Real stories of women who are living out their faith in love to God, others, and even to themselves. Tune in to discover how you too can be a love offering to those around you and learn to believe that what you offer matters.
The Burden Of Better With Heather Creekmore
Do you ever wonder why it’s so easy to compare ourselves to others? Or, why is it so difficult to stop? In an era of carefully curated social media images, non-stop selfies, and channels devoted to perfecting everything from your home to your dinner plate, comparison consumes us! And then always chasing better becomes a burden! It weighs down our souls and prevents us from experiencing satisfaction or rest. Heather Creekmore is on the show today sharing her personal battle with weight, appearance, and comparison. Tune in to lift the weight of your burden of better and comparison.
This week’s Love Offering Challenge is to celebrate someone the next time you are tempted to compare.
Loving the Unlovable With Miranda Jo Davis
How do we love the unlovable? Miranda Jo Davis is sharing her testimony and tips on how to resist throwing away messy relationships, showing compassion, managing our expectations, and salvaging broken relationships.
Because of difficult relationships in her own life, Miranda Jo dealt with anxiety and fear. In this episode she shares daily practices that have helped her find healing and peace for her body, mind, and soul. We pray the same for you and your relationships.
Topics of conversation:
▫️How we practice yoga while not compromising our faith
▫️Learning to love, honor, and care for our mind, body, and soul
▫️Meditating in Scripture
▫️Replacing faith with fear
▫️A disclaimer for those who are in dangerous situations
▫️How Jesus loved the unlovable
▫️Pursuing marginalized people
▫️Accepting imperfections and flaws of people
The love offering challenge this week is to pray God gives you His agape love to extend forgiveness, grace, kindness, and love to the unlovable person in your life.
Beyond the Noise With Laura Bailey
Women tend to over-think practically everything, so it can be quite scary for most of us to be left alone with our thoughts. We long for strong, intimate relationships with our Heavenly Father, daily striving to live for His glory and enjoy life in Christ. However, just when we discover the blessed assurance of standing firm in the Lord, we falter, once again, caught up in Satan’s vortex of doubt, fear and guilt. But we can live Beyond the Noise. Laura Bailey is on the show today exploring 10 lies Satan wants us to believe to deceive us and how to counteract them with God’s truth.
▫️Recognizing the voice of truth versus the voice of the enemy
▫️Falsley believing we can have it all
▫️Not allowing our past defines us
▫️A healthy body image
▫️The struggle with social media
▫️God’s design for marriage
▫️The lies we believe as mothers
▫️Obeying God’s commands rather than meeting the world’s demands
▫️Feeling like our contributions are too small and insignificant
▫️Escaping the comparison trap
▫️Living each day as if it could be your last
▫️Standing firm and fighting the perpetual daily battles against Satan
We pray after tuning in you can silence the lies of the deceiver and live beyond the noise.
🤍This week’s Love Offering challenge is for you. Write down the lie Satan is using to attack you and search Scripture to combat the lie with God’s truth.
Fighting Forward With Hannah Brencher
Hannah Brencher knows that the clock striking midnight on December 31 isn’t going to magically reset any of our lives. 2021 isn’t the answer. Instead, we need to choose hope over the lies that we’re not good enough. We need to stay in the fight – the fight to show up, the fight to move forward, the fight to believe we can actually change this world for the better.
Fighting Forward: Your Nitty Gritty Guide to Beating the Lies that Hold You Back (Zondervan) is a reminder to stay in the fight, an anthem to give readers strength, and a playbook on how to keep going. Hope is alive, and there is still a reason to wake up, get up, and move forward into each new day.
In today’s episode we chat about:
▫️The World Needs More Love Letters global community
▫️Being women who do good
▫️Her struggle with depression
▫️Staying in the fight
▫️Fighting against the cultural norm
▫️Beating the lies that are holding us back
▫️Finding the strength to start
▫️The “Promise Me You’ll Fail” contract
▫️Prioritizing mental health
▫️Showing up for your life
▫️Changing the world for the better
🤍This week’s Love Offering challenge is to write a letter of encouragement to someone.
From Lost To Found With Nicole Zasowski
Can giving up what you think you want actually set you free? From Lost to Found (W Publishing, Thomas Nelson) author Nicole Zasowski is on the show today sharing about how through a great season of transition, loss, and pain, she discovered that only empty hands are truly open to receiving transformative grace, and that the beauty of being lost lies in the joy of being found.
We chat about:
▫️Her cross-country move
▫️Her multiple miscarriages
▫️The dangers of being comfortable.
▫️Learning to let go
▫️Holding on to hope
▫️Living a life of influence
In The Waiting With Jazmin Frank
Most of us are familiar with the struggle of wanting something to happen while waiting for God’s plan to unfold. This gap between what is and what will be is the focus of Jazmin Frank’s Bible study, “In the Waiting.” In this episode, Jazmin explores how we can be active in the present as we hope for the future by examining the examples of beloved Biblical characters. Through their lives, we are reminded of God’s providence and challenged to trust Him no matter the timetable or answer He gives. We hope through this episode you understand it is ok to want, but ultimately that you want God most of all.
Topics of conversation:
▫️How waiting is a good thing
▫️The source of our wait
▫️Trusting God with the details
▫️Working while we wait
▫️Remembering God is with us
▫️Remaining faithful while we wait
▫️When waiting is not our fault
▫️How waiting can be a time of preparation
▫️Keeping a pleasing attitude
▫️Praying while we wait
▫️How Jesus waited
▫️How we can love others in their seasons of waiting