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How do we develop godly habits? | Pathways to God's presence Feb 06, 2023

Welcome back! We cover much in our Pathways to God’s presence series today. We invite you to grow into the moment by moment surrender to God’s will and whisper as, together, we practice the presence of God today.

Stephanie says, “There is a virtuous cycle between what we believe...

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Will you say YES to God in 2023? | with Jennifer Hand Jan 30, 2023

Stephanie invites you into her conversation with beloved friend Jennifer Hand to discuss how to approach 2023 and most importantly, how to keep God at the very center of our lives, our hearts, our passions and, yes, our fears and anxiety. They have an honest, raw conversation about our fears, our...

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How do I encounter God today? | Pathways to God's presence Jan 23, 2023

Our goal is to enter and remain in the presence of God through the pathways He has ordained for this purpose. The presence of God is our path and our destination.

In Hebrew, the word Presence and the word Face are the same. In the ancient world without zoom and facetime, you could only be in the...

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Meet with God where He said He would be | Pathways to God's presence | Gospel Spice Winter 2023 series Jan 16, 2023

Welcome to our winter 2023 series, "Pathways to God's presence." How do we keep our relationship with God fresh and not stale? How do we avoid being disappointed or dissatisfied with our relationship with God? How do we explore fresh avenues to meet with Him especially when it’s dry or...

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Holding on to faith when life doesn't make sense | with Naomi Zacharias Jan 09, 2023

Naomi Zacharias joins Stephanie again on Gospel Spice to provide insights on the global fight against human trafficking and towards the restoration of dignity—one life at a time.

Naomi starts by sharing the stories of her ministry, Third Ladder, to serve the abandoned, the unloved, the...

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Open Hands, Willing Heart for the New Year | with Vivian Mabuni Dec 30, 2022

Stephanie welcomes Vivian Mabuni for a heart-to-heart conversation about God, passion for Jesus, and an all-out life of surrender to His plan and goodness. As He invites us into a new year, how would He have us depend on Him this year? What does it mean to have “open hands and a willing...

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Your Jesus-centered Christmas today Dec 23, 2022

High Christology Scripture Readings for Christmas: listen here: https://www.podcastics.com/episode/214072/link/ 

Stephanie reads her favorite passages about Jesus, both in the Old and in the New Testaments. Her goal is to magnify Him in your heart and life, to make this your most...

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Loving our military community at Christmas and always: why and how? | with Megan B. Brown Dec 16, 2022

Stephanie welcomes Megan B. Brown, founder and executive director of MilSpo Co (Military Spouse Coalition), a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing Christ with the military communities worldwide. Megan shares her own story, her heart, and passion for building the Kingdom of God in...

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A cup of Christmas tea with Mary Mother of Jesus Dec 12, 2022

Stephanie invites us to  join her for a cup of Christmas tea alongside Mary the mother of Jesus. Let us ponder her life and legacy. Starting at he Annunciation (when the Angel told her the news of Jesus' impending arrival!), she lived a journey to faith, of faith, and in faith. How can we...

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Jill Briscoe on Christmas and her husband's legacy Dec 05, 2022

Jill Briscoe is a prolific author, speaker and poet. Today she brings us two Christmas poems as well as the context that led her to write them. She and Stephanie have enjoyed many phone conversations over the past few years, and Jill was eager to bring our Gospel Spice listeners a special...

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Toss your treasure over the wall | Thanksgiving & gratitude Nov 29, 2022

Stephanie invites us to ponder an original perspective to help us determine how to invest our time, money and talents wisely, with heaven in mind. What does Jesus mean when He urges us to "accumulate treasures in heaven"? Surely He does not mean we will need money in eternity. What are these...

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Experiencing God | with Dr. Richard Blackaby Nov 28, 2022

Stephanie sits down with Dr. Richard Blackaby, who co-authored Experiencing God with his father Henry Blackaby. Richard and Stephanie talk about their common passion for Scripture, for The Lord of the Rings, and much more! Richard and Stephanie connect on the power of the spice of the...

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A conversation with Lara Silva | Eden | The Chosen Nov 18, 2022

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If you know anything about Stephanie, you know she is a huge The Chosen fan! So what a joy to welcome Lara Silva to Gospel Spice! Lara plays Eden, who is the feisty, faith-filled, big-dream wife of Simon-Peter in the show. Lara tells us about how her own personality influences the...

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From darkness to glory | God's glory, our delight (episode 175) Nov 14, 2022

This is our final episode in our much-beloved series, God's Glory, our delight! What a journey! Our conclusion today calls us to step from darkness to glory. Stephanie spends a moment reminiscing on the journey we have undertaken together. Over the 12 episodes of this series, we have sought to...

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Prepare for your most Christ-soaked Advent yet | with Ruth Chou Simons Nov 07, 2022

Ruth Chou Simons joins Stephanie today to invite families into an unconventional, life-changing Advent season. How can we prepare for a DIFFERENT kind of Advent - when Jesus is truly the center? How can we cultivate a posture of gratitude, an attitude of receiving goodness from the Lord, and a...

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Enduring hardship with the perspective of heaven | God's glory, our delight (episode 173) Oct 31, 2022

Stephanie invites us today to continue the conversation about depth of faith through trials and tribulation and hardship and suffering this side of heaven. She then moves to a glorious reality: Scripture is quite clear: there is a glorious inheritance that awaits us.

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Taste the delight and see the beauty of knowing Christ | with Tara-Leigh Cobble Oct 24, 2022

Has reading the Bible ever felt like a chore? Have you ever wondered how to delight in God? How can love for God be your most tangible reality? How can we nurture a culture of curiosity and learning from one another, rather than be afraid of our differences? Stephanie welcomes Tara-Leigh Cobble,...

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Nurture an exotic faith towards the perspective of heaven | God's Glory, our delight (episode 171) Oct 17, 2022

Stephanie enjoins us to embrace exotic faith with the goal of developing the perspective of heaven in our hearts - namely, in order to start perceiving our life and circumstances and relationships the way God does.

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The transfiguration will revolutionize your faith | with Steve Laube (episode 170) Oct 10, 2022

Stephanie welcomes a guest teacher as part of our God's Glory, our Delight series. Steve Laube is joining us as a theologian and Bible teacher. Among many other things, Steve is a Sunday Class teacher with deep passion for delight in the glory of God, and decades of study in theology. He brings...

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BONUS - Conversation with Pastor Jim Cymbala Oct 05, 2022

BONUS – EXTRA CONVERSATION WITH PASTOR JIM CYMBALA

Question: Fan the Flame is your first new book in over a decade. Why this book and why now?

Pastor Jim: According to a survey from the Barna Group, about 1,500 pastors leave the ministry every month. Even more telling is that half the...

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