About the Girls

About the Girls

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About the Girls is a place for the every day girls to gather to share stories of grace and be an encouragement to others in similar situations. We hope this is a space for the girl who is right in the middle of what she thinks might break her, to feel…


Shirley Mears: About Seeing God in the Hard
Nov 12 • 34 min
Shirley talks about her battle with breast cancer and the importance of replacing negative thoughts with God’s word.
Simi John: About Purpose
Nov 5 • 39 min
On this episode, Simi shares about her family immigrating to the U.S. from India, how she came to know Jesus, and the story of her father’s radical transformation and healing from alcohol addiction.
Joanne Davis: About Lessons for the Girls
Oct 29 • 34 min
Mrs. Joanne points us to Jesus as she shares life lessons on marriage, careers, anxiety, and more.
Heather Poe: About Redeeming Love
Oct 22 • 38 min
Heather talks infidelity, a suicide attempt, and redemption as she points us all to Jesus.
Evelyn Chavira: About PPD
Oct 15 • 34 min
Evelyn bravely shares the truth about Post Partum Depression.
Raegan Alvarez: About Leaving a Legacy
Oct 8 • 40 min
Raegan talks losing her daddy, and choosing to live life with joy because of Jesus.
Lena Malone: About Owning Your Season
Oct 1 • 40 min
Lena talks about celebrating the season you’re in, expectations of others, and choosing to base her identity on Jesus.
Kandi Jones; About the Myth of Being Unlovable
Sep 24 • 50 min
Kandi reminds us that our identity is based on Jesus, not the choices of family members, weight, being pretty enough, etc.
Heidi Oppegard; About the Lies We Believe
Sep 17 • 40 min
Heidi is guaranteed to make you laugh and make you feel like a friend on this episode, while encouraging those of us who may be in a season where we feel stuck in a toxic situation, or those of us who are supporting a friend in a toxic situation.
About Hope for Samson
Sep 10 • 42 min
Samson and Hope share the real, funny, and raw story of how they overcame debt and conflict around the issue of money in their marriage.
Lisa Woodson; About a Southern Girl
Sep 3 • 35 min
Lisa’s story is one that is full of unimaginable pain and hurdles, but she tells her story through the lens of Gods grace.
Skye Latimer: About Health and Boundaries
Aug 27 • 43 min
Skye takes some of the hard things she’s walked through, such as strained relationships with family members and difficulties at work, to give us practical tools to being emotionally healthy and setting boundaries
Kortnee Turpin: About Being Enough
Aug 20 • 39 min
On this episode, Kortnee talks about a traumatic event in childhood where she witnessed the shooting of her mother.
About the Guy
Aug 13 • 29 min
Zack and Kayla get real about working with your spouse, marriage after kids, and they have a very honest conversation about some parts of marriage people aren’t talking about.
Episode 18: Jenny Daer Shields; About the One Who Comforts
Aug 6 • 33 min
Jenny shares her heart on the difficulty of walking through a world that is full of sorrow and sadness, but she points to the goodness of Jesus and how He walks through hard seasons with us.
Episode 17: Tiffany Ramirez; About Resilience
Jul 30 • 51 min
On this episode, Tiffany shares about being a dual citizen of both the United States and Mexico, and some of the unique challenges she has faced.
Episode 16: Shannon Hurt; About Beginning Again
Jul 23 • 43 min
On this episode, Shannon gets real about mental health and the stigma associated with those who deal with it
Episode 15: Natalie Bergstrasser; About Grieving & Getting Back Up Again
Jul 16 • 45 min
On this episode, Natalie discusses her experience in foster care, grieving the loss of special people in her life, and the way her life came full circle as she and Michael made the decision to foster.
Episode 14: Kaele Montgomery
Jul 9 • 23 min
Kaele talks about losing her baby boy and reminds us that even in our anger and heartache, we can still rest in the truth that God is still there.
Episode 13: Somer Carrasco; About Overcoming Shame
Jul 2 • 36 min
Somer opens up about a tough past, but reminds us that our past is not what determines our future,
Episode 12: Crystal Manu, About Faith
Jun 25 • 28 min
Crystal talks about showing up and standing on what she knew rather than what she felt.
Lea Schoeffler
Jun 18 • 44 min
Lea reminds us that sometimes faith means stepping out in fear, as she shares her story of fostering.
Episode 10: Whitney Fairsheets
Jun 4 • 25 min
Whitney talks about the grief in miscarriage and the misconceptions that surround it.
Jackie Buchanan
May 28 • 40 min
Jackie shares the honest truth about what it looks like to forgive after heartbreak.
Kasi Kennedy
May 21 • 24 min
Kasi is sharing her story of surviving sexual assault and how she learned to trust God and allow her community to help her heal.
Jennifer Washington
May 14 • 30 min
Jennifer shares her family’s journey after her son was diagnosed with autism.
Erin Hernandez
May 7 • 31 min
Erin talks about choosing joy after heartbreak.
Susannah Hooper
Apr 30 • 30 min
Susannah talks about walking through the grief of son, Aidan, gaining his angel wings and how her family is honoring his life.
Lauren Frampton
Apr 23 • 33 min
Lauren talks about trusting God with her grief as she said goodbye to her dad.
April Haddock
Apr 16 • 35 min
April gets honest about infertility, adoption, and the joy in God’s timing.
Launch Day with About the Girls Host, Kayla Anderson
Apr 8 • 23 min
The why behind About the Girls and a little about the host, Kayla Anderson.
Hope Varughese
Apr 8 • 35 min
Hope shares about overcoming labels from childhood, travel, and conquering debt.