Practical steps on how to live out the abundant life with former therapist and future church planter, Laura Loewen. Listen in on stories of faith, hope and inspiration as we pursue the abundant, fruitful life together. If you're ready to get crackin' on personal and spiritual growth and have some fun while doing so, you've come to the right place.
Ever thought about the possibility of going into the adoption or foster care process? Have you wondered what the process is like, wanted your questions answered and felt a tug on your heart to do something but not quite sure what was your next step? Join mom of 7 (yes, you read that right) and one of my dear friends, Wendy Rhea, as she shares her journey into the world of foster care and then adoption. Get ready to learn a lot, be inspired and likely feel more clarity after listening.
On the outside, Tyree was doing everything right: dutiful youth pastor, loving husband and father and generous motivational speaker. His inner world told a different story - one of running on fumes, not pouring into his family the way he wanted to and giving too much of himself in ways that weren't always life-giving.
Hear Tyree share candidly and in such a powerful and encouraging way about the season in his life that rocked his world. Make sure to grab a notepad for this episode because I PROMISE you, there are such nuggets of wisdom that you're going to want to soak in and mull over.
Whether you're feeling the weight of burnout or want to equip yourself against it, this episode is sure to give you practical steps to walk in to live out healthy boundaries in your most meaningful life.
Sweet as they come, Megan was growing her online following, attending glamorous events like New York Fashion Week and gaining popularity as an Instagram fashion blogger/influencer. Hear her story of being consumed with the likes, follows and clothes and how the Lord gave her the wake up call she needed to live a life that was filled with more purpose and meaning.
Be encouraged and inspired as you hear from Mark Dykema - successful owner of multiple coffee shops and father of four - as he shares walking through the season where he lost his sister to cancer in the midst of getting a business off the ground. You are going to so appreciate Mark's transparency and be able to identify with the struggles and emotions he shares.
The horror stories don't have to be your reality, friend. You CAN have a fulfilling, sexy (yes, and slightly different) marriage after having kids. Listen in as married couple Jason and Laura Loewen share their best tips on how to have a strong, lasting marriage where you as the couple are kept at the forefront while navigating through parenthood. If you're married or plan on being married someday, this is a must-listen!
Feel like you want to know more about who God made you and how He wired you? Me too. In this episode, I take you on my journey of personal growth: how I got interested in it, the books I read along the way and the steps I'm currently taking to understand myself better so I can serve God and others to the fullest. If showing up as the best version of yourself is up your alley, you'll want to listen to this one.
Hear from one of my besties, Christina Keeling, as she shares how she started her own business based on a felt need in another entrepreneurial community. Be inspired as you hear how she quit her job, stepped out in faith and started walking in her gifts and what the Lord has done in the process.
Join Jeff Polen and I as he bravely and vulnerably shares the story of one of his greatest life obstacles: being deeply hurt and betrayed by those he was in ministry with and how he and his family worked through that situation in light of who God is. Hear how they came out on the side of wanting to learn from the experience and forgive.
Alex is a breath of fresh air : real, transparent and a welcome cheerleader for your life. She preaches the Word, is always humbling herself to learn new things and teaches her kids to walk in freedom. You're going to love listening to my sweet friend as we go deep and chat about diving into personal development within the context of walking with the Lord and so many other nuggets of wisdom.
Hang out with my pastor and friend Shea Prisk and I as I grill him (wink) with some tougher questions (which he handles amazingly well of course) such as: how do you hear from God? what about those people who want to leave church? didn't you live in a season of rebellion? Shea holds nothing back and you'll find he's not your typical "churchy answers" pastor. You're going to love how honest and down to earth he is and I truly believe get some insights to living out a more meaningful relationship with Jesus as a result.
Come chat with my girl Gabby and I as we talk through how she went from a dark season and feelings of not having much purpose to changing her mindset, learning what it means to be happy and take care of herself. As a health coach and the girl I turn to for workout ideas, Gabby is a force to be reckoned with: new mama, inspiring leader and incredibly generous with her time and knowledge. You are going to LOVE hearing from her! Follow her on IG @gabsvengo for healthy living tips and tricks and some keep-it-real moments.
In this first episode of The Fruitful Life Podcast, come visit with host Laura Loewen as she unpacks the inspiration for this show, why it's not just your ordinary Christian podcast (wink) and why you might just want to stick around and keep coming back. Hint: gobs of encouragement and fun humor is on the way!