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Morning Walk and Talk With Bruce and Thomas
Conversations about mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing.
Aug 27, 2022
A visit to Love Day to interview the guys!
Aug 6, 2022
Hospitality Part 2
Today we continue the discussion of hospitality with extra guests Dian, Blakely and Macey
Jul 25, 2022
Hospitality Part 1
Dian Glover is joins the podcast today to discuss hospitality.
Jul 16, 2022
Gethsemane Outreach Part 3
Today we hear from Jeff and Frankie more about Gethsemane Outreach and the needs and dreams.
Jul 9, 2022
Gethsemane Outreach Part 2
Today we continue our discussion with Jeff and Frankie Taylor regarding Gethsemane Outreach.
Jul 2, 2022
Gethsemane Outreach Part 1
We start a new series today. Our guests are Jeff and Frankie Taylor. We will discuss their ministry Gethsemane Outreach, a program for men with hurts, baits and hangups.
Jun 25, 2022
For King and Kingdom
Bruce discusses a ministry for men that he started several years ago.
Jun 18, 2022
Justice Part 4
Today we wrap up our series on Justice with a positive report from some friends who have been in the justice system in Arkansas.
Jun 11, 2022
Justice Part 3
Today Dian and I discuss some practical steps we can take to bring biblical justice and mercy into our sphere of influence -and- we share some big picture ideas for assisting with our local governments and drug rehabilitation centers.
Jun 4, 2022
Justice Part 2
Dian joins me today for a discussion on biblical justice.
May 28, 2022
Justice Part 1
Justice - What do you know about how the court system works in Arkansas? Today we have Staci Huber as our guest. She has worked in the court system for many years and will share with us how the courts function in Arkansas. And she will share some good advice! This is Part 1 of a short series on Justice.
May 21, 2022
The Silent Years - Part 4
Today we wrap up the Silent Years with a recap and a few questions!
May 14, 2022
The Silent Years - Part 3
More groups of Jews and how they responded to Hellenism. And the similarities there are today.
May 7, 2022
The Silent Years - Part 2
Today we look at the maps in the back of your Bible and learn about the the Jewish groups at the time of Jesus. And how they responded to Hellenism.
Apr 30, 2022
The Silent Years - Path 1
Today we begin a new series discussing what is known as the Silent Years, the years between the Old and New Testaments. Sound boring? It's not!
Apr 23, 2022
The Journey Part 5
In the final episode of The Journey we discuss life on the other side of The Wall.
Apr 16, 2022
Autism, Animal and Acceptance - Part 2
This week we finish up the informative story about autism with Holly Crutchfield.
Apr 9, 2022
Autism, Animals and Acceptance
This weeks guest is Thomas' niece, Holly Crutchfield. She is a counselor who specializes in autism. She shares her family's personal story along with helpful information regarding autism.
Apr 2, 2022
The Journey Part 4
In this episode we discuss Stage 4 of the Journey and The Wall.
Mar 26, 2022
The Journey Part 3
Today we discuss stage 2 - learning and growing. And, of course, that we can get trapped in this stage. But, we can always get unstuck!
Mar 19, 2022
The Journey Part 2
Today we discuss Stage 1 of the spiritual journey, recognition of God. Think back to when you realized there was God and you trusted his story. We discuss that beginning and the markers that accompany it.
Mar 12, 2022
Bruce is back! And we discuss our spiritual life as a journey. This is a book review of The Critical Journey.
Mar 6, 2022
The Good Life Part 4
Late getting this out but this is the final discussion with Dian on the Sermon on the Mount. How to live the Good Life!
Feb 27, 2022
The Good Life - Part 3
Continuing Discussion on the Good Life
Feb 19, 2022
I Love Lila Kate
Today we have a special guest, Skip McAlister. Skip shares his family's story of their daughter, Lila Kate: Innocence and Tragedy and what has come out of the tragedy.
Feb 12, 2022
The Good Life Part 2
This week we continue learning about The Good Life from the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus tackles some tough subjects! It's all about relationships.
Feb 5, 2022
The Good Life Part 1
What is "The Good Life" and how do we live the good life? And be a good person? Listen to this Podcast with our guest, Dian Glover, as we discuss this, and let us know if you agree. There's a lot to think about - and maybe some things to rethink
Jan 29, 2022
The Garage Church with Mike Prince
The Garage Church is a unique church in Hot Springs that reaches out to people in poverty in addiction. Listen to Mike Prince tell the story of how this church came to be what it is. Hint: It wasn't how Mike planned it!
Jan 22, 2022
Change - An Interview with Todd
PARDON THE WIND IN THE BACKGROUND! My friend Todd is a recovering addict. His insight into the world of addiction is very helpful in understanding how and addict thinks, the shame that is carried, and how someone change - and becoming a recovering addict.
Jan 16, 2022
Change - A Conversation with Terry
In this episode we interview Terry Robinson. He has an inspiring story of change!
Jan 8, 2022
That Scary Word - CHANGE - Part 4
Today we go through the stages of change. This is helpful to name the stages. It provides a guide and lets us know where we are. We share some personal stories that we hope will be helpful.
Dec 31, 2021
That scary word - CHANGE - Part 3
In this episode we delve into some concrete things that a person needs to do to change and some things we can do to assist. And some things we shouldn't do. God wants to see people flourish and so do we!
Dec 24, 2021
Christmas - Letter From A Prisoner
Ever thought about the fact that thousands of men and women are incarcerated - and it's Christmas! Listen as we read and discuss a recent letter from a prisoner. And we have a special song that we wrote included!
Dec 18, 2021
That Scary Word - CHANGE - Part 2
In this episode we discuss triggers that provide the opportunity for someone to change. We also discuss some things we should and should not do if we are "walking with" someone that that is contemplating a change in their life.
Dec 11, 2021
That Scary Word - CHANGE - Introduction
Today we start a new topic - CHANGE. What keeps us from making changes we need to make? Are we willing to assist others in changing? Why or why not? Lots to talk about!
Dec 4, 2021
The Church in Burma with Jim Pennington
It's good to look out beyond ourselves. So in this podcast our guest, Jim Pennington, shares with us the status and hardships of the church in Burma, one of the most repressive countries in the world.
Nov 27, 2021
Arkansas Prisons and Education with Haven Brown
On today's episode Haven Brown is our guest. She teaches inmates in the prison system with the goal of obtaining a GED. She has taught for several years and has some interesting insights to share.
Nov 20, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 9
This is the final episode in the series on relationships. Thanks for sticking with us thru some difficult topics. Today we discuss Dr. Harv Powers' "Conflict Pyramid."
Nov 13, 2021
Fact vs Story
Today we have a guest, Jim Pennington. We will discuss facts versus "the story we tell ourselves."
Nov 6, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 8
In this episode we discuss a couple of problems that can arise between the listener and the speaker. This completes the discussion on the "process" we can use to have a good conversation or discussion and stay on the right "road."
Oct 30, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 7
In this episode we discuss what the responsibility of the listener. There are less rules to follow, but it is perhaps harder to do than to speak.
Oct 23, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 6
In Part 6 we get to the "how to" part of having a discussion to resolve an issue. This is very practical advice and "free" counseling. Listen and then try it!
Oct 16, 2021
The Path to Batter Relationships - Part 5b
Homework! Do it and tell us about it.
Oct 16, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 5a
In this episode we talk about the "how to" of listening and communicating.
Oct 9, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 4
More talk about choosing the right path.
Oct 3, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 3
In episode 3 we continue to explore how to interact with others. And today, we learn about a better path. This is free counseling. Take advantage!
Sep 25, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 2
In this episode we discuss the path that we do not need to take. It is the path of self-protection. We employ various strategies such as control or indifference to protect "me" so that "I win." But, in the end we lose with these strategies!
Sep 18, 2021
The Path to Better Relationships - Part 1
How did you do on your listening test last week? This week we begin a discussion on how to not only listen, but also how to respond. There are two paths we can take. One path is where human nature leads us. The other path goes against out nature but is the better path to take. Let us know your thoughts after listening so that we can all learn from each other.
Sep 11, 2021
Are You A Good Listener?
Are you a good listener? In this podcast we take a test that will help us determine if we are good listeners. There are twenty questions. Bruce, a licensed professional counselor, tells us that many of the problems he helps couple work through began because one or both of the people involved were not good listeners. So get yourself a pencil and get ready to answers the questions on a scale of one to five. For each question, five means you can answer the question with a strong yes. One means, well, no! If you're brave get your spouse or a good friend to rate you.
Sep 4, 2021
Not Done Yet - Part 2
This is the second part of a discussion with our first guest, my wife, Dian Glover. We are still at the beach while Bruce and Cora the dog remain in Arkansas. We complete the topic of continuing to live life to the fullest into "retirement" or "wishing I was retired but still working," and the perspectives we believe are needed to keep going, not parking in front of the TV after you've "done your duty" in life. This is challenging, but adopting this new perspective will give you a new lease on life. It has done that for us. Thank you Tim Kellar for these perspectives.
Aug 28, 2021
Not Done Yet - Part 1
In this episode we have our first guest, Dian Glover. Bruce and Cora the dog stay at home while Dian and I take the podcast to the beach. We discuss, not steps or to dos to finish strong, but instead having the right perspective about life so that you will want to finish well. So no matter your age, this can be the moment that your perspective about life and how to finish might change the rest of your life! That's a big statement, but maybe . . .
Aug 21, 2021
Decisions - Summary and Final Thoughts
This is the final episode on Decision Making. Bruce and I summarize the topic, so this will make fourth time for me. It's starting to sink in. We will cover the five questions and the warnings. Warning - there are more warnings of things that can trip us up than there are questions that can help us!
Aug 14, 2021
Decisions - Love
This is the last of the five questions we can ask ourselves to aid us in making better decisions. What does love require of me? Easy to say, hard to do. It requires putting others in front of myself. And, you may not get the response you hope for, but the world will be a better place. That may sound a bit "hokey" but it's true.
Aug 7, 2021
Decisions - Wisdom Part 2
In Part 2 of Decisions- Wisdom we continue or discussion, defining wisdom and reference an ancient letter to Ephesians. And there are some ore warnings to heed.
Jul 31, 2021
Decisions - Wisdom Part 1
In this episode we discuss the need to rely on wisdom when we make decisions. But, the question is, what is wisdom and how do we get wisdom. Instead we often invoke the curfew dynamic. We go right up to the line of what's moral, ethical, etc. We need to be wise and create margin in our lives.
Jul 24, 2021
Decisions - Tension
Today we discuss an emotion that can help us - tension. Sometimes we call it a "red flag." When you get a red flag - some type of tension - pause and consider why something doesn't seem right.
Jul 17, 2021
Decisions - Legacy
In this episode we discuss how ever day decisions, in total, make up our story - our legacy. But, we don't think in terms of story or legacy while going about our daily routine. How can we change that mindset?
Jul 11, 2021
Decisions - Truth
In this episode we explore the need to "tell yourself the truth" when making a decision. There are many pitfalls along the way. Our minds are very amazing but also very complicated. We like to confirm what we already believe to be the right answer to a decision. We should, however, be curious!
Jul 2, 2021
Better Decisions - Introduction
Bruce and Thomas discuss making decisions. This podcast gets the conversation started on a multi podcast topic and discusses some of the things we are up against and how important it is to make good decisions.
Jun 15, 2021
Bruce and Thomas have a conversation about what psychologists call our "shadow," which naturally develops early in life and can continue well into adulthood, often to our detriment.