Tasteful conversations seasoned with love. Hungry to learn is food for thought for those working in ministry or other charitable enterprises. Real life assessments of the struggles and joys of serving the community. Fresh conversations using the ingredients of life.
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Best Birga podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Birga podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
Updated February 2020
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As you travel down life’s highway, how much thought have you given to the Owner’s Manual?
Can you be thankful for new opportunities and yet have a twinge of pain? Yes. Newness of season can bring joy and excitement, but also a sense of loss for what has been left behind.
Having spent time with three refugee families in Clarkston, Georgia, I walked away with a new appreciation for how blessed my life has been, and how difficult it has been for others to find a place of safety and security for their families
Have you ever had to learn something, and once you were exposed to the truth it just broke your heart? Today I set out on a journey that will undoubtedly break my heart, but ultimately allow it to be reshaped into something much more beautiful.
Recording from my laundry room, today’s thoughts revolve around why it is we pay good money to participate in an escape room, while bemoaning the puzzle that is our real life.
We expect seasons to change in nature, but how well can you weather unexpected changes?
We all expect the weather to change every few months and usher us into a new season in nature. But seasons in life often shift abruptly and can leave us reeling. What can we learn through these periods of upheaval and confusion?
Sometimes in His creativity, God teaches lessons through nature. In this episode, Birga explores some truths learned by observing the creatures in her backyard.
It’s time to take an honest look at how how ministry and nonprofit employees are valued.
It’s time to examine the model of charitable work.
Peace or anxiety? Is it really a choice? In today’s podcast we explore our options when we face the pain and difficulties of life.
Not every friendship is going to last forever. Navigating friendships with colleagues may provide an additional challenge. Have you considered what season your various relationships may be in?
Feeling anxious? Join the club! What if there were a simple reset on your thinking? It may be as easy as enjoying a moment in nature.
How well do you engage with people in your community? Technology has allowed us to remain relatively anonymous but still have contact with thousands of people. What would it look like in your personal or professional life if you were purposeful in choosing to engage with people on a deeper level?
Just as the honeybee is critical for the pollination of crops, you are critical in caring out your God given assignment within the workplace. Consider the impact of both your presence and your absence in the role to which God has called you.
Knowing who you are will determine what you will do. What is your personal declaration for your life, family, business and community?
You may not describe yourself as a failure, but we have all certainly had experiences where we feel as though we failed a task or challenge. But if there were no comparison, would it really have been a failure? In this episode of Hungry to Learn we explore how the trap of comparison can skew measures of failure and success.…
Are you a personality that is naturally inquisitive? Perhaps you are a personality more driven to perform, and you have not given a lot of thought to learning new ways of doing things. So, how can you be intentional about choosing to learn for your own good and for the good of your organization and community?…
Have you ever been involved in a car accident and the insurance company has determined the vehicle isn’t worth saving? It’s declared a total loss. Thank God that our lives aren’t measured in such a way!
Do you know who you are? More specifically, do you know who God has created you to be? Springtime is full of beauty, and yet can be unpredictable and harsh. What can we learn about ourselves from the change in season?
Have you, your family or your business been attacked on social media? What is the appropriate response? It’s easy to want to retaliate and to defend your honor, but it’s worth considering what will happen when you make the response that you most want to make.
Leading with excellence can cost you. Sleep, time, and schedules may all be in jeopardy as you give the best you have to offer. How do you pour yourself into a project and what image are you reflecting?
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga certainly showed us what an intimate performance looks like, but what about incorporating intimacy into your business decisions? It’s not as scandalous as it sounds.
A rollover car accident involving my two daughters and two friends could have easily taken their lives. Instead, God’s grace was indeed amazing!
Have you been taken through the Refiner’s fire recently? Perhaps the process of smelting is something that you can appreciate as the dross of your life is removed.
When you uncover the source of your anxiety, is it possible to thank God for it? It's a tough thing to do, but it just might change your perspective in a major way!
What does it look like to be a good steward? Whether we are talking about an investment of money or time, how can you know if you are being wise with your resources?
Looking back to remember times of God’s faithfulness can be a powerful tool in recognizing He is very capable to help you through your present storm.
Have you considered what you expect from a faith-based nonprofit organization in order to be considered successful? This episode of Hungry to Learn examines how we need to evaluate the organizations that we invest our money into.
Have you ever been too embarrassed to order what you really want?
If God’s called you to be part of the Body of Christ, have you asked Him which part you are supposed to be?
Rather than developing a long list of New Year’s resolutions, could you accomplish the same goals by focusing on one simple word?
How can you add a new skill, adventure, or joy to your life? If there is something that you’ve always wanted to do, but have never been bold enough to take the first step, I encourage you to take the plunge.
Do you know what your purpose is? Not your job title or the things that you do, but what God has called you to be? Using some assessment tools from Mary Tomlinson, we explore what your personal purpose might be.
Could three little words really change your outlook on life? Choosing curiosity over judgement could put you on a path to intrigue and exploration rather than closed doors and broken relationships.
This is raw, un-produced audio, but I share the story of how trauma hit our family in the form of a rollover car accident that involved my two daughters and two of their friends.
Are you changing jobs within your organization? Perhaps you are leaving for a new job with a different company. This season of life may find you moving into retirement, or shifting back into the workforce after a period of absence. No matter where you are, there are tricks to help ensure a smooth transition.…
When your sympathy for another destroys your own peace and joy, you know you have a problem.
Getting the right people in the room is key to having successful collaboration. But who are the "right" people? It's a more complicated process than you might think.
If you've never had a personality or leadership style assessment done, it might be time to see if what you think about yourself, is really accurate.
How many times have you heard, but not listened? Yeah, I'm guilty too. Here's a few thoughts on how we can be purposeful in really listening, even when we disagree with the other person.
Sometimes you find yourself in a place of forced stillness. It may be due to injury, illness, or life's circumstances. But stillness doesn't have to be a waste of time.
It's difficult to make decisions. It becomes even more so when the view of the road ahead becomes obscured. Is there something to be learned in the midst of uncertainty?
Can we get real for a moment? For those of you who work in ministry fields, this will not come as a surprise to you. For those of you on the outside, this may be more information than you wanted to know. Either way, I hope and pray this might spur some thought of discussion that would help us all be more aware of one another and the challenges we f…