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Need Some Direction? Well Don’t Just Pray. Move.

As a young, new Christian, I was struggling to find my path in life. For two years I’d prayed about how I should serve God, yet I still had no clear direction for my life. Until one day, I learnt what Jesus said about making good choices… and my...
by Sheridan Voysey on Aug 16, 2016

In Praise of Serendipity, God’s Sneaky Surprises

You know those happy coincidences or unexpected discoveries that take us by surprise? We call it serendipity. Not all serendipity is chance, accident or coincidence. A good deal of it is in fact divine. Like my miraculous little encounter as I stood,...
by Sheridan Voysey on Apr 13, 2016

060 Reading the Bible with Your Heart and Mind

It's one thing to read the Bible with our eyes and our mind—and another thing to truly engage our heart. But if the Bible is God's primary way of communicating with us, it makes sense to learn to read it deeply. Here are some keys to reading God's...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 16, 2016

059 Seven Ways God Might Be Speaking To You

In Scripture we find God speaking through peals of thunder, pillars of cloud, flaming bushes, even donkeys. He used prophets, angels, the beauty of creation, the coming of Jesus. God is surely a communicating God. But in the 21st century, how might...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 3, 2016

058 How to Hear God’s Voice – Three Keys

Life's full of big questions. Should I marry? If so, who? Take that job? Buy that house? Is this the career for me? Which church is the right one? And which city should I settle in? If we believe there's a God who cares and wants to guide our big dec...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 26, 2016

This 7th-Century Saint Can Help You Discover Your Gifts

Saint Hilda was a woman ahead of her time. A profound teacher, patron of the arts and spiritual guide to both peasant and king, the story I love most about her is her interaction with a farmhand named Caedmon. As Hilda helps Caedmon test his unexpect...
by Sheridan Voysey on Mar 17, 2015

042 Three Ways to Focus Your Life, with Tony Campolo

None of us want to reach the end of our lives and feel we've achieved little. Listen to my conversation with speaker, sociologist and prolific author Tony Campolo as we talk about his life, work, influences, and the three things we we can do to focus...
by Sheridan Voysey on Sep 24, 2014

037 Recovering Your Creative Calling with Andy Crouch

Culture isn't a word reserved for artists. If you plant gardens, plan towns, cook, sew, play sport or do business, you are also involved in culture-making. In this interview with Andy Crouch you'll learn how to recover your creative calling as someon...
by Sheridan Voysey on May 6, 2014

035 The Shane Claiborne Interview

Throwing thousands of dollars away on the steps of the New York Stock Exchange. Calling Mother Teresa of Calcutta and asking for an internship. Planting community gardens in abandoned blocks. It's all in a day's work for 'ordinary radical' Shane Clai...
by Sheridan Voysey on Apr 22, 2014

032 Six Tests for a God-Given Dream

We all have dreams for our lives, families, businesses or church ministries. One thing is sure: God's dream for us is better than our own. But how can we know whether the dream we have for our lives is God's dream, or simply the product of our own eg...
by Sheridan Voysey on Mar 18, 2014

031 Discover Your Purpose by Uncovering Your SHAPE

According to Eric Rees, discovering your purpose is all about uncovering your SHAPE: your Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality type and Experiences. Get your pen and notepad ready - Eric is about to coach you through the process. More…...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 18, 2014

A Rough Guide to Your 40s

If our 20's are about establishing identity, starting a career and finding someone to marry, and our 30's are about deepening our career and transitioning to parenthood, what are the 40's about? What challenges and opportunities do the 40's offer? He...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 16, 2014

What are the 40′s for?

If our 20's are about establishing identity, starting a career and finding someone to marry, and our 30's are about deepening our career and transitioning to parenthood, what are the 40's about? What challenges and opportunities do the 40's offer? He...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 16, 2014

030 Meaning, Calling, Happiness. The Os Guinness Interview

Does everyone have a 'calling' in life, or just a select few? How does calling relate to work? How do you discover your calling? Os Guinness is the author of over twenty books, including The Call. In this interview you'll hear him discuss the idea an...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 11, 2014

029 A Conversation on the Meaning of Life

42. Ever since Deep Thought in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy gave it as the 'answer' to the meaning of life we've never been able to keep a straight face about the question since. And yet it's a question we all ask. In this podcast, UCB UK's P...
by Sheridan Voysey on Feb 4, 2014

028 Discover Your Calling In 2014

As I hear from readers of Resurrection Year, a common theme is developing: people are unsure what to do with their lives. They're unsure of their calling. I've felt this hunger too, so the topic of discovering your calling and mission in life seems a...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 29, 2014


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