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"What's Your Story?" with Hannah and Stephani

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Welcome to the What’s Your Story podcast - where we share the extraordinary stories of women just like you in the hopes that you too will consider your own story and how God wants to use you for His glory. Stephani Cook is a life coach, Enneagram coach, speaker, empty nester and big Tennessee Vols fan. Co-host Hannah Conway is a best selling author of Christian fiction, mom of three, the social media/ marketing and women’s ministry director at a local church in Clarksville TN and she roots for the Kentucky Wildcats. We both LOVE stories and consider it a privilege to meet new friends and introduce them to you each week.

Welcome to the What’s Your Story podcast - where we share the extraordinary stories of women just like you in the hopes that you too will consider your own story and how God wants to use you for His glory. Stephani Cook is a life coach, Enneagram coach, speaker, empty nester and big Tennessee Vols fan. Co-host Hannah Conway is a best selling author of Christian fiction, mom of three, the social media/ marketing and women’s ministry director at a local church in Clarksville TN and she roots for the Kentucky Wildcats. We both LOVE stories and consider it a privilege to meet new friends and introduce them to you each week.

Location:

United States

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Welcome to the What’s Your Story podcast - where we share the extraordinary stories of women just like you in the hopes that you too will consider your own story and how God wants to use you for His glory. Stephani Cook is a life coach, Enneagram coach, speaker, empty nester and big Tennessee Vols fan. Co-host Hannah Conway is a best selling author of Christian fiction, mom of three, the social media/ marketing and women’s ministry director at a local church in Clarksville TN and she roots for the Kentucky Wildcats. We both LOVE stories and consider it a privilege to meet new friends and introduce them to you each week.

Language:

English


Episodes

A Story of Abuse, Redemption, Forgiveness and the Grace of God

7/3/2022
Due to the sensitive nature of today's episode, we are not releasing the name of our guest publicly. We hope that her courage and her story will encourage you in your own faith journey. If you have been a victim of abuse or are currently in an abusive situation, we pray that God will lead you to a trusted professional or friend to help you find safety. Here are a few resources: https://www.rainn.org (sexual abuse hotline and...

Duration:00:43:11

Bethany Jett - Writing, Marketing, Planning and Dreaming

6/26/2022
Bethany Jett attended her first writers conference with a proposal and a prayer and left with the Writer of the Year award, an agency contract, and interest from multiple publishers. Three months later, she sold her debut book The Cinderella Rule: a Young Woman’s Guide to Happily Ever After (Revell), which became a Selah Awards finalist. Bethany is the Founder and Co-Owner of Serious Writer, Inc., and Vice President of Platinum Literary Services where she specializes in marketing,...

Duration:00:44:45

Melody Cain - Grace for the Journey

6/19/2022
Melody Cain is a pastor’s wife, adoptive mom with three awesome kids, teacher, friend, and sinner saved by God’s grace! Along with 13 of her friends, she authored Grace for the Journey: A One Year Devotional for Adoptive Moms. Through the book it is her hope to share the grace and faithfulness of God that she experienced despite failures and struggles during the six year adoption process. Melody also shares her long health battle with POTS and how God has led her through the darkest...

Duration:00:52:36

Hannah Overton - Wrongfully Convicted and Imprisoned for Seven Years

6/5/2022
In 2006 Larry and Hannah Overton fell in love with a little boy at their church. His name was Andrew. Andrew was a foster child that the Overtons felt a great desire to provide a home for and to "become his forever family." He would be their sixth child, an addition to their five biological children. A few short months later tragedy struck and their world was turned upside down. Andrew went home to be with Jesus when he passed away from a rare medical condition called Hypernatremia. This...

Duration:00:51:57

Briana Stensrud - Women of Welcome

5/29/2022
Today’s guest is Briana Stensrud. Briana is a human dignity advocate and the Director of Women of Welcome. Her passion is to equip the Church to engage more consistently and tangibly in holistic human dignity issues. Throughout her work in the pro-life movement, Briana continually faced questions from those concerned about immigrants and refugees. Understanding that many concerns were rooted in fear and misinformation she started a journey to re-discover God’s heart for the sojourner. She...

Duration:01:09:52

Amy Baker - We All Have a Ministry

5/22/2022
Although we often host authors and speakers, most of our very favorite episodes are those with women who are incredibly nervous to share their stories with us because of their humility and tender hearts. Today’s guest definitely fits that mold. Amy Baker is Clarksville famous for loving on others through her baking. She shows up with a fudge pie or other delicious treat during times when many of us have no idea what to say or do. Amy is too humble to call what she does ministry, but Hannah...

Duration:00:48:24

Melanie Redd - Just Rest

5/15/2022
Melanie is a writer, podcaster, speaker, and health coach. You will love her positive encouragement and energy, as well as her practical wisdom around spiritual growth and finding rest. Just Rest: A 90-Day Devotional Journal Rest. For your soul. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety, and depression affect 40 million adults in the US aged 18 and above. This is 18% of the total population. I also read about a group of college counseling directors that...

Duration:00:44:02

Kelly Speck - Hope in the Heartache: A Journey of Grace and Growth with a Special-Needs Child

5/8/2022
On today’s Mother’s Day episode we are honored to welcome Kelly Speck. Kelly is a mother of three and the co-author with her husband of Hope in the Heartache: A Journey of Grace and Growth with a Special-needs Child. Bennett spent the first sixteen days of his life on life support and then stayed in the NICU for 70 days. Kelly shares the difficulties and the necessity of faith when your child is a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy and requires 24 hour care. Kelly’s optimism, humor and...

Duration:00:56:17

It's Devo Day! Let's Talk About Matthew 5, 6 and 7

5/1/2022
On today's episode we talk all about Jesus' instructions for living a Kingdom life from Matthew chapters 5, 6 and 7. To follow What’s Your Story on Instagram visit http://www.instagram.com/whatsyourstory.podcast Hannah Conway is a Lifeway author, a speaker and a women's ministry director in her local church. To connect with Hannah visit http://www.hannahrconway.com or follow her on Social Media: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hannahrconway Instagram:...

Duration:00:37:16

Andy Ptacek - How God Used Brain Cancer to Change My Perspective

4/24/2022
Andy is a best selling author, entrepreneur of 14+ years, community builder, Certified Mental Health Paraprofessional, and Certified Christian Life Coach helping women break free from autopilot and into their God-aligned potential! Growing up, Andy’s life was anything but a picket fence fairytale. Despite the odds, Andy became the first in her family to earn her college degree as a graduate from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and...

Duration:00:45:04

It's Devo Day - Let's Talk About Mary Magdalene

4/17/2022
On todays episode we continue our "let’s talk about" devotionals with a discussion about Mary Magdalene and the resurrection of Jesus as well as the community of followers that did life with him. We hope that through our raw discussion you will begin to consider your own questions that lead you to the Word of God for answers. If you are not a follower of Jesus and have questions we would love to talk more with you to pray with you or for you and to share our own testimonies. Please reach...

Duration:00:35:30

Amy Lamping - Being a Woman in Law Enforcement

4/10/2022
We are excited to introduce you to Amy Lamping. Amy currently works in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System as a School Resource Officer but her history in law enforcement may surprise you. On today's episode we talk about stereotypes, being a momma with a dangerous job, how having a soft heart doesn't always serve her well and mac and cheese recipes. You will love Amy's Southern charm and obvious love for God and others. In fact, we almost called this episode "Paula Deen with a...

Duration:00:49:31

Let's Talk About When Jesus Prays for Us - John 17

4/3/2022
Since we became friends one of the things that Hannah and I have regularly done is to share honest discussions around scripture… and we thought it might be helpful to let you in on our conversations from time to time. We pray that our listeners will hear these “let’s talk about” episodes as just two pals seeking to learn more about the Savior and to grow in their faith. We hope that through hearing our takeaways, questions, difficulties, transparency and often awe of a God who is more than...

Duration:00:42:48

Kelly King - Women's Ministry Specialist for Lifeway Christian Resources

3/27/2022
Kelly King is the Women’s Ministry Specialist for Lifeway Christian Resources where she coordinates training and equipping events for women in leadership as well as co-hosts the Marked podcast. She holds a Master of Theology from Gateway Seminary and was an adjunct professor at Oklahoma Baptist University while serving as the Women’s Specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. She is currently pursuing her doctorate of ministry She and her husband, Vic, have been married 30...

Duration:00:51:26

Let's Talk About 3 Considerations for Understanding Purpose

3/20/2022
On today's episode we continue our "Let's Talk About" format and have a discussion around 3 considerations for understanding purpose. 1) Purpose starts with a relationship with Jesus a. Relationships are intentional – Jeremiah 29:13 b. Relationships may be different depending on your season c. A relationship with Jesus is always available – 2 Timothy 2:13 2) Purpose is discovered when we TAKE NOTICE a. What is happening around you? b. What are people saying to you? c. What is...

Duration:00:40:47

Barb Roose - Worry, Fear and Faith when Life Gets Tough

3/13/2022
Barb Roose is a popular speaker and author who is passionate about teaching women to live beautifully strong and courageous in spite of their fears so that they can experience God’s great adventure of faith and purpose for their lives. Barb is a real woman who has experienced depression and anxiety, parenting challenges, family addiction trauma and long seasons of walking by faith in unanswered prayer. Rather than teaching audiences to follow God to get what they want, Barb inspires...

Duration:00:52:36

Let's Talk about the Woman at the Well - John 4

3/6/2022
After hearing from several of you that you enjoyed our conversation about Hagar and Sarah…On today’s episode, we continue the format of sharing the stories of women in the Bible and consider the woman at the well. We hope you will be encouraged through our real time discussion of what this story meant then and what it can mean to us now as we all have those places in our hearts we hope no one will see…yet God sees…and loves us all the more. For the map referenced in today's episode visit...

Duration:00:39:02

Kristin Nave - Creator of @She Loves Bible & Co-host of Abiding Free Podcast

2/27/2022
There are a lot of negative things we can say about social media- but one thing that we do like is the way it can connect us to people we may never have met in “real life” who can actually become new friends to us. That is exactly the way Stephani met today’s guest. When she stumbled across Kristin’s profile (through what she believes was divine intervention) and discovered she was a former school psychologist who now wrote Bible studies and co-hosted a podcast, she knew they had to...

Duration:00:53:49

Let's Talk About the Story of Hagar - Genesis 16 and 21

2/20/2022
On this week’s episode, we are doing something a little bit different. Our vision for the podcast has always been to help you see your story as one that has the fingerprint of God all over it. the Bible is full of stories of real life people, just like us…who also run from God’s calling, make bad decisions, try to hide from God, fight with one another, feel shame and guilt and all of the things we might wrestle with when we think about how our lives can bring honor to God. And yet, he uses...

Duration:00:41:46

Cindy Brown - Award Winning Educator and Founder of Polished Parents

2/13/2022
Today's guest is Cindy Brown. Cindy is an award-winning educator, social-emotional coach and public speaker with more than 30 years of professional experience and 24 years raising her own children. As a family consultant, Cindy works with parents to identify their unique vision and goals for their family. Through workshops, coaching, and leading parent focus groups, Cindy's personalized programs provide parents with all the knowledge and techniques they need to be the hero of their household...

Duration:00:49:50