Episode 25: Birthday Reflections All Around with Amy & Lori
Episode 24: Male and Female Friendships with Craig Flack
All the birthday fun on this one! Amy turned 40 AND the podcast is one year old on Episode 25 today!
We need to talk about what has happened this past year, our birthday, our enneagram numbers (and what Amy actually is despite what she thought) and why we all want to be Lori’s number. We talk about our regrets this past year and some things we have both been learning. This one is just Lori and Amy - and we are laughing, learning, & looking back and we think you’re going to love it.
Episode 22: Slow Growth in a Fast World with Amy and Lori
“Avoidance is not a boundary. It’s a wall. Half of my church is female. If I don’t have women in my life helping to shape my thinking then they will feel voiceless.” -Pastor Craig Flack.
Episode 21: Tackling Tough Topics: Marriage & Family with Krista Cassell
Would you rather be an olympic athlete or The President? Let us know.
Episode 19: Tackling Tough Topics: Racial Reconciliation
“The unfortunate thing is that married couples come in about ten years too late.” - Krista Cassell
Bonus Episode: New Year's Resolutions!
We can do this, friends. We can have the hard conversations. We can tackle the tough topic of racial healing that is so very needed.
Episode 17 | Tackling Tough Topics: Emotional Risk Factors and God's Protective Factors with Lorianna Joos
Let’s talk resolutions! Do you like them? What do we do about failure with them? Amy and Lori share their plan for 2019 in this one!
Episode 16 | Tackling Tough Topics: Raise Your Voice with Kathy Khang
Bananas for fingers or bananas for toes? You be the judge. AND just as importantly, let’s tackle another tough topic. What emotional risk factors do you have in light of your history, family of origin, your personality? How does this affect your daily life? And where does God come into all of that? And what do you actually do about it all? All this and more in our conversation with the lovely and lively Lorianna Joos, who gives us extremely practical advice in this area. You are going to adore her!
She is a licensed counselor who has been practicing for 11 years and has experience working with relationship issues, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, anger, domestic violence, obsessions, grief and loss, trauma, sexually maladaptive behaviors, substance use, family counseling, couples counseling, premarital counseling, teenagers, and children. She has taught various workshops on emotional healing, boundaries, healthy relationships, and surviving trauma. She currently serves as a licensed counselor with A Renewed Mind in Perrysburg
Episode 15 | Tackling Tough Topics: Anger with Lori and Amy
Do you ever feel like an imposter? Like someone is going to figure out that you aren’t really who you are? That you can’t really do what you have set out to do? It’s a real thing, a real fear. The Imposter Syndrome is just ONE of the places we go on this amazing episode. We are tackling tough topics, y’all and we got one of THE best on the show today.
Episode 14 | Tackling Tough Topics: Anxiety with Rania Haynes
Let’s tackle the tough topic of anger together!
Episode 13 | Motherhood with Lori and Amy
We’ve got a brand spanking new series for you and you don’t want to miss it. Just drop whatever you’re doing and go listen. It’s fine. Your boss will understand.
Our series is Tackling Tough Topics and first up: Anxiety.
Episode 12 | Motherhood with Ashlee Gadd
We are wrapping this baby up with our own banter about this crazy country we call Motherhood. And what better way to do it than to answer YOUR questions! Thank you to all those who sent us questions and messages. We definitely cover our personal thoughts on mayo, so be confident we cover your important topics. We talk about what a game changer having a positive narrative is in your home and about two necessary key words for moms: accept and celebrate. So grab that laundry and laugh and learn!
Episode 11 | Motherhood with Megan Smalley
Can you imagine being an entrepreneur, author (The Magic of Motherhood), podcast host, and mother and choosing to take an entire month off of work? It sounds like a dream! This is exactly what Ashlee Gadd, owner of Coffee and Crumbs did this past August and we wanted to hear all about it!
Episode 10 | Motherhood with Craig Flack
We are talking about all things motherhood, but we would be remiss to not talk about the very difficult road some of us walk through to get there: infertility. On today’s show, Megan Smalley brings a feisty and faith-filled view of her well-known journey. Megan is the host of the Give Grace podcast and several amazing resources for walking through hard things. We laugh and learn together with this beautiful and tenacious soul!
Episode 09 | Motherhood with Alli Patterson
Yes we did. We invited a man to talk about motherhood and we went places we never thought we’d go! It was an absolute blast! You do NOT want to miss this one. Craig Flack is the teaching pastor at Celina First and a return guest–because so many of you enjoyed him the first time! He’s hilarious, a straight shooter, and has provocative thoughts for our culture.
Episode 08 | Motherhood with Courtney Defeo
Who doesn't want to hear from a mom who kick boxes, loves baking, and is finishing her masters degree at Dallas Theological Seminary talk about motherhood? Allie Patterson has fantastic thoughts as one of the teaching pastors at Crossroads Church in Cincinatti, OH. She is practical, brilliant, and with four kids–has a thing or two to say about motherhood!
Bonus Episode 07 | Motherhood Series Kick Off!
What do Justin Timberlake, lemurs, and motherhood have in common? Well you're about to find out! We adore Courtney Defeo and her wit, charm, and beautiful wisdom. Courtney is a mom of two girls, an author, a speaker, a visionary, a podcaster, and a woman who has enlightening thoughts on motherhood. She gives us some golden truths on who YOU are as a mother, what season you are in, and what God is doing around you.
Episode 06 | Women In Leadership: Amy and Lori
Who wouldn't want just a quick bonus episode where Lori and Amy talk about being moms, about how Amy wrote her book (Chin Up) on motherhood because it felt like a lopsided dress on her when it looked so beautiful on everyone else, and on some bonus encouragement for the weekend? No one, that's who.
This is the one where Lori and Amy suggest Cheeto's and icecream solve all your leadership problems! And on top of that stellar wisdom, they have an honest conversation and share their leadership struggles, joys, and lessons learned. If they had advice for both women and men in leadership, what would they say? Take a listen and enjoy the show!