On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Megan Hill discuss how to grow in contentment in the Christian life, along with her book, Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness (P&R, 2018).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Recommended resources on contentment.
- Lessons Megan learned on contentment as she wrote this devotional on contentment.
- How cultivating godly desires helps Christians to grow in contentment.
- In what way thankfulness is critical to cultivating contentment in the Christian life.
- How to pursue contentment in specific life circumstances such as work, relationships and family, and ministry opportunities.
- How pastors and ministry leaders can help church members learn to grow in contentment.
- How Christians should counsel one another on topics related to contentment in the Christian life.
- The kindness of God in giving us seasons of waiting to grow in contentment.
- Demonstrating thankfulness to others by specifically encouraging one another.
About the Guest
Megan Hill is the author of Praying Together, an editor for The Gospel Coalition, and a regular contributor to Today in the Word.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.