Episode 25 – Jonathan Martin

As the Water to Wine Gathering approaches, it was good discuss a plethora of topics with Jonathan Martin.  He talks about the “boy on the bike,” Water to Wine, and how he would change the world.  I appreciate his vulnerability. I finally asked him, “What’s the deal with Brian Zahnd” and I think you’ll like…

Episode 23 – My Son in Taiwan

With my book releasing July 1st about Fatherhood and what it taught me about God, I thought it would be fun to talk to my son.  He has a podcast called “Free China Pod.”  We kind of joint-interviewed each other for our retrospective podcasts. Find him here:  http://freechinapost.com/   Message me at any time if…

Episode 22 – Meg Calvin and Miranda Priddy

Who would have thought that I would interview these two beautiful, intelligent women on the day that Rachel Held Evans was memorialized.  But, that’s how it worked out and we ended up talking about her, among other things.  I didn’t know Meg or Miranda very well before this conversation, but I’m now glad we got…

The Love of God

It goes without saying that I have loved my children since they were born.  I would go so far as to say that I loved them even before they were born.  I would categorize this love as close to unconditional.  There were times that I was frustrated with them.  There were times when I doubted…

Episode 7 – Finding Acceptance

Laura and I sit down to talk about finding acceptance.  Understanding that we are poor in spirit helps us understand our acceptance.  Acceptance is necessary input to our lives.  Join us for the discussion. Message me at any time if you have questions: karl@karlscoaching.com Find me on Twitter Subscribe to Karl’s Coaching Podcasts Podcasts on…

The Right Kind of Religion

Most of us have about had it with religion! Religion seems to be ineffective, at best, and often we seem to be moving backward with our practices and traditions. We are tempted to just leave it all behind and just cut our losses. We gave it a good shot — we tried — but, it’s…

Even Christians Should Be Healthy

SBCLife, January 2007, reports 65% of Americans are either overweight or obese.  Christians, according the survey, are slightly worse at 76%.  Baptists lead the statistics with 30% falling into the obese category.  Our weight problems are not just a physical problem, they are also a medical problem. According to Forbes, in 2015, U.S. expenditures per…

The Power of Kindness

At 52, I still wonder how I will make my mark on the world.  Will it be through giving people great advice?  Will it be through my example?   Will it be recessively credited through the work of my children?  Will it be through living a life without too many big mistakes – whatever those are? …

The Little Things

I love to think about things I haven’t done yet.  But, I don’t just dream about writing a new blog, I like the think about writing a best-seller.  Instead of looking forward to greeting my wife at the door, I dream about grand vacations and adventures.  Instead of mowing the lawn, I dream about major…