Your Hope-Filled Perspective Podcast
In this episode, Scott and I talk about stressing less at Christmas. It’s common for us to hope for, and even strive for, a picture-perfect Norman Rockwell Christmas. But the reality is, that picture is fictitious and the longer we strive for that, the more exhausted we become, and the less we enjoy the holidays. Join us for practical tips on stressing less.
In this episode, we talk about moving from brokenness to wholeness, and maintaining our hope in God. A misguided search for love & acceptance lured Maureen Hager into the life of an outlaw motorcycle gang. Caught up in a violent gang war, she sustained two gunshot wounds from M16 rifles. While severely wounded, this act of violence was the turning point God used to give her a restored life in Him.
In this episode, we talk about how life often doesn’t go the way we planned for it to go, which often makes us wonder where God is or if he sees or cares. My guest today, Tracy Steel, is a lover of both interior design and theology who combines these two passions to creatively help women find peace and understand who God is and his purpose for them whenever their life doesn’t go as they hoped or planned for.
In today’s episode, we talk about how we can exchange our online distractions for real-life devotion. My guest is friend, Wendy Speake
, author of The 40-Day Social Media Fast: Exchange Your Online Distractions for Real Life Devotion. She shares what she has learned through her periods of social media fasting and why we all may want to consider taking a break.
In this week’s episode, Scott and I talk about how to be thankful for the little things in life when the big things seem to be falling down around us. I remember a time when God spoke to my heart and was really challenging me to examine my heart and answer the question, do I trust God in ALL things? Today, as we approach what is generally considered a holiday at which time we give thanks, He challenges us to thank Him for ALL things. This is a tall order. So we’ll talk about how to do that.
My guest today, Katie Reid, will share hope for perfectionism as we talk about the well-known women of the Bible, Mary and Martha. Have you ever seriously considered them? Which one do you identify with most? I’ll confess, I’ve always been more of a Martha wanting to live like Mary. But, my guest has good news for you whether you identify more with Mary or with Martha.
In today’s episode, I’ve got a guest with a riveting story. Jay Straub survived some harrowing ordeals in his job as a pilot before experiencing an on the job injury that ended his career. By all medical accounts, he should not still be living. It was the power and grace of God that saved his life, making him a true miracle man. Join us for a hope-filled story about how God takes the worst of situations and works them for our good, and how we can find hope and peace in that.
In this episode, Dr. Marina McLean and I talk about finding our purpose. Did you know that God created you with a very specific purpose? He has plans for you to fulfill that ONLY you can do. But, how do you find and live your purpose?
In this episode, my guest, Julie Holmquist, and I talk about the fact that even in spite of hardships and difficulties that God has allowed, He still shows us how to find hope. Julie has been through trial after trial. She shares practical ways to maintain hope in the midst of hardships.
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.