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The Kitchen Table #33: When God Moves Us Out of Our Comfort Zone

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake chat across the table about trust God when he moves us outside our comfort zone and what He might be teaching us. In Music Matters, music from Mack Brock, The Belonging Co. and an oldie, but goldie from The Kry. In Culture Shock, the cost of raising a child and why the sacrifices are worth the rewards. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts. Now available on Spotify.

The Kitchen Table #32: How Do I Forgive Myself?

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake welcome guest Adam Keller as they discuss why it is so difficult forgiving ourselves. In Music Matters, new music from Elle Limebear, Kings Kaleidoscope, Shane & Shane and an oldie, but goldie from Billy Sprague. In Culture Shock, why are so many in the Millennial and Gen Z generations using closed captioning all the time? Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #31: Pursuing Meaningful Friendships

This week on The Kitchen Table podcast, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake dive into a conversation on meaningful relationships and why an inner-circle of friends is important. In Music Matters, new music from Switch, Kings Kaleidoscope and an oldie, but goldie from Mylon & Broken Heart. In Culture Shock, what Netflix star Marie Kondo gets wrong. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #30 – Is Hope Necessary for the Christian Life?

Is Hope really necessary? This week on The Kitchen Table podcast, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake talk across the table about why hope is essential to the Christian faith. In Music Matters, new music from Steven Malcolm, a live acoustic song from Needtobreathe and an oldie, but goldie from White Heart. In Culture Shock, do your children have any of these apps on their phones? If so, remove them immediately! Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #29: Sibling Guilt – Living with a Special Needs Sibling

By far the most raw and emotional episode of The Kitchen Table. Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake as they share their own personal story of the guilt and emotions of siblings in families with special needs children. New songs in Music Matters from Elias Dummer, Ben Rector, and a 1994 oldie, but goldie from Clay Crosse. In Culture Shock, the lessons we can teach of children when sports figures have a major failure. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #28: Response to the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

On this week’s episode of The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake have a conversation about the Christian response to the legalization of recreational marijuana. New songs in Music Matters from Joel Vaughn, All Sons & Daughters, and a 1993 oldie, but goldie from The Imperials. In Culture Shock, Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message and what the 2018 Box Office Queen says about God’s blessings. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #27: It Is OK for Christians to Curse?

On this week’s episode of The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake have a conversation about if it is OK for Christians to use profanity or not. New songs in Music Matters from Ryan Stevenson, Elevation Worship and a 1992 oldie, but goldie from Michael W. Smith. In Culture Shock, what does how we spend money on extravagant things say about of Christian witness. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #26: As Followers of Christ, How Do We Deal with Divorce?

This week on The Kitchen Table, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake welcome around the table, Shine.FM program director, Don Burns, as they look at the issue of divorce, the effects it has on children, and what the Bible has to say. In Music Matters, new music from Lincoln Brewster, a Christmas song from Chris Tomlin & Audrey Assad and an oldie, but goldie from Wayne Watson. In Culture Shock, some important things kids should know about Christmas. Be sure to subscribe for all the latest!

The Kitchen Table #25: Why Does Consistency Matter?

This week on The Kitchen Table Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake discuss why is it important to have consistency in following Jesus. New songs in Music Matters from 7eventh Time Down, Bryan & Katie Torwalt and Jake is introduced to Ska music with a 1997 classic from The O.C. Supertones. In Culture Shock, they discuss how parents respond to tricky faith questions. Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe today!

The Kitchen Table #24: Does God Call People to be Single?

Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter, his son Jake and guest Jennifer Lambert for another conversation across the kitchen table as they discuss God’s call on singleness. Also, in Music Matters, new music from Jesus Culture, Christmas music from Relient K and an Oldie But Goldie from Steven Curtis Chapman. In Culture Shock, remembering the faith of President George H.W. Bush and we hear Chris Pratt go off script at the Disneyland Christian Candlelight Ceremony.