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The live interview-based podcast telling stories of redemption, breakthrough, and inspiration. Within each episode, learn from thought leaders to own your story, grow in hunger, and pursue your purpose.

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  Are you ready to stop hiding, be brave, and put down your mask? About today’s guest: Ashley Abercrombie Ashley Abercrombie fought to overcome addiction, rape, abortion, perfectionism and dysfunctional relationships to become an honest, whole and free woman (most days). She wore a mask more than half her life, and considers herself too old, […]

Ep. 05: Put Down Your Mask: Stop Hiding Your Story with Ashley Abercrombie

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The truth on becoming an overnight success…   About today’s guest: Francia Raisa Francia Raisa, is a Los Angeles native of Mexican and Honduran descent. Currently she plays a college student named Ana Torres on Grown-ish, the hit spin-off following the success of ABC’s Black-ish. In 2018 she starred alongside Tyra Banks in the feature […]

Ep. 04: No Such Thing as An Overnight Success with Francia Raisa

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How do we know when to go strong after a goal, and when to slow down and wait? About today’s guest: Malinda Fuller Malinda is a writer and homeschooling mom who is passionate about seeing families thrive, and individuals develop an authentic faith. She and her family serve in their local church in Northern California […]

Ep. 03: Saying No, When You Want to Say Yes with Malinda Fuller

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With Candace Payne, we talk about life and what happens when the “shoulds” don’t…. Today, we are joined by the joyful Candace Payne.  Candace, also known as “Chewbacca Mom,” reached more than 200 million people when her surprise outburst of joy at the simplest pleasure of a Star Wars mask went viral. She went on to […]

Ep. 02: When Nothing Goes as Planned with Candace Payne

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How do you approach obedience and sacrifice when looking at a highlight reel?   ABOUT TODAY’S GUEST: Pastor Christa Smith   I met you the first time at LEAP, Expression 51’s woman’s conference.  And from the first moment you said “good evening” we all felt this wave of the Holy Spirit hit us and we […]

Ep. 01: What No One Tells You About Sacrifice with Pastor Christa Smith

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Welcome to the Hood to Holy Podcast! The trailer, what to expect, and why another podcast with host Rebecca Bender…

Ep. 00: Trailer

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