The Prepare Podcast
Salvation Army Women
A Salvation Army podcast: Join us as women of faith and in ministry share their experiences and wisdom to prepare and equip us in our faith, pursuits, and callings.
Episode 84: Chatara Mabry
Episode 84: Chatara Mabry
On this episode we welcome Chatara Mabry! Listen as Chatara shares her testimony of God's amazing grace and Holy Spirit leading in her life, and the journey of sacrifice she has chosen to make along the way. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Chatara!
Season 9: Episode 83: Evie Polsley
Continuing our series on grief, in this episode we welcome Evie Polsley to our podcast! Evie has an incredible story to share with us about the beautiful testimony of her dad, Major Randy Sjogren and the journey of lament through his loss, these 11 years ago. I hope you enjoy this episode.
May 6 2022
Season 9 - Episode 82: Captain Catherine Mount
New series for the Prepare Podcast! Come with me as we walk the journey through stories of grief and loss and healing! Our first guest of this series is Captain Catherine Mount: a wife, a mom, a pastor. Captain Catherine shares her path to healing from the sudden loss of her father at a young age. I hope you enjoy this episode.
Apr 22 2022
Season 8 - Episode 81: Katie Laidlaw Part Two
Thanks for coming back for part two of my conversation with Katie Laidlaw! In this episode, you'll hear Katie talk about forgiveness, which is all part of her healing journey. I hope you enjoy this episode!
Mar 29 2022
Episode 80: Katie Laidlaw Part One
Episode 80 is up! I'm happy to welcome Katie Laidlaw to the Prepare Podcast! Katie is a young woman who has already lived a lot of life! In part one of this conversation, you will hear Katie share how she endured horrific trauma and how it affected her faith and her response to others, encouraging us to see and come along side those who may be hurting. I hope you enjoy part one of this podcast!
Mar 22 2022
Episode 79: Lt. Samantha Tamayo Part Two
Thanks for coming back for part two of my conversation with Lt. Samantha Tamayo! We pick it up right where we left off with the continuation of her redemption story! I hope you enjoy this episode.
Mar 10 2022
Episode 78: Lt. Samantha Tamayo Part One
Welcome back for Episode 78 of the Prepare Podcast!! Today we welcome Lt. Samantha Tamayo! Lt. Sam is an officer in The Salvation Army currently serving in Flint (Beecher), MI. You will love her story as her life unfolds 2 Corinthians 5:16, "...anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!"
Mar 2 2022
Episode 77: Major Melissa Viquez and Captain Jessica Martinez
Happy New Year from the Prepare Podcast! Today's episode features two of our special guest speakers, Captain Jessica Martinez and Major Melissa Viquez. The majority of this episode will be in Spanish! However, I encourage you to listen, even if Spanish is not your first language! I know you will still be blessed because you will hear in their voices their love for the Lord! I hope you enjoy this episode!!
Jan 11 2022
Episode 76: Arise & Shine A New Day Conference Guest Meet & Greet
Welcome back to the Prepare Podcast! We have an exciting episode to share! You will meet the special guest speakers for the Arise & Shine A New Day Virtual Women's Conference happening January 28-29, 2021! Get to know these godly women and hear a little of what they will be teaching on at the conference. Register for the conference here: https://uscwomensministries.com/arise-shine-a-new-day/
Nov 22 2021
Episode 75 Michelle Cowan and Kelli Smith - MOPS International
The Prepare Podcast welcomes Kelli Smith and Michelle Cowan from MOPS International! The Salvation Army and MOPS have joined forces and we couldn't be more proud to partner with and support such an amazing organization. Join us on this episode as we talk all things MOPS and find out how you can become a member!
Nov 16 2021
Episode 74: Sonya Smith Part Two
Welcome back for part two of my conversation with Sonya Smith! Be encouraged as you hear her speak with hope and healing, telling us how God has re-written her story! I hope you enjoy this episode!
Nov 4 2021
Episode 73: Sonya Smith Part One
Today we welcome Sonya Smith to our Podcast! Sonya is currently the Program Director for The Salvation Army Shield of Hope in Chicago. You are going to love her story! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Through her own personal experience, Sonya shares how God has led her to be an ally and advocate for victims of domestic violence. Sonya will also be a guest speaker at the Arise & Shine A New Day Virtual Women's Conference, January 28-29, 2022! See our website for more info: https://uscwomensministries.com/ Enjoy this episode!
Oct 23 2021
Episode 72: Major AmyJo Ferguson Part Two
Welcome back for part two of my conversation with Major AmyJo Ferguson! You are going to love hearing her deep thoughts about "vessels for ignoble purposes!" You will also hear her heart as she shares her love for God and her love for people. I know you will enjoy it!
Oct 2 2021
Season 8 - Episode 71: Major AmyJo Ferguson Part ONE
Today's episode features Major AmyJo Ferguson! Major AmyJo is the Corps Officer of The Salvation Army Grand Forks, ND. She is a wife, a mom, and a woman in full-time ministry leadership. This episode will make your day! Listen as Major AmyJo shares how to make church more exciting and relevant! She is so much fun to talk to!!
Sep 23 2021
Episode 70 - Captain Dennis Jolly, Captain AJ Zimmerman, & Major Mark Litherland
We're back for part two of my conversation with Captain AJ, Major Mark, and, newly promoted Captain Dennis! In this episode we will continue the discussion of men doing women's ministries. But you will also hear these men share from their hearts their deep love and passion for this special ministry. And you will also laugh along with us as we have some fun with them! Enjoy!
Jun 22 2021
Episode 69 Major Mark Litherland,Captain AJ Zimmerman, & Lt. Dennis Jolly
Today's episode features three of our Salvation Army men in full-time ministry. We will discuss the various perspectives on men doing women's ministries! I know you'll enjoy their spirit in this fun conversation!
Jun 8 2021
Episode 68: Captain Melissa Sivels Part 2
Here is part two of my conversation with Captain Melissa Sivels! Listen as Melissa shares from her heart the challenges her family has faced with racial justice.
May 21 2021
Episode 67: Captain Melissa Sivels Part One
Today's episode of our Prepare Podcast (PART ONE) features Captain Melissa Sivels. Captain Melissa is a full-time working wife and mother of two. Listen as she shares with us her testimony of God’s calling on her life and how she juggles her ministry and motherhood - both the victories and the struggles - and how we were created to be in community, sharing in the joys and challenges with one another. We hope you enjoy this episode! STAY TUNED FOR PART TWO OF THIS EPISODE!
May 6 2021
Episode 66: Major Paula Pyle
Our guest on this episode is Major Paula Pyle. Major Paula and her husband Major Robert Pyle are currently serving as the Corps Officers of the Minneapolis Parkview Salvation Army. Sit back and listen as she shares her story of faith, her experience in leadership, and her passion for intercessory prayer!
Apr 13 2021
Episode 65: Chrissy Matthews
Welcome to Episode 65 of our podcast! Our guest on this episode is Chrissy Matthews. Chrissy is a wife and mom to eight children - four biological, three adopted, and one foster! Listen as she shares from her heart their journey through foster care and adoption. You will be touched by her story and inspired to reach out to foster families in your community who may need support and encouragement. If you'd like to learn more about the Restore Network, go to therestorenetwork.org.
Mar 31 2021