For God called me to do good, even if it means suffering, just as Christ suffered for me. He is my example, and I must follow in His footsteps.

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Aug. 17, 2022

Flip Of The Coin

You call it in the air..." Head's or Tail's". How many of us have made major life decisions based on a coin toss? My guest today is Emily Louis. Emily helps women OWN their worth and transform their relationship with God. Her mission is to help Christians know they don't have to fit a box or mold to have a thriving relationship with God. She has helped dozens of women understand that they are unconditionally loved and can rest from achieving. Emily is the host of the Abundant Grace podcast and …

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Aug. 10, 2022

Power Of A Conversation

How do you feel when someone serves you? My guest today is Tom Schwab CEO of "Interview Valet". Tom knows how to build an online business. He has done this very successfully, several times and now helps others find online success with podcast interview marketing. Marketing at its heart is starting a conversation with someone who could be an ideal customer. Tom helps thought leaders (coaches, authors, speakers, consultants, and emerging brands) get featured on leading podcasts their ideal prosp…

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Aug. 3, 2022

Practically Perfect

Can you be "Practically Perfect" in every way? My guest today is Shelby Hohsfield she is a podcaster, artist, motivational speaker, and unstoppable enthusiast of living out God's purpose after religion. Shelby's faith journey has been a winding road, from praying to God as an eight-year-old for the truth to leaving the Mormon church at 18, walking without God, getting curious, making so many mistakes, and finally finding the true love of our Amazing Creator. Shelby helps ladies who find themsel…

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July 27, 2022

No Stopping This Hug

When is the last time you received a hug? My guest today is Christian Mayberry. Christian was riding on an ATV when he was 16. An adult was driving the ATV, which crashed and Christian was left in a ditch for three hours before receiving medical attention. Christian died. He went to heaven and spent time with family and with the Lord. Christian suffered a traumatic brain injury and his family was told he would likely not survive, and when he did he would not be able to walk, talk or have much q…

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July 20, 2022


Has life knocked your cup over, spilling your dreams and complicating your next step? Perhaps you have a solid relationship with God, but has reality shaken your security and identity? Maybe you seek answers and new handles for growing in spiritual maturity. Did you once see yourself attempting great things for God but now wonder how you’ll survive carpool … or chemo? Do you just feel like a No.thing with a long list of all.the.things to do? My guest today is author Esther Pannebaker. Esther i…

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July 13, 2022

The Knock At The Door

What happens when you hear a knock at the front door of your home? My guest today is Robin T. Jenning. Robin believes that personal growth is something we all seek, but spiritual renewal is something our souls yearn for whether we know it or not. As a gifted storyteller, sought-after professional speaker, knowledgeable teacher, and author on the importance of spiritual growth and renewal in every day. Robin wants to empower others with the Biblical guidance needed for deep personal reflection. …

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July 6, 2022

More Than A Thank You

Ten-hut ! My guest today is Captain, Shelly Rood who served in the United States Army Reserves for 16 years as an Intelligence Officer and now is a small business owner and ordained minister, advocating for selfless service in action. Attaining the rank of Captain, Shelly served as an S2, a Company Commander, and more, leading covert intelligence briefings and orchestrating security programs for nearly 4,000 Soldiers. Shelly is on a top-secret mission called “Others Over Self®”. What is that? S…

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June 29, 2022

A Story In Every Seat

Remember musical chairs? You remember right? Play the music and have the players walk around the perimeter of the chair circle. When the music stops, everyone must immediately sit in a chair. The one person left standing is out. Seems kind of silly to bring this up. However, what if life is a lot like musical chairs someone is left out. My guest today is Stacy Leicht. Stacy has been a teacher for 25 years. She has taught elementary, and middle grades, and now is currently working at UNC-Greensb…

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June 22, 2022

Are You An Ezer?

How would you define yourself? Really hard question to answer right? Today my guest is April Diaz. April is a visionary and challenger her entire life. April is the Founder and CEO of Ezer + Co., a coaching company all about activating women to live lead with wholeness. For nearly 20 years she pastored in two of the most influential churches in the U.S. April is a certified coach, international speaker, author, and advocate for marginalized voices. She’s always been a tomboy with sparkly shoes.…

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June 15, 2022

Three Powerful Words

Stop reading if you don't need this. Want to learn about wellness conversations around life balance, mental wellness, self-care, self-realization, and whole-life wellness? Want to find and see the joy in individuals building healthy communication and wellness methods in their life that reduce stress? Want to reconnect relationships and bring harmonious balance to your life? My guest today excels in providing people just like you from all walks of life, with practical communication advice and st…

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June 8, 2022

This Is Home

Community is defined as, a feeling of fellowship with others due to sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Do you have such a thing in your life? My guest today is Steve & Bethany former radio pros turned podcasters. Steve & Bethany take the big and complex questions about life and faith and make them simple. If you need practical advice and real encouragement take a listen today and find their show Steve and Bethany’s Hopecast! Steve & Bethany to share about the power of community an…

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June 1, 2022

Mended Under Pressure

Have you ever thought how a diamond is formed? Simply put, a diamond formation occurs when carbon deposits deep within the earth(approximately 90 to 125 miles below the surface) are subject to high temperature and pressure. Kind of like a pressure cooker. That is where are episode begins today. My guest Patti Davis has been through so many pressures. Many have molded and shaped her. Patti has found true breathtaking freedom from the pressure, and you can find the same freedom too. It's will not…

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May 25, 2022

The Power Of Guard The Rail.

"It's too late, I can't do it." Am I sure you have never said this right? Well, I'm here to tell you it's not too late you can do it. Today is the day to see the power of the guard rail. How does one go about putting in the guard rails in your life? Well, take a listen to a new author Daniel Connors he shares why it's so essential to have a guard rail in your life. Daniel, shares about his life and why you need this aglet in your life. Daniel shares the pains he walked through and what helped k…

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May 18, 2022

Beyond The Next Moment.

"I know You're able and I know You can save through the fire with Your mighty hand." "But even if You don't". Many times in our lives we have been in the fire. It's been not easy, it's been really hard. Where do you turn? Sometimes, I need to remind myself "Today is Going to be a Good Day". Today's guest is Doctor Michelle Bengtson. Dr. Michelle is a Neuropsychologist, who is also a mother, wife, podcast host, and author. Dr. Michelle makes her second trip to visit us to share some amazing enco…

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May 11, 2022

Make It Count!

How much joy and encouragement would you have to give if you knew your time was short? My guest today is Tina. She is a long-time friend and was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neuromuscular disease. ALS is characterized by progressive degeneration of motor nerve cells in the brain (upper motor neurons) and spinal cord (lower motor neurons). After going through an 18-month process Tina was given the news she h…

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May 4, 2022

Falling In Love With The Truth.

Welcome to the new season called "Aglet" You know an "Aglet" that plastic or metal piece at the end of your shoelace that keeps it from unraveling or fraying. This season I will be walking alongside some amazing new friends to hear about their "Aglet". Maybe along the way, you could be thinking about that one thing that keeps your life from unraveling and fraying? My first guest is Keith Ferrin an author, speaker, and storyteller. Keith founded his ministry in 1996 and now travels around the …

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April 27, 2022

Season Finale| The Shadows In The Cell.

In the season finale of “The Shadow”. I want to introduce you to Cheryl Ward. Cheryl is a friend of a family member of sorts. Cheryl has spent some time in Federal Prison. She shares what she learned along the way. She also has some valuable life lessons that can be used to escape the shadow that maybe you've been in. Join me as we try on Cheryl’s flight shoes.

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April 20, 2022

The Shadow Of Doubt.

What if...You had a thought come into your mind that was so terrible that you couldn't shake it. What would you do? My guest today is Pastor Chad Harms. Chad has been a pastor in Oregon for 17 years. Chad and I have a really odd meetup and we dig deep into why invasive thoughts can be so dangerous. Chad, also recently started a podcast telling the stories of how and why people became Christians. It is called "Testimony" He has been married for 13 years and has two children a daughter who is alm…

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April 13, 2022

Nightmares In The Shadow.

WARNING MATURE CONTENT How do you forgive when you’ve been wounded deeply? How do you move past the pain that keeps you up at night, and leaves you isolated, untrusting, and afraid? How can you possibly forgive them, especially when they don’t deserve forgiveness? My guest this week is Mark Sowersby. Mark, shares his heart with me about walking through the pain and torment of being sexually abused and molested for seven years. Join me as I walk in Mark's work boots.

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April 6, 2022

The Choices: Shadow Or Not?

Choices are all over the place. Just like right now you are choosing to listen to this or not? What choices would you make if you suffered an intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke at age 29 and then develop epilepsy due to the stroke? My guest today is Lori Vober. She is a walking miracle and feels called to share her story and journey of faith and perseverance. Lori also wants to encourage others just like you. Lori believes God has a plan for each of us, but life is about your choices. Join me as …

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March 30, 2022

Controlling The Shadow

What is controlling you today? My guest would describe himself as an imperfect follower of a perfect God, He is a small business owner, elected official, and tv/podcast host. His name is Jake Starkey! Jake has worked in marketing and media for almost two decades and loves helping people and businesses grow. Today, Jake and I dig deep into what has control of his life. He has a shadow that may be lingering around your life as well. Join me as I try on Jake's size 12 cowboy boots.

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March 23, 2022

Attack The Shadow

We all tell stories every day. We love a good story. They are everywhere to be found; chatting with our friends, at the movies, on the news. Amazingly, the stories we tell ourselves throughout our days are the ones that have the most significant impact on how we live our lives. However, what if the shadow is the major storyteller? My guest today is Chris Templeton who is here today to help understand there is a way to attack the shadow back. Listen in as Chris has three primary goals to help wi…

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March 16, 2022

Betting Against The Shadow

What is one thing you have bet on? Or maybe the better question is who has bet on you? Today, my guest is Casey Jarombek. Casey has resolved to abstain from compulsive gambling. over the span of 10 years. Casey blew thousands of dollars on blackjack and poker at the casinos and, in turn, fell on hard times. before getting clean. Casey would do anything he needed to, including manipulating friends and family, to get by in life. However, now he has been gamble free for over 6 years, and he is now…

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March 9, 2022

Hope For The Shadow

Is there hope in the shadow? My guest is Charity Williams she shares where you can find help in the shadow. She is a burst of joy. She is a powerful woman with a big heart. She is an overcomer, having walked through her own difficult life circumstances. one of her passions is to walk with others through their own difficult moments. She is an entrepreneur, artist, mama of two, and a happy wife for almost 18 years! A day in her shoes would look like learning to love her family well and raising he…

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