Janice Armstrong shares her incredible journey from refusing to have anything to do with Jesus and Christianity, to live a full life devoted to sharing the love of Jesus.
Holley Gerth shares her struggles with infertility, their family's unusual journey of adopting their daughter at the age of 20, and what it means to live fiercehearted.
Katie Davis Majors shares the story of stepping out in faith as a teenager after a missions trip and then gives a look at her ongoing experiences and lessons learned of faith in Uganda.
Morgan D'Avanzo shares how she was called to begin ministering to women in local strip clubs.
Shannon Popkin shares about her struggles from her latest book Control Girl: Lessons Surrendering Your Burden of Control from Seven Women in the Bible. We chat about how surrender can be essential in taking big leaps of faith or little, everyday moments.
After 20 years serving as pastor, Beth and her husband Jim felt led to leave and begin work as full-time evangelists and missionaries, serving Uganda. Not knowing how they would earn money, where they would live, or what the future held, they took a leap of faith and watch God provide every step of the way.
Challenged by her pastor one Sunday morning to "jump," KariAnne and her family made a big move from Texas to Kentucky. KariAnne shares their doubts and hurdles along the way.
Feathers is celebrating 100 episodes with a Special Summer Season. In our 100th episode, Amanda Bacon shares her family's experience with adoption and building a family of 10 and then moving everyone across the country from Alaska to North Carolina.
Feathers is celebrating 100 episodes with a Special Summer Season. In this episode, Amy takes a look back at the podcast with a mash-up of previous guests, testimonies of listeners, and 5 lessons she's learned about faith.
Feathers is celebrating 100 episodes with a Special Summer Season. In this episode, Amy and her husband Scott record a Q&A episode answering questions from listeners.
Wrecked with news of her husband’s affair and his request for a divorce, Shauna Shanks finds herself urgently faced with a decision. Does she give up and divorce her husband and move on, or does she try to fight for her marriage? The former choice seems to contradict God’s plan for how to love, such as “love never gives up,” “love is patient,” and “love is kind.” Taking God at His word and assuming the love chapter was really meant to be followed literally word by word, she not only finds herself falling in love with her spouse again, but also falling in love with Jesus, which changes everything.
In this episode, Rachel Swanson shares her journey from a depressed, young mom of 3 to a vibrant author and speaker, following God in the everyday moments of life.
In this episode, Lisa Whittle and I chat about one thing to do in the next week with your family, 3 ways we can choose God, and the importance of the ministry of sameness.
In this episode, Amy shares about her journey as a young adult to Southeast Asia to serve as a Christian English teacher. She shares the lessons she learned about faith and serving when her prayers are answered, but then take a surprising turn.
Leighann Marquiss is a mother of four children, ages 12 and under, including a son who was born with multiple heart defects including having his heart outside his chest. She is the author of Showing Heart: The True Story of How One Boy Defied the Odds and You Are Not Alone: An Insider’s Guide to Prenatal Diagnosis. She is a writer, speaker, and life coach.
In this episode, Rachel shares her family's journey through hurt and loss to starting a discipleship ministry, creating a haven in their home for people needing rest.
In this episode, Beth Guckenberger shares how upending her prayers to start with Amen changed her life. We talk about God's sovereignty, rooting out lies in our lives, adoption, and understanding boundaries with those we minister to.
In this episode, Marla Taviano shares her family's desire to move to Cambodia after visiting on a missions trip. After deciding to go, their family is met with many hurdles including a life-threating heart attack. While they waited on God's green light to go, they moved their family to a low-income apartment complex and created lasting relationships with local refugees, which helped prepare them for their eventual move to Cambodia.
In this episode, Beth McCord shares about the Enneagram and how that can impact your faith. She shares how knowing and leveraging her type helped her start her Enneagram coaching and courses.
In this episode, Jill Anderson shares her involvement as a sponsor of refugees from DR Congo.
In this episode, Jen Weaver shares practical blessings God designed for marriage from her latest book A Wife's Secret to Happiness.
In this episode, Rebekah Gregory shares her harrowing experience of being just feet away from the bomb at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Her life was forever changed as she eventually lost her leg, but she clearly shares it did not steal her hope and joy.
In this episode, Leighton Serlo shares her journey of walking away from alcohol in obedience to God's promptings and returning to her roots of singing to glorify God.
In this episode, Heather Avis shares how God led their family to adopt three children, two of which have Down Syndrome. She shares that although His plan can sometimes feel downright foolish, that so much goodness, blessings, and joy flow out.
In this episode, Anna LeBaron shares her incredible past of growing up the daughter of notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron. Although she escaped the cult at thirteen, her nightmare was far from over. Anna shares candidly and emotionally the healing and freedom God has brought to her life despite her past.