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Q Ideas educates and equips Christians to engage our cultural moment. Our method of learning is simple: exposure, conversation and collaboration. Listen to the Q Ideas Podcast to learn, explore and consider how you can be faithful in our cultural context.
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Now displaying: August, 2022
Aug 25, 2022

Every smartphone will let you check your screen time. Many find the weekly reminder of the copious amounts of time spent jarring. For parents, the amount of screen time kids are consuming is even more front of mind. In this week's episode, Sissy Goff and David Thomas from Daystar Counseling Ministries are joined by Erick Goss from Minno, to talk about how parents can manage their kids' screen time in a healthy and accessible way. 

Learn more and try Minno for free at gominno.com.

Aug 23, 2022

Why has Christianity become more known for what it stands against than the love it invites people into? How did the world's greatest love story become known as a hate group?  Many of the current issues we're facing were directly addressed by the words and life of Jesus. Jason Vanderground has been working on a project called He Gets Us, where they have attempted to answer these questions. Listen in as he explains how they've been changing the script on modern evangelism. 

Find out more about the project at hegetsus.com or start a free Bible reading plan on YouVersion.

Aug 18, 2022

In world bogged down by the 24/7 news cycle, cultivating happiness can seem like an impossible thing to do. It seems like there is always something bad happening no matter where we look. Joy Marie Clarkson, author of Aggressively Happy, shares 3 ways that she has found to begin to be a person truly content. 

Use promo code QIDEAS at check out at bakerbookhouse.com for your exclusive 40% off the Aggressively Happy book.

Aug 16, 2022

Many of us spend a lot of time thinking about what our calling is and how we can live fully into how God created each of us uniquely. Whether you're considering a change in life or helping someone else discover their giftings, this short talk will help lay out some practical steps to moving that direction. Dr. Stephanie Shackelford, senior fellow at Barna, explains 3 practical steps to take to help discern your calling. 

Learn more about You on Purpose at barna.org/youonpurpose

Aug 11, 2022

In this episode, Amy Sherman, director of Sagamore Institute's Center on Faith in Communities, talks about what it means to participate in God's redemptive call in every aspect of life. In this brief breakout, Sherman tells stories of hope to encourage Christians to keep fighting for the good, beautiful, true, just, prosperous, and sustainable- and why these matter.

Amy Sherman's new book Agents of Flourishing: Pursuing Shalom in Every Corner of Society is out now.  Get 30% off and free shipping by using code QIDEAS22 at ivpress.com. Hurry, the code expires 8/25/2022.

Aug 9, 2022

Whether you're looking to hire someone or be hired yourself, the process can be exhausting to find the right fit. William Vanderbloemen, founder of Vanderbloemen Search Group, is the expert in staffing churches and values-based businesses. In this episode, he will offer 3 pieces of advice for those looking for the perfect candidate or those looking for a new career path.

Learn more about their work at vanderbloemen.com/get-started. 

Aug 4, 2022

The rise of the internet has stifled parents' ability to control the types of ideas children are exposed to. This exposure has led to children losing their innocence faster than ever before. How much stock should we put into a local church’s children’s ministry rather than discipling our kids? Matt Markins, president and CEO of Awana, joins us to discuss the necessity of child discipleship and how we can best play a role in faithfully raising children.

Learn more about Awana and Barna's newest project Children's Ministry in a New Reality at awana.org/shop.

Aug 2, 2022

With the increase in both personal and national security threats, cybersecurity has become a major cause of concern in our culture. Moreso, the need for qualified, ethical workers to fight these threats is at an all time high. Paul J. Maurer, president of Montreat College, has been equipping his students to do just that. Through their cybersecurity program, Montreat aims to train their students with a technical, ethical, and moral framework necessary to become trusted leaders in the cybersecurity field. Paul will join us to help us better understand this issue and what we can do to protect our data.

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