Jesus Smart: The Podcast

Jesus Smart: The Podcast

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045: Discovering the True You at Christmastime (Christmas Series #3)
Dec 11 • 15 min
Christmas is the revelation of God in Jesus. And the Christmas Dynamic includes the revelation of you! Your best life is found in a relational, heart knowledge of Christ. Everything you need and truly want is wrapped in the person of the Christ Child ……
044: Is That Your Heart Talking at Christmastime? (Christmas Series #2)
Dec 5 • 17 min
Our hearts are limitless. The beautiful and good things we desire in life are signs pointing us to Someone and Something — the Creator and His Dream. These wonderful things seem to be stirred each Christmastime. It’s an opportunity to more closely…
043: The Birth of Jesus and Ultimate Disruptive Innovation (Christmas Series #1)
Nov 30 • 12 min
Disruptive Innovation is a concept from the business world—something new and innovative disrupts what has been and introduces something never seen. The Ultimate Disruptive Innovation was birthed in a little town outside Jerusalem roughly 2000 years ago.…
042: Encore Episode — Benefit with a “Beginner’s Mind” (Minisode 6:57)
Nov 27 • 6 min
A beginner’s mind is a beautiful mind. It’s the mind of a child — questing, questioning, welcoming, learning. It is supple and receptive. This is an Encore Episode. See the show notes page for this episode at JesusSmart.com. “Beginner’s mind” is a concept…
041: Understand the Kingdom Story, Acts I-V — Find Your Place with Matt Raines
Nov 13 • 31 min
You’re designed for narrative — your Personal Life Story and the Big Story that’s shaping and moving everything. The Grand Narrative is the loving rule and reign of God. Jesus has come to put things back in order, restoring us as Vice-Regents under God as…
040: Elevating My Internal State to Live My Best Life (Minisode 13:09)
Nov 9 • 13 min
I can live a better life on the outside if I invest in my life on the inside. We live from the inside-out … our internals shape and sustain our externals. When I’m in a higher internal state, I sense renewed hope. Fresh energy seems to ignite. At times,…
039: War of the Worldviews with Joshua C. Faltot
Nov 6 • 55 min
You’re called to do more than just consume content … you’re called to create it. And by so doing, you engage the Narrative Wars. False narratives live in television programming, film, video, audio, music, curricula and education, writing, public policy…
038: Apostolic DNA: Engage Spiritual Warfare — Minisode 14:53 (Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 9)
Oct 31 • 14 min
Question for us: Has Christianity degraded as a movement from the powerful, uncomplicated, and original to the overly-complex and institutional … what Paul referred to as a form with no power? The core DNA element of Apostolic Christianity is the Gospel…
037: Pastor Andrew Brunson Freed from Turkey! — Travis S. Weber, Family Research Council V.P. for Policy
Oct 25 • 37 min
Many of you have heard about American Pastor Andrew Brunson who was imprisoned in Turkey for 2 years. Pastor Andrew and his wife Norine served in Turkey for more than 2 decades where they established Izmir Resurrection Church. They openly shared Christ…
036: Pray-Vote-Stand with Brent Keilen, Director of FRCAction
Oct 21 • 12 min
I was at a massive pumpkin festival of all places when I sat down on a tour bus for a few minutes with Brent Keilen. He’s the Director of FRCAction, the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council in Washington, DC. We discussed the vital…
035: Shut the Door, Keep Out the Devil! — Jesus Tactic (Minisode 9:00)
Oct 18 • 9 min
Give no ground to the devil. The Adversary gains advantage against us when we give him ground. “I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming, and he has nothing in Me” (John 14:30 NKJV). There was no anger in Jesus … no lust,…
034: Take the Red Pill — Wake Up to the Narrative Wars with Joshua C. Faltot!
Oct 16 • 36 min
It’s like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You want the truth, no matter what. You begin to realize what’s going on and now you want the brutal truth about reality and the freedom it unleashes. You’re ready to make a mark with your Life Voice…
033: Brushstrokes of Heaven with Tammy Heidenreich
Oct 9 • 51 min
She struggled with trauma as a child, adolescent, and young adult. It came to a point where she felt … and these are her words … “Like some people are born to be stepped on.” But she discovered healing and restoration. And now with empathy, gifts of…
032: Apostolic DNA: The Word (Minisode 11:25) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 8
Oct 4 • 11 min
The DNA of the Church is Apostolic Christianity. DNA contains genetic information. When it’s turned on, that information is expressed. One of the key aspects of Apostolic DNA is an emphasis upon the Word or Kingdom teaching. “They were continually…
031: Homelessness. Trafficked. Abused. Jesus Offers a New Name with Dr. Gary Brewster
Oct 2 • 31 min
A six year-old boy can’t take watching his stepdad mercilessly beat his mom. He drives a knife into his chest. A young girl, trafficked for the lust of men. Rescued. Only to be sexually abused as a foster child. A young boy. Drugged. Penetrated by his…
030: Jesus Offers You a New Name — An Unlimited Destiny with Dr. Gary Brewster
Sep 25 • 34 min
Jesus offers you a white stone with a new name on it. No one knows this name but Jesus and you. It’s a unique destiny — a singular purpose which no one has but you. In Christ, you’re clean and qualified to live out your design. Your destiny. Your…
029: Apostolic DNA (Minisode 8:59) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 7
Sep 20 • 8 min
DNA contains genetic information or instructions. In a healthy organism, the DNA gets “turned on” and expressed. The design of the DNA will manifest unless there is a mutation or disease which suppresses the accurate expression of the DNA. In the history…
028: Jesus Wants to Develop Everything About Your Life with Ken Roberts
Sep 18 • 48 min
Following Jesus means that every area of our life is developed to a high level — to bring God glory, to fully participate in Heaven’s Story. But we have to be intentional about it. It’s a process of faith and obedience. Following Jesus is holistic.…
027: Discovering Your Kingdom North Star to Live Your Best Life with Ken Roberts
Sep 11 • 32 min
We all want to make a difference, a contribution, right? But too many of us struggle with this. How can we get an accurate read on where we’re at? And beyond this, how can we get unstuck and advance into our purpose and destiny? Ken Roberts is a speaker,…
026: The Antioch Dynamic: Prioritize Ministry to the King (Minisode 15:16) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 6
Sep 6 • 15 min
Apostolic Christ-Followers prioritize ministering TO the King. Then they minister FOR the King. Our representation of the King is sourced and sustained in our ministering to the King in worship, prayer, and fasting. The experience of early Christians at…
025: Encore Episode — Frank Viola, Author of Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom
Sep 4 • 62 min
This is an Encore Episode, a replay of the very first episode of the Jesus Smart: The Podcast. Is there a “Kingdom insurrection” underway among Jesus-followers? Frank Viola has a strong conviction we may be in the beginning stages of an insurgence — a…
024: Stop Cheating — How Not to Have an Affair with Ivan and Desaray Shores
Aug 28 • 58 min
I had the opportunity to sit down with Ivan and Desaray Shores to talk about how to stop cheating and not have an affair. Desaray wrote “Letters to My Lover: Journey of an Adulterous Woman.” It’s vulnerable. Gritty. It’s a true-life story of desperation,…
023: Why You Should Use Kingdom Force Multipliers (Minisode 13:44) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 5
Aug 24 • 13 min
Force multipliers exponentially increase impact. This is Part 5 in the series Apostolic Christ Followers. Seeking the Lord via the Word and prayer is the most creative thing we can do — it is a prime Kingdom Force Multiplier. And there are others too!…
022: It’s Way Beyond Attending Church — It’s the Kingdom Contribution You Make Out There with Troy Thompson
Aug 21 • 47 min
Troy Thompson wants you to win — he wants you to find your lane out there and do your Kingdom thing. It’s beyond attending church. Even serving in church. It’s finding your place in Jesus’ Kingdom realm. And making your Kingdom contribution in our…
021: Good-Bye Linear … Hello, Exponential (Minisode 8:40) — Apostolic Christ-Followers Series, No. 4
Aug 16 • 8 min
Kingdom power and fruitfulness = exponential power. Kingdom reality lives on an exponential plane. Linear growth is a +1 progression … 1 becomes 2 becomes 3 becomes 4 and so on. Exponential growth is a compound doubling … 1 becomes 2 becomes 4 becomes 8…