A painful season in your life can still be part of the abundant life Jesus promised. And, that’s what we talk about today with author Niki Hardy. She calls herself a cancer thriver, not just a survivor.
She’s gut honest about how hard it is to thrive when your life falls apart. And she’ll debunk the lies that she believed. Plus, you’ll get seven practical ways to live well and thrive even if you’re going through a tough time. So, p...
Sometimes we treat the word no like it’s a bad word we should never say. And, if we do say it, we often apologize or think someone’s going to wash our mouths out with soap. But it’s just not true. Sometimes no is the best word you can speak.
Today, you'll get a filter through which you can sift every opportunity you get. You'll learn how to provide a compassionate no or a confident yes! Get ready for the four C’s that will ...
Do you ever find that when you pray, sometimes you don’t know what to say? Prayer’s one of the most powerful, life-changing things we’ll ever do, and yet it can feel like one of the hardest things to do. The good news?
There’s a simple, powerful way to reignite your conversation with God. And, today, author, TV host, and Bible teacher Sheila Walsh guides you through it. Plus, you’ll hear a beautiful song that’ll reassure you God he...
When life’s crazy, it’s easy to feel afraid and panic. But feelings aren’t supposed to be the GPS in our lives—truth is. We all need to be reminded of the truth we already know so it can inform the way we feel.
Today, you’ll learn three truths you can preach to your soul when life’s crazy and you’re tempted to panic. So, wherever you are, however you’re feeling, hope’s on the way!
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In the summer of 2018, at the height of her career, ABC’s Paula Faris stepped down from not one, but two dream jobs. She was co-anchor on “Good Morning America Weekend” and co-host of “The View.” Why’d she do that? You’re about to find out.
And, as Paula Faris gives us the inside scoop on her calling, she’ll also help us understand our own. So, turn up the volume and open your heart.
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Can you obey God no matter what? Sometimes obedience feels hard, doesn’t it? But the cost of obeying is never greater than the reward of it.
So, we’ll get practical about what obedience looks like, how you can do it, and why you want to. We’ll even look at some verses in a book of the Bible you may not visit much—Haggai. It's your day to hang out with Jennifer, KC, and our guy, Haggai.
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Crisis happens to all of us. And, when it does, we don’t want to live in panic mode. Instead, we want to live prepared. Today, you’re going to get doable, simple steps to live proactive rather than reactive.
Author Kath Lipp is here to help you prepare your mind, your heart, and your home for any unexpected situation. You’ll love how practical and timely this is!
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Do you ever get tired of dealing with the hard stuff in life? You know, things like strained relationships, difficult bosses, constant conflict, illness, and financial stress. The hard stuff has big potential to bring better days, depending on our response to it.
Today, I'll give you four ways you can respond to hardship. But, spoiler alert … only two ways are good ways. This practical encouragement is just what you need. You...
Jackie Hill Perry grew up fatherless, experienced gender confusion, and made some harmful choices during her teenage years. Most of her story would be rated PG-13. But, at age 19, she came face-to-face with what it meant to be made new.
Today, she shares how God’s hand is all over her story for His glory. Plus, she shows you how to be honest about your own story, no matter what it's rated! You’re about to be inspired and empowe...
Did you know that being a control freak is actually counterproductive? It’s true! Demanding or expecting total control all the time in every situation is unrealistic.
So, today, you are going to learn how to let go and trust God. You’ll discover three ways to grow your trust muscle so you can learn to loosen your grip on control.
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What do you do when you suddenly find yourself on a battlefield in life? Cancer shows up and tries to take you down. Or maybe it’s depression or betrayal or loss that is beating you up. You can fight back with the best weapon of all. You can fight back with joy.
Today, Margaret Feinberg is sharing part of her cancer story and giving three practical ways to fight back with joy no matter what you face.
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Have you ever wondered how Jennifer puts on her makeup blind? Or what to do when you feel paralyzed by depression? Listen in as Jennifer spills the beans with Laura Story, Karen Abercrombie, and Michael O’Brien. This conversation was recorded live at a Fresh Grounded Faith conference in West Michigan. You’re going to get so much from it!
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We hear all the time that it’s important for women to be strong. The Bible agrees. So, what does that kind of strength look like in a practical way?
Well, today, author Mary Kassian guides us through the age-old wisdom of the Bible to learn how to be the right kind of strong. You’ll discover seven habits that can zap your strength and discover how to be the right kind of strong.
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Can you expect God to heal you when you ask? It's a tough question because we all ask God for healing at some point in our lives. We’ve all got hurts, questions, and disappointments.
Today, you’re going to hear this question answered honestly and biblically. You’ll learn three ways God heals and be encouraged as you do!
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Wouldn’t you like God to do something through you that is bigger than you? What if God can use your pain to shape your purpose and build a platform to bless others? Well, today, you're getting in on an insightful and inspiring conversation about how God wastes nothing in your life. And how that thing that is hurtful or hard for you may be the very thing God is using to fashion you into who He has called you to be.
Did you know that studies show a lack of close friendships may be hazardous to your health? But making friends isn't easy for everyone. That's why Jennifer invited her BFFs to spill the beans with her about friendship.
Listen in as they answer often-asked questions like who helps Jennifer shop for clothes and even what makes a good friend. Plus, you'll learn three assumptions you need to make in order to make friends at...
We often feel the guilt and responsibility for meeting the needs of unhealthy people. We try to make them happy, but when we try, we end up frustrated and poisoned by their toxic behavior.
Today, author Gary Thomas gives you practical encouragement and biblical wisdom to help you know when and how to say “no” to bad patterns, so you can say “yes” to the good that God has planned for you.
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Garth Brooks once sang that he had friends in low places—and, here’s the thing, we do too. We have a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Today, you’re going to learn how He can make even the lowest times of your life, the high places of your faith. Plus, you’re going to gain two practical ways to get through your low places.
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There are some days when you don’t like yourself. You overlook your fabulous and fixate on your flaws. But the very weakness you're trying to hide may be the place God wants to shine.
Author and actress Priscilla Shirer shares how God’s Word helps us not just be ourselves, but learn to like ourselves.
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Fun episode today! Jennifer went to lunch with a fellow 4:13er and she spilled the beans on everything from understanding your call to writing a book proposal to why social media matters. Even if you’re not a writer, you'll get so much from this rich and interesting conversation. Pull up a chair. The coffee’s hot!
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