Hear from the heart of Jonathan David and Melissa Helser. Songs, videos and teachings gathered from their journey.

“The Holy Spirit loves friendship with us. He never leaves, he never gets worn out. His capacity for our failures and our success is outrageous. We need to become more obsessed with the nature of God than anything else.” In this message, Melissa shares a beautiful invitation to take the time to learn what the Holy Spirit sounds like and grow in dependency on Him.

This message was recorded at Bethel Music Worship School in Redding, CA. For more information, go to bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/




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"Burnout happens when our doing exceeds our being." In this message, Jonathan shares on the power of rest as a key for sustaining revival, and keeping our hearts and relationships healthy.

This message was shared at Bethel Music Worship School in Redding, CA. For more information, go to bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/

To read the article Jonathan references in this episode, check out Cultivate Volume IV at shop.cagelessbirds.com

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The Holy Spirit is the crescendo of the cross and the gift of the Father for our everyday life. In this message, Melissa shares personal stories about raising children and the value of leaning into the Holy Spirit and teaching them to do the same. 

This message was recorded at Bethel Music Worship School in Redding, CA. For more information, go to bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/

For more content and resources on healthy and thriving relationships in marriage, parenting, dating and relating to your parents, check out Cultivate Volume V at shop.cagelessbirds.com

Direct download: PODCAST_Leaning_Into_the_Holy_Spirit.mp3
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“One of the greatest battles over our identities is actually just becoming ourselves. But when we fix our eyes on the Author, and open up the book of our hearts in surrender, He begins to write His story in us.” In this message Jonathan shares on positioning ourselves before the Father to write our stories, in our lives as it is in Heaven.

For more information on our ministry, scheduled dates, and resources, go to www.jonathanhelser.com

This message was recently given at Bethel Music Worship Schoo in Redding, CA. For more information on how to attend, go to https://bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/ 

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In this episode Justina, Art Director for The Cageless Birds, sat down with Melissa to ask her questions about working out healthy relationships with God and people, in light of the release of our fifth volume of Cultivate, “The Art of Connection.”

To learn more about Cultivate, and to order our newest volume, go to shop.cagelessbirds.com, or www.cagelessbirds.com/cultivate/

Direct download: The_Art_of_Connection_PODCAST.mp3
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"The Art of Connection" is the fifth volume in the Cultivate devotional book series that was written with your most significant relationships in mind. Volume V is designed to encourage and empower you to pursue healthy and thriving relationships in marriage, parenting, dating and relating to your parents. It is full of prompts and practical tools created to help you identify your need for connection and establish new ways of processing and pursuing family relationships. 

Get it online at shop.cagelessbirds.com today

Learn more about Cultivate at www.cagelessbirds.com

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In this message shared at WorshipU, Jonathan gives a call to live and lead from our encounters with Jesus, and to measure success by how much love and family are produced.


For more information about WorshipU, an annual gathering and online school of worship hosted by Bethel Music, go to www.worshipu.com.

For more information about our ministry, scheduled dates, and resources, go to www.jonathanhelser.com

Have a great day.

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Category:Christian -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Creativity is our birthright as sons and daughters created in the image of God. It’s not just about the songs we write, or the art we create. It doesn’t only belong to artists. Being creative is about the everyday 98% of our lives we walk out in family, relationships, work, and rest. This message is an invitation to walk out our creative identity and create new worlds in every realm of life.

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“There is a way to live above the storm — to stay connected to the Father, to the Person of Jesus, and to the beautiful friendship of the Holy Spirit. There’s a way to actually thrive in life, even when it’s crazy.” In this episode, Melissa shares a hope-filled message from her own story on the power of vulnerability and our need for connection.




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Category:Christian -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Part 2 of Graham Cooke's recent message at our 18 Inch Journey school, "The Power of Instead", an Isaiah 61 invitation to live in the "Instead's" that God has for our lives.




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It’s our pleasure in this episode to introduce a dear friend of ours, Graham Cooke, as he shares a powerful message at our school, the 18 Inch Journey! This is an Isaiah 61 invitation for us to receive God's "Instead's" for our lives.

Check out www.brilliantperspectives.com or www.brillianttv.com for more about Graham and his ministry.



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In this episode, Jonathan shares from his own story his thoughts on the power of generations carrying the presence of God together, and passing on the blessing.

For more information about Bethel Music's "Heaven Come" conference, go to https://bethelmusic.com/heavencome/

For more information on our ministry, resources, and scheduled dates go to www.jonathanhelser.com or find us on Facebook.

Direct download: E16_22From_One_Generation_to_the_Next22_Jonathan.mp3
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