70 episodes

A podcast that seeks to find hope in the midst of our unedited stories.

Hope Unabridged Kasey Brennan & Angie Elkins

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A podcast that seeks to find hope in the midst of our unedited stories.

    Episode 70: Building Relational Resilience When You Want to Quit with Heather & Seth Day

    Episode 70: Building Relational Resilience When You Want to Quit with Heather & Seth Day

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss relational resilience and how to cultivate relationships instead of canceling them. Heather Day is an associate professor of communication at Andrews University, and is passionate about supporting women. Seth Day has been a pastor and campus chaplain who has experienced deep trauma and hurt. Learn more about how their experiences give their latest book, I'll See You Tomorrow: Building Relational Resilience When You Want to Quit, a deeper level of depth and emotion.
     
    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 34 min
    Episode 69: Rebuilding Beautiful with Kayla Stoeklein

    Episode 69: Rebuilding Beautiful with Kayla Stoeklein

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss what it looks like to rebuild after a deep grief with author, speaker, and mental health advocate, Kayla Stoeklein. Since losing her pastor-husband to suicide in August 2018, Kayla Stoecklein has been passionate about bringing hope to those who wonder if life will ever hold beauty again. In Rebuilding Beautiful, Kayla shares the hard-won truths she has embraced in these years of grief and new beginnings God made her to be in Christ.
     
    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 31 min
    Episode 68: The Clutter Fix with Shannon Acheson

    Episode 68: The Clutter Fix with Shannon Acheson

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss what our clutter personalities are and how we can rid our homes and lives of excess clutter in this new year. Shannon is a self-taught designer, decorator, and author of Home Made Lovely. She is an “all things home” coach, believes home is the most important place on earth, and has been featured in magazines, online, and on television, including Oprah.com.
     
    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 29 min
    Episode 67: Behind Closed Doors with Jessica Peck

    Episode 67: Behind Closed Doors with Jessica Peck

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss what goes on in terms of navigating life’s toughest issues with teens with Jessica Peck. Jessica has a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DPN) and is a Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). She has spent thousands of hours advising and encouraging parents after talking to their teens behind closed doors. In the privacy of her exam room, she has treated teens with mental illnesses, responded to suicide attempts, treated self-harm wounds as well as the emotional trauma of cyberbullying, sexting, pornography addictions and numerous other issues.
     
    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 33 min
    Episode 66: Embracing a Life of Courage, Creativity, & Radical Imagination With Blaine Hogan

    Episode 66: Embracing a Life of Courage, Creativity, & Radical Imagination With Blaine Hogan

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss embracing a life of courage, creativity, and radical imagination with writer, film & creative director, and actor, Blaine Hogan.

    Blaine is the former creative director for Willow Creek Community Church, and is currently a full-time filmmaker living in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Margaret, and their three daughters. He holds a Master's degree in Theology and Culture from the Seattle School of Psychology and has appeared in many stage productions and television shows.

    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 30 min
    Episode 65: Bringing Up Kids With Bekah McNeel

    Episode 65: Bringing Up Kids With Bekah McNeel

    On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss how to bring up kids when the church lets you down with journalist, wife, and mother of two, Bekah McNeel. Bekah’s work has appeared in Christianity Today, Sojourners, Relevant, The Texas Tribune, and elsewhere.

    This is an important conversation amongst many parents today, and Bekah will break down some of these fears and talk about finding hope in the middle of it.

    Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins)
    Music by: Robert Elkins

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

liliase1367 ,

Awesome podcast

Love listening to the various topics discussed here. It’s so culturally and spiritually relevant!

Dreamlifemomlife ,

Good friends, great conversations

On Hope Unabridged, Angie and Kasey take you on a journey of deep, meaningful, and authentic conversations surrounding important topics that are relevant to our everyday lives! Each episode makes you feel like you are sitting at a coffee shop surrounded by good friends and great conversation.

Liljbky1234576890 ,

When To Walk Away was fantastic!!

The last interview with Gary Thomas answered all the questions I hear people ask daily! “How do I deal with toxic family members?” I have shared this with multiple people! Thank you Hope Unabridged!

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