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Top 5 devotional podcasts worldwide according to Chartable.com: Connect with God in the time it takes you to drive to work or empty the dishwasher. Every episode focuses on one passage, explains it and applies it to your life. Co-hosted by Keith Simon, Jensen Holt McNair, Tanya Willmeth, and Patrick Miller.

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Bureaucratic Terrorism | David in 22 | 2 Samuel 24
"One scholar calls this https://www.jstor.org/stable/43717700?seq=1 (bureaucratic terrorism). [...] They're not just ideas. No, these future possibilities represent human lives. As the king goes, so the people go. "Some people call this the Age of Te...
15 min
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What's the Story and Who's the Hero? | David in...
"I identify with David: I, too, am a mixed bag. But it reminds me that I can't read this story with the idea that I'm supposed to be like David."Leaders set examples. They become examples: ideals to respect and emulate. The Bible is full of leaders—l...
12 min
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How to Protest and Why You Should | David in 22...
"It's an uncomfortable fact for a lot of Christians that the Bible is so comfortable taking God to court."Protesting demonstrates what you stand for and what you stand against. We live in a fallen world, surrounded by wrongs and injustices, so it's e...
10 min
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How to Live With the Consequences of Sin | Davi...
God's forgiveness reconciles us with God, but it does not erase or eliminate the consequences for the sins that we committedThere's always a consequence for your actions. Sometimes it's a good consequence, like a little smile turning someone's entire...
10 min
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What Causes a Dysfunctional Family Legacy | Dav...
You know the sad thing? Dysfunction seems to be the norm in most families. I mean, most of us, when we were kids, we made vows: "Oh, I'm not going be like my parents. Oh, I'll do things differently"Dysfunctional families are everywhere. Everyone has ...
9 min
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How to Make It Right With God | David in 22 | 2...
"I think the trap we fall into is we try to pay God back, like 'I screwed up God, but I can make it right.'"How do you make it right with God? What can do you do to set things straight? When we mess up, it's instinctive to want to fix things. We ma...
11 min
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The Consequence of Confronting God | David in 2...
"Do you see the terrible problem that God, Himself, has to face? For Him to be good, for Him to be just, He has to destroy David."Now we get to the infamous story of David and Bathsheba. When David knowingly sins, he does the same thing Adam and Eve ...
10 min
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A Story of God's Grace | David in 22 | 2 Samuel 9
"It's a story that makes grace come alive. In this story, kindness means more than just being nice to someone"Christianity made kindness notorious for its lethal power. ("Kill 'em with kindness" came from Christ long before Selena made it a hit song....
11 min
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How God's Promises Are Revealed | David in 22 |...
"And now, in 2 Samuel 7, God is making a promise to David that sounds a lot like His promise to Abraham ... But then He goes a step further"The Bible is a book of God's promises. It's a book containing every genre: supernatural conflict between God a...
10 min
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What Happens Without Reverence | David in 22 | ...
"Can we be honest? Few things come more naturally to us than using God."We don't really use the word "reverence" anymore. It sounds so old and severe. But it's really just another word for "respect." Patrick continues our https://www.thecrossi...
9 min
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In God We Trust? | David in 22 | 2 Samuel 5:11-13
"It's ironic—to me, at least—that our currency in the United States says, 'In God We Trust.' We all know the truth" Why is faith important? It's fundamental to being a Christian, but do you know why? It's because Christianity is all about having a re...
9 min
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Not Allowed | David's Life in 22 Stories | 2 Sa...
"It's actually for that exact reason that God won't allow David to build His temple."Do you ever ask God why you're not allowed to have something? Do you ask why you're not allowed to do something? David asked God why he wasn't allowed to build the T...
9 min
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Surprising News and a Surprising Response | Dav...
"When a kid, who's not prone to much emotion or drama, starts crying on Christmas morning, you're like, 'Okay, something went terribly wrong.'" Some people love surprises, but some people hate them. The people who love surprises don't understand...
10 min
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How to Deal With Being Let Down by God | David'...
God can do amazing, shocking, crazy things. After all, He's God. Isn't that why we worship Him? It's what we expect from Him. But what about when God lets us down? What about when God doesn't do great things? Perhaps He doesn't even seem to do anything...
10 min
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A Wise Woman | David's Life in 22 Stories | 1 S...
We hail David as a great king, and rightly so, but he didn't do it alone. Sometimes we forget about the people who helped him along the way: people like Abigail. She was a wise woman who quelled the antipathy of two men "caught in the snare of foolishn...
9 min
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Waiting on God Takes Work | David's Life in 22 ...
If you're like me, you hate waste, and waiting usually seems like a huge waste of time. Time is one of our most important assets, and waiting can literally feel like we're wasting our lives away. God promised David he would be king, but David had to wa...
9 min
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Kanye West, Jesus is King, & the Christian Resp...
Since its recent release, “Jesus is King,” the newest album from Kanye West, has gained both positive and negative reviews from a wide-ranging audience. In this episode, Keith and Patrick discuss the Christian response to the album and examine how, con...
33 min
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When Belief Isn't Smart | David's Life in 22 St...
When David runs from Saul, he does something really stupid: he runs to God. In today's world of hyperrationality, belief seems weak and foolish. Belief means not knowing and being okay with that. David believed that God would deliver him, even though h...
8 min
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Biblical Friendship | David's Life in 22 Storie...
Keith talks about a form of love which modern people too easily minimize and forget: friendship. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/about/sundays/ (website) has all the info you’l...
12 min
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How to Have Impossible Conversations | Keith & ...
What happens when it’s Thanksgiving dinner and conversations about disagreements in politics, culture, morals and religion start up? What about in the office? Among friends? Today it feels like its impossible to talk about these things without an argum...
30 min
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Jealousy & Success | David in 22 Stories | 1 Sa...
Keith explores the power of jealousy to wreck lives, and what genuine success looks like.If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/about/sundays/ (website) has all the info you’ll need. ...
10 min
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Goliath in Fresh Perspective (1 Sam. 17) | Davi...
We continue our new series, David in 22 Stories. In this episode we look at one of the most famous Bible stories: David and Goliath. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/about/sunda...
11 min
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What does God care the most about in people? (1...
We continue our new series, David in 22 Stories. In this episode we meet David for the first time and see what God really cares the most about in people.If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingch...
10 min
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The King of People Pleasing | David in 22 Stori...
Keith introduces us to King Saul, who gave up his throne and his relationship with God to please people.If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/about/sundays/ (website) has all the inf...
10 min
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3 Ways to Fight Anxiety | Keith and Patrick
Anxiety is a complex experience, so Keith and Patrick look at it from three angles: Heart, Habits, and Habitat. Each of these perspectives give us practical tools to fight the daily anxiety many of us experience. If you live in the Columbia area...
31 min