Mornings with Carmen LaBerge

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With unique insights from a Biblical context, Carmen LaBerge seeks to reconnect the eternal with the everyday and enters into conversations in ways that honor Jesus.

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1523 episodes

When public advocacy collides with our private actions | Preaching in a place of opportunity

Peter Kapsner https://myfaithradio.com/authors/peter-kapsner/ and Carmen outline how complicated life has become when dealing with what we choose to partake in and when we should be using the word 'Holy.' Steve Swan, Pastor of Yellow Knife Alliance Church https://ykac.ca/, shares about what life is like 250 miles south of the artic circle and the experience of evangelizing to a very unique, diverse group of people. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 18
The Word, never comes back void and always brings fruit | Be faithful and leave the results to God

Ben Johnson https://myfaithradio.com/authors/rev-ben-johnson/ talks about the need for learning the fundamentals to then be able to think for ourselves and getting to the place to be able to teach according to our faith. James Merritt, author of "How to Deal with How You Feel," shares how we should be living with the trust that God will always be looking out for us, when we do our part to serve others well. Click here https://myfaithradio.com/2022/show-notes-08-18-22/ for today's show notes

47m
Aug 18
What church spaces should be used for | Learning Christ’s love language

Bible and Business’ Bill English talks about the continued problems the nursing shortage is causing and peels back the layers behind the heart of why we choose to give. Steven K. Scott, author of "The Joseph Principles," shares why so many often look for a replacement for true intimacy with Christ and how we can turn off the power of our worry. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 17
Investing in and choosing relationships over isolation | On the front line of encouraging others

Everyone’s Wilson’s Daryl Crouch and Carmen outline why we shouldn't use the poor as a prop to hide our own desires and how we can embrace the hospitality mandate. Mark Turman, Executive Director of Denison Forum, talks about being alert to be able to respond to what's happening in our ever shifting nation and restoring what our past mistakes caused. Click here for today's show notes

46m
Aug 17
Responding to the stress of daily life | Building relationships with our educators

Christian Medical and Dental Association’ https://cmda.org/s Bret Nicks outlines safeguarding our kids from the threat of polio and the updated isolation guidelines to take note of from the CDC. David Schmus, Executive Director of the Christian Educators Association International, shares practical ways to encourage and pray for the challenges teachers in our community face. Click here https://myfaithradio.com/2022/show-notes-08-16-22/ for today's show notes

44m
Aug 16
What we expect to get out of our work | Courage to speak the truth, with gentleness

Institute for Global Engagement’ https://www.thebriefing.net/s Nick Pitts unpacks the attention grabbing reports of a potential flood disaster coming for California and what we must keep at the center of all of our earthly toils. Philos Project’ https://philosproject.org/s Luke Moon shares an update on China's potential invasion of Taiwan and why we seem to have so much trouble respecting those we disagree with. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 16
When a husband accepts his wife’s influence | Not alone on the tough journey

Psychologist Linda Mintle talks about getting to the root issues of why we have fights with our significant other and how we can combat living with a sense of worry. Elrena Evans, author of "Special Grace," shares about the burden parents carry in a different level of care and the prayers that can help with processing the sometimes overwhelming experience. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 15
Revisiting the chaos from one year ago | The distance between confession and leading to the truth

Lamia Afghan Foundation' https://lamia.org/s John Bradley gives an update on where the nation of Afghanistan stands one year removed from the U.S. withdrawing, leading to the Taliban re-taking control. Political scientist Daniel Bennett https://danielbennett.substack.com/ talks about keeping things in the right context when analyzing the top headlines and the gap between public apologies versus ones said in private. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 15
The online personas we create | A living demonstration of the Gospel

Plugged In’ https://www.pluggedin.com/s Paul Asay shares reviews for the newest film releases and why so many of us put work into trying to create a brand for ourselves when on social media. Angela Franey, executive director of Abria Pregnancy Resources https://abria.org/, talks about how to respond after being targeted by violence and the process of managing mixed feelings in the right way. Click here for today's show notes

43m
Aug 12
Ways to avoid the temptations we face | Relating to our teens’ social media use

Kirby Laing Centre’s Bruce Ashford talks about how everything we do in the public square affects those around us, by looking at the seven deadly sins in American politics.  Social media expert Chris Martin unpacks why the space of social media is not the same thing as the internet and how we must take control of our own social media use. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 12
Why solely Sunday morning is not enough | Not defined by our past mistakes

Peter Kapsner https://myfaithradio.com/authors/peter-kapsner/ and Carmen talk about the example of Biblically-designed marriages being lived out and showing the heart of God to a broken world. Scott Sauls, author of "Beautiful People Don’t Just Happen," shares about the transformation that can happen if we truly take Jesus' words for what they say and why God is constantly working to refine us. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 11
Possessed by the Spirit of Christ | The power of being convicted by His Spirit and His Word

Ben Johnson https://myfaithradio.com/authors/rev-ben-johnson/ and Carmen unpack how we are called to cooperate with the active work of God's Spirit in us and the downslide of what can happen when we have no morals to guide us. Rev. Les Isaac, President of Ascension Trust U.K., shares why serving with humility matters when we're trying to turn hostility into hospitality and what could happen if we listened more. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 11
The heartbreaking reality of family separation | Choosing acceptance without adopting resignation

Matthew Soerens https://myfaithradio.com/authors/matthew-soerens/ talks about the significance of the proposed Afghan Adjustment Act and the factors surrounding the murky history of the U.S.’s Family Separation Policy. Mark Chironna, author of "On the Edge of Hope," shares how we can get to a place where our negative emotions don't define us and what lessons we can learn from how Jesus dealt with suffering. Click here https://myfaithradio.com/2022/show-notes-08-10-22/ for today's show notes

44m
Aug 10
Investing in work that fosters the truth | The need for our leaders to find redemptive solutions

Front Porch Republic’s Jeff Bilbro unpacks how supply chain issues may force us to change the way we live and how quickly we get lost when we commit ourselves to the culture wars. Mission Network News’ Ruth Kramer talks about the issues the people of Lebanon are facing to survive and how Haitians are responding to the large impact of fuel shortages. Click here for today's show notes

46m
Aug 10
Discrimination towards those who stand for life | God redeeming a tragedy

And Campaign’s Justin Giboney talks about how different groups are responding to Georgia's clearly represented stance on abortion and the significance of a student body president defunding the pursuits of pro-life groups. Mikayla Munn and Linda Znachko share their connection stemming from a devastating death and why we don't have to be defined by our past mistakes. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 09
Leaving the church but still identifying as Christians | Teens navigating confusion

Political scientist Mark Caleb Smith talks about the larger picture surrounding the FBI's search of Trump's house and why it looks like we're headed towards a massive expansion of the IRS. The Gospel Coalition’s Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra outlines the significance of a recent vote from the CRC surrounding sexuality debates and the increase of gender questions among teens. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 09
Many Afghans still waiting to be processed | A much needed refreshment of hope

Mindy Belz of Globe Trot https://mindybelz.substack.com/ talks about China's advancing preparations for potentially invading Taiwan and what we've learned a year removed from the U.S.'s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Peter Greer, author of “The Gift of Disillusionment," shares the need for us to root ourselves in a preserving hope perspective. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 08
Moving forward with a divine perspective | Increased importance of state elections

Lionshare’s Dave Buehring https://lionshare.org/ unpacks how we are called to be rejoicing always regardless of our circumstances and the posture of thankfulness. Political scientist Adam Carrington talks about the best possible pro-life outcomes and the significance of the recently passed wide-ranging bill by the Senate. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 08
Why Jesus taught in stories | Pursuing something beyond ourselves to impact our society

Plugged In’ https://www.pluggedin.com/s Paul Asay provides reviews for the new movie releases and shares the key of learning that life is much more about how we react versus the circumstances we're handed. Jordan Ballor, director of research at the CRCD, talks about the need for us to seek out wisdom for the ability to discern and living peaceably with all, while still standing for our convictions. Click here for today's show notes

43m
Aug 05
Holding our leaders to a high standard | The restlessness will continue, until we rest in Him

World News Group’s Steve West unpacks the flaws of the bad minster argument  and how the government places extra contingencies on laws that sound good for all on the surface. Apologist Dan DeWitt https://www.theolatte.com/ outlines how the deep human questions keep us coming back for more of our favorite films and why doubt is a good sign that you care about what really matters. Click here https://myfaithradio.com/2022/show-notes-08-05-22/ for today's show notes

47m
Aug 05
What happens when our hope becomes tested | Serving, leading, and governing God’s way

Peter Kapsner https://myfaithradio.com/authors/peter-kapsner/ shares why preaching can often be a fearful experience and the differences between officiating weddings and funerals. Dorothy Burton, president of Christians in Public Service https://www.christiansinpublicservice.org/about/, talks about our heart condition behind serving, how God plans our steps before we can even see the road ahead, and why all we're required to do is be faithful to His call. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 04
What happens when a judge becomes a king | The difference between waiting on and hesitating on God

Ben Johnson https://myfaithradio.com/authors/rev-ben-johnson/ talks about the history of China's tension with Taiwan and outlines the future of what states might do on abortion rights. National Day of Prayer Taskforce's Kathy Branzell shares about the inspiration we get from having encounters with fearless people and unpacks how our nation's motto 'In God We Trust' stands today. Click here for today's show notes

46m
Aug 04
Handling cash management during inflationary times | Carrying out responsive discipleship

Bible and Business’ Bill English unpacks the process of getting and preserving cash and why we must keep on giving to the Lord even in the midst of uncertainty. Sarah Cowan Johnson, author of "Teach Your Children Well," shares about the invitation for parents to partner with and welcome in the Holy Spirit to cultivate meaningful relationships with their kids. Click here https://myfaithradio.com/2022/show-notes-08-03-22/ for today's show notes

44m
Aug 03
Learning to listen well and not assume | Why Gen Z is experiencing extreme anxiety

Everyone’s Wilson’s Daryl Crouch talks about how we can help families thrive as they grow and the posture of humility we need to have in the public square. Mark Turman, Executive Director of Denison Forum, unpacks the benefits of grappling with the reality of our mortality and how we're left in a hopeless condition when we don't trust anyone or anything. Click here for today's show notes

46m
Aug 03
The problem with forcing doctors to perform procedures | Sharing adoption stories

Christian Medical and Dental Association’ https://cmda.org/s Bret Nicks talks about why many healthcare professionals are having their morals tested and unpacks the significance of the white coat ceremony. John Knox, CEO of The Opt Institute https://www.optinstitute.org/, shares what open adoption really means and why our society seems to often associate shame and guilt with the practice of adoption. Click here for today's show notes

44m
Aug 02
Giving back and contributing to our society | Farmer protests spreading across Europe

Institute for Global Engagement’ https://www.thebriefing.net/s Nick Pitts talks about the role of our government in how it helps children and their parents and shares why all are worthy of God's love. Philos Project’s Luke Moon unpacks the layers of Iran's relationship with the U.S. and the disturbing updates of Russia's handling of Ukrainian prisoners of war. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 02
The right way to find your tribe | What happens when we come to Jesus on our knees

Psychologist Linda Mintle outlines how we develop our specific mindsets and the need for students to be very intentional with how they get plugged in when they enter into college. Rebecca McLaughlin, author of “Jesus Through the Eyes of Women," shares how Jesus combined His ultimate power with genuine compassion in how He related to people. Click here for today's show notes

43m
Aug 01
How to be unshaken in a very shaken world | Breaking away from the extremes

Sally Burke https://myfaithradio.com/authors/sally-burke/, president of Moms in Prayer, shares about the need for us to pray for our kids in schools and how we begin to see more of how big our God is when we're in consistent prayer. Political scientist Daniel Bennett https://danielbennett.substack.com/ unpacks what we've learned from third party attempts in the past and the idea of self segregation. Click here for today's show notes

47m
Aug 01
Neurological setbacks of screen time | Are we willing to adopt children from an unwanted pregnancy?

Plugged In’s Adam Holz unpacks what to expected in the new "DC League of Super Pets," as well as "Best Foot Forward" from Apple TV, and "Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous," and the neurological setbacks of screen time on developing minds. Carmen talks about the importance of demonstrating though our actions that the children of unwanted pregnancies are wanted by God and by the Church and shares a Friday Farm Report. Click here for today's show notes

43m
Jul 29
Footnotes to Lucifer | Why I Still Believe

Kirby Laing Centre’s Bruce Ashford unpacks seven of the most influential philosophers to western history, and how they have had a detrimental effect on our understanding of Christianity, in his article "Footnotes to Lucifer." Apologist Mary Jo Sharp https://maryjosharp.com/ talks about her book, "Why I Still Believe" addressing some of the hypocrisy in the church from the perspective of a former Atheist turned Christian. Click Here for today's show notes.

47m
Jul 29