We are lacking in so many ways, but we don't realize it until we go through some deep, agonizing, and prolonged pain, suffering, and loss. Pain, suffering, and loss will wake you up to that fact. In his book, The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis so aptly said, "We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being … Continue reading E-163: Navigating Pain, Suffering, and Loss God’s Way!
For many of us, our Christian life is not going the way we want it to. Difficult and painful things have left us disillusioned, frustrated, angry, anxious, even depressed. I get it. I'm living it! Truth is … You can't control everything that happens to you - your marriage - your family - your ministry … Continue reading E-141: This Is Not The Christian Life I Want!
In this episode, Jason interviews Greg Darley. Greg is the Host of The Stewardship of YOU Podcast and Founder of Peak Energy Nutrition. His passion is to help people steward their mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health so they can do all that God has called them to do. He offers coaching, training, and consulting … Continue reading E-120: Energy to Impact! – Interview with Coach/Trainer/Author, Greg Darley.
In this episode, Jason goes over 12 questions to ask yourself if you're feeling stressed, down, or hating life … Have you talked to a good friend, pastor, counselor, or coach about what you're going through?Have you gone outside for at least 30 minutes to feel the sunshine - to see the blue sky - … Continue reading E-113: Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Feeling Stressed, Down, Or Hating Life!
There are going to be times in your Christian life when you won’t understand what God is doing or why He is doing it … times when life doesn’t make sense and God doesn’t make sense. GRIZ is in a season like that right now, and it’s sometimes difficult for him to trust that God … Continue reading E-108: 99 PROBLEMS!
In this episode, several Christian men from around the country talk about the incredible blessings they are experiencing in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Instead of whining and complaining like most people, they are rejoicing and giving thanks. Our perspective and attitude regarding this COVID-19 Pandemic is crucial to successfully navigate through it as … Continue reading E-93: The Blessings of the COVID-19 Pandemic!
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading E-78: Walking with God in the GRIND of Suffering!
In this episode, Jason continues sharing more of his backstory with Lyme Disease. By far, it’s been the most difficult trial he’s faced in his life thus far. But through it, God has been doing an amazing transforming work in him and through him. Romans 8:28. * I’m not a medical professional. The content of … Continue reading E-77: My Backstory with Lyme Disease – Part 2
In this episode, Jason begins sharing his backstory with Lyme Disease. By far, it's been the most difficult trial he's faced in his life thus far. But through it, God has been doing an amazing transforming work in him and through him. Romans 8:28. * I’m not a medical professional. The content of this podcast … Continue reading E-76: My Backstory with Lyme Disease – Part 1
In this episode, Jason brings some inspiration and motivation to those of you who've been feeling beat up and are stuck down in the pit. You're not the only Christian brother going through it. All of us go through various trials that knock us down and make us want to just throw in the towel … Continue reading E-29: “If you’re going through Hell … Keep going!”
In this episode, Jason talks about the problem of hopelessness and what it often leads to. He then explains where we (as Christian men) need to continually find our hope. Please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. – Link here. Stop falling to internet porn. Today, go and sign-up for Covenant Eyes … Continue reading E-25: The Problem of Hopelessness!
In this episode, Jason interviews Dallas "GAR" Bozeman. Gar was born in Northwest Alabama, but in 2002 his family moved to Katy, TX where he graduated from James E. Taylor High School. Immediately after graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. In 2004, he graduated from the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal School. … Continue reading E-23: Interview with USAF Veteran, Dallas “GAR” Bozeman
In this episode, Jason ... Sips a delightful mixed-drink in the microphone! Drops a big fat shout-out to the Dobber at The PornFree Radio Podcast! Drops a preview of his upcoming interview with GAR (Dallas Bozeman)! Talks about the depression/suicide of Linkin Park's lead singer, Chester Bennington! Drops 22 Powerful and Precious Promises from … Continue reading E-22: Dealing with Depression – Pt. 4 (Hangin’ on God’s Promises!)
In this episode, Jason begins offering some helpful solutions to overcome depression. He specifically talks about the importance of Christian men knowing and often restating their new identity in Christ when they're in the pit of depression. If you're a genuine believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, then this is who God says you … Continue reading E-21: Dealing with Depression – Pt. 3 (Your Identity Matters!)
In this episode, Jason updates us on what's going down in his life and then he continues to talk to us about DEPRESSION (the FUNK) ... he specifically talks about the possible CAUSES of DEPRESSION ... Cause #1 ... Total Depravity (this is the root cause of all causes of depression). Cause #2 ... Pent-Up Anger/Bitterness/Unforgiveness. … Continue reading E-20: Dealing with Depression – Pt. 2 – Causes of Depression!
In this episode, Jason starts out by sharing a little of what's been going on in his personal life and also with his itinerant speaking ministry ... BUT THEN ... he gives us the MEAT ... and he talks about the fact that DEPRESSION is more prevalent among Christian dudes (even Christian leaders) than most … Continue reading E-17: Dealing with Depression – Pt. 1 – You’re NOT Alone!