Moms in Prayer Podcast
Episode 108-Part 2 Praying for Racial Unity with Terri Carmouche

Episode 108-Part 2 Praying for Racial Unity with Terri Carmouche

July 6, 2020

Moms in Prayer Area Coordinator, Terri Camouche, grew up in South Philadelphia and today she sits down to talk to Lee about her experience growing up, finding Jesus, and how God has worked in her and through her to heal racial divisions. Terri’s walk to school every day took her through racially divided streets and physical persecution because of the color of her skin. In Part One of this two-part episode, Terri and Lee discuss Terri’s childhood and path to Jesus.  In Part Two they talk about how Moms in Prayer moms can and must pray for children and schools in this time.        

 

About our Guest:

Philadelphia native and 1st generation Christian, Terri Carmouche has been intimately involved with Mom's In Prayer International since 2005, while also serving in many other ministries and church traditions in various capacities. As first-generation Christian with a passion for the integration of Theology and Psychology, Terri deeply believes no matter the subject or vocation, that all truth originates from God, thus compelling her forward in pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Trauma. 

Terri is a wife, mother of three, and a speaker, who has been continually engaged in teaching and discipling women of all ages. Locally, she now serves as an Area Coordinator in the Southern California region of Moms in Prayer.  In her free time, she loves to cook and serve family and friends; manage home decor projects, and in recent years, has developed a newfound love for gardening. 

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 108-Part 1 Praying for Racial Unity with Terri Carmouche

Episode 108-Part 1 Praying for Racial Unity with Terri Carmouche

July 6, 2020

Moms in Prayer Area Coordinator, Terri Camouche, grew up in South Philadelphia and today she sits down to talk to Lee about her experience growing up, finding Jesus, and how God has worked in her and through her to heal racial divisions. Terri’s walk to school every day took her through racially divided streets and physical persecution because of the color of her skin. In Part One of this two-part episode, Terri and Lee discuss Terri’s childhood and path to Jesus.  In Part Two they talk about how Moms in Prayer moms can and must pray for children and schools in this time.        

 

About our Guest:

Philadelphia native and 1st generation Christian, Terri Carmouche has been intimately involved with Mom's In Prayer International since 2005, while also serving in many other ministries and church traditions in various capacities. As first-generation Christian with a passion for the integration of Theology and Psychology, Terri deeply believes no matter the subject or vocation, that all truth originates from God, thus compelling her forward in pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Trauma. 

Terri is a wife, mother of three, and a speaker, who has been continually engaged in teaching and discipling women of all ages. Locally, she now serves as an Area Coordinator in the Southern California region of Moms in Prayer.  In her free time, she loves to cook and serve family and friends; manage home decor projects, and in recent years, has developed a newfound love for gardening. 

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 107 - Our Children’s Physical Health for the Glory of God with Clare Smith

Episode 107 - Our Children’s Physical Health for the Glory of God with Clare Smith

June 29, 2020

Is there a connection between the health of our children’s physical bodies and their spiritual and emotional well-being?  Today’s guest, certified fitness and pilates instructor, coach, and Bible teacher, Clare Smith says that there is an important connection between our minds, bodies, and soul and that it is a parent’s job to help their children develop a healthy and balanced perspective.  Lee and Clare answer the question, “How do we help and pray for our children as they journey with body image and a need to stay active?” 

About our Guest:

Clare Smith’s desire is to build courageous, contagious, and confident women for Christ.  Clare quit her job in Corporate America to make her house a home. Clare is a wife, mama, speaker, Pilates instructor, and a health and leadership coach.  She and her husband, Cory, live with their two children in Ohio.  You can connect with Clare on Instagram, @ClareSmithOfficial.

 

Clare’s Resources and Websites: http://www.claresmith.me/

Clare’s website is full of recipes, workouts, challenges, and articles to help your family.

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 106 - Instilling Faith in Your Preschooler with Heidi Franz

Episode 106 - Instilling Faith in Your Preschooler with Heidi Franz

June 22, 2020

The preschool years of our children’s lives are not to be wasted or wished away.  Indeed, as mothers we lay the frame work for what they will believe about God into their adult years.  Today’s guest, Creator of the ABC Jesus Loves Me Curriculum, Heidi Franz, encourages listeners to take advantage of the thousands of little moments that can change the trajectory of our children’s lives. 

About our Guest:

Heidi Franz is a wife and momma striving to be intentional with each moment God has given her.  She is the creator of the popular Preschool Bible Curriculum website ABCJesusLovesMe and blogs at Our Out-of-Sync Life.  Sharing her personal journey, Heidi has a passion to encourage and empower others at conferences and through social media.

 

Heidi’s Resources and Websites:

ABC Jesus Loves Me Curriculum: https://abcjesuslovesme.com/

To sign up for Heidi’s newletter: http://forms.feedblitz.com/5r0

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

 

Episode 105 - Claim Your Campus July 2020

Episode 105 - Claim Your Campus July 2020

June 15, 2020

“Our students may lead the way to the next great spiritual awakening and the healing our society needs.”  Today, Lee sits down with Jeff Eckart to discuss the COVID crisis, and the possibility of revival in this generation.  Listen in as we discuss the way God is moving and the plan for student led prayer gatherings July 4, 2020 across school campuses.    

About our Guest:

Jeff Eckart is a Christ follower, son, husband & father of 3 girls.  He is founder & CEO of Never The Same, a ministry whose focus is uniting students to love God & change the world in which they live through their faith in Jesus. Part of this ministry is a movement called Claim Your Campus, with a vision to unite 1 million students in prayer at every middle school & high school in America.  Find out more @neverthesame.org & @jeffeckart

 

Show Notes:

For more information about the July 2020 event visit: https://www.claimyourcampus2020.com/

Links:

Never the Same- http://www.neverthesame.org/

Claim Your Campus- http://www.claimyourcampus.com/

 

Apps:

Claim Your Campus App- available in the Itunes store

Podcasts:

The Thought Factory Podcast- https://neverthesame.podbean.com/

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 104 - Countercultural Parenting with Lee Nienhuis

Episode 104 - Countercultural Parenting with Lee Nienhuis

June 8, 2020

It is time for a revolution that begins in our homes, sparked by prayer.  Today, Moms in Prayer President, Sally Burke, and Lee Nienhuis switch roles to talk about the true goal of motherhood, and how we can raise children who live counterculturally.  This conversation is laced with the nuts and bolts of revival and how children have played a historical role in changing culture supported by their prayerful parents.    

About our Guest:

Lee Nienhuis is an author and passionate Bible teacher.  She is a Communications Specialist for Moms in Prayer International and the Host of the Moms in Prayer Podcast.

Lee’s writing and speaking have been featured on Focus on the Family broadcast and magazine; True Woman; Proverbs 31, Hearts at Home, Iron Sharpens Iron conferences; GEMS Girls Clubs; and American Heritage Girls.  Lee shares a dynamic vision for the next generation of Christ followers. Lee’s new book, Countercultural Parenting, released in June 2020.  Her first book Brave Moms, Brave Kids released in 2018 also with Harvest House. 

Lee and her husband, Mike, have four great kids and live at Grace Adventures, a Christian Camp and Conference Center in West Michigan where her husband serves as the Director of Facilities and Maintenance for three campuses.  Mike and Lee have four great kids who make her need Jesus like she needs oxygen. 

Lee loves hot cups of coffee, laughing till her sides ache, and Jesus. 

 

Links: 

To access Lee’s Character Quiz:  www.TheCharacterQuiz.com

Lee’s Day-by-Day Character Prayer Calendar can be found at www.CounterCulturalParenting.com.

To learn more about Lee’s writing and speaking ministry: www.LeeNienhuis.com

Books:

Countercultural Parenting: Building Character in a World of Compromise by Lee Nienhuis

Brave Moms, Brave Kids by Lee Nienhuis

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 103 - Walking Through Loss with the Class of 2020 with Jennifer and Lydia Lee

Episode 103 - Walking Through Loss with the Class of 2020 with Jennifer and Lydia Lee

June 1, 2020

Their high school and college educations ended without the normal milestones and celebration.  Today, Lee sits down with author, speaker, and mom, Jennifer Dukes Lee and her daughter, Lydia, to talk about how they are overcoming the grief and disappointments that have come as a result of the Covid crisis.  Today’s episode is filled with laughter and hope for students, graduates, and the moms who love them. 

About our Guest:

Lydia Lee is a member of the Class of 2020, and she will be a freshman Music Education major at Iowa State University in the fall. Lydia loves classic literature, black tea, cats, jazz music, and Jesus. Her Instagram handle is @lydiamlee, and her music Instagram page is @lydiamleemusic.

Jennifer Dukes Lee is the author of several books, including It's All Under Control. She lives on the fifth-generation Lee family farm, where she and her husband are raising crops, kids, and two beautiful humans. Follow along with Jennifer at @JenniferDukesLee on Instagram and Facebook.com/JenniferDukesLee. 

 

Links: 

To read Lydia’s letter to the class of 2020 and watch the full interview on Fox News:https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/coronavirus-high-school-senior-2020-lydia-lee

Books:

It’s All Under Control: A Journey of Letting Go, Hanging On, and Finding A Peace You Almost Thought Was Impossible  by Jennifer Dukes Lee 

It’s All Under Control Bible Study by Jennifer Dukes Lee

            Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 102 - Mission Minded Families with Ann Dunagan

Episode 102 - Mission Minded Families with Ann Dunagan

May 25, 2020

In a mission-minded family, there’s God-infused energy.  There’s a focus on God’s worldwide purpose, and a passion for the lost.  Today, Lee is joined by Ann Dunagan to talk about what it means to be on mission as a family, and how we can cultivate God’s heart for the world in our homes. 

About our Guest:

Ann Dunagan directs Daring Daughters and hosts the Mission-Minded Families podcast. She’s a mom of 7 kids (born 1986 to 2000, with 5 K-12 homeschool-graduates, 4 married-in-spouses, and new grandkids). She’s a speaker (to 35+ nations), wife of 30+ years to Jon Dunagan (founder of Harvest Ministry and mission evangelist to 70+ nations — focused on winning souls, equipping nationals, serving village churches, and caring for 1000+ orphan children in East Africa and Asia). Ann’s books include The Mission-Minded Family (featured on FamilyLife Today and Revive Our Hearts) along with The Scarlet Cord: Nothing but the Blood of Jesus (co-authored with Jon). With passion for the Lord and the lost, Ann motivates women and families for God’s Great Commission.

To  learn more about Mission Minded Families and Ann: https://www.missionmindedfamilies.org/info

http://www.daringdaughters.org/

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org

Episode 101- Become a Happy Mom with Arlene Pellicane

Episode 101- Become a Happy Mom with Arlene Pellicane

May 18, 2020

Ask a mom what her greatest joy is, she will tell you having children. But this joy can often become hampered with overwhelming feelings of fatigue, frustration, and sometimes anger. Lee is joined in this episode by Moms in Prayer Mom and Author, Arlene Pellicane for a conversation about pursuing a peace, and yes, happy home.

About our Guest:

Arlene Pellicane is a popular speaker and author of several books including Parents Rising and 31 Days to a Happy Husband.  Arlene has appeared on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, Focus on the Family, and FamilyLife Today and hosts the Happy Home Podcast.  Arlene lives in San Diego with her husband James and their three children. 

 

Scriptures:  

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”  Romans 12:2

 

H-Healthy

A-Action Oriented

P-Prayerful

P-Perseverant

Y-Yes-Filled

 

Books:

31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom by Arlene Pellicane

Parents Rising by Arlene Pellicane

To access Arlene’s Happy Mom video series:  https://arlenepellicane.com/videos/happy-mom-videos/       

Connect with Arlene:  https://arlenepellicane.com/

 

Show Sponsor: Compassion International, https://www.compassion.com/momsinprayer

Episode 100 - 100th Episode Celebration

Episode 100 - 100th Episode Celebration

May 11, 2020

100 episodes!  Today, Lee is joined by Moms in Prayer President, Sally Burke and our Founder, Fern Nichols to celebrate all God has done as we complete celebrate 100 episodes of God’s faithfulness.  Listen as they discuss their favorite episodes, how they are still growing in prayer, and their advice for new moms and grandmas. 

About our Guest:

Fern Nichols is the Founder of Moms in Prayer International, a global ministry whose vision is to reach children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray. She has authored five books and studies including Moms Little Book of Powerful Prayers and When Moms Pray Together, as well as the Booklet used to begin groups in 146 countries around the world and all 50 US States.  She and her husband, Rle, have been married 51 years, have 4 children and 10 precious grandchildren.  They make their home in Poway, California. 

Sally Burke, is a dynamic speaker, teacher, author and the President of Moms in Prayer International. She leads a worldwide ministry who equips and encourages women in the transforming power of prayer. Sally is an avid runner, a fast talker, and a fervent lover of Jesus. Sally and her husband Ed have four grown children, two grand kids, and live in sunny California.

 

Scriptures:   Psalm 40, Philippians 1:6, Acts 20

 

Episodes mentioned:

Episode 89- Amber Lia

Episode 94- Kay West

Episode 80- Linda Aalderink

Episodes 2, 69- Jeff Eckart

Episode 13- Patti Garibay

Episode 18- Kori Pennypacker

Episode 65- Dannah Gresh

 

Moms in Prayer International- www.MomsInPrayer.org