Podcasts

  1. 051: Heart Strong – A Conversation with Chuck Bolton (Episode One)

    I’ve spent 15 months in federal prison, but I can say the loneliest, darkest prison I’ve ever been in was my addiction. It was because I was alone and because I was living in secrets. -Chuck Bolton Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download Heart strong and soul safe. That’s what I think of when...

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  2. 050: Question Response, Volume 1

    The questions came pouring in. From near and far. They have been rich and meaningful. What I thought would be one podcast celebrating the 50th episode of Become Good Soil is sure to turn into an extended volume of conversations over time...

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  3. 049: Parenting and Styles of Relating

    It was 21 years ago, but I remember the interaction like it was yesterday. I was in the home of a mentor, and he and I were talking in the kitchen while two of his boys played in the adjoining room. A few minutes into our conversation, a conflict arose between the boys. And in the blink of an eye...

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  4. 048: Initiating Five Sons, with Paul Ryan

    Though it is rare, there are people who have built a strong inner character, who have achieved a certain depth. In these people, at the end of this struggle, the climb to success has surrendered to the struggle to deepen the soul. David Brooks, The Road to Character...

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  5. 047: Intensive Series (Episode 8 of 8)

    In the mid-20th century, The Times in London ran an essay contest, inviting highly respected thinkers and leaders to respond to the question, “What’s wrong with the world?” Chesterton offered this as his full response: Dear Sirs, I am. Sincerely yours, G. K. Chesterton...

    Chesterton was in contact with the reality of the masculine

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  6. 046: Intensive Series (Episode 7 of 8)

    For a human character to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one must have the good fortune to be able to observe its performance over many years. If this performance is devoid of all egoism, if its guiding motive is unparalleled generosity, if it is absolutely certain there is no thought of recompense and that, in addition,...

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  7. 045: Intensive Series (Episode 6 of 8)

    Join me for this sixth episode of an eight-part series where we are going behind the scenes into the most recent Become Good Soil Intensive. If you're joining us for the first time in this series, I would encourage you to begin with...

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  8. 044: Intensive Series (Episode 5 of 8)

    How are you arranging your days? Dallas suggest that there is a possibility and a promise that, in time and over time, we can indeed arrange our days so that we are "experiencing deep contentment, joy, and confidence in our everyday life with God."

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  9. 043: Intensive Series (Episode 4 of 8)

    In Renovation of the Heart, Dallas says, "Our soul is like a stream of water, which gives strength, direction and harmony to every other area of our life. When the stream is as it should be, we are constantly refreshed and exuberant in all we do, because our soul itself...

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  10. 042: Intensive Series (Episode 3 of 8)

    It's perhaps the second most dangerous and daring prayer we could ever pray. And it is one that can lead us into treasures beyond telling. Listen to this session from the most recent Become Good Soil Intensive about receiving God as Mother...

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