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Dec 12 2010

Andy Stanley | North Point Community Church – Featured Podcast

  • 13 April 2014: Follow, Part Eight - Unfollow - Following Jesus results in overwhelming faith, but it can also cause you to miss opportunities, lose business, or stand out when you'd rather fit in. In this episode, Andy address the tension of having to choose whom to follow.
  • 6 April 2014: Follow, Part Seven - Leading Great - The word "leadership" probably doesn't make you think about church. In this episode, Andy talks about leveraging your authority for the benefit of those under it.
  • 30 March 2014: Follow, Part Six - What I Want to Want - Most of us become Christians hoping that God will fix us or someone we know. In this episode, Andy talks about when our agendas clash with Jesus' and we have to choose to abandon him or follow him.
  • 23 March 2014: Follow, Part Five - The Fine Print - ALL of us are invited to follow Jesus. But there is a cost. In this episode, Andy Stanley explains the cost and reward of following Jesus.
  • 16 March 2014: Follow, Part Four - Follow Wear - Following Jesus is about making a difference, not making a point. In this episode, Andy Stanley talks about what followers of Jesus look like.
  • 9 March 2014: Follow, Part Three - Fearless - What's the payoff for following Jesus? Life after death? Being a better person? A pain-free life? In this episode, Andy tells us what Jesus doesn't offer us, and more importantly, what he DOES offer us.
  • 2 March 2014: Follow, Part Two - Next Steps - Religion says, change and you can join us. Jesus says, join us and you will change. In this episode, Andy explains that being flawed doesn't disqualify us from following Jesus.
  • 23 February 2014: Follow, Part One - Jesus Says - Most people think Christianity is all about doing what Jesus says. In this episode, Andy Stanley asks the question, "What if doing what Jesus says isn't what Jesus said to do at all?"
  • 16 February 2014: Comparison Trap 2014, Part Three - Two Bags Full - We waste a lot of time and energy asking ourselves questions like, "Are they better off than we are? Is he smarter, funnier, richer?" In this episode, Andy Stanley tells us how to be free from the comparison trap once and for all.
  • 9 February 2014: Comparison Trap 2014, Part Two - Looking Around - We all feel the need for approval. Who or what do you use as your reference point to tell you that you're okay? In this episode, Andy Stanley reveals whose opinion can change the way you feel about yourself.
  • 2 February 2014: Comparison Trap 2014, Part One - The Land of Er - We all want to be rich-er, smart-er, or funny-er. In this episode, Andy Stanley explains why comparison is a game with no winners.
  • 26 January 2014: Breathing Room, Part Four - Choosing To Cheat - What do you do when your work life is so full you don't have time for the people who matter most? In this episode, Andy talks about creating breathing room for relationships.
  • 19 January 2014: Breathing Room, Part Three - Money - Culture tells us that a better standard of living equals a better quality of life. In this episode, Andy Stanley explains that there's a big difference between the two.
  • 12 January 2014: Breathing Room, Part Two - Time - Sometimes you can't enjoy anything because you're trying to do everything. In this episode, Andy talks about limiting what you do with your limited time.
  • 5 January 2014: Breathing Room, Part One - Ex-Squeeze Yourself - Our lives are so busy and fast-paced that it's easy to lose sight of what's important. In this episode, Andy explains why life is better with breathing room.
  • 29 December 2013: This One Thing 2013 - We all make resolutions. We all break resolutions. In this episode, Andy gives us the key to finally tackling our "one thing."
  • 22 December 2013: Free, Part Four - Lawless - All religions point to three things: you ought to ... you don't ... you're toast. Religion is all about following the rules. In this episode, Andy explains that Jesus had something different in mind.
  • 15 December 2013: Free, Part Three - Staying Dead - We all mess up, but we don't have to let our bad habits rule us. In this episode, Andy gives us three things to do the next time we are tempted to fall back into destructive habits.
  • 8 December 2013: Free, Part Two - Now You Know - We try to do the right thing, but we keep messing up in the same ways we always have. In this episode, Andy gives us the fix for this problem we all have.
  • 1 December 2013: Free, Part One - It's Worse Than You Thought - We all have bad habits we wish we could break and weaknesses we wish we were stronger than. In this episode, Andy Stanley explains that you can't solve a problem if you don't know what it is.
  • 24 November 2013: Be Rich, Part Four - Diversify - There's a big difference between owning things and being owned by things. In this episode, Andy Stanley tells you how to be the owner, without being OWNED.
  • 17 November 2013: Be Rich, Part Three - Dollar Cost Living - There's plenty of advice out there about how to get rich. In this episode, Andy Stanley tells us how to BE rich.
  • 10 November 2013: Be Rich, Part Two - Side Effects - Most of us don't feel rich. But if you make over 48,000 dollars per year, you're in the top one percent in the world. In this episode, Andy Stanley asks you to rethink how rich you really are.
  • 3 November 2013: Be Rich, Part One - Good For Nothing - One good thing about being part of something big is that we can make a big difference. In this episode, Andy Stanley gives you a chance to help change the world.
  • 27 October 2013: Future Family, Part Six - The Echo - Every family has stories, even legends, that are passed from generation to generation. We've all heard tales of Grandpa's extraordinary generosity or cautionary stories about a family member's recklessness that led to tragedy. Those stories shape us. But what we don't often think about is that someday those stories will be about US. In this message, Andy reminds us that our actions speak louder than our words, and they echo into the next generation.
  • 20 October 2013: Future Family, Part Five - Our Way, A Way - Raising children is one of the biggest challenges in life. It requires all of our strength and makes us keenly aware of our weaknesses. In this episode, Andy and Sandra Stanley tell you everything they know about parenting. This isn't everything there IS to know, just everything THEY know. If you're in the middle of the stressful years of parenting, this message will encourage you that even if the days are long, this season of life is short.
  • 13 October 2013: Future Family, Part Four - All The Fixin's - All children long for the approval of their parents. And all parents long for their children's admiration. These emotionally loaded desires too often go unfulfilled and leave us with hurt that infects our most important relationships. In this message, Andy Stanley explains how we can prevent our past hurts from invading our present relationships.
  • 6 October 2013: Future Family, Part Three - Common Cause - When it comes to family, the only thing we all have in common is conflict. We fight about things as small as supper and as large as life direction. But all of these conflicts have a common cause. In this message, Andy Stanley helps us get right to the source of our external conflicts with an internal insight.
  • 29 September 2013: Future Family, Part Two - Power Down - Christianity has its own "s" word: submit. Culture has given this word a negative connotation, but what does the Bible say it means? In this message, Andy Stanley unpacks a powerful teaching on mutual submission while offering one question that can improve family dynamics today.
  • 22 September 2013: Future Family, Part One - Ideally Speaking - We all have expectations about what we want our families to be like. But what happens when we don't meet those expectations? Most of us just lower the bar and redefine our expectations. In this message, Andy Stanley challenges us to raise the bar. Because it's worth it.

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