How can we fight oppression in our generation today? | Informed. Interceding. Involved. Influencing Mar 22, 2022

Episode 140 - Today we get practical. Stephanie gives us 4 clear steps that we can all take, and that we can trust will make a difference. They are the four I's:

- Information

- Intercession

- Involvement

- Influence.

This is not just a cute mnemonic decvice; it is deeply rooted in Scripture and...

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Repairing racial brokenness | A fresh vision for deep healing with Duke Kwon and Gregory Thompson Mar 15, 2022

Episode 139 - Christians are awakening to the legacy of racism in America like never before. While public conversations regarding the realities of racial division and inequalities have surged in recent years, so has the public outcry to work toward the long-awaited healing of these wounds. But...

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What does the Bible teach about slavery? | Paul's letter to Philemon Mar 08, 2022

Episode 138 - in Shades of Red, our series on the consequences of sin on human relationships, Stephanie now takes a moment to ponder Paul's words to his dear friend Philemon. In this short letter, tucked towards the end of your Bible, many have found discomfort and controversy because Paul does...

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The upside-down Kingdom | Shades of Red Mar 01, 2022

Episode 137 - Stephanie invites us to ponder the upside-down Kingdom of God that Jesus heralded. we talk about hell, about the enemy opf our soul and his strategies to take us down with him. We mostly focus on the supremacy of our Lord, King and Savior. No wonder Jesus talks about heaven and...

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Building a legacy under I AM | with Pastor Jamal Johnson Feb 22, 2022

Episode 136 - Pastor Jamal Johnson of Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago joins Stephanie for a candid, heartfelt conversation about building a legacy under the great I AM. They discuss the current issues facing the American church in terms of conflict, division, and all things that work...

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The consequences of the curse | Shades of Red Feb 15, 2022

Humanity | Loved. Created. Fallen. Redeemed.

Episode 135 - Stephanie invites us to ponder the consequences of what we discovered about the law of spiritual gravity in Episode 134. Make sure to have listened to it before you tune in for today! What does it mean to be "Shades of Red" as fallen...

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The spiritual law of gravity | Shades of Red Feb 08, 2022

Experience life in a gravity-free kindgom.

Episode 134 - Stephanie invites us to ponder what she calls "the spiritual law of gravity. It is quite simple, really. We all know not to break the physical law of gravity. It has its commandments. A smattering:


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What affects one affects all | with poet and pastor Drew Jackson | Shades of Red Feb 01, 2022

Episode 133 - Stephanie welcomes Pastor and poet Drew Jackson who invites us to experience the gospel of Luke through his own culture today. He weaves his own growing-up years with Luke's words about the birth of Jesus, and his own ministry and outreach to the marginalized, with Jesus'...

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Love is a choice | Shades of Red Jan 25, 2022

Episode 132 - Love is a choice. What does it mean? Was it God's choice? Is it still His choice for us? was it ours? Do we get to choose to love God? What does it look like?

God created us with a brain and a thirst for knowledge and understanding, and He invites us to use it. Our...

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We are Shades of Red. Jan 18, 2022


We are all of the earth

In our most primal state, we are as unique as God made us to be.


We are emotional beings.

And, we all bleed red.


We are all born from the earth.

Shades of Red.

Red clay soil like a crimson Arizona canyon at sunset.

And from the ashes of...

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We are all SHADES OF RED | GospelSpice NEW SERIES! Jan 18, 2022

Episode 131 - Stephanie welcomes you in our brand new series, Shades of Red. What does it mean to be human? We go back to the garden of Eden to uncover God's purpose in creating Adam and Eve, and you and me. 

SHADES OF RED is a brand new original series by GospelSpice Ministries. We ponder...

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Loving the least of these | fighting human trafficking in our own communities with Raleigh Sadler Jan 12, 2022

What would happen if the local church followed in Jesus' footsteps to love the least of these?

Episode 131 – Get ready for a vulnerable, powerful conversation today with Raleigh Sadler, author, activist and global influencer against human trafficking. Raleigh shares his personal journey...

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French Epiphany Spice: Galette des Rois (including a KETO/PALEO alternative) Jan 10, 2022

French tradition on the Sunday after Epiphany (celebrating the three wise men, called « Kings » in our culture, who came to worship Jesus): the King’s almond pie, with a hidden jewel inside (usually a small clay figure). Spices? Vanilla and orange blossom! Yum!
This is a family...

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Dream for 2022 today | with Whitney Reynolds Jan 04, 2022

Embrace the hope that weaves your story


Episode 129 – Stephanie welcomes Chicago-based friend and TV show host Whitney Reynolds for a fun, deep, and whimsical conversation to enter 2022. She tells us about her relationship with God, personally and at work, in her family, marriage and...

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Bring fresh spice in the bedroom | with Sheila Wray Gregoire Dec 28, 2021

Stephanie welcomes Sheila Wray Gregoire to talk about Christian marriage in general, and sex in particular. Sheila brings a fresh, different perspective to intimate relationship and invites us to reconsider some of the things we might have been taught through mainstream Christian marriage books....

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God invites us to co-create beauty | with Christie Purifoy Dec 22, 2021

Answer God's invitation to care for His creation.

Episode 127 – This conversation is an invitation to cozy up by the fireplace, with a hot cup of your favorite spiced tea and intrumental music in the background. We hope you will enjoy it as 2021 gently comes to an end. Stephanie welcomes...

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Experience God's presence in your wilderness Dec 15, 2021

A Christmas gift | Centering on Christ: The Tabernacle, a special reading

Episode 126 - Stephanie wrote this episode to invite you one last time to experience God in your wilderness, by centering on Christ through the Tabernacle. She invites you to walk with her in the wilderness campsite and...

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Three ways to encounter Jesus this Christmas | with Cindy DeBoer, Marci Renee & Christine Trimpe Dec 09, 2021

Episode 125 – Today is another Special Christmas Gospel Spice gift for you! Stephanie welcomes three dear friends, each with their own message right in time for Christmas. Join us for three short conversations to make this season unique among all. From a calling to leave everything to serve...

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Redeem your Christmas shopping & honor Christ | with Kristen Welch Dec 07, 2021

Mercy House Global | shopping fair trade with Christ-centered purpose


Episode 124 – Gospel Spice welcomes Mercy House Global and its founder, Kristen Welch. Stephanie has been a fan of Mercy House Global for some time, because of its unique purpose to provide dignified jobs to women...

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The Chosen | with producers Chad Gundersen and Chris Juen Dec 02, 2021

A Gospel Spice Christmas gift for you

Episode 123 – The Chosen is with us again today! This special episode is one of our Christmas 2021 Gospel Spice gifts to you  

Chad Gundersen and Chris Juen, Producers for The Chosen and owners of Out of Order Studios, join Stephanie for an...

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