lemus, "The Soul of Immigration"

1/17/2019
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The Soul of Immigration “We just need to start seeing each other as God-created human beings instead of all these other labels that we have.” - Vivian Lemus March 26, 2018 was the day that has forever have changed the lives of Tony and Vivian Lemus. It was on that day they were officially sworn in as United States citizens. We celebrate this special day with Tony and Vivian on this episode of Restoring the Soul and are excited to take you inside their nearly 17-year journey of becoming US...

Duration:00:54:05

Episode 80 - Becky Allender, "Hidden in Plain Sight"

1/2/2019
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Hidden in Plain Sight “We all have stories and they’re a goldmine. You must tend to them.” - Becky Allender On this edition of Restoring the Soul, Michael talks with Becky Allender. Becky helped co-found The Allender Center at The Seattle School, where she directs intercession for the Training Certificate program, leads groups for Story Workshops, and co-leads marriage retreats with her husband. She is the author of Hidden in Plain Sight: One Woman’s Search for Identity, Intimacy, and...

Duration:00:50:32

Episode 79 - Evan Moffic Part II, "The Happiness Prayer"

12/26/2018
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The Happiness Prayer “Happiness is a sense of looking back on our life and knowing it’s been well-lived.” - Rabbi Evan Moffic On this edition of Restoring the Soul, Michael concludes his conversation with Rabbi Evan Moffic. Evan serves as the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Solel in suburban Chicago. He uses his experience as a rabbi working with people of all ages who experience the highs and lows of life, combined with the most cutting edge research in positive psychology and...

Duration:00:37:03

Episode 78 - Evan Moffic Part I, "The Happiness Prayer"

12/19/2018
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The Happiness Prayer “I’m always looking for wisdom and it doesn’t matter where it comes from.” - Rabbi Evan Moffic On this edition of Restoring the Soul, Michael welcomes Rabbi Evan Moffic. Evan serves as the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Solel in suburban Chicago. He uses his experience as a rabbi working with people of all ages who experience the highs and lows of life, combined with the most cutting edge research in positive psychology and neuroscience, to explore what practices help...

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 77 - Kimberly Miller Part II, "Boundaries for Your Soul"

12/12/2018
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Boundaries for Your Soul “Internal conflict is growth trying to happen.” - Kimberly Miller On this program, Michael concludes his conversation with author Kimberly Miller. They discuss her new book, Boundaries for Your Soul, co-written with Alison Cook. Kimberly Miller, MTh, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, speaker, and retreat leader. She is the founder of Leading Wholeheartedly, a ministry that helps Christian leaders tend to their inner lives, so that they can better...

Duration:00:30:19

Episode 76 - Kimberly Miller Part I, "Boundaries for Your Soul"

12/5/2018
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Boundaries for Your Soul “Internal conflict is growth trying to happen.” - Kimberly Miller Michael welcomes author Kimberly Miller to Restoring the Soul with a discussion about her new book that she co-wrote with Alison Cook, Boundaries for Your Soul. Kimberly Miller, MTh, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, speaker, and retreat leader. She is the founder of Leading Wholeheartedly, a ministry that helps Christian leaders tend to their inner lives, so that they can better...

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 75 - Dr. Arielle Schwartz & Barb Maiberger, "Embodiment and Trauma"

11/28/2018
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Embodiment and Trauma “Therapists who get burned out are not taking care of themselves.” - Barb Maiberger In this special episode of Restoring the Soul, Michael welcomes Dr. Arielle Schwartz and Barb Maiberger to discuss their new book, “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology” that teaches therapists how to increase the client's capacity to sense and feel the body. The book is also intended to help the client work through traumatic memories in a safe and regulated manner as well as...

Duration:01:01:17

Episode 74 - Winn Collier, "Remembering Eugene Peterson"

11/22/2018
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Remembering Eugene Peterson A Conversation with Winn Collier “It feels like Gandolf is gone.” - Former student of Eugene Peterson Michael welcomes back Winn Collier to Restoring the Soul with a discussion about Eugene Peterson, who recently passed away. Eugene was an American Presbyterian clergyman, scholar, theologian, author, and poet. He wrote over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language. Winn has been selected to be...

Duration:00:38:37