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.
In this episode, Asheritah Ciuciu shares her struggle with food fixation and how God broke the stronghold in her life.
Host Amy Bennett shares the news about the launch of Abiding Ministries, RICH Bible study, and Season 6 of Feathers: Faith in Flight podcast.
In this episode, Michele shares her journey with cancer and how she learned to live in a place of security and freedom by finding her identity in Christ.
Cindy Bultema shares her struggles through addiction and grief and how she has found freedom and grace in Jesus Christ.
Esther Fleece shares her harrowing childhood which she learned to hide by faking fine, achieving and producing in all areas of her life. She shares the lesson she learned about lament and how that helped her drop the faking fine and walk in authenticity.
Erin Loechner shares her journey from a busy life in LA chasing the American Dream to a life settled in the Midwest chasing slow.
Renee shares her struggle with self-doubt in her calling as an author and speaker. We then chat about community - how important it is, how social media can negatively affect it, and some tips on how to nurture it.