Excel Still More

Excel Still More

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The Excel Still More podcast is designed to help Christians excel in their faith, their relationships, and really every part of their lives. If you are interested in growth in your faith, this is the show for you. If you want to see yourself reach gre…


78 - Direction Not Position
Oct 17 • 18 min
Many of us are goal oriented: celebrating positions achieved. But direction is, and always will be, much more important!
77 - Purpose of Education
Oct 14 • 18 min
“The purpose of education is to know God and make Him known.” We will explore the beauty and power and scope of this statement today!
76 - Unifying Your Life
Oct 10 • 18 min
Unified living in Christ is peace. But when behavior and beliefs differ, stress ensures. Let’s talk about how to prevent that!
75 - Island of Icaria
Oct 7 • 18 min
There is a small island in the Aegean Sea where people live longer and happier lives than anywhere else. Let’s talk about that!
74 - Conversing with Balloons
Oct 3 • 18 min
Some conversations are awesome. Others are dreadful. What’s the difference? Balloons may tell the story!
73 - She Was Gonna
Sep 30 • 18 min
She was gonna do great things. She planned to change. She ran out of time. What about you?
72 - With Great Power
Sep 26 • 18 min
Are you the strong one? Probably so. But did you know that with great power comes great responsibility?
71 - Saying “Never Again”
Sep 23 • 18 min
September 11, 2001 changed our country forever. But it also changed me forever. How about you?
70 - Write It Down
Sep 19 • 18 min
I have a horrendous memory! And yet, good works and ideas need to be remembered and performed. Answer: Write It Down!
69 - Wider or Deeper
Sep 16 • 18 min
We all want to experience MORE, but maybe the truest value in life is a BETTER appreciation for what you already have.
68 - Let’s Compare Ourselves
Sep 12 • 18 min
Comparing yourself to others is traditionally viewed as a mistake. But is it? Maybe it’s the key to growth!
67 - 90 or 52
Sep 9 • 18 min
Are you a 90 or a 52? The difference is massive! Let’s talk about how the next two months can change your life!
66 - Say Thank You
Sep 5 • 18 min
Thank You is a phrase that can be used in almost ANY situation, and we’d do very well to use it often!
65 - With You Always
Sep 2 • 18 min
Where is Jesus? Is He near or far? Your concept of Christ’s closeness has the power to shape your life!
64 - Cast Your Bread
Aug 29 • 18 min
Each day ought to be filled with optimism and purpose. But many are paralyzed by fears. Let’s work through that!
63 - Restoring World Order
Aug 26 • 18 min
Summer is over. “Yay!” or “Boo!” Everyone is different. But we all need to kick routines back in place to restore our world order!
62 - Your Three Circles
Aug 22 • 18 min
We all have negative or difficult thoughts. The question is: what is the right way to process those thoughts?
61 - Let’s Talk Frogs
Aug 19 • 18 min
50 Episodes ago we talked about “Eat That Frog.” Let’s see how it’s going 25 weeks later!
60 - Plugging the Hole
Aug 15 • 18 min
We all have holes in the boat sometimes. The question is, what do you do about it and when?!
59 - Eternity and Today
Aug 12 • 18 min
The adversary wants you focused on the past and the carnal future: God has much wiser plans than that for your attention!
58 - Five Love Languages
Aug 8 • 18 min
Most of us have heard of the 5 Love Languages - How do you implement that knowledge into your marriage and relationships?
57 - Is It Me?
Aug 5 • 18 min
When there is a problem, whose fault do you HOPE it is? The answer may say a lot about your excel still more journey!
56 - Seven Billion Dollars
Aug 1 • 18 min
Seven Billion Dollars is a whole lot of money! What if you had that much…. debt? Let’s talk about your options!
55 - Sailing Off Course
Jul 29 • 18 min
Holding the course toward your goals is awesome. But sometimes the more courageous move is to sail off course!
54 - After the Cheers
Jul 25 • 18 min
We all love to be appreciated. But true character keeps on going, even when people stop noticing.
53 - Make Giving Easy
Jul 22 • 18 min
Christians are givers. But not all Christians plan to give. Can we do better? Let’s talk about it!
52 - Change or Accept
Jul 18 • 18 min
Every life issue comes down to two choices: change it starting now, or accept it prayerful and move on.
51 - After the Mountaintop
Jul 15 • 17 min
Everest, Mountain, Climb, After, Home, Going,
50 - Casting A Shadow
Jul 11 • 18 min
Influence upon others is often times unconscious, but potent. Grow to solidify the positive impact of your influence on others.
49 - The Intermittent eFast
Jul 8 • 18 min
Most of us need to get away from too much cell phone usage. Learning how can open up a whole world of growth opportunity!
48 - The First Concession
Jul 4 • 18 min
The first thought usually tells the story. If we make mental concessions, we follow suit in action. So let’s take control of how we think!
47 - The Priorities Fallacy
Jul 1 • 18 min
Eliminate the word “priorities.” Find the peace that comes from setting one “priority” above all else!
46 - Start From Here
Jun 27 • 18 min
For those who haven’t begun and for those who’ve hit the pause button: Start From Here
45 - The Persuasion Triangle
Jun 24 • 18 min
Everybody is trying to persuade someone. In fact, most of us are trying to shape other people’s thinking every single day, and in many relationships! And each of us has some skill or two that God gave us to bring other’s around to our way of t…
44 - Our Daily Bread
Jun 20 • 18 min
Prayers is crucial for the Christian. But we must model it after the will of Jesus and live it after Amen.
43 - The Accountability Partner
Jun 17 • 19 min
Sometimes the truth is: “you cannot do it alone” Ex. 18:18. But that revelation can open you up to a whole world of strength!
42 - New Every Morning
Jun 13 • 19 min
Every morning is a fresh start. You keep all the memories but none of the guilt. Make each day great!
41 - Change Your Geography
Jun 10 • 18 min
Sometimes things can’t be better unless you get moving… like actually moving to a different place.
40 - Hey I’m 40!
Jun 6 • 18 min
We all have to grow up sometime. For me that mean taking things I knew needed to live on the inside and firming them into place for good!
39 - Parents Effecting Change
Jun 3 • 18 min
Every parent wants great kids! If we learn about the relationship between cause and effect, and get better as parents, we can shape them into awesome little people!
38 - I Am Second
May 30 • 18 min
“I am Second” is a call to moving down a chair, to giving Jesus first place and even prioritizing people right in front of us over ourselves.
37 - 30 Day Fast
May 27 • 17 min
This is not about skipping meals for a month! It is about a 30 day challenge of giving up something comfortable to make room for something important!
36 - Be An Encourager
May 23 • 17 min
Make it your mission to encourage everyone you interact with today. Be a Barnabas. Make a difference. You’ll be glad you did!
35 - Stress Free Chess
May 20 • 19 min
The key to a stressful life is daily planning that feels easy and yet is extremely fulfilling and rewarding!
34 - Forfeit For Freedom
May 16 • 17 min
If you want to live a life without stress, then willfully forfeit four key things out of your daily life.
33 - The Grit Scale
May 13 • 18 min
What’s distinguishes successful people from others? It is more than gifts: it’s a high score on “The Grit Scale”!
32 - The Wicker Basket
May 9 • 18 min
Sometimes we judge success by the outcome, the goals reached. But there is something far more important going on when you are striving to excel still more!
31 - Plan your How
May 6 • 17 min
Knowing What to do and Why you are doing it is great; but that passion finds it footing in figuring out the best way to do it: Plan your How.
30 - Resolving a Conflict
May 2 • 17 min
Some division runs deep and has been that way for a long time. But you can bridge even the widest of gaps if you learn 5 simple steps from Jacob in Genesis!
29 - Assess the Essential
Apr 29 • 18 min
When we learn to say yes only to essential things, we clear the schedule and open up the hope of tremendous growth!
28 - Open Your Eyes
Apr 25 • 16 min
God is doing incredible things in your life! He is answering beautiful questions, He is surrounding you with providential guidance and opportunities. The question is: Are you seeing it? Sometimes the lighted path is right in front …
27 - Losing Some Battles
Apr 22 • 16 min
If you are fighting to get better, you will lose some battles. This is an important part of the war and can even help you fight harder!
26 - Do Hard Things
Apr 18 • 17 min
The Harris brothers, back in 2008, started a rebolution: a rebellion against low expectations. Their 5 points can help us all excel still more!
25 - The Throne Room
Apr 15 • 17 min
When your prayer life is waning, no matter how well you plan or how often you pray, it’s time to enter The Throne Room of God!
24 - Start with Why
Apr 11 • 17 min
Working from the inside out: Why is it valuable, How do I demonstrate that, What does this produce, will change your life!
23 - Try Three Times
Apr 8 • 16 min
Trying is a good thing! But you can’t access if the effort is worth while until you’ve made the effort at least three times!
22 - Zipping the Jacket
Apr 4 • 17 min
Repairing a damaged relationship starts with finding harmony in one little area, and grows from there!
21 - Affirmations are Cool
Apr 1 • 16 min
Affirming your strengths in God, and building confidence through proclamation, is very cool!
20 - Accepting the Worst
Mar 28 • 17 min
Christians expect the best. But we also must learn the contentment power of accepting the worst.
19 - Level Three Gratitude
Mar 25 • 17 min
Gratitude is awesome! But only if it is fully developed and emotional and active in your daily life!
18 - “What’s My Name?”
Mar 21 • 18 min
Few things disarm and uplift people as quickly and subtly as the sound of their own name!
17 - Your Daily Highlight
Mar 18 • 16 min
Each morning we plan to eat a frog. But was ALSO plan one amazing, memorable highlight!
16 - Closing the Door
Mar 14 • 18 min
There is a big difference between a cracked door and a closed one. It’s time to close some doors.
15 - Count Your Pronouns
Mar 11 • 16 min
Pronouns reveal our focus, and tell the story of selfishness vs. self-awareness.
14 - Motion is Lotion
Mar 7 • 16 min
Your body is a gift from God for enjoying things and doing His work - let’s take care of it!
13 - Eye Level Parenting
Mar 4 • 15 min
Our job as parents is to teach our kids the way God’s authority works. Let’s get good at that!
12 - Metal Me Bubbles
Feb 28 • 18 min
If your patience flies out the window when you get behind the wheel, this episode is for you. (And me!)
11 - Eat That Frog
Feb 25 • 16 min
If you can take a moment to plan your day, be sure and add a big fat frog right at the beginning!
10 - The One Thing
Feb 21 • 17 min
In any given day or situation, identifying The One Thing can make all the difference!
9 - Asking Beautiful Questions
Feb 18 • 17 min
Ask God bigger, deeper, more beautiful questions, and His answers will change your life forever.
8 - Four Fold Excellence
Feb 14 • 16 min
Find the one simple plan that can help you excel still more in 4 key areas of your life!
7 - Your Inner Circle
Feb 11 • 17 min
God has surrounded you with people to influence; but first you must consider who is influencing you.
6 - The Marriage Secret
Feb 7 • 16 min
There is one secret that made your marriage start great and it can certainly make it great again!
5 - Best Month Ever
Feb 4 • 14 min
I just had the best month of my life, and it had nothing to do with things that happened to me. You can experience this too: come and hear!
4 - Be Wise Small
Jan 31 • 14 min
Put what you know into practice in amazing little ways every day, and see how it transforms you into the person you’ve always wanted to be.
2 - One Great Hour
Jan 24 • 15 min
Okay, so if you are resolved to “Just Get Better” you’ve cleared a major hurdle! And if you have made the lists from episode one, you even have a vision of what that will look like. Now it’s time to take our first tangible, daily step. I…
1 - Just Get Better
Jan 24 • 12 min
True change begins with these transformative words you say to yourself: Just Get Better!
3 - Always Speak Last
Jan 24 • 13 min
Let’s step away from our daily planning for success and just talk about what that success looks like. Or more specifically, what it sounds like. The value of your life is largely tied to the strength of your relationships. And the …