Episode 85 – Domination or Dominion and the Tendency to Control

We all have times in our life where the stress piles up and the tasklist seems endless. This week, Jake and Brett go down an unscripted route as they dive a little deeper into the reasons behind our desire to control as men. They talk about how to handle busy seasons as a man of God, how to find some sanity and learn the important difference between domination and dominion. 

Key Points

  • Overcoming an endless list of tasks
  • What in our life do we try to control?
  • Looking below the surface of control to our interior state: are we seeking domination or dominion
  • The difference between domination and dominion
  • In times of chaos, find simple tasks that you can complete 
  • The difference between mistakes and sins

Discussion Questions

  • What struck you about this episode?
  • How do you typically deal with stressful, task-heavy seasons of life?
  • What things in your life are you seeking to control in order to satisfy your own needs (domination)?
  • What are some things in your life that you are able to approach with a spirit of dominion? How do you see fruitfulness in that dominion?
  • What tasks that help you emotionally regulate?
  • What have you learned from your mistakes?

Resources (none this week)