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Scott Dreyer

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Life App Podcast

Life App Podcast

Scott Dreyer

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Scott Dreyer from the US State of Virginia has been teaching languages and history around the world since 1986. Dreyer studied one year in Germany and graduated from the College of William and Mary (est. 1693) with a history degree and teaching license. He taught in Taiwan from 1989-1999 and co-authored "Write like a Champion," which won Taiwan's 2008 "Foreign Language Book of the Year" award. He now teaches ESL online. This podcast seeks to educate, motivate, uplift, inspire...and maybe entertain. Episodes include stories from a wide range of fields, including history, geography, foreign languages, literature, religion, politics, economics, philosophy, and Scott's personal life and travels to some 30 countries. Where possible, Scott aims to make connections between these stories and your daily life, to give you something positive to think about and incorporate into your daily lifestyle.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 64: Parables (Part 12-The Hidden Treasure and Pearl of Great Price)

Episode 65: The Hidden Treasure and Pearl (Parable #12), Mark 13:44-46A pearl is precious--a fine one can cost a fortune. But do you know where pearls come from? A tiny grain of sand or other material can find its way into an oyster shell and, by...

11 minMAR 9
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Ep. 64: Parables (Part 12-The Hidden Treasure and Pearl of Great Price)

Ep. 64: Parables (Part 11- The Mustard Seed)

Episode 64: The Mustard Seed (Parable #11), Matthew 13:31-32In today’s world, are most people impressed with a big or a small start?In early 2020, California billionaire Tom Steyer made a BIG start when he spent an amazing quarter of a BILLION US...

13 minMAR 2
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Ep. 64: Parables (Part 11- The Mustard Seed)

Ep. 63: Parables (Part 10-The Growing Seed)

Episode 63 The Parable of the Growing Seeds (Parable 10), Mark 4:26-29Have you heard the English saying, “Man proposed, but God disposes”? It deals with the mystery that probably most of us struggle with from time to time: what in life can people...

28 minFEB 17
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Ep. 63: Parables (Part 10-The Growing Seed)

Ep. 62: Parables (Part 9-Wheat and Weeds)

Episode 62Do you garden? If so, how do you handle weeds? This parable (story) from Jesus, “The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares,” is found in Matthew 13 in the Bible. It tells about a farmer who found out an enemy had planted weed seeds among his...

11 minFEB 7
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Ep. 62: Parables (Part 9-Wheat and Weeds)

Ep. 61: Parables (Part 8-The Four Soils)

Episode 61: Parables (Part VIII-The Four Soils)This episode is a short story, found in the Bible about a farmer who went out to sow (scatter/plant) seeds. His seeds fell on four different kinds of soils. Depending on what the soil was like, the seeds...

14 minJAN 27
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Ep. 61: Parables (Part 8-The Four Soils)

Ep. 60: Parables (Part 7-The Fruitless Fig Tree)

Episode #: 60 Parables (Part 7: The Fruitless Fig Tree)This episode is continues our series from earlier, some parables of Jesus. A parable is a short story that has two meanings: a physical, literal level, and a deeper, spiritual one. This story,...

10 min2019 NOV 25
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Ep. 60: Parables (Part 7-The Fruitless Fig Tree)

Ep. 59: Claim a Slogan or Bible Verse for 2019!

16 min2019 JAN 11
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Ep. 59: Claim a Slogan or Bible Verse for 2019!

Ep. 58: Parables (Part 6-Watch!)

Episode #: 58 Parables (Part 6: Watch!)This episode, from Luke 12:35-48 in the Bible, examines the issue of watchfulness. It starts with the tragic story of unbelievable carelessness that led to one of America’s greatest tragedies: the 1941 attack...

22 min2018 NOV 25
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Ep. 58: Parables (Part 6-Watch!)

Ep 57: Parables (Part 5-The Man Whom God Called "Fool")

Episode #: 57 Parables (Part 5: The man whom God called “fool.”)This episode, from Luke 12:16-21 in the Bible, tells the story of a man who seemingly had it all: money, possessions, status. However, he had some key flaws, and they were his undoing....

26 min2018 NOV 19
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Ep 57: Parables (Part 5-The Man Whom God Called "Fool")

Ep. 56: Parable (Unequal Debts)

Episode #: 56 Parables (Part 4: Unequal Debts)Have you ever been in debt? Has the person you borrowed from ever forgiven your debt? This story, from Luke 7:36-50 in the Bible tells a brief story about the beauty of forgiveness.Word of the Day:...

18 min2018 NOV 12
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Ep. 56: Parable (Unequal Debts)

Latest Episodes

Ep. 64: Parables (Part 12-The Hidden Treasure and Pearl of Great Price)

Episode 65: The Hidden Treasure and Pearl (Parable #12), Mark 13:44-46A pearl is precious--a fine one can cost a fortune. But do you know where pearls come from? A tiny grain of sand or other material can find its way into an oyster shell and, by...

11 minMAR 9
Comments
Ep. 64: Parables (Part 12-The Hidden Treasure and Pearl of Great Price)

Ep. 64: Parables (Part 11- The Mustard Seed)

Episode 64: The Mustard Seed (Parable #11), Matthew 13:31-32In today’s world, are most people impressed with a big or a small start?In early 2020, California billionaire Tom Steyer made a BIG start when he spent an amazing quarter of a BILLION US...

13 minMAR 2
Comments
Ep. 64: Parables (Part 11- The Mustard Seed)

Ep. 63: Parables (Part 10-The Growing Seed)

Episode 63 The Parable of the Growing Seeds (Parable 10), Mark 4:26-29Have you heard the English saying, “Man proposed, but God disposes”? It deals with the mystery that probably most of us struggle with from time to time: what in life can people...

28 minFEB 17
Comments
Ep. 63: Parables (Part 10-The Growing Seed)

Ep. 62: Parables (Part 9-Wheat and Weeds)

Episode 62Do you garden? If so, how do you handle weeds? This parable (story) from Jesus, “The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares,” is found in Matthew 13 in the Bible. It tells about a farmer who found out an enemy had planted weed seeds among his...

11 minFEB 7
Comments
Ep. 62: Parables (Part 9-Wheat and Weeds)

Ep. 61: Parables (Part 8-The Four Soils)

Episode 61: Parables (Part VIII-The Four Soils)This episode is a short story, found in the Bible about a farmer who went out to sow (scatter/plant) seeds. His seeds fell on four different kinds of soils. Depending on what the soil was like, the seeds...

14 minJAN 27
Comments
Ep. 61: Parables (Part 8-The Four Soils)

Ep. 60: Parables (Part 7-The Fruitless Fig Tree)

Episode #: 60 Parables (Part 7: The Fruitless Fig Tree)This episode is continues our series from earlier, some parables of Jesus. A parable is a short story that has two meanings: a physical, literal level, and a deeper, spiritual one. This story,...

10 min2019 NOV 25
Comments
Ep. 60: Parables (Part 7-The Fruitless Fig Tree)

Ep. 59: Claim a Slogan or Bible Verse for 2019!

16 min2019 JAN 11
Comments
Ep. 59: Claim a Slogan or Bible Verse for 2019!

Ep. 58: Parables (Part 6-Watch!)

Episode #: 58 Parables (Part 6: Watch!)This episode, from Luke 12:35-48 in the Bible, examines the issue of watchfulness. It starts with the tragic story of unbelievable carelessness that led to one of America’s greatest tragedies: the 1941 attack...

22 min2018 NOV 25
Comments
Ep. 58: Parables (Part 6-Watch!)

Ep 57: Parables (Part 5-The Man Whom God Called "Fool")

Episode #: 57 Parables (Part 5: The man whom God called “fool.”)This episode, from Luke 12:16-21 in the Bible, tells the story of a man who seemingly had it all: money, possessions, status. However, he had some key flaws, and they were his undoing....

26 min2018 NOV 19
Comments
Ep 57: Parables (Part 5-The Man Whom God Called "Fool")

Ep. 56: Parable (Unequal Debts)

Episode #: 56 Parables (Part 4: Unequal Debts)Have you ever been in debt? Has the person you borrowed from ever forgiven your debt? This story, from Luke 7:36-50 in the Bible tells a brief story about the beauty of forgiveness.Word of the Day:...

18 min2018 NOV 12
Comments
Ep. 56: Parable (Unequal Debts)
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