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Bonus: “The Search for Approval” with Lew Sterrett

October 31, 2022

Have you ever sought to fill a void in your life by trying to gain the approval of others but found the void only became greater? In this guest episode, Dr. Lew Sterrett shares how God used a tragic experience in his early childhood to set his life on a course of finding complete acceptance and approval in His Heavenly Father.

One of the greatest needs mankind possesses is to find the acceptance of someone who genuinely loves, cares and receives them. God has graciously met this need, and He has done so through providing a way that all mankind can know Him! Listen as Gabe and our guest, Dr. Lew Sterrett, discuss the keys of finding our approval, love and affirmation in God through a personal relationship with Christ.

  • Gabe Cleator, Host

    Gabe Cleator loves Jesus and desires to help others cultivate an intimate relationship with Christ as the All-Sufficient One. Gabe holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Ministries, is author of the book Always and in Everything, and currently serves as the director of the Home Discipleship Network under the ministry of IBLP. His passion is to see God’s people turn back to a vibrant, living Christianity that has Christ at the center and the Word as the foundation. Gabe and his wife, Sara, live in East Texas where they enjoy serving the Lord together and spending time in the great outdoors, taking fishing trips or visiting National Parks.

  • Lew Sterrett, Guest

    Dr. Lew Sterrett specializes in life lessons of leadership from the language of the horse. For over 30 years Dr. Lew has combined his expertise as a professional horse trainer, a certified youth and family counselor, a licensed pastor, and a successful business executive to produce unique events. Wittingly, he frames our own stubborn human nature with the example of unbroken horses that resist their master’s will. His demonstrations, however, never end there. As a father, wrangler and ministry man, he also exhibits a teacher's heart. With finely-tuned relationship skills, he provides answers from the Bible for a wide array of family problems, showing both parents and their children how fulfillment is to be found only in full surrender to Christ as Lord. He and his wife, Melodie, both hold doctorates: he in leadership training, and she in Biblical counseling. Their ministry is headquartered at Ransom Wind Ranch in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

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