Thriving in the Trenches Podcast
By Megan Schrieber and Becky Carter
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Megan Schrieber and Becky Carter get down to the real deal topics that tend to be a stumbling block for women as they live daily for Christ. Megan and Becky interview guests about embracing joy, laughter, freedom, and friendship while seeking to thrive in the trenches of their domestic churches. A weekly podcast that will surely make you laugh, cry, and feel a little less alone, these ladies surely don't have it all together but they are inviting you to join them on this beautiful journey.
||CleanEpisode 32: Women Encouraging Others - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||In today's episode, Megan and Becky continue to have the conversation about what it looks like to encourage one another but also what it actually feels like to be encouraged. They both share with the listeners how the Lord used other women to encourage.||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Season 3 is Here! - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||In the Season 3 opener, Megan and Becky share about their Saints of the year and word of the year. They also share how the Lord is prompting them to switch up things and shift the focus of the podcast ever so slightly.||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Modesty, The Full Story – Damon Owens - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"Every virtue, every firm habit to do good is far more powerful than any vice that pulls us away from the true joy of God. Mercy is giving people more love than they deserve which is exactly what God does for us" -Damon Owens||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: LTC – Emily Stimpson Chapman - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||This is the portion of the podcast where we follow up with what YOU, our listeners, have given us to talk about. We are following up on our conversation with Emily Stimpson Chapman from episode 28. We continue to talk about the female body imange and h.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode: In-Laws - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||In-law jokes and in-law bashing seems to be en vogue among the married population. When Megan and Becky were asked to do an interview by best-selling author and speaker, Carrie Gress, about the role of in-laws in our lives,||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: The Feminine Body Image – Emily Stimpson Chapman - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||Many of us are likely very familiar with this week's guest, but you may not know all of her story. Emily Stimpson Chapman shares with us how she went from being terrified to eat at all to one who throws the best of parties with the best of foods and t||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: LTC – The Church - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"The Lord says to Peter: ‘I say to you,’ He says, ‘that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church’…On him He builds the Church, and to him He gives the command to feed the sheep; and although He assigns a like power to all the A||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: The Church – Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||Why is the Catholic Church who She says She is? When Paul wrote to Timothy in Chapter 3 of 1 Timothy, why did he tell him that "the church" was the pillar and foundation of truth and it would tell how one ought to behave in the household of God?||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: LTC – Healing the Father Wound with Candice Ruttner-Duryear - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||This is our final episode of peeling back the onion of the father wound. If you've listened to the previous episodes, a father wound can really relate to any wound from many different types of trauma. Since this is the Lead the Conversation piece of ou.||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Healing the Father Wound – Sonja Corbitt - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||Last week we introduced you all to the topic of what is called a father wound. John Finch talked about this father effect and shared how his absent father caused a wound that led to very unhealthy coping mechanisms. This week,||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: The Father Effect with John Finch - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||As seen on EWTN, John Finch has launched into a ministry of bringing to light The Father Effect. The father wound is no small topic and we here in the trenches feel like it is such an important one. This interview with John Finch is very powerful and||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: LTC – The Marian Option - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||We sure have been mulling over this word, meekness. Have you? For the most part, that virtue has been a bit of a challenge for us women to fully and freely accept and practice. On Episode 22 Megan and Becky recap some of the high points and some of||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Dr. Carrie Gress – The Marian Option - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||Living in this post Christian culture, many have offered options for us to live out the Gospel and to fight this civilization of decay. This week's guest, Dr. Carrie Gress, offers us an option with plenty of historical success.||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20:Food, Family, and Friends with Katie Curtis - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||In the last episode of our summer series, we had the most delightful conversation with writer, blogger, and foodie, Katie Curtis. We definitely talk about more than food, but Katie shares with us how food has become a source of memories.||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: LTC – Dwija - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||LTC is when we take our listener comments and let them "lead the conversation". So, we thank you for all of your feedback this week and for giving us plenty to talk about. Dwija and her husband's sacrifices are a beautiful witness to all of us,||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Dwija Borobia of houseunseen - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||If you would like to hear how in the world a Hare Krishna grows up to be a Catholic homeschooling momma of 7 beautiful children on a farm in Michigan, then you need to check in this week for our summer series.||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Lead the Conversation – Brunk - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||We had so much fun talking with Christy Brunk on Episode 16 and appreciate the points she brought up about persevering and being real. On this week's episode, Megan and Becky share some listener comments and explore more ways we can see the beauty in||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16_ When Your Zipper Won’t Zip- Christy Brunk - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||This humidity dwelling, sponge roller wearing, cute kid birthing, wisdom preaching, video making, beauty seeking, southern instagram gem, Christy Brunk, spends some time sharing with us about being a mom to six kids,||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Lead the Conversation – God’s Ways - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"Therefore it is said, 'Awake , O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.' Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of the time, because the days are evil.||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: When God’s Ways are Not Our Ways - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||When singer and songwriter, Teresa Peterson, realized that the sure calling of God on her life to sing and to share her songs had died, she had no idea that the Lord was preparing her to be resurrected. Teresa sought after a secular career in the musi||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Modesty as an Act of Charity - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||We had such a beautiful conversation with blogger, Susan Husband. Raising seven boys can't be an easy task, but forming boys to have dignity and respect for women in today's hyper sexualized culture brings another set of opportunities.||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Lead the Conversation – The Mass - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"Let no one come here, who with his lips can say, 'We lift up our hearts to our Lord', but in his mind employs his thoughts on worldly business. God indeed should be in our memory at all times, but if this is impossible because of human infirmity,||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 – Could the Mass Save Your Life – With Tim O’Malley - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"I want to believe. I want to give everything to the Lord. But I want new signs and wonders. I want what is hidden to be revealed." Tim O'Malley chats with Megan in an inspiring and thought provoking conversation where we are all invited to use boredom.||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Lead the Conversation – Freedom Part 2 - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||Last week we got to sink our teeth into a new episode on the last of our four pillars, freedom. Helen Alvare did a fantastic job at giving us so much to start chewing on and this is our opportunity to build on and start finding some ways to apply these.||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9- Freedom – Part 2 - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||If you have never heard from our guest, you are in for a treat. Get your mind ready to absorb what all Helen Alvaré has to share with us on Freedom. Professor Alvaré helps us start to see how we should be seeking freedom-for not freedom-from the||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 – Lead the Conversation – Freedom Pt.1 - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||20 year old college sophomore and 25 year old new mom in the business world/blogger kick off the lead the conversation on Freedom part 1. The hosts and guests recount some of the very powerful statements made by Gloria Purvis in our previous episode o||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7- Freedom -Part 1 - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||**Please note there are mature topics talked about in this episode** "We must learn to see the difference between the false freedoms sold to us by the culture and the True Freedom bought for us by Jesus Christ." -Fr.||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 – Joy - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||"By this power of the Spirit, God's children can bear much fruit." (CCC 736) Megan Mastroianni shares and helps us start the journey of pursuing joy, one of our four pillars and this week's new topic. We are so thankful to have this young and vibran||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Lead the Conversation – Friendship and Laughter - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||HE IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED! This week is our segment called, Lead the Conversation. This is where we invite you, our listener, to join us to keep unpacking the previous week's topic - Friendship and Laughter.||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Friendship and Laughter - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||We are working through the four pillars of our podcast: joy, laughter, freedom and friendship. Today's guests are the friends of Megan and Becky and they all share how God has used their friendships and laughter to thrive in the trenches of daily life..||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Lead the Conversation – Domestic Church - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||We are so excited to introduce our "Lead the Conversation" portion of the podcast! This is were we invite you, our listener, to join us as we breakdown the topic from the previous week's episode. This week we follow up on Episode 2 - Domestic Church.||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Domestic Church – Episode 2 - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||This week we get to delve into a huge topic that is at the foundation of our podcast and our trenches. The Domestic Church. What is the Domestic Church? You've heard the term but are wondering how that applies to you? Single? Married?||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to Know Us – post - Thriving in the Trenches Podcast||How does a girl from Pennsylvania get connected with a girl in Arkansas and decide to launch a podcast? Megan Schrieber and Becky Carter share how the Lord used Instagram and a video of a dog plowing down a woman to connect two strangers.||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
If the first episode is any indication...
This is going to be REAL! Great job. Can't wait to hear more!
A nice break
I made some tea and a snack to sit and listen to this podcast. What a treat it was! This is much needed today... a pick me up for the heart and soul. Looking forward to this weekly listen.
I turned up the speaker and went about cleaning my kitchen. I had to stop, made a cup of coffee and sat to listen more intently. I can relate so much as a revert. I may or may not have talked back at some point. :-) I have already shared your link with a few friends and especially to my neighbor who has not been back to mass in ages! I pray she listens and that you can reach her heart. Blessings to you both! May St Francis de Sales pray for your ministry. Can't wait for the next show.