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The Happy Hour #150: Christy Wright

July 19, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Hour #150 is Christy Wright. Christy is both entertaining and inspiring, and presents messages that educate and give hope to audiences… Read More

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The Happy Hour #149: Virginia Cumberbatch

July 12, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Virginia Cumberbatch joins me today for The Happy Hour #149. Virginia serves as the Director of the Community Engagement Center and Social Justice Institute at… Read More

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Happy Hour #148: Lisa Harper

July 5, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Hour #148 is Lisa Harper. Lisa is a master storyteller with a masters of Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary. She’s lauded as… Read More

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Happy Hour #147: Kristin Schell

June 30, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Hour #147 is Kristin Schell. Kristin is an established speaker and blogger on the subjects of food, faith, and hospitality.… Read More

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Happy Hour #146: Sophie Hudson

June 21, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The very hilarious Sophie Hudson is back today for episode #146 of The Happy Hour. Sophie joined me for episode #54 and for The Happy… Read More

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Happy Hour #145: Maria Goff

June 20, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Maria Goff is my guest for The Happy Hour #145. Maria has made a career out of loving her family and neighbors, raising her children,… Read More

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Happy Hour #144: Sarah Harmeyer

June 7, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sarah Harmeyer is my guest for episode #144 of The Happy Hour. Sarah is the founder of Neighbor’s Table, a concept born from her personal passion… Read More

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My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

June 6, 2017

For the past few days I’ve been able to share with you some of my experiences this week with Compassion while in Kenya and today my son, Deacon, wanted to share some… Read More

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Will you sponsor a child with me?

June 5, 2017

I told you how yesterday felt like a day of meeting long lost relatives, but I want to tell you today about the other children I met while with the Maasai people… Read More

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Family is more than blood

June 4, 2017

I looked up the word “family” tonight in the dictionary and I’d like to make a suggestion to Mr. Webster if at all possible. You see the definition of family goes like… Read More

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Hope in the midst of Injustice

June 3, 2017

I was asked to go to Kenya a few months ago by my friend Bri, who works with Compassion International. I was slightly excited (just kidding – beyond excited) about this offer because I’ve never… Read More

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Happy Hour #143: Angie Smith

May 31, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Hour #143 is Angie Smith. Angie is married to Todd Smith, of the Christian group, Selah, and mom to five daughters. In 2008, the Smiths received news that their 4th daughter, Audrey, would not survive, and Angie began blogging as a means of communication with friends and family during those difficult days. Angie now writes books and Bible studies, and teaches around the country, but the heart of her ministry is the same as it was when her fingers typed the very first words on her blog years ago: Angie’s greatest passion is to make the Bible feel accessible and relevant and to encourage others in their faith journey. Angie holds a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology from Vanderbilt University and is a best-selling author of multiple adult and children’s books. She and Todd (and their house full of daughters) live in Nashville, TN. I have known and loved Angie for a few years now and am way overdue on… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #32: Bianca Juárez Olthoff

May 26, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download One of my all-time favorite guests, Bianca Juárez Olthoff, is back today for episode #32 of The Happy Half Hour. If you missed Bianca’s first… Read More

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Happy Hour #142: Cheryl Scruggs

May 24, 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Hour #142 is Cheryl Scruggs. Cheryl is a Biblical counselor with her husband, Jeff. She is the mom to adult… Read More