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Sept. 6, 2022

Teach Your Kiddo How To Pray + Protect Your Mind To Protect Your Hear…

How we think and what we say about ourselves has the power to mute the beautiful truths from God. You ever say things like “I’m not good enough. I don’t matter”? With overflowing joy and infectious energy, author Susan Burrit...

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Aug. 29, 2022

Overcoming Guilt From Your Past with Pastor Jenni Clayville | Episode…

Are you holding on to something from your past that is weighing you down with guilt? Pastor Jenni Clayville opens up about her two year affair and what her journey looked like towards forgiveness and grace from people, God an...

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Aug. 22, 2022

Having Peace When Life Doesn't Make Sense with Brianne Edwards | Epis…

Struggling with what she believed about God’s character after the tragic loss of her son, Brianne Edwards (author of A Thousand Pounds and founder of Lach’s Legacy) takes us on a wild journey of hard questions and revelations...

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Aug. 15, 2022

She Wanted to Pray Boldly, But Could She? with Praying Christian Wome…

Are you ever unsure of what to say to God? Or have you felt hesitant to pray boldly, knowing that what you’re asking for may not be in God’s will or that you’ll be disappointed? Jaime Hampton from the Praying …

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July 18, 2022

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Anxious with Taylor I…

Parenting and marriage coach Taylor Irby talks about the key questions we need to ask ourselves when we’re feeling anxious. These questions will help you understand the deep drivers of your anxiety and lead you to trust God. ...

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July 11, 2022

He Will Be Enough: How God Takes You By the Hand Through Your Hardest…

Mom of 5, pastor’s wife and author Katie Faris opens up about how she found peace after 3 of her children were diagnosed with a serious medical condition. From her hard journey, she clung to several truths and biblical reflec...

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June 27, 2022

Facing Giants When You're Not Ready with Susan Davidson | Episode 23

Ever feel completely unprepared and unequipped to handle what life throws at you? Susan Davidson of Ruth 2:16 Girl felt exactly that way when she got the devastating news that her husband had Multiple Sclerosis. While she gre...

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June 20, 2022

Breath Praying Through Overwhelming Moments and Unmet Expectations wi…

Expectations… we all have them of ourselves, right? Whether they are minor or major, when reality falls short of our expectations we can get overwhelmed and feel like a failure. Writer of My Jars of Clay and mom to 2 …

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June 13, 2022

I Vowed Never to Associate with Christianity Again (Finding Jesus Aft…

A powerful story about discovering who Jesus actually is, Tabitha Yates of The Redeemed Mama opens up about her struggles with mental health, being hurt by her church, multiple suicide attempts, and deep depression. After bei...

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June 6, 2022

Finding Community & Missional Living with Twyla Franz | Episode 20

How do we find community? Twyla Franz from The Uncommon Normal is here to talk about what we can do to build authentic relationships with our neighbors and embrace neighborhood missional living. She’ll share what that means a...

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May 24, 2022

My Faith Isn’t Strong Enough (Navigating Self-Blame) with Lauren Lars…

It’s my fault. My faith isn’t strong enough. Ever say that to yourself? Mom of 2, former pediatric nurse and blogger of This Bread Will Rise, Lauren Larson shares her journey with self-blame and the realizations she’s had abo...

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May 18, 2022

Hope in the Waves of Life with Sarah Walton | Episode 18

Is your faith founded on the promises of God or the perception of what those promises mean? Mom of 3 and author of Tears and Tossings - Hope in the Waves of Life, Sarah Walton dives into this question as …

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May 10, 2022

God's Calling for Christian Moms with Writer Jessica Mathisen | Episo…

Are you taking on the role of God in your kids’ lives? Writer and mom to 3, Jessica Mathisen joins me to talk about the “savior mentality” that we can be prone to take on in motherhood and what we …

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May 2, 2022

Life Detours and Navigating The Unexpected with Sandy Brannan | Episo…

Detours - sometimes they’re fun, a lot of times they’re not. Just like a literal road detour, an unexpected circumstance or situation in our life can take us down a path that we didn't choose. So when we find ourselves …

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April 25, 2022

Does God Really Go Before Us? with Jessika Sanders | Episode 15

God is with us during our dark seasons, but does He prepare us for them too? Mom of 3 and founder of Praying Through ministries , Jessika Sanders shares how her obedience to God’s calling prepared her for one of …

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April 17, 2022

Biblical vs. Worldly Hope Plus a Special Easter Tribute | Episode 14

When we talk about hope, what does that actually mean? I usually have a mom friend with me who shares the powerful ways in which God showed up during a really difficult season in her life, but this week I …

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April 11, 2022

What Happens When We Surrender With Melissa Neeb | Episode 13

A journey about finding God again, Melissa Neeb, mother of 2 and blogger of Faith in the Mess with Melissa Neeb and Never Empty Nest, shares her story of how God delivered peace, protection and hope through an unexpected preg...

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April 4, 2022

The Self-Destructive Lies We Tell Ourselves (And How To Overcome Them…

Any of these sound familiar? I’m not good enough, she’s better than me, what I do doesn’t matter, I’m a failure… A daughter of an associate pastor of two mega churches in Dallas, Julie Plagens of Mom Remade recounts her …

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March 28, 2022

Finding Hope When It Feels Hopeless with Sarah Lango | Episode 11

A tough and honest testimony about a struggle with faith, Sarah Lango of Grace Filled Growth joins me to talk about her journey after her young daughter was diagnosed with a lifelong, debilitating form of epilepsy. She gets r...

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March 21, 2022

A Heart Full of Hope with Jennifer Toscano | Episode 10

Founder of A Heart Full of Hope, graphic designer and mom of two, Jennifer Toscano joins me to talk about her journey battling depression and how she found a God who left the ninety nine to go rescue her. Depression …

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March 14, 2022

When Wishes Change with Tricia Roos | Episode 9

On the show today we’re talking about relentlessly pursuing God and finding incredible hope and purpose from pain. Tricia Roos, author of When Wishes Change, shares how she continually fought to trust in God throughout her jo...

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March 8, 2022

I Saw That Everything He Said About Himself Was True with Mom to Mom …

I’m thrilled to welcome Jamie Erickson to the show today. Host of the Mom to Mom podcast, founder of the Unlikely Homeschool and mom to 5 kiddos, Jamie joins me to share all the ways God showed up over and …

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March 3, 2022

Have 2 Minutes? Pray with Me for the Moms in Ukraine | Special Episode

In the past several days I can't help but think about the moms who are going through the absolutely terrifying events happening in Ukraine. She must be feeling so scared and hopeless. So I want to take a moment for …

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Feb. 28, 2022

Simple Things You Can Do Today to Cling to God with Mariel Davenport …

Founder of the TEND method to studying God’s Word and mom of two boys, Mariel Davenport shares what happened in her and her unstable marriage when she decided to stop being consumed with unfounded doubt and suspicion of what ...

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