By Rachel Lawrence
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We desire to Biblically inspire|equip|implore. We thrive and find joy in deep conversations. We’re here to share real stories, struggles, and testimonies of the Unaltered Grace that God has lavished in our lives. We pray that these conversations Biblically inspire, equip and implore you to live every area of your life in light of the Gospel, and with your eyes fixed on Jesus. We believe that God orchestrates little moments in our lives and that you are not here by chance.
||CleanDiscipleship: Up-Close Ministry | with Caroline Saunders||It has been a joy to talk with Caroline Saunders about discipleship! In this episode, we will discuss Jesus’ perfect example of discipleship and how He based it on three vital aspects. Of note, Caroline exhorts, “Discipleship is up-close ministry. In those up-close places, that is where change really happens.” If you need a practical kick to go out and make disciples, stay tuned to the gems that Caroline gives us in this chat. Also, Caroline is so graciously giving away two copies of her Simple Discipleship Binder over on instagram @unalteredgracepodcast -this resource is practical, vivid, and chock-full of tips and resources to go out and fulfill the Great Commission. More about Caroline Saunders Website: writercaroline.com Story & Soul Women’s Weekend Retreat Same Here, Sisterfriend (book Caroline contributed to) Instagram: @writercaroline Simple Discipleship Binder - The resource we reference in the episode; again, Caroline is giving away two of these on instagram- don’t miss out! @unalteredgracepodcast||11/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Value of Discipleship | Part Two with Dr. Robert Carpenter||Welcome to the second part of our conversation about the value of discipleship with Dr. Robert Carpenter. In case you missed the first episode, which I encourage you to go and listen to, Dr. Carpenter is talking with us all the way from East Africa- as he is currently on active duty as the Director of Religious Affairs for the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa located in Djibouti, which is just north of the Somalia border in East Africa. I had the privilege this summer to be taught by him through Regent University in my Seminary studies. Dr. Carpenter shares his powerful testimony with us in the first episode, and we continue to reflect on how great God is to equip those that He calls. We will also discuss more about how discipleship was vital in Dr. Carpenter’s obedience to follow God’s call on his life. If you haven’t noticed already, Dr. Carpenter has the gift of exhortation and encouragement. I’m praying that you will feel encouraged by our conversation today! FOLLOW: @unalteredgracepodcast @unalteredgrace www.unalteredgrace.com FOR MORE SHOW NOTES, GIVEAWAY UPDATES, AND CONTINUING OUR CONVERSATIONS We’d be overjoyed to share your words in the next iTunes review, leaving a review or sharing the podcast with family/friends is such a blessing to us!||11/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Value of Discipleship | Part One with Dr. Robert Carpenter||Today will be the first of a two-part conversation about Discipleship with Dr. Robert Carpenter. I became connected to Dr. Carpenter through my studies at Regent University as he was one of my Seminary Professors in a Biblical Discipleship course over the summer. Dr. Carpenter, therefore, teaches about our call as Christians to “go out and make disciples.” He will exhort and encourage us with biblical truth! Dr. Carpenter shares his powerful testimony with us and about key people in his life who disciple him to grow into the man of God that he is today. Some questions we will cover are: What is discipleship? Why should discipleship be important to us as Christians? And What are some practical ways that we can cultivate a life of being and making disciples? You all, it has been such a joy to talk more with Dr. Carpenter about discipleship. I am beyond encouraged by his testimony and by God’s work in and throughout his life and ministry. Dr. Carpenter had so much wisdom to share that we will continue the conversation on the next episode. You can find that now wherever you are listening to this episode. In our second half, we will hear about more stories of God’s faithfulness, and will also continue the discussion of discipleship. FOLLOW: @unalteredgracepodcast @unalteredgrace www.unalteredgrace.com FOR MORE SHOW NOTES, GIVEAWAY UPDATES, AND CONTINUING OUR CONVERSATIONS We’d be overjoyed to share your words in the next iTunes review, leaving a review or sharing the podcast with family/friends is such a blessing to us!||11/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet's Talk about Anxiety | with Mindy Larsen||This episode I am talking to Mindy Larsen about all things anxiety. This topic is so close to my heart, in all the wrong ways. As anxiety is something that Mindy and I both are familiar with, we discuss how we, personally, remember to combat it with God’s Word. We also answer questions like: What would you say to encourage those of us who have struggled with this? What advice/insight can you give someone who doesn’t personally struggle with anxiety, but who has loved ones who do? How can they help their loved one? Mindy and I are praying that this conversation truly empowers you to lean into God and trust that what He says about you is true. More about Mindy: www.loveminblog.com Instagram @mindykaysl Facebook Mindy Larsen is a writer living in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. She loves donuts, the power of Scripture to combat anxiety, and cuddling on the couch with her husband Chris, and their cat, Finn. Mindy writes to encourage others with words that point towards Jesus. You can find her writing in Grit & Virtue, (in)courage and Thryve Magazine, as well as on her personal blog – www.loveminblog.com Don’t forget to check out her free printables which we referenced: 10 Scripture Cards to Combat Anxiety||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJust Pray | Practical Prayer Tips with Lisa Miller||Have you ever felt “stuck” in prayer? Have you ever lacked a desire to go and pray? Well, friend, you are in good company. Today, Lisa and I chat about the importance of prayer and how to overcome these feelings through God’s Word and through coming to have conversations with Him, God, the creator of the Universe- who longs to hear from us. I loved Lisa’s practical tips on prayer. I found it so refreshing that she said that her ministry and her passion for prayer has grown out of a weakness- isn’t that just like God? Lisa is representing her Ministry, Backgate Prayers. You’ll hear how this ministry came about and you’ll grow to love Lisa, Rae-Lynn and Kristen’s story just as much as I do. In our show notes on www.unalteredgrace.com or on Instagram @unalteredgracepodcast, I will have photos of my set of Backgate Prayer cards- Also, if you go to @unalteredgracepodcast on Instagram, you will learn how you can enter to win a personalized set of these prayers cards for yourself, as well as a copy of Donald S. Whitney’s Praying the Bible you don’t want to miss that chance! Lastly, Backgate Prayers is offering Unaltered Grace Podcast listeners a discount code that is good for 10% off your order: Enter UnalteredGrace10 at checkout on www.backgateprayers.com Details on this will also be in the show notes, coupon code is good until December 15th- so get a jump on your Christmas orders! The Resources that Lisa and I Mentioned are: Jenny Wahlströms’ Songs: A Treehouse Wait- Faith Come All You Thirsty- A Treehouse Wait A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in and Instant Society by Eugene H. Patterson- Mom's in Prayer Bible Study Fellowship Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney Backgate Prayers Shop: www.backgateprayers.com||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding the Holy in the Ordinary | with Amanda Whiting||Hey friends, welcome to Unaltered Grace Podcast. I’m your host, Rachel Lawrence. I’m so delighted you are here to listen in on my conversation with Amanda Whiting. Because I value you all so much, and because you- listener- are the reason why this podcast is even here in the first place- I wanted to start sharing your words and reviews. Here’s Sarah’s iTunes review; “These conversations have such a great balance of being easy to listen to, but also filled with deep, deep truth. It’s like church with a friend at a coffee shop.” That’s my eager desire for us today, to be friends at a coffee shop talking deep, deep truths. So you’ll know our guest a little better, Amanda is a wife, mom, writer, podcast host, Pastor, and has the prettiest and most inspirational Instagram feed you’ll ever run across. Amanda writes ever so eloquently about how to see the Holy in the Ordinary and how to notice God in everyday life. You all, as we speak on this topic, I’m praying that you will see God in everyday, ordinary moments and that He may be glorified all the more in your life. “It’s this concept of: it’s not all going to be perfect. And I’m not always going to feel great about it. I also don’t think that’s what God calls us to- I don’t think God is saying, ‘I promise you a life that’s perfect and Instagram-beautiful,' right? That’s a highlight reel- I think that God is saying, ‘In all things- but especially in those ordinary; or even really hard and painful moments- my holiness is there because I have made you of me. You are my royal priesthood." You are absolutely missing out if you don't check out Amanda's words, photos, and life that she shares: Amanda writes at: This Abundance www.thisabundance.org Podcasts: Holy Ordinary Collective (iTunes) Instagram: @thisabundance Resources Amanda Loves: Planners Crystal Stine- Holy Hustle: Embracing a Work-Hard, Rest-Well Life: https://amzn.to/2RRDWYm Cultivate Journals by Lara Casey: Write the Word Bible Journal: https://amzn.to/2CftVPq||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHonoring Your Parents in a Christ-Like Way | With Chelsea Stanley||Today on Unaltered Grace Podcast, I am speaking with Chelsea Stanley, who is a writer, wife, mom, and Redeemed Daughter of God. We will chat about how to honor your parents in a Christ-like way. Often, we think of the command to “Honor Your Parents” to apply solely to young children. But today we are specifically talking to adults about honoring your parents. Therefore, we will learn that this command is applicable life-long, and obeying this command can exude Christ-likeness. This conversation left me with feelings of forgiveness, repentance, and grace; along with equipping me with plenty of application to put into practice. I’m praying the same over you as you listen!||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSabbath Rest for Today's World | with Halie Ramsey||On today's episode, Halie and I talk about the struggles of practicing Sabbath and how countercultural it is. Sabbath is against what the world values, but we will discuss how God values- and how He has graciously created- rest. We will learn how we can walk in this rest and in light of the gospel as we fix our minds on who Jesus is and learn how He came to give us rest. Halie Ramsey is a freelance writer living in Colorado with her husband. Halie writes at halieramsey.com and is active on Instagram @halie_ramsey Halie's Sabbaths look like: "I usually spend them with Alexander going to church, to a farmers market + to a local coffee shop/go for a hike/relax the rest of the afternoon!"||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Does God Allow Pain and Suffering? | with Bruce Fredrickson||In this episode, I get the privilege to speak with Bruce Fredrickson, who was my childhood Pastor. Bruce is a retired US Army Chaplain, has served also in the Marine Corps, was an Assemblies of God Pastor, and is currently working as a Chaplain in a Cancer Unit. We tackle the age-old, top google-searched question of “Why does God”… allow pain and suffering? This question gets personal as Bruce has been diagnosed with cancer within the last year and a half. We will hear him speak about how God is faithful amidst life’s circumstances. We will be reoriented to a Biblical worldview that provides the groundwork for how we should approach this question as Christians. This conversation came at the most opportune time for me to listen and to take part in; and I’m praying the same over you, as well!||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMemorizing Scripture and Storing Up God's Word in Your Heart | with Savannah Schallen||In this episode, we will glean practical tips about how to memorize verses of the Bible. We will also discuss the vast importance of storing up God’s Word in our hearts. Let’s walk away from this episode with our notecards in hand and our hearts and minds armed and ready to memorize God’s great Word!||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWalking and Pursuing Jesus in Everyday Life with Amy Hornbuckle||We acknowledge that walking with Jesus can feel like more of a pursuit than an 'easy' walk. On today's episode, I will chat with Amy Hornbuckle about how we, as Christians, are called to walk out our faith in our everyday lives. We will share about some personal struggles in doing this, and about how community with other believers can help teach us how to walk like Jesus did. We will hear Amy talk about the importance of spiritual disciplines (prayer, Bible reading, etc.) and how to practically begin and sustain those in our lives. It was such a joy to speak with Amy about this and I came away from this conversation feeling refreshed to "lace up my shoes" so to speak- and wholeheartedly follow Jesus!||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntuitive and Grace-Filled Eating with Aubrey Golbek||On this episode, I get the privilege to talk with Aubrey Golbek, a Registered Dietician. We will learn about God’s Unaltered Grace that He can give us through food and through eating habits. Aubrey speaks about intuitive eating, and really, just grace-filled eating. I learned so much from this episode, and I kind of walked away sort of paradoxically being okay with eating chocolate chips and Cheetos, but really also having a strong desire to glorify God in my eating habits and to take care of my body well for His glory||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunity, Hospitality, and Loneliness with Bethany Barendregt||In this episode, I chat with Bethany Barendregt: wife, momma, and founder of Women Encouraged. She shares so many practical tips on how to be more hospitable, on how hospitality has looked within the different seasons of her life, and she really highlights the importance of community. We both share about the many times we have desired greater community within the body of Christ and the ways that we have experienced this community. Bethany also talks about the topic of loneliness and she discusses how to cling to Christ in seasons of loneliness. You guys, she shares so much godly wisdom about a myriad of topics. I am thrilled to pass on the wealth of knowledge!||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRemaining Freshly Planted in Jesus | Jasmine Allred||In this episode, we will be Biblically inspired, equipped, and implored to remain freshly planted in Jesus and in God's Word. We will hear from Jasmine Allred in how she practically remains freshly planted in Jesus and what being "freshly planted" means.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Unaltered Grace Podcast!||Introduction Episode||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A Kind + Gentle Space
I love this podcast. Rachel has such a wonderful desire to know God and look for Him in others. Her gentleness shines through each episode. Her work really is evidence of God’s goodness + kindness towards us all.
This podcast is absolutely amazing. Rachel does such a wonderful job dissecting the truth of the free grace were lavished with. Highly recommend following along!
The lord is really using this in my life. Thank you !