The 4:8 Men Podcast

Are you ready to build a strong body AND a strong faith? Christian Huff harnesses his passion for faith, family, and fitness to help you train physically and spiritually. 1 Timothy 4:8 says physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things. Join the community of 4:8 Men, and be encouraged as we work together to live a life worthy of the one God calls us to.



How to Figure Out the Next Steps in Your Life | Christian Huff

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Jacob, Parker, Reeves and Luke answer the thought provoking spiritual questions submitted by listeners. Jacob urges people who are struggling with restlessness or anxiety to get out there and let God speak to them through others. Luke provides an interesting historical fact to add context to Jesus’ resurrection, and Reeves looks back at the times in his past where he didn’t know where he belonged. John Luke and Christian point out that everyone shares a purpose in the Lord, even though everyone has their own individual calling as well. 

In this episode: Psalm 139, verses 23-24; Mark 9, verses 20-25; Luke 24, verses 5-7; Genesis 1, verse 27

 

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How to Be Wise with Your Confessions | Christian Huff

Fri, 5 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Jacob and Parker consider the often thorny subject of confessing our sins to God and one another. The guys agree that being honest with your circle about what you’re struggling with is the key to truly repenting and changing. Reeves points out that the root word for forgiveness and healing are the same and often used interchangeably in some ancient texts. John Luke explores the way some prayers of the righteous seem to be answered and others don’t. 

In this episode: James 5, verses 13-20 

 

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Is It Sinful to Be Rich? | Christian Huff

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 05:00:00 +0000

Christian joins Jacob, Parker, and Luke for a discussion about personal integrity, discernment when making commitments, and using our blessings for the Lord’s glory. Christian points out that it’s important to treat promises made with gravity and seriousness, and the guys explore the ways one can use their own resources to further God’s Kingdom. Luke posits that serving the Lord can bring about contentment and joy in our lives. 

In this episode: James 5, verses 1-12

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How to Be Okay with God Interrupting Your Plans | Christian Huff

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 13:20:34 +0000

Christian is joined by his brother-in-law Jacob for the first time, as well as Reeves, Parker, and Luke to continue their study of James. Reeves gets real about his own struggles and how he started to overcome them when he began trusting in God’s plan. Jacob, Parker, and Luke discuss the difficulty of adapting to God’s plan when it supersedes human wisdom, and Christian confronts his own struggle with frustration at people who are aggressively self-righteous on social media.

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How To Be In The World, But Not Of The World | Christian Huff

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 05:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Reeves and Luke study the best ways to submit to God while resisting Satan and how sometimes that can lead to hard times. John Luke gives insight into how we cannot escape our culture, but we can learn to function within it as God’s people. Christian and Reeves suggest ways to draw nearer to the Lord such as reading, worship and simple, heartfelt prayers. Luke suggests that submitting to God and resisting temptation isn’t an instantaneous thing, but a process of growth and change. Reeves comes up with a new tattoo idea!

In this episode: James 4, verses 1-10; Romans 12, verse 9; Colossians 3, verse 5; Job 2, verse 9; Genesis 4, verse 7; Isaiah 57, verse 15; Luke 18, verses 9-14

 

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Jealousy and Selfish Ambition are NO Joke | Christian Huff

Fri, 8 Mar 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Christian, Reeves, Parker and Luke explore the difference between Godly wisdom and earthly wisdom and how to tell the difference. Christian challenges those who love Jesus to do whatever it takes to rid their lives of the serious but sneaky sins of jealousy and selfishness. Parker and Reeves point out the importance of service to God’s Kingdom and how it often leads to growth and obedience. Luke shares several scriptures that highlight the need for wisdom in your daily life and walk with Jesus.

In this episode: James 3, verses 13-18; James 1, verse 5; Galatians 5, verses 19-21; Proverbs 2, verses 1-11; 2 Chronicles 1, verses 8-10; Ecclesiastes 7, verse 25

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Is it Possible to Tame the Tongue? | Christian Huff

Fri, 1 Mar 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Parker, Reeves and Luke tackle the difficult subject of the power of our words and how we wield them. Luke makes the point that all change takes time and encourages patience as God sanctifies the hearts of those who love Him. Christian comes up with an amusing new term for bad language that John Luke wants to adopt. The guys agree that putting good into your mind produces good results from the heart.

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In this episode: James 3, verses 1-18; Matthew 18, verse 6; Romans 14, verse 21

 

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We Overuse the Phrase 'I'll Pray for You' | Christian Huff

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Parker, Reeves and Luke dive into James’ challenge to believers to supplement and nourish their faith with good works. Christian points out the way we overuse the phrase “I’ll pray for you,” and that in addition to prayer, followers of Jesus should get to the heart of why those prayers are needed. The guys agree that if one truly surrenders their life to God, charity and generosity will surely follow.
 

In this episode: James 2, verses 14-26

 

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Would You Give a Stranger $100? | Christian Huff

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Christian, John Luke, Parker, Reeves, and Luke discuss the unconscious prejudices we display every day and how they fit into our walk with the Lord. Christian points out that often committing what people think of as “little” sins can lead to much worse over time, and the guys ponder if giving money to people on the street is helping them, enabling them, or just doing what God has called us to do. 

 

In this episode: James 2, verses 1-13

 

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Being Loud & Angry Doesn’t Make You Manly | Christian Huff

Fri, 9 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Christian and the guys explore the hard-hitting concepts in the book of James, including learning to leash your anger and speech to make them obedient to God’s will. The guys ponder the idea of suffering for their faith and learning to grow from that same suffering. Christian is impressed by the directness of James and finds it to be the perfect book to speak to men in particular about their natural urges, habits, and tendencies.  

 

In this episode James 1, verses 19-27

 

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Should Christians Watch 'Game of Thrones'? | Christian Huff

Fri, 2 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Welcome to Season 5 of 4:8 Men! This season Christian will be joined by men from his personal Bible study as they go through the book of James. As the guys dive into the Word they'll discuss how they deal with tough things in life, whether it's okay to doubt God, the strong pull of temptation and desire. They'll also explore the power of our words over others, our family and ourselves, and the slippery slope of that "amazing" TV show — should Christians be watching a series like "Game of Thrones?" 

 

Joining Christian in this episode are Parker, Luke and Reeves. They're studying James 1:1-18.

 

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From Duck Commander To Buck Commander | Christian Huff & Jordan Summitt

Fri, 3 Nov 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian chats with head cameraman of Duck Commander and Buck Commander Jordan Summitt about marrying his high-school sweetheart, how he met Willie Robertson, and how his faith has evolved over nearly two decades working for the Robertson family. Christian and Jordan discuss the complexities of leading your family while trusting God to lead you and cultivating an attitude of thankfulness every day of your life. Jordan reveals a near-death experience that shook him into delving deeper into his faith and gives some advice to parents with younger children.

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Who Was Justin Martin before ‘Duck Dynasty’? | Christian Huff

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian digs into the origin story of Justin Martin of “Duck Dynasty” with the man himself! Martin reveals how he met Willie and ended up working for him nearly 15 years ago. Martin recounts his journey from self-proclaimed “heathen” to a husband, father, and man of God. Christian and Martin discuss what they’ve learned so far about how to communicate with their spouses, co-workers, and children. Martin, a biologist by degree, likens faith to wildlife management in that they both take time, humility and patience.

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How To Be Content With Where You're at in Life | Christian Huff & Mikado Hinson

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian chats with Mikado Hinson, director of player development for Texas A&M’s football team. Christian hears Mikado’s story of coming to know Jesus, then how he came to love Jesus. They explore Mikado’s mission to mentor and disciple young athletes who will go on to impact their families, communities, and the kingdom of God. Mikado gives advice on learning how to enjoy our relationship with the Lord instead of slogging through it. Christian and Mikado agree that sports are a great way for young people to learn powerful lessons with spiritual implications.





Praying Through the Headlines | Christian Huff & David Platt

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian is joined by author, pastor, and founder of Radical David Platt. Christian and David dive into David’s calling to spread the Gospel all over the world, even to the most dangerous of places. David walks through his and his wife’s decision to adopt children internationally, as well as how to use the often scary and demoralizing headlines of today’s news to direct your prayer life. Christian and David explore the differences between the Christianity of the modern West and the Christianity practiced by others all over the world.

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Overcoming The Fear of People | Christian Huff & Aodhan King

Fri, 6 Oct 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian and Aodhan King, worship leader and songwriter at Hillsong Church in Sydney Australia, get into the details of Aodhan’s journey from being a kid at church to being one of the most recognizable figures in modern Christian music. Aodhan addresses critics of his music and how both artistic value and scriptural accuracy are important when writing lyrics. Christian and Aodhan discuss the evolution of Young & Free, an extension of Hillsong’s worship ministry where Aodhan is one of the key leaders.

 

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Physical Fitness Is a Gift from God, Not an Idol | Christian Huff & Earl McClellan

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian and Earl McClellan, Pastor of Shoreline Church in Dallas, TX, share a bond for physical fitness and sports. Christian and Earl understand the temptation to idolize the physical, but find that dedicating time and effort to the Lord each day helps keep them grounded. They examine the urge to protect their families and consider how to balance their own instincts and fire with the humility that God calls us to.

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The Fight to End Slavery & Trafficking | Christian Huff & Nick Caine

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Christian is joined by Nick Caine, Pastor of Zoe Churches and co-founder of the A21 Campaign, an organization whose mission is to end slavery and sex trafficking all over the world. Christian and Nick discuss the ups and downs of being married to strong, driven women and how their own skills fit into their marriages and missions. Nick explains his goal of ending slavery and trafficking forever and how that fight differs from country to country. Christian and Nick explore the evidence of God even in the most devastating situations.

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God’s Sovereignty In Difficult Circumstances | Christian Huff & Matt Chandler

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 05:00:00 +0000

Matt Chandler, pastor of The Village church in Flower Mound, Texas talks with Christian about suffering and having a healthy fear of the Lord. Matt relates his own experience with brain cancer, chemotherapy, marriage issues and the sometimes terrible things he’s witnessed as a pastor. Christian and Matt explore some of the not-so-helpful platitudes Christians say to each other and how to honor God and each other in a culture with little honor.

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