222 episodes

I pray that this is the place where you be encouraged by hearing God stories from my friends that I share! Every time you download an episode I want for you to feel seen by God, to feel encouraged in your daily life, and be spurred on to honor Him with the gifts and talents He has given you. If this is the first time you’ve tuned in or if you’ve been joining in for a while, you are welcome here, friend!

Friends of a Feather Wren Robbins

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 143 Ratings

I pray that this is the place where you be encouraged by hearing God stories from my friends that I share! Every time you download an episode I want for you to feel seen by God, to feel encouraged in your daily life, and be spurred on to honor Him with the gifts and talents He has given you. If this is the first time you’ve tuned in or if you’ve been joining in for a while, you are welcome here, friend!

    ep. 212: The Farewell-For-Now episode

    ep. 212: The Farewell-For-Now episode

    SIX years.  
    Six years of God stories being shared every Friday.
    Six years of encouragement, spurring us on in our Faith walks, and leading us in closer fellowship with Jesus.
    I am honored to have journeyed this with you, my friend.
    These 212 episodes will still live on, so feel free to go back and catch those you may have missed!
    www.wrenrobbins.com/podcast
    Oh, and if you JUST GOTTA HAVE WREN every week, head on over to my podcast ABOUT podcasting Don't Wing It!

    • 24 min
    ep. 211: Living Life With a Scripture-Filled Heart with Dr. Brian Dixon

    ep. 211: Living Life With a Scripture-Filled Heart with Dr. Brian Dixon

    In college, Brian Dixon started out heading down the “music-and-theatre” road, until a life-changing car accident redirected him. After being told he may never have kids (he now has 3) and not walking again (he’s completed numerous marathons and a number of triathlons), he views his life as a picture of God’s redemption and grace. Dr. Dixon ended up training to be a teacher, where he met Julie, now his wife of 20 years. They are raising their children in Charlotte, NC to be entrepreneurial, kingdom-minded humans.
    Living life as a believer means we need to have God’s Word in our hearts. But how does one DO that in these busy times? As Brian points out, we need to get into the Word every single day. It most likely means that we will have to sacrifice something; and, like Jesus, we may have to get up early and “get away.” Brian starts every day reading, praying, listening to the Abide app…doing whatever it takes to get God’s Word into his heart.
    Listen in for encouragement to keep on keepin on, friend!

    For full show notes, go to: www.wrenrobbins.com/podcast/212
    Connect with Dr. Brian Dixon on Instagram
    Join Brian's book club!
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    • 42 min
    ep. 210: Protecting Your Children Online with Tracy Foster

    ep. 210: Protecting Your Children Online with Tracy Foster

    I know we can all agree that we all want to fight to help our kids have a happy, healthy life. 
    And, part of that is teaching them to be healthy in their screen time.  
    Listen as I chat with Tracy Foster, one of the co-founders of S.T.A.R.T. (Stand Together and Rethink Technology).
    Practical tools to prepare us as parents...YES MAAM! 
    Connect with START on Instagram
    Connect with Wren @ Friends of a Feather Podcast on Instagram

    • 34 min
    ep. 209: When You Get a Wake Up Call with Carmen James

    ep. 209: When You Get a Wake Up Call with Carmen James

    Busy raising three children, working hard to open her own brinks-and-mortar business in her hometown, managing her third marriage, totally burning the candle at both ends…
    Complete chaos! Can you relate to any of this?
    My guest today, Carmen James, was so busy working hard at trying to achieve success according to the world’s definition, that she forgot a crucial piece enabling her to enjoy the fruits of her labor: self-care and stress management.
    Now can you relate?
    But a dramatic and unexpected cancer diagnosis was followed by a three-month-long wait to see a specialist, a time which Carmen described as “the scariest, darkest, most horrific experience ever,” proved life-changing in ways she never expected.
    Listen and go find Show Notes, here: www.wrenrobbins.com/podcast/210
    To connect with Carmen, go to: 
    ​​http://carmenjamesfitness.com
    Reach out to her on Instagram @carmenjamesfitness
    And on Facebook, Desperately Seeking Healthy and Happy

    • 33 min
    ep. 208: Surrendering Our Will to Know "Why?" with Angie Luce

    ep. 208: Surrendering Our Will to Know "Why?" with Angie Luce

    In today’s episode, I hope you will be touched and ministered by the conversation I had with my childhood friend, Angie.
    She and Nathan have been married for 20 years, and are parents to Mariana (16), Adrian (13), and Graham (11). She works in Women’s Ministry at Faith Baptist Church in Memphis, TN.  Years ago, they walked through the pain of losing a child, and she shares that journey with us today.
    Don't miss this raw, emotional but uplifting episode with Angie!
    For full Show Notes go to: www.wrenrobbins.com/podcast/208
    Connect with Angie on Facebook
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    • 50 min
    ep. 207: How to Flourish in Between the Complicated & Hard with Melinda Patrick

    ep. 207: How to Flourish in Between the Complicated & Hard with Melinda Patrick

    In 2007, Melinda Patrick found herself going through a divorce that she didn’t want. Thinking she had done #allthethings a good, Christian wife was “supposed” to do, she realized that this was an example of mankind’s free will being exercised. The day after her family (they had a 13 yr-old and 16-yr-old) moved into the home she and her husband had designed and built themselves, he walked out.
    Reeling, she remembers thinking “I don’t understand.”
    Melinda’s story is both heartbreaking and mesmerizing; alternately filled with pain and promise. Throughout the process of her divorce, one piece of Scripture was especially life-giving:
    "The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life." Job 33:4
    Listen in and share this episode!


    Grab the FREE download Melinda mentions here:
     
     
     

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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143 Ratings

143 Ratings

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Comfort for the soul.

This is a podcast I listen to weekly. It’s always uplifting. I love hearing the stories of what people have been through and where it has brought them. Thanks Wren for always lifting my spirits.

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The podcast for every Christian woman

Wren’s podcast was the first one I ever listened to and since then I’ve started listening to many more. And still I come back to this one as a personal favorite. She’s like a reliable go-to girlfriend who knows everything and everyone in Christendom. Happy to have this podcast.

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Wren is so calming!

I listen to Wren whenever I need some positivity & encouragement. She has such a wonderful speaking voice that I could (& should)?listen to every single day. Whenever I play one of her episodes, I immediately feel more encouraged, supported, and filled by God. I love the diversity in her episodes and the wide variety of guests.

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