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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 forwar...

MAKE LIFE MATTER: From Shattered to Strong with Tammie Southerland

Episode 44 - Tammie Southerland is a strong voice that empowers others to live passionately for Christ. However, drugged and raped as a freshman in college, trauma shut her down and shut her up—until God intervened.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Real-Life, Talk about Real-Life - with Blake Guichet

Episode #199 - Today’s episode is a much-needed candid conversation for anyone who is tired of hustling and never feeling enough, and longing to truly embrace grace. Blake helps us know how to take a bold stand for Christ in today’s contentious culture.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Jenni Catron—Leading from Heart, Mind, Soul and Strength

Episode #197 - Carol shares her powerful story and helps us: 1) Make hope-filled choices during a crisis, 2) Understand the value of community, and 3) Relinquish control and trust God with our children and circumstances.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Carol Kent—Unshakable Faith when Parenting Breaks Your Heart

Episode #197 - Carol shares her powerful story and helps us: 1) Make hope-filled choices during a crisis, 2) Understand the value of community, and 3) Relinquish control and trust God with our children and circumstances.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Angie Grant—Carrying the Call to Foster and Adopt

Episode #196 - What is your “something?” Angie Grant teaches us that not everyone is called to foster and adopt, but we can all do something.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: What Your Son Needs - with Monica Swanson

Episode #195 - A homeschool mom of four boys, Monica Swanson is the author of Boy Mom and the host of the Boy Mom Podcast. Her popular website offers blogs and tips for parenting and healthy living.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Helping Families Reset with a Digital Detox - with Molly DeFrank

Episode #194 - This episode is for parents who are tired of their children being grumpy, distracted, disobedient, and dependent on tech; want to prioritize family time by removing the temptation and distraction of technology: and don’t know how to unhook their family from technology and are fearful of the outcome.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Created for Celebration - with Nicole Zasowski

Episode #193 - Nicole shares how she chose to pursue a life of anticipation and invites readers to join her on the quest to release fear that hinders our delight, savor the joy of our present life, and find our God-given courage to celebrate.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Faith in the Face of ALS - with Tony and Cori Nunez

Episode #192 - While ALS continues to add physical limitations to Tony Nunez and has deteriorated his body, Tony and his wife, Cori, know God is faithful and has a purpose in all things and are pressing forward through this diagnosis to serve the students and further the gospel at all costs. 

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Don't Miss Out on the Holy Spirit - with Jennie Cunnion

Episode #191 - When it comes to the third person of the Trinity, many Christians’ views are murky at best. The Holy Spirit has been misunderstood, marginalized, and even maligned. But what if a relationship with the Holy Spirit is the missing link to a fulfilling spiritual life?

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Holding on when You Can't Let Go - with Sheila Walsh

Episode #189 - In her new book, Holding On When You Want to Let Go, Sheila Walsh talks openly about how the global pandemic magnified and exacerbated her struggles and how she continues to hold on to hope each day.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Live Beyond Limits - with Jennifer Rothschild

Episode #189 - Jennifer Rothschild became blind at age fifteen and now helps others live beyond limits. Jennifer is a nationally known author, speaker and Bible study teacher who has written 17 books.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Leading Well by Following Well - with Dr. Steve Greene

Episode #188 - While the Make Life Matter podcast is on a summer break, enjoy this repost of one of my favorite episodes!

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

Episode #187 - Abby Johnson 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: Value What God Values - with Pastor Manouchka Charles

Episode #186 - In 2018, Manouchka was involved in a horrific car accident that put her life at risk. Faith, and those around her, helped Manouchka get through this difficult season of her life. Through her testimony, she is encouraging and has a great impact on the lives of people around the world.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: The Sanctity of Life - Before You Were Born

Episode #185 - God knew you before you were born. He created you on purpose and with purpose. Angela Donadio shares a timely and poignant message of truth, healing, and hope, for anyone living in the shadow of abortion and for those seeking a Biblical perspective on the sanctity of life.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: A Hero’s Scars and Stripes - with Dave Roever

Episode #184- Dave Roever helps us to move past bitterness, embrace life, and maintain a sense of humor even in adversity. In over 50 years of full-time ministry, he has shared Jesus Christ with millions of people, seeing them transformed by the Word of God.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Becoming Brave - with Tracey Mitchell

Episode #183 - Author and Speaker Tracey Mitchell is here to help us know how to step out of the shadows and into God-confidence, stop top letting betrayal steal our dreams, and awaken courage in others.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Overcome Insurmountable Odds - with JT Jester

Episode #182 - JT Jester shares his incredible story of how he overcame what seemed like insurmountable medical odds to make life matter as an adventure enthusiast who encourages us to embrace challenges, find our tribe, and live by the motto that there are no bad days – only hard ones.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: The Forgotten Pandemic - with Pastor Adam Comer

Episode #181 - The Forgotten Pandemic is a short but compelling documentary that sheds light on how opioid addiction has quietly become a pandemic in the United States. It also offers stories of hope and freedom through Christ-centered recovery.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Hang in There Girl - with Cally Logan

Episode #180 - Is it possible to fearlessly, sincerely, and intentionally pursue a life in Christ as a modern young woman? Cally Logan is a fresh voice of encouragement for women longing to navigate today’s challenges with authentic faith.

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Hope in Heartache

Episode #179 - Our hearts and minds are reeling this week here in the United States after the horrific shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. What do we do when our expectations are shattered? This short devotion encourages our fragile hearts and reminds us that we can truly experience hope in heartache.  

MAKE LIFE MATTER: Can Life Be Good Again? - with

Episode #178 - What do you do when you’re suddenly navigating a life you didn't sign up for? Lisa Appelo understands deeply. She's experienced the raw emotions and uncertainty that come when everything falls apart.