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.
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.
Christa shares how God began to use her gifts as a project manager in the marketplace to help women launch their writing and speaking ministries.
Dani shares how God began to move in her heart six years ago to move and after surrending to anything, He moved them to a rural city in South Carolina where they found a surprising mission field. She shares her passion behind health and wellness and give tips to those that might be struggling to be consistent.
Blind at age 15, Jennifer has every reason to turn away from her faith. However, she shares how her darkness has helped her believe in things she can't see and understand just how much God loves her.