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Loving Fully and Living Faithfully
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 Love Offering The Love Offering

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 63 Ratings

Loving Fully and Living Faithfully
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.

    Life-Changing Stories with Karen Kingsbury

    Life-Changing Stories with Karen Kingsbury

    If you are a Christian fiction reader, you have probably read the work of Karen Kingsbury. She is a #1 New York Times Bestselling author and she on the show today sharing her own life story as a journalist, novelist, wife, mother, and philanthropist.

    Hearing her story and having an inside peek into her career as a writer was so faith-building. If I admired her before, I admire her even more now after having this conversation.

    Friend, you too have a beautiful story God is writing for your life. We pray you recognize His hand, trust His plan, and live on mission for Him. You don't want to miss being a part of His life-changing story.

    “This week's love offering is to live your life on mission. What we do on earth matters for all of eternity. We love God and love people. Your life will intersect with someone’s today by a divine plan of God. Use that moment and don't lose it.”

    Connect with Karen:
    https://www.karenkingsbury.com
    https://www.youwereseen.com
    https://instagram.com/karenkingsbury

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Love-Centered Parenting With Crystal Paine

    Love-Centered Parenting With Crystal Paine

    Do you worry that you're messing up your kids? Do you get stressed when you think about their futures? New York Times bestselling author Crystal Paine knows how you feel. A mom of four, Crystal has struggled with anxiety over parenting. She wanted to parent with grace, instead of a system of rules where kids are expected to do all the right things. She wanted to be a safe place for her children, and she definitely didn't want to be remembered as the sort of mom who yelled, wounded her kids with words, or worse, cared more about her reputation than her kids' hearts.

    In this episode, Crystal shares the life-changing lessons that God has been teaching her about raising kids with love and grace.

    In this episode we discuss:
    ▫️The root of why we often feel so frustrated and irritated with our kids
    ▫️How to keep going when you want to give up
    ▫️How to stop parenting for your own approval and reputation
    ▫️The four most important choices you can make as a parent
    ▫️Help you get your kids to talk to you

    At a time when parenting is more complicated than ever, this is the message that will bring you freedom, hope, and healing.

    This week’s love offering is to “let God’s love pour through us to other people. I don’t have anything to give unless I’m filling myself up with Him.”

    “Cram so much truth in that there is no space for lies. Then when someone bumps into you, God’s love spills out.”

    Connect with Crystal:
    https://moneysavingmom.com

    • 37 min
    When Life Is Hard and Doubt Is Rising with Nicki Koziarz

    When Life Is Hard and Doubt Is Rising with Nicki Koziarz

    Today’s conversation is about doubt and hopelessness based on Nicki Koziarz’s book Flooded: The 5 Best Decisions to Make When Life Is Hard and Doubt Is Rising. We pray through this episode you find biblical hope, quiet the fear, and discover peace in between the problem and the promise.

    “This week’s love offering is to listen and don’t try to sugarcoat their doubt.”

    Connect with Nicki:
    https://nickikoziarz.com

    • 30 min
    Identity with Alexandra Hoover

    Identity with Alexandra Hoover

    So much goes on inside our hearts, doesn’t it? Today’s conversation is all about transforming our inner lives to then change how we act outwardly. Today we are chatting about our identity, approval, affirmation, worth, and value. Alexandra Hoover is sharing about the insecurities she has battled, how she is learning to overcome, and how you can too.

    Topics of conversation:
    ▫️Being not enough and too much
    ▫️Learning to be rather than do
    ▫️Living from love and not for it
    ▫️Moving from bondage to freedom
    ▫️How changing the world happens through the mundane
    ▫️Trusting that God will use our little as we willingly offer it to Him
    ▫️Reconciling the hard things of life with God’s love
    ▫️Creating a positive identity of the inherent Godly worth and value for our children

    This week’s love offering is to ask God what He has asked you to steward. Ask Him to reveal how He is doing much with your little.”

    Connect with Alexandra:
    https://www.alexandravhoover.com

    • 50 min
    She Smiles Without Fear with Katy McCown

    She Smiles Without Fear with Katy McCown

    Many women live with anticipation—but also great anxiety—about what the future may bring. So they work hard to stay one step ahead of their worst-case scenarios. While they’re focused on arranging a secure tomorrow, their fear strangles the peace, joy, and purpose from today. With the Proverbs 31 woman as a guide, Katy McCown is on the show chatting about her Bible Study titled She Smiles without Fear. Join us to discover how to find security in God’s plans and confidence in His control.
    This week’s love offering is to be more intentional about praying for others. “Even if we look like we all have it all together on the outside we are all struggling on the inside.”

    Connect with Katy:
    Katy McCown - Helping you live on purpose for God's purposes

    • 50 min
    Don’t Miss Out With Jeannie Cunnion

    Don’t Miss Out With Jeannie Cunnion

    What if a relationship with the Holy Spirit is the missing link to a fulfilling spiritual life? Jeannie Cunnion, a pastor’s kid and life-long Jesus follower who became a Christian at the age of eight found herself knee-deep in questions such as: Do I really rely on the power of God’s Spirit inside me, or am I trying to do life in my own strength? How can I experience more of His presence? Why do I keep struggling with things I’ve been set free from? These questions led her to discover more about the Holy Spirit and become fully reliant on Him for the answers.

    In Don’t Miss Out: Daring to Believe Life Is Better with the Holy Spirit (Bethany House) Cunnion takes readers on her journey to re-discover God’s love through a better understanding of the Holy Spirit, unveiling 30 little-known benefits of being in relationship with God’s divine presence.

    Topics of Conversation:
    ▫️5 things to know about the Holy Spirit
    ▫️Why the Holy Spirit can be a controversial topic
    ▫️Finding the fullness of God through the power of the Holy Spirit
    ▫️Christians and the Holy Spirit: why is there a disconnect?
    ▫️What it means to live a super-over-natural life
    ▫️The real key to “self-help” is found in the Holy Spirit
    ▫️10 truths about spiritual gifts

    We pray through this episode you realize why Spirit-help is far superior to self-help, learn how to activate the Spirit’s power in your daily lives, develop a deeper intimacy with Jesus, and see how the Holy Spirit champions us.

    • 41 min

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Rachael brings honesty and real conversations about how to be a light to those around you and live in community well. Her episodes are relevant and chock-full of engaging conversation. Rachel always keeps the conversations moving, asks pointed questions, and creates space for raw compassion.

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