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What is really happening in the Middle East? With Joel Rosenberg Sep 14, 2021

To celebrate our 2nd anniversary this month, Stephanie will welcome two special guests who each embody a key aspect of our mission here at Gospel Spice. Today Stephanie is joined by Joel Rosenberg, New York Times bestselling author of novels and nonfiction books with nearly 5 million copies...

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Can God TRULY be enough? with Erica Wiggenhorn Sep 11, 2021

Episode 106 - Stephanie welcomes Erica Wiggenhorn, bestselling Bible Study author, national speaker, and now releasing her brand new book, Letting God be enough. So, with that kind of book title, you can certainly expect a vulnerable conversation about self-introspection, daring to look...

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What will you choose: sit on the sidelines, or stand in the battle? Sep 07, 2021

Welcome to our final episode in our Summer 2021 series, Identity in the Battle. Over the course of the last eight weeks, we took deep dives into the letter to the Ephesians with a focus on putting on our God-given identity, and then putting on the armor to fight the battles of this life,...

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What is my spiritual armor? Part 2 - a shield, a helmet, a sword and a secret weapon Sep 06, 2021

We are in a battle. It is raging, it is fierce, and it is up close and personal. It is not a battle against flesh and blood, but against the spiritual darkness. How do we fight it?

This is a very practical episode. What does it mean to put on the armor of God? What purpose does it serve? What...

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What is my spiritual armor? Part 1 – a belt, a breastplate and a pair of shoes Sep 04, 2021

We are in a battle. Last week, we saw that “the only way to stand up to the devil is to kneel before God.” Today we study and put on the first of seven pieces of spiritual armor. This is taken straight from Ephesians 6:14-15 (NIV): Stand firm then, with the belt of truth...

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How do I use the spiritual armor of God? Stand in the battle. Kneel before the Lord. Sep 03, 2021

We are in a battle. The most important takeaway Stephanie wants you to keep today is this:   “The only way to stand up to the devil is to kneel before God.

This is an all-important episode to ground your battles in the only foundation that will never be shaken: your...

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What does it look like to belong to the Father? Embrace your identity in the battle. Sep 02, 2021

Stephanie invites us into the Father’s heart today. We start by deciphering the meaning of “downpayment of the Holy Spirit.” Staying away from Christianese, we taste the beauty of experiencing the Holy Spirit today. The downpayment of the Holy Spirit as guarantee of...

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What does it mean to be "in Christ"? Sep 01, 2021

Welcome to our brand new Gospel Spice podcast series, Identity in the Battle. Over the course of the next eight weeks, we will take deep dives into the letter to the Ephesians with a focus on putting on our God-given identity, and then putting on the armor to fight the battles of this life,...

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How do I cultivate my spiritual heart? Aug 28, 2021

Over the last few weeks, we have sought to cultivate God-centered hope, faith and joy by pondering wisdom from the Book of Proverbs. We have followed fictitious characters who have role-modeled various options open to us as believers, both on this blog and on the Gospel Spice Podcast. Today, we...

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What is distracting me from God today? Aug 28, 2021

Welcome to our penultimate week in the Book of Proverbs! We invite you to listen to Stephanie in Episode 90 - What is distrcting me from God today" on the Gospel Spice Podcast. And now, meet this week's character, Lizzie!

Lizzie loves a good shopping spree. She finds peace in the endless...

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What is keeping me away from God today? Aug 28, 2021

Welcome to this week's "taste and see" in the Book of Proverbs! We invite you to listen to Episode 88 - What is keeping me away from God today?" and to meet this week's character, John.

It had been a good year for John. He had managed to obtain a bonus packet worth a small fortune. It would go...

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The deeper wisdom of humble faith Aug 28, 2021

Welcome to our 4th episode in the Book of Proverbs! Click here to listen to Episode 85 - "Can my pride be good?" Here is this week's blog post! Meet this week's character, Lauren.

Lauren is a talented interior designer, and she knows it. That’s why she hates it when an outsider tries to...

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How can we move from fear to faith? Aug 28, 2021

Welcome to our third episode in the Book of Proverbs! We invite you to listen to this week's Podcast episode. As usual, we introduce you to someone who will accompany us through this week and who embodies the trait we are focusing on this week. So today, meet Jessica.

It’s been a long...

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The lure of misplaced hope. Aug 28, 2021

Welcome to our second week in the Book of Proverbs! Today, as we get started, meet Brian.

Brian has a charming, magnetic personality. He is extremely pleasant in public company, and able to make fascinating conversation. This is due partly to his vast intelligence, and partly to his...

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What is wisdom? Aug 28, 2021

Wisdom. Most of us would say we possess some measure of it. And yet, we would probably all sign up for more, if it didn’t prove so, well… elusive? Unattainable? Reserved for the “truly spiritual”?  What if our desire for wisdom led us to look for the right answers...

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The power of His blood and our words against darkness Aug 28, 2021

I am honored to welcome Amanda "Flo" Florczykowski on the Gospel Spice Podcast this week. Her fight against child trafficking is a message to rally us all against this unspeakable evil.

Here are her own words:

At first it was 10,000 people who shared my story and that seemed unreal. Ten...
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Pops of color and the no’s of God Aug 28, 2021

Tracy Steel is my guest this week on the Gospel Spice Podcast. Here is a sneak peek at our fun conversation! She has much to teach us, I hope you will enjoy this BONUS post as her gift to you!


All of us are living a life we did not design, but one that God is redesigning for us. Like a human...

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Wisdom by the bushel! Aug 28, 2021

Bonjour!

Are you looking for words of wisdom in quarantine, and encouragement as we plow through yet another week of quarantine?

Fear is contagious. But so are faith and wisdom.

There are many voices out there that clamor for your attention. Many of them do not have your best interest at...

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Today is Passover! Experience Jesus in the Upper Room Aug 28, 2021

Passover. It's today. I invite you to experience Jesus in the Upper Room.

You've probably seen the social media posts encouraging you to frame your door with red. Chances are, you understand why.

But do you really grasp how this ties into the Passover meal that Jesus celebrated with His disciples...

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