Families Impacting the Global Water Crisis — with Laura Blank :: ITA #135

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There is good news about the global water crisis. In 1990, 76 percent of the world had access to improved drinking water. Today, that number is nearly 91 percent and growing.

Unfortunately, nearly 1,000 children under age 5 still die every day from diarrhea caused by contaminated water, poor sanitation, and improper hygiene. Clean water frees children from deadly diseases, liberates women and children from a life spent gathering dirty water and opens the door to education, a promising future, and a full life

My guest Laura Blank from World Vision shares how you can get your family involved in ending the global water crisis in our lifetime.

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Freedom From Frustrating Finances with Erin Odom :: ITA #134

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With an upside down mortgage, growing family and a too-small income, Erin Odom and her husband were frustrated with their finances. She shares their powerful story of getting to the roots of their financial problems, making a plan to address them and keeping their marriage intact in the process.

“We didn’t know what we were doing wrong. We would come to the end of the month and look at our bank account and say, ‘Ok we can’t go to the grocery store. We have to try and make ends meet.’ We could not make our finances work.”

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Israel: Where Faith Meets Place with Heather MacFadyen :: ITA #133

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Through some miraculous circumstances, my guest Heather MacFadyen took a powerful trip to Israel this past spring. She shares how that trip impacted her life, her walk with Jesus and changed her understanding of the Holy Land and the people who live there.

“If Christians want to really know God, and our faith and our roots, we need to know Judaism. We need to know what Jesus did and how he lived. It makes everything come to life more.”

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Faith-Based Decision Making with Carey Bailey :: ITA #132

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We all search for peace and clarity in life’s big decisions. Life coach Carey Bailey shares how to build up faith-based decision-making processes in your life.

“It’s not my job to try and be in control, instead it’s my job to trust God in the little things and the big things. This process is not about finding clarity, it’s about understanding and learning more about what it looks like to trust God in our every day.”

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More than Motherhood, Rediscovering You with Chrystal Evans Hurst :: ITA #131

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Bestselling author, speaker and homeschooling mother of five, Chrystal Evans Hurst shares her rich wisdom on how to live the life God has called you to even when our dreams don’t match our current reality.

“Our life is a journey and God wastes nothing. Everything about you, your experiences, your personality, God will use it but he may not bring it together into a picture that makes sense to you until a few years down the road.”

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Training Boys to be Modern-Day Knights with Heather Haupt :: ITA #129

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When stories about knights, battles and medieval heroism caught her boys’ imaginations, Heather Haupt used it as an opportunity to teach them about the code of chivalry. Drawing from real accounts in the middle ages, she challenged her boys to become modern-day knights in training.
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Make God Famous with Lisa Lloyd :: ITA #128

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Actress and mom Lisa Lloyd shares how God brought her to a deep place of surrender after a painful experience in her life. Through that experience, she felt called by God to make his name famous and invite others to do the same.  

“Wherever we’re at in life, God has called us to live for the glory of his name– not wishing we were somewhere else. We can make God famous and glorify him in the season we’re in.

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Worshipping God in the Midst of Pain with Kari Jobe :: ITA 126

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Christian music singer and songwriter Kari Jobe shares about her motherhood journey and the story behind her new album The Garden.

After a tragedy in her family, Jobe wrote worship songs about finding hope in the midst of loss, peace in the midst of uncertainty and God’s presence in the midst of pain.

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