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Welcome to the Connecting Faith to Life podcast, a ministry of Northwood Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina. This weekly podcast with Dr. Tommy Meador, Lead Pastor, and Connections Pastor Trey Rhodes will help you connect faith to life!

Welcome to the Connecting Faith to Life podcast, a ministry of Northwood Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina. This weekly podcast with Dr. Tommy Meador, Lead Pastor, and Connections Pastor Trey Rhodes will help you connect faith to life!
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Welcome to the Connecting Faith to Life podcast, a ministry of Northwood Baptist Church in North Charleston, South Carolina. This weekly podcast with Dr. Tommy Meador, Lead Pastor, and Connections Pastor Trey Rhodes will help you connect faith to life!

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Episodes

21. Three Ways to Overcome Negativity

12/3/2019
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We all struggle with negativity sometimes. However, we don't have to always focus on the negative. We can immerse ourselves in the goodness of God and have a completely different perspective of life. In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about ways to overcome negativity and focus on the good that God is doing in your life.

Duration:00:29:46

20. Four Lessons from House Church Leaders

11/26/2019
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Pastor Tommy recently went to Cambodia to train house church leaders with his dear friend, Phillip Howle, who serves as Lead Pastor of Siloam Baptist Church in Ninety-Six, South Carolina. In this episode, Phillip joins Tommy and Trey to talk about lessons he and Tommy learned from house church leaders while they were in Cambodia.

Duration:00:29:37

19. Three Ways to Give Criticism

11/19/2019
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We have a tendency to criticize people in a way that is hurtful rather than helpful. How can we give good criticism that helps people make wise choices and grow in their faith? In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about ways to give good, helpful criticism.

Duration:00:24:47

18. Four Ways to Receive Criticism

11/12/2019
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We've all been the recipient of hurtful criticism. Perhaps someone lost their temper and lashed out at you. Or maybe, someone just wanted to hurt you. In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about how we can receive hurtful criticism without it destroying us.

Duration:00:27:02

17. Five Ways to Read the Bible Well

11/5/2019
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We all struggle to read the Bible well. In this episode, Tommy and Trey give some helpful tips to consider as you learn to be more diligent in studying the Bible.

Duration:00:30:11

16. Six Reasons to Be Involved in Short-Term Missions

10/29/2019
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We recently sent a team to Southeast Asia to serve alongside Adam, an IMB missionary in Southeast Asia. On this episode, Adam joins the conversation to help us reflect on the team's trip and talk about why every church member should be involved in short-term missions. This is a great conversation! Listen and be encouraged!

Duration:00:31:06

15. Four Ways to Chill Out

10/22/2019
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Worry and anxiety seem to plague most of us. However, God doesn't want us to walk in worry and anxiety. Instead, He wants us to walk in perfect peace. In this episode Tommy and Trey talk about how we can "chill out" and learn to walk in the peace of God.

Duration:00:26:44

14. Six Ways to Defeat Gossip

10/15/2019
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Have you ever struggled with gossip? If so, this episode is for you! Tommy and Trey have a candid conversation about the destructive nature of gossip and how to overcome it. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and leave a review!

Duration:00:27:38

13. Five Lessons from the Persecuted Church

10/8/2019
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Donn, an IMB missionary in Asia, discusses with Pastor Tommy and Pastor Trey lessons he learned from serving as a missionary in a persecuted country in Asia for thirteen years. We hope this episode encourages you to pray for persecuted believers. Donn recommended The Insanity of God by Nik Ripken as a resource to help you understand the nature of the persecuted church.

Duration:00:29:35

12. Three Life Lessons from the East

10/1/2019
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In this episode, a Christian lady who has lived most of her life outside of the United States shares with Tommy and Trey three life lessons she has learned about her faith from living in some very difficult places.

Duration:00:28:39

11. Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Time

9/24/2019
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Do you ever feel like you don't have enough time? Do you struggle with time management? Do you ever feel like you could be using your time better? Time is gift from God that we often squander away. In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about how we can make the most of the time that God has given us.

Duration:00:25:33

10. Five Truths About the Calling of God

9/17/2019
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Seven years ago, Northwood had the opportunity had the opportunity to send out Adam Spurlock to plant a church in Hanahan, South Carolina. On this episode of the podcast, Adam sits down with Tommy and Trey to talk about five surprising truths he has learned about the calling of God during the last seven years of church planting. If what you hear blesses you, leave us a rating and review, and share this podcast with your friends!

Duration:00:28:48

9. Five Ways to Have Difficult Conversations

9/10/2019
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There's no way to avoid it! We're all going to have conflict, and as a result, we're all going to have to have difficult conversations. In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about how to have difficult conversations effectively with a lot of grace and redemption.

Duration:00:26:22

8. Four Truths You Must Believe to be a Follower of Jesus

9/3/2019
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What must you believe to be a follower of Jesus? It's a vital question that we must answer biblically. In this episode, Tommy, Trey, and Logan tackle this question. To learn more about the ministries of Northwood Baptist visit our website.

Duration:00:30:30

7. Five Ways to Be Devoted to Your Spiritual Growth

8/27/2019
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In this episode, Tommy and Trey have a practical conversation about how to grow in your relationship with Jesus. If you want to listen to the sermon "How to Be a Healthy to Be a Healthy Church Member" that Tommy mentioned, you can find it at northwoodbaptist.com. Tommy also referenced the books The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul, Knowing God by J.I. Packer, and How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart.

Duration:00:29:31

6. Five Lessons I Learned From My Parents

8/20/2019
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In this episode, Trey's son, Ivey Rhodes, joins the conversation to talk about five lessons he learned from his parents that he is trying to instill into the life of his children. Ivey is a church planter. He lives in Boston where he serves as the pastor of Mosaic Jamaica Plain. You can learn more about Ivey and his church by visiting the Mosaic Jamaica Plain website.

Duration:00:27:46

5. Three Ways to Know if You are Filled with the Holy Spirit

8/13/2019
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In this episode, Tommy and Trey talk about what it means to be filled with the Holy Spirit. If you would like to keep up with our Sunday morning sermon series through the Book of Acts, you can always find our weekly messages on our website.

Duration:00:23:43

4. Four Ways to Be A Gospel Conversationalist

8/6/2019
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On this week's episode, Dr. Sam Greer, Lead Pastor of Red Bank Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, joins the conversation as we talk about four ways to be a Gospel conversationalist. Sam has written two books The Gospel Conversation and The Gospel Conversationalist.

Duration:00:27:37

3. Six Ways to Make God-Honoring Decisions

7/30/2019
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In this episode of Connecting Faith to Life, Trey and Tommy talk about living in God's will and how to make decisions that are consistent with the will of God. This conversation is an extension of Pastor Tommy's sermon, "How to Wait on the Lord," found here. Also mentioned in this episode is Pastor Tommy's sermon, "Wisdom for Your Trials," found here.

Duration:00:23:30

2. Three Reasons to Be Involved in God's Global Plan

7/24/2019
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Logan Catoe, Pastor of Missions and Discipleship at Northwood, joins Pastor Tommy and Trey to talk about why every believer should be involved in Global Missions. Be sure to check out our website, northwoodbaptist.com for more resources. You can also find our weekly sermon podcast by searching for Northwood Baptist Church in your favorite podcasting app.

Duration:00:29:22