104 episodes

Join us twice a month as the team from Hope Church RVA tackles questions we all have (or have had) about life and faith in under 30 minutes. We’ll cover topics such as mental health, finances, relationships, marriage, parenting, Christianity, and what it really means to believe in God and follow Jesus in the world today.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Join us twice a month as the team from Hope Church RVA tackles questions we all have (or have had) about life and faith in under 30 minutes. We’ll cover topics such as mental health, finances, relationships, marriage, parenting, Christianity, and what it really means to believe in God and follow Jesus in the world today.

    How do we engage with spiritual rhythms this summer?

    How do we engage with spiritual rhythms this summer?

    This episode tackles the question – How do we engage with spiritual rhythms this summer? In this 20 minute episode, Dan and Rachel share practical ideas for how to add simple but impactful rhythms to our days and weeks that help us to engage with God and others. They talk about the practices of saying no to unimportant things, re-attaching to the Lord in new or familiar ways, and reorienting our hearts to the Truth by way of Scripture, nature, or fellowship.

    • 20 min
    Grief (Part 2): How do we do it?

    Grief (Part 2): How do we do it?

    Trigger warning: This conversation about grief contains more sensitive and potentially triggering subjects and content. This episode may not be appropriate for little ears to listen to. You can listen to the full trigger warning at the very beginning of the episode. There will be a sound to alert and notify you to skip ahead at certain times. We know that the subject of grief is important to discuss, so we encourage you to listen as you’re ready.

    This episode tackles the question -- Grief: How do we do it? In this 20 minute episode, David and Rachel complete this two-part conversation about grief (you can listen to “Grief (Part 1): What is it?” here). They talk about the large spectrum of emotions we may feel when we face loss and grief, how to name those emotions, how to right-size our feelings, and how to invite others into this process.

    • 32 min
    Grief (Part 1): What is it?

    Grief (Part 1): What is it?

    TRIGGER WARNING: This conversation about grief contains more sensitive and potentially triggering subjects and content. This episode may not be appropriate for little ears to listen to. You can listen to the full trigger warning at the very beginning of the episode. There will be a sound to alert and notify you to skip ahead at certain times. We know that the subject of grief is important to discuss, so we encourage you to listen as you’re ready.

    This episode tackles the question -- Grief: What is it? In this 20 minute episode, David and Rachel begin this 2 part conversation about grief. For Part 1, they unpack the definition of grief, how it can show up in our lives, where it comes from, what loss is like, and what grieving looks like for us. They also talk about the depth and gifts that can come from grief. Both Rachel and David share real examples from their own life experiences to help us navigate such muddy waters – holding both sorrow and hope at the same time.

    Stay tuned for Part 2 of this conversation being released next week.

    • 28 min
    What is Missions?

    What is Missions?

    This episode tackles the question -- What is Missions? In this 20 minute episode, David and Rachel unpack what it means to participate in being a witness to the Gospel when we cross cultures. They define the term “missions” and help us navigate the many nuances that come with going out to our communities near and far. We learn, in this episode, the importance of being a humble student of others and their cultures instead of forcing our own agendas.

    • 30 min
    Is worship more than just music?

    Is worship more than just music?

    This episode tackles the question -- Is worship more than just music? In this 20 minute episode, Dan and Rachel talk about the spiritual discipline of worship. They help define what worship is, they unpack the many ways we can worship God, and talk about what it looks like when we worship God as a response to who he is and what he has done or is doing in our lives.

    • 23 min
    What does it look like to bear good fruit?

    What does it look like to bear good fruit?

    This episode tackles the question -- What does it look like to bear good fruit? In this 20 minute episode, Pete and Rachel talk about how we can bear good fruit in our lives and work. They tackle questions like, what does it look like, what does it mean, and what is the internal work that it takes to bear good fruit. They share practical suggestions for how to navigate our internal insecurities in order to become more like Christ with those around us.

    • 23 min

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