Why are we commanded to confess our faults one to another when people spread rumors about us? How can we hear gossip from others without spreading it and looking at someone differently? Is gossip really even that damaging? We talk about ALL the ways in which gossip and rumors affect us on the day to … Continue reading Episode 39: The Affects Gossip Have Within The Spirit
Episode 37: No Idols Above The Lord (Setting Proper Priorities)
In this episode, we discuss how things in life can take precedent over God. We need to earn money, spend time with family and have time to relax. However, sometimes these things become our priority. It mostly happens over time. We get too distracted and focus on them. Impatience forces us to give up on … Continue reading Episode 37: No Idols Above The Lord (Setting Proper Priorities)
Episode 36: How To Effectively Handle Worry
What are they best ways we as humans can handle worry? Are every fear or worry of ours negative? In this episode we talk about many different ways in which we can effectively navigate the worries and stressors of life! Opening/Spiritual Check In: 0:00-9:06 Disclaimer: 9:07-9:28 Topic: 9:29-1:00:03 Recommendations/Closing: 1:00:04-1:10:14
Episode 35: How To Build Lasting Memberships Within The Church
Being able to talk to your brothers and sisters in Christ is important to your spiritual growth. Without that kinship you would be walking alone in this life. Remember that Jesus had friends and brothers in the Disciples! Never walk alone. How can we build such close friendships within the body? Why is it so … Continue reading Episode 35: How To Build Lasting Memberships Within The Church
Episode 33: How Media Affects Our Daily Lives
In this episode we talk about how media can affect us and how we view life. Sometimes we do no think about the different outlets that we consume. We talk about how it affects us mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. Scriptures Used:Matthew 7:13-142 Peter 3:8Time StampsIntroduction/Spiritual Check In: 0:00-2:10Disclaimer: 2:11-4:40Topic: 4:41-50:38Recommendations/Closing: 50:39-56:13
Episode 32: Self Hate
In this episode we talk about how self hate can affect our lives. How can we overcome self hate and begin to love ourselves the way God would want us to? We share our personal stories and struggles with Self Hate and what we have done to move past that into self love. Remember that … Continue reading Episode 32: Self Hate
Episode 31: Giving
In the Season 4 Premiere we talk about giving properly, social media use, and willfully serving God during worship service. Forgive any background noise as we had landscaping being done. Scriptures Used: Mark 12:41-44 Matthew 6:25-34 0:00-0:32: Introduction 0:33-1:02: Disclaimer 1:03-1:50: Overview 1:51-10:09: Check In/Social Media Talk 10:10-37:51: Topic of “Giving” 37:52-52:40: Topic of “Church … Continue reading Episode 31: Giving
Episode 29: Q and A style faith talk!
Description: In this episode, we do a Q&A style faith talk! We answer questions from our fans about connecting with God. We also talk about how faith in God has impacted us throughout the years. This episode will definitely have you looking at your journey in a more introspective way. Answer the questions along with … Continue reading Episode 29: Q and A style faith talk!
Episode 28: Opening Up About God
In this episode, Jourdan and Blake discuss the ways we open up about God in our personal lives, with friends, and how to maintain that openness. Have you been open with God? Have you told your friends about God? Lets dive in the discussion. Socials: https://www.instagram.com/theparablep... https://www.facebook.com/ParablePreacher https://twitter.com/ParablePreacher For more ParablePreacher content visit our site: … Continue reading Episode 28: Opening Up About God
Episode 26: Forgiveness
In this episode we discuss the topic of "Forgiveness", do we forgive others who wrong us? Have we asked for forgiveness? Have we been able to forgive ourselves? Listen as we talk it out with our special guest in this episode of The ParablePreacher Podcast. Socials:https://www.instagram.com/theparablep…https://www.facebook.com/ParablePreacherhttps://twitter.com/ParablePreacher For more ParablePreacher content visit our site:https://parablepreacher.com/
Episode 25: Living For God
Living for God is more than just following a set of rules. Living for God means putting your wants and wishes to the side. If means having faith in Him to know that He will guide, guard, and direct your steps! How can we do that through our adversities and rough days? We go over … Continue reading Episode 25: Living For God
Episode 24: Characteristics of a Good Role Model
In this episode, we discuss the types of role models we have in our life and the difference between spiritual and worldly roles models. Where do your role models stand? Are they bring you closer or farther away from God? Socials:https://www.instagram.com/theparablep…https://www.facebook.com/ParablePreacherhttps://twitter.com/ParablePreacher For more ParablePreacher content visit our site:https://parablepreacher.com
Episode 23: Goals
We as human all have goals in this lie. However, how should we approach achieving our goals? Consulting God is a must, when it comes to our finances and careers. What are some ways in which we can't keep going spiritually, all the while keeping God first?
Episode 22: How to Deal with Failure
When most people think about failure, they instantly think about it being negative. However, as we discuss in this episode failure is what you make of it. We must remember that every single person in the Bible (except Jesus) failed on multiple occasions. They learned to accept it and then they grew from it. Growing however, is easier said then done. In this episode, we discuss how to overcome the failures in life. Scripturas: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 Romans 5:3-8 For more ParablePreacher content visit our site: https://parablepreacher.com/
A staggering amount of people never complete their spiritual metamorphosis. This is not due to a lack of trying, however, it’s due to pain. Growing pains! Growth does not come easy, nor is it simple. Pain is a requirement for true growth. We as humans do not and cannot grow without adversity. Along our journey, … Continue reading Growing Pains
Episode 21: Questioning God
In this episode, we talk about what it means to question God. What is the difference between blaming God and questioning Him? Is it really a sin for us to question God? If it's not a sin then what are the ways in which one can question God? We talk about this and much more on this episode! Scriptures Used: Matthew 27:46 (Read Matthew 25-27:45 for context) Psalms 10:1-18 Titus 2:7-8 Matthew 5:16 Psalms 27:1 Time Stamps Introduction: 0:00-1:05 Disclaimer: 1:06-1:42 Check-In: 1:43-4:53 New Format Explanation: 4:53-8:10 Topic: 8:11-35:39 Quick Community Updates: 35:40-37:43 Inspirational Scriptures/Prayer: 37:44-40:55 Closing: 40:56-41:17 Socials: https://www.instagram.com/theparablep... https://www.facebook.com/ParablePreacher https://twitter.com/ParablePreacher For more ParablePreacher content visit our site: https://parablepreacher.com/
Is There Room for Love?
1 John 4:7 (NIV) "Dear friends, let us love one another , for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God." We are here seeing what is happening all over the world and there is a change that is coming. In this, God wants us to still show … Continue reading Is There Room for Love?
Episode 38: When do we take “jokes” too far
In this episode, we discuss the reasons why “jokes” may not just be “jokes”. We must be in the world but not of the world. This means that we must stand out in a crowd due to our demeanor, behavior, and our speech. We discuss the proper way to joke around with others. Is it … Continue reading Episode 38: When do we take “jokes” too far
Episode 34: What a Healthy Relationship Requires
What does it take to make a relationship work? Does being the same religion truly matter? Is the Bible still relevant in today’s relationships? In this episode we talk about all the things we need to do in order to cultivate HEATHY relationships! Time Stamps: Introduction: 0:00-2:28 Disclaimer 2:29-2:59 Topic of Relationships: 3:00-1:09:46 Closing/Recommendations: 1:09:47-1:10:55 … Continue reading Episode 34: What a Healthy Relationship Requires
Episode 30: Growth Throughout Season 3
Welcome to the season 3 finale! In this episode, we talk about growth through failure. The fact that forgiveness can be a double-edged sword. How can we grow to truly forgive while guarding our hearts? Growth while opening up about God to friends, all the while living for God. Life hits us hard at times … Continue reading Episode 30: Growth Throughout Season 3
Episode 27: Establishing a Relationship with God
In this episode we discuss the ways of how we establish a strong relationship with God and dive in personal ways that we maintain that as well. How strong is your current foundation with God? Scriptures: James 4:6-10James 5:1-8Mark 5:1-20 Socials: https://www.instagram.com/theparablep... https://www.facebook.com/ParablePreacher https://twitter.com/ParablePreacher For more ParablePreacher content visit our site: https://parablepreacher.com/
Division From Within
Hey guys it’s Blake; I know it has been a while. I have something on my heart that I want to share. Since ParablePreacher season 2 ended, I’ve been doing a lot of assessments on the world and myself while focusing on my own journey with God. With that being said, I’m seeing so much … Continue reading Division From Within
Reflect With Purpose
It recently occurred to me that I wasn’t the same person I used to be. That I had changed over the years. Change is not necessarily good or bad. It truly depends on the effect it has on your life. Taking a reflective look I saw a lot more negativity than I care to admit. … Continue reading Reflect With Purpose
Dealing With Changes In Life
2020 has been a very unexpected year. It has filled our lives with twists and turns. I myself, am currently going through a lot. With all of my unexpected life changes, it has me asking myself; how in the world does God expect me to deal with all of this? 2020 has taught me that … Continue reading Dealing With Changes In Life
Separate From The World
We cannot live how we used to live. Once we were baptized, that was the death of the old self and the birth of the new. We will find it hard to live two lives. One for the world and one for God. That is because we cannot do it. Life in Christ is to … Continue reading Separate From The World
The Pursuit of Happiness
Often times we find ourselves in areas in our life where we feel unhappy--this is even more so with the current state of the world. Beyond this we have a habit of looking towards things to fill that sense of joy or happiness we seek and it's usually something that is temporary.Fill in the blank......what … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness
How Strong Is Your Foundation?
I have been through a lot of ups and downs in my lifetime. I know that I’m not the only one though. The one thing that has gotten me through it all is God and my faith in Him. Through it all I know that He will never leave me. That He will never put … Continue reading How Strong Is Your Foundation?
Thriving In Your Giftedness
Look around you, how do you feel about the life that you lead? Do you feel as if you are where you should be in life? Do you feel like there has to be more to life than where you currently are right now? I know this may sound like one of those “get rich … Continue reading Thriving In Your Giftedness
Do Not Be Anxious
What are we supposed to do when life gets overwhelming? It’s easy. Just go to God! Simple as that. At least, that’s what people say about it. Pray it away and then let it go. What does the Bible say about it though? Philippians 4:6-8 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every … Continue reading Do Not Be Anxious