Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian

Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian

Looking for inspiration and spiritual guidance? Tune in to "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian" podcast, where Ruth and her guests share personal stories of God's work in their lives. Each episode explores a different topic and dives deep into what the Bible teaches about it. Whether you're a lifelong believer or just curious about faith, this podcast will encourage you to pursue a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ by exploring God's Word for yourself. Don't miss out on the wisdom and insights shared on "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian"―subscribe now!

Episodes

July 15, 2024 31 mins

Ruth Hovsepian and Sherrie Pilkington, the host of the podcast 'Finding God in Our Pain' talk about how to find God in your pain. Sherrie shares her personal experience of unexpectedly losing her husband and how she found comfort and hope in God during her grief. They discuss the importance of being still and listening to God, the struggle of questioning God's goodness in difficult times and finding identity and cont...

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Ruth Hovsepian talks with Mackenzie Morgan about what is worship. Mackenzie is a recording artist and worship leader, about the importance of worship music in the church. Mackenzie's Facebook post about worship music went viral in 2021, sparking a conversation about the theological soundness of worship songs. They discuss the motivation behind Mackenzie's post, the role of worship leaders, and the need for discernment in ...

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July 1, 2024 36 mins

In this episode, Lindsay Tedder shares her incredible story of battling infertility and experiencing multiple miracles in the form of unexpected babies. She discusses the challenges of infertility, the process of adoption, and the spiritual warfare that comes with it. Lindsay emphasizes the importance of surrendering control and walking in faith, even in the face of fear and doubt. She also addresses the lies and manipulation of Sa...

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In this episode, Ruth Hovsepian and Elizabeth Rodriguez discuss the transformative power of faith, hope, and personal growth through Bible study. Elizabeth shares practical tips on how to start or enhance Bible study routines, including repetitive reading, studying in context, and using multiple translations. They emphasize the importance of having good tools, such as Bible dictionaries and study guides, to understand the historica...

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June 17, 2024 29 mins

Suzanne Stines shares her powerful and inspiring journey of faith, hope, and strength in the face of a cancer diagnosis. Her unwavering faith and reliance on prayer transformed her grief and fear into a source of peace and purpose. Through her story, she emphasizes the importance of pursuing God's presence and word every day, finding strength in the darkest moments, and trusting in His will.

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Rick and Jane McKinney share their extraordinary journey of walking across America to share their faith and pray for their nation. Their experiences, encounters, and unwavering faith in God led to divine appointments and opportunities to share the gospel. They also discuss the importance of being open to witnessing opportunities and the impact of their mission in various countries, including India, China, and Tibet. The conversatio...

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Ever wondered, "Who am I really?" You're not alone. On today's episode of "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian," join me, Ruth Hovsepian, and my special guest, Donna Scott, a licensed marriage and family therapist, as we tackle this profound question head-on. We break down the complexities of core, given, and chosen identities, shedding light on how embracing your God-given traits and understanding...

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Get ready to dive into a great chat with Ruth Hovsepian and her guest, Julie Sunne! This episode is all about the incredible power of prayer. They chat about how prayer can be a game-changer, especially during tough times like dealing with personal loss or parenting a child with disabilities. With a few real-life stories thrown in, they show how prayer can be a source of comfort and a pillar of strength.

Ruth and Julie get...

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Join host Ruth Hovsepian and special guest Ann Visser on a powerful and inspiring episode of "Stand Firm & Face Storms in Your Life." In this heartfelt conversation, Ann opens up about her personal battles with marital turmoil and her son's fight against depression. Through these experiences, she shares how her unwavering faith in Jesus Christ has been her cornerstone and lifeline.

Ruth and Ann dig into ...

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Join us in this deeply inspiring episode where two women, at the prime ages of 58 and 65, share their journey through faith and the art of aging gracefully. "Two Women's Journey Through Faith and Aging" is a heartfelt conversation that challenges societal norms around youth and beauty, advocating for self-acceptance and the celebration of life's earned years. Ruth and Laura Acuna dive into personal transitions, ...

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In this heartfelt episode of our podcast, we delve into the often untold complexities of special needs parenting with our inspiring guest, LaCinda Halls. As a mother to her son Thomas, who is on the autism spectrum, LaCinda shares the deep emotional landscape that comes with raising a child with unique needs. From confronting personal struggles and theological questions to finding unexpected joy and building resilience, this conver...

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In this episode, we join forces with Teresa Whiting, author of "Grazed: How God Redeems and Restores the Broken," to delve into the depths of sexual brokenness and the beacon of hope that is divine redemption. We tackle the difficult topics of trauma, addiction, and recovery, illuminating the transformative journey from darkness to healing. Drawing inspiration from the biblical stories of women like Tamar and Bathsheba, w...

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When the pressures of today's world weigh heavily on the family unit, it takes wisdom and courage to steer through the storm. I had the privilege of conversing with Cheryl Lutz, a speaker and biblical counselor, and together, we unpacked the pivotal role of parents in fortifying their children against the tides of societal influence. Whether your family is navigating the waters of homeschooling, public, or private education, t...

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Join me and my guest, Shawn Paul, a former real estate professional turned full-time missionary, as we discuss the profound transformation of relocating one's life for the faith. Shawn opens up about his transition from the American dream to the challenges of missionary life in Central America, sharing the pivotal moments that led him from Iowa to Honduras and Guatemala. Listen in as he reflects on the unmistakable call of God...

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Join us in this powerful episode as Ruth Hovsepian sits down with Jodi Howe, author, speaker, and host of "The Air That I Breathe" podcast, to delve into the profound role of faith in navigating life's greatest challenges. From the depths of addiction and betrayal to the struggles with illness and mental health, Jodi shares her transformative journey and the unexpected solace she found in her faith. Discover how spir...

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In this episode, Ruth sits down with Jenna Smith from Christian Direction to shine a light on the prevalence of domestic violence within biblical narratives and its echoes in modern faith communities. Discover how the stories of Hagar, Princess Tamar, Samson and Delilah, and others from the scriptures reflect the psychological and emotional abuse that many still face today. Unearth the staggering findings of the Rafa study, which i...

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Get ready for an amazing episode of "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian," where we chat about healing and forgiveness after child abuse. Our guest, Mark Sowersby, who wrote "Forgiving the Nightmare," is back to share his moving story and his thoughts on the tricky act of chasing justice while accepting forgiveness through faith. This talk isn't just about scary facts; it's about bouncing back, let...

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March 18, 2024 37 mins

Hey there, beautiful souls! 🌟 Ready for a heart-to-heart that'll stir your spirit? Join us for an incredibly uplifting episode with the wonderful Missy Eversol. We're diving deep into the beauty of finding purpose and the power of sharing your spiritual journey. 🙏💫

🎧 In this episode:
- Missy opens up about her transformation from a regular churchgoer to a fervent follower of Christ. It's a story of l...

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Join host Ruth Hovsepian and her guest, Kingsley Grant, in a deeply personal and inspiring conversation about the transformative journey of forgiveness. This episode delves into the heart of spiritual healing, examining the emotional complexities and the liberating power of truly forgiving from the heart. With personal stories, scriptural wisdom, and professional insights, Ruth and Kingsley offer guidance for navigating the bumpy r...

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In this powerful and eye-opening episode of our podcast, we are joined by Lori Morrison—a licensed private investigator, host of The Unlovely Truth podcast, author, and speaker.  She wants to help you become a different kind of P.I. - a Person of Impact. 

Dive deep with us as we discuss the sobering realities of forced labor, the sex trade, and forced marriages, and learn how we can become vigilant guardians in this ongoin...

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