049 – Lessons from an Applesauce Cake: How to Change Lives Through Giving

How to change lives through giving

We never really know how significant a simple act of kindness will be. Sometimes they go unnoticed and other times they are life changing. It’s not the act of kindness nor the extravagance of the gift or the action that matters so much, what matters most is our passion and love for the recipient. In this episode we talk about a simple applesauce cake and lessons learned through the giving of a gift.

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048 – Emmanuel, God With Us: Being Jesus in a Needy World

Emmanuel, God With Us

The promise of Emmanuel, God with us, is not only a Christmas story, it is our life and hope. Incarnation was and is about God presenting himself in our context to be with us and reveal himself to us. Christ in you is your opportunity to “be Jesus” in a world that needs him. Jesus is a friend to sinners and wants to be with them. The way he does that is through you. That is how the great and indescribable God reveals himself, through you!

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045 – Holidays Can Be Joyous and Challenging: Things to Keep in Mind Regarding Grief and the Holidays

Navigating Grief During the Holidays

Holidays are typically focused upon family gatherings and joyous celebrations. As leaders how do we help those who are not feeling “merry” to navigate the holidays? And how do those who are feeling the emotions of loss navigate all of the gatherings and celebrations? In this episode David and Donna talk about both helping others navigate anxiety and emotions during the holidays and they also speak to those who are struggling a bit with the celebrations going on around them when they are hurting and not feeling particularly celebratory.

This content was repurposed from a Calibrate360 blog post posted on December 19, 2016 because it was a popular topic, because we believe it is still relevant… and we wanted to do a podcast on the topic!

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