Weary of Doing Good: Episode 530

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Weary of Doing Good: Episode 530

Mar 29, 2018
Guests: Pastor Mark Bates, Kathryn Eutsler, Glenn Lutjens and Dr. Laurel Shaler

[50:39] - 

Combating spiritual numbness, plus clinging to faith through trauma, and is it OK to ask "why" after a breakup?

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Music: Austin Stone Worship


Spiritual Burnout

Spiritual Growth|Roundtable
Guests: Pastor Mark Bates, Kathryn Eutsler and Glenn Lutjens

[22:23] - 

Ever felt numb and "done" with Christianity? Or tired of doing good? That feeling is more common than you might think. Even Jesus sought spiritual rest while on earth, leaving activities to go pray by himself. If you're in a weary place, how can you crawl out of it? And if you're not, how can you avoid future burnout? A pastor, a licensed counselor and a millennial who has experienced burnout hash it out with Lisa.

Trusting God in Life's Traumas

Guests: Dr. Laurel Shaler

[20:17] - 

A scary doctor's visit when she was 18 led to years of medical struggles for Dr. Laurel Shaler. In her anger, frustration and distrust, she became a chronic worrier, even questioning her own sanity. Drawing from both her own life and her experience as a trauma counselor, Dr. Shaler helps us pinpoint stressors and traumas, shows us when to seek professional help, and breaks down common myths of anger and their implications.

Recommended resource: "Reclaiming Sanity: Hope and Healing for Trauma, Stress, and Overwhelming Life Events."

Why Did You Break Up With Me?


[05:23] - 

If someone breaks up with you and gives no reason (or a lame reason), is it OK to press for more information? On the flip side, is it acceptable to break up with someone and not give a reason? Lisa Anderson walks through a couple scenarios and offers practical, wise advice.