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December 7, 2023

Planning a Fun Christmas Party: Episode 827

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Killer Christmas party ideas, plus Mark Ballenger on prioritizing God while dating, and a question about same-sex attraction and celibacy.

Guests: Ryan Wall, Georgia Dunham, Megan Linser, Mark Ballenger, Jeff Johnston   

Featured musical artist:  Darlene Zschech 

Roundtable: Christmas Party Planning

It’s that time of year: decorations, holiday tunes, Christmas cookies, ugly sweaters, and yes, Christmas parties. Most people can host a ho-hum Christmas party, but if you want yours to be next-level, you need this conversation. Our party people share tips for including introverts, melding friend groups, serving food, curating music, making memories and more.              

Guests: Ryan Wall, Georgia Dunham, Megan Linser

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Culture: God’s Role in Your Dating Life

If you’ve ever watched the popular YouTube channel, you’ve seen Mark Ballenger offer biblical dating and marriage advice. This week he shares his personal stories, plus how to overcome past hurts, blow past preconceived notions, and keep God at the center of all your dating decisions.   

Guest: Mark Ballenger

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Inbox: Celibacy Amid Same-Sex Attraction?

Our listener struggles with same-sex attraction and is wondering if this means he’s destined to remain celibate forever. Gender and sexuality expert Jeff Johnston weighs in.     

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