Niki Hardy lost her mom and sister to cancer and then she was also diagnosed with cancer. She has written the book she wishes she would have had for her journey titled Breathe Again. In it she explores how to live well when life falls apart by offering practical tips to stop merely surviving and start thriving right where you are.
Many people today feel lonely, isolated, and disconnected from God and others. We crave authentic community, but we have no idea where to start. Leslie Verner shows us how to practice hospitality on today’s episode from her book, Invited: The Power of Hospitality in an Age of Loneliness. Who is on your Jericho road that you can extend an invitation to today? We don’t have to go far to find strangers God wants us to love.
Erin authentically shares her story about insecurity, body image, disordered eating, control issues, perfectionism and a lifelong hustle for worthiness. But her story doesn’t end there. God is teaching her she can simultaneously be a masterpiece and a work in progress. She is on a mission to help women who are sick of dieting, tired of hating the way they look, and longing for peace. We hope you find inspiration and encouragement today that will help you on your own health journey and faith journey and discover, as Erin has, the fundamental connection between the two.
Andrea Bourgeois is a teacher and writer who understands pain and grief. Because of her experiences, she is passionate about helping others realize they are not alone and that there is hope in processing their pain. Dear friend, if you are in a season of suffering, hold on to Jesus. In Him there is hope. Andrea and I pray our conversation restores your heart and leads you to discover the peace and purpose found in God’s promises.
Stephanie Roberts is on the show today sharing her testimony of international and domestic missions. Her story is not what she planned or even what she thought God had initially called her to, but she shares the value of trusting God even when it doesn’t make sense. Her courage and obedience to follow God no matter the cost are inspiring. She now leads a foster care community called Be the Village. While not everyone is called to foster or adopt, she believes everyone can do something. Stephanie believes that the Church is the answer, that Jesus is the answer, and that Jesus wants to use us to be the answer. Let’s “be the village” and be more than enough for others to honor God who is always more than enough.
The world is not slowing down. The number of shiny things stealing our attention and distracting us from the mission of motherhood continues to increase. As women we know the magnetic pull to steer away from what’s important and choose what feels irresistible in the moment. Honoring God and loving our families are our highest priority, but sometimes we need help keeping them there. Anne-Renee and Amanda have co-authored Shiny Things: Mothering on Purpose in a World of Distractions. Join us to learn practical tips to resist the pull to be interrupted by non-essentials and focus on God and our priority people.
Stephanie Broersma has been in this dark place of despair. After seven years of a happy marriage, she stumbled on her husband’s deleted email and a history of infidelity and pornography was uncovered. Join us today as we tackle a difficult subject matter about affairs in marriage, but also helping women to heal from this betrayal. If your husband has had an affair… if pornography or sexual addiction has hurt your marriage… if you have discovered an emotional affair… then this message is for you. Stephanie is a living example of how God brings beauty from ashes and how other women can experience this same beauty. How has God made beauty from your ashes?
Mattie Wells shares her story of pregnancy and infant loss on today’s episode. Mattie is one of the most genuine and kind women I have ever had the privilege to meet. She continues to give through her pain and now is an adoption advocate. I can’t wait for you to hear her testimony and wisdom. How have you been able to give through your pain?
To love the unlovable begins with a choice and then it is followed by an action. Once we act on it, our hearts truly change. Auburn Hensley knows this firsthand. She is on the show today talking about keeping faith and hope despite our circumstances. We pray this episode gives you hope in whatever circumstance you find yourself in today.
What we do within our seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years will determine our ability to accomplish our goals, realize our dreams, and live out our purpose. Professional organizer Morgan Tyree is on the show today sharing her time management system to help us all find more harmony and less hustle in our overwhelmed lives. What is your best time management tip?
Our minds are under attack. Thousands of thoughts fly through our minds every day, many of them negative. And Satan knows how susceptible we are to these negative thoughts that leave us frustrated and feeling defeated, but there is hope. We can transform our thought lives. Sarah Geringer is on the show today giving us guidance to stay grounded in God’s Word and find a greater sense of peace. We pray as you listen to this episode and as you hide God’s Word in your heart and mind, you will move closer to the heart and mind of God.
We are talking about motherhood today. For those of you out there who have children of your own, you know being a mom is one of the most rewarding experiences a woman can have but motherhood also has its share of challenges physically, mentally emotionally, and even spiritually. Suzanne and Gretta have teamed up to encourage and assure women that we are not alone through their devotional book called Grit and Grace. What do you love most about being a mother?
Amy Carroll and Cheri Gregory are on the show today chatting about how women are suffocating under the pressure of being all things to all people; of filling every unfilled spot at church, work, and home; of trying to do it all right, make decisions that benefit everyone else, and keep everyone happy. Join the conversation as we learn to “Exhale” by discovering how to lose who you’re not, love who you are, and live your one life well.
I have Michelle Rabon from the Displaying Grace ministry on the show today. We are chatting about her new book, “Holy Mess” and what it means to be a woman radically changed by the Gospel. We discuss our everyday messes, the messes we make, the messes we cannot control, and the beautiful mess God creates in us through Christ so that we will display His grace. How has your life been radically changed?
Becky Beresford is on the show today talking about caring for those with special needs. She is humble, wise, and brave. I can’t wait for you to hear her story and glean wisdom to apply to your own. How is God calling you to be brave today?
In Rachel Bruno’s life everything seemed to be going according to plan, until the unimaginable happened and her world was turned upside down. Tune in to today’s episode as Rachel shares her testimony and how to keep faith through trials. I pray you will be encouraged to never lose hope no matter what situation you are currently facing.
Christie Adams exemplifies what it means to be an extraordinary giver on a daily basis. Her involvement in her community spans the spectrum. What is your favorite service project you have been a part of?
Robin Robbs is on the show today sharing about her family's journey with childhood cancer. Through the struggle, Robin and her family say the Lord has shown them a new meaning of faithfulness and unbelievable love that can only be experienced from the Heavenly Father. He has given them such an amazing testimony and now they feel it is their mission and duty to show everyone His mercy, grace, love, and ultimate healing power. This episode will bring you to tears of sorrow and of joy. I can’t wait for you to listen. How has God shown up in the midst of your struggle?
*While we are thrilled Wyatt has been healed, we are also cognizant that someone listening today has a very different story. If that is you, please accept our deepest condolences and know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bobbie Schaeperkoetter is building us up by encouraging us to create lasting and intentional community. Join us as we discuss honoring God amidst the craziness of life. How can you encourage someone today?
Amanda Davison is on the show today and we are talking about marriage. Of all the love offerings we give, loving our husbands is of the utmost importance. I can’t wait for you to hear Amanda’s authentic and wise advice. Join us to experience the fullness and the abundance Christ has for us in marriage and in all relationships.
Taylor Robinson is on the show today sharing her testimony and ministry to be an agent of change through fitness and through youth impacted by parental incarceration. Her authenticity is refreshing and her passion inspiring. How can you be an agent of change?
I have The Ruth Experience on today’s episode. Julie Fisk, Kendra Roehl, Kristin Demery share about authentic faith, intentional community, and generous living. Join the conversation to discover what it means to live a life of generosity. How can you be more intentional to share God’s kindness with the world around you?
I have mother and daughter Jennifer and Sydnee Floyd on today’s episode sharing about their ministry Jumbled Dreams. What dream has God laid on your heart? What dream can you help make happen in the life of someone else? Join the conversation as we chat about making dreams come true and changing lives through giving and serving.
Lynn Cowell is on today’s episode helping us to overcome insecurity and walk into our callings with confidence. With grace filled wisdom, Lynn encourages us to make the difference only we can make. It’s time to make your move.
I have mother and daughter, Helen McIntosh and Blythe Daniel on today’s episode. Their collective wisdom is unparalleled. Together we talk about rebuilding, restoring, and repairing mother and daughter relationships. No matter where you find yourself in your own relationship, today’s episode will give you practical steps to make this special relationship stronger and healthier than ever before.
I have the Truth Becomes Her and Bible Belles co-founder Erin Weidemann on today’s episode. She is passionate about equipping women and the young girls in their lives to follow God’s call. If you have a young woman in your life that you are influencing, this podcast is for you.
Leslie both brings me to tears and makes me laugh all in one episode. She was a divine appointment once for me at a time I needed it most and I pray our conversation is a divine appointment for you too.
I am with the genuine Jo Ellen Whitaker on today’s episode. Join us as we discuss working in the school system with young people, miracles and the power of prayer, the peace that passes all understanding, and stepping up to serve. I have no doubt you’ll love her heart as much as I do.
I have genuine and gutsy Jennifer Renee Watson on this week’s episode. Together we chat about how to stop feeling stuck and experience lasting freedom. Join us as we go deeper than just small talk. Tune in to discover a breakthrough of your own.
I have my sister-in-law Kelly Adams Lester on today’s episode. I adore her and am constantly inspired by her authenticity and zeal for the Lord. Grab a cup of coffee, take a seat at the family table, and join in as we discuss being a pastor’s wife, dreaming big, and blooming where you are planted.
I am with the compassionate Brenda Russell discussing filling people’s stomachs and hearts. You will be encouraged to give right where you are with the gifts you have been given. As Brenda shares in today’s episode, any act of love can make a difference.