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Intentional Living

Kristi Woods
Do your daily choices help or hinder you; do they glorify God? Did you know a stronger faith awaits in those simple decisions--the words you speak, the relationships you keep, what you read, and who you follow? Instead of reacting or going with the flow, be intentional. Join Kristi Woods on the Intentional Living Podcast as we learn to live daily with a purposeful, God-glorifying aim.
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Episode 6: Being Intentional by Studying the Life of Jesus
January 20, 2020 - 34 min
Jesus lived a perfectly intentional life. In this last episode, we’ll look to the Perfect Son as our blueprint for what it means to live a perfectly intentional life. What we can learn from Jesus:• Jesus’ perfect example of hope, forgiveness and obedience• Jesus saw the potential of all people• Jesus refused favoritism • Jesus loved freely• Jesus had tenacity • Jesus lived a life of patience and prayerWhat we talked about in this episode:Salvation Scriptures: Prayer: more from Kristi, check out her site: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
Episode 5: Being Intentional with Our Bible
January 15, 2020 - 29 min
'What is the Bible and why should I read it?' If someone asked you that question, how would you answer? The Bible is the #1 selling non-fiction book in the world, and yet most of us still struggle to intentionally spend time in the Word. In this episode, we’ll discuss:• What the Bible is and how it’s different than any other book• How to read and study the Bible (and why those are two different things)• What’s up with all these versions?• Tips for memorizing Bible Verses• Tools to deepen your study of the Word Kristi’s website: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
Episode 4: Being Intentional in Our Churches
January 8, 2020 - 26 min
Finding community in your church can be challenging for so many reasons. Whether it’s frequent moves, personality clashes, fallouts, scandals, children's sporting events or all the above and more, finding a church and trying to plug into community can feel like a hopeless endeavor. But it doesn’t have to be.In this episode, we’ll cover:• Several Biblical reasons to go to church• Different types of churches• Finding a church that is a good fit for you and your family• Volunteering and intentionally getting involved• Dealing with conflict in the church• Practical steps you can take to be more intentional about church attendance and participation Kristi’s website: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
Episode 3: Being Intentional in Our Relationships
January 1, 2020 - 37 min
Busy. It’s a four-letter-word. Not always bad, but it can get in the way of our relationships. Do you let busyness keep you from deeper, intentional relationships?In this episode, we’ll cover:• How to live intentionally with God• Living intentionally in our families• Intentional community in our churches• What it means to be an intentional friend• Intentional communication in our relationships• Action steps to be more intentional with friends, family, church and community Kristi’s website: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
Episode 2: Being Intentional in Prayer
December 31, 2019 - 33 min
If someone came up to you on the sidewalk, someone who wasn’t a Christian, and asked you, what is prayer? How would you answer? And how intentional are you about praying to God?In this episode, we’ll cover:• What prayer is and the first example of prayer in the Bible• When should we pray?• Who should we pray for?• How should we pray?• Different prayers in the Bible• Action steps for creating a habit of prayer in your daily lifeLinks:20 Bible Verse That Teach Us How to Pray: Powerful Prayers from Scripture: Verses That Teach Us How Jesus Prayed: Powerhouse Prayers from Ephesians (Available in Kristi’s Subscriber Library):’s website: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
Episode 1: Being Intentional with Our Words
December 30, 2019 - 33 min
Think about the words you spoke yesterday. Were they hard words or healing words? Grumbles or praises? We exercise this ability to speak life or death thousands of times a day - nearly 16k words a day, on average. How can we exercise intentionality and make a greater impact with our words? In this episode, we’ll cover:•What the Bible says about our words•What is unwholesome talk•What is helpful talk•What it looks like to speak intentionally •Action steps for practicing life-giving speechKristi’s website: https://www.kristiwoods.netSee for privacy information.
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Meet Your Host
Kristi Woods is a writer and speaker who is passionate about women walking deeper with God. She writes regularly and offers faith-building tools at She contributes monthly at and and is published in three Chicken Soup for the Soul publications. Kristi, her husband, and their three children survived a nomadic, military lifestyle, and have set roots in Oklahoma.
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