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Melinda Estabrooks chats with incredible people who share their personal stories through tragedy and triumph.

Melinda Estabrooks chats with incredible people who share their personal stories through tragedy and triumph.
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Oakville, ON

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Melinda Estabrooks chats with incredible people who share their personal stories through tragedy and triumph.

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English

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905-845-2821


Episodes

Elizabeth Smith’s Story of Finding Hope and Courage

9/14/2018
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As a younger woman, Elizabeth Smith has found success in modelling and beauty pageants. Despite that, she responded to God’s call and left that career behind to become a nurse practitioner. On this episode of Your Story with Melinda, you will learn from her on how we can live a life that God set before us with courage and hope. Share Your Faith Join our Christian community on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:28:50

Kay Wyma’s Story of Getting Rid of Youth Entitlement

8/31/2018
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On this episode of Your Story with Melinda, we have Kay Wyma back to talk about a very interesting 12-month experiment to teach her children about entitlement and help them learn the value of work, as well as the lesson she learned about being part of the problem.

Duration:00:32:43

Kay Wyma’s Story of Choosing to be Overwhelmed by God’s Truth

8/24/2018
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Kay Wyma wears many hats. She was as an international banker and a staffer at the White House. Currently, she’s an author, blogger, entrepreneur, speaker, vodcaster – and most importantly – a wife and a mom to five kids! Like me, I know you want to find out how is she not overwhelmed by all these and what she does to stay on top of it all. She gives us the answers on this episode of Your Story with Melinda!

Duration:00:31:05

Ruth Thorogood’s Story of God’s Call of Adventure

8/17/2018
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Growing up in the mission field in Kenya and Congo, Ruth Thorogood has seen the best and worst of humanity. Now a successful racer and businesswoman, she said her experiences living in Africa and then having to start from scratch upon moving back to Canada have redefined her identity through Jesus. Come along with us as Ruth shares her adventures and how she lived God’s purpose in every adventure she took on this episode of Your Story with Melinda.

Duration:00:33:31

Colleen Blake-Miller ’s Story of Empowering the Mind with God’s Truth

8/10/2018
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Registered psychotherapist Colleen Blake-Miller joins us on this episode of Your Story with Melinda to share her advice on how to create more empowering thoughts with the help of God’s truth to create better realities.

Duration:00:34:20

Alyssa Esparaz’s Story of Passion and Compassion

8/3/2018
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Why are so many young people leaving the church? Let's ask one! On this episode of Your Story with Melinda, Alyssa Esparaz of Compassion Canada shares why her journey and explains how to inspire her generation to find a relationship with God.

Duration:00:28:45

Berkeley and Dylan Ratzlaff’s Story of Early Age Success and Staying Rooted in Prayer

7/27/2018
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Sisters Berkeley and Dylan Ratzlaff started their dancing and acting careers at a very young age. They have worked in LA, lived in Toronto on their own, and there's a lot more to accomplish.

Duration:00:35:43

Danielle Strickland’s Story of Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

7/20/2018
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Author and podcaster Danielle Strickland has worked with the marginalized for over 20 years. She talks to me on this episode of Your Story with Melinda on how working on the margins have humbled her and opened her eyes to what’s truly essential.

Duration:00:35:11

A Special Q&A Episode of Your Story with Melinda

7/6/2018
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Ask and you shall receive! This week we're gathering up your questions from social media and answering them in a very special episode of Your Story with Melinda. From career advice to fashion, dating to purposeful living, and so much more, this show is all about connecting with you.

Duration:00:28:36

Bethany Baird and Kristen Clark’s Story of ‘Love Defined’

6/22/2018
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This week we're exploring what true and authentic love really means. Bethany Baird and Kristen Clark are sisters and co-authors of Love Defined, a book that offers a Biblical approach to finding true love and having a godly marriage.

Duration:00:28:50

Isaac Hanekamp’s Story of Helping Young Christians Grow Deeper in Christ

6/8/2018
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Today’s generation of Christian deals with overwhelming information and content on a daily basis. The question is how can young people separate the noise from the truth of God?

Duration:00:29:25

Suzanne Eller’s Story of Embracing the Promise of the Holy Spirit

6/1/2018
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Best-selling author and Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker Suzanne Eller grew up in an abusive home, but after her friend decided to invite her to church, her life turned around.

Duration:00:28:41

Katelyn Beaty’s Story of Finding Her Place in the World as a Woman

5/25/2018
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On this episode of Your Story with Melinda, Katelyn Beaty shares a few takeaways from her book A Woman’s Place that will empower you to go after God’s calling with confidence, whether it’s in the workplace, the home, the church, or the world.

Duration:00:33:31

Wendy and Kevin Pauls’ Story of Staying Strong After 30 Years of Marriage

5/18/2018
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On this episode of Your Story with Melinda, Wendy and Kevin Pauls offer their advice on how to keep your relationship with your spouse intact and healthy, despite the challenges that come along the different seasons of married life.

Duration:00:30:02

Elizabeth Thompson’s Story of Going After God’s Calling with Confidence

5/11/2018
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Elizabeth Thompson, author of the book When God Says Go, shares with us how we rise to challenges that come along with change and continue glorifying Him as we go where we are being asked with confidence, courage, and faith.

Duration:00:27:00

Greg Paul’s Story of Resurrecting Religion

5/4/2018
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Religion seems to have a bad reputation in today’s society. Greg Paul, the founding pastor of Sanctuary Toronto and author of the book Resurrecting Religion: Finding Our Way Back to the Good News, admits that there is a lot of bad religion out there and that’s causing people to avoid it.

Duration:00:29:52

Melba Pattillo Beals’ Story of Breaking the Color Barrier

2/23/2018
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A member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who were the first to integrate Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas, Melba Beals shares her incredible story.

Duration:00:35:29

Sherry Stahl & Hollie Taylor’s Story of Christmas Traditions

12/15/2017
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It's a conversation with girlfriends about family traditions, things we love about the season and some of the tough times at Christmas.

Duration:00:30:30

Kevin Makins’ Story of Creating a Holy Shift in Biblical Thinking

12/8/2017
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Kevin Makins is all about bridging the gap between the secular and the sacred and did just that in his one-man-show, Holy Shift.

Duration:00:36:37

Pam Sykes’ Story of Supportive Girlfriends and Church

12/1/2017
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Pam Sykes returns to talk about creating a healthy support system and the important part church and girlfriends play in that.

Duration:00:30:46