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This is The Redeeming Productivity Show, where we talk about technology, techniques, and theology in the light Scripture, to help Christians get more done and get it done like Christians.

This is The Redeeming Productivity Show, where we talk about technology, techniques, and theology in the light Scripture, to help Christians get more done and get it done like Christians.

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United States

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This is The Redeeming Productivity Show, where we talk about technology, techniques, and theology in the light Scripture, to help Christians get more done and get it done like Christians.

Language:

English


Episodes

RPS #29 — Pick a Plan, Any Plan

2/24/2020
In many situations being careful to create a thoughtful plan before taking the first step is very wise. But sometimes we can get caught up in planning when what we really need to do is just jump in and learn as we go. But how do we know when it’s better to count the cost, or just take the plunge? Links Patreonreagan@redeemingproductivity.com

Duration:00:28:46

RPS #28 — 6 New Habits I’m Trying

2/17/2020
An important part of developing our productivity is experimenting and tweaking our systems and routines. So, in the spirit of that, I thought it’d be fun to share a few practical habits I’ve been trying lately and how they’ve been working for me so far. Links PatreonBest Books on Productivity for Christiansreagan@redeemingproductivity.com

Duration:00:20:09

RPS #27 — Personality Tests, Parenting, and Stewardship with Christa Threlfall

2/10/2020
In this episode, I’m joined by Christa Threlfall. Christa is a pastor’s wife and mother of four. She is the author of Come to Jesus: What if God Designs Your Days to Keep You Running Back to Him? And Christa also runs the blog Brown Sugar Toast where she writes about life and faith in Jesus. We talk about her recent article, Personality Tests Don’t Excuse Your Sin, the high calling of parenthood, and being faithful to steward our gifts even in the midst of busyness. Links Personality...

Duration:00:46:38

RPS #26 — Take a Hike

2/3/2020
In this week’s episode, we talk about the value of spending time alone in nature. With just how busy most of our lives are, it’s important for Christians deliberately set aside time to be in and appreciate God’s creation. A hike, short walk, or even just sitting for a few minutes in the fresh air affords us a unique opportunity to rest, refocus, and worship. Links This podcast episode is based in part on an article I wrote titled, The Christian Benefit of Solitude in Nature. If you...

Duration:00:30:36

RPS #25 — The Christian’s Clarifying Question

1/27/2020
There’s a question that has the power to push away the fog of indecision. In this episode, Reagan shares how simply asking himself how he could best glorify God was the key to resolving one of the most difficult decisions of his life, and how that same question can help provide any believer with clarity in decisions big and small.

Duration:00:35:36

RPS #24 — Pursuing Maturity with Joe Barnard

1/20/2020
In this episode, I am joined by Joe Barnard, the founder of Cross Training Ministries. Joe is also the author of, The Way Forward: A Roadmap of Spiritual Growth for Men in the 21st Century. Listen as Joe and I discuss discipleship and mentoring; the difference between checklists and maturity; and his latest book which aims to help Christian men get unstuck in their spiritual growth. Links The Way Forward: A Roadmap of Spiritual Growth for Men in the 21st CenturyCheck out the Cross...

Duration:00:52:36

RPS #23 – Your Phone is Your Frenemy

1/13/2020
In this episode, Reagan talks about the complicated relationship most of us have with our smartphones. We love how our phones can make us more productive and give us instant access to information, but they can also be profoundly distracting. How can we make our phones useful without being mastered by them? Links Smartphones and Distraction: Sheathing the Double-Edged SwordBecome a Patreon supporter!

Duration:00:27:05

RPS #22 – The Meaning of Work with Dr. Dan Doriani

1/6/2020
In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Dan Doriani, Vice President at Large at Covenant Theological Seminary. We discuss the theology of work, calling, and his latest book, Work: Its Purpose, Dignity, and Transformation Links Work: Its Purpose, Dignity, and TransformationDr. Doriani’s articles and videos on The Gospel Coalitionbecoming a Patreon supporter

Duration:00:55:04

RPS #21 – 10 Commandments of New Year’s Resolutions

12/29/2019
In this episode, I offer 10 resolutions that every believer should consider adding to their 2020 list. The over-arching goal of all of these resolutions is to honor Christ even more in the new year in how we steward all that He has entrusted to us. Links Episode 6 – interview with Drew Dyck on the subject of disciplinePatreon

Duration:00:35:36

RPS #20 – Making Christ Known through Filmmaking with Matthew Robinson

12/23/2019
In this episode, I’m joined by Matthew Robinson, Director of Media Gratiae. Matt and his team produce high-quality Christian documentaries, and their latest project Puritan: All of Life to the Glory of God is a beautifully done exploration of what it looked like when the Puritans began pressing Reformations principles into every aspect of life. Matt and I talk about drawing inspiration from Christians of the past to understand how we might live lives that glorify God today, how he goes from...

RPS #19 – How to Behave Like a Christian on the Internet

12/15/2019
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it looks like to be a Christian on the internet—how our online interactions represent Christ. Obviously, there are a lot of bad examples, but I started wondering what it might look like if we intentionally tried to act as good examples of how we behave on the internet. Links If you enjoy this show and would like to consider supporting it, head on over to our Patreon page.

Duration:00:41:01

RPS #18 – Interview with Nate Pickowicz

12/8/2019
In this week’s episode, I talk with Nate Pickowicz. Nate is the pastor of Harvest Bible Church in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. And he is the author of several books including Reviving New England and Why We’re Protestant. He has also edited several works by American Puritans including his latest, The Faithful and Wise Servant: Fidelity in Pastoral Ministry which is a distillation of Reverend Isaac Smith’s sermons on spiritual leadership. Our discussion traverses a variety of topics including...

Duration:00:50:53

RPS #17 – Prayer and the Productive Christian

12/2/2019
What if I told you that Christians had exclusive access to the ultimate productivity weapon? I’m talking about prayer—the fact that believers have access to the Almighty is an almost unbelievable boon to our ability to get things done. Sadly, most believers neglect prayer. That needs to change. Today, I give you three reasons why every productive Christian should be a praying Christian. Links Start Your Own Podcast with CastosHow I Use Notion

Duration:00:30:47

RPS #16 – Rebinding Bibles to the Glory of God with Jeffery Rice

11/25/2019
In this episode, I am joined by Jeff Rice, one-half of the team behind Post Tenebras Lux Bible Rebinding. Jeff and his wife, Katherine, started their Bible rebinding business in 2017 out of Middle Tennessee and have been churning out extremely high-quality work ever since. Jeff and I talk about his amazing testimony, the value of hard work, and personal calling. Links Post Tenebras Lux Bible Rebinding WebsitePTL Facebook Page

Duration:00:49:24

RPS #15 – Essential Ingredients of a Great Morning Routine

11/18/2019
What you do in the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. In this episode, I talk about the bare minimum requirements of a Christian’s morning routine. And while everyone’s morning will look a little different, these principles will help guide you in creating a morning routine that gets you oriented, organized, and ready to obey the Lord throughout your day. This week’s episode is brought to you by both of my Patreon supporters (one of whom is my Mom). If you too are proud of the...

Duration:00:31:15

RPS #14 – Tim Challies Interview

11/10/2019
In this week’s episode, I am joined by Tim Challies, who for the past 15 years has been posting daily at the incredibly popular Christian blog Challies.com. Tim has also written several books including Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity. In this interview, we cover a variety of topics including calling, blogging, daily routines, and honoring Christ with our work even when facing health-related limitations. Links Challies.comDo More Better: A Practical Guide to...

Duration:00:46:56

RPS #13 – 10 Tips for Reading Better

11/3/2019
Reading is important. And it’s especially important to Christians since our God has chosen to reveal Himself to us by means of the written Word. If we are wanting to live lives of productive stewardship for God’s glory, we should all want to become better readers—not just of the Bible but of all kinds of books. So, for those who want to read more and get better at retaining what they do read, the 10 tips we cover in this episode are for you. Links Get your free 30-day trial plus free...

Duration:00:31:52

RPS #12 – Interview with Adam Ford, Creator of The Babylon Bee

10/27/2019
In this episode, I am joined by Adam Ford. Adam is the creator of The Babylon Bee, The Adam Ford Newsletter, and his latest venture, Disrn News. In this interview, we talk about everything from the genesis of The Bee; the Christian’s relationship to news and politics; and of course, the tools, techniques, and mindsets Adam employs to bring glory to God while being productive in his work. Links The Adam Ford NewsletterDisrn.comthe Babylon Bee PodcastPatreonHow to Master Any Subject by...

Duration:00:53:44

RPS #11 – The Sufficiency of Scripture & Personal Productivity

10/20/2019
Theologians speak of the sufficiency of Scripture—the doctrine which states that all that believers need to live the Christian life is contained in the Word of God. But when it comes to personal productivity, is the Bible really the only thing we need in order to know how best to steward our work, time, and energy to God’s glory? Links The Truth Matters ConferenceThe 1689 Second London Baptist ConfessionEpisode 3@redeemingprod

Duration:00:31:57

RPS #10 – Living in an RV, the Downsides of Minimalism

10/13/2019
In this special 10th episode of the podcast, I tell the story of how I became an accidental minimalist and ended up living in an RV for four years with my wife and dog. I share some of the lessons I learned about “simple living,” minimalism, and the sinfulness of the human heart throughout this journey. Links What Living Full Time in an RV Taught Me About Minimalism and ContentmentHow to Stay Productive, Even When You’re...

Duration:00:50:23