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The Brave Place with Christy Rodriguez (KLRC)

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Navigating through the trials of life and discovering breakthrough can feel overwhelming and hopeless at times. Join Christy Rodriguez as she interviews men and women who have found the brave place within themselves as they share their experiences of beating the odds and turning trials into triumphs. If you’re looking for a place to be inspired, enlightened, and challenged into finding the warrior within, this is the podcast for you.

Navigating through the trials of life and discovering breakthrough can feel overwhelming and hopeless at times. Join Christy Rodriguez as she interviews men and women who have found the brave place within themselves as they share their experiences of beating the odds and turning trials into triumphs. If you’re looking for a place to be inspired, enlightened, and challenged into finding the warrior within, this is the podcast for you.

Location:

United States

Description:

Navigating through the trials of life and discovering breakthrough can feel overwhelming and hopeless at times. Join Christy Rodriguez as she interviews men and women who have found the brave place within themselves as they share their experiences of beating the odds and turning trials into triumphs. If you’re looking for a place to be inspired, enlightened, and challenged into finding the warrior within, this is the podcast for you.

Twitter:

@klrcfm

Language:

English

Contact:

479-238-8600


Episodes

Singer-Songwriter Dalton Lee – The Redemptive Story Behind “Louder Than The Lies” (S02E07)

11/17/2021
Through childhood abuse, absent parents, rebellion, and a near fatal car accident, singer-songwriter Dalton Lee shares how God’s goodness has rescued him in unexpected and redeeming ways. He takes listeners on a compelling journey through his most desperate moments of true surrender and how God met him in the midst of his greatest battles. Dalton also shares the inspiration behind the lyrics of his latest song, “Louder Than The Lies” and the ways God is using it to bring healing in countless...

Duration:01:02:59

KLRC Listener Michelle Webster – Facing the Loss of Her Daughter Amber (S02E06)

10/4/2021
Michelle Webster is a part of our KLRC listening family and graciously sat down with Christy and shared about the tragic loss of her daughter Amber. Michelle recounts what happened the day Amber passed away and how God has helped her navigate through the pain and grief. Visit KLRC.com to learn more about Michelle’s story.

Duration:00:19:25

Dr. Preston Sprinkle, New York Times Best Selling Author - Transgender Identity (S02E05)

8/11/2021
Dr. Preston Sprinkle discusses the topic of Transgender Identity answering questions that many are afraid to ask. Dr. Sprinkle is the President of the Center of Faith, Sexuality, and Gender, A New York Times Best Selling Author, biblical scholar and an International speaker. He is considered an expert in the fields of gender and transgender identities as well as topics surrounding the LGBTQ community and biblical theology of sexuality. In this episode, he discusses terms within the realm of...

Duration:00:49:05

Listener Q & A with Tamara & Krystal – Infidelity, Shattered Friendship, & God’s Redeeming Love (S02E04)

6/16/2021
Tamara Picazo and Krystal Deruiter from Episode 3 (Season Two) and Episodes 10 & 11 (Season One) sit down together and answer questions from listeners about their journey of facing a shattered friendship and marriages due to infidelity. Christy facilitates questions sent in from listeners as Tamara and Krystal offer invaluable insight, wisdom, and hope for those who have been involved or affected by unfaithfulness.

Duration:00:51:34

Infidelity, Shattered Friendship, & God’s Redeeming Love (S02E03)

4/28/2021
Best friends, Tamara Picazo and Krystal Deruiter, face infidelity and betrayal as their friendship is shattered over an affair. Tamara and Krystal sit down together and discuss the pain of betrayal and their individual journeys towards forgiveness and reconciliation within their friendship. With hearts postured in humility and surrender, they opened the door to experience miraculous healing in their individual lives, friendship and marriages. Their raw, open, and honest testimonies give...

Duration:01:11:13

Faith Zember, Founder of lilykellyministries.org – Hope in the Midst of Sorrow (S02E02)

1/27/2021
Faith Zember discusses the heartache of losing her 15-year-old daughter, Lily Kelly, in a tragic car accident. Lily was a musician, singer, and songwriter who was a strong leader in her faith leaving a legacy of inspiration and hope through her music and her walk with the Lord. Faith shares powerful wisdom that can be applied to all of us walking through the storm and how Lily’s memory continues to impact their community through lilykellyministries.org. Faith also authored the book...

Duration:00:29:34

Keri Corn, KLRC Morning Co-Host – A New Season, Passing the Baton to Christy (S02E01)

1/8/2021
KLRC’s Keri Corn discusses her transition out of her 12-year run as morning show co-host and “passes the baton” to Christy Rodriguez (Host of The Brave Place) who will assume the morning show co-host position starting January 11th, 2021. Keri shares the hard and the best seasons of her life and how God has been leading her into this new season as she finishes up her Master’s degree in Counseling. She also shares the importance of staying close to God in dark times and how Christians are all...

Duration:00:35:17

Holley Gerth, Author, Speaker, & Podcaster - The Powerful Purpose of Introverts (Episode 18)

9/30/2020
Holley Gerth, author, speaker, and podcaster of More Than Small Talk Podcast (KLRC) discusses her latest book The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You. This fun interview between Christy the extrovert and Holley the introvert highlights the unique differences of extroverts and Introverts and explains how we become one or the other. Holley discusses the biological ways we're wired, her own personal journey as an introvert, the struggles introverts face as well as...

Duration:00:39:30

Suzanne Eller, Author, Speaker, & Podcaster – Becoming a JoyKeeper (Episode 17)

9/9/2020
Suzanne Eller is an author, speaker and podcaster of More Than Small Talk Podcast (KLRC). In this episode she discusses her latest book, JoyKeeper. Taking us behind the scenes into her personal life, Suzie shares the struggles of facing her daughter’s cancer, her own cancer, and her son’s personal battles, and how the deepest, most sustaining joy is birthed out of sorrow. She gives listeners practical tools on confronting joy stealers and learning how to be a JoyKeeper. Listeners can find...

Duration:00:36:49

Jason Jenkins (Part Two) – Men Sharpening Men (Episode 16)

8/26/2020
Jason Jenkins, author at Men Sharpening Men, shares biblical wisdom and truth on being a husband and a father. He also discusses the power behind true discipleship and how to mentor men who are seeking help and spiritual growth. Jason and his wife, Amanda, have been married for 23 years and have 2 children, Emma and Nolan. Originally from West Monroe, Louisiana, they have lived in NW Arkansas for 3 years. Jason’s passion is helping men understand their purpose in life as they embrace truth,...

Duration:00:32:03

Jason Jenkins (Part One) - Men Sharpening Men (Episode 15)

8/26/2020
Jason Jenkins, author at Men Sharpening Men, takes us on his personal journey as a husband in a marriage that was on the brink of divorce and how God began to shape and mold him as a man turning him into a true disciple of the Word. He offers wisdom on several topics including the trap and dangers of pornography and explains true intimacy from a biblical perspective. Jason and his wife, Amanda, have been married for 23 years and have 2 children, Emma and Nolan. Originally from West Monroe,...

Duration:00:34:43

Laura Grace Beck – Life As A Quadriplegic (Episode 14)

7/22/2020
In November of 2016, Laura Beck, at the age of 26 was in a car accident that changed her world as she knew it forever. She found herself entering into her new life as a quadriplegic. In this episode Laura takes us through her heroic journey of facing the harsh realities life can bring and inspires listeners with her beautiful story of strength, resilience, character, and perseverance. Her husband, Jacob, also visits with us sharing his journey as a husband and caregiver and how this...

Duration:00:32:20

Author, Speaker, and Podcaster Jennifer Watson – Freedom, The Gutsy Pursuit of Breakthrough and the Life Beyond It (Episode 13)

6/24/2020
Jennifer Watson is the author of Freedom! The Gutsy Pursuit of Breakthrough and the Life Beyond It, co-host of “More Than Small Talk Podcast”, and an Image Consultant for the breakthrough you need in life and business. Jennifer shares her powerful story of how God took her from an insecure perfectionist to a secure woman in Christ who is ready to face trials head on. She gives us specific tools on breaking through our baggage and turning our pain into purpose. She discusses how to fight that...

Duration:00:30:35

The Power Within Self Discipline - Author & Speaker Heidi Tankersley (Episode 12)

6/3/2020
Heidi Tankersley, a wife, mom, author and motivational speaker, takes us into the powerful world of self-discipline. She shares valuable tools on how to tackle life’s most overwhelming tasks and how self-discipline is more than just changing behaviors and habits, but it’s about freeing our true authentic selves and discovering the limitless potential that lives within all of us. Heidi is the author of the fiction book series, The Mod Code, and the nonfiction book, Overcoming Colitis:...

Duration:00:37:01

Tamara Picazo (Part Two) – Breaking the Chains of Infidelity (Episode 11)

5/6/2020
Tamara Picazo, a wife, mom, homeschooler, and boutique owner, shares her humble account of facing the consequences of infidelity in her marriage. Seeking God’s will over her own, God turned a hopeless situation into a remarkable story of His redeeming love and power. Tamara’s raw, honest, and transparent words give listeners invaluable insight and wisdom for those who have been involved or affected by unfaithfulness.

Duration:00:33:20

Tamara Picazo (Part One) – The Entrapment of Infidelity (Episode 10)

5/6/2020
Tamara Picazo, a wife, mom, homeschooler, and boutique owner, takes us on her personal journey into the entrapment of infidelity. She shares how the brokenness of her past and the struggles in her marriage led her down a path she never would have expected. Finding herself in a pit of shame and hopelessness, she came to the end of herself and reached out for God’s hand to pull her out.

Duration:00:32:03

Jenny Sorey, Founder of Hub of Hope – Spotting Human Trafficking (Episode 9)

4/22/2020
Jenny Sorey, founder of Hub of Hope, enlightens listeners on the facts and realities surrounding human trafficking. Jenny educates us on how to spot human trafficking in our communities, how to help victims, and protect ourselves and our children. She also shares the role of her non-profit organization, Hub of Hope, in helping victims, educating the community, and providing resources for those in need. She inspires us all to “lean in” to one another and say yes to God’s call on our lives.

Duration:00:33:21

Marriage and Family Therapist Brad Franklin – The Distancer & The Pursuer (Episode 8)

4/8/2020
Founder of Fresh Roots Family Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapist, Brad Franklin, discusses the differences between the Pursuer and a Distancer in a relationship and how we can create a positive or a negative environment when it comes to resolving conflict. He also gets honest and real about his own personal past marriage struggles and how the courage of his wife, Beth, was a game changer in their marriage. Brad offers amazing advice from a Biblical perspective and gives us valuable...

Duration:00:33:26

Christine Coleman - Within the Walls of Prison (Episode 7)

3/25/2020
Christine Coleman of “The Way, The Truth, and The Life” prison ministry shares how God met her within the walls of prison as a prisoner and how He rescued her from her darkest moments as she battled alcoholism and depression. Living free today, she shares her transparent and courageous journey of how God is using her past to help others find freedom as she, along with her husband and a powerful team of truth tellers, takes the Gospel back inside the walls.

Duration:00:25:48

Robyn Hubbard (part 2) - Autism Within the Family, School, and Community (Episode 6)

3/11/2020
Robyn Hubbard, a wife, mom, and teacher, offers engaging and insightful tools that are valuable to everyone encountering children and adults with special needs in public, in our schools, in marriage, with siblings, and in friendships. Sharing from her own personal experiences with her autistic son, Luke, Robyn gets real about the raw realities of having a special needs child and the way God has used Luke in her life to remind her of the most important things in life.

Duration:00:30:17