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The Freedom Now Podcast with Andrea Fehr:

The Freedom Now Podcast with Andrea Fehr:

By Andrea Fehr
My passion is to proclaim that we have daily freedom through our everyday Savior. Teaching freedom principles that will enable listeners to turn from freaking out to freedom. I count it a privilege to be a part of ladies events in Canada & beyond, and welcome to my podcast!
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Episode #35: Attention ALL Leaders
Are you a leader of any kind? Parent? Kids club? Care group? Volunteer organization? If so, you want to listen this episode. Annie Perdue Olson is a hoot to interview. Her vivacious personality and high energy makes her easy to listen to and to follow. Allow yourself a treat today and listen to our conversation about interacting with others. Annie is founder of Leading Better Together Company, facilitating strategic conversations with ministry leaders to cultivate healthy teams. She has spent her life in ministry and nonprofit leadership through seasons of growth and downsizing; transition and restructuring; chaos and hope. She knows leaders need to be at the top of their game to accomplish mission. Annie works with leaders in ministry to create simple strategies for teams to thrive in faith and leadership! As a former pastor and now a Certified Leadership Coach with a Master of Arts in Human Resources and Change Leadership, she has spent the last 10 years helping ministry teams work together better.  Side by Side Podcast website: Facebook: @leadingbettertogether IG: @leadingbettertogether LinkedIn: @annieperdueolson
September 23, 2021
Episode #34: Freedom while Caregiving
If you are going through a season of caregiving this is the perfect episode of you. Listen in as I interview, Rayna Neises author of, No Regrets: Hope for Your Caregiving Season, Certified Coach, host of A Season of Caring Podcast, and Speaker who is passionate about supporting daughters and sons who are in a season of caring for aging parents.  Rayna lost both of her parents to Alzheimer’s Disease 20 years apart.  After her season for caring for her dad through his journey she founded A Season of Caring Coaching where she equips, encourages and supports those in this season so they don’t find themselves aimlessly wandering through this important season of life.   Rayna lives on a farm in southeast Kansas with her husband, Ron and a small pack of dogs.  She is the baby of her family, but most would never guess.  She is a former teacher, enjoys crafts of all kinds and spending time with her grandkids most of all. Connect with her at:  4 Things You Need to Know as You Begin Your Season of Caring FREE tip sheet  They can book a free call at  FREE Caregiver Support Group- Mine
September 16, 2021
Episode #33: Let's Travel through Time
I can't get enough of Lisa Rae's work. The Time Tree series is a MUST read!!!! In this episode I had the wonderful and fun privilege of interviewing this talented woman, Lisa Rae Morris. She writes both fiction and non-fiction. She's a crafter, serial hobbyist, voracious researcher, unapologetic nerd, and coffee connoisseur in the Pacific Northwest. She is passionate about her airline pilot husband and their beautiful kids. Listen and laugh with us as we talk about her novel series and how to relate to college age adults.
September 09, 2021
Episode #32: Learning from Who?!?!
 In this episode I will be briefly introducing our last batch of beautiful warriors for this freedom in relationship series. A gifted novel writer. A daughter who has been a caregiver. A team building leader. What do these three have in common? A passion for God. A desire to encourage and equip individuals in their relationships with God and each other. Listen in as I share more about my growing up years and let's marvel together at our good God and how He is always at work in our midst. Have you been struggling in a relationship? Does listening to this episode stir up a longing in you to pursue your dreams but your not sure how? Why not allow me to journey with you? Book your free coaching sessions today
September 02, 2021
Episode #31: Transition and Teens
Mandi Frost is our guest for this episode.  Enjoy our conversation about transitioning in to college age childern. Mandi is originally from Zimbabwe in Africa and she successfully homeschooled and launched her 3 young adult sons and two of them have their own online businesses. Mandi believes that children learn best through real life experiences as they delight in their learning and explore their interests. Mandi continues to serve families and as a certified academic life coach, career coach and ACC ICF coach, she offers life coaching to parents, teens, and young adults. She designed two group coaching programs for high school students: The GO PROGRAM - a personal development and life prep curriculum, and the GET CAREER CLARITY program. Mandi understands the challenges parents face with regards to preparing their teens for adulthood and coaching supports families on this journey.  Connect with her at:
August 24, 2021
Episode #30: Goosebumps and Jesus
Stephanie Bullock is our guest author in this episode. She is passionate about Jesus and His freedom too and specifically loves sharing Him with children. You will love Stephanie's heart and the resources she has that help support adults in loving children well.  Wait until you her amazing story about how Jesus answered her prayer....seriously, goosebumps! You can find Stephanie's ministry called Freedom Setters along with wonderful book, Duckie Discovers Miracles at
August 19, 2021
Episode #29: It takes a village to raise a child
"It takes a village to raise a child." This adage has rung true throughout my parenting career. It's always wonderful to add new people to the village of those who are helping raise our children. You definitely want to listen in on this week's episode of The Freedom Now podcast, as I interview children's book author, Christie Thomas. Christie lives in Alberta, Canada and is mom to 3 amazing boys. She is the author of Quinn’s Promise Rock and Quinn Says Goodbye, and loves to help Christian moms nurture deep faith roots in their kids through her online work at Her favorite thing to do with her boys is read good stories and do wacky science experiments. Find her books at  Christie is gifted with the ability to help explain difficult concepts in a way that kids can relate to and leaves parents sighing with relief.
July 20, 2021
Episode #28: Don't Pull Up the Plants
I'm not a gardener but God's gave me a neat analogy about parenting and seeds that I'd love to share with you in this episode. I am also really excited to share with you the three interviews coming up with others that will shed beautiful insights into how to relate with kid through to young adults. Remember if you are needing a listening ear or wanting to regain freedom in life you can book a complimentary coaching session with me at For more information about Flying Free Ministries please, head to
June 03, 2021
Episode #27: Wife of now recovered Porn Addict shares HOPE with wounded wives
Listen this week's interview with beautiful warrior, Kirsten and be encouraged. Professional writer, Kirsten D Samuel, was uncharacteristically at a loss for words when her husband confessed his addiction to pornography. Kirsten felt the bottom give way. The months ahead revealed the bottom wasn’t the bottom, it was deeper still as she was diagnosed with clinical depression and PTSD. “When my husband told me they’d discovered his pornography use at his job and he might be fired, my carefully crafted world shattered. God revealed my past abuse and self-constructed prison of lies and their stranglehold on the oxygen-source for His plan.” That was over ten years ago. Now Kirsten serves wives wounded by pornography. She lives each day with her recovered husband as they choose authenticity, love, faith, fun, and forgiveness. Kirsten and Dave openly speak about the millions addicted to porn and God’s redeeming grace. Kirsten believes you can choose denial, or you can choose to overcome, but doing nothing is definitely a choice. Read more about Kirsten’s inspiring journey in Choosing a Way Out: When the Bottom Isn’t the Bottom. Kirsten blogs weekly at Connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.Professional writer, Kirsten D Samuel, was uncharacteristically at a loss for words when her husband confessed his addiction to pornography. Kirsten felt the bottom give way. The months ahead revealed the bottom wasn’t the bottom, it was deeper still as she was diagnosed with clinical depression and PTSD. Read more about Kirsten’s inspiring journey in Choosing a Way Out: When the Bottom Isn’t the Bottom. Kirsten blogs weekly at Connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.
May 12, 2021
Episode #26: Pinpoints of Light with April T Giauque
For this episode I had the priviledge of interviewing, April T Giauque. She is a published author & empowerment speaker. Her first published work, Pinpoints of Light: Escaping the Abyss of Abuse is her heroine story of escaping abuse with her five children. Her second, Out of Darkness, is her healing journey that followed. April empowers women to move from trauma to truth and darkness to light by helping them heal through their story and share it boldly through writing and speaking. Pinpoints Across America is the movement to place her book of hope in 11,000 shelters. Through her podcast, Beacon of Light, she highlights authors who write about hope and healing. With ghostwriting, she takes your work through her head, hearts, and hands and turns it into your masterpiece. She lives in Texas with her hubby and nine children. For more information visit her Enjoy this powerful interview.
May 05, 2021
Episode #25: Don't Mess with THIS Momma!
Missy Maxwell Worton is an incredible prayer warrior, author and momma. She also happens to be our guest on this week's episode. I love Missy's authenticity and tenacity in her pursuit of her daughter as they rescued her from a terrifying situation. I admire how Missy shares about the turmoil that happened in her marriage during this intense season and the wrestle with forgiveness she had to have so that she could walk in victory.  Here's where you can find Missy and her amazing book: Facebook: Missy Maxwell Worton@dontmesswiththismama Amazon link: Listen in and be challenged and  encouraged. As always to learn more about Flying Free Ministries and Andrea Fehr you can head to
April 07, 2021
Episode #24: Bandaged People
All of us are in relationship. We have family, friends and aquaintances. Relationships can be amazing but sometimes they are brutal. Relationship is our freedom focus this quarter. Hop on to this episode and listen to Andrea give you a sneak peek of some of the amazing ladies and fellow authors she will be introducing over the next few months. Andrea will also share with you a recent picture God gave her that's helpful to remember while relating to others. As always feel free to share this episode with others and please drop Andrea a line at
March 31, 2021
Episode #23 Dig into your Dreams
Digging into your dreams can be impossible when you can't remember what your dreams are. Today's episode is a walk down memory lane with Andrea that will lead you to remember your dreams and desires from your youth. Things change over time and each season of life is different but each of us has had moments when our hearts loved what we were doing. Let's take time to pause and remember those moments. How are our dreams a part of our lives? What dreams do we keep putting on hold? What is that thing you have always wanted to do/learn but something keeps holding you back from giving it a try? It's a beautiful thing to remember that God has placed seeds of dreams in our hearts that are aligned with our God given gifts. You don't have do this alone, if digging into a dream makes you nervous or remembering what you used to dream about leaves you overwhelmed please reach out to Andrea today and book a FREE coaching session. She would love to connect with you. PS. If you are curious/eager to write your own book, schedule a session and Andrea will answer your questons with joy.
March 25, 2021
Episode #22: What gifts?!?!? God didn't give me any.
Have you ever felt like you have nothing to offer? That when God was handing out gifts and talents He skipped you? I have too BUT it is not true! All of us have so much to offer but sometimes we just need to be reminded how we can do that. In seasons of transition or struggle it can be easy to lose sight of how God views us. We were created uniquely for a reason so click on this episode and enjoy a time of encouragement and hope as you rediscover the some of the gifts you have been given. Want to talk about it? No problem, click here to sign up for a complimentary coaching session with me. I LOVE to encourage and listen, you don't have to do this alone. htttp://
March 17, 2021
Episode #21: Energy Boosters
Powerful, practical, strategies for becoming recharged available here. Once we've done our energy inventory we move into two essential concepts for increasing our energy. Our phones need to recharge. Our vehicles need maintenance. Obviously we need to be checking in with ourselves to see what is working and what isn't and be willing to tweak accordingly. Enjoy this episode of honesty, potentially beneficial strategies and a sense of belonging. We are in this journey of life together. Why not create an action plan to apply some of these  energy boosting strategies. Does taking inventory and figuring out a plan feel overwhelming? I get that, why not book a complimentary coaching session with me and together we can discover your next best step.
March 10, 2021
Episode #20: Energy Inventory
It's time to take inventory. Often I can have my to do list, goals list be what pushes me to keep going and get things done. Obviously it's not wrong to take care of our responsibilities and aim for our goals but how often do we hit override and keep going when our entire being is asking for us to pause. In this episode I'll share how I am learning to discern where my limitations are by taking inventory. The tools provided here will haved be become proactive instead of live on auto pilot and it has led me to greater freedom as I learn to accept my limitations. Has it been hard? Yes. Has it been worth it? Definitely! Listen in and gain some tips and encouragement today.   Be sure to check out for amazing resources and find me on Instagram at Flying Free Ministries I'd love to hear from you,
March 03, 2021
Episode #19: Time for Rest. Time for Re-entry.
Do you find it easy to rest? How do you feel about re- entering life after a break? Can you see where there is rest in your week, month and year? Do you ever ignore fully resting because re- entering life is hard? You are not alone. Listen to today's episode and discover the rhythm that Jesus modeled and learn how to smooth out re-entry moments. Be sure to find me on Instagram at Flying Free Ministries and you don't want miss out on the courses and coaching opportunities provided through
February 10, 2021
Episode #18: Is your play, work?
Are you working more than you are playing? Likely your answer is, "Of course. I'm an adult!" Perhaps the question should be, can an adult's work be play? Listen in and hear about my recent discoveries about play and work. Get ready for some great news and encouragement as I share my story and we check out Jesus' example of work/play balance. Be sure to check out for amazing resources and find me on Instagram at Flying Free Ministries I'd love to hear from you.
February 03, 2021
Episode #17: Let go. Let God, really?!?!?!
Annoyed, skeptical, relieved, encouraged are some of the responses to the concept of letting go and letting God. When we think of managing our time it can seem impossible to let go of our plan for the day. I mean, we have deadlines, right?!??! And yet the thought of letting God handle it is intriguing. but how???? Enjoy this episode, as we dig into the conundrum of planning and yet releasing, of letting go but holding on. It's going to be worth your time whether you are a mom, ministry leader or entrepreneur. If you are curious about my, Create a Schedule that Makes You Smile course, head over to
January 27, 2021
Episode #16: Aspire to Be
Do you struggle with "being" instead of "doing" all the time? Me too! My awareness of "be" began on a day when I was feeling overwhelmed and well, "kerflungled", little by little God has led me to a new place of acceptance and healing. Enjoy listening to my journey as I share about the freedom builder that God has been developing in my life. For powerful information on enjoying this freedom builder and others, grab a copy of my book, Freaking Out to Flying Free: Experience Freedom Amid the Chaos of Life at
January 20, 2021
Episode #15: Unhurried Pace?!?!?
Anxious? Rushed? Stressed? Give yourself permission to sit and breath for a few minutes and enjoy Andrea’s honesty about how the word, “time” has scared her through the years and how she is growing in freedom as she learns to live at an unhurried pace.  This can be you too. Are you feeling uncertain about where to start? Why not start by booking a complimentary coaching session with Andrea. She’d love to journey with you.
January 13, 2021
Episode #14: 2021 has Massive Potential when we invest in Stewardship
How do we take care of our time, energy and gifts in 2021? Through great stewardship. What is stewardship and why does it have such great power? Tune in and get excited about how you can enjoy amazing freedom by reclaiming responsibility of your time, energy and gifts. Ready to book a complimentary coaching session and get your action plan set up. Book it now at I’d love to connect with you!
January 06, 2021
Episode #13: The Milestones of 2020
It is safe to say that 2020 did NOT turn out like we anticipated however, join Andrea on an encouraging recap of 2020 and remember all good that did happen and get excited about what is to come! Be sure to hop on to check out the courses and sign up for your complimentary coaching session I would SO love to connect with you!
December 30, 2020
Episode #12: GOD with US means our worth is MINDBLOWING!
Understanding our worth seems easy on paper or when we are telling someone else about their value but often it is hard for us to accept and believe that we are priceless. Enjoy today’s episode as Andrea jumps into Matt 1 :23-25 and shares the truths about God’s view of us. Let His love come in deeper this Christmas. Are you wanting more information on journeying with God into greater freedom? Grab a copy of Andrea’s book: Freaking Out to Flying Free: Amid the Chaos of Life at
December 23, 2020
Episode #11: 6 Tips for Surviving the Holidays with Grief
Does your stomach knot up when you think of the holidays without your loved one? Hugs. You are not alone.  In this episode, Andrea Fehr, shares six tips she has learned that help her cope with holidays. Through her personal stories these tips will offer peace and practical tools for making it through the holidays without someone you love. Feel free to share this episode with others. To learn more about grief waves and how to cope with them check out the details for Andrea’s course, How to Ride the Grief Waves, at
December 16, 2020
Episode #10: My Grief Journey
Grief is a wild, mind bending journey, author, freedom coach and keynote speaker, Andrea Fehr, shares how she felt lost on her journey, what she learned and what she would have loved to have known before her journey began. She shares from the heart in a way that encourages those who are listening and brings them hope as they take one step at a time. The course she mentioned, How to Ride the Grief Waves, is available at
December 09, 2020
Episode #9: Mom Guilt and Parenting with Chronic Illness
Tricia Soderstrom, founder of Abounding in Hope with Lyme, interviews me about my struggle with parenting and homeschooling while struggling with chronic illness. To learn more about Tricia’s journey with Lyme and her homeschooling career head to Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
December 02, 2020
Episode #8: Courageous Warrior - Lorie Gurnett
Lorie Gurnett is my friend, author, coach and speaker, she will talk about the onslaught of loss she has endured and the breaking point that ultimately led to the beginning of her healing. Lastly, she will share of the freedom she has gained while facing these incredible odds. For the link to her book, Treasure Kingdom, head to To check out my mini course, Riding the Grief Waves, head to Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
November 18, 2020
Episode #7: My Grief Specialist and Her Story of Loss - Lori Heitrich
Lori Heitrich was my grief recovery specialist. I will forever be grateful for her listening ear and kind heart. Lori Heitrich shares how she survived the trauma of tragically loss of her 18-year-old son, Lance. Her honesty, sincerity, compassion and practical advice for surviving anniversaries will provide hope to all willing to listen. For the link to Lori’s book, Losing Lance and for the resources mentioned head to For my, Ride the Grief Waves mini courses, head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
November 11, 2020
Episode #6: The Struggle. The Miracle. The Motivation
Carla Rand, founder of Power Fitness Online and I were acquaintances in Bible college recently we reconnected when I signed up for her epic 21-day challenge. She was intrigued by my enthusiasm and wanted to hear my whole story of coping with chronic illness and what motivates me to pursue wholeness. To learn more about the work Carla does hop onto my website: To check out my mini course: Surviving to Thriving with Chronic Illness, please head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
November 04, 2020
Episode #5: Gene Mutations Warrior - Brenda Haire
Brenda Haire, is a speaker, Integrator for Igniting Souls, and is the author of Save the Butter Tubs!: Discover Your Worth in a Disposable World. Her passion is guiding others to fully live and share their stories with the world. Brenda daily manages her gene mutations which can lead to strokes and blood clots as well as a genetic fainting disorder. To order Brenda’s book head to To check out my mini course: Surviving to Thriving with Chronic Illness, please head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
October 28, 2020
Episode #4: PCOS & Autoimmune Issues Warrior - Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez, my college roommate is one internship away from being a Marriage & Family Therapist currently living in South Dakota. She has been living & learning through her struggles with PCOS & autoimmune issues! To see her recommended resource list head to  To check out my mini course: Surviving to Thriving with Chronic Illness, please head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
October 21, 2020
Episode #3: Chronic Pain Warrior - Allison Ikenouye Klassen
Allison Ikenouye Klassen, is a poet with a passion for mental health and self-expression. Her journey with chronic pain has shaped every aspect of her life, including obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology in 2019. She dreams of using her struggles with chronic pain, depression, and  anxiety along with her ongoing education to support others in innovative ways. Find the poem we speak about at  To check out my mini course: Surviving to Thriving with Chronic Illness, please head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries
October 14, 2020
Episode #2: My Story of Chronic Illness
Fifteen years of chronic illness was not how I had planned on spending my twenties but that didn’t stop it from happening. Listen to my story of struggle and pain and see with me how God was at work in the middle of the chaos. For information on the supplements I take head to feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have  To check out my mini course: Surviving to Thriving with Chronic Illness, please head to  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries   And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries Watch this episode on YouTube: 
October 07, 2020
Episode #1: Freaking Out to Flying Free
Intrigued by the title of my book Freaking Out to Flying Free, podcaster, author and business owner Otescia Johnson interviewed me. Her insightful questions pulled out my passion and desire to enable others to live out their everyday freedom. The course mentioned in this interview can be found at  Find me on Instagram @flyingfreeministries And Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries   Order my book, check out my Everyday Freedom course at
September 30, 2020
Pilot - The Freedom Now Podcast
My passion is to proclaim that we have daily freedom through our everyday Savior . Teaching freedom principles that will enable listeners to turn from freaking out to freedom. I count it a privilege to be a part of ladies events in Canada & beyond, and welcome to my podcast! Through my battles with depression and chronic illness, my everyday Savior has freed me to accept myself and to learn to dance with Him daily. My greatest desire is to walk alongside others through life’s struggles. Teaching them the freedom framework my everyday Savior has been teaching me over that last 15 years. I am passionate about helping people experience delirious joy in their Savior as they realize He will set them free daily from the chaos they are experiencing. My course mentioned can be found at  Find me on:  Instagram @flyingfreeministries   Facebook @AndreaFehrwithFlyingFreeMinistries   Order my book, and check out my Everyday Freedom course at
September 28, 2020