Treasured with Courtney DeFeo
Summary: Treasured is a podcast for anyone raising girls - no matter your season and no matter your age! We all have questions, and this is the place to get guidance, wisdom and encouragement. Wouldn't you love to have lunch every week with a mentor or counselor or trusted friend? Well that’s not realistic - so Courtney DeFeo is doing just that with this podcast, bringing new questions and conversations every week! She also brings her own struggles and the real topics she faces with her own girls. Join us each week and don't forget to remind your girl - she is treasured by God and treasured by you!
Jim & Lynne LOVE making God’s grace and truth practical for parents. Their combination of experience at home with three wired kids, and in careers helping kids and parents, have uniquely prepared them to give parents tools they can use right away, supported by memorable principles that will last a lifetime. Jim and Lynne have been featured on Focus on the Family, Desiring God, KTIS radio, numerous radio programs and podcasts. You can visit their website at connectedfamilies.org to learn more.
Ashlee Stites is my Joanna Gaines! She's my adorable neighbor, awesome friend and fantastic stay-at-home mom. She is the proud wife to Jonathan and their three kids. This episode isn't just for those that stay at home full-time (although if that's you - you'll feel super encouraged by her journey). We also cover important topics with raising girls from modesty to staying positive to choosing a college. You will enjoy Ashlee and her heart for a family that knows and trusts God every step of the way.
Vicki Courtney is a national speaker to women of all ages and the best-selling author of numerous books and Bible studies including, Move On, Ever After, 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter, and 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Son. She is a two-time ECPA Christian Book Award winner and has appeared on CNN and Fox News as a youth culture commentator. More information about Vicki can be found at VickiCourtney.com.
Jonathan Pitts is an author, speaker, and Executive Pastor at Church of the City in Franklin, TN. Jonathan resides in Nashville, TN with his four daughters. In this special episode, we pause to remember and honor Jonathan's wife, Wynter Pitts, that went home to Jesus far too soon. Wynter brought so much to the world with her ministry and magazine, For Girls Like You. We want to learn from her incredible life and legacy as a mom, mentor, wife and follower of Christ.
Stacey Thacker is a wife and the mother of four girls. The author of six books, she is also a Bible teacher with a passion to connect with women and encourage them in their walks with God. You can find her blogging at staceythacker.com and hanging out on Instagram and Twitter @staceythacker, usually with a cup of coffee in her hand. Her latest book is When Grace Walks In and goes through the book of Ephesians and unpacks the topic of grace in a powerful way.
Teri Lynne Underwood is a pastor’s wife, ministry speaker, and Bible teacher. As the mother of a teenage daughter and the founder of Prayers for Girls, a popular online community for mothers of daughters, Teri Lynne is a cheerleader for girl moms and the author of Praying for Girls: Asking God for the Things They Need Most. You can connect with Teri Lynne on her blog, Facebook, and Instagram.
Allie Stanley is originally from Milton, GA and graduated from Auburn University this past May. She has a passion for serving students and was a middle school small group leader, a Young Life leader, a camp counselor and the Student Coordinator at Auburn Community Church. Allie now works with college students at a church in Woodstock, Ga while she is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership from DTS.
FELECEIA B. BENTON, affectionately known as Zoe's Mom, is a passionate lover of God, His people and His purpose in her life and the lives of others. Her knack for creativity and business inspired her to start her own company, Zoe Communications Agency. As a single mother of an amputee born with Down Syndrome, Feleceia still finds the time to record a weekly podcast, LifeChat Radio, where she and her co-host talk music, business, spirituality and all things life.
Lysa TerKeurst is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited as well as 21 other books. As president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa and her staff are passionate about teaching the Word of God in ways that get people excited to live the Bible out loud. Connect with her at www.LysaTerKeurst.com or on social media @LysaTerKeurst.
Kay Wills Wyma is a blogger, author, vodcaster and mother of five. Using raw and real stories Kay’s latest book, Not the Boss of Us: Putting Overwhelmed in its Place in a Do-All, Be-All World contemplates being overwhelmed by Truth with all its hope and peace and joy rather than life's pressures, stress & circumstances. Through it and her previous books, Kay has appeared on Canada's The Social, the TODAY Show, CNN, The New York Times, Focus on the Family, Family Life and more.
Mo Isom is a New York Times bestselling author, a nationally sought-after speaker, and a zealous voice rising up for her generation. Formerly, Mo was an was an All-American goalkeeper for the Louisiana State University soccer team, as well as the first female to train with and tryout for an SEC men's football team. Her first book, Wreck My Life: Journeying from Broken to Bold, was a New York Times Bestseller and her second book, Sex, Jesus, and the Conversations the Church Forgot, released March 2018.
Lynn Cowell is a Proverbs 31 speaker and the author of several books, written for women of all ages. Her newest Bible study for girls ages 8 - 12 is Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless You and for women Make Your Move: Finding Unshakeable Confidence Despite Your Fears and Failures. In this episode, we discuss how to help our girls build a foundation of confidence that lasts. For more on this episode and links mentioned, visit leadinggirlspodcast.com and to connect with Lynn, visit lynncowell.com.
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