Do you turn to food for comfort or to soothe a hurt? While food is essential and a blessing, it can become a stronghold in our lives. Podcaster and author Barb Raveling shares her struggles with turning to food to fill her emotional tank and how she found freedom and renewal. Barb talks with Ken and Deb about the process of renewing her mind which has transformed her desires and has given her freedom from turning to food in response to life's challenges. She'll offer hope that living by design and not desire is the path to freedom.
Is missions an outdated idea? Is it time for global believers to do the job in their own countries with minimal Western involvement? Steve Richardson says we don't need to fear these questions, but we do need to seek solid biblical answers. Steve is a missionary kid and will share some of the myths surrounding missions today. He will draw from Scripture, history, and his own experience to answer the skeptic, deepen our understanding of the call to missions, and be part of God's grand design!
Barb Raveling is a podcaster and author of seven books and Bible studies in the area of personal growth. Her top-ranked podcasts, Taste for Truth and the Christian Habits Podcasts, have earned over a million downloads and continue to inspire people to break free from their strongholds and grow closer to God.
Steve Richardson has served as president of Pioneers-USA since
1999. Pioneers mobilizes and supports 3,200 missionaries and
marketplace professionals who impact 500 unreached people groups in
95 countries. Steve was raised in Indonesia, where his parents
planted churches in a jungle tribe. He witnessed the impact of the gospel
on their war-like society, a story documented in his father’s missionary
classic, Peace Child. Steve and his wife, Arlene, also spent eleven years
planting churches among an unreached people group in Southeast Asia.
The Richardsons now live in Orlando, FL and have been blessed with
four daughters and ten grandchildren