Becoming Disciples

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In this final episode of this season, Lisa dives into four directives that Paul gives in Colossians chapter 4.  The book recommendation is Vindicating the Vixens, edited by Sandra Glahn.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
Is Christianity just following a bunch of rules? In this episode Lisa discusses what it means to be one with Christ and how that affects how we view the Christian life.  The book recommendation for this week is Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
In this episode, Lisa jumps back into Colossians and discusses the putting off and putting on that Paul talks about in chapter 3. What are the remains of the old life that we should leave behind and what practices are to mark our lives now? This week's book recommendation is Half the Church by Carolyn Custis James.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!   
In this episode, Lisa talks about recognizing other people as image-bearers and other believers as having the Spirit of God. This will change the way we interact with the people around us and how we see ourselves. This week's book recommendation is Liturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
This episode is back to Colossians to talk about prayer and how we can allow the Bible to guide our prayers. This week's book recommendation is The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
This episode is a discussion on three ways we can respond to temptation. We can be deceived; we can blatantly disobey; we can respond with the truth of Scripture . This week's book recommendation is Practice Resurrection by Eugene Peterson.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
This week is a dive into Paul's prayer in Colossians 1 and how we can know, not only what God's will is for our lives, but also how we can stick with it until we see Jesus.  The book recommendation is The Forgotten God by Francis Chan.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
In this episode, Lisa lays out what the podcast will look like for this season. Then she jumps into a short conversation about how to set goals that matter to the life you’re already living.    The book recommendation for this week is Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend.    You can sign up for the Practices of Becoming weekly emails here!    You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
This episode dives into the minor prophet Jonah. After a brief recap of the story, Lisa breaks down three ways we can see God moving after people in this tiny book.  This week's book recommendation is How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth by Christopher Wright.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram!  If you click links in show notes and purchase anything, Lisa will receive a small commission from that purchase at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Becoming Disciples! 
In spite of how inflammatory the title might sound, this week's episode encourages us to use the language of the Bible whenever possible. Lisa lists five reasons that she no longer uses the word "headship" and is instead careful to use the phrasing of the Scripture.  Lisa also introduces a new show segment where she will recommend a book that has helped disciple her. She starts out with A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson.  You can find Lisa on her blog or on Instagram!  If you click links in show notes and purchase anything, Lisa will receive a small commission from that purchase at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Becoming Disciples! 
In this episode, Lisa is actually talking about more than just modesty and lust. This is a conversation about how we should describe people's behavior in context of their own relationships with God and not in the context of the opposite gender.  Tim Mackie's Sermon on the Mount episode You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram! 
In this episode, Lisa talks through the two main passages that are pulled out when we talk about women in the church, 1 Corinthians 14 and 1 Timothy 2.  Paul and Gender with Cynthia Westfall "Ezer" by Carolyn Custis James Are Women More Easily Deceived?  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram. 
This episode marks the start of a new series on women, or both men and women, and the Bible. Lisa jumpstarts the series by discussing submission and why it's a character trait that is to be displayed by both genders.  Sandra Glahn and 1 Peter 3 Pt. 1 1 Peter 3, Pt. 2 The Weaker Vessel  Series on Women and Theology  Find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram.
Lisa pulled in her husband to read your questions this week. Hear answers to everything from her enneagram number to how she finds time to read to how she decides what she shares on the internet.  You can find Lisa on Instagram and on her blog! 
After the Mother's Day break, Lisa wraps up the conversation about being made in the image of God. What does it mean to image God in how we work? How does God work? How are we supposed to relate to other people?  Run with the Horses by Eugene Peterson You can find Lisa on her blog or on Instagram! 
All women mother. This episode starts with the need for spiritual mothers and then moves to motherhood as discipleship (and what mothering teaches us about discipleship). It ends with some practical ideas for thriving as a mama.  Happy Mother's Day!  You can find Lisa on Instagram and on her blog! 
In this episode, Lisa talks about what it means for human beings to be made in the image of God. How does that change how we relate to others and look at our work? How does that change how we look at ourselves? What does that mean for us as believers?  You can find Lisa on Instagram and her blog.
Old Testament stories might feel irrelevant to our lives today but they aren't! We can always see how God is working and the consistency of His character throughout all time. In this episode, Lisa walks through the story of Huldah with the hopes of introducing you to one of her favorite "unknown" Bible characters and sparking an interest in how the prophets weave into the narratives of Scripture.  You can find Lisa on her blog and on Instagram. 
To wrap up the beginner believer series, Lisa talks about walking by the Spirit. The two pitfalls of this life that we are called to are veering into liberalism or becoming shackled by legalism. How can we leave those behind and how do we learn and teach that?    You can find Lisa on her blog and Instagram! 
This week, Lisa discusses why we need spiritual disciplines and what we're really after when we cultivate them. She talks specifically about Bible reading and prayer and the eyes back/eyes forward outlook we need in order to remember the story we live in.  Sermon on the model prayer Find Lisa on Instagram or on her blog. 
In this episode, Lisa breaks down how God has always used individuals in context of the communities of Israel and the church. Then she discusses the purpose of community and a few practical ideas for building community.  A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson Find Lisa on Instagram or on her blog. 
In this short trailer, Lisa introduces the theme of Becoming Disciples and answers a few questions about the changes from Uniquely Woman. But don't worry, you are in the right place! Welcome and thanks for listening.  Find Lisa on Instagram: @alwayslisahensley
In this solo episode, Lisa talks about realizing she was speaking lies over her life instead of the truth of the Gospel. She steps through three questions to help you identify your internal dialogue, evaluate that by the Gospel, and then apply the truth of the Bible to the lies you are telling yourself.  Also, check out her friend Tabitha Panariso on Instagram! Uniquely Woman Instagram Delighting in My Days Instagram, Facebook Phylicia Delta Blog Instagram, Facebook
This week Lisa chats with Lauren Alexander, a pastor's wife, mom, and speaker. Lisa met Lauren at a conference over the summer and snapped up the chance to interview her. They discuss how her speaking ministry started and how it morphed into having an online component. They also talk about social media use and how the enneagram has helped their spiritual lives.  Uniquely Woman Instagram Delighting in My Days Instagram, Facebook Phylicia Delta Blog Instagram, Facebook
In a new Theology 101 episode, Phylicia and Lisa tackle the basics of the covenants. They discuss the five covenants in the Bible and remind us how they each point to Jesus and are fulfilled in Jesus.  Uniquely Woman Instagram Delighting in My Days Instagram, Facebook Phylicia Delta Blog Instagram, Facebook
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Podcast Details

Created by
Lisa Hensley
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Oct 12th, 2015
Latest Episode
Feb 28th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
157
Avg. Episode Length
26 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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