Beyond Damascus

by Damascus Catholic Mission Campus

Beyond Damascus: The show where encounter meets mission. On this podcast, Dan, Brad, and Aaron will give you practical tips on how to live out your faith every day. We'll get into actionable steps of what it means to have an abundant Christian life and share things that we've learned through our personal journey's about overcoming obstacles, pursuing joy, and living a meaningful life. Tune in each week!

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • How do I seek the presence of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit with a pure heart?

    How do I seek the presence of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit with a pure heart?

    Beyond Damascus | Episode: How Do I Seek the Presence of God and the Gifts of the Holy Spirit with a Pure Heart? Welcome to Beyond Damascus, the show where encounter meets mission! Join hosts Dan Demete, Aaron Richards, and Brad Pierron as they dive deep into the spiritual journey of seeking the presence of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit with a pure heart. In This Episode: Discover the importance of love in the authentic practice of spiritual gifts, framed as a "love sandwich" from 1 Corinthians. Learn how to approach prayer with humility and honesty using the "ARRR" method: Acknowledge, Relate, Receive, Respond. Understand the significance of purity of heart in worship and the dangers of judging others' spiritual journeys. Question of the Week: How do I seek the presence of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit with a pure heart? Mission of the Week: Engage in an honest dialogue with God during prayer. Submit to the guidance and feedback of a spiritual mentor. Practice a spiritual gift you've been hesitant to try, trusting in God's support. Key Takeaways: Love is the driving force behind the effective use of spiritual gifts. Humility and honesty are essential in seeking God's presence. Judging others' purity or spiritual gifts can be dangerous and counterproductive. If this episode has inspired you, don't forget to subscribe, like, and share it with your friends and family. For every new subscriber, a generous mission partner donates $10 to help send kids to Catholic Youth Summer Camp. Submit Your Questions: Have a burning question for our hosts? Submit it in the comments or email us at beyond@damascus.net. Stay Connected: Subscribe to our channel for more inspiring episodes! Follow us on social media for updates and behind-the-scenes content. Remember: Mission makes sense - every cent counts towards spreading the love and power of Jesus Christ! #BeyondDamascus #Faith #HolySpirit #Mission #PureHeart #SpiritualGifts #ChristianPodcast

  • How do I lovingly confront someone who is living a life contrary to Christian values?

    How do I lovingly confront someone who is living a life contrary to Christian values?

    Beyond Damascus: The show where encounter meets mission. On this podcast, Dan, Brad, and Aaron will give you practical tips on how to live out your faith every day. We'll get into actionable steps of what it means to have an abundant Christian life and share things that we've learned through our personal journey's about overcoming obstacles, pursuing joy, and living a meaningful life. Tune in each week! Check out Beyond Damascus on Spotify and Apple Podcasts at: https://open.spotify.com/show/3MMe7sJcCTSZwyYu4D8EF3?si=1e9fe39919bb43e9 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-damascus/id1587181752 Learn more about Damascus at https://damascus.net Special thanks to St. Gabriel Catholic Radio for their support in the production of Beyond Damascus. Learn more about St. Gabriel at https://stgabrielradio.com

  • How Do I Defend Myself Against Someone Who Is Actively Opposing What I Believe In?

    How Do I Defend Myself Against Someone Who Is Actively Opposing What I Believe In?

    Beyond Damascus: The show where encounter meets mission. On this podcast, Dan, Brad, and Aaron will give you practical tips on how to live out your faith every day. We'll get into actionable steps of what it means to have an abundant Christian life and share things that we've learned through our personal journey's about overcoming obstacles, pursuing joy, and living a meaningful life. Tune in each week! Check out Beyond Damascus on Spotify and Apple Podcasts at: https://open.spotify.com/show/3MMe7sJcCTSZwyYu4D8EF3?si=1e9fe39919bb43e9 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-damascus/id1587181752 Learn more about Damascus at https://damascus.net Special thanks to St. Gabriel Catholic Radio for their support in the production of Beyond Damascus. Learn more about St. Gabriel at https://stgabrielradio.com

  • What Really is Spiritual Warfare?

    What Really is Spiritual Warfare?

    Beyond Damascus: The show where encounter meets mission. On this podcast, Dan, Brad, and Aaron will give you practical tips on how to live out your faith every day. We'll get into actionable steps of what it means to have an abundant Christian life and share things that we've learned through our personal journey's about overcoming obstacles, pursuing joy, and living a meaningful life. Tune in each week! Check out Beyond Damascus on Spotify and Apple Podcasts at: https://open.spotify.com/show/3MMe7sJcCTSZwyYu4D8EF3?si=1e9fe39919bb43e9 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-damascus/id1587181752 Learn more about Damascus at https://damascus.net Special thanks to St. Gabriel Catholic Radio for their support in the production of Beyond Damascus. Learn more about St. Gabriel at https://stgabrielradio.com

  • I Prayed For Healing and Nothing Happened, What do I do Next?

    I Prayed For Healing and Nothing Happened, What do I do Next?

    Beyond Damascus: The show where encounter meets mission. On this podcast, Dan, Brad, and Aaron will give you practical tips on how to live out your faith every day. We'll get into actionable steps of what it means to have an abundant Christian life and share things that we've learned through our personal journey's about overcoming obstacles, pursuing joy, and living a meaningful life. Tune in each week! Check out Beyond Damascus on Spotify and Apple Podcasts at: https://open.spotify.com/show/3MMe7sJcCTSZwyYu4D8EF3?si=1e9fe39919bb43e9 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-damascus/id1587181752 Learn more about Damascus at https://damascus.net Special thanks to St. Gabriel Catholic Radio for their support in the production of Beyond Damascus. Learn more about St. Gabriel at https://stgabrielradio.com