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Hope for Overcoming Racism – Episode 79

Hope for Overcoming Racism – Episode 79

Nelson Mandela said “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.”

Join me with my guest Christina Custodio for an honest, open dialogue about the issue of racism. Learn what we can do to be more sensitive to the pain and insults received by our brothers and sisters of a different race.

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How To Stop Comparing Yourself to Others – Episode 77

How To Stop Comparing Yourself to Others – Episode 77

In this episode, Heather Creekmore and I talk about how to stop comparing yourself to others. A comparison-free life leads to joy, peace, and rest. Heather helps us understand how “the life of comparison is the old nature, not our new nature,” and then helps us see how living comparison-free lets us rest in the joy that is ready for our pursuing. If you’ve struggled with comparison, and constantly trying to be better (and who of us hasn’t?), you’re in the right place.

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You Have a Story to Tell – Episode 73

You Have a Story to Tell – Episode 73

Martin Luther said, “If you want to change the world, pick up a pen.” Every one of us has a story to tell that others need to hear. Today’s guest, Linda Gilden, is going to help us know if we’ve been called to write that story. She’ll also help us understand the different personality types and how they help us connect better with our readers. You have to know your reader’s personality to truly connect with them.

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When an Atheist Finds Jesus – Episode 72

When an Atheist Finds Jesus – Episode 72

I was raised in the church. We were there every time the doors were open. But, not everyone is fortunate enough to grow up with a solid spiritual foundation. In this episode, we talk with Stephanie Rousselle who grew up an atheist before coming to know Christ in her young adult years. If you’ve ever prayed for someone to come to know Jesus as their personal savior, this guest’s story will encourage you.

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How To Find Hope in the Midst of Grief – Episode 70

How To Find Hope in the Midst of Grief – Episode 70

In this episode, we talk about the fact that no matter what we’re going through, God is always there, and He cares. My guest, Anne Peterson, knows pain and loss. She experienced miscarriage, the murder of her sister (a victim of domestic violence), the loss of two brothers within a short period of time, and the death of her 14-month old granddaughter to Trisomy 18. Yet, she still maintains her hope. Join us as she shares how she finds hope in the midst of grief.

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