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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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Be inspired with real-life heroes of faith | with Jasmine Holmes Apr 05, 2022

God's image carved in ebony | 10 Black women to inspire us all

Episode 143 – Jasmine Holmes joins us for an inspiring conversation about 10 seemingly unknown Black women who changed their communities when they were alive in the 18th and 19th centuries, and whose legacy can still be felt...

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Can I really make a difference? | Shades of Red Mar 29, 2022

Episode 142 - God hinted at the great reversal He would usher in to destroy the effects of the introduction of the experiential knowledge of evil into our adama lives in Genesis 3:15. And, gloriously, He chooses to use us as vessels of His redemption efforts, just as we were the vectors that...

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How can I respectfully step into the racial dialogue? | Shades of Red Mar 23, 2022

An invitation to step into the difficult conversations with humility and boldness

Episode 141 - Stephanie is joined by 3 friends to explore a cross-cultural conversation around racial dialogue. Around a cup of virtual coffee, Angel, Beth, Lindsay and Stephanie answer some key questions and invite...

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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”

We are all of the earth

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

Adam.

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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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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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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What does our future hold? Nov 30, 2021

Episode 122 - Today is our last day in our Tabernacle series, as we get ready to celebrate Christmas in our upcoming season. What better way to prepare for the Incarnate Christ, than to behold one last time the symbolism of the Tabernacle for the incarnation?

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How do we prepare room for God this Christmas? | a conversation with Susie Larson Nov 24, 2021

A Christ-centered Daily Advent Devotional

Episode 121 – Susie Larson joins Stephanie today to ask, What Matters Most This Christmas Season? What if you approached this Advent more open to the things of God? What if you decided to be expectant that God would move in your midst? What if you...

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