Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian

Ruth Hovsepian

Looking for inspiration and spiritual guidance? Tune in to "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian" podcast, where Ruth and her guests share personal stories of God's work in their lives. Each episode explores a different topic and dives deep into what the Bible teaches about it.

Whether you're a lifelong believer or just curious about faith, this podcast will encourage you to pursue a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ by exploring God's Word for yourself. Don't miss out on the wisdom and insights shared on "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian"―subscribe now!

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Find God in Your Pain with Sherrie Pilkington
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Find God in Your Pain with Sherrie Pilkington
Ruth Hovsepian and Sherrie Pilkington, the host of the podcast 'Finding God in Our Pain' talk about how to find God in your pain. Sherrie shares her personal experience of unexpectedly losing her husband and how she found comfort and hope in God during her grief. They discuss the importance of being still and listening to God, the struggle of questioning God's goodness in difficult times and finding identity and contentment in Him. Sherry emphasizes the intimate and unique relationship each person can have with God and how He cares for us in our pain.Takeaways✔God is with us even in the darkest times of grief and loss.✔Being still and listening to God can bring comfort and revelation.✔It is natural to question God's goodness and struggle with Him during difficult times.✔Finding identity and contentment in God rather than earthly labels or relationships.✔God cares for us intimately and uniquely, meeting us where we are in our pain.✔Website - ALifeOfThrive.com✔Instagram - @LiveLovedThrive✔Facebook - @A Life of Thrive✔Podcast - Finding God In Our Pain✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
What is Worship? with Mackenzie Morgan
Jul 8 2024
What is Worship? with Mackenzie Morgan
Ruth Hovsepian talks with Mackenzie Morgan about what is worship. Mackenzie is a recording artist and worship leader, about the importance of worship music in the church. Mackenzie's Facebook post about worship music went viral in 2021, sparking a conversation about the theological soundness of worship songs. They discuss the motivation behind Mackenzie's post, the role of worship leaders, and the need for discernment in choosing worship music. They emphasize the importance of grounding worship in scripture and focusing on the glory of God rather than ourselves. The episode concludes with a reminder to subscribe to the podcast and check out Mackenzie's podcast, Godly Whistleblower.Takeaways✔Worship music in the church should be rich in theology and come from a trustworthy source.✔Discernment is crucial in choosing worship music, and it comes from being grounded in scripture and seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit.✔The role of worship leaders is to guide the musical choices of the church, but ultimately, pastors and elders are responsible for the overall direction.✔Authentic worship focuses on magnifying the Lord and His desires, rather than ourselves.✔Theological soundness should be a priority in both corporate worship and personal music choices.Website - godlywhistleblower.podbean.comInstagram - godlywhistleblowerFacebook - godlywhistleblowerPodcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/godly-whistleblower-with-mackenzie-morgan/id1739368071✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Miracles with Lindsay Tedder
Jul 1 2024
Miracles with Lindsay Tedder
In this episode, Lindsay Tedder shares her incredible story of battling infertility and experiencing multiple miracles in the form of unexpected babies. She discusses the challenges of infertility, the process of adoption, and the spiritual warfare that comes with it. Lindsay emphasizes the importance of surrendering control and walking in faith, even in the face of fear and doubt. She also addresses the lies and manipulation of Satan and the need for discernment in navigating difficult situations. Overall, Lindsay's story is a testament to the power of faith and resilience in the midst of adversity. In this conversation, Lindsay Tedder and Ruth Hovsepian discuss the challenges and spiritual warfare that can arise in motherhood. Lindsay shares her personal journey as a single mom and the struggles she faced in balancing her faith, motherhood, and her own callings. They discuss the importance of recognizing and celebrating the miracles in our lives, and how Satan can manipulate those miracles to hinder our relationship with God and our ability to fulfill our callings. Lindsay shares her realization that she needed to surrender control and prioritize her relationship with her children, leading to a transformation in her perspective and a renewed sense of purpose.TakeawaysInfertility can be a long and painful journey, but miracles can happen.Adoption is a beautiful and challenging process that requires faith and surrendering control.Satan will try to manipulate and plant seeds of doubt, but discernment and reliance on God's guidance can overcome his tactics.Walking in faith means trusting in God's plan, even when it doesn't align with our expectations. Recognize and celebrate the miracles in your lifeSatan can manipulate our miracles to hinder our relationship with GodSurrender control and prioritize relationships over achievementsFind purpose in the midst of challenges and struggles✔Personal  | www.LindsayTedder.com✔Instagram | Lindsay.Tedder✔Facebook | LindsayTedder✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Why Bible Studies? with Elizabeth Rodriguez
Jun 24 2024
Why Bible Studies? with Elizabeth Rodriguez
In this episode, Ruth Hovsepian and Elizabeth Rodriguez discuss the transformative power of faith, hope, and personal growth through Bible study. Elizabeth shares practical tips on how to start or enhance Bible study routines, including repetitive reading, studying in context, and using multiple translations. They emphasize the importance of having good tools, such as Bible dictionaries and study guides, to understand the historical and literary context of the scriptures. They also discuss the significance of discipleship and the role of Bible study in deepening our relationship with God. The conversation highlights the need for personal engagement with the word of God and the importance of sharing our faith with others.TakeawaysRepetitive reading is a powerful tool in Bible study that is often overlooked.Studying the Bible in context, by reading it from beginning to end, is essential for a deeper understanding.Using multiple translations can provide different insights and enhance understanding of the text.Having good tools, such as Bible dictionaries and study guides, can help in understanding the historical and literary context of the scriptures.Discipleship and engaging in Bible study with others can greatly enhance our understanding and love for the word of God.Personal engagement with the word of God is crucial for personal growth and deepening our relationship with God.Sharing our faith and the transformative power of the word of God with others is an important aspect of our Christian journey.Instagram | @emorenorodriguezFacebook  | Engage the Word With Elizabeth RodriguezLinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-rodr%C3%ADguez-06131938/Podcast | https://open.spotify.com/show/6ZeuX0HuFSGxi2s0FaFatn?si=21359edbca8b402b✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Deal with Grief with Suzanne Stines
Jun 17 2024
Deal with Grief with Suzanne Stines
Suzanne Stines shares her powerful and inspiring journey of faith, hope, and strength in the face of a cancer diagnosis. Her unwavering faith and reliance on prayer transformed her grief and fear into a source of peace and purpose. Through her story, she emphasizes the importance of pursuing God's presence and word every day, finding strength in the darkest moments, and trusting in His will.TakeawaysUnwavering faith and reliance on prayer can transform grief and fear into sources of peace and strength.Pursuing God's presence and word every day can provide immense strength and peace, even in the darkest moments.Trusting in God's will and finding purpose in the journey can lead to a deeper relationship with Him and a source of inspiration for others.Personal Website | https://suzannestines.com/Instagram Handle | https://www.instagram.com/suzstines/Facebook Profile Handle | https://www.facebook.com/suzstinesLinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzannestines/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Walking Across America: A Journey of Faith and Mission with Rick & Jane McKinney
Jun 10 2024
Walking Across America: A Journey of Faith and Mission with Rick & Jane McKinney
Rick and Jane McKinney share their extraordinary journey of walking across America to share their faith and pray for their nation. Their experiences, encounters, and unwavering faith in God led to divine appointments and opportunities to share the gospel. They also discuss the importance of being open to witnessing opportunities and the impact of their mission in various countries, including India, China, and Tibet. The conversation covers the themes of spiritual warfare, the impact of darkness on society, the role of the church, and the need for outreach and discipleship. It also emphasizes the importance of shining light in dark places and reaching out to those who are lost and searching for spiritual fulfillment.TakeawaysThe power of faith and divine guidance in overcoming challengesThe importance of being open to witnessing opportunitiesThe impact of sharing the gospel and being Jesus to peopleThe significance of spiritual warfare and the full armor of GodThe transformative journey of sobriety and encountering evil spirits The importance of being spiritually prepared to face dark and oppressive environmentsThe need for Christians to shine their light in a dark world and not hide their faithThe role of the church in reaching out to the lost and serving as a lighthouse in the communityThe significance of empathy and outreach in mirroring the love of Jesus to othersWebsite | https://andsowewalked.orgInstagram  | https://www.instagram.com/rickdavidmckinney/Facebook  | https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092330863354LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/rick-and-jane-mckinney-39420b277/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Who Am I? Understanding Your God-given Identity with Donna S. Scott
Jun 3 2024
Who Am I? Understanding Your God-given Identity with Donna S. Scott
Ever wondered, "Who am I really?" You're not alone. On today's episode of "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian," join me, Ruth Hovsepian, and my special guest, Donna Scott, a licensed marriage and family therapist, as we tackle this profound question head-on. We break down the complexities of core, given, and chosen identities, shedding light on how embracing your God-given traits and understanding your adoption into God's family through Jesus can transform your life. Rediscover the essence of your true identity by drawing parallels from "The Lion King," overcoming the lies that distort self-perception, and understanding the importance of healing and renewal. Donna shares personal stories and professional insights that will inspire you to embrace your royal heritage and recognize the gift of second chances that God offers. Stay connected with us, share your experiences, and bask in God's unchanging love and worth for you. Follow, subscribe, and ensure you never miss an episode that illuminates the light of God's Word in our lives.(00:17) - Discovering Identity in Christ(17:07) - Healing From Identity Crisis and Renewal(33:43) - Sharing Experiences in ChristConnect with Donna Scott:✔Website https://www.donnascotttherapy.com/✔Instagram:  donnascott.therapy  ✔Facebook: donna.s.scott  ✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
What is the Point of Prayer? with Julie Sunne
May 27 2024
What is the Point of Prayer? with Julie Sunne
Get ready to dive into a great chat with Ruth Hovsepian and her guest, Julie Sunne! This episode is all about the incredible power of prayer. They chat about how prayer can be a game-changer, especially during tough times like dealing with personal loss or parenting a child with disabilities. With a few real-life stories thrown in, they show how prayer can be a source of comfort and a pillar of strength.Ruth and Julie get real about the deep connection that prayer builds with God. They talk about how our desires can sync with God's plan and how prayer can light the way even in our darkest hours. They also get into the nitty-gritty of the amazing impact prayer can have on us and how it helps mold us into better versions of ourselves.Julie shares some wise words from her new book, reassuring listeners of God's power and love. She backs this up, offering a friendly reminder that we're never flying solo on our spiritual journey.So, get ready to amp up your faith and find unity in your spiritual struggles. You're about to embark on an exploration of prayer that's bound to inspire you. Don't miss out!Personal | https://juliesunne.com/Instagram | @juliesunne1Facebook  | @JulieSunne1LinkedIn | @juliesunneBook | Sometimes I Forget✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Stand Firm & Face Storms in Your Life with Ann Visser
May 20 2024
Stand Firm & Face Storms in Your Life with Ann Visser
Join host Ruth Hovsepian and special guest Ann Visser on a powerful and inspiring episode of "Stand Firm & Face Storms in Your Life." In this heartfelt conversation, Ann opens up about her personal battles with marital turmoil and her son's fight against depression. Through these experiences, she shares how her unwavering faith in Jesus Christ has been her cornerstone and lifeline.Ruth and Ann dig into the lessons learned in the midst of life's tempests, the significance of communication, and the beauty of embracing our human limitations. They celebrate the victories over fear and anxiety and discuss the serene shores that await when we surrender our control to the divine.Whether you're seeking comfort, looking to strengthen your faith, or just need a reminder of the peace that can be found in spirituality, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in and be uplifted by the power of faith and the peace it brings into our lives.Website - https://www.4better4ever.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/annlvisser/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/4better4ever/LinkedIn  - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-visser-4better4ever/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Two Women's Journey Through Faith and Aging with Laura Acuna
May 13 2024
Two Women's Journey Through Faith and Aging with Laura Acuna
Join us in this deeply inspiring episode where two women, at the prime ages of 58 and 65, share their journey through faith and the art of aging gracefully. "Two Women's Journey Through Faith and Aging" is a heartfelt conversation that challenges societal norms around youth and beauty, advocating for self-acceptance and the celebration of life's earned years. Ruth and Laura Acuna dive into personal transitions, such as embracing natural hair color and the mixed reactions it can provoke, and reflect on the critical role elder women have in mentoring the younger generation. They confront ageism in the church and discuss the importance of intergenerational unity, adaptation, and the continual pursuit of learning. This episode is a call to embrace every silver strand as a crown of honor and to live out one's faith authentically. Whether you're navigating the silver years yourself or seeking wisdom from those who do, this conversation is an invitation to join the journey of grace, wisdom, and the celebration of life.Personal | www.Laura-Acuna.comInstagram | Lauraacuna56Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/LauraAcunaChristianspeakerPodcast | https://stillbecoming.podbean.com/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
The Emotional Landscape of Raising Kids with Special Needs with LaCinda Halls
May 6 2024
The Emotional Landscape of Raising Kids with Special Needs with LaCinda Halls
In this heartfelt episode of our podcast, we delve into the often untold complexities of special needs parenting with our inspiring guest, LaCinda Halls. As a mother to her son Thomas, who is on the autism spectrum, LaCinda shares the deep emotional landscape that comes with raising a child with unique needs. From confronting personal struggles and theological questions to finding unexpected joy and building resilience, this conversation is a candid look into the lives of special needs families.Join us as we discuss the challenges of integrating special needs children into mainstream environments, the importance of community support, and how to foster effective communication and relationship building within children's ministries. Lucinda also offers transformative insights on creating inclusive spaces and managing children's media consumption with humor and grace.Whether you're a parent navigating a similar journey, a ministry leader seeking guidance, or someone looking to understand the special needs community better, this episode is an invitation to connect and find strength in shared stories. Tune in and become a part of our growing community, where every story is a bridge to greater understanding and support.Remember to share this episode with someone who might find comfort and connection in our stories. Your engagement helps us continue to provide a platform for these important discussions.Thank you for listening, and may you find strength and connection in every episode we share.Personal | www.lacindahalls.comInstagram | https://www.instagram.com/lacindahallsFacebook  | https://www.facebook.com/lacindahalls✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Healing From Sexual Brokenness with Teresa Whiting
Apr 29 2024
Healing From Sexual Brokenness with Teresa Whiting
In this episode, we join forces with Teresa Whiting, author of "Grazed: How God Redeems and Restores the Broken," to delve into the depths of sexual brokenness and the beacon of hope that is divine redemption. We tackle the difficult topics of trauma, addiction, and recovery, illuminating the transformative journey from darkness to healing. Drawing inspiration from the biblical stories of women like Tamar and Bathsheba, we explore Jesus' radical compassion and how it can guide us in modern outreach and ministry efforts. Join us as we discuss the courage in vulnerability, the power of sharing one's story, and the importance of meeting others with empathy where they are—whether in strip clubs or the pews. This episode is a heartfelt call to embrace the love and redemption offered by Jesus and to extend that grace to others on their path to wholeness.Personal | www.teresawhiting.comFacebook  | @TeresacampagnawhitingPodcast | Find Hope Here with Teresa Whiting✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Faithful Parenting in a Digital Era: Strengthening Spiritual Bonds in Families w/ Cheryl Lutz Ep 068
Apr 22 2024
Faithful Parenting in a Digital Era: Strengthening Spiritual Bonds in Families w/ Cheryl Lutz Ep 068
When the pressures of today's world weigh heavily on the family unit, it takes wisdom and courage to steer through the storm. I had the privilege of conversing with Cheryl Lutz, a speaker and biblical counselor, and together, we unpacked the pivotal role of parents in fortifying their children against the tides of societal influence. Whether your family is navigating the waters of homeschooling, public, or private education, this episode offers invaluable guidance on aligning family strategies with biblical principles to combat the allure of false security that some educational environments might project.The dance between faith and parenting is intricate and delicate, especially for families at the helm of church leadership. Cheryl and I examine the personal faith journey, underscoring the importance of cultivating one's relationship with God beyond inherited beliefs. We peel back the layers of the unique obstacles pastor's families face, from the magnified scrutiny to the siren song of people-pleasing, highlighting the need for a community that extends grace and uplifts through prayer. This episode serves as a candid reflection on the challenges and triumphs of raising a family in faith amidst a digitally driven society.In our search for a haven within church walls, we draw inspiration from the historic unity of Roman soldiers to illustrate the strength found in Christian camaraderie. I emphasize the duty of church leaders to nurture a culture where tough conversations can be had with humility and honest dialogue. Addressing the struggles that young people confront, such as drug use and same-sex attraction, this discussion champions the church's role in offering a compassionate embrace rather than judgment, ensuring a sanctuary where every soul is guided and supported in their spiritual journey. Join us for a heartfelt exchange that empowers families to anchor their loved ones in faith and community.✔Website - www.CherylLutz.com✔Instagram - @CherylLutz_SecurelyHeld✔Facebook - @Cheryl Lutz, Speaker/Author, Securely Held Ministries✔LinkedIn - @Cheryl Lutz, Inspirational Speaker✔Podcast - Secure in God’s Embrace, With Cheryl LutzTo buy me a cup of coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/infoQGg✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Cultivate a Deep & Intimate Relationship with God | Shawn Paul
Apr 15 2024
Cultivate a Deep & Intimate Relationship with God | Shawn Paul
Join me and my guest, Shawn Paul, a former real estate professional turned full-time missionary, as we discuss the profound transformation of relocating one's life for the faith. Shawn opens up about his transition from the American dream to the challenges of missionary life in Central America, sharing the pivotal moments that led him from Iowa to Honduras and Guatemala. Listen in as he reflects on the unmistakable call of God, the courage required to follow it, and the importance of distinguishing divine guidance from personal ambition or societal expectations.In our conversation, Shawn and I explore the nuances of building a personal relationship with God, especially when one's earthly relationships, such as with a father, may be fraught with difficulties. Discover the significance of quiet prayer, the power of the Holy Spirit's whispers over constant noise, and the need for solitary communion with God amidst life's clamor. I open up about my struggles with feeling inadequate in prayer and how realizing that God understands our hearts, even beyond words, has deepened my faith. We also discuss the necessity of balancing church involvement with personal time with God, akin to private moments in a marriage, to sustain a healthy spiritual connection.Wrapping up this enriching dialogue, Shawn shares his wisdom on the transformative power of scripture in personal and spiritual growth. We examine how God works within us to fulfill His will, drawing from Philippians 2:13, and delve into the practical steps of integrating this understanding into everyday life. Learn about the importance of prayer, Bible study, and responding to the promptings of the Holy Spirit, as well as the value of creating a distraction-free space and journaling for spiritual reflection. Shawn's insights serve as a guide for anyone looking to foster a more focused and fulfilling walk with the Lord. Tune in for an enlightening discussion that promises to inspire and encourage your own spiritual path.Connect with Shawn Paul: ✔Websitelifeisjesuschrist.com ✔Facebook https://www.facebook.com/shawndpaul ✔LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnpaul-missions/ ✔Podcast https://www.lifeisjesuschrist.com/podcast✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Overcoming Life's Toughest Battles: Jodi Howe Shares Secrets to Finding Faith & Peace in Addiction & Mental Health Struggles
Apr 8 2024
Overcoming Life's Toughest Battles: Jodi Howe Shares Secrets to Finding Faith & Peace in Addiction & Mental Health Struggles
Join us in this powerful episode as Ruth Hovsepian sits down with Jodi Howe, author, speaker, and host of "The Air That I Breathe" podcast, to delve into the profound role of faith in navigating life's greatest challenges. From the depths of addiction and betrayal to the struggles with illness and mental health, Jodi shares her transformative journey and the unexpected solace she found in her faith. Discover how spiritual practices, community support, and a blend of holistic approaches can guide you toward peace and resilience in the face of anxiety and depression. Whether you're seeking encouragement through life's struggles, understanding within the church, or hope and healing from anxiety, this episode offers a compassionate and honest exploration of the quiet, patient road to recovery, anchored in devotion and the promise of a peaceful harbor ahead.✔Website - https://www.jodihowe.com✔Instagram - @jodimhowe✔Podcast - The Air That I Breathe✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Behind Closed Doors Domestic Violence in Churches
Apr 1 2024
Behind Closed Doors Domestic Violence in Churches
In this episode, Ruth sits down with Jenna Smith from Christian Direction to shine a light on the prevalence of domestic violence within biblical narratives and its echoes in modern faith communities. Discover how the stories of Hagar, Princess Tamar, Samson and Delilah, and others from the scriptures reflect the psychological and emotional abuse that many still face today. Unearth the staggering findings of the Rafa study, which indicates that a significant portion of Quebec's churchgoers have experienced domestic violence. Listen as Jenna passionately advocates for a church that is a sanctuary of healing, actively working to combat abuse. We delve into the importance of context in interpreting scripture and celebrate the liberating power of theological education for survivors. This episode is a call to transform our understanding of the divine Word and an inspiration for those seeking to reclaim their faith in the face of adversity.Join the conversation by commenting below or reaching out to us. Your thoughts and experiences are invaluable as we navigate these challenging topics together.✔Website - https://www.direction.ca/rapha✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/raphaquebec/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Forgiving the Nightmare of Abuse with Mark Sowersby
Mar 25 2024
Forgiving the Nightmare of Abuse with Mark Sowersby
Get ready for an amazing episode of "Out of the Darkness with Ruth Hovsepian," where we chat about healing and forgiveness after child abuse. Our guest, Mark Sowersby, who wrote "Forgiving the Nightmare," is back to share his moving story and his thoughts on the tricky act of chasing justice while accepting forgiveness through faith. This talk isn't just about scary facts; it's about bouncing back, letting go spiritually, and finding the ability to forgive even when you've been deeply hurt.In this episode, we dig into the ongoing journey of forgiveness, the intricate connection between God's grace and the results of our actions here on earth, and how getting closer to God can help us heal. Tune in as we chat about how faith can guide us in our healing journey, helping us reclaim parts of ourselves that were lost in the hurt.Don't miss out on this ray of hope for anyone working through their own healing journey. Discover the rich life that's possible after trauma.🕒 Chapters:(0:00:18) - Forgiveness and Justice After Abuse(0:08:32) - Journey to Biblical Forgiveness(0:19:39) - The Process of Forgiveness and Healing(0:27:25) - Finding Healing and Forgiveness📚 Resources mentioned:- "Forgiving the Nightmare" by Mark Sowersby- National Children's Alliance stats- Forgiving the Nightmare ministry✨ Subscribe to our channel for more episodes that shine a light in the dark and show the way to healing. Share this video with anyone who might find comfort and courage in these words.For more info on Mark's work and his book, "Forgiving the Nightmare," check out the links below.Connect with Pastor Mark Sowersby:✔LinkedIn - http://linkedin.com/in/mark-sowersby-660aa1236✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/forgiving_the_nightmare_/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/forgivingthenightmare✔Website - www.forgivingthenightmare.com✔YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKS97tXY8cSiQLfRXXBCMXw✔Book - https://www.amazon.com/Forgiving-Nightmare-Mark-Sowersby/dp/1951475186✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
What Is God's Will? with Missy Eversole
Mar 18 2024
What Is God's Will? with Missy Eversole
Hey there, beautiful souls! 🌟 Ready for a heart-to-heart that'll stir your spirit? Join us for an incredibly uplifting episode with the wonderful Missy Eversol. We're diving deep into the beauty of finding purpose and the power of sharing your spiritual journey. 🙏💫🎧 In this episode:- Missy opens up about her transformation from a regular churchgoer to a fervent follower of Christ. It's a story of liberation, joy, and aligning with God's will that's bound to inspire.- We get real about prayer – it's not just a private solace but a force that shifts from personal desires to lifting others up. Plus, a look at how prayer helped me anchor my life in rough seas.- We talk about the big leap of sharing our faith and the personal narratives that come with it. From my hesitations to a profound Mother's Day epiphany, it's a journey you won't want to miss.- And finally, we touch on the small acts of faith that enrich our lives, inspired by a grandmother's prayerful legacy. It's an invitation to live a life illuminated by faith and embrace every opportunity to testify and transform.📖 Chapters:(0:00:17) - Discovering God's Will and Salvation(0:17:01) - Power of Prayer and Faithfulness(0:21:45) - Stepping Out in Faith and Sharing(0:35:38) - Embracing Opportunities to Testify and Transform📚 Missy's enriching books and podcast await you to continue this vital conversation, so don't forget to check them out!✨ Don't let this be just another listen. Let it be the spark that ignites your own daring steps in faith. Who knows? This could be the moment everything changes for you.Connect with Missy Eversol:✔Website - www.missyeversole.com✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/missyeversole_author/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MissyEversoleAuthor✔LinkedIn - missy-eversole-authorspeaker✔Podcast - https://missyeversole.com/podcast/✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
How to FORGIVE Someone Who Hurt You with Kingsley Grant
Mar 11 2024
How to FORGIVE Someone Who Hurt You with Kingsley Grant
Join host Ruth Hovsepian and her guest, Kingsley Grant, in a deeply personal and inspiring conversation about the transformative journey of forgiveness. This episode delves into the heart of spiritual healing, examining the emotional complexities and the liberating power of truly forgiving from the heart. With personal stories, scriptural wisdom, and professional insights, Ruth and Kingsley offer guidance for navigating the bumpy road of mending relationships, managing anger, and overcoming trauma. Discover how the act of forgiveness aligns us with our Christian faith and is not just an option but a divine mandate that leads to freedom and growth. Whether you're struggling with unforgiveness or looking to deepen your understanding, this conversation invites you to explore the boundless grace found in forgiveness.Connect with Kingsley Grant:Website | www.happiermarriagesecrets.com Instagram  | www.insstagram.com/kingsleygrant Facebook  | www.facebook.com/kingsleygrant LinkedIn | www.linkedin.com/in/kingsleygrant Podcast | www.happiermarriagesecrets.com/podcast✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation
Human Trafficking True Crime with LORI MORRISON
Mar 4 2024
Human Trafficking True Crime with LORI MORRISON
In this powerful and eye-opening episode of our podcast, we are joined by Lori Morrison—a licensed private investigator, host of The Unlovely Truth podcast, author, and speaker.  She wants to help you become a different kind of P.I. - a Person of Impact. Dive deep with us as we discuss the sobering realities of forced labor, the sex trade, and forced marriages, and learn how we can become vigilant guardians in this ongoing battle. Laurie brings her expertise to the table, sharing critical insights and personal stories that will change how you see the world around you.Don't miss this crucial conversation that not only educates but also empowers each one of us to make a difference. Awareness is our weapon, and knowledge is our shield. Tune in and join the fight against the darkness of human trafficking.Key Moments in This Episode:00:00:17 - Understanding and Preventing Human Trafficking00:13:40 - Protecting Innocents and Recognizing Evil00:24:58 - Child Trafficking and Awareness00:33:47 - Ending Child Trafficking Through AwarenessImportant Links:- Laurie Morrison's Books: https://theunlovelytruth.com/books/- The Exodus Road: https://theexodusroad.com/- Resources for Reporting Trafficking: National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text "HELP" to 233733.Connect with Lori:✔Website https://www.theunlovelytruth.com/✔LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/theunlovelytruthpodcast/✔Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theUnlovelyTruth✔Instagram https://www.instagram.com/theunlovelytruthpodcast/In this powerful and eye-opening episode of our podcast, we are joined by Lori Morrison—a licensed private investigator, host of The Unlovely Truth podcast, author, and speaker.  She wants to help you become a different kind of P.I. - a Person of Impact. Dive deep with us as we discuss the sobering realities of forced labor, the sex trade, and forced marriages, and learn how we can become vigilant guardians in this ongoing battle. Laurie brings her expertise to the table, sharing critical insights and personal stories that will change how you see the world around you.Don't miss this crucial conversation that not only educates but also empowers each one of us to make a difference. Awareness is our weapon, and knowledge is our shield. Tune in and join the fight against the darkness of human trafficking.Key Moments in This Episode:00:00:17 - Understanding and Preventing Human Trafficking00:13:40 - Protecting Innocents and Recognizing Evil00:24:58 - Child Trafficking and Awareness00:33:47 - Ending Child Trafficking Through AwarenessImportant Links:- Laurie Morrison's Books: https://theunlovelytruth.com/books/- The Exodus Road: https://theexodusroad.com/- Resources for Reporting Trafficking: National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text "HELP" to 233733.Connect with Laurie M✰ SOCIALS ✰✔Website - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/✔Podcast - https://outofthedarknesswithruthhovsepian.buzzsprout.com/✔Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ruthhovsepian/✔Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernDayRuthRedeemed/✔LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruthhovsepian/✔Speaking - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/speaking✔Books - https://www.ruthhovsepian.com/booksruthhovsepian✰ BUSINESS EMAIL ✰info@ruthhovsepian.com✰ MUSIC ✰hot music - winning-elevation