January 23, 2014

Under the Influence: Episode 312

56:14 – 

The slippery slope of substance abuse, plus Pete Wilson asks us to Let Hope In, and a listener struggles with impure thoughts at the chiropractor.

Featured musical artist: Downhere

Show sponsor: Grace Hill Media

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The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

26:24 – 

Maybe it started with a little high school partying or doing happy hour with friends after work. Or maybe that prescription got refilled and refilled until now you can’t live without it. Drug and alcohol dependence doesn’t affect only the down-and-out; in fact, substance use and abuse is something that is becoming more prevalent among Christians. No one decides to have an addiction, so how does it start? What are the consequences? And how can you recognize signs in yourself and others in order to get the help you need?

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Choosing Hope

Guests: Pete Wilson,

23:12 – 

We’re a hope-starved world. Even with a lot of feel-good messaging and easy solutions, we’re not getting the answers we want. And it’s leaving us disillusioned, depressed, and eventually hopeless. But Christians aren’t called to live like that. We have every reason to hope, so how do we get started? Pastor and author Pete Wilson said it’s by making four key choices that will ultimately allow you to Let Hope In.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Doctor’s Office Dilemma

Guests: Candice Watters,

3:48 – 

Sure, doctor’s appointments can be awkward for anyone. But what if an exam by a doctor, health practitioner, massage therapist or similar is causing you to have impure thoughts? Candice weighs in on this sensitive subject.

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