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Life is challenging for Christian singles. How do you balance work and personal life? How do you own your faith? How can you date with a purpose? And prepare for marriage? All while honoring God through it all? Hit up The Boundless Show, a Christian podcast for young adults, for some good, honest conversation. The young adult years are full of possibility and choices that shape who you become. Join host Lisa Anderson to discuss the highs and lows, lean on each other, and trust God in this important season of adulthood.

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Life is challenging for Christian singles. How do you balance work and personal life? How do you own your faith? How can you date with a purpose? And prepare for marriage? All while honoring God through it all? Hit up The Boundless Show, a Christian podcast for young adults, for some good, honest conversation. The young adult years are full of possibility and choices that shape who you become. Join host Lisa Anderson to discuss the highs and lows, lean on each other, and trust God in this important season of adulthood.

    Summer Plans: Episode 854

    Summer Plans: Episode 854

    What will make this a great summer? Plus, a biblical approach to grief and trauma, and does sporadic Bible reading make you a bad Christian?      

    Featured musical artist: Aaron Shust

    Roundtable: Summer Planning Tips

    Summer is upon us, and that means long days, warm weather, outdoor activities and vacations (except for you southern hemisphere folks — sorry!). In order to maximize the season, should you plan your every decision or be as spontaneous as possible? Our guests share what they’re excited about doing this summer, how they pace themselves with summer obligations, and they’ll offer ideas for making summer unique, fun and fulfilling.

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    Culture: Healing What You Can’t Erase

    All of us have experienced grief, hardship, and even trauma. When your soul feels exhausted, where do you go for help? Christopher Cook is candid about how the death of his mother followed by an unexpected medical diagnosis sent him into a tailspin. He was faced with giving in or pushing through. Biblical truth plus concrete strategies for addressing toxic thoughts helped him choose the latter. Learn about it all in this week’s conversation.   

    Healing What You Can’t Erase: Transform Your Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Health from the Inside Out

    Inbox: Should I Read the Bible Daily?

    If you don’t read the Bible every day, does that make you a terrible Christian? Counselor Rob Jackson weighs in.  

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    • 53 min
    Boundless Answers: Episode 853

    Boundless Answers: Episode 853

    Questions for the Boundless team, plus part two of Joshua Broome’s journey out of the porn industry, and interacting with LGBT coworkers. 

     

    Featured musical artist: Mosaic MSC

     

    Roundtable: Your Questions, Our Answers

     

    We’re mixing it up on this week’s Roundtable by answering questions you sent to us on a wide variety of topics. Some of what you’ll hear: Is love transactional? How do I move on from a situationship? Can I stay connected to siblings who live far away? Tune in for answers to these questions and more!

     

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    Culture: My Journey Out of the Porn Industry (Part 2) 

     

    Joshua Broome was one of the porn industry’s top stars — but he was lonely, depressed, and without purpose. He eventually contemplated suicide, but an encounter with a bank teller put him on a different path. Where he went from there is the substance of his miraculous story. In part two of his testimony, Joshua shares about leaving the sex industry, meeting his future wife, and coming to Christ.      

        

    7 Lies That Will Ruin Your Life: What My Journey from Porn Star to Preacher Taught Me About the Truth That Sets Us Free

     

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    Inbox: Your Relationship With LGBT Coworkers

     

    As a Christian, how can you interact with and show Christ’s love to coworkers who identify as LGBT? Our friend Jeff Johnston weighs in.  

     

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    • 57 min
    From Porn Star to Evangelist: Episode 852

    From Porn Star to Evangelist: Episode 852

    Being fun vs. serious in dating, plus part one of Joshua Broome’s journey out of the porn industry, and when a woman wants marriage but not kids.      

     

    Featured musical artist:  Danen Kane 

     

    Roundtable: Balancing Fun and Intention in Dating

     

    Some of us gravitate toward lightheartedness and fun, while others are naturally more measured and serious. When it comes to dating, how do you enjoy spending time with a person while also getting to know important information about them? Our guests share ideas for finding the balance between fun and facts in a growing relationship. 

     

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    Culture: My Journey Out of the Porn Industry (Part 1) 

     

    Joshua Broome was one of the porn industry’s top stars — but he was lonely, depressed, and without purpose. He eventually contemplated suicide, but an encounter with a bank teller put him on a different path. Where he went from there is the substance of his miraculous story. In part one of his testimony, Joshua shares how his difficult home life as a child and teen influenced decisions he made later on. 

             

    7 Lies That Will Ruin Your Life: What My Journey from Porn Star to Preacher Taught Me About the Truth That Sets Us Free

     

    Inbox: She Doesn’t Want Kids

     

    Is it wrong if a woman wants to get married but doesn’t want kids? Counselor Kari A weighs in.  

     

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    • 57 min
    Protect Your Mental Health: Episode 851

    Protect Your Mental Health: Episode 851

    Mental health strategies for everyday life, plus more on how singles can make the most of today, and handling awkward same-gender friend dynamics.     

    Featured musical artist: Ginny Owens

    Roundtable: Mental Health Self-Care

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Whether or not you have a particular mental health diagnosis, we all need to practice self-care in this area. Our panelists discuss guarding our minds and spirits with helpful strategies including good sleep, friendships, boundaries and more. 

     

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    Culture: Loving Singleness Today (Part 2) 

    There are two enemies of enjoying your single season: yesterday and tomorrow. When you fixate on either one for too long, you miss opportunities to make the most of today. Ryan Wekenman is a single young adult, pastor, and author of the book, “Single Today.” In part two of our conversation, he’ll answer questions sent in by show listeners.       

    Single Today: Conquer Yesterday’s Regrets, Ditch Tomorrow’s Worries, and Thrive Right Where You Are

    Inbox: She’s Making Me Uncomfortable

    She met a girl at a dance class who is acting in a way that makes our listener uncomfortable. Is this a reason for concern or suspicion? What should our listener do? Counselor Joannie DeBrito weighs in.  

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    • 57 min
    You Need to Calm Down: Episode 850

    You Need to Calm Down: Episode 850

    Choosing peace when you are angry, plus Ryan Wekenman challenges singles to make the most of today, and how should we respond when God seems silent?     

     

    Featured musical artist: James Peden

     

    Roundtable: Choosing Peace Over Contention

     

    You hear some news you don’t like, the person whose behavior drives you crazy just called you out, or you have to deal with a difficult family member. These situations are prime opportunities to get you riled up, so how do you prioritize peace when you’d rather lash out? Our guests describe their biggest triggers, why they react, and how they manage their emotions and behaviors with God’s help.

     

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    Culture: Loving Singleness Today (Part 1) 

     

    There are two enemies of enjoying your single season: yesterday and tomorrow. When you fixate on either one for too long, you miss opportunities to make the most of today. Ryan Wekenman is a single young adult, pastor, and author of the book, “Single Today.” In part one of our conversation, he’ll discuss some of his own journey in singleness, plus why we’re so prone to fixate on regrets and fears instead of the joys right in front of us.         

     

    Single Today: Conquer Yesterday’s Regrets, Ditch Tomorrow’s Worries, and Thrive Right Where You Are

     

    Inbox: When God Seems Silent  

     

    Most of us go through seasons where it feels like God is distant and refuses to answer our questions. When this happens, how can we stay hopeful and keep our hearts in a healthy place? Counselor Linda Miller weighs in.

     

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    • 56 min
    Breaking Up and Moving On: Episode 849

    Breaking Up and Moving On: Episode 849

    Learning from a breakup, plus part two on finding joy in difficulty, and a correct interpretation of Jesus’ command to “turn the other cheek.”    

    Featured musical artist: Ellie Holcomb

    Roundtable: Overcoming a “Square One” Dating Mindset

    Going through a breakup can be one of the toughest things to work through emotionally. Many daters refer to it as feeling back at “square one.” But what if there’s a more constructive way to view a breakup than taking an all-or-nothing approach? Our panel talks about the pitfalls of a “square one” mindset in dating, and how breakups can actually teach you valuable relationship lessons.           

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    Culture: Finding Joy in a Messed-Up World (Part 2) 

    Everyone’s chasing happiness, but do you sometimes feel like everything around you is falling apart? The fact is: Life is hard, but God is good. Brant Hansen reminds us of this as he challenges us to live in joy despite our circumstances. In part two of our discussion, he’ll encourage you to laugh at yourself and live with eternal hope as a Christian.        

    Life is Hard. God is Good. Let’s Dance.: Experiencing Real Joy in a World Gone Mad

    Inbox: Set Boundaries or Turn the Other Cheek?  

    Jesus said that if someone strikes you on the cheek, to turn the other one to them as well. But we also are to create good boundaries with others, so what’s a correct response when people treat us with disrespect and even violence? Counselor George Stahnke weighs in.  

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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
724 Ratings

724 Ratings

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Love it!

I am a single young adult and I have been listening for several years now! I enjoy Lisa and the team at Boundless! I am encouraged by what I hear and it’s helping me feel seen and heard as a single steeped in church culture. Thank you for all you do! God bless!

Cheriegirl ,

A great podcast

I really do look forward to this show every week. I love the discussions since the guests usually speak openly on the particular topics and reflect the practical application of the word in their lives. It’s a podcast to be recommended to every young person.

Kaley 🖤 ,

I love this podcast!!

The Boundless Show has given me countless encouragement, insights into my own heart, and resources to help me navigate my faith in the world as well as strengthening my knowledge of Jesus! I highly, highly recommend this podcast, it’s truly a breath of fresh air every week!

P.S. Happy birthday to Georgia! Hope you have a great day and an even better year! 🖤🖤

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