The Grace Between Us

The Grace Between Us

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A podcast with Nathan and Laurie Hurst! We are like each other, most days! After 14 years of marriage, we often find life in the margins. We grow closer as we allow God’s grace to fill the space between us.


E53 - ARE YOU A BAD PARENT
Jan 17 • 19 min
GBU53 - ARE YOU A BAD PARENT No one wants to ask but we all need to know, ARE YOU A BAD PARENT? We all work to do the best with our kids in the time we have them. It’s easy to get off track. Taking an assessment of your parenting skills can help you be…
E52 - WILL GOD HURT ME
Jan 13 • 13 min
How often do we hear ideas like “God is just teaching me through this trial. Or, God won’t give you more than you can handle.” Pastor Nathan and Laurie take on this ingrained religious idea. —- Send in a voice message:…
E51 - SHOULD YOU SPANK YOUR KIDS
Jan 10 • 15 min
We all know raising kids can be stressful. Sometimes its difficult to know how to guide them and correct behavior. In this episode Pastors, Nathan and Laurie discuss the effects of biblical discipline. —- Send in a voice message:…
E50 - Ricky Gervais & Political Correctness
Jan 6 • 19 min
Did you watch the Golden Globes this year? If you did, what did you think of host Ricky Gervais comments about his fellow Hollywood counterparts and their constant grandstanding? Join us as we cover the hot topic of Ricky Gervais’ monologue. What is the…
E49 - GUNS IN CHURCH
Dec 30, 2019 • 18 min
How do we, as Christians, handle the issue of guns in our places of worship? Are we as Christians supposed to just layover and take whatever comes our way? Do we have a responsibility to defend ourselves and others? We discuss these questions and more. —-…
E48 - MICHAEL BUBLÉ, LOVE V HATE
Dec 23, 2019 • 12 min
Are you a Michael Bubé fan, or do you utterly despise his voice? Do you play Michael Bubés Christmas album year-round, or do you practically pass out when his music is played? Michael Bubé may be the most divisive person of the holidays. Join Pastors…
E47 - Christian Jedi
Dec 21, 2019 • 13 min
So, what are Christians to do with movies and stories like Star Wars? Should a Christian be exposed to mythical stories of supernatural powers and godlike characters? Pastors Nathan & Laurie share their thoughts on Star Wars and other genres of…
E46 - WHY MAKE A VISION BOARD
Dec 13, 2019 • 12 min
Vision Boards are a great way to stay motivated and keep your goals in focus. We all need to reimagine and reorganize from time to time. Vision Boards are a great way to jumpstart the process. —- Send in a voice message:…
E45 - HOW TO HANDEL HOLIDAY STRESS
Dec 2, 2019 • 13 min
We can all have moments of enormous´┐╝ stress during the holiday season. That doesn’t mean that that stress has a rule your life or that you can’t control the outcome. Join us as we discuss our five top tips for managing holiday stress. We hope this will…
E44 - BLACK FRIDAY THOUGHTS
Nov 29, 2019 • 3 min
It’s the season of thanks, giving and deals! Tonight we share our thoughts on #BlackFriday. P.s. You have all the stuff you need! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E43 - RAISING GODLY KIDS
Nov 26, 2019 • 17 min
Raising kids isn’t easy. Trying to raise kids in a culture that is so anti-christian can be exceedingly difficult. Today, Pastors Nathan and Laurie Hurst give three insightful tips to RAISING GODLY KIDS. —- Send in a voice message:…
E42 - DIGITAL CONVERSATIONS
Nov 22, 2019 • 16 min
In today’s polarizing culture how are we fostering positive digital conversations? We all speak the language of social media and Youtube but is there something lost in translation? Join Pastors Nathan & Laurie as they discuss how we can foster better…
E41 - KANYE, LAKEWOOD, AND REVIVAL
Nov 18, 2019 • 16 min
Are we ready for the potential of a coming revival? Jesus is doing something in culture! Jesus is invading hearts and minds in ways only he can. Are we ready? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E40 - WHAT IS SEED GIVING
Nov 18, 2019 • 16 min
WHAT IS SEED GIVING exactly? An overwhelming reason people struggle in life is they EAT THEIR SEED instead of sowing it. Seed Giving is intended to produce provision for your life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E39 - JOHN CRIST & CHRISTIAN CELEBRITY(ITIS)
Nov 11, 2019 • 15 min
Nothing feels quite like seeing one of our heroes fall. Watching people we admire and look-up-to make big mistakes can feel like a gut punch. Even when the best of us fall short of the standard of Christianity, how do we respond? —- Send in a voice…
E38 - WHAT IS FirstFruits
Nov 8, 2019 • 12 min
Money is such a real issue that Jesus wasn’t on the earth 10 min and God sent 3 rich guys looking for him. God sent provision. Firstfruits is a way of recognizing God’s provision in our lives. —- Send in a voice message:…
E37 - REAL REVIVAL - Odom Saved
Nov 4, 2019 • 15 min
In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Lamar Odom said he “got saved” over the weekend at The Word Church in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. He continued, “Nowadays I’m doing the best I can in walking with the Lord, I had to show Jesus my appreciation for keeping…
E36 - HOW TO GIVE TO THE POOR
Nov 1, 2019 • 14 min
That sounds like a strange topic! Well, ALMS or giving to the poor isn’t only a biblical mandate it is a way to bring a tangible level of justice to our society. But, how we give is just as important as the gesture of giving. We not only want to give as…
E35 - MACARTHUR, KANYE, JESUS IS KING, & JUDGMENT
Oct 28, 2019 • 17 min
From contentious comments about women in ministry to life change of a prominent celebrity, Pastors Nathan and Laurie Hurst cover a lot of ground in this episode. Remember there is a huge difference in defending sound doctrine vs. being a Christian troll.…
E34 - How To Tithe
Oct 26, 2019 • 19 min
How To Tithe; is it a biblical idea? Is it an idea for today? Is the TITHE a command or a suggestion? Is God serious about us giving him 10% of what we earn? In this podcast Pastors Nathan & Laurie Hurst answer these questions and more. —- Send in a voice…
E33 - THE 4 TYPES OF GIVING - An Intro
Oct 25, 2019 • 16 min
GBU 33 - THE 4 TYPES OF GIVING - An Intro Join Pastors Nathan and Laurie Hurst as they talk about the 4 biblically mandated modes of giving. We all know that money ca be a contentious issue. Especially money and the church! In this episode, we give an…
E32 - 3 Pro-Tips For Marriage
Oct 18, 2019 • 15 min
We all need a few tips (3 ProTips For Marriage) for our marriage from marriage mentors. In this episode Pastor Nathan & Laurie discuss 3 PRO-TIPS that have revolutionized their marriage and will bolster yours. If you’re a seasoned marriage veteran or…
E31 - A PASTOR’S TAKEAWAY FROM JOKER
Oct 11, 2019 • 22 min
So, this movie about a comic book villain was gaining a lot of media attention. We decided to check it out. On the one hand Pastor Nathan is a huge comic book movie fan. On the other hand, the movie promised to speak to cultural issues we all need to be…
E30 - WHERE GOD LEADS, HE PROVIDES
Oct 7, 2019 • 17 min
This may seem like a cliché Christianese statement, but it is very true. Join Pastors Nathan and Laurie Hurst as they discuss God’s provision as we follow His will. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 29 - WHEN TO LEAVE YOU CHURCH
Oct 1, 2019 • 18 min
Is it ever okay to leave a church? If so, under what conditions? What should I look for in church leadership? Answers to these and more questions as Pastors Nathan & Laurie Hurst discuss WHEN TO LEAVE YOUR CHURCH. —- Send in a voice message:…
E27 - FOLLOWING GOD’S PLAN
Sep 23, 2019 • 4 min
We’ve got a quick episode for you today!!! -It’s not always easy but following God’s plan always pays off in the end.- —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
26 - SUICIDE & THE CHURCH
Sep 13, 2019 • 25 min
More than 100 Americans commit suicide every day. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death among all age groups. Suicide is the third among 15- to 24-year-olds. Suicide is the fourth among 25- to 44-year-olds. —- Send in a voice message:…
E25 - THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL
Sep 9, 2019 • 21 min
Have the words “Prosperity Gospel” become the Church equivalent of nationalism? Just a way to denigrate people we disagree with. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E24 - How To Set Boundaries
Sep 6, 2019 • 22 min
Christian boundaries are loving limits you set in your relationships. Boundaries help us take ownership of: Our thoughts Our feelings Our bodies Our decisions —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E22 - THE VALUE OF WORK
Sep 3, 2019 • 23 min
*** Happy Labor Day *** We hope you had a weekend of rest as you celebrated a year in work. Today we are discussing the VALUE OF WORK. A notion that seems to be lost on a generation. God designed us to work anf that our work would payoff in His reward. —-…
E21 - WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FAIL
Aug 26, 2019 • 22 min
Quick show notes: - Embrace Your Emotions — Rom 2:23 - Acknowledge Irrational Beliefs About Failure - Accept an Appropriate Level of Responsibility — I can handle failure. — I can learn from my failures. — Failure is a sign that I’m challenging myself to…
E20 - 3 Tips For A Struggling Marriage
Aug 23, 2019 • 21 min
Marriage is an art form. Sometimes marriage takes a toll both husband and wife. Every couple struggles from time to tome. When we struggle, we need to reset and refocus. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 19 - DOES GOD STILL HEAL?
Aug 19, 2019 • 22 min
This is one of the biggest and most controversial questions we get. Does God heal and will he heal me? Quick answer, YES! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 18 - IS HELL REAL
Aug 15, 2019 • 21 min
Is hell real? Would a loving God send me to hell? If hell is real, how long does it last. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 17 - OVERCOME ANXIETY
Aug 12, 2019 • 16 min
Do you ever feel like you can’t overcome anxiety? Do you ever feel so overcome you just want to stay in bed all day? Well, this episode might be for you! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 16 - Simple Guide Faith
Aug 8, 2019 • 22 min
“How can one come to possess great faith? Now listen, here is the answer to that: First, the blade, then the ear, then the full corn in the ear. Faith must grow by soil, moisture, and exercise.” -Smith Wigglesworth —- Send in a voice message:…
E 15 - Christians and Guns
Aug 5, 2019 • 32 min
Today, in the light of two mass shootings in less than 24/hrs, we tackle the issue of a christians response to firearms. - We try to uncover a little of the issue behind the issue. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E 14 - YOU ARE CROWNED
Jul 29, 2019 • 21 min
Until you know the worth of a given thing you don’t know how to treat is!!! We, as human persons are no different. We need to know your value! ___Make a suggestion for our next topics in the comments. Check out more from The Grace Between Us below: Video…
E 13 - HOW TO HEAR GOD’S VOICE
Jul 24, 2019 • 19 min
Often we mistake God’s voices for our own thoughts. How do we tell the difference? Make a suggestion for our next topics in the comments. Check out more from The Grace Between Us below: VideoPodcast -…
E12 - TOP 3 TIPS FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE
Jul 22, 2019 • 29 min
Hint: Take intentional time to enjoy one another with no agenda. Hint 2: Give without expecting. The little things matter most. ___Make a suggestion for our next topics in the comments. Check out more from The Grace Between Us below: Audio -…
E11- MoralityPolice
Jul 18, 2019 • 24 min
Engage culture with truth through radical grace and love, not a list of Do’s and Don’ts. -Social Media isn’t the devil - But he lives there sometimes -Starbucks isn’t the devil - But he drinks a Tie Dye Frappuccino -Target isn’t damned to hell - But their…
E10 - Dealing With Doubt
Jul 16, 2019 • 25 min
Have you ever experienced sincere doubt about God, The Bible, or your faith? You are not alone. There is a way to face doubt and win. Join Pastors Nathan & Laurie as they discuss DEALING WITH DOUBT. _ Our Social Instagram - @thegracebetweenus Facebook -…
E09 - HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE
Jul 11, 2019 • 29 min
HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE- Always remember, Context is King!!! Join Pastor Nathan & Pastor Laurie as they share amazing insight into how to study your bible. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E08 - THE CHURCH & MONEY
Jul 9, 2019 • 27 min
Money, something we all use, something we all need, something we all have an opinion about. Is money evil? Are money and the church compatible? In this episode of The Grace Between Pastor Nathan & Pastor Laurie discuss our long heald perspective on money.…
E07 - CHRISTIAN PATRIOT
Jul 2, 2019 • 25 min
It’s almost the 4th of July! A time of celebration and national pride. But what’s a Christian to do. Should we celebrate an imperfect nation? Can we be true the gospel and have a sense of national pride? Join us as we answer these questions and more. P.s.…
E05 - Finding “The One”
Jun 25, 2019 • 22 min
Join Laurie and Nathan as they discuss finding “the one.” What to do if you think you have found Mr. or Mrs. Right. What do you do if you are already married and not sure your spouse will ever be “the one.” Our Social: Instagram - @thegracebetweenus…
E04 - Christians and Mental Illness
Jun 20, 2019 • 26 min
Roughly 20% of people affected by mental illness 1. There is something wrong. There is something wrong, but it is nothing that falls outside of Christ’s intentions to redeem. 2. It’s not simply a matter of faith. 50% of evangelical Christians surveyed…
E03 - Loneliness
Jun 18, 2019 • 28 min
According to a recent Cigna survey; 54% of the participants felt no one actually knows them well. 56% said the people they surround themselves around “are not necessarily with them.” 40% said they feel “isolated from others.” We have become a culture…
E02 - Women In The Church | Finding Junia
Jun 13, 2019 • 23 min
Priscilla, Phoebe, Junia and others carried the church into the first century. So, why are women limited in their role and scope in church today? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegracebetweenus/message
E01 - An Introduction
Jun 10, 2019 • 22 min
A podcast with Nathan and Laurie Hurst! We are like each other, most days! After 14 years of marriage we often find life in the margins. We grow closer as we allow God’s grace to fill the space between us. —- Send in a voice message:…