29 episodes

Do you struggle with seeing God's presence in your life day-to-day? If you do, you've landed in the right place. So often, we see our lives as a series of random events when the reality, for Christians, is a well-planned journey. God's Holy Spirit is very much in our day-to-day. Our conversations will focus on recognizing God's grace and mercy. We'll talk about practical ways to build our trust in God by noticing His faithfulness. Welcome to Your Hope Coach Podcast — a few minutes of hope in a world that wants us to feel hopeless. I'm Carmen Horne, your host and your Hope Coach. My mission is to support women as they learn to embrace, with hope, the unexpected. Let's connect: https://carmenhorne.com/ - Facebook and IG: @CarmenHorneCoach

Your Hope Coach Carmen Horne

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Do you struggle with seeing God's presence in your life day-to-day? If you do, you've landed in the right place. So often, we see our lives as a series of random events when the reality, for Christians, is a well-planned journey. God's Holy Spirit is very much in our day-to-day. Our conversations will focus on recognizing God's grace and mercy. We'll talk about practical ways to build our trust in God by noticing His faithfulness. Welcome to Your Hope Coach Podcast — a few minutes of hope in a world that wants us to feel hopeless. I'm Carmen Horne, your host and your Hope Coach. My mission is to support women as they learn to embrace, with hope, the unexpected. Let's connect: https://carmenhorne.com/ - Facebook and IG: @CarmenHorneCoach

    Does God Know or Care that I’m Discouraged? | EP28

    Does God Know or Care that I’m Discouraged? | EP28

    Are you feeling discouraged by your circumstances? Are you struggling with the feelings of being forgotten by God? Our minds tell us that God knows and hears, but our hearts sometimes wonder.


    In today’s episode, Kristine and Carmen share two truths that combat two lies Satan uses to discourage us.


    Verses:


    Luke 13.10-13


    Psalm 121. 1-2


    Hebrews 13.5


    Psalm 3.3 (ESV)


    Exodus 17.12 (Aaron and Hur holding Moses’ arms)



    Resource mentioned in today’s conversation:


    Kristine’s blog post: What to do When I Pray but Still Feel Down


    https://morethanyourself.com/blog/what-to-do-when-i-pray-but-still-feel-down


    Focus on the Family’s Free Counseling Help: 


    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/get-help/counseling-services-and-referrals/



    Get in touch with Kristine or Carmen:


    Kristine: https://kristinebrown.net


    Carmen: https://carmenhorne.com

    • 15 min
    10 Benefits of Our Salvation | EP27

    10 Benefits of Our Salvation | EP27

    Each of us has a unique relationship with God. In His graciousness and love, God offers us many benefits to enrich our lives and help us live abundantly. In our episode today, Carmen discusses ten of these benefits and encourages us to grab hold of each one.

    Verses:

    Mark 8:27-29

    Psalm 68.19 (NKJV)

    Ephesians 3.20

    Ten  Benefits:

    John 1.12
    2 Timothy 1.14
    James 1.5
    Psalm 37.23
    Isaiah 54.17
    Philippians 1.6
    Deuteronomy 31.8
    Romans 8.35,37
    2 Corinthians 5.17
    Romans 8.31

    Our Identity in Christ Scripture Lists:

    https://carmenhorne.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/JuneScriptureWriting.pdf

    https://carmenhorne.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/JulyScriptureWriting.pdf
     

    • 6 min
    How to Live in Grace While Doing the Uncomfortable Work of Growth | EP 26

    How to Live in Grace While Doing the Uncomfortable Work of Growth | EP 26

    Have you been thinking about goals, resolutions, or ways to better your life in the new year? Instead of looking at the work we want to do to improve our lives, what if we look at the work God wants to do in us?


    In today’s episode, Carmen and Kristine share two things we can do to begin the year living in grace while allowing the uncomfortable work of growth. May we continue to desire to grow in grace in the new year as we draw closer to Jesus.


    Verses: 


    Romans 5.20-21 NKJV
    James 1.2-4 MSG


    Resource mentioned in today’s conversation:


    Carmen’s resource, “Condemnation or Conviction?”: https://carmenhorne.com/2021/03/condemnation-or-conviction/


    Learn more about Cinched: Living with Unwavering Trust in an Unfailing God here: https://morethanyourself.com/cinched


    Learn more about Grace Maps: Our Journey Guided by God’s Grace here: https://carmenhorne.com/grace-maps/



    Get in touch with Kristine or Carmen:


    Kristine: https://kristinebrown.net


    Carmen: https://carmenhorne.com

    • 14 min
    Why Is God's Power More Evident In Our Weakness? | EP25

    Why Is God's Power More Evident In Our Weakness? | EP25

    Just like the Apostle Paul, when we pray for God to intervene in our situation, we might get an answer that we don't expect.

    In today's episode, Carmen takes a closer look at the perplexing truth that God's power becomes more evident when we are the weakest.

    Verses mentioned:

    2 Corinthians 12.9
    Lamentations 3.22-23

    Contact Carmen: https://carmenhorne.com/about-me/

    • 4 min
    2 Ways to Keep the Joy of the Lord This Christmas | EP 24

    2 Ways to Keep the Joy of the Lord This Christmas | EP 24

    Have circumstances beyond your control threatened to steal your joy this Christmas? Grief, broken relationships, finances, and more can affect our ability to feel the joy of the Lord during the Christmas season, but there is hope through Jesus.


    In today’s episode, Carmen and Kristine share ways we can keep the joy of the Lord at Christmastime and throughout the year. They tell about their own experiences and point to what God’s Word says about renewing our joy.


    Verses: 


    Nehemiah 8.10
    Psalm 4.7
    Philippians 4.11-13


    Resource mentioned in today’s conversation:


    Kristine’s blog post, How to Live Like the Joy of the Lord Is Your Strength:
    https://morethanyourself.com/blog/the-joy-of-the-lord-is-my-strength

    Get in touch with Kristine or Carmen:


    Kristine: https://kristinebrown.net


    Carmen: https://carmenhorne.com

    • 14 min
    Worshipping God in Unbelievable Circumstances | EP23

    Worshipping God in Unbelievable Circumstances | EP23

    Do you find yourself in unbelievable circumstances? In today's episode, Carmen shares how Mary, Jesus' momma, handled her unique situation and how we can continue to worship when our heart cries, "It's not supposed to be this way!"

    Verses mentioned:

    Luke 1.38
    Luke 1.46-55
    Ephesians 3.20
    Psalm 34.4
    Isaiah 9.6-7
    Matthew 12.21

    Contact Carmen: https://carmenhorne.com/

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

kristineb50 ,

Relatable and uplifting!

Thanks Carmen (Hope Coach) for explaining Scripture in such a relatable and uplifting way. I’m enjoying each episode! I love how you tell stories - your own as well as those found in the Bible.

@kimstewinspired ,

The hope we so desperately need

So thrilled to hear Carmen (and Kristine) encourage my heart and share all the goodness that comes from having hope in Jesus. ❤️

Top Podcasts In Religion & Spirituality

Ascension
Tara-Leigh Cobble
Hank Smith & John Bytheway
Girls Gone Bible
Sadie Robertson Huff
Ascension