8 episodes

Life is full of mountains and valleys. We all need encouragement no matter where we are. Join Sara DeLawder as she shares her life as a wife, mother, and the journey of ministry on the road full time as a family. Through stories and testimony, gain the fresh joy of a "brand new day"!

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    • Christianity
    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

Life is full of mountains and valleys. We all need encouragement no matter where we are. Join Sara DeLawder as she shares her life as a wife, mother, and the journey of ministry on the road full time as a family. Through stories and testimony, gain the fresh joy of a "brand new day"!

    Following His path despite the pressures of culture - Special guest - Hannah DeLawder (Part 2 of 2)

    Following His path despite the pressures of culture - Special guest - Hannah DeLawder (Part 2 of 2)

    Many times, well meaning people can put unnecessary pressure on others. This is definitely true for teenagers trying to find their way. Listen to this second part of an interview with our oldest daughter Hannah as she talks about how she has seen the Lord work in her life, and the value of surrounding yourself with people who will push you deeper in the word. Her experience will inspire you as she focuses on worshiping Him despite outside influence. 

    • 14 min
    Navigating life while following Christ - Special guest - Hannah DeLawder (Part 1 of 2)

    Navigating life while following Christ - Special guest - Hannah DeLawder (Part 1 of 2)

    Sometimes growing up in a Christian home has it's own challenges. Our oldest daughter, Hannah, shares what it's like to have grown up knowing about Jesus and learning how to build her own relationship with Him. As well as, the pressures teenagers face from both the church and the world, and how to navigate that. Listen as her testimony will stir your heart to grow closer to the Lord! 

    • 16 min
    A new beginning after pain & loss - Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 3 of 3)

    A new beginning after pain & loss - Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 3 of 3)

    We all have plans and hopes for what life will look like. This is part 3 of a 3 episode series where you will be filled with hope as my friend Lorna Creech shares what she is facing after the restoration of her marriage and then the loss of her husband, David. Her courage to step out and share her story while being available for the Lord to use her to bring encouragement to others has moved me greatly. I hope you've listened to the first two episodes of her testimony, because this is the story of a new beginning! She's not leaving the past behind, but allowing it to fuel her faith and trust in the Lord yet again! Even when faith is all she can see...

    • 20 min
    Life is uncertain, but the Lord ever faithful- Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 2 of 3)

    Life is uncertain, but the Lord ever faithful- Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 2 of 3)

    In this second part of a 3 episode series with my friend Lorna Creech, you will hear how the foundation of unwavering faith was laid by her mother. Then, when life threw another curveball her way in the years following the death of her daughter (listen to part 1 to hear that story!), she held tight to the truth of Jesus and who HE is to her. I was honored to visit with her as she shared how no matter what, she had resolved to face all obstacles that may come her way with the hope and trust she had proven over and over in her life. Faith isn't something she has, it's a part of her being - your own faith will be increased as you hear her share the power of prayer and the beauty of restoration! 

    • 17 min
    Choosing His plan, even when it's painful - Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 1 of 3)

    Choosing His plan, even when it's painful - Special guest - Lorna Creech (Part 1 of 3)

    When we got together, the Lord completely directed the conversation. Lorna Creech is such a sweet friend that completely lives her life as an open testimony of God's goodness! This is part 1 of a 3 part episode (series) with her as my guest - every episode will impact your life! This episode is just a fragment of her story. Listen as she shares how she chose to lean on the Lord as she suffered a heartbreaking loss - as well as how the Lord showed His faithfulness in the midst of such pain. 

    • 14 min
    Knowing who you are in Christ & how that affects friendship! Special guest - Faith DeLawder

    Knowing who you are in Christ & how that affects friendship! Special guest - Faith DeLawder

    I'm joined by our daughter Faith DeLawder as we chat about life on the road in family ministry. She shares about how learning who we are in Christ affects our decisions and our outlook. Also, how that changes the kind of friend we should be in how we treat others. She's faced rejection and learned how to forgive all because of the hope we have in the Lord. Her testimony & insight will inspire you! 

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Marta652 ,

Blessed

I have been so blessed by every single episode of this podcast. It’s refreshing, honest & encouraging! I have to say it is at the top of my podcast favorite list! 💗

ElenaJo1 ,

Thankful

So blessed by Sara’s heart & her willingness to step into what God is calling her to! God is faithful & I am thankful for the truth in this podcast!💖

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