Is This for Real?: Episode 348

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Is This for Real?: Episode 348

Oct 02, 2014
Guests: Andrew Hess, Carrie Kintz, Allison Meggers, Annie Downs and Candice Watters

[48:47] - 

How to wisely test a relationship, plus Annie Downs helps us be brave, and a listener is nervous about seeing her ex at school.

Featured musical artist: Disciple

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Relationship Test Kitchen

Guests: Andrew Hess, Carrie Kintz and Allison Meggers

[20:14] - 

In an age where more of us are doing relationships online, long-distance and away from the deliberate involvement of family, the likelihood of encountering (and enabling) relational sketchiness increases. How can we "test" the validity of a relationship where we have little history with our significant other? How do we discover red flags, verify a solid faith, and ensure commitment over the long haul? Our panel of daters and relaters weighs in.

Being Brave

Guests: Annie Downs

[20:56] - 

Annie Downs isn't naturally brave. But she sees the value of doing that "next thing," even if it's a little scary. In her new book Let's All Be Brave, Annie uses stories from her own experience to argue the advantages of taking risks in faith, relationships, talents and more.

Ex Encounter

Guests: Candice Watters

[4:41] - 

She's heading back to school, and is fully aware that her ex will be there, too. Can she handle being in his sphere when her emotions are still raw? How can she navigate the situation with grace? Candice Watters offers advice.