For The Love With Jen Hatmaker Podcast

For The Love With Jen Hatmaker Podcast

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“For the love” of…People. Home. Stories. Shoes. Family. Jesus. Community. TV. Travel. Food. Culture. The hilarious best-selling author and star of HGTV’s “My Big Family Renovation” invites you to drop by and catch up with her friends as they laugh and chat about all the things we love.


[Summer Best Of For the Love] The Glory of God in Our Pain: Kaitlin Curtice & the Power of Lament
Aug 4 • 59 min
When our third Summer Best Of teacher speaks, people listen—and we couldn’t forget the powerful words she shared on For the Love in 2019. Raised a Southern Baptist, as she grew older Kaitlin Curtice began to explore her family’s rich history in…
[Summer Best of For the Love] You Are Wholly Good: Osheta Moore and Embracing “Shalom”
Jul 28 • 65 min
Our second Summer Best Of guest is a teacher who taught us how to embrace peace with others, but also within ourselves. Osheta Moore is a writer, speaker, podcaster, and a faith groundbreaker. She’s also a powerful leader on racial reconciliation…
[Summer Best of For the Love] Barbara Brown Taylor: Learning to Walk in the Dark
Jul 21 • 57 min
Ever wish you had a toolkit tailor-made to get you through 2020? Us too. That’s why we pulled together a few of our favorite teachers who have graced the podcast over the years, so we can brush up on the important lessons they taught us and tools…
Enneagram Nines - Sarah Bessey on The Peacemakers
Jul 14 • 64 min
To close our spectacular Enneagram series, last but certainly not least (we promise, Nines!), we’re diving into the earnest and endearingly sincere Peacemakers with Jen’s wonderful friend and all-around good human, author Sarah Bessey. Fondly…
Enneagram Eights - Sarajane Case & Abi Robins on The Challengers
Jul 7 • 60 min
Make way for the Enneagram Eights! On this week’s episode, we get to chat with not one, but two experts about the steely armor and tender insides that make up The Challengers, as they’re sometimes called. Sarajane Case of Enneagram & Coffee…
Enneagram Sevens - Bob Goff on The Enthusiasts
Jun 30 • 47 min
Enneagram Sevens! You can’t say it without an exclamation point, right? This week we look at what many consider to be the most “fun” number on the Enneagram—known as The Enthusiasts for good reason! To guide us is a true Seven among Sevens and…
Jen and Sydney Hatmaker On Being Gay and Loved
Jun 26 • 42 min
On this incredibly meaningful, special bonus episode of For the Love, in honor of Pride Month, a mother and daughter come together to have a frank and beautiful conversation about what it’s like to grow up as the daughter of a popular Christian…
Enneagram Sixes - Ashton Brye on The Loyalists
Jun 23 • 49 min
On today’s peek behind the Enneagram curtain, we get to learn all about Type Sixes—the Loyalists—and what makes them tick. Graphic designer, Enneagram artist, and Disney cast member Ashton Brye shares how she discovered the Enneagram, applied…
Enneagram Fives - Dr. Avon Manney & Knox McCoy on The Investigators
Jun 16 • 64 min
Today we begin a deep dive into the head triad, starting with Type Fives—the Investigators. And because there’s so much to learn about the complex Fives, we have not one but two guests to share their input: Enneagram expert Dr. Avon Manney, and…
[BONUS] White Women’s Toxic Tears, with Lisa Sharon Harper
Jun 11 • 68 min
In light of the uprisings of the past weeks, it is not enough to perform wokeness. We need true solidarity. True solidarity requires an understanding of the historical and cultural roots and current-day patterns of white women’s betrayals of people…
Enneagram Fours - Ian Cron on The Individualists
Jun 9 • 59 min
Our Enneagram series continues with another type who rounds out the heart triad: the beautifully complex Type Fours (also known as The Romantics). To lead us on all things Type Four, we have an incredible returning guest: a Four himself, Ian Morgan…
Enneagram Threes - Lisa Whelchel on The Achievers
Jun 2 • 63 min
The next stop on the For the Love of The Enneagram train takes us to the land of the Enneagram Threes (also known as The Achievers). Leading us today are two Threes—someone you may know named Jen Hatmaker who’s a Three, and Lisa Whelchel. Lisa’s…
Enneagram Twos - Phileena Heuertz on The Helpers
May 26 • 50 min
Our next installment of For the Love of The Enneagram brings us to wonderful Enneagram Twos (aka The Helpers!). And leading our discussion is Phileena Heuertz, a spiritual director and Enneagram expert who, as a Two herself, knows how it feels to love…
Enneagram Ones - The Reformers with Fr. Richard Rohr
May 19 • 53 min
Last week, we launched our brand-new Enneagram series, and today we begin our deep-dive into each of the nine numbers. We’re starting right at the top with Enneagram Ones—and who’s better to talk about Ones than with For the Love favorite, Fr….
What is The Enneagram? Suzanne Stabile Gives Us a Primer
May 12 • 67 min
Good people of the internet and faithful For the Love listeners—you’ve asked, we’ve listened, and we are *thrilled* to invite you to our brand-new series on one of our favorite topics: The Enneagram personality assessment! Whether you’re a…
Elizabeth Gilbert Moves from Fear to Fierce
May 5 • 64 min
Who would we be if we weren’t afraid? What would our lives look like if we pushed aside our greatest fears and let curiosity lead the way? Today we’re wrapping the Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire series with one of the world’s greatest teachers…
[BONUS] A “Fierce” Jen Hatmaker Book Club Sneak Peek!
Apr 30 • 62 min
Have you ever wanted to be part of an actual book club? One that actually reads the book instead of just providing classy cover for wine drinking? (well, okay, there’s still a *little* wine drinking) Then seriously, you need to join the Jen Hatmaker…
Camila McConaughey: Empowerment to Do What We’ve Never Done Before
Apr 28 • 53 min
Fierce women are all around us—we are them, we raise them, we’ve been mentored by them. But lifestyle expert and entrepreneur Camila McConaughey takes that to a new level by cultivating a loving, open, supportive community called Women of Today….
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 11: Paula Faris on Realigning Our Priorities
Apr 27 • 32 min
Right now, we’re capable of so much more than surviving. We can thrive right now if we dig deep and we put our hand to this work. Award-winning ABC News correspondent Paula Faris, who also hosts the Journeys of Faith podcast, has just undergone an…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 10: Sheri Salata on Falling in Love with Change
Apr 24 • 35 min
Think about the day quarantine is over (dare we dream?). What will our lives look like? Who will we be? Is it possible that maybe, ever so gently, we can start taking a small inventory of what’s been serving us, and what we want to let go of?…
Jordan Lee Dooley Chases the Dream and Owns It
Apr 21 • 61 min
Our next “Fierce” guest is coming in hot! The dynamite leader of the Own It Academy, Jordan Lee Dooley, takes the mic to push us to ponder what our true dreams really are and how we can start to own them—even if we have to take steps outside of…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 9 Blame Scars, Forgiveness Heals: Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt
Apr 20 • 30 min
We’re all struggling with resentment right now—separation from family and friends, lost jobs and furloughs, cancelled graduations and vacations, and even struggling to come up with grace for the people living right inside our very houses. But our…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 8: When This is Over, We Deserve A Parade: Jim Gaffigan’s Lockdown Life
Apr 16 • 40 min
Quarantine Queens is back with another episode as we continue to muddle through this weird time of isolation and the ongoing search for the elusive “new normal,” including; when is it okay to take a break from the seriousness of it all to have fun…
Fierce, Free, & Full of Questions: Melissa Radke Gets Jen to Tell It All
Apr 14 • 71 min
The For the Love world is totally upside-down today, y’all. Jen is a guest on her own podcast, and gets interviewed about her new book, Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire, by the ever-so-magical Melissa Radke! Jen reveals the first outlier women who…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 7: Kate Bowler – You Can Be Afraid & Faithful
Apr 13 • 33 min
What do you do when you believe God is good, that He has a plans to give us hope and a future, and yet the reality of what we’re living is … well, it’s hard. And sad. So how do we reconcile having hard feelings and holding onto faith? Times…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 6: Jessica & Matthew Paul Turner Give Us Pandemic Parenting Hacks
Apr 10 • 33 min
Parents, we’re trying our best here. Who’d have ever thought we’d find ourselves in the middle of a pandemic, trying to help our offspring navigate a world we don’t really know how to wade through ourselves? Two of our fellow parents, blogger…
Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk and the Fire Inside Us All
Apr 8 • 61 min
Our next guest in our Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire series is—get ready—Queer Eye’s delightful design guru Bobby Berk. Bobby walks us through the backstory we’ve all gotten glimpses of on TV: how he left home at 15, after realizing he was gay…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 5: Anne Bogel Helps Us Escape with Books (for Adults & Kids!)
Apr 6 • 36 min
More than ever, now’s the time we can dust off the books we’ve been meaning to read for forever and conquer our literary dreams. But what if your dreams of tackling War & Peace are too much right now and you just need a quick escape? What…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 4: Your Pantry During a Pandemic with Nom Nom Paleo’s Michelle Tam
Apr 2 • 39 min
Now that so many of us are figuring out what it looks like to be home all the time, we also find ourselves cooking, cooking, cooking. Whether you’ve got a family of seven like Jen, or are cooking for one, the temptation to stress eat (Doritos…
Glennon Doyle on What’s True and Beautiful, and the Lies We’ve Been Told
Mar 31 • 58 min
We’re THRILLED to launch our new “Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire” series, and our first guest lives all three of those traits in such an inspiring way. Glennon Doyle is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Love Warrior and Carry On,…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 3: Dr. John Townsend on Structure, Connection, & Boundaries in a Pandemic
Mar 30 • 30 min
On the best days, people are, well, a lot. They have feelings, they have opinions, they have needs—and as “responsible adults,” we have so many people relying on us at one time that sometimes it can feel like we cannot crumble, because who on…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens Eps 2: Dr. Hillary McBride’s 7 Steps to Grasp Big Feelings During Hard Times
Mar 27 • 36 min
You’re stuck at home with nowhere to go, with people you loved before you learned you were married to the guy who says, “Let’s take this convo offline,” or discovered your human limit for watching Frozen 2 on repeat is approximately 72 hours….
Jo Saxton Unpacks Women’s Stories to Make the World a Better Place
Mar 24 • 83 min
We’re wrapping our Live Podcast series on a high note with leadership trainer, international speaker, and author Jo Saxton. Jo graced us with her guidance in an early podcast series (one of our favorites) called “ For the Love of Women Who Built…
[BONUS] Quarantine Queens (and Kings!) Eps 1: Pete The Planner and Finance Fears
Mar 23 • 31 min
The For the Love Podcast is bringing you a series of special episodes as we all face the Coronavirus Pandemic and all the ways it’s impacting our lives. We’ll bring you inspiration, education, practical tips, humor & hope as we all face…
Failing, Learning, Beginning Again: For the Love Live With Shauna Niequist
Mar 17 • 89 min
We’re on the road again with the For the Love Live Podcast Tour! And this stop reunites us with old friend and New York Times bestselling author Shauna Niequist. Shauna fills us in on her family’s big move from the Midwest to New York, and all the…
Laughter, Our Escape Hatch from the Dumpster Fire: Live with The Popcast’s Knox McCoy & Jamie Golden
Mar 10 • 74 min
In the next stop of the For the Love Live Tour, our TV soulmates return! Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden of the ever delightful show, The Popcast, come back to tell us about more things that entertain but do not matter (and a few things that actually…
“Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Option.” – For The Love Live with Austin Channing Brown
Mar 3 • 85 min
Join us on a virtual road trip for our very first For the Love Live Podcast Tour as Jen criss-crosses the country to talk to some of our very best leaders, teachers, and entertainers about literally everything under the sun. We couldn’t think of…
A Call to Openness & Affirmation: A Panel Discussion with LGBTQ+ Faith Leaders
Feb 25 • 84 min
2020’s Faith series has brought us incredible leaders across decades, generations, denominations, and ideologies. We’ve listened to what makes them excited to be in the faith right now and what’s been challenging. We’ve talked about ways to build a…
Love is the Game Changer of Our Faith: Bishop Michael Curry
Feb 18 • 65 min
Our guest in this continuation of our For the Love of Faith Icons series has conducted his faith leadership through a lens of love, sacrifice and goodness. Bishop Michael Curry is here to share his ideologies behind faith and what it means to live a…
Beth Moore Guides Us Through the Rocky Soil
Feb 4 • 72 min
Our For the Love of Faith Icons series wouldn’t be complete without one of Jen’s longtime inspirations and mentors: Beth Moore. After four decades of leadership as an author, speaker, and teacher, Beth has seen a lot and come through a lot, but…
Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk: Eugene Cho’s Guide to Political Conversations
Jan 28 • 65 min
Our For the Love of Faith Icons series is going strong, and this week we’re diving into an issue we’ve probably all struggled with: how to act like a Christian when we’re riled up about our political views. Without even knowing it, each of us…
How to Create a Politics of Love: Lisa Sharon Harper
Jan 21 • 70 min
Are y’all ready to go to church? Because in this episode of our For the Love of Faith Icons series, author and activist Lisa Sharon Harper graces us once again with her singular wisdom and fire—and we are here. for. it. Lisa shares what’s been…
Laughing Through Walls of Fear: Patsy Clairmont
Jan 14 • 67 min
It’s full steam ahead in For the Love of Faith Icons, and listen—grab your pens and your Kleenexes, because Jen’s dear friend Patsy Clairmont is equal parts wisdom and pure sunshine (and we want her to adopt us). A beloved speaker and author,…
A Faith That Leaves Room for Questions: Andy Stanley
Jan 7 • 70 min
Our “For the Love of Faith Icons” series continues with another leader who hails from a famous evangelical family and has blazed a trail to a new understanding of Christianity and where the Bible fits in: pastor, writer and speaker Andy Stanley….
Max Lucado: The Beauty of Disagreeing Agreeably
Dec 31, 2019 • 67 min
It’s a brand-new year, a brand-new decade—and a brand-new series! “For the Love of Faith Icons” finds Jen talking to some of the most well-loved leaders in the faith, the kinds of folks who have had a chance to see themselves and the…
A Thrill of Hope: Nadia Bolz-Weber Uncovers the Unlikely Miracles of Christmas
Dec 24, 2019 • 54 min
Christmas holds so many truths all at once, as it has for thousands of years. And today, Jen’s friend, pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber, leads us to look with several new lenses at the story we’ve heard since we were toddling around in snowman footie…
From Disney Exec to Dream Facilitator: Dave Hollis Gets Intentional
Dec 17, 2019 • 60 min
As we continue the conversation about finishing strong for the year, we tap into a resource who clearly maps out a way we all can live happier and with more intention. Our friend Dave Hollis (husband to our other friend, Rachel!) had his dream job as…
Running Toward the Goal with Abby Wambach
Dec 10, 2019 • 64 min
We’re kicking it with a legend today on our series For the Love of Finishing Strong: ! Abby shares her road to soccer stardom and the lessons she picked up from great leaders along the way—like her coach Pia Sundhage, who showed Abby how powerful…
Letting Go of the Past To Embrace Your Future: Lewis Howes
Dec 3, 2019 • 45 min
It’s the first episode of our Finishing Strong series! With the pressure of New Year’s resolutions and “new year, new you” mandates creeping just ‘round the corner, we’d like to focus on finishing this year (and this decade) with a…
[BONUS] The Hatmakers’ Favorite Things - 3rd Annual Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 29, 2019 • 69 min
Podcast Land’s giving-est couple Jen & Brandon are back with a slew of great gift ideas for the holidays on our 3rd Annual Hatmaker’s Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide! Brennifer’s (we’re gonna get that “Super Couple” name to stick)…
Mister Rogers at The Movies: Writers/Producers Noah Harpster & Micah Fitzerman-Blue
Nov 26, 2019 • 45 min
Hello, neighbor! Today we start a short holiday series that reminds us there’s still so much good in the world, and so much to be thankful for. Speaking of, is there anyone more iconic, more revolutionary, more kind than Fred Rogers? Today we get a…
Armchair Expert-ise with Podcast Creator and Host Monica Padman
Nov 19, 2019 • 74 min
As we wrap up our For the Love of Podcasts series (insert sad face), Jen’s sitting down with the one and only Monica Padman, co-creator and co-host with —aka THE most-downloaded new podcast of 2018. Monica is a creative powerhouse, and today she…
This American Life’s Bim Adewunmi on the Magic of Stories Big and Small
Nov 12, 2019 • 60 min
Our next episode of For the Love of Podcasts takes us to the gates of one of the most beloved audio shows of all time, . And here to take us by the hand and lead us through the gates is producer Bim Adewunmi! Bim has had a rich media career, working…
Hardcore History’s Dan Carlin Breaks Down History for Our Ears
Nov 5, 2019 • 68 min
Today we’re cracking open the history textbooks and learning from OG podcaster—we’re talking, ! Dan’s had a long career in broadcasting and his podcast, Hardcore History, combines gripping moments in history with Twilight Zone-style…
Retelling Our Past & Future: Podcasters Propaganda, Dr. Alma & BT Harman
Oct 29, 2019 • 85 min
This 4th episode in our For the Love of Podcasts series speaks to the powerful way podcasts can affect change. In fact, we’ve seen podcasts start important conversations and transport us to moments in history we’d have never encountered otherwise….
“How To! with Charles Duhigg Podcast” Gets Answers to Life’s Burning Questions
Oct 22, 2019 • 48 min
We’re learning truckloads and having a ridiculous amount of fun in our For the Love of Podcasts series—lifehacks abound in these episodes, and especially in the show of our next guest: . Charles is a Pulitzer-winning investigative reporter and NYT…
Manage Your Money Like a Boss: The Rachel Cruze Show
Oct 15, 2019 • 64 min
One of THE best things about podcasts is how we can instantly connect with wise teachers who change our lives for the better. And that’s 100% true for today’s guest, personal finance expert ! For some of us, throwing around words like “budget”…
Behind the Scenes with Podcast Queens: The Secret Lives of Black Women
Oct 8, 2019 • 68 min
Calling all podcast nerds: today we’re launching a brand-new series celebrating the shows and hosts we love—that’s right, it’s time to kick off For the Love of Podcasts! And today we’re thrilled to bring you two fresh voices who started a…
Unlocking Our Kids’ Potential: Teachers of the Year Mandy Manning & Sydney Chaffee
Oct 1, 2019 • 63 min
We’re wrapping up the Back to School series as we celebrate the heart of our nation’s classrooms: our teachers. There are so many inspiring teachers that we couldn’t narrow down our conversation to just one guest. We had to talk to two very…
Tales From Elementary School - 5th Grader Ryan Hickman Gets A Jump On His Dreams
Sep 24, 2019 • 35 min
We’re still in full swing with our back to school series, and we’ve saved the best of our academic years for last - Elementary School. If you’ve ever been tempted to lose faith in this upcoming crop of youngsters, we’re here to bear witness…
Remy Hatmaker & BFF Ella on Middle School: Juggling Friends, Homework, & Smartphones
Sep 17, 2019 • 61 min
We’re winding back the clock and revisiting one of the most pivotal times in our lives: middle school. And guiding us through the junior high hallways of 2019 are Jen’s daughter Remy and her very best friend Ella! These girls have weathered middle…
Ben & Caleb Hatmaker Show Us Around High School & Gen Z’s World
Sep 10, 2019 • 83 min
Hit up your locker and meet us in homeroom because today we’re going back to high school with Jen’s very own two high schoolers, Caleb and Ben Hatmaker. High school is a formative experience for all, and Ben and Caleb’s journey will likely…
How’s College Life in 2019? Gavin & Sydney Hatmaker Pull Back the Curtain
Sep 3, 2019 • 73 min
Pull out your notebooks and sharpen your pencils, because today we’re starting a brand-new series called For the Love of Back to School! Ahh, school. Some things never change (football games! clubs! writing your entire term paper the night…
Deconstructing Fake News with MediaWise’s Heaven Taylor-Wynn
Aug 27, 2019 • 44 min
Remember when newspapers and 3 TV channels were the only ways you consumed the news? That world will never be a reality for our kids—and it’s up to us to teach them to think critically about where they’re getting information and who may be…
“The Truth Is Worth It.” – NY Times’ Elizabeth Dias
Aug 20, 2019 • 70 min
When we sat down to plan For the Love of Finding the Truth, one of the first names that came to mind was Elizabeth Dias of The New York Times. And for good reason—Elizabeth is one of our best thinkers right now, giving us context for what’s going…
Elle.com’s R. Eric Thomas: Truth Is Funnier Than Fiction
Aug 13, 2019 • 49 min
“It’s funny ‘cause it’s true!” said Tina Fey on 30 Rock. As in all things, Tina is 100% correct. In our 2nd episode of For the Love of Finding the Truth, Elle.com humor writer and Jen explore humor as a truth-telling device and how we can…
Left & Right CAN Be Friends: Searching for Truth with Pantsuit Politics’ Beth & Sarah
Aug 6, 2019 • 72 min
In the immortal words of Jack Nicholson, can you handle the truth? We think you can, and we’re excited to start a new series that dives into the murky world of truth-telling in our culture today: For the Love of Finding the Truth! Skewing the…
She Should Run: Erin Loos Cutraro’s Vision for Equal Representation
Jul 30, 2019 • 61 min
has a vision some may describe as bold, but actually, it should be our reality: half of the people running for office should be women (and spoiler alert: women who run win at the same rates as men!). But often, starting when we’re little girls,…
Chef Dominique Crenn: Leading with Love In and Out of the Kitchen
Jul 23, 2019 • 47 min
If you’ve seen her on the Netflix series Chef’s Table, you know is filled with equal parts talent, love, and creative whimsy. Dominique is the chef-proprietor of she opened nearly a decade ago. And last year Dominique became the first female…
Real-Life ‘Call the Midwife’ in Haiti: Tara Livesay and KJ Johnson
Jul 16, 2019 • 66 min
Our series on Powerhouse Women continues with two strong women who are helping women in Haiti get through the most powerful and vulnerable moments they will ever experience: giving birth. Midwives Tara Livesay and KJ Johnson are best friends who work…
The Power to Survive, Heal and Succeed: Facebook’s Nona Jones
Jul 9, 2019 • 62 min
faced a lot of obstacles on her path to becoming a powerhouse woman and now heads up global faith-based partnerships at Facebook. Growing up with a single mom amid trauma and abuse, Nona struggled to see her value or her place in the world. Nona found…
Even Winners Fail: Sarah Robb O’Hagan
Jul 2, 2019 • 44 min
By anyone’s definition, is a winning force. She’s a brilliant executive, passionate athlete, and bold entrepreneur who’s worked with some of the biggest corporations around: Apple, Virgin Atlantic, Nike, to name a few. And when Sarah was the CEO of…
theSkimm’s Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg: Empowerment Through Knowledge
Jun 25, 2019 • 53 min
We all know knowledge is power. But the power doesn’t just come from what you know—it comes from acting on that knowledge. And for , their mission is to give that power to millennial women and beyond, to arm them with the tools and confidence to…
Melinda Gates: The Power of Lifting Up Women
Jun 18, 2019 • 54 min
We’re starting strong in our new series For the Love of Powerhouse Women, because we’re joined by one of our personal heroes: . Kind and wise, Melinda leads the , to improve the lives of millions of women and children around the world, and she…
Love, Learning and Leadership with Stedman Graham
Jun 14, 2019 • 41 min
In this bonus episode as we begin a new series, which features Powerhouse Women, we’re thrilled to visit with someone close to one of the most powerful women on the planet! whose clients range from Microsoft to the US Department of Labor. And after…
Celebrating 100 Episodes! For the Love’s Favorite Moments & Memories
Jun 11, 2019 • 89 min
Break out the champagne and the streamers because today we’re celebrating our 100th episode! To mark this illustrious milestone, Jen is joined by the women behind the podcast: God-sent angel/assistant Amanda Duckett (who had to be heavily bribed to…
It’s Okay to Be a Late Bloomer: Forbes Magazine’s Rich Karlgaard
Jun 4, 2019 • 63 min
In our fifth and final installment of For the Love of Health & Wellness, we’re exploring the wide world of career health, a huge part of many of our lives that affects us mind, body, and soul. How we spend our days is how we spend our lives, and…
You Are Worthy of Great Sex (and so much more): Dr. Celeste Holbrook
May 28, 2019 • 64 min
*Since this episode contains mature themes, we recommend listening where kids can’t hear.* We forge ahead in For the Love of Health & Wellness with an important facet of our health we don’t address as openly as we may care to admit:…
Practicing Kindness for a Healthier Life: Sebastian Terry
May 21, 2019 • 67 min
Let’s get in the driver’s seat of how we’re living, who we’re investing in, and how we’re spending our time as we head into the third episode of For the Love of Health & Wellness. Today we’re looking at the direct connection between…
Healthy Connections for a Healthy Life: Dr. Danielle Ofri
May 14, 2019 • 52 min
With the second episode of our For the Love of Health & Wellness series, we’re taking a deep dive into physical health—but this is not a “go get your annual physical” guilt trip. We’re talking with a doctor who’s taking a refreshing…
Pursuing Health at Every Size with Nutritionist Haley Goodrich
May 10, 2019 • 60 min
We’re thrilled to begin a new series we hope will spur conversations about our body image, health, nutrition and well-being. During For the Love of Health & Wellness, we’re stepping out of the body-shaming space and giving the mic to experts…
Rachel Held Evans Tribute Episode: 2018 Interview “Loving, Leaving & Finding the Church”
May 8, 2019 • 63 min
We lost a beloved friend, teacher, and true faith groundbreaker this week. Her teachings, writings, and insight into the Christian faith have quietly revolutionized the lives for many whose religious upbringing imposed limits and yielded scars….
Bonus Eps: Chrissy Metz from This Is Us and her Breakthrough Moment
May 3, 2019 • 25 min
We always like to mix it up a little bit here in world, and we hope you’ll be the happy beneficiaries of this bonus episode! We got the chance to catch up with one of our faves—the beautiful and talented . Chrissy shares a little about how she…
Rap Artist Lecrae Navigates Injustice & Trauma with Love & Hip-Hop
Apr 30, 2019 • 47 min
Coming in to wrap up our For the Love of Faith Groundbreakers series is yet another guest who challenges us to look at our faith differently, a prolific writer, rapper, activist and voice of conscience (and one that’s bound to get us cool points…
Pete Enns Adds Color to Our Black & White View of the Bible
Apr 23, 2019 • 66 min
The Bible means many things to many people, and its passages have been interpreted seven ways to Sunday; in turn those interpretations have spawned countless church denominations that all vary in their beliefs. For some, the Bible is the ultimate…
Sarah Bessey: Life on the Other Side of Being Broken
Apr 16, 2019 • 73 min
is the friend we all need, the one who will welcome you with open arms, tuck you under a blanket she knitted herself, and hand you a cup of tea while you talk about the mysteries of life. As a matter of fact, she’s exactly that kind of friend to…
Live Yourself into a New Way of Thinking: Richard Rohr
Apr 9, 2019 • 65 min
is one of our best teachers, hands down. Whether it’s through his work at the (which he founded) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, or the many enlightening books he’s written, Fr. Richard is dedicated to helping people realize their best selves, both…
Actually Believing God Loves You Changes Everything: Jeff Chu
Apr 2, 2019 • 67 min
“Does Jesus really love me?” has asked himself this question countless times since he was a kid. Jeff grew up immersed in a family of theologians, where knowing and sticking to the Bible’s rules were prized currency. As Jeff approached high…
The Glory of God in Our Pain: Kaitlin Curtice & the Power of Lament
Mar 26, 2019 • 59 min
When speaks, people listen. Raised a Southern Baptist, as she grew older Kaitlin began to explore her family’s rich history in the . Kaitlin tells us what life is like as an indigenous woman in the United States today, how she’s teaching her kids…
Can Faith Withstand Doubt? Mike McHargue’s Journey to Atheism and Back
Mar 19, 2019 • 65 min
When , AKA , stopped by to visit with Jen, we knew we were in for some mind-bending stuff. After all, you don’t go from a Southern Baptist deacon to an atheist back to a follower of Jesus without gaining some wisdom along the way. But in our next…
You Are Wholly Good: Osheta Moore and Embracing “Shalom”
Mar 12, 2019 • 66 min
We’re thrilled to enter a new series: For the Love of Faith Groundbreakers. In the vein of last year’s “exploring our faith” series, we’re talking with women and men who are taking a fresh, honest look at their faith experiences and blazing…
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott on Grace and Good Friends
Mar 5, 2019 • 71 min
You know that warm, happy glow you get after chatting with your friend all night, favorite beverage in hand and deep conversation shared between you? This conversation is one of those happy moments. Jen had the chance to catch up with backstage at…
Amy Grant: Compassion, Community & the Cycles of Life
Feb 26, 2019 • 69 min
Say the words “Amy Grant,” and you launch a generation of music lovers into nostalgia. We’ve grown up alongside Amy, haven’t we? Who didn’t sing “Love Will Find a Way” or “Baby, Baby” into their hairbrush? Who didn’t feel a rush of…
The Evolution of Martina McBride: From Country Superstar to Food Network Chef
Feb 19, 2019 • 45 min
We have country music royalty in our midst today, we’re fangirling and we don’t even care—because is our queen! Since she came on the scene in the early 90s, Martina has been a vocal powerhouse ranked among the all-time greatest female…
Jennifer Knapp on Music, God, and Speaking Her Truth
Feb 12, 2019 • 63 min
When Jennifer Knapp broke into Christian music in the 90s, we’d never heard anyone quite like her before. A soulful voice with lyrics to match, Jennifer took the CCM scene by storm—until she stepped out of the spotlight just a few years into her…
Sandi Patty: The Legendary Christian Singer Finds Her Personal Voice
Feb 5, 2019 • 70 min
You asked, we listened: this is the kick-off episode of our For the Love of Music series! We’ll hear from artists of all stripes and genres, and find out what inspires them to create songs that touch our hearts like nothing else can. No doubt…
Therapy Is a Gift for Everyone: Onsite’s Miles Adcox
Jan 31, 2019 • 64 min
One of the bravest, most impactful good changes we can make is to care for our emotional wellness. Each day we carry so many thoughts, memories and dreams that shape the stories we tell about ourselves. When we’re ready to live a new story, or maybe…
Stuck? Just Do the Next Right Thing: Emily P. Freeman
Jan 23, 2019 • 58 min
When you have no idea what to do next, it feels like you’re drowning in a lake of neverending to-do lists, homework, laundry, and dreams on hold. In a word, it’s *overwhelming.* How do we begin to take charge and find a way out of the chaos? In…
Give Yourself the Gift of Done: Jon Acuff
Jan 15, 2019 • 65 min
With the new year comes new pressure to CHANGE. OUR. LIVES. This is the year we’re finally going to lose the weight, finish the project, clean out ALL the closets. Time after time, so many of us find life gets in the way. And when we can’t attain…
Undoing the Shame of Our Body Image Struggles: Hillary McBride
Jan 8, 2019 • 68 min
What would our lives be like if we spent less time thinking and talking about the way we look? What If we stopped comparing our bodies and bemoaning our “flaws”? Researchers report 85–95% of women are extremely dissatisfied with their bodies….
Small Steps to a Happier Life: Gretchen Rubin
Jan 1, 2019 • 52 min
fancied herself a happy person. She had a job she liked, a husband and two daughters she loved, a life she enjoyed. But one day she found herself wondering, “Could I be happier?” So she set out to change her life—not in a…
Best of For the Love: Emily Ley on Simplified Living
Dec 25, 2018 • 62 min
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the For the Love team! This week, we’re previewing our brand-new series for the new year, For the Love of Good Change, and bringing back one of our most downloaded episodes (not to mention one of our favorite…
Angels & Peacemakers: Mending the Divides
Dec 18, 2018 • 65 min
Susan Ramirez and Jon Huckins are giving their all in some of *the* hardest work: lending voices and love to two communities who are suffering deeply. In our last episode of For the Love of Giving, we’re going to talk with Susan and Jon about the…
Ty Pennington Lives (and Gives!) to the Extreme
Dec 11, 2018 • 46 min
People give in all kinds of ways. Some give talent. Others give quality time. Some use their influence to shine a light on struggles we need to know about. Our next guest, , has given in each of these avenues—and shared a few laughs with us along…
Charity: Water CEO Scott Harrison’s Thirst for Change
Dec 4, 2018 • 59 min
“What would the opposite of my life look like?” Today’s guest, , was a Jesus kid turned high-end club promoter, with all the luxury and excess that comes with it. Unfulfilled by his pursuit of “more” and desperate for a change, Scott sold…
How to Help the Helpers: Pure Charity’s Mike Rusch and Legacy Collective’s Faitth Brooks
Nov 27, 2018 • 66 min
When Fred Rogers was a boy (stay with us here) and he would see scary things on the news, his mother would tell him, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Fret not, dear ones: Mr. Rogers’ mother is still right. For…
The Hatmakers’ Favorite Things Returns: 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide!
Nov 21, 2018 • 72 min
Back by popular demand, it’s one of our very favorite episodes: the Hatmakers’ Holiday Gift Guide! Our resident gift-giving champ (and Jen’s husband) Brandon is back to highlight twelve companies creating top-shelf products and making a…
The Popcast’s Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden: Binge-Watching with Our TV Soulmates
Nov 13, 2018 • 61 min
You know those friends who know exactly what to watch and never steer you wrong? The friend who had an actual Smoke Monster terrorize guests during LOST watch parties? That other friend who does 7,000-word recaps of The Bachelor? These are (literally)…
Kimmy Schmidt’s Ellie Kemper Dishes on The Office, Tina Fey, and Her Squirrel Days
Nov 6, 2018 • 63 min
Between her roles in and , you knew had to be delightful in real life—and we’re thrilled to confirm you’re absolutely right! Today Ellie joins our , as we continue to dive into the personalities and the “behind the screens” perspectives…
Kimberly Williams-Paisley: Lighting Up Our TV Screens and Her World
Oct 30, 2018 • 62 min
This week we’re rolling out the red carpet for a woman with a ton of talent and a heart of gold: Jen’s delightful friend, ! You’ve seen Kim in TV and movies since the ‘90s when she got her breakthrough role in Father of the Bride as Steve…
The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil: Loving Your Body, No Filter Required.
Oct 23, 2018 • 57 min
It’s not every day that you find a hilarious TV show that features moral philosophers and tries to answer “What does it mean to be a good person?” But then again, not every show is NBC’s The Good Place. And today on For the Love, we’re…
Kathie Lee Gifford: Getting Real with a Morning TV Icon
Oct 16, 2018 • 44 min
Put on your yoga pants and grab some popcorn, because today, ladies and gents, we start a brand-new series: For the Love of TV! And there’s no one better to hold court on our first episode than the ! Swapping stories with Kathie Lee is a delight,…
BONUS EPISODE - Reaching Across The Aisle: Beto O’Rourke, and Pantsuit Politics
Oct 11, 2018 • 83 min
It’s been bananas in the political sphere the past few years, but you knew that. You may not think you have a voice in any of the chaos, but frankly you do—because We The People get to decide who represents us and our values. Your thoughts, your…
Ask Jen! All Your Book and Writing Questions Answered
Oct 9, 2018 • 78 min
What was the hardest book for Jen to write? How’s the new book coming along? How on earth do we dip a toe into the publishing waters? And when is she going to write us a cookbook?! No doubt each of us in the For the Love community has had a question…
Piecing Shattered Dreams into a Beautiful Story: Shannan Martin
Oct 2, 2018 • 69 min
When we’re kids, we each think about the lives we want when we’re older. What if you worked hard for years to make that dream—a loving husband, doting children, a farmhouse with a literal white-picket fence—a reality? And then, all of a…
Tell Me More, Kelly Corrigan: A Live Show with the Poet Laureate of the Ordinary
Sep 25, 2018 • 89 min
This is a special week in For the Love world, because it’s our very first live podcast! A few weeks ago, Jen and hosted 150 women in Jen’s backyard in Buda, Texas, and today we get to share this conversation with you, our beloved For the Love…
Writing from Opposite Sides: Jodi Picoult Asks the Big Questions
Sep 18, 2018 • 70 min
We’re forging ahead in our For the Love of Books series, and today we host one of the most distinctive and decorated novelists of our time, a woman who challenges us to chew on why we believe what we believe: . For more than twenty years, Jodi has…
Books as Mirrors and Windows: Kwame Alexander’s Identity Through Words
Sep 11, 2018 • 55 min
Our book series is in full swing, and we’re loving the conversations about reading and how words help us voice what really matters to us! This week’s guest is author, poet, and educator . And if you’ve never been into poetry, Kwame is here to…
Use Your Words to Raise Your Voice with Kathy Khang
Sep 4, 2018 • 69 min
There’s never been a time when words matter more. They have the force to spark ideas, to build, to topple the status quo. Words enter the world when you use your voice. But what is your voice? For some of us, we’re not even sure what our voice sounds…
Bringing Your Story to Life: Imperfect Courage with Jessica Honegger
Aug 28, 2018 • 57 min
Welcome to a brand spanking new series that we are just tickled to launch—For the Love of Books! It’s not like we don’t talk about books all the time anyway, but now we’re dedicating an entire series to officially having amazing conversations…
Purposeful Parenting: Two Determined Mamas Talk Fostering, Adoption, and Special Needs
Aug 21, 2018 • 77 min
Our Parenting series wraps up with an episode that our tribe has requested overwhelmingly. As parents, we are all doing the best we can to raise great kids. But what about the challenges we didn’t expect? What about the kids who have been left…
Working Moms Stretched Too Thin: Jessica Turner On Work-Life Satisfaction
Aug 14, 2018 • 73 min
Over 70% of moms in America work, and let’s face it: they’re pulled in a thousand directions. More than ever, the pressure is sky high to do All The Things well: birthday parties, presentations, laundry, answering emails. There hardly seems time…
Jen’s Parents Tell It All: Real-Time Parenting with Larry & Jana King PART 2
Aug 7, 2018 • 57 min
It’s the second half of the epic interview with Jana and Larry King—AKA Jen’s very own parents! In this part of the chat, Jana and Larry dish parenting gold as they talk about solutions for sibling rivalry, how to make tough parenting calls, how…
Jen’s Parents Tell It All: Real-Time Parenting with Larry & Jana King PART 1
Aug 3, 2018 • 63 min
This episode is an important chapter in For the Love Podcast history, because we have the most exceptional parenting experts on the show: Jen’s own parents! Jana and Larry King have been married for forty-seven years and had four children, and…
Parenting Through All Stages: When to Hold On & When to Let Go, with Dr. Jim Burns
Jul 31, 2018 • 73 min
Parenting is a lifelong job, even after our children have flown the coop and are tending their own broods. Throughout the various stages, from the early “no sleep” baby years to the endless carpool years, we barely have the bandwidth to think…
TV (and Real Life) Mom Candace Cameron’s Path to Gracious Parenting
Jul 24, 2018 • 52 min
From your mouth to Jen’s headphones, we’re starting a brand-new series you requested: For the Love of Parenting! This series will not only speak to those of us who are in the thick of parenting kids at every stage, but for those of us who are…
Making Summer Camp Magic Last a Lifetime: Stacy and Darell Smith
Jul 17, 2018 • 59 min
Nearly forty years ago, they met at camp. Then they got married. Now they’re running the same camp! This week, we’re closing out For the Love of Summer with our crowdsourced episode, featuring Stacy and Darell Smith. For more than thirty years,…
De-Stressing Summer Fashion with ModCloth’s Lizz Wasserman
Jul 10, 2018 • 48 min
School’s out, the pool/beach/lake is calling, and vacation is just around the corner. For many of us, summer fashion means flip flops, sundresses and living in our bathing suits. For others, summer clothing choices, where often “less is more,”…
You, A Book & A Beach: Must-Have Summer Reads from Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Anne Bogel
Jul 3, 2018 • 58 min
Summertime is book time. Whether you’re by the pool, on a road trip, clutching your pearls in the AC, or on a cruise (#jealous), now’s the time to escape. And there’s no one better for book talk than Anne Bogel, author and founder of Modern Mrs….
Living a Hands Free Summer with Rachel Macy Stafford
Jun 26, 2018 • 55 min
Rachel Macy Stafford was missing life. Her planner bulged, her phone buzzed, her calendar constantly full. In a painful moment of realization, Rachel discovered she was choosing distraction over connection with her young family—and she decided…
Travelling the World with Kids Can be Fun: Tsh Oxenreider’s Summer Trip Tips
Jun 19, 2018 • 63 min
If there were ever a family travel expert, it’s . In 2014, Tsh and her husband Kyle sold their house, put all their stuff in storage, and went on an almost year-long trip around the world with their three kids—ages four, six, and nine. Tsh wrote…
Advocating for Humanity: Blue Babies Pink’s Brett Trapp on Reconciling (and Honoring) Who He Is
Jun 12, 2018 • 64 min
It’s the final episode in the “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” series, and you guys begged to hear from this week’s guest. Not that we blame you—we love him, too! Brett Trapp is a marketing consultant and storyteller who lives in…
Learning to Walk in the Dark with Barbara Brown Taylor
Jun 6, 2018 • 55 min
What is saving our life right now? Having the matriarch of our favorite question as part of our “Exploring Our Faith” series this week! Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best-selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest. Her last…
Loving, Leaving & Finding the Church with Rachel Held Evans
May 29, 2018 • 67 min
This week we’re coming in strong in our For the Love of Exploring our Faith series with New York Times bestselling author, speaker and self-proclaimed “Bible Nerd,” Rachel Held Evans. Rachel’s writings have resonated with many of us who have…
“Me? Love Them?” Loving Everybody Always with Bob Goff
May 22, 2018 • 57 min
We’re 5 episodes into our “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” Series and the Christian guru of love himself, Bob Goff, joins Jen on the show this week. Bob’s journey has been one of taking risks, defying norms, and living by faith. A…
Knowing Where We’ve Been To Get Where We’re Going: Austin Channing Brown
May 14, 2018 • 64 min
We continue to explore our faith in Eps 4 of this series with writer and speaker AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN. Austin is a practitioner who helps schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations confront racism and practice genuine inclusion. Her writing has…
Politics, Faith & Open Hearts with Joshua DuBois
May 8, 2018 • 69 min
Our powerful series “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” continues with author, community leader and story-teller Josh DuBois. Josh has had the unique role of being “The President’s Pastor In Chief” during Barack Obama’s early years of…
Know Thyself: Faith & The Enneagram with Ian Morgan Cron
Apr 30, 2018 • 65 min
The Enneagram has surged back into popular culture the last couple of years. This personality test is marked by its unique (and ancient) principles that help us better understand ourselves. Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve probably heard…
Unequally Saved: The Church’s Role in Racism with Lisa Sharon Harper
Apr 24, 2018 • 67 min
We have a powerful start to a brand-new series: For the Love of Exploring Our Faith. Speaker, writer and activist Lisa Sharon Harper comes from a long line of Americans—African-Americans who have been in America since 1687. Slavery existed in her…
Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Co-Founder Meredith Walker on the Unscripted Path
Apr 17, 2018 • 67 min
Closing out our For the Love of Women Who Built series, we have Meredith Walker, the Co-Founder of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, an organization which is dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves. They emphasize intelligence…
Sara Cunningham Gives “Free Mom Hugs” to LGBTQ Community
Apr 10, 2018 • 65 min
You spoke—we listened. Sara Cunningham was your nominee from the tribe for the last episode of our “Women Who Built It,” series and we couldn’t be more thrilled to hear about what she is building. When Sara’s son came to her with the…
Latasha Morrison: Building Bridges Through Black and White Conversations
Mar 27, 2018 • 59 min
Our fabulous “Women Who Built It” series continues with the founder of Be The Bridge, Latasha Morrison. Latasha’s mission is to encourage racial reconciliation among all ethnicities, to promote racial unity in America, and to develop others to…
A Time to Lead, A Time to Follow: Nicole Walters on Chasing The Next Thing
Mar 20, 2018 • 63 min
Episode 3 of the “For The Love of Women Who Built It” series features the feisty and funny Nicole Walters. At just 28 years old, Nicole was a top-selling executive at Fortune 500’s and was managing multi-billion dollar business relationships for an…
Becca Stevens of Thistle Farms: An Enterprise for Women Built On Love
Mar 13, 2018 • 61 min
Episode 2 in our “For the Love of Women Who Built It” features the fearless and heroic (CNN even awarded her with nomination as a 2017 CNN Hero) . Becca describes her “aha” moment 21 years ago when she no longer could stay quiet about…
Leading Where You Live: Jo Saxton on Knowing Your Influence
Mar 6, 2018 • 63 min
It’s new series time, and we’re excited about this 6-part series featuring “Women Who Built It.” This series is filled with women who are slaying in their careers. They’re building amazing spaces in business, ministry, and culture, and…
Eat Cake and Be Brave: Melissa Radke’s Funny Formula for Life
Feb 27, 2018 • 59 min
We close out with a last laugh in our “For the Love of Laughter” series with none other than one of our own. We asked you: “Who’s funny? Who is that funny person we should absolutely have on the podcast?” And you responded—Melissa…
It’s Okay To Laugh: Comedian John Crist
Feb 21, 2018 • 58 min
John Crist has a gift for making us laugh at ourselves. John was the middle child in a family of 8 kids and found his comedic sensibilities while growing up in the church. His humor gently pokes fun at some of our religious “sacred cows,” and…
“God Wants Me to Tell Jokes??”: Anjelah​ Johnson’s Divine Comedic Rise
Feb 13, 2018 • 54 min
Anjelah Johnson didn’t always want to be a comedian. Her dream was to be an actress, and after a short stint as an Oakland Raiders cheerleader, she followed that path to L.A. With a lot of time on her hands, and no leads in sight, she did a lot of…
Behind the Laughter with “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne
Feb 6, 2018 • 61 min
Episode 2 of our “For the Love of Laughter” series features “Chewbacca Mom” herself - Candace Payne! You may remember a little video of a mom in her car who bought a Star Wars Chewbacca Mask (presumably for her kids), but was so entertained by…
The Heart of Humor with Kevin Nealon & Susan Yeagley
Jan 29, 2018 • 63 min
This week we start a brand new series - For the Love of Laughter! Jen’s love for comedy inspired this series, and with all we have going in our world today, it seemed like the perfect time for a good guffaw. Our guests this week are comedian and SNL…
It’s Never Too Late To Start Over: Donna Cheek & Sheila Lynch From Glory Haus
Jan 23, 2018 • 49 min
We’re wrapping up our “For the Love of New Beginnings” Series, and we’ll just warn you, episode 5 may involve a tear or two. Our guests this week, as always for the last episode in a series, are straight from Jen’s tribe. Jen had occasion to…
From Turkey Burner to Entrepreneur: Embracing Your Potential with Rachel Hollis
Jan 16, 2018 • 66 min
This week on episode 4 of our “For the Love of New Beginnings” series, Jen talks with the amazing Rachel Hollis, founder of the lifestyle website and CEO of her own media company, Chic Media. Rachel shares the auspicious beginnings of her…
Creating Connection in the New Year: Kristin Schell & The Turquoise Table
Jan 9, 2018 • 54 min
It’s Episode #3 of our phenomenal “For the Love of New Beginnings” Series. This week, Jen talks to Kristin Schell, the author of The Turquoise Table and leader of the Front Yard People movement. Kristin shares how she was longing for connection…
Finding The Way to Your True Self: Enneagram Expert Chris Heuertz
Jan 2, 2018 • 63 min
Our “For the Love of New Beginnings” series continues strong with Enneagram expert Chris Heuertz. Are you a 2 (The Helper) or perhaps an 8 (The Challenger)? Or maybe a 3 (The Achiever), like Jen? If you don’t know what the heck we’re talking…
Emily Ley: Creating Space for Joy with Simplified Living
Dec 26, 2017 • 60 min
Happy New Year and Happy New Series; For the Love of New Beginnings! We’re going to dive into the top of the year with guests who have had to start over, re-invent themselves, embrace new seasons, refresh or reset; and we’ll learn…
For the Love of Fall Eps 5: Open Homes and Open Hearts: A Christmas Story From the Tribe
Dec 19, 2017 • 50 min
To close out our “For the Love of Fall & Holidays” series, we have a story from one of our own from the Tribe. We asked you to tell us about someone you knew who was opening their hearts, homes and tables to others during the holidays in unique…
Dr. Henry Cloud & John Townsend: Wise Men [and Women] Bring Gifts of Boundaries at the Holidays
Dec 11, 2017 • 86 min
It’s the most wonderful (and volatile) time of the year and this fourth episode in our “For the Love of Fall & Holidays” series is a can’t-miss. If your holiday routine has become a pattern of stretching yourself too thin, tirelessly trying to…
For the Love of Fall Eps 3: Must-Have Fall & Holiday Fashion For Every Body with Evereve
Dec 5, 2017 • 44 min
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and amidst the swirl of shopping, cooking, traveling, parties and endless holiday activities—none of us have time to be asking the question…”whatever will I wear?” Looking good while doing all the…
For the Love of Fall & Holidays: BONUS EPISODE - The Hatmaker’s Favorite Things
Nov 30, 2017 • 64 min
Jen and her husband Brandon, who she dubs as the “heavyweight champion of gift giving,” record a special podcast together to discuss their favorite gift giving ideas for 2017! PLUS hear behind-the-scenes stories about Jen’s many earnest…
For the Love of Fall Eps 2: Football, Fashion & Fun with Melanie Shankle
Nov 28, 2017 • 54 min
Jen has an epic chat with one of her favorite fellow fall football fans—New York Times bestselling author, Melanie Shankle. You won’t want to miss their school song sing-off, their thoughts on game day foods, and learning why Melanie actually stayed…
For the Love of Fall & Holidays: Eps 1 - Dishing with The Pioneer Woman: Ree Drummond
Nov 21, 2017 • 68 min
What’s more fun than perusing fall recipes from a Pioneer Woman cookbook on a chilly fall day? Actually talking with the Pioneer Woman! Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman herself, joins the show this week! She and Jen dish about fall…
For the Love of Food Eps 5: The Tribe at The Table
Nov 14, 2017 • 76 min
We’re wrapping up our “For the Love of Food” series with stories from you—Jen’s Tribe—of how you’re gathering with food in the best possible ways! Tanorria Askew quit her corporate job and followed her cooking dreams—she made it to…
For the Love of Food Eps 4: Shipt CEO Bill Smith Makes Our Grocery Dreams Come True
Nov 7, 2017 • 44 min
Bill Smith had us at, “hello, may I deliver your groceries right to your home??” He’s the CEO and founder of Shipt, a membership-based grocery marketplace that delivers fresh foods and household essentials straight to people’s houses. He…
For the Love of Food Eps 3: Melissa D’Arabian – The Gift of Food
Oct 30, 2017 • 66 min
Our food series is ramping up with beloved celebrity chef, best-selling author, and mom of four, Melissa D’Arabian. Melissa was launched into the world of celebrity chef-dom by winning season 5 of “The Next Food Network Star” and started her…
For the Love of Food Eps 2: Danielle Walker - The Healing Power of Food
Oct 24, 2017 • 61 min
Danielle Walker is the author and photographer of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Against all Grain. Danielle battled an autoimmune disorder that baffled doctors. Convinced it had everything to do with what she was eating, Danielle…
For the Love of Food Eps 1: Aarti Sequeira -The Life Behind the Party
Oct 18, 2017 • 76 min
Welcome to our all new series on (wait for it) FOOD! We kick off this series on one of our most FAVORITE topics with the amazing cookbook author and host of Food Network’s Aarti Party, Aarti Sequeira! Aarti got her start as a…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 9 – Chrissy Kelly: How to Survive When Your Dreams Dissolve
Oct 9, 2017 • 64 min
When Jen’s Tribe speaks, we get the most incredible guests, and for the wrap-up of our Moxie series, Chrissy Kelly is no exception. We asked you to tell us who you knew that had the most “moxie” – someone who epitomizes grit, determination…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 8: Discovering That YOU Are Good Enough with Amena Brown
Oct 2, 2017 • 65 min
Jen meets up with her feisty and funny friend, Amena Brown. Amena is an author, spoken word poet, speaker and event host. Amena shares some of the story of how she came into her own; which she also recounts in her new book “How To Fix a Broken…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 7: Nichole Nordeman – Music, Motherhood & Moxie
Sep 26, 2017 • 59 min
Jen interviews her “ride or die” friend; musician, songwriter and author, Nichole Nordeman. Nichole and Jen will be taking off together for the “Moxie Matters” tour (coming to a city near you starting October 2017 - ). They share their hearts…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 6: Glennon Doyle – Finding Beauty In the Mess
Sep 18, 2017 • 70 min
Jen and Glennon have a conversation about the flip side of moxie—the mess that usually precedes it. Glennon is the wildly popular curator of the online community “Momastery.” She is a best-selling author of the book “Carry On, Warrior,” and…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 5: Anna LeBaron & Ruth Wariner - Unyielding Courage
Sep 12, 2017 • 75 min
We asked Jen’s tribe to submit stories of women they knew who defined “moxie” like no others. Overwhelmingly, Anna LeBaron and Ruth Wariner, authors of The Polygamist’s Daughter and The Sound of Gravel, respectively, were at the top of…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 4: Business With Purpose - Jessica Honegger of The Noonday Collection
Sep 6, 2017 • 64 min
In our continuing series featuring women with “moxie,” Jen visits with fellow Austinite and good friend Jessica Honegger, who built her company, Noonday Collection, as a socially responsible fashion brand to help artisans who live in vulnerable…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 3: Melissa Hartwig - Food, Freedom & The Whole30
Aug 29, 2017 • 57 min
The Whole30. You’ve done it. Jen’s done it. Someone you know is on it right now. Melissa Hartwig is the co-founder of this wildly successful dietary program that has helped millions of people transform their health, habits and relationship…
For the Love Of Moxie Eps 2: Getting Vulnerable With Dr. Brené Brown
Aug 22, 2017 • 70 min
Researcher & storyteller Dr. Brené Brown brings us her thoughts on shame, suffering, courage and vulnerability during this week’s conversation with Jen; drawing from her many years as a research professor, and as a woman who is…
For the Love of Moxie Eps 1: Luvvie Ajayi – Authenticity in a Branded World
Aug 14, 2017 • 47 min
Kicking off the new “For the Love of Moxie” series is Luvvie Anjayi, a hilarious writer and blogger who epitomizes what “moxie” is all about. Fierce and funny, Luvvie’s blog, , has a massive following, and her new book I’m Judging You: The…
For The Love of Girlfriends Eps 5: Real Girlfriends Stories from The Tribe
Aug 7, 2017 • 68 min
Jen asked YOU, her Tribe, to tell us your best friendship stories. After hundreds of responses on Facebook, we ended up with two sets of friends sharing their amazing stories with Jen—probably the most touching friendship stories you will ever…
For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 4: Friendship = Fun with Annie Downs
Aug 1, 2017 • 53 min
Nobody has more fun with their friends than Annie F. Downs (the “F” stands for “fun!”). Author of 100 Days to Be Brave, Annie is a national speaker and lover of banjos, boiled peanuts, and Westward expansion…
For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 3: Shasta Nelson - Girlfriends Can Save the World
Jul 24, 2017 • 44 min
Did you know that there is a science around “girlfriendhood?” Shasta Nelson, a noted “friendship expert” and author of a book series on friendships, does. Shasta’s life work is to help women make and keep great friendships, and she has…
For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 2: Vicki Iovine - The Girlfriend’s Guide to…Girlfriends!
Jul 17, 2017 • 42 min
When talking about girlfriends, no one has more insight than the original “best girlfriend” herself – Vicki Iovine! Author of the “Girlfriends Guide” series, Vicki has guided a slew of women through pregnancy, motherhood, toddlers, and even…
For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 1: Shauna Niequist – Savoring Your Friendships
Jul 11, 2017 • 49 min
In our debut podcast, Jen talks with her good girlfriend Shauna Niequist, author of Present Over Perfect. Jen and Shauna swap stories about their friendship and how their circle of girlfriends give them life, laughter and encouragement. They also…