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

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

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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 of Scripture, to help Christians get more done and get it done like Christians. Hosted by Reagan Rose.

Language:

English


Episodes

RPS #71 — Overcoming Indecision: Why We Struggle to Make Hard Choices

2/22/2021
If you struggle to make decisions, or feel stuck between two goals, that may be a sign of a bigger issue. It may actually be a sin issue. Let’s talk about indecision and double-mindedness. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Episode #58 — Overcoming the Fear of Other People’s OpinionsUndone by Indecision: How the Fear of Man...

Duration:00:27:29

RPS #70 — Has the Personal Productivity Movement Failed Us?

2/1/2021
The self-improvement and personal productivity industry is massive. It’s worth well over $10 billion a year. At any given moment many of the books on the best sellers list are personal development books. And many of the best selling books of all time are books about personal productivity or self-improvement. People are looking for answers. But can the personal productivity provide them? Or has it failed to deliver on its promises? Has the personal productivity movement failed us? Sign-up...

Duration:00:19:04

RPS #69 — Some Thoughts on Risk and Why You Should Take More of Them

1/24/2021
Risk is part of life. Every time we lace up our shoes and leave the house, we are taking on some level of risk. We could be humiliated, we could be robbed, we could even die. But if we are to live faithfully or do anything useful with our lives we need to get comfortable with risk. Watch on YouTube: How to Take Sermon Notes Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates...

Duration:00:31:27

RPS #68 — Via Negativa: Why It’s Better to Remove than Add Things to Your Life

1/18/2021
A lot of times we think that be more productive, we need to add things to our lives. Another habit, another app, a new routine, etc. But, actually, the very opposite is true. If you want to add to your productivity, the best place to start is by subtracting things from your life. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show...

Duration:00:37:20

RPS #67 — Optimizing Your Life for Eternal Reward

1/11/2021
We are all optimizing our lives for something, health, money, relationships, etc. But as we try to become more productive, the smartest thing to optimize for is eternal reward. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 0:000:162:063:516:218:1712:4914:6416:19 Transcript Read and listen via a fully-interactive transcript...

Duration:00:18:59

RPS #66 — How to Make New Year’s Resolutions that Honor Christ

1/4/2021
It’s a New Year. Maybe you made some resolutions. But were they all about you or all about Jesus? Let’s talk about how you can make sure the goals you set for 2021 are aimed at glorifying God. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 0:005:038:0813:0417:3619:09 Transcript Read and listen via a fully-interactive...

Duration:00:21:15

RPS #65 — 7 Things the Lord Taught Me in 2020

12/28/2020
As we look ahead to a new year, I took some time to look back at what the Lord has taught me in the previous one. This episode is admittedly a bit self-indulgent, but hopefully, it will spark some ideas for you. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes 0:001:134:025:588:1910:3013:1616:2119:23 Transcript Read and listen...

Duration:00:23:58

RPS #64 — Why a Victim Mentality Is Cancerous to Personal Productivity

12/22/2020
A victimhood mindset is antithetical to the gospel and to personal productivity. People who think of themselves as victims are trapped in a prison of their own mind, always waiting for someone to come save them. If you adopt a victimhood mindset, you will never get anywhere. This self-pitying mind trap must be destroyed whenever it rears its ugly head. Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where...

Duration:00:36:55

RPS #63 — Having a Bias Toward Excellence in All You Do

12/16/2020
Christians are to strive for quality in all that we do, but it’s not always possible to do everything with excellence. So, how do we decide where to skimp? Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 2:214:427:2111:4714:3817:2219:47 Transcript Read and listen via a fully-interactive transcript of this episode.

Duration:00:24:44

RPS #62 — Practical Strategies for Learning Self-Discipline

12/1/2020
Here are 8 practical strategies to help you build discipline in your life. Links 8 Strategies for Developing Christ-Honoring Self-DisciplineRPS #61 — You Need to Learn Disciplinethe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 3:086:228:3611:2313:2715:5218:0222:0524:12 Transcript Read and listen via a fully-interactive transcript of this...

Duration:00:26:51

RPS #61 — You Need to Learn Discipline

11/25/2020
Summary Discipline is a rare commodity. In business, those who have it succeed consistently, those who don’t just get by or get lucky. For Christians, however, discipline is a necessity. But what is discipline, why do we need it, and how can we learn it? Links Self-Discipline Is the Gateway to Christian Maturitythe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new...

Duration:00:23:49

RPS #60 — How to Feel Productive Every Day

11/16/2020
Do you ever have those days where you come home and think, “that was a really productive day”? Imagine if you could make every day feel productive and let that momentum carry you through, not just days, but weeks of productive work. Links Not the Beethe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 0:002:577:069:3912:0717:2324:3125:4629:20...

Duration:00:30:21

RPS #59 — Why You Should Be an Optimist

11/2/2020
Your outlook on life is one of the biggest factors in deciding the quality and success of your work. But should Christians be optimists? And what does biblically-based optimism even look like? Links Not the BeeShould I Be Optimistic?my testimonythe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Show Notes: 0:002:183:205:167:5210:1912:5316:2717:1719:1722:18...

Duration:00:23:38

RPS #58 — Overcoming the Fear of Other People’s Opinions

10/26/2020
Where would you be today if you weren’t so afraid of other people’s opinions? That’s the question that drove me to look for biblical answers to my fear of man. In this episode, we discuss how destructive living in the fear of others can be to our lives and personal productivity, and how Scripture provides a way out of this snare. I also share a big life update. Links How to Stop Being Afraid of People, So You Can Start Getting Stuff DoneEp. 12 – Interview with Adam Ford, Creator of The...

Duration:00:30:22

RPS #57 — On Taking Smart Notes

10/12/2020
In this episode, we talk about the joy of reading, note taking, Roam Research vs. Notion, and applying note taking techniques to writing and idea creation. Links Episode 55 – Bible Notetaking Systems with Matthew EverhardRelearning the Joy of Reading (Blog)How to Take Smart NotesTrack book series for students If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Time Stamps 01:42 Relearning the...

Duration:00:16:16

RPS #56 — The Art of Gracefully Dropping the Ball: How to Let People Down Without Losing Their Respect

9/28/2020
No matter how well we plan, organize, and delegate, sometimes we drop the ball. Sometimes we let people down. Sometimes we fail to live up to our commitments. And sometimes we make matters worse by failing to communicate. This can lead to broken trust and people losing respect for you. So, how do we drop the ball gracefully? Today I’m going to give you five ways. Timestamps 00:00 – Introduction 03:10 – Why we drop the ball 07:33 – 1. Don’t Overcommit to Begin With 10:27 – 2. Develop a...

Duration:00:28:10

RPS #55 — Bible Notetaking Systems with Matthew Everhard

9/21/2020
In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Matthew Everhard who is a Jonathan Edwards scholar. We discuss the productivity habits of the Puritan pastor, particularly his unique approach to knowledge management. Links Matthew Everhard’s YouTube ChannelModern Reformationthe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content.

Duration:00:54:30

RPS #54 — How Jealousy Is Ruining Your Life

9/14/2020
Envy destroys our ability to do pleasing work for God. Instead of looking around at the “success” of others, we need to faithfully labor at what the Lord has put before us. Links YouTube channelthe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where you’ll get exclusive updates and early releases of new content. Timestamps

Duration:00:30:17

RPS #53 — Is Listening to the Bible on Audio Cheating?

9/7/2020
Have you ever felt guilty for listening to the Bible instead of reading it? In this episode, I try and answer whether or not it’s “cheating” to listen to the Bible on audio instead of reading it. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different modalities of Bible consumption. And at the end I share some of my picks for the best way to listen to God’s Word on audio. Links YouTube channelthe Redeeming Productivity Newsletter2016 Study on Audio LearningBible AppStudy BibleDwellESV...

Duration:00:30:03

RPS #52 — Contentment: The Ultimate Life Hack

8/31/2020
Life hacks are simple shortcuts to help get everyday tasks done more efficiently. But Christian contentment is the ultimate life hack. In this episode, we explore what contentment is, how you can get it, and how it allows Christians to change their attitudes without changing their circumstances. Links YouTube channelThe Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment Sign-up for the Redeeming Productivity Newsletter. If you enjoy Redeeming Productivity, consider supporting my work on Patreon, where...

Duration:00:35:49