Life in Ten
Life can be challenging, and it can fly by in a blink of an eye. This is a podcast to encourage you through life but I’m going to try and do it in ten minutes or less every time we meet.
Life in TenApr 12, 2023
We are meant to celebrate this day, every day.
Apr 12, 202304:29
It was a quiet day after Jesus died on Friday. Common emotions must have been rolling through the disciples. How can we connect?
Apr 08, 202306:23
What really happened on that day?
Apr 07, 202313:15
The Artist’s Life
We all have something to contribute to the world. What’s your thing?
Mar 02, 202308:42
My Own Soul’s Warning
When something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t. Figure out what’s going on.
Feb 19, 202309:07
Crazy to look back at life and see how far you’ve come.
Feb 09, 202311:13
Keep fighting. Don’t give up.
Nov 28, 202210:05
$472 Million Dollar Heart
Pursue the things on the outside, but more so, pursue a golden heart.
Nov 07, 202209:20
This Must Be the Place
Our life goal should be to find our inner peace.
Oct 11, 202206:15
Admit when you miss it. Admit when you’re wrong. The world may need that right now.
Sep 13, 202207:33
How Beautiful the World Could Be
We have to do the little things well…
Sep 05, 202209:27
Don’t be oblivious to what’s going on around you. Be alert and on guard.
Aug 29, 202208:20
Build the Boat
You know you are supposed to so go do it.
Aug 21, 202208:05
Break Down the Door
Sometimes you need to take matters into your own hands. Go break down the doors in your life. Take a risk.
Aug 14, 202206:02
My Third Tattoo
Endure through the process and you will see the reward.
Aug 07, 202207:53
Buffet of Goodness
We sometimes forget the good things that have happened in our lives. We’ve been eating from the Buffet of Goodness for so long. Don’t forget it’s there.
Jul 25, 202209:04
Go Make Your Life Matter
Sometimes we have to do. We have to get ourselves out of the box. Make it happen.
Jul 17, 202209:27
Conversation with a Friend: James Jakus
A great conversation with a good friend. Doesn’t get much better.
Jul 13, 202201:49:11
The Alley Guy
Sometimes people just need us to listen.
Jun 20, 202211:12
If you look hard enough, you can see the signs of an impending storm. Don’t back away, stand your ground.
Jun 13, 202209:23
U vs. R
What battles are you willing to fight? And for what?
Jun 09, 202209:08
Vertigo: Part 2
It’s time to slow down. Where is it getting you moving so quickly? Probably not as far as you’d like.
Apr 11, 202209:32
Vertigo: Part 1
What are we here for? I share what I’m learning right now.
Apr 04, 202212:07
Win the Day
I know it’s frustrating now but keep fighting. You can Win the Day.
Mar 24, 202209:30
I am in Your Corner
We all need someone to come alongside us in the battles of life and help us along the way.
Mar 13, 202206:57
Life is challenging, seek joy through the tough times.
Feb 20, 202209:55
Don’t hide behind your spirituality, help people if you can.
Feb 13, 202208:20
Back to the Workout
Learn what to carry and what to let go.
Feb 06, 202210:50
Random Road Trip
Cherish your friendships.
Jan 30, 202207:30
We can’t forget what we have within us to walk into situations with.
Jan 24, 202209:21
Let’s prioritize what we put at the top of our list we need to focus on.
Jan 16, 202211:16
Being well is a choice. Let’s make the right choice.
Jan 09, 202210:23
We have to learn to take better care of ourselves in multiple ways.
Jan 03, 202210:19
I Bought a Sweater
We all go through some rough moments. We can make it through though.
Dec 03, 202124:54
A Whisper in the Wind
This will be my last podcast for a while but to share with you that sometimes we allow things in our lives to block us from hearing from God. What are those things and how to do we fix them?
Sep 19, 202112:48
Are You Existing or Living?
Don’t just exist. Go live your life like it was meant to be lived.
Sep 05, 202107:21
The Same Clothes
We all experience moments of joy and moments of mourning. It’s a part of life. But there is always joy in the morning.
Aug 22, 202105:48
Walk with Joy through Hell
Redefine success in your life. There’s a bigger picture.
Aug 15, 202106:25
Not Everyone Goes Along for the Ride
Sometimes you may have to pursue the desires in your heart alone. Do it anyway.
Aug 08, 202107:39
Appreciate those around you. They are there for a reason.
Aug 01, 202108:33
Don’t Wish This Moment Away
Life’s too short to get caught up in things. Enjoy the moment you’re in and if you don’t like the moment you’re in then maybe it’s time to move on to something else.
Jul 25, 202108:57
Take Care of Your Soul
The war is waging. We have to take care of our Souls.
Jul 18, 202108:44
Boast in the Lord
Let’s check our motives when we accomplish things and announce it to the world. Let’s boast in the Lord and understand where all of our successes came from.
Jul 11, 202110:14
John Adams wrote a letter to his wife the day after signing the Declaration of Independence. It’s filled with brilliance.
Jul 04, 202109:03
Lovers of Money
It’s hard to serve God without sacrifice. It all belongs to him.
Jun 27, 202113:31
Lovers of Themselves
2 Timothy speaks to us right now in 2021. Let’s take a look at what the author is saying.
Jun 20, 202111:29
Take Care of Yourself
Sometimes we need to look for our own peace.
Jun 13, 202108:22
Go After It, But Slow Down
Learn to enjoy the process but slow down. Life is going too fast.
Jun 06, 202107:11
How to Be Great: Part 6
Know who you’re fighting with and who’s in your side.
May 30, 202108:22
How to Be Great: Part 5
David gets ready for the battle.
May 23, 202107:05
How to be Great: Part 4
Be ready to take the journey alone. If it’s what Gods calling you to do, do it anyway.
May 16, 202109:49
How to Be Great: Part 3
Know your place, for now and nothing is beneath you.
May 09, 202109:02
How to Be Great: Part 2
Two more ways to be great in this life. Listen closely.
May 02, 202106:55
How to be Great: Part 1
Almost all of us desire to be great. I’m going to give you practical ways of how to reach that level. Tune in for Part 1!
Apr 24, 202109:42
Get Some Help
There is nothing wrong with asking for help when you are in a dark place.
Apr 18, 202108:48
Let’s show the world something different than it’s seeing today.
Apr 11, 202110:22
We Are Just Like Them
We are just like the disciples. Here’s what they should have done.
Apr 04, 202109:50
The Broken and a Baby
Sometimes we go through things and sometimes we celebrate.
Mar 28, 202108:41
Three Critical Actions
Sometimes you need to look at areas of your life and figure out pockets that you need to work on. Take those moment and develop a plan to better yourself.
Mar 21, 202112:54
Happy with Life
Could you say with confidence that you would die happy right now?
Mar 14, 202107:38
He Provides a Gap
Sometimes all we need is just a little bit of light in a dark room to help guide us out.
Mar 07, 202108:05
What a Dumb Dream
You ever have a crazy dream and then think back on it and realize it had some life lessons in it? I just did. Let me share it with you.
Feb 28, 202108:34
Sometimes we need to put the car in reverse to move on to the next location.
Feb 22, 202109:58
Sometimes trusting God looks like a free fall.
Feb 14, 202109:42
Leave a Trail
Sometimes the path isn’t clear on which direction you need to go. Blaze your own path and leave a trail for others.
Feb 07, 202118:05
Chase the Lion
It’s time to chase down the lions in our lives and go after what we were put on this earth to do.
Jan 31, 202111:58
Change is a gradual process. Just take it slow and steady.
Jan 24, 202110:32
Tips on how to make it through your next storm.
Jan 17, 202111:24
Down with the Ship
What are you giving yourself to? Are you fully in or are you one foot and one foot in?
Jan 10, 202108:10
We’ve gotten lost along the way. It’s time to work our way back to the shepherd.
Jan 03, 202109:21
What’s 2021 going to hold for you?
Dec 27, 202008:11
Sometimes things change and it throws you off your path. Learn from it.
Dec 20, 202011:47
Christmas Song #3
We look at O Come, O Come Emmanuel and see the meaning behind the lyrics.
Dec 13, 202008:20
O Holy Night!
We look at another christmas classic with deep meaning.
Dec 06, 202009:01
Mary Did You Know?
Sometimes we don’t always recognize the power of some songs we sing. Let’s explore that.
Nov 29, 202009:59
Take a Second
Take the time this week to see all that you can be thankful for. There’s a lot when you think about it.
Nov 23, 202006:49
Episode 70: you never know what the tide is going to bring in.
Nov 18, 202011:02
Not My Will
Let’s change the ending to our prayers. It’s not our will be done, but his!
Nov 08, 202011:14
A New Grace
We all need it now more than ever. Show and live Grace
Nov 01, 202009:57
Special Episode: My Tuesday
In the rain and cold, I voted. It was beautiful what I saw.
Oct 29, 202007:26
Patience & Grace
Two words that we need more of in the time we are living in.
Oct 25, 202010:11
Without Sounding Cliche
Are we better than how we are being portrayed?
Oct 18, 202011:02
Thoughts on the Beach: Volume #2
Miracles can still happen. Ask, and believe.
Oct 11, 202011:20
Thoughts on the Beach: Volume 1
It’s time to look at the areas of your life where you need to go all in!
Oct 04, 202008:56
A Walk in the Dark
Good things are coming your way.
Sep 27, 202011:56
Failure can be devastating. We have to keep going!
Sep 20, 202013:04
Crossing the Street
Sometimes life hits hard. Live it the best you can.
Sep 13, 202008:45
Psalm 13: David speaks from the heart. I think we can all resonate with what he said.
Sep 06, 202008:36
Episode 59: Focus
Life stressful? Learn to focus on what matters.
Aug 30, 202008:16
The Music in the Distance
We can hear the music in the distance. What’s being played? Who’s doing the singing? I think life is playing some music but are we willing to go hear what’s being said?
Aug 23, 202005:13
The Small Things
It’s time to find joy in the little things. We have to look harder for those moments to enjoy. You can do it.
Aug 17, 202008:50
Episode 56: It’s Going to be Okay
Will it all be okay? You can be.
Aug 09, 202009:54
Who around you is going the same direction you are? It’s time to evaluate where we are going and who we are going with.
Aug 01, 202009:18
Characteristic #6: Humility
What’s it look like to be humble and how can we add that characteristic to our every day life?
Jul 26, 202008:40
Characteristic #5: Prayerful
Let’s talk about talking with God More...it’s easier than we make it.
Jul 19, 202011:12
Characteristic #4: Patience
How patient of a person are you, if you had to rate it? This is yet another characteristic that if we apply it in our lives will help reach our desired end.
Jul 12, 202011:57
Maybe your life needs a new coating of paint. The old is chipping away. What should we do?
Jul 05, 202009:28
The Deck of Life
Life deals is a hand that we don’t get to do much with at the beginning, but if we keep going we will eventually see a hand we will want to place a bet on.
Jun 29, 202012:01
Characteristic #3 - Gentleness
We are all still learning to be kind and gentle. What does that look like in our lives and how has Jesus shown us the best example?
Jun 21, 202007:60
This world needs compassion more than ever. Characteristic #2 explores what it looks like to have compassion in our every day lives.
Jun 14, 202009:33
What are some characteristics that we can enact in our lives that will help us reach our desired end?
Jun 07, 202011:54
BONUS EPISODE: Where are our Salty People?
It’s been a disheartening several months, and the pain continues. How are we to respond to all that’s going on?
Jun 04, 202010:59
Are we being intentional about how we live our lives? I believe we ought to be. Let’s explore it over the next several weeks.
May 31, 202008:24
Sometimes the busy streets infiltrate our homes. We have to learn to protect those we love from what’s going on outside these walls. What are you bringing home with you?
May 25, 202013:17
Sometimes we like to appear that we are mentally in a better position than what we really are. Be open to being open.
May 17, 202010:12
In a Funk
Sometimes we find ourselves in a mental funk. Endure through it. You will eventually see the storm stop.
May 10, 202010:39
Life is never a straight line. You’re constantly being bounced around from one thing to another, sometimes success, sometimes failure. Learn to bounce back.
May 03, 202007:21
It is Well
Maybe it’s time to change our motto to something different. This is a story about a man who wrote a hymn that is still with us today.
Apr 27, 202009:18
The Challenge of Change
This epidemic has thrown many of us into unwanted and unanticipated change. How do we deal with that and why do we struggle so much with change? One of my closest friends, Andy Ashcraft and I talk in length about change!
Apr 19, 202042:16
Joy and Laughter
It’s time to laugh. Join me and my special guest: Joe Stein as we hear funny stories to help us find out joy again.
Apr 12, 202038:47
Searching for Seven
Special Guest: Tyler Smith. We discuss his new book, Searching for Seven.
Apr 05, 202035:42
Calm in the Storm
Special Guest: Clint Reed - We explore a story where Jesus calms the storm. There are lots of things we experience, maybe nothing like what we are right now, but we can still find hope through a challenging time and Jesus shows a great example of that.
Mar 29, 202031:58
Where is God?
Sometimes we feel alone when we are facing challenging times so we ask where is God. I’m reminded of a story that helps answer these questions.
Mar 22, 202010:24
National Day of Prayer. Prayer gives us a sense of Peace. Go to Him with your concerns and worries and trust that He will see us through.
Mar 15, 202010:25
Remember the good but also look to what’s next.
Mar 08, 202010:51
Seek truth. Seek wisdom. And it will be given to you.
Mar 02, 202010:13
A Little Truth
Sometimes we need to renew our mind and think differently.
Feb 23, 202010:43
Learn to Love Yourself for who you are and who you were created to be.
Feb 12, 202018:01
Is your mind full of things you may need to get rid of? We need to learn how to declutter our brains and then refill it with the things of God.
Feb 09, 202010:26
Learn to forgive yourself. Don’t carry the weight of your guilt and shame around with you.
Feb 02, 202010:15
Do Something Uncomfortable
Sometimes we need to get out of comfort zone to better ourselves in the long run.
Jan 26, 202010:16
Bonus Episode: Big Announcement!
Bonus Episode this week: listen in for the big announcement and a message.
Jan 22, 202014:25
Take a Break
Maybe it’s time to set aside some rest time for yourself. Slow down, and take a break.
Jan 19, 202010:02
We take life too seriously sometimes. Do you want to better your life this year? Laugh more!
Jan 12, 202009:56
Be careful who you spend time with.
Jan 05, 202009:56
The New Year
What would it look like to make a change to your resolutions this coming year?
Dec 29, 201909:50
The Christmas Story
The Birth of Christ had challenges...
Dec 22, 201910:17
What brings you joy? Take a listen to this special 20th episode!
Dec 15, 201943:41
Protect Your Peace
Your peace on the inside is more important than you think. Learn how to protect it.
Dec 08, 201909:58
There’s always something to be grateful for...
Dec 01, 201910:16
How are you spending your life between your birth and death?
Nov 23, 201909:40
How would you define success in your life?
Nov 17, 201909:34
Who are we speaking up for in our lives? Who should we be an advocate for?
Nov 10, 201907:12
Look for the good in every situation and in everyone you encounter.
Nov 03, 201908:19
Fear will follow you through your risk. Keep going!
Oct 27, 201909:30
Take a step, be willing to risk it all.
Oct 20, 201909:47
His mercies are new every morning.
Oct 13, 201905:25
Prepare for the journey.
Oct 06, 201909:10
Be in this moment
Sep 30, 201909:51
We all have a desire to be valued, and we will do what we can to fulfill it. How that can become a problem...
Sep 22, 201908:23
It’s time to show that we care...
Sep 15, 201909:08
We all want to matter...
Sep 08, 201909:10
It’s time to learn to live with what life throws at us, but the major part is growing into a better person.
Sep 01, 201909:41
Are you making the most of every opportunity? Dream as if you’ll live forever.
Aug 25, 201909:23
Accept that not every day is going to be amazing, and the learn to rest.
Aug 19, 201909:04
You got hit, but you survived. Enjoy the experience.
Aug 13, 201908:28