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.
Karen shares how we can find joy and purpose through loving others. She talks about listening for heart drops and caring for the necessary people in our lives.
Shelly Miller shares her family's move to London, England and how prioritizing the Sabbath has played a part for herself and others.
Jenny Simmons shares the difficult season she walked through with her sister's family and then how God has used unexpected circumstances to bring healing into her life and others.
Sarah has experienced more loss and heartache in a short period of time than most people will endure in a lifetime. She shares her battles with infertility, her husband Joel's cancer diagnosis and death, and her baby girl's struggle with meningitis. Sarah clung to her faith which helped her find purpose in her pain.
Anitha shares her journey to faith, marriage, and the States. She and her husband had plans to return to India to preach the gospel in their home country, but God redirected them to plant Indian Community Church, spreading the gospel to 80,000 unchurched Indians in the greater Boston area.
Kaylie shares about opening their doors to their neighbors during Advent to share the gospel in a fun environment. They've named it The Christmas Light Project and are encouraging other families to open their doors wide in the upcoming Christmas season.
Jen shares her story that begins with her adoption at birth and reunion with her birth family. She shares her can-do outlook on life and encourages listeners to go for the things that scare them, knowing that everything is possible for those who believe.
Vanessa shares the story of finding out her new baby boy is blind and how God moved her to pray and eventually healed him of his blindness, bringing is father to faith overnight.
When Tahni Cullen’s two-year old son, Josiah, is diagnosed with severe autism, she feels like they have been handed a prison sentence. How could a good God have allowed this to happen, and how can Tahni find hope for their future?
Five years later, Josiah, who is non-verbal and has not been formally taught to read or write, suddenly types on his iPad profound sentences about the Trinity, heaven, and strangers whose lives he understood. Josiah’s ongoing encounters launch his parents and the rest of us into a whole new world.
Susie shares from her latest book Your Powerful Prayers.
Becky McCoy share the story of experiencing deep grief in her life, including the death of her husband when she was 8 months pregnant with their second child.
Anne Marie shares the story of how she began loving on small Bibles and sharing them with the homeless in Pittsburgh and how it has begun a movement called The Loved Bible Project.
In this episode, I share all the fun and lovely from the Looking for Lovely Weekend, hosted by author and speaker Annie F. Downs. Annie was on the podcast in April sharing about her book Looking for Lovely. She hosted a weekend in Nashville to share all the lovely things she wrote about and to celebrate all God has done. It was a blast and I share all the lovely things we got to experience and all it taught me.
Kelly story begins at her visit to India during the Amazing Race and her declaratio to never return. A year later , she visits for a missions trip. She eventually adopts and then starts a foundation to orphans, widows, and sex trafficking victims in India.
Sarah shares her journey from full-time professional to full-time mom and the lessons she's learned along the way.
Sarah Tellis shares the story of her responding to the human trafficking crisis in Greece which led to the creation of her foundation True Justice International.
Marissa shares her story of being diagnosed with a rare cancer and how God provided for their young family and taught her to trust Him more deeply with her life and her children's futures.
Wendy Lupas shares the story of learning to extend and receive grace through her marriage which lead her and her sister to start The Gracewear Collection, a jewelry company featuring their unique Shield of Faith design.
Lisa shares the story of God leading her through a health scare and the amazing journey of being reunited with her adopted brother.