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Do I need to know Greek or Hebrew to understand the Bible?

9/4/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #5 Though you don’t need to know Greek or Hebrew to understand the Bible, having a general understanding of how to access the original language can be a helpful Bible study tool. No need to head to seminary or give in to defeat because you can’t. In this […]

Duration: 00:01:56


What do I need to know about the book of Proverbs?

8/28/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #4 From the ideals promoted in the “Proverbs 31 Woman,” to the promise of Proverbs 22:6 (Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.) there is much we can glean from the book of Proverbs. […]

Duration: 00:18:25


What if I don’t enjoy studying the Bible?

8/14/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #3 Ever been in a place where you don’t have a desire to study the Bible? If this is you, you are NOT alone. This is a common struggle every Christian has dealt with. In this quick 15 minute episode, Chris and I share a few reasons WHY […]

Duration: 00:15:33


How do I know when to take the Bible literally?

8/7/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Season 3 – Episode #2 Have you read a verse and not been sure how to take it? Every wonder of something you are studying should be taken figuratively or literally? Some passages are pretty clear. Others are not. Listen in to this 15 minute episode for a few tips to help […]

Duration: 00:16:19


What do I need to know about the book of Psalms?

7/31/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #1 (Season 3) We’re so excited to kick off Season 3 of the FOCUSed15 Podcast! We started off with diving into the book of Psalms, with another What do I need to know about … episode. Here’s what we packed into this 15 minute episode. Obviously, we couldn’t hit on the depth and […]

Duration: 00:16:54


What do I need to know about Acts?

4/3/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #15 (Season 2) I love the book of Acts. It is filled with rich and important history and truth applicable to our everyday experience of Christ. Where the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) were the story of Christ’s ministry on earth, Acts is the sequel to the continuing work of […]

Duration: 00:15:59


How can I keep from taking a verse out of context?

3/27/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #14 (Season 2) None of us tries to do take a verse out of context, yet we all inevitable do. We might read into a verse something that it wasn’t intended to speak into. Other times we miss important key truths the original author meant to be understood from his words. […]

Duration: 00:15:53


How many verses should I study at one time?

3/20/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #13 (Season 2) We’ve covered consistency, translations, time, commentaries, and more. Today let’s chat volume. Have you wondered how many verses you should study at one time? Is just one enough? Or should it be 10 verses a day? One chapter at a time? Join Chris and I as we talk about how […]

Duration: 00:15:09


What do I need to know about the Gospel of John?

3/13/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #12 (Season 2) We come to our last gospel episode. We hit Matthew, Mark, Luke, and now it’s John’s turn. We hope you’ve found these quick episodes an informative and helpful starting point to your study of a book of a Bible. Listen in to this quick 15 minute episode to […]

Duration: 00:16:02


Should I be using commentaries?

2/20/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #11 (Season 2) Today we’re discussing commentaries! Chances are, you probably teeter between one of two extremes when it comes to using one. Some check the commentaries and study notes in their Bible right away. Some never use them at all. In this practical 15 minute episode my husband Chris and I chat […]

Duration: 00:16:01


What do I need to know about the Gospel of Luke?

2/13/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #9 (Season 2) There are loads of gems in this 15 minute episode! Chris and I continue on in our What do I need to know about … episodes. We’ve covered Matthew and Mark so far. Now it’s Luke’s turn. Listen in to hear a few important things you need to know […]

Duration: 00:15:59


How much time should I spend when I study my Bible?

2/6/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #8 (Season 2) In this age of detailed Pinterest instructions and blog posts galore, there are no shortage of “should’s” and “how-to’s.” Though the extra details can be helpful guidelines, we must be careful not to make them more than what they are: suggestions from one person on how you should […]

Duration: 00:15:45


What should my quiet time look like?

1/30/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #7 (Season 2) Whether you realize it or not, we all have expectations and pictures of what the “perfect” quiet time looks like. Though we certainly need to be careful not to give in to the paralysis of perfectionism, it is typically helpful to have some guidelines in place to evaluate how […]

Duration: 00:16:10


What do I need to know about the Gospel of Mark?

1/23/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #6 (Season 2) Have you every wondered why we have four tellings of the life of Christ (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) instead of just one? Do you know what the commonalities are between them? Their differences? In today’s 15 minute episode, Chris and I tackle what you need to know about the Gospel […]

Duration: 00:16:21


What if I’m too busy to study the Bible?

1/16/2017
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FOCUSED15 PODCAST – EPISODE #5 (SEASON 2) We all live busy lives, and this pace of life often keeps us from doing the things we say we want to do. From working out, to spending more quality time with the ones we love, to studying the Bible — busyness can be a barrier to enjoying the most […]

Duration: 00:16:11


What do I need to know about the Gospel of Matthew?

1/9/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #4 (Season 2) I’m really excited about today’s episode. Today we kick off our first “What you need to know about …” podcast episode. The plan is to cover each book of the Bible, providing you a quick and easy “on demand” option to learn the background of each book and any other […]

Duration: 00:15:03


How do I begin to study the Bible on my own?

1/1/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #3 (Season 2) I want to study the Bible. Where do I start? I hear that question a lot. I’ve asked the same question, wanting to go deeper but having no clue how. In fact, before I actually asked anyone for help, I tried to dive in myself. I excitedly (and randomly) […]

Duration: 00:15:58


Does it matter which translation I use to study the Bible?

1/1/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #2 (Season 2) There is often much confusion and sometimes heated opinions about which version of the Bible you use to read and study the Bible. Though the Word of God is undoubtedly inspired and inerrant there are variations within each version on the shelves. In today’s 15 minute podcast episode, Chris and I chat […]

Duration: 00:15:30


How do I maintain consistency in my Bible study?

1/1/2017
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FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #1 (Season 2) I’m good at starting things—not so good at following through. This has been true for many areas of my life, including my time in the Bible. After leading and getting to know thousands of people both online and “in real life” I know that I’m not alone in this struggle. […]

Duration: 00:14:58


Say Goodbye to Perfectionism

1/7/2015
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I’ve been on a video kick lately. Today, I share a bit about how perfectionism is silly and keeps us from the very things we want to accomplish. You can watch the video here in the blog post or you can simply listen to the audio through the audio player above. Of note from this episode: […]

Duration: 00:12:40

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