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Shelby Abbott

Letting God Heal Your Past: Gen Z Roundtable Part 3

February 24, 2024

Shelby and some Gen-Z friends engage in a lively discussion on brokenness, healing of past pain, and childhood "aha" moments.

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Ever wonder how to share your faith? Josh Baker opens up about how sharing your faith can be a challenge when dealing with people of different backgrounds. He shares about "The Oiio Story,"a powerful tool that makes sharing the Christian journey super easy!
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January 13, 2024
Sex, attraction, and Christian relationships: How do those even work? Zion Adams lost his virginity in college, and after his breakup, struggled with other sources of sexual sin. He shares ideas on crushing temptation and setting bold boundaries.
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Ever wondered what it's like for Ukrainian refugees to leave everything behind in the face of war? Sasha, who left her family in Ukraine post-invasion, opens up about her faith journey, coping with challenges, and navigating how to live life with this change. Discover valuable insights on facing tough times and finding hope in heartbreak.
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About Real Life Loading...

Real Life Loading... is a mashup of biblical truth, personal authenticity, cultural awareness, and straight-up humor for young adults who are hungry for more than plastic Christianity. It’s a podcast about the life-changing power of Jesus for relationships in a constantly shifting culture. If that sounds interesting, pull up a chair.

About Shelby Abbott

Shelby Abbott is a Philly-based author, speaker, and campus minister who digs his wife, his daughters, sneakers, vinyl, movies, authenticity, and a healthy dose of positive sarcasm. Most of all, he's wild about Jesus and His ability to change everything about life.

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