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Am I Known? WHY THIS SERIES? WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? • There’s so much depression, addiction, and mental illness in our community. • The story with Dr. Becky Meyer, Chris McDougal, Ryan… What we are doing… THE ISSUES: HOW DID IT GET THIS WAY? “What’s the Crisis? THE CRISIS COMES in two parts. The […]
THE LIES WE BATTLE LIE: I’m ruined, and I’ve made too many mistakes. • I am ruined because of the mistakes I have made. • I am ruined because someone hurt me. • I am ruined because I can’t keep a job. • I am ruined because of my disability. Genesis 3:10-12 (NIV) 10He answered, “I […]
Am I Accepted? REVIEW • This series is about death by suicide. • There are several factors that need to be dealt with… Lack of stable depth in families causing relational isolation. Too much brain activity. Lack of real rest for our bodies and minds. Predisposition for mental illness including a lack of serotonin and […]
Am I Loved? THE MISSING COMPONENT? We have a spiritual enemy who doesn’t care if we die fast or slow. (See John 8:44) The lies we have dealt with so far: 1. I am worthless, and life is meaningless. 2. I am ruined. I can’t be forgiven, and my life can’t be fixed. 3. This week’s lie: […]
THIS WEEK’S LIES: No one cares, I will be doing everyone a favor… I am only hurting myself… HOW THE ENEMY USES LIES: The first type of lie is meant to put us down, to take away our confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth. The enemy tells us these lies to keeps us from seeing that […]
In the podcast below my dad and I talk about our latest book, Hope for the Prodigal. It is a subject that is very close to the heart of my family as we have lived out the story of the Prodigal son for 3 generations now. It is also an important topic in a time […]
Jim Putman and Lance Wigton sit down to discuss how we can create a culture of accountability to set up guard rails in our lives as disciples of Jesus. You will create the culture you model – YOU will set the depth of transparency. A natural result of living in a sinful world is the […]
In this podcast, Jim Putman and Lance Wigton discuss the topic- “What happens after we die?” Some of the things they touch on are: Is there a Heaven? Is there a Hell? How do we know where we are going? How do we talk to others about this?
In this episode of The Real Life Discipleship Podcast, Lance Wigton talks with Real Life Staff members, and husband and wife – Chris and Sara Short. Chris has worked with Children’s Ministry for 15 years, and Sara is on the Women’s Discipleship Team. This powerhouse couple brings dedicated research and personal wisdom to the topic […]
Spiritual Maturity is the destination of the road we travel as disciples of Jesus, and a person growing in spiritual maturity needs to develop the ability to control his emotions. Jesus’ method of Relational Discipleship is hinged on our ability to make and maintain relationships. When we allow ourselves to be controlled and steered by […]
How to take back control of your emotions and remind them: “You are not the Boss of me! Emotions are a complex issue. And in the 21st century, the American culture runs rampant with them. People are looking to their emotions for every decision they make, from their relationships to their purchases, from where they […]
Take time to be aware of what you are thinking. Begin to make a list of what is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent and praiseworthy; get specific with your list. Choose some specific truths to think on.
There are some unique issues in our culture that can lead us to feel anxious. Little relational stability (human and spiritual relationships) Activity overload—we’re too busy with too much visual stimulation. Negative media Addiction—pursuing the wrong things leads to shame and guilt. Paul gives us a Spirit-directed way of dealing with anxiety: C.A.L.M Remember […]
The Hardwired to Connect study says we are dealing with unprecedented mental illness amongst children in America, and that Americans are more stressed than the rest of the world.