The Christian Habits Podcast
By Barb Raveling
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Do you ever feel like you can’t change no matter how hard you try? On the Christian Habits Podcast, we’ll talk about biblical transformation through the renewing of the mind. This is a practical, hands-on podcast that will help you break free from the things that control you: things like bad habits, idolatry, overeating, and negative emotions such as worry, insecurity, anger, and stress. We'll also talk about how to develop a close relationship with God as we develop the habit of going to Him for help with life.
||CleanJournaling for the Soul: Methods and Tips with Deborah Haddix||Have you ever thought about journaling as a way to grow closer to God? Or have you wanted to start a journaling habit, but you can’t make yourself do it? Or maybe you don’t know where to begin? If so, this podcast episode on journaling for the soul||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean35: 7 Ways to Get Closer to God||Do you ever feel like you’d like to be closer to God but it doesn’t seem to be happening? In this episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, we’ll talk about 7 different ways to get closer to God. I’ll share my own story of the ups and downs in m||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean34: 10 Tips for When Your Spouse Won’t Change||Do you ever think, If only my spouse would change, then I’d be happy? If you’ve been married for any length of time, you’ve probably thought that at least once. Unfortunately, God hasn’t given us a magic wand to change our spouses! That’s okay||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean33: Christian Writers: Finding Your Identity in Christ with Matt Rial||Are you a Christian writer who struggles with finding your identity in Christ? Are you going through a trial that’s shaking your identity? In this episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, Matt Rial shares how his recent injury affected both his writin||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean32: Overcoming Food Fixation: Interview with Asheritah Ciuciu||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Do you ever feel like you can’t stop thinking about food? Or do you struggle with obsessing about losing weight, exercise,||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean31: Building Relationships: Treat Everyone Like a “10”||Have you ever met someone who reached out to you and seemed to like you right away? Have you ever wanted to be that person for someone else? In this episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, I’ll be visiting with Micah Brooks about how to treat everyo||11/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean30: How to Stop Boredom Eating and Boredom Habiting||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Do you ever eat or do your habit out of boredom? Most of us do. On today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast,||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean29: 6 Steps to Breaking Free From Self-Condemnation||One of the things I’ve struggled with as a writer is self-condemnation. I’m not a Type A person who is capable of getting a lot done each day, but for some reason I expect myself to be. When I fail to live up to my unrealistic expectations for work,||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28: Help for Emotional Eating: Bible Verses & Questions||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Do you ever feel like everywhere you look the news is bad? It’s also bad in our valley right now.||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean27: When You Dread Your To Do List||Do you ever know you need to do something, but you just can’t make yourself do it? I have that problem quite a bit. So on today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, I decided to go through the dread questions from the Renewing of the Mind Proj||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26: Maintaining Weight Loss with God’s Help||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Today on the Christian Habits Podcast, I’m excited to have Terry Tignor with us once again! This is a two part interview (in one episode||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25: Navigating Life’s Hardships – Joy’s Story||Are you ever tempted to give into self-pity, bitterness, or blaming God? In today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast we’ll learn how to navigate life’s hardships with God’s help. I’ll be interviewing Joy Schroeder,||5/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24: Going to God for Help with Weight Loss||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Today on the Christian Habits Podcast I’m excited to share an interview I did with Keri Greenaway.||2/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23: How to Get Organized||Do you ever feel overwhelmed because your time, house, desk, and/or life in general is unorganized? Today on the Christian Habits Podcast, Dr. Melanie Wilson will help us get organized. I asked Melanie if she was a naturally organized person and she sa.||1/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Breaking Free from Pornography with God’s Help||An interview with Matt Rial A recent survey of Christian men showed that 77% of Christian men age 18-30 view porn once a month and 36% view it on a daily basis. It’s a little more difficult to find out how many women struggle with porn, but in 2007,||12/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: 11 Questions That Will Help||Help with weight loss for the holidays||11/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Productivity: 9 Lies That Make You Feel Overwhelmed||Do you ever feel so overwhelmed you don’t even know where to begin with the work that’s on your plate? Sometimes those overwhelmed feelings come from the work itself, but often they come from the other things: our attitudes, our fears,||11/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Weight Loss and Insecurity: A Renewing of the Mind Project||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. An interview with Becca On today’s episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, I’m excited to share an interview with Becca,||5/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Weight Loss: A Renewing of the Mind Project||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. An interview with Karina, who is doing a renewing of the mind project on weight loss. I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of coaching||4/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: How to Thrive in Your Less-Than-Perfect Marriage||My husband and I have a less-than-perfect marriage. This surprises me. Because I had grown up to believe that I would have the perfect romance, marry the perfect man, and then skip on to the perfect marriage with my perfect husband who would meet my ev.||2/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Help for Depression: Part 2||You know those days when life feels terrible? Whether it’s a day of depression or an ongoing battle, today’s podcast will give you some ideas of how to cope with depression. This is part two of my interview with Betty Mullaney,||11/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Help for Depression with Betty Mullaney||Interview with Betty Mullaney. Today I’m excited to share the first (very short) part of an interview I had with Betty Mullaney. To listen on iTunes: click here Betty first wrote me a couple of months ago,||10/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: 3 Habits That Will Boost Your Productivity||Interview with Melanie Wilson. Do you ever struggle with getting things done? Do you ever obsess over your to do list? Would you like to learn how to get more done? In today’s podcast, Dr. Melanie Wilson of psychowith6.||10/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: How to Stop Being Annoyed: 12 Questions to Ask||Do you have a hard time enjoying that person in your life who annoys you on a regular basis? Would you like to forgive and forget, but you’re not sure how? In today’s podcast, we’ll talk about how to let go of those angry feelings that fester ins||9/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Learning to Adjust to a Different Life Than You’re Used To||Interview with Ngina Otiende Today I’m excited to have my friend Ngina Otiende on The Christ Habits Podcast. Ngina blogs about the early years of marriage at IntentionalToday.com. I would encourage you to drop over to her blog as she has lots of gre||9/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Help for your Marriage with Heidi Byslma||Interview with Heidi Bylsma Today I have the privilege of sharing a wonderful interview about marriage with my friend Heidi Bylsma. I hope it’s as much of a blessing to you as it is to me. This is an encouraging interview whether your marriage could||9/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: How to Break Free from Idolatry||In today’s podcast we’ll talk about 6 steps to breaking free from idolatry. This podcast is based on a post I wrote last year, although I’ve changed the steps just a bit. To see that post and the study that goes with it, click here.||9/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09: 5 Reasons to Keep Working on Breaking That Habit||Do you ever get tired of working on breaking that habit? I know I do. In today’s podcast we’ll talk about 5 reasons to keep working on those habits when it would be so much easier to give up. For more help with breaking habits,||8/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08: When You Feel Like a Failure: 10 Questions to Ask||Do you ever feel like a complete and total failure? Do you ever feel like a mild loser? Either way, this podcast will help. We’ll go through the self-condemnation questions and insecurity Bible verses from I Deserve a Donut with our own failures in m||8/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07: Breaking Free from the Idol of Skinny With Christina Smith||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Interview with Christina Smith Today I’m excited to share an interview with my friend Christina.||8/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06: How to Break a Habit||Do you ever feel like you can’t break that habit that has been plaguing you all your life? In today’s podcast we’ll talk about three steps you can take if you want to break your habit. To listen on iTunes: click here To listen on Stitcher: click||8/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Breaking Habits: An Attitude That Keeps Us Stuck||In this episode of the Christian Habits Podcast, we’ll talk about an attitude that keeps us from breaking our habits. If you’d like help with breaking a habit, check out the breaking a habit tab at the top of this blog.||7/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: 6 Tips for People Pleasers||http://traffic.libsyn.com/christianhabits/people_pleasing_2.mp3 Do you ever feel like you have to say yes when someone asks you to do something? Do often find yourself saying yes and then regretting it later?||7/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03: How My Friend Lost 140 Pounds||See also: Taste for Truth Christian Weight Loss Podcast. Click here for more info! Click here to view on iTunes. Interview with Terry Tignor Today I’m excited to share an interview with my friend Terry Tignor,||7/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02: When Life is Hard: 11 Questions to Ask||Welcome to the Christian Habits podcast, episode two! I won’t normally write a separate blog post to go with the podcast, but thought I would today so I could explain what it’s like to do a podcast. The nice thing about blogging is that if you for||7/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: Welcome to the The Christian Habits Podcast||A few months ago, I interviewed my friend Terry who lost 140 pounds. Rather than doing it on video, I thought, I’ll just tape it and then I can make a podcast. Little did I know how complicated it was to make a podcast!||7/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristian Weight Loss: Is Fun and Easy Possible?||This isn’t a podcast, but it’s listed as a podcast because of the recording. Suppose you’ve been trying to lose the same 20 pounds (or break that same bad habit) for the last six years. Every time you start doing well, something comes up: a vaca||4/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Let Go of Regret and “If Only” – Option Charts||This isn’t a podcast, but it’s listed as a podcast because of the recording. Do you ever say, “If only I hadn’t messed up”? Or “If only life were easier”? Or “If only I had made a different choice?” Or “If only I were more like so-a||4/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 Questions That Will Help You Stop Procrastinating||I still remember the look and the feel of the cookies in my college dorm’s candy machine. Great big sandwich cookies filled with vanilla cream. The perfect thing for avoiding homework. The perfect thing for gaining twenty pounds while avoiding homewor||11/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Yay so glad I found you here!
I love to listen to podcasts when I'm driving and I'm so glad I found you here barb! I've read lots of your material and so excited to get to listen now. Learning to replace lies with truth so I can be transformed by the renewing of my mind!
What a wonderful podcast. Thank you!
Barb's podcasts are so helpful in my everyday life. She gives practical steps to take to renew your mind and overcome habits. Recommended strongly!