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The Messenger Podcast

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Join John, Lisa, and other members of the Messenger International team as they offer practical, uncompromising teachings and conversations that will empower you to pursue God’s best for your life. For more information, or to contact us, visit MessengerInternational.org.

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Join John, Lisa, and other members of the Messenger International team as they offer practical, uncompromising teachings and conversations that will empower you to pursue God’s best for your life. For more information, or to contact us, visit MessengerInternational.org.

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By Aadeer - Dec 27 2019
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I discovered this podcast about a month ago and started listening whenever I was driving walking running grocery shopping etc. It’s evident that the hosts and guests truly seek the Lord and spend time with Him, which is why they have authentic messages to share. Thank you everyone. Pray that your light shine before more in the coming year that more may be blessed and glorify our Father in heaven!

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By Clam42day - Oct 01 2019
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Please please listen. I love this podcast. 👍🏾🙏🏾

iTunes Ratings

269 Ratings
Average Ratings
253
11
3
1
1

圣诞新年快乐

By Aadeer - Dec 27 2019
Read more
I discovered this podcast about a month ago and started listening whenever I was driving walking running grocery shopping etc. It’s evident that the hosts and guests truly seek the Lord and spend time with Him, which is why they have authentic messages to share. Thank you everyone. Pray that your light shine before more in the coming year that more may be blessed and glorify our Father in heaven!

Wilderness

By Clam42day - Oct 01 2019
Read more
Please please listen. I love this podcast. 👍🏾🙏🏾
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The Messenger Podcast

Latest release on Jan 14, 2020

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Join John, Lisa, and other members of the Messenger International team as they offer practical, uncompromising teachings and conversations that will empower you to pursue God’s best for your life. For more information, or to contact us, visit MessengerInternational.org.

Rank #1: Discover What it Means to be a Messenger

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Jordan Lewis as they unveil the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they discuss what it means to be a modern-day messenger. Addison explains how our lives communicate a story and a message that is being shared with others. Jordan reveals the first vital characteristic every messenger must possess. Tune in to the first episode of this new 5-part series!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Sep 03 2019

20mins

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Rank #2: Messengers Are Honorable

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Mary Shaw as they discuss the fourth attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they discuss what it means to be an honorable messenger. Mary shares how to be intentional to not fall into the trap of gossip and slander. Addison explains why being a person of integrity is a key characteristic of godly messengers. Tune in and discover what it mean to be a person of honor!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Oct 15 2019

25mins

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Rank #3: Going Beyond Casual with God

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In this episode, Matt Gioia and Addison Bevere share insights about cultivating a consistent relationship with God and His Word.

Apr 17 2018

24mins

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Rank #4: How to Reset Your Love Life in 2019

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In this episode of our RESET series, our panel discusses how to reset your romantic relationships this year! Whether you’re single, dating, engaged or married, you won’t want to miss this. They share amusing best and worst date stories and practical tips for navigating your romantic relationships well.

Feb 05 2019

28mins

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Rank #5: Wilderness Seasons: Release Control

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Wilderness seasons can be difficult to navigate. In this episode, Addison Bevere and Sara Truppo share insights to help you walk through wilderness seasons well. For more information on this topic, check out The Wilderness Course at MessengerCourses.com.

Oct 02 2018

21mins

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Rank #6: Letting Go of Comfort

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Has an unhealthy love of comfort kept you from pursuing God’s dream for your life? In this episode, Addison Bevere encourages us to lean into the discomfort that comes with responding to God’s call to draw near.

Feb 20 2018

19mins

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Rank #7: Does Gen Z Care About Church?

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In this episode, Addison Bevere interviews Tyler Daswick, senior writer and culture editor for RELEVANT, a national magazine focusing on the intersections of faith and culture. 

Tyler's feature story "Generation Change," is the inspiration for the RESET | Church series. Listen in as Addison and Tyler discuss how the Church can reach millennials and Gen Z with the true mission and vision of the gospel message. 

To read Tyler's article, click here: 

https://relevantmagazine.com/issues/issue-97/generation/

May 14 2019

35mins

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Rank #8: How to Reset Your Soul in 2019

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In this episode of our RESET series, our panel discusses how to reset your soul this year. They explain the difference between the soul and spirit and share how different spiritual practices will create vitality in every aspect of your life and faith. 

Mar 05 2019

20mins

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Rank #9: Stirring up Your Passion

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God has placed specific passions and dreams inside your heart. The question is, what are you doing about them? In this episode, Katie Gibbs exhorts us to stir up these desires rather than letting them settle to the bottom.

Aug 07 2018

21mins

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Rank #10: Messengers Are Faithful

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Austin Bevere as they discuss the third attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they share what it looks like to be a faithful messenger. Austin explains how you can pursue your life's calling and still be loyal to where you are planted. Addison opens up about a time in his life when he questioned God's faithfulness in the midst of hardship. Tune in and discover what it mean to be a faithful messenger!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Oct 01 2019

23mins

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Rank #11: How to Reset Your Health & Fitness Goals in 2019

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This is the first episode of our RESET series and we are talking about health and wellness with our panel of guests. Tune in to find out how digging into your motivations can help you achieve your 2019 goals! This episode is part of our 5-week series called RESET. The purpose of this series is to help you reset every aspect of your life so you can begin the first quarter of 2019 with strength. Our team will be sharing their personal stories of success and failure and will give you strategies for stewarding your health, finances, relationships, career, and soul. Our goal is to develop messengers who will transform our world and we want to give you the tools to be successful. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode!

Jan 22 2019

32mins

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Rank #12: How to Become an Uncompromising Follower of Christ

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In this episode, Matt Gioia and Addison Bevere discuss the key to becoming an uncompromising follower of Christ. 

Jul 24 2018

25mins

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Rank #13: Fear Is Not Your Spirit Animal

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It’s easy to fall into apathy when we are afraid, but there’s a way to move forward even in the midst of fear. In this episode, Matt Gioia and Austin Bevere share insights on how to make confident decisions while wrestling with fearful emotions.

Aug 21 2018

21mins

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Rank #14: 4 Books to Help Your Marriage

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In the final episode of the Summer Book Club, Addison is joined by Matt and Austin. They share their book recommendations to help you grow in your marriage (or future marriage!) Austin explains how God's design for marriage is to make you holy. Matt shares the mistakes and joys that have shaped his twelve years of marriage. Tune in to discover how to cultivate an exceptional relationship.

Recommended Reading:

  • Marriage! the Journey by Anne Trippe
  • Marriage on the Rock by Jimmy Evans
  • Story of Marriage by John & Lisa Bevere
  • Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas 

Recommended MI Courses: 

  • Story of Marriage

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Aug 20 2019

24mins

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Rank #15: What To Do About Church Drama

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We are launching a new series called RESET | Church!

Over the past few months, we’ve been talking about how you can start this year with strength in every aspect of your life. We discussed ideas for resetting your health, relationships, finances, soul, and work. 

The goal of this new series is to challenge the general perception of Church. We believe there are amazing things happening in the global Church, but that’s not necessarily the story being told. It seems like every day there is another story of moral failure and Church drama dominating the news cycle. Maybe you've even had your own experience of disappointment and disillusionment. 

In this episode, Addison Bevere and Sara Truppo discuss what healthy Church looks like. Addison shares the three characteristics that should define every church family. Tune in and learn more about this new series!

Apr 16 2019

38mins

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Rank #16: Wilderness Seasons: Progressing Thru the Process

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God prepares us before He promotes us. In this episode, Addison Bevere and Chris Pace share crucial insights on the process God uses to position us for His promises. For more information on this topic, check out The Wilderness Course at MessengerCourses.com.

Oct 30 2018

25mins

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Rank #17: How to Handle God's Promises

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In this episode, Addison Bevere and Sara Truppo share insights on approaching God's promises with a relentless attitude of obedience.

Mar 06 2018

23mins

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Rank #18: Messengers Are Goal Oriented

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Matt Gioia as they discuss the second attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they share how modern-day messengers can become more goal oriented. Matt reveals how to find and maintain your goals using practical strategies. Addison explains how to figure out if your goal is worthy of being pursued. Tune in to learn more about how to set and achieve your goals!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Sep 17 2019

24mins

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Rank #19: How to Become a Truth-Teller

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Why is it important to be a truth-teller? In this episode, Addison Bevere and Matt Gioia share insights on how to become someone who speaks truth, and discuss how to position others to be truth-tellers in your life.

May 01 2018

13mins

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Rank #20: How to Reset Your Finances in 2019

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In this episode of our RESET series, our panel discusses how to reset your finances this year. Whether it's spending, saving, investing, or giving, our team covers it all! Be sure to tune in as they share their money mistakes and best tips for financial success in 2019.

Feb 19 2019

27mins

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Chapter 1 of Addison's Saints Audiobook

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In this episode, Addison shares the first chapter of his new book Saints: Becoming More Than "Christians." In this chapter, he reveals how we are all chasing the elusive "good life." We buy books and products that promise to guide us to the life we desire, but often it is an empty and frustrating pursuit. Tune in to learn what it means to truly become a saint and discover who God created you to be so you can awaken to the life you were meant to know!

To pre-order Saints and claim your free goodies, please visit: messengerpodcasts.com/offer

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Jan 14 2020

28mins

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Merry Christmas Eve! Best of 2019

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Merry Christmas Eve! In this episode, Addison recaps the best episodes of 2019. He shares audio previews of the top five shows of this past season. Don't miss this fun review of the year!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Dec 24 2019

19mins

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Listener Q&A With Our Team!

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Jordan Lewis and Matt Gioia as they tackle your questions! Together, they discuss everything from preparing yourself for marriage, to social justice, and even how to overcome the comparison trap. They give their best tips for studying the Bible, setting boundaries with people, and so much more! Tune in to hear more from the Messenger team.

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Dec 10 2019

28mins

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Messenger Stories: Your Life Is Your Message

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Guest host, Mary Shaw is joined by David Gutierrez in this next episode of Messenger Stories. Together, they discuss how every person has a message to share even if they don't have a public platform to share from. David explains how his passion and calling to discipleship transcends his day job. He shares how uncovering your purpose will help you become who God created you to be. Tune in to hear David's message and to learn how to share your own.

As a reminder, we are doing a limited-time offer for membership to the All-Access community! From November 25th to December 6th, podcast listeners who are new members can get access to all our courses and the discipleship community for the entire year and pay only $99.

To take advantage of this offer, be sure to visit: messengerpodcasts.com/offer

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@messengerintl on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter

mail@messengerinternational.org

Nov 26 2019

24mins

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Messenger Stories: How to Uncover the Gold in Every Person

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Guest host, Mary Shaw is joined by Elles Rock in the first of our Messenger Stories. Together, they discuss how every person has a message to share even if they don't have a public platform to share from. As an example, Elles shares one of her core life messages about uncovering the gold in every person. Tune in and learn how to share your own messages.

As a reminder, we are doing a limited-time offer for membership to the All-Access community! From November 25th to December 6th, podcast listeners who are new members can get access to all our courses and the discipleship community for the entire year and pay only $99.

To take advantage of this offer, be sure to visit: messengerpodcasts.com/offer

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Nov 12 2019

24mins

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Messengers Share Messages

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Addison is joined by Chris Pace in the final episode of the We Are Messengers series. Together, they discuss ways to share the messages God gives to each of us. Chris explains the importance of living the message before sharing it.  Addison opens up about his book writing experience and gives practical ways you can share your message. Tune in and discover how to become a messenger to the people in your world!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Oct 29 2019

31mins

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Messengers Are Honorable

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Mary Shaw as they discuss the fourth attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they discuss what it means to be an honorable messenger. Mary shares how to be intentional to not fall into the trap of gossip and slander. Addison explains why being a person of integrity is a key characteristic of godly messengers. Tune in and discover what it mean to be a person of honor!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Oct 15 2019

25mins

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Messengers Are Faithful

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Austin Bevere as they discuss the third attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they share what it looks like to be a faithful messenger. Austin explains how you can pursue your life's calling and still be loyal to where you are planted. Addison opens up about a time in his life when he questioned God's faithfulness in the midst of hardship. Tune in and discover what it mean to be a faithful messenger!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Oct 01 2019

23mins

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Messengers Are Goal Oriented

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Matt Gioia as they discuss the second attribute of being a messenger in the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they share how modern-day messengers can become more goal oriented. Matt reveals how to find and maintain your goals using practical strategies. Addison explains how to figure out if your goal is worthy of being pursued. Tune in to learn more about how to set and achieve your goals!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Sep 17 2019

24mins

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Discover What it Means to be a Messenger

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Jordan Lewis as they unveil the new series—We Are Messengers! Together, they discuss what it means to be a modern-day messenger. Addison explains how our lives communicate a story and a message that is being shared with others. Jordan reveals the first vital characteristic every messenger must possess. Tune in to the first episode of this new 5-part series!

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Sep 03 2019

20mins

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4 Books to Help Your Marriage

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In the final episode of the Summer Book Club, Addison is joined by Matt and Austin. They share their book recommendations to help you grow in your marriage (or future marriage!) Austin explains how God's design for marriage is to make you holy. Matt shares the mistakes and joys that have shaped his twelve years of marriage. Tune in to discover how to cultivate an exceptional relationship.

Recommended Reading:

  • Marriage! the Journey by Anne Trippe
  • Marriage on the Rock by Jimmy Evans
  • Story of Marriage by John & Lisa Bevere
  • Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas 

Recommended MI Courses: 

  • Story of Marriage

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Aug 20 2019

24mins

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4 Books to Help You Trust in God

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Sara and Elles. They share books to help you develop your trust in God. Sara explains how to stay rooted in God's process even when your feelings and desires may not follow.  Elles gives a powerful testimony of trust even when facing great risk. Tune in to uncover how you can begin to trust God on a deeper level.

Recommended Reading:

  • Rooted by Banning Liebscher
  • Living A Life of Fire by Reinhard Bonnke
  • The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan
  • The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer

Recommended MI Courses: 

  • The Holy Spirit: An Introduction
  • The Wilderness
  • Hearing God
  • Foundations
  • Under Cover

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Aug 06 2019

28mins

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3 Books to Help You Cultivate Your Calling

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Chris and Mary as they discuss their favorite books on cultivating calling. Chris shares how he was inspired to continue his work in the ministry by Charles Spurgeon. Mary shares how a few simple (but powerful!) tips from David Cottrell helped her navigate working in the corporate world. 

Recommended Reading:

  • Lectures to My Students by Charles Spurgeon
  • Monday Morning Choices: 12 Powerful Choices to Go from Everyday to Extraordinary by David Cottrell
  • Know Your Why by Ken Costa

Recommended MI Courses: 

  • Called

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

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Jul 23 2019

19mins

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Join Our Summer Book Club!

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In this episode, Addison is joined by Scott and Jordan as they announce our first-ever Summer Book Club! Together, they discuss their favorite books on prayer and fasting. Jordan shares two books and explains how fasting is a key weapon to unlocking powerful prayers. Scott reveals one of his favorite books (of all-time!) and explains why he is constantly giving it away to people. 

Recommended Reading:

  • Walking With God by John Eldredge
  • Fasting by Jentezen Franklin
  • The Hidden Power of Prayer and Fasting by Mahesh Chavda

Recommended MI Courses: 

  • Hearing God
  • The Holy Spirit: An Introduction

To learn more about Messenger's All-Access discipleship community, please visit: https://messengerpodcasts.com/allaccess

Say Hello! 

Jul 09 2019

23mins

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RESET | Church - Team Recap

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In this episode, Producer Sara and the Messenger Team provide a recap of the most recent series—RESET | Church. They discuss each episode and share how they were personally impacted by the series. Additionally, they give practical takeaways for applying the inspiration and challenges they took from each interview. Tune in to hear more! 

Jun 25 2019

44mins

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How The Church Can Empower Your Calling

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In this episode, Addison Bevere interviews Paul Sohn. He is the founder of QARA, an organization that empowers twenty-somethings to discover their God-given identity and calling. Paul is an award-winning blogger, leadership coach, and speaker. His blog has been ranked one of the Top 50 Leadership Blogs to Follow. Christianity Today has named Paul among the Top 33 Under 33 Christian Millennials to watch.

Paul shares his journey of discovering his true, God-given identity and calling. He also gives practical ways the Church can remove the "sacred" and the "secular" barrier and empower the next generation of Christians in their vocational callings. 

To learn more about Paul, click here.

To learn more about QARA, click here.

To grab Paul's book, Quarter Life Calling, click here.

Jun 11 2019

28mins

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What To Do When Church Leaders Disappoint You

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In this episode, Addison Bevere interviews his dear friends Grant & Carly Barron to discuss their call to vocational ministry and experience in serving large ministries and small church plants. 

They get real about how it feels to be disappointed by your leaders and share tools to help you overcome feelings of disillusionment. Tune in to find out ways you can cultivate your spiritual health and wholeness. 

May 28 2019

37mins

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Does Gen Z Care About Church?

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In this episode, Addison Bevere interviews Tyler Daswick, senior writer and culture editor for RELEVANT, a national magazine focusing on the intersections of faith and culture. 

Tyler's feature story "Generation Change," is the inspiration for the RESET | Church series. Listen in as Addison and Tyler discuss how the Church can reach millennials and Gen Z with the true mission and vision of the gospel message. 

To read Tyler's article, click here: 

https://relevantmagazine.com/issues/issue-97/generation/

May 14 2019

35mins

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How God Changed A Nation In One Day

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In this episode, Addison Bevere interviews Dominic Russo, founder of Missions.me. At the young age of 20, Dominic founded Missions.Me and began organizing strategic outreach campaigns in cities across Latin America. These multifaceted campaigns include hundreds of missionary volunteers, large-scale relief projects, and collaborative partnerships with local political and religious leaders. In 2011, Dominic launched the “1Nation1Day” vision in Honduras – a project that attracted the largest foreign missions team in history and was officially declared a national holiday by the Honduran President.  Dominic shares his story and gives practical tips for uncovering God's dreams for your life. Tune in and prepare to be inspired! For more information about 1Nation1Day Peru, please visit: https://missions.me/

Apr 30 2019

28mins

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What To Do About Church Drama

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We are launching a new series called RESET | Church!

Over the past few months, we’ve been talking about how you can start this year with strength in every aspect of your life. We discussed ideas for resetting your health, relationships, finances, soul, and work. 

The goal of this new series is to challenge the general perception of Church. We believe there are amazing things happening in the global Church, but that’s not necessarily the story being told. It seems like every day there is another story of moral failure and Church drama dominating the news cycle. Maybe you've even had your own experience of disappointment and disillusionment. 

In this episode, Addison Bevere and Sara Truppo discuss what healthy Church looks like. Addison shares the three characteristics that should define every church family. Tune in and learn more about this new series!

Apr 16 2019

38mins

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iTunes Ratings

269 Ratings
Average Ratings
253
11
3
1
1

圣诞新年快乐

By Aadeer - Dec 27 2019
Read more
I discovered this podcast about a month ago and started listening whenever I was driving walking running grocery shopping etc. It’s evident that the hosts and guests truly seek the Lord and spend time with Him, which is why they have authentic messages to share. Thank you everyone. Pray that your light shine before more in the coming year that more may be blessed and glorify our Father in heaven!

Wilderness

By Clam42day - Oct 01 2019
Read more
Please please listen. I love this podcast. 👍🏾🙏🏾