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Have you ever been told to stop crying? Or maybe "I don't understand why you're not over this by now." Those words "by now" carry a lot of weight. Enter Psalm 88. Join Rachel as she shares a very special episode, the first chapter of her book, "One More Step: Finding Strength When You Feel Like Giving Up." If you're walking through pain, grief, or …
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Join us on this episode of GraceStory Podcast for a heartfelt conversation with Rachel Wojo. Raised in a devout Christian home, Rachel's journey took unexpected turns, from marrying a "preacher boy" who later doubted his calling and left the church, to facing her daughter Taylor's life-threatening birth complications and subsequent rare genetic dia…
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If there's one change you can be sure of, it is that things are always changing. Are you trying to figure out how to walk through a transition gracefully? No matter your transition, Rachel shares 5 things to remember in a season of change that will encourage your heart to keep going. These 5 points will help you adjust and adapt to your new situati…
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On this episode of GraceStory Podcast, Deon Parker joins the show to tackle the complex conversation at the heart of unity. Deon is the Director of Biblical Unity at Christian Academy and helps us to dive deep into the challenging topics that shape our understanding and practice of unity, guided by biblical insights. From discussing the human attra…
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If life feels chaotic and you need a strong dose of peace in this moment, right now, then you're in the right place. Join Rachel as she shares 6 easy ways to promote peace in your life today. Her simple, straightforward tips and ideas will help you enjoy more peaceful moments right now, right where you are. These points provide the next step you ne…
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Does God's peace feel unattainable in your current circumstances? If so, you'll deeply appreciate Rachel's honest sharing of 3 important principles of embracing peace in difficult seasons. You'll enjoy beautiful reminders of how to experience peace no matter your circumstances through this important teaching from Philippians 4:7-9. Rachel explains …
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Do you long to have a deeper prayer relationship with God? Maybe you're enjoying your time with God now, but you know there's more. Or perhaps you're feeling distant from God. Dive into Psalm 119:145-152 with Rachel as she shares 8 prayer areas that can deepen our communication with God. You'll leave with practical ideas to build your conversations…
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Ever wished you had someone who would pray for you and you for them? Finding a prayer partner can be difficult, but it isn't impossible! Solve your need for a prayer partner using one or more of Rachel's prayer ideas for walking out Jesus' words in Matthew 18:20, "Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am with you." In "How to Find a Prayer P…
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On this episode of GraceStory Podcast, Ben and Crystal Woods join us to share their story and offer a path forward on the journey of restoration. Ben and Crystal are the hosts of the We Are Wayfarers Podcast where they share how they are journeying through this life to the next with eyes fixed on Jesus and hearts set on Heaven. They offer engaging …
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Spring cleaning season is here; what does this mean for your soul? If you are feeling stale and need refreshment, you'll love Rachel's simple steps to spring cleaning your soul. Listen in as Rachel shares: the importance of purging old attitudes coming clean through forgiveness cleaning out the cobwebs of negative thoughts taking inventory of spiri…
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Does fear prevent you from stepping out in faith? What might happen if you could cut fear off and prevent it from entering your thought life? Rachel's practical prayer teaching on three ways to pray against fear will fuel your heart! Grab hold of three simple, easy-to-remember prayer principles and embrace strong words in include in your prayers, l…
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Dr. Barber is back to continue our exploration of the transformative practice of spiritual formation—growing closer to God through intentional living. Where do we start as we try to discover daily disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, and worship? Is it ok to review wisdom passed down from diverse Christian traditions? How do we recognize the contr…
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Have you ever thought: "I wish I would have prayed first?" Remembering to make prayer our first option over others in times of crisis, need, or our everyday lives can be challenging. We've all experienced the many distractions that circumvent our prayer intentions. Join Rachel as she shares James Clear's 4 laws of behavior change and how they apply…
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Is life looking bleak or maybe even pitch black? Believing that God as our Father only ever wants the best for us can be challenging to remember. When we can't see how God's hand is moving, how can we trust His heart? Join Rachel as she shares what David teaches us about trusting God in the dark. Rachel shares 3 honest questions we can ask ourselve…
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On this episode of GraceStory Podcast, Nate and Ryan explore the nuanced challenge of reconciling joyful memories with traumatic ones from our families or communities. This conversation offers insights on embracing positive moments, healing from pain, and leaning on faith for guidance. Ryan walks us through the psychological impact of holding onto …
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Have you ever walked through a season of change that left you stumbling? Change is hard. And praying through the stress of change? Even harder. We are creatures of habit and when our world shifts, we often struggle to adapt. Join Rachel as she shares how to pray through the stress of change. Rachel identifies the two categories of difficult changes…
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How do I pray God's Word? How do I pray scripture? How do I pray through the Bible for myself and my family? These are three of the most popular questions we battle everyday. In today's special episode preview of the podcast Million Praying Moms, host Brooke McGlothlin shares her insight and offers encouragement for mothers seeking reassurance and …
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Battling health issues can bring on stress. How do you continue to pray when diagnosed with cancer, heart disease, and more? Join Rachel in this episode as she shares her experience with the difficult diagnosis of her daughter, Taylor, and how she learned to pray through health stresses. resist the temptation to stiff-arm God learn to embrace rest …
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Tiffany Yecke Brooks, PhD is a New York Times Best-Selling Ghostwriter, Author, Editor, and Speaker and joins GraceStory Podcast to discuss her most recent publication, "Holy Ghosted: Spiritual Anxiety, Religious Trauma, and the Language of Abuse." We discuss how her work sheds light on the tactics of spiritual abuse in religious communities, offer…
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Is your home stress-filled or peace-filled? In challenging times, we often turn to our homes to find comfort and peace, but what happens when we encounter chaos instead? Enjoy Rachel's teaching on the art of prayer to de-stress your home. 10 simple reminders of ways to de-stress discover the profound impact of prayer to counter stress embrace God's…
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Financial stress can often feel overwhelming, leading to sleepless nights and constant worry. If you need solace and guidance, learning to pray through financial stress will help! In this episode, Rachel shares how to navigate financial stress through the power of prayer. learning to trust in God's provision seeking God's presence in times of despe…
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In this episode of GraceStory Podcast we look into the heart of life's toughest moments - when our sincerest prayers, efforts, and hopes don't align with reality. Join us as we explore the emotional landscape of disappointment and disillusion, from the sting of unmet expectations in personal goals and relationships to the profound questions that ar…
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You've heard, "Ask and you shall receive," but you asked, and God answered, "No." How do you process the frustration and anger? Join Rachel as she shares her heart on this challenging subject of forming a response when God says no. As a mother, she's felt the crush of watching her child suffer and die. Her years of requesting healing transitioned t…
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In this enlightening episode, we welcome Dr. Kevin Chapman, a renowned Christian psychologist, for an in-depth discussion on the often-overlooked mental health challenges faced by men. Dr. Chapman brings a unique blend of psychological expertise and Christian faith to explore the complex issues of anxiety, isolation, and anger that many men silentl…
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Join us on a heartwarming family adventure as we explore the powerful lessons that unfolded during a trip to the zoo. In this episode, Amber Jones reflects on the incredible bond between a father and son, revealing how it mirrors our relationship with our heavenly Father. Discover the heartwarming moment when a young boy faced his fears with the un…
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Feeling distracted or discouraged? Grab on to 4 practical habits of hope as you pattern after Simeon and Anna, two Bible characters who were holding on to the promise of hope. Listen in as Rachel speaks from her heart about what happens when we place our hope in things the feelings that result from placing our hope in people the misery we experienc…
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If you're feeling lost and hopeless, then you'll want to listen to Rachel share a beginning place for fresh hope. Listen in as Rachel speaks from her heart about the true definition of hope how expectations affect our hope three types of expectations we all struggle with (number 3 is hers!) "Our most desperate places are the most fitting spaces for…
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Dr. Graham is back on GraceStory Podcast for a deep dive into the complexities of well-intended actions that result in unintended harm, especially within faith communities, and the journey towards reconciliation, understanding, and growth. In every faith journey, good intentions guide the way. However, sometimes, even the purest of intentions may i…
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The holidays are a time of joy and togetherness, but what happens when family dynamics are less than perfect? Join us as we tackle the tough topic of navigating the holiday season amidst a dysfunctional family setting by highlighting a compelling article from GraceStory Ministries, offering a new perspective on healing and hope. Whether you're deal…
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If you've lost a child in infancy or through a miscarriage, then you know that fresh hope is always needed. As a mom who has experienced loss through miscarriage and the loss of her 22-year-old special needs daughter, Taylor, Rachel Wojo's heart is continuously stirred to minister to hurting women. In this podcast episode, Rachel is joined by Rache…
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Life is hard. But God is good. Just ask Carol Kent, who abruptly found herself the mother of a son serving a life sentence for murder. Join Rachel and Carol in a vulnerable conversation about the best gift you can give your children- prayer. Rachel Wojo and Carol Kent discuss: the influence of others on their prayer lives the importance of embracin…
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