Growing More Christlike

BOW’s short, free conversational videos (some are also in podcast form) linked on this page are designed to help you live out your faith. Or download the resources linked under the videos on this page.

Spiritual Friendship

Sissy Mathew of Irving Bible Church talks about Spiritual Friendship with Kay Daigle in Part 1 “Why It Matters” and Part 2 “What It is”, and then with her real spiritual friend, Jodie Niznik, in Part 3 “How It Works Out in Practice”.

–with Sissy Mathew and Jodie Niznik

Beginning the Road to Racial Reconciliation

All believers can take healing steps toward our brothers and sisters. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the first episode “Where to Begin”, the second “Evaluating and Listening“, the third “Do’s and Don’ts” or the fourth, “Empathy not Sympathy.”

–with Sharifa Stevens and Susan Seay

Resources on Racial Issues

You Are on God’s Team

It’s often difficult to serve God when we don’t feel ready or adequate. This series digs into the Scripture to see how God used three women in new and surprising ways. He is ready to use you, too. The podcasts of “God Uses Your Story”, “God Uses Your Availability”, and “God Uses Your Gifts” have been posted if you prefer that format.

–with Claudia McGuire

Resources for You Are on God’s Team

Fight Right

Understand the nature of conflict, God’s way through it, and how allowing for the differences of others helps avoid it.

–with Oletha Barnett

Fight Right Resource
Series focused on Leaders:  Empowering Leaders to Strive & Thrive through Conflict

Biblical Manhood & Womanhood

What’s biblical and what’s cultural? How do we live faithfully embodied as male and female? Dr. Sandra Glahn is interviewed by Sharifa Stevens. Listen to or download the podcast.

–with Dr. Sandra Glahn and Sharifa Stevens

Sharing Your Faith Story

All believers should be ready and able to share their faith stories in a non-threatening way. Through this three-part series you will learn how to prepare your own story. Podcast episodes of all the videos are now available: Part 1 answers “Why?” and Part 2 discusses “When and with Whom?” Part 3 is “What to Include.”

–with Donna Skell and Kelley Mathews

Resource on Sharing Your Faith Story

It’s Time for a RelationSHIFT

In light of #metoo and #churchtoo, how do men and women work together? Dr. Jackie Roese discusses the issues in this short 3-part series.

–with Dr. Jackie Roese

Leading Toward Racial Reconciliation

Grow in understanding why there is a racial divide and what we can each do about it. Watch the videos below, or download/listen to the podcast episodes “What is White Privilege“, “It’s a Gospel Issue” or “Reconciliation 101“.

–with Sharifa Stevens and Kelley Mathews

Resources on Racial Issues