Have you ever felt like giving up? Do you wonder what it takes to persevere when life seems stacked against you?
Sean Cannell, co-founder of Video Influencers, knows how it feels to want to throw in the towel when things seem too hard. He and his wife endured the perfect storm of a health crisis, the Great Recession, and losing a church job in the same year.
Learn how they endured these storms and what you can do to be ready for the coming storms in your life.
ABOUT THIS SHOW:
- Sean shares his background of getting serious about studying scripture and faith
- Sean talks through the perfect storm of his wife’s illness, losing their home and having a church job blow up and what they did to persevere
- 6 Tips for how you can persevere during the next storm in your life
HOW TO PERSEVERE DURING LIFE’S STORMS
#1: Keep clinging to God.
“Though he slay me, I will hope in him” – Job 13:15a
Being deeply rooted and anchored in Christ and his word is your best defense against life’s storms.
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Matthew 7:24
#2: Just keep going
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death.” (Psalm 23) The key is to keep moving through the storms
Disciplines become important.
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#3: Keep learning
Finding others who are going through similar things.
#4: Find others who can encourage you
#5: Keep perspective by staying grateful
#6: Your daily routines create an energy.
See this article from Called to Worship: Living on the Edge: How to Worship When Life Gets Hard
The Morning Miracle by Hal Elrod
Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington
Maxwell Daily Reader by John Maxwell
Joel Boggess shared tips on he learned to Never Give Up in episode 10.
WHO IS SEAN CANNELL?
Sean is co-founder of Video Influencers where he helps people to use video to build their influence, income and impact. He also works with Chalene Johnson as Marketing Impact Academy Ambassador. Sean previously served as a communications pastor and a multi-site campus pastor in Irvine.
He also has over 500,000 subscribers across 3 different channels on YouTube:
- Personal: https://www.youtube.com/user/seanTHiNKs
- Think Media: https://www.youtube.com/user/THiNKmediaTV
- Video Influencers: https://www.youtube.com/user/videoinfluencers
YouTube for Churches by Sean Cannell (BOOK)
YouTube for Churches (VIDEO)