What's the Word? | Biblical Wisdom for Everyday Living

Alicia Terry | Christian Author & Speaker

“What’s the Word?”comes alongside you to examine a single word taken from the Bible to help you understand both more clearly. With each episode our goal is to help you strengthen your spiritual growth and development by learning new ways to study and understand what the Bible actually says so you can accurately comprehend the Word of God, and be transformed by it.

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Episodes

7 | Forgiveness – Wanting More and Getting More
Feb 1 2024
7 | Forgiveness – Wanting More and Getting More
What is it like to forgive someone in words only but not with the heart? Has it ever happened to you? It happened to Sherry Kleinert, and she decided to do something about it. Let her story be the catalyst you need to forgive.Highlights:Healing strained relationshipsTraveling down the road to forgivenessWanting more and getting moreForgiving yourselfWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.Meet Sherry Kleinert:Sherry Kleinert is a native Austinite, who currently works in the nation's first micro-home community for the homeless, Community First Village.  For over 20 years, Sherry has worked in some of the largest non-profits in Austin. Whether it was managing programs at the Central Texas Food Bank or working with victims of domestic violence at SAFE Alliance, she enjoys serving her community and spends her leisure time swimming in the natural springs of Central Texas.  She is an active member of her church, St. John’s United Methodist and serves there as a member of their hospitality team.  Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterPurchase Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development
6 | Love – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a: What Love Does and Doesn't’ Do
Feb 1 2024
6 | Love – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a: What Love Does and Doesn't’ Do
What is real love? Annie Weber shares with listeners what she discovered about it. Learn how this revelation is shaping her life and influencing her relationships for the better, and how the same can be true for you.Highlights:Love as defined by the worldLove as defined by the Word1 Corinthians 13:4-8a: What love does and doesn't’ doYour Calling: Letting love light the wayWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.Meet Annie: Author Annie Weber is known for her bold and uncompromising approach to sharing God's Word. She lives with a keen awareness of how the truth of Scripture has led her to put her faith in Christ. Wife to Bryan and mom to Lucy, Luke, Lily, and Levi, Annie is a wellness enthusiast and adventure seeker. Her hobbies include beach time, fitness, photography, snorkeling, hosting parties, making people laugh, and exercising her social skills.Website: https://astoundingtruths.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astounding.truths Book: Astounding Truths of the BiblePlease leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterPurchase Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development
5 | Unfaithful – Breaking Covenant: Caught in Spiritual Adultery
Feb 1 2024
5 | Unfaithful – Breaking Covenant: Caught in Spiritual Adultery
The word unfaithful is not a pleasant one, and it doesn’t travel alone. Once discovered, pain, hurt, anger, sadness, and even destruction often become its journey companions. In view of this, Michelle Layer Rahal helps us understand the full impact of this word and how to break free from its mental and emotional prison, to live a rich and full life beyond the betrayal.Highlights:Defining the word unfaithfulIt’s destructive, violent, and treacherousBreaking Covenant: Caught in spiritual adulteryPersonal Story: Moving from unfaithful to forgiveness and freedomAssess how you live in the light of what God thinks, not what people thinkWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.About Michelle: Michelle Layer Rahal is the award-winning author of STRAINING FORWARD: One Woman’s Journey from Oppression to Redemption in the Wake of the Vietnam War and ARE YOU LISTENING? A Guide to Recognizing and Responding to God’s Voice. She is a former radio news reporter and educator, who now enjoys leading Bible studies, coaching aspiring authors toward publication, and singing worship songs at the top of her lungs. When not in front of the computer, Michelle can usually be found in the kitchen preparing a gourmet meal for friends and family. She lives in Virginia with her husband and blogs about God’s tangible presence.Website: https://www.michellelayerrahal.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michellelayerrahal Books: Are You Listening? | Straining ForwardPlease leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterPurchase Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development
4 | Grateful – Learning to be Grateful in All Things
Feb 1 2024
4 | Grateful – Learning to be Grateful in All Things
It’s easy to have an attitude of gratitude when things are going well, but what happens when things are not? Heather Robinsion, M.ed, shares what the word grateful truly means as well as the importance of having a grateful heart no matter what life throws at you.Highlights:We’re not excused from being gratefulDefining the word grateful: “...can’t apply that which I don’t understand.”Psalms 34:8 – where good and grateful meetGratitude for being in the safest placeGreat and Small: Learning to be grateful in all thingsWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.Meet Heather:Heather is the wife of Minister Christopher Robinson. Propelled by a mission to inspire others to reclaim their power, rediscover their voices, and embrace their destinies, she is the driving force behind Anointed2Write LLC, a publishing company, headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania. She holds a bachelor's degree in African-American Studies from Temple University, a master's in Early Childhood Education from Grand Canyon University, and 15 post-graduate credits in Education from Gwynedd Mercy College. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anointed_2_write YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@anointed2writeBooks: To Wholeness from Brokeness | Words of Reflection | A Season of PressingPlease leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterGet the Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development
3 | Transformed (Part 2) – Is Transformation a Finished Work or Ongoing?
Feb 1 2024
3 | Transformed (Part 2) – Is Transformation a Finished Work or Ongoing?
Transformation is a process. It can be a challenging experience, but one well worth the ups and downs to discover the person God is fashioning you to be. In this two-part episode, Antoinette Riley shares her understanding, struggles and victories of being transformed by God.Highlights:It’s a love thingHaving your mind renewedGod will complete the workPatience comes in when arrogance moves outA relationship that transforms you into the image of ChristWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.Meet Antoinette:Antoinette is a married homemaker, mother of 3 adult children with one granddaughter. She is a native Texan who graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Antoinette worked in the media department at Austin Community Television (ACTV) where she hosted and produced the television program “Lifting America’s Blind Spot”. She currently enjoys purchasing and restoring homes to lease in the Austin, Texas area.Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterPurchase Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development
2 | Transformed (Part 1) – Is Transformation a Finished Work or Ongoing?
Feb 1 2024
2 | Transformed (Part 1) – Is Transformation a Finished Work or Ongoing?
Transformation, even though it can be a challenging experience, its ups and downs are necessary to discover the person God is fashioning you to be. In this two-part episode, Antoinette Riley shares her understanding, struggles and victories of being transformed by God.Highlights:An Analogy: You can be transformed by the Bible or biscuitsIs transformation a finished work like salvation?Growing Pains: Being transformed in the workplace and at homeDiscovering you can’t do it in your own strengthJudgment dies the moment you recognize you’re the same type of dust as everyone elseWhat did you find most compelling about this episode? Is there a word from the Bible you would like us to do a show on in the future? Let us know. Fill out this Google Form to leave your feedback.Listen to Transformed (Part 2) now!Meet Antoinette:Antoinette is a married homemaker, mother of three adult children with one granddaughter. She is a native Texan, who graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Antoinette worked in the media department at Austin Community Television (ACTV), where she hosted and produced the television program “Lifting America’s Blind Spot.” She currently enjoys purchasing and restoring homes to lease in the Austin area in Texas.Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts.Above the Fray Publishing/Alicia Terry Links:Website | Instagram | Download free book chapterGet the Book – I Am Who God Says I Am: Getting to the Heart of Your Identity © 2024 Above the Fray Publishing, LLC | Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Development