Your Hope-Filled Perspective Podcast
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.
My guest today knows pain, loss, and grief, and yet, God challenged her to find the joy in her every day despite her circumstances. Tricia Thirey has faced some of life’s most difficult circumstances and will share how to find joy even in the midst of pain.
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.
In this episode, my guest Laura Padgett and I talk about what it’s like to be a recovering adult child of two alcoholic parents, and how even in such a difficult situation, God pursues us. Today we talk about God’s grace and love for us no matter where we come from or what our lives have been like.