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8th Mar 2017

Episode 40: Relational Engagement

Have you ever sat in a room full of strangers that you knew like they were your very own family? It is a phenomenon that isn't new or rare but one that continues to plague our ability to grow together relationally and spiritually. This week we unplugged from the technology matrix in an attempt to reconnect and plant the seeds of engaged communication.

Our #fhcTAKEAWAYS this past week consisted of the 7 questions that were put before us regarding our dependency on electronic media and overall relational engagement:

▸ How tied are you to your phone, electronic media, etc.?
▸ How tied would your friends say you are to these devices?
▸ How has social media kept you from developing relationships with the people with whom you live and work?
▸ What are some ways you can turn your attention more to the people around you each day?
▸ What are some ways you can show others that you are truly paying attention to what they are saying or doing?
▸ What is the relationship between being relationally engaged and loving people into a lifelong friendship with God?
▸ What difference do you think being present, attentive, and interested might make in your life and the lives of those you care about?

Which of these struck closest to the heart for you?

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Tune in every Wednesday as we take a look back at our prior week's message for unique takeaways, added perspective, and a peek at the upcoming message at the Florida Hospital Church. Thank you for joining us and we will see you next week for Episode 41!

Watch the message that coincides with this episode in the FHC Mobile App by clicking on Media and then Archives or go to our website: http://hospitalchurch.org/sermon/relational-engagement/

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About the Podcast

This Is WholeLife
A weekly conversation around a variety of topics being shared and discussed at the WholeLife Church in Orlando Florida. If you join us online or in person you are familiar with our #WholeLifeTakeAways and this is where we continue those conversations!
This is WholeLife is a weekly conversation where we dive deeper into the message and topics at WholeLife Church in Orlando, Florida. Enjoy a mix of light-hearted fun and transparency as we seek answers with Pastors Ken Wetmore, Jeff Cinquemani, Melanie Bockmann, and Communications Director and Host Randy Magray.  It’s the perfect midweek commute podcast to grow personally and spiritually with your WholeLife family! We encourage your questions, comments, and feedback, which we discuss and share in every episode!   

Reach out and join the conversation by email: podcast@wholelife.church, voice mail, or text message at 407-965-1607 and through our social media feeds using #ThisIsWholeLife.

About your hosts

WholeLife Church

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WholeLife Church is a diverse congregation in Orlando, Florida. Our mission is loving people into a lifelong friendship with God.

We are . . . single, married, divorced, female, male, straight, LGBTQ, poor, rich, old, young. At WholeLife Church, we welcome any member of the community to join us in worship. We don’t care if you’re a practicing Christian or got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake. We want to offer you grace and peace as you begin or continue your faith journey.

We are WholeLife Church, and we’re all welcome here.

Randy Magray

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Randy is a #TitleTownUSA native and certified #CheeseHead, being born and raised in Green Bay Wisconsin for 30 years. Randy and his wife Heather moved to the Orlando area in 2001 where daughters Ellie and Emilie eventually joined the family. They have been members at WholeLife Church since 2016 when Randy began hosting and producing the church's podcast This Is WholeLife and adding Speaking of Grace in 2020.

Randy's first job was working at a produce farm when he was 12 and his career has continued to be a diverse journey through the years including brick mason, home builder, financial advisor, media producer, and business owner/entrepreneur in multiple industries.

As the Digital Ministries director he looks forward to growing together as family through digital engagement that shines the light of Jesus in a way that searching hearts are engaged into a lifelong friendship with God. Randy's favorite and go-to Bible chapter.

In his free time you will find Randy tweeting about and cheering his Green Bay Packers and riding his Harley Davidson (where he has occasionally delivered WholeLife Church Announcements), relaxing at Ormond Beach with his family, and listening to podcasts!