Nostalgia Nation – STR4P 12

Why is it that all of the “new” t.v. shows and movies seem to capitalize on 80’s nostalgia? What is driving this trend in media? How does that trend apply to our lives as people struggling to follow Jesus?

Listen in as I try to answer these questions and more in the latest episode of Struggling for Purpose.

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CSB He Reads Truth Bible Review and Giveaway

Truth time: I hardly ever use a physical Bible. Nearly all of my devotional reading and studying is done on my computer, smartphone, or tablet. I use a physical Bible when I occasionally teach at church and pull one out when I don’t want to have a screen in my face.

When I use a physical Bible, it is a multi-sensory experience. The scent and texture of the material, combined with the sounds of turning pages and seeing the words help to emboss what I’m reading into my heart and mind. Nearly all of my senses are engaged when I use a physical Bible rather than a virtual one and each Bible that I own provides its own unique experience.

Bibles make great gifts as long as you’re giving someone a great Bible. The CSB He Reads Truth Bible( is a great Bible. Listen to the podcast to hear all of my thoughts on this study Bible and how I think it will help you study God’s Word. Continue reading “CSB He Reads Truth Bible Review and Giveaway”

Change is Coming – STR4P 10

I’ve decided to make some changes related to my podcasting. That means this podcast is changing (again) and another has got to go! It’s going to be messy for a little while. Continue reading “Change is Coming – STR4P 10”

Struggling to Podcast – STR4P 9

Sometimes it’s hard to record podcasts

Back to the traditional top-of-mind recording this time. Recorded in my car, I share how I’ve been struggling to podcast lately and compare podcasting to the Eucharist. Continue reading “Struggling to Podcast – STR4P 9”

7 Ways to Serve Your Audience with Live Video – STR4P 8

In 2015 when Periscope was the hottest and newest social media platform, I shared how podcasters and entrepreneurs could use the platform to better serve their audience.

A number of social media platforms now support live video so I thought I’d revisit this list to provide a refresher that can be used broadly, rather than specifically for one platform. Continue reading “7 Ways to Serve Your Audience with Live Video – STR4P 8”