Episodes: Time Management

Time Management

  • The Beauty of Setting Priorities
    March 4, 2011 A Conversation with Anne Ortlund

    Discipline. Most people cringe at that word. But Anne Ortlund says that when you put some disciplines in place, your life will be marked by beauty. Read or Listen →

  • What Makes a Woman Truly Beautiful?
    March 3, 2011 A Conversation with Anne Ortlund

    What makes a woman beautiful? Our world is obsessed with that question, spending a fortune in cosmetics, surgery, and dieting products. Read or Listen →

  • Going Deep
    September 1, 2009 A Father's Legacy: The Richness of Giving

    There is one reliable way to learn humility, compassion, and trust. It is to give. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Corinthians 8:9
  • Letting God Set Your Priorities
    August 31, 2009 A Father's Legacy: The Richness of Giving

    Can you trust God in a shaky economy? The life of Arthur DeMoss says, yes, you can. Hear about some of the tough financial decisions he made Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 8:4-15
  • Better than a New Year’s Resolution
    December 26, 2012 A Personal Vitality Plan, with Del Fehsenfeld

    Plenty of people make New Year’s resolutions only to break them. Nancy presents something you might find to be more meaningful than a set of resolutions. Read or Listen →

  • How to Embrace a Life of Vitality
    December 28, 2012 A Personal Vitality Plan, with Del Fehsenfeld

    Are you worshiping God through your finances? How about your relationships? What about diet and exercise? Be challenged to devote every area to the Lord. Read or Listen →

  • Re-thinking the Spiritual Life
    December 27, 2012 A Personal Vitality Plan, with Del Fehsenfeld

    What’s involved with your spiritual life? Prayer and Bible reading? Listen to the next Revive Our Hearts and be challenged to re-think that list. Read or Listen →

  • A Mom's Mission
    July 8, 2005 A Woman's Secret to a Balanced Life, with Sharon Jaynes

    A mom gets pulled in so many directions. How do you prioritize? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Extending Our Hands
    July 12, 2005 A Woman's Secret to a Balanced Life, with Sharon Jaynes

    Is the world attracted to perfection? Guest Sharon Jaynes maintains that people want us to be authentic about our needs and struggles. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Ordering Life Around God's Priorities
    July 1, 2005 A Woman's Secret to a Balanced Life, with Sharon Jaynes

    Does your life ever seem disorganized or out of control? Nancy Leigh DeMoss welcomes special guest Sharon Jaynes who offers some helpful advice. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • A Restless, Foolish Heart
    September 23, 2015 Becoming a Woman of Discretion

    "I’m busy." We all say that to each other frequently. But sometimes busyness is a mark of a full life lived for God’s glory, and sometimes it's not. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 7
  • If I Could Do it All Over Again
    December 27, 2017 Best of 2017

    Do you ever wish you could learn practical wisdom from leaders? Jon Gauger asked several for practical wisdom on how to spend time. Read or Listen →

  • A Rhythm of Work and Rest
    September 3, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Do you ever feel like life is a battle you lose every day? That all you’re doing is scrambling through your to-do list before doing it again tomorrow? Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 1
    November 14, 2016 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 2
    November 15, 2016 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Do you ever feel like life is a battle you lose every day? That all you’re doing is scrambling through your to-do list before doing it again tomorrow? Read or Listen →

  • Healthy Rhythms in a Family
    September 5, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    You’re always teaching your kids—through your words and your example. Find out why living out an authentic faith makes a difference to the next generation. Read or Listen →

  • The Villain with 1000 Faces
    September 2, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

  • Engaging the Crowd
    August 17, 2018 Engaging the Crowd

    Do you ever feel like everybody needs something from you? If so, you’re in good company. Jesus knew what that was like. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Mark 5:21-34
  • A State of Bondage
    December 27, 2010 First Things First

    The American Dictionary defines bondage this way: “The state of being bound; under restraint; involuntary servitude; slavery and captivity.” Read or Listen →

  • Review God's Priorities
    December 28, 2010 First Things First

    Wouldn’t it be nice if you could set up an appointment with God to get your lifelong job description? Today, Nancy talks about God's purpose for you life. Read or Listen →

  • Taking Inventory
    December 29, 2010 First Things First

    What would you and I discover if we got a weekly printout on how we spend our time each day? Would we be pleasantly surprised or shocked at your priorities? Read or Listen →

  • The Tyranny of the Urgent
    December 30, 2010 First Things First

    What gets in the way of our priorities? Phone calls, emails, homework, chauffeuring, a one day sale at the department store, and other urgent interruptions? Read or Listen →

  • Time Robbers
    December 31, 2010 First Things First

    How much of your time falls victim to “time robbers"? Today Nancy Leigh DeMoss defines what those might be and helps us recognize and remedy those things. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • John 17:4
  • Facing the Future with Faith
    May 11, 2011 Hope for Uncertain Times: Surviving and Thriving in an Economic Crisis

    This year our world has witnessed a major earthquake, a tsunami followed by a nuclear emergency, and more. What occupies your mind during a crisis? Read or Listen →

  • Our Confidence
    May 12, 2011 Hope for Uncertain Times: Surviving and Thriving in an Economic Crisis

    Here's good news about adversity: It shows you what's in your heart. So when your finances, your patience, or your ability is being squeezed where do you focus? Read or Listen →

  • We Have Everything We Need
    May 13, 2011 Hope for Uncertain Times: Surviving and Thriving in an Economic Crisis

    If you know Christ, you are rich. The national debt can’t change that. The unemployment rate can’t change it. Gas prices can’t affect it. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 2 Corinthians 8:1-9
  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 1
    January 4, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    When Jon Gauger was a student, he once ran a long touchdown—headed the wrong way. He applies that to life to make sure you’re headed toward the right goal. Read or Listen →

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 2
    January 5, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    Do you ever wish you could learn from the practical wisdom of leaders? Jon Gauger has asked some for practical wisdom on how they spend their time. Read or Listen →

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 3
    January 6, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    If someone you respect talks about regrets they have in life, you should listen. Maybe you can avoid their mistakes and not have that same regret. Read or Listen →

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 4
    January 9, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    Nancy provides practical insights on using your time and opportunities well. She reflects on what she would do differently if she could live her life again. Read or Listen →

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 5
    January 10, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    Do you ever feel weighed down by failures? Nancy will show how to give your failures to the Lord and walk with Him into new things He has for you to do. Read or Listen →

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again, with Jon Gauger, Day 6
    January 11, 2017 If I Could Do It All Over Again

    What would you do if you could live your life over again? When you consider the answer to that question, it will affect the way you live today. Read or Listen →

  • Looking Back / Looking Forward, Day 1
    December 31, 2018 Looking Back / Looking Forward

    What are your New Year’s resolutions? Many people focus on diet, exercise, and finances. These resolutions can be helpful, but there are more important ones. Read or Listen →

  • Looking Back / Looking Forward, Day 2
    January 1, 2019 Looking Back / Looking Forward

    The final months of 2018 have seen an avalanche of bad news. Many families are struggling and wondering about their future. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Philippians 3:8-14
  • Achieving Financial Significance
    July 31, 2009 Managing the Money Maze, with Jan Thompson

    What are your long-term financial goals? Even if you don’t have any yet, you can start wisely planning for the future. Read or Listen →

  • Getting out of Debt
    July 29, 2009 Managing the Money Maze, with Jan Thompson

    A few years ago, Jan Thompson warned that Americans were spending too much and getting too far into debt. Read or Listen →

  • What You Receive from Giving
    July 30, 2009 Managing the Money Maze, with Jan Thompson

    You won’t experience true financial freedom until you can invest a portion of your income in God’s kingdom and give it away. Read or Listen →

  • Developing Healthy Habits
    January 30, 2018 Refresh with David & Shona Murray

    Shona Murray called her husband and said, “I can’t do this anymore.” How do you know when it’s time to press through difficulty? Read or Listen →

  • Healthy Patterns of Work and Rest
    January 31, 2018 Refresh with David & Shona Murray

    Do you spend relaxation time at the end of the day with Facebook or Instagram? Dr. Shona Murray says your mind isn’t actually relaxing while online. Read or Listen →

  • How to Avoid Burnout
    January 29, 2018 Refresh with David & Shona Murray

    Shona Murray was busy doing things for God’s kingdom when she had an emotional crash. She had been neglecting health and rest, and it caught up with her. Read or Listen →

  • Refreshed in God’s Presence
    February 2, 2018 Refresh with David & Shona Murray

    Shona and her husband share what they learned in the valley of depression about emotional, physical, and spiritual health. Read or Listen →

  • The Value of Rest
    February 1, 2018 Refresh with David & Shona Murray

    When’s the last time you truly took a day of rest? On that day, did you experience quiet? Was your phone switched off? You're invited to a new pattern of rest. Read or Listen →

  • Spiritual Goals
    January 2, 2009 Resolutions for a New Year

    If emotions control your life, then your life is probably out of control. Read or Listen →

  • Taking Aim
    January 1, 2009 Resolutions for a New Year

    When your car is out of alignment, it slowly drifts in the wrong direction. The same thing happens to us. Read or Listen →

  • Guard Your Heart
    June 15, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    The things you display on the outside—your words and actions—reflect what’s on the inside. Join Nancy and learn how to guard your heart. Read or Listen →

  • Returning to Your First Love
    June 17, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    We all learn something from our dads. It could be tying a shoe or riding a bike. Or it could be fear, anger, or a sense of abandonment. Read or Listen →

  • Start Your Day with God
    June 13, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    How do you spend the first part of your day? Do you turn on the weather channel for that updated forecast or glance through the newspaper? Read or Listen →

  • Trust and Obey
    June 14, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    Sovereignty. It sounds like a big, complicated word. But our approach to God’s sovereignty influences the way we approach situations every single day. Read or Listen →

  • Buy Some Stamps
    June 8, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    In a world of email, instant messaging, and phone texts, how can you deliver a message that will really cut through the clutter? Read or Listen →

  • Giving to God First
    June 7, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

  • Number Your Days
    June 6, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why, today. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 1
    December 26, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 2
    December 27, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 3
    December 28, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    In a world of email, instant messaging, and phone texts, how can you deliver a message that will really cut through the clutter? Read or Listen →