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The Things Above podcast is a podcast for "mind discipleship." It is for those who want to set their minds on "things above" (Col. 3:2). Each week James Bryan Smith will offer a glorious thought—something good and beautiful and true, something excellent and praiseworthy—to fill your mind with heavenly truths.

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The Things Above podcast is a podcast for "mind discipleship." It is for those who want to set their minds on "things above" (Col. 3:2). Each week James Bryan Smith will offer a glorious thought—something good and beautiful and true, something excellent and praiseworthy—to fill your mind with heavenly truths.

    Conversation with Tish Harrison Warren

    Conversation with Tish Harrison Warren

    In this episode James Bryan Smith has a Things Above conversation with author and priest, Tish Harrison Warren. James and Tish discuss a multitude of topics around their books including, liturgy, spiritual formation, and more! Tish Harrison Warren is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. She has worked in ministry settings for […]

    • 52 min
    Who Am I

    Who Am I

    “In difficult times you should always carry something beautiful in your mind.” – Blaise Pascal At some point in our life we ask ourselves the question, Who am I? We can spend our whole lives trying to solve this question and still never feel satisfied with the answer. In this episode, James Bryan Smith gives […]

    • 15 min
    Different but One

    Different but One

    James Bryan Smith opens this episode with a story about the first church he served in as a youth pastor to help explain this thought from above. We are all different but we are one. The church had just gone through a split due to a disagreement among the members. Smith asked his mentor, Dallas […]

    • 18 min
    Conversation with Carolyn Arends

    Conversation with Carolyn Arends

    In this Things Above episode, James Bryan Smith has a conversation with Carolyn Arends. Carolyn has released 12 albums and is the author of 3 critically-acclaimed books. 15 of Arends’ songs have become top 10 radio singles on the Canadian pop and US Christian charts. Arends has earned 2 Dove Awards, 3 Juno Nominations, and was […]

    • 51 min
    Divine Destiny

    Divine Destiny

    “The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart – this you will build your life by, and this you will become.” – James Allen The thought from above for this episode is, “you are designed for a divine destiny.”  James opens up the episode talking about the […]

    • 17 min
    Faith shines best in Darkness

    Faith shines best in Darkness

    Our thought from above in this episode is, “faith shines best in darkness.”  James Bryan Smith tells us the story about one of his students who was struggling with her faith, just before heading off to Seminary. This student was experiencing, what Smith would call, a dark night of the soul. James goes on to […]

    • 21 min

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Excellent, bite-sized podcast on our spiritual life in Christ. Thank you

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