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A personal conversation with Stephanie | Summer Inspirations | Gospel Spice Aug 15, 2022

Get ready for an out-of-the-ordinary conversation today! Stephanie is joined by dear friend and fellow Gospel Spice team member Roslyn Evans to discuss all things Jesus and Gospel Spice. This conversation is like a family reunion, and you are invited! They start off with a fun digression into the...

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Identify and battle anxiety, depression and boundary concerns | Christ-centered soul wellness with Lindsay and Stephanie Aug 08, 2022

Have you recently wondered if you are going crazy, or if it is the world around us that has gone mad? Today, Stephanie welcomes dear friend and Gospel Spice team member Lindsay, who is a Christian psychotherapist with over 20 years of professional experience helping believers and non-believers...

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Cultivate 3 secrets to a successful summer | with Shadia Hrichi, Shannon Popkin & Marci Seither Aug 01, 2022

How can you make sure you have a well-spent summer? For today's episode, Stephanie has curated three of her most important not-so-secret secrets for a successful summer in particular, and a successful life in general:

- Read your Bible to grow closer to the Lord and develop intimacy with Him;

-...

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What does it mean to lead well? | Summer Series with Stephanie Jul 25, 2022

Our Summer series invite you to ponder important topics for daily living. Stephanie and her occasional guests tell us about the importance of our definition of success, the key elements of leadership roles, the traps of comparison, the importance of theology, and much more! These stand-along...

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Fresh spices as food for thought | with Dr. Michelle Lee Barnewall Jul 18, 2022

What are your thoughts on the importance of understanding culture to experience the teachings of Jesus at a deeper level? And, what about the gender debate in the church? And, pray tell, what on earth do these two questions have in common? Get ready for a meaty conversation today! Stephanie...

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How would you define success? | Summer Series with Stephanie Jul 11, 2022

What is success? The world would have you embrace a particular definition. Even some teachings within Christendom might fall seriously short of the mark. What is the Biblical standard of success? Today's theme is success, its definition and application. Through her personal story and testimony,...

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The toxic trap of comparison | with Heather Creekmore Jul 04, 2022

Dive into a comparison-free summer!

Let's be honest today: do you look around and compare yourself to others? In other words, do you struggle with comparison? Do you feel shame because you compare to others and fall short? Who and what are you comparing yourself to? Are you trying to...

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Our glory is rooted in God's delight of us! Jun 28, 2022

Defining appropriate glory for the human heart: Why are we wired to seek glory for ourselves? Stephanie suggests to you that we are wired by God Himself to seek glory because this reveals our deep longing for identity. And we will find and keep our identity when we make God’s opinion of us,...

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Christ dwells and delights in YOU. Yes, you! | with James Bryan Smith Jun 21, 2022

Stephanie welcomes spiritual director, university professor and author James Bryan Smith to ponder the weight of God's love for us as His chosen creation. In his latest book, "The good and beautiful you" Jim invites us to peel back the layers of many lies we have commonly been fed in the...

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Develop Christlike humility. | God's Glory, Our Delight Jun 14, 2022

How can we actively develop humility in our spiritual life, the kind of genuine, precious humility that will put a smile on our Father's face? 

Genuine, relentless humility is a life-long commitment.

In episode 153, Stephanie takes us on a journey to experience what has been called the...

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Invest in the Kingdom NOW | with Jonathan Evans Jun 07, 2022

For Father's Day, Stephanie welcomes NFL chaplain and Pastor Jonathan Evans for a no-nonsense conversation about our investment as parents for the Kingdom of God. With his trademark candid and bold kindness, Jonathan shares his approach to parenting, as well as what he learned from his parents,...

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Why does humility matter? | God's Glory, Our Delight May 31, 2022

Jesus' humility as the roadmap to glory.

Episode 151 - Stephanie humbly invites us to dive into the meaning and expression of humility in Jesus's life. It started even before His incarnation - when He left the beauty and perfection of heaven to come dwell on planet earth, with a human body, and...

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Delighting in God leads to the feast of Scripture. May 25, 2022

[This article was originally published on the May 2022 GLOBE ISSUE of Christianity Today.]

By Stéphanie Rousselle

Cumin. Cilantro. Cinnamon. Cardamom. Chai. Chile. Colors and smells enthralled my senses as our guests walked in the door, bringing into our French home much more than...

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Why is delight in God essential? | God's Glory, Our Delight May 24, 2022

What does it mean to delight in God?

Episode 150 - Why does it matter to delight in God? Why does God command us to delight in Him and enjoy Him forever? Doesn't that sound like the whinings of an egotistic tyrant, an insecure bully in search of affirmation, or a boastful narcissist? Stephanie...

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Overcoming shame with beauty | with psychiatrist Curt Thompson May 17, 2022

Practicing for heaven | our calling today

Episode 149 – Curt Thompson joins Stephanie to share in the experience of delighting in the glory of God through our eponymous series. They discuss the role of beauty in our identity—its creation and our awareness of it. They discuss the...

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What is the glory of God? | God's Glory, Our Delight May 10, 2022

The greatest quest of life.

Episode 148 - We are so excited to welcome you to our new series, God's Glory, Our Delight. Now, this sentence. It means a lot, and especially to Stephanie because it has been her own personal motto and spiritual quest for years. So, really, this is an invitation to...

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Digital detox for kids | with Molly DeFrank May 03, 2022

True freedom from digital addictions for kids and parents is possible!

Episode 147 - Are you concerned your children might be addicted to digital media? How can you know proper boundaries, and how can you weather a total digital detox without losing your mind in the process? How can you restore...

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Where can I experience God's glory? Apr 26, 2022

Episode 146 - We are so excited to welcome you to our new series, God's Glory, Our Delight. Taking delight in God: Nothing could be more important, and nothing could be more practical today.

We kick off the series with an episode that transitions us from Easter into this new season of deeper...

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God is moving in France! | with David Broussard Apr 19, 2022

Stephanie welcomes fellow Francophile David Broussard, founder and president of Impact France, for an update on what God is up to in France today. David has an unusual story of coming to faith from agnosticism while studying in France! Yes! It is one of the many parallels between his and...

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How to live a life worthy of life | Easter 2022 with Os Guinness Apr 11, 2022

Os Guinness joins us again for this special Easter 2022 episode on the meaning of life. We discuss our role in seeking God, and His role in finding us! Os says, "Without God, we cannot know God; and we know God only when we meet Him."

This Easter, we invite you to take a break from the hustle and...

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