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Jesus Is All We Need Podcast with Jason SautelJason Sautel
Join author and veteran firefighter-paramedic Jason Sautel as he takes you on a ride through current events, eternal truths, and transformational stories alongside some truly captivating guests. In today's cancel-crazy world, Jason isn't afraid of being muted for standing strong in his personal views, his passion for exceptional storytelling, and, most importantly, his faith in Jesus!
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Jim Moss on Faith, Discipline, and Encouragement: Lessons from a Firefighter's Life
November 14, 2023 - 40 min
As someone who's been part of the firefighting community for years, I've often pondered upon how our words and actions define our credibility, both on the job and in our faith journey. My dear friend, Jim Moss, fire captain, author, speaker, Christ follower, and a father, joins me to shed light on these reflections, sharing pearls of wisdom from his book, Firefighter Success: 20 C's to Firefighter Excellence. The value of words becomes an undeniable truth as we navigate through the conversation. We touch upon the power of words in building or diminishing credibility, and the subsequent impact on our professional and personal relationships. Drawing from personal anecdotes, biblical insights, and firsthand experiences in the fire service, we discuss how words can serve as a vehicle to express Christ's love and uplift others around us. Jim drives home the idea of using words not as mere tools of communication, but as instruments of encouragement and inspiration. Our discussion also delves into the concept of discipline, painting it not as a punishment but as a corrective measure. We stress on the importance of disciplining with love, an approach that fosters growth, guides individuals onto the right path, and strengthens bonds. Drawing parallels from our firehouse experiences, we explore how these principles can be seamlessly transferred into our faith and day-to-day lives. Our heartfelt thanks go to our podcast partners at Life Audio. Tune in for an enlightening mix of faith, wisdom, and real-life firefighting experiences https://www.firefightersuccessbook.com/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Joshua Putnam: Navigating the Nuances of Faith
November 7, 2023 - 30 min
Join us on a spiritual journey with Pastor Joshua Putnam, as we explore a riveting tension that exists within all believers. We look into the profound contrast between living for truth and living for the gospel, navigating the nuances of expressing our faith through yard signs, bumper stickers, and social media. As we venture deeper, we reflect on our motives behind these actions, emphasizing the Lord's conviction and the need for self-examination. As we continue our exploration with Pastor Joshua, we tackle a challenging dichotomy - how to blend grace with truth. Engaging in dialogues outside our religious circles can be daunting, but we converse on the art of extending grace while voicing our truths compassionately. Highlighting the core role of discipleship, we strive to turn these interactions into positive experiences rather than damaging ones. In the final leg of our conversation, we draw inspiration from Paul's biblical teachings to comprehend the essence of self-sacrifice for the gospel. With Pastor Joshua, we delve into the complexities of setting aside personal desires and needs, with the noble objective of leading more souls to Christ. We round off our discussion with an emphasis on showing grace and standing by our truths, even in tough dialogues, underlining the significance of service in gospel sharing. So, join us on this spiritual journey, and allow Paul's example to enlighten and guide you. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Strength, Resilience, and Faith: The Power of Overcoming Life's Tragedies
October 31, 2023 - 36 min
Picture this: A football player inviting his teammates to church, hoping to create a space that everyone could understand the message of Christ. This is how the ministry of Fellowship Church began - from the heart of its Senior Pastor Ed Young. Joined by his wife Lisa, they share the triumphs and tragedies of their life in an intimate conversation that's bound to touch your heart. From the birth of their ministry, to the loss of their daughter, Lee Beth - their story is a testament to the enduring power of faith, even in the face of unimaginable pain. It’s a tale of starting a church, raising a child with a genetic disease, and the sudden responsibility of raising two of Ed's nieces. Their story doesn't end in despair. Rather, it transforms into a beacon of hope, a guide for others navigating similar hardships. In their book, A Path Through Pain, they explore their journey through bereavement and how it has opened doors to empathy and ministry. Faith has been their anchor, helping them weather life's storms. They also delve into the early stages of their relationship with Jesus, starting from Christianity 101 to the deep wellspring of faith they have now. Join us as they explore the concept of doubting in the darkness but remembering what was known in the light, and the importance of faith as an anchor through trials. Get ready to experience a story of strength, resilience, and the power of faith in overcoming life's tragedies. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Trevor Tyson on Navigating Chaos: A Spiritual Approach to Life's Challenges
October 24, 2023 - 39 min
Could you imagine a world where we could openly discuss faith, mental health, and the pressures of hustle culture, all while maintaining positivity and grace? Join me as I reconnect with Trevor Tyson from Trevor Talks Podcast, as we navigate these intense topics and more, providing a fresh perspective to you, our cherished listeners. We candidly discuss our recent hiatus, share personal trials and tribulations, including dealing with loss and the stress of cancel culture, all while striving to illuminate the path towards Christ. Life is filled with highs and lows, but how do we find hope and positivity amidst the negativity? Together with Trevor, we delve into the seemingly challenging task of integrating faith into secular dialogues and how the gospel of hope can be spread even in secular spaces. We tackle the detrimental implications of the hustle culture and rethink the American dream, underscore the importance of mental clarity and the pivotal role of the Lord's guidance in our lives. As business owners, the burden of stress can be overwhelming. Trevor and I shed light on various stress management techniques, ranging from cold showers to therapy and nature walks. We emphasize the importance of confronting emotions head-on and discuss the prevalent issue of gaslighting in relationships. Through our shared experiences, we aim to offer insights on recognizing and managing trauma, and how the gospel can help us stay grounded. Join us for an enlightening conversation filled with personal stories, hope, guidance, and real-world advice. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
J Warner Wallace: An Evidential Approach from Atheism to Christianity
October 17, 2023 - 33 min
Listen in as we welcome best-selling author James Warner Wallace, known for his influential book, "Cold Case Christianity." As a former senior investigator, James shares how he applied his investigative skills to explore the validity of biblical claims and his subsequent transformation from atheism to becoming a Christian. He shares his journey from being a cop to a youth pastor and his dedication to taking an evidential approach when talking about Christianity. James also discusses his book and what inspired him to write it, highlighting the significance of teaching others the rules of evidence so they can be their own detective. Join us as we share our own experiences as former atheists and explore how to effectively communicate our faith with non-believers. Learn how to challenge preconceived notions of faith and control the narrative during tough conversations. We share our insights on presenting our stories, backed with evidence, and offer tips on how to approach and engage with people who don't share our beliefs. Listen in as James shares his innovative approach of using spiritual surveys and visual elements to engage with the youth. In the final segment of this episode, we emphasize the power of visual storytelling in communicating the gospel and making it more relatable to a variety of audiences. Hear from James about how his experience as an illustrator has helped him paint a clearer picture of the case for Christianity. Learn how to make your faith more tangible to others, and more importantly, to your children, despite what others may say. This episode is a treasure trove of insights for anyone seeking to explore Christianity from an evidential perspective or looking to share their faith more effectively. Tune in for a riveting conversation that will surely leave you with a fresh perspective. Want More from James? Check out https://coldcasechristianity.com/ Want more from Jason? Check out https://jasonsautel.com/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
The Power of Faith: Sonya Hunter's Triumph Over Adversity
October 10, 2023 - 44 min
Catch a glimpse into the story of Sonya Hunter, an inspiring woman whose resilience shines through adversity. Sonya takes us through her early years, the joys of starting a family with her high school sweetheart, Chris, and then onto that life-altering day that saw her world crumble, forever shaping her and her family. This harrowing tale of sudden loss, trauma, and the challenge of facing a world turned upside down is narrated with a raw openness that pulls at the heartstrings. The emotional journey doesn't end there as Sonya recounts the tough choices she had to make for her son Conner, whose life hung in the balance following the tragic accident. The miracle of Conner's survival and the signs of life she began noticing in him, along with the incredible support of her small community, is a testament to the power of hope and faith in the face of the unimaginable. We follow Sonya's path through this tumultuous period, observing her determination, strength, and unwavering belief. As we wrap up our conversation with Sonya, we reflect on the lessons that her life's journey holds. The overarching theme of faith, seen through Sonya's reliance on her community and her trust in divine promises, serves as a beacon of hope for anyone facing similar trials. Tune in for an inspiring tale of resilience, community and faith, as Sonya shares how even in our darkest moments, blessings can emerge. Want More from Sonya? Check out https://unsurvivablebook.com/ Want more from Jason? Check out https://jasonsautel.com/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Reconnecting with Our Spiritual Roots: A Conversation with Author Sherri Gragg
October 3, 2023 - 34 min
Every so often, we come across individuals who possess the remarkable ability to bring ancient stories to life, reconnecting us with our spiritual roots. Sherri Gragg, a gifted writer based in Nashville, is one of those individuals. With a pen that dances across the pages of the Bible, Sherri has the unique talent of making scripture stories resonate in our hearts. In our latest episode, Sherri shares her journey in the publishing industry, her struggles, and the healing power of God's comforting presence in her life. As we navigate life's challenges, the Psalms and Job's cries to God remind us of the transformative power of honesty in our relationship with God. Sherri and I explore this theme, and how our honest admissions can pave the way for healing. We also take a look at Sherri's book, 'From Where I Stand: A 30-Day Journey with the Women of the Bible'. It's a beautiful testament to the women who have shaped Biblical history and Sherri's own narrative. In the third part of our conversation, we turn our attention to the stories of women in the Bible. We delve into the tale of Naomi from the Old Testament, and how Jesus' compassion for her illuminates his unending love for the vulnerable. Lastly, we discuss the importance of acknowledging the stories of women in scripture and how they bear testament to God's ceaseless support for our cause. To join us in this enlightening conversation, tune in to the latest episode of the Jesus Is All We Need Podcast. To learn more about Sherri and her work, do visit her website: https://www.sherrigragg.net/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Lance Hahn: Understanding God's Love through Life's Trials
September 26, 2023 - 33 min
Ever wondered how one's personal faith journey can bring them closer to God, even amidst struggles with anxiety and mental health? We promise you'll gain incredible insights as we sit down with the inspiring Pastor Lance Hahn, who shares candidly about his transformative experiences. Growing up in a Christian home, Pastor Lance speaks powerfully of the profound influence his mother's devoted faith had on him and how witnessing his father's return to faith was a special moment in his journey. We also delve into the significance of unity and diversity among churches, as Pastor Lance shares how this perspective shift has enriched his faith. Join us as we navigate the often unspoken realm of mental health within the context of faith. Pastor Lance bravely opens up about his encounters with anxiety and panic attacks and how these challenges have deepened his connection to God. Learning to balance faith and daily life while grappling with mental health isn't easy, but Pastor Lance sheds light on this journey. He underscores the importance of honesty and discernment on what conversations are fit for different audiences. We cap off our enlightening discussion with an uplifting message of understanding and encouragement from Pastor Lance. Drawing from his raw experience with severe burns, Pastor Lance shares how he channeled his pain to inspire others during challenging times. His unique approach of using calm reassurance brings hope to the hopeless, shaped by reform theology that fuels his ministry. As we close, remember these wise words from Pastor Lance - Jesus understands us in ways we're still discovering, and He is not afraid of our fears. Tune in to this enriching episode of Jesus Is All We Need Podcast and gain insights that can shape your faith journey too. Want More from Lance? Check out http://www.lancehahn.com/ Want more from Jason? Check out https://jasonsautel.com/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Finding Strength in Music: The Todd Tilghman Story
September 19, 2023 - 33 min
Picture this: You're eight years old, standing in church, and you find your voice for the first time. Fast forward a few decades, and you're standing on a different stage – the stage of The Voice Season 18 – and winning, voice stronger and more beautiful than ever. That's the journey of our guest, Todd Tilghman, an accomplished singer, pastor, and doting father who's here to share the power of music, faith, and resilience. Todd's life hasn't been all soaring high notes. From his years as a firefighter witnessing intense human tragedies to his struggles with anxiety and depression, he's faced daunting challenges. And yet, he's always found strength in his faith and music. Todd's unique blend of worship, classic rock, and country gospel music - and his profound insights about using music as a tool for healing - is sure to stir your heart. His unwavering dedication to his path, along with his willingness to take leaps of faith, are lessons we all can take to heart. As we navigate the ups and downs of life, it's easy to fall into the trap of worry. Todd shares how he's learned to break this habit and find joy in obedience instead. He also offers a rare glimpse into his personal life, sharing how homeschooling his children has enriched their family's faith and relationships. We wrap up with an appreciative nod to our partnership with Life Audio, a brilliant source of faith-centered podcasts. So, join us for an inspiring conversation with Todd Tilghman, and let's find strength, reassurance, and perhaps a new perspective on life. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Costi Hinn: Unpacking the Truths of the Holy Spirit
September 12, 2023 - 37 min
Join us as we journey into the heart of faith with special guest Costi Hinn. A passionate theologian, Costi uses his deep knowledge to explore the complex concept of the Holy Spirit, simplifying the theology into practical applications and thought-provoking questions. Discover the profound role of the Holy Spirit in our lives as Costi unravels the shocking statistic of how many people are unaware or don't fully comprehend the Holy Spirit's existence. Costi's personal story of finding faith is not one to miss. From his experiences in West Oakland to his dedication to illuminate the struggles many young men face, Kosti's journey exemplifies the power of faith. He reveals how the prosperity gospel distorted his understanding of God and the Holy Spirit, and he presents three fundamental beliefs about the Holy Spirit that are essential for everyone to grasp. The conversation takes an enlightening turn as we delve into prayer and deciphering God's teachings amidst the chaos of our noisy world. Costi shares unique insights from his book on controversial topics like spiritual gifts and speaking in tongues. As we delve into the voice of God and the unity of the spirit, we strive to find a common ground that glorifies and honors Jesus Christ. The episode ends with a heartfelt prayer from Costi that you won't want to miss. More from Costi: https://www.forthegospel.org/costi-hinn Costi's New Book: https://www.amazon.com/Knowing-Spirit-What-Transform-Christian/dp/0310366771 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Meet Your Host
Meet Your Host
Jason Sautel spent much of his early adulthood as a decorated firefighter in one of the toughest firehouses in the country and today shares Christ-centered stories and lessons from his time there with his 600,000+ Facebook followers. He loves his wife of sixteen years, Kristie, his four two-legged children, and his two four-legged children. He appreciates God’s gifts of donuts, surfing, and Maui.