Future Program Summary

December 2014
What Is Spiritual Formation?
December 22, 2014

Spiritual formation is the process by which Christ is formed in us. This takes place for the glory of God, for the abundance of our own lives, and for the sake of others. On this Midday Connection Richard Foster, founder of Renovaré and expert in the field of spiritual transformation, joins us to talk about what it looks like for the Christ follower to be spiritually formed.

Featured Guest: Richard Foster
Host: Anita Lustrea


Sacred Rhythms
December 23, 2014

When the chaos of life starts to take over, that's when we need to establish some sacred rhythms. On this Midday Connection, Ruth Haley Barton joins us to talk about how, no matter what season of life we are in, we can develop holy habits that will take us deeper with God. If life feels out of control, join us as we discuss sacred rhythms on Midday Connection.

Featured Guest: Ruth Haley Barton
Host: Anita Lustrea


Christmas Eve Music and Reflections
December 24, 2014

It’s Christmas Eve and time to sit back and reflect on the beautiful Advent journey we’ve been on. Whether you’ve been on the artful journey with Tamara Peterson, or reading Ann Voskamp’s The Greatest Gift, On this Midday Connection, you’ll enjoy an hour of Christmas music and inspirational readings as you reflect on the Christ child.


Host: Anita Lustrea


Millrose Club Christmas
December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas from Midday Connection! On this Millrose Club. we'll talk about the joys of Christmas as well as the struggles associated with that holiday. We’ll also learn more about the season of Christmastide and end our time with a fun Christmas song.


Millrose Club: Millrose Club, Caryn Rivadeneira


Desire
December 26, 2014

The story of each person is a story of want, about desires unmet, hopes dashed, passions pursued and ambitions fulfilled. On this Midday Connection Jen Pollock Michel joins us to unpack why we want and how we can want well. We'll address the important piece of a God who would give us the desires of our hearts. 

Featured Guest : Jen Pollock Michel
Hosts: Anita Lustrea, Caryn Rivadeneira


30 Day Praise Challenge for Parents
December 29, 2014

Becky Harling says, one of the most powerful ways to love your kids may surprise you, and on this Midday Connection she joins us to say it’s all about developing a habit of praising God. Becky will invite us to praise God for 20 minutes a day and watch how God strengthens our own faith and deepens the faith of our children as well.

Featured Guest: Becky Harling
Host: Melinda Schmidt


Formed for the Glory of God
December 30, 2014

What does it look like to walk in faithfulness in our life with God? On this Midday Connection, Kyle Strobel joins us to talk about being formed for the Glory of God. He'll use spiritual practices from the life of Jonathan Edwards to illustrate what a vibrant walk with God looks like. It's unveiling the theological depths of Christian practice on Midday Connection.

Featured Guest: Kyle Strobel
Host: Anita Lustrea


Mom Seeks God
December 31, 2014

What is it about motherhood that causes you to abandon any semblance of a spiritual life? Most mothers can identify, and on this Midday Connection, Julia Roller joins us to talk about the changes that come when children enter the scene. She’ll teach us some spiritual practices that can help us continue to move toward God to become the woman he intended us to be.

Featured Guest: Julia Roller
Host: Melinda Schmidt