Heart Lessons Podcast
Inspiring and encouraging women to walk well in the story that God has written for them by interviewing amazing women who are doing that very thing. Real women. Real stories. Real faith.
info_outline Episode 88: God is Good No Matter What 05/06/2019
Episode 88: God is Good No Matter What Today’s episode features Courtney Hughes. Courtney lost her son, Will, after a fierce 96 day battle in the NICU. Since then, Courtney and her family have created The Will King Foundation, which seeks to provide heart treatment for children in need in developing countries. Today you will hear more about how the Lord has brought really beautiful things from this story of loss.
info_outline Episode 87: From Broken to Brave 04/25/2019
Episode 87: From Broken to Brave Today's guest is author, speaker, and single mom of seven, Rachel Marie Martin. Today she opens up about living out her own story of bravery, of doing things she never thought possible. She describes what it was like to develop this beautiful bravery from her most painful and broken places.
info_outline Episode 86: How God Can Use Our Brokenness for Beauty 04/17/2019
Episode 86: How God Can Use Our Brokenness for Beauty Mo Mydlo is an author and speaker with a passion to help women renew their minds in the word of God. Today we have a very open conversation on how God can use all manner of brokenness in our lives to bring beauty into our lives and to the lives of others.
info_outline Episode 85: Leaning on the God of All Comfort 04/11/2019
Episode 85: Leaning on the God of All Comfort Today's episode features Kaitlin Wernet, co-writer of the Book of All Comforts. She opens up her heart and shares about the pain of losing her brother unexpectedly and the comfort she found through God's word, the cross of Christ, and the love and care of others.
info_outline Episode 83: Trusting God's Path and Promise 03/27/2019
Episode 83: Trusting God's Path and Promise Today I am joined by 5x gestational surrogate, Tiffany Jo Baker. She shares her experience of carrying other women's babies to make their motherhood dreams come true. Today she shares such sweet encouragement about how we can trust the path God uses to lead us to His promises.
info_outline Episode 82: My Chic Obsession 03/20/2019
Episode 82: My Chic Obsession Today's episode features fashion and lifestyle blogger Carolyn Arentson. We chat about fashion and faith and what we can expect to see in stores this spring! My prayer as you listen is that you will feel free to embrace your own sense of fashion – your style that reflects your Creator and who He uniquely designed you to be.
info_outline Episode 81: Loving Well Within Our Differences 03/13/2019
Episode 81: Loving Well Within Our Differences Today I am joined by author Dorena Williamson. She offers biblical wisdom and insight into how we can love our sisters in Christ well, even when our differences might create obstacles to that goal.
info_outline Episode 80: The Problem with Envy 03/06/2019
Episode 80: The Problem with Envy Today's episode features Tilly Dillehay. She offers some very insightful wisdom when it comes to envy. My prayer as you listen is that you will be able to identify what exactly you are envying in another woman so that you can confess it before the father and instead of feeling steeped in envy, move toward a relationship filled with praise – both for that woman and for God who crated her.
info_outline Episode 79: The Unaltered Grace of the Gospel 02/27/2019
Episode 79: The Unaltered Grace of the Gospel This week we hear from Rachel Lawrence, host of the Unaltered Grace Podcast. Rachel shares her story of coming to Christ, the foundations of the gospel, and why it’s worth living your life for Jesus.
info_outline Episode 77: Responding To God's Love Through Worship 02/06/2019
Episode 77: Responding To God's Love Through Worship Today on Heart Lessons, singer-songwriter Caroline Cobb shares her thoughts on why God’s great love for us compels us to worship with song. My prayer as you listen is that you will see how worshiping the Lord is both our response to His love for us and our expression of love to Him, as well as a reflection of the song God sings over us as His beloved.
info_outline Episode 76: Imperfect Courage 01/30/2019
Episode 76: Imperfect Courage CEO of Noonday Collection, Jessica Honegger, shares the truth that we don't have to have it all figured out before we step forward in faith to do big things for the Lord. We can leave behind our comfort and move forward despite our fears because we know the God who holds us, the God who calls us, and the God who uses imperfect people like us to accomplish big things for His kingdom.
info_outline Episode 75: Lose Guilt, Work Smarter, and Thrive 01/23/2019
Episode 75: Lose Guilt, Work Smarter, and Thrive In this episode of the Heart Lessons Podcast we continue our January heart focus of gracious new beginnings. Jessica Turner, author of Stretched Too Thin, offers encouragement to us women on how to lose guilt, work smarter, and thrive in the place God created for each one of us.
info_outline Episode 74: Spending Time in God's Word Through Verse Mapping 01/16/2019
Episode 74: Spending Time in God's Word Through Verse Mapping Author Kristy Cambron walks us through the verse mapping technique of studying scripture and encourages us all to foster a love for God's word and be in it daily.
info_outline Episode 72: The Year of Living Happy 01/03/2019
Episode 72: The Year of Living Happy Happy New Year! In today's episode of Heart Lessons, Alli Worthington gives us permission to pursue the things which make us most happy, and let go of the things that don't including the tyranny of the urgent, toxic relationships, and a negative life outlook. She reminds us that nothing can shake the joy and happiness we have in Christ.
info_outline Episode 71: Looking Ahead to 2019 + A *BIG* Announcement 12/31/2018
Episode 71: Looking Ahead to 2019 + A *BIG* Announcement Looking ahead to 2019 and what to expect from the Heart Lessons Podcast PLUS announcing something very exciting debuting next year.
info_outline Episode 70: Surviving the Holiday Hustle 12/18/2018
Episode 70: Surviving the Holiday Hustle Sarah Bragg of the Surviving Sarah podcast joins me on Heart Lessons today and walks us through how to survive some of the major issues of the holiday season. We talk about things like planning, decorating, eating, and gifts. Sarah even takes our hearts one step further and gives us tools, tips, and tricks to not just survive, but find joy this Christmas season.
info_outline Episode 69: A Better Mom Holiday 12/11/2018
Episode 69: A Better Mom Holiday Ruth Schwenk of thebettermom.com encourages mothers to embrace the process of becoming better over striving for perfect. She also takes that grace-filled principle and applies it to our holiday seasons, encouraging us to celebrate in the way that is best for our own families.
info_outline Episode 67: Finding Her Voice 11/27/2018
Episode 67: Finding Her Voice Christian music icon Sandi Patty shares how some very formative experiences in her younger years caused her to feel silenced. In today's episode, she shares her journey of finding her voice again and encourages all of us to speak our stories out loud, to the glory of God the Father.
info_outline Episode 66: A Turquoise Table Thanksgiving 11/13/2018
Episode 66: A Turquoise Table Thanksgiving Today on Heart Lessons I chat with Kristin Schell, the wonderful heart behind the Turquoise Table/Front Yard People Movement. Our conversation centers on bringing the heart of the turquoise table--community and genuine connection-- to our Thanksgiving tables. Plus, Kristin's favorite recipes.
info_outline Episode 65: How Brokenness Leads Us to Jesus 11/06/2018
Episode 65: How Brokenness Leads Us to Jesus Today on Heart Lessons, recording artist Nichole Nordeman shares how she learned dependency on Jesus because of her broken marriage. She shares how the pain of her divorce caused her to develop greater authenticity with others, and with Jesus. Plus we talk about a line from her latest album that says, "And you cannot imagine all the places you'll see Jesus, but you'll find Him everywhere you thought He wasn't supposed to go."
info_outline Episode 64: Ask Us Anything 10/30/2018
Episode 64: Ask Us Anything Today's episode is the audio version of the FB Live: Ask Us Anything video I did with Holly Colonna and Kristin Hernandez of Through The Lens Podcast. We take the time to answer listener submitted questions regarding pregnancy and infant loss. We hope you feel heard and encouraged.
info_outline Episode 63: Wholeness and Healing for Post-Abortive Women 10/23/2018
Episode 63: Wholeness and Healing for Post-Abortive Women Today's episode features Amber Newberry. Amber opens up her heart and shares her story of abortion, and how Jesus redeemed and restored her. Amber's story is a perfect picture of God's matchless grace. My prayer is that this episode will open your heart to empathy and love for post-abortive women so that they can know the truth of the Healer of all things.
info_outline Episode 62: Perinatal Bereavement Support 10/16/2018
Episode 62: Perinatal Bereavement Support Today's conversation features Deb Dougherty, the Perinatal Bereavement RN for our local hospitals. Deb shares her story of losing her baby boy, how she serves bereaved mothers, the difference between depression and grief, and ideas for keeping your baby's memory alive. So thankful for women like Deb who compassionately serve the infant loss community.