Dr. Kristin Beasley is a wife, author, teacher, and missionary. All of her careers and positions serve her mission to help women identify who they are in Christ. Christ loves you and created you for a purpose. But how can we know what that is and live it out? Well we discuss just that! Who Do You Think You Are? To purchase book, email Dr. Beasley: Kristin@live4impact.com Youtube Interview Discussion Questions: Have you ever been told “Kids should be seen but not heard?” What
Brenna Stull is a mom, author, and wife. After the Lord helped her find small ways to bring organization and peace back into her home, she decided to share those techniques with other moms in her book Coach Mom: 7 Strategies for Organizing Your Family into an All-Star Team. Brenna and I have an informative conversation on parenting, organizing, technology, and helping your kids set boundaries in your home. Its a conversation that I have been thinking about for weeks because h
Dana Yeakley, an author, mother, wife, and past missionary with The Navigators, has years of experience in disciple-making. The wisdom she has acquired through the years can be found in her book The Gentle Art of Discipling Women. In the third episode of the Discipleship Defined series, Dana and I speak about discipleship and it’s importance for all Christians. Then we zoom in on its importance for women, why discipleship is so scary for Christians in today’s culture, define
66% of high school students leave the church after graduating high school. But Jeff Harding is one person helping to lower that number and you can too! Jeff Harding is a father, youth director, writer and host of the Youth Ministry Maverick Podcast where he explores opportunities to break the mold on how we invest in the next generation of the church. As a high schooler, he was blessed to have a youth pastor that invested in him and showed him the importance of discipleship a
“How long will you allow this lie to rob you of all your joy?” - God to Erica Wiggenhorn Its not about looking around and playing the comparison game or even saying “I don’t belong here! People are going think I’m a fraud!” Its about saying, “Thank you Jesus for bringing me to this place in life. What do you have for me here and who have you created me to be?” Then stepping out with a holy boldness despite what other voices (internal or external) might be saying. Erica Wigge
Chris Gardiner has been working with High School students and developing the discipleship program at his school for the last 13 years. He and I talk about the importance of discipleship in the lives of high schoolers. He recounts how they have shaped their Community Groups and the way that they not only disciple kids but train students to disciple others. Then we chat with two students that have completed 4 years in the program. You will see not only the impact the program ha
Ali Gentry and I spent our time talking about the Bible and a lot of time laughing! This Episode was a part of our Weight of the Word Series. Ali and I talk about the fact that we are all qualified to approach the Word of God and should consider our ability to daily read the Bible a gift from God himself. He desires that we come to him just as we are, no need to change or "clean up" and NO EXCUSES. Warning: Ali and I discuss the topic of suicide in this episode. Download #BLE
Amberly Neese is a comedian and author of "The Belonging Project: Finding Your Tribe and Learning to Thrive". Amberly and I have both seen how important it is for women to have a community (or a tribe) to belong to. Without this tribe we are unsure where to go when we need advice, help, or just a shoulder to cry on. We talk about why community is important and she offers some practical and surprising tips on how to find it. Amberly's Website The Belonging Project Buy The Be
This week's episode is a celebration of a 17 year old dream come true! Author Jennifer Diebel and I discuss how perfect God's timing is as we celebrate the release of her first book A Dance in Donegal. God's timing does not always match our own. However, can we believe that God has a better plan in mind than we can ever imagine? Come and listen and celebrate with us! Jennifer's Website: www.jenniferdiebel.com Jennifer's Instagram Jennifer's Facebook Order A Dance in Donegal:
Laura Wright is an Intensive Care Nurse and the creator of Zen RN Yoga. She is a busy mom and wife, but if fulfilling her call to encourage other nurses to take care of themselves so they can continue to take care of others. Laura and I chat about her journey, yoga, and how we can find time for silence and personal reflection. We laugh, we cry, and overall have a great time together! Make sure you go and check out her social media for encouragement and motivation. zenrnyoga.c
Brittany L Bergman is a mom and author of the book Expecting Wonder. Brittany and I discuss motherhood, the journey of pregnancy, and the spiritual changes that occur along side physical and emotional changes during pregnancy. We also talk about Mary and her pregnancy with Jesus and what we stand to learn from Mary as a mother. Brittany's Website www.brittanylbergman.com Instagram Expecting Wonder #journeyofruth #expectingwonder #motherhood #mothermary #advent #nativity #preg
Bethany and Corey Adkins, hosts of the Millennial Mission Podcast, join me for a discussion important for millennials, non millennials, parents, and non parents. We chat about finding God's purpose for your life and how to engage with the questions your kids ask. Bethany created the My Why Journal to help parents answer their children's questions, from the simple to the complex. She walks us through the journal and gives us tips on how to use it to keep open lines of communi
What is the difference between hospitality and entertaining? Sue Donaldson, author, speaker, and creator of welcomeheart.com, and I talk about this question and several others concerting hospitality. Most of us find ourselves hosting guests in our home over the holiday season and are therefore given the opportunity to "Practice" the act of hospitality. Sue and I discuss our successes and our failures in the area of hospitality and get down to the real reason why showing hospi
In the final episode of the Weight of the Word series, we are talking about Scripture Memory. Why Scripture Memory is important, what the benefits are, and how to be successful at it. Instead of interviewing one guest like normal, there was some really great advice in this area from several of our previous guests. So I chose clips from those guests and brought them into one wisdom filled episode. We've never done something like this, but hearing different voices speak on the
Brett Irwin and I continue the Weight of the Word series as we discuss the importance of understanding historical context when you are reading the Bible. We also talk about how he answers the hard biblical and theological questions that come his way as a High School teacher.
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Ali Gentry and I spent our time talking about the Bible and a lot of time laughing! On Episode 2 of the Weight of the Word series, Ali and I talk about the fact that we are all qualified to approach the Word of God and should consider our ability to daily read the Bible a gift from God himself. He desires that we come to him just as we are, no need to change or "clean up" and NO EXCUSES. Warning: Ali and I discuss the topic of suicide in this episode. Download #BLESSED Bookma
In Episode 1 of the Weight of the Word Series, Hanna Seymour and I chat about how God led her to pour into young women providing for them a person they could trust and how she is continuing to help others feel confident as they approach God’s Word daily. We discuss why it is crucial to our mental and spiritual health that we spend regular time with God in the Word.
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After Maggi Garrison, our guest from Episode 1, suggested I let her interview me for my one year podcast anniversary, I said YES! So this week we did exactly that. I answered questions from both Maggi and listener submitted question. The topics we talk about are silly, serious, and authentic. PLAA Process 30 Kids in 3 Months Compassion International 2 Peter 1:3-9 #journeyofruth #journeyofruthpodcast #justforfun #turningthetables #PLAAprocess #compassioninternational #fundrais
Kristie Christie and I talk about Compassion International where they "Release children from poverty in Jesus' name". Kristie and I discuss the work that Compassion does with kids around the globe through a church based, child focused, Christ centered program. Kristie shares with us wonderful stories of lives changed, the impact of local church and church workers, and how we can be a part of something so hopeful in the midst of a crisis by "loving the least of these". Support
"How do I find someone to disciple or mentor me?" A question that I have heard many times since beginning my journey into discipleship. So I start by diving into the 3 levels of discipleship (mentor, associate, and apprentice). Then I walk through the PLAA Process- a 4 step plan for finding a person to disciple you or a person to disciple. With this information and process, I demystify discipleship and make finding a discipler assessable for everyone.
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