Spill the Beans LIVE with Annie F. Downs and Laura Story at Fresh Grounded Faith Plant City, FL [Episode 298]

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Are you an introvert or an extrovert? What do you do to unwind? What’s your favorite smell or sound?

These are just a few of the questions we were asked as we sat around the bistro table in Plant City, Florida at a Fresh Grounded Faith event.

Author and podcaster Annie F. Downs and singer-songwriter Laura Story were with me, and these women gave so much insight and inspiration when we spilled the beans.

Can I Persevere When I Want to Quit? With Nick Connolly [Episode 297]

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With each wave of resistance in life, it can be so tempting to simply give up—to quit the calling, to leave the relationship, to walk away from all the dreams God may have placed on your heart.

But here’s a little secret…

When we experience resistance, sometimes it indicates we’re right where we should be. Because God is with us in the trenches, and there’s reward and renewal on the other side.

Can I Survive the End of the World As I Know It? With Amy Lively [Episode 296]

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“How could this happen?” “What do I do now?” “This is not what I wanted for my life.”

When your life is turned upside down and you realize it’s the end of your hopes and dreams, your plans and ambitions, and what you thought life would be like … it can seem like the end of the world. Or at least the world as you know it.

Whether it’s a personal crisis, national chaos, or global catastrophe, it can feel like all hope is lost. But, my friend, hope is not lost!

Can I Build a Resilient Faith for a Resilient Life? With Jay Hewitt [Episode 295]

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After a devastating brain cancer diagnosis, today’s guest, Pastor Jay Hewitt, had a decision to make: Should he give up on his faith or practice what he preached and trust that with God, all things are possible?

Well, if he’s on the 4:13, you know the decision he made! But what he did and how he did it will inspire you and teach you how you can face hard things too.

Can I Find a Path Through Pain to Healing? With Ed and Lisa Young [Episode 294]

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Most of us spend our lives avoiding pain at every turn. So when we do experience it, it can send us into a tailspin. We might begin to question why God even allows it, how anything good can come from it, and if we really can trust Him in it.

Well, bestselling authors and pastors of Fellowship Church, Ed and Lisa Young, know the kind of pain most of us hope to never experience—the death of a child. And on today’s episode of the 4:13, they’ll share how they went from sorrow and anger to hope and healing.

Can I Trash Expectations and Still Be Happy? With Amanda Held Opelt [Episode 293]

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What does it mean to be blessed? Are Christians automatically entitled to happiness, fulfillment, and perfect peace? Should God’s presence guarantee us emotional ease amidst suffering?

Wow! Those are some very interesting questions, aren’t they?

Well today, you’ll get far more than interesting answers. You are going to be enlightened and inspired as we consider our expectations of what a life of faith should feel like as we face difficulties.