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This week on “The Boundless Show”:
Roundtable: Religious Rhetoric
“Let go and let God.” “Too blessed to be stressed.” “God needed another angel.” Jesus jukes and Christian platitudes, while easy to spout, are probably not that effective in furthering God’s kingdom. So how do we quit the habit? We reached out to you on social media and texted our non-believing friends to discover what things Christians should probably stop saying and doing.
Culture: The Single Problem
She dreamed of marriage and waited for her husband to come…but now she’s in her 40s and still single. When Gina Dalfonzo goes to church, she often gets frustrated with classes, sermons and social interactions that seem to elevate marriage while treating singleness as a problem to solve. What can singles do to be a vibrant, known and contributing factor in our local churches? How can we honor marriage and singleness simultaneously? Lisa and Gina swap stories and talk about Gina’s book One by One: Welcoming the Singles in Your Church.
Inbox: Big Crush, Small Group
She’s cute, godly, funny — and a listener’s small group co-leader at church. He wants to ask her out, but if it doesn’t work out, he’s worried about the effect that would have on their Bible study dynamics. Should he play it safe? Is it worth it? Lisa Anderson offers some frank advice.