Starlight: Conversations With Women About Finding Real Rest And True Life

Sinopse

On the Starlight podcast, women have conversations about real rest and true life. Hosts include Amy Glass, Allison Entrekin, Shannon Reynolds, and Whitney Eddy. Topics include hearing from God, taking risks, self acceptance, and true femininity.

Episódios

  • Kids in Quarantine

    Kids in Quarantine

    03/05/2020 Duração: 31min

    During this strange and turbulent time, we often hear what adults think and feel. But what about children? How are they interpreting all that is happening to and around them? In this episode, seven children from three families share what life is like right now.

  • Experiencing God During This Time

    Experiencing God During This Time

    08/04/2020 Duração: 43min

    On April 1, 2020, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin offered a virtual talk for the Peachtree Church MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers, mops.org) groups to discuss some of the ways they are experiencing God through these difficult times. This is a recording of their talk. Special thanks to Morgan Eddy for inviting them to speak; you can find out more about the Peachtree Church MOPS group by emailing [email protected]

  • Finding Beauty In the Midst of Chaos

    Finding Beauty In the Midst of Chaos

    28/03/2020 Duração: 21min

    As COVID-19 continues to loom, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss how nature is helping them. Suggested scripture: Hosea 6:3 Here is a Spotify playlist we put together that you might find helpful.

  • Responding to COVID-19

    Responding to COVID-19

    18/03/2020 Duração: 32min

    As the world grapples with a spreading virus, our everyday norms evaporate and fear whispers constantly in our ears. Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin ask: How can we respond in a way that's helpful--and even hopeful?  Suggested scripture: Psalm 121: 7-8; Isaiah 43: 1-2; Psalm 84; Romans 15 Here is a Spotify playlist we put together that you might find helpful. Here is a worksheet from Betty Swann ministries to help you claim your true source of safety.

  • Teaching Your Kids to Hear from God

    Teaching Your Kids to Hear from God

    27/02/2020 Duração: 40min

    Shannon Reynolds, Whitney Eddy, and Allison Entrekin discuss the joys and challenges of teaching their kids that God is speaking to them--and they can discern his voice. From encouraging their  children's imaginations to inviting God to speak into bedtime anxieties, the three moms share what has helped in their families, and why the effort is worth it. Suggested reading: Children Can You Hear Me? by Brad Jersak

  • Friendship

    Friendship

    18/02/2020 Duração: 28min

    Friendship can be one of the greatest things in life. It can also be one of the trickiest. In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss how they navigate friendships, and how their own friendship has impacted the women they are.

  • A New Name

    A New Name

    04/02/2020 Duração: 18min

    The Bible is full of examples of God giving people new names. Abram became Abraham. Simon became Peter. Saul became Paul. What if God has a new name for you too? Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss this powerful subject.

  • Union with God

    Union with God

    27/01/2020 Duração: 22min

    There is nothing quite like feeling connected to God--being unified with Him and trusting him completely. But finding union with God doesn't come naturally. If it did, we'd see more people experiencing incredible freedom and and deep meaning in their lives. So what does it take to be unified with God? What are some common obstacles that stand in the way? In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss their own journeys of seeking unity with God--what has helped, what has hindered, and why they believe it's so worth pursuing. 

  • A New Year, A Fresh Start

    A New Year, A Fresh Start

    13/01/2020 Duração: 24min

    As 2020 begins, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin talk about the year and decade ahead. What are their hopes? What is God saying to them? And what practices are they putting into place to approach the year in a new way? Suggested reading:  The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr

  • The Impact of the Year

    The Impact of the Year

    02/01/2020 Duração: 34min

    As the world waves goodbye to 2019, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin take a look back on the year. What kind of impact did it have on their their relationships, their connections with God, their souls? And what are they doing about the place in which they find themselves as the new year begins?

  • The Pace of Life: Part 2

    The Pace of Life: Part 2

    13/12/2019 Duração: 17min

    In the insanely busy world in which we live, there are practical steps we can take to preserve our sanity. In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss some of the strategies they learned at the recent Ransomed Heart Homecoming. Suggested reading: Get Your Life Back by John Eldredge

  • The Pace of Life: Part 1

    The Pace of Life: Part 1

    04/12/2019 Duração: 16min

    Fresh off the Ransomed Heart Homecoming gathering in Colorado Springs, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin share some of what they learned--especially as it relates to the pace of their lives. What are "soul barometers" that indicate they might be moving too fast? What sort of toll does their frenetic schedule take on their union with God? And do venerable Christians like John Eldredge feel rushed all the time too?

  • Expectation

    Expectation

    15/11/2019 Duração: 19min

    Whether you're anticipating a long-awaited vacation, looking forward to quality time with loved ones this holiday season, or hoping to achieve a new career goal, it's easy for desire to become demand. Most of the time, we don't realize we went from hoping for something to expecting something until things don't go our way. Anger, frustration, even depression can ensue. In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss the role of expectation in their lives and how they struggle to balance dreaming with humility and seeking with acceptance.

  • In the Middle of Infertility: Part 2

    In the Middle of Infertility: Part 2

    03/11/2019 Duração: 18min

    Depression. Self-imposed isolation. Distance from God. For Amy and Jon Glass, these are some of the byproducts of dealing with infertility. So what are they doing to fight for their hearts and their marriage? What gives them hope? In this episode, the Glasses continue to have a very honest conversation about their struggle with infertility.  To reach Amy, email her at [email protected]

  • In the Middle of Infertility

    In the Middle of Infertility

    28/10/2019 Duração: 21min

    For Jon and Amy Glass, infertility isn't in the rearview mirror; it's the reality of their day-to-day lives. They're facing circumstances neither of them anticipated, and they have no idea how the story will end. In this emotional, honest, no-holds-barred interview, the Glasses share their journey through infertility thus far and how it has impacted their lives and marriage. Whether you're in the midst of your own struggle to conceive or you are dealing with another issue that causes you to question yourself, God, and your future, you won't want to miss this powerful episode. For more on the retreats/expeditions to which Amy and Jon refer, see www.adventuresoftheheart.org.

  • To-Doing

    To-Doing

    08/10/2019 Duração: 23min

    Cue "Under Pressure" by David Bowie and Queen...we're all under pressure and incredibly busy. But some of us handle this busyness with grace and humor, while others try desperately to conquer it. In this episode, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss "to-doing"--trying to do everything that needs to get done and finding that it's utterly impossible. How does this make us feel? Who do we take it out on? And what are some tools we've found helpful? Suggested reading: The Search for Significance by Robert McGee.

  • God-Reliance

    God-Reliance

    02/10/2019 Duração: 24min

    What does it look like to rely on God in our everyday lives? What benefits does this bring? Why, despite these rewards, is relying on God so difficult? In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss their struggles in surrendering their lives totally to God--especially when things are going well. 

  • Self-Reliance

    Self-Reliance

    03/09/2019 Duração: 18min

    Most of us were raised believing that our lives were up to us. We were supposed to create a plan for our future and make it happen. But our big ideas don't always work out, and that can lead to serious self-pity, anger, and blame. Is it only then that we should ask Jesus to take the wheel? Or is there a way to truly surrender our lives and our dreams to him on the front end? In this podcast, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin discuss self-reliance and how it shows up in their lives. They also take a look back to see how relying upon themselves has led them down paths they probably shouldn't have taken.

  • Caring For, Loving  Respecting Your Man

    Caring For, Loving & Respecting Your Man

    24/08/2019 Duração: 27min

    Whether you're dating, engaged, newly married or 15+ years into wedded life, being good to your partner's heart can be tough. In this episode, Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin talk about caring for, loving, and respecting their husbands--where they succeed and where they fail (a lot). They also offer encouragement to women who feel very disconnected from their significant other right now. Wondering about the Expedition Allison and Amy's husbands are on? Check out www.adventuresoftheheart.org.

  • Comparison

    Comparison

    12/08/2019 Duração: 24min

    In today's world, it's easier than ever to compare ourselves against others--our looks, fitness levels, wealth, marriages, children, travel. We can even compare our spiritual journeys. It all serves to damage our relationships and leave us filled with self-pity and envy. So, how do we begin to take a stand against comparison? What are some common "triggers" for comparison, and what can we do in the face of them? Is it really possible to gain ground against comparison in the day and age in which we live? Amy Glass and Allison Entrekin think so. Join them for this raw and honest podcast.  

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