Friendship

MAKE LIFE MATTER: In the Presence of My Enemies with Gracia Burnham

Episode – On May 27, 2001, while celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary at Dos Palmas Resort off Palawan Island, rebels from the Abu Sayyaf Group seized the Burnhams and several other guests of the resort and took them as hostages to Basilan Island. In the ensuing 376 days of captivity, they endured incredible hardship, emotional fatigue, and tragedy.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Fueled by Fire with Staci Wallace

Episode #64 – Staci Wallace has been a successful businesswoman, entrepreneur, and thought leader for over 30 years. She is an accomplished author, motivational speaker, and media host, and the founder of EMwomen (Empowering Women).

MAKE LIFE MATTER: And Then There Were None with Abby Johnson

Abby Johnson worked for Planned Parenthood for eight years, working her way up through the ranks to become the clinic director in Bryan, Texas. She was Planned Parenthood’s Employee of the Year in 2008 but she walked away from her job after witnessing the abortion of a 13-week-old fetus during an ultrasound-guided abortion.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Settle Your Soul with Dr. Jodi Detrick

Episode #59 – “Life shakes us up; abiding settles us down.” Through the harrowing abduction of her teenage daughter and a life devoted to ministry, Dr. Jodi Detrick has a profound understanding of the power of redemption.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Desert to Destiny David

Episode #58 (Part 1 of a 4-Part Series) – No matter what giant you’re facing today or what desert you find yourself in, when you know who you are in Christ, you can trust God to defend you–just as He did for David.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Get Ready to Embrace God’s Goals with Mimika Cooney

Episode #57 – Born and raised in South Africa, entrepreneur Mimika Cooney experienced severe rejection, bullying, and a broken childhood. She spent years pursuing accolades and addicted to approval in the pursuit of finding her worth, validation and confidence. Then God stepped in to heal her hurts, change her heart and awaken a passion for helping others seeking their purpose in life.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Pivot from Tragedy to Triumph with Dr. Susan Mead

Episode #54 – After Susan lost her youngest son, Kyle, she came to realize that even when things get broken, discarded, or replaced, people matter most. It was during this season in life Dance with Jesus was written, a metaphor for discovering joy that has helped thousands discover life in the midst of their darkest moments.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Align with God’s Assignment with Dr. Barbara

Episode #53 – Dr. Barbara is a licensed psychologist who uses faith plus therapy methods to see women transform their baggage into a badge of honor. She safely guides women through the ashes and watches them emerge to embrace their passion and live their fullest lives, overflowing with faith and purpose.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Fight for Joy with “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne

Episode #50 – Candace Payne is an author, speaker, podcast host, and a viral sensation whose Facebook Live video of trying on a Chewbacca Mask became the most-viewed Facebook Live video to date (collectively over 300 million views). Also known as“Chewbacca Mom,” she has been featured in more than 3,000 media outlets and has interviewed with major media such as “Good Morning America,” The LateLate Show James Corden,” The New York Times, and PEOPLE.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Desert to Destiny The Life of Jesus

Episode #49 – In this 4-part Series, Angela looks at the lives of Jesus, Elijah, David, and Ruth, and shows us how we can move from desert to destiny. In today’s episode on the life of Jesus and His desert experience, we learn to recognize the ways we are tempted, resist temptation through Scripture, and realize God is propelling us to destiny.

Now What?

Now we learn to love God deeper than ever before. To let Him engulf us in His Love
so that those around us (whether they agree with us or not) know that they are important.

Running the Race

Every pain we face, every doubt we overcome, every battle we wage is worth
patiently enduring the journey to get to the finish line and see our Savior at last!

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Best of Season 1 – Reveal

This conclusion of the Best of Season 1 3-Part Series features excerpts from conversations with Amy Carroll, Alisha Illian, and Sue Duffield. These impacting moments will help you balance a tender heart and a strong voice, ground your identity in Christ, and embrace the healing power of humor.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Best of Season 1 – What Brave Looks Like

Angela shares some of the most memorable moments of Season 1, exciting updates, and a sneak peek into Season 2 launching in February! Part 1 of the Best of Season 1 3-Part Series features excerpts from conversations with Carol McLeod, Jessie Seneca, Manouchka Charles, and Dr. Hakeem Collins. These impacting moments will encourage you to move forward in 2021 with confidence in God no matter what.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Best of Season 1 – Moving Forward

Angela shares some of the most memorable moments of Season 1, exciting updates, and a sneak peek into Season 2 launching in February! Part 1 of the Best of Season 1 3-Part Series features excerpts from conversations with Carol McLeod, Jessie Seneca, Manouchka Charles, and Dr. Hakeem Collins. These impacting moments will encourage you to move forward in 2021 with confidence in God no matter what.

When Winter Meets Sisterhood

One of the most important lessons God ever taught me was the lesson of sisterhood:
deep female friendships that can exist in full-health across state lines, married/single lines, and the daily problems that can bring us down. 

11 Ways to Guard Your Heart

It’s very difficult to protect ourselves from all manner of attack, whether it’s physical, emotional, verbal, spiritual, or otherwise.
Here are some considerations for guarding our hearts to protect our lives and the lives of others.