In this episode, Jason shares some deep and extremely personal details about the most difficult and agonizing weekend of ministry that he’s ever experienced. It was this past weekend at ENCOUNTER-2020 in New Hampshire! It was a non-stop battle the entire weekend (and even in the days leading up to the weekend), but God showed … More E-85: UNDEFEATED – Part 1
In this episode, Jason shares another nasty joy sucker that is common among Christians … HARBORING SECRET SIN! This is a joy sucker that Jason knows all too well from his own personal life experience and from also working with young men for over two decades. Harboring secret sin will completely suck the joy out … More E-84: Nasty Joy Suckers – Part 3
There’s no way to go through life without encountering nasty joy-suckers. In this episode, Jason talks about one of those nasty joy-suckers that he allowed to attach itself to his Christian life many years ago, and it caused him major anxiety and panic issues. What was it? It all came down to doubting his salvation … More E-83: Nasty Joy Suckers – Part 2
God commands us (His children) to give thanks in all circumstances – 1 Thess. 5:18 … and that means even when life sucks. Dude, that’s easier said than done. Why would God say that? … Because it glorifies Him and He knows it also benefits us. Scientific research is actually proving this and Jason is … More E-81: “Give Thanks in All Circumstances” … Are You Serious God?
Life’s not fair. And we must stop expecting it to be fair because that’s not reality. That’s actually a distorted view of the human condition. The sooner we accept this reality (that life’s not fair), the better off we’ll be in overcoming pain, suffering, opposition, and disappointment. Many of us are under the illusion that … More E-80: Life’s Not Fair!
“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise Him, my salvation and my God.” – King David, Psalm 42:5 In this passage of Scripture, King David is depressed and anxious and he doesn’t know why. Can you relate? I definitely … More When Unexpected Depression and/or Anxiety Hits …
In this episode, Jason shares what he is learning about walking with God in the GRIND of suffering. Suffering is everywhere in our fallen world and it’s unavoidable. At some point in life, in some sort of way, you’re going to suffer greatly. No one gets a free pass on suffering in this life. Most … More E-78: Walking with God in the GRIND of Suffering!