Podcasts
Talking to Unbelievers
July 9, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
What do you say when you are talking to an unbeliever? Luann and Rachel discuss how we can better understand the unbelievers mindset and help them take their next step toward God.
My Purple Pants with Samantha Jackel
July 2, 2021
Luann Prater & Samantha Jackel
Funny how a symbol like purple pants can change your perspective on life. Have you ever thought your past is too bad to overcome? Luann talks with Samantha Jackel, author of "My Purple Pants," about God's transforming power.
Take Action
June 25, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
"I'll stop procrastinating tomorrow." How many times have we said those words? Maybe it's calling on someone or doing something that you've put off time and time again. Join Rachel and Luann as they talk about how to get it in gear and take action.
When You Can't Find Your Mustard Seed
June 18, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Sometimes big problems feel like they require big faith and yet in the face of a big problem it can be hard to muster even a little. Rachel and Luann talk about facing problems with faith.
Becoming a Satisficer
June 11, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Do you get overwhelmed with the number of items on your schedule, or the number of decisions you need to make? Find it hard to know which is the right choice? Worried you’ll regret your decision? Listen in as Rachel and Luann discuss this, and find out how to become a “satisficer.”
The Never-Ending List
June 4, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Got more things on your plate than you have time for? Having trouble focusing, and feeling guilty about it? Yep. Rachel and Luann talk about getting stuff done without overwhelming ourselves.
Get Off The Couch
May 28, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Get off the Couch, Buy the Tickets, Share Life - Do you ever wish life was more fun? That you had more friends? Or that your relationships ran deeper? The solution might just be getting off the couch and into the game. Rachel and Luann talk about how to connect with and do life with others in meaningful ways.
Easy Hospitality
May 21, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Does the idea of hosting a get-together send you into a stressed out cleaning frenzy? We get it, however hospitality doesn't have to be complicated. Today Luann and Rachel discuss ways to simplify, relax and enjoy opening our homes to others.
Don't Play the Fool
May 14, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
How can you tell if the decision you’re making or the course you’re taking is going to work out well, or be a bust? Where can we turn for wise counsel? Rachel and Luann discuss some foolish decisions they have made and how we can make wiser choices.
Kiwi or Carrot
May 7, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Think about the analogy between kiwis and carrots. If you slice open a kiwi, you'll find that the color and texture is different from what might be on the outside. On the other hand, if you were to slice open a carrot, you find that it is the same on the inside as it is on the outside. This same analogy holds true with our own lives. How do people see us? Are we the same on the inside as we are on the outside? Which are you - a kiwi or a carrot?
Jarring Conversations
April 30, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
If we were to take a moment, we would realize that not everyone sees things the same way. We all come from different backgrounds and different creeds; yet, how do we interact with others in light of our differences? Join Luann and Rachel at the Cafe as we discuss those "Jarring Conversations" with others.
God's Call
April 23, 2021
Luann Prater & Matthew Sink
Sometimes God opens doors and other times we break them down, because we WANT it to be God’s call on our life. After all, He wants to give me the desires of my heart, right? What about when God opens a door and it’s not the door we wanted… well then God is obviously a man, because He is reading my signals all wrong, right? Pull up a chair as Luann Prater and Matthew Sink talk about God’s call for our lives and how we can live it out… even when it’s not exactly the way we planned it.
Out of the Blue
April 16, 2021
Theresa Mills & Pete Dechat
While living with his family in Florida, Pete Dechat was startled by the sound of a loud crash. An airplane had crashed into his neighbor's home, and the engine's fuel tank had exploded into his own home. Pete Dechat went back into the home to rescue his daughter; he was not successful and his efforts resulted in 96% of his body being burned. He would spend the next few months in a coma. Join guest host Theresa Mills as she shares the story of Pete Dechat - a story of healing and discovery.
Rattled in the Right Ways
April 9, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
Life can often throw us curve balls - events and experiences that we just don’t see coming. These things can often rattle us and rock our world. Suppose, however, that we became rattled in a positive way? What are the things that grab our attention and set us moving? Join Luann and Rachel as we share in these experiences together.
Faith When We Are Faithless
April 2, 2021
Luann Prater & Allison Harrison
The faithfulness of God is on display as Luann and Allison recall personal stories of God showing up in their past and even as Allison faced recent loss.
God In The Midst of Grief
March 26, 2021
Luann Prater & Allison Harrison
Finding hope even in the midst of grief, Allison offers key lessons from her story and journey. Luann and Allison talk about the practical and tangible ways to still experience the closeness of Christ during difficult seasons.
Take Hold of Faith
March 19, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen & Sharon Jaynes
You cannot move forward in your future until you let go of your past. Don’t get stuck in shame, unforgiveness, resentment, or the past. Let go so you can take hold of faith. Sharon Jaynes is back with us today sharing the stories behind her book, "Take Hold of the Faith You Long For".
Social Drama
March 12, 2021
Luann Prater & Theresa Mills
We are all one click away from making a lasting impression. Luann and Theresa discuss the slippery slope that is social media.
Holy Sandpaper
March 5, 2021
Luann Prater & Holly Holton
The voices of our children can be raw and unfiltered to the point of leveling us emotionally. Luann and Holly look at the importance of listening to those we love when they seek to speak truth into our lives.
Making Smart Financial Decisions
February 26, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
It's time to get smart about your money. Luann and Rachel discuss how to make good decisions about your finances.
To Be or Not To Be
February 19, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
It can be hard living an authentic life in an airbrushed, lit-just-right, look-at-my-great-life, selfie-culture. Luann and Rachel talk about trying to be and not just seem.
What If You Could
February 12, 2021
Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen
What's the thing you want to change or the thing God's nudged you to do that you don't think is possible? Luann and Rachel discuss the one thing change always requires.
Be Still
February 5, 2021
Luann Prater & Theresa Mills
There are seasons where we simply need the quiet. Luann and Theresa discuss Psalm 46:10 and how we can let God minister to our souls.
Silly Girl
January 29, 2021
Luann Prater & Holly Holton
Not every journey toward faith is typical. Luann and Holly discuss Holly's new book, why she wrote it, and why it matters for those struggling with faith.
It Takes Two
January 22, 2021
Luann Prater & Holly Holton
Are you feeling lost and alone? Luann and Holly share their thoughts and feelings on struggling with unintended alone time.
Serve With The Windows Open
January 15, 2021
Luann Prater & Theresa Mills
It's so easy to complain when life doesn't go the way we had hoped. Luann and Theresa look to Daniel as an example to all of us who choose to serve the God of the universe and the people He has placed in our paths.