On this episode of the More to Be Podcast, Elisa Pulliam is joined by fellow author and friend, Gwen Smith, for the Unblinded Faith Series, inspired by Elisa’s newest devotional book, Unblinded Faith: Gaining Spiritual Sight Through Believing God’s Word.
About Gwen Smith
Gwen Smith is an author, speaker, worship leader, songwriter and volleyball enthusiast who lives in sunny North Carolina and has been married to her hunky college honey, Brad, for 24 years. They are tired parents to three tall, competitive-sport-playing young people, ages 17-21, who keep them on their toes and on their knees. Her online friends meet at GwenSmith.net to connect and be encouraged, and her goal is to help women know and trust God more. Gwen’s latest book, I Want It ALL, encourages readers to “press on to take possession of God’s promises,” and comes complete with a Bible study guide and questions for reflection. Gwen speaks, leads worship, and eats potato chips at women’s events everywhere, and she is a co-founder of the conference and devotional ministry Girlfriends in God.
In this episode, Be Strong and Steadfast, Gwen shares with us how her journey of faith began strong, went off course, and has returned to a full embrace of Jesus and His Word as well as the way prayer can look different for each of us. After considering the story, commands, and promises found Joshua 1:1-9, Gwen describes the rather traumatic fire that burned down her house and God’s provisions throughout that trial. She and Elisa round out their chat with an unexpected turn, considering what it looks like to run the spiritual race in spite of opposition and the similarities to what we experience in our earthly bodies, touching upon Galatians 3:3 and Joshua 1:8.
Follow the cross, not the crowd. - Gwen Smith Click To Tweet
It's God's kindness to not let us know what's next. -Elisa Click To Tweet
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