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with Catherine Segars

6 Guidelines to Living a Counter-Cultural Life - Episode 19

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HOW DO YOU LIVE BIBLICALLY WHEN EVERYONE AROUND YOU ISN’T? Or a lot of people around you aren’t. In other words, how do you live a counter-cultural life? Good question, huh?

We are in the middle of a series on how to be a counter-cultural Christian. In this episode, Catherine offers six guidelines to help you and your kids swim upstream in our downstream culture.

At the end of life, all that matters is our faithfulness to God. Did we stand strong? Culture is always flowing downstream. Always has been. Always will. Did we go with the flow, or were we determined to swim the other way?

If we want to swim upstream, we need to:

(1)Know the Word
(2)Find encouragement in those who swam upstream before us.
(3)Question everything.
(4)Expect opposition and even persecution.
(5)Listen intently for God’s voice.
(6)Maintain an ETERNAL MINDSET

If we can do these things, and if we can teach our kids to do these things, we will be swimming the right way.


Keys for Kids:
Daily Devotional:

The Jesus Storybook Bible:

Apologia What We Believe Series:
Who Is God? And Can I Really Know Him?:
Who Am I? And What Am I Doing Here?:
Who Is My Neighbor? And Why Does He Need Me?:
What On Earth Can I Do?:

The Bible Project:
Website –
How To Read the Bible (videos):

Article on Yeonmi Park: “Columbia student who escaped North Korea says she sees similarities in the US”:

“Only One Life” by C.T. Studd:

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November 29, 2021
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Catherine Segars is an award-winning actress and playwright—turned stay-at-home-mom—turned author, speaker, blogger, and motherhood apologist. This homeschooling mama of five has a master’s degree in communications and is earning a master’s degree in Christian apologetics. Catherine helps parents navigate through dangerous secular landmines to establish a sound Biblical foundation for their kids. Author of the e-book Five Myths about Motherhood That Make You Feel Mere, And Why They're Wrong, Catherine is also passionate about helping mothers see their worth in a season when they often feel overwhelmed and irrelevant. You can find Catherine’s blog, dramatic blogcast, and other writings at and connect with her on Facebook.
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