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Television/radio host and author Dr. Debra Peppers, shares how she overcame her own personal struggles of being 100 pounds overweight, depressed, and even suicidal, so that you too can be equipped and prepared to receive God‘s love, forgiveness, strength, and joy for living each day. Learn how you can apply God‘s word to change areas in your life, face the unknown trials of each day and be equipped for the great future that God has for you. Debra uses her life examples, sprinkled with humor, of being a high school dropout to PhD to Teacher of the Year and from Hall of Shame to Hall of Fame. Life is short and it’s time for you to have joy for your journey.

Television/radio host and author Dr. Debra Peppers, shares how she overcame her own personal struggles of being 100 pounds overweight, depressed, and even suicidal, so that you too can be equipped and prepared to receive God‘s love, forgiveness, strength, and joy for living each day. Learn how you can apply God‘s word to change areas in your life, face the unknown trials of each day and be equipped for the great future that God has for you. Debra uses her life examples, sprinkled with humor, of being a high school dropout to PhD to Teacher of the Year and from Hall of Shame to Hall of Fame. Life is short and it’s time for you to have joy for your journey.
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Television/radio host and author Dr. Debra Peppers, shares how she overcame her own personal struggles of being 100 pounds overweight, depressed, and even suicidal, so that you too can be equipped and prepared to receive God‘s love, forgiveness, strength, and joy for living each day. Learn how you can apply God‘s word to change areas in your life, face the unknown trials of each day and be equipped for the great future that God has for you. Debra uses her life examples, sprinkled with humor, of being a high school dropout to PhD to Teacher of the Year and from Hall of Shame to Hall of Fame. Life is short and it’s time for you to have joy for your journey.

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Episodes

11 Heart Sisters

9/15/2019
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When both of their husbands died at a young age, they were left as young, scared single moms. But God brought them together to look after and rely on each others. From this beautiful friends ship hundreds of women would also become their Heart Sisters. Linda and Marsha have opened new “chapters” in ten different states where women of all ages and stages of life can come together to share issues going on in their own lives, and know that they will have friends to help them, listen to them,...

Duration:00:08:00

10 MO MO

9/12/2019
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When I was on both radio and TV in St. Louis for ten years, I thought I had seen it all. My producer even had to file a complaint and get a restraining order against a man with very questionable motives. But here in Florida there is one of our radio listeners called Mohawk Mike, or as I named him (coming from Missouri) Mo Mo. The “Missouri Monster” is elusive and unseen to most, as is our Mo Mo is at our monthly radio dinners.

Duration:00:07:09

09 I Don't Have Time!

9/8/2019
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Back in the day when I was teaching from 6:30 AM to 2 Pm, live on radio 3-6 and then teaching at a University and directing plays and musicals, I barely had time for my husband, family and friends – much less time to sit and read the Bible or do a daily devotional! But a friend of mine challenged me to take 5 minutes at the beginning of each day – while I had coffee and breakfast (if I had time) to read one scripture and say a prayer. She told me to begin by thanking God for the good things...

Duration:00:08:08

08 The Sky Is Falling!

9/4/2019
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Hurricane Dorian was on its way – just as many storms in the past have been forecast. Some might say, “If you have faith, then why do you have to do things to be prepared? Why not just trust God? Actually, we are to do both! We are told to have our oil ready for our lamps (Matthew 25) Five did and five didn’t. The first group was saved and the second group perished. Whether it is laziness, apathy, or unfounded faith, we cannot make an excuse for not doing what we are told to do when facing...

Duration:00:07:16

07 Happiness

8/23/2019
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Dr. Peppers shares here the secret to finding true joy in spite of all that is happening around us. We will all experience pain and suffering in our lifetime, but even in the midst of these, there is a true difference between happiness and joy. Our happiness may indeed be dependent upon our circumstances. For instance, no one feels happy when dealing with the death of a loved one, or going through a severe illness. But even in the midst of these times, we can have the joy of the Lord,...

Duration:00:07:01

06 Prejudice

8/12/2019
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Debra shares growing up in a multicultural small town, where prejudice seemed minimal. Later at the University of Alabama in the 1960s she found out what true prejudice was! Many of you thought you might change the world, just as Deborah thought! What we find is we can only change the world around us, and Debra shares how God will allow us to be ambassadors of his love to those who Don’t look like us, act like us, or even live like us. As God gave us the gift of unconditional love so we can...

Duration:00:08:00

04 Suicide is a Permanent End to a Temporary Problem

8/3/2019
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Why has there been such an increase in suicide in our young people these days? Debra shares she once didn’t want to live and almost ended it all. But God met her where she was and will do the same for you or your loved one. If we could see the next chapter in our lives we would understand it is not a man made religion we need but a personal relationship who loves us more than we could ever imagine! As many do today, Debra explored other religions, and sought drugs, alcohol or relationships...

Duration:00:07:01

05 What Can I Do With My WORRY, WORRY WORRY?

8/3/2019
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Each of us could list ten or more things or loved ones we constantly worry about. Debra share a great scripture on how to overcome worry, and even be able of offer the “sacrifice of praise,” even in the midst of our problems! Debra tells of her friend who went through a recent diagnosis of cancer and how she finally turned it over to God. God promisises He will never leave us of forsake us and His promises are true. Debra invites you to accept God’s love, healing and salvation.

Duration:00:07:34

03 The Gift of Hope

8/3/2019
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Each of us has a mustard seed size of faith, and that is what gives us an ounce of hope – even when you feel hopeless. When I saw what my past had been, I knew part of my quest was to reach young people who were like I had been – the dropouts, those kicked out, and those who didn’t want to live. When we have an ounce of hope, we can be assured that down the road there will be healing and a glorious future. Debra lays out how to come to Christ, and accept the fact that without him we can do...

Duration:00:07:02

02 Trusting God With Your Future

8/3/2019
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God has greater plans for your life than you could ever imagine. We only miss them because we are afraid, or ashamed, or somehow miss the mark. You had a role model or two in your life, and you ARE a role model – good or bad- to those in your sphere of influence. This is your life – not a dress rehearsal. Debra shares in detail her third suicide attempt and how she came to Christ. You too can have the peace that passes all understanding, as God gives you purpose, peace and confidence to know...

Duration:00:07:02

01 Finding Your Joy

8/2/2019
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Debra shares her own personal testimony of growing up in a small town where everybody knew everybody - and she was the outcast. At 260 pounds, drinking, and drugging, and causing trouble with "the wrong crowd" Debra tells how she finally began to face her demons. If you knew the joy and peace that was awaiting you on the other side of surrender you too would be so ready to receive what God has personally planned for you. This is to give you the motivation and inspiration to move on up to the...

Duration:00:08:19