#32 Preparing our Hearts for Christmas | a conversation about Advent with Ian Speir

Advent is the holy season that precedes Christmas, it is a time of hope and expectancy, when Christians prepare their hearts for the coming of Christ. Ashley and I so appreciated this ancient yet fresh (for us) teaching on the church calendar tradition. Just as I am learning to accept the invitation to a rhythm ofRead more

#31 Leaning on Him | a conversation with songwriter and worship leader Jon Thurlow

He’s writing your story and for each of us, it’s a unique, different story. Jon was sure the Lord had written him off, but really the best part of his journey was just beginning. Ashley and I so enjoyed hearing more about Jon’s journey to leading worship and the story behind his long awaited, newestRead more

#30 The Gift of Story | a conversation with Holly Packiam of Storyformed

Happy Advent Season! It’s another special holiday edition of the Simply Wholehearted Podcast. I can’t wait for you to meet Holly Packiam. She’s currently leading the movement to back to great literature at Storyformed. “The heartbeat of Storyformed.com is simple: putting great books into the hands and hearts of children everywhere. Why? Because we believe thatRead more

#29 Abide with Us | a conversation with author Shelly Miller

Happy Thanksgiving!  We are so excited to have another special holiday edition of the Simply Wholehearted Podcast.  I can’t wait for you to meet Shelly Miller. She’s currently an American expat living in London, England. She is a talented writer, photographer and author of RHYTHMS OF REST. She’s truly living wholeheartedly in this season ofRead more

#28 Happier, Healthier Holidays | a conversation with health coach Heather Deese

Hi friends! I can’t wait for you to meet Heather Deese. She’s a homeschooling mom of 5, wife to fellow business and ministry starter Kevin and a health coach. She’s truly living wholeheartedly in this season of life and I know you will be inspired by her life story and health journey.  And before youRead more