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

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Talking with real people about real faith in a real God. On What's Your Story you will hear women of faith having conversations about the good and bad life stuff in a non-judgy, non-churchy way as we all try to figure it out. We hope this will be a place you will feel welcome and will hear honest questions about honest struggles many of us face. Hannah Conway is an author of Christian fiction, a speaker and a women's ministry director in her local church. Stephani Cook is a former school psychologist, relationship coach and speaker who helps others improve personal and professional relationships, choose purpose and discover abundant living. Both feel called to minister to women and to help lead them to living in freedom and authenticity as the person God created them to be. On What's Your Story, we'll laugh a lot, may sometimes cry, but will always love because He first loved us.

Talking with real people about real faith in a real God. On What's Your Story you will hear women of faith having conversations about the good and bad life stuff in a non-judgy, non-churchy way as we all try to figure it out. We hope this will be a place you will feel welcome and will hear honest questions about honest struggles many of us face. Hannah Conway is an author of Christian fiction, a speaker and a women's ministry director in her local church. Stephani Cook is a former school psychologist, relationship coach and speaker who helps others improve personal and professional relationships, choose purpose and discover abundant living. Both feel called to minister to women and to help lead them to living in freedom and authenticity as the person God created them to be. On What's Your Story, we'll laugh a lot, may sometimes cry, but will always love because He first loved us.

Location:

United States

Description:

Talking with real people about real faith in a real God. On What's Your Story you will hear women of faith having conversations about the good and bad life stuff in a non-judgy, non-churchy way as we all try to figure it out. We hope this will be a place you will feel welcome and will hear honest questions about honest struggles many of us face. Hannah Conway is an author of Christian fiction, a speaker and a women's ministry director in her local church. Stephani Cook is a former school psychologist, relationship coach and speaker who helps others improve personal and professional relationships, choose purpose and discover abundant living. Both feel called to minister to women and to help lead them to living in freedom and authenticity as the person God created them to be. On What's Your Story, we'll laugh a lot, may sometimes cry, but will always love because He first loved us.

Language:

English


Episodes

Hallee Bridgeman - Learning more about Messianic Judaism and Hanukkah

11/28/2021
For our last episode of 2021 and the first day of Hanukkah, we welcome back one of our favorite guests - Hallee Bridgeman. You may recall from our first episode with Hallee that she is an award winning author and an amazing cook, but we invited Hallee on this week to hear more about her faith as a Messianic Jew. We learned so much from Hallee and know that you will enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed spending time with her. To connect with Hallee visit...

Duration:00:50:30

Thankful, Grateful, Blessed - Reflecting on the Past, Present and Future

11/21/2021
On today’s episode, in anticipation of Thanksgiving, Hannah and Stephani take the opportunity to reflect on 2021 and to share some dreams God has planted on their hearts for the future. We had such a great time sharing together and we wanted to give you the opportunity to reflect on some of the same questions we asked one another. So we created a fun PDF that so you too can reflect and give thanks for what God has done in your life this year and maybe even use it as a conversation starter...

Duration:00:56:03

Rachel Hauck - New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author

11/14/2021
Rachel Hauck is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She is a Christy Award Winner and a double RITA finalist. Her book The Wedding Dress was named Inspirational Novel of the Year by Romantic Times Book Club. She is the recipient of RT's Career Achievement Award. Her book, Once Upon A Prince, was filmed for an original Hallmark movie. The Wedding Dress, The Wedding Shop and A March Bride have all been optioned for film. A graduate of Ohio State...

Duration:01:02:52

Melanie Hill - MomLife Ministries

11/7/2021
MomLife began in the fall of 2017 with two moms—Melanie Hill and Christy Crosby—and a team of some fun and creative friends. They had a simple and clear vision in mind: to see groups of moms in all ages and stages connect to God and each other through community. Understanding that being a mom can feel isolating and lonely, they wanted to create a safe space for moms to come together and be seen, cared for, loved, and spurred on in their faith in Christ and who he has created them to...

Duration:00:56:56

Deb McCain - Communi-Tea

10/31/2021
With a deep love for people, Deb has dedicated her adult life to helping others achieve their personal and/or professional goals. Ms. McCain grew up in the Akron, Ohio area and got her degree in Business, Marketing from the University of Akron. Upon graduation, she began a career in advertising where she worked as an Associate Media Director for two different ad agencies in the Akron area buying and planning media for Goodyear and others. From there, Deb was recruited into a sales management...

Duration:00:36:24

Heather Thompson Day - "It's Not Your Turn"

10/24/2021
Dr. Heather Thompson Day is an interdenominational speaker and has been a contributor for Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Newsweek and the Barna Group. She is also the host of Viral Jesus, a podcast with Christianity Today. Heather is an Associate Professor of Communication at Andrews University. She is passionate about supporting women, and runs an online community called I’m That Wife which has over 200k followers. She believes her calling is to stand in the gaps of our...

Duration:00:54:59

Stephanie Pavlantos - Author and Biologist

10/17/2021
Stephanie lived on a farm in Dayton, Ohio for the majority of her grade school and high school years. She has a biology degree and has worked with marine animals in theme parks and medical labs and research. She and her husband have three college kids as well who she homeschooled on and off (mostly on) from kindergarten to about 10th or 11th grade. Stephanie has written and taught Bible studies (including spiritual warfare and the books of Revelation, Daniel, and Ephesians) to college...

Duration:00:49:34

Joy Summers - host of Way FM's Afternoons with Joy

10/10/2021
Joy Summers is a pastor’s wife from the woods of West Virginia. She’s the only girl in her family with three brothers and is also a boy mom. Maybe that is why she is so obsessed with all things sparkly and, yes, she still secretly wants to be a princess. Joy has a bubbly personality and brings sunshine and a breath of fresh air to everyone she meets. Growing up in the church gave Joy a deep love and passion for people. She believes faith is a constant journey and never pretends to have it...

Duration:00:43:26

Luke and Nicole Hines - A Family Vacation with a Very Unexpected Twist

10/3/2021
On today's episode, we welcome Hannah's brother and sister-in-law, Luke and Nicole Hines, as they share their amazing faith story. Imagine heading to Florida with your parents and kids for a seven day beach vacation that unexpectedly turns into a lengthy hospital stay with a three-pound newborn. God shows up in some incredible ways in this story and we know you are going to love it! To follow What’s Your Story on Instagram visit http://www.instagram.com/whatsyourstory.podcast To connect...

Duration:01:08:32

"Finding Your Community" - A Panel Discussion from On Purpose Live

9/26/2021
During the On Purpose Live event last month, Stephani had the privilege of sharing in a panel discussion with her small group around the idea of community. We can likely all agree that the pandemic has taken its toll on our ability to engage in community in the way we once might have and loneliness and depression are at an all time high. We hope that this discussion gives you some ideas about where to find your own community or makes you smile in gratitude for the one or ones you already...

Duration:00:32:34

Robin Luftig - God's Best During Your Worst

9/19/2021
Be grateful in everything—even the bumpy rides … is Robin Luftig’s mantra in either writing or speaking to audiences. In 2011, out of nowhere, Robin suffered a seizure briefly paralyzing her on her right side. After an ambulance ride to the hospital, the doctors discovered a huge tumor on her brain and gave her ten days to put her affairs in order. Robin wrote about those ten days in her first book, God’s Best During Your Worst. We know you will be inspired by Robin’s testimony. To connect...

Duration:00:48:13

Kathy Collard Miller - Hope for an Out-of Control Mom

9/12/2021
Kathy Collard Miller loves to share God’s miraculous deliverance over her anger and hate. As a young mom, God taught her how to become the patient mom she wanted to be and also how to trust God for the healing of her dysfunctional marriage. Today, she and her husband, Larry, have been married 51 years and have ministered to many in the US and world. Kathy is the author of over 55 books including No More Anger: Hope for an Out-of-Control Mom. Kathy has a beautiful heart to help moms who are...

Duration:00:50:15

Colette Schaffer - 5 Habits to Minimize Anxiety

9/5/2021
Colette Schaffer is a writer, speaker, and recovering perfectionist who lives 2 hours from the nearest Walmart on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. This teacher at heart, and by profession, will encourage and equip you to dive deep into God's Word so you can apply it to every part of your life--spirit, soul, and body. Colette has been a pastor with her husband since 2006. She has written two books; Expecting Jesus: An Advent Devotional and Planted: A Guided Study to Produce a...

Duration:00:47:14

Kate Battistelli - Author, Speaker and Podcaster

8/29/2021
Kate calls herself an accidental writer as she's authored 2 books. She loves to cook and chronicle life’s moments with her iPhone. She's been married to Mike for 37 years and is mom to Grammy-winning recording artist Francesca Battistelli as well as Mimi to Franny’s five children. Before giving her life to God, she acted and sang in the New York Broadway musical theatre world, touring for nearly three years in the Broadway National Tour of The King and I playing Anna opposite Yul Brynner as...

Duration:00:58:14

"Understanding Your Purpose" - Stephani Cook message from On Purpose Live 2021

8/22/2021
On today's episode, we are sharing the recorded audio from Stephani's message at On Purpose Live 2021 titled "Understanding Your Purpose." We hope that you will find encouragement as you give thought to the concepts of accepting yourself, being yourself and giving yourself. Resources mentioned: Made for This by Jennie...

Duration:00:41:03

Debbie Wilson - Christian Life Coach, Author, and Bible Teacher

8/15/2021
Debbie Wilson is a Christian life coach, author, and Bible teacher with Lighthouse Ministries. She writes a blog every Tuesday in the hopes that her readers will - To connect with Debbie and Lighthouse Ministries visit: debbieWwilson.com LighthouseMinistriesNC.org To follow What’s Your Story on Instagram visit http://www.instagram.com/whatsyourstory.podcast To connect with Hannah visit http://www.hannahrconway.com To connect with Stephani visit http://www.stephanicook.org Cover photo...

Duration:00:44:26

Maureen Hager - Wounded in a Biker Gang War

8/8/2021
Maureen Hager is a survivor and an overcomer living a restored life in God’s transforming love. Once a wounded victim in a biker gang war, her painful journey of brokenness and trauma brought her deliverance and a hopeful life in Christ. She is the author of Love’s Bullet ~ A Wounded Victim in a Biker Gang War Transformed by God’s Love. She has written numerous articles and is a contributing author in several books, including She Writes for Him ~ Stories of Living Hope. Maureen is an...

Duration:00:48:25

Missy Eversole - Developing Healthy Spiritual Habits

8/1/2021
Missy Eversole is a wife, a mom of two sons, writer, and blogger. She and her husband, Craig, have been married for twenty-one years and live in Morton, Illinois. Missy earned a BS in journalism from Ball State University and spent five years working for IDG Books Worldwide (now known as Wiley) in their special projects department. In 2018, she launched a blog to encourage women of all ages to “Be Bold. Be Courageous. Be Fearless.” She volunteers as a contributing writer for Proverbs 31...

Duration:00:51:14

Darlene L. Turner - Choosing Joy When Your Husband Chooses a Man

7/25/2021
Darlene L. Turner is an author with Love Inspired Suspense, a division of Harlequin; however, her own love story took some interesting turns. As a young married woman who thought she was living a fairy tale, she was blindsided when her husband of 5 1/2 years left her without explanation. What she later learned was that he had chosen a homosexual lifestyle . Her white picket fence came crashing down. Darlene experienced more loss through a lot of death in her immediate family, yet through...

Duration:00:47:12

Sarah Geringer - Author of Transforming Your Thought Life: Christian Meditation in Focus

7/18/2021
Sarah Geringer is a speaker, podcaster, artist and author of Transforming Your Thought Life: Christian Meditation in Focus and three self-published books. A teen girl version of Transforming Your Thought Life will be published in October 2021. She is on the devotional writing teams for Proverbs 31 Ministries, Hope-Full Living, Kingdom Edge Magazine and Woman 2 Woman Ministries. She has also written for A Wife Like Me and Devotable. When she’s not reading over 100 books per year, Sarah...

Duration:00:55:00