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The Practical Christian Podcast

English, Christianity, 5 seasons, 367 episodes, 3 days 15 hours 10 minutes
My name is Travis Albritton, and I want to help you become a more effective Christian. If you’re like me, your life is constantly teetering between being too busy and absolute chaos. And because you have so much going on it can be difficult to find the time to focus on your personal, spiritual growth. But you shouldn’t have to be in the full-time ministry in order to make an impact for God. You can be an effective Christian AND live your life. Every week I’ll share a practical tip, trick, hack, or strategy that you can implement right away. I’ll cover topics like how to study your Bible, talking to your friends about Jesus, dealing with sin and your life, and much more. I don’t want you to have a stagnant relationship with God. I don’t want you to lose your passion for God. And I don’t want you to be ineffective in serving the people around you. I want you to have a thriving relationship with God. I want you to be on fire for God and his church. And I want you to become the difference-maker you were created to be. Become a more effective Christian and see what it’s like to walk with God every day of your life. Learn more at
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I'm launching a new podcast! Hear what it's all about

Subscribe to "Honest Marketing" wherever you listen to podcasts:Apple PodcastsSpotifyYouTubeI'd also love to hear from you if you have an idea for something I should cover on that new podcast! Email me at [email protected]
09/09/20223 minutes 3 seconds
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The true meaning of Genesis 1 with Marty Solomon | Top 10

Today I get to sit down with Marty Solomon, co-host of the Bema Discipleship podcast.Learn more about Bema by visiting their website: bemadiscipleship.comFollow Marty on Twitter @martysolomonSome things you'll hear us discuss on this episode:How a Jew approaches Bible studyThe challenges presented by the Greco-Roman worldviewThe real meaning underpinning the creation story in Genesis 1Stuff we mention in this episode:"The Sabbath" by Abraham Joshua Herschel"Velvet Elvis" by Rob Bell"Jesus for President" by Shane Claiborne
12/01/20221 hour 10 minutes 19 seconds
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The art of savoring scripture | Top 10

I used to think that if I didn't read at least three chapters a day God was disappointed in me somehow. I'm glad I don't think that way anymore!In this episode I'll explain how to focus on the "quality" of your Bible study to unlock some new things you otherwise would have missed.Scripture referenced:Psalm 127:1-2
05/01/20226 minutes 35 seconds
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Understanding God's plan to use your career with Shawn Sommerkamp | Top 10

Today I get to sit down with Shawn Sommerkamp to discuss how our jobs can be fertile ground for God to work.Sign up for Shawn's "52 Weeks of Inspiration" at motivationeer.comStuff we mention in this episode:"Willpower Doesn't Work" by Benjamin Hardy"Man's Search for Meaning" by Victor E. FranklDisclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission. 
29/12/202136 minutes 38 seconds
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The power of five seconds | Top 10

In this episode, you'll learn how to escape "overthinking" and take decisive action when your gut is telling you to do something but you're afraid to do it.Check out this video with Mel Robbins to learn more about the five-second rule.
22/12/20217 minutes 57 seconds
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Why God's plan for sex rocks with Sheila Gregoire | Top 10

Today I get to sit down with author, speaker, and blogger Sheila Gregoire to talk practically about sex.We dive into the real questions that most Christians wonder about but don&apos;t necessarily feel comfortable bringing up in their small group so get ready to take notes!Some of Sheila&apos;s resources we discuss during the episode:31 Days to Great SexSexy Dares - 24 Dares for CouplesBoost Your Libido CourseBooks that Sheila recommends:&quot;Josephine E. Butler: An Autobiographical Memoir&quot;&quot;Surprised By Joy&quot; <
15/12/202142 minutes 24 seconds
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How to share your faith and not feel weird | Top 10

Let&apos;s face it, talking to someone about God can feel incredibly intimidating. But it doesn&apos;t have to be! In this episode, we&apos;ll dive into a trick I&apos;ve used to be able to share my faith in an authentic way and not feel weird while I&apos;m doing it. 
08/12/20218 minutes 9 seconds
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Homosexuality and same-sex attraction with Guy Hammond | Top 10

Today I get to sit down with the founder of Strength in Weakness Ministries, Guy Hammond, to discuss how to live a life of holiness when you&apos;re same-sex attracted.Check out more resources from Guy at strenghtinweakness.orgYou can watch the trailer for the documentary that&apos;s coming out about Guy&apos;s life at findingguy.comStuff we mention in this episode:&quot;The Gay Gospel?&quot; by Joe Dallas&quot;Inside Out&quot; by Larry CrabbDisclaimer: This podcast and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, The Practical Christian Podcast may receive a small commission. 
01/12/202150 minutes 50 seconds
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Do this when you feel distant from God | Top 10

Every Christian experiences dry spells, where you feel emotionally distant from God and have trouble connecting.In this episode, I&apos;ll teach you how to use psalms as scripts for your prayer life.Scriptures referenced:Psalm 37Psalm 73Psalm 19
24/11/20218 minutes 45 seconds
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Recklessly Alive with Sam Eaton | Top 10

Today I get to sit down with Sam Eaton, founder of the Recklessly Alive ministry that helps Christians cope with depression and thoughts of suicide.If you&apos;re considering suicide, call the Suicide Hotline right now at 1-800-273-8255.Visit to find more resources from Sam.Pick up a copy of Sam&apos;s book, Recklessly Alive: What My Suicide Attempt Taught Me About God and Living Life to the Fullest.Stuff we mention in this episode:&quot;Crazy Love&quot; by Francis Chan&quot;Radical&quot; by David Platt&quot;A Million Miles in a Thousand Years&quot; by Donald MillerDisclaimer: This
17/11/202136 minutes 46 seconds
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How to choose between two good options | Top 10

What are you supposed to do when you have to choose between two good options? How do you make the &quot;best&quot; decision that is inline with God&apos;s will?In this episode, I&apos;ll unpack what is and isn&apos;t the will of God and the one question you can ask yourself so you never have to second-guess your decisions.
10/11/202110 minutes 5 seconds
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A sneak peak at what's coming up on the podcast

In this episode, I&apos;ll share a sneak peak of what you can expect on the podcast for the rest of the year and what I&apos;ll be launching in the new year.Listen to the &quot;Women in the Church&quot; podcast, my latest Bible study project.
03/11/20217 minutes 5 seconds