Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bib...
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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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 ...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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David in 22 stories – introducing our next seri...
We begin our new series, David in 22 Stories. Over the next few months, we will work our way through 1-2 Samuel, focusing on its central human character: David. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecro...
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Heaven Or Dust | Redefining Love (1 Cor. 13)
Do you want to spend your life on things that turn into dust? Or on things that last forever? In this episode we continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. Patrick discusses 1 Corinthians 13:8-13, where Paul writes that love never ends. ...
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How To Be a Better Parent: Debunking 3 Parentin...
Are you tempted to be a helicopter parent? Or maybe a snow plow parent? Have you ever considered the damage that these parenting methods may cause for your children? In this bonus episode, Keith and Patrick discuss how to be a better parent by debunkin...
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Love Never Fails | Redefining Love (1 Cor. 13)
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:6, where Paul writes that love never fails. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join us in person. Our https://www.thecrossingch...
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Love Like a Marathoner | Redefining Love (1 Cor...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:7, where Paul writes that love endures all things. Can you endure all things? Me either. So what does Paul mean? We’ll try to figure that out. ...
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Evil Love | Redefining Love (1 Cor. 13)
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Patrick discusses 1 Corinthians 13:6, where Paul writes that love doesn’t delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’ll join ...
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What Forgiveness Really Means | Redefining Love...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:5, where Paul writes that love keeps no records of wrongs and discusses what forgiveness really means from a biblical perspective. If you liv...
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Online Dating Advice for Christians: 7 Things t...
Every culture has a way of pairing people. In some cultures, it's arranged marriage and in our culture, it's dating. But over the last ten years, a new form of dating has appeared: Online dating via websites, social media, and dating apps. While some...
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Why Am I So Mad? | Redefining Love (1 Cor. 13)
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode, Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:5, where Paul writes that love is not easily angered. Have you ever wondered, "Why am I so mad?" Learn how our anger reveals our heart. If yo...
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Love Does Not Dishonor Others | Redefining Love...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Patrick discusses 1 Corinthians 13:5, where Paul writes that love does not dishonor others. We’ll see how this passage says something quite different from what we might expect,...
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5 Ways Reading Helps Our Walk with Jesus + BOOK...
Most people want to be readers, but it’s hard to find the motivation. In this episode, Keith and Patrick discuss why Christians should read and how this discipline has helped them in their walk with God and in their friendships with others. Plus, we’r...
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What Does Pride Look Like? | Redefining Love (1...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode, Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:4, where Paul writes that love is not proud. So, what does pride look like? Hear Keith explain how pride manifests itself as the absence of se...
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How To Overcome Envy with Love | Redefining Lov...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode, Patrick discusses 1 Corinthians 13:4, where Paul writes that love does not envy… the one sin that isn’t even momentarily enjoyable. Learn how to overcome envy with love today....
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The Power of Kindness | Redefining Love (1 Cor....
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:4, where Paul writes that love is kind. Discover how the power of kindness can completely transform your life. If you live in the Columbia ar...
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Why Love Wants to Erase Missouri’s Medical Debt...
Keith and Patrick continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode they discuss a practical way The Crossing is seeking to love its community by erasing a significant amount of Missouri medical debt. Learn why this act of seemin...
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How To Develop Patience | Redefining Love (1 Co...
We continue our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode, Patrick discusses 1 Corinthians 13:4, where Paul writes that love is patient. Discover how to develop patience in your own life: By reflecting on how patient God has been with...
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What Makes Christians Different | Redefining Lo...
We begin our series Redefining Love on 1 Corinthians 13. In this episode Keith discusses 1 Corinthians 13:1-3, where Paul explains what makes Christians different from the rest of the world: Active love. If you live in the Columbia area, we hope you’l...
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Ten Minute Bible Talks: What They Are & What To...
In this episode, Patrick and Keith talk about why they started Ten Minute Bible Talks and what you can expect. They also introduce Season 1, “Redefining Love.” During our first season we will go through 1 Corinthians 13 phrase by phrase to see how Paul...
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