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LIFT stands for Ladies in Fellowship/Faith Together! This podcast is for anyone who needs an encouraging word. Melanie is just a regular Mom in the suburbs of North Texas trying to live out her Christian Faith-Walk day by day. She is also co-author of the book, "Passover for Christians: Creating a NEW Easter Tradition" available at Amazon.com and some Christian bookstores. For more information on that ministry please visit: passoverforchristians.com

LIFT stands for Ladies in Fellowship/Faith Together! This podcast is for anyone who needs an encouraging word. Melanie is just a regular Mom in the suburbs of North Texas trying to live out her Christian Faith-Walk day by day. She is also co-author of the book, "Passover for Christians: Creating a NEW Easter Tradition" available at Amazon.com and some Christian bookstores. For more information on that ministry please visit: passoverforchristians.com
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LIFT stands for Ladies in Fellowship/Faith Together! This podcast is for anyone who needs an encouraging word. Melanie is just a regular Mom in the suburbs of North Texas trying to live out her Christian Faith-Walk day by day. She is also co-author of the book, "Passover for Christians: Creating a NEW Easter Tradition" available at Amazon.com and some Christian bookstores. For more information on that ministry please visit: passoverforchristians.com

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Episodes

You Be You - Flashback Episode

9/4/2019
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This is an episode done in February this past year. With the holiday week, we thought it would be a fun one to re-post. In this Episode, Melanie discusses YOUR uniqueness. God has made everyone of us different because YOU are the ONLY ONE who can do the things God has called YOU to do! Enjoy!

Duration:00:10:24

The Greatest Commandment

8/26/2019
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Today, we discuss what matters most to God. We live in a world where people do not always agree with one another - even Christians. How do we navigate those times in a way that honors God and respects our neighbor? Enjoy! You can reach out to Melanie via email at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com or send her a tweet: @mleach4002

Duration:00:11:29

Our Home: Biblical or Greco-Roman? Part 3

8/19/2019
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Today's episode picks up on our conversation about the roles of men and women. Melanie continues to ask the question: Are women meant to be "under" the men - in our homes and (dare she even says it) in our churches? This is something she's been wrestling with and hopes you will join her in this conversation. Verses discussed today are: Genesis 1:27-28; 2:18; 3:16; 1 Corinthians 11:7-10; 1 Timothy 2:9-15; Galatians 3:25-28. Previous Verses: Colossians 3:18-4:6; Ephesians 5:21-6:9; Peter...

Duration:00:18:09

Episode 45: Back-to-School Prayer

8/12/2019
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This week Melanie prays for our children as they prepare to go back-to-school. She also gives some helpful tools to aid in your prayers as you lift up your children, teachers and school administrators and discusses WHY we should pray for them. Enjoy! Two Websites mentioned on this podcast: https://www.lords-prayer-words.com/family/back_to_school_prayer.html, https://prayray.com/back-to-school-prayer/ You can reach out to Melanie via email at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com or send...

Duration:00:11:35

Episode 44: Leaving a Legacy of Faith

8/5/2019
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Consider your Circle of People - your Circle of Influence - who has God placed in your life and path to influence? How are you shining Him to those around you? Today, Melanie takes a break from Colossians 3 to discuss the Legacies we leave behind. Enjoy! Please feel free to comment. She loves hearing from you via email at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com or send a tweet to her @mleach4002

Duration:00:15:11

Episode 43: Our Home: Biblical or Greco-Roman? Part 2

7/29/2019
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In Part 2 of Our Homes: Greco-Roman or "Biblical," Melanie continues to ponder Paul's intent in Colossians 3:18-4:6. Could it be that he is flipping Aristotle's plan for household "order" and creating a NEW home under the rule and authority of Christ instead of men? If you would like to email Melanie, her email address is: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com You can also find her on Twitter at @mleach4002

Duration:00:15:21

Episode 42: Our Homes - Biblical or Greco-Roman? Part 1

7/22/2019
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Is the "Biblical" Household we read about in Peter and Paul's letters unique to them and the Bible OR were "household codes" known in most Greco-Roman homes during the times of the gospels and New Testament? Melanie discusses this in today's episode. Enjoy! If you would like to comment on this or other podcasts, email Melanie at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com

Duration:00:16:10

In Community

7/15/2019
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Once you become a Christian, it's important to find a group of believers to learn and grow together. Today's episode discusses how others can help us in our faith-walk. If you would like to reach out to Melanie, you can email her at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com

Duration:00:11:28

Episode 40: Courageous Prayer

7/8/2019
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This week, Melanie discusses courageous prayer - prayer that is real and authentic. How do we do this? Can God handle our real feelings and thoughts? Please let Melanie know what you think about LIFT. You can reach her on Facebook and Twitter or you can email her at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com

Duration:00:06:51

Episode 39: Let Your Light Shine

7/1/2019
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This week, Melanie discusses staying on mission and letting your light so shine - especially as you serve right where your are this summer! Would you approach your day any different if you remembered to Shine Jesus? Let me know what you think about this podcast and email me at: melanie.leach@emmauswayministries.com

Duration:00:07:45

Episode 38: Pentecost

6/24/2019
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This week, Melanie discusses the link between the 'Pentecost' we know about as Christians and the 'Pentecost Feast' that is known by the people of Israel in Judaism. Enjoy!

Duration:00:14:53

Episode 37: Ordinary Time

6/17/2019
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This week, Melanie talks about Ordinary Time in the Church Calendar and what that means for you as a Christian. Enjoy!

Duration:00:07:17

Episode 36: Wrestling with God (Part 3)

6/10/2019
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This week, Melanie continues to discuss "wrestling" with God and how this helps us work out our own faith. The Bible is complicated and there are tough things written throughout it's pages - how can we get blessings and wisdom from it? Let's consider...

Duration:00:16:57

Episode 35: Wrestling with God (Part 2)

6/3/2019
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In this week's episode we look at two troubling stories in the Hebrew Bible - Noah's Ark and Sodom & Gomorrah. Have you ever struggled with these narratives or taken time to really think them through? Well, we think them through today... Enjoy!

Duration:00:18:45

Episode 34: Wrestling with God

5/27/2019
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What does it mean to "wrestle" with God? Is that even ok? Melanie discusses this AND how God speaks to us in this episode. Enjoy!

Duration:00:16:32

Episode 33: Love As A Guardrail

5/20/2019
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A guardrail is a parameter or group of parameters one has set up to make sure you are being true to your Brand. As Christians, LOVE should be our primary guardrail in all that we do and say. Enjoy!

Duration:00:08:43

Episode 32: Prayer - Why & How

5/13/2019
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This week, Melanie discusses prayer. Why should we do it and how do we do it?

Duration:00:10:20

Episode 31: Discipleship

5/6/2019
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This week, Melanie discusses what it means to be a disciple, a follower of Jesus. Enjoy!

Duration:00:10:05

Episode 30: Everyone Is Welcome

4/30/2019
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How many times have you thought, "I'm not 'good enough' to be a Christian"? In this week's episode, Melanie debunks that kind of thinking by diving into that time the disciples were in hiding the day Jesus was resurrected. Enjoy!

Duration:00:09:02