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With so many wonderful mentors in her life, Courtney Lowman felt selfish keeping them to herself. Each week, Courtney will introduce you to one of those wise people and talk to them about their life, work, faith and whatever else comes up! They chat about the victories without shying away from the challenges that have gotten them where they are today. If you are in need of some wisdom and a companion, grab a coffee and sit down for an hour with Courtney and her friends! Everyone is welcome!

With so many wonderful mentors in her life, Courtney Lowman felt selfish keeping them to herself. Each week, Courtney will introduce you to one of those wise people and talk to them about their life, work, faith and whatever else comes up! They chat about the victories without shying away from the challenges that have gotten them where they are today. If you are in need of some wisdom and a companion, grab a coffee and sit down for an hour with Courtney and her friends! Everyone is welcome!
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With so many wonderful mentors in her life, Courtney Lowman felt selfish keeping them to herself. Each week, Courtney will introduce you to one of those wise people and talk to them about their life, work, faith and whatever else comes up! They chat about the victories without shying away from the challenges that have gotten them where they are today. If you are in need of some wisdom and a companion, grab a coffee and sit down for an hour with Courtney and her friends! Everyone is welcome!

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Episodes

Erica Wiggenhorn: Faith is a Journey Best Not Walked Alone

12/2/2019
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Erica Wiggenhorn and I talk about her love of the Bible and why she chooses to write bible studies the way she does. She is adamant about the fact that while we must be studying scripture in our own time alone with God, there is so much to be gained by studying it in community with other believers. In this community you may glean new insights, learn from the knowledge others have found, develop further application, and receive advice for real life issues. We also discuss how to find...

Duration:01:04:00

Larry Carmichael- Happy Holidays with the Salvation Army!

11/25/2019
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Larry Carmichael is a Lieutenant with the Salvation Army. Larry and I talk about the Red Kettles you see around your community during the holidays, where the money you donate goes, and how it goes to help people in YOUR community. We also talk about how the Salvation Army serves communities around the world through out the rest of the year. Larry finishes our conversation with an interesting challenge for this holiday season and 2020. To Donate: Salvation Army Online Give to the Red...

Duration:00:57:15

John Correia- Living out your faith in a watching world

11/18/2019
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John Correia is a speaker, firearms instructor, and served several years as my pastor. John and I talk about faith and how that has remained a constant as he has moved from the role of pastor and professor to firearms teachers and content creator. We discuss the expectations that were placed on him as a pastor and those put on him now that he is creating daily video content. Both sets of expectations, while different, can become overwhelming if we lose focus. John talks about how he keeps...

Duration:01:42:33

Amber Perona- Adoption

11/11/2019
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November is National Adoption Awareness Month. So of course I asked my friend Amber to come on and talk about her own adoption and her love of adoption. We discuss her adoption story, what it was like growing up in a family that did not have the same cultural, ethnic, or racial background as she did, and what her hopes are for adoption in the future. How can you get involved in adoption? What if you don’t feel like adopting a child is something you are supposed to do...do you still need...

Duration:01:19:37

Rob James- Meeting Needs to Heal Hearts

11/4/2019
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Rob James is a pastor, writer, and radio presenter from Pembroke, Wales. In addition to his weekly thoughts on local radio and his occasional services on BBC Radio, Rob serves as an itinerate pastor and as the church and media consultant for the Evangelical Alliance in Wales where he helps churches understand what it means to minister to their communities in the 21st century. Rob and I discuss the religious climate through out Wales and how this is reflected in the American culture. We talk...

Duration:01:04:54

Kate Davis- Holy Holidays and Marriage

10/28/2019
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Kate Davis is a mother, blogger, and author currently living in North Carolina. We had the opportunity to have a deep conversation about her life, marriage, and her approach to the Advent season. Kate is very intentional about every area of life and attempts to made sure every decision made and tradition celebrated is backed by scripture. While Kate's views may be different than some of my own, we had a great discussion and I came away encouraged, inspired and was left with several things to...

Duration:01:42:14

Jacob Hodge- Scripture and Mentorship

10/21/2019
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Jacob Hodge and his wife Sherin work with the Navigators at The University of Arizona. He has the chance to disciple young men and encourage them to reach out to their fellow classmates. Jacob shares with us his approach to mentoring these gentlemen and the importance of scripture memory. He finishes by giving us some resources to help us with our own scripture memory. Some of the resources Jacob mentions: TMS- Topical Memory System The Bible Memory App The Navigator's Home Page To...

Duration:00:56:25

Heather Baab-Waiting & Worship

10/14/2019
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Heather Babb and I dive right in and talk about her pregnancy and how long her and her husband waited for this time. She gives us a window into how she knew God was saying wait and the emotions that came along with that. The person she has become in that time led her to her position as worship minister at her church. We discuss worship and its importance during the entire week. We also talk about why music is so captivating to the soul. We get a little goofy at the end with some silly...

Duration:01:10:02

Courtney Lowman- Meet the Host

10/7/2019
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In my first solo episode, I share with you my story and how I came to start the Journey of Ruth Podcast. I have enjoyed creating the first 8 episodes and I felt it was time to introduce myself. I also discuss what I hope to see in the future and the steps for finding and meeting with a discipler. Books Discussed: The Gentle Art of Discipling Women- Dana Yeakley Flourish- Passion City Church Disciple Her- Kandi Gallaty Disciplines of a Godly Woman- Barbara Hughes Seamless- Angie...

Duration:01:02:20

Lainee Pegelow- Depression, Suicide, and Service

9/30/2019
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Lainee and I discuss her challenge to her students and local church. What amount of time can you give God to serve him and others? Can you give 1 hour? 1 day? 1 week? 1 month? Maybe even 1 year? She offers that same challenge to us: What is your “1”? Then we dive deep into the topic of Depression and Suicide. This is an important and relevant topic not just on college campuses but in culture as a whole. We discuss possible causes for depression and the importance of counseling. We also talk...

Duration:01:02:50

Lainee Pegelow- Let Them Fly, Even If They First Might Fall

9/23/2019
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Parents Be Aware: We are discussing topics concerning collegiate behavior that may be inappropriate for young ears, you may want to listen with caution. Lainee Pegelow is a college minister, missions leader, and photographer who has served with Christian Challenge at NAU for the past 24 years. During that time, she has had the amazing opportunity to mentor hundreds of young women and help broaden her student's view of the world and understanding of scripture. We talk about the huge...

Duration:01:07:37

Kim Prine- A Life Transformed

9/16/2019
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On the 6th episode of the podcast I had the opportunity to sit down with Kim Prine. Kim Prine is a wife, a mom, and a true servant in her local church. Kim and I have the pleasure of working together in several capacities in the women’s ministry at our church. We were able to talk about Kim's story and how she began to transform her life after becoming a Christian at the age of 25. "What part of my life didn't God change?" We also dive into what it meant to respect her husband, who was not a...

Duration:01:04:14

Karen Harrison- Fertility Struggles and Losing a Child

9/9/2019
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This week I get to speak with Karen Harrison. Karen is a mom, wife, child life specialist, avid woodburner, and one of the founders of Forget Me Not Ministries. As a child life specialist Karen spends her days inside a hospital helping children and their families stay strong during some of the hardest moments of their lives. This draw to help others in times of need extends outside of work as she serves families through Forget Me Not Ministries. Forget Me Not is a ministry focused on helping...

Duration:01:13:46

Mentanna Campbell- Asking Questions & Facing Doubt

9/2/2019
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Mentanna Campbell is a mom and a wife that is an expert question asker. She has some great advice for us this week on how to ask good questions that will help you dig deeper with those you love. Mentanna is also in the final steps of her Doctoral degree in Counseling. We talk about what it looks like to deal with doubt in today’s church. What do you do when life throws something your way that shakes who you think God is and how can we help friends through a season of doubt? Support the show

Duration:01:01:17

Sue Sunderland-Building Strong Marriages

8/26/2019
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In this episode we mention several books, if you are interested in buying them you will find the links below. This week I sat down with Sue Sunderland to talk about marriage and her ministry to young couples and families. Sue and her husband Dean have been serving married couples for 25 years. They sit down with couples and help them discuss areas of their marriages that are strong and those that need work. They have found several common areas that couples struggle with and Sue addresses...

Duration:01:11:35

Jennifer Deibel- Shepherding your children

8/19/2019
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Jennifer Deibel is a mom, teacher, blogger, and author. She lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona and writes on her blog over at www.thisgalsjourney.com along with guest writing for other blogs and online publications. We talk about her draw to the written word and her new book to be released in 2021! A large part of what Jen and I discuss is the huge changes that she and her husband, Seth, along with their 3 kids have experience in the last 6 years. Change can be hard for anyone, but as a...

Duration:01:00:24

Maggi Garrison- Marriage, Missions, Discipleship

7/31/2019
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In the first episode of the Journey of Ruth podcast, I get the chance to sit down with Maggi Garrison. Along with being a wife, mother, and grandmother, she is the Missions and Women's Director at Palmcroft Baptist Church. We talk about the missionaries we can support, how we can disciple others or find someone to disciple us, how she has enjoyed many years of marriage, and how she's always giving people too many books to read. She shares a bit of wisdom with us and we share a few...

Duration:00:56:48