The Nonmicrowaved Truth With C.L. Whiteside

The Nonmicrowaved Truth With C.L. Whiteside

How fast do you have to have "IT"? Our culture tells us to find a microwave to speed up the process. C.L. Whiteside, a man who sees and hears multiple perspectives through his life of coaching sports, serving in education, and attempting to conform to Christ, searches for the nonmicrowaved truth. C.L. gets that what’s cool and acceptable now, may not be cool and acceptable tomorrow—and most importantly, may not be what’s best.

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The Nonmicrowaved Truth With C.L. Whiteside
  • Satan Doesn't Make You Bad, but the Spirit Makes You Good

    On a scale of 1 to 100, 100 being the best, how would you rate yourself in goodness? The phrase "He/she is such a good person" is pretty common, and there is usually a common understanding when it is said about someone. But what makes someone "good" in God's eyes? Sometimes we blame the devil for...

  • New Age Golden Calf

    God's Old Testament people, the Israelites, chose to create an idol in the form of a golden calf and worship it. This may sound stupid to us, but at times we are just like the Israelites. History repeats itself all too often. Our culture has made an idol out of having fun and getting lit; the Isr...

  • Self-Analyze Your Spirit

    People are told to be self-aware of their thoughts and feelings. There is an even deeper self-analyzation that can take place though: self-analyzing one's spirit. Never underestimate the importance of regular self-examination, questioning one's motives, sins, and being real on where your relation...

  • A Special Connection- The #1 Uniter

    What’s the deepest connection that can be forged that can unite us across cultures and continents? Let’s challenge the narratives of division perpetuated by the media and society. In a world seemingly torn apart by race, gender, geographical boundaries, and superficial affiliations, this episode...

  • Unapologetically Saved: Exposing the Arrogance Myth

    Are followers of Jesus and those who call themselves Christians arrogant to believe Jesus is the only way? Should Christians be tolerant of other religions and alternate paths? This episode looks at how the enemy may be using these insults and philosophies to lead us to the wrong path and ultimat...

  • Check Your Reminiscing and Be Present

    When we drift off and reminisce about our past, we often go back to moments of peak physicality, excitement, and receiving great praise and honor. At times our blasts to the past have us dwelling on past sins and misremembering. In this episode we will explore the ability to remain present and re...

  • Uncompromised Leadership: Calling Out Missteps for the Sake of Truth

    In this episode we'll look at leadership, specifically spiritual leadership and what should be prioritized. The apostle Paul confronted a big-time leader and emphasized the importance of holding leaders accountable. There is an urgency to confronting error within leadership, even when it means ch...

  • Are You Inviting Demons?

    In this episode, C.L. dives into the often overlooked but profound reality of spiritual warfare. You've probably heard or been a part of discussions about bad energy and negativity. However, C.L. asks the more pointed and real underlying question: Are we unknowingly welcoming demons into our live...

  • Thomas Moments: Embracing Doubt While Seeking Truth

    Where do we go for answers during periods of doubt? Where we look for answers matters, and sometimes we create more doubt by looking to the wrong places for answers. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles, is known for his doubt. However, there are some very practical themes we can highlight and learn fr...

  • Time Travel Lessons

    Lessons of life are beyond valuable. In this episode, imagine you can time travel to share lessons with yourself or another loved one. The lessons in this episode will help you appreciate some of the things you have held on to dearly, question some philosophies you are living by, and appreciate t...

  • Make Sure This Is Good and It Stays Good

    Are you constantly chasing career advancements at the expense of your foundational values? In this episode, C.L. will use biblical wisdom to explore the dangers of neglecting certain relationships, faith, and personal integrity in the pursuit of success. Listen in as he uncovers the keys to achie...

  • Coaching as a Christian

    This episode dives into the intricate world of coaching through a Christian lens. Whether you're an experienced and confident coach or someone who is considering stepping into a role like this, this episode offers invaluable insights to coaching up people and aiming to win spiritually.

    Genes...

  • You Need to Hear This Every Day

    What people feel, perceive, or envision has so much to do with the messages they hear. There are some messages we hear every day that we aren't even conscious of but can be chalked up to the culture we live in. A lot of those messages are questionable. But there is one message you should hear eve...

  • Examine Your Relationships: Are They Aligned Where It Matters Most?

    Think about your relationships. Have you ever wished or wondered why you are not closer with some people even though you've put a lot of energy into the relationships? Some people don't connect deeply because they aren't aligned in certain areas. This episode looks at why some relationships have ...

  • Christians: Check Your Vision

    In any and every situation, you can seek to find the good or seek to find the bad. Which do you usually default to seeking? As Christians, we want to make sure our vision is not obstructed. If you are on edge or find yourself worrying or anxious about anything, there is a great chance you need to...

  • Don't Forget: You Are a Vessel

    God uses some interesting people and circumstances to share the gospel. Have you ever thought about how he wants to use you to share the Good News? Do you think you're capable of spreading God's Word? Whether or not you think you or someone else is capable of sharing God's Word, this episode look...

  • Conscious Clicking: Rethinking What You Like and Love

    The social media activity and presence of a Christian should look different from the average person's. What made you like or love that post on social media? Are you conscious of what you're showing others through what you favor on social media? Although the Bible never mentions the most popular s...

  • Do You Love Second-Chance Stories?

    Do you get annoyed when you hear about someone wasting a second or third chance? The Bible is full of second-chance stories. How many chances have you been given? Do you ever worry that you might run out of chances? This episode shows that when God gives second chances, it's different from when w...

  • Child Worship: The New Religion of Our Culture

    Parents love their children so much that at times it becomes a form of worship. If you have a child, plan on having children, or are a son or daughter, then this is a great episode for you. C.L. examines what forms of child worship you may be participating in and helps you understand how to guard...

  • Can You Push the Button?

    If you had the fate of someone's life in your hands or had to make a decision that went against what everyone wanted, could you do it? Making decisions can be draining. Making tough decisions is even more draining. There are some people in the Bible we can definitely learn from when it comes to m...

  • Mix Carefully & Beware of the Hijack

    Have you ever heard the phrase "live in the world but don't be of the world"? What does that mean for a Christian? Does this mean you can't celebrate any holidays? Can a Christian still represent God if culture or traditions are mixed in? There are a few things you always need to keep in mind so ...

  • Standing on Business ... For God

    Do you "stand on business" for God? You may be wondering what that even means. But whether you know what it means or not, you are standing for a number of things you may not even be aware of. C.L. discusses why you might want to make sure you are standing for God and what standing for God can do ...

  • Feel the Pressure. Love the Pressure.

    If you're a human being, then there's a great chance you're dealing with some sort of pressure at this moment or will be dealing with pressure in the future. How should you deal with it? Where does it come from? Is there such a thing as "good pressure"? Let's talk about the weird balance that's n...

  • Don't Fall Under the Spell

    There are some "harmless fun" philosophies that Christians should beware of—because they try to put us under a spell. Do you know your Zodiac sign? Are you superstitious? Do you know what or whom you're worshiping? Let's make sure we aren't under any spells and know how to avoid them altogether. ...