99 episodes

We’re always traveling somewhere. To work. From school. To another country. Back home. When we travel we get to know individuals who are different than we are, we hear stories that are different than ours, and the world becomes a smaller place. Let’s travel together, get to know people, and learn to love well. For more information, visit KatieAxelson.com.

Have Hope; Will Travel Katie Axelson

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

We’re always traveling somewhere. To work. From school. To another country. Back home. When we travel we get to know individuals who are different than we are, we hear stories that are different than ours, and the world becomes a smaller place. Let’s travel together, get to know people, and learn to love well. For more information, visit KatieAxelson.com.

    {100} Prayers of the Saints [Compilation]

    {100} Prayers of the Saints [Compilation]

    There’s something really beautiful about hearing someone talk to God.







    This week on Have Hope; Will Travel podcast, we’re celebrating episode {100} with a compilation episode of guests praying.















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    It would mean a lot to me if you took a moment to leave a review of Have Hope; Will Travel. Reviews are how other listeners find the show and how other guests know their stories will be safe here. Think of it as your part to helping us find fun guests (we also take recommendations if you have ideas of who or what perspective you want to hear on the show let me know on Instagram).

    {99} Walking with God Through Child Loss [Ashley]

    {99} Walking with God Through Child Loss [Ashley]

    Every parent’s nightmare became Ashley’s reality when her three-month-old son passed away at daycare. In this Have Hope; Will Travel podcast episode she vulnerability shares that experience, what grief looked like for her, and how she keeps her son’s memory alive.

















    * What did grief look like for you?







    * How do you feel you handled the different aspects of grief?







    * How did the loss of your son impact your faith?







    * What do you wish others knew about child loss?







    * What’s supportive? What’s not?







    * How do you continue keeping aspects of your child in your life even years after the loss?









    Find the Podcast







    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and your favorite podcasting app. Or read the transcript. 







    Leave a Review







    It would mean a lot to me if you took a moment to leave a review of Have Hope; Will Travel. Reviews are how other listeners find the show and how other guests know their stories will be safe here. Think of it as your part to helping us find fun guests (we also take recommendations if you have ideas of who or what perspective you want to hear on the show let me know on Instagram).

    {98} Unlearning Alcohol Addiction [Katie Lain]

    {98} Unlearning Alcohol Addiction [Katie Lain]

    No one expects addiction to happen to them. In this episode of Have Hope; Will Travel, Katie Lain shares her story of how she developed an alcohol addiction and the challenges she ran into attempting to overcome it. Ultimately she found a treatment plan that has been incredibly successful for her and many others but is often undiscussed.













    Topics Addressed









    * What did alcohol addiction look like for you?







    * Once you realized there was a problem, what did you try first?







    * What is the Sinclair Method?







    * Why is the treatment so controversial?







    * If we know or suspect someone we love has an alcohol addiction, what’s supportive?







    * What do you wish everyone knew about addiction?









    Resources









    * Thrive Alcohol Recovery







    * Free Facebook Group







    * Free Sinclair Method Resources







    * How I Overcame Alcoholism Tedx Talk







    * One Little Pill Documentary







    * The Cure for Alcoholism book









    Find the Podcast







    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and your favorite podcasting app. Or read the transcript.









    Join the Team







    Have Hope; Will Travel is growing! We would love to have you join our ministry team. If there’s a way you could see yourself helping to make the show better whether it’s through making videos of episodes, writing show notes, creating music, producing the show, making graphics, reviewing transcripts, or something entirely different, I’d love to hear from you. I cannot (and do not) do this alone. Send me an email Katie{at}KatieAxelson{dot}com.

    {97} Divorce in the Church [Sara Slaybaugh]

    {97} Divorce in the Church [Sara Slaybaugh]

    I like to think most people—at least most Christians—don’t enter into a marriage expecting it to end in divorce. Yet it’s the reality for a lot of people. In this episode of Have Hope; Will Travel, guest Sara Slaybaugh walks us through how to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships, divorce in the church, and how to be supportive when someone you know is going through divorce.















    Topics Addressed:









    * How do we identify if a relationship is healthy or unhealthy?







    * What does divorce feel like in the church?







    * What’s supportive if we know someone going through a divorce?







    * What may be well-intentioned but isn’t actually supportive?







    * What do you wish everyone knew about divorce?









    Connect with Sara







    Be sure to continue to learn from Sara by connecting with her on YouTube and Facebook.







    Download her free guide for Divorced Christian Women 3 Essential Steps to Finding the Relationship of your Dreams.







    Find the Podcast







    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and your favorite podcasting app. Or read the transcript.







    Join the Team







    Have Hope; Will Travel is growing! We would love to have you join our volunteer team. If there’s a way you could see yourself helping to make the show better whether it’s through making videos of episodes, writing show notes, creating music, producing the show, making graphics, or something entirely different, I’d love to hear from you. I cannot (and do not) do this alone. Send me an email Katie{at}KatieAxelson{dot}com.

    {96} Cults, Trafficking, and Writing [Amanda Catarzi]

    {96} Cults, Trafficking, and Writing [Amanda Catarzi]

    In attempt to give their children a better life than the Italian circus they were raised in, Amanda’s parents found themselves in a cult. In this episode of Have Hope; Will Travel Amanda shares about that experience, compiled with her experience being sex and labor trafficked, and how writing has always been an escape for her. Now she’s a creative strategist, writer, and executive helping others live beyond their wildest dreams.















    Questions Addressed









    * How did you identify you were part of a cult?







    * How did you identify you were being sex and labor trafficked?







    * What has healing looked like?







    * What do you wish everyone knew about cults and trafficking?







    * What does it mean to be muted?







    * What’s supportive if we have someone we think is going through similar circumstances?









    Find the Podcast







    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and your favorite podcasting app. Or read the transcript.







    Connect with Amanda







    Find Amanda at AmandaCatarzi.com or on Instagram @AmandaCatarzi.







    Join the Team







    Have Hope; Will Travel is growing! We would love to have you join our volunteer team. If there’s a way you could see yourself helping to make the show better whether it’s through making videos clips of episodes, writing show notes, creating music, producing the show, making graphics, reviewing transcripts, or something entirely different, I’d love to hear from you. I cannot (and do not) do this alone. Send me an email Katie{at}KatieAxelson{dot}com.

    {95} Faith at Work [Grace Tran]

    {95} Faith at Work [Grace Tran]

    It can be hard to be a Christian in a secular workplace. Some fields make that even harder than others. Grace Tran has some experience here as a female Christian in technology in Silicon Valley. She’s got a powerful story of being the daughter of immigrants, growing up in Silicon Valley, and leaving a high-paying job for a ministry role. This is an episode you’re not going to want to miss.















    Questions Addressed









    * Tell us what it was like to be the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants living in California







    * What made you move to Australia?







    * What made you decide to career change and take a huge pay cut?







    * What advice do you have for listeners who want to incorporate their faith into their secular work environments?







    * What does it look like to live a fully authentic, faith-fueled life?









    Find the Podcast







    Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and your favorite podcasting app. Or read the transcript.







    About Grace







    Grace’s passion is to empower people to live the full and faith-fuelled lives they were made to live. She loves sharing real-life lessons from her personal experiences around topics such as emotional and spiritual health, authentic faith, faith and work, and navigating relationships through God’s lens. 







    Formerly, Grace has served as a marketing manager at Google, tech workplace fellowship leader, multi-site church marketing director, and ghostwriter. She also co-hosts the “Let’s Unpack That with Alex & Grace” podcast and runs a life coaching business with her husband, and is a member of the Maverick City Gospel Choir.







    To learn more, visit withthetrans.com or connect with her on Instagram @withthetrans and @gracellence.







    Learn More







    I [Katie] recently had the opportunity to be featured on 9 to 5 Faith with Paige Clark. Check out episode 20 where I share my thoughts on being a Christian in a secular workplace.







    Join the Team







    Have Hope; Will Travel is growing! We would love to have you join our volunteer team. If there’s a way you could see yourself helping to make the show better whether it’s through making videos clips of episodes, writing show notes, creating music, producing the show, making graphics, reviewing transcripts, or something entirely different, I’d love to hear from you. I cannot (and do not) do this alone. Send me an email Katie{at}KatieAxelson{dot}com.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

maryb.safrit ,

Great stories from interesting people

Katie always finds the most interesting people to talk to! She asks great questions to get the best stories from her guests. Love it!

Ministry is a blessing ,

So powerful!

Wow, I just love Katie’s heart and mission! It’s so important for us to hear others’ stories and learn from varying perspectives. Listen if you love story telling, heartfelt conversations, and learning from friends. The world needs more conversations and listening like this!

svetkaloveslife ,

Will leave you encouraged

Deep conversations that will always leave you with learning something new. Love the diversity of conversations & guests. ✨

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