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Shaken with Steve Sunshine

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Season 2: Shaken with Steve Sunshine Even followers of Jesus experience things in life that can make a firm foundation feel kind of well shaky. I will be sharing stories of people finding hope, joy and even humor under difficult life circumstances. The common denominator in these stories is God. Season 1: Hope When Life Hurts with Erica Parkerson Welcome to Hope When Life Hurts, a special 5-episode podcast series designed to shine a light on what God is doing during the darkest moments of our lives. God wants to meet you in the middle of your mess. There is Hope for when you lose a loved one and your heart splits in two. Hope for when a transition in life leaves you feeling empty. Hope for when the life you expected to live…simply unravels. The struggle is real, but so is the hope! “You, LORD, keep my lamp burning,” David wrote in the psalms. “My God turns my darkness into light.” (Psalm 18:28)

Location:

Edmonds, WA

Description:

Season 2: Shaken with Steve Sunshine Even followers of Jesus experience things in life that can make a firm foundation feel kind of well shaky. I will be sharing stories of people finding hope, joy and even humor under difficult life circumstances. The common denominator in these stories is God. Season 1: Hope When Life Hurts with Erica Parkerson Welcome to Hope When Life Hurts, a special 5-episode podcast series designed to shine a light on what God is doing during the darkest moments of our lives. God wants to meet you in the middle of your mess. There is Hope for when you lose a loved one and your heart splits in two. Hope for when a transition in life leaves you feeling empty. Hope for when the life you expected to live…simply unravels. The struggle is real, but so is the hope! “You, LORD, keep my lamp burning,” David wrote in the psalms. “My God turns my darkness into light.” (Psalm 18:28)

Language:

English


Episodes

Achieving and Losing a Dream

2/14/2024
Jesse Bradley was like a lot of kids in that he dreamed of being a professional athlete, Unlike most other kids, he saw his dream come true! But then it was snatched away by a health crisis. It was a painful loss, but God was in it. Today Jesse is a pastor at Grace Community Church in Auburn. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3wgPjC0

Duration:00:35:06

God Will Sustain You with Laura Story

2/7/2024
Laura Story is a popular singer-songwriter, worship leader, and author. For more than 20 years her husband Martin has been battling the debilitating effects of a brain tumor. Laura and Martin are walking a difficult path. And it's by no means over. But through it, they have experienced God as their sustainer. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3HRcTIg

Duration:00:34:23

Abuse, and the Journey Toward Healing

1/31/2024
*NOTE: This is just a heads up that you might want to put ear buds in for this episode as there are topics discussed that are sensitive, and may be triggering for young kids. Mary DeMuth had unimaginable things happen to her as a child. The effects have been far-reaching. But God has given her the strength to boldly and candidly share her story. In doing so, she shines a light in the darkest of lives. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/42h4KWN

Duration:00:30:11

Your Dream vs. God's Plan

1/24/2024
What happens when your dream and God's plan for you don't line up? Kelly Minter is a popular writer and Bible teacher. But she had wanted, and worked very hard for a different dream. Kelly talks about the loss of a dream, and embracing what God had planned for her. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/429bPIS

Duration:00:30:33

Healing Happens

1/17/2024
Sometimes God steps onto the scene and pulls off a tangible, everybody sees it, miracle. Guest: Ibrahim Koroma Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3vLtrOJ

Duration:00:26:05

The Journey of Infertility

1/10/2024
Infertility is heartbreaking for both men and women. Steve talks with Sheridan Voysey about the journey Sheridan and his wife Merryn went on with infertility. Sheridan has collected stories of people from all over the world who have wanted kids, and had to wait a long time, or haven't been able to have them at all. Show Notes:

Duration:00:31:11

Big Questions: The Book of Job

12/13/2023
Steve talks with Evan Westerfield who has written a book about what for many is one of the most perplexing books in the Bible: Job. Evan and Steve what we can learn from Job's difficult story. Plus, Steve shares how God pulled him out of the deepest pit he's been in since being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Evan is a pastor at The Grove Church in Marysville, WA. Show Notes:

Duration:00:33:36

When a Loved One is Hurting

12/6/2023
In this episode you will hear more about Steve's journey with Parkinson's disease. He is also joined by podcast guest, Mike Weston. They talk about how Mike's son's life-threatening illness impacted him and how God led Mike, his wife Donna, and his son Ryan, through it all. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3tdDHOV

Duration:00:25:04

Suffering Well

11/29/2023
How can faith provide comfort and strength during life-altering events? Steve Sunshine discusses is personal experience after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. His podcast guest, Jim Matthews, joins him to discuss his serious health problems, and how community, faith, and peace can be found even amidst suffering. Where do you find solace in difficult times? Steve & Jim share their perspective! Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3SXKtmx

Duration:00:25:42

Hope When Life Hurts Rebrands to Shaken

11/16/2023
We are so excited to share with you the rebrand of Hope When Life Hurts. Erica is passing the baton to Steve Sunshine. You can continue to find Erica podcasting at The Bible for Busy People. Hope When Life Hurts will now be called Shaken. Even followers of Jesus experience things in life that can make a firm foundation feel kind of well shaky. I will be sharing stories of people finding hope, joy and even humor under difficult life circumstances. The common denominator in these stories is God. Shaken with Steve Sunshine starts right here on 11/29/23.

Duration:00:01:25

Hope When Life Falls Apart with Barb Roose

12/8/2021
Barb Roose has jumped over many hurdles in the race of life… and found hope on the other side of each one. She’s leapt in faith over depression, anxiety, family addiction, trauma, and the angst of answered prayer. She’s a mom, a motivational speaker, a Bible teacher, a gifted writer, and a fan of cute shoes. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3Dz5M2v

Duration:00:18:06

Hope When Life Takes an Unexpected Turn with Steve Sunshine

12/1/2021
Steve Sunshine has the rare gift of making people both laugh and think. He has been living life on the radio for a long time and received a surprised diagnosis that he is now navigating. He he an adopted son from Haiti and a daughter who just got married and moved to Chicago. Steve and Erica talk about all this and how he is walking through the changes on today's episode! Show Notes: https://bit.ly/31g1xf1

Duration:00:15:39

Hope In the Midst of Illness

11/24/2021
Our special guest on this week’s episode is someone who could teach a class on hope. On a beautiful December afternoon in 2017, her brother went Home to be with the Lord in a terrible motorcycle accident. She continues to tell stories about his life, sometimes through her tears, because that’s what memory keepers do. Last year, she battled Covid for 70 days in the hospital and at one point was on 100% oxygen. From a bed in the ICU, she told me about what God was teaching her in those terrifying days. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/30F2QDT

Duration:00:16:20

Hope In the Wake of Every Parent's Worst Nightmare with Emily Hutchinson

11/17/2021
Our special guest on this week’s episode is a wife, a mother, a baker… and a believer. She’s an artist who works wonders with a palette of buttercream frosting and sugar cookies for canvas, plus one secret ingredient - her delightful imagination. The author of two cookbooks, she can show you how to create the prettiest, yummiest cookies you’ve ever seen and tasted. Self-taught, she now teaches others on National TV and on her popular blog called the Hutch Oven. Oh and her Instagram, also called the Hutch Oven, is a feast for your eyes. She’s the kind of person who walks into a room and lights it up. Her joy is real and her smile is hard-won. She found hope in the wake of enduring every parent’s worst nightmare. And she’s here to pass on that torch of hope right now. Emily Hutchinson is our guest on this week’s episode! Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3FoMkGQ

Duration:00:18:20

Hope When You Lose People You Love

11/10/2021
She experienced the loss of of both her mom and grandma during the pandemic only three weeks apart. Our special guest, Julie Lyles Carr, host of the AllMomDoes Podcast, is here today to talk about how we grieve during the holidays, processing loss at Christmas, how we help our kids, and how she is growing through it all. Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3bYWiSC

Duration:00:25:01

What To Expect In This Podcast Series "Hope When Life Hurts"

10/29/2021
You've heard "there is a light at the end of the tunnel." That's true. But there can also be light IN the tunnel. Each week you are going to hear from someone who found a light IN the tunnel. You'll hear how God showed up in the tunnel of grieving through the holidays, of a parent's worst nightmare, of a frightening medical diagnosis, of almost dying, and of loss of a loved one. Join us starting November 10th, as we embark on a journey together. We know the struggle is real, but so is the hope.

Duration:00:02:09