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Refined and Refreshed is more than a podcast. It is about the LORD and how He refines us and refreshes us. It is growing in the LORD and growing holistically (Spiritually, Mentally, Emotionally and Physically). We focus on personal development through a Biblical lenses. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/support

Refined and Refreshed is more than a podcast. It is about the LORD and how He refines us and refreshes us. It is growing in the LORD and growing holistically (Spiritually, Mentally, Emotionally and Physically). We focus on personal development through a Biblical lenses. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/support

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Refined and Refreshed is more than a podcast. It is about the LORD and how He refines us and refreshes us. It is growing in the LORD and growing holistically (Spiritually, Mentally, Emotionally and Physically). We focus on personal development through a Biblical lenses. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/support

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English


Episodes

R&R Talks XX | Streetlights with Loren La Luz

7/26/2021
Streetlights is a ministry of Creative Communicators called to intentionally engage global urban culture with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by producing, translating, teaching and proclaiming God’s Word so all can understand. Our identity and call are founded on the belief that God’s Word is transformational and needs to be accessible and understandable to all people. Streetlights: https://www.streetlightsbible.com/ Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats...

Duration:00:31:20

Will You Trust? | Ep. 56

7/24/2021
If we can trust that God will take care of us, has our best interest in heart, can we then focus on God’s kingdom and God’s righteousness? Can we then focus on how it looks like in our personal lives? Can we then focus on how it is expressed in our family and communities? This episode was a sermon that Ralph spoke at St. Peter United Church of Christ and edited for the podcast. Main Passage: Matthew 6:25-34 Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by...

Duration:00:15:33

Beatitudes: Those who Mourn. | Ep. 55

7/11/2021
The beatitudes are common within Christianity. For the most part we can say they are character traits or virtues the we should have. What if the passage that starts the sermon on the mount is more than just character traits and virtues? In this episode we look at "those who mourn." This can be a perplexing statement especially if we only view it through the lens of virtues or characteristics we should embody. How do you cultivate the characteristic of one who mourns? Main Passage: Matthew...

Duration:00:09:21

Who Do You Say That I Am? | Ep. 54

6/21/2021
What aspect of God’s nature or character do you struggle with the most? Is there a certain characteristic that God desires to reveal to you? Is there a theme that is constantly showing up in your life? What difficult attribute about God is hard for you to comprehend or grasp? Sometimes our personal experience can skew our view of God. So on this episode, we look at this question, "Who do you say God is?" This episode was a sermon that Ralph spoke at St. Peter United Church of Christ and...

Duration:00:09:44

Beatitudes: The Poor in Spirit | Ep. 53

6/11/2021
The beatitudes are common within Christianity. For the most part we can say they are character traits or virtues the we should have. What if the passage that starts the sermon on the mount is more than just character traits and virtues? In this episode we look at the phrase, "the poor in spirit." What does the poor in spirit mean? How does this relate to us and the community that surrounds us? Main Passage: Matthew 5:3-11 Source Material: Kingdom Ethics Website:...

Duration:00:07:44

R&R Talks XIX | Ability Ministry with Ryan Wolfe

5/31/2021
Ability Ministry is an independent Christian non-profit ministry, who strives to enhance the lives of persons affected with disabilities by providing services for persons with developmental disabilities, including residence, job placement, opportunities for social interaction and spiritual growth. Ability Ministry: https://abilityministry.com/ Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:27:06

Beatitudes: Blessed | Ep. 52

5/21/2021
The beatitudes are common within Christianity. For the most part we can say they are character traits or virtues the we should have. What if the passage that starts the sermon on the mount is more than just character traits and virtues? In this episode we explore the word "blessed." In the "Beatitudes" we see that Christ Jesus over and over again says, "Blessed." So in this episode we will looking comprehensively into understanding what is blessed. Are the virtues that Christ mention, is...

Duration:00:09:26

R&R Talks XVIII | A Conversation with my Mom (Natalie Holliday)

5/8/2021
Happy Mother's Day! On this special Mother's Day episode I talked with my mom about her life. Seeing my mother endure hardship and persevere countless of times made this a very anticipated conversation. I hope you will enjoy listening to a little bit of her life story and may it encourage you in some way. Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:24:17

Beatitudes: The Intro | Ep.51

4/30/2021
The beatitudes are common within Christianity. For the most part we can say they are character traits or virtues the we should have. What if the passage that starts the sermon on the mount is more than just character traits and virtues? Well, this is the introduction for the journey that we will be on. We are going to study the beatitudes with a comprehensive lens in hopes to learn more about this passage. Main Passage: Matthew 5:3-11 Source Material: Kingdom Ethics Website:...

Duration:00:16:17

R&R Talks XVII | Postcards from Babylon: The Church in American Exile with Brian Zahnd

4/21/2021
In this episode I talk we Brian Zahnd about his book turned documentary: Postcards from Babylon. He is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri. Brian is a passionate reader of theology and philosophy, an avid hiker and mountain climber, and authority on all things Bob Dylan. Postcards from Babylon Book: https://www.amazon.com/Postcards-Babylon-Church-American-Exile-ebook/dp/B07M5HJ5XB Postcards from Babylon Documentary:...

Duration:00:55:56

Teamwork | Ep. 50

4/9/2021
As Christians the term, "revival" is like an event we hope to experience. We have heard about the revivals and great awakenings from the past and the next great movement is something talked about in various denominational circles. However, could our focus be so much on the hope for the next great movement that we miss what's happening in the hear and now? In this episode, we examine our focus with a metaphorical look at how an athlete reaches the top and how that relates to where our focus...

Duration:00:11:14

A Moment of Mindfulness (Featuring Guest Host: Christa Monroe) | Ep. 49

3/18/2021
In this episode you will hear from Christa Monroe! This is a short and sweet time of mindfulness! So if you can, take the next 5 minutes and be mindful of your surrounding and hear from Christa! Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/support

Duration:00:05:20

Using Your Influence (Featuring Guest Host: Justin Morris) | Ep. 48

3/12/2021
In this episode we hear from guest host Justin Morris on the topic of influence. Do you have influence? How are you using your influence? Are we using our influence for God's glory? Main Passage: 2nd Timothy 2:2 Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/support

Duration:00:11:12

From Self-Sabotage to Self-Care | Ep. 47

2/28/2021
The Scriptures' tell us to honor God with our bodies, but how do we do this? Do we sabotage ourselves and the purpose God has for us when we don't take care of ourselves? We'll explore these questions and more in this episode. Main Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:18-20 Flee sexual immorality. Every other sin that a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. 19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you...

Duration:00:14:30

R&R Talks XVI | Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur with Shae Bynes

2/17/2021
In this episode I chat with Shae Bynes. We talk about why we should seek the kingdom of God first and also chat about Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Shae Bynes is the founder of Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur, author, teacher, speaker, podcast host, and filmmaker. Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur: https://kingdomdrivenentrepreneur.com/​ Firestarter School: http://kingdomdrivenentrepreneur.com/...​ Doing Business God's Way: https://www.amazon.com/Kingdom-Driven... Website:...

Duration:00:27:40

Seeking Righteousness | Ep. 46

2/7/2021
How does seeking righteousness become counter cultural to what our society promotes today? In this episode we talk about taking time to be with God and going counter cultural to workism. Main Scripture: Matthew 5:6 Sources: The Role of Women in the Bible. The Religion of Workism. Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/message Support this...

Duration:00:27:30

Shattered | Ep. 45

1/27/2021
When we experience a loss there is a process of grief that starts. Life can feel like it's shattered, but there is hope and a healthy way in which we can go through the grieving process. I talk about this and more in this episode. Main Passage: John 11:18-37 Coping with Grief and Loss Article. Website: https://www.refinedrefreshed.com/ Credits: Into & Outro beats provided by S.Rock: https://www.facebook.com/srock15/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ralph-monroe/message...

Duration:00:19:30

R&R Talks XV | Defining Moments and Fatherhood with Chalmer Williams

1/17/2021
In this episode I talk with Chalmer Williams who is the producer and host of Fatherhood Friday's. We talk about defining moments in life and how we navigate though those life altering decision. Also we naturally talk about fatherhood and how 2020 has impacted us as fathers. If you want to hear more from Chalmer, check out his podcast called Fatherhood Friday's: https://anchor.fm/chalmer-williams You can also check out his book called, "Fighting for a Laugh." Instagram -...

Duration:00:45:41

What Becomes of Us | Ep. 44

1/11/2021
What becomes of the collective group of people living in a fallen society? What becomes of the dreams and goals of organizations and individuals when success is no longer based on the quantity of possessions you have? What becomes of us when our currency no longer has value? What becomes of us when online influence carries no weight? What do we do? How do we continue? We take a gander at looking for an answer to these questions! Main Passage: Matthew 24:1-14 Sources: Chief Sitting Bull-...

Duration:00:13:51

Leaving a Legacy | Ep. 43

1/2/2021
Have you thought about what legacy you are going to leave behind? What is the difference between an inheritance and heritage? What does the Bible say about this topic? We will explore these questions an more in this episode! Main Passage: Matthew 1:1-16 Source Material: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/legacy-is-not-just-for-th_b_11253760https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/will-your-retirement-leave-a-legacy Facebook-...

Duration:00:14:17