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When Chronic Pain Becomes Too Much – Episode 224

When Chronic Pain Becomes Too Much – Episode 224

In this episode, Laurie Davies and I tackle the difficult topic of chronic pain. We explore the hard questions we ask in the face of suffering when chronic pain becomes too much to bear. Have you ever found yourself in a place where pain was all you could focus on or questioned God’s plan while dealing with physical suffering? If you’ve ever been in that place where you just wanted the pain to end and you didn’t know what to do, you won’t want to miss this real and raw discussion about chronic pain.

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How to Meditate on the Word of God | Benefits of Meditation – Episode 223

How to Meditate on the Word of God | Benefits of Meditation – Episode 223

Have you ever felt burned out from your ministry or calling? Are you a faith-filled believer of Jesus, and yet your spiritual walk has felt void of excitement? Do you approach your daily quiet time as a task to check off rather than a fresh encounter with a friend? Join me with Jodie Niznik for how to meditate on the word of God and the benefits of Christian meditation.

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God’s Calling On Your Life: Walking In Outrageous Obedience

God’s Calling On Your Life: Walking In Outrageous Obedience

Do you ever wonder about God’s calling on your life? What does it mean when God is calling you and what does the Bible say? In this episode, I talk with Rachelle Starr. At just 23 years old, Rachelle found her purpose in an unexpected way. Hear her inspiring story of God’s call to share hope with women in the adult entertainment industry. She’s walking out God’s calling on her life in outrageous obedience as she loves people through their pain. You won’t want to miss this inspiring podcast episode!

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Laughter is the Best Medicine Even in a Health Crisis! – Episode 221

Laughter is the Best Medicine Even in a Health Crisis! – Episode 221

Discover the healing power of laughter! We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but why is that? When is the best time to laugh? What if I told you that laughter is the best medicine at any time, but even in a health crisis! Tune in and get ready to laugh as Comedienne Cherie Nettles shares how to invite more joy and laughter to your life.

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Embrace the Benefits of Waiting Upon the Lord – Episode 220

Embrace the Benefits of Waiting Upon the Lord – Episode 220

Your past doesn’t define you. Your present doesn’t define you. But who you choose to trust does define your future. In the challenging “meanwhile” moments between crisis and divine intervention, our faith is refined, our strength tested. We have a choice: seek God’s answers or chase empty pursuits. Discover hidden treasures in waiting, find purpose in pain, and embrace life-changing transformation by trusting in the Lord. Join me with Carol McLeod on this inspiring podcast episode as we embrace the benefits of waiting upon the Lord.

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Christians & Mental Health: Addressing the Stigma that Surrounds Mental Health in Christians – Episode 219

Christians & Mental Health: Addressing the Stigma that Surrounds Mental Health in Christians – Episode 219

If you’ve ever felt like people don’t understand what you’re going through in the midst of mental health challenges, know that you are not alone. There are others out there like you. Join me with Paul Gaumer for an eye-opening conversation about Christians and mental health and what we can do to break down the walls of stigma. Let’s shatter the stigma together!

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Hope for Ending Human Trafficking – Episode 218

Hope for Ending Human Trafficking – Episode 218

Human trafficking is a global epidemic that requires our attention and action. The United States is the number one buyer of humans trafficked and exploited. I talk with Dakota Fitzgerald, an expert who shares valuable insights on human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Join us to debunk myths and raise awareness.

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How To Be Mentally Healthy – Episode 217

How To Be Mentally Healthy – Episode 217

Did you know that 49% of pastors admit they rarely or never speak to their congregation about mental illness? Or, that 35% of Americans say mental illness could be overcome with Bible study and prayer alone? These statistics from Lifeway Research reveal perhaps a stigma attached to therapy, meditation, and/or medical treatment needed for the one in five Americans who suffer from mental illness. Dive into a candid conversation with Stacey McDonald as we navigate the crucial topic of mental health. Together, we’ll challenge the stigma and empower others to have open and honest discussions.

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How a Positive Mindset Helps You Thrive as You Age – Episode 216

How a Positive Mindset Helps You Thrive as You Age – Episode 216

Unlock the secrets to thriving as you age. Join me with my guest, Brigitte Cutshall, a beacon of hope and resilience, who defied the odds and found the secret to thriving in the face of cancer and a rare brain tumor. We’ll explore the keys to maintaining a positive outlook, finding purpose, and embracing every day as a precious gift. A focus on hope is powerful!

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