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The Kitchen Table #38: The Christian Witness in an Entitlement Culture

Everyone is talking about the college admissions scandal and that begs the question: Is Entitlement just a part of our the US Culture? This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake share across the table about when our Christian walk intersects with the entitlement culture and what we can teach our kids differently. In Music Matters, music from Tauren Wells and Capital City Music featuring Dion Davis, and an oldie, but goldie from Mark Farner. In Culture Shock, how to talk to our kids about the dangers of Juuling. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

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Shine 180: Sam

(Parental Warning: Due to discussions on suicide, parental guidance is suggested)
Shine 180…stories of lives transformed by God because of your faithfulness.
We are all on a journey. We are all at different points on our journey….and that’s OK. 
The purpose of our journey is simple, but sometimes difficult…keep moving forward becoming more like Jesus.
Mental illness…we often avoid talking about it. With 1 in 4 people affected with mental illness, it’s now part of our everyday lives. Here’s Sam’s story.

The Kitchen Table #37: Facing Giants, Overcoming Challenges

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake share across the table about what it takes to face life’s toughest challenges. In Music Matters, music from Francesca Battistelli and Rend Collective, and an oldie, but goldie from Michael W. Smith. In Culture Shock, an American Idol homeless contestant makes an impact on the judges. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #36: Why Humility Matters

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake talk across the table about why it’s important to go against cultural norms and practice humility. In Music Matters, music from Building 429, Of The Land, and an oldie, but goldie from Crystal Lewis. In Culture Shock, the father/son duo look at the latest Barna study on what it means to have a spiritual vibrant home. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

Shine.FM MomCast #9: Post-Abortion Hope and Healing

(Parental Warning: Due to some graphic content, this podcast is cautioned for children under age 13)
Join Shine.FM’s Heather Erbe this week a she talks with special guest Aimee Beltran.  Aimee is the Director of Community Impact at Northpointe Community Church in Dewitt, Michigan.  She is also a leader of Surrendering the Secret post-abortive groups.  Aimee shares her story of healing and more about groups that help women who are post-abortive. You can find out more about post-abortive groups across the country at Surrendering the Secret.

The Kitchen Table #34: An Epidemic of Loneliness

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake look at the loneliness epidemic in our world, what is our response as a church, and how we can overcome. In Music Matters, music from Jonny Diaz, United Pursuit featuring Will Reagan. and an oldie, but goldie from East To West. In Culture Shock, does our social media actually increase our loneliness? Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

 

 

Shine.FM’s MomCast #8: Kids In Sports

Have you ever wondered how colleges and universtities recruit their athletes? How about if your child focusing on just one sport is a good thing? Today hear from Gary Newsome, the Athletic Director from Olivet Nazarene University as he answers these questions and more on our Shine.fm Momcast! Be sure to subscribe to get all of Shine.FM’s podcasts!

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 #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.