Coffee With Jesus Podcast – Seasons 1, 2, 3


Coffee With Jesus was launched on August 23rd, 2020. Scroll down for your favorite episodes (Latest Episodes are at the top).

S3, Ep. 22-23: Growing in Christ Jesus, Parts 1&2

        In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, guest hosts Elizabeth Bristol and Christine Hobbs discuss practical ways to grow in your relationship with Jesus. Starting in Part 1, they talk about the three “C”s: Cannon, Communication and Commitment. Starting with Scripture, a Christian can get to know all about Christ.  Next, in […]

S3, Ep. 20-21: Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness, Parts 1&2

            Part 1 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,     for they will be filled.” ~ Matthew 5:6 In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, Guest hosts, Rick Schuette and Don Dawson begin their examination of the beatitudes, focusing on righteousness. They starting out by discussing what […]

S3, Ep. 19: Take This Cup

          On the night he was betrayed, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my […]

S3, Ep. 18: Healing Through Helping

        The Bible tells us that God, “comforts us in our troubles so that we may comfort others.” (2 Cor 1:4). But what if the comfort we receive actually comes from us comforting others? It may seem a little backwards to some, but in this episode of Coffee With Jesus our host explains […]

S3, Ep. 17: How Do We Experience God’s Strength?

      You have heard many times that God is with you through the storm. But when you are going through the storm, how can you experience God’s strength? How can you feel His presence and His voice lifting you up? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host shares three practical ways to […]

S3, Ep. 16: Lent – Acts of Service

      Have you noticed that Coffee With Jesus has been releasing episodes more frequently lately?  Have you wondered why that is? Typically, during Lent, people fast or give up something to focus on spiritual nourishment and growing closer to God. Our host, Todd Uebele, shares some ideas to practice during this season and how […]

S3, Ep. 15: The Winter of Our Discontent

      “Now is the winter of our discontent / Made glorious summer by this son…” This winter has been a winter of discontent for our host, Todd Uebele. In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, he shares his discontent and how he was able to get through it and past it. Winter can be […]

S3, Ep. 14: Eternity

      Do you know where you will spend eternity? Life on Earth has a beginning and an end.  There is an important decision that you can make between the beginning and the end of y our life on Earth that will determine where you go after that life ends. John 3:16 says, “For God […]

S3, Ep. 13: The Reason for the Season

      What is the meaning of the resurrection for both Christians and non-Christians? “And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins.” (1 Cor 15:17, ESV) 01 Our host discusses why Jesus is our hope and our life. If Christ had not been raised from […]

S3, Ep. 12: A Plea For Love

      How did a star, a word, and a 10-year-old girl prompt a profound plea for love? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host, Sara van Driel discusses what it means to lead in love. If we are not grounded in love, then we cannot lead in love. Sara also provides Bible passages […]

S3, Ep. 11: Jesus Holds Everything Together

      What do Mondays, Gorilla Tape, belts and Jesus all have in common? That seems kind of random, doesn’t it?  It may seem a little odd to use Gorilla Tape as an illustration. After all, Gorilla Tape can and does fail. Whereas Jesus will NEVER fail you. No matter how difficult the circumstances, no […]

S3, Ep. 10: Why is Newness So Exciting?

      What comes to mind when you think about something new? Maybe the smell of opening a new book, the freshness of relief, or the anticipation of a new experience. Why is newness so exciting? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, special guest Yilda Rivera and host Todd Uebele talk about newness. They […]

S3, Ep. 9: Who Do I Think I am?

      How can someone with low self-image, low self-confidence…someone who does not consider himself a ‘good person’, possibly think he deserves to serve God? Spoiler Alert: He doesn’t deserve to serve God. Extra Spoiler Alert: Nobody deserves to serve God. In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host shares some of his faults, […]

S3, Ep. 8: The Power of Prayer

      What is the power of prayer? How does prayer comfort those who are anxious or sinking into the depths of depression? In Mark 11:2, Jesus tells His followers: “So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” There’s immense power in the […]

S3, Ep. 7: It’s OK to Not be OK

      “Make haste, o God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O Lord.” (Psalm 70:1). God is our deliverer and our strength. When times are tough, we can rely on him. With your feet firmly planted on the rock, you will not be moved, even in the fiercest of storms. While we […]

S3, Ep. 6: Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

      It feels like each of the past few years have been years of loss. For some, it may be the loss of a job. For others, it may be the loss of a loved one. How can we get through the guilt and grief? In this episode, special guest Carey Green and host […]

S3, Ep. 5: Praising God in the Valleys

      Hurricane Katrina took away all his possessions and left him only with three changes of clothes and a car to temporarily live in with his family. In the middle of the chaos and the aftermath of Katrina, our host was longing for God’s comfort; he just wanted to be held by the Lord. […]

S3, Ep. 4: God Is ALWAYS With You

      Do you ever feel like you are all alone and by yourself? Like the storm just won’t end, and the waiting is too heavy to bear? When things don’t go well, we sometimes withdraw into ourselves. After all, it’s not easy to be vulnerable…not with others; even less with God. But when we […]

S3, Ep. 3: God’s Love Changes Everything

      “For you created my inmost being;  you knit me together in my mother’s womb.  I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:13-14a) God’s Love is amazing. God created us, put us together as we grew inside our mother’s womb. He loves us and takes care of us. In this […]

Special Episode: Coffee With Jesus Remembers 9/11

      About 21 years ago, about this time, our host, Todd Uebele was sitting down to dinner onboard the USS Carl Vinson, somewhere in the middle of the Arabian Sea. One of the pilots there mentioned that a plane had hit one of the twin towers. At first, it was thought there a small […]

S3, Ep. 2: When Having Hope is Hard

      Hope is a precious commodity. Hope can keep us going when times are rough, but how do we keep that hope when the tough times seem to never end? How can we maintain hope in the storm when the storm continues to rage? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host shares […]

S3, Ep. 1: How Do We Determine God’s Will?

      Do you struggle when trying to discern God’s Will? Do you have a tough time, deciding which choice is the correct choice? Determining God’s Will can be difficult for many. It is something that our hosts struggle with daily. In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, Todd and Sara share their struggles, their […]

S3, Trailer: Now On Roku! Season 3, Hope is Here

      Mark your calendar! August 23rd is a very special day for Coffee With Jesus!  First, it is our two year anniversary! For two years, we have been bringing hope, comfort and encouragement to the body of Christ. Second, it is the FIRST episode of our Third Season! That’s right! Coffee With Jesus Season […]

S2, Ep. 24: When Things Don’t Make Sense

      Indignation. Disappointment. Frustration. How do we make sense of things when nothing around us seems to make any sense? Sometimes the weight of discouragement and frustration is so heavy that it makes us feel disappointed, angry, or anxious. In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, Todd and special guest-host Yilda Rivera take us […]

S2, Ep. 23: What, Me Worry?

      Worry and anxiety work together to conspire against us. These take our sight away from our Maker and steal our peace. So, how can we overcome worry and anxiety when we are surrounded by uncertainty and shaky ground? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host Todd goes to Matthew 6:25-34. He […]

S2, Ep. 22: A Scar, a Smile, a Song

      Sometimes songs transport us to moments in life. Other times, they keep speaking to us through the life journey itself.  In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host, Sara, shares her story and a song that God used to remind her of His purpose and ever-flowing hope amid tears, hurt, and prayers […]

Special Episode: Memorial Day 2022

      In this Special Episode of Coffee With Jesus, Todd Uebele delivers a short Memorial Day Message, urging everyone to remember what the day is about. Brought to you by Coffee With Jesus Ministries. Background music: Memories by One Voice Childrens Choir (Music use is authorized, but ads for One Voice Childrens Choir may appear in the […]

S2, Ep. 21: How Do We Hear God?

      Picture this: you are alone in a quiet house. You head to your go to devotional spot. You close your eyes and start to pray… Suddenly, bedlam erupts in your brain. How do you still the noise? How can you hear God in the cacophony? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our […]

Special Episode: Does God Care?

        Margie sat emotionally with tears streaming down her face as she was unaware of the several hundred others that also sat around her. Margie was one of many that were there for a Grief Share Meeting. As she wiped the tears from her eyes, trying to act as if all was okay, […]

S2, Ep. 20: Rain or Rockets, God is There

      It happened right after breakfast. A thundering and loud BOOM shook a military base in Afghanistan. There was dust everywhere, like that of an enraged sandstorm. Shattered buildings, walls caved in, and a video revealed the story of how 1,500 pounds of high explosives threatened the lives of those in the military base. […]

S2, Ep. 19: What is YOUR Christian Journey?

      If someone asks you, “What is your Christian journey?” Would you have a response? In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, our guest Sarah Tyler shares her story—a journey from walking in fear and bondage to living in hope and freedom. Sara narrates how she grew up in a controlling household, forbidden to […]

Special Episode: How Do We Get Through the Storm?

      You WILL get through the storm you are facing. In light of everything happening in the world today, we KNOW God will carry us through. He calmed the storms on the sea, He can calm the storms of our life. He promises us peace in Philippians 4:6-7.  We know we will come through […]

S2, Ep. 18: Give it Up! (Lent 2022)

      Did you find the plastic baby in the King Cake this year? King Cakes, parades, parties and celebrations. People love to talk about Mardi Gras, but when it comes to Ash Wednesday and Lent, the conversation tends to die down. Penitence is kind of a downer. Sacrifice is hard.  But neither have to […]

Special Episode: What’s Going On?

      Does it seem like the world’s gone mad? Food shortage! War! Armageddon! Inflation! What in the world is going on??? In this special episode of Coffee With Jesus, our host seeks to offer hope and reassurance in a world seemingly gone mad. Join us as he compares our present to certain points in […]

S2, Ep. 17: How Do You Stop All-Consuming Anxiety?

      The amount of constant decision-making we have to do every day is insane. It is aggravated by the things occurring in the world around us—things that we have no control of whatsoever. The worry we felt yesterday may have increased to stress today, and by tomorrow, anxiety may be taking over. So, how […]

S2, Ep. 16: True Tithing: Giving or Helping Others?

      You’re sitting in the pew. There is an usher standing on either side. Then you see it…the offering plate. How much should you put in? What if you don’t carry cash? Do you write a check? Who uses checks anymore? While countless sermons have been preached on tithing, our host has some rather […]

Special Episode: It’s Going to Be OK

      They year 2022 is proving to be even crazier and more stressful than both 2020 and 2021. It feels like the craziness and the anxiety will never end.  The pandemic is still going on, food and gas prices are through the roof and the threat of nuclear war is hanging over our heads […]

S2, Ep 15: Be Still, Part 2: “God Help!”

      Do you have trouble being still? Is it difficult for you to quiet the chaos and draw close to God This sequence of words may not be very appealing: “Be still, and know…” (Psalm 46:10) First, being still is not as easy as it sounds. Second, we want to keep moving…discovering, knowing what […]

S2, Ep 14: Be Still, Part 1: I Am

      Do you have trouble being still? Is it difficult for you to quiet the chaos and draw close to God? The words “be still” are probably two of the most important words in the Bible, but they are also some of the most difficult to follow. In this episode of Coffee With Jesus, […]

S2, Ep 13: Our Ever-present Help in Trouble

      Sometimes we go through stressful and difficult times that we find ourselves trapped in a whirlwind with no idea how everything will turn out. It is hard to see God’s helping hand because everything is out of control, crumbling around us. How can we be sure that God will always come through and […]

S2, Ep. 12: The Ministry of Presence – The Call of Chaplains

      It’s been almost three hours, and a murder victim still lays on the street in Kansas City. Two investigators are taking pictures from every angle. A crew is mounting laser scanners in tripods to record images to build a 3D photographic model of the scene. In a corner, there’s a grieving family in […]

S2, Ep. 11: Do Christians REALLY Need to Go to Church?

      Do Christians need to go to church? Our host will address a burning issue in the 21st century: Do Christians REALLY need to go to Church? We could share many opinions about this matter. But, does the Bible say anything about it? “Not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit […]

S2, Ep. 10: The Gift of Christmas

      What does Christmas mean to you? Countless movies have explored this question. Countless sermons have been preached on this question. Countless Bible Studies have been conducted on this question, but what does Christmas mean to YOU? In The Gift of Christmas, our Host, Ms. Yilda Rivera and her Co-Host, Todd Uebele, discuss what […]

S2, Ep. 9: Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?

      If God is an all-powerful God… Why does God allow bad things to happen? Yes. Our God is powerful, omniscient, and omnipresent. He can stop the rain. However, sometimes God allows the rain to continue. But why? Why would God allow his people to go through storms? Listen to this episode to find […]

S2, Ep. 7/8: God Meets You Where You Are, Parts 1 and 2

       “You never know Jesus is all you need until Jesus is all you have,”—Special Guest, Michele Dalton.  Many see resilience as power from within. But after two major accidents that threatened her life, our guest, Michele Dalton, will show you how resilience is power from above when God meets you where you are.  […]

S2, Ep. 6: Are We in the End Times?

      Are we in the end times?   Join us as our host, Todd Uebele, guides us through this topic introducing the different schools of interpretation for Biblical eschatology. Then he takes us to Matthew 24:14-23 and Revelation 6:6. He then provides two key pointers to help us determine if we are in the […]

S2, Ep. 5: Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

      Every year, the same question gets asked. Every year, the same debate rages: Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? Join us as host Todd Uebele explains the history behind Halloween and it’s traditions. Comparing it to other Holidays, such as Christmas and Easter, he addresses the pagan customs and the origins of this widely celebrated […]

S2, Ep. 4: God on the Fly

      How does fly fishing relate to our life in Christ? Join us in God on the Fly, as our hosts Rick and Sarah reflect on what fly fishing taught them about God and loving others. The serenity they experience in fly fishing allows them to connect with the majesty of God, and the […]

S1, Ep. 17: Adapting to Sudden Change

      Have you experienced a rapid and sudden change that seemed to come out of nowhere? It can seem overwhelming and even downright scary sometimes. In Adapting to Sudden Change, Todd Uebele shares what he has done when faced with the confusion and anxiety that comes when life throws a curveball so large, it […]

S1, Ep. 16: God, Our Protector

      How can we receive encouragement through hard times? Specifically in moments and situations when everything seems to be spinning out of control. Psalm 91 calls us to dwell in the shelter of the Most High. It reminds us that we can take refuge in the Lord’s presence. In summary, it reminds us that […]

S1, Ep. 15: God is STILL in the Details

      Do you tend to worry about every little thing? When facing a challenge, does your mind automatically think of the worst outcomes? In this episode, host Todd Uebele shares the challenges he faced during a recent life changing event. Not only changing jobs, but moving to the other side of the world presented […]

S1, Ep. 14: Don’t Give Up!

      Has it seemed like your struggles have gone on for an eternity? Don’t give up! God will get you through the fiercest storm and help you over the highest mountain…no matter how hard it gets, our God is greater…don’t give up! Does it seem like your problems are an insurmountable mountain? Don’t give […]

S1, Ep. 13: Rising From the Dust

      What is like to free yourself from the chains of anxiety, hopelessness, depressive forces, and remorse? How do you free yourself from the chains that hold you down? In “Rising from the Dust,” special guest Pastor Tolani Abike Adewole describes how, through multiple miscarriages and inability to retain pregnancies, she was scorned by […]

S1, Ep. 12: God Calms the Storm

      Do the storms of life have you feeling overwhelmed? Have the dark clouds blocked all light and hope? Don’t give up! There is hope! There is One out there who is greater than any storm you may encounter, who’s light will pierce through even the darkest of clouds. In “God Calms the Storm,” […]

S1, Ep 11: Set Me Free

      “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”—Lewis B. Smedes How do you go about forgiving someone who has wronged you? What about forgiving someone who has wronged those you love? Countless sermons have been preached on the importance of forgiveness and our relationship with God. […]

S1, Ep 10: Courage Under Fire: Overcoming Worry and Fear

      How can you overcome worry and fear? How can you be filled with a peace beyond your understanding? Through a battle with cancer, Yilda Rivera found the answer to the questions above in this verse: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your […]

S1, Trailer: Sowing Hope and Encouragement in 2021

      2020 was such a difficult year for everyone. Coffee With Jesus Podcast started with the mission to share comfort and hope with those struggling and navigating through last year’s ongoing hardships. Coffee with Jesus continues in 2021 with that mission: Bringing encouraging and uplifting stories to all of those who could use some […]

2020 Advent Devotional: The Good News of Hope

      “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 Anyone who takes a step into my house knows that I fully enjoy every aspect of Christmas. I go all […]

S1, Ep 9: Here Am I, Send Me!

      Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” — Isaiah 6:8 Most people called by God have one of two reactions. Isaiah’s, where they enthusiastically embrace what God has called them to do, or […]

S1, Ep 8: God, Our Deliverer

      “God is our refuge and strength,     an ever-present help in trouble.”  ~Psalm 46:1 God is our deliverer.  Sometimes He intervenes directly to deliver us, and sometimes, He delivers us through other people.  Sometimes, he delivers us through professionals who are trained to help us.  In this episode, we are extremely fortunate […]

S1, Ep 7: From The Miry Clay

      “He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock” ~ Psalm 40:2 God is always there to help us when we get bogged down in in the mire. It may not be on our timing, but it will be on […]

S1, Ep 6: The 4 Habits of Highly Effective Christians

      “And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” (1 Peter 5:10) In this episode, we are honored to have a very special Guest, the Reverend Dr. Timothy Rogers-Martin, […]

S1, Trailer: Coffee With Jesus First Guest

      Coffee With Jesus is pleased to announce its first guest! Join us on November 1st, 2020 to listen to special Guest, Reverend Dr. Timothy Rogers-Martin and his message, “4 Habits of Highly Effective Christians.” Please enjoy this preview of the coming episode and don’t forget to download our first guest appearance on November […]

S1, Ep 5: Cracks Filled With Gold

      When the Japanese mend broken objects, the aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that an object’s cracks, or scars, give the object its history and its character, making it even more beautiful. In many ways, we are like cracked pottery, some with physical and some with emotional cracks […]

S1, Ep 4: Failure is Not an Option, or is it?

      Failure is NOT an option! Or is it? Failure has happened to everyone and has many reasons. No matter the source or timing or reasons for your failure, it is not the end. In this episode, the author shares examples of failure and overcoming failure, from his own life and from some famous […]

S1, Ep 3: Victory in Christ

      In this episode, I will share something I never thought I would share, two are the darkest periods of my life. I overcame the darkness and attained victory. As Christians, we will struggle. However, as Christians, we have hope. As Christians, we will have victory…Victory in Christ. Podcast Host: Todd Uebele

S1, Ep. 2: God is in the Details

      When I was leaving the navy, I was due to fly to Houston from Japan. I decided I would try a little experiment. Previously, I would fret every little detail, praying for help as every little problem arose. While there is nothing wrong with praying for help, I did so more out of […]

S1, Ep 1: Hope Springs Eternal

      Jesus Christ has overcome death and has overcome the world. He is our champion and our victor. Our God is our comfort and our refuge. While we are on this earth, we are going to have problems, but God is greater than all of that. All the problems we face will pass away. […]