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The Happy Hour #168: Abbie Kampman

My guest for The Happy Hour #168 is Abbie Kampman. Abbie is a Midwestern “city” girl and mother of four boys just outside Des Moines, Iowa. She’s a bookworm, a coffee snob, a mountain-lover, and a passionate pursuer of deep relationships built over shared stories. Abbie joins me today to share her story of losing her mom and stepsisters in a tragic drunk driving accident. The accident happened when she was 13 years old, and she is finally feeling freedom to share her story

Duration: 01:11:39

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Duration: 00:45:37

The Happy Hour #166: Kathie Lee Gifford & Aaron Ivey

Today’s show is a special edition of The Happy Hour with two very special guests – Kathie Lee Gifford and my main man, Aaron Ivey. If you’ve been listening to the show for any length of time, you know Kathie Lee has been one of my bucket lists guests for a while now. I am just completely overjoyed to finally have her on the show today. And after our conversation, my husband and best friend, Aaron, joins me to chat about his book, Steal Away Home. In my conversation with Kathie Lee, we talk...

Duration: 01:00:48

The Happy Hour #165: Bri McKoy

My guest for The Happy Hour #165 is my friend, Bri McKoy. Bri serves as the visionary and leader for Compassion International’s blogger program. She writes regularly at OurSavoryLife.com, a food blog with recipes and stories from around her table, and is a regular contributor to the award-winning Compassion blog and GraceTable.org, a community blog about food and faith. Bri and her husband Jeremy live in Hermosa Beach, California. On today’s show, we talk all about gathering people around...

Duration: 00:55:33

The Happy Hour #164: Lisa Lloyd

My guest for The Happy Hour #164 is Lisa Lloyd. Lisa is a charismatic actress, speaker and writer, dedicated to helping women break free of the lies that convince us we don’t have a purpose, when in fact God has created us to herald His fame. She is the author of the new book, Chasing Famous. On today’s show, we cover it all. We talk about our deep rooted desires for fame, and how God created us that way – not for our own fame, but for the name of Jesus

Duration: 00:56:47

The Happy Hour #163: Sharon Hodde Miller

Sharon Hodde Miller joins me today for The Happy Hour #163. Sharon is the author of Free of Me and speaks regularly on topics ranging from leadership to motherhood to Scripture. She’s a pastor’s wife and mother to two small boys. In addition to earning her PhD, Sharon has blogged at SheWorships.com for nearly ten years, making God’s Word accessible to women everywhere. She lives with her growing family in the Raleigh/Durham area

Duration: 00:55:50

The Happy Hour #161: Lisa Whittle

Lisa Whittle is my guest for The Happy Hour #161. Lisa is a leader, author and speaker with a heart and passion to communicate one thing: Jesus is everything. Her love runs deep to see people pursue Jesus for life, grow deep roots of faith, and walk strong in the midst of a world that so often seems to have gone crazy. She is the author of seven books, including her latest Put Your Warrior Boots On and Five-Word Prayers, and a sought out Bible teacher for her wit and bold, bottom line...

Duration: 00:55:33

The Happy Hour #160: Osheta Moore

Osheta Moore joins me today for The Happy Hour #160. Osheta is an pastor’s wife, a mom of three kiddos, and the author of Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World. She believes everything is better after a nap, brunch with her girlfriends is a necessity, and nothing beats a good Netflix binge. She’s passionate about encouraging women to be peacemakers in their everyday lives. In our conversation today, Osheta and I talk about when Hurricane Katrina devastated New...

Duration: 00:59:27

The Happy Hour #159: Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones joins me for The Happy Hour #159. Amanda is a Jesus-loving gal from Texas, married to a preacher boy from Missouri. She’s the daughter of Beth Moore, and mom to four kids. Amanda first joined me for episode #66. If you missed that, you can catch up here

Duration: 00:52:14

The Happy Hour #158: Raechel Myers

Raechel Myers is my guest for The Happy Hour #158. Raechel is the co-founder and CEO of She Reads Truth, and leads the She Reads Truth community and staff out of her deep love of God’s Word and the firm conviction that all of Scripture is good news. She is the co-author of Open Your Bible: God’s Word Is for You and for Now and She Reads Truth: Holding Tight to Permanent in a Word That’s Passing Away. Raechel lives south of Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and their two children. In...

Duration: 00:53:52

The Happy Hour #157: Catherine Lowe

My guest for The Happy Hour #157 is Catherine Lowe. You may recognize her from a little show called The Bachelor. Catherine met and fell in love with her now husband, Sean Lowe, on season 17. Millions (self included) tuned in to watch them tie the knot on national television in 2014. They now live in Dallas with their adorable son, Samuel. On today’s show, Catherine and I visit in person and cover so very much

Duration: 01:15:25

The Happy Hour #156: Andrea Lucado

My guest for The Happy Hour #156 is Andrea Lucado. Andrea is a freelance writer based in Austin, Texas. As the daughter of bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado, Andrea inherited an obsession with words and their arrangement. She has a master’s degree in English literature from Oxford-Brookes University and contributes regularly to online and print publications such as Relevant magazine and SheReadsTruth.com. She recently released a book, English Lessons

Duration: 01:03:54

The Happy Hour #155: Sara Hagerty

Today, Sara Hagerty joins me for The Happy Hour #155. Sara is wife to her best friend Nate, and a mother of six, including four children adopted from Africa and two through natural childbirth. Her first published book, Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet, found her a worldwide audience, drawn to the authentic voice heard in her emotive and Scripturally-based writing style, as she searches to find God in the midst of questions and brokenness. Her second book, Unseen: The Gift of Being Hidden in a...

Duration: 00:50:49

The Happy Hour #153: Shauna Shanks

Shauna Shanks joins me for a special live edition of The Happy Hour – recorded in my backyard in the sweltering July heat for our Summer Book Club. Shauna is the author of our second book, A Fierce Love. She’s also a wife, mother, and entrepreneur. Shauna and her husband, Micah, have been married for more than a decade, and they’re currently building a house out of shipping containers with their three boys on an Ohio farm. A Fierce Love is Shauna’s story of fighting for her marriage...

Duration: 00:57:45

The Happy Hour #152: Chrystal Hurst

My friend Chrystal Hurst joins me today for episode #152 of The Happy Hour. Chrystal is a writer, speaker, and worship leader in addition to serving as the chief executive operating officer in her home as a wife, mother of five and grandmother to one. Chrystal is co-author of, Kingdom Woman and her second book, She’s Still There coming out next week. She also blogs and podcasts regularly at Chrystal’s Chronicles where she poignantly reflects her thoughts about her faith and day-to- day...

Duration: 00:56:36

The Happy Hour #151: Angela Lanter

Angela Lanter is my guest for The Happy Hour #151. As one of the hot new trendsetters in the beauty and fashion blogging community, Angela has established a credible reputation and sizable social media following in a short period of time. The founder of Hello Gorgeous blog and Youtube channel, she was named a finalist for the Allure magazine’s Beauty Blogger of the Year Award and was honored with the “Spotlight Award” for Blogger of the Year by PopSugar. She has served as brand ambassadors...

Duration: 00:49:45

The Happy Hour #150: Christy Wright

My guest for The Happy Hour #150 is Christy Wright. Christy is both entertaining and inspiring, and presents messages that educate and give hope to audiences all over the country. As the creator of Business Boutique and through her podcast and sellout live events, Christy has equipped thousands of women to successfully run and grow a business so they can make money doing what they love. Since joining Ramsey Solutions in 2009, she has spoken to audiences across the country at women’s...

Duration: 00:49:56

The Happy Hour #149: Virginia Cumberbatch

Virginia Cumberbatch joins me today for The Happy Hour #149. Virginia serves as the Director of the Community Engagement Center and Social Justice Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and is a co-founder of HUX STORYHOUSE, a creative strategies collective that uses culturally relevant storytelling to help organizations engage thoughtfully and authentically with markets across the Black Diaspora. Her first book, As We Saw It: The Story of Integration at The University of Texas at...

Duration: 00:58:13

Happy Hour #148: Lisa Harper

My guest for The Happy Hour #148 is Lisa Harper. Lisa is a master storyteller with a masters of Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary. She’s lauded as an engaging, hilarious communicator as well as an authentic and substantive Bible teacher. She’s been in vocational ministry for thirty years and has written fifteen books and Bible study curriculums but says her greatest accomplishment by far is that of becoming Missy’s (her adopted daughter from Haiti) mama! They live on a hilly...

Duration: 00:49:05

Happy Hour #147: Kristin Schell

My guest for The Happy Hour #147 is Kristin Schell. Kristin is an established speaker and blogger on the subjects of food, faith, and hospitality. As founder of the Turquoise Table and Front Yard People movement, Kristin travels the country speaking at conferences and events with an encouraging word on how to open our lives and homes to others. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, Tony, and their four children. Kristin and the Turquoise Table has been featured in a wide variety of...

Duration: 01:04:52

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