This Is Gonna Hurt - the Podcast of J. Gordon Duncan

This Is Gonna Hurt - the Podcast of J. Gordon Duncan

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By J. Gordon Duncan
Welcome to This Is Gonna Hurt, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. At This is Gonna Hurt, we address the tough questions around our faith, fitness, financial, and family health. It hurts to make real change, but persevering through the pain is worth it to reach goals and be healthy. We are here to help. Who am I, and why should you listen to me? I certainly don't know everything, but I am a husband, father, pastor, endurance athlete, epilepsy fighter, writer, and business consultant. Along the way, I'll share my mistakes and my wins. You can find out more about at me www.jgordonduncan.com.
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Episode 40 - The Difference Between Uncomfortable Growth and Heading in the Wrong Direction
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, Gordon talks the difference between uncomfortable growth and heading in the wrong direction. He talks about: Getting the people you love on the same page. An example of uncomfortable growth. An example of heading in the wrong direction. Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
13:03
December 10, 2018
Free Friday - The Week in Review
Check out the latest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon walks you through the week in review. In this slightly longer episode, Gordon talks about A Tough Email A Tough Medical Diagnosis Car Problems And all the things that cause thanks in his life. Thanks for listening. Gordon If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurtand clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website atwww.jgordonduncan.com.
06:26
December 7, 2018
Wednesday Wisdom - Introduction to the Book of Romans
Check out the latest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. This is a “Wednesday Wisdom” episode of “This is Gonna Hurt”. In our Wednesday Wisdom episodes, we post sermons from Gordon’s preaching at Evident Grace Fellowship (www.evidentgrace.com) in Fredericksburg, VA. In this episode, Gordon introduces the book of Romans and the upcoming series, “Straight Outta Shame”. Enjoy. In this episode, we discuss: Introduction to the Book of Romans James Montgomery Boice: “We cling to man-centered, need-oriented teaching. And our churches show it! They are successful in worldly terms – big buildings, big budgets, big everything – but they suffer a poverty of the soul. All this means, in my judgment at least, that it is time to get back to the basic, life-transforming doctrines of Christianity – which is to say that is time to rediscover Romans.” 10th Pres Massive Church Swiss theologian Frederick Godet: “Every great spiritual revival in the church will be connected as effect and cause with a deeper understanding of this book.” But when, by the Spirit of God, I understood the words – when I learned how the justification of the sinner proceeds from the free mercy of our Lord through faith, then I felt born again like a new man. In very truth, this language of Paul (in Romans) was to me the true gate of paradise.” Provenance: Was the church of a church plant or an established church? Well, they were a lot like us, maybe a bit older but not too young. When Paul wrote this epistle to the church in Rome, that congregation must have already been in existence for a number of years, for Paul writes that he had desired to visit them “these many years” (15:23). To him this church was strong enough to help him carry out further missionary activities. They are not called recent converts; they are not treated as having been improperly instructed, but seem to have been an organized and well-grounded congregation (15:14, “filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another”). The epistle deals with no major error in the church; nor does it have to deal with organizational principles. It was a church that was universally famous (1:8), and not merely because it was in Rome. The Roman church was a group that had a large Jewish element, but was also filled with Gentile converts from paganism, both free as well as slaves. How the church in Rome was started is unclear. The Roman Catholic view is that Peter founded it; another view is that Roman Christians from Pentecost in Jerusalem made their way there. But it may simply be that several Christian families or groups from Pauline churches in the East settled in Rome and grew together. According to the end of the book, there were several congregations meeting in the city. At the outbreak of Neronian persecutions, Tacitus says that the Christians in Rome were “an immense multitude.” Based on the material from Acts and the Corinthian epistles, the Book of Romans clearly indicates that it was written from Corinth on Paul’s third missionary journey. Paul had never visited Rome; but after fulfilling his mission of mercy to Jerusalem, he hoped to go to Rome en route to Spain (Rom. 15:23-25). At any rate, the date of the book is probably 60 A.D. One generation after the resurrection of Jesus and Pentecost. 4 years prior to Nero’s persecution of the church. 10 years before Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 AD. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, go to www.jgordonduncan.com
36:56
December 5, 2018
Episode 39 - Experiential Marketing & a Trip to the Movie Theater
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, Gordon talks about how his trip to the Alamo Drafthouse taught him about experiential marketing and why we consume what we consume. We talk about: How the Alamo Drafthouse (https://drafthouse.com/) created an experiential atmosphere instead of the normal, boring movie theater experience. How experiential businesses are growing. How churches can and could move towards more experiential atmospheres. Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
13:07
December 3, 2018
Free Friday - Reverse Advent Calendar
Check out the latest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about Advent, it’s history, and what a reverse Advent looks like. Gordon challenges you all to take the reverse Advent challenge. You can find what a reverse Advent calendar is by going to www.jgordonduncan.com or at his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/gordon.duncan. Thanks for listening. Gordon If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
06:14
November 29, 2018
Episode 38 - The Bechdel Test & the Portrayal of Women in the Movies
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, Gordon talks about the Bechdel Test. What’s the Bechdel Test? The Bechdel Test is a system for rating movies that asks three questions: Are there two women in the movie with a name? Do they have a conversation with each other? Do they talk about something other than a man? You will be surprised by how many movies fail this test, and if they do pass, the total of conversations about something other than a man totals almost nothing. For example, Crazy Rich Asians? Pass Christopher Robin? Fail. Love Actually? Pass but only with 30 seconds of dialogue. If you would like to learn more about the Bechdel Test, visit www.bechdeltest.com. Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
15:45
November 26, 2018
Free Friday - Black Friday Edition
Check out the latest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about Black Friday – the day when so many businesses move into the profit side of the ledger. Gordon talks about: His Black Friday experience when he thought I woman was going to fight him. How Black Friday is really about socializing more than money. The attractiveness of finding deals online. Thanks for listening. Gordon If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:49
November 22, 2018
Episode 37 - Thanksgiving and the Ending the Shame Cultures of Home & Church
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, we talk about Thanksgiving, and how, for many people, Thanksgiving means returning home to a shame culture. Gordon expands that conversation to talk about how: The Church is Synonymous with Shame for So Many The Church Might Change that Impression Tips for Keeping Your Holidays Shame-Free Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
10:32
November 19, 2018
Free Friday - A Stan Lee Tribute in Light of His Passing
Check out the latest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon celebrates the life of Stan Lee. Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel Comics passed away this week. In this episode, Gordon talks about The Characters Stan Lee Created The Legacy of Stan Lee on His Life And a story about reading 100 comic books straight in a row. Thanks for listening. Gordon If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:58
November 16, 2018
Episode 36 - Pre-Holiday Preview - 3 Tips to Stress Free Gift-Giving
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, we talk about the holidays and how to be stress-free in gifting giving and gift receiving. His 3 tips? Resolve Not to Be Offended Give Experiences Over Gifts Give to a Cause in Honor of Someone Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
13:13
November 12, 2018
Free Friday - Gordon is Thankful on His 48th Birthday aka How to Be Thankful as You Get Older
Check out the newest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon celebrates his 48th birthday. He finds 3 areas in which to be thankful: Struggles in His Past Blessings of His Present Goals of His Future Thanks for listening. Gordon If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:06
November 8, 2018
Episode 35 - This Election is Gonna Hurt
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, we talk about some of the realties of the upcoming election in an episode called, “This Election is Gonna Hurt”. The goal is neither to endorse a party nor a candidate. It is to give some rails for everyone run on. You’ll hear advice like: Be calm. Remember how is in charge. Set a good example. Seriously, friends, let’s set a new tone this election cycle. I hope you enjoy this episode. Thanks for listening. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
16:03
November 5, 2018
Free Friday - Enjoying Every Sip of Coffee
Welcome To another Free Friday episode of This is Gonna Hurt podcast. In this episode, Gordon searches for a good cup of coffee and learns that he should take his time and enjoy every sip. Maybe this weekend, you can do the same. If you’d like to find out more about what Gordon is up to, just go to www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks.
04:52
November 1, 2018
Episode 34 - The Danger of Pre-Judgment & How to Truly Get to Know Other People
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, we talk about the danger of pre-judging people and things. The thought here is that there is a temptation to form opinions about people and things without having any true interaction with them. We talk about: How we form opinions about people, books, and other things. How politics are feeding this issue. A confession of how Gordon pre-judges. And hang around as Gordon takes on a personal challenge in this episode that you won’t believe. If you would like to support the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, just go to: www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
17:20
October 29, 2018
Free Friday - Remembering Eugene Peterson.
Free Friday - Remembering Eugene Peterson. In this “Free Friday” episode, Gordon celebrates the life of Eugene Peterson. He was a Godly man, theologian, and pastor. Also, learn why Gordon was originally suspicious of him and his writings initially. Thanks for listening.
05:01
October 25, 2018
Episode 33 - Fried Oreos & Overcoming Obstacles on the Way toward Your Goals
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”, the podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. In this episode, we talk about how to overcome obstacles on the way to your goals. Having a goal is great, but if you don’t have a plan for overcoming obstacles along the way, you’ll never meet them. In this episode, we talk about: Why fired Oreos are so good. Having a plan. Leading with gratitude. And we also reference the Streamlining Planner. If you are interested, you can find the Streamlining Planner at: http://www.lulu.com/shop/gordon-duncan/the-streamlining-planner/paperback/product-23338813.html www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
16:27
October 22, 2018
Free Friday - How to Handle Criticism
Check out our newest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon ponders how to handle criticism in light of the criticism he received after Monday's episode about the Personal Growth movement. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:55
October 19, 2018
Episode 32 - The Personal Growth Movement & The Church
Welcome to the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”. In this episode, we talk about the rise of the Personal Growth movement, and we discuss the church’s mixed reaction to it. We talk about: The history of the movement from “How to Win Friends & Influence People” to Tony Robbins and his “Awaken the Giant Within”. We also highlight Christians in the Personal Growth space like Ed Mylett https://www.edmylett.com/ & Rachel Hollis https://www.msrachelhollis.com/. We also give time to Tim Challies critique of Rachel Hollis (referenced below). At the end, Gordon gives his recommendation of some rails to run on with the Personal Growth movement. We hope you enjoy it. https://www.edmylett.com/ Thanks for listening! As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Article referenced: https://www.challies.com/book-reviews/girl-wash-your-face/
20:16
October 15, 2018
Free Friday - One of the Greatest Pastors You've Never Heard Of - Pastor Appreciation
Check out our newest episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. October is Pastor Appreciation Month. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon expresses gratitude to one of the pastors of his youth. This pastor kept a friendly, upbeat attitude even in tough times. Endure a heartbreaking physical condition. And was supported by a wonderfully, Godly wife. Tune in to learn more. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:51
October 12, 2018
Episode 31 - What is the Gospel of Christ?
In this episode, Gordon asks the question, “What is the Gospel of Christ?” In our area, there are many churches that talk about all the good that God has planned for you, but they don’t about sin or the need for forgiveness. In this episode, we look at a portion of Galatians where Paul identified the gospel. We talk about: What the Gospel isn’t. How dangerous it is to add to the Gospel. The hope of a life lived in the Gospel. Gordon also refers to a free book he wrote called, “The Gospel of Christ”. You can download the e-book for free at https://gumroad.com/l/thegospelofchrist Thanks for listening! As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
13:45
October 8, 2018
Free Friday - Can You Love Jesus When He Purposefully Causes You Pain?
Check out our newest episode in the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon asks this question: Can you love Jesus even if He purposefully causes you pain? We examine that question by taking a brief look at the raising of Lazarus. We examine how Jesus purposefully waited to go to Judea when Lazarus was dying. We talk about how Jesus said He was glad that Lazarus died. We talk about how hard times detach us from the things of this world. We hope this episode is encouraging. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:05
October 5, 2018
Episode 30 - Middle School Confessions (Advice to Parents)
In this episode, Gordon brings back Emma, his 12-year-old daughter, for a third interview! In this episode, Emma talks about middle school. She talks about: How parents can listen better. When to “lay off” your kids. And she gives 2 pieces of advice that she feels every parent needs to hear. Thanks for listening! As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
20:46
October 1, 2018
Free Friday - How Well Do You Wait for God?
In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about waiting, specifically, waiting for God. We talk about: Waiting for what God has promised. Waiting for what you want. Living joyfully while you wait. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:02
September 28, 2018
Episode 29 - How to Make Real Change in Your Life
In this episode, Gordon talks about how to make real change in your life. In light of the passing of a friend, Gordon considers what the steps are in our lives if we want to make real, positive change. He talks about: Opportunity Rationalization Restraint Inspiration If light of what Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you need help for drug or alcohol addiction, you can find that help at www.recovery.org. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
11:13
September 24, 2018
Free Friday - Taking Fast Hold of God
In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about taking fast hold of Christ. He talks about: What it means to take fast hold of Christ. How Christ holds you fast. Simple ways to remind yourself to take fast hold. These thoughts are inspired by Charles Spurgeon’s sermon “The Hold Fast” and can be found in the Pocket Spurgeon series on Amazon at http://a.co/d/aqcFUmk Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:32
September 21, 2018
Episode 28 - The 3 Essential Qualities to Meet Any Goal
In this episode, Gordon talks about 3 things needed to meet any goal. Whether you are trying to start a business, lose weight or anything else, these are the 3 essential qualities. Gordon talks about Setting the purpose of your goal. Finding that one purpose who will support. Depending on that group of people who will encourage you. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
13:47
September 17, 2018
Free Friday - Is God Good During the Bad Times?
In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about calling God good, even during the bad times. He asks: What do you say when something good happens? What do you say when something bad happens? Can you can God good no matter what? Many of these thoughts come from Gordon’s book “Joy In Trials” from the book of Ruth. You can find it on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1492146862 Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:34
September 14, 2018
Episode 27 - How to Bounce Back When You Miss Your Goal
In this episode, Gordon talks about how he missed his goal at a recent Boston Qualifying Marathon. In fact, Gordon DNF'd (did not finish). We all miss goals every now and then, so how do we keep moving and stay motivated? Gordon offers some tips. He talks about: Controlling what you can control. Using Your Disappointments. Setting Incremental Goals along the way. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking www.anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
14:23
September 10, 2018
Free Friday - How to Prepare for a Big Day
In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about how to prepare for a big day. You know what we are talking about: prepping for an interview, a marathon, etc. Gordon offers tips on: Prepping the night before. Picking out your clothes. Eating a strong breakfast. Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:17
September 7, 2018
Episode 26 - Celebrating Work on Labor Day
In this episode, Gordon celebrates work on Labor Day. He talks about: The origin of Labor Day The goodness of work The redemption of work And lots of other things... As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
09:44
September 3, 2018
Free Friday - Creating an Enduring Legacy
The time to start thinking about an enduring & Godly legacy is now. You can’t start too early. In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about what the essential elements of a Godly legacy looks like by examining the life of Samuel. He talks about Faithfulness Dependence Accountability Boldness Thanks for listening. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:34
August 31, 2018
Episode 25 - The Benefit of Having a Guilty Pleasure
In this episode, Gordon talks about the benefits of a having a guilty pleasure. What is a guilty pleasure? A guilty pleasure is something fun and silly that just helps you have fun and relax. We all need them. Gordon talks about: His love of giant shark movies and the “Mack Bolan” books. He asks what makes a good guilty pleasure. He even offers some things to avoid. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
10:50
August 27, 2018
Free Friday - Embracing and Overcoming Failure
Thomas Edison made 1,000 attempts before creating the light bulb. A reporter asked him, "How does it feel to fail 1,000 times?" Edison replied, "I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps." In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about the power of failure. He ponders things like: How failure puts you one step closer to your goal. How embracing grace in moral failures enables you to obey. And he shares a story of failure in his life. If you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:19
August 24, 2018
Episode 24 - Lessons Learned as a Dad Raising Daughters
In this episode, Gordon talks about what it is like to raise daughters. With the help of his great wife, Gordon shares a few lessons that he has learned. He talks about: Why it is important to restrain anger when in disagreement with his daughters. Why it is important to foster their imagination and encourage them to dream big. Why it is important to help them process conflict with their friends. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
13:35
August 20, 2018
Free Friday - Fighting and Preventing Burnout
In this Free Friday episode, Gordon talks about how to battle and possible prevent burnout in your life. He talks about: Spiritual Disciplines The Benefit of Exercise The Reason Why Setting Goals is Important As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
05:47
August 17, 2018
Episode 23 - Fighting Loneliness
In this episode, Gordon talks about an issue that affects almost all of us: loneliness. He talks about things like: The causes of loneliness. Steps to prevent loneliness. How to walk out of loneliness. And lots more. As Gordon mentioned in the podcast, if you would like to become a podcast patron, you can do so by clicking https://anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and clicking the “support this podcast” button. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
10:22
August 13, 2018
Free Friday - Coming up in the "This is Gonna Hurt" Podcast
In this episode, Gordon talks about what’s in store for the “This is Gonna Hurt Podcast”. He talks about things like: An interview with Danny Bowen of www.80bitpodsmash.com talking about video game addiction. An interview with a female, immigrant entrepreneur discussing her challenges and success. And most excitedly, Gordon talks about how you can become a patron of the show. Patrons will receive a free -ebook, episodes, and lots more. If you would like to become a patron, just go to the homepage at https://anchor.fm/thisisgonnahurt and click “support this podcast”. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, check out his website at www.jgordonduncan.com. Thanks for listening.
05:32
August 10, 2018
Episode 22 - Practical Steps to Avoid Worry in Your Life
In this episode, Gordon discusses the problem of worrying. We think about these things: John Assaraf said, “Worry is a prayer for what you don’t want.” Jesus’ Teaching from Matthew 6 about worry and about how much God loves us. Practical Steps to Avoid Worrying And lots more… This episode is sponsored by Gospel Rich Book. You can find their resources at: www.gospelrichbooks.com You can type in "Gospel Rich Books" at Amazon. If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
13:16
August 6, 2018
Free Friday - Healthy Questions for Married Folks
In this episode, Gordon offers a set of questions for married folks. Who are we? What have we learned? What have we created? What progress have we made? What have we helped? What are we doing to improve ourselves? Is this who we want to be? These questions were adapted from Jocko Willink’s book “Discipline Equals Freedom”. You can find it at https://www.amazon.com/Discipline-Equals-Freedom-Field-Manual/dp/1250156947/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532551552&sr=8-1&keywords=discipline+equals+freedom+field+manual This episode was sponsored by Gospel Rich Books. You can find their resources at: www.gospelrichbooks.com You can type in "Gospel Rich Books" at Amazon. If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
04:16
August 3, 2018
Episode 21 - The Secret, the Law of Attraction, & Prosperity
In this episode, Gordon discusses the heresy of the Law of Attraction. He discusses The book “The Secret” Prosperity Gospel Preachers Positive and negative attitudes Biblical Prosperity This episode is sponsored by Gospel Rich Book. You can find their resources at: www.gospelrichbooks.com You can type in "Gospel Rich Books" at Amazon. If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
13:08
July 30, 2018
Free Friday - Is Different Better Than Better?
In this episode, Gordon ponders the quote from Sally Hogshead. She says, “Is Different Better Than Better?” Sally is the author of “Fascinate" and Gordon plans on reading it over vacation. What do you think, “Is different better than better?” You can find out more about Sally at https://www.howtofascinate.com/different-is-better-than-better This episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast is sponsored by Gospel Rich Books. Gospel Rich Books offers a host of challenging and encouraging resources. You can find them below: Gospel Rich Books Amazon Catalog Gospel Rich Books Blog If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
05:02
July 27, 2018
Episode 20 - A Theology of Vacation
In this episode, Gordon ponders if there is a theology of vacation. He argues there is and offers a few tips so you can make your vacation restful, honoring to God, and rejuvenating. Some of those tips surround: Time Alone Time with Your Spouse Time with Your Children This episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast is sponsored by Gospel Rich Books. Gospel Rich Books offers a host of challenging and encouraging resources. You can find them below: www.gospelrichbooks.com You can type in "Gospel Rich Books" at Amazon. If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
15:33
July 23, 2018
Free Friday - Did You Give $ to the Top 100 Celebrities
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, Gordon asks the question, "How many of the top 100 celebrity earners did you give money?" Does that line up with your values? In this fun exercise, you will learn about the top 100 earners and when you follow the link, you will find out how many you helped. You can find the link at https://www.forbes.com/celebrities/list/ Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
06:25
July 20, 2018
Episode 19 - The LowCarb Lifestyle for Body & Brain Health
In this episode, Gordon talks about the low-carb lifestyle and the difference it has made for both his fitness and his battle with epilepsy. Questions we ask are: What’s the difference between low-carb and paleo or keto? What is a typical day like for Gordon on the low-carb lifestyle? How does one get started? What are some things to avoid? And lots more. If you like this, or any other episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, please review, subscribe, and share it via social media. As always, let us know how we can help. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
17:16
July 16, 2018
Free Friday - Are You Interested or Committed Towards Your Goals?
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, Gordon asks the question, "Are You Interested or Committed Towards Meeting Your Goals?" If you are only interested, you probably won't meet them. If you are committed, you probably will. This is our first "live" episode so the sound quality is not as great. Thanks for your patience. Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:47
July 13, 2018
Episode 18 - The Myth of the 40 Hour Work Week
In this episode, Gordon speaks about the myth of the 40-hour work week. We talk about… Where the concept of a 40-hour work week came from. How much money you need to make per hour to make a living on 40 hours. Why few people starting their careers have a skillset to make a living at that level of work. Why 40 hours leaves you with too much free time anyway. Also, Gordon shares a great resource for time management: the Streamlining Planer which you can find at http://www.lulu.com/shop/gordon-duncan/the-streamlining-planner/paperback/product-23338813.html Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
18:29
July 9, 2018
Free Friday - One Tip To Help You Sleep Better & Recover
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, Gordon shares one tip that will help you sleep better and recover from any form exercise. This secret will transform your health. This will only take 7 minutes of your day, and you will love it. Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:56
July 6, 2018
Episode 17 - Gordon Wrecks His Car & What He Should Learn
In this episode, Gordon speaks about his recent car wreck and how it has affected him, his wife, and his daughters. Something like that opens up questions about finances and what God is doing. Questions Gordon asks are: What does this accident teach me about my heart? What does this accident teach me about God? What does this accident teach me about my plans? What does this accident teach me about God’s plans? The idea is that incidents like these pause our lives, and honest reflection is required to not waste them. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
14:17
July 2, 2018
Free Friday - No Fitness Plan Means No Plan
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, we talk about how Gordon plans out his fitness plan each week. It’s part of his exercise plan. Do you have a fitness plan? If you don’t have a plan, you don’t have a plan. Questions to ask: What are your fitness goals? Do you map out what you want to accomplish physically each week? If you are not going forward, you are going backwards. Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
05:07
June 29, 2018
Episode 16 - Encouragement to Pastors Amid the Summer Slump
In this episode, Gordon speaks directly to pastors to encourage them in them summer slump. Many church contexts slow down during the summer, and as a result, attendance and service can crop. Gordon offers a few tips to prevent discouragement to pastors during this time. Some suggestions: Spend more time with your family… Plan out the next season’s sermons… Focus more on your health… Meet with people who typically are too busy… The big takeaway is to bless your people during the summer and not be bitter towards them. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
10:55
June 25, 2018
Free Friday - Sump Pumps, Backups, & Asking How You're Doing
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, we talk about how Gordon had to replace his sump pump backup and how it reminded him to take a day off from working out to assess how he is doing. If you have a regularly scheduled exercise regimen, it is important to take a day to assess health. This is also important for mental and spiritual well-being. Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:56
June 22, 2018
Episode 15 - Interview w/ Ligon Duncan, the church & #metoo
While at the Presbyterian Church of America’s (PCA) General Assembly, it was my privilege to interview Dr. Ligon Duncan. If you don’t know who he is, Dr. Duncan is the Chancellor/CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary and the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. During our conversation, we discussed the #metoo movement, focusing on two areas: how the movement can inform the church and how the church can inform the movement. His insight was helpful, as one might imagine, and his starting point of the conversation was poignant. You can contact Dr. Ligon Duncan at https://rts.edu/jackson/faculty/bio.aspx?id=177 You can learn more about RTS at https://rts.edu/ Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
21:22
June 18, 2018
Free Friday - How Good and Pleasant is Unity
Gordon arrives home from his church’s convention with this thought - How Good and Pleasant is Unity.
04:21
June 15, 2018
Episode 14 - Dad vs Daughter Part Two with Emma
In this episode, Gordon again talks to his daughter, Emma. We call these episodes “Dad vs. Daughter”. This is where we talk about various topics and get both of our perspectives. In this episode, we talk about What the word “flexing” means… Kendall Jenner dating two people… Ocean’s 8 and the movement to make women focused films… Ariana Grande’s new relationship… And we also throw in quick talks about $395 flip-flops, Vans Warped Tour, and lots more. Thanks for listening. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
30:17
June 11, 2018
Free Friday - Perseverance, Ovechkin, & the Capitals
In this Free Friday Episode of the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, we talk about Perseverance, Alex Ovechkin, & the Washington Capitals. Alex Ovechkin is one of the greatest players of his generation, if not all time. But those conversations have always ended with, “But he’s never won a Stanley Cup” …until last night. Last night, the Washington Capitals defeated the Las Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin and the Capital’s story is really one of perseverance, and in that, we all need to be inspired. Whether you want to lose weight, make more money, quit smoking, or whatever else, you won’t accomplish those goals if you quit. Thanks for listening. If you want to know more about what Gordon is up to, check out www.jgordonduncan.com.
04:53
June 8, 2018
Episode 13 - Gordon Gets a Skin Biopsy & Encourages You to See Dermatologist
In this episode, Gordon talks about his recent visit to the dermatologist for a skin biopsy to check for cancer. He talks about... Why he went to the doctor. The signs of concern on his skin. Protection of your skin. Urgency in seeing a doctor if you have a concern. Thanks for listening. You can learn about care of the skin and signs of cancer at https://www.skincancer.org/. If you like this episode, please let us know by giving us a review or sharing this episode on social media. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
10:58
June 4, 2018
Free Friday - Situational Awareness
Situational awareness is when we have an objectivity about our self and wisdom about people in and out of season. In light of the NBA finals game one loss, there’s a lot to learn about situational awareness. This episode of Free Friday goes right up to the five-minute mark, but we hope that it will be encouraging to you. Thank you for listening.
04:57
June 1, 2018
Episode 12 - Military Appreciation & Memorial Day
In this episode, Gordon talks about the need for military appreciation and celebrating Memorial Day. He talks about... His brother's military service. His brother in law's military service. The Murph Challenge And lot's more. Thanks for listening. If you like this episode, please let us know by giving us a review or sharing this episode on social media. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up to, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
13:24
May 28, 2018
Free Friday - Your Credit Card Debt is Not Goliath
David & Goliath is not about overcoming challenges in your life. It is about living out victory, not how to achieve victory.
04:36
May 25, 2018
Episode 11 - Royal Wedding Marketing Lessons
In this episode, Gordon talks about the marketing lessons we can learn from the recent royal wedding. When a single event attracts 2 billion viewers, we should pay attention. So, we ask questions like: Why did so many people watch? What were the 3 principles of the coverage that garnered so much attention? How can those 3 principles be applied to your business or products? More details about the content of this episode can be found at the ProSight Success blog. You can find that article at https://prosightsuccess.weebly.com/blog/may-21st-2018. Thanks for listening. If you like this episode, please let us know by giving us a review or sharing this episode on social media. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
15:26
May 21, 2018
Free Friday - why Gordon is not the drummer of Motley Crue
Be encouraged and know that God values every gift and talent you have because he gave them to you.
03:54
May 18, 2018
Episode 10 - What Does a Pastor Do?
In this episode, Gordon explores the age-old question, "What does a pastor do?" Well, believe it or not, a pastor does work more than just an hour a week. We answer questions like: What is the ministry of the word? What is the ministry of prayer? How long does it take to prepare a sermon? Who does a pastor meet with? Do all pastors do the same thing? And lots more questions. Bonus, at the very end, we talk about how you can encourage your pastor. Thanks for listening. If you like this episode, please let us know by giving us a review or sharing this episode on social media. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
21:01
May 14, 2018
Free Friday
Welcome to the very first free Friday episode. This is a short five minute thought to get you ready for the weekend. In this episode we talk about how God sees differently than we do. For more, check out www.jgordonduncan.com
03:09
May 11, 2018
Episode 9 - Dad vs. Daughter Talk Pop Culture
Today in the “This is Gonna Hurt” podcast, we have our first Dad vs. Daughter episode. In it, my 11-year-old daughter, Emma, talk about topics that are popular in middle school. Emma explains things to me and asks what I know about them and what I think about them. Some of the topics we talk about are: Slang Terms Kanye West Logan Paul And then we at the end, we talk about Avengers: Infinity War. Do not worry, we give tons of heads up so you can step away if you are afraid of hearing any spoilers. If you like this episode, please let us know by giving us a review or sharing this episode on social media. If you want to find out more about what Gordon is up, you can find that info at www.jgordonduncan.com
31:29
May 7, 2018
Episode 8 - The Church, Protecting Abused Spouses, & Divorce
Today, we take up the controversy surrounding Paige Patterson’s, the President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, comments about counseling an abused spouse to stay in her relationship. Some of the questions we answer are: What are the biblical reasons for divorce? Is physical abuse biblical cause? What are the responsibilities of the pastor? What is Gordon’ opinion? Paige Patterson’s Comments: https://baptistnews.com/article/sbc-leader-under-fire-for-comments-about-divorce-abuse/#.Wud7JUxFw2w Paige Patterson’s Response: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/04/29/southern-baptist-leader-pushes-back-after-comments-leak-urging-abused-women-to-pray-and-avoid-divorce/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9518447f091b Related bible verses: Matthew 19:3-9, 1 Corinthians 7:12-16 Correction: At one point I say, “Matthew 7”, but I intended to say, “1 Corinthians 7”. Domestic Abuse Hotline: http://www.thehotline.org/ Find more info at www.jgordonduncan.com
14:23
April 30, 2018
Episode 7 - Taking First Steps to Redeem Your Grief
In this episode, Gordon talks about taking practical steps to walk out of grief and into redemption. You'll hear... A wonderfully redemptive example. Practical First Steps. How to Own Your Grief. Gordon wrote a book about his dad soon after his passing entitled, "I am my father's son". You can find it at... www.amazon.com/I-am-my-fathers-son/dp/1482682044 www.jgordonduncan.com He also wrote about his mother's passing. You can find it at https://www.amazon.com/Bedside-Memoir-Care-Gordon-Duncan/dp/1492374814 Resources for managing grief: https://grief.com/
14:00
April 23, 2018
Episode 6 - 3 Tips for Dads in Honor of Gordon's Father, Sam
In this episode, Gordon remembers his father, "Sam", at the sixth year of his passing. From Sam's example, Gordon gives dads 3 tips. Admit your mistakes. Teach lessons from those mistakes. Be Gracious. This podcast might be helpful to moms and children as well, but it is particularly focused on dads. I still love you, Sam. Gordon wrote a book about his dad soon after his passing entitled, "I am my father's son". You can find it at... https://www.amazon.com/I-am-my-fathers-son/dp/1482682044 www.jgordonduncan.com
14:45
April 16, 2018
Episode 5 - Being Kind Builds Relationships
In this episode, Gordon talks about kindness. He discusses... The various definitions of kindness. How people don't care what you believe if you aren't kind. How kindness builds relationships. A story of how someone was kind to Gordon and the impression it made. Gordon gives everyone the kindness challenge. You can find out more about what's going on with Gordon at www.jgordonduncan.com Also, you can find Gordon's various books on Amazon at amazon.com/author/gordonduncan
14:58
April 9, 2018
Episode 4 - Why You May Need a Side Gig & What to Do Next
In this episode, Gordon talks about how most everyone needs a side income and how to begin to make extra money. You will hear him talk about… What some popular money management systems don’t address. Why Gordon began a side gig. Why most people need a side gig. How to stay in the job you love and begin to make extra money. Various ideas of ways to make extra money. Resources to help. Resources mentioned in this podcast. If you want to publish a book, the www.bestsellertemplate.com provides a template that you can literally drop you book into to make it Amazon read. You can publish your books at https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/ https://www.lulu.com/ You can find out more about what's going on with Gordon at www.jgordonduncan.com
13:25
April 3, 2018
Episode 3 - Making Easter a Time for Family
In this episode, Gordon talks about how Easter can be a great time to be thankful for your family. Even if you don't celebrate Easter, the weekend is a great opportunity to let your family know you love them. Things discussed in the episode: Gordon's family traditions now and as a kid. Ideas on how to celebrate with family. What to do if you don't have a family. How to celebrate if you don't celebrate Easter. If you are interested in pursuing some Easter devotions, Gordon has written a book called, "It is Finished" celebrating the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. You can find it at: http://www.lulu.com/shop/gordon-duncan/it-is-finished/paperback/product-23552364.html You can find out more about what's going on with Gordon at www.jgordonduncan.com.com.
10:47
March 27, 2018
Episode Two - Don't be a Lazy Slug
In this episode, Gordon talks about laziness and how it interplays with faith. We talk about things like: What does the Bible say about slothfulness or laziness? What is the definition of laziness? How do you know if you are lazy? Is there such a thing as work/life balance? And lots more. Mentioned in the podcast is the need for a good daytimer or planner. If you would like to use the one Gordon recommends, it is his Streamlining planner. You can find it: http://www.lulu.com/shop/gordon-duncan/the-streamlining-planner/paperback/product-23338813.html You can find out more about what's going on with Gordon at www.jgordonduncan.com.com.
19:51
March 20, 2018
Episode One
In this episode, Gordon talks about the importance of setting goals. He talks about: How we are all designed to set goals. Why people of faith should not be afraid to set goals. How we set and meet goals all the time. A story of accomplishing a goal. A challenge to set a goal in personal health. Practical steps to meeting that goal. You can find out more about www.jgordonduncan.com.com.
13:40
March 13, 2018
Episode Zero
Check out the intro episode of the This is Gonna Hurt Podcast of J. Gordon Duncan. Thanks for listening, and find out more about the podcast and lots of other things at www.jgordonduncan.com.
07:51
March 6, 2018
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