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Jason and Kathy Bergstrom on The Red Letter Disciple Podcast

037: Jason and Kathy Bergstrom on Raising Nine Kids, Becoming a Family of American Ninja Warriors, and How to Turn Your Home into Ministry

Jason and Kathy Bergstrom insist that competing in American Ninja Warrior was not the hardest thing they have ever done. They are devoted to sharing their faith with others through building a backyard training course, owning a gym, and, last but not least, raising nine kids. Jason and Kathy are dedicated to making their life story all about God’s story.

 

 

 

Today’s episode is brought to you by Red Letter Living. This week we are launching a FREE-3 part video series called The Disciple Making for Churches Masterclass. 

Hey, I’m Zach Zehnder, and for more than ten years, I’ve challenged and helped more than 1000 churches make greater disciples of Jesus! I’ve taken the best of everything I’ve learned and created a FREE masterclass to help your church make greater disciples.

 

In this three-part FREE video series, you’ll learn: 

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Video 2: The Number One Mistake to Avoid in Making Disciples

Video 3: The Top FAQs to Help Churches Make Disciples

 

Ultimately, by participating in this FREE video series, you’ll be well on your way to learning how to make greater disciples at your church. So register today and share the link with your pastor and church leader friends about it!

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Resources mentioned in the episode: 

Jungle Gym Ninja

Bergstrom.Dad Instagram

Bergstrom.Mom (Instagram)

Bergstrom Bunch Podcast

Key insights from the episode: 

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You don’t know what to expect when God’s leading the journey! –  Kathy Bergstrom

Raising nine kids is harder than competing in American Ninja Warrior. – Jason Bergstrom

Jason had only been training nine months before competing on ANW. – Kathy Bergstrom

When you love people, they bring people that need love to you. – Jason Bergstrom

Make your home a safe place with no physical or emotional harm. – Jason Bergstrom

God gave us our yelling voice for sporting events or emergencies. – Jason Bergstrom

Athletes are a dime a dozen, but having a story is unique to you. – Kathy Bergstrom

I think you learn the most from failure. – Jason Bergstrom

God will always give you more than you can handle so that you can learn dependency on Him. – Jason Bergstrom

God will never give you more than HE can handle. – Jason Bergstrom

The older you get, the more you have to lose, which leads to fear. – Jason Bergstrom

Your identity has to be bigger than this sport. – Kathy Bergstrom

We tell our students ANW is not the coolest thing they are going to do in their life. – Jason Bergstrom

Bergstrom’s challenge: Take a step of faith out of your comfort zone; one way is giving someone a compliment.

Disciple Making for Churches MasterClass for small group bible study and church leaders.

Remember, this week we are launching a FREE-3 part video series called The Disciple Making for Churches Masterclass. 

Hey, I’m Zach Zehnder, and for more than ten years, I’ve challenged and helped more than 1000 churches make greater disciples of Jesus! I’ve taken the best of everything I’ve learned and created a FREE masterclass to help your church make greater disciples.

 

In this three-part FREE video series, you’ll learn: 

Video 1: The Problem with Disciple Making in Churches and the Best First Question to Ask

Video 2: The Number One Mistake to Avoid in Making Disciples

Video 3: The Top FAQs to Help Churches Make Disciples

 

Ultimately, by participating in this FREE video series, you’ll be well on your way to learning how to make greater disciples at your church. So register today and share the link with your pastor and church leader friends about it!

www.redletterchallenge.com/masterclass

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