October 17, 2019
SEXUAL BETRAYAL SERIES PART FOUR
Justin and Trisha Davis were a great ministry team. The two moved to Indianapolis to plant a church, and that church was growing and thriving. It seemed like a tremendous success, but problems under the surface would soon emerge. The couple had put their ministry before their marriage. Soon, their success had outpaced Justin’s character, and he found himself in an affair with Trisha’s best friend. Trisha was devastated, and Justin was ready to leave both his marriage and his ministry behind. Instead, the couple walked the long, hard road of forgiveness and reconciliation. Justin and Trisha share with Davey about how they found healing and were restored to do ministry from a better place in this installment of our Sexual Betrayal Series.
October 10, 2019
SEXUAL BETRAYAL SERIES PART THREE
When Sarah Rumel moved in with her pastor’s family, it seemed like a ray of hope. In taking her in they took out of a home where drugs were a way of life, and tried to set her on a road to recovery. But instead of recovery, it led to ruin when Sarah found herself in a affair with her pastor. The next six years of Sarah’s life were a web of manipulation and control, of relapses and attempts at recovery. To continue our Sexual Betrayal Series, Sarah joins Davey to talk about how she broke out of this toxic relationship, found healing and redemption, and stepped into ministry.
October 7, 2019
SEXUAL BETRAYAL SERIES PART TWO
Cameron and Karissa’s lives were changed in an instant, but that night was really only the tipping point in a long journey. Issues left unresolved for years had grown to their climax when Cameron confessed his affair to Karissa. But that night was also only the tip of the iceberg in their healing. The confession was a first step, but there was an unimaginable load of hard work between the two of them and the healing that they hoped for. In the second part of their conversation, Cameron and Karissa share some of the long road they walked to find healing and restoration on the other side of brokenness.
October 3, 2019
SEXUAL BETRAYAL SERIES PART ONE
It’s easy to put people in ministry on a pedestal, to expect that they have their lives together. No one expects the people they see on stage on a Sunday to fall from grace. But a strong exterior life can sometimes only mask deeper problems, as Karissa Sprinkle found out when her husband Cameron walked into their home one night and made a confession that would change both of their lives forever. Cameron and Karissa’s journey hasn’t been easy, but it’s an incredible story of pain and healing, hopelessness and hope, failure and redemption. In the first part of their interview, Cameron and Karissa kick off our series on sexual betrayal by sharing some of the most painful parts of their story and how God was with them even then.
September 26, 2019
MENTAL HEALTH SERIES PART THREE
For a lot of people, mental health just isn’t something you talk about. Unfortunately, that goes double for the church. So when Natalie Franks went through a mental health crisis in college, it seemed like she had no one to share it with. She finally opened up to her friend and roommate, Casey Pruet, but the weight of another person’s health is too much carry alone. Soon both Casey and Natalie were in a bad place. Casey and Natalie sit down with Davey to share how they found help, got healthy, and went on to help others do the same in the conclusion of our mental health series.
September 19, 2019
MENTAL HEALTH SERIES PART TWO
Kayla Stoecklein’s husband Andrew was a great man of God. As a pastor of a thriving church, he stood on stage and delivered hope to thousands. But under the surface, he faced a terrible battle. After a years-long battle with depression, Andrew died by suicide in August of 2018. Despite unimaginable pain, Kayla has made it her mission to keep as many people as possible from experiencing what she’s walked through. In the second part of our mental health series, Kayla joins Davey to share what she’s learned about grief, mental health, and more.
September 12, 2019
MENTAL HEALTH SERIES PART ONE
On the surface, Sarah Pisney looked like she had a fantastic life. She was fulfilling her calling as a missionary overseas, and she would have told anyone that she was doing great. But under the surface, things weren’t so great. Undiagnosed and untreated symptoms of depression and anxiety began to take a toll on Sarah, and she found herself if a place she never would have imagined. In this first part of our series on mental health, Sarah talks with Davey about living out her calling, finding herself in a mental health crisis in a foreign country, and how her faith and her community have factored into her healing journey.
September 5, 2019
When trials hit our lives, it can be hard to even believe that God is for us. How can we reconcile a good God with a life that seems bad? But even if we can believe, then what? How do we relate to a good God in the middle of painful circumstances? Aubrey Sampson found herself asking that when she found herself suffering from an autoimmune disorder, watching her young son undergo surgery and a difficult recovery, and grieving the sudden loss of a close family member. In the second part of our mini-series on lament, Aubrey shares with Davey some of the things that she writes about in her new book The Louder Song about what lament means and how it is vital to our lives today.
August 29, 2019
It’s hard enough when one challenge hits your life, but what if it’s not just one? Sometimes trials don’t come alone, and we can find ourselves walking through one difficult season after another. Every new circumstance brings new levels of pain and grief, and it can be hard to draw near to God when everything seems to be going wrong. This is exactly what Molly Huffman faced. After her mother’s death, a miscarriage, the loss of her newborn son, and a divorce, it seemed like the whole world was against her. Molly sits down with Davey to share what she’s learned about the idea of “lament” and how she’s drawn closer to God through every storm she’s faced.
August 22, 2019
Mere Knox is a picture of what it looks like to live a life devoted to changing the world for God. She serves as a preacher, worship leader, and much more for NewSpring Church’s Fuse student ministry, and she’s had the opportunity to impact countless lives for the gospel. Mere sits down with Davey to share some of her story and the things she’s learned about ministry, community, singleness, gender roles, and much more.